Hobby Show Or Railroad Events News

A look at the happenings related to upcoming model railroad shows, swap meets, or railroading events.

News And Announcements


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Rosedale Strawberry Festival Hobby Show. Thursday, June 5, 2014 through Sunday, June 8, 2014. Friday 4-9 / Saturday 10-6 / Sunday 10-3. Florida Township Civic Center, 9 South Main Street. Rosedale, IN 47874. Strawberry Festival, Hobby show Featuring mini Titanic exhibit, Car & Truck show, Train Vendors + Arts & Crafts, Musical Entertainment, Community Dinners, and Food Booths, Parade and Fireworks Show, Kids Zone games & family fun.

38th Annual Kane County Railroadiana and Model Train Show Sunday, June 8, 2014. 10:00 am to 3;00 pm. Kane County Fairgrounds
525 S Randall Rd. St. Charles, IL 60174. Historically one of the largest Railroadiana Shows in the US. Now with Model Trains. Held on the 2nd Sunday in June at the Kane County Fairgrounds. Railroad Collectibles (aka Railroadiana) include items used by railroads such as: Steam & Diesel Engine Parts, Switch Keys, Locks, Lanterns, China and Silverware from Dinning Cars, Timetables, Maps, and railroad related paper items. In addition books, photographs, DVDs and videotapes on railroad topics are also available for sale.

Franklin Park Railroad Daze. Saturday, June 14, 2014. 10:00am to 3:00pm (Equipment Only). Other events 'til 11:00pm. Tower B12 Railroad Park. Calwagner & Canadian Pacific/Metra Railroad Tracks, Franklin Park, IL 60131. Walk through special & unique engines, cabooses and old time passenger cars. Railroad equipment supplied by CANADIAN PACIFIC, UNION PACIFIC, CANADIAN NATIONAL, NORFOLK SOUTHERN, CSX, INDIANA HARBOR BELT, METRA, IOWA PACIFIC, BELT RAILWAY of CHICAGO, and AMTRAK. Free Mini Train Rides are donated by the CANADIAN PACIFIC KIDDIE TRAIN engineered by Dan Wolk and also "Lil Obie" sponsered by CANADIAN NATIONAL. Also available are a wide varity of food venders, a beer garden and carnival rides. Available for purchase will be a large selection of Railroad T's, hats, mugs and other items with railroad designs. Railroad memorablia including timetables, maps, pictures, etc will also be available for purchase.

Monon Railroad Historical-Technical Society's 2014 Annual Meeting Train Show. Sunday, September 28, 2014. Times T.B.A. More information to be announced.

Evansville Train Show Saturday, November 8, 2014 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. St. Pauls UCC 2227 West Michigan Street, Evansville, Indiana 47712. Buy, Sell, Trade All Gauges. Food Available /Free Parking. Sponsor: Evansville Train Show Club.

Louisville Division 8 NMRA Train Show Saturday, November 15, 2014 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Highland Post American Legion 2929 Bardstown Road, Louisville, KY. Model trains in all scales. Operating layouts and door prizes.

Maumee Valley Railroad Club Model Railroad Show & Swap. Saturday, November 15, 2014. 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. Coliseum Bingo
911 W. Washington Center Road. Fort Wayne, IN 46825. Vendors, layout, on site concession stand, free parking, historical and other organizations represented.

Saturday, November 8, 2014
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
St. Paul’s UCC
2227 West Michigan Street
Evansville, Indiana 47712

Admission $3 (kids under 12 free)
Buy, Sell, Trade All Gauges
Food Available /Free Parking
Sponsor: Evansville Train Show Club (not responsible for accident or injury)


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