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2015 Tour Schedule…

February 17 and 19, 2015 – Chicago Auto Show, McCormick Place. Door to door service for the largest auto show in North America. Cost is $50 per person; includes admission and transportation.

March 8 – Chicago Blackhawks vs New York Rangers, United Center, Chicago. We purchased tickets for our annual hockey game in 2015! Cost is $150 per person; includes your ticket and transportation with time before the game for dinner.

March 18 – Chicago Flower and Garden Show, Navy Pier. Enjoy 28+ unique fresh flower gardens with over 100 vendors all enclosed in the Festival Hall conference area on Navy Pier, eating areas inside and outside this area. Cost is $56 per person; includes admission and transportation.

March 28 – The First Wives Club, Pre-Broadway World Premiere, Oriental Theater, Chicago. In the First Wives Club, based on the smash hit 1996 film and Olivia Goldsmith’s bestselling novel, three former college friends reunite to find that they have more in common than their alma mater! Ditched by their respective husbands for younger women, they ban together to settle scores with the men who did them wrong! First Wives Club is a hilarious and inspiring story about friendship at its strongest… and revenge at its sweetest! Cost is $150 per person; includes ticket and transportation.

April 30 – Carousel, Rogers & Hammerstein’s classic musical revolves around carousel barker Billy Bigelow, whose romance with mill worker Julie Jordan comes at the price of both their jobs. Enjoy such well-known songs “If I Loved You,” “June Is Bustin’ Out All Over,” and “You’ll Never Walk Alone,” just to name a few. In 1999 Time Magazine voted Carousel the Best Musical of the 20th Century! We have secured main floor orchestra seating for this new production of this classic at the Lyric Opera in Chicago. Cost is $120 per person; includes ticket for the show and transportation, with time on Michigan Ave. before the 1:30 pm performance.

April 30; July 1 – Chicago Days, no worries with driving, tolls and parking, select from on of many drop off locations. Cost is $38 per person.

May 20 – JERSEY BOYS, Cadillac Palace Theater, Chicago. The Tony and Grammy Award-winning hit musical is the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, a group of blue-collar boys from the wrong side of the tracks became one of the biggest American pop music sensations of all time. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide-all before they were thirty years old! Cost is $150 per person.

June 11 – Kendall Culinary College Luncheon and Tour, Chicago. join us for a gourmet meal prepared by the students along with a tour of this premiere culinary school. We will stop at a couple of markets, including spice and olive oil shop. Cost is $80 per person; includes lunch, tour and transportation.

June 25 – Cubs vs Dodgers, Wrigley Field, Chicago. (1:20 pm game) $80

July 1 – ON YOUR FEET, Oriental Theater, Chicago. Pre-Broadway World Premiere is the story of two people, Gloria Estafan and her husband, who-through an unwavering dedication to one another and their pursuit of the American dream-showcased their talent, their music and their heritage to the world in a remarkable rise to global super stardom. Cost is $150 person person with time for lunch on Michigan Ave. or the Loop before the 2:00 pm show.

July 8 – Cubs vs Cardinals, Wrigley Field, Chicago. (7:05 pm game) $90

July 22 and July 25 – KINKY BOOTS, Cadillac Palace Theater, Chicago. This is the exhilarating Broadway musical that will lift your spirits to new high-heeled heights. Winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical! This inspirational story follows a struggling shoe factory owner who works to turn his business around with the help of an unlikely person. Score by Cyndi Lauper, direction and choreography by Jerry Mitchell and book by Harvey Fierstein. Come join the sold-out audiences who have discovered why sometimes, the best way to fit in is to stand out! Cost is $150 and $160 per person.

July 29 – Cubs vs Rockies, Wrigley Field, Chicago. (1:20 pm game) $80

July 30 – Cubs @ Brewers, Miller Park.
Tailgate provided. (7:10 pm game) $80

August 7 – Cubs vs Giants, Wrigley Field, Chicago. (3:05 pm game) $90

August 14 – Cubs @ White Sox, Cellular One Field, Chicago.
(3:10 pm game) $80

August 20 – Odyssey Luncheon Cruise, Navy Pier. Cruise Lake Michigan from Navy Pier-north to Belmont Harbor and south to the Adler Planetarium. Enjoy Chicago’s wonderful skyline and a great gourmet luncheon. Time to wander Navy Pier before our two hour cruise. Cost is $98 per person; includes lunch, cruise and transportation.

August 29 – Randolph Street Market, Chicago. This European-style, indoor-outdoor urban antique market in the historic West Loop neighborhood features 200 select purveyors of high quality, amazingly priced “finds.” Enjoy over 8 acres of shopping with vendors from over 20 states, eating, live music and entertainment, furnishings, vintage clothing, jewelry, collectibles, etc. Cost is $55 per person; includes admission and transportation.

September 25 – Warren’s Cranberry Festival, Warrens, WI. Three miles of booths with arts, crafts and flea market items for your shopping pleasure.

October 7 – A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Bank of America Theater, Chicago. Getting away with murder can be so much fun… and there’s no better proof than this 2014 Tony Award winner for Best Musical! Monty Navarro, a distant heir to a family fortune who sets out to jump the line of succession by – you guessed it eliminating the eight pesky relatives – all played by one fearless man who stand in his way!
Cost is $150 per person. Includes orchestra seating and transportation.

October 8 – Luncheon at Fried Green Tomatoes Restaurant, Galena, IL. Our menu includes fried green tomatoes appetizer, house salad with Italian flat bread, chicken Parmesan and french silk ice cream for dessert. After your meal explore the town of Galena and all it’s shops. Cost is $70 per person; includes luncheon and transportation.

November 14 – ABBA’S greatest hits are woven into a sunny tale set on a Greek Island. On the eve of her wedding, a bride’s quest to discover her father’s identity brings three men from her mother’s past back to the place they last visited 20 years ago… then watch the fun begin! Cost is $145 per person; includes ticket for show and transportation with time on Michigan Ave. or the Loop before the show.

December 9 and 12 – LION KING, Cadillac Palace Theater, Chicago. In it’s 18th year, the Lion King remains one of the most loved and popular stage musicals in the world! Winner of six Tony Awards with more than 70 major arts awards. It features Elton John and Tim Rice’s music along with three new songs for an exclusive seven-week engagement. Cost is $150 per person; includes orchestra seating and transportation. Great Christmas gift for the family.

December 31 (New Years Eve); January 27; February 13 – Beautiful, Carole King Musical, Chicago. Long before she was Carole King, chart-topping music legend, she was Carol Klein, Brooklyn girl with a passion and chutzpah. She fought her way into the record business as a teenager and by the time she reached her twenties, had the husband of her dreams and a flourishing career writing hits for the biggest acts in rock’n’roll. It wasn’t until her personal life began to crack that she found her true voice. Beautiful tells the inspiring true story of her remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, sh wrote the soundtrack to a generation! Cost is $155, $170 and $188 per person.



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  1. farrboot / Apr 25 2014 4:33 pm

    Is your Downton Abbey trip filled?

    • Canterbury Books and Tours / Apr 28 2014 9:31 am

      We have 5 seats left for our Downton Abby Inspired Luncheon in Geneva, Il at the Little Traveler. Thank you for inquiring.

  2. theo1104 / Mar 7 2015 3:08 pm

    looking for white sox and cubs outing

    • Canterbury Books and Tours / Mar 7 2015 3:19 pm

      We’re going to a Cubs White Sox game at Cominsky Park on Friday, August 14… we have upper box seats sec 522 – rows 9, 10 & 11. Cost is $80 per person; includes ticket and transportation. Call or email if interested in getting on our interest list – 815.398.1454 or

  3. theo1104 / Mar 7 2015 3:09 pm

    when do we have to put a dep down or pay in full? thxs

    • Canterbury Books and Tours / Mar 7 2015 3:22 pm

      We need your name, number in your group and phone number for us to hold a reservation for you. Most people mail us a check when they book (we don’t take credit or debit right now) but if you need a little time we can work with you on that. Let us know, thanks!

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