Event Calendar

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!

Bloomington Gold Corvette Show

From 8:00AM to 6:00PM

“Grandaddy” of Corvette show. New and Used Corvettes for sale. Educational seminars with guest speakers. Special Corvette displays. All Corvette Auction by Mecum Auctions. Chevrolet Ride N Drive Experience. Saturday night Road Tour for Corvettes. Vendors and Food Court.

Take Me Fishing - Homer Lake Forest Preserve

From 9:00AM to 11:00AM

Bring your family and friends out to the forest preserves for some free fishing fun! Kids will have the chance to win awards for the most fish, the biggest fish, and the good sport award! Basic fishing instruction will be available to beginners. Cane poles and bait are available to use, but you are welcome to bring your own. The Illinois fishing license requirement has been waived for this event; all fishing is catch and release. Adult supervision is required. all activities are FREE! For more info: (217)896-2455 or cwalsh@ccfpd.org

Carson & Barnes Circus

From 4:30PM to 7:30PM

Spend an evening at the Circus with the Carson & Barnes Circus from 4:30-7:30 on June 27 and June 28. This event will features elephants, camels, horses, jugglers, and clowns. The circus will take place at Blain's Farm & Fleet in Urbana on 2701 N. Cunningham Ave. Tickets at the gate cost $10 for children and $16 for adults.

Ford County Fair

-Petting zoo in the commercial building -1 PM: Swyear Amusements on the Midway, $20 armband, first 250 will receive armband for $10, regular price after 5PM -6 PM: Demolition Derby, $5-$10 -8-11 PM: Music and dancing to Guy Lombardo’s Royal Canadians with Al Pierson -after the Derby, Back Paiges (the band) in the beer tent

Bloomington Gold Corvette Show

The “Grandaddy” of Corvette shows rolls in to CU at The State Farm Center. The show will feature new and used Corvettes for sale, educational seminars with guests speakers, special Corvette displays, all Corvette auction by Mercum Auctions, Chevrolet Ride N Drive experience as well as vendors and a food court. The Gold Tour will feature a car tour throughout CU with hundreds of corvettes, followed by a viewing party in DT Champaign. Tickets are half priced on Sunday 6/29!

Tolono Fun Day! - Schedule for Saturday!

6:50am - Scouts Flag Ceremony at the Military Memorial, West Side Park. Sunrise Service at the Pavilion. 10am - Parade Line up 11am - Parade From East Side Park to West Side Park 1pm to 8pm - Kiddie Tractor Pull, Grass Roots Revival, Decadents, Crazy Johnny, The Veggies. 8-11pm - National Anthem and Fireworks Show!!! Come out and enjoy fair food and vendors all day with events and music all throughout the day! Hope to see you there!

Blues, Brews, and BBQ Festival

7th Annual Blues, Brews, and BBQ Festival in Downtown Champaign. Festival will feature 3 stages for national touring and local acts like Rick Estrin & the Nightcats, BuckWheat Zydeco and more! There will be tons of BBQ, food vendors, brews from Orange and Blue, the Dinosaur Motorcycle show, and a family area including inflatables, carnival games, professional wrestling, and a petting zoo. Admission is FREE!

Vermilion County Fair

17528 N. 1180 East Road. Oakwood, IL 61858 Richard White Phone: 217-765-3706 http://thevermilioncountyfairandexpo.com/