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
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
The Simon & Garfunkel Story
Chicago, IL - Thursday, November 21
Mity Nice Bar and Grill, Broadway Playhouse
Folk rockers Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel recorded their biggest hits in the 1960s; their final studio album was “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” released in January 1970. The show uses digital projections of old photos and film footage as well as a live band performing songs including “Mrs. Robinson,” “Cecilia,” “Bridge Over Troubled Water” and “Homeward Bound.”
Mity Nice’s family style dinner includes some mighty nice portions of Tomato Basil Flatbread, Caesar Salad, Minute Chicken Terri D, Broiled Lake Superior Whitefish, Roasted Yukon Gold Potatoes and Steamed Broccoli. Chocolate Cupcake, Key Lime Pie or Cheesecake will be served for dessert. Soda, Coffee or Tea are included.
Motorcoach departs at 4:00pm and returns at approximately 10:00pm.
MEMBER FEE: $162
NON MEMBER FEE: $177
Rosewood Presents: Christmas Remembered
Delavan, WI - Friday, December 6
Lunch and Show
Christmas can mean many things to different people. As we celebrate together, we look back to remember all the songs, hymns and carols that make this a magical time for us all. Sing along with your favorite Holiday Classics: Home for the Holidays, Sleigh Ride, Silver Bells, Mary Did You Know, Little Drummer Boy, White Christmas, Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree, The Christmas Song & more. We look forward each year to another Christmas Remembered!
Prior to the show the Rosewood Chef will prepare a delicious plated meal. There is an entrée choice of Roasted Citrus Garlic-Crusted Chicken, Pistachio-Crusted Atlantic Salmon, Pan-Roasted Pork Medallions with Apple Cider Glaze or Braised Burgundy Beef Tips. Dessert and a Soft Drink or Coffee/Tea are also included.
Motorcoach departs at 10:00am and returns at approximately 4:30pm.
MEMBER FEE: $98
NON MEMBER FEE: $113
Holiday at Sanfilippo Estate
Barrington, IL - Tuesday, December 10
Lunch and Concert
Come and see the holiday-decorated, magnificent Sanfilippo Estate, including the dazzling 1890 Eden Palais Carousel and hear Christmas music on the Automatic Music Machines. We will begin at noon with an elegant, seated luncheon in the beautiful Carousel Pavilion. Start off with a salad, then your entrée is a combination of chicken and beef, potato and vegetables. Iced tea and complimentary red or white wine are included. Finish off your meal with dessert and coffee. Following the luncheon will be a live Organ Holiday Concert in the Sanfilippo residence, featuring Dave Wickerham on the Mighty Wurlitzer Theater Organ. There will be time to enjoy the Sanfilippo collection and view this private home, including the new Paris Passageway.
The Sanfilippo Foundation is holding a Children's toy drive with donations going to military families. You may bring an unwrapped toy (ages 2-16) and drop off when you enter the pavilion. (Toy is not included in tour fee).
Motorcoach departs at 11:15am and returns at approximately 5:30pm.
MEMBER FEE: $134
NON MEMBER FEE: $149
Merry, Merry Chicago
Chicago, IL - Sunday, December 15
Lawry's The Prime Rib & Orchestra Hall
Don’t miss Symphony Center's annual holiday spectacular featuring members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and guest vocalists performing festive favorites. It’s the perfect celebration for the holidays! Our group has main floor seating for this performance.
Lawry’s traditional lunch includes your entrée choice of Lawry’s famous Prime Rib, Salmon or Vegetarian Dish. Choice of Raspberry English Truffle, Chocolate Layer Cake or New York Style Cheesecake for dessert, and Coffee or Hot/Iced Tea are included.
Motorcoach departs at 10:45am and returns at approximately 7:00pm
MEMBER FEE: $169
NON MEMBER FEE: $184
Illumination at The Morton Arboretum
Lisle, IL - Wednesday, December 18
Dinner at StoneWood Ale House – Schaumburg
In this unparalleled spectacle of color, light, and sound, you will be awed and delighted to see, Tree Fascination brilliant digital projection of color and pattern on a tree grove of Eastern White and Scots Pine. Illumination will highlight the many gifts of trees natural beauty, increased feelings of peace and calm. Be surrounded by color as you walk a one-mile paved path amid interactive lighting effects that highlight the beauty of trees in winter. Enjoy seasonal music, ever-changing, captivating lighting designs. Enjoy a cozy fire, a snack, (additional charge) or a rest at one of the warming areas along the Illumination path.
Dress appropriately for the weather and walking. Warm shoes or boots with good traction and low heels are recommended.
Early dinner at StoneWood Ale House with an Entrée choice of Blackened Tilapia Sandwich, Santa Fe Chicken Sandwich topped with Bacon, Swiss Cheese and Guacamole, Bacon Cheeseburger topped with Bacon and Cheddar Cheese, BBQ Burger topped with Sweet BBQ Sauce, Cheddar Cheese and Onion Strings, Mushroom Burger topped with Sautéed Mushrooms and Swiss Cheese, Elvis Burger topped with Peanut butter, bananas and Bacon.
Motorcoach departs at 4:00pm and returns at approximately 10:00pm.
MEMBER FEE: $74
NON MEMBER FEE: $89
Rosemont, IL - Friday, December 20
Chip Davis, founder and creator of Mannheim Steamroller, will celebrate the 35th Anniversary of his annual Christmas concert tour, making it the longest running consecutive concert tour in the entertainment industry!
“I remember when I came out with my first Christmas album in 1984 followed by our first tour. Back then, many in the music industry said focusing on Christmas just wouldn’t work,” said Davis.
Our group has main floor seating for this performance.
Motorcoach departs at 6:45pm and returns at approximately 10:30pm.
MEMBER FEE: $97
NON MEMBER FEE: $112
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.