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Museum Open for 2017 Season!
Open Thursday ~ Sunday 10 - 4 until May 4th

Annual Crew Training in April
Register for Operating Dept
2017 Crew Training HERE!


TIME & Location CHANGE!!!
Next Board of Director's Meeting
May 6th
at 9:30 at the convention in Reno


Museum is open for the 2017 season!

Open Thursday ~ Sunday 10 - 4
until May 4th
We may be open other days / hours depending on weather and staffing, call 1-530-832-4131 for a specific day's hours.

 
 

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2017 Western Pacific Railroad Museum Calendar   (04/10/17 version)

 

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January February March

Museum closed to the public

1 - New Year's Day

1-31 Director Nominations open for 2017 election
Nominations go to nomination and Election Committee

14 - Board Meeting - 1 PM in Portola

16 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Museum closed to the public

11 - Board Meeting - 1 PM in Portola
has been cancelled due to weather

13 - Election - Candidates Statements and Payments due

20 - President's Day

28 - Train Sheet Deadline

Museum closed to the public

8 - Election Withdrawal Deadline

11  - Board Meeting - 1 PM in Portola

12 - Daylight Savings Time Starts

25 - 26 Get Ready for Opening Work Party

April May June

Museum Hours: Thurs - Sunday, 10 AM - 4 PM, may be open other days / hours depending on weather and staffing, call 1-530-832-4131 for a specific day's hours.

1 - Museum opens to public:  Thursday - Sunday 10 AM - 4 PM

5-8 Steam Department Work Session

8 - Board Meeting - 1 PM in Portola (NOTE TIME CHANGE was 4 PM)

8-9 Crew Training/Rules Exam 10:00 AM
RAL Meeting

17 - Election Ballots mailed to membership

29 - Crew Training/Rules Exam 10:00 AM
RAL Meeting

30 - Train Sheet Deadline

Museum open daily to the public
starting May 4th 10 AM - 4 PM.
Then open daily 10 - 5 starting May 27th.


Train Rides Weekends starting May 27th.

4 - Museum Open Daily, 10 AM - 4 PM

4-7 Western Pacific Historic Convention - Reno, NV

6 - Board Meeting - 4 PM Portola 9:30 AM in Ormsby Room at Harrah's Reno at Convention in Reno
Appoint Election Tellers

11 - Tour Group - Charter Caboose Train 0900 Crew Call

27 - Operating Season Opens,
Museum Open Daily, 10 AM - 5 PM
Train Rides 5/27, 28 & 29 Noon-3:30 PM

29 - Memorial Day

Museum open daily from 10 - 5
Train Rides on Weekends
(more trains on Saturday June 3rd more information HERE!)

3 - 4 Lost & Found Bike Event - FREE ADMISSION to Museum (train rides and cab rides normal fare.)

3 - Board Meeting - 1 PM in Portola
Members Dinner - 5:30 PM
Annual Membership Meeting - 7:00 PM Election Information

18 - Father's Day

30 - Train Sheet Deadline

July August September

Museum open daily from 10 - 5
Train Rides on Weekends

3 - Booth at Graeagle Independence Day Fair
Train Rides noon - 3:30 PM

4 - Independence Day - Train Rides noon - 3:30 PM

8 - Board Meeting - 1 PM in Portola - Installation of New Board

TBD - Steam Department Work Session

Museum open daily from 10 - 5
Train Rides on Weekends

8-13 Hot August Nights

12 - Board Meeting - 4 PM Portola Appointment of Committees & Officers

25-27 Portola Railroad Days

31 - Train Sheet Deadline

Museum Hours: 10 AM - 5 PM until Sept 3rd
After Labor Day:  Thurs - Sunday, 10 AM - 4 PM, may be open other days / hours depending on weather and staffing, call 1-530-832-4131 for a specific day's hours.


Train Rides on Labor Day Weekend Only
4 - Labor Day
Operating Season Ends

TBD - Steam Department Work Session

9 - Board Meeting - 4 PM in Portola
Calendar Review

10 - Museum Open starts Thursday - Sunday, 10 AM - 4 PM

October November December

Museum Hours: Thurs - Sunday, 10 AM - 4 PM until Oct 16th, may be open other days / hours depending on weather and staffing, call 1-530-832-4131 for a specific day's hours.

7-8 Pumpkin Patch Trains

14 - Board Meeting - 6:30 PM in Portola
Budget Deadline

14-15 Pumpkin Patch Trains

16 - Museum closes to public (except RALs)

31 - Train Sheet Deadline

Museum closed to the public

5 - Daylight Savings Time ends

11 - Veterans Day
Board Meeting - 1 PM in Portola

23 - Thanksgiving

Museum closed to the public
(except Santa Trains) * - All Santa Train days: gates open at 4 PM, first train at 5 PM

2 - Saturday Santa Trains *

8 - Friday Santa Trains *

9 - Board Meeting - 1 PM in Portola

9 - Saturday Santa Trains *

15 - Friday Santa Trains *

16 - Saturday Santa Trains *

25 -Christmas

31 - Train Sheet Deadline

NOTE: All hours are subject to Weather Conditions.
In particular, special events in October and December are WEATHER PERMITTING, as are Run A Locomotive availability.  If you have a question about operations when weather is questionable, please call 1-530-832-4131 for the latest information.

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