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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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Midwest Morel Festival/MASH UP Homebrew Tasting/Competition

Dates: Now - May. 5, 2018
Times: 7am - 4pm
Category: Festivals
Location: Jordon Block, 111 Lincoln Place, Ottawa, IL 61350
Phone: (815) 434-2737
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LEARN, HUNT, BUY...MOREL MUSHROOMS during Ottawa's Annual Midwest Morel Fest. This unique festival offers 'everything mushrooms' from the morel enthusiast to the curious observer! All events take place at Jordon Block Park (Main & Rt 23/71N). This year enjoy a Morel Market, a large variety of handcrafted Vendors, Home Brewers Tasting Tent and Competition, Food and Music. And don't forget MOREL UNIVERSITY where you can learn to identify morels then take off for a guided hunt. We have set aside land JUST FOR YOU! Both hunts have limited availability. 13+ presale $30 until April1, April 2 to April 27, after April 27 at the door price $50. 12 under presale $15 until April 1, April 2 to April 27, $20 after April 27 at door prices of $35. For more information, contact the Ottawa Visitors Center at 815-434-2737


What's Nearby:
Starved Rock Lodge - Cabins
Joliet Iron Works Historic Site
Utica Business Association
Captain's Cove Bar and Grill
Joliet Slammers Baseball
Village of Gardner

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