Prairie Dog Central Events

June 2019

Saturday June 1 – The Entertainment Express featuring Chris Without the Hat
Diesel Locomotive

As the mighty diesel locomotive thunders up the line to Grosse Isle, we look forward to a day filled with family fun and entertainment featuring Winnipeg’s very own, Chris Without the Hat. During the train ride Chris will sketch personal caricatures for all of the children onboard before performing his jaw-dropping juggling act during the stopover. Bring along your own home packed basket or relish the home baked pies, pastries, hot dogs and smokies freshly prepared by the locals. Visit the various buildings that make up the Heritage Village and marvel in the restoration work before we take the train back to Inkster Junction Station.

Departure – 11:00 AM and Return – 2:45 PM
Adult Ticket - $29.95
Child - $21.95
4-Pack Pricing Available

Sunday June 9 – Great Train Robbery - Cowboys'n Gals
Steam Locomotive

Yeehaw! Rumour has it that those shameful robbers on horseback are up to their dirty tricks again and are waiting to ambush the next passenger train that heads up the line. Stay alert and keep vigilant as we try to outrun these pesky outlaws during this trip to the rural community of Grosse Isle. Live music onboard is performed by PDCR favourite the Audayo Brothers. During the stopover enjoy freshly prepared hotdogs or smokies and be sure to leave some space for the delicious homemade lemon pie or freshly scooped ice cream. Take a relaxed stroll through the beautifully restored heritage buildings, pick up a homemade craft from the vendors and kick back and enjoy more live music.

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

Sunday June 16 – Father’s Day
Steam Locomotive

Today it’s all about Dad, and since we only celebrate Father’s Day once a year, let’s make it extra special for the most significant man in our lives. Hop onboard the Prairie Dog Central as Steam Locomotive No. 3 leads the way travelling to the beautiful community of Grosse Isle. Tap your toes and enjoy our onboard sing-song as the Audayo Brothers entertain during the ride. During the stopover, savour the goodies freshly prepared by the vendors or bring along your own freshly packed lunch. Visit the beautifully restored Heritage Village and chat to the enthusiastic volunteers as they display objects from years past. More live music will finish off this unique Father’s Day.

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

Saturday June 29 – Great Train Robbery (Bonnie and Clyde)
Steam Locomotive

So we have heard that Bonnie and Clyde and their gang are back and up to their old tricks. Stay vigilant and inform the onboard staff if you see anything suspicious as we try to outrun them and their vintage bullet riddled 1933 automobile. We are confident that with your help we can dodge this bothersome crew 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 the Audayo Brothers.

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