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
Illinois Mega Hobby Show
October 29th, 2017 Illinois Mega Hobby Show in the Countryside Banquet and Conference Center, 6200 Joliet Rd, Countryside, 60525. Set up is 8:00 AM Sunday, show hours are 10-3
Annual Southland Railfest
October 14th to 15th, 2016 We once again displayed our layout at the annual Southland Model Railroad Show. At the Harold Richards High School, 10601 S. Central Ave, Oak Lawn, IL 60453.The Show hours are 10-5 both days. This is a great show as there are a dozen layouts and vendors.
Directions to the show: going south on 294, go east on 95th St, south on Central. The high school will be on your left, go just past the school and into the parking lot on the south side.
September 30th, 2017 The crew displayed their modular layout at the STEM-o-Rama, showcase the layout and model trains hoping to recruit new members and to encourage the modeling hobby. The display is at the Sandwich Fair Grounds.