We will start our day at 6:00 AM. Stopping at a rest area in Menomonie WI. 9:30 a.m. Have the Lefse Omelet Wrap (included) at The Norske Nook in Osseo, WI 12:15 a.m. Arrive at the International Crane Foundation, Baraboo. Motorized carts are available. After introduction, be seated for a 20-minute video. Then two guides will give a tour along the pathway. It is the only place in the world where you can see all fifteen crane species. ICF has gained acclaim as one of the world's leaders in the conservation of endangered species. Learn about the techniques used to preserve some of the rarest birds in the world. The tour is about an hour with time in the gift store and the Donnelley Building. They have the chick cam and other educational exhibitions. There are many trails for guests to walk along. 3:30 p.m. Check into the Holiday Inn Express, Ft. Atkinson. 5:15 p.m. Seating for dinner begins. Enjoy the Thursday Evening Signature Buffet - Sample Menu: Chef Carved Beef Tenderloin and Roasted Breast of Turkey, Barbecued Pork Back Ribs, Chicken Kona Kai, Fresh Norwegian Salmon, Sweet Potato Souffle, Whipped Idaho Potatoes, Bouquetierre of Garden Vegetables, Shrimp and Scallops Marinara, Chicken Parmesan, Polynesian Pork Tenderloin, and Swedish Meat Balls. Your Buffet is accompanied by our Signature Aloha Salad, Freshly Baked Breads, Southern Pecan Pie, and Coffee, Tea or Milk served at your table. 7:00 p.m. Groups are seated in the theater. 7:30 p.m. Showtime. Performance of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, one of the most popular musicals of the last 50 years. This telling of the biblical story of Joseph and his brothers is filled with great music, costumes, laughter, joy, and heart. Utilizing many different styles of music from pop/rock to country to musical comedy this sparkling show follows young Joseph as he faces adversity and triumphs through his dreams and his strong, unwavering faith. This show has entertained tens of millions of people around the world and is still one of Broadway’s shining stars 10:00 p.m. Estimated time of conclusion of show. Return to Hotel. Day Two: 7:45 a.m. Have bags ready for pick up and take time for breakfast (included) at the hotel. 8:30 a.m. Leave Ft. Atkinson, WI. 10:00 a.m. Arrive in North Freedom at the Mid-Continental Railway Museum. Spend time in the Coach Sheds that are filled with restored wooden passenger cars, freight cars and displays from the turn of the century. See examples of nationally renowned wood car restorations such as the Badger # 2 “Fish Car” the exquisite Art Nouveau-motif of the Milwaukee Lake Shore & Western # 63, the 1903-built Copper Range coach # 60. In the outdoor display yard, you can inspect steam locomotives up-close. There are nearly 40 train cars and locomotives on prominent. 11:15 a.m. Board the passenger train for a memorable ride in restored coaches built in 1915. An authentically attired conductor will call "all aboard!" before the train leaves from the historic depot, built in 1894. 12:45 p.m. Leave for lunch (included) at a nearby restaurant. 2:00 p.m. Leave Baraboo, WI. [65 Miles] 3:00 p.m. Stop at Humbird Cheese Store in Tomah, WI 3:30 p.m. Leave Tomah, WI [100 Miles] 5:00 p.m. Stop at a Fast Food Restaurant in Menomonie for supper (on own). 5:45 p.m. Leave Menomonie, WI. [100 Miles] Registration deadline is Monday, August 24.