Welcome to another new month and with it, brings the return of one of our community’s favorite annual events
Families can choose from a myriad of events and activities this weekend in Champaign-Urbana
Illini everything this weekend, from the extra special Vet Med Open House to soccer, softball, volleyball, football games AND opportunities to go ice skating at the Ice Arena OR take in a show at Krannert… as we said, Illini EVERYTHING. We have the scoop on everything happening on campus AND in the surrounding off-campus community as well in this weekend’s planner.
chambanamoms thanks the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine for presenting this weekend’s planner
Upcoming College of Veterinary Medicine Events
Come one, come all to the Vet Med Open House on October 3.
Learn more about this free event at vetmed.illinois.edu/openhouse.
October 7, 14 and 21, join virtually for a series of educational webinars to help pet owners. The first session is timely and aims to help owners with dogs experiencing separation anxiety. These sessions are $45 each.
Register here: go.illinois.edu/
Featured Weekend Events – Illini Football and Soccer
Take the whole family to see Illinois Football vs Charlotte for only $49. On Sunday come out to Demirjian Park for Hispanic Heritage Day as the Illini take on Maryland (Admission is FREE!).
A few events to check out this weekend
Looking for something to do with your family? You’ve come to the right place! Our events calendar aggregates family-friendly events happening in the Champaign-Urbana metro area. We know you’re busy and looking for a bang for your buck, so we put an emphasis on including free and low-cost events that you can plan to attend on the fly. Please note that events are subject to change without notice.
Saturday, October 2, 2021
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Scarecrow Festival in AMBUCS Park
at AMBUCS Park, Urbana Illinois
Sunday, October 3, 2021
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
University of Illinois Homecoming 5K, Fountain Dye and Pancake Breakfast
at Alice Campbell Alumni Center, Urbana Illinois
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