Calendar of Events
The greater Champaign County area is a hotbed for fun, local events you can't find anywhere else in the region. From music festivals, to exhibition openings, to cultural events, there's always something going on.
Party Like It's 1900! New Year's Eve Noon Day Celebration
Museum of the Grand Prairie
600 N. Lombard
Mahomet, Illinois 61853
Have you ever wondered why we celebrate the New Year on January 1st? Why do we make resolutions? And just what is the story behind Baby New Year and Father Time? These and other questions will be answered as we make snacks and design crafts to celebrate the New Year, all while learning about the history of this holiday. The highlight of the event will be a count down at Noon - complete with a balloon drop! All ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult. FREE.