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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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As you travel through the I&M Canal Heritage Corridor, one thing becomes clear, there is always something going on somewhere! Consider this is your personal invitation to hometown celebrations, wine and corn festivals, one-of-a-kind music and theater festivals, historic reenactments, world-class sporting events, concerts and outdoor exploration weekends. Don't miss signature events like Ottawa's Two Rivers Wine Festival, Starved Rock's Flock to the Rock and NASCAR. Whether you are searching for low-key entertainment or high octane adventure, search the Calendar of Events to find exactly your speed.

     
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Online Dating for Ages 50+
Jan. 30, 2019 , 6:30PM-8:30PM
What's online dating all about? Is it for me? What's the difference between the different sites? How do you set up a profile? What's a good profile photo? Who uses online dating? How do they use it? Sign up for one, two, or three repeat sessions. Each time, you may pick up a few extra tips or have more questions. To re...More Info
Event Type: Other
White Oak Library
201 W. Normantown Road
Romeoville, IL
Romeoville Art Society Monthly Community Poetry & Image Competition
Now - Jan. 31, 2019
Each month's entrants' and voter's names are entered for a chance to win a monthly prize from local businesses and sponsors. Voting box is located at the Romeoville Branch White Oak Library District. For more information please call 224-216-2447. How to enter: -One poem and/or image entry per person, per month...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
White Oak Library
201 W. Normantown Road
Romeoville, IL 60446
224-216-2447
PTHS AP January Showcase
Now - Jan. 31, 2019 , M-F, 10:00AM-5:00PM, Saturday 10:00AM-4:00PM, Sunday 12:00PM-4:00PM
The January 2019 Gallery Show at the Pontiac Community Art Center has opened in the Joe Bailey Gallery and will run through the month of January. 'PTHS AP Showcase' will feature AP (Advanced Placement) students from Pontiac Township High School. The show will include two dimensional art pieces in a variety of media inc...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Pontiac Community Art Center
209 West Madison Street
Pontiac, IL 61764
815-419-2472
Saturday Drama Classes
Now - Feb. 3, 2019 , Grades 1-5, 9:00AM-10:15AM & Grades 6-12 (10:30AM-12:00PM)
Students meet on the indoor theatre stage to learn creative dramatic stage terminology and group dynamics while working on a fun skit for the finale. The course provides a wonderful introduction to theatre, as well as an expansion of theatre knowledge. To Pre-Register (helpful, but not required): 1. Contact the ...More Info
Cost: $65-$75 Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park and Theatre
201 W. Jefferson Street at Bluff Street
Joliet, IL 60432
815-724-3761
Angela Rose Wilson Art Exhibition
Now - Feb. 22, 2019 ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Performing Arts
Joliet Junior College - Laura A. Sprague Art Gallery
1215 Houbolt Road
Joliet, IL 60431
(815) 280-2223
Saturday Drama Classes
Jan. 26, 2019 - Mar. 2, 2019 , 6 weeks, grades 1-5 (9-10:15, $65), grades 6-12 (10:30 am-12 pm, $75)
Students meet on the indoor theatre stage to learn creative dramatic stage terminology and group dynamics while working on a fun skit for the finale. The course provides a wonderful introduction to theatre, as well as an expansion of theatre knowledge. To Pre-Register (helpful, but not required): 1. Contact the park ...More Info
Cost: Grades 1-5 : $65; Grades 6-12 : $75 Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park and Theatre
201 W. Jefferson Street at Bluff Street
Joliet, IL 60432
815-724-3761
Frida Kahlo's Garden
Jan. 29, 2019 - Mar. 16, 2019 , Noon - 4 p.m.
Frida Kahlo (1907-1954) is considered one of the most significant artists of the twentieth century. Her body of work, consisting of some 250 paintings and drawings, is at once intensely personal and universal in scope, and relies heavily on the natural world. The exhibition "Frida Kahlo's Garden" transports visitors to...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Four Rivers Environmental Eduation Center
25055 W Walnut Lane
Channahon, IL 60410
(815) 722-9470
Frida Kahlo's Garden Exhibition
Jan. 29, 2019 - Mar. 16, 2019 , T, W, F, Sat 10:00AM-4:00PM, Th 10:00AM-7:00PM, Sunday 12:00PM-4:00PM
Learn how nature and Mexican culture nurtured one of the most significant artists of the 20th century when "Frida Kahlo's Garden" opens Tuesday, January 29, at Four Rivers Environmental Education Center in Channahon. The free, all-ages exhibition will run through Saturday, March 16. Exhibit hours will be Tuesdays, Wed...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Nature
Forest Preserve District of Will County
Access: .10 mile east of Route 53 (Scott Street) on Columbia Street
Joliet, IL 60432
815-727-8700

 


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