Ohio N Scale Weekend 2015

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Central Ohio N-Trak Columbus, Ohio

Contact address   2276 PARK RIDGE CT., GROVE CITY, OH 43123 

What:  Ohio N-Scale Weekend

Where : FRANKLIN COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS, 4100 Columbia St., HILLIARD, OHIO

(Off Cemetery Road, near I-270; northwest side of Columbus, OH Metro area)

Public Admissions and Times:

Saturday, May 16th 2015, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Sunday May 17th 2015 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Adults: $5.00

Children (Age 12 and Under): Free

CONTACT INFORMATION:

VENDORS—DAVID LINDSEY, 614-353-8407

PARTICIPANTS—CRAIG SONNEN, 614-915-2308

EMAIL: ohionscaleweekend@yahoo.com (please note if vendor or participant in subject line)

Event description

The 7th Annual Ohio N-Scale Weekend will be taking place at the Franklin County Fairgrounds. Vendor and Club setup for the show will be Friday, May 15th starting at Noon.  The show will be open to the public Saturday, May 16, 2015, from 10A-5PM and Sunday, May 17, 2015 from 9A-3PM.  Participant events will follow closing on Friday and Saturday.

 

The event features several N-Scale model railroad clubs from Ohio and throughout the U.S.

 

The main purpose of the event is to fellowship with other modelers. The public open times are available to share the hobby with other model railroaders; as well as, new and veteran train fans.

 

Taking place at the Franklin County Fairgrounds, there will be food vendors on site. There are other dining options nearby.

 

Near the event site, the Northwest Franklin County Historical Society has a small park featuring a caboose and a vintage train station.

 

Main proceeds go towards operation costs of the event and club general operations. A portion of proceeds has been donated to a chosen railroad or community group. Previous years donated portion went to the Marion Union Station Association. The M.U.S.A. man and preserve their historic station in Marion, Ohio.

 

Again overview of hours, public and particant events as well as lodging info

Public Admission and Times:

 

Saturday, May 16, 2015, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

 

Sunday May 17, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

 

Adults: $5.00

 

Children (Age 12 and Under): Free

 

 

 

Participant only events this year will be:

 

Friday Night Pizza after Setup (Approx 5:30PM to 6:00 PM)

 

Door Prize give away on Saturday evening before Dinner

 

Saturday Night Dinner from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

 

Live Auction after Saturday dinner from 7:00 PM to ??

 

Lodging Information

Hampton Inn, 3950 Lyman Dr, Hilliard, OH 43026 (614-334-1800) refer to Train show Comfort Suites, 3831 Park Mill Run Dr, Hilliard, OH 43026 (614-529-8118) Knight’s Inn, 3950 Parkway Ln, Hilliard, OH 43026 (614-710-1060)

 

 

Internet links for more info and news links

http://www.centralohiontrak.org/ 

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Central-Ohio-Ntrak/130339060376926 

https://www.facebook.com/groups/ohiorailroader/ 

 

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