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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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Christmas in the Square
Nov. 25, 2017 , 1:00pm-4:30pm
Everyone is welcome to come and celebrate the holidays at the Annual Christmas in the Square event. Come visit Santa and his workshop. Santa will have a special gift for each child. Children's crafts, special treats and entertainment will be available too! Be sure to stop by the Gladys Fox Museum to see the Festival of...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Holiday
Central Square, 222 E. Ninth St., Lockport
1911 S. Lawrence Ave.
Lockport, IL 60441
Keeping Christmas Close to Home
Nov. 25, 2017 , 9:00am - 11:00pm
Light Up Streator, the fourteenth anniversary of the lighting of the Christmas holiday decorations in the City Park, will be at 6:30 p.m Vendors will be at Park Place, Bruce Township Hall, and the VFW from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Model Trains St. Mary's Lyceum - All Day Light Up Streator - 6:30 p.m. Lighted Parade - ...More Info
Event Type: Arts/Crafts Holiday Festivals Shopping Dining Winter/Holiday
208 N. Park St.
Streator, IL 61364
Small Business Saturday
Nov. 25, 2017 , ALL DAY
Over 50 businesses participate in this nationally recognized event. All businesses offering promotions, sales or giveaways. Hours vary by business. Make 4 purchases for a chance to win gift baskets worth over $200 each!...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Shopping
La Salle Business Association
600 First Street
La Salle, IL 61301
Small Business Saturday
Nov. 25, 2017 , 10:00am - 4:00pm
Join us in the gift shop as we participate in the La Salle Business Association Small Business Saturday Event. Special discounts will be offered at the Mansion gift shop throughout the day. ...More Info
Event Type: Shopping Winter/Holiday
Hegeler Carus Mansion
1307 Seventh Street
LaSalle, IL 61301
Wilmington Holiday Parade
Nov. 25, 2017 , 5:30 pm
Our Holiday Parade is the first Saturday after Thanksgiving. Events surrounding the parade include crafts, movies, caroling, dance performances, special sales and visiting with Santa!...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Holiday
Water St., Wilmington, IL
202 N. Water St.
Wilmington, IL 60481
Festival of Trees
Nov. 24, 2017 - Nov. 26, 2017 , 4:00pm-8:00pm
Grundy County Historical Society Museum
For more information call (815) 942-4880...More Info
Event Type: Festivals Winter/Holiday
Grundy County Historical Society Museum
510 W Illinois Ave
Morris, IL 60450
(815) 942-4880
Home for the Holidays
Nov. 24, 2017 - Nov. 26, 2017
Don't miss the lighted parade, house walk, children's activities and much more!...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts Arts/Crafts Holiday Festivals Shopping Winter/Holiday
Morris Downtown Development Partnership, Inc.
Morris, IL 60450
Tuesday Tours at The Rialto Square Theatre
Now - Dec. 19, 2017 , 1:30pm
Go behind the scenes of the Rialto Square Theatre! Walk through the Esplanade and Rotunda then go on stage and through the green room! Tickets are $5 per person. Tickets can be purchased at time of tour. August 15th & 22nd September 5th, 12th, 19th, & 26th October 3rd & 17th November 14th, 21st & 28th December 5...More Info
Cost: $5.00 Event Type: Education/History
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, IL 60432
It's A Wonderful Life
Now - Dec. 24, 2017
Holiday Retail Open Houses  For more information visit http://www.shopmorrisil.com/...More Info
Event Type: Shopping
Morris Downtown Development Partnership, Inc.
Morris, IL 60450
Unwrap La Grange
Nov. 25, 2017 - Dec. 31, 2017
Join the La Grange Business Association in partnership with the Village of La Grange as we again "Unwrap" a Holiday tradition beginning on Small Business Saturday. Save your receipts when you shop in La Grange from Nov. 25 through Dec. 31, 2017 and you can earn rewards if you're a qualifying shopper. ...More Info
Event Type: Shopping Winter/Holiday
La Grange
La Grange, IL 60525


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