Event Calendar

August 24, 2013


Giant Scale Airplane Fly-In

From 9:00AM to 5:00PM

Bring the whole family to watch huge planes fly at The Champaign County Radio Control Club’s annual “Big Plane Fly-In” This is a free event where festival goers can watch over 100 planes fly! There will also be a meet and greet with the pilots and an opportunity to see the planes up close! The Champaign County Radio Control Club field is located on Route 150, 2.5 miles West of Champaign’s Mattis Avenue.

Barnstormers Over Champaign

From 9:00AM to 5:00PM

Champaign County Radio Control Club's Giant Scale Airplane Fly-In. Saturday, August 24th from 9am-5pm and Sunday, August 25th from 9am-1pm. All size planes fly evenings until dusk each day. Admission and parking are free. The Champaign County Radio Control Club field is located on Route 150, 2.5 miles west of Champaign's Mattis Avenue. For more information visit www.ccrcc.info.

Writing a Business Plan basic workshop

From 9:00AM to 11:30AM

The Writing a Business Plan workshop provides help in creating a comprehensive business plan unique to your business. Course includes the rationale for completing a business plan, developing a financial analysis, and directions for securing financing. Examples of actual business plans are reviewed. A workbook is provided. Held at the Champaign Country Chamber of Commerce, 303 West Kirby Avenue, Champaign, IL 61820. For more information or to register for workshops, log on to eci-score.org or call (217) 359-1791. Email questions to info@eci-score.org.

Writing a Business Plan basic workshop

From 9:00AM to 11:30PM

The Writing a Business Plan workshop provides help in creating a comprehensive business plan unique to your business. Course includes the rationale for completing a business plan, developing a financial analysis, and directions for securing financing. Examples of actual business plans are reviewed. A workbook is provided. Held at the Champaign Country Chamber of Commerce, 303 West Kirby Avenue, Champaign, IL 61820. For more information or to register for workshops, log on to eci-score.org or call (217) 359-1791. Email questions to info@eci-score.org.

Robert Cray Band at the Virginia Theatre

From 7:00PM to 11:55PM

Come out to the Viriginia Theatre to see the Robert Cray Band, opening for them will be hometown heroes Cody & The Gateway Drugs! Doors open at 6 PM. Visit thevirginia.org for ticket information.

Robert Cray Band at the Virginia Theatre

From 7:00PM to 11:55PM

Come out to the Viriginia Theatre to see the Robert Cray Band, opening for them will be hometown heroes Cody & The Gateway Drugs! Doors open at 6 PM. Visit thevirginia.org for ticket information.

UBA Sweetcorn Festival

This year's festival takes place in the heart of downtown Urbana on Main St. between Race and Vine Streets on Friday, August 23rd, 5:00-11:00pm and Saturday, August 24th, 11:00am to 11:00pm. Each year this festival is frequented by as many as 50,000 individuals from both Champaign-Urbana and the surrounding communities in Central Illinois. This festival is also the official welcome for incoming and returning University of Illinois students. All the local Illinois sweetcorn you can eat is the main attraction of this festival! There will also be live music both nights on two different stages from both regional and national headliners. Car enthusiasts can look forward to the Motor Muster Car Show, a showcase of vintage automobiles. For children and families we have Action Inflatables, a rock climbing wall, indoor laser tag, pony rides, and a petting zoo along with all of the quality merchandise and delicious food from our vendors. For more information check out the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/urbanasweetcorn For day of updates follow Urbana Sweetcorn Festival on Twitter!: https://twitter.com/urbanasweetcorn