Classics Annual Soup Sampling With Dr. Jeff Frank - Two Locations!!
Somonauk Branch: Thursday, January 30, 2020
HearthStone Center: Friday, January 31, 2020
Activity Level 1 - Join us for our favorite winter tradition of wonderful, hearty, and tasty soups to sample! At noon we will have fun sampling the many soups that you bring. It is a real treat to try all the different soup selections. This year we will be joined by special guest speaker: Dr. Jeff Frank from Spex Expressions! For those who do not wish to bring soup, please bring sandwiches or appetizers to accompany our taste-testing feast. Desserts, beverages, and table service will be provided. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.; lunch begins at Noon. RSVP by January 23rd. There is no cost to this event.
Dancing With the Stars: Live! at Rosemont Theatre
Saturday, February 8, 2020
Activity Level 2 - Looking for a great Christmas gift? See the professional dancers in a brand-new production showcasing every type of dance style ranging from Tango to Foxtrot, Cha-Cha to Waltz - and everything in between. You will have the opportunity to experience the excitement, glamour and glitz you see in the ballroom every Monday night live on stage at Rosemont Theatre. Seats are limited and must be paid in full at time of registration. Tickets are not refundable unless a replacement is found. Price includes transportation, ticket, all tips and gratuities. Payment is due upon registration. Please RSVP as soon as possible since tickets are limited. Exclusive pricing for members and guests: $188.00.
Mardi Gras at HearthStone Center
Saturday, February 22, 2020
Activity Level 1- Wear your favorite Mardi Gras costume or outfit in green, gold and purple, and join us for a fun-filled evening of “Voodoo” Magic! Jonathan Kamm has returned with his slight-of-hand that will keep you mesmerized, accompanied with live entertainment to set the mood for the evening! We will have an area set up for fun photos and will have extra special prizes for the most creative outfits! Doors open at 4:30 p.m., with dinner catered by Lincoln Inn at 5:00 p.m. Payment is due upon registration. RSVP by February 14th. Members: $36.00 • Guests: $39.50.
Night on Broadway at HearthStone Center
Saturday, March 14, 2020
Activity Level 1- Lights, Camera, Action! You will want to get your “tickets” for our show-stopping evening as we are dazzled by Diva Montell, entertainer extraordinaire at our HearthStone Center. Diva will entertain you as she sings a wide range of classical music, Broadway hits, and so much more! Doors open at 4:30 p.m., with dinner served at 5:00 p.m. Payment is due upon registration. RSVP by March 6th. Members: $36.00 • Guests: $39.50.
Oklahoma and Texas: The Pioneer Woman Mercantile & Magnolia Market
March 22-27, 2020
Activity Level 6 - Join The Classics as you travel southwest! On this journey, you will board a covered wagon for a city tour of Independence, MO * followed by a drive to The Pioneer Woman Mercantile - a destination restaurant, bakery and store in Pawhuska, Oklahoma! Ree and Ladd Drummond spent years renovating the hundred-year-old Osage Mercantile building on Main Street so that they could welcome visitors from near and far and give them a slice of small town hospitality and visit the Little Shop on Bosque, the original home of Magnolia Market that is now an outlet store, and to culminate this fabulous trip, visit Chip & Joanna Gaines’ Magnolia Market! Fans of HGTV’s Fixer Upper know that Chip and Joanna Gaines recently undertook their biggest rehab project ever in acquiring a sprawling downtown Waco property that included two huge grain silos and a 20,000-square-foot barn. This and so much more awaits you, so sign up today! Contact Classics for pricing and availability. RSVP by January 6th.
Making Your Dreams Come True: Mystery Trip Down Memory Lane!
Saturday, April 25, 2020
Activity Level 5- You will be bowled-over on this daytime mystery trip! Take a walk down memory lane as we discover where each stop will take us! A minimum of 25 people must register for this trip to go! Payment is due upon registration. RSVP by March 20th. Exclusive pricing for members and guests: $169.00.
Scotland & England
May 13-22, 2020
Activity Level 6 - This trip is completely sold out. Contact Classics for more information about being put on the waiting list.
The Best of Quebec City & Montreal
August 15-19, 2020
Activity Level 6 - Join this exclusive Classics trip as you stroll through the winding cobbled streets of Quebec City in this exquisite city. See centuries-old stone houses; Place d’Armes, an historic hotel built in the 1600’s by Guillaume Couillard, one of the first French settlers; the Parliament and Chateau Frontenac. Travel via air-conditioned coach to the Isle D’Orleans, where you will learn about its flavorful agricultural heritage the Basilica of Sainte Anne de Beaupre, and Montmorency Falls; take a guided tour of Montreal and enjoy the sights of Chinatown, Olympic Stadium, Notre-Dame Basilica, Old Port, Old Montreal and so much more! Contact Classics for pricing, brochure, and availability. Deposit of $750.00 is due upon registration.
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.
The higher the Activity Level number, the more walking involved. All activities are in the HearthStone 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.