Thursday, June 13 through Sunday June 16, 2024

Location: Holiday Inn Airport Convention Center, Roanoke Va.

Schedule of events, Subject to change!

Thursday, June 13

Morning: Registration begins outside the conference rooms at 9:00 AM and should be staffed through the afternoon and early evening; however, there may be a break or two for meals, so if no one is there, check back later. N&WHS Board Meeting will occur this morning.

Afternoon: The afternoon is open for you to railfan around Roanoke on your own or with others arriving early.

Evening: Seminars begin at 7 PM in the Grove Ballroom - Elk Room. Elk Room.

Friday, June 14

Morning: Registration desk will be open from 9:00 to 10:30 for Friday morning arrivals.

Lunch: We have a special lunch planned at the Virginian Station at 11:00. The station is located at 1402 South Jefferson Street, Roanoke. Several active NS tracks are close, so arrive and watch for trains while enjoying a bite to eat. It is suggested that people meet at the registration table at the hotel to carpool to the station, although there is some parking at the station if you wish to drive separately.

Evening: Seminars begin at 7 PM in the Grove Ballroom - Elk Room

09:00PM Modeling Committee meeting

10:00PM Virginian Interest Group meeting

Saturday, June 15

Morning: Registration for latecomers will be open from 9:00 to 10:00 AM

11:00AM Annual Membership meeting in the Grove Ballroom - Elk Room.

Afternoon: Seminars run from 1:00-3:00 PM in the Grove Ballroom - Elk Room

Dinner There will be a barbecue on the back platform of the Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Ave SW, Roanoke. We had such a good time last time we had a convention in Roanoke, so we decided to do it again. As with the previous time, Wildwood Smokehouse will provide the food. Arrive after 4:00 and tour the museum. The food starts at 5:00.

Evening: Seminars begin at 7:00 PM in the Grove Ballroom - Elk Room

Sunday, June 16

There are no formal activities on Sunday - railfan the area on your way home!

Updated 02/21/2024