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Museum is closed for the winter
We will open again Thursday April 14th, 2022.
Next Board of Directors Meeting
February 12th 1:00 PM - WPRM Meeting Room - Portola

Museum is closed for the winter.
We will open again Thursday April 14th, 2022.
NOTE: Events 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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2022 Western Pacific Railroad Museum Calendar   (1/8/22)

 

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January February March

Museum Closed to the Public

1 - New Year's Day

1 - Director Nominations open for 2022 election
Nominations go to nomination and Election Committee

8 - Board Meeting - 1 PM WPRM, Portola

17 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

31 - Director Nominations close for 2022 election


Museum Closed to the Public

12 - Board Meeting - 1 PM - WPRM, Portola

14 - Election - Candidates Statements and Payments due

21 - President's Day

Museum Closed to the Public

7 - Election Withdrawal Deadline

12  - Board Meeting - 1 PM in Portola

13 - Daylight Savings Time Starts

31 - Train Sheet Deadline

April May June

Museum Hours starting 4/14
see note about COVID-19 date changes
Thur. and Fri. 12 Noon to 4 PM
Sat. and Sun. 10 AM to 5 PM

9 - Operations Crew Training – 10:00 AM

9 - Board Meeting - 1 PM - WPRM, Portola

14 - Museum Opens to Public

17 - Easter

18 - Election Ballots mailed to membership

18-24 -Steam Department Work Session

Museum Hours: see note about COVID-19 date changes
Thur. and Fri. 12 Noon to 4 PM
Sat. and Sun. 10 AM to 5 PM


8 -Mother's Day

9-14 - Steam Department Work Session

12-15 - 2022 Western Pacific Railroad Historical Convention – Reno, NV

14 - Board Meeting - 9:00 AM - WP Convention, Reno
Appoint Election Tellers

TBD - Volunteer Breakfast in the “Silver Plate” - 9 AM

TBD - Facilities Work Party – 10 AM - 5 PM

21 - Railroad Photography Workshop

28 - Opening of Operating Season – Train ops 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM

29 - Train ops 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM

30 - Memorial Day – Museum Open 10 AM to 5 PM - Train ops 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Museum Hours: see note about COVID-19 date changes
Thur. and Fri. 12 Noon to 4 PM
Sat. and Sun. 10 AM to 5 PM

Train Ops: 11:30 AM – 3 PM Sat
11:30 AM – 2 PM Sun


3 - Ballot Return Deadline 5 PM

4 - Lost and Found Grinder Bike Race in Plumas County

11 - Operating Department Crew Training -- 10 AM

11 - Board Meeting - 3 PM - WPRM, Portola
Members Dinner - 5:30 PM see note about COVID-19 date changes
Annual Membership Meeting - 7:00 PM – if COVID-19 prevents opening and public meeting, Annual Meeting will be combined with the Board Meeting and open to the public via conference call
Election Results (Announced at Annual Meeting via conference call)

19 - Father's Day

30 - Train Sheet Deadline

July August September

Museum Hours: see note about COVID-19 date changes
Thur. and Fri. 12 Noon to 4 PM
Sat. and Sun. 10 AM to 5 PM

Train Rides on Weekends
Ops: 11:30 AM – 3 PM Sat
   11:30 AM – 2 PM Sun (3 PM on 7/3)

4 - Independence Day – Museum Open 10 - 5 Train Operations 11:30 AM – 2 PM

9 - Board Meeting - 4:30 PM - WPRM,Portola - Installation of New Board

TBD - Steam Department Work Session

Museum Hours: see note about COVID-19 date changes
Thur. and Fri. 12 Noon to 4 PM
Sat. and Sun. 10 AM to 5 PM

Train Rides on Weekends
Ops: 11:30 AM – 3 PM Sat
   11:30 AM – 2 PM Sun

2-7 - Hot August Nights

13 - Board Meeting - 4:30 PM - WPRM,Portola
Appointment of Committees & Officers

Museum Hours: see note about COVID-19 date changes
Thur. and Fri. 12 Noon to 4 PM
Sat. and Sun. 10 AM to 5 PM
Train Ops: 11:30 AM – 3 PM Sat 9/3
11:30 AM – 3 PM Sun 9/4
11:30 AM – 2 PM Mon 9/5

Train Rides on Weekends
Ops: 11:30 AM – 3 PM Sat
   11:30 AM – 2 PM Sun

5 - Labor Day - Museum Open 10 AM to 5 PM
Last Day of Operating Season
Train Rides 11:30 - 2:00 PM

TBD - Western Steam Department Work Session

10 - Board Meeting - 1:00 PM - Portola
Calendar Review
Budget Notice to all Departments (Revised Budget Requests)

30 - Train Sheet Deadline

October November December

Museum Hours (through 10/2): see note about COVID-19 date changes
Sat. and Sun. 10 AM to 5 PM (until 10/2/22)
After 10/2, Museum Closed except for Special Events


8 - Board Meeting - 1:00 PM - WPRM, Portola
Budget Deadline

15-16 Pumpkin Patch Trains

22-23 Pumpkin Patch Trains

31 - Halloween

Museum Closed to the Public (except scheduled RALs)

6 - Daylight Savings Time ends

11 - Veterans Day

12 - Board Meeting - 1 PM - WPRM, Portola

24 - 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.

3 - Saturday Santa Trains *

9 - Friday Santa Trains *

10 - Board Meeting - 1 PM in Portola

10 - Saturday Santa Trains *

16 - Friday Santa Trains *

17 - 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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