Saturday, January 02, 2016, 9:15 AM – 2:00 PM. $20.00.
Take a magical adventure to a winter wonderland of twinkling lights and holiday beauty. Outside, 750,000 lights sparkle. Inside, a 10,000-square-foot exhibition of model trains winds through miniature Chicago-area landmarks, …Read More
Sunday, December 06, 2015, 12:30 PM – 5:30 PM. $35.00.
Brilliant and witty, Noel Coward’s comedy of manners, Private Lives, is a delightful romp of a play. While honeymooning with their new spouses (coincidentally at the same hotel,) a divorced …Read More
Saturday, November 21, 12:45 PM – 7:00 PM. $48.00.
Experience some of the funniest sketches, songs, and improvisations from the Second City’s fifty-five year history live and in person performed by The Second City Touring Company. This is where it …Read More
Monday, October 19, 2015 9:45 AM – 3:00 PM. $35.00.
Go behind the scenes at the Chicago History Museum with an archivist to view photos, prints and architectural drawings that document Chicago’s early film industry. Learn about production studios, movie …Read More
Friday, September 18, 2015, 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM. $45.00.
Hop aboard our bus as we visit one of Illinois’ hidden architectural gems, architect Paul Schweikher’s 1938 home and studio sited on 7.5 acres in Schaumburg. An organic integration of …Read More
Saturday, July 25, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. $25.00.
Visit the Green City Farmer’s Market. Shop for specialty foods from local producers and buy lunch. Take time to visit Lincoln Park Zoo or the Conservatory and then meet at …Read More
Sunday, June 28, 2015, 12:30 PM – 6:00 PM. $45.00.
Join us for the Chicago debut of Christopher Durang’s hilarious Tony winning play at the Goodman Theatre. Aging siblings Vanya and Sonia share a home where they bicker and complain …Read More
Friday, June 19, 2015, 8:45 AM – 2:00 PM. $30.00.
Created in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the jewelry of Maker & Muse illuminates the artistic ideals defining every facet of design. Our special one-hour guided tour highlights …Read More
Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. $25.00.
Tour the Arboretum grounds by tram, then stop at the Sterling Morton Library to experience Plant Hunters, an exhibit featuring artifacts relating to famous plant hunters and exploring modern conservation …Read More
Friday, April 24, 2015, 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM. $40.00
Jane Austen’s deliciously charming romance is full of wit, passion and now, glorious song. This is the world premiere of Tony Award-nominated composer Paul Gordon’s musical, specially commissioned by Chicago …Read More
Saturday, March 21, 2015, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. $20.00
Escape the end of winter and put some spring in your step at the Garfield Park Conservatory. Enjoy gorgeous flowers at one of the largest conservatories in the world, long …Read More
Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 2:45 PM – 6:30 PM. $20.00
Following the tradition of the Kungsholm Puppet Opera, Rolling Meadows’ Opera in Focus presents scenes from well-known operas performed by beautifully designed puppets in a show for both opera aficionados …Read More
Sunday, February 15, 2015, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. $40.00
The House of Blues Gospel Brunch is legendary. Join us for local talent performing both traditional and contemporary Gospel songs selected by the legendary gospel artist Kirk Franklin. Before and …Read More
Saturday, January 03, 2015, 8:45 AM – 3:00 PM. $30.00
Join us on our trip to view the Museum of Contemporary Art’s exhibit, David Bowie Is. Explore the extraordinary career of one of the most influential performers of our …Read More
Friday, December 05, 2014, 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM. $20.00
Enjoy a glimpse into Christmas past. The Glessner House Museum offers guided tours of Glessner House, a National Historic Landmark and Clarke House, the City’s oldest surviving building, located in …Read More
Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 11:30 AM – 6:30 PM. $48.00
Join us for the Lyric Opera’s performance of the great American opera, Porgy and Bess, a portrait of life in Catfish Row, a vibrant but impoverished African-American community on …Read More
Saturday, November 01, 2014, 11:30 AM – 4:30 PM. $20.00
Join the Eisenhower Gardening Club on our trip to the Plant, a sustainable food production facility inside a re-purposed industrial building. Learn about aquaponic farming and renewable energy and visit …Read More
Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 8:45 AM – 3:15 PM. $30.00
In celebration of the 70th anniversary of the capture of the U-505, the Museum of Science and Industry offers an on-board guided tour of the submarine as well as a …Read More
Friday, September 12, 2014, 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM. $20.00
Discover the treasures of the Gold Coast with the Chicago Architecture Foundation. Walk along Lake Shore Drive and in the Astor Street Historic District to learn about the beautiful homes, …Read More
Friday, August 15, 2014, 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM. $20.00
Discover America’s prairie farm heritage at the barnyard, and brick tavern of Garfield Farm Museum in La Fox. Experience daily life in the 1840s with costumed interpreters interacting with live …Read More
Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. $25.00
120 years after the World’s Columbian Exposition, the Field Museum opens its incredible collection, bringing to life one of the most spectacular events in Chicago’s history. Join us for a …Read More
Friday, June 06, 2014, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. $20.00
The Loyola University Museum of Art presents the first major exhibition of artist Edward Gorey’s work in his hometown. Join us for an in-depth look at the artist best known …Read More
Monday, May 19, 2014, 9:15 AM – 2:15 PM. $20.00
One of only seven Baha’i temples in the world, this unique structure in Wilmette symbolizes unity and invites prayer with its nine sides and exquisite gardens and fountains. A docent …Read More
Explore two houses built just after the Great Fire, a Frank Lloyd Wright home and a true Chicago castle, all in the fascinating Beverly neighborhood. This tour showcases the Landmark …Read More