Finders Keepers Market
Sep
30
9:00am 9:00am

Finders Keepers Market

 Fall Finders Keepers Market - Vintage/Antique, Rehab to Fab & A Few Crafty Items, too!

Saturday, September 30th
(Rain date of October 7st)
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Green Acres Market
709 S. Pleasant Hill Road in East Peoria
(just a hop, skip & jump from Morton off
Jefferson Street/Muller Road)

This Market is a fundraiser for Totes for Ta-Tas – we are raising funds for Illinois CancerCare Foundation this year! Questions! Contact Sharyl at (309)657-0992 or greenacresmorton@gmail.com                  Website: http://totesforta-tas.com

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1st Sunday Market
Oct
1
9:00am 9:00am

1st Sunday Market

1st Sunday Market In Morton

 October 1, 2017 Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

 Shabby, antique, crafts, jewelry, art, primitives, re-purposed, clothing, essential oils, hand painted china, embroidered treasures, movie posters and autographs and so much more! Come and enjoy a day of family fun!

Morton Knights of Columbus Hall 416 W. David St, Morton, IL.

Hosted by Shabby Shac

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Morton Fall Chalk Challenge
Oct
7
8:00am 8:00am

Morton Fall Chalk Challenge

 Morton Fall Chalk Challenge will be held on Saturday October 7th 8am to 2 pm time to createChalk Art, 2:30pm Winners Announced, 3 to 8pm Public Viewing of all the master pieces.  All Ages and Abilities are welcome Cash Prizes

FREE, but please register to be included in prizes @oldschoolarts.com

The theme is Old School Music. There is a Best Theme Category.

 

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Pink the Plaza
Oct
21
5:00pm 5:00pm

Pink the Plaza

 Pink the Plaza 5K Fun Run/Walk
Saturday, October 21st
Memorial Plaza in Downtown Morton
5:00 p.m. Start Time

Race Location: Starts and stops at the Memorial Plaza in Downtown Morton

Run Awards: Top three male and female runners will receive medals, along with top three youth (under age 12). This Run will not be officially timed. Runners will be placed in order they finish.

Proceeds: Fundraising event for Totes for Ta-Tas which will be held on November 5th to support the mission of Illinois CancerCare Foundation

Entry Fee: $25.00 per person. Registrations received after October 1st will not be guaranteed a shirt on Run/Walk Day.

T-shirt Pick-Up: October 20th 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
October 21st 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Morton Tourism Office

Checks Payable to: Totes for Ta-Tas

Send Registration Form & Check to: Totes for Ta-Tas
709 S. Pleasant Hill Road
East Peoria, IL 61611

Questions? Contact Sharyl Nuske at (309)657-0992 or totesfortatasmorton@gmail.com

Website: www.totesforta-tas.com

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Trick or Treat Main Street
Oct
27
4:30pm 4:30pm

Trick or Treat Main Street

 Bring the kids downtown Morton to show off their costumes and go business to business collecting treats.

The Best Decorated Business will receive a traveling trophy and a Chamber advertising package worth $500. The Best Costumed Employee will receive $50 in Chamber Checks. The Chamber would encourage all downtown Chamber Member merchants to participate in this new event by staying open until 6:30 pm that evening, handing out candy, and offering a special activity, menu, or sale at your business.

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Fourth Friday
Oct
27
5:00pm 5:00pm

Fourth Friday

Celebrate the Arts in Tazewell County through Fourth Fridays – the Tazewell Art Loop sponsored by the Morton and Pekin Chambers of Commerce and the Tremont and Delavan communities! Between May and November the community is invited to enjoy fun, shop local experiences in Morton, Tremont, Delavan, and Pekin on the Fourth Friday of every month. From 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm, artists, businesses and organizations will be partnering to create a dynamic shopping experiences for all. You will enjoylocal art, mingle with the artists, view featured exhibits, take in performance demonstrations, hear live music and entertainment, explore local shops and restaurants and so much more. To learn more about Fourth Friday Activities, visit our Facebook page and come out and see us on Fourth Fridays!

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Fourth Friday
Nov
24
5:00pm 5:00pm

Fourth Friday

Celebrate the Arts in Tazewell County through Fourth Fridays – the Tazewell Art Loop sponsored by the Morton and Pekin Chambers of Commerce and the Tremont and Delavan communities! Between May and November the community is invited to enjoy fun, shop local experiences in Morton, Tremont, Delavan, and Pekin on the Fourth Friday of every month. From 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm, artists, businesses and organizations will be partnering to create a dynamic shopping experiences for all. You will enjoylocal art, mingle with the artists, view featured exhibits, take in performance demonstrations, hear live music and entertainment, explore local shops and restaurants and so much more. To learn more about Fourth Friday Activities, visit our Facebook page and come out and see us on Fourth Fridays!

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Fourth Friday
Sep
22
5:00pm 5:00pm

Fourth Friday

Celebrate the Arts in Tazewell County through Fourth Fridays – the Tazewell Art Loop sponsored by the Morton and Pekin Chambers of Commerce and the Tremont and Delavan communities! Between May and November the community is invited to enjoy fun, shop local experiences in Morton, Tremont, Delavan, and Pekin on the Fourth Friday of every month. From 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm, artists, businesses and organizations will be partnering to create a dynamic shopping experiences for all. You will enjoylocal art, mingle with the artists, view featured exhibits, take in performance demonstrations, hear live music and entertainment, explore local shops and restaurants and so much more. To learn more about Fourth Friday Activities, visit our Facebook page and come out and see us on Fourth Fridays!

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Morton Paramedics Local 4952 Charity Golf Invitational
Sep
9
11:30am11:30am

Morton Paramedics Local 4952 Charity Golf Invitational

Morton Paramedics Local 4952 Charity Golf Invitational

Message: We have partnered with the Morton Community Foundation and this charity golf outing with raise money to grow our endowment fund. Our goal is to benefit other charities and First Responders in need. Location: Quail Meadows Golf Course. 18 holes of golf with dinner to follow.

Date: 9/9/2017

Start Time : 11:30:0 AM

End Time : 6:0:0 PM

Website: https://app.eventcaddy.com/events/morton-paramedics-local-4952-annual-charity-golf-invitational

Contact Number: (309) 303-0021

Joe Yerly     -emtmfd61550@yahoo.com

 

 

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LuLaRoe Multi-Consultant Fundraising Event for Totes for Ta-Tas
Sep
9
10:00am10:00am

LuLaRoe Multi-Consultant Fundraising Event for Totes for Ta-Tas

LuLaRoe Multi-Consultant Fundraising Event for Totes for Ta-Tas

Message: Totes for Ta-Tas will be hosting a LuLaRoe Multi-Consultant Fundraising Event on Saturday, September 9th from 10a until 12p at Community United Church of Christ in Morton!

We have five (5) area consultants bringing their collections to share with us!!!!

We will also have Noonday Collection to help accessorize your outfits!

Mark your calendars, and don't miss out on this great opportunity to have all of these wonderful ladies in one spot!!!!!!

Oh . . . we will have some light refreshments, too!        http://totesforta-tas.com
Contact Number: (309) 657-0992

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BINGO
Sep
7
4:00pm 4:00pm

BINGO

Every THURSDAY at the MORTON KNIGHTS of COLUMBUS Hall, 616 w. David St. Morton, IL.                         

Doors open at 4:00pm, Warm Up Bingo starts promptly 6:00 pm

Come early to avoid lines at purchase counter.
Play: Funtimes; Charity Game; and Layer Cake.

Kitchen and Complete bar open all evening. Order your favorite before and during Bingo. Menu includes but not limited to: Popcorn, Burgers, Pizza. Top of Form

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1st Sunday Market In Morton
Sep
3
9:00am 9:00am

1st Sunday Market In Morton

1st Sunday Market In Morton

 September 3, 2017 Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

 Shabby, antique, crafts, jewelry, art, primitives, re-purposed, clothing, essential oils, hand painted china, embroidered treasures, movie posters and autographs and so much more! Come and enjoy a day of family fun!

Morton Knights of Columbus Hall 416 W. David St, Morton, IL.

Hosted by Shabby Shac

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BINGO
Aug
31
4:00am 4:00am

BINGO

Every THURSDAY at the MORTON KNIGHTS of COLUMBUS Hall, 616 w. David St. Morton, IL.                         

Doors open at 4:00pm, Warm Up Bingo starts promptly 6:00 pm

Come early to avoid lines at purchase counter.
Play: Funtimes; Charity Game; and Layer Cake.

Kitchen and Complete bar open all evening. Order your favorite before and during Bingo. Menu includes but not limited to: Popcorn, Burgers, Pizza. Top of Form

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29th Annual Duck Race
Aug
26
12:00pm12:00pm

29th Annual Duck Race

Community Calendar

29th Annual Duck Race

Date: August 26, 2017 Time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

http://www.duckracepeoria.com

 The 29th annual Duck Race benefits The Center for Prevention of Abuse. Activities begin at noon. This year’s race features a 750-foot slip-n-slide, which will run down the street leading to Eastside Centre. The ducks will be released at 2 pm from a City of East Peoria dump truck onto the slip-n-slide. Firefighters will help the ducks down the hill by spraying the track with water. The person whose duck makes it to the finish line first will be the winner of $5,000. There are also many other great prizes to be awarded.

Event Location Eastside Centre, 1 Eastside Drive, East Peoria

Contact Information    Camille Yameen cyameen@centerforpreventionofabuse.org 309-272-2904                                  send an email

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Fourth Friday
Aug
25
5:00pm 5:00pm

Fourth Friday

Celebrate the Arts in Tazewell County through Fourth Fridays – the Tazewell Art Loop sponsored by the Morton and Pekin Chambers of Commerce and the Tremont and Delavan communities! Between May and November the community is invited to enjoy fun, shop local experiences in Morton, Tremont, Delavan, and Pekin on the Fourth Friday of every month. From 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm, artists, businesses and organizations will be partnering to create a dynamic shopping experiences for all. You will enjoylocal art, mingle with the artists, view featured exhibits, take in performance demonstrations, hear live music and entertainment, explore local shops and restaurants and so much more. To learn more about Fourth Friday Activities, visit our Facebook page and come out and see us on Fourth Fridays!

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BINGO
Aug
24
4:00pm 4:00pm

BINGO

Every THURSDAY at the MORTON KNIGHTS of COLUMBUS Hall, 616 w. David St. Morton, IL.                         

Doors open at 4:00pm, Warm Up Bingo starts promptly 6:00 pm

Come early to avoid lines at purchase counter.
Play: Funtimes; Charity Game; and Layer Cake.

Kitchen and Complete bar open all evening. Order your favorite before and during Bingo. Menu includes but not limited to: Popcorn, Burgers, Pizza. Top of Form

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Starting a Business in Illinois
Aug
24
3:00pm 3:00pm

Starting a Business in Illinois

Starting a Business in Illinois

Date: August 24, 2017 Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

http://www.bradley.edu/turnercenter

 

Event Description This free workshop is for individuals who are interested in starting their own business. You will learn about getting your business name registered, where to obtain a tax ID number, which legal form to choose, business plans, taxes and much more! These events are sponsored by the Illinois Small Business Development Center at Bradley University and Co-Sponsored by Morton Community Bank.

Fondulac Bank
2nd FL 201 Clock Tower Dr.
East Peoria 

Contact Information       Illinois Small Business Development Center 309-677-2992
Free to the public

 

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LEAP - Social Media Strategies
Aug
22
8:00am 8:00am

LEAP - Social Media Strategies

LEAP - Social Media Strategies

Date: August 22, 2017 Time: 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Event Location Morton Chamber of Commerce
415 W. Jefferson St.

Fees/Admission

FREE for Chamber Members.
$10 for Non Members.

Register Now
 

Event Description Tammy Finch will show how to make social media "connect" for your business and how to access content, along with new tools, tips and ways to not only use but integrate social media into your business and marketing strategy. 

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BINGO
Aug
17
4:00pm 4:00pm

BINGO

Every THURSDAY at the MORTON KNIGHTS of COLUMBUS Hall, 616 w. David St. Morton, IL.                         

Doors open at 4:00pm, Warm Up Bingo starts promptly 6:00 pm

Come early to avoid lines at purchase counter.
Play: Funtimes; Charity Game; and Layer Cake.

Kitchen and Complete bar open all evening. Order your favorite before and during Bingo. Menu includes but not limited to: Popcorn, Burgers, Pizza. Top of Form

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BINGO
Aug
10
4:00pm 4:00pm

BINGO

Every THURSDAY at the MORTON KNIGHTS of COLUMBUS Hall, 616 w. David St. Morton, IL.                         

Doors open at 4:00pm, Warm Up Bingo starts promptly 6:00 pm

Come early to avoid lines at purchase counter.
Play: Funtimes; Charity Game; and Layer Cake.

Kitchen and Complete bar open all evening. Order your favorite before and during Bingo. Menu includes but not limited to: Popcorn, Burgers, Pizza. Top of Form

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BINGO
Aug
3
4:00pm 4:00pm

BINGO

Every THURSDAY at the MORTON KNIGHTS of COLUMBUS Hall, 616 w. David St. Morton, IL.                         

Doors open at 4:00pm, Warm Up Bingo starts promptly 6:00 pm

Come early to avoid lines at purchase counter.
Play: Funtimes; Charity Game; and Layer Cake.

Kitchen and Complete bar open all evening. Order your favorite before and during Bingo. Menu includes but not limited to: Popcorn, Burgers, Pizza. Top of Form

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Groove in the Garden
Jul
28
6:30pm 6:30pm

Groove in the Garden

July 28 -  featuring music by Brazilionaires; Infectious blend of jazz, rock & pop over hypotonic latin grooves. Food provided by Haddad’s Food Truck enjoy gyros, sandwiches, and more.

 Everyone welcome! All concerts begin at 6:30 pm in Hannah’s Reading Garden. Bring your lawn chairs.  Sponsored by Heartland Bank & Trust Co.

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Fourth Friday
Jul
28
5:00pm 5:00pm

Fourth Friday

Celebrate the Arts in Tazewell County through Fourth Fridays – the Tazewell Art Loop sponsored by the Morton and Pekin Chambers of Commerce and the Tremont and Delavan communities! Between May and November the community is invited to enjoy fun, shop local experiences in Morton, Tremont, Delavan, and Pekin on the Fourth Friday of every month. From 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm, artists, businesses and organizations will be partnering to create a dynamic shopping experiences for all. You will enjoylocal art, mingle with the artists, view featured exhibits, take in performance demonstrations, hear live music and entertainment, explore local shops and restaurants and so much more. To learn more about Fourth Friday Activities, visit our Facebook page and come out and see us on Fourth Fridays!

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Jul
27
6:00pm 6:00pm

Arts in the Park Concert

Arts in the Park Concert July 27, 2017- 6 to 9pm Free Concert at Idlewood's Arts Pavilion featuring 7 West Band, a high energy rock band. People from near and far bring their lawn chairs, blankets and families to the park to enjoy a different style of music each week. Concessions are available starting at 6pm from one of Morton's fine service organizations, who keeps the funds for their projects, or you can bring a picnic supper.  The concert starts at 7pm .  www.mortonfinearts.org

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BINGO
Jul
27
4:00pm 4:00pm

BINGO

Every THURSDAY at the MORTON KNIGHTS of COLUMBUS Hall, 616 w. David St. Morton, IL.                         

Doors open at 4:00pm, Warm Up Bingo starts promptly 6:00 pm

Come early to avoid lines at purchase counter.
Play: Funtimes; Charity Game; and Layer Cake.

Kitchen and Complete bar open all evening. Order your favorite before and during Bingo. Menu includes but not limited to: Popcorn, Burgers, Pizza. Top of Form

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Groove in the Garden
Jul
21
6:30pm 6:30pm

Groove in the Garden

Groove in the Garden - By the Book

in Hannah's Reading Garden

Friday, Jul. 21, 6:30 pm

Tonight's performance is a By the Book. Enjoy a variety of uplifting music. Everyone welcome! All concerts begin at 6:30 pm in Hannah’s Reading Garden. Bring your lawn chairs. Tonight's food is provided by Gramma Nana’s Kitchen. Enjoy their sweet treats & just for us, hot dogs & chips, too Sponsored by Heartland Bank & Trust Co.

 

 

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Jul
20
6:00pm 6:00pm

Arts in the Park Concert

Arts in the Park Concert July 20, 2017 6 to 9pmFree Concert at Idlewood's Arts Pavilion featuring FireBox Bluegrass Band, wonderful musicians and great bluegrass tunes.  People from near and far bring their lawn chairs, blankets and families to the park to enjoy a different style of music each week. Concessions are available starting at 6pm from one of Morton's fine service organizations, who keeps the funds for their projects, or you can bring a picnic supper. The concert starts at 7pm . www.mortonfinearts.org

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BINGO
Jul
20
4:00pm 4:00pm

BINGO

Every THURSDAY at the MORTON KNIGHTS of COLUMBUS Hall, 616 w. David St. Morton, IL.                         

Doors open at 4:00pm, Warm Up Bingo starts promptly 6:00 pm

Come early to avoid lines at purchase counter.
Play: Funtimes; Charity Game; and Layer Cake.

Kitchen and Complete bar open all evening. Order your favorite before and during Bingo. Menu includes but not limited to: Popcorn, Burgers, Pizza. Top of Form

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Jul
16
9:00am 9:00am

Carson's Lemonade Stand

This St Jude Fund Raiser was inspired by Carson, a St Jude Patient to raise money for childhood cancer care. Starting at any area Kroger Store you travel to 9 different locations to have delicious lemonade and sign up for great prize drawings. Cost of registration is $10 for a passport to all locations.

 

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