FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 30 September 2013
Contact: Kingston Model Train & Railroad Hobby Show, 845-481-4198
On the web: http://www.kingstontrainshow.com
Email: [email protected]
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KINGSTON MODEL TRAIN & RAILROAD SHOW RETURNS 10/20
Thousands expected again for Ulster County’s largest train and hobby show
Kingston, NY – The Kingston Model Train and Railroad Hobby Show, the largest rail-themed event in Ulster County, hosts their sequel event of 2013 on Sunday, October 20 from 10am – 4pm at Andy Murphy Midtown Recreation Center, the former armory located at 467 Broadway, next to Rite-Aid pharmacy. Admission price is $6 for adults, and just $1 for kids under 12.
This show will again feature the best in model train displays, memorabilia and related hobby items, for fun and for sale. Admire the detailing on 11,000 square feet of operating train layouts, then browse the extensive dealer and vendor tables and model train exhibits. Thrill to unique modular layouts and marvel at the large scale garden railroad train display. Kids of all ages will want to enter the toy train raffle, then meet folks from the working historic railroads and rail museums in the area.
Bring the whole family for a whole day of model railroad and hobby fun. Take the little ones to the Childrens’ Fun Corner featuring balloons and kid-friendly activities. And don’t worry about lunch, as the show kitchen will be open selling tasty refreshments including hot dogs, soda, fruit and many other snack items.
Halloween-themed historic train and trolley rides will take place the same day, all within approximately a ½ mile from the Model Train show. For information on train rides from Uptown Kingston, visit CatskillMtRailroad.com. For information on trolley rides in Downtown Kingston, visit the Trolley Museum of New York at www.TMNY.org.
Nick S., event promoter, said, “there is no other show quite like this anywhere in or near Ulster County, featuring all manner of model trains and railroad hobby items. We sincerely thank all the fans, and the City of Kingston, for helping us make a real impact on local tourism by highlighting the rich railroad history of Ulster County. This truly is a spectacular family fun day in every way.”
The Andy Murphy Rec Center is located at 467 Broadway in mid-town Kingston, at the corner of West O’Reilly street, just up from City Hall. Take I-87 (NYS Thruway) to Kingston exit 19. Follow traffic circle and exit at Chandler Drive/Route 587. At end of 1-mile exit ramp, go straight through intersection to Broadway and proceed approximately ½ mile. After CSX railroad underpass, the Kingston Model Train and Hobby show is a half-block ahead on the right. For more info, call 845-481-4198 or see directions online at http://www.kingstontrainshow.com.
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