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December 3rd and 4th Open House

Filed in Open Houses by on November 25, 2016
December 3rd and 4th Open House

The SVMES is proud to announce that we will be holding an open house on the following dates: 9 to 5 on Dec. 3rd 10 to 4 on Dec. 4th   Thinking about getting a train for Christmas? Ask one of our friendly club members how you can get started in the hobby of model […]

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Trains at Christmas, November 19th and 20th

Filed in Events by on November 3, 2016
Trains at Christmas, November 19th and 20th

  It is that time of year again, mark your calendars for November 19th and 20th for the annual model train show and swap meet! Trains at Christmas is fun for the whole family, there will be model trains running on display layouts from around the area and surrounding states. Looking to get started in […]

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November Model Train Open House

Filed in Open Houses by on October 18, 2016
November Model Train Open House

The SVMES is proud to announce that we will be holding an open house on the following dates: Nov 5th- 9 to 5 Nov 6th- 10 to 4   While watching the trains run, ask one of our friendly club members how you can get started in the hobby of model railroading, they will be […]

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Model Railroad Open House October 15 and 16!

Filed in Open Houses by on October 12, 2016
Model Railroad Open House October 15 and 16!

This weekend the SVMES will hold its second open house this month, stop by and watch the trains run. FUN for all ages!!   While there, ask about the proposed expansion plans for the clubhouse and how you can contribute to it.  

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October Model Railroad Open Houses

Filed in Announcements, Events, Open Houses by on September 19, 2016
October Model Railroad Open Houses

During the month of October we will be hosting TWO (2) open houses where you can stop by and watch the model trains run!! Listed below are the dates and times for this months open houses: Oct 1st: 9 to 5 Oct 2nd: 10 to 4 And Oct 15th & 16th: 10 to 4 both […]

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September Open House

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September Open House

WHAT: MODEL RAILROAD OPEN HOUSE. SAT. SEPT. 10 AND SUNDAY SEPT. 11 WHEN: 10 TO 4 ON SAT. and 10 TO 4 ON SUNDAY WHERE: SIOUX EMPIRE FAIR GROUNDS, 100 North Lyon Blvd. Sioux Falls, SD. 57107, SIOUX FALLS SD  

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Sioux Empire Fair 2016

Filed in Uncategorized by on August 10, 2016
Sioux Empire Fair 2016

  Stop by the club house at the Sioux Empire Fairgrounds during the Fair and watch the trains run!!

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Exciting News, The SVMES Is Expanding!!

Filed in Announcements by on July 24, 2016
Exciting News, The SVMES Is Expanding!!

Be a part of the biggest model railroad expansion in years! Here is a link to a story from KDLT News about the expansion!   You can view a .PDF of this announcement by clicking on the link.                

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June 2016 Open House

Filed in Open Houses by on May 13, 2016
June 2016 Open House

The Sioux Valley Model Engineers Society (SVMES) model railroad club is hosting its next open house at its clubhouse building on June 18, 2016 from 10 am until 4 pm. The clubhouse is located at the north end of the Sioux Empire fairgrounds west of the Armory. Guests can watch a number of trains being […]

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Weathering model railroad cars with oil paints

Filed in Tips/Tricks and Techniques by on March 1, 2016
Weathering model railroad cars with oil paints

  Thank you AJ Murphy for allowing us to use this video.

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