The Senior Center hosts a number of trips around the Midwest, the country and even outside the U.S. We'd love for you to join us! Call (815) 622-9230 for details on any of our upcoming trips, or stop by the Senior Center to register, unless otherwise noted. Looking to stay close to home? Click here for upcoming special events.
Thursday April 18, 2019
$120 for members; $125 for non-members
Four women at a lingerie sale have nothing in common but a black lace bra and memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats,and more! This hilarious musical parody set to classic tunes from the 60s, 70s, and 80s will have you cheering and dancing in the aisles! And men love it,too! Pay for this trip at WCSC. Deadline to sign up is March 16, 2019. Bus leaves Sterling Walmart at 7:45am and Dixon Shopko at 8:00am. Meal at the Fireside Theatre in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, is at 11:15am, and the show is at 1:30pm.
A Tribute to Buddy Holly
Thursday May 30, 2019
$85 for members; $90 for non-members
Features all the band’s hits such as “That’ll Be The Day,” Peggy Sue, and “True Love Ways,” as well as some lesser known gems. Buddy was a true music pioneer, incorporating a rockabilly sound with a strong down stroke rhythm guitar and uniquehiccup like vocals. This will be an unforgettable musical journey. Pay for this trip at WCSC. Deadline to sign up if May 17, 2019. Bus leaves Sterling Walmart at 10:30am and Dixon Shopko at 10:15am. Meal at Circa 21 in Rock Island is at noon, and the show is at 1pm.
June 23-29, 2019
$779 for members; $829 for non-members, double occupancy
8 nights lodging including 4 consecutive nights in South Dakota. 10 meals: 8 breakfasts and 4 dinners. Visit to the Mount Rushmore National Memorial, tour of Wildlife Loop Road at Custer State Park, admisiion to the Unique Journey Museum, guided tour of Deadwood, plus gaming at a Deadwood Casino, visit to the amazing Crazy Horse Memorial, visit to the spectacular Badlands National Park, and much more. Leave Dixon Shopko at 8:00 a.m. and Sterling Walmart at 8:45 a.m. Pay for this trip at WCSC starting October 1st.
August 18-24, 2019
$839 for members; $889 for non-members, double occupancy
6 nights loding including 4 consecutive nights in scenic Colorado. 10 Meals: 6 breakfast and 4 dinners. Tour of the Garden of the Gods, visit to the United States Air Force Academy, visit the Royal Gorge, including Bridge and Aerial Tram, visit historic Manitou Springs at the foot of famous Pikes Peak, guided tour of Colorado Springs, visit the U.S. Olympic Training Center, and much more. Leave Dixon Shopko at 8:00 a.m. and Sterling Walmart at 8:45 a.m. Pay for this trip at WCSC starting October 1st.
Tommy Gun’s Garage
September 18, 2019
This Garage is a speakeasy that offers a musical comedy review with DA Gangsters, DA Flappers and YOU! You will be transported back to the1920’s, by da boss’s 1928 Model A Ford, Roaring Twenties music,memorabilia and pictures of da gangsters and coppers of da time. The mugs and molls dance and sing the Charleston and other musical selections from 1920’s composers like Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Fats Waller and Duke Ellington. Pay for this trip at WCSC. Deadline to sign up for this trip is September 6, 2019. Bus leaves Sterling Walmart at 9:30am and Dixon Shopko at 9:45am. Meal is at the dinner theatre at 12:30pm, and the show at 1:30pm.
October 12-20, 2019
$1,099 for members; $1,149 for non-members, double occupancy
8 nights lodging including 4 consecutive nights in Maine. 14 meals: 8 breakfasts and 6 dinners. Guided tour of Portland, Maine’s largest city-by-the-sea, guided tour of quaint Kennebunk and Kennebunkport, tour of historic Victoria Mansion, guided tour of Pineland Farms, a picturesque working farm, visit to Boothbay Railway Village, visit to the Seashore Trolley Museum and countryside trolley ride, and much more. Leave Sterling Walmart at 8:00 a.m. and Dixon Shopko at 8:45 a.m. Pay for this trip at WCSC starting October 1st.
October 31, 2019 to November 18, 2019
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On October 31, 2019 we will fly to Barcelona Spain and spend 2 nights before embarking our cruise ship. We will have 4 stops in Spain and 2 in Portugal. Ship will return to the United States on Nov.18 and we will fly home that day. A deposit of $1000 per person is required at signing. Inside cabin starts at $3500, which includes all transportation, cruise, and hotel. Book by March 1, 2019 and receive a $200 discount. Any questions please call Glenda at the Whiteside County Senior Center 815-622-9230 ext.218. Only 6 cabins available.