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BRHS 2024 Spring Meet - Savanna, IL
Registration is Now Open!

 


Meet Hotel: Savanna Inn & Suites
101 Valley View Drive – Savanna, IL 60174
Call 815.273.2288 to make reservations
https://savannainnandsuites.com/
30 rooms for Friday and Saturday night - under BRHS Spring Meet 2024
Rates: King $133 – Double Queen $143 plus tax
Rates available Thursday thru Sunday
Cancellations required before 3:00 pm on April 24

 


Schedule of Events


Friday - April 26
  • 02:30p - 07:00p - Registration Open
  • 03:00p - 08:00p - Museum open for Swap setup
  • 04:00p - 07:00p - Open House at Dale Brown's layout in Sabula, IA
  • 05:00p - 08:00p - Museum open for visitors

Saturday - April 27

Morning:
  • 06:30a - 12:00a - Registration Open
  • 06:30a - 08:30a - Swap meet set up
  • 08:30a - Doors open (Coffee, Orange Juice & Donuts available - donations requested)
  • 08:30a - 11:30a - Swap Meet
  • 11:30a - Noon - Lunch setup

Afternoon:

  • Noon - 12:45p - Lunch provided. Ham Turkey, or Tuna Sub box lunch
  • 1:00p - 1:45p Clinic - Laying Over in Savanna by Leo Phillipp
  • 2:00p - 2:45p Clinc - Milwaukee Road in Savanna by MRHS member
  • 3:00p - 3:45p Clinic - 3D Printing for Model Railroaders by Gregory A. Johnson
  • 4:00p - 5:00p Clinic - Illinois Corn - Texas Beef by Ron Atherton/William Brown
  • 5:30p - 6:30p - Social Hour and Raffle Sales

Evening:

  • 6:30p - 7:30p - Dinner Buffet (Tossed Salad, Roasted Sirloion of Beef, Baked Chicken, Roll/butter, Mashed Potato w/gravy Escalloped Corn, Green Bean Casserole)
  • 7:30p - 8:30p - Evening presentation - Savanna Army Depot & the CB&Q by Savanna Museum and Cultural Center


 

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