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PCR MASTER CALENDAR

"So many events, so little time!"

Contact Dave Grenier for additions or changes to the calendar
Last Updated: 9 December 2019

2019 EVENTS
Now thru January 5, 2020 - Wednesdays through Sundays, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, plus Mondays & Tuesdays when schools are closed, San Francisco Bay Area European Train Enthusiasts modular European-themed HO layout, Annual Holiday Display of "The Most Amazing Modular Model Train Layout in the World", Blackhawk Plaza, 3380 Blackhawk Plaza Circle, Danville, CA. MapVideo

Admission $5.00. Proceeds benefits The Crayon Initiative, a Danville, CA based non-profit that recycles used crayons, molds them into new crayons, and distributes them to children's hospitals across the country.
December 13–15 & 20–22, 2019 - 12:00 to 4:00 pm, 7th Annual Holiday Model Train Show, Depot Park Museum, 270 1st Street West, Sonoma, CA. • MAPFlyer

The Depot Park Museum’s Annual Holiday Train Show is designed and operated especially for the Depot Park Museum by The Sonoma Short Line Model Railroad Club and is recognized as an official event of the National Model Railroad Association.

Admission is FREE. Donations gladly accepted. Info: (707) 938-1762.
December 14, 2019 - 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, 11th Annual Open House and Layout Tours, presented by the Daylight Division, in Fresno, Clovis, Madera, Selma and Tulare. FREE and open to the public.

Eight HO and N scale layouts will be open for your viewing enjoyment. Some are even setup for visitors to run trains! Come join the fun! Families are welcome at all layouts.

Click here to download Flyer pdf logo with descriptions, schedule and driving directions.
December 20–22, 2019 - 12:00 to 4:00 pm, 7th Annual Holiday Model Train Show, Depot Park Museum, 270 1st Street West, Sonoma, CA. • MAPFlyer

The Depot Park Museum’s Annual Holiday Train Show is designed and operated especially for the Depot Park Museum by The Sonoma Short Line Model Railroad Club and is recognized as an official event of the National Model Railroad Association.

Admission is FREE. Donations gladly accepted. Info: (707) 938-1762.
December 25, 2019 - Merry Christmas
December 27, 2019 - 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Monthly Model Train Show, Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society, in Larkey Park, 2751 Buena Vista Ave, Walnut Creek, CA. • MAP

The Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (WCMRS) operates the Diablo Valley Lines (DVL) model railroad, one of the most mountainous and one of the largest exclusively HO scale model railroads in the United States. This model railroad features standard gauge, narrow gauge, and interurban (overhead electric) freight and trolley lines.

Fares:
    • $3.00 Adults
    • $2.00 Seniors & Children (6-12 yrs)
    • Children under 6: FREE
2020 EVENTS
January 4 & 5, 2020 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Great Train Show, Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd, Sacramento, CA. •Map/Directions

Show Highlights:
  • 2 PACKED BUILDINGS, full of dealers with ALL sizes & Scales!!
  • 300+ Tables with Exhibitors from across the country!!
  • Dealers with everything imaginable for trains & Model Railroading!
  • Engines, Rolling Stock, DVD's, Hats, Scenery Material, Track, Trees, Decals, T-Shirts, Books, Magazines, Tools, Lionel, DCC, Thomas, New, Used, Collectible, Everything Trains!!
  • Operating Model Railroads in a variety of Sizes & Scales!!
  • Riding train and bounce houses for Kids!!
  • Door Prizes!!
  • and Much More!!
See the GTE website for advance discount tickets. $10.00 if purchased at the door, $9.00 on Sunday. Good for BOTH DAYS! Kids under 12 are FREE!
January 18 – 19, 2020 - 11:00 am to 6:00 pm,  Weekend Model Train Show, Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society, in Larkey Park, 2751 Buena Vista Ave, Walnut Creek, CA. • MAP • Phone: (925) 937-1888

The Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (WCMRS) operates the Diablo Valley Lines (DVL) model railroad, one of the most mountainous and one of the largest exclusively HO scale model railroads in the United States. This model railroad features standard gauge, narrow gauge, and interurban (overhead electric) freight and trolley lines.

The Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (WCMRS) operates the Diablo Valley Lines (DVL) model railroad, one of the most mountainous and one of the largest exclusively HO scale model railroads in the United States. This model railroad features standard gauge, narrow gauge, and interurban (overhead electric) freight and trolley lines.

Fares:
    • $3.00 Adults
    • $2.00 Seniors & Children (6-12 yrs)
    • Children under 6: FREE
January 24, 25, & 26, 2020Bay Area Layout Design & Operations Weekend, Sponsored by Pacific Coast Region-NMRA and Layout Design SIG.

California State Railroad Museum
125 "I" Street
Sacramento, CA
MAP

The meet and all three days of layout tours are open to ALL, regardless of affiliation or membership. NMRA, PCR, LDSIG, or any other SIG membership is NOT required! If you can't join us for the entire meet, at least come out and enjoy some truly wonderful layouts.

See the website for the latest information! Save the dates!

TSG video report on 2019's meet

January 31, 2020 - 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Monthly Model Train Show, Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society, in Larkey Park, 2751 Buena Vista Ave, Walnut Creek, CA. • MAP

The Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (WCMRS) operates the Diablo Valley Lines (DVL) model railroad, one of the most mountainous and one of the largest exclusively HO scale model railroads in the United States. This model railroad features standard gauge, narrow gauge, and interurban (overhead electric) freight and trolley lines.

Fares:
    • $3.00 Adults
    • $2.00 Seniors & Children (6-12 yrs)
    • Children under 6: FREE
February 15, 2020 - 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, Redwood Empire Division Winter Meet, Monroe Hall, 1400 West College Ave, Santa Rosa, CA. Map
February 22 & 23, 2020 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Great Train Show, Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, 344 Tully Rd, San Jose, CA . • Map/Directions

Show Highlights:
  • The Backyard Railroad Group is featuring an awesome scavenger hunt where Kids (and Adults) can search this huge 40' x 40' G Scale layout for over 50 hidden items. Grab your free checklist (at the layout) and see how many you can find!
  • 250+ Tables with Exhibitors from across the country!!
  • Dealers with everything imaginable for trains & Model Railroading!
  • Engines, Rolling Stock, DVD's, Hats, Scenery Material, Track, Trees, Decals, T-Shirts, Books, Magazines, Tools, Lionel, DCC, Thomas, New, Used, Collectible, Everything Trains!!
  • Operating Model Railroads in a variety of Sizes & Scales!!
  • Riding train and Thomas the Tank Engine bounce houses for Kids!!
  • Door Prizes!!
  • and Much More!!
See the GTE website for advance discount tickets. $10.00 if purchased at the door, $9.00 on Sunday. Good for BOTH DAYS! Kids under 12 are FREE!
February 28, 2020 - 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Monthly Model Train Show, Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society, in Larkey Park, 2751 Buena Vista Ave, Walnut Creek, CA. • MAP

The Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (WCMRS) operates the Diablo Valley Lines (DVL) model railroad, one of the most mountainous and one of the largest exclusively HO scale model railroads in the United States. This model railroad features standard gauge, narrow gauge, and interurban (overhead electric) freight and trolley lines.

Fares:
    • $3.00 Adults
    • $2.00 Seniors & Children (6-12 yrs)
    • Children under 6: FREE
March 7 & 8, 2020 - Sat: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm; Sun: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Golden Empire Historical & Modeling Society's Annual Model Train Show, Horace Massey Building, Kern County Fairgrounds, 1142 South P Street, Bakersfield, CA. • MAP  

Admission is $7.00 for adults, kids 12 and under admitted free, when accompanied by a paying adult. Admission is good for both days. Approximately 100 vendor tables with model train supplies for sale and thousands of square feet of operating model trains on display. Contact info: (661) 331-6695; email: carldw@aol.com
March 14 – 15, 2020 - 11:00 am to 6:00 pm,  Weekend Model Train Show, Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society, in Larkey Park, 2751 Buena Vista Ave, Walnut Creek, CA. • MAP • Phone: (925) 937-1888

The Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (WCMRS) operates the Diablo Valley Lines (DVL) model railroad, one of the most mountainous and one of the largest exclusively HO scale model railroads in the United States. This model railroad features standard gauge, narrow gauge, and interurban (overhead electric) freight and trolley lines.

The Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (WCMRS) operates the Diablo Valley Lines (DVL) model railroad, one of the most mountainous and one of the largest exclusively HO scale model railroads in the United States. This model railroad features standard gauge, narrow gauge, and interurban (overhead electric) freight and trolley lines.

Fares:
    • $3.00 Adults
    • $2.00 Seniors & Children (6-12 yrs)
    • Children under 6: FREE
March 21 & 22, 2020 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Great Train Show, Alameda County Fairgrounds 4501 Pleasanton Avenue, Pleasanton, CA . • Map/Directions

Show Highlights:
  • The Backyard Railroad Group is featuring an awesome scavenger hunt where Kids (and Adults) can search this huge 40' x 40' G Scale layout for over 50 hidden items. Grab your free checklist (at the layout) and see how many you can find!
  • The Alameda Co Central Railroad Society will have their building open with both large (one HO & one O Gauge) fabulous displays running!
  • 2 huge, packed buildings. 300+ Tables with Exhibitors from across the country!!
  • Dealers with everything imaginable for trains & Model Railroading!
  • Engines, Rolling Stock, DVD's, Hats, Scenery Material, Track, Trees, Decals, T-Shirts, Books, Magazines, Tools, Lionel, DCC, Thomas, New, Used, Collectible, Everything Trains!!
  • Operating Model Railroads in a variety of Sizes & Scales!!
  • Riding train and Thomas the Tank Engine bounce house for Kids!!
  • Door Prizes!!
  • and Much More!!
See the GTE website for advance discount tickets. $10.00 if purchased at the door, $9.00 on Sunday. Good for BOTH DAYS! Kids under 12 are FREE!
March 27, 2020 - 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Monthly Model Train Show, Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society, in Larkey Park, 2751 Buena Vista Ave, Walnut Creek, CA. • MAP

The Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (WCMRS) operates the Diablo Valley Lines (DVL) model railroad, one of the most mountainous and one of the largest exclusively HO scale model railroads in the United States. This model railroad features standard gauge, narrow gauge, and interurban (overhead electric) freight and trolley lines.

Fares:
    • $3.00 Adults
    • $2.00 Seniors & Children (6-12 yrs)
    • Children under 6: FREE
April 24, 2020 - 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Monthly Model Train Show, Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society, in Larkey Park, 2751 Buena Vista Ave, Walnut Creek, CA. • MAP

The Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (WCMRS) operates the Diablo Valley Lines (DVL) model railroad, one of the most mountainous and one of the largest exclusively HO scale model railroads in the United States. This model railroad features standard gauge, narrow gauge, and interurban (overhead electric) freight and trolley lines.

Fares:
    • $3.00 Adults
    • $2.00 Seniors & Children (6-12 yrs)
    • Children under 6: FREE
April 30 – May 3, 2020 - Clear to the Coast 2020, Pacific Coast Region Convention, co-sponsored by Western Railway Museum, Crowne Plaza Concord / Walnut Creek, 45 John Glenn Drive, Concord, CA.  • MAP

Take advantage of the special "Early Bird" fare of $130.00, good until 12/15/19. Starting 12/16/19, full fare is $150.00.

The Advance Section is an opportunity to jumpstart your convention experience on Wednesday, April 29, one day before the convention officially begins. Join us for Speeder Rides through Niles Canyon in the morning, then a train ride and an exclusive not-open-to-the-public tour of the SPCRR shops at Ardenwood Farm Historical Park. Layout tours are planned for the evening hours. See the Advance Section webpage for details.
May 16 – 17, 2020 - 11:00 am to 6:00 pm,  Weekend Model Train Show, Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society, in Larkey Park, 2751 Buena Vista Ave, Walnut Creek, CA. • MAP • Phone: (925) 937-1888

The Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (WCMRS) operates the Diablo Valley Lines (DVL) model railroad, one of the most mountainous and one of the largest exclusively HO scale model railroads in the United States. This model railroad features standard gauge, narrow gauge, and interurban (overhead electric) freight and trolley lines.

The Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (WCMRS) operates the Diablo Valley Lines (DVL) model railroad, one of the most mountainous and one of the largest exclusively HO scale model railroads in the United States. This model railroad features standard gauge, narrow gauge, and interurban (overhead electric) freight and trolley lines.

Fares:
    • $3.00 Adults
    • $2.00 Seniors & Children (6-12 yrs)
    • Children under 6: FREE
May 29, 2020 - 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Monthly Model Train Show, Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society, in Larkey Park, 2751 Buena Vista Ave, Walnut Creek, CA. • MAP

The Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (WCMRS) operates the Diablo Valley Lines (DVL) model railroad, one of the most mountainous and one of the largest exclusively HO scale model railroads in the United States. This model railroad features standard gauge, narrow gauge, and interurban (overhead electric) freight and trolley lines.

Fares:
    • $3.00 Adults
    • $2.00 Seniors & Children (6-12 yrs)
    • Children under 6: FREE
June 26, 2020 - 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Monthly Model Train Show, Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society, in Larkey Park, 2751 Buena Vista Ave, Walnut Creek, CA. • MAP

The Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (WCMRS) operates the Diablo Valley Lines (DVL) model railroad, one of the most mountainous and one of the largest exclusively HO scale model railroads in the United States. This model railroad features standard gauge, narrow gauge, and interurban (overhead electric) freight and trolley lines.

Fares:
    • $3.00 Adults
    • $2.00 Seniors & Children (6-12 yrs)
    • Children under 6: FREE
July 31, 2020 - 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Monthly Model Train Show, Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society, in Larkey Park, 2751 Buena Vista Ave, Walnut Creek, CA. • MAP

The Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (WCMRS) operates the Diablo Valley Lines (DVL) model railroad, one of the most mountainous and one of the largest exclusively HO scale model railroads in the United States. This model railroad features standard gauge, narrow gauge, and interurban (overhead electric) freight and trolley lines.

Fares:
    • $3.00 Adults
    • $2.00 Seniors & Children (6-12 yrs)
    • Children under 6: FREE
August 28, 2020 - 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Monthly Model Train Show, Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society, in Larkey Park, 2751 Buena Vista Ave, Walnut Creek, CA. • MAP

The Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (WCMRS) operates the Diablo Valley Lines (DVL) model railroad, one of the most mountainous and one of the largest exclusively HO scale model railroads in the United States. This model railroad features standard gauge, narrow gauge, and interurban (overhead electric) freight and trolley lines.

Fares:
    • $3.00 Adults
    • $2.00 Seniors & Children (6-12 yrs)
    • Children under 6: FREE
September 19 – 20, 2020 - 11:00 am to 6:00 pm,  Weekend Model Train Show, Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society, in Larkey Park, 2751 Buena Vista Ave, Walnut Creek, CA. • MAP • Phone: (925) 937-1888

The Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (WCMRS) operates the Diablo Valley Lines (DVL) model railroad, one of the most mountainous and one of the largest exclusively HO scale model railroads in the United States. This model railroad features standard gauge, narrow gauge, and interurban (overhead electric) freight and trolley lines.

The Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (WCMRS) operates the Diablo Valley Lines (DVL) model railroad, one of the most mountainous and one of the largest exclusively HO scale model railroads in the United States. This model railroad features standard gauge, narrow gauge, and interurban (overhead electric) freight and trolley lines.

Fares:
    • $3.00 Adults
    • $2.00 Seniors & Children (6-12 yrs)
    • Children under 6: FREE
September 25, 2020 - 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Monthly Model Train Show, Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society, in Larkey Park, 2751 Buena Vista Ave, Walnut Creek, CA. • MAP

The Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (WCMRS) operates the Diablo Valley Lines (DVL) model railroad, one of the most mountainous and one of the largest exclusively HO scale model railroads in the United States. This model railroad features standard gauge, narrow gauge, and interurban (overhead electric) freight and trolley lines.

Fares:
    • $3.00 Adults
    • $2.00 Seniors & Children (6-12 yrs)
    • Children under 6: FREE
October 2 – 4, 2020 - Central Coast Railroad Festival, San Luis Obispo and Northern Santa Barbara Counties, CA., Hosted by San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum, 1940 Santa Barbara Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA.   MAP
October 30, 2020 - 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Monthly Model Train Show, Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society, in Larkey Park, 2751 Buena Vista Ave, Walnut Creek, CA. • MAP

The Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (WCMRS) operates the Diablo Valley Lines (DVL) model railroad, one of the most mountainous and one of the largest exclusively HO scale model railroads in the United States. This model railroad features standard gauge, narrow gauge, and interurban (overhead electric) freight and trolley lines.

Fares:
    • $3.00 Adults
    • $2.00 Seniors & Children (6-12 yrs)
    • Children under 6: FREE
November 20 – 22, 2020 - Friday: 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Saturday & Sunday: 11:00 am to 6:00 pm,  Holiday Show, Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society, in Larkey Park, 2751 Buena Vista Ave, Walnut Creek, CA. • MAP • Phone: (925) 937-1888

The Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (WCMRS) operates the Diablo Valley Lines (DVL) model railroad, one of the most mountainous and one of the largest exclusively HO scale model railroads in the United States. This model railroad features standard gauge, narrow gauge, and interurban (overhead electric) freight and trolley lines.

The Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (WCMRS) operates the Diablo Valley Lines (DVL) model railroad, one of the most mountainous and one of the largest exclusively HO scale model railroads in the United States. This model railroad features standard gauge, narrow gauge, and interurban (overhead electric) freight and trolley lines.

Fares:
    • $3.00 Adults
    • $2.00 Seniors & Children (6-12 yrs)
    • Children under 6: FREE
November 27 – 29, 2020 - Friday: 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Saturday & Sunday: 11:00 am to 6:00 pm,  Holiday Show, Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society, in Larkey Park, 2751 Buena Vista Ave, Walnut Creek, CA. • MAP • Phone: (925) 937-1888

The Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (WCMRS) operates the Diablo Valley Lines (DVL) model railroad, one of the most mountainous and one of the largest exclusively HO scale model railroads in the United States. This model railroad features standard gauge, narrow gauge, and interurban (overhead electric) freight and trolley lines.

Fares:
    • $3.00 Adults
    • $2.00 Seniors & Children (6-12 yrs)
    • Children under 6: FREE
December 27, 2020 - 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Monthly Model Train Show, Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society, in Larkey Park, 2751 Buena Vista Ave, Walnut Creek, CA. • MAP

The Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (WCMRS) operates the Diablo Valley Lines (DVL) model railroad, one of the most mountainous and one of the largest exclusively HO scale model railroads in the United States. This model railroad features standard gauge, narrow gauge, and interurban (overhead electric) freight and trolley lines.

Fares:
    • $3.00 Adults
    • $2.00 Seniors & Children (6-12 yrs)
    • Children under 6: FREE
2021 and FUTURE EVENTS
January 16 – 17, 2021 - 11:00 am to 6:00 pm,  Weekend Model Train Show, Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society, in Larkey Park, 2751 Buena Vista Ave, Walnut Creek, CA. • MAP • Phone: (925) 937-1888

The Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (WCMRS) operates the Diablo Valley Lines (DVL) model railroad, one of the most mountainous and one of the largest exclusively HO scale model railroads in the United States. This model railroad features standard gauge, narrow gauge, and interurban (overhead electric) freight and trolley lines.

The Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (WCMRS) operates the Diablo Valley Lines (DVL) model railroad, one of the most mountainous and one of the largest exclusively HO scale model railroads in the United States. This model railroad features standard gauge, narrow gauge, and interurban (overhead electric) freight and trolley lines.

Fares:
    • $3.00 Adults
    • $2.00 Seniors & Children (6-12 yrs)
    • Children under 6: FREE
January 29, 2021 - 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Monthly Model Train Show, Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society, in Larkey Park, 2751 Buena Vista Ave, Walnut Creek, CA. • MAP

The Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (WCMRS) operates the Diablo Valley Lines (DVL) model railroad, one of the most mountainous and one of the largest exclusively HO scale model railroads in the United States. This model railroad features standard gauge, narrow gauge, and interurban (overhead electric) freight and trolley lines.

Fares:
    • $3.00 Adults
    • $2.00 Seniors & Children (6-12 yrs)
    • Children under 6: FREE
February 26, 2021 - 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Monthly Model Train Show, Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society, in Larkey Park, 2751 Buena Vista Ave, Walnut Creek, CA. • MAP

The Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (WCMRS) operates the Diablo Valley Lines (DVL) model railroad, one of the most mountainous and one of the largest exclusively HO scale model railroads in the United States. This model railroad features standard gauge, narrow gauge, and interurban (overhead electric) freight and trolley lines.

Fares:
    • $3.00 Adults
    • $2.00 Seniors & Children (6-12 yrs)
    • Children under 6: FREE
March 20 – 21, 2021 - 11:00 am to 6:00 pm,  Weekend Model Train Show, Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society, in Larkey Park, 2751 Buena Vista Ave, Walnut Creek, CA. • MAP • Phone: (925) 937-1888

The Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (WCMRS) operates the Diablo Valley Lines (DVL) model railroad, one of the most mountainous and one of the largest exclusively HO scale model railroads in the United States. This model railroad features standard gauge, narrow gauge, and interurban (overhead electric) freight and trolley lines.

The Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (WCMRS) operates the Diablo Valley Lines (DVL) model railroad, one of the most mountainous and one of the largest exclusively HO scale model railroads in the United States. This model railroad features standard gauge, narrow gauge, and interurban (overhead electric) freight and trolley lines.

Fares:
    • $3.00 Adults
    • $2.00 Seniors & Children (6-12 yrs)
    • Children under 6: FREE
March 26, 2021 - 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Monthly Model Train Show, Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society, in Larkey Park, 2751 Buena Vista Ave, Walnut Creek, CA. • MAP

The Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (WCMRS) operates the Diablo Valley Lines (DVL) model railroad, one of the most mountainous and one of the largest exclusively HO scale model railroads in the United States. This model railroad features standard gauge, narrow gauge, and interurban (overhead electric) freight and trolley lines.

Fares:
    • $3.00 Adults
    • $2.00 Seniors & Children (6-12 yrs)
    • Children under 6: FREE

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Future NMRA Conventions for Long Range Planning

2020 - July 12 - 18, 2020, Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark, St. Louis, Missouri

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2021 - Santa Clara, CA

2022 - The Heart of England Express, Birmingham, England

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Weekly Activities

Changes? e-Mail Dave Grenier at: pcrWebmaster@pcrnmra.org

Every Monday 7:00 PM / Santa Cruz County Railroad Historical Society (HO, N, G)
Watsonville, CA / Rick Lopez, e-mail: rick213@pnet.net or 831-768-8211

Every Tuesday 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM / Empire Builders Model Railroad Club (HO) 3318 School St, Oakland, CA / e-mail: president@ebmrc.org. Also see Saturday.

Every Tuesday & Thursday 7:00 PM / Roseville Roundhouse Model Railroad Club (HO)
Roseville, CA / George Carter, e-mail: Geo_Clairie_Carter@msn.com

Every Tuesday & Thursday 7:00 PM / Golden Empire Historical and Modeling Society (HO, N)
Bakersfield, CA / Doug Wagner, e-mail: carldw@aol.com or 661-589-0391 / Club phone 661-325-5820

Every Tuesday 5:00 to 8:00 PM / South Bay Historical Railroad Society (Museum, Library, HO, N, 4'8")
1005 Railroad Ave, Santa Clara, CA / Club phone 408-243-3969. Also see Saturday.

Every Tuesday / Lompoc Valley Model Railroad and Historical Society (HO) CLOSED – Another Fallen Flag!
Gone, but not forgotten. See the photos taken by Anita Walker, owner of Central Coast Trains at the Society's 2015 open house.

Every Tuesday 7:30 to 9:00 PM / San Leandro Historical Railway Society (HO, O, G) 1302 Orchard Ave, San Leandro, CA / Club phone 510-569-2490. Info: info@slhrs.org. Also see Saturday.

Every Tuesday 7:30 PM / South Coast Society of Model Engineers (Z, N, HO, O, G, Steam, Trolley, Diesel)
Round robin meetings weekly at members' homes. Also field trips. Business meeting on third Tuesday at Wood Glen Hall, 3010 Foothill Rd (@Alamar), Santa Barbara, CA / Contact: Bruce Morden, e-mail: bdmorden@sbceo.org

Every Tuesday and Friday 7:00 - 10:00 pm / Black Diamond Lines Model Railroad Club Work and gab session (HO) Antioch, CA / E-mail: info@blackdiamondlines.com / Club phone 925-779-1964.

Every Tuesday and Friday 7:00 PM / Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (HO, HOn3)
Walnut Creek, CA / Darlene Ferguson, e-mail: totempolekds@hotmail.com / Club phone 925-937-1888

Every Wednesday 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (and every 2nd and 4th Saturday 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM • Admission: Free / Bay Area N-Trak Model Railroad Club (N)
Wells Fargo Express Room, Southern Pacific Railroad Depot, 900 Loring Ave., Crockett, CA • Map / Donations are welcome. / Contact: Jim Gray, send text to 925-260-5804 or e-mail to graymarks@hotmail.com

Every Wednesday 7:30 PM / Gold Coast Modular RR Club (HO)
Meets in members' homes in Ventura County, CA / Jerry Mittelholtz, e-mail: mittelj@vcss.k12.ca.us or 805-525-5136 / David Minkin, e-mail:  dddave@compuserve.com

Every Wednesday (and Saturday/Sunday) from April to December, Wednesday 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Saturday & Sunday 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Trains run on Sundays only, admission is charged. Displays are open for viewing on Wednesday and Saturday, admission is free / Golden State Model Railroad Museum / East Bay Model Engineers Society (O, HO, N, Narrow Gauge, Traction) / Point Richmond, CA / Club Phone 510-234-4884 or info@gsmrm.org

Every Wednesday & Friday 7:00 to 10:00 PM / Carquinez Model Railroad Society (HO)
645 Loring Ave (Across from C&H Sugar), Crockett, CA / Greg Ockander 510-787-6703 or cmrs.trainclub@gmail.com

Every Wednesday evening & Saturday afternoon / West Bay Model Railroad Association (HO) / 1090 Merrill Street, near the Menlo Park Station, Menlo Park, CA / Construction is nearly complete on a DCC 2-level HO layout designed for operations. Scheduled work sessions are Wednesday evenings and Saturday afternoons, while monthly business meetings occur at 8 pm the third Wednesday and operating sessions the second Saturday of each month. / Contact Lou Cartalano at 650-964-5603, or leave a voice message at club phone 650-322-0685

Every Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday / Santa Susana Railroad Historical Society (HO)
Simi Valley, CA / Richard Dale Parshall, e-mail: oltwntrn@pacbell.net / 805-522-9721 or jamromin@socal.rr.com  / http://www.trainweb.org/ssmrc/

Every Thursday 5:00 to 8:00 PM and Sunday 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM / Eastern Sierra Railroad Society (HO, N) / 520 South Richmond Road, Ridgecrest, CA 93555 / Facebook page or call Gary Gearhart, (760) 269-5762

Every Thursday 6:15 PM / Thursday Nite Boomers (all) / San Luis Obispo County, CA / Terry N. Taylor, e-mail: terryntaylor@charter.net or 805-595-9535

Every Friday 7:00 PM / Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (HO, HOn3)
Walnut Creek, CA / Darlene Ferguson, e-mail: totempolekds@hotmail.com / Club phone 925-937-1888

Every Friday / Lompoc Valley Model Railroad and Historical Society (HO) CLOSED – Another Fallen Flag!
Gone, but not forgotten. See the photos taken by Anita Walker, owner of Central Coast Trains at the Society's 2015 open house.

Every Friday 7:00 - 10:00 pm / Black Diamond Lines Model Railroad Club Work and gab session (HO) Antioch, CA / E-mail: info@blackdiamondlines.com / Club phone 925-779-1964 (Also Tuesday night)

Every Friday 7:30 PM / Sacramento Model Railroad Historical Society (HO, On3)
Sacramento, CA / Dave Megeath, e-mail: d.megeath@comcast.net or 916-927-3618

Every Friday 7:30 PM / Silicon Valley Lines Model Railroad Club (HO)
San Jose, CA / Mark Gurries, e-mail: gurriesm@macconnect.com or 408-377-0544

Every Friday 7:30 - 9:30 PM / Tri-City Society of Model Engineers (HO, N)
Niles Plaza, Fremont, CA / Stanley Keiser, e-mail: sbkeiser@juno.com or 510-791-1504

Every Saturday 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM / Fresno Model Railroad Club (HO, N)
1321 Betty Lane, Selma, CA / Mailing Address: PO Box 181, Selma, CA 93662

Every Saturday 9:00 AM to Noon / Belmont Model Railroad Club (HO)
1719 E. Belmont Avenue, Fresno, CA / Facebook page. Info: (559) 289-5549.

Every Saturday 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM / San Leandro Historical Railway Society (HO, O, G)
1302 Orchard Ave, San Leandro, CA / Club phone 510-569-2490 . Info: info@slhrs.org. Also see Tuesday.

Every Saturday 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM / South Bay Historical Railroad Society (Museum, Library, HO, N, 4'8") 1005 Railroad Ave, Santa Clara, CA / Club phone 408-243-3969. Also see Tuesday.

Every Saturday (and Wednesday/Sunday) from April to December, Wednesday 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Saturday & Sunday 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Trains run on Sundays only, admission is charged. Displays are open for viewing on Wednesday and Saturday, admission is free / Golden State Model Railroad Museum / East Bay Model Engineers Society (O, HO, N, Narrow Gauge, Traction) / Point Richmond, CA / Club Phone 510-234-4884 or info@gsmrm.org

Every Saturday 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM / Empire Builders Model Railroad Club (HO) 3318 School St, Oakland, CA / e-mail: president@ebmrc.org. Also see Tuesday.

Every Saturday afternoon / West Bay Model Railroad Association (HO) / 1090 Merrill Street, near the Menlo Park Station, Menlo Park, CA / Construction is nearly complete on a DCC 2-level HO layout designed for operations. Scheduled work sessions are Wednesday evenings and Saturday afternoons, while monthly business meetings occur at 8 pm the third Wednesday and operating sessions the second Saturday of each month. / Contact Lou Cartalano at 650-964-5603, or leave a voice message at club phone 650-322-0685

Every Saturday and Sunday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM / Amador County Model Railroad Museum (HO) / 13828 Gold Mine Rd., Suite 1, Pine Grove, CA. / Call (209) 418-5820 for more information.

Every Sunday 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM and Thursday 5:00 to 8:00 PM / Eastern Sierra Railroad Society (HO, N) / 520 South Richmond Road, Ridgecrest, CA 93555 / Facebook page or call Gary Gearhart, (760) 269-5762

Every Sunday (and Wednesday/Saturday) from April to December, Wednesday 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Saturday & Sunday 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Trains run on Sundays only, admission is charged. Displays are open for viewing on Wednesday and Saturday, admission is free / Golden State Model Railroad Museum / East Bay Model Engineers Society (O, HO, N, Narrow Gauge, Traction) / Point Richmond, CA / Club Phone 510-234-4884 or info@gsmrm.org

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Monthly Activities

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First and Third Thursday - 7:00 PM / Siskiyou Model RR Club / Yreka Western Depot, 300 East Miner St., Yreka, CA (Exit 775 from I-5). Info: Tom Brass, (530) 842-4921, Glenn Joesten (530) 340-2537

First Friday 7:30 PM / San Leandro Historical Railway Society (HO, O, G), Monthly meeting / 1302 Orchard Ave, San Leandro, CA / Club phone 510-569-2490 / Info: info@slhrs.org.

First Saturday 11:00 am to 12:00 PM / Golden State Model Railroad Museum / East Bay Model Engineers Society (O, HO, N, Narrow Gauge, Traction) / Point Richmond, CA / Club Phone 510-234-4884 or info@gsmrm.org. Free coffee and doughnuts.

Second Tuesday 7:30 PM / Empire Builders Model Railroad Club (HO) 3318 School St, Oakland, CA / e-mail: president@ebmrc.org

Second Wednesday 7:30 PM / Golden Empire Historical and Modeling Society (HO&N)
Bakersfield, CA / Doug Wagner, e-mail: carldw@aol.com or 661-589-0391 / Club phone: 661-325-5820

Second Saturday 10:00 AM / Tehachapi Loop RR Club / Tehachapi, CA / Tom O'Brien, e-mail: threerail@earthlink.net 661-822-1546

Second (and Fourth) Saturday 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (and every Wednesday 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM) • Admission: Free / Bay Area N-Trak Model Railroad Club (N)
Wells Fargo Express Room, Southern Pacific Railroad Depot, 900 Loring Ave., Crockett, CA • Map / Donations are welcome. / Contact: Jim Gray, send text to 925-260-5804 or e-mail to graymarks@hotmail.com

Second Saturday 12:30 PM / European Train Enthusiasts (ETE) Sacramento Chapter (HO, HOm, N)
3600 J Street, Sacramento, CA. (entrance from 36th Street near East Sacramento YMCA). Social and H0 layout running 12:30 to 2:00 PM, then program/show and tell, followed by 2:30 PM business meeting. / Contact: Dusan Petras (650) 300-9504 or Helmuth Nixdorf (916) 481-0991, e-mail: dusanpetras@aol.com / See the website for additional information: www.ete.org.

Second Saturday 1:30 PM / Carquinez Toy Train Operating Museum Business Meeting , 645 Loring Ave (Across from C&H Sugar), Crockett, CA. MAP

Second Saturday 3:00 - 6:00 PM / California Central Club (HO & HOn3) / Old Agnew Station, 4185 Bassett St, Santa Clara, CA / Subject to change, contacting us in advance of your visit is highly recommended at: ccmrc1961@gmail.com

Second & Fourth Weekends / Swanton Pacific Railroad Society (19")
Santa Cruz County, CA / Ed Carnegie, e-mail: ecarnegi@calpoly.edu or 805-756-2378

Mid-Month Weekends / Bitter Creek Western RR (Live Steam)
Arroyo Grande, CA / Dan Andrews, e-mail: danandrews@charter.net or 805-481-0419

Third Monday 7:00 PM / San Luis Obispo Model Railroad Association (all)
Oceano Depot, CA / Dennis Pearson, e-mail: info@slomra.org or 805-929-3062

Third Tuesday 7:00 PM / Visalia Electric Model Railroad & Historical Society / Meets at Ryan's Place Restaurant, 3103 South Mooney Blvd, Visalia, CA / Cecil Eppler, e-mail: cecil_eppler@sbcglobal.net

Third Wednesday 8:00 PM / West Bay Model Railroad Association, Monthly Business Meeting, 1090 Merrill Street, Menlo Park, CA / Lou Cartalano 650-964-5603 or cartalano@sbcglobal.net

Third and First Thursday - 7:00 PM / Siskiyou Model RR Club / Yreka Western Depot, 300 East Miner St., Yreka, CA (Exit 775 from I-5). Info: Tom Brass, (530) 842-4921, Glenn Joesten (530) 340-2537

Third Friday 7:00 - 11:00 PM / Black Diamond Lines Model Railroad Club Operating session (HO) / Antioch, CA / Info: info@blackdiamondlines.com / Club phone 925-779-1964

Third Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Noon / San Joaquin Central Operating Session (HO) / Fresno, CA / Chuck Harmon, e-mail: harmonsta@aol.com or 559-299-4385. It's April 1949 on SP's Donner Pass and fictitious SJC. An advance courtesy contact is appreciated. Send e-mail to be added to mailing list.

Third Saturday 1:00 to 5:00 PM / European Train Enthusiasts (ETE) San Francisco Bay Area Chapter (HO)
Location varies / Contact: Brian Hitchcock, brianhitchcockdba@gmail.com / See the website for additional information: www.ete.org.

Third Saturday / Sacramento Modular Railroaders Operating Session (HO) / Sacramento, CA / Scott McAllister, e-mail: scooter923@att.net

Fourth Wednesday 7:00 PM / Coast Toy Train Club / Wood Glen Hall, 3010 Foothill Rd (at Alamar), Santa Barbara, CA / Lots of collecting in S, O, and Standard gauges. / Contact: Ken Kelley, e-mail: kenatttr@thirdrail.com

Fourth (and Second) Saturday 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (and every Wednesday 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM) • Admission: Free / Bay Area N-Trak Model Railroad Club (N)
Wells Fargo Express Room, Southern Pacific Railroad Depot, 900 Loring Ave., Crockett, CA • Map / Donations are welcome. / Contact: Jim Gray, send text to 925-260-5804 or e-mail to graymarks@hotmail.com

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Other Activities

Changes? e-Mail Dave Grenier at: pcrWebmaster@pcrnmra.org

Irregular / Central California Operators Group (all) / varies / Steve Hayes, e-mail: hayeswp@hotmail.com 209-536-1847

Irregular / Northern California Free-mo (HO) / San Francisco Bay Area / Gregg Fuhriman, e-mail: gregg@atwc.teradyne.com or 408-365-9508 / http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Free-mo/

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