Bus Trip: Explore Chinatown

Tuesday, November 05, 2019, 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM. $25.00.

Explore the shops, bakeries, and restaurants of Chinatown with a self-guided walking tour. Visit Chinatown landmarks like the Chinese-American Museum, the Nine-Dragon Wall, or the new Chinatown branch of the …

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Bus Trip: Bernhardt/Hamlet at the Goodman Theatre

Sunday, October 06, 2019. 12:30 – 6:00 PM. $60.00.

In 1899, legendary leading lady Sarah Bernhardt’s decision to assume the title role of Shakespeare’s Hamlet left critics and patriarchs aghast and indignant. Laced with forbidden romance and backstage gossip, this …

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Bus Trip: Illinois Railway Museum

Wednesday, August 07, 2019, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. $25.00.

Visit the largest collection of historic railway equipment in North America. See restored Pullman sleeping cars, opulent private cars, dining cars and coaches, as well as interurban trains and vintage …

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Bus Trip: Mayslake Peabody Estate

Friday, July 19, 2019, 8:45 AM – 2:30 PM $20.00.

Take a tour of Mayslake Hall, a Tudor Revival style mansion, built in 1921 as the retirement home for Francis Stuyvesant Peabody one of the nation’s largest coal magnates. Designed …

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Bus Trip: West Side Story at Lyric Opera

Thursday, May 16, 12:00 – 6:00 PM, 2019. $55.00

Leonard Bernstein’s music and Stephen Sondheim’s lyrics transplant Romeo and Juliet to the backstreets of New York where wide-eyed teenagers from opposing gangs fall in love as their friends and family …

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Bus Trip: Backstage Tour at Lyric Opera

Friday, April 19, 2019. 8:45 AM – 2:30 PM. $25.00

Experience the Lyric Opera House beyond the footlights. From the moment you enter the beautiful grand foyer, you’ll be in for a special, one-of-a-kind experience with an engaging Lyric docent …

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Bus Trip: Museum of Contemporary Art After Hours

Friday, February 22, 2019, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. $25.00

Explore the Museum of Contemporary Art after hours when the museum takes on an entirely different aspect. Enjoy an evening of thoughtful and amazing art by pivotal figures in the …

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Bus Trip: Halim Time and Glass Museum

Sunday, January 13, 2019, 11:45 AM – 3:45 PM. $40.00

The Halim Time & Glass Museum is a world class collection of historic timepieces, stained glass windows, and decorative arts. Permanent exhibits include the American Stained Glass Masters, the Louis

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Bus Trip: Santaland Diaries at the Goodman Theatre

Sunday, December 16, 2018, 12:00 – 5:00 PM. $40.00

Strapped for cash, a struggling actor takes a job as a Christmas elf at Macy’s. Enduring a daily gauntlet of screaming children, rude parents and suspect Santas, it’s going to take …

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Bus Trip: State Optical Factory Tour

Friday, October 19, 2018, 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM. $20.00

State Optical Co. is a first-of-its-kind brand of luxury eyewear proudly being manufactured in Vernon Hills. They celebrate the quality, character, and individual style that make their handcrafted frames – …

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Bus Trip: Troll Hunt at the Morton Arboretum

Monday, September 10, 2018, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM. $30.00

Journey through the far-reaching forests to find Danish artist Thomas Dambo’s six colossal troll sculptures. These sculptures are crafted one to be protectors of our environment. The Arboretum tram will …

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Bus Trip: Shopping in Lincoln Square

Tuesday, August 21, 10:00 AM–2:30 PM. $20.00

Chicago’s Lincoln Square is the perfect place for a shopping spree. Visit The Book Cellar, Savory Spice, Laurie’s Planet of Sound, Merz Apothecary, Timeless Toys, The Chopping Block, Gene’s Sausage Shop, the Old

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Bus Trip: The Science Behind Pixar

Monday, July 23, 8:45 AM – 2:30 PM. $30.00

The Museum of Science and Industry takes you behind the scenes of the best animation studio in the business today, responsible for Buzz Lightyear, Dory, and WALL–E. More than just a

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Our Lady of the Angels Bus Tour

Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. $55.00.

Enjoy the buffet lunch at Sawa’s Old Warsaw Restaurant as historian Jim Gibbons presents the history of the December 1st, 1958 Our Lady of the Angels school fire. After lunch, …

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Bus Trip: Backstage at the Chicago Theatre

Friday, March 16, 2018, 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM. $25.00.

Experience one of the Chicago’s theatrical treasures. Stand on the world famous stage, view the autographed backstage walls, and explore the beautiful Baroque interiors. Bring money for lunch at a …

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Bus Trip: Adler After Dark

Thursday, February 15, 2018, 4:30 – 9:30 PM. $30.00.

The Adler Planetarium’s popular adults-only nighttime event offers unlimited access to all the astronomical exhibits, sky shows, and tours of the Doane Observatory (weather permitting). Not to mention the best view …

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