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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 Midsummer Night's Dream
Apr. 27, 2017 - Apr. 30, 2017 , Thursday & Friday at 8pm; Saturday at 4:00pm & 8:00pm; Sunday at 2:30pm
The PLT brings to the stage one of Shakespeare's most popular plays, A Midsummer Night's Dream. It portrays the adventures of four young Athenian lovers, a group of amateur actors and their interactions with the Duke and Duchess of Athens, and the fairies that inhabit a moonlit forest. A Midsummer Night's Dream was wri...More Info
Cost: Adults $10; Seniors/Students $9; Lewis Students $2 Event Type: Performing Arts
Lewis University
One University Parkway
Romeoville, IL 60446-2200
"Bell, Book & Candle" by Joliet Drama Guild
Apr. 28, 2017 - Apr. 30, 2017 ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park and Theatre
201 W. Jefferson Street at Bluff Street
Joliet, IL 60432
Weekend Market
Apr. 28, 2017 - Apr. 30, 2017 , Friday - Sunday Mall Hours
Visit Louis Joliet Mall every Friday, Saturday & Sunday as we feature local crafters and small businesses in the Joliet Area! Head over to the Sears Wing to see different craftings and services featured each weekend! Plus! Looking to sell or promote your special craft or product to the community? We are seeking lo...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Louis Joliet Mall
3340 Mall Loop Drive
Joliet, IL 60431
41st Annual Indoor Corvette Show & G.M. Parts
Apr. 30, 2017 - Apr. 30, 2017 , 8am-2pm
41st Annual Indoor Corvette Show & G.M. Parts Swap Sunday, April 30, 2017, 8am-2pm at Hawk Chevrolet, 2001 W. Jefferson St., Joliet, IL. Admission $5.00 and will be donated to Easter Seals Joliet Region ...More Info
Cost: $5 donation Event Type: Festivals
Hawk Chevrolet
2001 W. Jefferson St.
Joliet, IL 60435
Dirty Mudd'r Bike Race
Apr. 30, 2017 - Apr. 30, 2017 , Registration opens at 7am, Roll out at 10am
Grab your mountain, cyclocross or even road bike and head out to Marilla Park to try our 62 mile ride full of rolling hills of gravel, dirt and grass and less than 7 miles of blacktop. For those not looking to tackle all 62 miles we have added a shorter 35 mile ride full of rolling hills of gravel and minimal blacktop....More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Marilla Park
1669 Marilla Park Rd
Streator, IL 61364
Rockett Brand Racing Fuel ET Bracket Series #2
Apr. 30, 2017 - Apr. 30, 2017 , 9:00am
Route 66 Raceway is a member of NHRA Division 3 – the North Central Division – and hosts the Rockett Brand Racing Fuel ET Bracket Series, where local racers from all different backgrounds, and with varying types of vehicles, can compete for wins and championships. Bracket racing allows drivers in many t...More Info
Cost: Gate Admission: $15 ** Kids 12 and under get in for free. Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Route 66 Raceway
500 Speedway Boulevard
Joliet, IL 60432
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
2017 Boat Season
Apr. 29, 2017 - Oct. 29, 2017 , 10:00am-4:00pm
In 1848, Illinois was a very different place! Prairies covered much of the state, settlers used wagons and stagecoaches for transportation and to ship goods, and LaSalle, IL was bigger than Chicago! Come journey back in time aboard the "Volunteer," a 70-passenger, mule-pulled 1840's replica canal boat as it coasts g...More Info
Cost: Youth (ages 4-16) $8, Seniors (65+) $13, Adults (ages 17-64) $15, Children age 3 and under are FREE Event Type: Nature
I&M Canal Boat
754 First Street
La Salle, IL 61301


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