December 8-9, 2018
Price: $453/ person based on double occupancy or $513/ person based on single occupancy
Get into the SPIRIT! Explore our backyard: Milwaukee and see three magnificent shows all in one weekend. What better way to get into the Christmas Spirit?! Just imagine the convenience of staying at the beautiful Intercontinental Hotel, crossing the street for Milwaukee Ballet’s The Nutcracker, and walking through the lobby for the Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s A Christmas Carol on Saturday, December 8. Sunday, we will see Hairspray at the celebrated Skylight Theater. Consider joining Continuing Education on this educational adventure! This package includes: transportation from our UW-Milwaukee at Waukesha campus, the luxurious Intercontinental Hotel, three fabulous meals, and, of course, three great performances!
February 23-24, 2019
with Travel Coordinator, Vic Passante
Price: $499/ person based on double occupancy or $557/ person based on single occupancy
Come join your friends and theater enthusiasts on another trip featuring Chicago theaters. The Chicago Theater Experience combines TWO fantastic performances with a few great meals, a city tour, and an amazing evening in the historic Palmer House. You can join Continuing Education to see the dynamic musical Mama Mia! at the Drury Lane Theater and An Inspector Calls, J.B. Priestly’s mid-20th Century classic produced by the National Theatre and directed by Stephen Daltry (Billy Elliot, The Crown for BBC).
Please consider joining us; however, don’t think about it too long! Our theater community is growing and our trips are selling out quickly. Register soon for this value-packed tour which includes: TWO performances, TWO meals, and ONE glorious evening at the luxurious Palmer House. Of course, you will appreciate the informative University on Wheels (aka Coach USA) from Waukesha and a guided Chicago city tour which are also include in the low price of $499/p based on double- occupancy and $557 for a single.
May 15-22, 2019
Led by Travel Coordinator, Vic Passante
Price: $2999/ person based on double occupancy or $3649/ person based on single occupancy
Join Continuing Education and our fellow foodies on our 9th annual Blues and Greens tour to explore the culture and cuisine of two fantastic destinations, Vermont and Boston. Our group will spend two amazing days in Boston, complete with historical sites, markets, and meals. You won’t want to miss our tour of Boston: USS Constitution, Faneuil Hall, Bunker Hill, Old North Church, Fort Point Art Walk, and more. We will make sure to stop at Fenway Park, Harvard University, before we head to America’s Test Kitchen for a special tour!
After eating our way through Boston, we will head to Vermont and visit the famous Ben and Jerry’s where we will sample some of their favorite flavors of ice cream! Our itinerary is full as we explore Vermont and all of its beauty at the Rock of Ages, the Trapp Family Lodge, Cold Hollow for cider and honey, galleries, farms, a Shaker village, and Saint-Gaudens Historic Site in New Hampshire. We’ll even visit a coffee lab (yes, we are getting to the bottom of that bottom-less cup of Joe). The tour package includes 15+ meals; well-appointed hotels in in the Boston, Stowe, Vergennes and Fairlee, VT; airfare from Chicago with a Waukesha shuttle, and an experienced guide
Consider the adventure of your first …. or your ninth Blues and Greens. We promise it will be as exciting, as enriching, AND as delicious as all of the others.
August 7-9, 2019
Led by Vic Passante
Price: $739/ person based on double occupancy or $939/ person based on single occupancy
Bushel and a Peck and a bit of the Fringe! The Minnesota Fringe Festival is one of America's most famous celebrations of the performing arts. Based on the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the Minnesota Fringe gives 150 theater and dance companies a stage, an audience, and a voice. Continuing Education is excited to bring a group to the Twin Cities to enjoy a full day of the Fringe; experience the historic Guthrie Theater, including a delightful performance of Guys and Dolls and a backstage tour; a tour of city and of the Purcell-Cutts House, part of the Minneapolis Institute of Art.
We will dine at Sea Change, one of the city's finest restaurants, have lunch at a very cool Eastern European Deli, and stop at one of Wisconsin's most famous diners, the Norske Nook. The group will stay at The Depot, the restored Road Depot (on the National Register of Historic Places.) Join us on a luxury coach (a.k.a. our "University on Wheels") while Vic Passante explains the Fringe, the Guthrie, the musical, and the adventure ahead.