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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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Prairie Singers' Spring Performance
Now - Apr. 1, 2017 , 7:00pm
Enjoy a wonderful musical performance followed by delicious refreshments. ...More Info
Cost: yes Event Type: Performing Arts
Reddick Mansion Association
100 W. Lafayette Street
Ottawa, IL 61350
Baby Animal SOS
Now - Apr. 1, 2017 , 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Learn about the newborn wildlife living in our forest preserves (and possibly your backyard) and the protocol to follow should your trails cross with theirs. This Forest Preserve District of Will County program is for ages 10 and older. Registration is required by March 30; call 815-886-1467....More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E. 135th St. (Romeo Road)
Romeoville, IL 60446
Bunny Brunch & Egg Hunt
Now - Apr. 1, 2017 , 8:30am-10am, 11am-12:30pm
Come out with the family to enjoy a buffet-style breakfast with all of your favorite foods. All registered children will receive a special bunny gift/craft. We will have a special egg hunt following each brunch. Don't forget your basket and camera! All those attending event MUST register!...More Info
Cost: $12 (0-11yrs.), $17 (12+ yrs.) Event Type: Holiday
Lockport Township Park District
1911 S. Lawrence Ave.
Lockport, IL 60441
No Foolin' 5K
Now - Apr. 1, 2017 , Start times: 1 Mile: 8:34 am 5k : 9:23 am
No Foolin' 5k fun run in the south suburbs of Chicago in Lockport. The race is the inaugural race and will be lots of fun for the all ages and running experience. It wouldn't be an April 1st race without some surprises out on the course. We would love to tell you all the details....but that would spoil the fun!!! G...More Info
Cost: 1 Mile- $15 5k $30- Pre-Registered CARA Member 5k $35 - Pre-Registered Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Brent Hassert Park
19623 Renwick Rd,
Lockport, IL 60441
Taste of Mardi Gras
Now - Apr. 1, 2017 , 12:30pm
Enjoy seven small courses of specially prepared Cajun foods paired, each paired with some of your favorite August Hill and Illinois Sparkling Co. wines at the "Taste of Mardi Gras." There will be beads for all, games, and fun. The cost is $50 per person (plus tax) for Insider's Wine Club members (up to 2 people per ...More Info
Cost: $50.00-$55.00 per person Event Type: Festivals Dining
Cajun Connection
897 E. US Highway 6
Utica, IL 61373
Water St. Market
Now - Apr. 1, 2017 , 9:00am - 3:00pm
The Water St. Flea Market is a monthly Pop-Up Market held the First Saturday of every month (April through October) from 9am-3pm along Historic N Water St. in Wilmington IL featuring hand crafted, vintage, and antique goods. ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Shopping
Water St., Wilmington, IL
202 N. Water St.
Wilmington, IL 60481
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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