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Travel Tour: Lake Geneva: "Newport of the West"
Saturday, June 17
Members: $95, Public: $110 Buy tickets
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Built by prominent figures in Chicago’s Gilded Age, the magnificent summer estates encircling beautiful Lake Geneva, WI, rivalled those on Cape Cod and Newport, RI. Begin your day with a guided boat tour focusing on the fascinating history of these luxurious properties. Enjoy lunch at the beautiful Baker House followed by a private tour of Black Point Estate and Gardens, one of the finest examples of Queen Anne architecture. Your day concludes with a brief visit to Yerkes Observatory, built in 1897 by renowned architect, Henry Ives Cobb. Ticket price includes transportation, lunch, gratuity, and all tour fees
Ticket Refund Policy: Tickets are fully refundable up to 10 days prior to the event, 50% refundable up to 72 hours prior to the event and non-refundable less than 72 hours prior to the event.
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A Toast to the Gilded Age: The Art of Absinthe
Friday, April 7
Explore the enigmatic fin de siècle drink notoriously identified with Montmartre's thriving bohemian artist culture in Belle Époque Paris. After a brief discussion on its history, you will taste several cocktails inspired by "The Green Fairy." Read more
Easter Brunch: A Family Affair
Sunday, April 16
Enjoy our new Easter brunch with your family and friends in the elegant Ballroom. Begin with a special toast followed by a delicious catered buffet brunch, live music, reading and the Easter Bunny! Read more
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