Please note, all EDventures are for adults ages 18 and up unless otherwise specified.
Travel with us to beautiful Spring Green, Wisconsin to take in all the majesty of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin house. We will arrive Taliesin for a delicious buffet lunch in their Riverview Terrace Café before starting the tour. Our personal guide will walk us around the 48 year old site that was continuously adapting until his death in 1959. It was here that Wright designed the famous Fallingwater residence, Guggenheim Museum and the first Usonian home. You will have an intimate understanding of the architect through his furnishings and art collections still present in the house. Finally, we will view the dramatic spaces at Hillside School including the Drafting Studio, the Theater, the Assembly Hall and the exhibit room. Your day includes transportation to/from Taliesin, lunch and admission to both tours. Sorry no refunds after 5/10.
Friday, June 21, 2013, 6am-10pm
$150 (per person)
Cheers, Slainte, Salud, Prost! No matter how you say it, this expression of goodwill takes place in breweries across the world. Come join us on an EdVenture through local St. Louis microbreweries. We start our day at Urban Chestnut Brewing, a remodeled 1920s garage located in the Midtown Alley district. Next we make a stop at Schlafly Bottleworks for a tour, tasting and a mouth-watering lunch in the Schlafly Tap Room. After lunch, we will move on to tour and taste at Square One Brewery, as well as Perennial Artisan Ales, which uses seasonal and organic ingredients in their beers. And to complete your tour, we will visit Randall’s Liquor Heaven where individual distributors will offer a variety of tastings and plenty of time to shop before we head home. Your day includes transportation to/from St. Louis, Discover St. Louis tour guide, lunch and admission to all tours and tastings. Early Enrollment discount available until 6/14. Sorry no refunds after 6/14.
Friday, July 26, 2013, 8am-8pm
$125 (per person)
Early enrollment discount fee: $115
Journey with us on a culinary trip for your taste buds. The staff of renowned chefs at The Wooden Spoon will welcome us to participate in a hands-on private cooking lesson. Located in the beautiful Chicago neighborhood of Andersonville, this part shop/ part culinary school is the brainchild of owners, Trina and Sean Sheridan. Learn to prepare a three course meal with the group and enjoy all of your hard work seated in their exquisite outdoor patio. Included in your culinary experience will be a complete list of the recipes we will be cooking up and time to shop in their retail store with a complimentary discount. Later, we will venture down to the magnificent mile for a scrumptious cupcake and candy walking tour so be sure to bring your walking shoes and sweet tooth. Our guides will discuss the architecture along the way, as well as the history of the delectable treats you will be sampling. Your trip includes transportation to and from Chicago, all class fees, lunch, and a guided tour with samples. Gratuity is not included. Deadline for the early enrollment discount price is 7/19. Sorry no refunds after 7/19.
Saturday, August 24, 2013, 8am-8pm
$175 (per person)
Early enrollment discount fee: $165
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