Prairie Dog Central Events

July 2018

 

Saturday, July 21 – The Prairie ‘HOG’ Train Robbery - Cowboys and Gals (Buy here)
Steam Locomotive

As we quietly sneak up the line, we are hoping to throw these pesky robbers of the scent with our later departure time! Enjoy our onboard entertainment as we make our way to the rural community of Grosse Isle, tap your toes as the Audayo Brothers make their way through the coaches. We are hoping for an uninterrupted ride as we arrive to a delicious supper of Pork in a Bun and Salad. Take a stroll through the wonderfully restored Heritage Village and appreciate more live music as we wrap up this fun filled and fully interactive trip.
NB – Each passenger will receive 1 plate including 1 Pork in a Bun and 2 varieties of salad.
Departure – 5:00 PM and Return – 9:30 PM
Adult Ticket - $42.95
Child - $34.95
4-Pack Pricing Available


Sunday, July 22 – Radio Day Sponsored by CJOB (Buy here)
Steam Locomotive

Hosted by Manitoba’s favourite Information Super Station, CJOB and featuring one of Winnipeg’s favourite radio personalities. Throughout the trip, visit with the radio personality as we travel from Inkster Junction Station to the beautiful community of Grosse Isle. On arrival visit the local vendors displaying their hand-crafted items or treat yourself to the freshly prepared hotdogs, smokies and baked goods on offer. Stroll through the beautifully restored Heritage House, East Rosser School and Grosse Isle United Church. This ride is a fun and interactive trip enjoyed by everyone!
Departure – 11:00 AM and Return – 2:45 PM
Adult Ticket - $29.95
Child - $22.95
4-Pack Pricing Available


Saturday, July 28 – Propellers, Tracks and Wheels (Buy here)
Diesel Locomotive

We recommend that you arrive early and take plenty of time to enjoy the PT Cruisers and model airplanes on display at Inkster Junction Station. Take time to walk around and chat with the enthusiastic volunteers who operate and maintain the vehicles and model planes. When it’s time to leave and the Conductor calls all aboard, hop onboard for our trip up the line to Grosse Isle. Enjoy the sights and sounds as we make our way through the prairies and kick back and tap your toes to the live onboard music by PDC favourites The Audayo Brothers. Appreciate the slow pace of the stopover, climb through the cab of the Diesel locomotive or take a closer look at the vehicles that have followed us up the track. Pick up a freshly prepared hotdog, smokie or some made-from-scratch baking before we head back to the city.
Departure – 11:00 AM and Return – 2:45 PM
Adult Ticket - $28.95
Child - $20.95
4-Pack Pricing Available


Sunday, July 29 – Tales from the Homestead (Buy here)
Diesel Locomotive

Join us onboard as we travel to the rural community of Grosse Isle. Sit back and listen as our historian recounts stories of his family’s journey to Manitoba and their farming life throughout the generations. The stopover is rich with activities: watch as wool blankets are made, take a wagon ride up the trail, build forts with hay bales or browse the farm equipment on display. Bring along your own picnic or indulge in a freshly prepared hotdog or smokie, leaving space for a made from scratch baked treat or ice cream. Take a stroll through the beautifully restored heritage buildings before we head back to the city. Don’t miss out on this extremely popular event, there is something for everyone today!
Departure – 11:00 AM and Return – 3:15 PM
Adult Ticket - $28.95
Child - $20.95
4-Pack Pricing Available