Schedule is subject to change, so please call the store to register and confirm the event.
SANTA VISITS The Moose Caboose on DECEMBER 1st, 2013 from 1PM to 2PM
These events have already passed:
March 15, 2013 7pm – Berrett Hill Switches
Kevin Hunter of Berrett Hill Controls will demonstrate a new line of switch controls and control panels designed locally. If you’re starting a new layout, this is a must see. Take advantage of seeing the demonstration up close and getting answers from the expert.
March 22, 2013 7pm – FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT
“Through the Heart of Maryland – A Story About the Hagerstown & Frederick Railway” will be presented. An obscure local but quite important railway is highlighted this month. Light refreshments are served, so it’s a win-win free date night or family outing.
April 5, 2013 7pm- Getting
Started in DCC (Digital Command Control)
DCC can be an easy addition or change to your layout, once you’ve seen it and can talk to an expert. For those of you who have or are thinking about DCC, our Guest Instructor will walk you through the basics on wiring, programming and operating your NCE DCC system. There will be plenty of opportunity for questions and answers during this informative, yet informal class. All skill levels welcome.
April 16, 2013 5:30pm – 7pm – 10th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
It’s hard to believe the store has been open 10 WONDERFUL years! Please join us for a slice of birthday cake beginning at 5:30pm and continuing with in store specials selected just for this occasion and other surprises.
April 26, 2013 7pm – TRAXXAS Electric Beginner Repair ClassNEW WORKSHOP offered this year. Learn some of the basics you need to know to keep your vehicle running great. Geared to beginners, learn details and tips about your vehicle for maximum performance.
May 10, 2013 7pm– Getting Started in Outdoor Garden Trains
One of our most popular workshops, we will share the ABC’s of building and maintaining an outdoor garden railroad, no matter the size or space restrictions. From ground preparation, laying track and electronics and maintenance issues, we will answer your questions on this family outdoor hobby. Learn helpful tips on the do’s and don’ts of outdoor layouts and what makes them so much fun. Meet other outdoor train garden enthusiasts and share information on successes and what to avoid.
October 25, 2013 7pm - Basic Track and Engine Maintenance
Just in time to make sure your holiday trains run beautifully. Get suggestions and tips on keeping your track clean and operating smoothly, along with basic maintenance steps for your locomotives.
November 1, 2013 7pm - FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT
Light refreshments will be served and seating will be limited as we watch "The Heritage Collection - American Railroads of the 40's and 50's". This video runs approximately 95 minutes and features popular railroads across the USA during the 1940's and 1950's.
November 8, 2013 7pm - Basic Scenery
This is a beginners class that showcases tips and techniques on building terrain and mountains and touches on building simple tunnels. Fundamental scenery class is open to all scales (N, HO, O and G)
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