Summer Trips 2017
Welcome To The Markets of Summer
Emerson Creek Backroads Vintage Market
Adult • Oswego, IL
Travel with us to Emerson Creek to find lovely found and repurposed goods in their barn. The market is a vibrant vintage market curated with care. One-of-a-kind items like furniture, fashion, handmade and architectural salvage. We will have time to browse and shop upon our arrival and after lunch. We will dine in the Emerson Creek Tearoom which will feature a lunch selection of a soup, a ½ sandwich, salad, beverage and dessert.
Registration Deadline: Wed., June 21
ACTV#11538-A1 Wed., July 12
Departure: 8:30am (LCC)
Return: 4:00pm (Approximately)
Fee: $71 R/NR (includes transportation and lunch)
32nd Annual Strawberry Festival
Adult • Cedarburg, WI
Join us for a marvelous trip to Cedarburg, Wisconsin for the annual Strawberry Festival. There will be over 250 artists selling paintings, sculptures, ceramics, jewelry, fiber art and other art! You won’t want to miss all of the strawberry goodies offered such as the “Hoffman’s Original” Strawberry Brat, strawberry crepes, strawberry slush, chocolate-covered strawberries and so much more. Even if you are not a strawberry lover, there will be a variety of different food vendors to choose from. Be sure to sample Cedar Creek Winery’s Strawberry Blush Wine and more! On our way home, we will stop at the Mars Cheese Castle.
Registration Deadline: Fri., June 2
ACTV#11536-A1 Sat., June 24
Departure: 8:45am (LCC)
Return: 8:15pm (Approximately)
Fee: $47 R/NR (includes transportation only)
Bristol Renaissance Faire
Adult • Kenosha, WI
It’s time to eat, drink and be merry! Once you enter the portal gates, you travel back in time to the year 1574 and you’ve walked right into an exciting village festival day. Visitors can take a rollicking romp through Elizabethan England complete with 16th Century games, rides, arts, crafts, food, music and one-of-a-kind encounters with a spectacular cast of characters. Nearly 200 potters, glass blowers, jewelers, forgers and other artists busily go about their work and sell their wares as shoppers discover rare finds around every corner. The Faire boasts a beautiful 30-acre site with open-air stages featuring Swordfighters, Minstrels and Jesters. At the Bristol Renaissance Faire, every day recreates a time when knights were noble and maids were merry!
Registration Deadline: Tues., June 20
ACTV#11535-A1 Sat., July 15
Departure: 10:45am (LCC)
Return: 6:15pm (Approximately)
Fee: $65 R/NR (includes transportation and admission)
Chicago White Sox
Adult • Chicago, IL
Join us for an afternoon of food, fun, bingo and great Chicago baseball when our Chicago White Sox host the Toronto Blue Jays. Enjoy a full day at the ballpark that includes a 1-hour pre-game, all-you-can-eat buffet, bingo in the patio area and a lower-level game ticket. The buffet features Cajun chicken, fried chicken, hot dogs, ribs, hamburgers, salads, unlimited beer, wine and soft drinks. Tickets are limited so don’t delay in registering.
Registration Deadline: Mon., May 15
ACTV#11503-A1 Wed., Aug. 2
Departure: 10:00am (LCC)
Return: 5:30pm (Approximately)
Fee: $70 R/NR (includes lunch buffet with beverages, bingo, lower level game ticket and transportation)
Chalk The Block & Wine Tasting
Age 21 & Over • St. Joseph, MI
The Chalk the Block event brings in regional artists who create chalk masterpieces downtown on Broad Street. Various professional chalk artists come in from across the country to participate in this event. Eventgoers can vote for their favorite artist renderings in the People’s Choice awards. Chalk art isn’t the only sidewalk entertainment planned. City merchants will showcase sidewalk sale merchandise and local organizations will hold special events such as heritage walking tours, a farmers market, Antiques on the Bluff and free, horse-drawn trolley rides around this Victorian-era town. Following the event, we will make a stop to the Lemon Creek Winery for wine tasting.
Registration Deadline: Mon., July 10
ACTV#11541-A1 Sat., Aug. 5
Departure: 8:30am (LCC)
Return: 5:30pm (Approximately)
Fee: $55 R/NR (includes transportation and wine tasting)
Wisconsin State Fair
Adult • Milwaukee, WI
The Wisconsin State Fair draws more than one million visitors each year who revel in tradition and are drawn to exciting attractions like the Giant Slide, Sky Glider and the Daily Parade. Visitors can see hundreds of animals in numerous barns throughout Ag Village and educational exhibits in the Farm & Family Building and the Badgerland Financial Discovery Barnyard. The Horticulture, Craft & Culinary Pavilion is an oasis where fairgoers will enjoy beautiful bonsais, orchids, dahlias and gladiolus along with a myriad of vegetables, textiles, canned goods, pies, cakes and more. It’s also a shopper’s paradise with hundreds of vendors located in the Wisconsin Exposition Center and several other marketplaces throughout the Fair Park.
Registration Deadline: Fri., July 14
ACTV#11540-A1 Tues., Aug. 8
Departure: 9:15am (LCC)
Return: 7:15pm (Approximately)
Fee: $55 R/NR (includes transportation and admission)
Adult • Sandwich, IL
We will travel for the first time to one of our states truly American Fairs. This fair offers a variety of live entertainment, great food, culinary competitions, arts and crafts and more. While you are there, you are sure to find some amazing food to purchase for lunch. Note we will be visiting the fair on “Senior Citizen Bargain Day” and receiving a reduced entrance fee! Space is limited so register today.
Registration Deadline: Thurs., Aug. 10
ACTV#11522-A1 Thurs., Sept. 7
Departure: 9:00am (LCC)
Return: 4:30pm (Approximately)
Fee: $43 R/NR (includes transportation and admission)