If you or your kids can’t resist the clickety-clack of trains, you need to be in Fletcher, NC for this weekend’s Autumn Rails Train Show. The two-day exhibit will feature all scales of model trains and railroads, along with train-related memorabilia, toys, clothing, and art.
The show will be held at the WNC Agricultural Center (761 Boylston Highway, Fletcher, NC 28732) on Friday (10/4), 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM and Saturday (10/5), 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Admission for adults and teens is $6.00 for both days. Children under 12 and Scouts in uniform get in free.
What is about trains, big or small, that people of all ages find so captivating? I can’t tell you how many times I’ve taken my sons to model train exhibits. Without fail, the kids at those events would be outnumbered by adults. But it makes sense. A lot of us have something from our youth that we’ll never let go.