February 17 & 19 - Chicago Auto Show, McCormick Place. This is the 106th edition of the largest auto show in North America. Enjoy door to door service from the Highcrest Centre parking lot. Depart at 8:00 am from the Highcrest Centre parking lot - a warm motor coach will pick you up where we dropped you off at 3:00 pm and get back to Rockford about 5:00 pm. Cost is $50 per person; includes admission and transportation.March 18 - Chicago Flower and Garden Show, Navy Pier. Enjoy 28 plus display gardens with blooming perennials, annuals and trees while water features rustle throughout the Festival Hall. Over 100 vendors with garden and home accessories. Cost is $56 per person; includes your admission and transportation.
April 30; July 1 - Chicago Day, many drop off locations: Rush & Superior (Michigan Ave. & Water Tower), the Loop (Macy's), Art Institute, Museum Campus (Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum & Adler Planetarium). Cost is $38 per person.
June 11 - Kendall Culinary School Luncheon and Tour, Chicago. Gourmet luncheon prepared by the students and tour of the school facility. Time for shopping at a local grocery store. Cost is $80 per person. Depart the Highcrest Centre parking lot at 8:00 am and back to Rockford about 5:00 pm.
August 20 - Odyssey Luncheon Cruise, Navy Pier, Chicago. Cruise Lake Michigan from Navy Pier-north to Belmont Harbor and south to the Adler planetarium. Enjoy Chicago's wonderful skyline and a great gourmet luncheon. Time to wander navy pier before our two hour cruise. Cost is $98 per person; includes lunch, cruise and transportation.
August 29 - Randolph Street Market, Chicago, IL. This European-style, indoor-outdoor urban antique market in the historic West Loop neighborhood features 200 select purveyors of high quality, amazingly priced "finds," offering unlimited creative inspiration and hours of fun. Enjoy over 8 acres of shopping with vendors from over 20 states, eating, live music and entertainment. Shoppers can find furnishings, vintage clothing, jewelry, collectibles, etc. Cost is $55 per person; includes admission and transportation.
September 25 - Warren's Cranberry Festival, Warren's, WI. Depart the Highcrest Centre parking lot at 7:00 am, arrive in Warren's at 10:00 am. Enjoy booths with arts, crafts, farm & flea market items for your shopping pleasure! Food booths are available throughout the grounds, try the cranberry ice cream & many more tasty treats. We will depart the festival at 3:00 pm and be back to Rockford about 6:00 pm. Cost is $58 per person; includes admission to the festival and transportation.
October 8 - Luncheon at Fried Green Tomatoes in Galena, Illinois.