Weekend Preview May 18-20

After a jam-packed weekend of both graduation and Mother's Day activities, there is no sign of slowing down. As the greater Champaign County area looks toward the summertime, there are clear skies, smiling faces, and an amazing Outside of Ordinary community ready to create unique opportunities for weekend fun. 


Outdoor Events

Sola Gratia Farm Annual Spring Sale: This fully organic farm will fill your garden with natural farmgrown veggies, herbs, heirlooms, and perennials.

Roots Walk: Listen to live blues, roots, folk and Americana music while strolling past the mature trees of Urbana's oldest park. This sunset event, brought to you by the Urbana Park District and the C-U Folk and Roots Festival, features a selection of soloists and small combos scattered along the walks of Crystal Lake Park.

Spring Craft and Plant Sale: Many varieties of natural farmgrown veggies, herbs, heirlooms, and perennials plus locally sourced flowers including hanging baskets, potted and bedding. 

Buffalo Trace Trail Race: Come out and cheer on runners and walkers alike as they complete a 2-mile trail walk or 5-mile trail run. 


Date Night

Spring Soiree & Garden Party: Step back in time at Allerton’s Annual Fundraiser! Inspired by the life and times of Robert Allerton, this unique experience will immerse you in the culture, fashion, and entertainment of the 1920s.

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


Family Fun

Seussical Kids: Enjoy this whimsical tale performed by 2nd-4th graders in the Champaign Park District's Youth Theatre Program. 

Fighting Illini Baseball: Enjoy the final home series of the season vs. Nebraska, Friday, and Saturday. 



Sounds at Sunset Concert Series: Gather your friends, family, and neighbors as local blues band "The Painkillers" groove out at sunset in Clark Park. 

Amasong Presents: 'Nevertheless, She': Amasong's spring concert will feature music from across genres, all written by women. No matter what your music tastes, you're sure to enjoy this Outside of Ordinary show. 


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