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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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Chicago Portage Area | Bolingbrook Area | Joliet Area
Morris Area | Starved Rock Area | Putnam County

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July & August 2017 Programs at the Joliet Area Historical Museum

Thursday, July 13th at 7:30pm
The ROOFTOP Summer Music Series:  Great Moments in Vinyl
The music & stories behing the songs with an amazing tribute to The Beatles White Album featuring Notable area musicians led by founder and narrator William Lindsey Cochran
$8 Museum Members / Students • $10 General Public

Saturday, July 22nd at 6:00pm
David Masciotra Book Release - Barack Obama: Invisible Man
Barack Obama: Invisible Man - a provocative, penetrating cultural and literary look at the life & political career of President Barack Obama.  Don't miss the After Party at Chicago Street Pub, with music by Kev Wright and John Condron.  
$7 General Public, Museum Members Free • Cash Bar

Thursday, August 3rd from 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Craft Beer Tasting on the Rooftop
Over 40 Beers and Ciders (including some amazing craft beers) to sample PLUS a historical presentation, musical performnace, food and beverage for all, free gifts and raffles, tour the museum galleries
$22.00 Non-Members • $19.00 Museum Members

Saturday, August 5th 
The Land of OZ
Oz Fashion Shows, Vaudeville Show, Food, Fun & More
$30 Museum Members & $35 Non-members

To get more information, please visit jolietmuseum.org.