The Umpqua Valley Model Railroad Club will be holding an open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 16 at its clubhouse, 870 SE Jackson St., Roseburg.

Visitors will be able to watch trains, see some interesting videos, talk with club members about the hobby and actually operate trains themselves. All ages are welcome, but those under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

The club is open to new members and provides a friendly introduction and entry into the hobby.

Information: 541 217-6095.

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Erica Welch is the special sections editor for The News-Review, mother of two and a native Roseburgian. She is an alumni of Roseburg High School, UCC and Western Oregon University. She can be reached at or 541-957-4218.

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