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Events, Conventions, Meets and Shows

The O Scale Kings and the O Scale Trains magazine will be sharing event information as a cooperative venture between OSK and the OST. Watch for these same events to be listed in the OST magazine.

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August 2017

Strasburg Train Show - August 12th - Strasburg, PA

Strausburg Show

Strasburg Train Show: 2 -rail swap meet at the Strasburg Fire Co, 203 W. Franklin St, 9 AM - 1 PM. Admission $5 (Wives/children/military w/ID free). Tables are $25 for first table, additional tables $20 each. Great food, modular layout, clinics. Website: www.scaletworail.com; Contact John Dunn 609.432.2871 or jdunn8888@hotmail.comor Rich Yoder at oscale48@comcast.net.

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September 2017

Indianapolis O Scale Show - September 21-23 - Indianapolis, IN

Indy O Scale Show

The 49th annual Indianapolis O Scale show will be held at the Wyndham Indianapolis West. For more information regarding registration, table rates, hotel accommodations and room rates, see the Website: at http://indyoscaleshow.com/, Email: info@indyoscaleshow.com or Call: The Model Railroad Resource at 815.584.1577.

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October 2017

O Scale Model Train Show - October 7 - Gardner, MA

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The Southern New England O Scale Model Train Show. Dealers, Displays, 2-rail, P48, 3-rail scale for sale. The Club's O Scale layout with its 850' double track main line opens at 10 AM. Free Parking and lots of great homemade food. 8 Foot Tables $25.00, After Labor Day $30.00. Adults $6.00 Family Max $8.00. Directions: Take Route 2 to exit 22 or 23 and follow the signs to 161 Chestnut St. Gardner, MA 01440. Check our web site for more information http://snemrr.org/train-show--open-house.html. For Further Information and Dealer Inquiries: Adam Ferraro, Phone 508-713-1814 or sneshowchair@snemrr.org.


Strasburg Train Show - October 14th - Strasburg, PA

Strausburg Show

Strasburg Train Show: 2 -rail swap meet at the Strasburg Fire Co, 203 W. Franklin St, 9 AM - 1 PM. Admission $5 (Wives/children/military w/ID free). Tables are $25 for first table, additional tables $20 each. Great food, modular layout, clinics. Website: www.scaletworail.com; Contact John Dunn 609.432.2871 or jdunn8888@hotmail.comor Rich Yoder at oscale48@comcast.net.

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November 2017

Cleveland 2-Rail O Scale Train Meet - November 4 - Kirtland, OH

ClevelandCleveland 2-Rail O Scale Train Meet, Lakeland Community College Auxiliary Gym, 7700 Clocktower Drive, Kirtland, OH. 44094, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM, admission $7, spouse, children under 12, and active military with ID free. Tables $37 each, fantastic lighting. Free dealer load in/load out assistance on Friday 12:00 Noon to 5:00 PM, Saturday 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM, and after show. Complimentary coffee and doughnuts for dealers at Saturday setup. Layout tours TBA. Contact Sam Shumaker, 32575 Pettibone Rd, Solon,OH 44139, tel 440.248.3055, email j1d464@yahoo.com, website www.cleveshows.com

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January 2018

O Scale South 2018 - January 13-14 - Roswell, GA

Southern O ScalersWe will Co-host the 4th annual Atlanta/Southeast O Scale swap meet now known as O Scale South on January 13-14th, 2018 that will include swap tables, running trains on our smaller SOS modular layout, clinics, and layout tours of some marvelous home layouts, including The Model Railroad Club of Atlanta's great one.


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Please call Dan Mason @770-337-5139 for more information or notify Dan at daniel@southernoscalers.com Please check our website for updates and other information. www.southernoscalers.comHope to see you there!

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March 2018

Chicago O Scale Meet - March 16-18th - Lombard, IL

Chicago Meet

The annual Chicago "March Meet" will be held at the Westin Lombard Yorktown Center in Lombard, IL. For more information regarding admission and table rates contact Melissa at 630.745.7600 or see the website at www.marchmeet.net. Hotel rate at the Westin is TBR; For hotel reservations call 1.800.937.8461 and ask for the Chicago O Scale Meet rate when reserving. You can contact Melissa at info@marchmeet.net

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May 2018

O Scale West - May 24-26 - Santa Clara, CA

O Scale West 2015

Registration is $35 for a family (modeler, partner, all children under 18 related or not), $40 after April 25, 2018. 30" x 72" tables are $45 each, $50 after April 25, 2018, electrical is free. With the 25,000 square foot ballroom, tables, visiting layouts, company store, and the contests all will be in the same room.

The hotel room rate increased to $139, still a bargain for Silicon Valley. This is for 1 - 4 occupancy, so buddy up and save. To get this rate you must reserve your room by May 10, 2018. The hotel recommends using their web site to make your reservation; there is a link to that site on the O Scale West web site, www.oscalewest.com

O Scale West 2018 will be held at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara in Santa Clara, CA. Admission $35, $40 after April 25, 2018, $25 Saturday-only walk up rate. 30"x72" tables $45 each, $50 after April 25, mail in registration closes after Jan 15. Hotel rooms at the host hotel TBR, 1-4 occupancy, 888.421.1442 ask for OSW rate. Costs may change if our cost to put on the meet changes. so register early to lock in your cost. The Hyatt is located at 5101 Great American Parkway in Santa Clara. Website www.oscalewest.com email: info@oscalewest.com, or contact Rod Miller tel 650.218.5752.

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August 2018

2018 Scale O National Convention - August 22-15 - Rockville, MD

Welcome to the 2018 Scale O National Convention!

2018 O Scale National The 2018 Scale O National Convention (SONC) will be held at: Rockville Hilton Hotel 1750 Rockville Pike Rockville, MD August 22-26, 2018 This is going to be a major event with: A full clinic schedule featuring all presentations new to SONC Hands-on clinics Potable layouts on site Manufacturers Convention car Door Prizes Layout tours of some of the finest O Scale layouts in the country Side Trips Keynote address by Tony Koester featuring his venture into P48! Of course, the Washington, DC/Baltimore region with it’s many attractions to take in before and after the show. This convention will have something for everyone: beginners, old hands and those curious about O Scale. You will be able to arrive up to 5 days early and/or stay 3 days after the convention at the convention room rate to take in the National Capital Region sights.  This makes for a perfect family vacation!

Rockville Hilton, 18750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. Rooms will be $109 per night plus ax. MOre details to follow. Website: 2018oscalenational.com.

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