Living Outside of Ordinary: Week of 11/26

In the past month, how many days can you truly remember? On average, a few days, 4 or 5 if you’re lucky, stand out from the daily routines we all experience. That’s why Visit Champaign County is launching our new “Living Outside of Ordinary” Campaign aimed at residents and visitors as a means to encourage everyone to discover new places throughout the greater Champaign County area.

Each week, we’ll give you one thing to do each day, something Outside of Ordinary, to make sure you have a way to make each day memorable. We’ll be busy brainstorming over the next year to make sure you have ways to break out of the routine and immerse yourself in the amazing things happening right in your backyard. Some will be events, but others may be something as simple as getting outdoors, meeting a friend for a drink, or checking out a new store or restaurant. The goal is simple: when you’re Living Outside of Ordinary, you’re making memories, so we can all cherish each and every day.

Thanksgiving is in the rear view mirror, and that means all the winter, festive fun you can handle happens everyday, in different ways, around the greater Champaign County area!

Monday, November 26 – Buy tickets, or get ready to cheer on the Illini Volleyball team from home, ahead of the U of I hosted NCAA Tournament games!

Tuesday, November 27 – Learn all about the Champaign County Rotaract at the Champaign Public Library, and find out how to become more involved in our Outside of Ordinary community!

Wednesday, November 28 – Taste a wide range of cheeses from fresh to bloomy to hard alongside several styles of beer from our local microbreweries at Prairie Fruits Farm’s Cheese and Beer Together Forever

Thursday, November 29 – Embrace your inner Dancing Queen at Mama Mia at the Station Theater!

Friday, November 30 – Walk and shop down Main Street at Village Christmas in Mahomet!

Saturday, December 1 – Eat breakfast with Santa and meet the whole North Pole clan at Curtis Orchard!

Sunday, December 2 - Grab a beer and learn about the work being done by graduate students at University of Illinois at Science on Tap!

For more tips on what to do, check our events calendar and request a copy of our Visitors Guide today!

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