Entertainment listings, July 18-25, 2013

Entertainment listings, July 18-25, 2013

A listing of events, provided by the venues. In case of an error, please click here to email online editor Mike Howie.

Special events

This weekend

Mattoon Bagelfest. Continues July 18-20, Peterson Park, 500 Broadway Ave., Mattoon. Miss Bagelfest contest, 7 p.m. July 16. Baby contest at Cross County Mall, 6 p.m. July 17. Food and vendors, noon to 11 p.m. July 18, noon to 10 p.m. July 19, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. July 20. Carnival, 6 to 10 p.m. July 17, 5 to 11 p.m. July 18, 1 p.m. to midnight July 19, 11 a.m. to midnight July 20. Main stage: Finding Favour (contemporary Christian), 8 p.m. July 18; Victoria Ghost (country), 8 p.m. July 19; and Joe Nichols (country), 8 p.m. July 20. Mattoon Pride Tourney, Roundhouse Complex, July 18-20. Bingo, 6 p.m. July 18 and 19, 1 p.m. July 20 in Demars Center. Beer tent, 5 to 11:45 p.m.; with music, Rod Sickler's Radio Six, 7 p.m. July 19; and X-Krush, 7 p.m. July 20. Run for the Bagel, 7 a.m.; free bagel breakfast, 8 a.m.; entertainment, 8:30 a.m., Rotary Band Shell; bagelfest parade, 10:30 a.m.; Bagel Bow Wow in Rotary Band Shell, 1:30 p.m. July 20. http://www.mattoonbagelfest.com, http://bagelfest2013.eventbrite.com.

Farmer City/DeWitt County Fair. Continues July 18-20, Farmer City Fairgrounds. Stock car racing, livestock shows, demo derby, Raminator monster truck, Western horse show, kids' day, motorcycle races, tractor and truck pulls with a live band to finish. Chili, beef, pork and open cook-off contest on July 20. The hot laps are at 6:30 p.m. and races at 7 on Friday, weather permitting. 309-928-9110, farmercityfair@gmail.com, http://www.farmercityfair.com.

Iroquois County Fair. Gates open at 7 a.m., close at 10 p.m., as the fair continues July 18-22, Iroquois County Ag and 4-H Club Fair fairgrounds, 2 miles north of Crescent City. Livestock show exhibits, demolition derby, horse and pony shows, tractor pull, talent show, teen dance, CB Rodeo grandstand show and more. 815-457-2947, 815-683-2359, http://www.iroquoiscofair.com.

Champaign County Fair. July 19-27, Champaign County Fairgrounds, Coler and Fairview avenues, Urbana. July 19, demolition derby. July 20, 22nd annual car and truck show, daylong salute to veterans with Military Appreciation Day and the Prairieland Monster Nationals in the evening. July 21, day full of events, starting with the annual horse show and the firefighter water ball competition and ending with the rodeo. July 22, Gracia Harrison from NBC's "The Voice" will be a guest judge for the talent show and perform in a free concert on the main stage. July 23, harness racing. July 24, Illinois Half-Mile Championship Motorcycle Racing, and Dick Andrea Memorial Race. July 25, country music show, featuring Justin Moore with special guest Chase Rice. July 26, demo derby 2 (Compact Crazy Night with new figure 8 event). July 27, Illinois Championship Truck and Tractor Pulls. http://www.champaigncountyfair.cc or Facebook page.

13th PechaKucha Night. 8:20 p.m. July 20, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts lobby. hosted by the Champaign-Urbana Design Organization and the fourth collaboration between CUDO and Krannert. In addition to nine unique speakers, the night will include free admission, DJ Mertz spinning at Stage 5 beginning at 7:30 p.m. and beer specials. Confirmed presenters include: Irenka Carney, "I Can't Do Art"; Brandon Dohman, "Umpiring and Leadership"; Zack Grant, "Food, Farming, Community and the Land Grant"; Maria Lux, "Big Pork"; Cara Maurizi, "How Improv Changed My Life"; Michael Morgan, "O Captain, My Captain"; Eduardo Torrealba, "The Internet of Things"; and Deke Weaver and Jennifer Allen, "WOLF." Note: Adult language is a possibility.

Table Tennis Tourney: Champaign Butterfly Open Summer Giant Round Robin. 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 20, Next Generation School, 2521 Galen Drive, C. 1-star USA Table Tennis sanctioned tournament. Two major events; 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 2 to 6:30 p.m. Entry deadline, July 17. Registration form at http://www.champaigntabletennis.com. 621-8255, bryant@champaigntabletennis.com.

Edgar County Fair. July 20-27, Edgar County Fairgrounds, Paris, Ill. Activities include fair queen pageant, livestock shows, harness racing, carnival, talent show, tractor pulls and demolition derby. 463-8365, 822-0905, http://www.edgarcountyfair.com.

Farm Horse Pull. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 20, Rockome Gardens, 125 N. County Road 125 E, Arcola. Visitors can watch two-horse teams compete in multiple weight classes. Adults $10, seniors (60 and older) $8, children (5-12) $6, under 4 years free. 268-4106, http://www.rockome.com.

Next week

Hootin' and Hollerin' Hootenanny. 2 to 7 p.m. July 27, Prairie Farm, 2202 W. Kirby Ave., C. Music, classic family-favorite lawn games, inflatables for kids, country crafts and a summer-style cookout. See tractors and other farm equipment and take a hayrack ride around Centennial Park. 398-2550.

Future highlights

Coles County Fair. Noon July 28, 8 a.m. July 29 to 31, 11 a.m. Aug. 1, 8 a.m. Aug. 2, 9 a.m. Aug. 3 and 8 a.m. Aug. 4; Coles County Fairgrounds, Charleston. Livestock shows, 4-H shows, queen and little miss pageants, carnival, professional bull riding, arts and crafts, harness racing, truck and tractor pull, demolition derby and more. 856-3571, http://www.colescountyfair.com.

Georgetown Fair. Aug. 2-10, Mill Street, Georgetown. Georgetown. Carnival, exhibits, livestock shows, horse show, queen pageant, tractor and truck pull, and entertainment, including Rush of Fools concert, sponsored by First Church of Christ of Georgetown on Aug. 4, Jimmie Bussel and The Brothers of the Highway, sponsored by WITY on Aug. 7, Highway 341 on Aug. 9 and Battlecreek on Aug. 10. 662-6415, http://www.georgetownfair.com.

Villa Grove Car Show 2013. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 3, Harrison Park, Villa Grove. "Cars for the Cure" to support breast cancer awareness. Registration, 9 a.m. to noon. Trophies at 3 p.m. 100 dash plaques. 50/50 drawing to benefit breast cancer awareness. Free T-shirts to first 25 registrants. Free goody bags. Register: Stephen Akers at 832-9778, 621-3027.

Champaign-Urbana Days. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 10, 4 to 8 p.m. Aug. 11, Douglass Park, Champaign. Join generations of visitors who flock to this annual event to celebrate family and reunite at Douglass Park. Make new community memories by enjoying entertainment, food, children's activities including inflatables and Touch-a-Truck, and a senior luncheon. Free. 398-2550, http://www.ChampaignParkDistrict.com.

Cheeseburgers and Fun. 9 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Aug. 10, Bunker Hill Historic Area at Kennekuk County Park, Danville. Five area car and tractor clubs will be organizing the largest show in the area with more than 225 vehicles on display. No entry fee to participate in the car and tractor show. Food vendors throughout the day, and the Vermilion County Conservation District Foundation will be serving the cheeseburger meal. Entertainment includes Ben Jenkins Band, 1 to 3 p.m.; Hitmen and a Dame, 5 to 7 p.m.; and Captain Rat and the Blind Riveters, 8 to 10 p.m. Trolly rides given to the Kennekuk Environmental Education Site. 662-2142.

Films

This weekend

Summer Quad Cinema Series. "42," 9 p.m. July 18, Anniversary Plaza (the formal space between the Illini Union and the Quad), Urbana. Sponsored by Illini Union Board. In case of inclement weather, movie will be shown in Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., U. Free admission.

Global Lens 2013. "Southwest" (Sudoeste), 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. July 18, Room C-118, Parkland Art Gallery at Parkland College, 2400 W. Bradley Ave., C. Directed by Eduardo Nunes, Brazil, 2011. 128 minutes. Portuguese with English subtitles. The film series is a showcase of critically acclaimed narrative feature films. Free. 351-2485, http://www.globalfilm.org, parklandartgallery@parkland.edu.

Movies in the Park. Dusk July 19, Wabash Park, 500 Wabash Ave., Rantoul. "Hotel Transylvania," rated PG. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs. 893-3323. http://www.rantoulchamber.com.

Future highlights

Global Lens 2013. "Student," 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. Aug. 1, Room C-118, Parkland Art Gallery at Parkland College, 2400 W. Bradley Ave., C. Directed by Darezhan Omirbayev, Kazakhstan, 2012. 90 minutes. Kazakh and Russian, with English subtitles. The film series is a showcase of critically acclaimed narrative feature films. Free. 351-2485, http://www.globalfilm.org, parklandartgallery@parkland.edu.

Summer Quad Cinema Series. "The Great Gatsby," 9 p.m. Aug. 15, Anniversary Plaza (the formal space between the Illini Union and the Quad), Urbana. Sponsored by Illini Union Board. In case of inclement weather, movie will be shown in Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., U. Free admission.

Movies in the Park. Dusk Aug. 16, Wabash Park, 500 Wabash Ave., Rantoul. "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," Rated PG. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs. 893-3323. http://www.rantoulchamber.com.

Music

This weekend

Krannert Uncorked with Michael Kammin, solo guitar. 5 p.m. July 18, Stage 5, Krannert Center, Urbana. Wine samples. Free. 333-6280.

Concerts on the Lawn. Summer music series features Prairieland Pickers (folk songs, gospel), 7 p.m. July 18, Mason Point campus, 1 mile east of Sullivan on Route 121. Third Thursday evening of each month, through August. Open to the public with free admission and refreshments. Bring a lawn chair. 728-4394, 728-4223, http://www.petersenhealthcare.net/mason-point.

Music at Kickapoo Park. Featuring Mitchells Bluegrass and Gospel, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 19, Kickapoo Landing at Kickapoo State Park, Oakwood. Live music Tuesday and Friday nights, all summer. Dockside Cafe offers dinner specials every weekend. Closing jam, Oct. 26. 446-8399.

Downtown Danville Summer Sounds Concert Series. Featuring Outbound Drive, 6 to 9 p.m. July 19, Temple Plaza, corner of Vermilion and North streets, Danville. Presented by Downtown Danville Inc. and Danville AMBUCS. 443-3886, http://www.summersounds.org.

Bement Country Opry Band. With guest, Cindy Suttles Moore, 8 p.m. July 19, Bement Country Opry building, 117 S. Macon St. Country and comedy show with house band and guest each week. $5-$10. 877-6499.

Champaign Music Festival. 6 p.m. to midnight July 20, downtown Champaign. Music, activities, and food and drink from downtown establishments. Two main stages and an acoustic stage. Bands like 90's Daughter and Brat Pack on the stage at Neil and Main streets. The second main stage at Walnut and Chester streets will feature three acts including country star James Wesley. The acoustic stage will house five acts, including local favorites Cody Sokolski and Hathaways. http://www.champaignparkdistrict.com.

Bellflower Country Opry. 7 p.m., Bellflower Community Center, 202 Center St. Featuring 12-year-old Emily Hough, a 2012 state fair winner and newbie to country music. Tickets $10 for adults; 12 and under free. 309-722-3497; 217-898-7493.

Benefit for Richard 'DJ Half-Dead' Knip. 1 to 11 p.m. July 21, Traxside Pub and Sports Lounge, 4 E. Holden St., Tolono. Full day of live, local music is planned; special item auctions, gun raffle, car/truck/bike show and more. Bands include country acts Ashley Edwards, Jared Ketterman, Zach Linley, Chris Corkery, Wild Angels and Sampson Jones Gang, and tailgate rock acts Killer Bee Honey, X-Krush, ESP and OMNI. Suggested donation: adults, $10; children, ages 5-12, $5; under 5 years, free. 485-1016, http://tinyurl.com/helphalfdead.

Hessel Park concert. Featuring Jim Marcum Swing Band, 6:30 to 8 p.m., July 21, Hessel Park, Champaign. Relax and listen to the sounds of local bands. Bring lawn chairs, blankets. Free. http://www.champaignparkdistrict.com.

Danville Municipal Band. 7 p.m. July 21, Lincoln Park, 1000 Logan Ave., Danville. 597-1955.

Next week

Music at Kickapoo Park. Featuring Mike Ellis and The Midnight Sons (country and more), 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 23, Kickapoo Landing at Kickapoo State Park, Oakwood. Live music Tuesday and Friday nights, all summer. Dockside Cafe offers dinner specials every weekend. Closing jam, Oct. 26. 446-8399.

Collison Country Music. 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 24, outside, next to Masonic Lodge, Collison. Featuring Philo Country Opry Band. Food served by the Masons starting at 5 p.m. Bring lawn chairs. 497-2291.

Neighborhood Nights. 6:30 to 8 p.m. July 24, Anita Purves Nature Center, 1505 N. Broadway Ave., U. Featured music by New Riders of the Golden Maize. Bring blankets, lawn chairs and a picnic dinner. Games and activities for families and kids. Meet city of Urbana officials. Rain date, the following night. http://www.urbanaparks.org.

Music at Kickapoo Park. Featuring Country Gentlemen (old-fashioned country), 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 26, Kickapoo Landing at Kickapoo State Park, Oakwood. Live music Tuesday and Friday nights, all summer. Dockside Cafe offers dinner specials every weekend. Closing jam, Oct. 26. 446-8399.

Sounds at Sunset. 6 to 8 p.m. July 26, Scott Park, Champaign. Featuring music by Steve Rodman. Sounds at Sunset events held this summer throughout Champaign. Each event will include an array of activities such as live music, inflatables, games and crafts. Free. Bring lawn chairs and refreshments. Free. 398-2550, ChampaignParkDistrict.com.

Molly Hatchet. 7 to 10 p.m. July 26, Watseka Theatre, 218 E. Walnut St. American Southern rock/hard rock band, formed in Jacksonville, Fla., in 1975, is known for its hit song "Flirtin' with Disaster." Add dinner before the show for $10. 815-993-6585.

Classical guitarist Rachel Schiff. 7 p.m. July 26-27, Indi Go Artist Co-op, 9 E. University Ave., C. A selection of classical works spanning the baroque to modern eras. Schiff has spent the past three years playing guitar throughout Europe, studying with some of the most prominent classical guitarists. Free. 904-613-2623, http://www.indi-go-art.com, http://www.rachelschiff.com.

Bement Country Opry Band. With guest, Eric Gordon, 8 p.m. July 26, Bement Country Opry building, 117 S. Macon St. Country and comedy show with house band and guest each week. $5-$10. 877-6499.

Future highlights

Danville Municipal Band. 7 p.m. July 28, Lincoln Park, 1000 Logan Ave., Danville. 597-1955.

Bach and Beyond. 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. July 28, Chapel of St. John the Divine Episcopal, 1011 S. Wright St., C. The Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana chorus performs choral music of Bach, Brahms, Rachmaninoff and Whitacre. Tickets $10 at the door; cash or check. www. baroqueartists.org.

Music at Kickapoo Park. Featuring Bob Schifo (country and popular songs), 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 30, Kickapoo Landing at Kickapoo State Park, Oakwood. Live music Tuesday and Friday nights, all summer. Dockside Cafe offers dinner specials every weekend. Closing jam, Oct. 26. 446-8399.

Neighborhood Nights. 6:30 to 8 p.m. July 31, AMBUCS Park, Urbana. Featuring music by Bruiser and the Virtues. Bring blankets, lawn chairs and a picnic dinner. Games and activities for families and kids. Meet city of Urbana officials. In the event of rain, the event will take place the following night. http://www.urbanaparks.org.

Music at Kickapoo Park. Featuring Hoosier Daddy (country and popular), 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 2, Kickapoo Landing at Kickapoo State Park, Oakwood. Live music Tuesday and Friday nights, all summer. Dockside Cafe offers dinner specials every weekend. Closing jam, Oct. 26. 446-8399, http://www.kickapoolanding.com.

Downtown Danville Summer Sounds Concert Series. Featuring Duke Tomatoe and the Power Trio, 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 2, Temple Plaza, corner of Vermilion and North streets, Danville. Presented by Downtown Danville Inc. and Danville AMBUCS. 443-3886, http://www.summersounds.org.

Bement Country Opry Band. With guests, Simon Webb and Friends, 8 p.m. Aug. 2, Bement Country Opry building, 117 S. Macon St. Country and comedy show with house band and guest each week. $5-$10. 877-6499.

Christian music artists Rush of Fools. With guests Matt Vollmar and The Great Romance, 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 4 at the Georgetown Fair, fairgrounds, Georgetown. Advance tickets $10; day-of-event tickets $12 ($10 with a nonperishable food item benefiting the Georgetown FCOC food bank). Group ticket packages available. 260-6771, 260-4029, 274-9108, fcocconcertteam@gmail.com.

Party on Productions and Brat Pack at Run4Raley. 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Aug. 3, downtown Main Street, Philo. This is a corresponding event to Run4Raley on the morning of Aug. 3. Listen to Clint McGraw from Party on Productions spin music from 7 to 10 p.m. and then the Brat Pack from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. http://www.run4raley.org, http://www.facebook.com/run4raley.

Jeanne Jolly Concert. 8 to 10:30 p.m. Aug. 3, Sleepy Creek Vineyards, Fairmount. Purchase six or more seats and receive a reduced rate of $13 per person, plus reserved seating. For this special, all seats must be paid for in advance with a single transaction. 733-0330.

Hessel Park Concert. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Aug. 4, Hessel Park, Champaign. Relax and listen to the sounds of local bands. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Free. 398-2550, http://www.ChampaignParkDistrict.com.

Music at Kickapoo Park. Featuring J.R. Country (old-fashioned country), 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 6, Kickapoo Landing at Kickapoo State Park, Oakwood. Live music Tuesday and Friday nights all summer. Dockside Cafe offers dinner specials every weekend. Closing jam, Oct. 26. 446-8399, http://www.kickapoolanding.com.

Sounds at Sunset. 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 6, Scott Park, Champaign. Featuring music by Candy Foster. Sounds at Sunset events held this summer throughout Champaign. Each event will include an array of activities such as live music, inflatables, games and crafts. Free. Bring lawn chairs and refreshments. Free. 398-2550, ChampaignParkDistrict.com.

Piper's Hut Concert Series. 8 p.m. Aug. 6, location to be announced. Features We Banjo 3. Enda and Fergal Scahill and Martin and David Howley are among the most celebrated young musicians in Ireland today. Featuring banjo, fiddle, mandolin, guitar, vocals and percussion. Tickets $10, $20. pipers.hut@gmail.com, http://www.pipers-hut.com/concerts.

Neighborhood Nights. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Aug. 7, Meadowbrook Park PrairiePlay, Urbana. Featured band: Surreal Deal. Bring blanket, lawn chairs and a picnic dinner. Games and activities for families and kids; meet city of Urbana officials. In the event of rain, the event will take place the following night. http://www.urbanaparks.org.

Music at Kickapoo Park. Featuring Black Ridge Road (traditional bluegrass), 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 9, Kickapoo Landing at Kickapoo State Park, Oakwood. Live music Tuesday and Friday nights all summer. Dockside Cafe offers dinner specials every weekend. Closing jam, Oct. 26. 446-8399, http://www.kickapoolanding.com.

Bement Country Opry Band. With guest, Darren Bettis, 8 p.m. Aug. 9, Bement Country Opry building, 117 S. Macon St. Country and comedy show with house band and guest each week. $5-$10. 877-6499.

Melvin Music Show. 7 p.m. Aug. 10, Melvin Community Hall, 108 E. Main St. Featuring Rick Flessner and Friends. Doors open, 6 p.m. Food available for sale. Adults $10, children 12 and younger free. 388-2853.

Music at Kickapoo Park. Featuring Len and Lois (country, Dixie, pop, gospel), 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 13, Kickapoo Landing at Kickapoo State Park, Oakwood. Live music Tuesday and Friday nights all summer. Dockside Cafe offers dinner specials every weekend. Closing jam, Oct. 26. 446-8399, http://www.kickapoolanding.com.

Tony Holt and The Wildwood Valley Boys. 7 p.m. Aug. 14, Rockome Gardens, 125 N. County Road 125 E, Arcola. Mackville, a local bluegrass/gospel band, at 6:15 p.m. Cost: $15 for adults and $6 for children at the gate. 268-4106, http://www.rockome.com.

Live music at Curtis Orchard. Noon to 4 p.m. Aug. 15, Curtis Orchard, 3902 S. Duncan Road, C. Toe-tapping country and standards with Denny K. Free. 359-5565, info@curtisorchard.com, http://www.curtisorchard.com.

Concerts on the Lawn. Summer music series features Brad Darr (oldies, classics), 7 p.m. Aug. 15, Mason Point campus, 1 mile east of Sullivan on Route 121. Third Thursday evening of each month, May to August. Open to the public with free admission and refreshments. Bring a lawn chair. 728-4394, 728-4223, http://www.petersenhealthcare.net/mason-point.

Sounds at Sunset. 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 16, Toalson Park, Champaign. Featuring music by Crazy Johnny Band. Sounds at Sunset events held this summer throughout Champaign. Each event will include an array of activities such as live music, inflatables, games and crafts. Free. Bring lawn chairs and refreshments. Free. 398-2550, ChampaignParkDistrict.com.

Bement Country Opry Band. With guest, Linda Thomas, 8 p.m. Aug. 16, Bement Country Opry building, 117 S. Macon St. Country and comedy show with house band and guest each week. $5-$10. 877-6499.

Music at Kickapoo Park. Featuring The Oakwood Boys (mix of blues, original, popular, gospel), 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 20, Kickapoo Landing at Kickapoo State Park, Oakwood. Live music Tuesday and Friday nights all summer. Dockside Cafe offers dinner specials every weekend. Closing jam, Oct. 26. 446-8399, http://www.kickapoolanding.com.

Sangamon River Music Festival. 5 to 11:30 p.m. Aug. 23 and 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Aug. 24, Main Street, Mahomet. Free live music. Carnival rides, $20 armbands, 5 to 10 p.m. Aug. 23 and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Aug. 24. Booth vendors and food court, 5 to 11 p.m. Aug. 23 and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Aug. 24. Lions beer tent, 5 to 11:30 p.m. Aug. 23 and noon to 11 p.m. Aug. 24. Bingo at the community building, 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 23 and 2 to 3 p.m. Aug. 24. Parade begins at Lincoln Trail School, 10 a.m. Aug. 24. Sampson Jones Gang, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Ryan Ideus and the Feudin' Hillbillys, 8 to 9:30 p.m.; Steel Magnolia, 10 to 11:30 p.m. Aug. 23. Big Daddy Weave (gospel), noon to 1:30 p.m.; "Radio Stations Live Feed" (WBGL and Illini Radio), 1:30 to 3:30/4 p.m.; winner of the "Battle of the Bands," 4 to 5 p.m.; UpShot (rock/funk), 5:30 to 7 p.m.; PopRocks (dance band), 7:30 to 9 p.m.; Matthew Curry and The Fury (blues band), 9:30 to 11 p.m. Aug. 24. http://www.mahometchamberofcommerce.com/pages/SangamonRiverMusicFestival.

Music at Kickapoo Park. Featuring Strings Attached (bluegrass, mountain gospel, old-time, other favorites and bad jokes), 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 23, Kickapoo Landing at Kickapoo State Park, Oakwood. Live music Tuesday and Friday nights all summer. Dockside Cafe offers dinner specials every weekend. Closing jam, Oct. 26. 446-8399, http://www.kickapoolanding.com.

Bement Country Opry Band. With guest, Janet Durham, 8 p.m. Aug. 23, Bement Country Opry building, 117 S. Macon St. Country and comedy show with house band and guest each week. $5-$10. 877-6499.

Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers. 2 p.m. Aug. 25, Rockome Gardens, 125 N. County Road 125 E, Arcola. Mackville, a local bluegrass/gospel band, at 1:15 p.m. Cost will be regular park admission, $10 for adults, $8 seniors and $6 children. 268-4106, http://www.rockome.com.

Music at Kickapoo Park. Featuring The Kickapooligans (from Bob Dylan and the Beatles to Rolling Stones and Wilco), 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 27, Kickapoo Landing at Kickapoo State Park, Oakwood. Live music Tuesday and Friday nights all summer. Dockside Cafe offers dinner specials every weekend. Closing jam, Oct. 26. 446-8399, http://www.kickapoolanding.com.

Collison Country Music. 6 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 28, outside, next to Masonic Lodge, Collison. Featuring Highway 341 Band. Food served by the Masons starting at 5 p.m. Bring lawn chairs. 497-2291.

Music at Kickapoo Park. Featuring Joni Dryer and The Maytags (blues, pop and country), 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 30, Kickapoo Landing at Kickapoo State Park, Oakwood. Live music Tuesday and Friday nights all summer. Dockside Cafe offers dinner specials every weekend. Closing jam, Oct. 26. 446-8399, http://www.kickapoolanding.com

Sounds at Sunset. 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 30 at Clark Park, Champaign. Music by Songbox, featuring David Howie. Sounds at Sunset events held this summer throughout Champaign. Each event will include an array of activities such as live music, inflatables, games and crafts. Free. Bring lawn chairs and refreshments. Free. 398-2550, ChampaignParkDistrict.com.

Bement Country Opry Band. With guest, Eric Gordon, 8 p.m. Aug. 30, Bement Country Opry building, 117 S. Macon St. Country and comedy show with house band and guest each week. $5-$10. 877-6499.

Dancing

This weekend

Singles Dance/Karaoke '50s Sock Hop. 7 to 11 p.m. July 20, Gino's Lounge at Danville Days Hotel & Conference Center, 77 N. Gilbert St., Danville. Dress in 1950s sock hop style or just wear your best smile. Organizers will play and sing music of all eras and take requests. Singles and couples are welcome but must be at least 21 years old. Free. 765-299-7943, hollowelldavid@ymail.com.

English Country Dance in the Garden. 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. July 21, Mabery Gelvin Botanical Garden by the Museum of the Grand Prairie in Mahomet. Hosted by Central Illinois English Country Dancers. Music provided by local musicians. Dancers of all ages are welcome. All dances will be taught. Partners, costumes and experience are not required. Free. 359-8225, http://www.centralillinoisecd.org.

Singles/couples dance. 5 to 8 p.m. July 21, Decatur Knights of Columbus, 520 E. North St. Third Sunday each month. Live band, $10. 875-3090.

Country music and dancing. 7 to 9 p.m. July 26, Moose Lodge 1001, U.S. 150, Danville. Music by Tex and Friends (Tex Wynn, Al Waite, Ron Johnson, Terry Cottrel and Dave Coleman). Food served, 5 to 7 p.m. Held the fourth Friday every month.

Next week

Urbana Country Dancers' Contra Dance. 8 to 11 p.m. July 26, Phillips Recreation Center, 505 W. Stoughton St., U. Meg Dedolph, caller. Old-time tunes by Cliff Harrison, Jim Nelson and Andy Gribble. No partner, costume or experience necessary. Bring soft-soled, nonstreet shoes. Workshop at 6:45 p.m., "Gender Bender Contras," with Kristi and Angela. New dancer orientation at 7:30 p.m. Admission $5; students/seniors $4; under 13 free. 359-8225, http://urbana-contra.org.

Future highlights

Urbana Country Dancers' Contra Dance. 8 to 11 p.m. Aug. 2, Phillips Recreation Center, 505 W. Stoughton St., U. The Lidlets, Miriam Larson and Matt Turino, play as a miniature version of the Mean Lids. Kristi Emilsson calling. No partner, costume or experience necessary. Bring soft-soled, nonstreet shoes. $5; students and seniors $4. New dancer orientation, 7:30 p.m. http://www.urbana-contra.org.

Blues dancing. 7 to 10 p.m. Aug. 4, Emerald City Lounge, 118 N. First St., C. Beginner lesson, 6 p.m. DJ. BluesCENTRAL's first Sunday blues; through December. Free. DanceBluesCentral@gmail.com.

Starlight Ball. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Aug. 7, Harrison Park, Danville. Presented by CRIS Healthy Aging Center. Music by Captain's Three. Cost $10. 443-2999.

Starlight Ball. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Aug. 21, Harrison Park, Danville. Presented by CRIS Healthy Aging Center. Music by Captain's Three. Cost $10. 443-2999.

Country music and dancing. 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 23, Moose Lodge 1001, U.S. 150, Danville. Music by Tex and Friends (Tex Wynn, Al Waite, Ron Johnson, Terry Cottrel and Dave Coleman). Food served, 5 to 7 p.m. Held the fourth Friday every month.

Performing arts

This weekend

Friday Night Live. Street-Side Performance Series presented by Bank Champaign. 6 to 8 p.m. every Friday, through Aug. 16, downtown Champaign. Free street-side performances. If you are interested in performing: 351-9841 or kwhite@40north.org. http://www.fnlchampaign.com, http://www.facebook.com/FNLChampaign.

Zoo Improv. 8 p.m. Fridays, SoDo Theatre, enter at 111 S. Walnut St., C. Improv comedy. A guest improv group performs before Zoo Improv each week. Participate or just watch. $5. 356-7805, http://www.zooimprov.com, contact@zooimprov.com.

Theater

This weekend

'The Sound of Music.' Actors Rural Theatre Company, 7:30 p.m. July 18-20 and 25-27; 2:30 p.m. July 21 and 28, Tuscola Community Center, 112 W. North Central Ave. ARTCo's 35th anniversary production of the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical. 253-6699, http://www.artcospotlight.com.

'Will Rogers Follies.'8 p.m. July 18 and 19, 4 and 8 p.m. July 20, 2 p.m. July 21, 8 p.m. July 23, 2 and 8 p.m. July 24, 8 p.m. July 25 and 26, 4 and 8 p.m. July 27 and 2 p.m. July 28; Little Theatre on the Square, Sullivan. Tickets $35.40-$37.50. 728-7375, http://www.thelittletheatre.org.

'The Odd Couple.' Thursday through Saturday evenings and Sunday brunches, July 18 to Aug. 25; Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre, Goodfield. Tickets $33 on Thursdays; $35 on Fridays and Sundays; $37 on Saturdays. 309-965-2545, http://www.barn2.com.

'The Three Sisters.' 7:30 p.m. July 19 and 20, 2:30 p.m. July 21, 7:30 p.m. July 26 and 27 and 2:30 p.m. July 28; Creative Dramatics Workshop, 400 E. Byron St., Sidney. Tickets $5. 688-2395.

'The Buddy Holly Story.' 6 p.m. July 19 and 20, 1:30 p.m. July 21, noon July 24 and 25, 1:30 p.m. July 28, noon Aug. 1, 6 p.m. Aug. 2, 3 and 10 and 1:30 p.m. Aug. 11. Beef House Dinner Theatre, Covington, Ind. 799-0001, 799-0004.

Next week

'The Music Man.' 7:30 p.m. July 25-27 and 2 p.m. July 28, Urbana High School Theatre, 1002 S. Race St., U. The 22nd annual Youth Summer Theatre performance. Members of the Urbana Pops Orchestra will perform the music. Adults, $14; students and seniors, $10; children 12 and younger, $7. 367-1544.

'Freud's Last Session.' 8 p.m. July 25-28, July 31 to Aug. 3; Station Theatre, 223 N. Broadway Ave., U. Tickets $10-$15. 384-4000, http://www.stationtheatre.com.

'Disney's Winnie the Pooh, Kids' and 'Bugsy Malone, Jr.' ACT Theatre Company, 7 p.m. July 26 and 27, North Park Pavilion, corner of Church and 13th streets, Gibson City. This is the 13th year for the children and youth summertime productions. Presented by grades 1-5 and 6-12. 249-8201, http://www.acttheatreco.org.

'Sympathy Jones, The New Secret Agent Musical.' 7:30 p.m. July 26 and 27 and Aug. 2 and 3, 2 p.m. July 28 and Aug. 4; Paxton Market Theatre, 120 N. Market St. The Tri-County Players present a musical spoof of the 1960s spy world. Tickets $12. 379-7028.

Future highlights

'Monty Python's Spamalot.' 2 and 8 p.m. July 31, 8 p.m. Aug. 1 and 2, 4 and 8 p.m. Aug. 3, 2 p.m. Aug. 4, 8 p.m. Aug. 6, 2 and 8 p.m. Aug. 7, 8 p.m. Aug. 8 and 9, 4 and 8 p.m. Aug. 10 and 2 p.m. Aug. 11; Little Theatre on the Square, Sullivan. Tickets $35.40-$37.50. 728-7375, http://www.thelittletheatre.org.

'Les Miserables.' Eighth annual Kathy Murphy Student Production, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 1-3, 2:30 p.m. Aug. 4, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 8-10 and 2:30 p.m. Aug. 11; Parkland College Theatre, 2400 W. Bradley Ave., C. Tickets $8-$16. 344-3884, http://www.cutc.org.

'Snow White.' 10:30 a.m. Aug. 2, 3, 6, 8-10; Little Theatre on the Square, 16 E. Harrison St., Sullivan. A 2013 Theatre for Young Audience Show. Stick around after the show to meet the entire cast and get autographs from your favorite characters. Tickets $10.40. 728-7375, http://www.thelittletheatre.org.

'The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man in the Moon Marigolds.' 7:30 p.m. Aug. 9 and 10, 2 p.m. Aug. 11, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 12, 16 and 17, 2 p.m. Aug. 18 and 2 p.m. Aug. 19; Charleston Alley Theatre, 718 Monroe Ave., Charleston. Tickets $10. 345-2287, http://www.charlestonalleytheatre.com.

Outdoors / nature

This weekend

Meet the Animals. 1 to 4 p.m. July 20, Activity Center, Middle Fork River Forest Preserve, 3485 County Road 2700 E, Penfield. See live animals brought by Scovill Zoo's Mobile Zoo, including small mammals, birds and reptiles from around the world. Free. 896-2455, pleiter@ccfpd.org.

Next week

Fight Like a Girl Benefit: 5K Walk and 5K Run. 7 to 10 a.m. July 27, Henson Park, Henson Road, Villa Grove. Registration, 7 to 7:50 a.m. $20 entry fee. 5K run at 8 a.m. and 5K walk at 8:10 a.m. Benefit for Amy Oest fighting stage 2 triple negative invasive ductual carcinoma, a rare breast cancer, and Rachel Chandler fighting stage 3 metastatic endocervical cancer. Silent auction also held. Cash donations can be made to both benefit accounts at Villa Grove First, 6 E. Harrison Ave., Villa Grove, IL 61956. 649-3340.

Take Me Fishing. 9 to 11 a.m. July 27, Boathouse Peninsula, Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve, 101 N. Lake of the Woods Road, Mahomet. Kids' awards, activities and more. Basic fishing instruction available to beginners. The Illinois fishing license requirement has been waived; all fishing is catch-and-release. Cane poles and bait available, but you may bring your own. Adult supervision of children required. Free. 896-2455, sdonovan@ccfpd.org.

Model rocket launch. 1 to 6 p.m. July 27, Pick Dodds Park, Champaign. Central Illinois Aerospace model rocket club. Fliers with rockets of all sizes are welcome, and all spectators are invited. Free. In case of questionable weather, call Greg Smith at 840-1678 around 11 a.m. for status of launch. 359-8225, http://www.CIARocketry.org.

Playscape Mondays. 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Mondays, to Aug. 26, Natural Playscape, Homer Lake Forest Preserve, 2573 S. Homer Lake Road, Homer. A naturalist will be on hand with exploratory tools and/or a live animal. Dress to get dirty. Free. 896-2455, sclementz@ccfpd.org.

Nordic Walking Group. 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Race Street parking lot, Meadowbrook Park, Urbana. Weekly group. A 4-mile route around Meadowbrook Park. All Nordic walkers welcome. Walk in all seasons. No charge. wachtel@comcast.net, 649-6861.

Second Wind Running Club Summer Fun Runs. 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, north side of Meadowbrook Park, Urbana. A timed 1-mile run, followed by a 3-mile run with a 15-minute break between. All abilities encouraged to attend; determine your own pace per mile. Held during daylight savings months only (April through October). Typically time changes to 6 p.m. in late September. http://www.secondwindrunningclub.org.

Kennekuk Road/Trail Runners Summer Fun Runs/Walks. 6:15 p.m. Wednesdays, through Aug. 21, Kickapoo State Recreation Area, cross-country course, Danville. Meet at Meadow Shelter near Clear Pond. Featuring 1-, 2- and 3-mile runs/walks or 3-mile Clear Pond Trail. Free entry. Ribbons and medals, with cookouts to follow on event nights. http://www.kennekuk.com.

Future highlights

Mini-Tri. 7:30 a.m. Aug. 3, Centennial Park, Champaign. Ages 8 and older. Test your athletic ability with the Champaign Park District's 31st annual Mini-Triathlon. This chip-timed event consists of an approximately 400-yard swim in the lap pool at Sholem Aquatic Center, a 6-mile bike ride and a 2-mile run. Cost: $40, resident; $60, nonresident. 398-2550, http://www.ChampaignParkDistrict.com.

Run4Raley. 8 a.m. Aug. 3, Philo. 5K run/1-mile walk/kids' fun run. Registration starts at 7 a.m. Silent auction starts at the run and then continues into the night's festivities, as well as a raffle with cash prizes. The Brat Pack will play downtown later that evening for a 21-and-older event. Register at http://www.run4raley.org. esliekirb@gmail.com.

Hayride. 7 p.m. Aug. 3, Forest Glen Preserve, near Westville. Meet at staff office parking lot. $1.

Micro-Tri. 8 a.m. Aug. 4, Centennial Park, Champaign. Ages 8-13, This kids-only event will feature a 50-yard swim in the lap pool at Sholem, a 1-mile bike ride and a half-mile run. Bring your bike and bike helmet (required). Cost: $10, resident; $20, nonresident. 398-2550, http://www.ChampaignParkDistrict.com.

Nano-Tri. Following Micro-Tri on Aug. 4, Centennial Park, Champaign. Ages 5-7. A chance for tots to "tri" a triathlon event. A 25-yard swim (lifeguard in water), a half-mile bike ride and a quarter-mile run. Tots should bring their bikes, bikes with trainers, or big wheels. Helmets required. Cost: $5, resident; $7.50, nonresident. 398-2550, http://www.ChampaignParkDistrict.com.

Growing Up Wild: Incredible Insects. 10 to 11 a.m. Aug. 6, Museum of the Grand Prairie, Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve, 950 N. Lombard St., Mahomet. For preschoolers age 2-6 and their adults. Dress for the weather, as event will be outdoor. $5. Register by Aug. 2. 896-2455, sdonovan@ccfpd.org.

Sunset Paddle. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 8, Walnut Hill Boat Launch, Homer Lake Forest Preserve, 2573 S. Homer Lake Road. Explore aquatic life of Homer Lake via canoe. Previous canoe experience is required. All equipment provided; bring water to drink and bug spray. Minimum age, 8 years old; an adult must accompany children under 18. $8, or $4 if you bring your own canoe. Registration by phone required. 896-2455.

UI museums

Krannert Art Museum. 500 E. Peabody Drive, C. "Surrealism and Its Influence" and "Counterpoints: Moshekwa Langa, In and Out of Africa," both through July 28. "Encounters: The Arts of Africa," permanent display. Regular hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Closed Mondays. Admission free, but $3 donation suggested. 333-1860, http://www.kam.illinois.edu.

Spurlock Museum. 600 S. Gregory St., U. Exhibit area, "First Impressions: Mesopotamian Cylinder Seals," featuring the museum's first digital multimedia interactive. Five permanent galleries, featuring the cultures of the world. Regular hours: noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Closed Mondays, holidays. Free, suggested donation $3. 333-2360, http://www.spurlock.illinois.edu.

Other museums

Bicentennial Art Center and Museum. 132 S. Central Ave., Paris. "Some of My Favorite Photos," photography by Mary Haag, through July 19. "Works by Alice Baber" from the Paris Art Center's permanent collection, ongoing. "Annual Midwest Photography Juried Exhibition," opens July 26. Regular hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday or by appointment. 466-8130, http://www.parisartcenter.com.

Champaign County Historical Museum. In the historic Cattle Bank, 102 E. University Ave., C. Regular exhibits are four exhibit rooms, featuring turn-of-the-century (19th-century) items, plus the Victorian Room. Regular hours: noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Open for tour groups, by appointment. No admission charge for tours, but donations welcome. 356-1010, http://www.champaignmuseum.org, director@champaignmuseum.org.

Chanute Air Museum. 1011 Pacesetter Drive, Rantoul. The museum collects, preserves, exhibits and interprets aviation and aerospace artifacts. Special emphasis on the life and accomplishments of Octave Chanute, Chanute Field/Chanute Air Force Base and its technical training programs, history of Illinois aviation and Rantoul. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: adults, $10; seniors and active/retired military, $8; children K-12, $5; 4 and younger, free. 893-1613, http://www.aeromuseum.org.

I&I Historic Farm Museum. 309 E. Busey St., Penfield. Established by I&I Antique Tractor and Gas Engine Club. Preserving the history of agriculture with antique farm machinery and tools, household exhibit, restored log cabin, blacksmith shop and church. Featuring Hart-Parr No. 3 and gas-powered turbine I-H HT-340 on loan from Smithsonian Institution. Open second Saturday of each month, April through September, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 595-5413 or 863-2681, http://www.antiquefarm.org.

Monticello Railway Museum. 992 Iron Horse Place, Monticello. Steam train rides, July 20-21. Ride behind restored 1907 Southern 2-8-0 steam locomotive #401. Depart from museum site at 11 a.m., 12:30, 2 and 3:30 p.m., and downtown at 11:30 a.m., 1, 2:30 and 4 p.m. July 20; 12:30, 2 and 3:30 p.m., and from downtown at 1, 2:30 and 4 p.m. July 21. Steam fares, $9-$14; diesel, $6-$10; children under 2 free with adult. http://www.myrm.org, 877-762-9011.

Museum of the Grand Prairie. Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve, 950 N. Lombard St., Mahomet. See the newest art on display, featuring Sally Bliss Nolan and Derek Winstanely. Through Sept. 30. Free. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. 586-2612, kriopelle@ccfpd.org.

Orpheum Children's Science Museum. 346 N. Neil St., C. "Animal Encounters," 2 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. The museum's education team will talk about the museum's animals, followed by animal feeding time. See aquatic turtles, land turtle, bearded dragons and corn snake. Exhibits, facility and programs are family- and science-centered. Toddler Tuesdays, 10 to 11:30 a.m. every Tuesday; sensory activities based on art, music, math and games. Free with admission, no registration. Regular hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Admission $3-$4, children under 2 and members free. 352-5895, http://www.orpheumkids.com.

Sousa Archives and Center for American Music. Harding Band Building, 1103 S. Sixth St., C. "A Divided Musical Affair: Arthur Endres Kraeckmann's Love Letters to Mabel Roeher," through July 29. Regular hours: 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday. Closed weekends and some holidays. Free, but donations accepted. For guided tours: 244-9309 or sousa@uiuc.edu.

Vermilion County Museum and Fithian House. 116 N. Gilbert St., Danville. "31st Annual Midwest Heritage Quilt Show," sponsored by Threads of Time Quilt Shop, through July 31. Two permanent exhibits of Lincoln-Lamon law office in Danville (1852-56) and a one-room schoolhouse; natural history displays, a coal mine shaft. "Vermilion County in the Civil War," through 2015. Admission: museum and Fithian House, $4; museum only, $2.50 for adults. $1 for teens 13-17, children 12 and younger free. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. 442-2922, http://www.vermilioncountymuseum.org.

Vermilion County War Museum. 307 N. Vermilion St., Danville. D-Day exhibit. Exhibits with items from the pre-Revolutionary War period through the current operations in Afghanistan. Recently remodeled areas include a new section on veterans' scrapbooks and diaries, Civil War display, a combat weapons display for all wars, plus items in the Vietnam and Spanish-American War displays. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; closed Sunday and Monday. Admission $2, under 12, $1. 431-0034, vcwm@comcast.net, http://www.vcwm.org.

Planetarium

William M. Staerkel Planetarium. Parkland College, 2400 W. Bradley Ave., C. Closed July 4. Admission $4-$5. 351-2568, 351-2446. — Sky show: "Summer Prairie Skies," 7 p.m. Fridays, through Aug. 28. — Main feature: "Cosmic Colors," 8 p.m. Fridays, July 5 through Aug. 24. — Children's features: "One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure," 1 p.m. Tuesdays, through July 30, and 10 a.m. Thursdays, through Aug. 1; "Flight Adventures," 2 p.m. Tuesdays, through July 30; "Solar System Safari," 11 a.m. Thursdays, through Aug. 1.

Exhibits

Bryant Cottage State Historic Site. 146 E. Wilson St., Bement. Twelve unusual displays examining kerosene technology of decades past, each lasting one month. The fourth display, "Household Utility: Part 1," through July 28. The collection is on loan from someone who has been collecting kerosene-era items for many years. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. 678-8184.

Illinois Terminal. 45 E. University Ave., C. "Getting to Champaign," photography exhibit, second floor and in the main stairwell. The exhibit highlights significant milestones in the evolution of ground transportation in Champaign-Urbana. Ongoing. Free. Hours: all day, every day.

Parkland Art Gallery. 2400 W. Bradley Ave., C. "Meredith Setser: Tunnel Vision," through Aug. 1. Free. Summer hours: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday. 351-2485, http://artgallery.parkland.edu.

Tarble Arts Center. South Ninth Street at Cleveland Avenue, EIU, Charleston. "Looking at Lincoln," through Aug. 11. "Experiences of the Illinois Civil War Soldier: Reflections through Art and Artifacts," ends July 7, eGallery. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Closed Mondays, holidays. 581-2787.

UI Library. 1401 W. Gregory Drive, U. Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. 333-2290.

University YMCA. Murphy Gallery, 1001 S. Wright St., C. "Identity, Activism and Youth," through Aug. 18. Exhibit for social justice by humanitarian designer and Chicana artist Nancy Guevara and the students of Urbana High School participating in Art, Media, and Design, a 21st Century Learning Center course. Hours: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday. http://www.universityymca.org/art.

Urbana City Building. 400 S. Vine St. Urbana Public Arts Program's "Artist of the Corridor" exhibit, "Photographs at Urbana's Market at the Square," through July 31. Free. Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. 384-2311, http://urbanaillinois.us/artexhibits.

Galleries

The Alley Gallery. 113 N. Vermilion St., Danville. Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday, 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, noon to 5 p.m. Thursday, or by appointment. 497-2286.

Amara Yoga & Arts. Suite 156B, Lincoln Square Village, 300 S. Broadway Ave., U. "Joseph Gallo Mono Prints, Peyton Stewart Paintings and Celine Brousard Photographs," through mid-August. Hours: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays and during studio hours or by appointment. 328-9642.

Cinema Gallery. 120 W. Main St., U. "The Ledger Book" with new drawings by Ron Kovatch, recently retired from the UI School of Art + Design, through Aug. 10. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.

Indi Go Artist Co-Op. 9 E. University Ave., C. "Cut and Paste" by Alan Pocaro and Michael Willett, mixed-media images, through July 31. Opening reception, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. July 20. indigo.coop@gmail.com, http://www.indi-go-art.com.

Larry Kanfer Gallery. 2503 S. Neil St., C. Off the Wall Event, July 18-21. Discount on all artwork. Get a sneak peek of the new images from the 2014 calendars, plus view favorites from the International, Woodlands and Prairiescapes collections. Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. 398-2000 gallery@kanfer.com.

Red House Gallery. 315 W. Washington St., Monticello. Exhibiting paintings by Caroline Goldsmith, opening reception, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 20, through Aug. 24. Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. first and third Saturdays of each month or by appointment. After Aug. 24, normally open first and third Saturdays each month. 762-8248, http://www.redhousegallery.net.

Sleepy Creek Vineyards. 8254 E. 1425 N Road, Fairmount. Quilts by Nina Paley on display through August in the Hayloft Gallery. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. 733-0330, http://www.sleepycreekvineyards.com.

Sugar Creek Boutique. 118 S. Main St., Homer. Art and crafts, including sculpture by Rick Larimore, jewelry by Gail Williams, fused and stained glass by Jo Duchene and works by another 12 artisans, through Aug. 31. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; 1 to 6 p.m. Friday; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. 896-4012.

Farms/markets

Curtis Orchard. 3902 S. Duncan Road, C. Opens for the season, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 20. Open every day through Dec. 20. Apples, peaches, cider, doughnuts, pies and other goodies. Free admission. Fun kids' activities include the petting zoo (free), miniature golf (fee) and the giant slide (fee). 359-5565, http://www.curtisorchard.com.

Downtown Danville Farmers' Market. 7 a.m. to noon Wednesdays and Saturdays, through October, Danville Public Library lawn, 319 N. Market St. Variety of local produce, home-baked goods and crafts. A parent-child activity every Saturday. http://www.downtowndanville.org/calendar.htm, 443-3886.

Urbana's Market at the Square. 7 a.m. to noon, rain or shine every Saturday, through Nov. 2, corner of Illinois and Vine Streets, downtown Urbana. A bounty of local produce, meat, dairy, flowers, arts, crafts and more. http://urbanaillinois.us/market.

Tree-Ripe. Georgia Peaches and Michigan Blueberries, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 18, Farm & Fleet, 2501 N. Cunningham Ave., U. Look for truck in parking lot. http://www.tree-ripe.com/locations/illinois.html.

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