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Archive for November, 2014

Duffy’s Outdoor Power Puts On First Christmas Model Train Show

Saturday, November 29th, 2014:

It brings a lot of childhood memories back, said Costello. I grew up next to the railroad and started playing with trains when I was fourteen. The train show drew in all ages on its second day, but especially children. Our son loves trains so we figured he would really enjoy coming out and seeing some cool model trains, said Cameron Jones. Ive never seen model trains before! Im excited for the engines, said Samuel Jones. Duffy's wanted to use the model train show as an opportunity to also do some good. It benefits Operation Interdependence, an organization that sends […] Read More →

Celebrate The Season — Our Annual Guide To Holiday Events – Chicago Sun-times

Saturday, November 29th, 2014:

Heres a compilation of shows and events throughout the Chicago area. READ MORE 2014 Sun-Times Media, LLC. All rights reserved. This material may not be copied or distributed without permission. For more information about reprints and permissions, visit . To order a reprint of this article, click here . Have a look at the first version and this includes any variety of supplemental visuals or video playback by stopping by Turkey crashes through windshield, ends up as dinner for gratefu -, GA News Weather & Sports News Leader Nine's Tyrone McCoy looks at what folks in […] Read More →

Annual Model Railroad Show Chugs Into Huntington | The Herald-dispatch

Saturday, November 29th, 2014:

After months of silence, there's finally many news to report. This seems like a few rehashed facts from last week. A modest percentage of the facts might be advantageous developments that we haven't heard of before. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29 and noon to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30. For the original completed source, check this stuff out at Read More →

Model Railroads, Therapy For Mchenry Boy With Asperger Syndrome |

Friday, November 28th, 2014:

It forces him to talk," Julie said. And talk he does. What interests Andrew the most about trains, he said, is their power and the kind of things they transport. I love to talk about trains with anyone that will listen," Andrew said. "Sometimes I talk over their heads because of all my knowledge, but I can't help myself. Andrew also loves to share train trivia. There are a couple facts that I bet people don't know," he said. For the primary completed source, take a look at Read More →

“the Polar Express” Steams Back Into Imax Theater At The Maritime Aquarium

Thursday, November 27th, 2014:

The animated film, based on the award-winning childrens book and featuring Tom Hanks as the voice of five characters, will play from Nov. 28 through Dec. 21 at 4 & 7:30 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays and at 4 p.m. Sundays. From Dec. We noticed this particularly interesting positive news piece on Polar Express headed to DeFuniak - News - Walton Sun Each of the lighting displays will be a complete sensory experience, featuring a custom soundtrack and surprises around every corner. Holiday characters will be roaming the event and interacting with guests throughout the experience. From the concourse, visitors […] Read More →

Bordentown City: All Aboard For Return Of Railroad Days |

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014:

"We get to bring our model railroading hobby out of our basements and garages to share with the public." "We enjoy answering questions on railroading in general and educating those who stop by to view our railroad display," he said.South Eastern Pennsylvania Garden Railway Society runs large scale trains. "They range from scale models of Pennsylvania Railroad engines to fun Christmas trains to fantasy favorites, like Thomas," he said. "The scenery is a large part of the fun." For the first time in Bordentown, the winter and holiday scenery will include Halloween and haunted scenes, he added. He said young […] Read More →

| Almanac Online |

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014:

More often than not you honestly must simplify when looking out for relevant info in a sea of clutter. This gives a superb summary of some of the freshest trends. Haines International Swim Center in Santa Clara. Sacred Heart Prep senior Ally Howe followed up her national record in the 100-yard backstroke for Independent Schools during Friday's trials by breaking it again at Saturday's finals. Ball is in Menlo's court again with another CCS tennis title Being the third of four tennis-playing brothers at Menlo School, David Ball has watched his older siblings achieve a lot of success over the […] Read More →

“the Polar Express” Steams Back Into Imax Theater At The Maritime Aquarium

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014:

25, all Maritime Aquarium visitors can enter a free drawing to win a G-gauge toy train set of The Polar Express. Look for entry forms near the Aquariums gift shop. (You dont have to pay Aquarium admission to enter the drawing or to visit the Aquarium gift shop.) The train-set winner will be chosen at random out of all entries on Mon., Jan. 5. The Polar Express IMAX movie is based on the 1986 Caldecott Award-winning book by Chris Van Allsburg. The story follows a young boy who doubts the existence of Santa Claus. On Christmas Eve, a locomotive magically […] Read More →

Science Center’s Miniature Railroad Celebrating 1st Location At Old Planetarium « Cbs Pittsburgh

Monday, November 24th, 2014:

Sixty years have passed since the railroad came to the North Side. Marking Buhl Planetariums 75th anniversary, the familiar dome tops the exhibits newest model building. Buhl Planetarium has since been turned into the Childrens Museum of Pittsburgh, where new construction meshes with a dome that spans three-quarters of a century. But the model railroad was actually born in Brookville. To get more, see the main reference listed here: Read More →

Christmas Shopping With A Swedish Twist – News – Star Courier – Kewanee, Il – Kewanee, Il

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014:

18, 2014 @ 8:00 am Bishop Hill Social News The village of Bishop Hill, including the state historic site, will host its annual Julmarknad Christmas market on Nov. 28-30 and Dec. 6-7. The market features foods, gifts and traditions that reflect the communitys origin as a religious colony founded by Swedish immigrants. Those traditions include the Christmas goat, or julbok, and bearded elves known as tomten. The colorful characters can be seen making visits around town or found, in toy form, in many shops. Julmarknad also offers a chance to meet Santa Claus, cookies and chocolate, Swedish foods like potato […] Read More →

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