Far North Community Associates: Exploring Architectural Gems in LaSalle County

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Traveling back in time, tour three architectural gems registered on the National Register of Historic Places or designated as National Historic Landmarks. Start your adventure at historic Starved Rock Lodge and enjoy an early buffet lunch and its beautiful surroundings. Next, participate in a narrated, mule-pulled boat ride on the Illinois & Michigan canal which connects the Great Lakes to the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers, largely responsible for the growth of Chicago as a major city. Finally, follow a docent tour of the Hegeler-Carus Mansion.

Location: Starved Rock Lodge, Canal Corridor Association, and Hegeler-Carus Mansion
Program capacity: 55
Registration period: Thursday, August 23, 2018 – Wednesday, September 5, 2018*
*Registration's open date has moved to Thursday, August 23 from Wednesday, August 22. We apologize for this inconvenience.

>Schedule of the day:8:30 Bus departs from Adler Park11:00Buffet lunch at Starved Rock Lodge's Dining Room1:00Depart for Lock 16 Center1:30Illinois & Mississippi Canal Boat Tour3:00Hegeler-Carus Mansion Tour 4:30Bus departs to return home

To reach the event planner, please contact Karen Blair at (847) 650-4464 or karen.blair@blairjk.com.

To reach the assistant event planner, please contact Mary Gay Kay at (847) 436-3172 or kaypandmg@aol.com.

This Community Associates event is exclusively for current Community Associates members. Membership will be verified at the door, and refunds cannot be issued for those without a valid membership. For Community Associates events that allow guests, nonmember guests must be registered by a Community Associates member. If you are interested in becoming a member of Community Associates, please visit artic.edu/joinnow to join both the Art Institute of Chicago and the Community Associates group of your choice.

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