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Next Upcoming Events:

Museum is closed for the winter
(Except Santa Trains in December)


Santa Trains
December 9th, 15th& 16th

Next Board of Director's Meeting
January 13th at 1:00 PM at the museum


Museum is closed for the winter
(Except Santa Trains in December)


 
 

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2018 Western Pacific Railroad Museum Calendar   (11/18/17 version)

 

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January February March

Museum Closed to the Public

1 - New Year's Day

1-31 Director Nominations open for 2018 election
Nominations go to nomination and Election Committee

13 - Board Meeting - 1 PM Portola

15 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Museum Closed to the Public

10 - Board Meeting - 1 PM Woodland, CA - Private Car "Two Rivers"

12 - Election - Candidates Statements and Payments due

19 - Presidents' Day

28 - Train Sheet Deadline

Museum Closed to the Public

5 - Election Withdrawal Deadline

10  - Board Meeting - 1 PM in Portola

11 - Daylight Savings Time Starts

24 - Volunteer Breakfast in the "Silver Plate" - 9 AM

24 - 25 Get Ready for Opening Work Party

April May June

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

1 - Easter

5 - Museum opens to public:  Thursday - Sunday 10 AM - 5 PM

14 - Board Meeting - 6 PM in Portola

16 - Election Ballots mailed to membership

19 - 22 Western Pacific Historic Convention - Salt Lake City, UT

30 - Train Sheet Deadline

Museum Open Daily 10 AM - 5 PM
Train Rides Weekends starting May 26th.

1 - Museum Open Daily, 10 AM - 5 PM

5 - Crew Training/Rules Exam 10 AM
RAL Engineers' Meeting immediately following crew training

7 - 11 Steam Department Work Session

12 - Board Meeting - 1 PM Portola
Appoint Election Tellers
"Light The Fire" Fundraising Dinner 6 - 9 PM

13 - Mother's Day

25 - Ballot Return Deadline 5 PM

26 - Operating Season Opens,
Train Rides 26th, 27th& 28th Noon-3:30 PM
27 - Crew Training/Rules Exam 10 AM
28 - Memorial Day Train Rides noon - 3:30 PM

Museum Open Daily from 10 AM - 5 PM
Train Rides on Weekends

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

17 - Father's Day

30 - Train Sheet Deadline

July August September

Museum Open Daily from 10 AM - 5 PM
Train Rides on Weekends

3 - Booth at Graeagle Independence Day Fair

4 - Independence Day - Train Rides

14 - Board Meeting - 6 PM in Portola - Installation of New Board

TBD - Steam Department Work Session

Museum Open Daily from 10 AM - 5 PM
Train Rides on Weekends and on all three days of RR Days

7-12 Hot August Nights

11 - Board Meeting - 6 PM Portola Appointment of Committees & Officers

24-26 Portola Railroad Days - FREE ADMISSION to Museum on SATURDAY and SUNDAY (train rides and cab rides normal fare.)  Caboose Trains: 12 noon - 3:30 Friday~Sunday

31 - Train Sheet Deadline

Museum Open Daily from 10 AM - 5 PM
Train Rides on Labor Day Weekend Only

3 - Labor Day Train Rides noon - 3:30 PM
Operating Season Ends

8 - Board Meeting - 6 PM in Portola
Calendar Review

October November December

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

13 - Board Meeting - 6 PM in Portola
Budget Deadline

20-21 Pumpkin Patch Trains

27-28 Pumpkin Patch Trains

31 - Train Sheet Deadline

Museum Closed to the Public

4 - Daylight Savings Time ends

10 - Board Meeting - 1 PM in Portola

11 - Veterans Day

12 - Veterans Day Observed

22 - Thanksgiving

Museum Closed to the Public (except Santa Trains)
* - All Santa Train Days: gates open at 4 PM, first train at 5 PM.

8 - Board Meeting - 1 PM in Portola

8 - Saturday Santa Trains *

14 - Friday Santa Trains *

15 - Saturday Santa Trains *

21 - Friday Santa Trains *

22 - 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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