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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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Get Into the Christmas Spirit in Mendota IL

Everyone is spreading Christmas joy this year, including the City of Mendota at their “A Mendota Christmas” event on Saturday, December 7th 2019. 

Make sure you mark those calendars so that you won’t miss out on all the fun. This event will feature 30 crafters and vendors for all of your holiday needs. You can also look forward to several events through the day such as: 

-Buddy’s Fly In Breakfast – 8am- 11am 

-Story Time with Cindy Lou & Mrs. Claus - 9am -12pm 

-Lica Lorraine Balloon Artist - 9am- 1pm 

-Christmas Vendor Show- 9am – 3pm 

-Touch A Truck – 10am – 3pm 

-Horse Drawn Carriage Rides – 11am – 2pm 

-Free Book Giveaway – 11am-3pm

-Santa – 11am-3pm 

There will be free hot chocolate & Hot dogs provided by the Mendota Optimist Club to keep you warm and stuffed while you enjoy some family fun. 

For more information, visit www.facebook.com/events/522064261698261/