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Next Upcoming Events:

Museum is closed for the winter except for special events.

Next Board of Directors Meeting
December 10th 1:00 PM - WPRM Meeting Room - Portola

Santa Trains
December 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 2022



2023 PCR & FRRS/WPRM Joint Convention
Rails by the River
(Early Bird registration until Jan. 15, 2023)


Museum is closed for the winter except for special events.
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   (8/21/22)

 

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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

15 - WP Convention Special Event
Museum Closed to the Public

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

TBD - Facilities Work Party – 10 AM - 5 PM

21 - Railroad Photography Workshop (cancelled)

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 - 5 PM - WPRM, Portola (note mew time)
Annual Membership Meeting - 5:00 PM – 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)

2&3 Steam Operations with WP 165

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

4-5 - Museum closed for facility work.

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

3&4 Steam Operations with WP 165

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 - Steam Operations for Daytime 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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