Weekend Preview March 30-April 1

Easter weekend is upon us and there are plenty of ways to have a “Good Friday” and beyond. Whether you’re planning an Easter brunch in the Midwest’s Greatest Food Town, going to enjoy some local theater, or planning an upscale Sunday dinner there’s no shortage of Outside of Ordinary events for this weekend. 


Date Night

Hamilton Walker’s Sunday Supper Club: Enjoy an amazing, upscale 3-course meal without the upscale price. 

Babies and Brunch: Enjoy a delicious farm-to-table brunch, at Prairie Fruits Farm and Creamery.

Nite Lite Egg Pursuit: Grab your basket and a flashlight and bring out your inner child with this late-night egg hunt. Gold, silver, and bronze prize eggs promise not only a great time but fantastic prizes as well!


Family Fun 

Fighting Illini Baseball: Come out and cheer on the hometown team as they take on Iowa.

Science Talk: Tornadoes!: Enjoy an informative and exciting talk about tornadoes and severe thunderstorms at the William M. Staerkel Planetarium. 

Easter Bunny Visit at Dallas & Co: The Easter Bunny hops back in for one more weekend at Dallas & Co., don’t miss a chance to take the kids to this exciting Easter event.

Children’s Easter Egg Hunt: Bring your own egg basket, and watch your kids run off some energy in the Beer Garden while you enjoy a cold Riggs beer.



Hairbanger’s Ball: Enjoy this nostalgic cover band as they step back in time 30 years and bring you the music of such groups like Bon Jovi, Poison, Guns ‘N’ Roses, and Motley Crue. 

Weird Al Yankovic: “Weird Al” Yankovic brings his Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour to Champaign’s intimate Virginia Theatre.


Easter Brunch Specials

Buffet Style


A la Carte

Big Grove Tavern

Courier Café



JT Walker’s

Le Peep


Radio Maria

V. Picasso

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