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Morris Retail Association releases 2020 event calendar

The Morris Retail Association has released its 2020 event calendar.
The Morris Retail Association has released its 2020 event calendar.

Morris is known throughout Illinois for the fun events they produce.

The Morris Retail Association (MRA) helps produce many of the events, and the association has now released its 2020 event calendar.

MRA is made up of more than 30 stores and restaurants. This not for profit group prides itself on working together to produce events such as Girls Night Out and Midnight in Morris.

In 2020 additional events have been added to make a total of ten epic events produced by MRA. All these events are free to the public. MRA members share the responsibilities and volunteer their time to produce these epic events.

Coffee & Donuts

The Coffee and Donuts event will kickoff’s off the 2020 MRA events. On Saturday, Feb. 22 from 9 a.m. to noon, the MRA retailers and restaurant members will be serving free coffee and donuts. Shop the stores, check out the menus at the restaurants and the social media hashtag #shopMorris. Most participating businesses will open early, at 9 a.m. Ask you favorite MRA member for details.

The new events for 2020 are Shop Lucky, Shop Morris, Spring in Spring, and the Holiday Kickoff Event.

Shop Lucky, Shop Morris

This event will take place on Saturday, March 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. You are always lucky when you shop Morris, and here’s your chance to prove it. Play a free and fun game at each participating store and you can win prizes. Also, with any purchase during the event, receive a scratch off ticket for a chance to win MRA gift certificates, while supplies last. Are you lucky? Prove it by shopping small March 21.

Spring into Spring

Spring into Spring will take place on Saturday, April 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Morris Retailers will be ready for spring! Visit the stores to see what’s new! Enter to win spring prizes at every participating store. No purchase necessary. See live mannequins in many store windows as well. Get out of the house and enjoy spring. Details will be posted soon on Facebook and the MRA web site.

Holiday Kickoff

The Holiday Kickoff Event will take place on Friday, Nov. 6. This new event is the perfect way to kick off the holiday season. Most MRA member stores will be open until 7 p.m. Start your holiday shopping then enjoy drink specials at participating MRA restaurants.

2020 Event Schedules can be picked up at any participating MRA member A detailed of listing of each Morris Retail Association event can be found online at www.ShopMorrisIL.com or follow the Morris Retail Association on Facebook or Instagram.

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