Road Adventures

"It's A Wonderful Life"

The Making of a Holiday Classic

Did you know Cary Grant was supposed to star in "It's A Wonderful Life"? That famous gym floor turned swimming pool was real? That the movie bombed at the box office? Even if you've seen the classic holiday film 150 times, you'll love this fun program that explores the story of the movie's creation including how the script evolved, how the cast was chosen, and the technical challenges that were overcome. You'll find out what happened to the cast and enjoy rare photographs taken behind the scenes.  This trip includes transportation, entertainment and lunch. 

Register by: November 17

Age: 18+

Date: Tuesday, December 1st

Time: 11am-2pm

Fee: $70

Location: Jacob Henry Mansion, Joliet, IL 

Bus Departs from the Terrace Centre at 10:30am

“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.

Registration Deadline: January 22
Age: 18+

Day: Wednesday

Class #          Date                      Time

5714-05        February 10        10:30am-2pm

Fee R/NR: $70                           Min/Max: 10/14

Location: Jacob Henry Mansion, Joliet, IL

Departs from the Terrace Centre at 10:30am

"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 by: May 14

Age: 18+

Date: Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Time: 10:30am-2pm

Fee: $70

Location: Jacob Henry Mansion, Joliet, IL 

Bus Departs from the Terrace Centre at 10:30am