Event Calendar

Champaign Park District's Summer Kickoff Festival

From 1:00AM to 7:00PM

Come out and help celebrate the beginning of the summer on June 14 from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM at the Champaign Park District's Summer Kickoff Festival. This event will be held at multiple locations in Champaign including the Sholem Aquatic Center, Centennial Park, and Prairie Farm. Festival activities include: lawn games, face painting, crafts, zucchini races, and live music.

Urbana's Market at the Square

From 7:00AM to 12:00PM

Come out every Saturday morning to the corner of Illinois and Vine in Downtown Urbana to The Market at the Square! Join thousands of residents and visitors during the Market Season and connect with growers. Choose locally-raised food and treasure-hunt among the art and craft vendor booths. Gather info about local non-profits, schools, and other community groups on our Community Row. Catch up with friends, take in some music from local performers, and enjoy the public square atmosphere the Market at the Square has to offer!

Celebrate Summer with the Pines!!!

From 10:00AM to 2:00PM

From 10am till 2pm, come to The Pines on Philo and Windsor Roads to have FREE family fun with attractions like an inflatable Bounce House and Slide, Children's nailing and painting Diane Ducey/ SJ Broadcasting and the Prize Wheel, animals, a dunk tank and so much more!!

Dog Days of Summer

From 11:00AM to 5:00PM

Bring your furry friend and celebrate all things dog at Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve, Mahomet. (217)586-2612.

Sundowners Car Show

From 1:00PM to 5:30PM

On June 14 come on down to Centennial High School in Champaign from 1:00 PM to 5:30 PM to see the Sundowners Car Show! All proceeds from this event will go towards supporting the American Cancer Society.


From 1:00PM to 4:00PM

Live music, inflatables, and Vendors at Douglass Park hosted by The Champaign Park District

2014 Relay for Life Champaign, IL

From 6:00PM to n/a

Cancer affects us all. If it’s someone in our family, one of our close friends, or one of our coworkers, we all know someone who has battled against cancer. Whether they have won the battle or not, come walk in support for those who have lost the fight to cancer and those who are still fighting at the 2014 Relay for Life in Champaign on June 14th. When we walk together, we are bigger than cancer. Visit relayforlife.org/ChampaignIL for more information on how you can help the fight against cancer, and to see other relay events in the area.

'Seven Brides for Steven Brothers

From n/a to n/a

Come out to the Parkland College Theater and see the Champaign Urbana Theater Company's ninth annual Production. Showings will take place at 7:30 PM on June 12-14, 2:30 PM on June 15, 7:30 PM on June 19-21, and 2:30 PM on June 22. Tickets will cost in between $8-$16 and can be purchased at the door or at cutc.org.

Strawberry Jam, Bluegrass Music

Come out to Meadowbrook Park in Urbana for some strawberry jam, blue grass music, and ice cream with strawberries. (217)367-1544.

American Cancer Society - Relay For Life

Join Stevie jay Broadcasting at the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life at the centennial High School Track Starting Saturday June 14th and carrying into Sunday morning at 6am. LOTS of fun in this 12 hour event including a car show, health and safety education, ceremonies honoring our survivors, and a live band! Don't forget to check out the Survivor Tent to pick up your Survivor Gear of participate in the silent auction! for details, visit RelayForLife.org/ChampaignIL or call Ann Doolin at 356-4861. Hope to see you there!

Macon County Fair

Decatur, IL 62524 Phone: 217-875-0135 http://www.maconcountyfair.com/web/

Uncork Urbana Wine Festival

Celebrating the diverse and delicious wines that the state of Illinois has to offer, Uncork Urbana is the chance for wine-lovers in the area to come together and enjoy an afternoon/evening of wine, music, food, and arts. For more info visit: http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2014/04/uncork-urbana-wine-festival