Travel Programs

MOUNT RUSHMORE & THE BLACK HILLS OF SOUTH DAKOTA

This is the trip you been waiting for! Board your spacious motor coach for 6 nights of lodging including four consecutive nights in South Dakota, 10 meals: 6 breakfast and 4 dinners. You will visit Mount Rushmore National Memorial, tour the Wildlife Loop Road at Custer State Park, Receive a guided tour of Deadwood, plus Gaming at deadwood Casino. You will also visit the unique Journey Museum, Amazing Crazy Horse Memorial and don’t forget the spectacular Badlands National Park and much, much more. Trip insurance prices vary depending on occupancy ($59 triple, $59 double and $69 single per person)  Please write a separate check payable to “Travel Insured International, Inc.” or pay it online at www.travelconfident.com 
Limited space available; don’t wait to register!   Click here to download a flyer.

Registration Deadline/Final Payment: TBA
Day/Date:        Sunday, May 17 – May 23
Depart:             8:00 am from the Founders Center
Return:            In the evening on May 23 (TBA)
Fee:                    $650/person – double occupancy
                             $825/person – single occupancy
                             $630/person – triple occupancy
                            * $75 due upon signing ($150 for single)

THEATRE AT THE CENTER

Munster, Indiana

Experience the memorable performance of “On Golden Pond.” Norman & Ethel Thayer return to their summer cottage, and discover some of life’s amazing realities.  Will daughter and father find the relationship they’ve longed for? This 1981 film won three Oscars starring Katherine Hepburn, Henry Fonda, and Jane Fonda.  Brunch will be served before the show consisting of endless breakfast platters, fruit and cheese appetizers, a warm buffet and abundant desserts.

Registration Deadline: February 2
Day/Date:    Sunday, March 1
Depart:          10:45 am from Founders Community Center
Return:       5:45 pm (Approximately)
Fee:                 $84 (Fee includes mini-coach transportation, brunch and performance ticket)

WEST SIDE STORY AT DRURY LANE THEATRE

Oakbrook Terrace, IL

A modern retelling of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story tells the tale of two star crossed lovers caught between rival gangs. A revolutionary work that changed the course of the American musical, West Side Story features an electrifying Latin and jazz-infused score including "Somewhere," "Tonight," "I Feel Pretty," and "America". Prior to the performance, we will enjoy a full course lunch including a garden salad, a choice of two entrees together with a chef’s selection of garden vegetables, potato, fresh baked bread, dessert and a choice of one beverage. This is a wonderful opportunity to see a marvelous musical coupled with a delicious lunch. Seats are limited so please register as soon as possible.

Registration Deadline: February 5
Day/Date:    Thursday, March 19
Depart:          10:00 am from Founders Community Center
Return:       5:15 pm (Approximately)
Fee:                 $79 (Fee includes mini-coach transportation, lunch and performance ticket)

50’S & 60’S TRIBUTE WITH THE LEGACY GIRLS AT STARVED ROCK

Utica, Illinois

Take a trip back in time to the ’50s & ’60s with the Legacy Girls and get ready to rock to the beat of songs that shaped the decades!  Hear classics from the Supremes, the Beatles, Elvis Presley and more. The legacy lives on!  A lunch buffet will be served in the banquet room before the show. After the show, we will ride the trolley. This is a great time to enjoy the scenic tour of Starved Rock State Park. A perfect way to end a perfect day!

Registration Deadline: February 18
Day/Date:   Wednesday, April 1
Depart:
         9:45 am from Founders Community Center
Return:      5:15 pm (Approximately)
Fee:                 $72 (Fee includes mini-coach transportation, lunch buffet, show performance & trolley tour)

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS

Don’t miss a trip to see your very own champion Chicago Blackhawks play against the Vancouver Canucks at the United Center!  Limited tickets are available so register early.

Registration Deadline: March 14
Day/Date:   Thursday, April 2
Depart:         5:15 pm from Founders Community Center
Return:      11:15 pm (Approximately)
Fee:                 $81 (Fee includes bus transportation and a 300 level ticket)

VERA BRADLEY ANNUAL OUTLET SALE

Ft. Wayne, Indiana

We need to travel approximately 3 ½ hours but it will be worth the miles as we attend one of the most sought after outlet sales of the year!  We will be treated to special accommodations only given to groups!  Please note that this trip will feature a no-wait entrance with an exclusive limited two-hour shopping timeframe in which to explore the wonderful and colorful world of Vera Bradley.  For groups, special check-out conveniences are also given. This designer is a leader in fashionable, colorful, cotton quilted handbags, accessories, luggage and paper and gift items for women of every age. We will stop for an early dinner in Plymouth, Indiana on the way home. Space is limited, so please register early!

Registration Deadline: March 19
Day/Date:   Thursday, April 9
Depart:         7:15 am from Founders Community Center
Return:      6:45 pm (Approximately)
Fee:                 $64 (Fee includes mini-coach transportation, admission to sale and dinner.)

HISTORIC ELECTRIC RAILS & THE ELEGANT FARMER

Kenosha, WI

Enjoy a fascinating journey back in time as we travel to southeast Wisconsin for a blast of the past.  In Kenosha, board a beautifully restored streetcar and enjoy a two-mile ride past the Lake Michigan shoreline, Harbor Park, two historic districts, and downtown Kenosha.  While we visit Kenosha, we’ll also tour the brand new Civil War Museum on the streetcar route.  This state-of-the-art museum shows how the upper Midwest helped shape American history during the Civil War.  After a great lunch at the Boat House Pub & Eatery near the shores of Lake Michigan, we ride to East Troy, WI to visit the East Troy Electric Railroad.  Here we’ll visit its museum and enjoy a ten-mile, round trip journey on one of its historic inter-urban trains.  The train operates on the original Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Companies inter-urban track built in 1907.  During our ride we disembark at the landmark Elegant Farmer.  You’ll have time here to shop at their Farm Kitchen Bakery and Market featured on TV’s Food Network.  The market is known for its one-of-a-kind apple pie baked in a paper bag!

Registration Deadline:  March 25
Day/Date:     Monday, May 11
Departure:    8:00 am from Founders Community Center
Return:         6:00 pm (Approximately)

Fee:               $115 (Fee includes motor coach transportation, museum admission, tour & lunch)

 

 

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