Saturday evening is an optional banquet (extra charge) with a cash bar where you can share a meal with your fellow PRR aficionados, win a door prize or two, celebrate the winners of the modeling awards, and hear a rousing presentation from the keynote speaker.

Banquet Schedule

6:00 - 6:45 p.m. – Cash Bar
6:45 - 7:30 p.m. – Banquet
7:30 - 8:15 p.m. – Awards and Raffle
8:30 p.m. – After Dinner Program

Banquet Menu

Braised Short Ribs | Pecan Encrusted Salmon | Chicken Palermo
Portabella Mushrooms, Zucchini, Squash, Spinach, Roasted Red Peppers, Broccoli, & Fontina Mozzarella

The Raffle Drawing

At the registration table throughout the event and at the banquet, you can buy tickets to win a variety of PRR-related items. These items may be supplied by the host Chapter, vendors, and other donors. In the past, they have included art, books, model railroad equipment, photographs, and memorability. The more tickets you buy, the better your chances to win. You must be present to win. Proceeds go to defray the costs of the meeting and support the Society.

After Dinner Program

Rick Musser – VP and Assistant Chief Mechanical Officer of the Strasburg RR. Rick has 30 years of experience operating (to include PRR 1223 and 7002), maintaining, and restoring steam locomotives. He will discuss the challenges of operating steam locomotives on a regular basis in revenue service, and the challenges of restoring steam locomotives under today’s safety standards.