Event Calendar

August 16, 2014


19th annual Mahomet Half-Marathon

From 7:00AM to 10:05AM

On August 16th come be a part of the 19th annual Mahomet Half-Marathon starting at 7:00 AM at Seymour High School. To register for this race sign up online by August 14th at runmahomet.com. For more information call 586-6323.

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!

138th annual Fairbury Fair

From 8:00AM to n/a

Come out to this years 138th annual Fairbury Fair and experience a family-fun filled day of carnival rides, games, food and drink, and much more. The fair will be held at 600 S. 3rd Street in Fairbury, IL. For more information please visit: http://www.fairburyfair.com.

Dawn Gaines Wishes on Wheels Summer Benefit

From 10:00AM to 12:00PM

Motorcycle Run. Starts at VFW on Edgebrook in Champaign, ends at Goldies on Country Fair. Contact 766-5424 for more details. $10 a person, $5 marble hand.

21st annual Apple Dumpling Festival

From 3:00PM to 11:55PM

On August 15th and 16th come enjoy this years 21st annual Apple Dumpling Festival. The Festival will be located on Main Street in Atwood, Il and will run from 3:00 PM to midnight on the 15th and 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM on the 16th. This event will include live music, food and drink, and games and inflatables for children. For more information call: 217-578-2221.

Taste of Champaign-Urbana

From 5:00PM to 11:00PM

Come on down to West Side Park on August 15th and 16th for this years Taste of Champaign-Urbana. This food festival will feature food and drink from some of Champaign-Urbana's best local restaurants, breweries, and wineries. For more information vist champaignparkdistrict.com