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Updated 9/13/21 at 1:49 p.m.

NEW! Celebration Belle Cruise with Lunch & Classic Oldies Show

Thursday, September 23, 2021

8:00 AM - 5:30 PMcruise ship

Join CLR as we travel down the Mississippi River on the “Celebration Belle”! We will board the riverboat in Moline, Illinois and enjoy a delicious lunch and musical performance while cruising down the river. As we depart and begin our four-hour cruise down the river, we’ll enjoy sticky rolls and fruit with a hot lunch buffet to follow. The buffet menu  includes baked cranberry glazed boneless breast of chicken with chicken gravy, Alfredo pasta with vegetables, homemade garlic mashed potatoes, green beans with sautéed bacon and onions, salad, rolls with butter, dessert, and beverage of your choice. A cash bar will also be available. Following lunch, participants will enjoy a Classic Oldies musical performance. The show will bring back all the memories of the Juke Box era. Watch the Oldies come to life with songs from the 50’s and 60’s. Imagine Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash, Chuck Berry and a whole cast of others! There is also a gift shop to visit on the third deck at your leisure. View flyer and registration form here.inside cruise shuip

The cost of this trip is $95 for Center members and $110 for non-members. An Activity Statement of Responsibility and Release will need to be completed and submitted to the CLR office BEFORE the trip date. 

To Register:

We have reached capacity for this trip to take one bus. If you are interested in being placed on the waiting list, contact the CLR office at (815) 921-3931. 


NEW DATE! Rosewood Lunch & Cruisin'  Show Bus Trip

Wednesday, October 20, 2021
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Join us on a trip to Delevan, Wisconsin to the Rosewood Dinner Theater! Come experience Rosewood's unique theater with state-of-the-art sound, lights and video. Surround yourself in a casually elegant space, tastefully designed in a modern refined rustic decor. Before the show, enjoy a special selection of delicious chef-prepared lunch options. Following lunch, enjoy a spectacular musical performance by professional vocal group featuring Mark and Gretch Hladish with Jo Hodgins! The show, Cruisin', features a musical tribute to the birth of Rock 'n Roll! You will be entertained with sounds and rhythms of Buddy Holly, early Elvis, Diana Ross & the Supremes, and so many more! Discover more information by downloading our Rosewood Flyer.

The cost of this trip is $85 for Center members and $105 for non-members. An Activity Statement of Responsibility and Release will need to be completed and submitted to the CLR office BEFORE the trip date. 

NOTE: This trip was rescheduled from it's original date on March 22, 2020. Image for Bus tripAll bus trip payments already made will carry over to the new date on October 20, 2021 and participants will remain registered for the trip. Rosewood received payment from RVC for the lunch/show tickets in early March. They are crediting the payment to the new reservation date in 2021. If you are unable to attend on this new fall date, please notify the CLR office of your cancellation. However, we will  not be issuing trip refunds at this time. If Rosewood refunds the money for the tickets, we will issue you a full refund. 

To Register:

Download the registration form, fill out, and mail to CLR office at: Rock Valley College - CLR, 3301 N. Mulford Rd., Rockford, IL 61114.