at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis
Discover a whole new world at ALADDIN, the hit Broadway 
musical. From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless 
story of Aladdin, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It’s an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes 
make the possibilities infinite. 
Saturday, September 30
Leave at 9:30 am
 Cost: $125 per person 
(lunch on your own before the 2 pm show)

at Chanhassen Dinner Theatre
Saturday, October 7
Leave at 8:45 am
 Cost: $95 per person (includes lunch before the 1 pm show)
Waiting List Only!!!

Be My Baby
 at Sidekick Theatre at Ives Auditorium in Bloomington
This comedy is about a hot-tempered Scotsman and an uptight English woman, John and Maude, both in their late 50s. They are unexpectedly thrown together on the journey of a lifetime. When his ward and her niece decide to adopt a new born baby, the older pair must travel 6,000 miles to California to pick up the child and bring her safely home to Scotland. The problem is, John and Maude despise each other. To make matters worse, they get stranded in San Francisco for several weeks and are expected to jointly care for the helpless newborn. There they form a new partnership and learn some startling lessons about life and love. “A funny, feel-good show!”
Thursday, October 12
Leave at 9 am
Cost: $78 per person (includes lunch before 1 pm show) 

​Williams & Ree
at Prairie’s Edge Casino in Granite Falls
Williams & Ree have been seen on Hee Haw, Comedy Central, Laff TV and are considered “THE MIDWEST'S FUNNIEST COMEDY TEAM” 
Friday, November 3
Leave at 3:30 pm
Cost: $35 per person 
(includes $10 free slot play to be used before the 8:30 pm show) 

The Shotgun Red Variety Show
at Prairie’s Edge Casino in Granite Falls
This show has been featured on RFD-TV, Hee Haw, and Nashville Now and is considered “NASHVILLE’S #1 COUNTRY COMEDY SHOW” 
Saturday, November 4
Leave at 2 pm
Cost: $35 per person
(includes $10 free slot play to be used before the 7 pm show)

Finding Neverland
at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis
 FINDING NEVERLAND tells the incredible story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters: Peter Pan. 
Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. Spellbound by the boys’ enchanting make-believe adventures, he sets out to write a play that will astound London theatergoers. With a little bit of pixie dust and a lot of faith, Barrie takes this monumental leap, leaving his old world behind for Neverland, where nothing is impossible and the wonder of childhood lasts forever. The magic of Barrie’s classic tale springs spectacularly to life in this heartwarming theatrical event. 
Sunday, November 5
Leave at 8:30 am
Cost: $80 per person (includes lunch before the 1 pm show)

Loony Lutherans in Hold the Lutefisk 
at the Plymouth Playhouse in Plymouth
You’d better watch out, you’d better not cry…” Because the Looney Lutherans are coming (back) to town with more tips for surviving the holidays, the Lutheran way. Prepare to keep those New Year’s resolutions with exciting new exercise tips (the 12 Days of Housework); hear the Loonies extol the virtues of their new Cuisinart 12 speed mixers; and learn the secret to getting on Santa’s “nice list” (hotdish, anyone?) Whether your in-laws have overstayed their welcome, or the furnace is acting up, take a break from the stress of the season by celebrating the holidays with the Looney Lutherans. (And, of course, you don’t have to be Lutheran to love ’em.)​
Thursday, November 9
Leave at 9 am 
Cost: $70 per person (includes meal before 1 pm show)

Arts and Crafts Festival 
at Canterbury Park in Shakopee
Shop from over 500 vendors from all over the country! Hourly drawings, food, and stage entertainment!
Saturday, November 11
Leave at 8 am
Cost: $40 per person (includes admission)

Shopping or Gaming
at Mall of America or Mystic Lake Casino
Two options, pick what works for you. 
Option 1: shop and eat and enjoy all Mall of America has to offer. Maybe do some of your holiday shopping. 
Option 2: Catch a free ride on the Mystic Express and spend time at Mystic Lake Casino. The bus to the casino departs from Mall of America Transit Station located on the lower level of the East Parking Ramp at 11 am (anyone going to the Casino, must catch the 2 pm shuttle back to Mall of America). 
We will plan on leaving the Mall at 3:30 pm. 
Friday, December 1
Leave at 7:30 am
Cost: $30 per person

Lorie Line’s Holiday Tour “King of Kings” 
at the Ames Center in Burnsville
Lorie Line was recently inducted into the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame where she joins the ranks with Bob Dylan, Prince and Judy Garland. She has recorded 49 CDs, published 46 books of music; sold 6 million albums, toured the United States for over 28 years, and performed on over 2000 stages.​
Saturday, December 2
​Leave at 10:45 am
Cost: $95 per person (includes lunch at the Cornerstone Buffet in Melrose before the 3 pm show)

The Nutcracker's Nutz
(a Christmas comedy) 
at the DayTrippers Dinner Theatre in Bloomington
 “Think of it as your only chance to see the Nutcracker 
performed with walkers....” 
Brought back after much request, DayTrippers most popular Christmas play, The Nutcracker's Nuts. This play includes comedy, dancing and the music of the Nutcracker Ballet. The setting is at Simon's Rest, a retirement community, in Frankfort, Michigan. Every Christmas the residents perform their traditional, boring, and harder and harder to produce version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Every Christmas, that is, except this one. Minnie Winchester, an elderly piano teacher, suggests that the residents do something new, something like THE NUTCRACKER. Everyone agrees that it would be wonderful to try something new and THE NUTCRACKER is accepted immediately. Tickets quickly sell out. Just as rehearsals begin, however, the retirees discover one important and overlooked detail, THE NUTCRACKER is a ballet, and Minnie Winchester, who always wanted to play Clara, the lead, doesn't know how to dance. 
Thursday, December 7
Leave at 9:30 am 
Cost: $72 per person (includes buffet meal before the 1:15 pm show) 

A Don't Hug Me Christmas Carol 
(a hilarious spoof of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”)
at the Paramount Theatre in St. Cloud
It’s Christmas Eve up north in Bunyan Bay, Minnesota 
and cantankerous bar owner Gunner Johnson gets in an 
argument with his wife, Clara, tells her he’s skipping Christmas, he storms out of the bar, goes snowmobiling across the lake, falls through the ice, and goes into a coma. 
He comes back in his dream where he’s visited by folk legend, 
Sven Yorgensen, who plays the ghost of Christmas past, present, 
and future. Sven takes Gunner (Scrooge) on a journey similar 
to that in Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” with a northern Minnesota twist. 
Will Gunner come out of his coma and find redemption with 
Clara at The Bunyan? Find out.
This is a family-friendly musical comedy. 
To learn more about "A Don't Hug Me" ... visit
Friday, December 15
Cost: $65 per person (includes buffet lunch at Coyote Moon Grille before the 1:30 pm show)
Deadline to sign up is November 10

The Phantom of the Opera
at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis
This spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will return to Minneapolis as part of a brand new North American Tour. 
Critics are raving that this breathtaking production is 
“bigger and better than ever before” and features a brilliant new scenic design, as well as Tony Award®-winning costume and lighting designs, new choreography, and new staging. 
The production boasts many exciting special effects including the show’s legendary chandelier. The beloved story and thrilling score – with songs like “Music of the Night,” “All I Ask Of You,” and “Masquerade” – will be performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this PHANTOM one of the largest productions now on tour.
Thursday, December 28
Leave at 9:30 am
Cost: $85 per person (lunch on own before 2 pm show)

Trans-Siberian Orchestra
 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul
Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) is an American progressive rock band founded in 1993. The band gained popularity when they began touring in 1999 after completing their second album. TSO has sold more than 10 million concert tickets and over 10 million albums. The band has released a series of rock operas and is known for their elaborate concerts, which include a string section, a light show, lasers, moving trusses, video screens, and effects synchronized to don't want to miss this one!!! 
Saturday, December 30
Leave at 12 noon
Cost: $115 per person (includes lunch at Cornerstone Buffet in Melrose before the 3:30 pm show)
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Life Could Be A Dream
at the Old Log Theatre in Excelsior
Return to the 60's and meet the boy group banned from the senior prom. The singing foursome is headed for fame and fortune by trying to win the local radio contest on the Big Whopper Radio. Songs include: "Runaround Sue, Tears on my Pillow, Earth Angel, and 
Sunday, February 11, 2018
Leave at 9 am
Cost: $90 per person (includes lunch before the 2 pm show)

Collin Raye
at the Paramount Theatre in St. Cloud
One of the true hitmakers and greatest voices of our time, 
Collin Raye cranks out soulful, heartfelt music. 
Coming to the Paramount for the very first time!
Artist website:
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Leave at 9:30 am
Cost: $85 per person (includes buffet lunch at Coyote Moon Grille before the 1:30 pm show)

Jersey Boys
at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis
This is the true story of how four blue-collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide – all before they were 30!  JERSEY BOYS features their hit songs “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Rag Doll,” “Oh What a Night” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You.” 
Saturday, April 28, 2018
Leave at 9:30 am
Cost: $115 per person (lunch on own before the 2 pm show)

The Duttons
at the Paramount Theatre in St. Cloud
One of Branson’s most in-demand family of performers is heading 
to St. Cloud for the first time ever. All 17 of them! 
The Dutton Family Theater complex, with adjoining hotel, restaurants and shops is one of the busiest places in Branson. That’s because their shows are always sold out! With 31 years of experience performing on cruise ships, in their own theater, on television and on stages around the world, it’s no wonder the Duttons have amassed a fan base in the tens of thousands. 
Artist website:
Friday, May 4, 2018
Leave at 9:30 am
Cost: $75 per person (includes buffet lunch at Coyote Moon Grille before the 1:30 pm show)

at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis
There’s never been a better time to experience CHICAGO, Broadway’s razzle-dazzle smash. This triumphant hit musical is the recipient of six Tony Awards®, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy®, thousands of standing ovations and now the #1 longest-running American Musical in Broadway history.
CHICAGO has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping song after another; and the most astonishing dancing you’ve ever seen.  It’s no surprise that CHICAGO has wowed audiences from Mexico City to Moscow, from Sao Paulo to South Africa. And now it’s coming to your town!
Whether you’re looking for your first Broadway musical, whether you’ve seen the Academy Award®-winning film and want to experience the show live on stage or whether you’ve seen it before and want to recapture the magic, CHICAGO always delivers!
Saturday, June 9, 2018
Leave at 9:30 am
2 pm show
Details to come
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