• Celebrate local artists at the Boneyard Arts Festival
  • Chicken & Waffles at Big Grove Tavern
  • Film lovers unite at the annual Ebertfest
  • From fishing to hiking, it's time to explore the outdoors!
  • Bike, bus or train, it's easy to get around Champaign County!
  • Experience local flavors through agriculture adventures!
  • Get ready for Game Day! This is Illini Country!
  • Find serenity at the Allerton Park & Retreat Center
  • Art lives in Champaign County

13th Annual Boneyard Arts Festival

April 9-12, 2015
Every spring 40 North | 88 West presents the Boneyard Arts Festival, a four-day event showcasing the broad range of creative activity flourishing in our community. This event brings together local artists, businesses and organizations to showcase the art of Champaign County.

10th Annual Edible Book Festival

April 1, 2015
Bibliophiles, artists, and food lovers come together to celebrate the book arts and (literal!) ingestion of culture at the Annual Edible Book Festival. From Dr. Suess to 50 Shades, create an "edible book" inspired by the book of your choice. Entries are exhibited, documented, and then eaten!

WCIA 3 Home & Garden Expo

March 28-29, 2015
The annual WCIA 3 Home & Garden Expo is suggested to be the best event of its type in Central Illinois.  With more than 100 exhibitors, this year’s WCIA 3 Home & Garden Show will include just about everything for your home and garden.

Stay & Play

Girlfriend Getaways

Take time out with your girlfriends to relax with a spa day, dance through a culinary tour, hop from shop to boutique shop and more.  We’ll put together a dream package!

Golf Champaign County

Hit the links at Steve Stricker’s Alma Mater and enjoy some of the best golfing in Central Illinois.  From Par 3 to championship courses, we’ll help you create the perfect weekend.

Family Fun

Affordable family fun has never looked this good.  Spend quality time together at our water parks, petting zoo, museums, orchard, planetarium, parks… the list goes on.


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Animal Encounters at the Orpheum
March 6, 2013 - 11:00am - December 31, 2015 - 12:00pm
World War I with America's March King
March 17, 2014 (All day) - May 6, 2015 (All day)
CU Sunday Market
May 18, 2014 - 10:00am - May 31, 2015 - 3:00pm
Professor Harding and the Illinois Bands During WWI
August 19, 2014 (All day) - August 3, 2015 (All day)
Many Voices: The Great War in America's Songs
October 27, 2014 (All day) - September 25, 2015 (All day)