Event Calendar

October 17, 2013


Shrek the Musical at the Virginia Theatre

From 7:00AM to 11:55PM

The Virginia Theatre will host 'Shrek The Musical' from Thursday, October 17th through Saturday, October 19th. Oct. 17th - 7 PM - 9 PM Oct. 18th - 7 PM - 9 PM Oct. 19th - 2 PM - 4 PM & 7 PM - 9 PM Visit thevirginia.org for ticket information.

Starting a Small Business basic workshop

From 3:00PM to 5:30PM

The Starting a Small Business workshop provides an overview of the steps needed to open a business. The course includes help with defining your business, conducting an analysis of the competition, marketing, understanding cash flow, as well as numerous tips to be successful in a small business start up. 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.

Piato Catering benefiting Mills Cancer Patients

The buffet is benefiting Mills Breast Cancer Patients. The cost is $5 and the money raised will be given to cancer patients who are not going to make it. The money will allow an hour with a videographer and a portrait session with a local photographer to have something to leave behind for their families.

The Gates of Delirium

The Gates creak open. Step into the World of the Wicked... Welcome to a place where nightmares are real. Where unimaginable evils await you at every turn. Will you keep your sanity or will your mind crumble behind... The Gates of Delirium! The Gates of Delirium is Central Illinois' most terrifying haunted house. Voted a Top 5 Visitors' Favorite Haunt in 2012. This season will feature new shocks and thrills, so come join us in our third Year in FEAR! Dates of Operation: October 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25-27, 31; November 1, 2 Hours: Fridays/Saturdays: 7:00-11:00pm Sunday/Halloween: 7:00-10:00pm

A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum

Champaign Urbana Theater Company presents its production "A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum" which takes comedy back to its roots, combining situations from time-tested, 2000 year old comedies of Roman playwright Plautus with the infectious energy of classic vaudeville. Tickets available for show dates of October 17-20 online at cutc.org or at 217-344-3884.