2014 Wind Ensemble
CHICAGO TRIP TENTATIVE SCHEDULE
Friday, April 4th, 2014
Group to report for roll and packing luggage
ETD from GRAND BLANC HIGH SCHOOL via chartered motor coach for Chicago
ETA at the MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY. It is the largest science museum in the Western Hemisphere. Among its diverse and expansive exhibits, the Museum features a full-size replica coal mine, a German submarine (U-505) captured during World War II, a 3,500-square-foot (330 m2) model railroad, the first diesel-powered streamlined stainless-steel passenger train (Pioneer Zephyr), and theApollo 8 spacecraft that carried the first humans to the Moon. $10 Cash Band for LUNCH while at the MUSEUM
ETD for DRURY LAND DINNER THEATER
DINNER AND BROADWAY SHOW at DRURY LANE DINNER THEATER. Drury Lane's reputation for high quality productions and award winning theatre is what backs Drury Lane on of Chicago;s premiere theater. You will be seeing Les Miserables!
ETD for the HOTEL which will be the DOUBLE TREE BY HILTON located at 800 National Parkway. Security to be provided each evening by Echo Investigation
SATURDAY, APRIL 5th, 2014
Buffet Breakfast at Hotel
ETD for THE LEDGE AT SKYDECK CHICAGO
ETA for THE LEDGE AT SKYDECK CHICAGO - "Dare to Walk on Air" Glass balconies put you 353 feet and 103 floors over the WINDY CITY!
After we visit the LEDGE, we will proceed to NAVY PIER.
NAVEY PIER For over 10 years, Navy Pier has been the place where all of Chicagoland and Tourists alike come together to enjoy all the fun and beauty of a day on Lake Michigan. Navy Pier is a tradition, and when you look at all there is to do and experience it's easy to see why that tradition gets bigger and better every year!
ETA for SPIRIT OF CHICAGO CHUISE SHIP for LUNCH and cruise. The Spirit of Chicago delivers the most entertaining and unique combination of dining, dancing, entertainment and spectacular views. Cruising year-round from Chicago’s famous Navy Pier, the Spirit of Chicago offers Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Cocktail, Moonlight Cruises and much more!
Depart for SHOPPING ON THE MIRACLE MILE. Be sure to vist Hershey's Chicago where you can choose from hundreds of Hershey products form candy to T-shirts to mugs.
ETD for GIORADANO's ITALIAN RESTER FOR DINNER
DINNER AT GIORADANO'S
ETD for CHICAGO SYMPHONY
CHICAGO SYMPHONY. The Chicago Symphony Orchestra is consistently hailed as one of today’s leading orchestras. Performances by the CSO are much in demand at home and in the most prestigious music capitals of the world. Led by renowned Italian conductorRiccardo Muti as its tenth music director, the CSO is working to fulfill his vision for the Orchestra—to deepen its engagement with the Chicago community, to nurture the legacy of the CSO while supporting a new generation of musicians, and to collaborate with visionary artists. French composer and conductor Pierre Boulez, whose long-standing relationship with the CSO led to his appointment as principal guest conductor in 1995, was named Helen Regenstein Conductor Emeritus in 2006.
ETD for HOTEL with curfew to be announced at a later time
SUNDAY, APRIL 6th, 2014
FULL AMERICAN BREAKFAST. After breakfast, check out of HOTEL and pack motor coach.
ETD for pictures at the famous BUCKINGHAM FOUNTAIN
ETA at the BUCKINGHAM FOUNTAIN. Buckingham Fountain is a Chicago landmark in the center of Grant Park. Dedicated in 1927, it is one of the largest fountains in the world. Built in a rococo wedding cake style and inspired by the Latona Fountain at the Palace of Versailles, it is meant to allegorically represent Lake Michigan. It operates from April to October, with regular water shows and evening color-light shows. During the winter, the fountain is decorated with festival lights.
ETD for DAVE & BUSTERS RESTAURANT WHERE WOU WILL ENJOY A GREAT MEAL AND FUN AS WELL AS BILLARDS, SHUFFLEBOARD AND THE MILLION DOLLAR MIDWAY.
Depart for BLUE MAN GROUP SHOW
BLUE MAN GROUP SHOW. Blue Man Group is an organization founded in 1987 by Chris Wink, Matt Goldman and Phil Stanton. The organization produces theatrical shows and concerts featuring experimental music, comedy and multimedia; recorded music and scores for film and television; television appearances for shows such as The Tonight Show, Las Vegas, Scrubs, FETCH! with Ruff Ruffman, and Arrested Development; and Shake It Up on Disney Channel
ETD for return trip to Grand Blanc, Michigan.
ETA in Grand Blanc, Michigan