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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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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
9th Annual Christmas Tea
Nov. 26, 2017 , 1:00pm-2:30pm
Join us for the 9th Annual Christmas Tea in the beautifully decorated Gladys Fox Museum the day after Festival of Trees. Delight in tea sandwiches, cookies and a special teacup you get to take home. There will be a chance to win an elegant tea pot and a homemade Christmas quilt. Get in the holiday spirit and enjoy the ...More Info
Cost: $25 Resident; $30 Non-Resident Event Type: Holiday
Gladys Fox Museum
1911 S. Lawrence Ave.
Lockport, IL 60441
For Kids By Kids Tour
Nov. 26, 2017 , 11:45, 12:45, 1:45 and 2:45
Kids know what's cool about the Mansion, so THEY should lead the tour! Family tours take place just a few times each year, are a bit shorter in time, and are a great value. $20 admission for your family. Tours take approximately 30 minutes and include 2 adults and your children. Additional adult tickets $10 each. ...More Info
Cost: $20 for a family of 2 adults and children; additional adults $10 each Event Type: Education/History
Hegeler Carus Mansion
1307 Seventh Street
LaSalle, IL 61301
Nov. 26, 2017 , 2:00pm
This holiday favorite fairytale is perfect for the entire family. The magical production features lavish costumes, a growing Christmas tree, a battle between mice and soldiers, a journey through the land of whirling snowflakes and a joyous visit to the Kingdom of the Sugar Plum Fairy. Keep the holiday spirit alive and ...More Info
Cost: $38.50, $30.50, Children 12 and under $22.50 for all seats Event Type: Performing Arts Other Winter/Holiday
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, IL 60432
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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