On Your Own Trip (Please register to ensure group minimum)
Coffee Chat at Morton Grove Senior Center Patio
(6140 Dempster St. )
W, Sep 8|9:30am|No Cost
If you’re looking for social connections and stimulating conversations with new friends, come to the coffee chat. Donuts and coffee will be provided. Ben Mercado will be playing the guitar and singing softly in the background to set the mood. Please register with Niles or Morton Grove, space is limited to 30 people.
Masks are required on the bus, all times are approximate.
Coopers Hawk (Rescheduled to Tu, Sep 7)
Tu, Sep 7|12pm|$33M/$38NM (Minimal Walking)
Founded in 2005 by CEO Tim McEnery, Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants is built upon the passionate belief that food and wine hold power to forge lasting connections. The luncheon incorporates a three-course meal, beverage, and tip, all included in the price. Please select a main entrée 1) Ellie’s chicken piccata 2) soy ginger Atlantic salmon. Each meal comes with a salad and key lime pie, drinks include coffee, hot tea, or soft drink. Please arrange your own transportation
Teatro ZinZanni (Waitlist Only)
Th, Sep 2|Check-In: 4:30pm,Depart: 5-10pm|
$155M/$160NM (Minimal Walking)
Enter a realm where reality and dreams converge! An experience, unlike any other, Teatro ZinZanni is a 3-hour show with a whirlwind of international cirque, comedy, and cabaret all served with a four-course feast; drinks are not included (seats located premium perimeter). Described as the “Kit Kat Klub on acid,” the fast-paced action unfolds all around you as acrobats, illusionists, and aerialists fill the intimate Spiegeltent ZaZou. This unique jewel box mirror tent has a history of its own and is constructed within a formerly tucked away space in the new Hotel Cambria-Theatre District.
Fitzgerald's Fish Boil & Lake Geneva Ice Cream Social Boat Tour (Waitlist Only)
W, Sep 22|Check-In: 9:45am, Depart: 10:15am-5:45pm |$75M/$80NM (Heavy Walking)
They are known for all-you-can-eat North Atlantic cod boiled in traditional outdoor kettles year-round with a mouthwatering taste that made them legendary. It all starts with boiling fresh potatoes and whole onions outdoors over a wood fire, then adding their famous bbq chicken to the grill. Lunch will include North Atlantic cod and honey bbq meal. Then we will head over to Lake Geneva for a 75-minute ice cream social boat tour, where we will enjoy the beauty of the water.
Kenosha Here We Come!
M, Oct 4|Check-in: 8:15am, Depart 8:45am -5:15pm|
$72M/ $77NM (Heavy Walking)
Our first stop the Dinosaur Discover Museum, the only museum to focus exclusively on the link between modern birds and meat-eating dinosaurs. Our second stop will be the Kenosha Public Museum which features displays of fine art, decorative art, and natural science specimens. Founded in 1933, and opened to the public in 1936 the museum currently is located at Kenosha's lakefront. Lunch will be at the Boathouse, meal options include: 1) broasted chicken ¼, served with whipped potatoes and gravy, hot veggies, tossed salad with house dressings, roll & butter 2) roasted pork with apple nut stuffing, served with whipped potatoes and gravy, hot veggies, tossed salad with house dressings, roll & butter 3) chicken divan, boneless chicken breast baked with broccoli & Swiss cheese, smothered in rich, creamy mushroom sauce on a bed of rice, meal includes chocolate cake, coffee or tea. Then we will head to the Civil War Museum spotlighting soldiers from the upper Midwest region through relics & exhibits.
Brighton Beach Memoirs Citadel Theatre
W, Oct 13|Check-In: 10am,Depart:10:30am-4pm|
$70M/$75M (Minimal Walking)
Dreaming of baseball and girls, Eugene must cope with the mundane existence of his family life in Brooklyn: formidable mother, overworked father, and his worldly older brother Stanley. Throw into the mix his widowed Aunt Blanche and her two young (but rapidly aging) daughters and you have a recipe for hilarity, served up Simon-style. Lunch will be at Chief’s Pub before the performance and meal options include: broccoli cheddar soup or Lake Forest (fruit/nuts) salad 1) BLT 2) tuna 3) turkey bacon sandwich, dessert and a beverage.