Day Trips

Explore the Legends at Lambeau


Saturday, May 25, 2019

Led by James Boling

Price: $109.00

If you're from Wisconsin, you are a Packer fan, and as a fan, it is obligatory to take the pilgrimage to Lambeau Field...especially during our 100th year celebration. Continuing Education is proud to FINALLY offer an opportunity for you to visit Lambeau in comfort and style. Our Lambeau Tour, led by James Boling, will include the Legendary Stadium Tour, a fantastic classic Packers lunch, and the Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame. We'll visit the press box, locker room, and have a chance to run through the tunnel and onto the field. You can even spend some time (and money) to buy the latest Packer gear in the Pro Shop. Join C.E. and your loyal Packer fans on this exciting day trip through football history.

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Next to Normal

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Led by Vic Passante

Price: $179.00

UWM at Waukesha has an exciting following of theater enthusiasts. Vic Passante likes to call you our "theater geeks," and he is proud to be the geekiest of the lot. Vic and Continuing Education have taken you to shows in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Milwaukee....And would now like to introduce you to another theater company: Writers Theater in Glencoe, IL. Writers Theater is the third largest company in Chicagoland and has grown to become a cultural destination with a national reputation for excellence. Wall Street Journal called it "America's No. 1 theater company," and after it opened its new state-of-the-art theater in 2016, they wrote, "the best regional drama company in America now has a home worthy of its shows." Their production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Next to Normal promises to be the perfect musical to introduce us to this company.

Next to Normal, directed by Tony award-winning David Cromer (The Band's Visit) is the moving tale of the Goodmans, a seemingly normal American family, with long-buried secrets that threaten to tear them apart. Featuring powerful lyrics and an electrifying score, this explosive musical uses wry humor and brutal honesty to explore how family trauma can fracture the American Dream, while ultimately leading to a chance at new beginnings.

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Wisconsin Yesterday & Tomorrow: New Glarus & EPIC


Thursday, June 20, 2019 

Led by Vic Passante

Price: $129.00

Travel with your friends from UWM at Waukesha and step back in time in lovely New Glarus, where Swiss immigrants settled in 1845. The Old-World charm continues today in New Glarus’ architecture and culture. We will have time to shop and walk around this quaint village before our lunch at the New Glarus Hotel, featuring Swiss cuisine, a fondue demonstration and tasting, and our own personal yodeler. After a glimpse back, we’ll visit Wisconsin’s future in Verona at the largest employer in Dane County: EPIC SYSTEMS. In this one-hour guided tour, we will learn why Forbes Magazine designated EPIC the #1 “Cool Office Space” in the US in 2013. EPIC, the leading supplier of integrated clinical and practice management software for the healthcare industry, attracts the best in the world, and we will see how this very cool “campus” achieves that goal. Join us in our journey back to the future on this engaging day trip.

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The Music Man in Chicago 

Music Man

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Led by Vic Passante

Price: $229.00

The Music Man is coming to Chicago’s Goodman Theater.

 He’s charming and charismatic—no wonder con man Harold Hill assumes he can easily fleece the citizens of staid River City, Iowa with the grand promise of a marching band. But the smooth-talking swindler can’t tell a trombone from a treble clef—and Marian, the local librarian, knows it. In his attempt to steal her heart (and save his hide), Harold learns a thing or two about moral responsibility—and unexpectedly enriches the town with a love of music. Mary Zimmerman (The Jungle Book, Wonderful Town) brings her magic touch to “one of the sunniest musicals ever” (The New York Times), including memorable favorites "Goodnight My Someone," "Seventy-Six Trombones," "Gary, Indiana" and "Till There Was You."

UWM at Waukesha’s Continuing Education Department is excited to bring another group to a classic like The Music Man and is pairing it with a delicious lunch at the classic Petterino’s. Trip package includes premium seating, lunch, and Coach USA transportation from Waukesha and Washington County campuses and College Avenue Park and Ride.

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The Band's Visit Production in Chicago

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Led by Vic Passante

Price: $229.00

Join UWM at Waukesha on Saturday, September 14, 2019 for another Tony Award-winning musical, The Band's Visit. The Band's Visit won the 2018 Tony for Best Musical, Best Score, Best Orchestration, plus seven other Tony Awards for acting and production.

Continuing Education is proud to continue our tradition of bringing theater enthusiasts (read theater geeks) like you to see the best in theater and the performing arts. Join our loyal group for a comfortable/ convenient ride to Chicago for another delicious meal, and for another opportunity to see a Broadway hit. As in the past, Vic Passante will use the ride down to conduct another "University Classroom on Wheels."

The $229 trip package includes premium seats, lunch, and Coach USA (a.k.a. our "University on Wheels.")

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Warrens Cranberry Festival



Friday, September 27, 2019

Led by Vic Passante 

Price: $119.00

Every year, Warrens, Wisconsin plays host to the largest arts and crafts festival in the country at its annual Cranberry Festival. Continuing Education at UWM at Waukesha will take you to the miles of artisans’ booths to join the thousands of Cranberry Fest fans. We will begin the day with a step-on guide and a cranberry marsh tour. Following the tour and visit to a cranberry farm, our driver will drop us off in Warrens where we can shop, eat, and visit the Cranberry Museum. We will have six hours to explore the Festival itself before we regroup for the fish fry. With full shopping bags, full bellies, and stories we can share on the bus, we will depart Warrens at 6:00 PM.


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