Monday, March 28
Wednesday, March 30
Tickets available ticketmaster.com
Supporting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana
Tuesday, March 29
Kendra Thornton - Spring Break for Grownups
RockResorts is offering a spring break deal that won't break the bank called "Spring Break on Us," which includes a free night at 11 of its properties. The perfect place for adults looking for a mix of relaxation and fun is The Landings St. Lucia, which is the most luxurious full-service resort of its size on the island with 19 acres and 800 feet of stunning beachfront. The resort offers a private yacht harbor, two tennis courts, three pools, and a 7,000 square-foot RockResorts Spa. Rates start at $407/night and if you stay more than one night you get one night free. Go snorkeling, scuba diving, hike the legendary Piton Mountains, zipline through the rainforest or just unwind at the beach. Direct flights onto the St. Lucia from Chicago are as low as $379 round trip. Package is valid for travel through May 29 and must be booked by April 15. Visit www.springbreakonus.com
Looking for something romantic? Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa is a paradise of palms and perfect sandy beaches and recently spent $5 million to completely renovate its 5,700 square foot spa. Get more than 30% off room rates and stay for just $109/night if you book through HauteLook Getaways. You need to join HauteLook to get the deal, but membership is free so visit www.hautelook.com/getaways to sign-up. Airfares are running as low as $228 from Chicago. This sale starts March 30 and ends April 4. Travel is valid April 1 - Sept. 30.
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
How about a mix of beach and grown up fun? You can book a 3-night package to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana that includes airfare, meals and drinks for $1159/person from Apple Vacations. The resort features the largest casino on the Island and rooms have rock-star amenities like Jacuzzis and liquor dispensers. Plus there's a Jack Nicklaus designed golf course, 6 bars and 9 restaurants all on the property. www.royal-travel.com
Spring is my favorite time to travel to Europe -- no crowds and prices are much lower than summer. There's an "Oh So Chic" package available at Hotel Napoleon, a Preferred Hotel Group property, with rates starting at $288/night (valid until Sept. 5). Minimum 3-night stay. Package includes: One-way airport transfer, champagne, daily breakfast for two. The hotel is a Four-star cultural landmark situated just minutes from the glamorous Champs-Elysées; www.summithotels.com/napoleon. Airfares are running as low as $515 for travel in April.
Thursday, March 31
Live Music - Everest
2011 W. North Avenue