Upcoming Prime Timer Programs & Trips

Posted: September 23, 2021

Enjoy these Prime Timer programs and trips.

DeKalb Brass Quintet: “An American Salute”

The DeKalb Brass Quintet will entertain Farm Bureau Prime Timers with “An American Salute” on Monday, Nov. 1.

The Brass Quintet consists of Mark Baldin and Dave Murray, trumpets; Mark Robinson, French horn; Deb Shofner, tuba; and John D. Smith, trombone/manager. This is the 20th season for the quintet, a professional ensemble from JD Music Pros.

The musicians will play a variety of patriotic music beginning at 1 p.m. in the Farm Bureau Theater.

Prior to the program, lunch is served in the auditorium at noon. Lunch fee is $7, payable at the Farm Bureau office by Oct. 26.

The DeKalb Brass Quintet

“A December to Remember” by Terri Goodman

Take a stroll down memory lane with classic holiday tunes by Terri Crain Goodman.

Terri Crain Goodman will present “A December to Remember” for Prime Timers on Monday, Dec. 6 at Farm Bureau at 1 p.m.

She will sing songs like, “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” “Winter Wonderland,” “White Christmas” and many more holiday favorites plus finish with a good old fashioned sing-along.

Terri has taught K-12 general and choral music and has directed theatre in local school districts for 26 years. She also performs in local theaters.

Prime Timers may register for the December musical program and luncheon beginning Nov. 1. Reservations are needed by Nov. 30. Luncheon fee is $7, payable at the Farm Bureau office.

Terry Crain Goodman

See “Forever Plaid,” a heavenly musical, at Drury Lane Theatre

Drury Lane Theatre presents “Forever Plaid,” a smash hit musical and nostalgic look at the past.

See the live show and musical with Farm Bureau on Thursday, Nov. 4 in Oakbrook. Farm Bureau has a limited number of reserved seats for Forever Plaid.

The show is about a barbershop quartet on their way to their first big gig when tragedy strikes. The guys are given the chance to perform from the afterlife with 50s music hits like “Love is a Many-Splendored Thing.”

Before the show Farm Bureau members will enjoy a hearty lunch with choices of chicken, salmon or vegetable entrees.
Cost of the “Forever Plaid” day trip is $98 for members, $108 for guests. Price includes lunch and the show at Drury Lane Theatre and motor coach transportation.

Motor coach departs from Farm Bureau at 10 a.m. and returns by 5:30 p.m.

Register for “Forever Plaid” at the Farm Bureau office. Checks or credit card payment accepted.

The “Forever Plaid” trip is being sponsored by the DeKalb County Farm Bureau Prime Timers Committee.

It’s a classic: “Holiday Inn” at The Fireside Theatre in December

Irving Berlin’s “Holiday Inn” comes to The Fireside Theatre in celebration of holidays throughout the year. It’s based on the classic film starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire.

To get you in the Christmas holiday spirit, DeKalb County Farm Bureau has secured a group of seats for the Fireside’s matinee show in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin on Wednesday, Dec. 8.

This joyous musical features thrilling dance numbers, laugh-out-loud comedy and a parade of hit Irving Berlin songs including “White Christmas” and more.

Before the show, members will enjoy a superb Fireside lunch which includes chicken picatta served with scalloped potatoes and fresh asparagus and baby carrots, plus carrot cake, soup, breads and beverages.

Cost is $106 for members and $116 for non-member guests. Price includes motor coach transportation, the “Holiday Inn” Fireside show and lunch.

Motor coach departs from DeKalb County Farm Bureau at 9 a.m. and returns by 6 p.m.

Registration for this trip opens on Oct. 1 at the Farm Bureau office. Call 815-756-6361 or stop by to make payment by check or credit card. Don’t wait – a limited number of spaces are available on a first come, first served basis.

The Fireside day trip is being sponsored by the DeKalb County Farm Bureau Prime Timers Committee.