Take Me Out To The Ball Game

05/28/2021 by  
Have you missed watching a ball game, eating your favorite ball park snacks, and ending the night with a firework spectacular? The iconic minor league baseball team, the Joliet Slammers, have an upcoming home game on Friday, June 4th that you don’t want to miss! ...READ MORE

Run Through the Corridor

05/21/2021 by  
Whether you are a beginner or an experienced runner, there are plenty of races going on in the Heritage Corridor that you should check out! Beat your personal best and get moving at these races:   Quarryman Challenge 5k/ 10 mile - May 7, 2022 The Lemo...READ MORE

It's Time To "Switch On Summer" at the Buckingham Fountain

05/18/2021 by  
The Clarence Buckingham Memorial fountain is a stunning sculptural fountain in Grant Park. Typically the fountain features a beautiful water display in the warmer Chicago months. However, due to the pandemic the nearly 94-year-old fountain has not been active since 2019. ...READ MORE

April Showers Bring May Flowers

04/27/2021 by  
  With the weather warming up it is about time we start to see some of nature's beauty. Visit these spots listed below to find beautiful flowers and don’t forget to take some pictures! Bronkberry Farms Head over to Bronkberry Farms in Plainfield...READ MORE

View Photos Of The Past At Mendota Museum & Historical Society's Opening Weekend

04/09/2021 by  
The Mendota Museum & Historical Society will open for the season this weekend with a sweeping photographic opening exhibit and a new executive director. Doors open Saturday, April 10th, 2021, so be sure to come check it out. The new exhibit Through the Camera Lens wil...READ MORE

Best Places to take your Dog Around the Heritage Corridor

03/15/2021 by  
Fido wants to explore along with you! Check out our dog-friendly locations around the Heritage Corridor so that you no longer have to leave your four-legged best friend at home. Take them through the trails of Starved Rock State Park, out to eat at the Public Landing Restaur...READ MORE

Five “Instagramable” Locations Around the Heritage Corridor

03/08/2021 by  
  Looking to level up your social media content? Or maybe you just want a beautiful or unique place to take photos? Whatever you are looking for, check out these places for a great photo back drop! The Forge: Lemont Quarries We are starting of the list with a ...READ MORE

Celebrating Dr. Seuss's Birthday!

02/19/2021 by  
  Happy Birthday to You Dr. Seuss! “Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!” –Dr. Seuss He loved to write stories and he wrote a great rhyme. When we are reading his books, we have a great time...READ MORE

Get Creative at Open Space Art Gallery & Studios

02/09/2021 by  
  Find your Inner Artist Have you been looking for a creative outlet for you or your little one? Has virtual learning taken a toll on interactive art and creative self-expression? Open Space Art Gallery & Studios is the perfect place for you. Open Space is ...READ MORE

A Side of Wine With Your Football

02/02/2021 by  
It’s that time of the year again when you get together with friends and family and make a very big decision. What is the best commercial from the Super Bowl game this year? All jokes aside, you want to take your pre, mid, and post-game wine sipping lightly!&n...READ MORE

How To Achieve Your New Year’s Resolutions

01/04/2021 by  
Did you make a New Year’s resolution to exercise more, be healthier, or spend more time outdoors? We want to help you achieve your New Year’s resolutions in the best ways we know how! Start with an outdoor activity in Starved Rock Country. There are many ways ...READ MORE

Winter Wonderland at the Forge: Lemont Quarries

11/30/2020 by  
Looking for something fun to do this holiday season with family and friends? The Forge: Lemont Quarries has amazing events and offers that you won’t want to miss out on! Ice Skating Shelf at The Forge Ice skating is one of the best winter activities no matter wha...READ MORE

Calling All Thrill Seekers!

10/27/2020 by  
If you have not heard of The Forge: Lemont Quarries Adventure Park you have to visit! They offer year-round outdoor recreational activities that exhilarate, educate, and entertain adventure seekers of all ages and abilities. The Forge has some amazing offerings for every lev...READ MORE

Get Spooked at iPic Bolingbrook

10/26/2020 by  
  Who does not love movie theatre popcorn and a comfortable large leather chair to enjoy a classic Halloween film? IPIC Bolingbrook has you covered with all your favorite Halloween movies! Enjoy Iconic films like Hocus Pocus, Beetle Juice, Halloween (2018), and mo...READ MORE

Bird Watching on a Beautiful Hike

10/13/2020 by  
It’s important to find beauty in the simple things in life. Going on a nice peaceful hike and bird watching is one of the many things you can do at Lake Renwick Preserve.  Last weekend I went out to Lake Renwick Preserve-Turtle Lake Access and had the most peac...READ MORE

Get Inspired at the Liberty Art Stroll

09/29/2020 by  
Support local artists and immerse yourself in the downtown Morris Culture! This Saturday, October 3rd, bring a friend or the whole family to the Liberty Art Stroll. See the amazing local talent and soak in some of the last outdoor events before fall quickly turns to winter!&...READ MORE

Get Crafty with the Family This Fall at Boggio's - September 26 and 27

09/22/2020 by  
Boggio’s Orchard has an amazing event you won’t want to miss out on.  Mark your calendar for the 21st Annual Pumpkin Harvest Craft Event September 26th and 27th. Bring the whole family for hay rides, peddle carts, a petting zoo, corn mazes and more fun ...READ MORE

Scenes from the Corridor