Events and Shows

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The Cincinnati Express Convention was a big success thanks to everyone involved. We hope you enjoyed it. See the convention page for reports.


Spring Bus Trip
Saturday, May 11

Registrations are still open for our exciting 2019 bus trip. We'll tour several local Cincinnati and Middletown Ohio attractions including guided tours of the Cincinnati Streetcar Shops, the American Sign Museum, Precision Steel, Cohen Scrap, a premier model railroad and a streetcar ride around the entire downtown Cincinnati route! This trip is limited to the first 47 folks that sign up. See publicity slides for attraction visuals. Don't miss this rare opportunity!

Click here for the Registration Form. Registration is limited to Division 7 members and their spouse or guest. All participants must be at least 12 years old. The fare is $65 per person, including all admission fees, deluxe box lunch, waters, bus, etc. Prior to the trip, all registrants may also be required to sign and return to the Registrar one or more Release Forms (to be determined later). Act quickly to ensure your seat!

Cincinnati Train & Trade Show
11 am-5 pm, Sat & Sun, Oct 12 & 13

Our popular annual Cincinnati Model Train and Trade Show will be held on Sat & Sun Oct 12 & 13, 2019 at the familiar Lakota West High School at 8940 Union Center Ave, West Chester, OH 45069. This will be the 52nd annual edition of this huge fun-filled family and hobbyist event! See flyer for details. Contact Registrar Roy Hord for tables. Contact Chair Rick Crumrine with other questions.

Our White Elephant booth will again be a featured attraction. For those Division 7 members wishing to enter items, please see linked Instructions as well as Excel spreedsheet Registration Form. Please also join us in thanking and supporting our contributing Fall Show sponsors kids r kids and Peter Paul Office Equipment.

Advance Notice
2020 Flea Market & Trade Show
10 am-3 pm, Saturday, March 14

Our 2020 Cincinnati Div. 7 Spring Flea Market and Trade Show is Sat, Mar 9, 2020 in the main gym of the Lakota West Freshman Campus at 5050 Tylersville Rd, West Chester, OH 45069. This is a fun and popular modeler's event to buy and sell new and not so new model railroad items from individuals and dealers. We provide our NMRA info booth, loco test track and modeler aid services. See flyer for details.

White Elephant Sale items may be registered electronically by filling in the attached spreadsheet and emailing it to Frank Koch. Contact Registrar Roy Hord for table inquiries and Chair Peter Weiglin for other info.

Mid Central Region Conventions

"The Bullet"
May 2-4, 2019
The Holiday Inn, Boardman
7410 South Avenue, Youngstown, OH 44512

2020 MCR Convention
Keystone Division 2, Pittsburgh, PA

2021 MCR Convention (tentative)
Divisions 11 and 12, Erie, PA

Joint Convention (tentative)

NMRA National Conventions

July 7-13, 2019 at Salt Lake City, UT
July 12-18, 2020 at St. Louis, MO

2021, Santa Clara, CA
August 14-21, 2022, Birmingham, England

Surrounding Area Events

See links below for comprehensive listings of events
and shows across the greater midwest area

Current Events List - See MCR Div 11 link
2016 Area Events Table
2015 Area Events Table
2014 Area Events Table

2013 Area Events Table





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