North Creek - It's a bird! It's a plane....wait...it's a train? Thomas the Tank Engine is set to roll into North Creek for the Day Out With Thomas 2009: The Hero of the Rails Tour. All Thomas fans are invited to spend the day with their favorite engine that always saves the day! The event, which takes place May 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, 31, 2009, will be hosted by the Upper Hudson River Railroad and presented by HIT Entertainment.
For more than six decades, children have been captivated by the courageous adventures of and his engine friends. Pulling out of the station for its 14th consecutive ride on the rails, the Day Out With Thomas 2009: The Hero of the Rails Tour will visit more than 40 cities in the United States and Canada . Day Out With Thomas is the only place for families to take a ride with a 15-ton replica of everybody's favorite engine, Thomas the Tank Engine, and enjoy Thomas-themed activities at the Imagination Station, including stamps, temporary tattoos and hands-on arts and crafts. Each year the tour grows, traveling to new destinations, adding new activities and welcoming new visitors. In addition, exclusive Thomas & Friends merchandise is available at Day Out With Thomas events including a 2009Day Out With Thomas passenger car and commemorative t-shirts, pennants, engineer caps, frames, and more.