Train Clubs of America Presents 6th Annual Thanksgiving Model Train Show

In Crown Point, Train Clubs of America presents their 6th Annual Thanksgiving Model Train Show at the Lake County Fairgrounds on Saturday, November 30 and Sunday, December 1. The two-day show will be open to the public from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 30, and from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 1. Cost to attend the show is $5 per person, and free for those under 18.
The show will feature all gauges of model and toy trains, with featured brands including Lionel, American Flyer, Marx, HO and more. This is the sixth year the Thanksgiving Train Show has been hosted in the region. More than 1,000 attendees are expected to visit; purchase, learn and enjoy toy and model trains in 2019. Exhibitors will come from Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and as far away as Arizona.
According to show organizer Joe Algozzini, the show provides an educational opportunity for train collectors, operators, and novices to learn about manufacturing, creating and designing custom pieces and insuring collectibles. Algozzini also encourages families to visit, talk with the vendors and enjoy photos with Santa. Santa will be available for photos from noon until 1:00 p.m. both days of the show.