2016 Festival Schedule
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Last updated August 18, 2016.
Children’s Railroad Reading times and Amtrak Coast Starlight Coloring contest
. Each Child will get to enter for a drawing of a Family of Four Tickets on Amtrak
’s Coast Starlight. Locations: SLO City-County Libraries
-All Branches. Drawing on Saturday October 8th at the Railroad Museum. Here's the Detailed Library Schedule (PDF)
Model Layout Tour
Thursday-Sunday, October 6-9, 2016
Model Railroad Layout Tour #50 organized by the Model Railroads of Southern California
. The detailed schedule is here (PDF)
. This tour currently includes about 18 different layouts, at various locations from Lompoc on the south to Atascadero on the north, covering many scales and eras at both private and public sites. There will be updates to this schedule before show time, so be sure to check back now and then. Updated 8/18/16.
Friday, October 7, 2016
Wine Rail Excursion to Pomar Junction Winery
's "Train Wreck Friday" featuring Louie Ortega - see details
Saturday, October 8, 2016
Bike tour of the Pacific Coast Railroad
from SLO to Avila led by James Papp local Historian and Bike enthusiast. Starting at the Jack House
on Marsh St.
Sunday, October 9, 2016