Upcoming Meetings, Tucson Events and Shows

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Normal Operating Hours – Green Valley layout is open every Wednesday from 9 until 2 as well as during special events at Green Valley.

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The  next business meeting is  Monday February 5 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 normal meeting room is in the building across from the library entrance, enter through the double doors on the right. Future meetings are on March 5, 2018 and April 2, 2018.

map to library

 

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Febuary 24 (NOTE CHANGE) we will have a how to session at Green Valley, public and members are welcome. Topic is how to add decals to your models. DCC programming will be available and trains will be running on a revised layout. 

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Vail Pride Days

Feb 17, 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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Tentative Silver Spike Festival

March 18, 2018

The Southern Arizona Transportation Museum’s annual Silver Spike Festival, celebrating the arrival of the modern railway in Tucson, is set to take place March 18.  We will probably have a layout in the lobby of the AMTRAK building. Come see us.

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National Train Day is May 12

The AMTRAK station will be the site of the event and we will have a layout running inside the station in the waiting room. Details to follow.

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N Scale Enthusiast convention is in Salt Lake City in late June. Some members will be attending, details on the event are on line. http://www.nationalnscaleconvention.com/

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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