A must stop if you're in the area and probably even worth a drive if you've got a craving for some great barbecue. They even have a vinegar-based pepper BBQ sauce - a true southern staple!
Spire Farm-to-Fork Cuisine
All the food is excellent, you just can't go wrong here! The BLT is phenomenal, the quail egg creme brûlée is exquisite, the butternut squash soup is outstanding. Happy eating!
Wilderness First Aid with NOLS and REI:
Apr 1 - Northerly Island Fieldhouse
Whether spending time in the backcountry is your passion or your profession, you should never have to ask, "What do I do now?" In just two days, you will learn the knowledge, skills and ability to make sound decisions in emergency situations. This course is ideal for trip leaders, camp staff, outdoor enthusiasts and individuals in remote locations. Details
Thru-Hike Training Hikes:
Apr 9 - West Beach Trail Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
Planning an Appalachian Trail or Pacific Crest Trail thru-hike or other long-distance backpacking trip? Join our instructors for an informative training hike to get in shape for your upcoming adventure. Learn efficient hiking techniques and backpacking skills on moderate to strenuous trail conditions. Details