The Morton Pumpkin FestivalThe Morton Pumpkin Festival is a very popular event held in the town each year. Coming from September 10-13, 2014, the Pumpkin Festival has a full carnival, a parade, live entertainment and all sorts of pumpkin-related foods for all guests to enjoy.
Check out the video from last year's Morton Pumpkin Festival:
There are also many special events like a pumpkin decorating contest, a pumpkin pie contest and pumpkin-weighing events. Plenty of live entertainment is offered at the festival including a number of different bands that will perform live in the evening. Morton Pumpkin Festival is the most noteworthy event that Morton has to offer each year.
Events at The Bertha Frank Performing Arts CenterThe Bertha Frank Performing Arts Center is a popular place to check different concerts at. The Bertha Frank Performing Arts Center of Morton is found at Morton High School on North Illinois Avenue. The arts center is operated by the Morton Fine Arts Association. It has a full full and winter concert series that will bring out many performers of all sorts.
The fall and winter season for 2014/2015 will start on October 6, 2014 with the Harmonicats, a harmonica music trio. Other acts to come include the vintage rock and roll performance group Phil Dirt and the Dozers, a group that will perform on November 10. The vocal pop performance group the Four Freshmen will also be here on December 8.
Many Hiking and Bike Trails Are OpenPeople can enjoy the sights of a Morton fall and winter around the town's many trails. These trails include a part of the 36-mile Constitution Trail that goes from Bloomington to Normal. There are also some fine bike trails to explore like the Pekin Park Bike Trail and River Trail of Illinois. These are trails that are open throughout the year in the daytime and will provide people with some fine experiences that are worth taking a look at.
The Morton Arts Scene Is AliveThere are many arts activities around Morton throughout the year. The Inspired Arts Academy is currently offering a variety of courses in dance, art and music for children and adults alike. There are classes of all sorts for people of all ages.
See more options by visiting the Morton, IL Arts & Events page at the official site of the Village of Morton.
Holidazzle Is ComingFinally, the annual Holidazzle event will take place in Morton on November 14-15. There are many holiday open houses and parties around the town during this celebration. The town Christmas tree will be lit during this event. The events that are held during the Holidazzle celebration are designed to introduce the coming Christmas season to Morton.
There are many other events that will come into the Village of Morton area throughout the entire year. People looking for the latest details on all the coming events in town can visit the town's official website at morton-il.gov. This will provide details on all the different events that will come around throughout the entire year. These are certainly going to be interesting to man people in the central Illinois area as they are festive and fun for the entire family.