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August 2017

First Responders Day

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
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The Virginia Museum of Transportation welcomes everyone for First Responders Day at the VMT. We'll have hands on displays and exhibits from area fire and rescue departments, police departments, the United States Armed Forces and more! Saturday August 26 starting at 10 a.m.

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September 2017

Get Fired Up With 611! The Fire-Up Experience: Steam 102

September 1 @ 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
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The Fire-Up Experience: STEAM 102 Come and fire-up N&W J Class 611. Enjoy a delicious breakfast. Spend the day with Scott Lindsay, Chief Mechanical Officer, Cheri George, Fireman and “Bud” Jeffries, Historian. Presentations and question and answer sessions will occur throughout the day. Once there is enough steam pressure, participants will get to blow 611’s whistle later in the day. There may be a few surprises along the way, so plan to spend your day with the Commonwealth of Virginia’s…

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September 611 Fire-Up Weekend

September 2 @ 10:00 am - September 3 @ 5:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
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Question and Answer Session with the 611 Experts On 2 Sept and 3 Sept 2017 from 1-5pm, four experts on N&W’s Class J 611 will gather to share information to a limited number of people. Listen and interact with Scott Lindsay, Cheri George, “Bud” Jeffries and James Stump, Jr. Each presenter will lead you in an in-depth exploration of 611 for one hour each. Program will use both indoor class space and outdoor space around the engine. No registration required.…

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Grandparent’s Day at Virginia Museum of Transportation

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
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Celebrate Grandparent's Day at the Virginia Museum of Transportation. We have offerings for lovers of all things air, road and rails. Details coming soon!

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Racin and Roddin!

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
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Mark your Calendar on September 23rd for Racin’ & Roddin’ INVITATIONAL Car Show, featuring: drag and nostalgia drag cars. Meet & greet 11-time IHRA, NHRA, PDRA World Champion Rickie Smith and drag racing legend Steve Moths! Swap meet spaces will be available for all! Food and fun for racin’ and roddin’ fans of all ages!

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October 2017

2017 Big Lick Train Tug

October 7 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
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Get your team together and sign up now for the 2017 Big Lick Train Tug! A fun, innovative new event with a playful celebration of Roanoke’s history! Big Lick Entertainment presents the Big Lick Train Tug on Saturday October 7th at the Virginia Museum of Transportation sponsored by American National Bank benefiting The Presbyterian Community Center. Teams will enroll to “tug” the train, competing for distance as well as fundraising efforts.  The Competition will have THREE categories. 1st Category “Steam…

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Cars & Coffee

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
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Cars & Coffee details coming soon

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November 2017

Aviation Gallery Five Year Celebration

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
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Details coming soon

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December 2017

Candy Cane Express

December 2 @ 10:00 am - December 3 @ 5:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
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Take a trip on the Candy Cane Express at the Virginia Museum of Transportation. It's the best way to celebrate the holiday spirit! Details coming soon.

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Candy Cane Express

December 9 @ 10:00 am - December 10 @ 5:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
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Take a trip on the Candy Cane Express at the Virginia Museum of Transportation. It's the best way to celebrate the holiday spirit! Details coming soon.

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