2015 R&GV Events Calendar
 
Rochester Train RidesTogether with the New York Museum of Transportation, our museums are open for train rides every Sunday from May-October! Please visit Rochester Train Rides for a complete schedule of events. ALL ABOARD!

RGV Annual Banquet

Saturday, March 28th, 2015

River's Edge Party House, 21 Paul Road, Rochester, NY

Guest Speaker: Don Brown
Please join us for our annual R&GV Railroad Museum Banquet at the River's Edge Party House, located at 31 Paul Road, Rochester, N.Y. Our guest speaker will be Don Brown, a seasoned railroad industry veteran who has enjoyed careers with Penn Central and Conrail as well as the management team that operated the Ontario Midland and Ontario Central railroads. Please join us as we look back upon a year of accomplishments for our organization as well as enjoy Don Brown's 'tales of the rails.' Doors open to a social hour with cash bar at 6:30 p.m. Buffet dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m. Banquet Tickets are $30.00 each, and must be purchased in advance by mail. To reserve your seats, please send check or money order with your total order to: R&GV Banquet, P.O. Box 23326, Rochester NY 14692-3326. This event is open to the public. Please R.S.V.P. no later than March 21, 2015.



April Meeting

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

40 & 8 Club, 933 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

Museum Operations
The Operations Department will give a special presentation about our museum railroad operations. If you have ever wanted to learn more about becoming a brakeman, conductor, or engineer, this is your chance! Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Museum book store. Cash bar. Open to the public.



LA&L Night Photo Session

Saturday, May 9th, 2015

LA&L Lakeville Shops, 5769 Sweeteners Blvd, Lakeville, NY

Night Photo Session - Advance Tickets Required
The LA&L Railroad is hosting a special Night Photo Session on Saturday, May 9, at their shop facility in Lakeville, New York. A number of vintage locomotives and equipment will be arranged for photography. Attendance is limited to 30 participants, and tickets are $20.00 each. Lighting will be coordinated by Steve Barry of Railfan & Railroad magazine. All participants will need a tripod and cable release, and will need to sign a liability waiver to participate. Advance ticket purchase required, available directly from the R&GV Railroad Museum. Tickets will go on sale soon, please watch for announcement.



LA&L 50th Anniversary Excursion

Saturday, May 9th, 2015

Conesus Lake Sportsmans Club, 5883 Stone Hill Road, Lakeville, NY

Special Excursion - Advance Tickets Required
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Livonia, Avon & Lakeville Railroad with a special round-trip excursion from Lakeville to Henrietta and return. Trains depart from Lakeville at 10:00am and 2:00pm. Advanced reservations required, tickets can be purchased from all participating Wegmans service counters. Please visit www.rgvrrm.org/lal50 for details.



May Meeting

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Industry Depot, 262 Rush Scottsville Road, Rush, NY

Enjoy Your Museum Railroad
Meetings move to Industry Depot! After a brief business meeting at 7:00pm, join us for a ride on your museum railroad! This event is free and open to the public.



*The Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum and the New York Museum of Transportation reserve the right to substitute equipment, modify, or cancel any special event without prior notification.