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Midwest Riverboat Buffs Spring-Summer meeting at LeClaire, Iowa June 16-18, 2017

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Old 05-04-2017, 11:01 PM
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Default Midwest Riverboat Buffs Spring-Summer meeting at LeClaire, Iowa June 16-18, 2017

Join the Midwest Riverboat Buffs for the annual Spring/Summer gathering
in Le Claire, Iowa on June 16-18

Hotel Suggestions (availability not guaranteed)
Holiday Inn Express Le Claire (on the river) (563-289-9978 or *very limited availability*
Comfort Inn Riverview Le Claire (563-289-4747 or
Super 8 Hotel Le Claire (563-289-5888 or

Friday, June 16
6:00 PM: Dinner and dancing cruise on the Mississippi River aboard the Celebration Belle riverboat. Boat departs from the dock at 2501 River Drive in nearby Moline at 6:30 PM for a 2.5 hour cruise. $47 per person*

Saturday: June 17
10:00 AM: Buffalo Bill Museum and Lone Star steamboat. Self-guided tour showcasing the legend of Buffalo Bill Cody, along with the wooden-hulled historic towboat Lone Star. 199 N. Front Street. Nominal admission fee.

11:30 AM: Lunch and tour of the Belle of Baton Rouge, a 101 year old former steamboat, now the wharf boat for the Twilight riverboat. At 1:00 PM, a 1.5 hour sightseeing cruise aboard the Twilight, celebrating its 30th year of service. $25 per person* for the lunch/cruise combo. The dock complex is next to the Buffalo Bill Museum.

2:30 PM: Free time to visit the river collection of the Putnam Museum (in nearby Davenport), another Twilight cruise at 3:00 PM (separate charge), explore the sights of historic Le Claire, or an activity of your choosing.

6:30 PM: Dinner at the Crane & Pelican Restaurant, 127 2nd Street South. Dine in a historic house built in 1851 by a riverboat captain and features Victorian-era chandeliers.

* The Midwest Riverboat Buffs will collect the fees for the two cruises. Please utilize the reservation form below and make your check payable to Midwest Riverboat Buffs. All other paid items will be payable directly to the merchant.

We request your reservation on or before Thursday, June 1

Please contact President/Master Pete Sisak at 262-221-1660 or with any questions. Thanks!

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Midwest Riverboat Buffs - Le Claire Weekend 2017

Name(s) _________________________________________

Friday, June 16 Dinner Cruise: _____ attendees at $47.00 per person. Subtotal: $__________

Saturday, June 17 Lunch/Cruise: _____ attendees at $25.00 per person. Subtotal: $__________

Grand Total: $__________

Mail this form with a check payable to Midwest Riverboat Buffs to:
Pete Sisak
922 Kingston Avenue
Racine, WI 53402

Midwest Riverboat Buffs Discount for the June 18 Twilight cruise
Extend your weekend of river fun by taking a 2 day/1 night cruise aboard the beautiful Twilight riverboat. Cruise upriver from Le Claire to Dubuque and return. Onboard meals and entertainment, plus overnight stay in Dubuque and parking in Le Claire are all included. River scenery is complimentary!

For the June 18th cruise, 1-800-331-1467 or online at Mississippi Riverboat Cruises by The Famous Twilight Riverboat
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