Arlington Classic Tour Club


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 

Joliet, IL - Friday, May 10

Dinner at Al's Steakhouse and Show, at Rialto Square Theatre

His initial successes came via a string of singles in the early 1950’s, including such chart-toppers as “Because of You” and “Rags to Riches”. He had 24 songs in the Top 40, including: “I Wanna Be Around,” “The Good Life,” and his signature song, “I Left My Heart In San Francisco,” which garnered him the first two of his 19 Grammy Awards. Tony Bennett is one of only a handful of artists to have new albums charting in the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and 10’s. He introduced a multitude of songs into the great American Songbook that have since become pop music classics. Our groups tickets are in the Balcony, Section 1, Rows G,H,J,K,L.

Note: There is elevator access to the seats.

Dinner will be at Al’s Steakhouse in Joliet. There is an entrée choice of: Rib Eye Steak, Prime Rib, Chicken Piccante or Baked Scrod. All dinners include Soup, Salad, Vegetable, Double Baked Potato, Dinner Rolls and Sherbet for dessert. Coffee, Hot or Iced Tea are included.

Motorcoach departs at 4:00pm and returns at approximately 11:30pm.

MEMBER FEE:  $184                      


Four Winds Casino
New Buffalo, MI - Monday, March 18

Lady Luck will be with you at Four Winds where the excitement never stops! You will find more than 3,000 of your favorite slot machines ranging from one cent to $100, including some of the area’s biggest jackpots with progressives starting at $100,000. Other games include keno, blackjack and craps. Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy gaming at this premier Michigan casino.

Casino package includes:  $15 Casino Download, $10 Food Credit good towards the Buffet, Timber’s Grill and Hard Rock Cafe and Motorcoach Transportation with Games and Prizes.

Please be prepared to show a valid driver’s license/state photo ID to a casino representative on each casino tour in order to receive casino downloads/buffet offers. Participants must be 21 years or older to participate in casino tours. When registering, please provide your slot card number. All casinos reserve the right to change packages at any time.

Motorcoach departs at 8am and returns at approximately 6pm.

MEMBER FEE:  $49                     


Chicago, IL - Thursday, May 16

Lunch at Staropolska and Show, at Lyric Opera

Tony and Maria are two wide-eyed teenagers from opposing gangs who fall in love. As their friends and family battle with one another, Tony and Maria long for “a place for us, somewhere.” Their songs illuminate every scene and permeate our culture, from the romance of “Maria” and “Tonight” to the exuberance of “America” and the humor of “Gee, Officer Krupke.” Add to that the bold, sexy, iconic dances that smolder and sizzle with energy, and you have a musical-theater experience you’ll never forget. Our Group has main floor seating for this performance.

Keeping with the heritage of one of the original known rivals, The Jets and The Sharks, today’s family-style lunch will be at Staropolska Polish Restaurant. The menu includes: Soup, Cucumber and Beet Salad, Stuffed Cabbage, Potato Pancake, Potato Dumplings, Polish Sausage with Sauerkraut and Cheese Blintzes for dessert. Soda or Coffee/Tea are also included. 

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

MEMBER FEE:  $138                      


Rolling Meadows, IL - Wednesday, June 5

As a Chicago Crooner/Swing Singer and Retro Pop Entertainer, Stevie Swing (aka Steve Jacobs) has been filling dance floors and bringing music lovers to their feet across the Midwest. A dynamic show that begins with Sinatra/Big Band Classics, journeys into the great songs of Elvis ("American Trilogy") and builds to a rousing climax with Neil Diamond's stirring "America" and more!

Today’s menu will include Garden Salad, Entrée Choice of Orange Roughy (with a white wine lemon butter sauce) or Stuffed Chicken (stuffed with spinach & cheese wrapped in phyllo pastry with cheddar port sauce), Potatoes Parisienne, Glazed Baby Carrots and Cherries Jubilee for dessert.


Meridian Banquets, located at 1701 Algonquin Rd. in Rolling Meadows.

A 30 minute financial seminar will be presented by our sponsor, Village Bank and Trust of Arlington Heights at 10:45am.

Tickets are not sold at the door. This is a contracted event and non-refundable. Please notify the Park District of any food restrictions when you register, not the day of the event.

Doors open at 11:15am and lunch is served at Noon.

COST:  $32 per person       

Spring Mystery Tour
Chicago, IL - Wednesday, April 10

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.

Motorcoach departs at 8:15am and returns at approximately 6pm.

MEMBER FEE:  $89                      


Chicago History Museum
Chicago, IL - Wednesday, April 17

Lunch will be at Green Door Tavern

For a limited time The Chicago History Museum presents Silver Screen to Mainstream: American Fashion in the 1930s and ’40s. Featuring 30 garments by designers such as Gabrielle Chanel, Madeleine Vionnet, Valentina, Paul du Pont, Howard Greer, and Adrian, a time when sophisticated design lent a perception of stability as the nation grappled with its reinvention. The Chicago History Museum ignites the spirit of Chicago with other exhibits as well. Feel the intensity of the Great Chicago Fire and splendor of the World’s Columbian Exposition. Abraham Lincoln may have lived in Springfield, but Chicago was his second home and political headquarters during his rise to the White House. You can climb aboard the L car No. 1, visit a jazz club, picture yourself in the fashions of a Marshall Field's store window. The Museum collects and preserves millions of artifacts, documents and images to help audiences connect to the city and its history. Learn what makes Chicago home sweet home.

Lunch will be at one of Chicago’s Historical Places Green Door Tavern. There’s an entrée choice of: Hamburger, Fried Chicken “Sanguich”, Roasted Turkey Sandwich, Triple Decker Grilled Cheese with Bacon, Corned Beef, or Salad with Roasted Chicken/Goat Cheese and Dried Fruit. All sandwiches come with Fries. Fried Nutella Sandwich with Ice Cream will be served for dessert. Includes Choice of Soda or Iced Tea. Cash Bar for Coffee (French Press) or Other Beverages.

Motorcoach departs at 10:45am and returns at approximately 5:45pm.

MEMBER FEE:  $87                     


August Rush (Musical)
Aurora, IL - Sunday, April 28

Brunch at Granite City, Naperville & Show at Paramount Theatre, Aurora

Evan Taylor, an 11 year old orphan, believes in music like some believe in fairytales. In a cruel twist of fate, Evan’s mother, an accomplished classical cellist, and his father, the lead singer of a rock band, don’t even know he exists in this world. Even after so many years gone, Evan has not given up hope as he relentlessly searches for the parents he knows need him. Quickly discovering he too is a musical prodigy, Evan surrenders himself to the symphony of sounds and follows the music. In this inspiring love story, music is everywhere, but will it lead Evan home?

Brunch at Granite City includes Carving Station, made to order Omelets, French Toast, Waffles, Biscuits and Gravy, Muffins, Pastries and Danish, Caramel Rolls and Fresh Fruit. Coffee, Tea or Soda is included.

NOTE: Boarding Pass Distribution will begin at 8:30am

Motorcoach departs at 9am and returns at approximately 4:30pm.

MEMBER FEE:  $125                     



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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