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Day and Overnight Tours
AUGUST 2019
DAKOTA MAGIC DAY TRIP - TUE August 13                                       $25
Pickup Locations: Litchfield, Willmar, Benson, & Morris
Casino Package:  $20 slot play, $1 off restaurant or deli, $5 drink coupon
Dakota Magic is in Hankinson ND.  
RSVP by 4pm SUN August 11.
Includes: Motorcoach, Casino Package, Tour Director
MACKINAC ISLAND - MON-THU Aug. 19-22 
The Mackinac Island experience is one of a kind - where transportation is by horse & buggy, bicycle or by foot.  No motorized vehicles are allowed! We will enjoy one nights' stay on the island where you can explore this unique destination
See more information on our Extended Tours Page....   Space Available    
POTATO DAYS FESTIVAL - FRI August 23                                      $79
Noted as one of the "Top 9 Strangest Festivals in the World", the Potato Days Festival, in Barnesville, is a unique Minnesota summer event!  Barnesville has always been known as one of the best potato producing areas in the country and is proud to celebrate their potato heritage with this "spud"tacular celebration.  Fesitival activities include: Lefse Cook-Off, Quilt Show, Street Fair, Food Court - filled with potato dish options (rommegrot, potato sausage, etc.), and Main Stage entertainers.  Deadline: Aug. 16
Includes:  Motorcoach and Tour Director
JOIN US at the "Great Minnesota Get-Together"
MINNESOTA STATE FAIR  - MON August 26      BUS RIDE ONLY $25

 Seniors, age 65+, with fair admission = $35;  Adults with admission = $37
JOIN US at the "Great Minnesota Get-Together"
MINNESOTA STATE FAIR  - THU August 29       BUS RIDE ONLY $25

 Seniors, age 65+, with fair admission = $35;  Adults with admission = $37
SEPTEMBER 2019
DAKOTA MAGIC DAY TRIP - WED Sept. 4                                          $25
Pickup Locations: Litchfield, Willmar, Benson, & Morris
Casino Package:  $20 slot play, $3 off buffet or $1 off restaurant, $4 drink coupon
Senior Wednesday: Additional $5 slot play, Earn 100 points for $4.95 lunch buffet
Dakota Magic is in Hankinson ND.  
RSVP by 4pm SUN Sept. 1
Includes: Motorcoach, Casino Package, Tour Director
LITTLE FALLS ARTS & CRAFT FAIR - SAT Sept. 7                       $49
The 47th Annual Little Falls Arts & Crafts Fair is a shoppers paradise!  Filled with amazing art and craft vendors, this award willing Fair also offers a Car Show & Swap Meet. New in 2016 is the Man Cave event for those who enjoy hunting, fishing, sports, tools, and more. Deadline: Aug. 30
Includes: Motorcoach, Tour Director
FALL BLACK HILLS & DEADWOOD - MON-THU Sept. 9-12   
Join us on this Fall Black Hills Adventure highlighting: Deadwood, Black Hills, Mount Rushmore, Keystone, and the Crazy Horse Memorial.
See more information on our Extended Tours Page.... Space Available      
NEW SHOW: CHURCH BASEMENT LADIES featuring Looney Lutherans -"YOUNG(ISH) at HEART" - FRI Sept. 20                     $69
The Looney Lutherans are a trio of wacky gals who use music, comedy and help from the audience to share their tips of aging humorously in "Young(ish) at Heart".  This interactive comedy event includes the game show "What's In Your Lunchbox? (hosted by your favorite luncheon meat); musical advice for dealing with those aches and pains; and creative tips for keeping fit....because Jello isn't the only thing that jiggles.  Getting older may be a "pain in the neck", but laughter is good medicine for the soul.
Includes: Motorcoach, 1:00pm matinee at Ames Center (Burnsville), Tour Director
*The Black Box Theater (Ames Center) has new roomier seating
and improved sight lines.
SHOOTING STAR CASINO OVERNIGHT
       TUE-WED Sept. 24-25                                                              $139 DBL
Try Your Luck at Shooting Star Casino, Mahnomen MN.  
Receive $55 per person in casino promotions!   Deadline: Sept. 16                          (Single Room $159)
Casino Package: $30 slot play, $15 off dining
All Star Day - Seniors age 55+: Additional $5 slot play, $5 off dining
Includes: Motorcoach, Casino Promotions, Overnight Hotel, Tour Director
OCTOBER 2019
STILLWATER FALL ARTS, CRAFTS & GIFTS SHOW - SAT Oct. 5
     Also known as the Rivertown Fall Art Festival                                   $59
Historic Stillwater will host its 39th annual Fall Festival along the scenic shores of the beautiful St Croix River.  This show features over 150 booths with exhibitors from a five state area.  This event will feature high-end artwork ranging from custom made jewelry, hand-thrown pottery & hand-blown glass, to gorgeous paintings, photographs, lovely fiber work, wood items and more.  Relax on the grass along the river and listen to live music, shop, and enjoy the special food and beverages   Deadline: Sept. 27
Includes: Motocoach, Stillwater Festival, Tour Director
STILLWATER RIVER CRUISE & FALL ARTS/CRAFTS SHOW
                                                      SAT Oct. 5                                             $89
Welcome Aboard!  Experience the fall beauty of Minnesota and the National Parkway on the scenic St Croix River - touring the Stillwater area.  Enjoy this two-hour luncheon cruise that includes a deli buffet of sliced meats and cheeses, served with fresh bakery rolls, sandwich fixings, fresh fruit, seasonal salad and a warm entree selection.  There will also be time to attend the Stillwater (Rivertown) Fall Festival following the cruise. (See description above) Deadline: Sept. 27
Includes: Motorcoach, Luncheon Buffet & Cruise, Stillwater Festival, Tour Director
OLD LOG's "FIVE PRESIDENTS" - WED Oct. 9                             $69
At the 1994 funeral of former president Richard Nixon, former presidents Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, and George H.W. Bush join the incumbent president, Bill Clinton, for an 85 minute chat.  Imagine what this world exclusive "Presidents" club might have talked about!  Would these leaders of the free world prefer banter, small talk, jokes, or petty bickering.  Join us at the Old Log for this fascinating, smart and funny drama/comedy!  Deadline:  Oct. 1
Includes: Motorcoach, 1:30pm matinee, Tour Director.  
Lunch prior (on own) at Maynard's in Excelsior.
HOLIDAY TOURS
NOVEMBER 2019
CHRISTMAS w/BRANSON's SHOJI TABUCHI - MON Nov. 4       $79
Enjoy one of Branson's most popular shows as it comes to MInnesota at the Paramount Theater in St Cloud - Shoji Tabuchi!! Shoji's inspirational story is stuff dreams are made of...from Osako, Japan to Nashville to Branson.  Shoji's talent is his amazing country fiddler skills!  The Tabuchi Family has dedicated over 30 years to excellence in family entertainment.  His wife Dorothy, is the production manager and daughter, Christina Lingo-Tabuchi, is a veteran shopstopper. A Christmas memory you will cherish for years to come.
Early Deadline:  Oct. 4
Includes: Motorcoach, 1:30pm Matinee, Tour Director.  
"RIPCORD" at the IVES AUDITORIUM - THU Nov. 7                      $69
Imagine Golden Girls meets the Odd Couple, when cantankerous Abby is forced to share her room in a retirement home with endlessly chipper Marilyn. A feud between the mismatched roommates results in a bet to determine who stays and who goes.  Life quickly escalates into a hilarious game of practical jokes and cunning competition!!  A winning mix of hijinks with a genuinely moving story, yet hysterically funny!  Another great show at the Ives in Bloomington. Deadline: Oct. 30
Includes: Motorcoach, 1:30pm Matinee, Tour Director
NEW SHOW :  CHURCH BASEMENT LADIES present
  "HARK! THE BASEMENT LADIES SING!" THU Nov. 21              $69
Hark! The Basement Ladies Sing
is the latest installment in the Church Basement Ladies musical series.  It is December 1960, and members of this rural community have gathered around their reel-to-reel tape player to record a special Christmas greeting for one of their boys serving overseas.  As the ladies serve up coffee and cookies, Pastor suffers from a case of stage fright, Mavis smuggles a piglet into the kitchen, a surprise visitor leaves Karin speechless, and the Widow Vivian Snustad gets caught in an embarassing situation. Throughout it all, you are encourged to sing along as Beverly Barsness bangs out Christmas carols on the old upright piano. So, come "Fa La La" with the Church Basement Ladies as they deck their Fellowship Hall!  Deadline: Nov. 7
Includes: Motorcoach, 1:00pm Matinee, Tour Direct.
   *The Black Box Theater (Ames Center, Burnsville) has new roomier seating and improve sight lines!

ORPHEUM's PHANTOM OF THE OPERA  FRI Nov. 29               $119
                      Including Buffet Lunch at Rock Bottom
Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will make it triumphant return to Minneapolis. This well-known story is about a mysterious "phantom" who lives in an opera house.  The story begins as old opera directors are handing over the opera house to new directors, and everyone is excited about a new star, Christine Daae. A wealthy man Raoul, watching the opera, falls in love with Christine.  In turn, the phantom has been tutoring Christine in music and a trio of romance, mystery and murder begins.  Included lunch buffet at the Rock Bottom restaurant, across the street from the Orpeum,will be prior to the 1:00pm matinee.  Early Deadline: Sept. 16
Includes: Motorcoach, Lunch Buffet, 1pm Matinee, Tour Director
DECEMBER 2019
DULUTH's BENLEYVILLE TOUR OF LIGHTS - TUE-WED Dec. 10-11  
Experience the magic of over 4.5 million lights illuminating Duluth's Bayfront Festival Park, located on the shores of Lake Superior, during the Bentleyville Tour of Lights!.  
A Must See for all Minnesotan's and a  Wonderful Holiday Get-Away!
Before seeing the lights, we will have dinner (on own) at Grandma's Saloon & Grill in Canal Park.  Overnight will be at the Black Bear Hotel & Casino with an included buffet breakfast at "The Bear Buffet" before we depart for home.  
Includes:  Motorcoach, Bentleyville Lights, Hotel Stay, Breakfast Buffet, Tour Director
      
A DON'T HUG ME CHRISTMAS CAROL - FRI Dec. 13                 $59
This hilarious Minnesota spoof of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" will bring extra JOY to this holiday season!  It's Christmas Eve in Bunyan Bay, Minnesota, and cantankerous bar owner Gunner Johnson gets in an argument with his wife Clara.  He tells her he's skipping Christmas, storms out, goes snowmobiling across the lake, falls through the ice, and goes into a coma.  In his dream, he's visitied by folk legend, Sven Yorgensen, who plays the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future.  Gunner is on a similar journey as Scrooge...only Minnesota-Style!  
Early Deadline: Nov. 13
Includes: Motorcoach, 1:30pm Matinee, Tour Director.  
BRANSON on the ROAD-CHRISTMAS STYLE - TUE Dec. 17     $59
Directly from Branson, Branson on the Road, delivers the Branson traditions of good, clean, family fun wherever they go.  They bring together a fiddle, mandolin, banjo, guitar, upright slap bass, beautiful rhinestone costumes, hilarious comedy, and country Christmas, bluegrass, rockabilly, and gospel music to the Paramount Theater stage (St Cloud).  You can expect great Christmas music, old country favorites and amazing instrumental abilities.  A wonderful way to kick off your holiday season!  
Includes: Motorcoach, 1:30pm Matinee, Tour Director.  
Early Deadline: Nov. 17
 MORE PETERSON TOURS: 
Bentleyville Tour of Lights - TUE-WED, Dec. 10-11
"My Fair Lady" at the Orpheum Theater - Mar. 7, 2020
"Anastasia" at the Orpheum Theater - Apr. 4, 2020
"Frozen" at the Orpheum Theater - May 14, 2020

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