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The Cashore Marionettes
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 7:00 pm
Iowa Falls-Alden High School Auditorium, Iowa Falls
$20 general admission seating
Buy your ticket from Natasha in advance at HCSB and receive a $2 discount.
Unmatched in artistry, grace and refinement of movement, the internationally acclaimed Cashore Marionettes redefines the art of puppetry. The moving and humorous performance has astounded audiences in Europe, the Far East and across North America. Characters of depth, integrity, and humanity are portrayed in a full evening unlike anything else in theatre today.
Contact Natasha for your discounted tickets. Natasha@hardincsb.com, 641-939-3407

Porgy and Bess
Des Moines Civic Center
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Tickets Only $61.00
Transportation will be provided at an additional cost.
As beautiful and balmy as a summer day in the South, Porgy and Bess is a lush new musical theater staging of the Gershwin opera. The show has been adapted to include more dialogue and big dance numbers with a shorter running time. It still features the classic tunes "Summertime," "I Got Plenty of Nothing" and "It Ain't Necessarily So". It also includes beautifully sung performances by four-time Tony winner Audra McDonald and Norm Lewis in the title roles and David Alan Grier as the troublemaking gambler, Sporting Life.
Set in the 1930s in an African-American Charleston neighborhood known as Catfish Row, Porgy and Bess centers on the tragic love story of the crippled beggar Porgy and beautiful Bess, who longs to turn away from her former life as a prostitute and cocaine addict. After a murder, Bess' abusive partner, Crown flees, leaving her at the mercy of a disapproving community and tempted by the seductive drug dealer Sporting Life. Bess strikes up an unlikely relationship with Porgy and gradually finds acceptance on Catfish Row—until a hurricane and the return of Crown changes everyone's lives forever. Contact Natasha for your reservations and/or pricing on transportation. Natasha@hardincsb.com, 641-939-3407.

The LiNK Open House
Thursday, April 17th
All Day at All Locations - Eldora, Union, Liscomb
Please stop at any of our locations for this annual event as we celebrate you, a member of The LiNK Club! View a display of upcoming LiNK activities while enjoying sweetbreads, flavored coffees and assorted teas throughout the day. Register for door prizes in person or by sending us your name and phone number via email to Natasha@hardincsb.com. Among the door prizes is a $25 Amazon gift card!

An Evening with Groucho
Friday, April 25, 2014 7:00 pm
Iowa Falls High School Auditorium, Iowa Falls
$20 general admission seating
Buy your ticket from Natasha in advance at HCSB and receive a $2 discount.
Award winning actor/director/playwright Frank Ferrante recreates his PBS, New York and London acclaimed portrayal of legendary comedian Groucho Marx in this fast passed 90 minutes of hilarity. You'll hear the best Groucho one-liners, anecdotes and songs including "Hooray for Captain Spalding," and "Lydia, the Tattooed Lady." Contact Natasha for your discounted tickets. Natasha@hardincsb.com, 641-939-3407.

MACKINAC & MICHIGAN LAKES
Presented by Hardin County Savings Bank
8 Days September 7 – 14, 2014

Enjoy eight days of travel along the Michigan lakes! Each day will be filled will intriguing sites and tours. Two days and nights on Mackinac Island, where cars and trucks are banned, will be a delight! Gourmet dinners, shopping in Frankenmuth, Ferries, Henry Ford Museum and the Ford Rouge Truck Plant are a few of the highlights. Review the itinerary and begin making your plans now to join us on this Michigan adventure!

Day # 1 – September 7 Kalamazoo, MI
6:30AM – Depart Eldora
9:00AM – Break in Galena
Noon – Lunch on own near Ottawa, IL
(Change to EDT)
3:00PM – Break in Michigan City, IN
5:00PM – Arrive hotel in Kalamazoo, MI
6:00PM – Tour & Dinner at Kellogg Manor House
8:30PM – Return to hotel for the night (D)

Day # 2 – September 8 Henry Ford Museum, Edsel House
6:30AM – Breakfast at the hotel
8:00AM – Depart for Detroit
10:30AM – Arrive at Henry Ford Museum
(Lunch on own here)
1:30PM – Ford Rouge Truck Plant Tour
4:00PM – Check into Dearborn, MI hotel
6:00PM – Tour & Dinner at Edsel & Eleanor Ford Home
9:00PM – Return to hotel (B,D)

Day # 3 – September 9 Frankenmuth, Thunder Bay
7:00AM – Breakfast at the hotel
8:30AM – Depart the hotel
9:00AM – Motown Museum
10:00AM – Depart for Frankenmuth, MI
12:30PM – Lunch and Shopping on own in Frankenmuth
2:00PM – Frankenmuth Guided Tour
3:00PM – Depart for Hillman, MI
4:30PM – Arrive at Thunder Bay Resort
6:00PM – Carriage Ride & Gourmet Dinner at the Resort
9:00PM – Return to Resort Lodging (B,D)

Day # 4 – September 10 Mackinac Island
7:00AM – Breakfast at the Resort
8:30AM – Depart the Resort
9:00AM – Call of the Wild Museum in Gaylord, MI
10:00AM – Depart the Museum
10:30AM – Visit Cross in the Woods at Indian River
11:30AM – Depart for Mackinaw City
1:00PM – Arrive in Mackinaw City – Shopping and Lunch on own
3:30PM – Take the Ferry to Mackinac Island
4:30PM – Check into the Island House Hotel for two nights
6:00PM – Dinner at the Hotel
7:00PM – Remainder of the evening free (B,D)

Day # 5 – September 11 Carriage Tour, Grand Hotel Lunch
7:00AM – Breakfast at the hotel
9:00AM – Guided Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Mackinac Island
Noon- Buffet Lunch at the Grand Hotel
2:00PM - Remainder of the afternoon and evening free on the island (B,L)

Day # 6 – September 12 Sleeping Bear Dunes
7:00AM – Breakfast at the hotel
9:00AM – Ferry to the Mainland
10:30AM – Shopping & Lunch on own in Petoskey
12:30Pm – Depart Petoskey
2:30PM – Guided Tour of Sleeping Bear Dunes
5:30PM – Arrive at the hotel in Ludington, MI
6:30PM – Dinner in Ludington
8:00PM – Return to the hotel (B,D)

Day # 7 – September 13 Lake Michigan Ferry
6:30AM – Breakfast at the hotel
8:00AM – Depart for the Ludington Dock
9:00AM – SS Badger sails from Ludington (EDT)
Noon – SS Badger arrives in Manitowoc, WI (CDT)
(Lunch on the Badger)
1:00PM – Depart Manitowoc
4:00PM – Arrive at hotel in Ft. Atkinson, WI
5:00PM – Arrive Fireside Dinner Theatre
10:00PM – Return to the hotel (B,DS)

Day # 8 – September 14 Monroe Cheese House, Home
7:00AM – Breakfast at the hotel
9:00AM – Depart Ft. Atkinson
10:00AM – Monroe Cheese House
11:00AM – Depart for home
12:30PM - Lunch Break on own in Dubuque
2:00PM – Depart Dubuque
4:30PM – Arrive in Eldora (B)

Pricing:
Quad $1559
Triple $1665
Double $1795
Single $2189

A travel show will be scheduled. Contact Natasha for more information!
Natasha@hardincsb.com 641-939-3407

Downton Abbey
"Masterpiece Theatre brought thousands of viewers to Iowa Public Television through the success of Downton Abbey that literally took everyone by surprise. The series has become a phenomenon with appreciative viewers from all around the world. Downton Abbey follows the lives of the Crawley family and the servants who work for them, whose lives were changed forever during the First World War. The show is riveting and exciting at every turn. Throngs of devoted viewers are heading to England to get a glimpse of some of the castles, villages and settings used in the filming of this drama, and we will be doing the same, with a unique twist!

The HARDIN COUNTY SAVINGS BANK LiNK Club has a wonderful opportunity to offer our members a very special experience. We will be taking you to London in the spring of 2015 for a delightful trip into the English Countryside. You will enjoy much of the luring charm of the Cotswolds with Oxford University and so much more. We will spend time in the Oxfordshire village of Bampton, the real world location of the fictional village of Downton. Many of the outdoor scenes that were used in the filming of the series were shot right here. You will quickly spot areas such as St. Mary's Church and the library, which serves as the entrance to the cottage hospital. The episodes of the series will come to life in an amazing way as you stroll the cobblestone streets of what seems to be a bygone era.

But, modern day Royalty holds great fascination as well. On our tour we will take the opportunity to visit the largest occupied castle in the world, and step inside Queen Elizabeth’s favorite retreat at the opulent Windsor Castle. You will see how the Royals live today amidst the magnificent galleries of the great masters and the multitudes of priceless treasures. A walk through the gardens here will be a photographers delight.

We will spend our last two days in London enjoying many of the highlights of this world class city on a private city tour. This a perfect adventure for a fan of Downton Abbey or anyone who wants to experience England in the spring.

Get your name on the waiting list for this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Availability will be limited.

Contact Natasha - Natasha@hardincsb.com, 641-939-3407.
 
 

 

The LiNK Travel Disclosure

 

The following travel policy has been adopted by The LiNK club of Hardin County Savings Bank. Group travel with friends and neighbors is a benefit to our members. All details and reservations have been made for you, so you may enjoy a well- planned, worry free tour. We work to secure the best seats and travel comfort for you.
RESERVATIONS: To make a reservation, you may contact Natasha Phillips at (641)939-3407, or email Natasha@hardincsb.com. Checks should be made payable to Hardin County Savings Bank. We can debit payments from your account upon request. Down payment is due upon reservation when required.
WAITING LIST: Once a trip has been filled, a waiting list is started. Please do not hesitate to put your name on the list. Cancellations are common right up to the day of the trip, and we always want to fill every seat.
PRICING: Based on the projected number of travelers and on a break even basis. We aim to provide you a first class trip for the best price. First preference will go to our club members. Guests or nonmembers are welcome at an additional cost of $10 per person for day trips. Keep in mind, anyone who meets The LiNK qualifications may join the LiNK Club see the club director for details!!
PAYMENT: Booking far in advance ensures the best price, seats and rooms will be reserved for our group. Full payment or down payments will hold your seat. All payments are due by the deadline listed.
CANCELLATIONS: Please notify the club director as soon as possible if you have to cancel. This ensures those on the waiting list the opportunity to go. Being that each tour is planned with a target number of travelers, it is essential to keep us informed.
TRANSPORTATION: In the event transportation is not included in an event package, you may communicate your interest to the director. Opportunity for transportation will be provided if the required number of those interested in transportation is met. The additional cost of the transportation will be divided among the travelers. (Day trips and extended trips will always have transportation provided)