URBANA — The Community Center for the Arts has a couple of busy weeks ahead: Its C4A Live at Indi Go concert Thursday, benefit pancake breakfasts on Saturday and next Sunday and a wine-tasting benefit March 30.
C4A Live at Indi Go at 7 p.m. Thursday will feature C4A teacher Matt Croisant performing acoustic folk, blues, old-time music and classic rock. The Indi Go Artist Co-op is at 9 E. University Ave., C. The concert, part of a monthly series, is free and open to the public.
Croisant plays with the old-time string band The Young and the Fretless and the blues/rock/soul trio Soul Feud. At Community Center for the Arts, he teaches individual lessons on a variety of instruments, group classes for ukulele and mandolin, and works with the Bow-Dacious String Band.
The Easter-themed pancake breakfast will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday and again Sunday at Sylvia's Irish Inn, 312 W. Green St., U. The home-cooked breakfast will feature children's activities, including an egg hunt. Tickets are $10 per person; reservations are required. To reserve a spot, contact Sylvia Sullivan at 979-1216 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Sylvia's Irish Inn is a bed and breakfast in a restored Victorian era house near the library in downtown Urbana.
The Easter Wine Tasting will be from 3 to 6 p.m. March 30 at Buvons Wine Bar, 203 N. Vine St., U. Tickets are $25; the price includes a sampling of wines, snacks and live music performed by Tom Faux and Robin Kearton, founding faculty members of the Community Center for the Arts, 103 N. Race St., U.
To buy tickets, stop by the Corkscrew, in which Buvons is located, or call 337-7704.
The proceeds from both events will support the Community Center for the Arts (http://www.c-4a.org).