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The Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) encompasses the communities and counties along the historic 97-mile Illinois and Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor. The Heritage Corridor spans from the Chicago Portage Area just southwest of Chicago to LaSalle-Peru including the counties of Will, Grundy, LaSalle and Putnam. The region conveniently located along I-55 from Chicago to Joliet along I-80 west to LaSalle-Peru.

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Shop Local for the Best Deals this Holiday!

After having a little family time for Thanksgiving, get out and support all of your local businesses during Small Business Saturday on November 30, 2019.  There are several great deals in the Heritage Corridor, and here are few examples as to what you can expect: 

Jobst Monument & Gifts will be offering 15% off Gift Shop items all day, Saturday, November 30th

Orange & Brew Bottle Shop and Tap Room will have one dollar off all regular- sized draft beers and 10% off your bill if you bring in a receipt from Small Business Saturday from another Downtown Downers Grove business.

Open Space Art Gallery and Studios will have a Makers Market with local artists, ornament making stations, acrylic pour station, and a one day only Pop-Up exhibition featuring local artist. T-shirts and gift cards will be available for purchase along with all the artwork. 

Will County Historical Museum and Research Center will have 20% off all gift shop items. 

There will be many more business participating this weekend. Make sure you grab a few extra bags, put on your most comfortable shoes and shop until your drop with deals you just can’t say no to!