Troop 964 Annual Train Show
Each year Troop 964 hosts a massive model train show at Saunders Middle School, located on Spriggs Road in Manassas, VA. This show is open to the general public and showcases model trains of every size and scale in displays both large and small. We also offer a Railroad Merit Badge workshop for Scouts and a large raffle of train related items, as well as items from local businesses and restaurants, is available to all attendees as well as collectible limited edition custom railroad cars available for purchase.
|2018 Train Show Details|
|Dates & Times:||Saturday March 9, 2019: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday March 10, 2019: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
|Location:||Herbert J. Saunders Middle School
13557 Spriggs Rd
Manassas, VA 20112 (Click for Google Map)
Students / Seniors (60+): $3.00
Children under 5: Free!
Additional Raffle Tickets: $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00
|Railroad Merit Badge||Click here for details on registering your Scout(s) for the Railroad Merit Badge|
Displays & Features in our General Show:
- Several large HO DCC controlled layouts that fill the entire gymnasium!
- N scale displays occupy half the auditorium
- T scale displays fill the auxiliary gymnasium
- Additional displays of G live steam, N/O/S/T/Z scales fill class rooms
- A massive LEGO LAYOUT fills half of the cafeteria
A large selection of Door Prizes ranging from model train cars to full model train sets, as well as items from local businesses and restaurants, are up for raffle at our Train show. All paid visitors, free children under age 5, and Scouts registered for the Railroad Merit Badge Workshop receive a single raffle ticket. Attendees may select which raffle item they wish to win and place their raffle ticket in the appropriate box. Winners are then selected, at random, near the end of the show. You do not need to be present to win. Additional raffle tickets are available for $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00
Food at our Club Car Restaurant:
Troop 964 will have available a “Club Car” serving hot and cold food items all day long. Below is our menu and prices for these items:
|Club Car Menu and Prices|
|Meal Specials (Served 11am – 1PM)|
|Hot Dog Meal
Hot Dog with Chips, Baked Good and a Drink
Additional Hot Dot – $1.00
Add Chili – $0.50
Add Cheese – $0.50
|Mac & Cheese Meal
Bowl of Mac & Cheese with Chips, Baked Good and a Drink
|BBQ Sandwich Meal
Choice of Pulled Pork or Chicken on bun with Chips, Baked Good, and a Drink
|Train Wreck Bowl – Eggs, sausage, hash browns, peppers, onion and spices||$5.00|
Add Chili – $0.50
Add Cheese Sauce – $0.50
|Mac & Cheese||$3.50|
|Nachos & Cheese
Add Chili – $0.50
|Coffee, Hot Tea, Hot Chocolate||$0.50|
|Orange Juice, Juice Box||$0.50|
Sponsors, Vendors & Supporters
Troop 964s Annual Train Show is made possible thanks to great support from local and national organizations, sponsors who support the show, vendors who donate to the event and supporters who help to bring attention and visibility of the event. Please take a moment to visit our great supporters here:
- Tim’s Rivershore: Now with 4 locations, Tim’s Rivershore restaurants where Seafood and Steaks are the forte, offer comfortable dining with great views from waterfront locations. Tim’s Rivershore is a regular donor and support of the Troop 964 Train Show raffle!
- Accurail: Makers of HO Scale model train cars, Accurail supports the Troop 964 Trainshow by providing the model train kits used in our Merit Badge Class at a substantial discount.
- Kadee: Makers of model train cars, Kadee is a donor and sponsor of the Troop 964 Trainshow.
- RailServe: RailServe.com is a comprehensive guide to 19,000 railroad websites, online resources, and upcoming events. Their directory features 180 categories spanning rail travel, hobby, and industry. Updated daily since 1996.