BATAVIA — The Genesee Society of Model Engineers will conduct its semi-annual Great Batavia Train Show on March 25 at Batavia Downs, 8315 Park Rd.
The show will run from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 for adults; $2 for people age 14 to 18; and free for children 13 and under. There will be more than 200 vendor tables, train displays, doors prizes, free parking and a snack bar.
For more than 30 years the show has been one of the premier hobby events in Western New York. All forms of model railroad and train-related merchandise will be available. Items offered include all scales of model trains, clothing, historic railroad items, books, videos and toys.
Train layouts, modeling demonstrations, and door prizes featuring great railroad items, will be part of the fun. Free parking and snack bar are available on site.
The Genesee Society of Model Engineers has promoted the hobby of model railroading in the Western New York area for more than 40 years.
The not-for-profit organization is headquartered at 50 Main St., Oakfield. In the facility, the membership maintains three operating model train displays. An open hour is offered free to the public each December and visitors are welcome on Tuesday evenings.
For more information, contact Mike Pyszczek by e-mail at bataviatrainshow.gsme.org or visit www.gsme.org.