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Panama Canal Cruise Winter Escape

January 26-February 6, 2018

Activity Level 6 - Highlights of the trip includes: Fort Lauderdale, FL; Princess Cays, Bahamas; Cartagena, Colombia; Panama Canal (Traverse the new locks!); Colon, Panama; Puerto Limon, Costa Rica; and Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. This 12-day adventure with Princess Cruises includes round trip airfare to the cruise tour, round trip transport to the Chicago airport, third party trip cancellation, medical insurance, and a one night hotel in Ft. Lauderdale with breakfast and a city tour. The cruise tour includes all meals (excludes specialty restaurants) and onboard entertainment, a Cartagena tour, and all land and ship gratuities. Please stop by the Classics office, or call for pricing and brochure with complete itinerary. Receive a $100 discount if you register by July 1st. R.S.V.P. by October 1st!

Diva Montell: Sounds of the 80s

HearthStone Center - Saturday, February 17th, 2018

Activity Level 1 - As a Chicago area vocalist, Diva brings to life the sounds of Sarah Brightman, Celine Dion, Donna Sum­mer, Whitney Houston, Ann Wilson, and more. She has shared the stage with KC & The Sunshine Band, The Jersey Boys, Michael Bolton, the Legendary Drifters, and many others. Come join us for an evening full of wonderful music and dinner from Lincoln Inn. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., Dinner served at 5:00 p.m. Payment is due at the time of registration. Please R.S.V.P. by February 10, 2018. Members: $35.00 • Guests: $38.50.

Cabaret at the Paramount Theatre

Aurora, IL - Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Activity Level 3 - 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 and winning a total of 12, including Best Musical. Cabaret is exactly what musical theatre should be: entertaining, enlightening, provocative, edgy, and a continuing reflection of our own lives. This ground-breaking musical was unlike anything audiences had seen back when it first premiered, and you'll feel the same way when it hits the Paramount stage. We will enjoy lunch at the Fireside Grille in Sugar Grove before we travel to the Paramount Theatre. The show begins at 1:30 p.m. Payment is due at the time of registration. Please R.S.V.P. by January 9th, 2018. Members: $120.00 • Guests: $132.00

Just For Ladies

HearthStone Center - Saturday, March 10th, 2018

Activity Level 2 - Ladies Night is all about a special evening of pampering, relaxation, and laughter, just for you. Our evening will include: facials, massages, fashion show, prizes, shop¬ping, gifts, appetizers, and more! Fashion show begins at 6:00 p.m. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. with the event lasting until 8:00 p.m. Payment is due at the time of registration. Please R.S.V.P. by March 1st, 2018. Classics Members and Guests: $15.00.

Shen Yun at the Rosemont Theater

Rosemont, IL - Saturday, March 24, 2018

Activity Level 3 - In ancient times, China was known as the Land of the Divine. We now invite you to this lost civilization. Now in its 10th year, Shen Yun com¬bines ancient legends with technological innovations and historically authentic costumes with breathtaking animated backdrops. We let classical Chinese dance do the storytelling, while the air is filled with an enchanting orchestral sound. This is a mesmerizing experience you won’t find anywhere else! Lunch will be at noon and the show begins at 2:00 p.m. Price includes transportation, lunch, show tick¬ets, and all tax and gratuities. Payment is due at the time of registration. Please R.S.V.P. by February 21, 2018. Members: $188.00 • Guests: $207.00.

The Big Easy

New Orleans, LA - April 7 - 11, 2018

Activity Level 6 - New Orleans is a must see destination with its jazzy sounds, distinctive creole cuisine, rich history, and vibrant culture. Your adventure will be filled with the sights and sounds that keep travelers coming back again and again. Our trip includes: New Orleans City, Cemetery Tour, French Quarter Carriage Ride with free time to shop and explore, Destrehan Plantation, the WWII Museum, Maison Bourbon Jazz Club, the New Orleans School of Cooking, two nights in the Memphis area on the way to and from New Orleans, and much more! Four dinners, one lunch, and four breakfasts are included in the price of the trip. Payment is due at the time of registration. Please R.S.V.P. by February 25, 2018. Members: $1,230.00 • Guests: $1,352.00 • Single: $1,520.00

Healthy Eating w/Rachel Koroscik from Kishwaukee Hospital

Somonauk Branch - Thursday, April 12, 2018

Activity Level 1 - Join us for lunch and a demonstration on how you can make healthy choices that save time and money. Kish Health System coordinator Rachel Koroscik will give the presentation. Tasting and recipes will be provided. Doors open at 11:30 a.m., and the event begins at noon. Payment due at the time of registration. Please R.S.V.P. by April 5th, 2018. Members and Guests: $15.00.

Driehaus Museum

Chicago, IL - Thursday, April 19, 2018

Activity Level 3 - The Richard H. Driehaus Museum immerses visitors in one of the grandest residential buildings of 19th-century Chicago, the Gilded Age home of banker Samuel Mayo Nickerson. Philanthropist Richard H. Driehaus founded the museum on April 1, 2003 with a vision to influence today’s built environment by preserving and promoting archi¬tecture and design of the past. We will enjoy lunch at the Chicago Women’s Ath¬letic Club. Yes, gentlemen are invited! The Woman’s Athletic Club of Chicago is a private club for women nestled in the heart of downtown Chicago. After lunch we will have time for shopping. Payment is due at the time of registration. Please R.S.V.P. by April 6, 2018. Members: $130.00 • Guests: $143.00.

Fair Oaks Farm

Fair Oaks, IN - Monday, May 7, 2018

Activity Level 3 - Fair Oaks Farms is an escape to the country with acres of great outdoor fun, food and learning. Fair Oaks Farms brings “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” to a whole new light. The entire facility runs on cow & pig manure! They transform the farms’ waste into energy by way of anaerobic digesters; they reduce dependency upon natural gas and elec¬tricity during the milk and manufacturing process. Join us for a day touring the dairy fa¬cilities and crop production. We will have lunch at the Farmhouse Restaurant on site and ice cream dessert at the “Cowfé”. Payment is due at the time of registration. Please R.S.V.P. by April 20, 2018. Members: $122.00 • Guests: $134.00.

Circle Lake Michigan Tour

June 4 - 10, 2018 - $50 Early Bird Discount!!

Activity Level 6 - Join us aboard Cheeseman Coaches as we take a six-night seven-day trip around Lake Michigan! Our stops along the way will include: St. Joseph, MI; Holland, MI; two nights in Grand Rapids, MI; Charlevoix, MI; two nights in Mackinaw City, MI; Saulte Saint Marie, MI for a Soo Locks boat ride; one night in Manistique; one night in Green Bay, WI; and the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame. Payment is due at the time of registration. Travel insurance is not included, but is available for purchase through Resource Insurance. Please R.S.V.P. by March 25, 2018. $50 Discount if you register by January 25, 2018. For more details, call Classics or stop by to pick up a brochure. Members: $1,443.00 • Guests: $1,587.00 • Single: $1,790.00.

Spain & Portugal

September 10 - 21, 2018 - $100 Early Bird Discount!

Activity Level 6 - Exclusive for Resource Bank! We will have ten nights and eleven days to explore this beautiful country by bus from Barcelona to Lisbon. The trip includes: Barcelona, Valencia, Granada, Costa Del Sol, Gibraltar, Seville, Lisbon, Cascais, Estoril and Fatima. The price includes airfare, 4-star hotels, luxury air-conditioned coach, ten breakfasts, ten dinners, all taxes and tips, and an expert guide throughout the trip. $100.00 discount if you register by March 1, 2018. Please R.S.V.P. by May 1, 2018. Call Classics for pricing and brochure.

Classics Travel Policies

Trip Confirmation Notice

Classics sends out a confirmation reminder notice of payment due date, pickup time and location along with any other information regarding each trip at least two weeks prior to departure date for all trips.

Trip Cancellation Policy for Day Trips

When scheduling day trips, most vendors require full payment when booking the event. We request that full payment for a day trip be made 2 weeks in advance. If you have to cancel a trip and we can fill your space from a waiting list, you will receive a full refund. If you cancel the trip after your payment is made, we will reimburse you when possible.

Trip Cancellation Policy for Extended Trips

Cancellation policies on extended trips are outlined by respective tour companies as stated in their trip brochure. Trip Travel Insurance is always a wise investment when going on extended trips.

Activity Levels

The higher the Activity Level number, the more walking involved. All activities are in the Bethany Road Community Center unless otherwise stated.

Activity Level 1: Very little walking, no stairs.
Activity Level 2: A little walking, possible stairs.
Activity Level 3: Walking, getting on and off the coach, and possible stairs.
Activity Level 4: Walking, getting on and off the coach several times and stairs on the trip.
Activity Level 5: Walking distances which might be on non-flat surfaces, getting on and off the coach multiple times, and stairs.
Activity Level 6: All of the above, including multiple flights of stairs and activities requiring a higher level of stamina.