The magical rides depart from the East Troy depot, 2002 Church St., and arrive at Santa’s workshop at the Elegant Farmer in Mukwonago about a half hour later.
Hot chocolate and cookies are served at the Elegant Farmer, where children can visit with Santa, have their photos taken and even receive a small gift. The train then returns to East Troy.
Reservations are suggested for these popular holiday excursions, which depart at 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., noon, 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. on the following Saturdays and Sundays: Nov. 25-26, Dec. 2-3, Dec. 9-10 and Dec. 16-17.
Reserve a ticket by going online to https://www.easttroyrr.org/christmas-train or calling 262-642-3263 and leaving a message.
The historic railroad cars are heated.