Champaign-Urbana Area Weekend Planner May 1-3 Sponsored by Orpheum Kids’ Building Fair

It's time once again for the award-winning Orpheum Children’s Science Museum Kids' Building Fair.  Head over to this free, annual family favorite between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 2. Designed to provide children and families with an educational and discovery-based introduction to the skills and tools involved in the preservation of historic buildings like the … [Read more...]

Champaign-Urbana Area Weekend Planner for April 24-26 Sponsored by Savoy Recreation Center

The Savoy Recreation Center invites you and your family to join them as they kick off the summer with a FREE Summer Kick-Off/Touch a Truck event this  Sunday, April 26 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Head to the Savoy Recreation Center and let the kids enjoy some games and some cool treats. Kids of all ages will hurry down to see, touch and even sit in trucks of all kinds! The … [Read more...]

April Sneak Peek: Top 10 Picks for Family Fun

What We're Looking Forward to in April around Champaign-Urbana Thank you to Petry for Mayor for sponsoring our first Monthly Top 10! Don't forget to vote on April 7. If you are a Champaign voter and want to learn more about Joe Petry's platform, please visit his website. Traditionally, April is one of the busiest months of the year in and around Champaign-Urbana. Something … [Read more...]

Champaign-Urbana Area Weekend Planner for April 25-27

Is the busiest weekend of the year in Champaign-Urbana? Up for debate. But there's plenty of fun to be had. Check out our list of  10 things you should about the Illinois Marathon before you head out on your day Saturday. And, believe it or not but Mother's Day-related events get started this weekend too. Our planner picks, without further ado: What: Compagnia T.P.O.: … [Read more...]

Weekend Planner: 2013 Illinois Marathon Edition

Welcome to all the out-of-town guests in our fine city this weekend. We also congratulate all the runners and wheelchair athletes in this year’s Illinois Marathon, no matter the distance. It’s a lot of fun (and free!) to cheer on the runners, and we've got the lowdown on other fun activities surrounding the Illinois Marathon. The event results in traffic disruptions all around … [Read more...]