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Living Outside of Ordinary: Week of 3/9

March 9, 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.

When we "Spring Forward", it's easy to really miss that extra hour! Make the most of the ones you do have by Living #OutsideofOrdinary!

THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK IN CHAMPAIGN COUNTY

MONDAY, MARCH 9

Relocate a meeting to Lodgic for a spark of coworking creativity!

TUESDAY, MARCH 10

Get some spring shopping done for your closet or home!

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11

Attend the Urbana Arts and Culture program's SNEEK PEEK at Riggs!

THURSDAY, MARCH 12

Grab a snack at CBPB Popcorn!

FRIDAY, MARCH 13

Forget superstitions and try your luck at some escape room action at Labescape!

SATURDAY, MARCH 14

Hunt for hidden treasures at the Gordyville Flea Market!

SUNDAY, MARCH 15

Make the most of warmer weather with an afternoon fishing at River Bend Forest Preserve

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

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