Railroad Model Craftsman Timetable

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Railroad Model Craftsman Timetable lists railroad related events in the United States and Canada free of charge. Notices submitted to our web site at least 90 days prior to event date will be considered for publication in the print edition of our magazines, including Railroad Model Craftsman, Railfan & Railroad, Model Railroad News, and O Scale Trains.

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September 9, 2020 -
September 13, 2020

Los Angeles Division PSR NMRA “Van Nuys Local 2020” Convention

Van Nuys, California

Events include hobo auction, vendor room, contest room, layout tours, operating sessions, clinic presentations and prototype tours, and banquet featuring guest speaker Joe Fugate, publisher of Model Railroad Hobbyist. Swap Meet on Saturday. See web site for details and registration.


April 30, 2021 -
May 2, 2021

RockyOp North 2021

Greeley, Colorado

RockyOp North 2021 will feature operating sessions at premier model railroad layouts in the Denver area. One op session will be hosted each day (Friday afternoon, Saturday morning, and Sunday morning), with a banquet on Saturday night at the Colorado Model Railroad Museum. See web site for details.


September 26, 2020

2020 NHRHTA Train Show

Essex, Connecticut

Enjoy our train show featuring new and used model trains, railroad collectibles, and more. Enjoy exhibits of New Haven equipment on the grounds. Train rides available (extra fare). Presented by The New Haven Railroad Historical & Technical Association.


December 12, 2020

Dover Toy Train & Collectible Show/Sale

Dover, Florida

Vendors selling new and used model trains in all scales, collectibles, diecast cars, and more. Operating model railroad display.


November 28, 2020

Toy Train & Collectible Show/Sale

Pinellas Park, Florida

Vendors selling new and used model trains in all scales, collectibles, diecast cars, and more. Operating model railroad display.


September 12, 2020

Brooksville Toy Train & Collectible Show/Sale

Brooksville, Florida

Vendors will be on hand selling new and used model trains in all scales, toys, and die cast cars, and much more. Operating model railroad display.



September 18, 2020 -
September 18, 2020

Elmhurst Scale Model Railroad Swap Meet

Elmhurst, Illinois

Enjoy our swap meet dedicated to scale model trains only. No Lionel, tinplate, or toys. Presented by the Elmhurst Model Railroad Club.


November 21, 2020

Danville Train Show

Danville, Indiana

Enjoy our all scales train show with vendors selling new and used model trains, operating layouts displays, clinic presentations, and more. Presented by Central Indiana Division, NMRA.



October 10, 2020

Kora Shriners Train Show

Lewiston, Maine

Enjoy our train show featuring operating layouts and dealers selling a variety of new and used trains in most scales.


October 3, 2020

Southern New England Model RR Club O Scale Model Train Show

Gardner, Massachusetts

Enjoy our O scale model train show featuring new and used model trains and railroad collectibles for sale. Our 40x65 club layout will be operating from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm (follow the signs from Exit 22 or 23 off Route 2). Sponsored by the Southern New England Model Railroad Club.


September 18, 2020 -
September 19, 2020

Wabash Railroad Historical Society Annual Meeting

O'Fallon, Missouri

Enjoy layout tours, presentations focused on the Wabash and St. Louis, model contest, and banquet. Saurday. bus tour of St. Louis railroad structures including renovated Union Station, and a ride Metrolink on ex-Wabash tracks. Sunday bus tour of National Museum of Transportation and ride Wabash, Frisco & Pacific. This event is open to all. Presented by Wabash Railroad Historical Society.


September 2, 2020 -
September 5, 2020

40th National Narrow Gauge Convention

St. Charles, Missouri

This annual four-day event features manufacturer exhibits, model contests, operating modules, live steam, home layout visits and clinics in a 35,000 sq. ft. convention center. You will have the opportunity to visit some of the finest narrow gauge layouts in the greater St. Louis area. See web site for details.


November 7, 2020

METCA & NYSME Train Show

East Rutherford, New Jersey

Enjoy our train show featuring new and used model trains and railroad collectibles for sale. Presented by the Metropolitan Division Train Collectors Association and the New York Society of Model Engineers.


November 7, 2020

The Cleveland Two-Rail O Scale Meet

Parma, Ohio

Buy, sell, and train O Scale train items, enjoy layout tours, Friday night dinner with free presentation. See web site for details. Presented by Cleveland Train Shows, Inc.


November 7, 2020 -
November 8, 2020

45th Annual Original Dayton Train Show

Dayton, Ohio

Two buildings! Enjoy our fun-filled, kid-friendly, family-oriented event. New and pre-owned trains in all scales for sale; parts and tools, t-shirts, mugs, books, and railroad memorabilia. Operating model railroad displays in all scales. See web site for details.


August 30, 2020 -
August 30, 2020

62nd Annual Steam Engine and Tractor Show

Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

Enjoy a demonstration of steam traction engines, train rides behind Pennsylvania Railroad 0-6-0 switcher No. 643, antique tractors, a working saw mill, model train exhibit, and more. See web site for details.


October 4, 2020

44th Annual Lehigh Valley Regional Train Show & Expo

Easton, Pennsylvania

Enjoy our show featuring vendors of railroad books, magazines, art, model trains, and other railroad memorabilia. Children can participate in a raffle to win a train set. Enjoy presentations by local photographers. Presented by Railroad Historians of the Lehigh Valley and Lehigh Valley Chapter NRHS.


August 23, 2020

45th Annual Central Pennsylvania Train Meet

Allenwood, Pennsylvania

Buy, sell, and trade all scales of model trains, model train supplies, and railroadiana. Sponsored by Central Pennsylvania Chapter NRHS.


August 30, 2020 -
September 7, 2020

62th Annual Steam Engine & Tractor Show

Williams Grove, Pennsylvania

Event will include steam traction engines, operating PRR 0-6-0 634 steam engine, antique tractors, working saw mill, model train , two museums, flea market, and more. Car Show 8/30, Horse Pulls 9/1, Tractor Pulls 9/6, Consignment Sale 9/5, and more. See web site for details.


December 18, 2020 -
December 19, 2020

Santa Train

North Bend, Washington

Families will enjoy a holiday train excursion aboard Santa Train to visit Santa Claus at the historic Snoqualmie Depot. Children and their families will enjoy music, fresh-baked cookies from coal-fired ovens, hot cocoa and fresh coffee, and a small gift for each child. See web site for details.


September 12, 2020 -
September 13, 2020

Grandparent’s Grand Excursion

Snoqualmie, Washington

Celebrate grandma and grandpa on National Grandparent’s Day, September 13! It’s the perfect weekend to take the grands for a ride aboard the Northwest Railway Museum’s antique train. On both September 12 and 13, a grandparent rides free when accompanied by a paying grandchild – of any age! See web site for details.


August 15, 2020 -
August 16, 2020

Snoqualmie Railroad Days

Snoqualmie, Washington

The 81st Snoqualmie Railroad Days festival showcases Snoqualmie’s “Trains, Timber, Tradition” on August 15-16, 2020! Join the fun with a train excursion to the top of Snoqualmie Falls during the Railroad Days festival. Railroad Days highlights the uniqueness of Snoqualmie’s past, present & future!