Shearwater Aviation Museum

22nd Annual

Spring Hobby Show

Saturday, April 18th 10 am -4  pm, 2020
Sunday, April 19th 10 am - 4 pm, 2020

What:               The show will be a multi-discipline event featuring model Aircraft, Armor, Ship, Figure, Science Fiction, Automotive subjects, and Model Railway layouts;  Dolls and Dollhouse Miniatures;  Radio Control Ship and Aircraft Models;  a Lego display; Historical Gaming;  a one day Model Contest; a radio-controlled car demonstration, a Trade Fair, and much, much more.  Please note: the show will be set up in the Sea King Club, located at 242 Warrior Avenue in Shearwater. As this venue is on the base at 12 Wing Shearwater, government issued ID will be required at the main gate in Shearwater.

                        All profits from the show, including from General Admission, Trade Fair Table rentals and Model Contest entry fees, will be donated to the Shearwater Aviation Museum.

Where:             The event will be held at the Sea King Club! Located at 242 Warrior Avenue, it is the first left-hand turn past the Main Gate. The Main Gate is past the Museum on the entrance road (Bonaventure Street) to the Shearwater Airport, directly off Main Road (civic route 322) past the old Imperial Oil Refinery.  For directions, click on map below.

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Admission:        General admission will be $5.00 per person or $12.00 per family of four. 

Participation:     Those wishing to participate in the show may do so either by booking free display tables to showcase their hobby, or by renting trade fair tables at a cost of $25.00 each to buy, sell or trade personal items. Display and trade fair tables must be booked in advance.  To reserve tables contact the Shearwater Aviation Museum at or (902) 720-1083, or for Display/Vendor Registration Form, please click here.

Model Contest: There will be a model contest held on Saturday April the 18th. It will be a volunteer judged contest featuring a full range of Military, Ship, Aircraft, Science Fiction, and Automotive categories. Entry in the model contest is open to all, subject to payment of the appropriate entry fee. The contest room will be open for general public viewing throughout Saturday. For further contest information click here, or contact the Contest Committee, Bruce Campbell or Iain Matheson at


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