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Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Holiday model train exhibit opens in Ocala this weekend

An annual holiday exhibit featuring model trains is arriving in Ocala this weekend.

At 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 16, the College of Central Florida’s 27th annual “Trains at the Holidays” exhibit will open at the Webber Gallery, which is located at 3001 SW College Road in Ocala.

27th Annual Trains at the Holiday exhibit at CF Webber Gallery
The festive model train exhibit opens this weekend at the Webber Gallery in Ocala (Photo: College of Central Florida)

The exhibit features model trains by the Ocala Model Railroaders’ Historic Preservation Society. The holiday-themed moving train displays also include local landmarks.

“The CF express has been chugging along for 27 years,” stated Jim DeLawter, president of the model railroad organization. He added that this holiday tradition is a fun time for Ocala residents of all ages.

The exhibition, which is free and open to the public, will remain on display through Friday, December 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

On Monday, December 25, the gallery will be closed for Christmas. In addition, on Sunday, December 24, the exhibit will be open from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

For more information, visit the College of Central Florida’s Webber Gallery webpage or call 352-854-2322, ext. 1664.