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Lauri Young, 16392 Lombardville Rd., Bradford, IL 61421  (309)897-8420
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  WOW CUBS FANS, we have a deal for you!  FINALLY, the Cubs are in the play offs and we may have tickets for a Roof Top game package!  If the Cubs keep winning, on Sat., Oct. 22, our package would be All-Inclusive:  deluxe motorcoach transportation, ticket to the roof top seats and two bars, all food and beverage of your choice for $375.00 per person.  It's a once in a lifetime experience!!  These will go fast as they are limited.  Please let us know as soon as possible if you are interested.  If that game doesn't happen, you get full refund!  We just need to know if you are interested NOW!  Please let us know ASAP and please share this with your friends!





 Sunday, Oct. 30  Fireside Dinner Theater   "MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET"

includes buffet meal,  matinee show ticket and transportation.  $136.00 per person

The Tony Award Winning musical, Million Dollar Quartet is set on December 4, 1956, when an extraordinary twist of fate brought Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley together at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest jam sessions ever.  MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET brings that legendary December night to life with an irresistible tale of broken promises, secrets, betrayal and celebrations that is both poignant and funny.  Relive the era with the smash-hit sensation featuring an incredible score of rock 'n'roll, gospel, R&B and country hits, performed live onstage by world-class actors and musicians.  Showcased hit songs include:  "Blue Suede Shoes," "Fever," "Walk the Line," "Sixteen Tons," "Who Do You Love?," "Great Balls of Fire," "Folsom Prison Blues," "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On,"  "Hound Dog," and more!  This thrilling musical brings you inside the recording studio with four major talents who came together as a red-hot rock'n'roll band for one unforgettable night.  Don't miss your chance to be a fly on the wall of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET!  DEADLINE:  Sept. 30



Fri & Sat, Nov 11-12   Patti's Settlement, Variety Theater & Amish Dinner 

 $299.00 pp DBL occ.

Join us on this great new Fall/Christmas trip to a little place in Grand Rivers, KY that is a little know gem just a hop, skip and a jump away!  We will head south to Patti's Settlement which is located just past Paducah at the beginning of the LAND BETWEEN THE LAKES!  We will enjoy some great home cooking, entertainment and Christmas Lights - all on the first day!  We will visiting Patti's Settlement which is Southern Hospitality at its finest, offering great food, shopping and the largest and finest Christmas Lighting display in Western Kentucky.  Then it's across the street to the Badgett Theater where their VARIETY (Branson Style) entertainment show is Western Kentucky's fastest growing entertainment attraction including a dynamic cast of professional singers, dancers and a live band!  On our return trip home, we will travel through Arthur, IL where we will get an area tour with a step-on guide and a home-cooked Amish meal in an Amish home. 



 Nov. 28-Dec.  1, 2016      BRANSON              $745.00 pp DBL occ .


Join us for 4 fun-filled days enjoying great shows like Baldknobbers, Clay Cooper, Dutton's, Grand Jubilee, AYO - Voices of Glory, Moses with a behind the scenes tour and Branson Light Display!  Price includes deluxe motorcoach transportation, 3 night’s lodging at Stone Castle Hotel & Conference Center and all show admissions and 8 meals!


       Monday, Nov. 28 We will enjoy a fun-filled day of travel to Branson during which we will stop for an early supper at LAMBERT’S CAFÉ – HOME OF THE THROWED ROLLS, before checking into THE STONE CASTLE HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER for three nights.  After checking into our hotel, we will be attending the BALDKNOBBERS show!

         Tuesday, Nov. 29 – Today we will start off with a good hot BREAKFAST at the hotel.  After breakfast we will then head to  the CLAY COOPER show!   After that  great show,  we will grab LUNCH AT THE UPTOWN GRILL  before heading to see the afternoon performance of the DUTTON'S!  After the Dutton's show, we will give you a little shopping time at the BRANSON CRAFT MALL.  After some shopping time,  we will begin our evening at FLORENTINAS for a fabulous  Italian dinner before heading to the GRAND JUBILEE variety show!!   Whew, what a day!

         Wednesday, Nov. 30– We will start again with another BREAKFAST at the hotel before  heading out to see one of the top 5 finalists on America's Got Talent AYO-VOICES OF GLORY. After that great show we will all enjoy a box lunch from CHICK-FIL-A before  heading  to the Sight and Sound Theater for a BEHIND THE SCENES TOUR and afternoon performance of MOSES .  After that spectacular performance, we will retire back to the hotel for a PIZZA PARTY!

         Friday, Dec. 1 – Hot BREAKFAST at the hotel will start us out today before we head home with fun and games aboard the bus!  We will have a short rest stop at the Russell Stover’s Outlet Mall in Lebanon, Mo before continuing our journey home.





The American Queen Steamboat

The Upper Mississippi – St. Louis, MO to St. Paul, MN

Sept. 18-26, 2016


Come join us as we bask in the beauty of the Colors of Fall as we sail North aboard the American Queen Steamboat!  The American Queen is the only authentic steam-powered overnight paddlewheel riverboat in America, the largest passenger steamboat ever built! The upper reaches of the Mississippi River from dynamic St. Louis to the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul are rich with frontier tales of fur traders and  pioneers set among picturesque geography and abundant wildlife. Hidden gems around each bend of the river fuel your sense of discovery as the very best of America’s Heartland unfolds before you.



Day 1 -  St. Louis, MO Your journey begins with deluxe motorcoach transportation to St. Louis and  a deluxe hotel stay in St. Louis.


Day 2  - St. Louis, MO Depart 9:00 p.m. – Explore St. Louis at your leisure or consider a Pre-Cruise Premium Shore Excursion with afternoon transfer to the American Queen.


Day 3 -  River Cruising Mingle with new friends, enjoy a dip in the pool or get better acquainted with the region by taking in a lecture with our Riverlorian.


Day 4 -  Hannibal, MO Explore Mark Twain’s hometown and the sites that inspired his beloved American Classics.


Day 5 -  River Cruising  Lush forests blanket the high bluffs and hillsides along the river creating a spectacular haven for bald eagles to nest.


Day 6 -  Dubuque, IA From the Grand Opera House and Cable Car Square to the Smithsonian-affiliated National Mississippi River Museum.


Day 7 -  La Crosse, WI Inviting Riverwalk and Riverside International Friendship Garden.


Day 8  - Red Wing, MN Breathtaking views of Minnesota and Wisconsin bluffs from Memorial Park and Bush & Main Street’s Shopping District.


Day 9 -  St. Paul, MN Disembark 8:00 a.m. – Depart for home via deluxe motorcoach


2016 FARES

CABIN                        TYPE                                                                                       FARE

   C         Outside Stateroom w/ Open Veranda 160 sq. ft.                    $4359.00 per guest Dbl occ.

   D        Outside Stateroom w/ Open Veranda 140 sq. ft.                         4259.00 per guest Dbl occ.

   E          Deluxe Outside Stateroom w/ Bay Window                              3559.00 per guest Dbl. occ.

   F          Inside Cabin  140 sq. ft.                                                           2759.00 per guest Dbl. occ. 

   G          Inside Cabin  132 sq ft.                                                            2759.00 per guest Dbl. occ.

                                                                  Plus $149.00 port charges

            TRAVEL INSURANCE also available 


*Fare includes Round Trip bus transfers from Princeton, IL, complimentary shore excursions in every port, wine and beer included with dinner, complimentary cappuccino, espresso, specialty coffees, bottled water and soft drinks throughout your voyage, multiple specialty dining options at no additional charge, friendly All-American staff, casual dress (no formal wear needed), professional showboat-style entertainment and dancing, and daily lectures by onboard historian.







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