Trip Cancellation Policy

- Fees for day trips are non-refundable within 10 working days of the trip if a replacement cannot be found. Please call and speak with a staff person and let them know you cannot attend the trip. We will do our best to find a replacement for you on the trip. If we are successful, you will be given a credit on your account or issued a refund check.

Fees for overnight trips are non refundable 30 days before the trip unless a replacement can be found.

Dietary Restrictions

NSC would like to accommodate special dietary restrictions when a program involves food. If you have a dietary restriction, please fill out a meal ticket upon registration for each event to ensure your dietary needs are accommodated.  When registering online, please call the NSC with your dietary restriction needs for each event.  

Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Cahn Auditorium (Waitlist Only)

F, Dec 20 | Check-in 10:30am | 11am-6pm | $74M/$79NM
(Anticipate minimal walking) - Evanston
A Pharaoh who looks a lot like Elvis, 12 singing and dancing brothers, a remarkable narrator and Joseph himself make this tuneful and colorful show perfect for the holidays.  We will have lunch at Maggiano's, which will include stuffed mushrooms, Caesar salad, rigatoni with meat sauce, chicken piccata, and lemon cookies.  


The Fantasticks (Waitlist Only)

W, Feb 26| Check-in 10am | 10:30am-4:30pm | $62M/$67NM
(Anticipate minimal walking) - Lake Forest
The Fantasticks is a funny and romantic musical about a boy, a girl, and their two fathers who try to keep them apart.  Before the show we will be having lunch at Little Tails. Please choose from one of the following:  1) half turkey club & cup of soup, 2) half a Reuben sandwich & cup of soup, 3) blackened chicken breast with seasonal vegetable and choice of potato, 4) mac n’ cheese with bacon, 5) fettuccini alfredo, 6) cranberry wrap, 7) chopped salad with grilled chicken.



Windy City Bulls Game at Sears Center Arena

W, Mar 4 | Check-in 9:15am | 9:45am-2:45pm | $35M/$40NM
(Anticipate moderate walking) Hoffman Estates
The Windy City Bulls is an affiliate of the NBA, Bulls practice team.  The ticket includes 100 level center seats, food voucher which includes hot dog, chips, water and transportation. 


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Madame Butterfly Lyric Opera (Waitlist Only)

Th, Mar 5 | Check-in 11:30am | Lunch 12pm 12:30-6:30pm | $155M/$160NM
(Anticipate minimal walking) - Chicago
An enchanting geisha, Cio-Cio-San, loses her heart to an American naval lieutenant and marries him. After he leaves Japan, she waits three long years for his return. We share her joy when he returns, and her utter despair when she realizes that he's married an American woman and has come to take his young son—Cio-Cio-San's child—back with him.  Lunch before departure will include: 1) American sub sandwich or 2) Caprese sub sandwich chips and dessert. 


Dragalicious Gospel Brunch (Waitlist Only)

 Su, Mar 8 | Check-in 10:45am | 11:15am-3:45pm| $55M/$60NM
(Anticipate minimal walking) -
Hosted by Ruff N' Stuff, with the Sisters of Sequin, this is church done right!  Your ticket includes an entree and all the sides that come with it, plus unlimited Mimosas, Champagne, and Bloody Mary's.  Entrees will be selected at the event the selection includes: crab cake benedict, veggie benedict, steak & eggs, chicken penne a la vodka, chicken waffles, buttermilk pancakes, breakfast sandwich, and much more.


An American in Paris at Drury Lane (Waitlist Only)

 Th, Mar 26 | Check-in 11:00am | 11:30am-5:00pm| $79M/$84NM
(Anticipate minimal walking)
 A tale inspired by hope and possibility, An American in Paris brings breathtaking moments of dance and song to the musical stage. Come away with Jerry Mulligan, an American GI doing his best to make it as a painter in the bustling city of Paris following the end of World War II. The storied streets of the City of Lights become the dancefloor to a ravishing and passionate voyage into art, friendship, and love. Set to the music of George and Ira Gershwin, this Academy Award winner for Best Picture was also a Grammy Award nominee and four-time Tony Award winner.  Lunch will include tomato basil soup entrée selection 1) grilled chicken breast with Marsala sauce 2) parmesan-crusted tilapia with capers 3) 8 finger cavatelli creamy marinara, mozzarella, parmesan and dessert includes chocolate ice cream sundae.


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Art & Bloom

Th, Apr 30 | Check-in 9:30am | 10am-6pm| $75M/$80NM
(Anticipate heavy walking) Milwaukee, WI
We will start our trip with lunch at the Harbor House overlooking the lake and city views.  Please select from following for your first course: 1) petite mesclum greens 2) cup of New England clam chowder;. Please choose from one of the following for your second course: 1) grilled chicken salad  2) fried clam po’boy  3) charbroiled burger. Please choose from one of the following for your third course 1) flourless chocolate cake 2) carrot cake.  Don’t just see the art, smell it!  We will have docent lead tour explaining the stunning art-inspired floral installations.  You will have enough time to explore the museum it will be filled with flowers, clothes, purses, jewelry, beauty products, garden accessories, local vendors and artisans.  

Teatro ZinZanni Love, Chaos & Dinner

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.  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.  Group tickets for April have not been released yet so reserve your ticket today!  We will notify you of the upcoming information when it is available through group tickets.  Seeking potential date Sunday, April 26 matinee.  
Call to have your name added to the list, when more information is available, we will contact you.