To participate, get more details or make a reservation, call Denise Rogers at 630-365-5193 or visit any Old Second Bank location.
Mary Poppins is the story that every family can relate to – parents trying to make ends meet, busy schedules that have family members passing in the halls, spouses on different pages and no one taking the time to notice. See huge sets that tower above the audience and enormous dance numbers on the ground and the roof tops. Be amazed by statues coming to life, giant orchestrations for such iconic songs as “Spoon Full of Sugar,” “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” and “Chim Chim Cher-ee.” And of course, a few Mary Poppins magical moments that will leave you flying high. Celebrate the holidays with the ones you love at Paramount’s Mary Poppins. $26 per ticket Drive on your own. Reservations due November 7, 2014 Tickets are non-refundable, unless vendor cancels performance. Tickets will be mailed 10 days prior to performance.
Resv. due Nov. 7, 2014 - $26 per ticket (drive on your own). Four star-struck holiday tourists are snowbound in a shuttered Broadway theater on Christmas Eve. With nothing but a few trunks filled with costumes, props, and set pieces, they live out a shared dream – starring on Broadway! From your favorite holiday classics like “Baby, It’s Cold Outside,” and “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas,” to seasonal classics from Broadway composers, the evening is a flurry of memorable holiday magic. Tickets are non-refundable, unless vendor cancels performance. Tickets will be mailed 10 days prior to performance.
Set in the 1940s, Tommy is the story of a little boy who witnesses his father murder his mother’s lover upon his surprise return home after being released from a prisoner of war camp. The trauma sends Tommy into a nearly catatonic state, becoming deaf, dumb and blind. Eventually, his only form of communication becomes pinball and his wizardry with the flippers propels him into the national spotlight. Tommy is a story of hope, healing and human spirit that follows this child’s journey from darkness to triumph. Based on The Who’s 1969 album, this one-of-a-kind production is filled with soaring anthems and bursting ballads, mind-exploding images and pulsating dance numbers. $26 per ticket Drive on your own. Reservations due January 2, 2015 Tickets are non-refundable, unless vendor cancels performance. Tickets will be mailed 10 days prior to performance.
Reservations due: Feb. 6, 2015 $12 per ticket Flanagan's Wake is a hilarious interactive Irish wake set in the fictional village of Grapplin, County Sligo, Ireland. Audience members are treated as mourners who have come to wake of a noted local roustabout, Flanagan (first name unknown). The cast interweaves scripted and improvised stories as the basis for comedic fodder. Join the villagers as they tell tales, sing songs, and mourn the passing of one of their own, Flanagan. You'll be transported to the Emerald Isle to grieve as only the Irish can. You can share tales of your own experiences and misadventures with dear old Flanagan, or simply enjoy the stories and songs of the locals as they recall life with "Himself." Tickets are non-refundable, unless vendor cancels performance. Tickets will be mailed 10 days prior to performance.
Reservations due Friday, March 6, 2015 $15 per ticket (drive on your own) Acclaimed recording artist and performer, Mandy Barnett, salutes her influences, legendary female song stylists spanning multi-generations and musical genres. Barnett sings favorites by Patsy Cline, Tammy Wynette, Brenda Lee, Dusty Springfield, Dionne Warwick, Carole King, Linda Ronstadt, Judy Garland, Ella Fitzgerald, Dinah Washington, Eidth Piaf, and more, along with selections from Barnett's own highly-praised albums. Backed by Nashville musicians, Barnett offers unforgettable and stunning renditions of hits made famous by these songbirds featuring selections such as Crazy, Sweet Dreams, Stand by Your Man, Sweet Nothin's, Somewhere Over the Rainbow, Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow, You Don't Have to Say Your Love Me, Cry Me a River, September in the Rain, If You Love Me, and Blue Bayou, among others. Celebrate the legacy and enduring songs of musical icons performed by one of today's premiere vocalists, Mandy Barnett! Tickets are non-refundable, unless vendor cancels performance. Tickets will be mailed 10 days prior to performance.
This monumental novel comes to life in one of the greatest musicals of all time. It’s the story of ex-convict Jean Valjean and his journey for redemption. On that road, he encounters the never-wavering love of a mother, the innocence of a child, the steely determination of a hunter and the passion of youthful freedom fighters. $26 per ticket Drive on your own. Reservations due April 3, 2015 Tickets are non-refundable, unless vendor cancels performance. Tickets will be mailed 10 days prior to performance.
$2695 pp. double; +$60 non-members Tour highlights include: One night on Las Vegas Strip; Guided tram tour of Zion National Park and Zion Canyon; Tour of Bryce National Park and the Hooboos; Jeep tour of Monument Valley including sites made famous in John Wayne movies; Navajo cookout in Monument Valley; Antelope Canyon Cruise on Lake Powell; Native American Cameron Trading Post; full-day visit to Grand Canyon and Grand Canyon and Grand Canyon Village; Ranger-guided tour of the Ground Canyon’s South Rim; Red Rock Country of Sedona; two nights in Scottsdale; first class hotels; 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches, and 5 dinners; transportation; travel insurance; and more!
Reservations due Friday, April 24, 2015 $18 per ticket (drive on your own) A tribute to one of the greatest vocal groups of all time, Frankie Vallie and the Four Seasons, is brought to you by Let's Hang On! This high-energy, great-sounding production, features four outstanding male performers, two talented female artists, and a live band. The great Four Seasons hits are covered complete with the awesome falsetto, tight four-part harmony, and crisp dance moves. The guys sing some of the best songs of all time, including Sherry, Can't Take My Eyes Off of You, Who Loves You, My Eyes Adored You, Working My Way Back to You, and Oh, What a Night. The girls also get an opportunity to shine with top songs such as Locomotion. Tickets are non-refundable, unless vendor cancels performance. Tickets will be mailed 10 days prior to performance.
$3178 pp. double; $3938 pp. single +$75 non-members (Price excludes airfare – will advise at presentations.) This region parallels the development of the United States in the 1700s. Early European powers fought over the expansion opportunities in North America. You will notice the early conflicts between the French and British at the British Citadel in Halifax, Nova Scotia and the French Lousibourg Fortress in the province of New Brunswick. Trip includes: historic harbor of Halifax; Citadel; Titanic graveyard; time on the boardwalk; Acadian Le Pays de la Saguine village; Peggy’s Cove Lighthouse; Cabot Trail that Alexander Graham Bell loved on Cape Britain; the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo, military band performances with Scottish kilts and movements from several countries. Includes 16 meals, 4 dinners, 2 lunches, 8 breakfasts, 8 nights in a hotel, all bridge and ferry fees, comprehensive insurance, and much more! Partnering wth Lomar Events.
Final payment due June 1, 2015 - See table below for pricing. Discounts apply when you BOOK EARLY! (Before June 30, 2014) Voyage along the Neva, Svir, and mighty Volga rivers with all the highlights from St. Petersburg to Moscow. World-class museums, iconic Fabergé eggs, a Russian ballet performance, timeless architecture, and Russia’s signature vodka and caviar punctuate this grand adventure. Stand in awe of the Kremlin, St. Basil's Cathedral, and the Moscow Metro system. See beautiful cities like Uglich and Yaroslavl, the Transfiguration Church build entirely of wood with no nails, Russian civilization and history lectures, onboard entertainment, plus much more! Other features of the itinerary will include a canal cruise and an evening ballet; the Hermitage Museum, housed in one of the world’s largest palaces, and includes the art of Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo; the Catherine Palace and Park; a walking tour with arts and crafts of the Mandrogi village; a day experiencing Russian daily life, including watching school children dance and practice English; the Church of St. Dimitry, built to honor the slain son of Ivan the Terrible; and free time in the markets; a Moscow tour; a day to explore Moscow on your own. Roundtrip airfare, Port charges, gratuities, 12 excursions, Insurance Protection, and much more included! Category pp Double Cost 6 $7449 5 $8099 4 $8309 3 $9219 2 $9419 1 $9569 Deluxe Suite $10569 +$150 non-members
Cruise the beautiful Danube River with 2 nights in Prague. Visit cities including Budapest, Vienna, Wachau Valley and Spitz, Engelhartszell, Passau, Regensburg, Nuremburg, and Prague. See such sites as St. Stephen's Basilica, the Dohány Street Synagogue, the Hungarian National Museum, the Opera House, the Parliament Building, and walk as the locals do in a Budapest walking tour of shops and venues. See the sine village of Spitz and explore the Wachau Valley, including wine tasting and famous schnapps, jams, and strudels, and visit a 900-year-old Benedictine abbey and library. Take a walking tour of Passau and even bike if you like. In Regensberg, you'll see one of the best-preserved medieval towns in Europe with monuments like the 12th-century Stone Bridge and the towering Gothic Cathedral, the Cathedral of St. Peter, Jewish community sites tour, and the BMW factory. See the main Danube Canal and WWII sites of Nuremburg, including the courtroom of the Nuremburg Trials. Finish the tour with a stay in Prague featuring the State Opera House, Wenceslas Square, Charles Bridge, the Dancing House, Prague Castle, St. Vitus Cathedral, Vladislav Hall, and Golden Lane. Plus much more!!