Wednesday, July 03, 2019

Come to Portage La Prairie to Railway Days this weekend

Forget about Paris, or Rome, London, Athens, Winnipeg or Brandon. Portage La Prairie is the place to be this weekend! First and foremost, there's the annual Railway Days celebration, held by the Portage Model Railroad Club at the CP station, located at 251 3rd. street in Portage.

Their annual Train Day & Open House will be held on Saturday, July 6, 2019, from 10am to 4pm. They will have layouts with various sized trains operating throughout the day, tours and restoration details of the historic station building, a fundraising BBQ from 11am to 2pm, and a 50/50 raffle prize draw at 4pm. Admission is free, but donations are welcome.

While you're in Portage, check out the Portage Ex at Island Park! There' will be 4-H achievements, horse and cattle shows, familyentertainment, a petting zoo, midway rides, games of chance, displays of various nature, as well as food prepared by local non profit organizations.

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