Train Show & Lego Competition to Benefit Radcliffe Creek School


A holiday train show and LEGO competition will be held on Saturday, November 29 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Frank B. Rhodes Furniture Maker (535 Morgnec Road) in Chestertown. All proceeds from the event will benefit Radcliffe Creek School.

The train show will feature Standard and O-gauge engines and is being hosted by local furniture maker and train enthusiast, Frank Rhodes, who has been involved with the hobby for more than 50 years. There will be 15 continuously running trains included in the interactive display. Admission is $5 for individuals and $10 for a family.

The LEGO competition is open to children ages 5-18. There is a $5 registration fee and all designs must be the entrant’s original design and approximately 12 inches deep, 18 inches wide, and 12 inches high. Designs must be dropped off at 535 Morgnec Road no later than 3:30 p.m. on Friday, November 21 (late entries will be accepted on Monday, November 24 for a $10 entrance fee) and will be judged by a “celebrity” panel. Entries should include a name for the project and a brief description. Top two entries by age category (5-8, 9-12, and 13-18) will win $100 and $50 gift certificates to the LEGO Store. Entries should be picked up Monday, December 1 after 10:30 a.m.

Food for the event is being provided by Boy Scout Troop #130. For more information, call 410-778-3993 or visit

Radcliffe Creek School is an independent day school designed for students between the ages of five and 14. Offering a three-to- one student-to-teacher ratio, students are encouraged to use their strengths to balance weaknesses and acquire the skills to become confident, independent learners. For more information about Radcliffe Creek or Little Creek, the school’s preschool, which includes programs for children from infancy through pre-kindergarten, please call 410-778-8150 or visit

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