Entertainment listings, Sept. 24-Oct. 1, 2015

Entertainment listings, Sept. 24-Oct. 1, 2015

A listing of events, provided by the venues. Here are instructions for submitting entries.

 

Special events

This weekend

PYGMALION FESTIVAL

What: Music, literature, the Made Fest and, new this year, a tech component. Music: Run The Jewels headlines the festival Saturday night with Purity Ring; Friday night includes Tune-Yards and Zola Jesus; Sunday night features Ride and Sylvan Esso. More than 40 vendors of handmade, vintage craft wares and wearables on-site each day the festival is in downtown Champaign.

When: Sept. 24-27.

Where: Throughout Champaign and Urbana with two main stages in downtown Champaign. Krannert Center hosts music, lit and tech festival components on Sept. 25. Corner of Market and Main streets in downtown Champaign on Sept. 26 and Sept. 27.

Cost: thepygmalionfestival.com/tickets.

More info: thepygmalionfestival.com.

ART AND ANTIQUES

What: An eclectic mix of antiques, folk art, music by Big Blue Mountain and food.

When: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 26.

Where: Osage Farm, 6558 N. County Road 1320 E, Charleston.

Cost: Free admission.

More info: artandantiquesatosagefarm.com or call 345-2622 or 508-8812.

TASTE OF THE PRAIRIE

What: Free inflatables and petting zoo; crafts, art and photography booths; antiques and collectibles, handmade jewelry, upcycled items and architectural salvage, vintage clothing and jewelry, food and beverage vendors; and buggy rides. Afterward, attend either the 1 or 7 p.m. production of "Half-Stitched the Musical," a Broadway-style musical presented by Green Mill Village Theatre.

When: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 26.

Where: Best Western Plus Green Mill Village Hotel & Suites and Convention Center, 917 Green Mill Road, Arcola.

Cost: Event is free; call to purchase $15-$32 tickets for the musical.

More info: Call 268-4400 or gmvtheatre.com.

APPLE 'N PORK FESTIVAL

What: More than 25 food stands offering numerous old-fashioned food items; a juried art show; 19th-century craft demonstrations and sales; tours of the historical C.H. Moore Mansion; an antique tractor show; musical entertainment; meal-grinding, rope-making, woodcarving and blacksmith demonstrations; Civil War living history camp; tomahawk throwing; pony rides; farm museum displays; children's miniature train rides; a flea market with over 250 dealers; and more. Rain or shine.

When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 26 and 27.

Where: C.H. Moore Homestead and DeWitt County Museum, 219 E. Woodlawn St., Clinton.

Cost: Free admission.

More info: chmoorehomestead.org or call 935-6066.

SALT FORK RIVER ART AND MUSIC FEST

What: Fifty artisans will show and sell their wares. Music on Sept. 26 includes Cara Mauriza, Kurt Bielema, The Hathaways, Matthew Davies, Cody and the Gateway Drugs, The Fights, Ben Hay's Didjeridu Jam and Kenna Mae; Sept. 27, Tony Taylor, Steph Davies, Lynn O'Brien, the Hathaways and Matthew Davies. Food: Piato, Hopscotch Cakes and Ludwig Farmstead Creamery will sell their products.

When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 26 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 27.

Where: Sleepy Creek Vineyards, 3 miles south of Oakwood.

Cost: Free admission.

More info: saltforkriverartfest.com or facebook.com/saltforkartfest.

SPIRITUAL HEALTH EXPO

What: A wide variety of vendors to interact with, from massage to dream interpretation, from crystals to psychic readings and aura photography. Hosted by the School of Metaphysics and a fundraiser for the local branch of this not-for-profit educational institution.

When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 26.

Where: Lincoln Square Mall, Urbana.

Cost: Free.

More info: urbana@som.org.

REVOLUTIONARY WAR RE-ENACTMENT

What: Battles by authentically clothed re-enactors on the battlefield each day. Encampments set up for visitors to tour, with craftspeople and re-enactors demonstrating life in the 1700s and early 1800s. Saturday also includes historical craft demonstrations plus hands-on activities for children and old-fashioned games.

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 26 and 27.

Where: Homestead Cabin, Forest Glen Preserve, 20301 E. 900 N Road, near Westville.

Cost: Free admission.

More info: Call 217-662-2142.

PUMKIN CHUNKIN FESTIVAL

What: Celebrate fall with music, food, games, crafts, a maze, a pumpkin-chucking contest and more.

When: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 26.

Where: Hessel Park, Champaign

Cost: Free admission.

More info: Email zoe.stinson@champaignparks.com or call 819-3931.

BASKET BINGA

What: A fundraiser for Outreach Ministries of Farmer City; participants play bingo for Longaberger baskets. Vendors will be on-site showing their crafts/products.

When: Doors open, 11 a.m.; binga at 1 p.m. Sept. 26.

Where: Farmer City American Legion Post 55, on U.S. 150 next to the fairgrounds/racetrack.

More info: Call 309-928-9400.

BALDWIN ASYLUM HAUNTED HOUSE

What: Baldwin Asylum was ranked in the Top 10 Haunted Houses by HauntedIllinois.com and was voted Visitors' Favorite Haunt. Recommended for ages 13 and up.

When: 7 p.m. Sept. 26, Oct. 2-3, 9-11, 16-18, 22-25 and 29-31, Nov. 1.

Where: 2040 Lon Drive, Rantoul.

Cost: Tickets $15 at the door.

More info: slayervilleproductions.com or email slayervilleinfo@gmail.com.

Next week

HEARTLAND MAKER FEST

What: Annual family-friendly event celebrating the makers in Champaign-Urbana and surrounding communities. Live art demonstrations as well as lots of opportunities for hands-on making and learning.

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 3.

Where: Lincoln Square Mall, Urbana.

More info: Email contact@heartlandmakerfest.org or heartlandmakerfest.org.

CIVIL WAR DAYS

What: Civil War re-enactors from near and far portray life during the Civil War years. Battles, encampments, third-person presentations and fashion shows are among each day's activities.

When: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 3 and 4.

Where: Kennekuk County Park, 22296 Henning Road, Danville.

Cost: Admission, $5; $10, carload.

More info: Call 442-1691, vccd.org or email asteeples@vccd.org.

Future highlights

A SYMPHONY OF HOMES

What: House walk fundraiser to support youth education programs of the Champaign-Urbana Symphony Guild.

When: Noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 4.

Where: Four elegant homes in southwest Champaign: 3305 Pebblecreek Place, 4010 Clubhouse Drive, 4004 Lakepoint Road and 1007 Barclay Court.

Cost: $15, available at Villardo's, Spritz Jewelry, Escobar's, Art Mart, Milo's and the door of each home on the tour.

More info: Call 351-9139, email music@cusymphony.org or cusymphony.org.

MIDWAY OF MADNESS HAUNTED BARN

What: Make your way through a dark and twisty maze full of crazy carnies and scares around every corner. This is the barn's fourth season of fun and fear.

When: 7 to 11 p.m. Oct. 9-31.

Where: Champaign County Fairgrounds, , 1302 N. Coler Ave., U.

More info: Call 202-4729, facebook.com/cuscared or email cuscared@comcast.net.

CUPEX 2015 STAMP SHOW

What: Sponsored by the Champaign-Urbana Stamp Club, the show has top stamp and cover dealers from around the nation plus the U.S. Postal Service. Exhibits, an hourly silent table auction, a bulk stamp table, door prizes and show covers. A philatelic estates seminar Saturday.

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 10 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 11.

Where: Urbana Civic Center, 108 E. Water St., U.

Cost: Admission and parking are free.

More info: custampclub.org.

C-U OKTOBERFEST

What: Traditional fall festival featuring locally brewed beer, food by locally owned restaurants and authentic German festival music from the Die Musikmeisters, The Polkaholics and the Bolzen Beer Band. Family and children's activities will also be available.

Where: 3 p.m. to midnight Oct. 10.

Where: Downtown Champaign.

Cost: $5.

More info: cuoktoberfest.org.

SHANNON HAYDEN, CELLO

What: Performing her visionary compositions fusing classical and electronic elements,

When: 4 p.m. Oct. 11.

Where: The Chapel of St. John the Divine, 1011 S. Wright St., C.

More info: Email shannonhayden90@gmail.com, shannonleehayden.com or facebook.com/shannonleehayden.

MEMORIAL WAY CAR SHOW

What: Hot rods, cars and trucks of all kinds, a gun raffle for a Springfield 1911 custom-wrapped gun, a 50/50 raffle, with free food and entertainment by Susan Williams Band and others all day. Sponsored by Pape Family Funeral Home, Anchor Lodge 980 and Further Light Lodge 1130. All proceeds go to Vermilion County Patriot Guard and American Legion Riders.

When: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 17. Registration, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Pape Family Funeral Home parking lot, 10 E. Williams St., Danville.

Cost: No entry fees. Raffle tickets $5 each; buy five, get one free. T-shirts for sale. Food for monetary donation.

More info: Call 442-4300.

HAUNTED HAPPENINGS

What: Enjoy a spooky time with the family. Enjoy a wiener roast, hayride, kids' trail, haunted trail and kids' barn featuring games for the smaller folks. Advance tickets required.

When: Gate opens at 6 p.m., haunted trail at dusk, until 10 p.m. Oct. 24.

Where: Kennekuk County Park, Danville.

Cost: Tickets $10-$15, available at Kennekuk Visitor Center, Latoz Hardware, Hoopeston WHPO radio office and Forest Glen office.

More info: Call 442-1691.

Films

This weekend

MOVIES IN THE PARK

What: Rantoul Area Chamber of Commerce will show "Cinderella" outdoors. Moviegoers may bring sleeping bags, blankets and chairs.

When: Dusk Sept. 25.

Where: Wabash Park, 500 E. Wabash Ave., Rantoul.

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 893-3323 or rantoulchamber.com.

Future highlights

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT THE MOVIES

What: Features Dick Van Dyke as an all-thumbs Navy pilot who ditches his plane and finds himself marooned on a lush tropical island. Call to reserve a seat.

When: 2 to 4:35 p.m. Oct. 7.

Where: Westville Public Library, 233 S. State St.

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 267-3170.

FILM

What: "Where Hope Grows" (2014). Rated PG-13. Presented by Champaign-Urbana Special Recreation.

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 8.

Where: Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave., C.

Cost: $2.

More info: Call 356-9063 or thevirginia.org.

ASIALENS

What: "Agrarian Utopia" (2009) by Uruphong Raksasad. Two Thai families agree to farm in the traditional way for one year. 121 minutes. In Thai with English subtitles. Introduction and post-screening discussion.

When: 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 13.

Where: Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., U.

More info: aems.illinois.edu/events/asialens.htm or email aems-email@mx.uillinous.edu.

THAT'S WHAT SHE SAID LADYFEST FILM FESTIVAL

What: Films presented: "Home," a kids' movie, 11 a.m.; "Girls Rock," a documentary, 1 p.m.; and "Fried Green Tomatoes," feature film, 3 p.m. Part of Christie Clinic's That's What She Said LadyFest.

When: Oct. 18.

Where: Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave., C.

Cost: Tickets, $1 for 11 a.m. show, $7 for 1 and 3 p.m.

More info: Call 356-9063 or TheVirginia.org.

FILM SCREENING

What: "The Whole Gritty City" is a part of the fall 2015 Friday Forum lecture series, "Breaking Down Racism: Uncovering the Reality of Racial Injustice in the U.S."

When: 7:30 to 9 p.m. Oct. 20.

Where: The Art Theater Co-op, 126 W. Church St.

Cost: Free.

More info: universityymca.org/friday_forum or email megan@universityymca.org

CLASSIC CHILLS

What: "The Witches of Eastwick" (1987).

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 22.

Where: Virginia Theatre, 203. W. Park Ave., C.

Cost: $4; additional $1 processing fee applied (online only).

More info: Call 356-9063 or thevirginia.org.

CLASSIC CHILLS

What: "Halloween" (1978).

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 23.

Where: Virginia Theatre, 203. W. Park Ave., C.

Cost: $4; additional $1 processing fee applied (online only).

More info: Call 356-9063 or thevirginia.org.

CLASSIC CHILLS

What: "The Shining" (1980).

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 24.

Where: Virginia Theatre, 203. W. Park Ave., C.

Cost: $4; additional $1 processing fee applied (online only).

More info: Call 356-9063 or thevirginia.org.

THE NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES

What: "Suspicion" (1941). Five Nights of Hitch.

When: 7 and 10 p.m. Oct. 26.

Where: Virginia Theatre, 203. W. Park Ave., C.

Cost: $4; additional $1 processing fee applied (online only).

More info: Call 356-9063 or thevirginia.org.

THE NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES

What: "Sabotage" (1936). Five Nights of Hitch.

When: 7 and 10 p.m. Oct. 27.

Where: Virginia Theatre, 203. W. Park Ave., C.

Cost: $4; additional $1 processing fee applied (online only).

More info: Call 356-9063 or thevirginia.org.

THE NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES

What: "The Lady Vanishes" (1938). Five Nights of Hitch.

When: 7 and 10 p.m. Oct. 28.

Where: Virginia Theatre, 203. W. Park Ave., C.

Cost: $4; additional $1 processing fee applied (online only).

More info: Call 356-9063 or thevirginia.org.

THE NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES

What: "Spellbound" (1945). Five Nights of Hitch.

When: 7 and 10 p.m. Oct. 29.

Where: Virginia Theatre, 203. W. Park Ave., C.

Cost: $4; additional $1 processing fee applied (online only).

More info: Call 356-9063 or thevirginia.org.

THE NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES

What: "Frenzy" (1972). Five Nights of Hitch.

When: 7 and 10 p.m. Oct. 30.

Where: Virginia Theatre, 203. W. Park Ave., C.

Cost: $4; additional $1 processing fee applied (online only).

More info: Call 356-9063 or thevirginia.org.

Music

This weekend

UI WIND ORCHESTRA

What: University of Illinois School of Music.

When: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24.

Where: Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., U.

Cost: Tickets $4-$10.

More info: krannertcenter.com, 333-6280.

Music at Kickapoo Park

What: Live music featuring Grass Roots Revival (traditional bluegrass music, bluegrass gospel and old-time country).

When: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25.

Where: Kickapoo Landing at Kickapoo State Park, Oakwood.

More info: kickapoolanding.com or call 446-8399.

THE PYGMALION MUSIC FESTIVAL

What: Featuring Tune-Yards with Patrick Wilson.

When: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25.

Where: Tryon Festival Theatre, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., U.

Cost: Tickets, single event, $30; full festival pass, $110.

More info: krannertcenter.com, 333-6280.

UI WIND SYMPHONY

What: University of Illinois School of Music.

When: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25.

Where: Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., U.

Cost: Tickets $4-$10.

More info: krannertcenter.com, 333-6280.

THE PYGMALION MUSIC FESTIVAL

What: Featuring Zola Jesus with Braids.

When: 10 p.m. Sept. 25.

Where: Stage 5, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., U.

Cost: Tickets, single event, $30; full festival pass, $110.

More info: krannertcenter.com, 333-6280.

THE PYGMALION MUSIC FESTIVAL

What: Featuring Jennine Capo Crucet, Janeka Stucky and Marcus Wicker.

When: 10:30 p.m. Sept. 25.

Where: Studio Theatre, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., U.

Cost: Free.

More info: krannertcenter.com, 333-6280.

FALL UNITY SHOW CHOIR SHOWCASE

What: "Trick or Treat: A Musical and Comedy," a dinner-theater style variety show with performances by the Vocal Rush high school and Front Row junior high mixed show choirs, and quartets, solos, duets performed by students. Fundraiser for the Unit 7 (Unity schools) music program.

When: 1 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 26.

Where: Unity High School gym, 1127 County Road 800 N, Tolono.

Cost: Tickets $15-$20; table of eight, $120-$180.

More info: UnityMusicBoosters.org.

GREATER VISION

What: 25th annual evening with this Southern gospel trio. All seats are reserved seating.

When: 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 26.

Where: Hoopeston Area High School, Hoopeston.

More info: Call 815-457-2049 or email nitasinn@gmail.com to reserve a seat.

ONE-EYED DOLL

What: All-ages concert. The theatrical rock duo from Austin, Texas, with Psychostick, Stitched Up Heart and Run 2 Cover.

When: Doors open, 6 p.m.; show, 7 p.m. Sept. 26.

Where: Vintage Villains, 126 Vermillion St., Danville.

Cost: Tickets $10-$13.

More info: Call 213-5664.

'STEEL HAMMER' AND BANG ON A CAN ALL-STARS

What: Pulitzer Prize-nominated experimental music piece.

When: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26.

Where: Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., U.

Cost: Tickets $10-$34.

More info: krannertcenter.com or call 333-6280.

PARKLAND COLLEGE CONCERT SERIES

What: The 2015-2016 Parkland College Music Series kicks off with "Leaves are Falling," a joint performance of the concert band and orchestra.

When: 3 to 5 p.m. Sept. 27.

Where: Harold and Jean Miner Theatre at Parkland College, 2400 W. Bradley Ave., C.

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 351-2270 or faa.parkland.edu/music/calendar.html.

ALLERTON HOMECOMING

What: The Allerton Park Concert Series continues with Viktor Krauss. Presented by the University of Illinois Employees Credit Union.

When: Pre-concert meet-and-greet with Krauss, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.; concert, 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 27.

Where: Allerton Barn, Allerton Park, 515 Old Timber Road, Monticello.

Cost: General admission plus meet-and-greet, $35. Concert tickets $15. Drinks available for purchase.

More info: allerton@illinois.edu or call 333-3287.

JUPITER STRING QUARTET WITH DENISE DJOKIC, CELLO

What: Classical Mix Series.

When: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27.

Where: Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., U.

Cost: Tickets $10-$35.

More info: krannertcenter.com, 333-6280.

ANNA & ELIZABETH

What: The young roots duo of Anna Roberts-Gevalt and Elizabeth Laprelle come from a rich tradition of singers in the Appalachian Mountains. Their show is a mix of ballads, foot-stomping dance tunes, stories and visual art. Presented by the Champaign-Urbana Folk & Roots Festival as part of its year-round concert series.

When: 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 27.

Where: Pizza M, 208 W. Main St., Ur.

Cost: Tickets $15 at the door; $10 for students; youths 16 and younger free.

More info: Call 493-4654, email oltime1@att.net or folkandroots.org.

Next week

SEA CHANTEY SING

What: Sing sea chanteys, the energetic work songs of the sailors and other songs of the ocean, the inland waters, the fishers, dockworkers and the ports. Singing experience is not required.

When: 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 28 (fourth Monday of every month).

Where: Meet in the hallway behind Common Ground Food Co-op at Lincoln Square Mall, Urbana.

Where: Email cu_chanteys@maden.org.

BECKMAN INSTITUTE'S THURSDAYS AT 12:20 CONCERT SERIES

What: Featuring Black Chorus Chamber Choir. The series features performances by members of the UI School of Music.

When: 12:20 to 12:50 p.m. Oct. 1.

Where: Atrium, Beckman Institute, 405 N. Mathews Ave., U.

More info: http://beckman.illinois.edu/events/calendars/thursday-concerts.

ALL THE EARTH IS HOLY GROUND 2015 TOUR

What: Featuring Tenth Avenue North, with guest artists Sidewalk Prophets and Dan Bremnes.

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 1.

Where: Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave., C.

Cost: Tickets $20-$40.

More info: Call 356-9063 or thevirginia.org.

BOHOLA

What: Piper's Hut concert. Irish music's accordion virtuoso, Jimmy Keane, and bouzar player and vocalist Pat Broaders comprise Bohola, called Irish music's newest "supergroup" by The Irish Herald.

When: 8 p.m. Oct. 1.

Where: The Upper Bout, 723 S. Neil St., C.

Cost:Tickets $10-$20.

More info: pipers-hut.com/concerts or email pipers.hut@gmail.com.

Music at Kickapoo Park

What: Live music featuring Black Ridge Road (traditional bluegrass music).

When: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2.

Where: Kickapoo Landing at Kickapoo State Park, Oakwood.

More info: kickapoolanding.com or call 446-8399.

THE KENTUCKY HEADHUNTERS

What: Country and Southern rock legends.

When: 7 to 10:30 p.m. Oct. 2. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for dinner and full bar.

Where: Watseka Theatre, 218 E. Walnut St.

Cost: Tickets, $20; dinner, $12.50.

More info: Call 815-993-6585 or watsekatheatre.com.

15TH INTERTRIBAL POWWOW AT GRAND VILLAGE OF THE KICKAPOO PARK

What: Dancing, native crafts and jewelry, children's activities and a chance to visit the bison herd.

When: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 3 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 4.

Where: Grand Village of the Kickapoo Park, just north of LeRoy; GPS address, 8144 N. 3100 E Road, Arrowsmith.

Cost: Adults $5, children 6-12 and seniors $3, kids under 6 free.

More info: Facebook — Grand Village of the Kickapoo Park, or call Angelo at 309-261-3043.

MELVIN MUSIC SHOW

What: Country opry, featuring Rick and Friends. Rick Flessner, Mike Maloney and Jim Williams, guest singer Venessa Drigger and guest fiddle player Joe Hafer. Food will be sold by the Melvin Methodist Women.

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 3; doors open at 5:30 p.m. for those wanting to purchase food.

Where: Melvin Community Hall, 108 E. Main St.

Cost: Admission $10; children 11 and younger free.

More info: Call 388-2853 or melvinillinois.org.

Future highlights

CONCERT: A MOVING SOUND

What:The music of this Taiwanese quintet features a fusion of traditional and Western instrumentation, including bass/zhong ruan, vocals, erhu, zhong ruan and percussion, with modern dance and tai chi movement.

When:2 p.m. Oct. 4.

Where:Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., U.

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 244-3355, spurlock.illinois.edu or email ksheahan@illinois.edu.

CELTIC WOMAN

What: 10th anniversary World Tour. Traditional Irish standards, classical favorites and contemporary pop songs in the group's distinctive signature style.

When: 3 p.m. Oct. 4.

Where: Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave., C.

Cost: Tickets $39-$99.

More info: Call 356-9063 or thevirginia.org.

SIMDI ENSEMBLE FROM TURKEY

What: Guest artist recital; ensemble includes Bora Uymaz, vocals, Sirin Pancaroglu, lever harp and ceng, Mehmet Yalgin, kemence.

When: 5 p.m. Oct. 6.

Where: Smith Memorial Hall, Memorial Room, 805 S. Mathews Ave., U.

Cost: Free.

More info: music.illinois.edu/events_and_performances.

KRANNERT UNCORKED

What: With Church Street Ramblers, Dixieland jazz.

When: 5 p.m. Oct. 8.

Where: Stage 5, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., U.

Cost: Free.

More info: krannertcenter.com, 333-6280.

ILLINOIS MODERN ENSEMBLE

What: The annual Martirano Composition Award Concert includes performances of the winning works.

When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8.

Where: Studio Theatre, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., U.

Cost: Tickets $4-$10.

More info: krannertcenter.com, 333-6280.

UI WIND ORCHESTRA

What: UI School of Music.

When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8.

Where: Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., U.

Cost: Tickets $4-$10.

More info: krannertcenter.com, 333-6280.

UI IME MARTIRANO CONCERT AFTERGLOW

What: After the Salvatore Martirano Composition Award Competition Concert, head to Stage 5 for more new music.

When: 9 p.m. Oct. 8.

Where: Studio Theatre, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., U.

Cost: Free.

More info: krannertcenter.com, 333-6280.

BACH'S LUNCH CONCERTS

What: Nelly Matova, favorite piano classics. Bring a lunch or purchase a box lunch through the park district by noon on the Wednesday prior to performance.

When: Noon to 1 p.m. Oct. 9.

Where: Springer Cultural Center, 301 N. Randolph St., C.

Cost: Performance is free. Lunches are $9; beverage, $1.25.

More info:Call 398-2376, email michelle.olden@champaignparks.com or champaignparkdistrict.com.

Music at Kickapoo Park

What: Live music featuring Hoosier Daddy (solo vocals and guitar; '50s-'60s oldies variety and original music).

When: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9.

Where: Kickapoo Landing at Kickapoo State Park, Oakwood.

More info: kickapoolanding.com or call 446-8399.

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

What: Great Hall Series. Program of music by or inspired by Brahms.

When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10.

Where: Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., U.

Cost: Tickets $10-$60.

More info: krannertcenter.com, 333-6280.

DANVILLE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

What: "Put On a Happy Face," a tribute to Dick Van Dyke. This special staged concert will take place in Van Dyke's hometown and include celebrity videos and other surprises as a celebration of his 90th birthday.

When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10.

Where: Dick Van Dyke Auditorium, Danville High School, 202 E. Fairchild St.

Cost: Tickets $15-$30, group discounts available.

More info: Call 443-5300.

OPEN TRADITIONAL SONG SESSION

What: Sing traditional songs (and new songs that are "in the tradition"). Irish rebel, Scottish love, Appalachian murder ballads, English drinking songs; cowboy, sailor and railroad songs; spirituals, protest, war and anti-war songs. Instruments welcome; no singing experience required.

When: 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 12 (second and fifth Mondays of every month).

Where: Meet in the hallway behind Common Ground Food Co-op at Lincoln Square Mall, Urbana.

Cost: Free.

More info: Email cu_chanteys@maden.org.

FALL CHORAL CONCERT

What: Fish, shrimp or chicken dinner fundraiser, followed by a concert by the Danville High School Choral Department.

When: Dinner served, 4:30 to 7 p.m.; concert at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15.

Where: Cafeteria and Dick Van Dyke Auditorium, Danville High School, 202 E. Fairchild St.

Cost: $6-$10.

More info: Call 444-1500.

ROCKIN' FOR REASONS WITH WARRANT

What: Featuring American rock band Warrant, which has sold over 8 million records. Special guests X-Krush. Concert for ages 19 and up.

When: Doors, 6:30 p.m.; show, 7:15 Oct. 15.

Where: Fluid Event Center, 601 N. Country Fair Drive, C.

Cost: Tickets $20-$50.

More info: Call 359-6960, fluideventcenter.com, email info@fluidevents.org

Music at Kickapoo Park

What: Live music featuring Strings Attached 9 (mix of bluegrass, mountain gospel, old-time, other favorites and bad jokes).

When: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16.

Where: Kickapoo Landing at Kickapoo State Park, Oakwood.

More info: kickapoolanding.com or call 446-8399.

BEMENT COUNTRY OPRY

What: A Branson-style show with lots of music and comedy suitable for the whole family. With guest, Terry Smith. A meal will be served at 5 p.m. by the Monticello Lions Club.

What: Doors open at 6 p.m.; show at 7 p.m. Oct. 16.

What: Monticello Community Ballroom, 201 State St., Monticello.

Cost: $10.

More info: bementcountryopry.com or call 897-1662.

IN CONCERT AT CPL: BIG BLUESTEM

What: This five-piece ensemble's repertoire is an American classic, drawing from traditions as beloved and diverse as bluegrass, country, folk, blues and traditional Cajun music.

When: 2 to 3 p.m. Oct. 18.

Where: Champaign Public Library, 200 W. Green St.

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 403-2070 or champaign.org

BAROQUE ARTISTS OF CHAMPAIGN-URBANA

What: Oboefest. Three oboists, David Cyzak, Angela Tammen and Evan Tammen, featured in an evening of festive concertos.

When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18.

When: McKinley Presbyterian Church, 809 S. Fifth St., C.

Cost: Tickets $10-$20.

More info: baroqueartists.org.

DREAMGIRLS CONCERT REVUE

What: The Banks Bridgewater Lewis Fine Arts Academy, in collaboration with Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, presents a concert revue of the musical "Dreamgirls."

When: 6 p.m. Oct. 18.

Where: Stage 5, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., U.

Cost: Free.

More info: krannertcenter.com, 333-6280.

KRANNERT UNCORKED

What: With Katie Flynn Quartet, cabaret-style jazz.

When: 5 p.m. Oct. 22.

Where: Stage 5, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., U.

Cost: Free.

More info: krannertcenter.com, 333-6280.

Music at Kickapoo Park

What: Live music featuring Bob Schifo & Friends (variety of country and popular songs, with guest musicians/singers).

When: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23.

Where: Kickapoo Landing at Kickapoo State Park, Oakwood.

More info: kickapoolanding.com or call 446-8399.

JAGERMEISTER PRESENTS: LEE BRICE

What: Rick Monroe joins Lee Brice. Part of Country Concert Series 2015.

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 23.

Where: David S. Palmer Arena, 100 W. Main St., Danville.

Cost: Tickets $28-$35.

More info: Call 877-772-5425 or palmerarena.com.

MICKEY GILLEY

What: Country rock legend, "Mr. Urban Cowboy."

When: 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 24. Doors open 5:30 p.m. for dinner and full bar.

Where: Watseka Theatre, 218 E. Walnut St.

Cost: Tickets, $50-$70; dinner is optional, $12.50.

More info: Call 815-993-6585 or watsekatheatre.com.

CHAMPAIGN-URBANA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

What: Haydn's "The Creation." The University of Illinois Oratorio Society will join the orchestra for this concert.

When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24.

Where: Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., U.

Cost: Tickets $5-$40.

More info: cusymphony.org, krannertcenter.com or call 333-6280.

SEA CHANTEY SING

What: Sing sea chanteys, the energetic work songs of the sailors and other songs of the ocean, the inland waters, the fishers, dockworkers and the ports. Singing experience is not required.

When: 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 26 (fourth Monday of every month).

Where: Meet in the hallway behind Common Ground Food Co-op at Lincoln Square Mall, Urbana.

Where: Email cu_chanteys@maden.org.

Music at Kickapoo Park

What: Closing jam.

When: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30.

Where: Kickapoo Landing at Kickapoo State Park, Oakwood.

More info: kickapoolanding.com or call 446-8399.

DAVID COOK

What: Multimillion-selling recording artist returns with his new album and "The Digital Vein Tour."

When: 7 to 10:30 p.m. Oct. 30. Doors open at 5:30 for dinner and full bar.

Where: Watseka Theatre, 218 E. Walnut St.

Cost: Tickets, $35; dinner is optional, $12.50.

More info: Call 815-993-6585 or watsekatheatre.com.

Dancing

This weekend

ILLINI SWING SOCIETY WEEKLY DANCE

What: Two hours of swing dancing DJ'd by local dancers. All are welcome.

When: 9 to 11 p.m. Thursdays, through Dec. 10.

Where:Room 314,Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., U.

Cost: Free.

More info: illiniswing.org.

COUNTRY DANCING

What: Dance to music by various country bands.

When: 7 to 10:30 p.m. every Saturday.

Where: Eagles Lodge, 605 Edgebrook Drive, C.

CONTRA DANCE

What: Urbana Country Dancers' event features music by Acoustic Mayhem. Martha Tyner, caller. No partner or experience needed. New contra dancer orientation at 7:30 p.m. (prior to most dances).

When: 8 to 11 p.m. Sept. 25.

Where: Phillips Recreation Center, 505 W. Stoughton St., U.

Cost: $4-$5; under 13 years old free.

More info: urbana-contra.org.

FRIDAY NIGHT DANCE

What: A weekly public social ballroom dance. Free polka lesson, 7:30 p.m. Open dancing starts at 8 p.m.

When: 8 to 10:30 p.m. Sept. 25.

Where: Regent Ballroom, 1406 Regency Drive West, Savoy.

Cost: Admission $10.

More info: regentballroom.com or call 359-5333.

NIGHT CLUB DANCE AND TANGO MILONGA

What: West Coast swing, salsa, 2 step, bachata and more starts at 7 p.m., then stay for tango milonga, 9:30 p.m. A live tango band and DJ Joe's tango music.

When: 7 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Sept. 26.

Where: Regent Ballroom, 1406 Regency Drive West, Savoy.

Cost: Admission $10.

More info: regentballroom.com or call 359-5333.

Next week

SEVENTH ANNUAL ILLINOIS ALL-WEEKEND BARN DANCE

What: Sponsored by Urbana Country Dancers. Two nights, two barns. A weekend of music and dance featuring music by Community Band. Open-mic calling. New contra dancer orientation at 7:30 p.m.

When: First night 8 to 11 p.m. Oct. 2.

Where: Anderson's Barn, 2206 N. Brownfield Road, U.

Cost: $4-$5.

More info: urbana-contra.org, directions at urbana-contra.org/directions.html or call 352-4108.

FRIDAY NIGHT DANCE

What: A weekly public social ballroom dance. Door prizes. Open dancing starts at 8 p.m.

When: 8 to 10:30 p.m. Oct. 2.

Where: Regent Ballroom, 1406 Regency Drive West, Savoy.

Cost: Admission $10.

More info: regentballroom.com or call 359-5333.

ILLINOIS ALL-WEEKEND BARN DANCE

What: Sponsored by Urbana Country Dancers. This second night features music by Jim Nelson and Friends. Dale Wilson, caller. Potluck, 5 p.m. New contra dancer orientation, 6:30 p.m. Dancing, 7 p.m. Big bonfire, followed by more dancing, 9 p.m. More dancing with open band and open calling, 11 p.m.

When: 5 p.m. to midnight Oct. 3.

Where: Kalyx Center, 442 E. 1300 N Road, Monticello.

Cost: $4-$5.

More info: urbana-contra.org, directions at urbana-contra.org/directions.html or call 352-4108.

Future highlights

STARLITE BALL

What: Music by the band Miscellaneous 3. For ballroom dancers of all ages.

When: 6:30 to 9 p.m. Oct. 7.

Where: Harrison Park Clubhouse, West Voorhees Street, Danville.

Cost: $5.

More info: Call 443-2999 or email luann.picklap@gmail.com.

FRIDAY NIGHT DANCE

What: A weekly public social ballroom dance. Happy Hour Novice Dance at 7 p.m. Open dancing starts at 8.

When: 7 to 10:30 p.m. Oct. 9.

Where: Regent Ballroom, 1406 Regency Drive West, Savoy.

Cost: Admission $10.

More info: regentballroom.com or call 359-5333.

TANGO AT KAM

What: An afternoon of dance, open to the public, featuring live music by Tangotta. Beginners and experienced dancers welcome.

When: 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 15.

Where: Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery, Krannert Art Museum, main level, 500 E. Peabody Drive, C.

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 333-1861 or kam.illinois.edu/events/experiences.html.

CONTRA DANCE

What: Urbana Country Dancers' event features music by Euphor. Gail Hintze, caller. No partner or experience needed. New contra dancer orientation at 7:30 p.m. (prior to most dances).

When: 8 to 11 p.m. Oct. 16.

Where: Phillips Recreation Center, 505 W. Stoughton St., U.

Cost: $4-$5; under 13 years old free.

More info: urbana-contra.org.

FRIDAY NIGHT DANCE

What: A weekly public social ballroom dance. Open dancing starts at 8 p.m.

When: 8 to 10:30 p.m. Oct. 16.

Where: Regent Ballroom, 1406 Regency Drive West, Savoy.

Cost: Admission $10.

More info: regentballroom.com or call 359-5333.

SINGLES/COUPLES DANCE

What: Live music.

When: 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 18.

Where: Decatur Knights of Columbus, 520 E. North St., Decatur.

Cost: Admission $10.

More info: Call 875-3090 or email gui.dance.jwl@gmail.com.

STARLITE BALL

What: Music by the band Bev Wolfe. For ballroom dancers of all ages.

When: 6:30 to 9 p.m. Oct. 21.

Where: Harrison Park Clubhouse, West Voorhees Street, Danville.

Cost: $5.

More info: Call 443-2999 or email luann.picklap@gmail.com.

Performing arts

This weekend

MIDWEST MANDENG: A WEST AFRICAN DRUM AND DANCE FESTIVAL

What: Performances and drumming and dance workshops as part of the second annual Midwest Mandeng, a festival celebrating the arts and culture of West Africa. Beginners workshop, Sept. 24; all-level classes, Sept. 25-27. Also, a "dundunba" dance party featuring live drumming at 9 p.m. Sept. 26 at Pizza M.

What: 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 24, 12:30 to 9 p.m. Sept. 25, 9:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sept. 26 and 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 27.

What: Sept. 24 at Channing-Murray Foundation, 1209 W. Oregon St., U, and Sept. 25-27 at Urbana Landmark Hotel, 210 S. Race St.

More info: cuwaddc.weebly.com, call 804-314-4171 or 898-4806, email midwestmandeng@gmail.com.

BOLOKADA CONDE & FRIENDS

What: African drumming and dance performance for all ages. Traditional rhythms and dances of Guinea and Mali. Presented in cooperation with the C-U West African Drum & Dance Collective's Midwest Mandeng 2015.

When: 4 to 4:45 p.m. Sept. 25.

Where: Urbana Free Library, 210 W. Green St.

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 367-4405 or urbanafreelibrary.org.

THE PYGMALION LITERATURE FESTIVAL

What: Featuring Adrian Metejka.

When: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 25.

Where: Stage 5, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., U.

Cost: Free.

More info: krannertcenter.com, 333-6280.

ZOO IMPROV

What: Improv comedy, featuring local improv troupes as an opening act each week. The last Friday of the month, Zoo Improv family-friendly show, 7 p.m.

When: 8 p.m. most Fridays.

Where: SoDo Theatre; enter at 111 S. Walnut St., C.

Cost: Admission $5.

More info: zooimprov.com or email contact@zooimprov.com.

THE PYGMALION LITERATURE FESTIVAL

What: Featuring Jennine Capo Crucet, Janaka Stucky and Marcus Wicker.

When: 10:30 p.m. Sept. 25.

Where: Studio Theatre, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., U.

Cost: Free.

More info: krannertcenter.com, 333-6280.

COMEDIAN RALPHIE MAY

What: May has recorded four Comedy Central specials: "Girth of a Nation," "Prime Cut," "Austin-tatious" and "Too Big to Ignore," as well as his Netflix special, "Unruly."

When: 7 to 10 p.m. Sept. 26. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for dinner and full bar.

Where: Watseka Theatre, 218 E. Walnut St., Watseka.

Cost: Reserved seat tickets, $45; dinner, $12.50.

More info: Call 815-993-6585 or watsekatheatre.com.

OPEN-MIC NIGHT

What: Sponsored by Illini Union Courtyard Cafe .

When: 8 p.m. Sept. 26.

Where: Courtyard Cafe/Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., U.

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 244-8938 or http://union.illinois.edu/see-and-do/events/calendar.

Next week

KATE BORNSTEIN

What: Performance, "On Men, Women and the Rest of Us," by the author, performance artist and public speaker. An entertaining introduction to the notion of sex and gender beyond the binary as well as an affirmation of spirit for sex and gender outlaws. Bornstein is in residence at Unit One/Allen Hall from Sept. 28 to Oct. 1.

When: 8 p.m. Sept. 28.

Where: Main Lounge, Allen Hall, 1005 W. Gregory Drive, U.

FRIDAY NIGHT COMEDY

What: Featuring Spicy Clamato and DeBono Improv.

When: 8 p.m. Oct. 2.

When: Courtyard Cafe/Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., U.

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 244-8938 or union.illinois.edu/see-and-do/events/calendar.

PHOENIX IMPROV

What: Sponsored by Illini Union Courtyard Cafe.

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 3.

When: Courtyard Cafe/Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., U.

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 244-8938 or union.illinois.edu/see-and-do/events/calendar.

Future highlights

LAST COMIC STANDING: LIVE TOUR

What: Presented by Exceptional Artists.

When: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 5.

Where: Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave., C.

Cost: Tickets $39.

More info: Call 356-9063 or thevirginia.org.

COMPANIA FLAMENCA JOSE PORCEL: FLAMENCO FIRE

What: Big Mix Series. Spain's foremost flamenco dancer and choreographer, Jose Porcel, and his company.

When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7.

Where: Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., U.

Cost: Tickets $10-$34.

More info: krannertcenter.com, 333-6280.

SPEAK CAFE

What: "Art Changes the Season." SPEAK (Song, Poetry, Expression, Art and Knowledge) Cafe is about finding, exploring and perfecting your voice. Open-mic public space, organized and moderated by Shaya Robinson.

When: 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 8.

Where: Palette Cafe, Krannert Art Museum, main level, 500 E. Peabody Drive, C.

More info: kam.illinois.edu/events/experiences.html or call 333-1860.

OPEN-MIC NIGHT

What: Sponsored by Illini Union Courtyard Cafe .

When: 8 p.m. Oct. 10.

When: Courtyard Cafe/Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., U.

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 244-8938 or union.illinois.edu/see-and-do/events/calendar.

COMEDY NIGHT

What: Featuring Spicy Clamato and DeBono Improv.

When: 8 p.m. Oct. 15.

When: Courtyard Cafe/Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., U.

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 244-8938 or union.illinois.edu/see-and-do/events/calendar.

THAT'S WHAT SHE SAID SHOW

What: The main event of Christie Clinic's That's What She Said Ladyfest captures the spirit of your best-ever night out with friends, combined with a raucous celebration of women's voices. Includes adult themes and content. Followed by an after-party, an all-you-can-eat-and-drink celebration, for an additional fee.

When: Show, 7 p.m., and after-party, 10 p.m. Oct. 17.

Where: Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave., C. After-party at V. Picasso, 122 N. Neil St., C.

Cost: Tickets, $40 and $60 (VIP); $5 additional per ticket processing fees (online only). After-party, $30.

More info: SheSaidProject.com, email kerry@shesaidproject.com or call 356-9063.

BAD TIDINGS: MEDIEVAL GHOST STORIES

What: Storytellers from the University of Illinois present terrifying tales of ghosts, ghouls and other fearsome creatures, drawn from the records of medieval Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Recommended for ages 8 to 108. (Some stories may be too scary for the very young.)

When: 3 to 3:45 p.m. Oct. 17.

Where: Champaign Public Library, 200 W. Green St.

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 403-2030 or champaign.org.

BELLY BOO

What: "A Haunting Extravaganza of Dance." In this annual presentation sponsored by Reflections Dance Company of Champaign, professional belly dance companies and soloists from across the region perform in this diverse, Halloween-themed night of dance.

When: 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 17.

Where: Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center, 202 S. Broadway Ave., U.

Cost: Tickets 10 at the door; $2 discount for UI students with valid ID; children 9 and under free.

HALLOWEEN MAGIC

What: Skilled magician Markus Clegg will perform Halloween magic tricks, then share a few secrets so audience members can wow their friends. For middle and high school students. Part of the Thursdays at the Library series. No registration needed.

When: 3 to 4 p.m. Oct. 22.

Where: Champaign Public Library, 200 W. Green St.

More info: Call 403-2070

VOICE READING SERIES

What: New poetry and fiction by students in the creative writing master of fine arts program. Featuring Daniel Porder, Katherine Kendig and Jess Willard.

When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22.

Where: Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery, Krannert Art Museum, main level, 500 E. Peabody Drive, C.

More info: Call 333-1861 or kam.illinois.edu/events/performances.html.

OPEN-MIC NIGHT

What: Sponsored by Illini Union Courtyard Cafe.

When: 8 p.m. Oct. 24.

When: Courtyard Cafe/Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., U.

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 244-8938 or union.illinois.edu/see-and-do/events/calendar.

FRIDAY NIGHT COMEDY

What: Featuring Spicy Clamato and DeBono Improv.

When: 8 p.m. Oct. 30.

Where: Courtyard Cafe/Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., U.

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 244-8938 or union.illinois.edu/see-and-do/events/calendar.

GHOST STORIES: GRUESOME, GORY, AND GHASTLY GHOSTS AND GHOULS

What:A multicultural ghost story concert for Halloween, with local favorite tellers Dan Keding, Kath Brinkmann and Kim Sheahan, as well as tellers from UI faculty, staff and students. This family event will be most appropriate for children grades K—6.

When:2 to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 31.

Where:Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., U.

Cost: Suggested donation, $5.

More info: Call 244-3355, spurlock.illinois.edu or email ksheahan@illinois.edu.

GHOST STORIES: STORIES FROM THE OTHER SIDE

What:A ghost story concert for Halloween, with local tellers Dan Keding, Kath Brinkmann and Kim Sheahan, as well as tellers from UI faculty, staff and students. Features tales with adult themes or heightened fear factors. For adults only (age 16 and above).

When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31.

Where:Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., U.

Cost: Admission, $8 adults, $6 students 16 and above.

More info: Call 244-3355, spurlock.illinois.edu or email ksheahan@illinois.edu.

Theater

This weekend

'DISNEY'S ALADDIN, KIDS'

What: Stage play presented by Champaign Park District Youth Theatre program (students in grades 2-4).

When: 7 p.m. Sept. 24 and 25, 2 and 7 p.m. Sept. 26.

Where: Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave., C.

Cost: Tickets $8-$10.

More info: Call 356-9063 or thevirginia.org.

'HALF-STITCHED THE MUSICAL'

What: Broadway-style musical, comedy/drama presented by Green Mill Village Theatre, in partnership with Blue Gate Musicals.

When: 1 and 7 p.m. most Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, through Oct. 30; 7 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 5; 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 29, Oct. 6-27; Wednesday matinees only, 1 p.m. Oct. 14, 21, 28.

Where: Best Western plus Green Mill Village Hotel & Suites and Convention Center, 917 Green Mill Road, Arcola.

Cost: Tickets $15-$32; musical and a meal, $40; musical plus overnight stay for two, $150; musical, meal and overnight stay for two, $165.

More info: gmvtheatre.com, email info@gmvtheatre.com or call 268-4400.

'SECRETS EVERY SMART TRAVELER SHOULD KNOW'

What: A comedy musical review presented by Tri-County Players.

When: 7 p.m. Sept. 25 and 26 and 2 p.m. Sept. 27.

Where: Paxton Market Street Theatre, 120 N. Market St., Paxton.

Cost: Tickets $12.

More info: Call 379-7028.

'THREE DAYS OF RAIN'

What: Charleston Community Theatre.

When: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24-26.

Where: Tarble Arts Center, 2010 S. Ninth St., Charleston.

Cost: Tickets $5-$10.

More info: charlestoncommunitytheatre.com or call 345-9661.

Next week

'LINCOLN'S TRIAL & TRIBULATIONS'

What: Dinner theater brings history to life. Visit two historic sites, enjoy an 1847 meal and see the story of the 1847 Matson Slave Trial.

When: 4 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 3.

Where: Ruthford Home, Independence Pioneer Village, Oakland Square, Oakland.

Cost: Tickets $30.

More info: matsontrial1847.org or call 508-9113.

'NEIGHBORHOOD 3: REQUISITION OF DOOM'

What: A thriller presented by Parkland Theatre.

When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1, 2, 3, 8, 9 and 10; 3 p.m. Oct. 11.

Where: Parkland Theatre's Second Stage, Parkland College, 2400 W. Bradley Ave., C.

Cost: Tickets $9-$15; opening night half-price; groups of 11 or more, $11 each.

More info: Call 351-2528, theatre.parkland.edu/neighborhood3.html or email Theatre@parkland.edu.

'THE OPEN HOUSE'

What: The Celebration Company presents the classic comedy by Noel Coward.

When: 8 p.m. Oct. 1-4, 7-11, 14-17.

Where: Station Theatre, 223 N. Broadway Ave., U.

Cost: Tickets $10-$15.

More info: Call 384-4000 or stationtheatre.com.

Future highlights

'DRACULA'

What: Charleston Alley Theatre.

When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16, 17; 2 p.m. Oct. 18; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23, 24; 2 p.m. Oct. 25; and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26.

Where: Oct. 16-19 at Mattoon train station; Oct. 23-26 at Charleston Alley Theatre, 718 Monroe St., Charleston.

Cost: Tickets $10.

More info: Call 345-2287 or charlestonalleytheatre.com.

'MINE'

What: The Celebration Company presents this one-act thriller.

When: 8 p.m. Oct. 29 to Nov. 1, 4-8, 11-14.

Where: Station Theatre, 223 N. Broadway Ave., U.

Cost: Tickets $10-$15.

More info: Call 384-4000 or stationtheatre.com.

'THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW'

What: Musical presented by DACC Players of Danville Area Community College. Intended for mature audiences.

When: 7 p.m. and midnight Oct. 16 and 17.

Where:Bremer Theatre, Danville Area Community College, 2000 E. Main St., Danville.

Cost: Tickets $10, general admission; $20, VIP.

More info: event.attendstar.com/event/show/rocky-horror-picture-show-returns.

'SHREK: THE MUSICAL.'

What: Danville Light Opera's production based on the DreamWorks Animation motion picture and the book by William Steig.

When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23 and 24 and 2 p.m. Oct. 25.

Where: Danville High School, Dick Van Dyke Auditorium, 202 E. Fairchild St.,, Danville.

Cost: Tickets $7-$19.

More info: dlomusicaltheatre.com or call 431-1660.

'STEEL MAGNOLIAS'

What: American comedy-drama chronicling the lives and friendship of six women in Louisiana.

When: Doors open 6 p.m. CDT (7 p.m. EDT) Oct. 16, 12:30 p.m. (1:30 p.m. EDT) Oct. 18, 6 p.m. Oct. 22 and 23, 12:30 and 6 p.m. Oct. 24, 12:30 p.m. Oct. 25.

Where: The Beef House, 16501 N. State Road 63, Covington, Ind.

Cost: Tickets $42.

More info: Call Melody Ehrlich at 477-5223, ext. 114.

Outdoors/nature

This weekend

NATURE AT NIGHT: GOING BATTY

What: A guided hike to learn about nocturnal animals, night vision and more. Registration required.

When: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sept. 25.

Where: Interpretive Center, Homer Lake Forest Preserve, Homer.

Cost: $2.

More info: 896-2455 or cwalsh@ccfpd.org.

SWIFTY SWINE 5K TRAIL RUN/WALK AND CHILDREN'S PIGLET PRANCE

What: Second annual 5K trail run during Apple 'n Pork weekend. Fun family event with special activities for children. Piglet Prance begins after awards ceremony.

When: Registration, 6:30 a.m.; race, 8 to 9 a.m. Sept. 26.

Where: Old Farm Trail at Weldon Springs State Park, 4734 Weldon Springs Road, Clinton.

Cost: $20 by Sept. 20; $25, race day. Piglet Prance, free.

More info: Call 935-9571 or email margie.gehres@djwhospital.org, register at active.com.

ALLERTON FAMILY CAMPOUT AND EXPLORATION

What: Bring your family (ages 4 and older) and spend the weekend camping and exploring Allerton Natural Areas. Help biologists catch, identify and release wildlife, try out the newest camping gear and gadgets from Champaign Surplus and Kelty, and relax by the campfire for stories and s'mores. Presented by Champaign Surplus. Pre-registration required.

When: 11 a.m. Sept. 26 until 11 a.m. Sept. 27.

Where: Allerton Visitor Center and Meadow, 515 Old Timber Road, Monticello.

Cost: $5, children; $15, adults.

More info: allerton.illinois.edu/event/allerton-family-campout-exploration or call 333-3287.

MODEL ROCKET LAUNCH

What: Central Illinois Aerospace model rocket club. Fliers with rockets of all sizes are welcome, and all spectators are invited to come and watch.

When: 1 to 6 p.m. Sept. 26.

Where: Dodds Park, Champaign.

Cost: Free admission.

More info: Call 840-1678 around 11 a.m. for status of launch, or 359-8225, CIARocketry.org or email cia-info@ciarocketry.org.

35TH ANNUAL WILD WILD WILDERNESS

What: Kennekuk Road and Trail Runners. The 7.45-mile trail run is one of the oldest races in the Midwest. Post-race party.

When: Registration, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.; race starts at 10 a.m. Sept. 27.

Where: Kickapoo State Recreation Area, west of Danville.

Cost: After Sept. 18 and race day, $25, no shirt.

More info: Call 260-9898.

TOTAL LUNAR ECLIPSE VIEWING

What: Join the Champaign-Urbana Astronomical Society outside with telescopes as members watch the moon pass into Earth's shadow for the last total lunar eclipse of 2015. Event will be canceled if weather is unfavorable.

When: 8 to 11 p.m. Sept. 27.

Where: Outside the William M. Staerkel Planetarium. Parkland College, 2400 W. Bradley Ave., C. Patrons should park in the M-1 parking lot.

More info: Call 351-2567, cuas.org or email cuas@cuas.org,

Next week

SUMMER FUN RUNS

What: Second Wind Running Club's outdoor group runs 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 saving hours only (April through October). Typically time changes to 6 p.m. in late September.

When: 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays through October. Typically time changes to 6 p.m. in late September.

Where: North side of Meadowbrook Park, Urbana.

More info: secondwindrunningclub.org.

NATURE PLAY PRE-K: REASONS FOR THE SEASONS

What: Outdoor program for preschoolers age 2-6. Study different weather patterns and experiment to find out what makes rain and wind. A chance for parents/grandparents to actively engage with children as they experience the natural world. Register by Sept .29.

When: 10 to 11 a.m. Oct. 2.

Where: Natural Playscape, Homer Lake Forest Preserve, Homer.

Cost: $5 per child.

More info: Call or email 896-2455 or cwalsh@ccfpd.org.

FALL SCAVENGER HUNT

What: Learn about simple and compound leaves, identify various trees and take a walk around the Mabery Gelvin Botanical Garden. Registration required.

When: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 3.

Where: Museum of the Grand Prairie, Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve, Mahomet.

Cost: $3 per child.

More info: Call 586-2612 or cgrabowski@ccfpd.org.

PUBLIC HAYRIDE

What: Enjoy the fall season with a hayride tour of Forest Glen Preserve. No reservations necessary.

When: 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 3.

Where: Forest Glen Preserve, 20301 E. 900 N Road, near Westville.Meet at the staff office parking lot.

Cost:$1.

More info: Call 662-2142.

Future highlights

GROWING UP WILD: REASONS FOR THE SEASONS

What: Outdoor program for preschoolers ages 2-6. This is a chance for parents/grandparents to actively engage with children as they experience the natural world. Register by Oct. 2.

When: 10 to 11 a.m. Oct. 6.

Where: Museum of the Grand Prairie, Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve, 950 N. Lombard St., Mahomet.

Cost: $5 per child.

More info: Call 896-2455 or email cwalsh@ccfpd.org.

CORN MAZE

What: Corn maze, cornstalk bundles, pumpkins and more for sale, plus food and a chance to visit the bison herd.

When: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 3 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 4.

Where: Grand Village of the Kickapoo Park (just north of LeRoy). GPS address: 8144 N. 3100 E Road, Arrowsmith.

Cost: Adults $5, kids 6-12 and seniors $3, kids under 6 free.

More info: Call 309-261-3043.

WADE'S 5K FOR 5P-

What: Annual running and walking event that supports 3-year-old Wade Jones of Monticello and other children like him. A shorter Kids Fun Run will take place after the 5K race. Proceeds will support both the 5P- Society and local 5P- children with special therapy and educational needs.

When: Registration begins at 7 a.m.; 5K, 8:30 a.m. Oct. 10.

Where: Lodge Park, Monticello.

More info: wades5kfor5p.com, call 550-5762 or email jdanjones@gmail.com.

FALL FROLIC

What: Kids on a walk will learn about what makes each tree special and look for colorful leaves to use as tools for nature paintings. Registration required.

When: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 10.

Where: Museum of the Grand Prairie, Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve, 950 N. Lombard St., Mahomet.

Cost: $3 per child.

More info: Call 586-2612 or email cgrabowski@ccfpd.org.

CUAS FAMILY SKYWATCH

What: Join the Champaign-Urbana Astronomical Society Inc. for an evening with the stars. Meet at the Homer Lake Interpretive Center at 7 p.m. for a short presentation by Staerkel Planetarium coordinator David Leake. Then head to historic Maple Sugar Grove to view the stars, planets and more. Weather permitting, the program will go until midnight.

When: 7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 10.

Where: Interpretive Center, Homer Lake Forest Preserve, Homer.

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 896-2455 or email cwalsh@ccfpd.org.

NATURE AT NIGHT

What: Prowling for owls. A guided hike to learn about nocturnal animals, night vision and more. Learn a few owl calls during the the search for the apex predators of the sky. Registration required.

When: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 16.

Where: Interpretive Center, Homer Lake Forest Preserve, Homer.

Cost: $2.

More info: Call 896-2455 or cwalsh@ccfpd.org.

CUAS FAMILY SKYWATCH

What: Join the Champaign-Urbana Astronomical Society Inc. for an evening under the stars for its monthly observatory open house. Cancelled if weather is unfavorable.

When: 8 to 10 p.m. Oct. 17.

Where: Champaign-Urbana Astronomical Society Observatory, located between Champaign and Sadorus along County Road 700 E, 1.4 miles west of Interstate 57 and 0.8 mile south of Monticello Road.

Cost: Free.

More info: Email cuas@cuas.org, call 351-2567 or cuas.org.

FALL SEASON HIKE

What: Explore the wilderness of Willow Creek Trail, featuring minerals, rocks and fossils, with experienced guide Gary Wilford.

When: 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 18.

Where: Forest Glen Preserve, 20301 E. 900 N Road, near Westville.

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 662-2142 or email asteeples@vccd.org.

WILDERNESS LIVING SKILLS

What: Learn and live outdoors for three days in this hands-on workshop, taught by lead instructors from the Wild Nature Project. Hands-on practice in the essential skills of wilderness survival. Adults only.

When: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 23, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 24, 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 25.

Where: Campground, Middle Fork River Forest Preserve, 3433 County Road 2700 E, Penfield.

Cost: Fee, $175, plus $50 deposit. Registration and deposit required by Oct. 9.

More info: call 896-2455 or email pleiter@ccfpd.org.

HAUNTED HIKE

What: Use the light of the full moon to navigate River Bend. Hikers won't find werewolves or vampires, but they might hear some coyotes or see bats fly overhead! This program is for families of all ages. Dress for the weather. Registration required.

When: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25.

Where: River Bend Forest Preserve, Mahomet.

Cost: $2.

More info:Call 896-2455 or email cwalsh@ccfpd.org.

UI museums

Krannert Art Museum

What: Exhibitions: "Attachment," through Dec. 12; "Nkata: An Installation by Nnenna Okore," "Tamarind Institute and the Rebirth of Lithography" and "School of Art + Design Faculty Exhibition," through Dec. 23.

When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday; closed Sundays.

Where: 500 E. Peabody Drive, C.

Cost: Free admission; suggested donation, $3.

More info: kam.illinois.edu or call 333-1860.

Spurlock Museum

What: "Around the World Wednesdays. Children and their parents or caregivers are welcome to learn, create and play together with crafts and activities from around the world.

When: Anytime between 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 30 to Nov. 4.

Cost: $2 donation per person.

Where: 600 S. Gregory St., U.

More info: spurlock.illinois.edu or call 333-2360.

Other museums

BICENTENNIAL ART CENTER AND MUSEUM

What: "Scenes of Nature and Rural Landscapes" by Barbara Brummer.

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday or by appointment; through Oct. 2.

Where: 132 S. Central Ave., Paris.

Cost: Free admission.

More info: parisartcenter.com or call 466-8130.

CATLIN HERITAGE MUSEUM

What: The Catlin Historical Society will be hosting its annual Fall Ham & Bean Dinner. The grounds will be open for all visitors. New displays featuring Catlin School memorabilia.

When:11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 4.

Where:210 N. Paris St., Catlin.

More info:427-5766.

C.H. MOORE HOMESTEAD AND DEWITT COUNTY MUSEUM

What: Building and grounds depicting the elegant Victorian era.

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday; through end of December.

Where: 219 E. Woodlawn St., Clinton.

Cost: Admission $1-$3, children under 12 years old, free.

More info: chmoorehomestead.org or call 935-6066.

DOUGLAS COUNTY MUSEUM

What: Artifacts covering a variety of interests including military, medical, toys, historical clothing, housewares, organizations and clubs, art, schools, railroads, businesses and trades, farming and agriculture, radio, quilting and crafts.

When:9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Where:700 S. Main St., Tuscola.

Cost:Free admission; donations welcome.

More info: Call 253-2535, douglascountymuseum@hotmail.com or facebook.com/docomuseum.

FORD COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY WATER TOWER MUSEUM

What: "150 years of the Paxton Record." The museum will showcase the county's oldest business in continuous operation, The Paxton Record, in an exhibit.

When: 2 to 4 p.m. every Sunday, through Nov. 1, or by appointment.

Where: In the remodeled city water tower and pump house, corner of Market and Center streets, Paxton.

More info: rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilfchs or call 379-3723, 379-4111.

MUSEUM OF THE GRAND PRAIRIE

What: Exhibits, "Hidden Underfoot: Historical Archaeology in Illinois," through 2015; "The Grand Prairie Story," "Prairie Stories," "Blacksmithing on the Prairie" and "Champaign County's Lincoln," permanent; discovery room, interactive stations.

When: 1 to 5 p.m. daily through Dec. 31.

Where: Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve, 950 N. Lombard St., Mahomet.

Cost: No admission fee; donations appreciated.

More info: Call 586-2612.

Orpheum Children's Science Museum

What: "Animal Encounters." The museum's education team will talk about the museum's animals, followed by animal feeding time.

When: 11 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays.

What: DYI Weekend Wizard. A new topic each week. Do-it-yourself projects and science experiments.

When: 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays.

Where: 346 N. Neil St., C.

Cost: Admission $4-$5.

More info: orpheumkids.com or call 352-5895.

SOUSA ARCHIVES AND CENTER FOR AMERICAN MUSIC

What: "Many Voices: The Great War in America's Songs."

When: 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; through Sept. 25. Closed weekends, some holidays.

Where: Harding Band Building, 1103 S. Sixth St., C.

Cost: Free; donations accepted.

More info: For guided tours, call 244-9309 or sousa@uiuc.edu.

VERMILION COUNTY MUSEUM AND FITHIAN HOUSE

What: Two permanent exhibits of Lincoln-Lamon law office in Danville (1852-56) and a one-room schoolhouse; natural history displays, a coal mine shaft; and "Vermilion County in the Civil War."

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; through 2015. Closed Sundays, Mondays and holidays.

Where: 116 N. Gilbert St., Danville.

Cost: Museum admission, $1-$3. Museum and Fithian House admission, $1-$5. Children 12 years old and younger, free.

More info: vermilioncountymuseum.org or call 442-2922.

VERMILION COUNTY WAR MUSEUM

What: New displays have been added in the following areas: World War I, World War II, D-Day and the Research Library. Exhibits with items from the pre-Revolutionary War through the operations in Afghanistan. Displays for the Civil War, Gulf wars, Spanish-American War, Korean War and an enlarged World War I area. Combat weapons for all wars and items from the Vietnam and Spanish-American wars.

When: Noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sundays, Mondays and holidays.

Where: 307 N. Vermilion St., Danville.

Cost: $2-$4; children under age 6 free.

More info: vcwm.org, call 431-0034 or email vcwm@comcast.net.

Planetarium

WILLIAM M. STAERKEL PLANETARIUM

Sky show:"Fall Prairie Skies," 7 p.m. Fridays, Sept. 25 through Dec. 18, except Oct. 2.

Main feature: "Odyssey," 8 p.m. Sept. 25 and 26. "Secrets of the Sun," 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 2-Nov. 21.

Children's feature: "Solar System Safari," 7 p.m. Saturdays, Sept. 26 through Oct. 31.

World of Science Lecture: "Pandemics, Pathogens and Prions" with Julie Pryde, public health administrator with the Champaign-Urbana Public Health Department, 7 p.m. Oct. 2. $1.

Where: Parkland College, 2400 W. Bradley Ave., C.

Cost: $4-$5.

More info: Call 351-2568 or 351-2446.

Exhibits

ASIAN AMERICAN CULTURAL CENTER

What: Art exhibit, "Living History: Our Stories from 70s to Now," presented in conjunction with the center's 10-year anniversary celebration.

When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; through Dec. 1.

Where: 1210 W. Nevada St., U.

More info: oiir.illinois.edu/aacc/our-programs/artist-showcase or call 333-9300.

BOOTH LIBRARY

What: A national traveling exhibit, "Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War." In addition, related exhibits on display on a variety of subjects, including Lincoln's connection to Coles County, plus several programs related to the Lincolns and the Civil War era.

When: 8 a.m. to 1 a.m. Monday through Thursday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; noon to 1 a.m. Sunday. Through Oct. 16.

Where: Reception in West Reading Room, EIU, 600 Lincoln Ave., Charleston.

Cost: Free.

More info: library.eiu.edu/exhibits/lincoln or call 581-6061.

FIGURE ONE

What: Fourth annual Summer Artists in Residence Program, featuring Sue Kay Lee, Jenna Richards and Jade Williams. Exhibition of their works.

When: 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; 1 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday; closed Sundays and Mondays. Through Sept. 26.

Where: 116 N. Walnut St., C.

Cost: Free admission.

More info: figureone.org, call 333-0786 or email figure1ne@gmail.com.

Giertz Gallery AT PARKLAND COLLEGE

What: Reception for "Ornithology: Works by Barbara Kendrick and Monique Luchetti." Gallery talk, 6:30 p.m., and music by Parkland Guitar Ensemble.

When: 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 1. Open, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday; noon to 2 p.m. Saturday; closed Sundays; Sept. 28 through Nov. 7.

Where: 2400 W. Bradley Ave., C.

More info: artgallery.parkland.edu or call 351-2485.

ILLINOIS TERMINAL

What: Wall displays, "MTD Art: Moving Pictures Through Your Neighborhood" by Ralph Roether, Robert Marohn, Jason Kohlmann and Alexander Stamper, the artists chosen to be featured inside all MTD buses.

When: All day, every day, through Oct. 31.

Where: Across from the elevators on the first floor, 45 E. University Ave., C.

Cost: Free.

More info: 40north.org/programs/mtd-art.

KENNEKUK ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER

What: Reception and open house for "Hidden Treasures of our Natural Community," a nature photography exhibit by Photographer Lance Merry.

When: 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 27. Open, 1 to 4 p.m. every Sunday through Oct. 18. During regular business hours Monday through Friday, call ahead for availability. Throughout September and October.

Where: Kennekuk County Park, 2296 Henning Road, Danville.

More info: Lara Darling, 442-1691, ldarling@vccd.org.

MURPHY GALLERY

What: Art at the Y 2014 exhibition, "(IN)Visible Men, Paintings by Ricardo Andre Lewis."

When: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday. Through Oct. 31.

Where: University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St., C.

More info: 337-1500, universityymca.org/art.

SPRINGER CULTURAL CENTER

What: "Champaign County Town and Country Amateur Art Show." Jurors critique, 10:30 a.m. Oct. 3.

When:8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday (9 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 3); closed Sunday. Through Oct. 3.

Where: 301 N. Randolph St., C.

More info: Call 819-3909 or michelle.olden@champaignparks.com.

TARBLE ARTS CENTER

What: "Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist," Main Galleries.

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and by appointment. Closed Mondays and holidays. Through Nov. 1.

Where: 2010 Ninth St. (South Ninth Street at Cleveland Avenue), Eastern Illinois University, Charleston.

Cost: Free.

More info:eiu.edu/tarble, call 581-2787 or email tarble@eiu.edu.

CITY OF URBANA

What: Urbana Public Arts Program's "Artist of the Corridor" exhibit, featuring Urbana artist and entrepreneur Ellie Pinzarrone.

When: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily at Urbana City Building; and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Urbana Free Library; through Nov. 9.

When: Urbana City Building, 400 S. Vine St.; and Urbana Free Library, 210 W. Green St.

More info: urbanaillinois.us/artexhibits or call 328-8265.

UI INTERNATIONAL AND AREA STUDIES LIBRARY

What: "Chai Wai Series: Around the World in 2D: Comics, Graphic Novels and Cartooning." There will be a lively panel discussion featuring local comics scholars, creators, artists and animators. Refreshments. Presented in conjunction with the library's September exhibit on international comics.

When: 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 30.

Where: 321 Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Drive, U.

Cost: Free.

More info: Email mthacker@illinois.edu.

UI RICKER LIBRARY OF ARCHITECTURE AND ART

What: "Ed Ruscha in Series: A Rotating Exhibition of Books."

When: 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 10 p.m. Sunday, through Dec. 18. Closed some holidays.

Where: 208 Architecture Building, 608 E. Lorado Taft Drive, C.

More info: Call 333-0224, library.illinois.edu/arx or email rickerlibrary@library.illinois.edu.

URBANA-CHAMPAIGN INDEPENDENT MEDIA CENTER

What: Closing reception for "Renegades: Storytelling in Two Dimensions," co-curated by artist-in-residence Travis Hocutt and comics scholar Carol Tiley, featuring works by local comics artists Damian Duffy, Nina Paley and Grant Thomas.

When: 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 1. Open gallery hours, noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday; through Oct. 1.

Where: Gallery, 202 S. Broadway Ave., U.

More info: Call 766-2447, facebook.com/events/1654500774769414/.

Galleries

AMARA YOGA & ARTS

What: "Into the Light," new work by Sara Paige.

When: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays or by appointment; through Oct. 31.

Where: Suite 156B, Lincoln Square, 300 S. Broadway Ave., U.

More info: amarayoga.com, call 417-2591 or email kathryn@amarayoga.com.

CINEMA GALLERY

What: "Bradshaw & Bushman," vintage paintings by Glenn Bradshaw and David Bushman, former professors in the School of Art & Design at the University of Illinois..

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday; through Oct. 17.

Where: 120 W. Main St., U.

More info: cinemagallery.cc or call 367-3711 or email baxley@baxleymedia.com.

Farms/markets

CHAMPAIGN FARMERS' MARKET

What: Locally produced fruit, vegetables, dairy and baked goods from a variety of vendors.

When: 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, through Oct. 20.

Where: Parking Lot M at 310-330 N. Neil St., C.

More info: Call 840-2128, thelandconnection.org or email market@thelandconnection.org.

The CU Sunday Market

What: Year-round "everything" market, welcoming a large selection of farmers, crafters, antique dealers, flea market sellers, not-for-profits, community groups, entertainers, home-based businesses and local and regional artists.

When: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Sunday.

Where: Fluid Event Center, 601 N. Country Fair Drive, C.

More info: cusundaymarket@gmail.com or call 359-6960.

DOWNTOWN DANVILLE FARMERS' MARKET

What: Fresh fruits and veggies. Get new cooking ideas, learn about food.

When: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday and Wednesday.

Where: Danville Public Library lawn, 319 N. Vermilion St.

More info: Call 474-2701, 477-5220, email downtowndanvillefm@gmail.com or facebook.com/DanvilleFM.

MAIN STREET FARMERS' MARKET

What: Fresh produce, flowers, plants, books, pottery, honey, baked goods and more.

When: 3 to 6 p.m. Thursdays, to Oct. 2.

Where: State Street in front of Allerton Library, Monticello.

More info: Call 762-9318, email info@monticellomainstreet.org or monticellomainstreet.org.

URBANA'S MARKET AT THE SQUARE

What:Features locally grown fresh produce, meat, dairy, wine, other locally made products, live music, arts, crafts, flowers, food trucks and more.

When: 7 a.m. to noon, rain or shine, every Saturday through Nov. 7.

Where: Corner of Illinois and Vine streets, downtown Urbana.

More info: urbanaillinois.us/market.

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