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2016 UNW / Snohomish County 4-H Foundation Show - Monroe, WA

United NorthWest Model Railroad Club is proud to announce its 24th Annual Model Train Show and Marketplace to benefit Snohomish County 4-H Foundation   February 27 & 28, 2016. The 2016 Show will be in the same buildings as the 2015 show in the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe, WA.

I. UNW/Snohomish County 4-H Show Info:

1) Location: 
Evergreen State Fairgrounds 
14405 179th Avenue SE 
Monroe, WA 98272 
http://www.evergreenfair.org


Buildings:

A. Pavilion (Building 600): Top of L, approximately 13,500 sq. feet. Will be location of the clinics, swap and vendor tables, and booths and layouts
B. Event Center (Building 604): Corner of L, approximately 33,600 sq. feet. Will be the location of the show office, vendor tables, and booths and layouts
C. 4H Building (Building 501): Leg of L, approximately 15,000 sq. feet. Will focus on swap tables and smaller layouts

*Directions to the Fairgrounds are found on the bottom of this page

2) Dates and Show Times: 
Sat February 27th, 10AM - 5PM 
Sun February 28th, 10AM - 4PM

3) Admission (100% Goes to Charity):
Adults (18+): $8.00
Juniors (10-18): $6.00
Seniors (65+): $6.00
Kids (9 & Under): Free with paid adult

Admission Valid for Both Days!

Free Parking is available, and for your convenience ATM's are onsite

4) Show Coordinator & Registration Forms: 
Jamey Morrison
Email:
tables4unw.trainshow@gmail.com 

Vendor Information & Registration Forms can be downloaded Here


Layouts/Clubs/Displays: We will be registering these in early Autumn. Please contact
tables4unw.trainshow@gmail.com  with any questions.

5) Group/Club Display Setup Times: 
Fri February 26th 1PM - 9PM 
Sat February 27th 7AM - 10AM 
 
FOR BOTH DAYS WE ASK ALL PARTICIPANTS TO BE READY BEFORE THE DOORS OPEN AT 10AM!

6) Clinics

CLINIC SCHEDULES

Saturday Feb 27th
10:30am – 12:00pm – Chip V: Introduction to 3D Printing Items for Your Model Railroad
12:30pm – 01:30pm - Mike O'Connell (Chooch Enterprises) Weathering Basics
02:00pm – 03:00pm – Walt Huston: Let’s Talk DCC for Your Model Railroad
03:15pm – 04:45pm – Wally Davis: DCC Operations with Your Smartphone/Tablet/Computer

Sunday Feb 28th
10:30am – 11:30am – Mike Lee: Making Evergreen Trees
12:00pm – 01:00pm - Jim Morgan: Track Laying and Soldering Basics
01:30pm – 02:30pm – Dave Montgomery: Scenery Foundation
03:00pm – 03:45pm – Dave Montgomery: The Modeler’s Toolbox


If there are any questions, please email the show coordinator at tables4unw.trainshow@gmail.com

7) Location:
Free parking is located on-site the days of the show 
 
For RV'ers, location RV3 will be available during the show and fees per night are $25.00. The water may still be turned off due to winterization, however please confirm at the fair office when payment is made. Please check with the Fairgrounds at (360) 805-6707 with any questions as these rates could change by the date of the show.

II. Directions:

From Seattle: 
East via I-90 or SR-520 to I-405 North 
North on I-405 to SR-522 (Exit 23) 
East on SR-522 to Highway 2 
Right at the stoplight 
Go west on Highway 2 for 1/2 mile - Evergreen State Fairgrounds is on the right.

From SeaTac Airport: 
Follow freeway directions towards Seattle 
SR-518 turns into I-405 North 
Stay on I-405 North towards Renton/Bellevue 
East on SR-522 to Highway 2 
Right at the stoplight 
Go west on Highway 2 for 1/2 mile - Evergreen State Fairgrounds is on the right.

8) Lodging Options 


1) Best Western Sky Valley Inn
19233 Highway 2
Monroe, WA 98272
Phone: (360) 794-3111
Fax: (360) 794-0179
Special Train Show Rates: TBC, LY Below for reference
$89.99 - King
$99.99 - 2 Queens
+$20 - Suite upgrade (Wifi, Fridge, etc.)
Please reference the Train Show to get these rates when you call

2) GuestHouse Inn-Suites Monroe
19103 Highway 2
Monroe, WA 98272
Phone: (360) 863-1900
Toll-Free: (800) 214-8378
www.hotelinmonroewa.com
Special Train Show Rates (Group Code: TRAIN) TBC, LY Rates below for reference
$92.00 - Single King
$102.00 - Two Queens
$112.00 - King Executive Suites

These rates are good between TBC. Above rates do not include taxes and applicable fees

Note that there are many other small motels in Monroe, and larger hotels in Bothell, Woodinville and Everett (10+ miles away).