The defining moment at Day Out With Thomas
comes when the titular blue engine first emerges through the foliage at Cuyahoga Valley National Park. His unflinching grin parts the sea of green, and his furnace blasts coal smoke into the stratosphere. A close second is the first glimpse of the glorious merchandise tent a shaded acre of everything Thomas, from wooden engines and stickers to T-shirts and towels.
Saturdays, Sundays, 9:15 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fri., May 26, 9:15 a.m.-5 p.m. Starts: May 20. Continues through May 28