Prairie Dog Central Events

May 2019

Sunday, May 12 – Mother’s Day
Steam Locomotive

It’s the first run of the season and today we will celebrate Mom! Spoil her with a relaxed and unique family filled adventure aboard the Prairie Dog Central. Relax as we make our way to Grosse Isle. Enjoy the sights and sounds as we travel through the awakening prairie landscape. During the stopover, visit the beautifully restored Ridgeway Heritage House, reminisce in the East Rosser School or take a moment in the church. Visit with the friendly vendors selling their handcrafted souvenirs or pick up a freshly baked piece of pie before kicking back and listening to live music by the Audayo Brothers. Mom will appreciate this relaxing day surrounded by those most important to her. Sweet Treats for all Mom’s onboard.

Departure – 11:00 AM and Return – 2:45 PM
Adult Ticket - $30.95
Child - $23.95
4-Pack Pricing Available

Sunday May 19 – Great Train Robbery (Bonnie and Clyde)
Steam Locomotive

Rumour has it that Bonnie and Clyde and their gang are back and up to no good. Stay vigilant and inform the onboard staff if you see anything suspicious as we try to outrun them and their vintage bullet riddled1933 automobile. We are confident that with your help we can dodge this troublesome team and enjoy an uninterrupted trip to Grosse Isle. On arrival, walk through the beautifully restored Heritage Village, indulge in some home-baked goods, freshly prepared hotdogs and smokies followed by live music performed by Fire and Ice.

Departure – 11:00 AM and Return – 2:45 PM
Adult Ticket - $33.95
Child - $25.95
4-Pack Pricing Available

Saturday May 25 – Great Train Robbery (Cowboys and Gals)
Steam Locomotive

Law enforcement has sent out a warning that those dreaded cowboys and gals have been spotted and they are sizing up their next heist. Remain alert and keep your eyes peeled for any suspicious activity as we make our way to Grosse Isle. Inform your Porter if you see anything out of the ordinary. Enjoy a good old singsong as we head up the line with live music performed by the Audayo Brothers. Bring your own picnic lunch or enjoy a freshly cooked hotdog or smokie or indulge in some fresh baking. Take a step back in time while visiting the Heritage Village or tap your toes to more live music. This is a fun filled family friendly day that you don’t want to miss.

Departure – 11:00 AM and Return – 2:45 PM
Adult Ticket - $33.95
Child - $25.95
4-Pack Pricing Available