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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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Bee a Beekeeper!:Introduction to Successful Beekeeping
Now - Mar. 28, 2017 , 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays
This Forest Preserve District of Will County offering will meet from 6-8 p.m. every Tuesday during the six-week course. Learn how to become a successful beekeeper from advanced beekeeper Mike Rusnak. For a preview of the workshop, read "The Backyard Beekeeper" by Kim Flottum. Books may be purchased at the nature center...More Info
Cost: $40 per person Event Type: Education/History Nature
Plum Creek Nature Center
27064 S. Dutton Road
Beecher, IL 60401
Art Hornsby Remembers Morris Businesses
Now - Mar. 28, 2017 , 7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Grundy County Historical Society is hosting Arthur Hornsby, long time businessman and resident of Morris. He is speaking about businesses in Morris between 1945 and 1955, and how they operated during that time period. The program is on Tuesday, March 28th 2017 at 7p.m., and will be at the GCHS Museum in Canal Port...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History
Grundy County Historical Society and Museum
510 W. Illinois Avenue
Morris, IL 60450
Free Pop Up Retail Workshhip
Now - Mar. 28, 2017 , 9:00 a.m.
A half day workshop from "Fresh Out of Home Media USA, Inc. Learn how to grow your business in 2017 using pop up retail and shopping malls with Steve Brooks, Europe's leading expert in pop up retailing. March 28th at 9:00 am at the Peru Mall. Register at: https://secure2.chambermaster.com/directory/index.jsp?tabset...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Other
Illinois Valley Area Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development
1320 Peoria Street
Peru, IL 61354
Tasty Tuesday
Now - Mar. 28, 2017
Join us for Tasty Tuesday. Tickets are $25.00 per person for mini course meals and drinks. You and your guest or guests come to try and rate a variety of food and beverage tastings. Tasty Tuesday events help us with future menu development and/or weekly specials. The opinion of our customers is the key to Tasty Tuesd...More Info
Cost: $25.00 Event Type: Dining
Pine Hills Bar & Restaurant
1665 N. 2501 Road
Ottawa, IL 61350
All U Can Eat Fish Fry
Now - Apr. 14, 2017
Big Fish Grille will be offering our annual All u can eat Fish Fry every Friday during lent. Friday March 3rd- April 14th. ...More Info
Event Type: Dining
Big Fish Grille
27425 S. Will Road
Wilmington, IL 60481
(815) 476-9331
Complimentary Tasting
Now - May. 26, 2017 , Thursdays and Saturdays 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Stop by on Thursdays and Saturdays (through May 26 and beginning again Sept 6) or Tuesdays and Saturdays (May 31-August 30) for complimentary tastings from 6 pm – 9 pm every week! We offer a different theme for each tasting. Wine, beer, wine & cheese, wine & desserts are a few of the tastings we've hosted. Vi...More Info
Event Type: Wine Tasting
Wine & Cheese by TCC
24104 W. Lockport Street
Plainfield, IL 60544
Ottawa's Old Town Farmers Market
Now - Sep. 3, 2017 , 8:00am - 12:30pm ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Performing Arts
Washington Square Park
Jackson St
Ottawa, IL 61350


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