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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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Vintage Illinois - The Largest Illinois Wine Fest - Comes to Matthiessen State Park

On September 16 & 17, 2017, get ready to experience the bubbly at the largest Illinois Wine fest - Vintage Illinois.  The festival takes place at Matthiessen State Park, where 25 wineries will be pouring the "fruits of their labor" for you to enjoy.  Make to sure to stop at the tents of Illinois Sparkling Co. and August Hill Winery, members of the Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau.  

Some great food vendors will be on site too, making this one of the tastiest festivals around.  Make sure to check out Pine Hills Golf Club & Restaurant, 9th Street Pub, Starved Rock Lodge and the other great meals as well.

Kick back with a glass, relax, and listen to the sounds of Katie Belle & the Belle Rangers, Old as Dirt Band, Lisa Rene Band, and Brother John Band.  

Get more information, including directions, by visiting the event's web site at VintageIllinois.com.  

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