How to have a safe and healthy Halloween

October 26, 2020

Halloween masks

Halloween is right around the corner! We have gathered some health and safety tips to make this Halloween enjoyable and stress-free! Heath and safety are always the number one priority for us here at EnterTRAINment Junction so we wanted to provide some tips for navigating Halloween in the midst of a pandemic! We all know […]

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Halloween Crafts

October 6, 2020

sticks

Are you someone who looks forward to Halloween all year? Do you love the sights, sounds, and smells of fall?? Well you’re in luck! We have some fun Halloween craft ideas just for you! Halloween Jars For this project you will need some old glass jars, Halloween colored tissue paper, mod podge, brushes, paint pen, […]

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Halloween: coming soon

September 14, 2020

Halloween Ghost

Yes, it’s almost that time again! It’s almost time to celebrate Halloween with our Jack O’Lantern Junction special at EnterTRAINment Junction! With Halloween plans up in the air for so many, we are striving to create a fun and safe environment that will hopefully bring about some sense of normalcy to this every day craziness. […]

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Marble Run

August 17, 2020

marbles

Looking for something fun to do with the kids?? How about creating your own marble run! It’s fun and easy to do! For starters, we have a wide range of marble products in our gift shop and at Junction Hobbies and Toys including marbles, marble games, and even self-assembly marble runs! Writers note: I had […]

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Everything Thomas

July 31, 2020

thomas month

It’s hard to believe it’s almost August! August is a popular month here at the Junction because August is synonymous with Thomas month! During Thomas month, EnterTRAINment Junction is decked out with Thomas decorations, crafts, a special scavenger hunt, and themed train ride! Not to mention Junction Hobbies and Toys has Thomas and Friends merchandise […]

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Summer Layout Tours

July 10, 2020

summer layout

Looking for something fun and FREE to do this weekend with the family? The 2020 Greater Cincinnati Garden Railway Society (GCGRS) Summer Layout Tours is on for tomorrow, July 11th, 12-6 PM. This is a great chance to see lots of trains and see multiple backyard train layouts around the Cincinnati area. Many of the […]

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Christmas in July

June 29, 2020

We are excited to announce that Christmas in July is only a couple of days away! We’ve enjoyed seeing everyone back at our facility these past couple weeks and we look forward to seeing you for our Christmas in July special! From July 1- July 31 EnterTRAINment Junction will be giving families an opportunity to […]

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Grand Re-Opening!

June 8, 2020

Re-Opening

We are ecstatic to announce we will be re-opening THIS Wednesday, June 10th! It has been a long couple of months, but our staff has been working hard to create an even safer environment for our guests based on CDC guidelines. Safety & Sanitation For those of you coming to the Junction, please know that […]

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Social Distance Wedding Receptions

May 26, 2020

wedding

Hundreds of brides across Ohio have had to cancel their wedding receptions due to covid-19. Many others are struggling to create the wedding reception of their dreams while also following social distancing guidelines. Here at EnterTRAINment Junction, our event staff have been preparing our unique facility for you to host you reception under these guidelines. […]

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Junction Hobbies Re-Opening!

May 11, 2020

JH entrance

We cannot begin to express how excited we are to announce that on Tuesday, May 12th Junction Hobbies and Toys will be open to the public! We appreciate all the support of our small business during this time of crisis. Many of you placed orders online or over the phone during the past couple of […]

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Quarantine Birthdays

May 3, 2020

Kids look forward to their birthdays all year long and unfortunately our March, April, and now May birthdays have all been under quarantine. No one wants to be stuck inside…especially on their birthday! Here at EnterTRAINment Junction we know a thing or two about birthdays and we are here to help!  We have come up […]

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Make the most out of quarantine

April 20, 2020

The past few weeks of quarantine haven’t been easy. We know it’s difficult to work from home, homeschool the kids, and not go stir crazy! Here at EnterTRAINment Junction we’ve compiled a list of things to try to beat the boredom of the same routine day after day. Foodies-try a new recipe! Whether your signature […]

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You want ’em? We got ’em!

April 7, 2020

puzzles

With the unfortunate spread of novel coronavirus, people are spending more time indoors, looking for fun in-home activities. For many, this has sparked a newfound interest in an old pastime… PUZZLES! Ravensburger is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of jigsaw puzzles and has seen a 370% increase in organic sales year over year. Our […]

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Fun from home

March 21, 2020

tape game

With everyone in lock-down mode we decided to come up with some fun activities to do at home! Whether it’s educational, physical, or creative- we’ve got you covered for the perfect quarantine time fun! Virtual A lot of places are now doing virtual visits! The Smithsonian has a glider which lets you soar above different […]

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Hot Dog Madness

March 14, 2020

hot dog

Do you like hot dogs? If you answered yes, you’ve come to the right place! One of the most notable things about March here at the Junction is… hot dogs! Yes, you heard correctly-  EnterTRAINment Junction’s café offers 50 cent hot dogs for the entire month of March! We have been known to sell over […]

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Scale Model Expo

March 6, 2020

It’s that time again-time for the annual Scale Model Expo. This is the 11th year EnterTRAINment Junction has hosted the expo which was inspired by a show in Toledo. The name has changed over the years-it used to be called the model engineering show, but it has now become home to all sorts of models! […]

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Madness in March

March 1, 2020

fun house

We’ve gone mad with savings! March 1st- March 31st is our Month of Madness promotion. This month only you can visit our funhouse which includes our tilt room, mirror maze, disorienting vortex tunnel and more, for 50% OFF! That’s less than 5 bucks per person! Plus you can buy hot dogs for only 50¢ each! […]

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More marble games!

February 22, 2020

cats eye

A while back we wrote a post about some classic, modern, marble games. We thought now was a good time to share more fun marble games with you! Cat’s Eye – This is vintage! I remember playing this at my grandma’s house as a child. 🙂  The game: 4 players’ marbles are dumped into a […]

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Train Craft Ideas

February 15, 2020

felt train

Got the winter time blues? How about making some fun train crafts at home?! It will surely keep your little one busy and help spark their creativity! Many of these crafts are fairly simple and minimal mess! Sponge Train Start by cutting the sponges into correct sizes and shapes. (You will need rectangles for the […]

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Mt. Adams Incline

January 31, 2020

incline

Have you heard of the famous Mount Adams Incline? The incline was a funicular located in the Cincinnati neighborhood of Mount Adams which first opened in 1876. There were five inclines throughout the city at that time. The Mount Adams Incline was the longest running of the inclines, but sadly, it closed in 1948. This funicular […]

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