Napa Valley Wine Train

Napa Valley Wine Train 1275 Mckinstry Street, Napa, CA

Dinner aboard the world-famous Napa Valley Wine Train. Traveling between the Napa Valley Wine Train depot and the Hampton Inn & Suites North Bay convention hotel can be difficult, especially after dark. The bus to and from the hotel is recommended. Reservations are limited to 70 guests.

Get Tickets $35.00 – $240.00

Sonoma County Layout Tours/Herzog BBQ Saturday July 1

Hampton Inn & Suites 6248 Redwood Drive, Rohnert Park, CA

Visit garden railroads in Sonoma County, ride the Redwood Empire Live Steamers 7 ½-inch gauge steam train. Later, enjoy a delicious West Coast style BBQ, entertainment, and three garden railroads at the railroad empire of Don and Becky Herzog. Layout Bus leaves from the Hampton Inn & Suites North Bay convention hotel around 8:45 am...

Get Tickets Free – $35.00

Marin County Layout Tour Sunday July 2

Hampton Inn & Suites 6248 Redwood Drive, Rohnert Park, CA

Visit multiple layouts in Marin County. Optional bus transportation to and from the convention hotel available on RSVP basis. Possible bus transportation from last tour stop to Santa Clara convention hotel available on RSVP basis.

Clinics & Workshops

Santa Clara Convention Center 5001 Great America Pkwy., Santa Clara CA,, Santa Clara, CA

There will be a variety of clinics and workshops available during the convention. Specific times, meeting halls, and details to follow.

Free

USA Trains Welcoming Reception & Fireworks Observation

Hyatt Regency Santa Clara Hyatt Regency Santa Clara www.hyatt.com 5101 Great America Pkwy,, Santa Clara, CA

Come meet NGRC 2023 Convention Chair Russ Miller at 6 pm for a welcoming clinic upstairs and then join us pool-side at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara for a Welcoming Reception with no-host bar and a fireworks presentation afterwards, sponsored by USA Trains.

Roaring Camp RR & BBQ

Roaring Camp Railroads 5401 Graham Hill Road, Felton, California

Back by popular demand, the Roaring Camp RR will be in operation once again in 2023. As in 2016, half of the attendees will eat at the BBQ first and then take the train rid, and then the other half will ride and then eat. Everyone should be in the park by 3:30 pm at...

Get Tickets $25.00 – $75.00