8th Annual Train Fest – 2018

The Great Falls Model Railroad Club celebrates the Balloon Festival this Saturday, August 18, from 8 to 3, with our annual Train Fest at 144 Mill Street, Auburn.  All model railroad layouts will be operating, including Thomas the Tank Engine, and the large HO layout on which older children can be guest engineers. The Brio layout and play rug with age-appropriate toys will be available for the youngest guests.  Railroad games and activities will include face painting. The walls will be decorated with pictures of hot air balloons, and children will enjoy decorating hot air balloon-shaped cookies to eat. Admission is $5.  Children 12 and under are admitted free.  Activity tickets are $1 each or 7 for $5.

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8th Annual Train Fest


The Great Falls Model Railroad Club will celebrate the 2018 Lewiston/Auburn Balloon Festival with our eighth annual Train Fest on Saturday, August 18 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Trains will be operating all day on the club’s permanent layouts at 144 Mill Street in Auburn.

As they enter the club for the Train Fest, visitors will see the winter scene which introduces the G-Gauge layout with its multiple tracks. Trains pass through tunnels into the G-Gauge room around the corner. Young children will enjoy watching Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends as the engine named Percy pulls another train on the trestle above Thomas. Older children can be Guest Engineers on the large HO layout downstairs. Tickets can be purchased at the door at $1 each or 7 for $5 to play the Balloon Bag Toss and the Round House Roulette game.

Admission is $3; children 12 and under are admitted free.

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