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Living Outside of Ordinary: Week of 2/10

February 10, 2020

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.

Love is in the air this week, and we’re all set to make this week #OutsideofOrdinary with seven fun activities and opportunities!

Things to do this week in Champaign County

Monday, February 10

Register for an opportunity to meet an owl up close at Anita Purves Nature Center!

Tuesday, February 11

Pick up lunch from a food truck.

Wednesday, February 12

Shop for a Valentine’s Day or Galentine’s Day gift at Country Chics!

Thursday, February 13

Shop the Valentine’s Eve Makers Market!

Friday, February 14

Cheer on Illini Wheelchair Basketball at their only home tournament of the season!

Saturday, February 15

Itching for Spring? Get active indoors while you wait for a warm-up!

Sunday, February 16

Grab tea Downton Abbey style at Sylvia’s Irish Inn!

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


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