Yes we are going to have tours!
We will be offering two different tours for your enjoyment. The registration form will be posted shortly, but we wanted to get the information out to you so you will know what is planned as you make your travel arrangements.
1. House Tour - Thursday, Sept. 20 at 9:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.and Sunday, Sept. 23. at 11:30 a.m. and 12:00 noon.
There will be three (3) houses on the tour with a final stop at European Imports for shopping. The tour will include a lunch consisting of your choice of ham, turkey or a veggie sandwich, chips, cookie and a drink. The cost of the tour is $25.00 and each tour is limited to the first 35 people who register. Driving directions to the tour houses WILL NOT BE OFFERED. The only way to see the houses is to be on the tour.
2. Highlights of Chicago Bus Tour - Wednesday, Sept. 19, and Thursday, Sept. 20. The tour will start from the hotel at 8:30 a.m. and arrive back at the hotel around 1:30 p.m.; lunch is NOT included. A stop will be made at the Wilis (Sears) Tower. The tour price includes admission to the skydeck. Each tour is limited to the first 29 registrants. The cost of the tour is $60.00 per person. The gratuity for the bus driver is included in the cost of the tour. the gratuity for the tour guide is at the discretion of each participant.
Registration cut-off will be September 1, 2012.
Each tour is subject to cancellation if the minimum number of participants is not met. Your checks will be held until the bus is full. In the event that the minimum number is not reached your monies will be returned to you at the Gathering.
We are still working out the final details along with the registration form. They will be posted as they become available.