Trips

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Registration Date / Happenings Edition

Tuesday, Sept 19 for trips in the Oct - Dec 2017 Happenings.

Non-Members may register for the trips the Mondays following member registration.

ONE DAY TRIPS

Starved Rock - Ottawa, IL - Join us for a day of walking & nature’s colors.  Snacks are included.  The trip includes, snacks, bus cost & park expenses.
For this trip we will need 25 participants for the trip to run.  Moderate to lots of walking

  • Fri., Oct. 6,  9am - 4pm
  • Cost: $35 Members
  • $40 Non-Members
  • DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 28, 2017

Christkindlmarket - Chicago, IL - ‘Tis the season to enjoy the festivities of the Mart & also check out the picture windows at Macy’s.
Moderate to lots of walking

  • Tues., Nov. 21 10:15am-3:30pm
  • Cost: $30 Members
  • $38 Non-Members
  • DEADLINE OCTOBER 13, 2017

The Gathering - J.H. Mansion, Joliet, IL - Enjoy the ambiance of tradition of Marshall Field’s “Walnut Room” in Joliet’s own Gathering Room, the Jacob Henry Mansion’s own 26 foot decorated Christmas tree & live music sets the perfect atmosphere for a holiday tradition.  Includes choice of lunch at registration, chicken or pot roast. Moderate walking

  • Thurs., Nov. 30, 9:45am - 3:30pm
  • Cost: $75 Members
  • $83 Non-Members
  • DEADLINE OCTOBER 20, 2017

Christmas Schooner - Mercury Theatre, Chicago, IL - You will enjoy this heart-warming story of the first Christmas tree ship & the family who risked their lives to fill Chicago with Christmas spirit.  Lunch is at the Grassroots restaurant, your meal choice is chicken club sandwich, cheddar burger or Cuban sandwich, with fries or fresh fruit or soup & salad.  Moderate walking

  • Thurs., Dec. 7, 12 - 7pm
  • Cost: $80 Members
  • $88 Non-Members
  • DEADLINE NOVEMBER 2, 2017

Miracle on 34th Street - Fireside Theatre, Ft. Atkinson, WI - Based on the beloved Christmas movie, Miracle on 34th Street is a big brassy Broadway musical with a heart.  Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade needs a new Santa.  Enter Kris Kringle - a sweet and jolly old man who claims that he is the real Santa Claus.  Lunch included: soup, chicken piccata & dessert. Moderate walking

  • Thurs., Dec. 14,  8am - 6:30pm
  • Cost: $95 Members
  • $103 Non-Members
  • DEADLINE NOVEMBER 2, 2017

Elf - Paramount Theatre, Aurora, IL - Based on the hilarious 2003 Will Ferrell movie, Elf is one of those rare holiday shows that will have both kids and adults lighting up with laughter, humming tunes like “A Christmas Song” and “Sparklejollytwinklejingley” for days and rediscovering what it means to be a family. Lunch included: baked ham, mashed potatoes & more.  Moderate walking

  • Wed., Jan. 3, 10am - 6pm
  • Cost: $80 Members
  • $88 Non-Members
  • DEADLINE DECEMBER 4, 2017

Fat Tuesday Celebration - J.H. Mansion, Joliet, IL - Join us for some New Orleans music & celebration, at this “All That Jazz” Mardi Gras Party.  Lunch included: tossed salad, homemade jambalaya over rice with cornbread. & dessert. Moderate walking

  • Tues., Feb. 13, 10am - 3:30pm
  • Cost: $80 Members
  • $88 Non-Members
  • DEADLINE JANUARY 15, 2018
     

Cabaret - Paramount Theatre, Aurora, IL - Cabaret is one of the most well-known Broadway musicals of all time, and it’s because of the extraordinary songs, universal appeal and a spellbinding story that still holds true in today’s world. Nominated for a total of 26 Tony Awards over three decades.  Lunch included: menu TBD. Moderate walking

  • Wed., Feb. 21, 10am - 6pm
  • Cost; $80 Members
  • $88 Non-Members
  • DEADLINE JANUARY 12, 2018
     

Joseph - Drury Lane Theatre, Oak Brook, IL - Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat, is the first collaboration of Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber. Join Israel’s favorite son, Joseph, through his tumultuous ascent to the top in this timeless reminder of the unquenchable thirst of a man with a dream who had the courage to forge the destiny of a people & its powerful message of hope. Lunch choice included at registration, veggie linguine or bistro steak.  Moderate walking

  • Thurs., Mar. 8, 10:30am - 5pm
  • Cost: $80 Members
  • $88 Non-Members
  • DEADLINE FEBRUARY 2, 2018

Overnight Trips

2018 Trip

Cubs Training in Arizona - American Classic Tours, Inc.

  • Dates:  March 3-8, 2018
  • Cost:    $2,998 per person double occupancy, $3,698 single.  Includes airfare, travel insurance and pickup at PTSCC.  $850 deposit due upon registration.  Make checks out to American Classic Tours, Inc.

Come watch your favorite team, 2016 World Series Champions, in three exciting spring training games in sunny, warm Arizona.  Highlights:  5 night stay in Scottsdale, guided tour of Phoenix, Apache Trail, Canyon Lake Cruise, Arizona Opry, Phoenix Botanical Gardens, Musical Instrument Museum, Old Town Scottsdale and much more.

Scandinavian Trip - Offered by Globus

  • Dates:  Aug. 4-13, 2018
  • The trip price $3508 includes land only & insurance.  Add $688 for the single supplement . The price of $3508 is subject to adjustment in 2018, based on tour itineraries.  Air fare can be arranged with the travel agency coordinating the trip.  2017 individual prices for airfare are about $950. A $500 deposit is due by August 10 at registration, final payment is due April 1, 2018.

Detailed flyers will be available in the Main Office.  Highlighted stops are: Copenhagen, Gothenburg, Stockholm, Helsinki & more. We hope you will join us for this once in a lifetime adventure!!!

Firekeeper’s Casino Overnight

  • Tues., April 17 - Wed., April 18, 2018
  • Cost:  $185 per person double occupancy, $260 single

This trip includes one night stay at Firekeeper’s Hotel & Casino, $20 a day ($40) in slot play & $5 food at Firekeeper’s. Plus a stop at Four Winds Casino & you receive $15 slot play & $10 food credit (perks are subject to change).