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Next Board of Director's Meeting
May 15th 4:30 PM - conference call - please see additional information in Latest Museum News column on home page to attend.


Our Museum is currently closed
for the winter.
More information on 2021 opening HERE!


NOTE: Events in 2021 are subject to COVID-19 issues and related public health conditions. Dates could change.
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 530-832-4131 for the latest information.

 
 

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2019 Western Pacific Railroad Museum Calendar   (6/16/19)

 

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January February March

Museum Closed to the Public

1 - New Year's Day

1-31 Director Nominations open for 2019 election
Nominations go to nomination and Election Committee

12 - Board Meeting - 1 PM Habeck Residence Portola

21 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Museum Closed to the Public

9 - Board Meeting - 1 PM - "Two Rivers" Woodland, CA

11 - Election - Candidates Statements and Payments due

18 - Presidents' Day

Museum Closed to the Public

4 - Election Withdrawal Deadline

9  - Board Meeting - 1 PM in Portola

10 - Daylight Savings Time Starts

22 - Rotary Run 2019

31 - Train Sheet Deadline

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.

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

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

13 - 14 Get Ready for Opening Work Party

13  - Board Meeting - 4:30 PM in Portola

15 - Election Ballots mailed to membership

21 - Easter

27 - Crew Training/Rules Exam 10 AM

Museum Open Daily 10 AM - 5 PM
Train Rides Weekends starting May 25th.
1 - Museum Open Daily, 10 AM - 5 PM 
1 - 5 Steam Department Work Session 
2 - 5 Western Pacific Historic / NMRA Pacific Coast Region Joint Convention – Sacramento, CA
TBD RAL Engineers Meeting 
11 - Board Meeting - 1 PM Portola
Appoint Election Tellers
12 - Mother's Day
24 - Ballot Return Deadline 5 PM 
25 - Operating Season Opens, 
Train Rides 25th & 26th 11:30-3:30 PM
26 - Crew Training/Rules Exam 10 AM
27 - Memorial Day Train Rides 11:30 - 2:00 PM

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

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

16 - Father's Day

30 - Train Sheet Deadline

July August September

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

4 - Independence Day - (no train rides this year)

13 - Board Meeting - 4:30 PM in Portola - Installation of New Board

24-27 - Steam Department Work Session

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

3 - 4 Western Pacific Celebration

6 - 11 Hot August Nights

10 - Board Meeting - 4:30 PM Portola Appointment of Committees & Officers

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

2 - Labor Day Train Rides 11:30 - 2:00 PM
Operating Season Ends

14 - Board Meeting - 4:30 PM in Portola
Calendar Review

27-29 Steam Department Work Session

30 - Train Sheet Deadline

October November December

Museum Hours: Thurs - Sunday, 10 AM - 5 PM (until Oct. 27th), may be open other days / hours depending on weather and staffing, call 1-530-832-4131 for a specific day's hours.

12 - Board Meeting - 4:30 PM in Portola
Budget Deadline

19-20 Pumpkin Patch Trains

26-27 Pumpkin Patch Trains

31 - Halloween (Museum closed)

Museum Closed to the Public (except scheduled RALs)

3 - Daylight Savings Time ends

9 - Board Meeting - 1 PM in Portola

11 - Veterans Day

28 - Thanksgiving

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

7 - Saturday Santa Trains *

13 - Friday Santa Trains *

14 - Board Meeting - 1 PM in Portola

14 - Saturday Santa Trains *

20 - Friday Santa Trains *

21 - Saturday Santa Trains *

25 - Christmas

31 - Train Sheet Deadline / New Year's Eve

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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