Greatest Hobby on Tour model railroad show
Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center
1551 North Thoreau Drive
Schaumburg, IL 60173
The model railroad show features 100,000 square feet of operating model railroads, merchandising and displays. Kids can run and ride trains, including a “Thomas the Tank Engine Riding Train.” Seminars and workshops will present model railroading tips and techniques to everyone from the novice to the advanced model railroader. Another show highlight is the Walt Disney Railroad Story Exhibit, including photos, artifacts and a multimedia presentation that tell the story of how model railroading was Walt Disney’s inspiration for Disneyland.
Event Cost: $12.95-$16.95, see event website.
Event Times: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday.