LAST YEAR IN 2017:
August 22nd - Tuesday ...and so it begins...driving to Oklahoma City, OK
August 23rd - Wednesday will be spent in Grove, Oklahoma at the Elks Lodge at 33408 (Hwy 59) S 620 Rd
This is a fundraiser to help support the Delaware County Abused Women http://getmeout.org/
Tickets are on sale right now at the Lodge and can also be purchased by contacting Dick Bryant at (918) 314 - 0046 to make the arrangements for your tickets. Admission Only will be $10 per person. There will also be the option of having Dinner with Leslie for an additional $15 for a total ticket price of $25 (includes the admission and dinner). Doors open at 4:30pm - Dinner will start at 5pm. There will be a cash bar available. The dance and performance will be from 6 - 8pm.
Candlewick Resort (918) 786 - 3636
Best Western (918) 786 - 6900
For your RVs - Cedar Oaks (918) 786 - 4303 https://www.cedaroaksrvpark.com/
August 24th - Thursday Camdenton, Missouri - Lake of the Ozark's Idiots Club will be "Bringing the Island to the Lake" Fundraiser to help Youth in Need. This event/dance will be held at The Exchange Venue located at 57 Court Circle SW Camdenton, Missouri (Behind Pepperoni Bill's on the Square)
Tickets are only $10 per person and you can BYOB (alcohol and/or non-alcohol beverages) and also your own snacks!! Doors open at 6pm and the dance will be from 7 - 9pm
Tickets are on sale right now through the website at:
Recommended lodging: The Lodge at Kinderhook Phone - 573-317-3500- Located at 678 Kinderhook Drive, Camdenton, MO 65020
August 25th - Friday - The Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum located at 28210 W Park Hwy, Ashland, NE 68003 https://sacmuseum.org/
This event is going to be AWESOME!!
It begins with a short concert of Music from the WWII Era in Hangar B starting at 2pm. After the music program, all of our guests will be going on a tour of the WWII exhibit and aircraft. This event has been discounted to all of our friends for just $10 per person for Adults and $4 for Children (ages 4 - 12) for admission into the entire museum for that day. Get there early, because there will be a whole lot to see before you come to see the concert and your guided tour of the WWII exhibit.
Doors open at 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., 7 Days a Week. Free Parking and room for RVs For more information -
Aly at 402.944.3100 ext. 253
Have dinner at the fabulous
Parker's Smokehouse 16880 US-6 Ashland, Nebraska and let us entertain you at a Concert with Bill Chrastil and Johnny Ray Gomez and myself starting at 7pm. There will be more information to come about this stop.
August 26th - This part of the tour will be for a private Wedding in Garvin, Minnesota at 7pm and Leslie will be staying in Rochester, MN for the night after the wedding reception.
August 27th - Elk Horn, Wisconsin for a private Anniversary from 4 - 6pm and then
Dinner with Leslie at The Crawfish Junction http://www.crawfishjunction.com/
No Cover Charge, just order off of the menu and Leslie will sing for you from 8 - 10pm.
Address: W6376 Co Rd A, Johnson Creek, WI 53038
They open at 11am on Sundays and will be closing at 10pm on this night.
Phone: (920) 648-3550
August 28th - Monday - Dance & Show at The Elks Lodge in Watertown, Wisconsin located at 117 North 1st Street, Watertown, WI 53094 located in the beautiful historic Concordia Opera House. This will be a Dance and a Fundraiser for Custom Canines Service Dog Academy. It is a non-profit organization that raises, trains and places service dogs with individuals with disabilities.
$10 for Pre-sale Tickets and $12 at the door on the day of this event. Tickets will be on sale through eventbrite.com
August 29th - Tuesday - Eau Claire, Wisconsin at the Moose Lodge at 3606 Curvue Road, Eau Claire, WI 54703
7 – 9pm Dance/Show Call (715) 835-6522 for tickets & info Dinner, Dance & Show $15 Per person
August 30th - Wednesday - Star Lake, Wisconsin. This is such a beautiful part of the country and I loved singing here before!
Lunch with Leslie from Noon - 1:30pm. Karen will be putting together a couple of lunch specials for us to enjoy and then there will be music and dancing from 3 - 5pm and no cover charge - Pass the Hat and Party on the Patio!!
August 31st - Thursday - Fargo, ND at The Sons of Norway Lodge located at 722 2nd Ave N, Fargo, ND 58102
Dinner and Dance. The ticket price of $25 will include a Traditional Turkey Dinner with all the trimmings. Doors open at 4:30pm Dinner is Served from 5 - 6:15pm and the dance is from 7 - 9pm. A full cash bar will be available. Call now to make reservations
(701) 361 - 0205
Friday, the 1st - Gimli, Manitoba Canada - Gimli Legion Branch #182
Music and Dancing 7 - 9pm.
Address: 146 Sixth St, Gimli, MB R0C 1B0, Canada
Phone: +1 204-642-8824
Open to the Public - Full Cash Bar will be available. No cover charge, just lots of music and fun
Satruday, the 2nd - Off for the day to watch a Polo Match with Tall Tom & Bitty Betty and maybe my honey, Pud Nieto, will get to play polo for a chucker or two?? You are all welcome to join us for Polo in Canada!! https://www.facebook.com/SpringfieldPoloClub/
Sunday, the 3rd - Holiday Inn Centre in Sioux Falls. Dance and Concert from 7 - 9pm. The doors open at 5:30pm. This is also a fundraiser with the proceeds going to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Charity and 75% of the funds raised will stay locally.
Tickets are now on sale!! Contact Curt at (605) 310 - 8228 or by email at email@example.com
Pre-sale Tickets for this wonderful event are $10 and will be $12 at the door. There will be a full bar available with lots of dance floor space for everyone to enjoy dancing, music and all for a great cause!! I will be dressing up a little bit for this stop on the tour.
Located at The Holiday Inn Centre at 100 W. 8th Street Sioux Falls, SD 57104 in the Ballroom
Monday, the 4th - Headed back to South Padre Island, so if you want me to stop at a destination that is on the way back...just let me know.
LESLIE'S TRIP TO THE NORTH TOUR WILL BE BOOKING AND POSTING DATES - EMAIL ME IF YOU HAVE A LOCATION THAT YOU WOULD LIKE ME TO STOP AT WHILE I SING FROM SOUTH TEXAS TO CANADA AND BACK DOWN IN THE MONTH OF AUGUST - firstname.lastname@example.org
TICKETS ON THE TOUR THAT YOU CAN PURCHASE RIGHT NOW!
Wednesday, August 8th in Camdenton, Missouri for the Lake of the Ozarks Idiots Club. Put on your dancing shoes for this one!!! $10 per person - BYOB and bring your own Snacks too!
Two shows/dances: 2-4pm and then at 7-9pm located at The Exchange Venue. Address is 57 Court Circle SW, Camdenton, M) (behind Pepperoni Bill's on the Square) Tickets can be purchased through the website at: www.lakeoftheozarksidiotsclub.org
Saturday, August 11th -
1st Ave Event Center at 2310 N 1st Street
Dinner & Show with Bill Chrastil and Leslie Blasing. Tickets are $40 per person.
Buffet Items are: Roast Beef, Ham, Turkey, Real Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Vegetables, Rolls and Salad. Drinks are not included. Call Kaye for tickets at (402) 660-6020. The sooner you purchase your tickets, the closer you get to the stage!
Check back here to see the added venues to come...
Leslie's Tour to the North!
Taking along the Texas Tropics' Fun in the Sun to YOU!
Each stop will bring a different venue and event. I hope you will join me on as many stops along the way that you possibly can! This is going to be a BLAST....AGAIN!!!
Some of these stops will be benefiting different organizations and most of them will not be responsible for or organizing the event, nor the ticket sales, so be sure to read the details for purchasing tickets.
I can't tell you all how much fun the 2017 Tour to the North was!!! What a BLAST!! I will be doing it all over again this year in August 2018!
There will be tour shirts and CDs available at all of the stops on the way- Make sure to purchase yours!