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Our customers are our neighbors.

A smile, a handshake, a helping hand. At Busey, we're committed to improving the quality of life in the communities we serve. Supporting our neighbors leads to vibrant, thriving communities—the places we're proud to call home.

Check out the Busey sponsored or hosted events and activities in your community or see where the Pillar Club is headed! Click on your market for a list of events in your area, then click the event name for additional details on any that interest you. We hope to see you soon!

Events & Seminars

Saturday, June 3

Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location: Busey, 312 E. Main St., Mahomet, IL
Fees: Free

Tackle the clutter by bringing your old, unneeded documents to be shredded with our vendor, COPS, to securely dispose of documents containing your personal information. For security reasons, customers must remain with their personal materials until shredded.

Future Shred Days in this market:
Saturday, June 10, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. ♦ 3002 W. Windsor, Champaign, IL
Friday, July 14, 2 - 4 p.m. ♦ 100 W. University, Champaign, IL
Saturday, August 19, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. ♦ Rantoul, 1231 E. Grove Ave., Rantoul, IL
Saturday, September 9, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. ♦ 909 W. Kirby Ave., Champaign, IL
Saturday, September 23, 12 - 2 p.m. ♦ Tolono, 128 E. Holden, Tolono, IL

Tuesday, April 4

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Busey, 1490 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte, FL
Fees: Free
RSVP: Register online

Lunch 'n Learn @ Busey is a free monthly seminar series for business owners to network and share ideas in Southwest Florida. Busey invites local business people to attend these events, at which you can form beneficial relationships with other businesses, have lunch on us and learn something new that may help you grow your sales and profits.

Our next Lunch 'n Learn will feature a presentation on "Salesmanship". Reservations are required because seating is limited and lunch is provided.

No events at this time. Please check back frequently for updated information.

No events at this time. Please check back frequently for updated information.

No events at this time. Please check back frequently for updated information.

Pillar Club Trips and Events

Second Tuesday of every month

Time: Doors open at 9 a.m.; movie begins at 9:30 a.m.
Location: Reynolds Theatres, 3225 N. Dries Lane, Peoria, IL
Fees: $3 per person
Inquiries: Busey Movie Hotline 309.683.2302

Join the Pillar Club for a first-run movie—Busey provides the popcorn and more. You can even win a free gift! One guest per member welcome.

Call the movie hotline 309.683.2302—24 hours a day during the week prior to the event to hear the current schedule.

Second Tuesday of second month of each quarter

Time: Doors open at 8:40 a.m.; movie begins at 9 a.m.
Dates: 2017 dates: May 9, August 8 and November 14
Location: Avon Theatre, 426 N. Water St., Decatur, IL
Fees: $5 per person
Inquiries: Busey Movie Hotline 217.425.8201

Join the Pillar Club for a first-run movie—Busey provides the popcorn and more. You can even win a free gift! One guest per member welcome.

Call the movie hotline 217.425.8201 24 hours a day during the week prior to the event to hear the current schedule.

Wednesday, March 22

Location: Circa' 21 Dinner Playhouse, Rock Island
Fees: $116 per person
Pickups: Champaign, Bloomington and Peoria

The Music Man, Meredith Wilson's six-time, Tony Award winning musical comedy has been entertaining audiences since 1957. The show follows fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill as he cons the people of River City, Iowa into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys' band he vows to organize - this despite the fact he doesn't know how to play any musical instruments! Lunch (included) will be served in the beautiful Circa’ 21 Dinner Playhouse prior to the 1:30 p.m. matinee performance. Boxed dinner (included) will be served on the motor coach on our drive home.

Request More Information - Music Man  Register - Music Man

Download the Pillar Club Trip Waiver.

Wednesday - Tuesday, April 19-25, 2017 WAIT LIST

Location: San Francisco, Sacramento and Lake Tahoe
Fees: $2,895 per person - Double l $3,645 per person - Single
Pickups: Champaign to/from Chicago's O'Hare Airport

Join the Pillar Club spring tour California Rail Discovery on April 19 – 25, 2017. Highlights of this tour include: Two Rail Experiences – Napa Valley Wine Train (including Wine Tasting & Lunch) and Sierra Nevada Rail Journey, San Francisco City Tour, San Francisco Bay Cruise, Sausalito, Old Town Sacramento, California State Railroad Museum, Virginia City and Lake Tahoe Paddlewheeler Cruise. California Rail Discovery brochure - Click here for a detailed brochure.

Request More Information - California Rail Discovery trip  Register - California Rail Discovery trip

Download the Pillar Club Trip Waiver.

Saturday, April 29

Location: Fabulous Fox Theatre, St. Louis, MO
Fees: $196 per person
Pickups: Champaign and Decatur

Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. Winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Disney’s The Lion King brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. More than 85 million people around the world have experienced the awe-inspiring visual artistry, the unforgettable music, and the uniquely theatrical storytelling of this Broadway spectacular – one of the most breathtaking and beloved productions ever to grace the stage. Buffet lunch (included) will be served at the beautiful Fabulous Fox Theatre prior to the 2:00 p.m. matinee performance. Boxed dinner (included) will be served on the motor coach on our drive home.

Request More Information - Lion King  Register - Lion King

Download the Pillar Club Trip Waiver.

Thursday, May 11

Location: Lyric Opera of Chicago
Fees: $168 per person
Pickups: Champaign, Paxton and Gilman

This classic charming story of Eliza Doolittle, a young flower seller with a strong Cockney accent, and Professor Henry Higgins, the phonetics professor who believes he can teach her to speak like a proper lady, My Fair Lady is guaranteed to capture your heart. An all-star cast, plus the Lyric Opera Orchestra and Chorus, will charm you with favorite tunes including “On the Street Where You Live,” “Get Me to the Church on Time,” “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly?,” “I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face,” the delightful “I Could Have Danced All Night,” and more! We will enjoy a family-style lunch (included) at Lloyd’s Chicago prior to the 1:30 p.m. matinee performance. Boxed dinner (included) will be served on the motor coach on our drive home.

Request More Information - My Fair Lady  Register - My Fair Lady

Download the Pillar Club Trip Waiver.

Sunday, May 21

Location: Busch Stadium, St. Louis, MO
Fees: $142 per person l Suite seating $189 per person
Pickups: Champaign and Decatur

Let Busey take you out to a St. Louis Cardinals ballgame at Busch Stadium. Please check back at the beginning of February once group tickets go on sale and the May game date is confirmed. Hope you can join us. Go Cardinals!

Request More Information - St. Louis Cardinals vs. New York Giants baseball game  Register - St. Louis Cardinals vs. New York Giants baseball game

Download the Pillar Club Trip Waiver.

Wednesday - Thursday, May 31 - June 1, 2017

Location: Busey, 100 W. University Ave., Champaign, IL
Fees: $18 per person
Time: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Improve your driving skills with this two-day course taught by Trooper Tracy Lillard of the Illinois State Police. Attending both sessions earns a Certificate of Completion, and you may qualify for insurance discounts. Payment is due at time of reservation. Seating is limited, so call or email your reservations today!

Request More Information - Defensive Driving class  Register - Defensive Driving class

Download the Pillar Club Trip Waiver.

Friday, June 2

Location: Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL
Fees: $137 per person
Pickups: Decatur, Champaign and Paxton

Join us at historic Wrigley Field for the afternoon as the 2016 World Series Champions Chicago Cubs host the St. Louis Cardinals. We plan to arrive early to enjoy lunch (on your own) and batting practice prior to the 1:20 p.m. game. Following the game we will stop for a buffet dinner (included) at Coyote Canyon on our drive home. Please designate your pick-up location at time of reservation. Go Cubs! Go Cardinals!.

Request More Information - Cubs vs. Cardinals baseball trip  Register - Cubs vs. Cardinals baseball trip

Download the Pillar Club Trip Waiver.

Wednesday, June 7

Location: Circa' 21 Dinner Playhouse, Rock Island, IL
Fees: $116 per person
Pickups: Champaign, Bloomington and Peoria

Meet Sue and Dan, a couple who, after 20 years of marriage have drifted apart. Together they discover a box of photographs which leads them to relive the memories of their past selves captured in the snapshots. Our couple discovers the humorous twists of how love united them and why life has pushed them apart. Lunch (included) will be served in the beautiful Circa’ 21 Dinner Playhouse prior to the 1:30 p.m. matinee performance. Boxed dinner (included) will be served on the motor coach on our drive home.

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Download the Pillar Club Trip Waiver.

Sunday - Saturday, June 11-17, 2017

Location: Western South Dakota
Fees: $2,758 per person - Double l $3,520 per person - Single
Pickups: Champaign to/from Chicago's O'Hare Airport

Join the Pillar Club summer tour The Black Hills and Badlands on June 11 – 17, 2017. Highlights of this tour include: Six nights lodging at the K Bar S Lodge in Keystone, Chuck Wagon Dinner, Boot Hill tour of Deadwood, Homestake Gold Mine, 1880 Steam Train ride, Mount Rushmore evening Lighting Ceremony, Black Hills Gold Factory, Journey Museum, Crazy Horse Memorial, Mammoth dig site, Custer State Park, Badlands National Park, Wall Drug and more! Click The Black Hills and Badlands brochure here for a detailed brochure.

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Download the Pillar Club Trip Waiver.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Location: Busey, 909 W. Kirby Ave., Champaign, IL
Fees: FREE
Time: 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Join us for a PowerPoint presentation of our Tournament of Roses Parade Tour scheduled for December 28, 2016 - January 2, 2018 (more information below). Highlights of this trip include Hollywood Insiders Tour, Warner Brothers Studio, Getty Museum, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, float decorating, New Year's Eve Party, Tournament of Roses Parade reserved seating and more! Hope to see you at this presentation to learn more about our exciting adventure in California. Reserve your seat today!

Request More Information - Tournament of Roses Parade Tour Presentation  Register - Tournament of Roses Parade Tour Presentation

Download the Pillar Club Trip Waiver.

Wednesday, June 28

Location: Cadillac Palace Theatre, Chicago, IL
Fees: $196 per person
Pickups: Champaign, Paxton and Gilman

From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Disney’s 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. Enjoy a family-style Italian lunch (included) at Maggiano’s Italian Restaurant prior to the 2:00 p.m. matinee performance. Boxed dinner (included) will be served on the motor coach on our drive home.

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Download the Pillar Club Trip Waiver.

Thursday, July 13

Location: Fair Oaks Farms, Fair Oaks, IN
Fees: $85 per person
Pickups: Champaign

Grandparents round up your grandchildren for an extraordinary day of fun on the farm! We will spend an inter-active day exploring at Fair Oaks Farms Adventure Center. Our tour includes the Dairy Museum, the 3D/4D movie, a 45 minute bus tour of the Milking Parlor, Birthing Barn and the new Pig Adventure at the Pork Education Center, Farrowing Barn and Gestation Barn. Enjoy fun activities, games & prizes on the motor coach and lunch on your own at Fair Oaks Cowfe Café. Don’t miss the opportunity to create wonderful memories with your grandchildren down on the farm!

Request More Information - Grandparents Day at Fair Oaks Farms  Register - Grandparents Day at Fair Oaks Farms

Download the Pillar Club Trip Waiver.

Wednesday, July 19

Location: Oriental Theatre, Chicago, IL
Fees: $187 per person
Pickups: Champaign, Paxton and Gilman

Set in 1595, Something Rotten tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write a hit play. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s very first MUSICAL! We will enjoy a delicious lunch (included) at Petterino’s prior to the 2:00 pm matinee performance. Boxed dinner (included) will be served on the motor coach on our drive home.

Request More Information - Something Rotten  Register - Something Rotten

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Wednesday, August 16

Location: Little Theatre on the Square, Sullivan, IL
Fees: $86 per person
Pickups: Bloomington and Champaign

On the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother’s past back to the Greek Island they last visited 20 years ago. The story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship. You will fall in love with the characters, the story and the music that makes Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good show! We will enjoy a buffet lunch (included) at Yoder’s Kitchen in Arthur, IL prior to the 2:00 p.m. matinee performance.

Request More Information - Mamma Mia  Register - Mamma Mia

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Saturday, August 22

Location: Chicago Neighborhoods and Chicago River, IL
Fees: TBD
Pickups: Champaign, Paxton and Gilman

Save the Date! More information to follow.

Request More Information - Chicago Architecture Tour Double Decker Bus & River Cruise  Register- Chicago Architecture Tour Double Decker Bus & River Cruise

Download the Pillar Club Trip Waiver.

Friday - Friday, October 13-20 OR Monday - Monday, October 16-23          WAIT LIST

Location: Providence, RI and Cape Cod, MA
Fees: $3,299 per person - Double l $3,799 per person - Single
Pickups: Champaign to/from Chicago's O'Hare Airport

Join the Pillar Club fall tour Islands of New England on your choice of dates as outlined above. Highlights of this tour include: Providence, Newport, Boston, Cranberry Bog, Plymouth Rock, Plimoth Plantation, Cape Cod, Hyannis, Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard, Provincetown, whale watching or sand dunes and traditional lobster dinner.

Download the Islands of New England Tour #1 flyer the Tour #1 flyer: Friday - Friday, October 13-20

Download the Islands of New England Tour #2 flyer the Tour #2 flyer: Monday - Monday, October 16-23

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Download the Pillar Club Trip Waiver.

Thursday - Tuesday, December 28, 2017 - January 2, 2018

Location: Los Angeles, Hollywood & Pasadena, CA
Fees: $3,149 per person - Double l $3,917 per person - Single
Pickups: Champaign to/from Chicago's O'Hare Airport

Join the Pillar Club winter holiday tour Tournament of Roses Parade. Highlights of this tour include: Hollywood Insiders Tour, Warner Bro. Studio, Getty Museum, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, Float Decorating, New Year’s Eve Party and Rose Parade Reserved Seating. Click Tournament of Roses brochure here for a detailed brochure.

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Download the Pillar Club Trip Waiver.

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