2016 Schedule of Events

Please note that we currently have no scheduled excursions or train rides at this time. Do check back here occasionally as more upcoming events will be posted.

Depot Work Day

Saturday, April 16

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Come and enjoy a day of camaraderie with fellow enthusiasts and maybe get your hands a little dirty, too. Help spiff up the Depot in preparation for the National Train Day celebration along side Boy Scout Troop 60. Projects include Depot cleanup, site cleanup, beautifying the sign at Market Street with a new planter and paving brick work.

Lunch will be provided.

National Train Day Celebration

Saturday, May 7 and May 14

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The National Train Day Celebration at the Union Depot in Orrville, Ohio. Featured will be multiple model train layouts in different scales, Operation Lifesaver and Rails to Trails of Wayne County. The Depot Gift Shop will also be open and other historic sites in Orrville may also be open for tours.

More information will be posted as it becomes available.

Independence Day at the Depot

Saturday, July 2 and Sunday, July 3

Saturday: Noon - 6:00 PM
Sunday: 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Did you miss National Train Day and seeing the N Scale layout? The Crooked River 'N' Gineers will be back at the Depot July 2 and 3. Check out this modular layout and run one of the trains. So stop by the Depot to to see the layout while in town for the July 4th Celebration. The Depot Gift Shop will also be open.

Also happening around town:

The City of Orrville July 4th Celebration
Parade: Wednesday, June 29, 7 PM
Fireworks: Sunday, July 3, 10:15 PM
Carnival: June 29 - July 3
Softball Tournament: June 30 - July 3

Orrville Rib and Music Fest

Friday, August 19, 5 PM to 11:30 PM

Saturday, August 20, 10 AM to 11:30 PM

The Depot will be open 5 PM to 9 PM Friday and Noon to 5 PM Saturday

The Orrville Union Depot Museum open house will be held in conjunction with the Orrville Music and Rib Fest sponsored by the Orrville Lions Club. Tour the Orrville Union Depot Museum located at 145 Depot Street, off West Market Street, and visit our many railroad displays and gift shop.

More information will be posted as it becomes available.

Orrville Rib & Music Fest
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As part of the Rib & Music Fest, there will be an Auto Cruise-in on Friday evening and a Rib Burn Off, Arts & Crafts Show and Kids Activities on Saturday. Live music from many genres will be performed throughout the event.

Holidays at the Depot

November 25 and November 26

  • November 27: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • November 28: Noon to 4:00 PM

In conjunction with the Orrville Chamber of Commerce's "Home for the Holidays".

Holidays at the Depot
Richard Jacobs

Come visit Orrville Railroad Heritage Society to kick off the Holidays. The Depot will be open and decorated for the holidays. ORHS will be hosting Orrville's annual “Home for the Holidays event” on Friday, November 27 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM and our "Holidays at the Depot" on Saturday, November 28 from Noon to 4:00 PM. The Depot Gift Shop will also be open with gifts for your favorite railfan. More information will be added as it comes available.

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