Northern Region Departures

THURSDAY, AUGUST 28 -- "DONNY & MARIE LIVE" – At the Paramount Theatre in Aurora

On a rare show tour away from Las Vegas, the Osmonds will be appearing at the Paramount Theatre and we have tickets! We have the chance to see them in this intimate theater setting where you will never be more than 102 feet from these superstars. The gleaming costumes, sizzling choreography, and their warm and playful personalities will shine at this show. We will have a private banquet dinner before the show at Two Brothers Roundhouse.

Cost: $156 per person

Sign-Up Date to Register: WAIT LIST ONLY

Fee Includes: Theater tickets, Dinner, Wiersma Charter transportation, taxes, and tips

Departure: 3:00 PM from Rochelle Petro parking lot, 3:30 PM from Mendota Civic Center, 4:00 PM from LaSalle Flying J parking lot


Experience beautiful Lake Geneva, WI aboard the historic mail boat which actually delivers the US mail to the residents WITHOUT stopping! The energetic mail deliverers must jump off and on the boat to deliver the mail despite the tricks played on them by the Lake residents. Then enjoy a a wonderful lunch at Sprecher's, followed by a stop at Edwards Apple Orchard for fresh fruit and perhaps a surprise to satisfy your sweet tooth!

Registration: Open now through 8-28-2014

Cost: $100 per person

Fee Includes: Boat ride, lunch, orchard, transportation, taxes, and tips

Departures: 6:30 AM from Rochelle Petro parking lot or 7:30 AM from St. Charles FSB (final times to be confirmed)


One of Vista Club's most popular trips is back. Join us as we travel to the estate of the Sanfilippo family, owner of the Fisher Nut Company. This world-renowned estate is known for its magnificent collections of beautifully restored antique music machines, phonographs, arcade and gambling machines, chandeliers, the world's largest restored theater pipe organ, the most spectacular European Carousel in existence, street and tower clocks and steam engines, all displayed within a breathtaking French Second Empire setting. Join us for a tour of this phenomenal estate.

Cost: $90

Registration Deadline: Open now through Monday, September 15

Fee includes: Lunch, Mansion Tour, Outlet Store Stop, transportation, taxes and tips

Departure: 7:45 AM at Bloomington, 9:00 AM at Mendota Civic Center OR 9:30 AM at Rochelle Petro, 10:45 AM at Charlestown Mall, St. Charles


The Fireside Theatre in Fort Atkinson, WI marked its 50th anniversary in 2014, and this milestone season will close with an all new edition of the popular holiday tradition. Named one of the country's finest attractions by the American Bus Association, the Fireside Christmas show has become a "must see" tradition for thousands of people throughout the U.S.Through songs, stories, and dance, this show captures the very heart and essence of the holiday season. The day includes a delicious lunch at the Fireside, and time to browse the wonderful gift shop.

Cost: $105 per person

Registration: Open now through November 3, 2014

Fee Includes: Show admission, motor coach transportation, lunch, taxes and tips

Departure: 8:30 AM from Rochelle Petro parking lot, Fox Valley pick-up to be advised.

For more information on the Northern Departures contact:

Bobbi Burke, 815.562.2200, X52044 or