Join us for our Third Annual Train/Pub Crawl, wearing the nastiest, ugliest or most ridiculously embarrassing Christmas sweaters you can possibly find! We'll gather at the Waukegan Metra station tracks at 9:45am; parking passes are $5 per day and are purchased from machines in the parking lot. (Note: The parking lot WEST of the tracks is much larger.) I WILL BE OFFERING CARPOOLING FROM MY HOUSE, 4465 W. Cherry Tree Court, Wadsworth, so meet there by 9:15am if joining us!
On our train rides, we'll be singing classic carols to assure the other passengers that we are not just crazy older adults, but that we also can't sing worth beans.
Our train leaves promptly at 10:10am and takes us to Highwood at 10:31am, where we have THREE fun pub stops (our favorite Wooden Nickel, Teddy O'Brian's, and Humble Pub), all within close proximity of the train station. Then we jump on the train again at 1:27pm and stop in Lake Forest, where we'll visit Chief's Pub (a cool firehouse-themed place) and the legendary Lantern Tavern. You may also enjoy a bit of shopping at the many cute shops, including cool places in the Lake Forest Square, where The Lantern is located.
Food is available at all stops. If you want to order something to eat, please do it as soon as you arrive at that pub, so you stay on track time-wise (haha! a little train humor there!).
We'll then grab the 3:38pm train back to Waukegan, arriving at 3:55pm, and from there it's about a 3-minute drive to 17 North Pub & Grill (17 N. Genesee), where we can relax and enjoy munchies or an early supper.
The $20 cost includes your train passes I drive out to purchase a few days in advance, prizes and our Event Fee. ONLY prepayment guarantees you a spot, so prepay now using Paypal (send to [masked]) and you MUST choose the "Send Money to Friends " option for zero fees if attached to your bank account. OR mail a check pronto to Patty Hook, 4465 W. Cherry Tree Court, Wadsworth, IL 60083. Invite your friends, your enemies, and maybe even your nasty-ass ex. Let's deck the halls with tons of UGLY! :-)
[NOTE: Specials at all stops! Wooden Nickel: $2.50 domestic bottles, $5 house wines, $5 house martinis. Teddy O'Brien's: $5 house wines, $5 Bloody Marys, $3 Fireball shots. Humble Pub: $1 off drafts, $5 house wines, $4 well drinks, $4 Modelo, Corona and Pacifico bottles. Chief's Pub: $10 domestic buckets (5 beers). The Lantern: $1 off craft beers, $5.50 Capt. Morgan's drinks, $1 off craft beers (Delirium, Chimay, Dogfish, Magic Hat 9, Sierra Nevada, Sophie & Matilda), $2 12-oz. drafts Bud, Bud Light, Miller Lite, $3 domestic bottles.]