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Need a Holiday Gift Idea for Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Years?

Now you can give Gift Cards to anyone. Our gift cards are electronic and are emailed directly to the recipient. They are immediately usable the moment they are received.

In 2020, has a lot of great Model Railroad trains and train related items available for the Fall Holidays. We also have some excellent Christmas and train themed ornaments. And there are lot more of each of these items to be listed. So this Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Years, give a gift that you know will be well received. If you have a relative that is a model railroader, train enthusiast or ornament collector, by purchasing a Gift Card, you can select an amount, specify the recipient and when that person receives our email they’ll be able to visit our site, select they item or items that interest them and pay for them using the digital card code that they received. It really is that easy. You’ll be happy and satisfied know you gave them the opportunity to get what they wanted. You won’t have to worry about getting something that doesn’t fit or something they won’t like. They will enjoy the item that they select because they selected it. And who knows what they want better than them? Gift Cards! That’s the way to make any train enthusiast, hobbyist or collect very happy this Holiday Season in the year 2020 and 2021.

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NC Hickory Train Show – November 21st, 2020

Hickory Metro Convention Center
1960 13th Ave Dr SE
Hickory, NC 28602

Date and Time
November 21, 2020
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Saturday, November 21st, there will be a TRAIN SHOW / NC Railroad Expo at the Hickory NC Metro & Convention Center. located in Hickory, directly off I-40. This train show is a much needed event and the last one this year. It opens at 9:00 AM and ends at 4:00 PM. will be there with several tables of great G, HO, N, O and S scale model railroad trains and accessories for sale. Items available from ShowMyHobby include Steam and Diesel engine locomotives, train cars (assembled and kits), tracks, buildings (assembled and kits), trucks, trailers, semi-tractor trailers, Intermodal rail cars, trains sets, shipping containers, train ornaments, and other model railroad accessories.

This is an excellent opportunity to get into the World’s Greatest Hobby of model railroading or to add to your train empire or collection. ShowMyHobby has roadname signs and placards, lapel pins, engineer hats for both children and adults, plus tons of modern and older era trains and automobiles. Grab your spouse, the children and even a neighbor or two and come on over to the Hickory Train Show. The concession stand will be open with snacks. Make a day of it. You’ll love it!

Admission is $5 for adults and teens over the age of 12. Mask are required and social-distancing procedures are in place. shall be a vendor in attendance at the train show. Cash and plastic are acceptable forms of payment (payment using plastic credit and debit cards incur an additional 3% processing fee). PayPal app users can pay using the app. Currently, there are over 100 items available on the ShowMyHobby website. There will be over 500 items at the show. Items sold at the show will take precedence over items sold online during the day of the show. Most of our items are in original boxes or packaging and are in great shape. Many of our items are new, old stock or opened-boxed items. Some items have been slightly used. At passed shows, we have allowed testing of locomotives. During this show, no testing will be allowed and items will not be allowed to leave our area without payment. Please limit your handling of items to a minimum prior to your purchase.

Not sure where we will be inside the building yet. Once I find out, I will try to update this ad. I will be wearing one of the Blue & White Denim Engineer hats that we sell.

Are you looking for Christmas Gift ideas? Trains are the World’s Greatest Hobby. They make excellent gifts for people. Can’t make it to the show. No problems. Visit We now have GIFT Cards available online only for amounts up to $500. Give the train collector and enthusiast in your life a wonderful Christmas gift. Give them a Gift Card so they can get exactly the train item they want or need. Available online only!

The Hickory Train Show is sponsored by the Alexander Chapter- NRHS. helps promote the show to increase awareness and participation.