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Next Upcoming Events:

Next Board of Director's Meeting
March 13th 1:00 PM - conference call - please see additional information in Latest Museum News column on home page to attend.


Our Museum is currently closed
for the winter.
More information on 2021 opening HERE!


NOTE: Events in 2021 are subject to COVID-19 issues and related public health conditions. Dates could change.
All hours are subject to Weather Conditions. In particular, special events in October and December are WEATHER PERMITTING, as are Run-A-Locomotive availability. If you have a question about operations when weather is questionable, please call 530-832-4131 for the latest information.

 
 

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2021 Western Pacific Railroad Museum Calendar   (2/18/21)

 

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January February March

Museum Closed to the Public

1 - New Year's Day

1-31 Director Nominations open for 2021 election
Nominations go to nomination and Election Committee

9 - Board Meeting - 1 PM WPRM, Portola

18 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Museum Closed to the Public

8 - Election - Candidates Statements and Payments due

13 - Board Meeting - 1 PM - WPRM, Portola

15 - President's Day

Museum Closed to the Public

1 - Election Withdrawal Deadline

13  - Board Meeting - 1 PM in Portola

14 - Daylight Savings Time Starts

31 - Train Sheet Deadline

April May June

Museum Closed to the Public

4 - Easter

10 - Board Meeting - 1 PM - WPRM, Portola

19 - Election Ballots mailed to membership

21-24 - Pacific Coast Region (PCR) Sugar Pine Centennial 2021 - Fresno, CA - CANCELLED - Updated information HERE!

Museum Closed to the Public

9 -Mother's Day

15 - Board Meeting - 4:30 PM
Appoint Election Tellers

19-22 - Steam Department Work Session

28 - Ballot Return Deadline 5 PM

31 - Memorial Day

Crew Training / Rules Exam – tests available online

Museum Closed to the Public

1 -RAL Reservations open – dependent on RAL engineer availability, see note about COVID-19 date changes

5 - Board Meeting - 3 PM - WPRM, Portola
Members Dinner - 5:30 PM see note about COVID-19 date changes
Annual Membership Meeting - 7:00 PM – if COVID-19 prevents opening and public meeting, Annual Meeting will be combined with the Board Meeting and open to the public via conference call
Election Results (Announced at Annual Meeting via conference call)

TBD - Volunteer Breakfast in the “Silver Plate” - 9 AM – see note about COVID-19 date changes

TBD - Facilities Work Party – 10 AM - 5 PM – see note about COVID-19 date changes

20 - Father's Day

30 - Train Sheet Deadline

July August September

Museum Hours: see note about COVID-19 date changes
Thur. and Fri. 12 Noon to 4 PM
Sat. and Sun. 10 AM to 5 PM

Train Rides on Weekends
Ops: 11:30 AM – 3 PM Sat
   11:30 AM – 2 PM Sun

1 - Museum Opens to Public - see note about COVID-19 date changes

4 - Independence Day

10 - Board Meeting - 4:30 PM - WPRM,Portola - Installation of New Board

TBD - Steam Department Work Session

Museum Hours: see note about COVID-19 date changes
Thur. and Fri. 12 Noon to 4 PM
Sat. and Sun. 10 AM to 5 PM

Train Rides on Weekends
Ops: 11:30 AM – 3 PM Sat
   11:30 AM – 2 PM Sun

7 - 8 Western Pacific History Event see note about COVID-19 date changes

?? Hot August Nights

14 - Board Meeting - 4:30 PM - WPRM,Portola
Appointment of Committees & Officers

Museum Hours: see note about COVID-19 date changes
Thur. and Fri. 12 Noon to 4 PM (until 9/26)
Sat. and Sun. 10 AM to 5 PM

Train Rides on Weekends
Ops: 11:30 AM – 3 PM Sat
   11:30 AM – 2 PM Sun

6 - Labor Day
Last Day of Operating Season
Train Rides 11:30 - 2:00 PM

11 - Board Meeting - 1:00 PM - WPRM, Portola
Calendar Review
Budget Notice to all Departments (Revised Budget Requests)

TBD - Western Steam Department Work Session

TBD Western Pacific Historic Convention – Reno, NV (Sept 17-19 or 24-26) – see note about COVID-19 date changes

26 - Last Day Museum Open for 2021 Season

30 - Train Sheet Deadline

October November December

Museum Closed to the Public except for Special Events Only

9 - Board Meeting - 1:00 PM - WPRM, Portola
Budget Deadline

16-17 Pumpkin Patch Trains see note about COVID-19 date changes

23-24 Pumpkin Patch Trains see note about COVID-19 date changes

31 - Halloween

Museum Closed to the Public (except scheduled RALs)

7 - Daylight Savings Time ends

11 - Veterans Day

13 - Board Meeting - 1 PM - WPRM, Portola

25 - Thanksgiving

Museum Closed to the Public (except Santa Trains)
* - All Santa Train Days: gates open at 4 PM, first train at 5 PM. see note about COVID-19 date changes

4 - Saturday Santa Trains *

10 - Friday Santa Trains *

11 - Board Meeting - 1 PM - WPRM, Portola
Saturday Santa Trains *

17 - Friday Santa Trains *

18 - Saturday Santa Trains *

25 - Christmas

31 - Train Sheet Deadline / New Year's Eve

NOTE: All hours are subject to Weather Conditions.
In particular, special events in October and December are WEATHER PERMITTING, as are Run A Locomotive availability.  If you have a question about operations when weather is questionable, please call 1-530-832-4131 for the latest information.

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