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Watch this space for info about an upcoming spring trip to see a touring Broadway musical. Here's a hint:


2024 Moulin Rouge musical


Blossoms, Bees & Butterflies
(April 5, 2024)

Enjoy a fragrant day strolling through the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago! Take a guided walking tour in the vibrant gardens of the Lincoln Park Conservatory during their annual spring flower show. Attend the enriching workshop What's the Buzz about Bees? at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, and explore the famous exhibits, including the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven! Your trip includes transportation, a tour, tickets, a workshop, and lunch at Maggiano's Little Italy.  Please call (309) 268-8160 to request a Pontiac pickup. Sorry, no refunds after March 4. 



CE Blossoms trip monuments

Holidays in Geneva 2023

Holidays in Geneva
(Dec. 9)

Explore the quaint, historic town of Geneva, Illinois, while it's decked out in festive finery! Spend the day navigating through the charming, sweet shops, fine restaurants, and a sea of independent boutiques located in Geneva’s holidaythemed shopping district. End the day marveling at the "Great Tree" featured on the courthouse lawn. Your trip fee includes transportation to and from Geneva. Lunch will be on your own at one of the many restaurant choices.  Please call (309) 268-8160 to request a Pontiac pickup.Sorry, no refunds after Nov. 2.

California Dreamin': Monterey, Yosemite & Napa - Collette Trip 
(April 29-May 6, 2024)

Explore the essence of Northern California, from fine wine and freshly caught seafood to vibrant cities and nature on an epic scale. Discover Monterey’s Fisherman’s Wharf, Old Sacramento, and Pier 39 in San Francisco while witnessing the stunning views along 17-Mile Drive. Meet with a local farmer and taste his farm-fresh produce. Marvel at the unspoiled beauty of Yosemite National Park. Glide on the pristine waters of Lake Tahoe on a classic yacht. Sip local wines in Napa Valley and enjoy a farm-to-table lunch. Get ready to embrace the laid-back life of the Golden State. 

Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations made after the deposit due date of Oct. 22, 2023, are based upon availability. Deposit deadline is Oct. 29, 2023.

Find out the itinerary here:

California Dreamin'

Golden Gate Bridge Collette 2023

Yosemite Collette Trip 2023