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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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A Musical Afternoon with Members of the Joliet Symphony Orchestra
Now - Apr. 2, 2017
Join us for an enjoyable afternoon of musical entertainment and refreshments. ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Performing Arts
Joliet Public Library- Black Road Branch
3395 Black Rd
Joliet, IL 60432
Now - Apr. 2, 2017 , 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Join us for a family fun day filled with Lego building, a special Lego exhibit, Lego games, buffet lunch, robot building & much more!! All ages are welcome! Tickets are $35 for adults & $25 for kids (ages 3-14). Space is limited so don't wait to order your tickets today! For more information contact Liz McNeil ...More Info
Cost: $35 for adults, $25 for kids (ages 3-14) Event Type: Other
Joliet Area Historical Museum
204 N. Ottawa Street
Joliet, IL 60432
Living History Demonstration
Now - Apr. 2, 2017 , Noon-3 p.m.
Immerse yourself in a "Living History Demonstration," and watch as reenactors portray life in "Illinois Country" during the 18th century French fur trade era. Ask questions and learn more about the people who called this region home. Registration is not required for this free, all-ages Forest Preserve District of Will ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E. 135th St. (Romeo Road)
Romeoville, IL 60446
Teen Iron Chef
Now - Apr. 2, 2017
Ages 6-12, registration required Can your culinary master skills stand up to the test? See what creation you can make using a secret ingredient and other basic items. No cooking required. ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History Performing Arts Other Dining
Joliet Public Library- Black Road Branch
3395 Black Rd
Joliet, IL 60431
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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