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Online Greens/Wreath Sale

It’s time to order your fresh greens & wreaths from Garden’s Gate! Support our students while you get your outdoor decor for the holidays. Purchase your wreaths, decorative sticks/branches, porch pots, garland and grave blankets for the holidays.

Just visit: to order, now through Nov. 24. Then pick up at Garden’s Gate beginning Nov. 26.

If you have questions, please contact our office at 815-433-0125 ext. 1018.



Marquette's Merry Everything Calendar Raffle will be running again this year in Nov/Dec! It's full of amazing prizes of cash and/or gift cards, valued at $100 or more, every day from December 1-24. All daily winners will be re-entered for the Grand Prize of $1,000 cash on Christmas Day!

Tickets will be sold at $10 per chance all through the month of November at both campuses, and by Marquette families. Thank you for your support!

NEW!!! Merry Everything Holiday Home Tour


The tour includes six beautiful Ottawa locations festively decorated for the holidays. Soak in all the splendor of holiday decorating inspiration as you make your way through our beautiful city. Experience homes on the iconic tree-lined Ottawa Avenue, upscale Shadow Ridge subdivision, and the Marina Resort Community of Heritage Harbor; plus, stop to see the St. Genevieve Riverboat all decked out for Christmas! 

Homes will open for self-guided tours on Sunday, December 4, from 11:00am to 4:00pm. Homes can be visited in any order.

Purchase tickets online at Tickets purchased before 11/30/22 cost $25/person. Tickets purchased after 11/30/22 will cost $30/person. Or call 815-433-0125 ext 1018.

The Holiday Home Tour begins at the Marquette Academy Elementary cafeteria where you will check-in to receive your event wristband and tour addresses. (1110 LaSalle St., Ottawa. Enter the doors on the corner of LaSalle and Washington Streets by the flag pole.)You must show your purchase confirmation to receive your wristband. Wristbands are required to enter homes. 

Carpooling with friends/family is suggested, parking will be on the street. Holiday Home Tour is not recommended for children under 12. Shoe coverings will be provided at each home. No food, drinks, pets are allowed in homes. Bathrooms in the homes are not open to the public. Please respect the homeowners' privacy.



Thank you to our Calendar Raffle Sponsors:

Anderson Concrete


Alfano's Pizza

Amanda Brockman - Coldwell Banker 



Bears Den

Berta's Tap


Casa Mia 

Cheese Shop

Computer Spa

Court Street 

Dana, Kari & Isaac Jennings


Drew Ferracuti Law Firm

Financial Plus

First Federal Savings Bank

First National Bank

First State Bank

Gretencord Acupuncture & Chiropractic

Handy Foods

In Memory of Diane Bayer Class of 1970

In Memory of Doris Pedigo

Jamie Finan

John & Judy Kesig

Liquor & Wine

Lone Buffalo

Matthew Bullock Auctioneers, LLC

Megan & Casey Rick

Mike Findley & Christina Hasemann

Muffy's Tap

Nigel & Shelia Smith

OSB  Community Bank

Ottawa Bakery

Ottawa Children's Dentistry 

Polancic's Meat & Tenderloin

Primary Market

Rocco & Linda Tagglia 

Rosati's Pizza

Shearer Tree Service

Sopris Concrete, LLC

Streator Onized Credit Union


The  Gaworksi Family

The Blood Family

The Tree Guy Tree Service

Verucchi's Ristorante

Wells Fargo - Vezain

Winding Creek Soap & Supply, LLC