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10-12-2003, 11:16 AM
Well, this is it... The months of planning and promoting and waiting are over.... The Midwest Expo/Open is almost here!

With less than a week to go the Midwest Expo/Open is going to be one of the best attended events of the year. With an expected 5000+ attendees coming this weekend, it is going to rock. Non stop pool and tournaments du jour.

100 Exhibitors range from the finest in pool cues to financing and selling your home. We will be presenting awards for The Most Popular Booth, The Expo's Finest Booth, Best Booth Design, and The Most Knowledgeable Staff Award.

For all you baseball fans, we are in the process of obtaining a large area in the resort for viewing the World Series.

The resort expects the crowd to start flowing in on Tuesday with the pinnacle on the SOLD OUT 472 rooms on Saturday night! Players and attendees are bringing their friends and familles to this upscale resort. From the 2 luxurious swimming pools to the 88 Diamond Smart pool tables, it is non stop Action, Action, Action all weekend long.

While attending this event, check out the following entertainment we have scheduled for this event:

Bourbon Street The indoor replica of that famous New Orleans Boulevard is hopping with excitement all week long. Shop along Bourbon Street and browse through Thieves Market Gift Shop, the Theater Box Office Gift Shop for unique gifts and collectibles and Brandt Cellars Wine & Cigar Shop for rare vintage wines or play a few games in the Swamp Video Arcade. Kids and adults alike will enjoy the game room above Bourbon Street for billiards and darts. Celebrate Mardi Gras on our unique cobblestone Bourbon Street! Try an original New Orleans Hurricane drink, with a souvenir glass, in Lilly's Lounge. To top it all off, Karaoke will be cooking in Lilly's Lounge from 9 pm – 2 am.

S’Mores – N – More September 12th – December 13th Pheasant Run Resort will begin their Annual family treat, S’mores-N-More. We invite you and your family to join us in making a toasty marshmallow treat on our outdoor patio from 7pm – 9pm every Friday and Saturday evenings. Guests will enjoy their favorite fall weather and great campfire sing-a-long around a blazing campfire.

Zanies Comedy Club, Specialized For The Midwest Expo!

We have asked the Comedy Club to host a special hard R rated show for our extreme of hecklers.
Dobie has appeared in numerous clubs and showrooms throughout the country...including Las Vegas.
TV credits - Oprah Winfrey Show, A Current Affair, Entertainment Tonight, America's Funniest People, Comedy Central, Showtime, HBO, MTV, VH1
Radio - Morning Show Host (WMMQ/Lansing,WQFM/Milwaukee), Frequent guest on Bob & Tom Show(Indy), Steve & Garry (Chicago), Peter Tilden (LA), WOR (NY)...and more.
Dobie has opened for: Jay Leno, Jerry Seinfeld, Robin Williams, Dana Carvey and many more...

18 Holes of Championship Golf, at one of The Midwest's Finest Golf Destinations, Pheasant Run Resort

Whether you're an all-weather diehard or a weekend warrior, you'll thoroughly enjoy our Par 71, 18-hole championship course. As the proud recipient of Facilities and Destinations magazine's hole-in-One Golf Award and the Corporate and Incentive Travel Magazine Golden Links certification, the course features tree-lined fairways, sparkling lakes and meticulously groomed greens, making every hole a visual gem.

Welcome Cocktail Reception

You are cordially invited to attend our Welcome Cocktail Reception on Wednesday evening at 7:00 PM. The cost is $15.00 per person, pay at the door. It includes a Cajon/American theme array of Hors d'oeuvres, AmberBock beer, buckets full of spiked punch cocktails, a jazz band, beads and New Orleans style fun.
Earl Strickland will be entertaining the crowd and famed writer Robert Byrne will have the inside scoop on his new book "Byrne's Complete Book of Pool Shots."

Be prepared for anything, because you never know who may show up.

Bob and Eydie

10-12-2003, 11:32 AM
This sounds more like a "Woodstock" event more than a Pool tournament..

The 'Happening' is the place to be.. sadly I am stuck in CA. and just have to read about it.

There's got to be someone there that can provide daily updates on the 'happenings'.. please share with us... Please.

Best of luct to all who attend. I am jealous.