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Our host hotel is situated in “Uptown” Normal, which has been revitalized in recent years to create a welcoming
atmosphere. We hope everyone would find some time to stroll through the area and enjoy the boutique shops, I.S.U. campus, restaurants, and more.

“Taste of the Garlic Press”: 10:00 – 11:30am – Cooking and Gadget demonstration. (Space is limited to 15 people). This is a must visit boutique shop and café. If unable to attend this program, the business will be having an “Open House” and serving hors d’oeuvres throughout the day.

Children’s Discovery Museum- Passes to the museum will be provided to guest 
with children upon request at our registration desk. Hours: 9:00am- 5:00pm

C.I. Shooting Sports: 10:00am, 1:00pm, 2:30pm (Space is limited to 12 people per group). This is a new “premiere” shooting gallery with shop. Guest will be provided with a box of ammunition, targets, and sampling of 5 firearms. Shuttle to business will be provided if needed. A range instructor will be on hand at the 10:00 slot.

Hileman Carriage Service: “Uptown Normal” rides will be provided to guests and delegates during the hours of 11:00am – 2:00pm Pick-up will be located outside of our host hotel.

Firehouse Pizza: Pizza, Salad, and Breadstick buffet lunch will be provided to our delegates and guests at this location, between 11:30am and 1:30pm.

“Classic Cop Movie at a Classic Theatre”: Showing 2:00pm. 
Delegates and guests are welcome to see the classic funny cop movie The Naked Gun. The historic Normal Theatre first opened in 1937 and had a restoration in 1994. Both Movie and Theatre is a must see.


Any questions may be directed to Martin Krylowicz at (309) 434-2584 or

Guest Program Flyer.pdf



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