Monday, September 05, 2016

Portage La Prairie Model Railroad Club and the Assiniboine Valley Railway hold open houses this weekend

We are pleased to announce that the Portage La Prairie Model Railroad Club will be holding an open house on Saturday, September 10 at their historic CP Station #251, located on 3rd St NE in Portage La Prairie. This is the club’s first open house in two years, and it’s always been a great event! Hours are from 10:00AM to 4:00PM. There will be a BBQ from 11:00AM to 2:00PM, and there will be lots of family friendly model train demonstrations. Admission is free! The station is a wheelchair accessible facility. A 50/50 draw will also be held.

The Assiniboine Valley Railway is also holding their monthly open house this weekend! On Saturday, September 10 they run from 11:00AM to 5:00PM, and on Sunday, September 11  from 1:00PM to 5:00PM. A ride costs only two bucks, and you can buy a 12 ride pass for $20  which is good for any AVR Public Event!  Kids two years of age and under ride for free! All minors must be accompanied by an adult. The AVR is located at 3001 Roblin Boulevard, just west of Assiniboine Park. 

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