City of Morton - Morton Washington
2018 Events


Morton's Saturday Farmer’s Market

Morton's Saturday Farmer’s Market

Every Saturday mid-May through mid-September , 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Grassy area adjacent to Gust Backstrom Park
700 W. Main Ave. in Morton

Fresh produce, arts and crafts, baked goods. Free entertainment and activities.

New vendors are welcome! No garage sale or swap meet vendors.
Contact Morton City Hall for vendor application ($20 one time yearly fee)
Questions? Call (360) 496-6881 or stop by City Hall at 250 Main Ave. in downtown Morton.

Vendor Application

at the Roxy Theater

All Day Sing – Shape Note Singing

At the Tiller Arts Center
August 25, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Admission by donation

Shape notes are a music notation designed to facilitate congregational and community singing. The notation, introduced in 1801, became a popular teaching device in American singing schools. Shapes were added to the note heads in written music to help singers find pitches within major and minor scales without the use of more complex information found in key signatures on the staff.

Packwood Memorial Day Flea Market

Packwood Labor Day Flea Market

August 31 - September 3
at Packwood

This bi-annual event turns the town of Packwood into a bustling flea market, one of the largest in the Western U.S. Hundreds of vendors sell antiques, novelties, clothing, and all kinds of household and decorative items. Tools, toys, and extraordinary finds abound. Come find your treasure. Call (360) 494- 2223.

FMAC Membership Appreciation Night

Membership Appreciation Gala Dinner

September 22 at 5:00 p.m.
at Roxy Theater

Membership Appreciation Night welcomes Fire Mountain Arts Council members to an entertaining evening of live entertainment, a bit of business, and a tasty meal. Want to be part of the fun? Join Fire Mountain Arts Council at the door, at the BCJ Gallery, or by mail. Click here for the membership brochure. Member dues for 2017-2018 is $50, and include four complimentary tickets valued at up to $10 each.

Eastern Lewis County Hospital Foundation's Dinner Auction

Eastern Lewis County Hospital Foundation's Dinner Auction

October 6 at 5:00 p.m.
Morton Lions Hall

The Eastern Lewis County Hospital Foundation’s annual dinner is an event filled with laughter and friendship and offers a wide variety of both silent and live auction items.  Your support of the Foundation provides scholarships for hospital employees and equipment for Morton General Hospital.

Music Festival

Autumn Music Fest

October 14 at 4 p.m.
Admission by donation. Also accepting food items for the food bank.
at the Roxy Theater

Autumn Music Fest brings soloists and ensembles from area churches and choirs together for an inspirational musical program. Sponsored by DeVaul Publishing.

Mystery Dinner Party

Renaissance Mystery Dinner Party

October 20, 6pm at the Tiller Arts Center
at the Roxy Theater

Costumes are highly encouraged. The best costume will receive an award. To rent a costume, leave a message for Louise at the BCJ Gallery (360) 496-0542.

Thriller” OnStage Halloween Flashmob

“Thriller” OnStage Halloween Flashmob

October 31, 6-8 pm
at the Roxy Theater

For a donation of AT LEAST $10, Morton city limits residents can have a flashmob of dancers perform the Thriller dance on your lawn on Halloween evening. Performances will start happening around town at approx. 6 pm. If you would like to sponsor a performance for yourself or someone else within Morton city limits, please email Genny Greiter at or call her at 360-496-5060. It’s a THRILL!

White Pass Scenic Byway

White Pass Scenic Byway quarterly tourism meeting 

November 8 - Morton

USO Show

Command Performance – USO Show

November 10 at 7 p.m.
Tickets: $15 General Audience, $10 Veterans, $7 Students/Children

Celebrate and honor our Veterans with 1940’s USO-style entertainment:  skits, vocalists, dancers, plenty of laughs, and dancing to the Sound of Swing Big Band.

at the Roxy Theater

Into the Woods

OnStage Children’s Theatre Education Program
Nov 30 & Dec 7 at 7 p.m., Dec 1 & 8 at 2 p.m.
Tickets: Adults: $9 in advance, $10 at the door.
Children 12 and under: $5.

Follow the Baker and his barren wife as they seek help from classic Grimm’s Fairy Tale characters to break their curse and live happily ever after, in the junior version of Sondheim’s critically acclaimed musical.

Festival of Trees

11th Annual Festival of Trees

A Barbara Clevenger Johnson Gallery Benefit
At the Tiller Arts Center
December 6-8, - 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Festivities and the silent auction begin with the unveiling of the indoor forest during the Festival of Trees Winter Wonderland Gala. Refreshments, raffles, and win door prizes while you bid and vote for your favorite tree. Silent auction concludes at 5 p.m. December 9.

Christmas in the Mountains

11th Annual Christmas in the Mountains

December 8
at Roxy Theater
Admission by donation

Living Nativity at the Roxy
December 9, 5:30pm

Help us celebrate the holiday season at the Roxy Theater. Visit Santa in the Tiller from 10am-12PM, go on a hayride from 10am-12pm, visit the Living Nativity at the Roxy at 6PM, and watch a holiday themed movie at the Roxy at 7PM. What a great way to spend time with your friends in the community during the holiday season!

Lights in Gust Backstrom Park

Lights in Gust Backstrom Park - Parade & Christmas Tree Lighting

Gust Backstrom Park

Christmas Parade starts downtown Morton on Main Avenue - 5:30pm

Christmas tree Lighting at Gust Backstrom Park - 6:00pm

A Christmas in the Mountains Event
Sponsored by: City of Morton & East Lewis County Chamber of Commerce



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