Pack your Bags and Plan a Trip to the NBC 5 Travel Expo

AAA Travel Agency will be offer excluvive bargains on trips this weekend

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Check out the best deals at the NBC 5 Travel Expo presented by AAA Travel Agency.

    Thoughts of a vacation in a tough economy can be quickly squelched by fears of how much it could cost.  But from "staycations" to traditional getaways, experts will tell you there are deals to be had, if you know where to look.

    The NBC 5 Travel Expo is a free event this weekend designed to give you ideas and let you in on some insider travel deals, so you can get away from the daily grind without breaking the bank.  Vendors will be side-by-side with cultural events to give you a taste of what you'll find at lots of destinations like Mexico, Peru, Polynesia, Europe, Argentina and more.

    Here's the complete event schedule of what's happening at the 2008 NBC 5 Travel Expo, presented by AAA Travel Agency this weekend at Navy Pier in Festival Hall A.  For more about the event and to download a map to see who'll be there, click this link.

     Saturday Chicago Stage Schedule

     

    11:00AM Authentic Traditional Dances from Various Mexican Regions
    Sponsored by Mexican Dance Ensemble
     
    11:45AM The Polynesian Island Review Show
    Sponsored By Aloha Chicago Entertainment
     
    12:30PM  Argentinian Dance Performances & Lessons
    Sponsored by Tango Chicago
     
    1:00PM Big Drawing
     
    1:15PM "Chicago's Showman!" Ron Hawking Celebrates Frank Sinatra "A Tribute to the Man and His Music"
    Sponsored by Carnival Cruise Line           
     
    2:00PM "Q & A with Leon Logothetis ‘Amazing Adventures of A Nobody’ – Hear Firsthand How One Man Crossed Europe on $5 a Day

    2:15PM Hula Dancing
    Sponsored by The Pearls of the Pacific
     
    3:00PM Indian Dance Performances
    Sponsored by Gauri Jog's Indian Dance School

    4:00PM Big Drawing
     
    4:15PM The Jamaican Oneman Band 
    Sponsored by Martin's International Culture, Inc.
     
     

    Sunday Chicago Stage Schedule

     
    11:00AM Peruvian Folk Dancing
    Sponsored by Peru Profundo Dance Company

    11:45 AM Hula Dancing
    Sponsored by The Pearls of the Pacific
     
    12:30PM Argentinian Dance Performances & Lessons
    Sponsored by Tango Chicago
     
    1:00PM Big Drawing

    1:15PM "Chicago's Showman!" Ron Hawking Celebrates Frank Sinatra "A Tribute to the Man and his Music"
    Sponsored by Carnival Cruise Line

    2:00PM "Q & A with Leon Logothetis  ‘Amazing Adventures of A Nobody’ – Hear Firsthand How One Man Crossed Europe on $5 a Day
     
    2:15PM The Polynesian Island Review Show
    Sponsored By Aloha Chicago Entertainment
     
    3:00PM Authentic Mid-East Dance
    Sponsored by Arabesque Dance Studios in Chicago

    4:00PM Big Drawing
     
    4:15PM Latin Entertainment 
    Sponsored by The Dance Academy of Salsa