Member Monthly Program Information

MONTHLY PROGRAMS
 
DCNRHS monthly programs are held on the third Friday of the month at 8:00 PM. The locations alternate between the George Washington Masonic National Memorial in Alexandria, VA and the B&O Railroad Station in Silver Spring, MD. Two exceptions are the April (banquet month) and September (Picnic month) when the locations are announced in advance of the event. The location is always announced on our web site. The programs are free and open to the public. The banquet is also open to the public. The programs are a usually railroad based and include items such as railroad history, railroad operations, preservation, photography, travel, etc.
 
DateTimeTopicLocationDescription
September 18, 2020 7:30 pm Western Maryland Scenic Railroad - On-line Program Registration Link John Garner, Executive Director of the WMSR, will talk about the latest happenings with the locomotives, freight and RDC cars owned by the WMSR. Free and open to the public. Registration opens approximately September 1st. 
October 16, 2020 7:30 PM Making of the Documentary—Pullman: America’s Hotel on Wheels.    Years in the planning and making, Kalmbach will release the film and accompanying book in October. Join us as Richard Lukin, the film’s producer provides us with a candid discussion about the making of this historic film that you are sure to want for your railroad library. Save the date for this free on-line program. Registration will open October 1.  
November 29, 2020 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Railfan Sunday - Train Watching at Bowie Tower Railroad Library at Bowie Tower Free and open to the public. 
December 18, 2020 7:30 PM A railroad related program to be announced. Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum Free and open to the public. 
December 31, 2020 5:30 PM Annual Gala Banquet - Trolley Rides Before the Banquet National Capital Trolley Museum 1313 Bonifant Road, Colesville, MD POSTPONED UNTIL LATER IN 2020 - Our Annual Gala Event Celebrating our accomplishments and our organization will be informal but very fun this year. Open to all. Tickets available on our web site.  
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