Holiday display Venture Crew 57 is proud to announce we were able to get a display space in downtown Dowers Grove for the holiday season. Some facts about the display: Some facts about the display: The display is open to the public Hours Saturday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Sunday 12:00AM - 4:00 PM The display includes a large HO scale modular layout, an N scale layout and an O scale display.
Where is the display located? We are at 5150C Main Street Downers Grove
(The old Verizon store)
The first opening is on November 24th
Burlington Northern Historical Society Convention June 8th On Friday June 8th, Venture Crew 57's HO-scale model railroad layout was the centerpiece of our modeler's showcase. Attendees were invited to bring any BN/BNSF/MRL models to display Friday evening for all to see and appreciate.
Homewood Railfest May 19th
Dupage Children's Museum
May 12-13th- Show from 9-5 Saturday and 12-5 Sunday. DuPage Children's Museum's annual Train Day weekend, Stop by to check out our operating model train layout; and to visit all the neat train themed attractions at the museum. Saturday and Sunday only. 301 N Washington St, Naperville, IL 60540
The All American Railroad Show
March 24th, 2018 Lyons Township High School -100 S Brainard Ave, La Grange, IL 60525 -Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM CDT -Lyons Township Field House -Admission $5 Many operating model railroads (HO, N, G, O scales and more)
Boxcar Pasta Supper
February 3rd, 2018 For the past many years Venture Crew 57 has put on a pasta dinner as a fund raiser for the Crew and for the church. Dinner will be served from 5 to 7 PM. The crew will set up an HO layout which is about 1.7 scale miles in length.
The crew displayed a small layout for the Darien show/swap as there was many vendors selling a variety of model trains and real train parts.
Show Information: -St. John Lutheran Church 7214 South Cass Avenue Darien, IL 60561 -Saturday, January 20, 2018 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. -Adults, $5; Youth (12-17), $2; Children under 12 and Scouts in uniform, FREE