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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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This Saturday October 7th, Water Street & Route 66 transforms into a Spooktacular Witch-Walk. See the decorations, experience the market, check out the many vendors, and make sure to stop in and support our Antique Trail Members, Milltown MarketChic, Geek & AntiqueTwo Hounds AntiquesRick's Relics on 66MCManiacs-VintageParaphernalia Antiques & the Old Theatre Antique Mall.

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Full Bewitched schedule
9:00am – 3:00pm: Water Street Market

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Another exciting Water Street Market is expected during this year’s Bewitched on 66 as stores open for visitors from the Heritage Corridor and beyond.  The street will be lined with vendors of all kinds and when the market closes, the stores remain open for Wine on Water Street (7:oopm – 9:00pm).

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Also, Make sure to visit The Kankakee Area Jaycees booth during the Water Street Market. 

11:00am – 12:00pm:  Hot Dogs for Hound Dogs

Two Hounds Antiques will be hosting a special lunch to help raise funding and awareness for the Midwest Beagle Rescue.  Purchase “Hot Dogs for Hound Dogs” to help support this great organization.

2:30 – Howl-o-Weenie pet costume contest

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The dogs of October strut their stuff on the big stage (sponsored by Two Hounds) for the 2nd annual pet costume contest!  This is the chance to showcase your poochy-pedigree on a platform for prestigious prizes. 

Entertainment Lineup

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  • 1:00pm The Image of Elvis
  • 5:30pm Helping Hands Theater Group
  • 7:00pm Wasted Words

7:00pm – 9:00pm: Wine on Water Street

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Make sure to purchase tickets for “Wine on Water Street” sponsored by the Rotary Club of Wilmington, IL.  Wine walkers will have a chance to sample various vintages while shopping the antique stores of this historic community.