Dubuque, Iowa Trip

June 12, 2018
07:00 AM - 06:30 PM
Corporate Leisure
Meet at the CME Building

Dubuque, Iowa - Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Dubuque offers something for everyone! The morning begins with a tour of the Dubuque Arboretum & Botanical Gardens. Sit back and enjoy a guided riding tour of the 60 beautiful gardens. We will take a brief stop at Betty Jane Candies. In Dubuque since 1938, Betty Jane Candies have been included in Academy Awards Gift Baskets and been named the top Culinary Gift in Iowa. It’s then time to visit Convivium Urban Farmstead featuring community gardens, a coffee shop, and more. There will be a tour of Farmstead and a sample of coffee provided. For this day trip, lunch at Vinny Vanucchi’s is included in your day trip cost (sorry, beverages are separate). The popular Galena restaurant is now also located in Dubuque serving wonderful Italian dishes. Dine on salad, garlic bread and two different entrees. Succeeding lunch, you will have an opportunity to tour St. Luke’s United Methodist Church. The Church is home to the fifth largest collection of Tiffany Windows in the United States. The day trip ends at Our Lady of the Mississippi Abbey with a presentation about the candy made and sold by the nuns. Enjoy chocolate and caramel samples with an opportunity to purchase candy treats. Tour guests may also walk through the Abbey’s beautiful gardens. Our Lady of the Mississippi Abbey was recently featured on NBC’s Today Show. Day trip cost includes transportation and admission to the attractions. Shopping expenses are at your own cost. Space is limited, minimum of 10 required. Registration required by Friday, June 1. No cancellations past 06/01/18; however, a substitute can attend. Shuttle bus departs from Carl Sandburg College’s Center for Manufacturing Excellence, 2051 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., Galesburg.

Tu, 06/12/18

Time 7:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.