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Nov 3 21

Das Dutchman Essenhaus Train Show – Sat, Feb 19th, 2022

by Jason

WMLUG will display a 10ft x 15ft layout at the Das Dutchman Essenhaus Train Show on Saturday February 19th, 2021. Many model railroad clubs will be displaying their layouts. Along with numerous vendors, with at least one selling Lego related items as well. Great food available at the Essenhaus restaurant.

Time: 9:00am – 2:30pm.
Location: 240 U.S. 20, Middlebury, Indiana, 46540

Nov 3 21

South Haven Holiday Train Display – Dec 2021

by Jason

WMLUG will display a town/train layout at the South Haven City Hall during December.  The display will be open to the public on the following days:

Dates and Hours
Thursday, Dec 2nd: 4 to 7:30
Friday, Dec 3rd: 4 to 7:30
Saturday, Dec 4th: Noon to 7:30
Sunday, Dec 5th:    2 to 6

Thursday, Dec 9th : 4 to 7:30
Friday, Dec 10th : 4 to 7:30
Saturday, Dec 11th: Noon to 7:30
Sunday, Dec 12th:    2 to 6

Thursday, Dec 16th : 4 to 7:30
Friday, Dec 17th : 4 to 7:30
Saturday, Dec 18th: Noon to 7:30
Sunday, Dec 19th:    2 to 6

Thursday, Dec 23rd: : 4 to 7:30
Friday, Dec 24th : CLOSED
Saturday, Dec 25th: CLOSED
Sunday, Dec 26th:    2 to 6

Thursday, Dec 30th : 4 to 7:30
Friday, Dec 31st: 4 to 7:30
Saturday, Jan 1st: : Noon to 7:30
Sunday, Jan 2nd:    2 to 6

Oct 11 21

New Year’s Fest in Kalamazoo – Fri, Dec 31st, 2021

by Jason

WMLUG will display a town/train layout at the New Year’s Festival in Kalamazoo on December 31st. Our display will be at First Baptist Church of Kalamazoo.
315 W. Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
The display will be open to the public from 5:30pm to 11:30pm.

Oct 11 21

Grand Rapids Public Museum Exhibit, Nov 8 – Jan 7

by Jason

WMLUG will display a 12’x24′ town and train layout. It will feature over a dozen Grand Rapids buildings, the Grand River, and two trolleys running through the streets.

Grand Rapids Public Museum – Please see the museum website for hours they are open.

Location: 272 Pearl St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Sep 15 21

Club Meeting – Saturday, October 2nd

by Jason

WMLUG members will meet in Kalamazoo at David Kohrman’s home on Saturday, October 2nd, from 12:00pm till 3:00pm or so. Members and guests will share creations, talk about upcoming events and general Lego related conversation. The club will provide grilled goodies, snacks, beverages. We are planning on meeting outside, so bring a chair.

Where: Kalamazoo, MI 49008 – Email club for exact address.
When: Saturday, October 2nd, 2021 – 12:00pm till approximately 3:00pm.

Aug 16 21

Grand Rapids Comic Con – Nov 12-14

by Jason

WMLTC will display a 10’x25′ town/train layout, with buildings from Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo & Benton Harbor areas. Keep your eyes pealed for your favorite Super Heroes and Sci-Fi characters.  There will be many vendors selling comic books, movies, various artists and more. Also at least one selling a Lego kits and minifigs.

Dates/Times:
Friday, November 12th from 12-8 pm
Saturday, November 13th from 10 am to 7 pm
Sunday, November 14th from 10 am to 5 pm

Address: 303 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

More info about the convention can be found here:
http://www.grcomiccon.com/

Aug 11 21

Greater Grand Rapids Fall Train Show – Sat, Oct 9th, 2021

by Jason

WMLTC will display a 10×15 town/train layout at the The Greater Grand Rapids Fall 2021 Train Show. We will also bring bricks for kids to play and build. There will be many vendors selling model railroading kits, models etc. One or more members will also be there selling Lego sets and minifigs.

Date/Time: Saturday October 9th, 2021 from 10:00am – 3:00pm.
Location: 5625 Burlingame Avenue Southwest, Wyoming, MI 49509
Event Website

Mar 24 21

Grand Rapids Comic Con – Aug 13-15

by Jason

WMLTC will display a 15’x20′ town/train layout, with buildings from Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo & Benton Harbor areas. Keep your eyes pealed for your favorite Super Heroes and Sci-Fi characters.  There will be many vendors selling comic books, movies, various artists and more. Also at least one selling a Lego kits and minifigs.

Dates/Times:
Friday, August 13 from 12-8 pm
Saturday, August 14 from 10 am to 7 pm
Sunday, August 15 from 10 am to 5 pm

Address: DeltaPlex – 2500 Turner Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49544

More info about the convention can be found here:
http://www.grcomiccon.com/

Oct 5 20

Grand Rapids Public Museum Exhibit, Nov 4 – May 2

by Jason

*Update* – WMLUG is pleased to announce our Grand Rapids circa 1925 display has been extended through May 2nd at the Grand Rapids Public Museum.

WMLUG will display a 12’x24′ town and train layout. It will feature several Grand Rapids buildings and two trolleys running through the streets.
Grand Rapids Public Museum
Please see the museum website for hours they are open.
Location: 272 Pearl St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Feb 26 20

*Cancelled* Grand River Valley RR Club Show – Sat, Apr 18th, 2020

by Jason

Due to state coronavirus shutdowns, this event has been cancelled.

WMLTC will display a 10×15 town/train layout at the Grand River Valley RR Club Show. We will also bring bricks for kids to play and build. There will be many vendors selling model railroading kits, models etc. One or more members will also be there selling Lego sets and minifigs.

Date/Time: Saturday April 18th, 2020 from 10:00am – 3:00pm.
Location: 5625 Burlingame Avenue Southwest, Wyoming, MI 49509
Event Website