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Two ongoing LCCA Special Events - thru month end

There are two current ongoing Special Events - on in Charleston, SC and one in North Little Rock AR.  These events will remain open and ongoing till the end of the month. 

Dec 7-30 - Charleston, SC -Meet Lionel Licensed Artist Angela Trotta Thomas

 LCCA member, Angela Trotta Thomas (RM 13961) will be promoting Lionel trains and her original Lionel Art during an art gallery exhibition in Charleston, SC on Friday, December 7, 2012. Angela will be showing new paintings of Lionel Trains at her opening art exhibition at Coco Vivo Gallery, 25 Broad Street, Charleston, SC. Come and meet with Angela from 5:00 - 8:00 PM.  Bring your Angela Trotta Thomas boxcars and catalogs and she will be happy to sign them for you!

The show, "The Magic of Toy Trains" will open Dec 7th at the First Friday Gallery and be open to the public through the end of the year. Angela will have a small Lionel operating toy train layout on display in the front window for the remainder of the holiday season. This layout will feature a Angela Trotta Thomas train consisting of her Lionel engine and boxcars. This layout will help introduce Lionel trains to the people of Charleston, SC during the holiday season. If you are in the area during the holiday season, stop on by and see and experience the magic of Lionel trains on this operating train display.

Dec 13-31 -North Little Rock - Fourth Annual “Lionels at the Library” Special Event

A group of LCCA members and Lionel loyalists in the heartland will present an 18-day, LCCA-designated Special Event during the holiday season. Begun in December 2009 as a holiday operating exhibit of toy trains in the Exhibit Hall of Laman Library in North Little Rock, AR, this event has steadily grown to become one of the largest LCCA-sponsored Special Events.

The first event featured a two-gauge model train layout with Lionel and American Flyer trains provided by the late Bill Albright. Attendance at that “first annual” event was 1,287 visitors.  See More