Activities

2021 Schedule

Saturday
Sep 18
11:00 am - 4:00 pm Art/Photo Show-Last Day Entries Accepted
Located at The Exibit Fine Art Center & Gallery
Sunday
Sep 19
7:00 am Fishing Tournament
Located at Stratton Park
Tuesday
Sep 21
11:00 am - 2:00 pm Steak Sandwiches
Located at Grundy County Courthouse
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm Packet Pick-up is in person (Morris Hospital 5K Virtual Only)
Located at Shabbona School
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Steak Sandwiches
Located at Grundy County Courthouse
Wednesday
Sep 22
All Day Scarecrow Stroll
Located at Chapin Park
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm Petting Zoo
Located at Franklin & Main Street
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm Pony Rides
Located at Franklin & Main Street
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm Train Rides
Located at Grundy County Courthouse
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Chili Supper (Outdoor seating and carry out only)
Located at First Presbyterian Church
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm Skinners’ Amusements Carnival – Wristbands $20
Located at Carnival
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Eagle Auxiliary Fudge Sale
Located at Liberty St. & Washington St.
6:00 pm Water Fights
Located at 100 Block West Washington
Thursday
Sep 23
All Day Scarecrow Stroll
Located at Chapin Park
11:00 am - 1:00 pm Packet Pick-up is in person (Morris Hospital 5K Virtual Only)
Located at Shabbona School
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm Art/Photo Show
Located at The Exibit Fine Art Center & Gallery
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm Petting Zoo
Located at Franklin & Main Street
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm Pony Rides
Located at Franklin & Main Street
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm Train Rides
Located at Grundy County Courthouse
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm Skinners’ Amusements Carnival – Wristbands $20
Located at Carnival
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Eagle Auxiliary Fudge Sale
Located at Liberty St. & Washington St.
Friday
Sep 24
All Day Scarecrow Stroll
Located at Chapin Park
10:00 am - 8:30 pm Train Rides
Located at Grundy County Courthouse
10:00 am - 5:00 pm Log Cabin Festival
Located at Log Home Festival
11:00 am - 2:00 pm Brown Bag Corn Fest Friday Concert
Located at Grundy County Courthouse
11:00 am - 7:00 pm Petting Zoo
Located at Franklin & Main Street
11:00 am - 7:00 pm Pony Rides
Located at Franklin & Main Street
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm Art/Photo Show
Located at The Exibit Fine Art Center & Gallery
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Pumpkin Decorating Contest entries
Located at First Presbyterian Church
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Porkburgers (United Methodist Church)
Located at First United Methodist Church
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Eagle Auxiliary Fudge Sale
Located at Liberty St. & Washington St.
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm Beer Tent open
Located at Wauponsee St. & Illinois Ave.
5:00 pm Free Popcorn Giveaway
Located at Liberty & Washington Streets, Jackson St. and 400 block Liberty Street
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Hobby and Handicraft Show
Located at First Presbyterian Church
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm Skinners’ Amusements Carnival
Located at Carnival
Saturday
Sep 25
All Day Scarecrow Stroll
Located at Chapin Park
8:00 am - 4:00 pm Craft Show and Flea Market
Located at Grundy County Fairgrounds
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Log Cabin Festival
Located at Log Home Festival
9:00 am Crackerbox Derby
Located at Goold Park
9:00 am - 6:00 pm Morris Hospital 5k Run (Virtual only)
Located at White Oak Grade School
9:00 am Registration for Kiddie Water Fights
Located at Morris Fire Station #1
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Kids Casting Booth
Located at Jackson Street Stage
10:00 am Kiddie Water Fights
Located at Morris Fire Station #1
10:00 am - 8:30 pm Train Rides
Located at Grundy County Courthouse
11:00 am - 7:00 pm Petting Zoo
Located at Franklin & Main Street
11:00 am - 7:00 pm Pony Rides
Located at Franklin & Main Street
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm Art/Photo Show
Located at The Exibit Fine Art Center & Gallery
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm Eagle Auxiliary Fudge Sale
Located at Liberty St. & Washington St.
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm Hobby and Handicraft Exhibit
Located at First Presbyterian Church
12:30 pm Lineup and Judging for Kiddie Parade
Located at Chapin Park
1:00 pm Kiddie Parade
Located at Various Locations
2:45 pm Pie Eating Contest
Located at Chapin Park
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm Beer Tent open
Located at Wauponsee St. & Illinois Ave.
5:30 pm Outdoor Worship Service
Located at First United Methodist Church
Sunday
Sep 26
11:00 am Pork Burgers
Located at First United Methodist Church
11:00 am - 2:00 pm Hobby and Handicraft Exhibit
Located at First Presbyterian Church
11:00 am - 5:00 pm Petting Zoo
Located at Franklin & Main Street
11:00 am - 5:00 pm Pony Rides
Located at Franklin & Main Street
12:00 pm Kiwanis Big Wheel Race
Located at 200 Block of Liberty St.
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Eagle Auxiliary Fudge Sale
Located at Liberty St. & Washington St.
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm Skinners’ Amusements Carnival
Located at Carnival
2:00 pm Grundy County Corn Festival parade
Located at Various Locations
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm Corn, Grain and Flower Show
Located at First Presbyterian Church
No event found!
baby show

Baby Show

winner

Art Show

Activities & Events Locations

WCSJ/K Country-WJDK Grundy County Corn Festival Talent Showcase

Do you sing, dance, play an instrument or maybe magic is your thing? All ages are welcome to showcase your talent at the WCSJ/WJDK Corn Festival Talent Showcase on Wednesday, September 28th beginning at 6:30pm at the Center Stage, located at Liberty and Jackson Streets in downtown Morris. We are currently accepting applications through September 2nd . Stop by the station at 219 W. Washington St. in Morris to pick up your application or call 815-941-1000, ext. 101 and we can email an application to you.

Scroll to Top