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Toledo, OH 43623
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August 2015:

Yakov_Smirnoff.jpgYakov Smirnoff
Tues., Aug. 4, 2015
Cost:  $109 Per Person

"What a Country!"  Yakov Smirnoff is a Soviet-born Aerican comedian, actor, painter, writer and a college professor.  He gained fam in the 1980's and his comic persona was that of a naive immigrant from the Soviet Union who was perpetually confused and delighted about life in the United States.  He still performs at his own theater in Branson and today you'll enjoy his show at the Aladdin Shrine Center in Columbus, OH.  A delicious meal is served before the afternoon show.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, meal and show.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 8:30 AM
Perrysburg Holiday Inn Express 8:50 AM
Bowling Green Meijer 9:10 AM
(E. Wooster St., parking lot behind gas station)

Returns approx. 6:30–7:00 PM

 

Anything_Goes.jpg"Anything Goes"
Thurs., Aug. 13, 2015
Cost:  $99 Per Person  

**New stop added!**   We'll make a brief shopping stop today (time permitting) at Rise 'N Roll Bakery just outside Nappanee and before arriving at Amish Acres.  If you've been with us on our Indiana Goodie Bag tours then you are familiar with Rise 'N Roll's delicious baked goods, including cinnamon caramel donuts and their melt-in-your-mouth peanut crunch!  Today's show is one of the greatest musicals in theater history, Cole Porter's first-class musical comedy, "Anything Goes."  When the S.S. American heads out to sea, etiquette and convention get tossed out the portholes as two unlikely pairs set off o the course to true love...proving that sometimes destiny needs a little help from a crew of singing sailors, an exotic disguise and some good old-fashioend blackmail.  You'll hear memorable tunes such as "I Get a Kick Out of You," "You're the Top," and, of course, "Anything Goes."  This wonderful Broadway musical is performed in the historic Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres in Nappanee, IN.  Enjoy the delicious Threshers Dinner, a bountiful family-style feast of Amish favorites, before the afternoon show.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, meal and show.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 7:45 AM
Perrysburg Holiday Inn Express 8:05 AM
Wauseon Shell Station, OH Turnpike Exit 34 8:40 AM
Returns approx. 8:00–8:30 PM

 

 

Acadia_National_Park.jpgNew England's Mountains to Seacoast
Aug. 24 - Sept. 3, 2015
11 Days, 10 Nights (departs on Mon., returns on Thurs.)

Cost:  $2359 Per Person Double
**Book now!  Take $30 PP off if deposit is paid by 12/15/14.

New destination and new tour!  Join us for this spectacular tour highlighting the very best of New England--from the mountains to the seacoast.  We will visit Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine and Cape Cod.  Highlights include tour of Bennington, VT with visits to the Apple Barn, Manchester Village and Robert Todd Lincoln's home "Hildene," a maple sugar house and farm, Cold Hollow Cider Mill, Cabot Creamery, Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream FActory, Franconia State Park, Cannon Mountain Aerial Tram, tour along Kancamagus Highway, Acadia National Park and Cadillac Mountain, visit Bar Harbor, Maine whale watch cruise, guided tours of Kennebunkport, Ogunquit and York, Maine, with a visit to Cape Neddick Light, tour Plymouth with views of the Plymouth Rock and Mayflower II, Sandwich and Hyannis (Cape Cod), JFK Memorial and Korean War Memorial, round trip ferry to Martha's Vineyard, and guided tour of Martha's Vineyard.

Single price is $3034 per person, triple is $2339 per person, quad is $2319 per person. $250 per person deposit, balance due:  July 1, 2015.

Tour includes:  round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, 10 nights lodging, 10 breakfasts, 10 dinners including a lobster bake, 8 days step-on local guide service, all touring, admissions and attractions as listed, luggage handling, taxes on lodging and admissions, taxes and gratuities on included food.  Departs approx. 7:30 - 8:00 AM on Day 1, returns approx. 5:00 - 5:30 PM on Day 11.  Click to download flyer New_England_8-15.pdf

 


September 2015:

Nunset_Blvd..jpg"Nunset Boulevard"
Thurs., Sept. 10, 2015
Cost:  $84 Per Person
**Book now rate is $79 PP if paid by 3/10/15. 

The Little Sisters of Hoboken think they have been invited to sing at the Hollywood Bowl, but instead they've been booked into the cabaret ounge at the Hollywood Bowl-O-Rama!  The nuns sing on, through crashing pins and the bowling alley PA system.  Rumor has it that casting will begin for "Nunset Boulevard" across the street, and the sisters figure they are naturals!  Will they "go Hollywood" or return to their true calling for the high school's new musical?  Enjoy the music and fun at Cornwell's Dinner Theatre in Marshall, MI.  Dine on a delicious turkey buffet meal with all the side dishes before the afternoon show.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, meal and show.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 8:30 AM
Perrysburg Holiday Inn Express 8:50 AM
Wauseon Shell Station, OH Turnpike Exit 34 9:25 AM
Returns approx. 6:30–7:00 PM

 

London.jpgLondon & Paris with Collette Vacations
Mon. - Mon., Sept. 21 - 28, 2015
Cost:  $4249 Per Person Double
Email or call for detailed brochure

Early booking bonus!  Book now and save $250 per person.  This tour features Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, London theatre performance, Eurostar Train, Eiffel Tower dinner, Seine River cruise, Arc de Trio,phe, and Paradis Latin Cabaret.  Includes round trip airfare from Detroit and 9 meals.  Ask about free transportation to/from Detroit Metro and airport transfers to/from hotels.

Single price is $5049 per person, triple is $4449 per person.  $250 per person deposit, balance due July 23, 2015.  **Book Now rates valid until March 22, 2015.

 

Amish.Buggy.3.jpgOhio Amish Goodie Bag Tour
Tues., Sept. 22, 2015
Cost:  $109 Per Person

Travel with us today to the heart of Ohio's Amish Country.  Meet our local step-on guide and begin the day at Grandma Shearer's Potato Chip Factory Outlet Store.  Enjoy the samples and shop for great deals. Grandma knows her chips!  Our next stop is Hershberger Bakery and Farm Market where we'll enjoy the best Amish baked goods, fabulous fall displays and produce, and the farm animals, including Big Ben, the largest Belgian draft horse in the U.S.  We'll dine on a family-style feast of Amish favorites as we experience our mid-day meal in an Amish home, and then shop at Hillcrest Orchard and Coblentz Chocolates.  Our last stop will be at Swiss Heritage Winery and Broad Run Cheese Factory.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, family-style meal, the services of a local step-on guide, shopping stops and goodie bag with gifts.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 6:45 AM
Perrysburg Holiday Inn Express 7:05 AM
Returns approx. 8:30–9:00 PM

 

October 2015:

Grand_Hotel_2013.jpgMackinac Island's Grand Hotel
Tues. - Fri., Oct. 6 - 9, 2015
Cost:  $899 Per Person Double

A "Grand" experience!  You'll delight in the magic and charm of this beautiful hotel and island.  This is a unique opportunity to stay at one of the finest and most historic hotels in America. Step back in time and experience a way of life that has all but disappeared. You'll enjoy the charm of a horse-drawn carriage, relax in the parlor each afternoon for high tea, or enjoy a game of bocce ball in the lush surroundings of the tea garden.  Inside, explore the Grand Hotel with its vast array of antiques, art and other surprises.  Outside, explore the beauty that nature provides.  A favorite among many visitors is the peaceful setting of the famous front porch while taking in the views of the Straits of Mackinac and the Mackinac Bridge.

Participants must be 50 years or older, although also welcome are spouses under 50, sons and daughters who accompany a parent 50 or older, and caregivers accompanying a participant 50 years or older.  

Dress Code at Grand Hotel:  Before 6:00 PM, dress for comfort and weather. Casual clothing and jeans are allowed in the dining room for breakfast and lunch. After 6:00 PM, ladies should wear dressy outfits, evening dresses or dressy pants outfits.  Gentlemen must wear a coat and tie in the dining room.

Single price is $1124 per person (limited availability), triple is $899 per person.  $250 per person deposit, balance due:  August 14, 2015.

Grand_Hotel_Rocking_chairs_on_Front_Porch.jpg

Tour includes:  Round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, 3 nights lodging at Grand Hotel (rooms assigned by luck of the draw), 3 full breakfasts, 3 five course dinners, a wine and champagne reception on the evening of Day 3, tea and cookies each afternoon, round trip ferry to/from Mackinac Island, round trip horse-drawn taxi to/from hotel, carriage tour, evening entertainment, nightly demitasse, nightly dancing to the Grand Hotel Orchestra, 2 feature movies each evening, history and garden lectures, special discount lunch prices for Grand Hotel lunch buffet and Carleton's Tea Shop, shopping on Mackinac Island, discounts on fudge, bicycle rental, golf, and the Grand Hotel Salon & Spa, plus planned tournaments, games, activities daily, guided and self-guided walks, baggage handling, tax on lodging and admissions, taxes and gratuities on included food. Click to download flyer Grand_Hotel_15.pdf

 

New_River_Bridge.jpgAutumn Escape on the New River Train
Fri. - Sun., Oct. 16 – 18, 2015
Cost:  $569 Per Person Double

Travel through the majestic "Grand Canyon of the East," West Virginia's New River Gorge.  The New River Gorge National River encompasses 53 miles of the New River and its narrow gorge that wind through the Appalachian Mountains from Hinton, WV to the New River Gorge Bridge.  Contrary to its name, the New is believed to be one of the oldest rivers in North America.

In cooperation with Amtrak, the Collis P. Huntington Railroad Historical Society operates the 300 mile round trip New River Passenger Excursions from Huntington to Hinton and back to Huntington, WV.  Our premium train car service includes breakfast and dinner prepared on board the train.  While in Hinton, you will enjoy visiting the Railroad Days Festival.

Single price is $669 per person, triple is $549 per person, quad is $544 per person. $250 per person deposit**, **deposit is non-refundable as of July 23, 2015 due to purchase of train tickets, balance due:  September 9, 2015. 

Tour includes:  round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, 2 nights hotel lodging, 1 breakfast, 1 box lunch and 1 dinner on board the train, 1 hot breakfast, all day excursion in premium train car of the New River Train, and luggage handling, taxes on lodging and admissions, taxes and gratuities on included food.  Departs approx. 8:00 - 8:30 AM on Day 1, returns approx. 4:00 - 4:30 PM on Day 3.  Click to download flyer New_River_Train.pdf

 

Mickey_Gilley.jpgMickey Gilley in Concert
Fri., Oct. 23, 2015
Cost:  $109 PP 

Legendary singer and entertainer Mickey Gilley performs today at Bearcreek Memories Dinner Theater in Celina, OH.  It's been 35 years since Mickey graced the silver screen in the legendary western romantic film Urban Cowboy, which was set in his famous bar "Gilley's."  Hear his hit #1 songs such as "Roomful of Roses" and "Stand By Me."  A delicious buffet meal will be enjoyed before the afternoon performance.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, meal and show. 

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 9:30 AM
Perrysburg Holiday Inn Express 9:50 AM
Bowling Green Meijer 10:10 AM
(E. Wooster St., parking lot behind gas station)
Returns approx. 6:00 - 6:30 PM

 


November 2015:

Christmas_Story_Show.jpg"A Christmas Story, the Musical" 
Thurs., Nov. 12, 2015
Cost:  $104 Per Person

Fans of the movie, "A Christmas Story" won't want to miss this new Broadway show!  Ralphie Parker wants only one thing for Christmas:  An Official Red Ryder Carbine-Action 220-shot Range Model Air Rifle!  "A Christmas Story, the Musical" is the hilarious account of Ralphie's desperate quest to ensure that this most perfect of gifts ends up under his tree this Christmas.  This new Broadway musical, based on the classic 1983 movie, features funny and heartfelt songs, and captures holiday wonder with wicked wit!  Show is at LaComedia Dinner Theatre in Springboro, OH.  A delicious and bountiful buffet meal is included before the afternoon show.   Don't forget to try LaComedia's sweet potato souffle!  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, buffet meal and show. 

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 7:30 AM
Perrysburg Holiday Inn Express 7:50 AM
Bowling Green Meijer 8:10 AM
(E. Wooster St., parking lot behind gas station)
Returns approx. 6:30 - 7:00 PM

 

christmas-connection.ashx.pngCleveland Christmas Craft Connection
Fri., Nov. 20, 2015
Cost:  $64 Per Person
**Book now rate is $59 PP if paid by 5/20/15.

This tour is an annual shopping event for our customers!  One of the largest holiday shopping shows in the country, the Cleveland Christmas Connection brings together artists, crafters and merchants who will transform your day into a bustling shopping experience.  The show features uniquely hand-crafted items, the very best in retail, and the newest in holiday decorating ideas.  Lunch is on your own at the show.  Enjoy the delicious selections at the Holiday Food Court or visit one of the many food vendors.  You might even want to pack a lunch and save more time for shopping! Show is at the I-X Center in Cleveland.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation and show admission. 

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 7:30 AM
Perrysburg Holiday Inn Express 7:50 AM
Returns approx. 6:00 - 6:30 PM

 

December 2015:

Opryland_Lobby.JPG"A Country Christmas" at Opryland Hotel Nashville
Wed. – Sat., Dec. 9 – 12, 2015
Cost:  $879 Per Person Double Traditional Room
$983 Per Person Double Premium (Atrium/Garden View) Room
 

Each November, something very enchanting and delightful happens at the Gaylord Opryland Nashville Resort.  The entire hotel, in all its magnificence, is transformed by the sparkle and spirit of Christmas past.  A grand, old-fashioned celebration, replete with all the sights, sounds and smells you remember from wonderful Christmases long ago.  Thousands of poinsettias will greet you in the colors of the season.  Two acres of Christmas nostalgia wait in the Conservatory. The days and nights brim with wondrous holiday festivities.  See the incredible display of over two million outdoor lights, including the towering 141-foot Christmas spectacular they call "Southern Lights." 

Opryland_Hotel.jpgOn this tour, you'll enjoy an evening performance at the Grand Ole Opry and a Christmas Broadway production (yet to be announced), plus the Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers Christmas Dinner Show, the General Jackson Showboat Lunch Cruise and Showadmission to ICE! at Gaylord Opryland, admission to the Art, Antique and Craft Fair, a ride on the Delta River Flatboats, plus much more.

Traditional Rooms:  Single price is $1162 per person, triple is $795 per person, quad is $758 per person.

Opryland_Atrium_Rooms.jpgPremium (Atrium/Garden View) Rooms:  Single price is $1362 per person, triple is $864 per person, quad is $810 per person.

$200 per person deposit**, **deposit is non-refundable as of October 1, 2015 due to purchase of show tickets, balance due October 16, 2015.

Tour includes:  round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, 3 nights lodging at Gaylord Opryland Nashville Resort, ticket to the Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers Christmas Dinner Show, General Jackson Showboat Lunch Cruise and Show, ticket to the Grand Ole Opry, ticket to the Christmas Broadway production (yet to be announced), admission to ICE! at Gaylord Opryland, ticket to the Art, Antique and Craft Fair, ride on the Delta River Flatboats, shopping at Opry Mills, resort fee, luggage handling, taxes on lodging and admissions, taxes and gratuities on included food. Departs approx. 7:30 - 8:00 AM on Day 1, returns approx. 6:30 - 7:00 PM on Day 4.  Click to download flyer Opryland_Christmas_12-15.pdf

 

Stan_Hywet_Christmas_3.jpg"Deck the Hall" at Stan Hywet Hall
Tues., Dec. 15, 2015
Cost:  $99 

In 1898, F.A. Seiberling founded The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, naming it after Charles Goodyear, the inventor of the vulcanization process for rubber.  It was the turn of the twentieth century and the Industrial Age was forming modern America where cities grew and industries flourished.  Today, we'll enjoy a guided tour of Seiberling's elaborate home, "Stan Hywet Hall" in Akron, OH.  Stan Hywet, which is Old English meaning "stone hewn" or "stone quarry," is Akron's first and largest National Historic Landmark, and it is the nation's sixth largest historic home.  The 65-room mansion will be decked and aglow for the holiday season.  But first, we'll stop in Canton, OH for a sweet shopping visit at Harry London Chocolate Factory, and we'll enjoy a mid-day meal before touring the Hall.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, meal, manor house admission and guided tour, and shopping time at Harry London.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 8:00 AM
Perrysburg Holiday Inn Express 8:20 AM
Returns approx. 7:00–7:30 PM

January 2015:

Sorry, we do not have any tours scheduled during the month of January 2015.

 

February 2015:

Pump_Boys__Dinettes.jpgPump_Boys__Dinettes.jpg"Pump Boys & Dinettes"
Thurs., Feb. 5, 2015
Cost:  $94 Per Person

Somewhere way down on Highway 57 in North Carolina, the "Pump Boys" sell high octane, and the "Dinettes" serve up plenty of pie and sass at the Double Cupp Diner next door.  Together they perform a rousing, down-home mix of country western, rock 'n roll, and blues in this charming tale of friendship, romance, and heartbreak.  Packed with hummable, hilarious songs like "Be Good or Be Gone," "Tips," and "The Night Dolly Parton Was Almost Mine," this show is a foot-stomping good time.  Join us at LaComedia Dinner Theatre in Springboro, OH.  Enjoy LaComedia's bountiful buffet meal before the afternoon show.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, buffet meal and show. 

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 7:30 AM
Perrysburg Holiday Inn Express 7:50 AM
Bowling Green Meijer 8:10 AM
(E. Wooster St., parking lot behind gas station)

Returns approx. 6:30–7:00 PM

 

Branson_Brett_Family_2.jpg"The Brett Family Singers"
Fri., Feb. 27, 2015
Cost:  $95 Per Person

Direct from Branson you don't want to miss this fantastic show!  With remarkable style and flair, The Brett Family will sing, dance and smile their way into your heart.  They are known for their breathtaking family harmonies, but they also shine as fabulous soloists.  This high-energy show is a great mix of many of the top hits and classic sounds you love, along with award-winning original music written by the Bretts themselves.  Join us at Bearcreek Memories Dinner Theatre in Celina, OH.  Enjoy a delicious buffet meal before the afternoon show.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, buffet meal and show. 

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 9:30 AM
Perrysburg Holiday Inn Express 9:50 AM
Bowling Green Meijer 10:10 AM
(E. Wooster St., parking lot behind gas station)

Returns approx. 6:00–6:30 PM

 

March 2015:

South_Pacific.jpg"South Pacific" 
Wed., March 11, 2015
Cost:  $104 Per Person
**Book now rate is $99 PP if paid by 10/10/14.

Set on a tropical island during World War II, South Pacific tells the sweeping romantic story of two couples and how their happiness is threatened by the realities of war and their own prejudices.  Considered by many to be the finest musical ever written, it includes such classics as "Some Enchanted Evening," "I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair," "Younger Than Springtime," and many more.  The original Broadway production won ten Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Score.  Today the show is performed at LaComedia Dinner Theatre in Springboro, OH.  A delicious buffet meal is included before the afternoon show.   Don't forget to try LaComedia's sweet potato souffle!  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, buffet meal and show. 

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 7:30 AM
Perrysburg Holiday Inn Express 7:50 AM
Bowling Green Meijer 8:10 AM
(E. Wooster St., parking lot behind gas station)
Returns approx. 6:30 - 7:00 PM

 

Charleston.jpgSpring Fling in Charleston, SC
Mon. - Sat., March 16 - 21, 2015
Cost:  $1189 Per Person Double
**Book now!  Take $20 PP off if deposit is paid by 10/16/14.

Charleston, the Grand Lady of the South, is a city steeped in history, heritage and culture.  It is the state's oldest city and is one of America's most beautifully preserved architectural and historical treasures.  A local step-on guide will join us as we explore the city.  Also included is a tour of Fort Sumter.

Single price is $1499 per person, triple is $1169 per person, quad is $1149 per person.  $200 per person deposit, balance due:  Feb. 5, 2015.

Tour includes:  round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, 5 nights lodging (3 in Charleston, 2 enroute), 5 breakfasts, 4 dinners, 1 lunch, 2 shows (1 in Charleston, 1 in Pigeon Forge), guided tour of Charleston including the Historic District, visit The Citadel and Cadet's Chapel, view The Battery and Rainbow Row, guided tour of Fort Sumter, boat transportation to/from Fort Sumter, tour of Magnolia Plantation & Gardens (the oldest public gardens in America), tour the Charleston Tea Plantation (America's only tea plantation), visit Charleston's City Market, luggage handling, taxes on lodging and admissions, taxes and gratuities on included food.  Departs approx. 7:30 - 8:00 AM on Day 1, returns approx. 6:00 - 6:30 PM on Day 6.  Click to download flyer Charleston_3_15.pdf

 

Barbra__Frank.jpg"Barbra & Frank, The Concert That Never Was"
Thurs., March 26, 2015
Cost:  $95 Per Person
**Book now rate is $90 PP if paid by 10/27/14.

Two of the most powerful voices in the world never performed together, until now.  You won't believe your eyes and ears!  It's magic when they step on stage.  Sharon Owens as Barbra Streisand and Sebastian Angaldo portraying Frank Sinatra will entertain you like only the originals could.  Relive all your favorite songs by the show voted "best tribute show" in Las Vegas.  Join us at Carrie Cerino's Ballroom in North Royalton, OH.  A delicious meal is included before the afternoon performance.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, meal and show.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 8:00 AM
Perrysburg Holiday Inn Express 8:20 AM
Fremont Ohio Turnpike Exit 91 8:55 AM
(Shell/Hy-Miler/Subway parking lot)
Returns approx. 6:00–6:30 PM

April 2015

Vera_Bradley_Outlet_Sale.jpgVera Bradley Outlet Sale
Thurs., April 9, 2015
Cost:  $69 PP

Come along today as we travel to Fort Wayne, IN and the Vera Bradley Outlet Sale.  Shop this exclusive collection of fashionable, quilted cotton handbags and more at 40% - 70% off retail prices.  Usually found only in specialty shops and boutiques, the Vera Bradley Outlet Sale is a once-a-year spectacular shopping event.  We have special motorcoach admission to the sale, with a special check-out area just for the motorcoach groups.  This means no waiting in lines to get into the sale or to check-out and pay for your purchases.  Tickets must be purchased in advance and the deadline is January 19, 2015.  $10 of your payment is non-refundable as of that date.  After enjoying the sale we'll have lunch (on your own) at a nearby Fort Wayne restaurant.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation and ticket for special motorcoach admission/check-out at the sale.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 7:30 AM
Perrysburg Holiday Inn Express 7:50 AM
Wauseon Shell Gas Station,
OH Turnpike Exit 34 8:25 AM
Returns approx. 5:30–6:00 PM

 

Jimmy_Fortune.jpgJimmy Fortune in Concert
Fri., April 10, 2015
Cost:  $104 PP

Jimmy Fortune toured, sang and performed with the legendary Statler Brothers for 21 years, and he quickly lived up to his name.  He wrote the group's second No. 1 hit "Elizabeth," and followed that with two more No. 1 hits, "My Only Love" and "Too Much On My Heart."  He also wrote the top-10 hit "Forever," and co-wrote the top-10 hit "More Than a Name on the Wall."  Today he performs at Bearcreek Memories Dinner Theater in Celina, OH.  A buffet meal will be enjoyed before the afternoon performance.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, meal and show. 

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 9:30 AM
Perrysburg Holiday Inn Express 9:50 AM
Bowling Green Meijer 10:10 AM
(E. Wooster St., parking lot behind gas station)
Returns approx. 6:00 - 6:30 PM

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Jay & the Americans
Fri., April 17, 2015
Cost:  $99 Per Person

Their first record was "Tonight" from West Side Story.  Where were you when you heard "Cara Mia" for the first time?  And "This Magic Moment" and "Come a Little Bit Closer."  From 1962 - 1971 this group charted an unprecedented "12 Top 10 Records."  Enjoy this performance by one of the greatest vocal groups in rock and roll history with three of the original members!  Show is at the Croatian Lodge Ballroom in Eastlake, OH, and a delicious meal is included before the afternoon show.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, meal and show.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 8:00 AM
Perrysburg Holiday Inn Express 8:20 AM
Fremont Ohio Turnpike Exit 91 8:55 AM
(Shell/Hy-Miler/Subway parking lot)
Returns approx. 6:00–6:30 PM

 

Amish.Buggy.04.jpgAmish Country Backroads & Goodie Bag Tour
Northern Indiana Amish Country
Thurs., April 23, 2015
Cost:  $99 Per Person

Explore the picturesque back roads of Shipshewana and Middlebury, IN with a local step-on guide.  You'll feel as if you have stepped back in time as you learn of the fascinating life of these "plain people." Throughout the day you will receive gifts for your goodie bag, and you'll enjoy a family-style feast of Amish favorites at an Amish home.  Today we will return to the camel dairy farmAnd there's a brand new "surprise stop" on this tour!  Other stops include a cheese factory, a true Amish bakery, a bulk food store and the Amish home for lunch.  Of course, time is allowed for shopping at each stop we make.  You are welcome to bring a cooler today.  Make sure it is identified with your name and address.  Please recall that some businesses we visit do not accept credit cards.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, the services of a local step-on guide, family-style meal, goodie bag with gifts, touring and shopping time. 

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 7:00 AM
Perrysburg Holiday Inn Express 7:20 AM
Wauseon Shell Gas Station, OH Turnpike Exit 34 7:55 AM
Returns approx. 6:30 - 7:30 PM

 

Costa_Rica.jpgCosta Rica with Collette Vacations
Sat. - Sun., April 25 - May 3, 2015
Cost:  $2499 Per Person Double
Email or call for detailed brochure

Early booking bonus!  Book now and save $100 per person.  This tour features San Jose, Monteverde Cloud Forest, Arenal Volcano and Lake Arenal Cruise, plus much more.  Includes round trip airfare from Detroit and 14 meals.  Ask about free transportation to/from Detroit Metro and airport transfers to/from hotels.

Single price is $2949 per person, triple is $2419 per person.  $250 per person deposit, balance due February 17, 2015.  **Book Now rates valid until Oct. 25, 2014.

 

Yakety_Yak.jpg"Yakety Yak, A 50's Tale"
T
ues., April 28, 2015
Cost:  $85 Per Person

Two friends, Ray and Robert, have decided to buy an old diner and fix it up, but they get more than they bargained for.  As they are working on electrical problems in the diner, something happens.  Each time the juke box is turned on they are thrown back in time to the 1950's where they meet Carol and Bonnie who turn out to be the love of their lives.  Go back in time with them, tapping your toes and snapping your fingers to your favorite 50's classics, including "Rock Around the Clock," "Love Potion Number 9, " and many more.  Show is at Cornwell's Dinner Theatre in Marshall, MI where you'll enjoy their delicious turkey buffet meal with all the side dishes before the afternoon show.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, meal and show.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 8:30 AM
Perrysburg Holiday Inn Express 8:50 AM
Wauseon Shell Gas Station
, OH Turnpike Exit 34 9:25 AM
Returns approx. 6:30–7:00 PM

May 2015:

Springtime in Branson
Mon. - Sat., May 4 - 9, 2015
Cost:  $869 Per Person Double
**Book now!  Take $20 PP off if deposit is paid by 11/4/14.

What could be better than Branson in spring!  The beauty of the Ozarks is a glorious backdrop for the fabulous fun and spectacular entertainment of Branson--"The Music Show Capital."  This tour features 4 shows (see highlights below), and a step-on guided tour of Branson including the College of the Ozarks and Old Downtown Branson where you'll see Dick's 5 & 10 Store.

Presley_Country_Jubilee.jpgPresley's Country Jubilee:  Back in 1967 the Presleys built the first LIVE music theatre in Branson.  Today, Presleys' Theatre is a Branson Landmark, and Branson's First Family of Entertainment is still here with several generations on stage nightly, entertaining audiences with a one-of-a-kind mix of country, gospel, bluegrass and hilarious comedy to bring you an unforgettable show.

Branson_Clay_Cooper.jpgClay Cooper's Country Express:  It's more than country!  Clay Cooper's Country Express has something for everyone with high energy singing and dancing, gun-slinging and trick roping with Johnny Lonestar, comedian Matt Gumm, youth performers Ezrah Noelle and Colt Cooper, 10 incredible dancers, a six-piece band, and of course, your host Clay Cooper.

Branson_The_Brett_Family.jpgThe Brett Family Singers:  The Bretts Show is a high energy production full of singing, dancing, comedy, variety, and many surprises for everyone.  The show is a great mix of many of the top hits and classic sounds you love, along with award-winning original music written by the Bretts themselves.  It is fun, comedic, inspirational and patriotic.

Branson_Sixjpg.jpgSix:  SIX voices, ZERO instruments, ALL music are what's behind the amazing group SIX.  Your eyes won't believe your ears as this brotherly vocal band takes you on a musical journey from the Fab 50's through the Retro 80's and beyond, along with tributes to their Gospel and Patriotic roots.  Now in their eighth year, their powerhouse vocals create one truly amazing SIXPERIENCE!

Single price is $1034 per person, triple is $849 per person, quad is $829 per person. $200 per person deposit, balance due:  Feb. 27, 2015.

Tour includes:  round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, 5 nights lodging (3 in Branson, 2 enroute), 5 breakfasts, 3 dinners, 4 shows as listed above, step-on guided tour of the Branson area, including College of the Ozarks and Old Downtown Branson, luggage handling, taxes on lodging and admissions, taxes and gratuities on included food.  Departs approx. 7:30 - 8:00 AM on Day 1, returns approx. 5:00 - 5:30 PM on Day 6.  Click to download flyer Branson_5-15.pdf

 

Bee_Gees_Stayin_Alive.jpg"Stayin' Alive, a Bee Gees Tribute"
Fri., May 22, 2015
Cost:  $99 Per Person
**Book now rate is $94 PP if paid by 2/23/15.

Stayin' Alive is touted as the world's number one tribute band to the Bee Gees.  They will perform all of the iconic group's greatest hits in this one of a kind show, a must see for Bee Gees fans.  The Bee Gees, which ruled the disco era and sold more than 220 million records worldwide, featured the unique vocals of brothers Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb.  Hear blockbuster hits such as "Night Fever," "How Deep Is Your Love," "You Should Be Dancin'," "Jive Talkin'," and "Stayin' Alive," to name just a few.  Join us at Carrie Cerino's Ballroom in North Royalton, OH.  A delicious meal is served before the afternoon performance.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, meal and show.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 8:00 AM
Perrysburg Holiday Inn Express 8:20 AM
Fremont Ohio Turnpike Exit 91 8:55 AM
(Shell/Hy-Miler/Subway parking lot)
Returns approx. 6:00–6:30 PM

June 2015:

Rock__Roll_Hall_of_Fame.jpgRock & Roll Hall of Fame & Museum
Tues., June 2, 2015
Cost:  $77 Per Person  

**New tour**  Experience the music that changed the world!  The greatest stories and biggest names in rock and roll shine on at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, OH.  Our admission includes theaters, interactive stations and several floors of exhibits that tell the story of the world's most powerful art form.  Lunch is on your own today during our visit.  The Rock Hall Cafe is situated in a great spot overlooking the Museum's lower levels.  Enjoy the view and sample the wide array of hot and cold light meals, desserts and beverages.  Won't you join us today?  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation and Rock Hall & Museum admission.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 8:00 AM
Perrysburg Holiday Inn Express 8:20 AM
Returns approx. 5:00–5:30 PM

 

Finger_Lakes.jpgFabulous Finger Lakes
Mon. - Fri., June 8 - 12, 2015
Cost:  $1079 Per Person Double
**Book now!  Take $20 PP off if deposit is paid by 12/8/14.

New destination and new tour!  Join us as we travel to the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York State.  Highlights include Belhurst Castle, Seward House, Willard Memorial Chapel, Harriet Tubman Home, narrated Seneca Lake Cruise, Antique Wireless Museum, Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Park, New York Wine & Culinary Center, MacKenzie-Childs Farmhouse (producer of artisan majolica ceramic designs), Bee Attitudes Honey & Lavender Farm, Red Jacket Orchards, and Lively Run Dairy Cheese.

Single price is $1319 per person, triple is $1059 per person, quad is $1039 per person. $200 per person deposit, balance due:  May 1, 2015.

Tour includes:  round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, 4 nights lodging in Geneva, NY overlooking Seneca Lake, 4 breakfasts, 4 dinners, all touring, admissions and attractions as listed, luggage handling, taxes on lodging and admissions, taxes and gratuities on included food.  Departs approx. 7:30 - 8:00 AM on Day 1, returns approx. 5:00 - 5:30 PM on Day 6.  Click to download flyer Finger_Lakes_6-15.pdf

 

Sex_Please.jpg"Sex Please, We're 60!"
Wed., June 17, 2015
Cost:  $84 Per Person
**Book now rate is $79 PP if paid by 2/17/15. 

This hilarious farce, set at a quaint and cozy bed and breakfast in New England, is "the Golden Girls meets Grumpy Old Men."  Filled with mayhem, mischief and mood swings, you'll enjoy the fun when there is a mix-up of some pharmaceuticals!  Show is at Cornwell's Dinner Theatre in Marshall, MI where you'll dine on Cornwell's delicious turkey buffet meal with all the side dishes before the afternoon show.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, meal and show.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 8:30 AM
Perrysburg Holiday Inn Express 8:50 AM
Wauseon Shell Station, OH Turnpike Exit 34 9:25 AM
Returns approx. 6:30–7:00 PM

 

Grease.jpg"Grease"
Thurs., June 25, 2015
Cost:  $99 Per Person  

**New stop added!**   We'll make a brief shopping stop today (time permitting) at Rise 'N Roll Bakery just outside Nappanee and before arriving at Amish Acres.  If you've been with us on our Indiana Goodie Bag tours then you are familiar with Rise 'N Roll's delicious baked goods, including cinnamon caramel donuts and their melt-in-your-mouth peanut crunch!  Then it's time to dust off your leather jackets, pull on your bobby-socks and return to a simpler time as we enjoy a performance of Grease, the original "High School Musical."  Featuring "You're the One That I Want," "Hopelessly Devoted to You," "Summer Nights," "Greased Lightnin'," "It's Raining on Prom Night," and all the other unforgettable songs made popular by the film, Grease tells the story of "Bad Boy" Danny Zuko and his unlikely love affair with "Girl Next Door" Sandy Dumbrowski.  This Broadway musical is performed in the historic Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres in Nappanee, IN.  Enjoy the delicious Threshers Dinner, a bountiful family-style feast of Amish favorites, before the afternoon show.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, meal and show.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 7:45 AM
Perrysburg Holiday Inn Express 8:05 AM
Wauseon Shell Station, OH Turnpike Exit 34 8:40 AM
Returns approx. 8:00–8:30 PM

 

Bobby_Vinton.jpgBobby Vinton
Mon., June 29, 2015
Cost:  $124 Per Person
**
Book now rate is $114 PP if paid by 2/27/15.   

Billboard Magazine calls Bobby Vinton the "all time most successful love singer of the Rock Era."  Between 1962 and 1972, he had more number one hits than any other male vocalist, and the hit songs he has given us over the years have become classics.  The impressive list includes "Roses Are Red," "Blue Velvet," "Mr. Lonely," and "My Melody of Love."  Join us at the Aladdin Shrine Center in Columbus, OH for a concert by one of America's top performers.  A delicious meal is served before the afternoon show.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, meal and show.  Please note:  $60 of your payment is non-refundable as of April 10, 2015; entire payment is non-refundable as of April 30, 2015.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 8:30 AM
Perrysburg Holiday Inn Express 8:50 AM
Bowling Green Meijer 9:10 AM
(E. Wooster St., parking lot behind gas station)
Returns approx. 6:30–7:00 PM

July 2015:

Texas_Tenors.jpgThe Texas Tenors
Mon., July 13, 2015
Cost:  $109 Per Person

Over 100 million people from around the world watched "America's Got Talent" in 2009 to see "The Texas Tenors" become the highest-ranking vocal group in the history of the show.  With their unique blend of country, gospel, classical and Broadway, along with their breathtaking vocals, humor and cowboy charm, a concert performance by The Texas Tenors is sure to please.  Come along today to the Aladdin Shrine Center in Columbus, OH.  A delicious meal is served before the afternoon show.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, meal and show.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 8:30 AM
Perrysburg Holiday Inn Express 8:50 AM
Bowling Green Meijer 9:10 AM
(E. Wooster St., parking lot behind gas station)
Returns approx. 6:30–7:00 PM

 

Brigadoon_Book.jpgOhio Light Opera "Brigadoon"
Wed., July 15, 2015
Cost:  $129 Per Person
**Book now rate is $124 PP if paid by 2/10/15. 

"Brigadoon" (1947), music by Frederick Loewe, and book by Alan Jay Lerner.  One of the most beloved musicals, the story involves two American tourists who stumble upon Brigadoon, a mysterious Scottish village that appears for only one day every hundred years.  Tommy, one of the tourists, falls in love with Fiona, a young woman from Brigadoon.  The original 1954 film starred Gene Kelly and Cyd Charisse.  Hear hit songs including "Waitin' for My Dearie," "Almost Like Being in Love," "There But for You Go I," plus many more.  Enjoy this delightful performance at the College of Wooster in Wooster, OH.  A delicious meal is included at The Wooster Inn before the afternoon show.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, meal and show.  Please note:  $50** of your payment is non-refundable.  All tickets must be purchased by May 8, 2015 and entire payment is non-refundable as of that date.  Menu choice required.  Please include your selection with payment.  Choices are:  1) Grilled Chicken Carbonara; 2) Chicken Pot Pie; 3) Butter Crusted Scrod; or 4) Beef Tenderloin Tips.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 8:00 AM
Perrysburg Holiday Inn Express 8:20 AM
Fremont Ohio Turnpike Exit 91 8:55 AM
(Shell/Hy-Miler/Subway parking lot)

Returns approx. 8:00–8:30 PM

 

Little_Mermaid.jpg"The Little Mermaid" 
Thurs., July 23, 2015
Cost:  $104 Per Person

In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, a beautiful young mermaid named Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above.  Based on the classic Disney animated feature and originally rooted in Hans Christian Andersen's enchanting fairy tale, The Little Mermaid is a musical favorite for everyone!  This production is sure to thrill in every way as it showcases beautiful sets, dazzling costumes and an award-winning score.  Enjoy musical favorites "Part of Your World," "Under the Sea," and "Kiss the Girl."  Show is at LaComedia Dinner Theatre in Springboro, OH.  A bountiful buffet meal is included before the afternoon show.   Don't forget to try LaComedia's sweet potato souffle!  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, buffet meal and show. 

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 7:30 AM
Perrysburg Holiday Inn Express 7:50 AM
Bowling Green Meijer 8:10 AM
(E. Wooster St., parking lot behind gas station)
Returns approx. 6:30 - 7:00 PM

 

Walnut_Creek_Flea_Market.jpgWalnut Creek Flea Market
Thurs., July 30, 2015
Cost:  $88 Per Person
**Book now rate is $83 PP if paid by 3/2/15.

Come to the Walnut Creek Flea Market for a shopping experience to remember!  This indoor/outdoor facility offers the finest shopping in Ohio's Amish Country.  It features a wide variety of vendors and locally made items, a food court, a farmer's market, a bakery, cheese house, and daily entertainment.  Other stops today include Hershberger Bakery & Farm Market and Walnut Creek Cheese and Bulk Foods. At lunch we will dine on an Amish family-style feast at Der Dutchman Restaurant. Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, family-style meal, and shopping time.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 7:00 AM
Perrysburg Holiday Inn Express 7:20 AM
Returns approx. 7:30–8:00 PM