St. Joseph Fall Festival
Come out to Community Park, 2007 E. Grand Ave. for carnival rides, fish fry, games, Legion 50/50 drawing and food each day. This event will last from August 7-August 9.
Urbana's Market at the Square
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!
Champaign County Home and Community Garage Sale
Farm Building located at 801 Country Fair Dr., Champaign, will host the 3rd annual Champaign County Home and Community Education's Garage Sale. You can be sure to find household items, jewelry, designer clothing, books and children clothing, as well as, a bake sale. For more information call 217-621-2724.
Music and hog roast
On August 9th from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. come out to VFW Post 5520 for the music and hog roast. This event will include entertainment from Billy Galt, Cliff and Christy Stove, and Brent Black, as well as a raffle give-away. VFW Post 5520 is located at 609 Edgebrook Dr. in Champaign, Illinois. For more information call
Visit Douglass park located at 512 E. Grove St., in Champaign to celebrate family. Plenty to do for the whole family including inflatables, an all-star basketball tournament, 3 point shootout, softball tournament and live wrestling. Also, free school and sport physicals for children. For more please visit champaignparkdistrict.com
Pens to Lens Student Screenwriting Competition
A project of the Champaign Urbana Film Society, Pens to Lens invites K-12 students in East Central Illinois to submit original screenplays, which are then made into short films and movie posters by the local art community. At this special gala screening, the whole community is invited to see the finished films and celebrate student writing with awards and other surprises.
On August 7th and 9th at 7:30 PM the Champaign Urbana Theater Company will be performing 'Mary Poppins' at the Parkland College Theater. Additionally, On August 10th there will also be another showing of 'Mary Poppins' at 2:30 at the Parkland College Theater. Ticket range from $8-$16. For more information visit cutc.org.
James Raymond Black Scholarship Fundraiser
James Raymond Black Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser at Franks Center, Philo, IL. Fundraiser to feature raffle, auction, games, food and drinks! Tix: $60 single, $90 couple. Gun raffles, $1000 prize, 50/50 raffles. Need not be present to win.