Road Adventures

“Sweet Home Chicago”

Chicago’s Sweet History

For most its history, Chicago produced about one-third of the nation's candy. You probably know some candies made or invented here: Brach's Caramels, Snickers and Milky Way bars, Wrigley's gum, Cracker Jack, Baby Ruth and Butterfinger, Tootsie Rolls, Frango Mints. Learn the history of these tasty treats and explore what made Chicago such an Ideal location for candy makers. Find out why immigrants played a critical role in confectionery history, discover how Baby Ruth and Milk Duds got their names, and take a fun “candy quiz.” It’s delicious fun. This trip includes transportation, entertainment and lunch.

Register by: January 22

Location: Jacob Henry Mansion, Joliet IL

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5714-05   Wed   2/10/2021  10:30a-2p    $70

"Piano Man" A Tribute to Elton John & Billy Joel

Take a trip with us to listen to good music and eat some good food! Piano Man brings the music of Elton John and Billy Joel to life in a show that pays them the ultimate tribute. With some of the most versatile musicians and the uncanny ability to mimic the voices of these two mega superstars, Piano Man is one of the most authentic tribute bands in the country. This trip includes transportation, entertainment and lunch. 

Register byMay 14

Location: Jacob Henry Mansion, Joliet IL

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5714-01  Wed    6/2/2021  10:30a-2p    $70