May 17(Thur) – Chicago Day – We have theater shows on these dates but have some extra seats on the bus for you! Enjoy drop-offs on Rush & Superior (Michigan Ave. & Water Tower) and the Loop (Macy’s & Block 37). Depart at 8:30 am and depart Chicago at 4:30 pm, returning back to Rockford about 7:00 pm. Cost is $40 per person for your transportation.
June 14(Thur) – Wrigley Field Tour, an insiders look at over 104 years of history in this legendary ballpark. Depart the Highcrest Centre parking lot at 9:00 am. Lunch is included at Wrigley. Cash bar for alcoholic beverages. The guided tour includes the bleachers, press box, visitors’ clubhouse, Cubs dugout, and field … all while covering Wrigley Field’s unique 104-year history. Arrive back in Rockford about 5:30 pm. Cost is $105 per person and includes tour, luncheon & transportation. Call Canterbury Tours for details & reservations.
Aug.2(Thur) – Vintage Fashion Show and Luncheon in Joliet Illinois. We begin our day with a backstage tour and mini organ concert at the famous Rialto Theater, then on to the historic Henry Jacob Mansion for lunch. Enjoy a time capsule of fashion and elegance of so many beautifully preserved “classics” spanning over 120 years! See clothes worn from the Civil War Era to crinolines and miniskirts! Learn about the actual people who wore them, including humorous and interesting details, which highlight each garment’s individual history. A perfect combination of history and fashion! Cost is $98 per person; includes tours and luncheon. Depart at 8:00 am and return back to Rockford about 5:30 pm.
Aug 16(Thur) – Chicago’s Fabulous Fountains, the award-winning journalist, editor, Chicago historian and author Greg Borzo will be our tour guide as we visit and drive by more than a dozen of Chicago’s most interesting and beautiful fountains! We will have lunch at another fabulous fountain in Pazzo’s Cucina Italiana Restaurant. We depart the Highcrest Centre parking lot at 8:00 am and return back to Rockford about 6:00 pm. Cost is $95 per person; this includes your tour, luncheon, and transportation.
October 25(Thur) – Jewelry, Fashion & Accessories Show, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Rosemont, IL. TransWorld Exhibits is one of the largest independent trade show producers in the United States and has been successfully serving buyers and sellers since 1966. In one of the most vital and vibrant markets in the country, they bring you a bustling shopping environment with hundreds of vendors of apparel, accessories, and excitement! This show will meet your personal fashion preferences with a really FUN shopping experience and HUGE savings! We will depart the West End of the Highcrest Centre parking lot at 8:30 am and depart the show at 4:00 pm. Cost is $43 per person; this includes your admission and transportation.
November 2(Fri) – SOFA, the Sculpture Objects Functional Art and Design Fair, Navy Pier, Chicago. SOFA is the premier gallery-presented art fair dedicated to three-dimensional art and design, held annually at Navy Pier. This year’s fair will celebrate their historic 25th Anniversary with close to 100 dealers. Critically acclaimed and continuously running since 1994, what distinguishes SOFA from other top art events is its focus on three-dimensional artworks that cross the boundaries of fine art, decorative art, and design. This show is eye-opening and entertaining at the same time a great place to see what is new and evolving before it hits mainstream! The motor coach will depart the west end of the Highcrest Centre parking lot at 8:30 am and return to Rockford around 6:00 pm. You are on your own for lunch. There is a food area at the exposition or you can visit any number of restaurants on Navy Pier. Cost is $58 per person; this includes your admission and transportation to Navy Pier.
1662 N. Alpine Road
Rockford, IL 61107