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.
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...
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.
Schedule, with locations and layout descriptions to be announced. Optional tour bus tickets available Convention registration required.
Schedule, with locations and layout descriptions to be announced. Optional tour bus tickets available. Convention registration required.
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.
Schedule, with locations and layout descriptions to be announced. Optional tour bus tickets available. Tours will end and buses will return to the convention hotel in time for travel to the Roaring Camp BBQ & Train Ride. Convention registration required.
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...