Celebrate Father's Day Around the Heritage Corridor

06/08/2021 by  
  Father’s Day is this Sunday! Celebrate the men in your life with some fun activities, meals and maybe some shopping along the Heritage Corridor.   If you're looking for something to do the day before, celebrate Father’s Day Weekend wi...READ MORE

Ottawa Uncorked is Coming Soon!

05/18/2021 by  
Ottawa’s Annual Wine Weekend is back June 5-6, 2021!! It has been renamed Ottawa Uncorked and it is better than ever! Brought to us by the Ottawa Noon Rotary, Floret Events and Illinois Grape Growers and Vintners Alliance, in cooperation with the City of Ottawa and the...READ MORE

National Drink Wine Day

05/13/2021 by  
  National Drink Wine Day is February 18! How can we celebrate in the Heritage Corridor? Let’s get out there and enjoy some wine. Read on for some great ideas from our members.   Sable Creek Winery – Sable Creek Winery will have a...READ MORE

Illinois Made Inductees

05/12/2021 by  
Illinois Made celebrates those makers, creators, and artisans who help craft Illinois by hand, inspiring visitors and fellow Illinoisans to discover more about the state by experiencing firsthand the passion that makes it thrive. Makers exemplify what it means to be a l...READ MORE

Bishops Hill Winery Grand Opening

05/04/2021 by  
Bishops Hill Winery is officially open for business in Joliet! They opened for tastings April 15th.   They offer their nine wines tasting (1oz. each) for $20.00 each. Currently they have charcuterie trays to compliment your tastings, but will be adding s...READ MORE

Easter Meals and To-Go Specials

03/19/2021 by  
  Easter is upon us and we at the Heritage Corridor CVB have rounded up the best in-person and to-go meal packages for you and your family. Make sure to make your reservations early as space is more limited this year. Happy Easter from all of us at the Heritage Corri...READ MORE

Joliet Area Histroical Museum Re-Opens Their Doors

02/04/2021 by  
Good news is coming next weekend, the Joliet Area Historical Museum is reopening their doors for weekends starting Friday, February 12th! They will be reducing group sizes and staggering entry times. For the time being, all entry tickets will need to be purchased in advan...READ MORE

Super Bowl Finds Around the Heritage Corridor

02/01/2021 by  
The Super Bowl may look different for many reasons this year. That doesn’t mean that your spread needs to suffer. Here are some ideas and specials from some of our members. Doc Watson’s Smokehouse has your barbecue cravings figured out! Make sure to try their...READ MORE

Flock to the Rock, Spend the Night

01/12/2021 by  
  Make sure to “Flock to the Rock” to take part in this exciting promotion starting this Thursday, January 14, 2021.   Be one of the first 100  people to book a stay at either Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center or Kishauwau&rsqu...READ MORE

Wine Through the Corridor Gift Guide Ideas

12/15/2020 by  
  It’s Holiday Gift Giving Time and so we thought we would gather the BEST items around the Corridor for the wine lover on your list. Whether they’ve been naughty or nice, all of these gifts will be sure to put a smile on their face. Starved Rock Lodge...READ MORE

A Sneak Peek Into Bishop's Hill Winery in Joliet

12/15/2020 by  
  We were lucky enough to get a sneak peek of the up and coming Bishop’s Hill-Winery earlier this month. They have been working hard, renovating, building, cleaning and producing wine in Joliet. The building is an old castle that has been transformed!...READ MORE

Bid On Your Favorite Christmas Tree and Take It Home!

11/24/2020 by  
  The Grundy County Historical Society and Museum presents their Festival of Trees. The annual fundraiser to help fund operations.    Members of the community decorate a number of Christmas trees, centerpieces, and wreaths. Visitors will find eve...READ MORE

Wine and Thanksgiving Wine Pairing

11/17/2020 by  
Add a little more flavor to your Thanksgiving dinner with the right wine to pair for every side and dessert on your plate.  Here are some wine pairings from our local wineries and wine shops for you to try this season.   Start the afternoo...READ MORE

Fall Contest Time - Win Free Stuff from DNA Plainfield and the Heritage Corridor CVB

10/27/2020 by  
Cold weather months are upon us so what better time to get bundled up and try to win some FREE gear! We’ve partnered with the great people over DNA in Plainfield to get this contest going!  Here are the rules to enter: 1. Follow Adventure Outside Chicago&n...READ MORE

The Girlfriend's Guide to Wine

10/13/2020 by  
Wine and girlfriends just go hand in hand, don’t they? A good conversation and a glass of wine can go a long way whether it’s in person or over Zoom. I decided to have a girls day with one of my besties and we stopped at two local places to enjoy the fruits of th...READ MORE

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