Bloomington Area Departures

NOVEMBER 19 -- INFORMATION NIGHT FOR RHINE RIVER CRUISE

Details are being finalized as we write this, so we will know very soon which ship we will be utilizing and have exact dates, costs, and ship layout. All current available details can be found under the "Extended Trips" section. We will be hosting an Information Night for the Bloomington area at which time you can actually select the specific cabin you wish to hold and place deposits for the trip.

Time & Date: 6:30 P.M. on Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Location: Eastland Suites Conference Center, 1801 Eastland Drive, Bloomington, IL

RSVP for the meeting is requested no later than 11/10/2014.


A complete brochure with ship layout and pricing will be available by November 3. This trip is available to ALL Vista Club members at ALL locations, and we will accept non-member guests also.

Trip Deposit Required at time of reservation: $400 per person

Travelers Protection Plan (optional): $399 per person


December 7 - Beef & Boards Christmas Show

Fa La La La La - Join us this holiday season as we travel East to Indianapolis to Beef & Boards Dinner Theater for their annual Christmas Show Spectacular. The season is beautifully celebrated through song and story in this original production that has become a family tradition. Enjoy a buffet style lunch prior to the show and a delicious chocolate store stop after the show.

Cost: $109

Registration Deadline: Monday, October 27

Fee includes: Noon Buffet, show, transportation, taxes and tips

Departure: More info to follow


December 29 - Holiday Magic at Brookfield Zoo, Brookfield, IL

Do you have family coming for the holidays and are looking for something different to do? Come along with Vista Club on a trip designed for the whole family! Celebrate the magic of Christmas as we travel to Brookfield Zoo for a spectacular evening to enjoy as you wish, while we are there.The main event begins at 4:00 PM and will feature over a million lights among the extravagant displays including a talking tree, Light Spectacular at the Reptile & Bird house, a laser show, ice carving, and a host of featured shows and fun activities throughout the park.

Cost: Vista Members: $55 / Kids: $55 / Adults: $59

Registration Deadline: Friday, December 5

Fee includes: General admission to the park, transportation, taxes, and driver tip.

Departure: 10:30 AM from Bloomington / Return approx. 10:30 PM in Bloomington


January 31, 2015 - Comedian Jeanne Robertson, Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts, Bloomington, IL

If you have never seen her show, you are in for a great treat! Jeanne Robertson will bring her humor and her Southern Charm to Bloomington, and you will laugh until your sides hurt and your mascara runs down to your neck! For one night only, you can see her in person, and Vista Club has reserved a block of tickets at a very good price! Reserve your seat today.

Cost: $23 per person

Registration Deadline: Monday, December 1 -- only a limited number of tickets can be obtained

Fee includes: Show ticket only (no transportation will be included unless specific requests are made which would then impact the price)


Sunday, May 3, 2015 -- MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, Springfield, IL

Based on the electrifying true story of one of the greatest jam sessions ever which happened on December 4, 1956. Rock 'n Roll icons Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Johnny Cash gathered at Sun Records in Memphis and what happened next was sensational music! Join us for an afternoon of toe-tapping, aisle-dancing, spirit-soaring songs from your youth!

Cost: To be determined

Registration Deadline: To be determined

Fee includes: To be determined






For more information on the Bloomington departures please contact:


Evon Long: 309.663.6300 ext. 821 or elong@firststatebank.biz