December 3 - Christmas Shopping & Lunch Day in Chicago, transportation with various drop off locations: Rush & Superior (Michigan Ave. & Water Tower Place), the Loop (Macy's & Christkindlemarkt) or we are also dropping off for the "One of a Kind Show and Sale" @ the Merchandise Mart. More than 600 talented artists from across North America will bring their imaginative, handmade creations offering a wide range of media and categories. Cost is $38 per person for transportation.
December 16 - "It's a Wonderful Life" the Musical, Fireside Theater, Ft. Atkinson, WI. Frank Capra's classic film of dreams and the power of love is adapted to the Fireside stage in a stunning musical version of the story of George Bailey and his wonderful life in Bedford Falls. This heartwarming performance, with its humor, beautiful dancing and a brilliant score brings hope and inspiration to everyone with its celebration of the goodness in all of us! Enjoy a gourmet meal prepared as only the Fireside can. Cost is $120 per person; includes show, luncheon and transportation.
February 16 (Tues) & 18 (Thur) - Chicago Auto Show, McCormick Place. First staged in 1901 and it its 106th edition, the Chicago Auto Show is the largest auto show in North America and has been held more times than any other auto show on the continent. Enjoy DOOR to DOOR service from Rockford to the front entrance of McCormick Place. Depart the Highcrest Centre parking lot at 8:00 am and depart the auto show at 3:00 pm. Cost is $48 per person; includes your ticket to the show and transportation.
March 15 (Tues) & 17 (Thur) - Chicago Flower and Garden Show, Navy Pier. Transportation from Rockford into Chicago's Navy Pier for 20+ life size gardens that you can walk through... and so much more! Cost is $56 per person for your transportation and admission into Festival Hall.
May 7 - "Alton Brown Live: Eat Your Science," Cadillac Palace Theater, Chicago. Comedy, talk show antics, multimedia presentations and music (yes, he sings). Alton Brown has a knack for mixing together a perfect base of science, music and food into two hours of pure entertainment, adding a slew of fresh ingredients including new puppets, songs, bigger and more dangerous experiments and what every cook needs in his kitchen... fire! Get on our interest list for this wacky, fun filled show. Cost is $130
June 30 - Wandering Tree Estate Tour and Luncheon, North Barrington, IL. Experience with us the scenic railways created by renowned artist and designer Eline Silets, internationally recognized artist, designer and manufacturer of model railroads & garden railways. These railways quietly weave paths throughout the Wandering Tree 10 acre estate gardens and grounds while transporting us into one of the most uniquely beautiful private event venues in the country. What makes this venue so extraordinary is the Rose Garden, Pool Garden, the Potager, Herbaceous plants bordering a Shabui Japanese Stroll Garden and woodland garden with a 400 year old Oak Tree and 6000 sq. ft. of operating garden railway with model train museum. Along with our tour we will have lunch with time for shopping at a surprise location! Don't wait we are taking reservations for this unique day trip now! Cost is $tbd.
July - Tall Ships Chicago 2016 - Navy Pier. One of Navy Pier's most recognized events, Tall Ships returns July 27 - 31, 2016. Navy pier anticipates being host to more than 15+ majestic vessels. We will organize transportation for one or two dates in to walk the grounds and board the ships at Navy Pier. Call or email us and get on our interest list for this fun day!
August 25 - "Singin' In The Rain" the Musical, Fireside Theater, Fort Atkinson, WI. See the greatest movie musical of all time live on stage in a toe-tapping, rib-tickling Broadway version of the Gene Kelly masterpiece filled with great songs such as "Make 'Em Laugh," "You Are My Lucky Star," and the unforgettable title song with our hero dancing his way through a real rain storm! We will enjoy a gourmet meal prepared as only the Fireside Chef can! Cost is $120 per person; includes lunch, show and transportation.