Arlington Classic Tour Club

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Call the Senior Center at 847-797-5341 for tour details.

2019 Highlighted Tours

$25 Yearly Membership Dues ($35 Household Rate for two people living at the same address)

Benefits included with membership:

  • Open to anyone 18 or older (21 for casino tours)
  • Enjoy a $15 discount on tours and 10% off merchandise in the Gift Shop located inside the Senior Center
  • Tour Schedule mailed directly to your home
  • Three Week Priority Registration including drop off, phone, mail or fax 

LUNCH and SHOW
Fort Atkinson, WI - Thursday, September 19
 
The Buddy Holly Story
 

Before the Beatles and the Rolling Stones ever played a note, popular music was forever changed by a bespectacled kid from Lubbock, Texas – Buddy Holly! Now you can witness his story explode onto the Fireside stage in a toe-tapping, hand-clapping extravaganza, which will have you up and dancing. The award winning show BUDDY tells the true story of Buddy Holly through his short yet spectacular career, and features the classic songs, “That’ll Be the Day,” “Peggy Sue,” “Oh Boy,” “Everyday,” “Not Fade Away,” “Heartbeat,” “Rave On,” as well as The Big Bopper’s “Chantilly Lace,” Ritchie Valens’ “La Bamba,” and many more!

Our lunch at the Fireside will include Butternut Squash Soup, Freshly Baked Breads, Roast Boneless Pork Chop, Served with Whipped Yukon Gold Potatoes and Gravy, Corn O'Brien, and Cinnamon Apple Sauce. For dessert an Almond  Lace Basket filled with fresh fruit. Coffee, Tea and Milk are included.
 

Motorcoach departs at 8:30am and returns at approximately 5:30pm.

MEMBER FEE:  $119                     

NON MEMBER FEE: $134


Teatro ZinZanni
Chicago, IL - Wednesday, September 25
 
Dinner and Show at Cambria Hotel
 

Enter a realm where reality and dreams converge; an experience unlike any other! Teatro ZinZanni is an all-out whirlwind of international cirque, comedy and cabaret served with a multi-course feast. The fast-paced action unfolds around, above and alongside guests as world-class acrobats, musicians, divas, illusionists, madmen, and aerialists fill our intimate Spiegeltent ZaZou, a unique jewel box mirror tent. 

This dinner show offers a four course dinner; entrée choice made at the venue.

Coffee, Soft Drinks or Alcoholic Beverages can be purchased at the venue by credit/debit card only.

Motorcoach departs at 5:00pm and returns at approximately 10:15pm.

MEMBER FEE:  $154                    

NON MEMBER FEE: $169


Fall Mystery Tour
Midwest Tour - Thursday, October 3
 
? ? ? Mystery Tour ? ? ?
 

Are you a spontaneous person?  Do you like to go to different places?  Will we head north, south, east or west?  Where in the Midwest will we go?

Wear comfortable shoes and clothing.  Put on your thinking caps.  Clues will be given on the day of the tour.

This tour includes all admissions, lunch and Motorcoach transportation.

Motorcoach departs at 8:15am and returns at approximately 5:30pm.

MEMBER FEE:  $89                     

NON MEMBER FEE: $104


The Glenn Miller Orchestra
St. Charles, IL - Sunday, October 6
 
Lunch at Arcada Theatre
 

Come join us for a wonderful afternoon to enjoy this classic act. Whether you want to sit back and listen or get up and dance (Yes! there will be a dance floor), you won’t be disappointed!

This most popular big band in the world today is sought out for both concert and swing dance engagements. With its unique jazz sound, the Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all time. The present Glenn Miller Orchestra was formed in 1956 and has been touring consistently since, playing an average of 300 live dates a year all around the world.

 “A band ought to have a sound all of its own.  It ought to have a personality.”

 – Glenn Miller

Our lunch at Arcada before the show will include:  Cheese Ravioli, Sausage and Peppers, Meatballs, Garlic Bread, Antipasto Salad and Cannoli for dessert. Coffee and Soda are included.

Motorcoach departs at Noon and returns at approximately 6:00pm.

MEMBER FEE:  $99                     

NON MEMBER FEE: $114


OktoberFest
Palatine, IL - Tuesday, October 15, 11:00am–2:30pm
 
At The Cotillion Banquet Hall
 

Fall is here and it is time to celebrate Oktoberfest!

This traditional luncheon will be held at The Cotillion. Today's menu includes Cream of Vegetable Soup, Bread and Butter, Roast Loin of Pork, Mashed Potatoes, Sauerkraut, Coffee/Tea and Dessert.

Back by popular demand, The Johnny Wagner Band will entertain our group. This four piece band entertains in full German attire.

Please notify the Park District of any food restrictions when you register, not the day of the event. Menu substitutions are not allowed.

Sign up early as this is a popular luncheon.

Tickets are not sold at the door.

This is a contracted event and non-refundable.

Doors open at 11:00am.

At 10:30am a 30 minute presentation from our sponsor

The Cotillion is located at 360 S. Creekside in

Palatine near Northwest Highway and Route 53.

FEE:  $32 / person             


East Troy Electric Railroad
East Troy, WI - Thursday, October 17
 
Luncheon Train Ride
 

Experience the romance of dining aboard award-winning Art Deco railroad cars for a gourmet dining excursion. Meticulously restored coaches of the Chicago South Shore & South Bend Railroad serve as your dining room as the East Troy Electric Railroad presents the last remaining electric interurban dining car train in North America.

After our train luncheon we will be stopping at the Elegant Farmer of Wisconsin, your source for Gourmet Pies, Wisconsin Cheese, Cider-Baked Hams and Gourmet Gift Baskets!

Lunch includes: House Salad, Grilled Pork Medallions, Herb Mashed Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetable and Rolls. For dessert Apple Streusel. Dark Roast Regular and Decaf Coffee and Hot Tea.

Motorcoach departs at 10:00am and returns at approximately 5:00pm.

MEMBER FEE:  $89                     

NON MEMBER FEE: $104


Engelbert Humperdinck
W. Dundee/St. Charles, IL - Sunday, October 20
 
The Angel on My Shoulder Tour
 
Lunch at Village Squire, West Dundee – Show at Arcada, St. Charles
 

In a career spanning almost 50 years, his unique voice has charmed millions of fans around the globe. However, it’s not just the voice, but the man himself, with his endearing sense of humor and self-deprecating jokes. Like all great icons, he is a man of great depth – masculine and loving, shy inside and uninhibited onstage, prepared to play the sex god to the hilt and still, at this stage of his career, managing to get away with it. Engelbert exploded on to the music scene in the sixties with The Beatles and the Rolling Stones. Engelbert’s music has transcended time and his voice still continues to reach out to people now – serving to transport and inspire, to embrace and to provoke feelings and emotions…ingredients that are no doubt the essence of his long-lasting success.

A three course luncheon will be served at The Village Squire in West Dundee. You may choose your entrée off a special menu on the day of the tour.

Motorcoach departs at Noon and returns at approximately 6:00pm.

MEMBER FEE:  $145                     

NON MEMBER FEE: $160


The Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, IL - Thursday, October 24
 
Breakfast Buffet at The Palmer House
 

The day downtown begins with breakfast brunch at The Palmer House. The menu includes: daily local hot special, smoked fish spread, seasonal selection of hot and cold items, Greek yogurt parfait bar, selection of pastries, seasonal salad, breakfast meats, eggs any style to order, choice of  juice , coffee or tea.

Then we are off to The Art Institute of Chicago, one of the oldest and largest art museums in the United States. With nearly a million square feet, you will be able to self-explore the vast amount of iconic works by artists like: Georges Seurat, Edward Hopper and Pablo Picasso.

Motorcoach departs at 9:15am and returns at approximately 4:00pm.

MEMBER FEE:  $89                     

NON MEMBER FEE: $104


Celine Dion, COURAGE World Tour
Milwaukee, WI - Sunday, November 3
 
Enjoy a "Suite" Experience
 
Concert at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee
 

Once in a lifetime experience to enjoy this ‘suite’ experience. We will watch Celine from our own private suite at the Fiserv Forum. In the comfort of our suite, we will have appetizers and dessert while we enjoy the concert. There are a limited amount of tickets available for this awesome experience.

“I’m so grateful to all the fans who have come to see my show in Las Vegas for so many years, and now I get the chance to create a brand new show and bring it to them.” – Céline

Motorcoach departs at 5:30pm and returns at approximately 11:30pm.

MEMBER FEE:  $297                    

NON MEMBER FEE: $312


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Call 847-797-5341 regarding tour space availability for all tour dates.

 

If you are interested in any of these tours, please contact the Park District Office in the Senior Center at 847-797-5341 to put your name on a wait list.

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