Homewood Railfest May 19th Come out for the 12th Annual Rail Fest, a day that rail enthusiasts of all ages enjoy all things trains! Homewood embraces its rich rail history. Trains have always made their way through Homewood. Whether it was historic Illinois Central, Amtrak, Metra, or Canadian National, all had a story to tell that resonates with rail enthusiasts. Families explore the intricate train layouts for all ages to enjoy. Kids participate in train crafts. Vendors offer one-of-a-kind collections of antique trains, model trains, train memorabilia, and items associated with model railways. Location: H-F Park District Auditorium, 2010 Chestnut Road
Burlington Northern Historical Society Convention June 8th On Friday evening, Venture Crew 57's HO-scale model railroad layout will be the centerpiece of our modeler's showcase. Additionally, attendees are invited to bring any BN/BNSF/MRL models to display Friday evening for all to see and appreciate.