Calendar of Events 2017

Every effort is made to be sure that this list is accurate.  However,  it would be a good idea to check with the contact person listed before charging off.

Don't know how to get there?  Check the Directions and Maps section at the bottom of this page.


Interested in antique and classic trucks?  This info was sent by John Sherris:  American Truck Historical Society   Antique Truck Club of America



March 2017

12 March  Train Collectors Assn. Show,  Manchester CT,  Show Flyer HERE 

19 March  Worcester Model RR,  Auburn MA,  Show Flyer HERE 


April 2017

2 April  Nashua Valley Railroad Association  Railfair 2017,  Show Flyer HERE 

1 Hospital Road Ayer-Shirley Regional Middle School Shirley, MA

2 April  New England O Scale Show,  99 Park Street, Hudson MA,  Show Flyer HERE 

8 & 9 April Owls Head Transportation Museum Model Festival

For more info contact Toby Stinson at   207-594-4418

117 Museum Street,  Owls Head, Maine 04854

On April 8th and 9th the Owls Head Transportation Museum will be hosting the annual The Midcoast Model Festival.  Model builders of all ages and numerous model clubs from around the region will be exhibiting at the show.  We would love to invite any members of NEMES to join us.
This two-day indoor event attracts 
a vast array of models of all kinds including trains, aircraft, boats, automobiles and more. Miniaturists also display their impeccably crafted work. Radio controlled model demonstrations, children’s activities and more highlight this popular family event. Modelers from throughout Maine and beyond display a mix of kit models as well as handmade creations. This show is a celebration of all types of models, and exhibitors are expected to bring everything from antique model steam engines to cars, planes, ships and trains. Models of all sizes will be accommodated.   For more information please contact the Owls Head Transportation Museum at or 207-594-4418

22 April  Spring Training Model Train Show,  219 Washington Street, Wellesley Hills,   MA    Show Flyer HERE 

22  & 23 April  NAMES (North American Model Engineering Society)

Yack Arena, 3131 3rd Street  Wyandotte, MI

23 April  47th  Annual Early Ford V8 Club's Car Show & Swap Meet
Location:   Fitchburg Airport, Crawford Street   Fitchburg, MA  (8AM -1PM)

30 April  43rd Annual Belltown Gas & Steam Engine Show & Flea Market 
New Location. Haddam Neck Fairgrounds, 26 Quarry Rd. Rt. 151 (Moodus Road) north from East Haddam or south from Cobalt to 
Haddam Neck Road, follow signs to Quarry Road. 
Contact: Peter Christianson, PO Box 211, East Hampton, CT 06424; 860-267-8394



May 2017

May 6th & 7  Saturday and Sunday,  CAMA Spring Power-up

Route 7 north of Kent, CT

Contact:  John Pawloski,  PO Box 425,  Kent CT 06757     860-927-0050


6-7 May  Zagray Farm Museum Spring Gas- Up and Swap Meet 
544 Amston Rd. Colchester,   Rt. 85 north from Colchester, 1-1/2 miles on right. 
Contact: Ed Bezanson, 85 Dayton Rd., Waterford, CT 06385; 860-208-2422; 
7 May  New Hampshire Power of the Past Collectors Dunstable Show 
Dunstable MA
Rts.3 and 113, 1 mile west on Rt. 113, follow signs.
Contact: David Beard,   584 South Mammoth Rd., Manchester, NH 03109       603-623-2217. 
20 May Scantic Valley Antique Engine Club 40th Annual Antique Engine and Tractor Show 
Tolland County Agricultural Center, 24 Hyde Ave. (Rt. 30). Vernon CT
From 1-84 exit 67 onto Rt. 31 toward intersection of Rts. 30 and 31, 150 yards east on Rt. 30 toward Tolland, show is on the right. 
Contact: Joe Perko Jr., 168 Monson Rd., Stafford Springs, CT 06076  860-558-3043
21 May   11th Annual Hillside Tractor Ride 
Cummington MA
Rt. 9 to Fairgrounds Road, to Cummington Fairgrounds.
 Contact: Francis Judd, 145 Berkshire Trail w., Goshen, MA 01032;      413-268-3264

May 26, 27, & 28  Bernardston Gas Engine Show and Flea Market

Route 10,  Bernardston MA   Exit 28 off I91

Contact: Vickie Ovitt (engine show)     413-834-0103 
Harvey Phelps (flea market), 413-648-9551

May 7 ATCA Western MA. 13th Annual Antique Truck Show

Location: South Deerfield, MA   At the Yankee Candle Corp Headquarters, Yankee Candle Way, off Rt 5 and 10. 

Rain or Shine! Free admission and registration.

Contact Name: Craig (vendors) or Doug  Vendors call Craig 413-834-1677 or Doug 413-522-4092


June 2017
June 3  Maine Antique Power Assn. 44th Annual Show 
Skowhegan ME
Skowhegan State Fairgrounds, St. Rt. 201, Madison Ave., use Beech Street or main gate at Walmart entrance. 
Contact: Joe Kelley, 25 Wessnette Dr.  Hampden, ME 04444;    207-862-2074


June 2-4 The Granite State Spring Gas and Steam Engine Show 
New Boston NH   Hillsborough County Youth Center Fairgrounds on Rt. 13 N. 
Contact: Andy Mackey      603-878-2845,  Brian Barden, 603-563-8006,  Richard Keegan, 603-899-5285

June 4  Ocean State Vintage Haulers 23rd Annual Antique Truck Show

Johnston War Memorial Park. 1583 Hartford Ave, Johnston, RI 02919   8 AM to 2 PM

JUNE 4TH 2017   British by the Sea Car Show


4 June  4th Annual Spring Tractor Show and Farm Open House 
Roxbury CT   
1-84 exit 15. North on Rt. 67 to Roxbury, right on 317, left on Painter Hill Road to Toplands Farm at the top of the hill. 
Contact: Nikki Hine, 102 Painter Hill Rd., Roxbury, CT 06783     860-354-0649; 
11 June  Charter Day Antique Tractor Pull and Show 
Granby MA
Feature: Allis-Chalmers; Case; Farmall; 
Friday; International Harvester; John Deere
Dufresne Recreation Area, Taylor Street entrance. 
Contact: George Randall, 52 Taylor St., Granby, MA  01033      413-467-9541;

June 10 & 11  ATCA CT Yankee Chapter Show

At the Bethlehem Fair Grounds, 384 Main St  Bethlehem, CT

Contact Bill  203-739-0118

June 23 & 24   Yankee Clipper O Scale National Convention,  Enfield, CT   Show Flyer HERE 

24-25 June   41st Annual Central Massachusetts Steam Gas & Machinery Association Yankee  Engine-uity Show 
80 Airport St.  Orange MA
Feature: Allis-Chalmers; Abenaque engines. 
Contact: Grover Ballou, PO Box 32, Orange, MA 01364;   413-249-2895 

June 25 ATHS Nutmeg Chapter Antique Truck Show

Brooklyn, CT  At Route 169. Antique Truck Show ,Flea Market and Toy Show.     Contact John Raymond  860-608-5033


July 2017

8&9 July The 25th. Annual Long Island Antique Power Association Summer Show
Featuring 25 Years of Preservation All Feature Events From The Past  Will Be On Display

Show Times Are From 10am To 5pm Both Days   Saturday Night Dinner

5951 Sound Avenue, Riverhead N.Y. 11901

15-16 July    Zagray Farm Museum Summer Show and Swap Meet 
Colchester CT   544 Amston Rd., Rt. 85 north from Colchester, 1-1/2 miles on right. 
Contact: Ed Bezanson, 85 Dayton Rd., Waterford, CT 06385    860-208-2422 
July 28-30   22nd Annual Eliot Antique Tractor and Engine Show 
Eliot, ME 
Feature: Minneapolis-Moline tractors; Jacobson engines
From 1-95 take Rt. 236 N. 5 miles to RT 103, left 1/4 mile, show grounds on right
Contact: Lisa or Tom Raitt, 2077 State Rd., Eliot, ME 03903


August 2017

4, 5, & 6 August  The Northeast Rockbusters will be hosting another Antique Equipment Show in Connecticut in 2017!! 

@ Mark Gluck's farm in Plainfield CT.   More to follow

August 18th, 19th, 20th  Bristol Society of Model and Experimental Engineers Model Engineering Show

Thornbury Leisure Centre in Thornbury, Gloucestershire England

12-13 August  Straw Hollow Engine Works Show 
 Pine Ridge Farm, Cross St., off Rt. 70.  Boylston, MA

Contact: Daniel Moore, 125 Linden St., Boylston, MA 01505;    508-869-2722. 
19-20 August  Antique Marine Engine Expo 
75 Greenmanville Ave  Mystic CT
1-95 exit 90, south on CT Rt. 27 to Mystic Seaport. 
Contact: Scott Noseworthy, PO Box 6000, Mystic, CT 06355     860-572-5343 

September 2017

8-12 September  46th Annual Dublin Engine Show 
Dublin NH  East of junction 101/137 on Rt. 10t 
Feature: Vertical engines. 

Contact: Bart Cushing, PO Box 668, Walpole, NH 03608     603-313-9970
13-17 September Tobacco Valley Flywheelers 37th Annual Show 
Haddam  CT
Haddam Meadows State Park, Rt. 154. 
Contact: Russ Bengtson, 646 Bear Hill Rd., Middletown, CT 06457
22-24 September  33rd Annual Connecticut Antique Machinery Assn. Fall Festival 
Kent CT
1 mile north of Kent on Rt. 7. 
Contact: John Pawloski, PO Box 425, Kent, CT 06757      860-927-0050
October 2017

15 October   ATCA 36th Annual Antique Truck Show

Lancaster, MA  At Bolton Fair Grounds, 5 miles from Rt. 495 from the East 3 miles from Rt. 190 from the West. 8AM-3PM. Trucks can be delivered on Saturday. Parking for self contained motor homes. Vendors, food available, dash plaques, no ATV's, no dogs. Truck Registration $10

Bill Semple  978-460-0465


14-15 October   Rail Fair 2017 - Model Train Show

Boxboro, MA  At Boxboro Regency Hotel, 10-5 on Saturday, 10-4 on Sunday. Sponsored by Nashua Valley Railroad Association.


 Saturday Oct. 28 American Precision Museum Model Engineering and Maker Space Show

196 Main Street, PO Box 679, Windsor, VT 05089. Exhibits at both APM and around the corner at the Windsor Rec Center / Admission--$10 adult & $5 students; one ticket good for both venues. Please call us at 802-674-5781 for more detail or see American Precision Museum

November 2017
December 2017

2 & 3 December  New England Model Train Expo  Marlborough MA  Show Flyer HERE


9 December 2:00PM  , 8th Annual NEMES HOLIDAY Dinner/Get Together

 Woodman's Restaurant in Essex MA 121 Main St, Essex, MA. No tickets or reservations. Just show up enjoy! (you may have reservations but come anyway)


16 Dec 8:00AM  , FIRST Lego League, Eastern MA championship, Newton North High School, Newton MA.

Hosted by LigerBots, team 2877



12 - 14 January  Cabin Fever Lebanon PA NEMES is organizing a bus trip. details HERE


17 February 2018  NEMES Model Engineering show. Charles River Museum Flyer



To add an event, please send a brief description, time, place and a contact person to call for further information to Jeff Del Papa at

Directions and Maps Section

Directions to Straw Hollow Show                    Directions to Dublin NH

Directions to Mystic Seaport                           Directions to Lee's Mills NH               

Directions to Waushakum L.S.                        Directions to N.E. Wireless and Steam Museum 

Directions to CAMA



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