Botanical Center sponsors Jo Daviess County bus trip: A bus trip to explore the hidden treasures of Jo Daviess County, Ill., is planned for Thursday, Aug. 28.

The cost of the day trip is $95. Members of the Quad-City Botanical Center will receive a $20 discount. 

The day begins with breakfast snacks, juice and coffee at the center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. 

The trip will visit 60-room Havencrest Castle in Savanna, Ill. After lunch, travelers will tour the reconstructed fort at the Apple River Fort State Historic Site, Elizabeth, Ill. Travelers will also visit Massbach Ridge Winery to learn how wine is made and stop by the tasting room.

To make reservations, call 309-794-0991, ext. 203. Havencrest Castle is not handicapped accessible.

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