Upcoming Meetings, Tucson Events and Shows

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Normal Operating Hours – Green Valley layout is open every Wednesday in September from 9 until 2.

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Informal breakfast get together on September 23rd at 7:30 at Maynards by the Tucson AMTRAK station – we can have a front row seat to watch the trains go by, and see one of 6 AMTRAK passenger trains that will visit Tucson this week. email to tucsonntrak@gmail.com if you need directions

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Phoenix swap meet:

swap meet info

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The  next business meeting is Monday October 2, at  6 PM at the Miller Golf Links Library 9640 E Golf Links Rd Tucson, AZ 85730. We start the meeting at 6:15 to give visitors time to meet and ask questions. The meeting room is in the building across from the library entrance, enter through the double doors on the right. Future meeting is Monday November 6 Note that the NOV 6 meeting will be in a different room due to the election.

map to library

 

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Fall Toy Train Show & Meet
Friday and Saturday November 10 and 11, 2017

Friday  1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Gadsden-Pacific Division Toy Train Operating Museum will host a swap meet and show at the Expo Center in Tucson. The club will have a large layout here, come see it and talk to the members!   We will be on the left as you come in the door

For more information on the GPD click link below.

TBD

For members – set up is at 9:00AM  Friday

GPD Home page

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The Tempe History Museum invites us for the opening of the new special exhibition, Trains of Tempe– this event is free and open to the public. Click on the image below for more information on-line, including a two-minute “Trains of Tempe” video:

http://www.tempe.gov/city-hall/community-services/tempe-history-museum/exhibits

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Vail Pride Days

Feb 2018

We will to have a layout running on Saturday . Come see it and all the other great displays from the Vail school district. Kids are great!

Members set up is Friday at 1:00PM.

https://vailprideday.org/

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Previous  Shows

June 11-12, 2016 – 10am-4pm

The Great Train Expo. The club hosted a large layout here. We  completed set up in under an hour and a half. Plenty of folks stopped by to enjoy the scenery and running trains. See our photos on Facebook.

Tucson Convention Center
260 S Church Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701

June 3-4, 2016

Summer Toy Train Show & Meet

 The Gadsden-Pacific Division Toy Train Operating Museum is hosting a  swap meet and show at the Expo Center in Tucson. The club had a large layout here with over 30 modules and both DC and DCC trains running all day.. For Photos see Facebook page.

For more information on the GPD and the show click link below. Nex show is in November.

http://www.gpdtoytrainmuseum.com/trainmeets.htm

May 14, 2016

SOUTHERN ARIZONA TRANSPORTATION MUSEUM Train Day at the Depot

We were able to set up this 28 foot long layout and have trains running in under an hour. We had great support from the members who could take time on Friday for set up.  Lots of people came by on Saturday to enjoy the trains and scenery.  Photos below were taken before the event.amtrak 3 may142016

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For more information about the museum or future events click link below. Next event is tentatively in December 2016. Thank you to AMTRAK for hosting us.

http://www.tucsonhistoricdepot.org