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Charter Service Owners and Coordinators are:
Lauri Young, 16392 Lombardville Rd., Bradford, IL 61421  (309)238-8421
Nancy Carper, 430 B Street, Buda, IL 61314 (309)895-6191
Fax: (309)897-8420

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 April 8-13, 2019  Magnolia Market at the Silos & Pioneer Woman's Mercantile   

                         w/stops at Nell Hill's and Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, MO       $998.00 pp Dbl occ.  $1299.00 Single


*price includes deluxe motorcoach transportation, 8 meals, 5 night's lodging and Branson dinner show.


 You asked for it and here it is - time to check out Chip and Joanna Gaines' stompin grounds! After a great day full of fun and games on the motorcoach, we will stop for dinner and a show in Branson, MO before continuing on to Waco on Tuesday!  On Wednesday, you'll have plenty of time to browse the unique collection of home decore at the silos, as well as try a famous cupcake from the Magnolia Bakery, relax on the lawn and enjoy lunch from Waco's best food trucks!  We will also take an afternoon tour where we will visit Harp Design Co., as seen on Fixer Upper, and enjoy a driving tour by some of Chip and Joanna's works of art!  The day will finish up at Vitek's BBQ which is Chip's favorite dining venue!  From Waco we will head to Pawhuska, OK to The Pioneer Woman's (Ree Drummond) Mercantile, Deli, general store and Bakery for more great shopping and to try some of her wonderful cooking that has made her so popular!  From Pawhuska we will head to Kansas City for one more great home decor icon- Nell Hill's and some free time shopping at Kansas City's famous Country Club Plaza!  Just us for a great trip that is bound to get your creative juices flowing




Saturday, April 27, 2019  Mont Rest B & B w/ Downton Abbey Luncheon                                       $139.00 per person

                                                                                                                                                        Bellevue, IA 

* Price includes deluxe motorcoach transportation and luncheon

From the moment you walk through the door at the Mont Rest Mansion, you will be transported back to an era of grace and beauty!  Edwardians celebrated life with elegant food and surrounded themselves with beauty and comfort.  They dressed themselves in attire that completed the ambiance of their privileged world.  They became part of the Elan.  We invite you to the bygone experience that is recreated in the hit PBS Series known as Downton Abbey.  You will be dressed completely in period attire by your own personal maid or valet and treated to a feast fit for British Royalty.  There will be memento photographs taken to remember this very special occasion.  All the Lords and Ladies, butlers, housekeepers, maids, valets, footmen, cooks and the chauffeur at Mont Rest hope to see you soon!




June 10-19, 2019     New York City/Washington D.C.     $2795.00 per person

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Wed - Thurs.   July 10-11, 2019    SHIPSHEWANA, IN     $299.00 pp DBL occ.                   

                                                                                                                                                                        289.00 pp TRP or QUAD occ.

                                                                                                                         339.00 Single 

Join us on this great 2-day tour where we will visit the Shipshewana Auction & Flea Maret all day Wednesday then finish the day with an awesome home cooked Amish meal at the Blue Gate Restaurant and check in overnight at the Blue Gate Garden Inn for the night.  In the morning, we will enjoy an awesome hot breakfast with made to order omelets at the hotel before picking up our step-on-guide for a country tour of the Shipshewana area, some shopping, lunch and the musical performance of A SIMPLE SANCTUARY at the Blue Gate Theatre before heading back home.





Sunday, Aug 4, 2019      "Annie" The Musical     $149.00 per person

*includes a wonderful buffet brunch, show tickets & deluxe motorcoach transportation                  


"The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow!" America's favorite cartoon sweetheart is back in one of the most popular Broadway shows of all.  Winner of seven Tony Awards including Best Musical, Annie is a delightful concoction of comic villains cute little girls, gangsters, Presidents, billionaires, butlers and bums.  It's a merry comic book world glowing with optimism from its side-splitting humor, to its carefree dances, to its tuneful score including that anthem of hope, "Tomorrow."   This uplifting show about the triumph of hope in a time of economic and political upheaval is even more meaningful now than it ever was.  Truly an inspirational show for audiences of all ages!  You'll surely want to adopt Little Orphan Annie for your very own after you see the musical comedy smash Annie.





Fri-Sat Nov. 8-9, 2019     Patti's Settlement (Grand Rivers, KY & Arthur, IL)  $299.00 pp DBL occ.    $289.00 TRP or QUAD occ.   $339.00 Single 


 (TRIP AND PRICES APPROXIMATE DUE TO REBUILD AFTER 2017 FIRE) *price includes deluxe motorcoach transportation overnight lodging, show admission, 3 meals and step-on-guide.

Join us on this great 2-day tour where we will head South to visit Patti's Settlement in Grand Rivers, KY (just past Paducah at the beginning of LAND BETWEEN THE LAKES) where we will enjoy a fabulous Southern style meal at Patti's Settlement (where they are known for their 2" thick porkchop and Sawdust Pie), take in some great Variety Show entertainment at the Badgett Playhouse Theater, and cozy overnight accommodations at Patti's Inn & Suites - all in one day!  The next day we will head back North where we will stop in Arthur, IL for some downtown shopping, and a step-on-guide for an Amish countryside tour ending with dinner made and served in an Amish home.






Mon-Thurs  Dec.2-5, 2019             Branson

$780.00 pp DBL occ.

 745.00 pp TRP occ.

  730.00 pp QUAD occ.  

 970.00 SINGLE occ. 


* The Hughes Bros. Show

* The Dutton's 

* The Haygood's

* SIX- All Acapella Show

*The Baldknobber's Variety Show 

*College of the Ozarks Tour & Dinner

* 9 Meals, 5 Shows, any admissions and 3 night's lodging at Stone Castle Hotel & Conference Center  


MONDAY, Dec. 2- We will enjoy breakfast aboard the bus and a fun-filled day of travel to Branson! Before we arrive in Branson, we will stop at LAMBERT'S CAFE for some supper and throwed rolls!  After arrival and checking into THE STONE CASTLE HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER for three nights, we will then depart for the DUTTON'S.  What a day!

 TUESDAY, Dec. 3 -  Today we will start off with a good hot BREAKFAST at the hotel.  After breakfast we will then head to the HUGHES BROS. SHOW.  After that great show, we will have a catered LUNCH AT THE HUGHES BROS THEATER before heading to see the afternoon performance of SIX - an all acapella group!  We will then travel to the COLLEGE OF THE OZARKS, to show you another side of Branson and for a wonderful tour of all their facilities including their fruitcake kitchen and where your dinner was raised!  Come see their great museum that contains the ORIGINAL Beverly Hillbillies car!  Now you will be ready for a fabulous MEAL at the KEETER CENTER on the campus where the students raise, prepare and serve dinner to us!  It's an awesome meal and afternoon you won't soon forget!  We will check out the BRANSON CHRISTMAS LIGHT DISPLAY as we return to our hotel.

 WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4 - We will start another great day with BREAKFAST at the hotel before heading out to see the YAKOV SMIRNOFF SHOW.  Lunch after the show will be at the BURGER SHACK before heading to see the awesome, HAYGOODS!  Dinner tonight will be at WHIPPER SNAPPERS SEAFOOD BUFFET before hitting our final show of the trip at THE BALDKNOBBERS!

 THURSDAY, Dec. 5 -  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 Russel Stover's Outlet Mall in Lebanon, MO before continuing our journey home.

 *prices include deluxe motorcoach transportation, luggage handling, nine meals, six shows, three night's lodging and all show admissions.  A deposit of $100 per person is due when making the reservation and final payment is due Sept 1, 2019.  Any payments made minus the $100 non-refundable deposit will be refunded until September 1.  No refunds are given on cancellations after September 1.  Meal and show schedule subject to change.  PRICE & SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.  Please makes all checks payable to Lauri Young.










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