Trips & Socials

Social Event: A Neil Diamond Celebration!

Wednesday, June 7 , 2017 from 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

If you love Neil Diamond, then you are in a for a delightful day of fun at White Pines Theater!
Lunch & Show at White Pines Dinner Theater featuring Denny Diamond

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Start the afternoon with a fabulous home-cooked buffet which includes three meats, salads, vegetable du jour, fresh baked breads, beverage and dessert in the nostalgic White Pines open-beamed log cabin lodge.

Following lunch, Denny Diamond sparkles as Neil Diamond singing your favorite hit songs – Sweet Caroline, Crackling’ Rose, September Morn, I’m a Believer, and more. This is an entertaining musical show you don’t want to miss!
Transportation for this event is on your own:
White Pines Inn, 6712 West Pines Road, Mt. Morris, IL 61054
(815) 946-3817

Reservation deadline: Friday, May 19, 2017
Limited to 75 people, so get your reservation in soon!

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Chicago Architectural River Boat Tour

Tuesday, June 20 , 2017

Join us for Chicago’s Original Architecture Boat Tour and Lunch at Harry Caray’s!

Be inspired by the captivating, visual art that is Chicago’s legendary architecture, and the exceptional architects who created this ever-changing, dynamic legacy for all to enjoy and admire. This comprehensive boat tour will navigate through the heart of the city on all three branches of Chicago CLR Trip Summer 2017the Chicago River while your professionally-trained architectural guide tells the story of more than 130 years of innovation in design, style and technique and why it is important today.

“Holy Cow!” following the tour we will eat at the famous Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse restaurant. Harry Caray was the voice of the Chicago Cubs from 1982 until his passing in 1998. His “tell-it-like-it-is” style of broadcasting had become as synonymous with Chicago baseball fans as the ivy that covers the center field wall at Wrigley Field. Entrée choices are Sliced Prime Rib on French Bread with Au Jus and Holy Cow! Chips or Chicken Caesar Wrap with Romaine Lettuce and Shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano in a Flour Tortilla with Holy Cow! Chips or Rigatoni Vodka with Mascarpone Cheese and Shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano. All entrees include bakery fresh rolls, a Mixed Baby Green Salad, Freshly Baked Fudge Brownies, and Assorted Cookies. Included beverages are coffee or iced tea.

NOTE: The Boat and Harry Caray’s are both handicap accessible.

Depart: Rock Valley College Parking Lot #10 at 8:00 a.m.

Return: Rock Valley College about 4:00 p.m.

Cost: (Includes boat tour, lunch, and transportation)
$82 for Center members
$102 for Non-members