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Upcoming Events in Southern Ontario

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Thanks to Dave Watson trainut4472@gmail.com  for providing this information.

No guarantee that events proceed as posted.  

For events in Eastern Ontario you may wish to check the B.R.M.N.A. site here  BRMNA Shows

For other events in Southern Ontario which are mostly North American check here http://www.canadasouthern.com/tmr/shows.htm



“Collectables” Shows now include trains.

                                                          

Date (s)          Location         Site                                                     time(s)                      S/S = show and sale                             Contact

Kitchener         The Preston MRS, located in the Trinity Village in Kitchener, which has HO and N scale layouts, as seen during the Double Headers Tour,

is looking for new members. Contact Ed at ehowes@boardresources.com or Bruce at 510-652-4733     

Brantford         behind 100 Waterloo St. To celebrate it’s 70th anniversary, the third oldest MRC in Canada intends to hold an operations night every Friday

in the year. All are invited. Contact Don at dgwesley46@gmail.com or http://www.brantfordmrclub.com/

 

Nov 4              Hamilton         District Layout Tour                9 – 5pm   Guide books available at local hobby shops

Nov  5             Kitchener         425 Bingeman Centre Dr.                    10 – 3              S/S            519-426-8875             toyshow@kwic.com

Nov 12            Ancaster          Fairgrounds on hwy 52 s of hwy 53,   10-3.30            S/S             Rick 905-973-1224     trainshow@outlook.com

Nov 12            Batavia, NY    Quality Inn, Park Rd.                           9.30 – 3.30      S/S            www.gsme.org  bataviatrainshow@gsme.org

Nov 18, 19      Fenwick          1141 Maple St ,12 – 4.30 Fenwick Central RR Club open house free admission  www.gnmre.ca 905-892-2767

Nov 25, 26      Fenwick          1141 Maple St ,12 – 4.30 Fenwick Central RR Club open house free admission  www.gnmre.ca 905-892-2767

Nov 25            Smithville        TH&B Station, 288 Station St  9-3.00 Modellers get together. Bring your latest project and tool box for support and to exchange points of view.
                                                   Registration required with Ron at
intldivnmra@gmail.com (put “Smithville” in the subject line) or 905-547-4135


Nov 26            Kitchener         425 Bingeman Centre Dr.                    10 – 3            Collectables    519-426-8875             toyshow@kwic.com

Nov 26            Scarborough    17 Jeavons Ave                       11 – 4   Scarborough Model Railroaders Club Open House

                                             2 floors of HO and N scale layouts     416-262-9971      president@scarborough-model-railroaders.org
 

Dec 2, 3           Belleville        Quinte S/S, 45 College St West          10 – 4              S/S            613-398-7260                         rickp@reach.net

Dec 9               Rockton           Fairgrounds, 812 Old Hwy 8 10 – 3                          S/S      A-moffat2000@hotmail.com  Al 519-587-3371

Dec 10             Woodstock      Fairgrounds, 875 Ellis St.                   10 – 3  Collectables            519-426-8875             toyshow@kwic.com

Dec 17             Ancaster          Fairgrounds on hwy 52 s of hwy 53,   10 - 3   Collectables            519-426-8875             toyshow@kwic.com

 

2018

 

Jan 14              Woodstock      Fairgrounds, 875 Ellis St.                   10 – 3              S/S            519-426-8875             toyshow@kwic.com

Jan 21              Paris                Fairgrounds, 139 Silver St.     10 – 3              S/S      Edward paristrainshow@gmail.com 519-442-7193

Jan 28              Ancaster          Fairgrounds on hwy 52 s of hwy 53,   10-3.30            S/S             Rick 905-973-1224     trainshow@outlook.com

Feb 17, 18       Barrie              Hwy 90 and Cty 27, Allandale            10-5, 10-4       S/S             www.barm.ca

Mar 18            Kitchener         425 Bingeman Centre Dr.                    10 – 3              S/S            519-426-8875             toyshow@kwic.com

 

Mar 24            Kitchener/Waterloo/Guelph     Layout Tour. Register at 640 Ellis Rd W, Cambridge 9 – 3pm.  Most layouts open 9 – 9

                                                                                                                        www.doubleheaders.org  dhtour@gmail.com 

 

 

 

Apr 28, 29       Brampton         The Great British Train Show, Jim Archdekin Rec. Ctr., 292 Conestoga Dr., 10-4, 10-3

                                                All things British: layouts, displays, new and used sales, refreshments, free parking.

                                                www.theplatelayers.org      www.rapidotrains.com/gbts

                                                            

                                                                                                        Please pass on this info to any contacts you feel would benefit from this notice.

Please let me know of other functions you hear about at trainut4472@gmail.com or if you want to be added to, or removed from the mailing list.     

Support your local groups and have fun!         

Not responsible for omissions or errors!!

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Check http://www.stjacobsmodelrailway.com  for Open House dates at the new location of the former Aberfoyle layout, now located at 3-1440 King St. N., St Jacobs:

Hours 10 – 5pm.  Open Feb 18, 19, 20, March 11 to 19, April 1, 2, 29, 30. Open every weekend from May 6 to Dec 31.

 
For the Golden Horseshoe Live Steamers monthly summer public run days at the Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology (Museum open Wednesday to Sunday from noon to 5:00 p.m.)  

visit www.ghls.ca and www.hamilton.ca/museums - 900 Woodward Ave, Hamilton, Ontario – Call 905-546-4797

 

Check www.steam-train.org for Waterloo Central RR train dates, times and fares. Will run north from St Jacob’s Market this year.

 
Toronto Railway Museum and Roundhouse Park, open Wednesday to Sunday from noon to 5:00 p.m. – www.torontorailwaymuseum.ca and www.trha.ca for more information“

 

Check www.ecrm5700.org for special functions in the Elgin County Railway Museum, located at 225 Wellington St., St Thomas.

 

Check http://www.hcry.org for Halton County Radial Railway fares and special events at 13629 Guelph Line, Milton, Ontario. Weekends May 6 to Oct 29, 10-5. Weekdays July, Aug, 10-4.30

 
Check
http://www.ydhr.ca/ for York Durham Heritage Railway operating dates, times, fares and special events throughout the year in Uxbridge, Ontario.

 
Check
http://www.steamtrain.ca for the steam powered South Simcoe Railway operating dates, times, fares and special events throughout the year in Tottenham, Ontario.

 
Check
http://www.pstr.on.ca/ for Port Stanley Terminal Railway operating dates, times, fares and special events in Port Stanley, Ontario.

 Check http://www.muskokaheritageplace.org  for Portage Flyer (Huntsville and Lake of Bays Railway) operating dates, times and fares at Muskoka Heritage Place in Huntsville. Ontario. Steam powered in July and August. See also http://www.portageflyer.org/

 
For info on the refurbished ex. CPR “SS Keewatin”, now located in Port McNicholl see www.sskeewatin.com

 
For 2017 tentative steaming dates, subject to weather conditions, at the Komoka Railway Museum, 133 Queen St,

contact the museum at 519-657-1912 or Ed at 519-488-1622 or 226-973-4462.

 For the London Model Railway Group 2017 Open House Schedule see www.lmrg.org

 For the Essex County MRC see  https://ecmtc.wordpress.com/

For something different:

Check out the Historical Construction Equipment Association, located at 1151 Hwy 26 in Minesing, just west of Barrie.

They have a large selection of equipment and archives, and hold open house operating days throughout the summer. hceacanada.org.

 or:

 The Thousand Islands Boat Museum, Gananoque, Ont.  www.tiboatmuseum.org/

Muskoka Steamships and Discovery Centre, Gravenhurst, Ont. www.realmuskoka.ca  1-866-687-6667

The Antique Boat Museum, Clayton, NY, open May to Oct. www.abm.org




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