Fourth Fridays - Tazewell Art Loop Grows in June

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Fourth Fridays – the Tazewell Art Loop Even Bigger in June!

Friday, June 23rd will be the second Fourth Friday – Tazewell Art Loop of the 2017 season and all are invited!  Local businesses and organizations in Tazewell County - such as Art Studios, Restaurants, Retail stores, Service organizations, and more -  will be hosting local artists, musicians or special promotions at their business on every Fourth Friday between May and November from 5:00 PM-9:00 PM.  This initiative is being supported by the Chambers of Commerce in Morton and Pekin as well as by the Tremont and Delavan communities.  The public is invited to visit participating locations, enjoy great local art, shop and dine local while exploring the communities on The Tazewell Art Loop!

Plans for June’s Fourth Friday will include the following, with more destinations and activities being added monthly!

In Morton

Business Name

June Plans


Lulu's on Main


Kemp 208

Goodnight Gracie

Musical Performance

Great American Popcorn Company


Eli's Coffee Shop

Ukulele & Guitar on the Porch


Jim Maloof Realty

Home Decor

Home Interior Decorating

Jefferson Street Studio and Gallery

Katie Cannon Photography

Title of show:  farMN' 

Jefferson Place by Element Building

J. Hess, Tres Rojas, The Little Clothing Company

Clothing for all ages available with a little wine tasting at this pop up storefront in Morton.

Seasons Gastropub


Paddy O'Flaherty's/Park Inn by Radisson

22 VA

Rotating Exhibit of talented Veteran Artists that want to help other Veterans express themselves through visual and creative arts. 

Morton Leaves 'n Beans


John Telger Photography

Head Shot Session Giveaway

The giveaway includes the session (corporate or lifestyle) plus 2 retouched digital images for your use.

Old School Arts

Art Show: Ages 3-103


The Cotton Top

Screen print a tee for the 4th of July!

Letting the customer experience printing a tee shirt! What fun- to say I made this! From children to adult. Price $10.00.

Grimm's Inc



In Tremont

Business Name

June Plans


Tremont Gallery

Make It and Take It Greeting Cards

Stop by Pearl Street Stamping to create a free Greeting Card, Chris Stevens, playing popular tunes on the acoustic guitar out front

Simply Sweet Cakes

Cake Decorating Demonstration & Buy 3, get 1 free cupcakes

Chris Stevens out front and Cake Decorating Demonstration & Buy 3, get 1 free cupcakes inside.

Eli’s Coffee Shop


Chris Stevens, playing popular tunes on the acoustic guitar out front

Louisa Jane Home Furnishings & Design

Love Letters Hand Stamped Jewelry

JoAnne Hoer will be stamping jewelry - to order and to take home with you!  Love Letters Hand Stamped Jewelry


In Pekin

Business Name

June Plans

GroUp Gardening


Vinyl Art Studio

Peek into a private sign making workshop and learn about classes you can take too.

Mauries of Pekin


The Kountry Nook

RAVENWING CREATIONS, metal stamping make and take it

Rustic Roost


Leo's Art Studio

Make It and Take It Painting Classes

Pekin Academy of Fine Arts



In Delavan

Business Name

June Plans

Beauty of a Site

$25 Gift Card Drawing for anyone that stops by!  Check out her website for gift ideas.

Ebenezer Art Studio

Craig Stocks Photography Exhibit

Harvest Café


The Exchange



 “We supported the creation of Fourth Fridays to introduce Greater Peoria region to the amazing shops, artists, businesses and shop local opportunities there are throughout the region while also providing an avenue for community members to gather and explore.  Collaboration between Morton, Tremont, Delavan and Pekin will bring this fun opportunity for all and we look forward to sharing the Fourth Friday experience along the Tazewell Art Loop,” says Leigh Ann Brown, CEO of the Morton Chamber and Economic Development Council. 

The Fourth Friday – Tazewell Art Loop Facebook page will be the best way to learn more about the program as it will be where specials, events, locations and more will be posted regularly.  The Facebook page can be found here -

The Morton Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to strengthen business and enhance the community.  The Fourth Friday – Tazewell Art Loop is one of many ways it will promote our members, enhance our community and help develop a strong and growing economy in Morton and throughout the County. 

Businesses can register to participate in the Art Loop at any time using the Morton Chamber of Commerce’s online registration link.  For more information and to register to participate as an artist or participating location, visit -





The Morton Economic Development Council exists to positively shape the future of Morton. 

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