Desoto House Hotel--midweek bed and breakfast package ($216); 2 bottles Galena Wines ($30); gift certificate to Gobbies Sports Pub for 16" pizza ($20); spice sample from Galena Garlic; 2 - $25 Speedway Gift Cards
One night hotel stay and $100 dining credit at the Reserve Steakhouse
Blue Man Group$165
2 tickets to a Blue Man Group performance ($138); Cheesecake Factory $50 gift card
2 tickets to the Shen Yun performance on Saturday, 3/11/17 @2:00 pm at Rosemont Theatre ($218); PF Chang's $50 gift card (one time use card)
4 tickets to a live comedy show at The Laugh Factory. Must be 21 ($80); 2 - $25 gift cards to Square Celt ($50); BOKA gift card (Seasonal American food) ($50); 4 - $25 Wildfire Lettuce Entertain You certificates ($100)
Chicago Pizza Tour$113
2 Original Chicago Pizza Tour certificates ($120) - Bus driven tour that allows you to see Chicago one slice at a time; 1 (one only) Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show ($74); Bull Dog Ale House $15 gift card
Dance the Night Away$227
Ballroom Dance Course at Fred Astaire Dance Studio for 1 Adult Couple or 1 Single Adult valued at $650. This includes 5 private lessons, 1 group class and I Friday Night Practice Session. Expires – August 31st; Sunday Brunch for two--Hilton Lisle/Naperville ($80); Dancing Marlin $25 gift card
Miskatonic Brewing Co$288
Admittance for up to 6 people to a private tour of the brewery and a guided tasting of Miskatonic Brewing Co. beer ($150); Shrimp Barn $15 and $10 gift cards ($25); 4 two-person complimentary admission passes to Hollywood Blvd Cinema Bar and Eatery ($65); Chicago Dough 16" Family Size Pizza ($20)
Route 66 Raceway$90
5 tickets to Round 1 Team Demo at Route 66 Raceway -- May 27, 2017 ($125); 4 tickets to Santa's Village AZoosment Park includes unlimited use of all rides, shows, and animal encounters for the day ($95.55); Siegel's Cottonwood Farm Certificates for the Pixie Fairies and Lil' Pirates on the Farm Festival, June 3-4, 2017 - multiple passes (see http://www.cottonwoodfarms.net/cottonwood-events/pixie-fairies-pirates-on-the-farm for more info); Lube Master (Homer Glen) Premium Full Service Oil Change ($40); Chicago Dough 16" Family size pizza ($20); Bull Dog Ale House $15 gift card
Dare to Walk on Air$250
4 Skydeck Chicago tickets ($92) Cheesecake Factory gift card ($50) Chicago Dough 16" Family size pizza ($20) Visa $50 Gift Card $52 and $25 Gift Cards to Seasons 52 (a wine bar and grill that offers fresh seasonal dishes) Two (2) Complimentary tickets to one of the Elgin Symphony Orchestra remaining 16-17 season concerts or upcoming 17-18 season concerts performed at the Hemmens Cultural Center in Elgin or the Prairie Center for the Arts in Schaumburg ($130)
Self Defense Training$210
Self Defense Classes at Dragon Fire Karate includes one month (T & Th) for two people delivered by Joseph C. Roque Jr. ($85); Illinois Concealed Carry Training for two, class only includes range and ammo ($350); 2 Siren Song Devices (personal alarm devices valued at $50); 1 Mace® Police Model - Tear Gas with UV Dye and 1 Flash Drive Color Camera with Built-in DVR ($64); Point Blank Range Bag including 1 month membership and cleaning kit, eye protection, ear plugs, ball cap, and 4 - 1/2 hour handgun range passes for guests ($150)
Exciting Driving Experience$186
Half day at Autobahn Country Club in Joliet experience: 1) High-speed Lapping on a 1.5 mile road racing circuit; 2) Timed Autocross Competition; and 3) High-speed Ride-Along with a Professional Driver. Must be 21 or older. One hour of instruction and 2 meals are included.
WWII Airplane Ride$470
World War II Plane Ride - For the adventurist, fly over the Joliet area in a World War II Fighter Plane. Donated by Pilot Tom Buck. Contact Rita Facchina 815-730-7118
NBC Studio Tour$385
A certificate for you and three friends to watch a live newscast from behind the scenes at NBC 5 Studios.
Private In-Home Chef$635
Private in-home dinner with Tom Grotovsky, The Unforgettable Chef. You and your guests will be pampered with the finest gourmet fare that you -- and your personal chef -- can imagine! Chef Tom will work with you to come up with a menu, complete with wine pairings, to delight your guests and will bring all necessary equipment and table settings to serve it up in style. Note the following details and restrictions: 1) Package includes chef's time and expertise to consult with you on a menu, select and source food and wine*, prepare and serve the meal in your home; 2) Service is limited to a party of 6; 3) All cooking utensils and service ware (table settings) to be brought in by the chef; 4) Menu based on your preferences; 5) Chef will work with you on the date of the dinner (21 days' advance notice required); 6) Certificate expires six months from purchase date (August 27, 2016). *Actual cost of food and wine (approx. $300) not included in the package and will vary based on menu.
Cupcake Icing Class @ Magnolia$850
This iconic bakery has been a sweet food staple for Americans since its inception in the 1990's in New York City. Since then, it has expanded to L.A. and Chicago, and the ever-popular cupcakes have made several on-screen cameos -- from Saturday Night Live to Sex and the City. They're so famous everyone wants to know how they're made. Now YOU can learn how it's done with this private, decorative icing class! The winner, along with 4 friends, will have the chance to learn from an expert Magnolia icer a variety of techniques. The class is two hours long and will take place at the Chicago State Street locations. The best part? At the end of the class you get to take home your creations! Details: One (1) Private Magnolia Cupcake Icing Class for up to Five (5) People. Subject to availability. Must be booked on a weekday evening only. Class will take place at the Chicago State Street Location. Must be booked within 12 months and used within 18 months of certificate issue date.
Chicago Cubs VIP Experience$2500
Winner will receive the following: - Two tickets to a 2017 Cubs game; choose from the following: Sat. 6/10 v Rockies; Sat. 7/8 v Pirates; Sat. 8/5 v Nationals; Sat. 8/19 v Blue Jays or Sat. 9/16 v Cardinals - VIP Tour of Wrigley Field, including field access - Pre-game luncheon with unlimited food and beverages - Private meet and greet with current or past Cubs player (autographs, photos and Q&A) - Gift bag with Cubs t-shirt, Cubs hat, official MLB game ball and a 2017 Cubs magazine - Digital CD with all images taken throughout the day
Broadway in Chicago Weekend$2150
Hoping to see one of this year's hottest Broadway shows without heading to Times Square? Now you can with this "Broadway in Chicago" weekend for two! This classic dinner and a show package allows you to choose between the infamous Gibson's Steakhouse and RPM Italian, owned by celebrity couple Bill and Giuliana Rancic, for dinner, followed by the show of your choice and a hotel stay! Details: Two (2) night hotel accommodations in a standard room at the Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park; two (2) Orchestra tickets to a show of your choice**; dinner for two (2) at Gibson's Steakhouse or RPM Italian. Subject to availability with Ovation Vouchers. Blackout dates may apply. **Excludes Hamilton. Package must be booked within 12 months and traveled within 18 months of certificate issue date.