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Community Education offers Day Trip to Funks Grove

Waubonsee Community College’s Community Education is offering a unique day trip to Funks Grove, Illinois.

At the start of the trip, guests will receive a gift bag and receive goodies from each of the four stops during the day. First stop is a tour of the Funk Prairie Home and the Gem and Mineral Collection Museum, which houses beautiful, strange, and exotic minerals. 

Next, guests will celebrate the 90th anniversary of Rte. 66 with a blue plate special lunch at The Palms Grill Cafe in Atlanta, Ill. 

The trip will also include a stop at the Funks Grove Church, which features treasures built from local timber. Finally, guests will be able to enjoy the sweet benefits of native maple trees at Funks Grove Maple Syrup Camp and, conditions permitting, watch the production of pure maple syrup.

The trip costs $99 and fee includes: Transportation, lunch, tours. Note: Trip departs at 7:30 a.m. at Erickson Hall/Fieldhouse on the Sugar Grove campus and returns to Erickson Hall/Fieldhouse at 6 p.m.

Sign up by March 2, 2016. No refunds after March 2, 2016.

For more information and to register for this or other day trips, please call Waubonsee's Community Education Department at (630) 466-2360 or visit

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