2016 Schedule of Events

Please note that we currently have no scheduled excursions or train rides at this time. Do check back here occasionally as more upcoming events will be posted.

Depot Work Day

Saturday, April 16

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Come and enjoy a day of camaraderie with fellow enthusiasts and maybe get your hands a little dirty, too. Help spiff up the Depot in preparation for the National Train Day celebration along side Boy Scout Troop 60. Projects include Depot cleanup, site cleanup, beautifying the sign at Market Street with a new planter and paving brick work.

Lunch will be provided.

National Train Day Celebration

Saturday, May 7 and May 14

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The National Train Day Celebration at the Union Depot in Orrville, Ohio. Featured will be multiple model train layouts in different scales, Operation Lifesaver and Rails to Trails of Wayne County. The Depot Gift Shop will also be open and other historic sites in Orrville may also be open for tours.

Independence Day at the Depot

Saturday, July 2 and Sunday, July 3

Saturday: Noon - 6:00 PM
Sunday: 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Did you miss National Train Day and seeing the N Scale layout? The Crooked River 'N' Gineers will be back at the Depot July 2 and 3. Check out this modular layout and run one of the trains. So stop by the Depot to to see the layout while in town for the July 4th Celebration.

Also happening around town:

The City of Orrville July 4th Celebration
Parade: Wednesday, June 29, 7 PM
Fireworks: Sunday, July 3, 10:15 PM
Carnival: June 29 - July 3
Softball Tournament: June 30 - July 3

Depot Work Day

Saturday, July 16

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Help spruce up the Depot before the Rib & Music Fest. We'll be fencing off the AC units, touching up the paint outside and doing some general cleaning and rearranging inside the Depot.

Railroad Day

Friday, August 19, 6 PM to 9:00 PM

Saturday, August 20, Noon to 6:00 PM

The Orrville Union Depot Museum open house will be held in conjunction with the Orrville Music and Rib Fest sponsored by the Orrville Lions Club. Tour the Orrville Union Depot Museum located at 145 Depot Street, off West Market Street, and visit our many railroad displays and gift shop. The Crooked River "N" Geneers will be at the Depot with their modular N scale layout.

Orrville Rib & Music Fest
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As part of the Rib & Music Fest, there will be an Auto Cruise-in on Friday evening and a Rib Burn Off, Arts & Crafts Show and Kids Activities on Saturday. Live music from many genres will be performed throughout the event.

DABO Work Day

Saturday, August 20

8:00 AM - Noon

General cleanup and organizing scrap metal around the DABO property with other projects to come as the property gets cleared of weeds.


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