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COMPASS GROUP SALES MOTOWN® IS A REGISTERED TRADEMARK OF UMG RECORDINGS, INC. SEPTEMBER 26 — OCTOBER 8, 2017 OCTOBER 11 — 29, 2017 NOVEMBER 1 — 19, 2017 BEGINS NOVEMBER 9, 2017 TM and © Paramount Pictures and TM and © The Estate of Irving Berlin. All rights reserved. NOVEMBER 21 — DECEMBER 3, 2017 DECEMBER 5, 2017 — JANUARY 28, 2018 DECEMBER 6, 2017 — JANUARY 21, 2018 GROUPS CALL 312-977-1710 August/September 2017 The French Lick Resort was recently named the Best Historic Resort by Historic Hotels of America, and there’s more of the past to explore nearby, according to Kristal Painter with Visit French Lick West Baden. “We partner with Corydon, as that town’s history complements ours,” Painter says. “And there’s loads of grand archi- tecture in southern Indiana, including the Monastery of Immaculate Conception in Dubois County and Saint Meinrad from top to bottom. “We’re a part of the Indiana Treasures Tour, and it’s divided up into northern, central and southern Indiana,” says Painter, who represents the southern tier. “Three DMOs formed a part- nership, which makes it easier for opera- tors to plan a tour.” When you’re ready to start planning, email Painter at kristal@visitfrenchlick or go to visitfrenchlick Sharpen your senses for Cleveland Cleveland chefs Jonathon Sawyer and Rocco Whalen. The Hall doesn’t have a monopoly on music, though. Groups can listen to live music—and perform—at venues and music festivals throughout the Cleveland “A major new production opened in area, including Severance Hall, Cedar Point July,” says Jane Tougouma, Destination Amusement Park and the Great Lakes Cleveland group tour sales manager. “‘The Science Center. Power of Rock Experience’ features a three- Through September 2018, visitors can get stage exhibit with new interactives and an eyeful of art during “FRONT International: a film by Academy Award-winning film- Cleveland Exhibition for Contemporary maker Jonathan Demme.” Art,” with pieces from more than 50 local, The attraction’s café also has a new national and international artists displayed look—plus fantastic flavors provided by at 12 regional venues. Tougouma stands ready to help operators make Cleveland part of a program that can include Columbus, Ohio’s Amish country, Niagara Falls and others destinations. “We provide free group tour services to help you put together the perfect Cleveland experience.” You can email Tougouma at or get more information at A student band at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Be prepared for sensory indulgence in Cleveland. At the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, you’d expect to be all ears for a journey down a musical memory lane, and this NTA-member museum delivers. ©Disney NOW THROUGH SEPTEMBER 10, 2017 The adjoining resort com- French Lick Springs Hotel munities of French Lick and West Baden, Indiana, have been welcoming guests for more than 100 years to National Landmark proper- ties and unique spas. And while “spa” sounds relaxing, don’t let your clients snooze on area activities that include golf, casino gaming, nature cruises, chainsaw Archabbey in Spencer County.” carving (!) and up-close encounters with Groups can fly into Indianapolis, Louisville or Chicago and tour Indiana elephants and giraffes. Look back, look forward to southern Indiana NOW PLAYING 42 GREAT LAKES