Entertainment listings, Oct. 12-19, 2017

Entertainment listings, Oct. 12-19, 2017

EVENTS

This weekend

NCSA OPEN HOUSE

What: Tour the Advanced Visualization Laboratory, responsible for making some of the most intricate visual simulations in the entire world. Stop by the first floor and watch some of our coolest work for yourself — you might even hear a voice or two that you recognize! RSVP (preferred but not required) at go.illinois.edu/AVLOpenHouse.

When: 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 13.

Where: National Center for Supercomputing Applications, 1205 W. Clark St., U.

More info: Email publicaffairs@ncsa.illinois.edu

NCSA OPEN HOUSE

What: Tour the National Petascale Computing Facility, home of five supercomputers, including the Blue Waters supercomputer, one of the fastest machines in the entire world. See the massive infrastructure required to be a global leader in high-performance computing! Sign up for a tour at go.illinois.edu/BWOpenHouse. RSVP (preferred but not required)

When: 3 to 6:15 p.m. Oct. 13.

Where: National Center for Supercomputing Applications, 1205 W. Clark St., U.

More info: Email publicaffairs@ncsa.illinois.edu

THE FUR BALL

What: "One Lucky Night." A fun and interactive evening gala that features robust silent and live auctions, a jewelry raffle, and a delicious plated dinner, all to support homeless animals at Champaign County Humane Society. Business/cocktail attire. Emcee Jennifer Roscoe, WIA TV-3.

When: Cocktails and silent auction, 5:30 p.m.; dinner at 7 p.m.; live auction and raffles, 8 p.m. Oct. 13.

Where: Hilton Garden Inn, 1501 S. Neil St., C.

Cost: Tickets $10 before Oct. 6, $125 after.

More info: cuhumane.org/NewsEvents/FurBall.aspx or call 217-344-7297.

BALDWIN ASYLUM HAUNTED HOUSE

What: Back for its fifth year as Central Illinois' premiere haunted attraction with 10,000 square feet of terror, customers will find terror at every turn; and "Lights Out" events, Oct. 19 and 30. Recommended for ages 13 and up.

When: 7 p.m. to midnight, Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 13-28; 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 15, 19 and 22; 7 to 11 p.m. Oct. 29-31.

Where: in the Taylor Studios building, 2040 Lon Drive, Rantoul.

Cost: Tickets $15 at the door.

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

HEARTLAND MAKER FEST 2017

What: A family-friendly event. Makers, tinkerers, creators, inventors, DIYers, and musicians will gather together to share their work with the public. Makerspace Urbana shows how art and science can meld together, and provide a hands-on approach for those who are inspired to create and learn.

When: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 14.

Where: Lincoln Square Mall, downtown Urbana.

Cost:Free admission, but donations are welcome.

More info: http://heartlandmakerfest.org or email iammmikeb@gmail.com.

HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH CELEBRATION

What:Celebrate Latin American culture through wonderful traditional music, crafts, bilingual storytelling. This program organized by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, University of Illinois.

When: 2:30 to 4 p.m. Oct. 14.

Where: The Urbana Free Library, Lewis Auditorium, ground floor, 210 W. Green St.

Cost:Free.

More info: urbanafreelibrary.org.

ORPHEUM WINE TASTING

What: Featuring the Katie Flynn Cabaret and in partnership with Harvest Market. Choose from a selection of wines from around the world and buy bottles on site, exclusive, behind-the-scenes tours of the Orpheum Theatre, bid on silent auction items and a live auction for a signature item. All proceeds benefit the museum.

When: 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 14.

Where: Orpheum Children's Science Museum, 346 N. Neil St.

Cost:Tickets, $35; available on Eventbrite, Facebook, or at the door.

More info: Call 217-352-5895, facebook.com/OrpheumMuseum or orpheumkids.com.

TWIN CITIES COMIC BOOK CONVENTION

What: Dealers from three states specializing in comic books new and old, toys and related will be selling and buying.

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 15.

Where: Wydham Garden, 1001 Killarney St., U.

Cost:Admission for the public is free.

More info: Call 309- 657-1599 or epguides.com/comics.

Next week

CUPEX STAMP SHOW

What: Sponsored by the Champaign-Urbana Stamp Club. Top stamp and cover dealers from around the Midwest, 380 pages of exhibits, an hourly silent table auction and a bulk stamp table. Halloween and the Panama Canal are just two of the topics that will be featured in exhibits. A philatelic estates seminar at 10:30 a.m., and regional meeting of The American Topical Association at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 21.

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 21 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 22.

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

Cost: Free admission and parking.

More info: custampclub.org or call 217-359-9115.

CELEBRATE disABILITY! -- A MUSIC & ART FESTIVAL

What: Sponsored by the disABILITY Resource Expo to celebrate the gifts and talents of individuals with disABILITIES. Main Stage entertainment features 90's Daughter and Candy Foster & Shades of Blue, plus First Gig Rock & Roll Kids' Camp, The Penguin Project: Songs from Mulan, and Special Awards. A play area for young children, at Spark, near the Main Stage.

When: Noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 21.

Where: Lincoln Square, Urbana.

Cost: Free and open to the public.

Future highlights

HCE CULTURAL ARTS SHOW

What: Champaign County Home and Community Education members display their handcrafted projects for judging for the State Conference March 2018. Guest speakers are Bonnie Smith, Illinois Homemakers Camp, and Karen Cunningham, motivational speaker. Public invited.

When: 10 a.m. Oct. 26.

Where: Champaign County Farm Bureau, 801 Country Fair Drive, C.

More info:Call 217-621-2724.

HALLOWEEN FUN FEST

What:Champaign and Urbana Park Districts, along with Market Place Mall, invite you and your family to join us for this family event! Dress up in your costume and join us for trick-or-treating, games, and a costume contest. Take a walk through our spook-tacularly (family-friendly) Haunted House, and bring a bag to collect all your goodies.

When:5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26.

Where: Market Place Shopping Center, 2000 N. Neil St., C.

Cost: Free.

More info:Call 217-398-2581 or email zoe.stinson@champaignparks.com.

CUTC'S MUSICAL THEATRE TRIVIA NIGHT FUNDRAISER AND RAFFLE

What: Fundraiser for Champaign Urbana Theatre Company. Trivia plus pizza plus fun.

When: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 27.

Where: Pizza-M, 208 W. Main St., U.

Cost:$10. Raffle tickets, $2 each.

More info: cutc.org, email manager@cutc.org or call 217-352-4085.

NIGHTMARE ON GROVE STREET

What: Annual Halloween party with haunted hay rack rides around the trail (weather pending), activities, free candy giveaway and more.

When: 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 28.

Where: Champaign Park District's Douglass Community Center, 512 E. Grove St., C.

More info: Call 217-398-2573 or email tifany.white@champaignparks.com.

URBANA FOOD TRUCK RALLIES

What: Seating inside the civic center and outdoor seating (under tents and on picnic blankets in the grass west of the civic center) and access to restrooms. In addition to the food trucks, performers will be stationed around the event to provide music and entertainment. Food truck lineup and entertainment details online.

When: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 31.

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

More info: urbanaillinois.us.

NINTH ANNUAL CHAMPAIGN URBANA FOLK AND ROOTS FESTIVAL

What: Features music of many varieties including bluegrass, blues, folk, jazz, traditional country and honky-tonk, swing, singer-songwriter, old time, soul, gospel, Americana, Irish and more. Performances, dances, instructional sessions, jams, song circles, family activities, story telling and more. The festival is very family-focused and kid friendly and the entire daytime program on Saturday (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) is free.

When: Starts Nov. 2 with a performance at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 5 to 7 p.m.; 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. Nov. 3; 10 a.m. to 1 a.m. Nov. 4.

Where: most of the events in downtown Urbana.

Cost: Full festival wristbands, $40; good for admission to all festival events.

More info: Call 217-493-4654, folkandroots.org or email oltime1@att.net.

URBANA FIRST FRIDAYS

What: Presented by Imbibe Urbana. Main Street between Race Street and Broadway Avenue will be closed to cars and open for festival fun. Unique tastings, games, dinner specials, music, art shows and more.

When: 4 to 11 p.m. Nov. 3.

Where: Downtown Urbana.

More info: imbibeurbana.com, Imbibe Urbana - Home | Facebook or email imbibeurbana@gmail.com.

2017 C-U COIN AND CURRENCY SHOW

What: Sponsored by the Champaign-Urbana Coin and Currency Club, the show has top coin and currency dealers from throughout the Midwest.

When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 5.

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

Cost: Admission and parking, free.

More info: ChampaignUrbanaCoinAndCurrencyClub.org.

LILY TOMLIN

What:Throughout her career, Lily Tomlin has received numerous honors, including seven Emmys, two Tony Awards, a Grammy, two Peabody Awards, and the prestigious Mark Twain Prize.

When: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9.

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

Cost: Tickets $49.50-$69.50.

More info: Call 217-356-9063 or thevirginia.org.

35TH ANNUAL JURIED ART FAIR

What: Craft League of Champaign-Urbana's artists exhibiting new, original works in ceramics, jewelry, photography, glass, woodworking, painting, printmaking and basketry.

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 11 and 10 a.m., to 4 p.m. Nov. 12.

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

Cost: Free admission.

More info:craftleagueofcu.org/ .

FILMS

Next week

REEL DEALS

What: "A Nightmare on Elm Street." Rated R. 91 minutes. Nightmares are brought to life in this horror film.

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 17 and 19.

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

Cost: $5. Additional $1 processing fee applied (online only).

More info: Call 217-356-9063 or thevirginia.org.

VIRGINIA THEATRE SPECIAL EVENT

What: "Man In Red Bandana" (2017). Rated PG-24. 85 minutes. A documentary film about the inspirational story of an American hero - Welles Remy Crowther. Welles worked on the 104th floor of the South Tower and saved many people on Sept. 11.

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 20.

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

Cost: $8. Additional $1 processing fee applied (online only).

More info: Call 217-356-9063 or thevirginia.org.

MOVIE

What: "Captain Underpants: The First Epic Adventure." The movie is open to any and all Melvin area residents. Bring a rug or blanket to sit on.

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 20.

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

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 217-388-2440 or melvinillinois.org.

Future highlights

THE NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: FIVE NIGHTS OF HITCH

What: "Strangers on a Train" (1951). Rated PG. 101 minutes.

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 23.

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

Cost: $6. Additional $1 processing fee applied (online only).

More info: Call 217-356-9063 or thevirginia.org.

DOCUMENTARY SCREENING

What: Physician and filmmaker Delaney Ruston examines the impact of screen time on the lives of teenagers in her latest documentary, "Screenagers," which draws on her family's personal experiences. A conversation about the film, hosted by school psychologist Ondine Gross, author of "Restore the Respect: How to Mediate School Conflicts and Keep Students Learning," will take place in Room C following the screening. For adults.

When:6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 24.

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

Cost: Free.

More info: Email librarian@champaign.org or call 217-403-2070.

THE NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: FIVE NIGHTS OF HITCH!

What: "The Trouble with Harry" (1955). Rated PG. 99 minutes.

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 24.

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

Cost: $6. Additional $1 processing fee applied (online only).

More info: Call 217-356-9063 or thevirginia.org.

THE NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: FIVE NIGHTS OF HITCH!

What: "To Catch A Thief" (1955). Rated PG. 106 minutes.

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 25.

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

Cost: $6. Additional $1 processing fee applied (online only).

More info: Call 217-356-9063 or thevirginia.org.

THE NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: FIVE NIGHTS OF HITCH!

What: "Rebecca" (1940). Rated PG. 130 minutes.

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 26.

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

Cost: $6. Additional $1 processing fee applied (online only).

More info: Call 217-356-9063 or thevirginia.org.

THE NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: FIVE NIGHTS OF HITCH!

What: "Psycho" (1960). Rated R. 109 minutes.

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 27.

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

Cost: $6. Additional $1 processing fee applied (online only).

More info: Call 217-356-9063 or thevirginia.org.

VIRGINIA THEATRE SPECIAL EVENT

What: "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" (1975). Rated R. 100 minutes. Costumes and props are welcome.

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 28.

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

Cost: $5. Additional $1 processing fee applied (online only).

More info: Call 217-356-9063 or thevirginia.org.

REEL DEALS

What: "The Last of the Mohicans." Rated R. 102 minutes.

When: 7 p.m. Nov. 2.

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

Cost: $5. Additional $1 processing fee applied (online only).

More info: Call 217-356-9063 or thevirginia.org.

THE NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES

What: "Ben Hur" (1959). Rated G. 3 hours, 32 minutes.

When: 1 and 7 p.m. Nov. 11.

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

Cost: $6. Additional $1 processing fee applied (online only).

More info: Call 217-356-9063 or thevirginia.org.

ASIALENS FILM SERIES

What: "This Island Is Ours" (2016). New Zealand / South Korea. 53 minutes. Directed by Alexander Bukh and Nils Clauss.In Japanese and Korean with English Subtitles.

When: 3 p.m. Nov. 14.

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

Free.

More info: email aems@illinous.edu, call 217-333-9597 or aems.illinois.edu/events/asialens.htm

REEL DEALS

What: "Titanic." Rated PG-13. 3 hours, 14 minutes.

When: 7 p.m. Nov. 28 and 30.

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

Cost: $5. Additional $1 processing fee applied (online only).

More info: Call 217-356-9063 or thevirginia.org.

MUSIC

This weekend

BECKMAN INSTITUTE'S THURSDAYS AT 12:20 CONCERT SERIES

What: Featuring David Fletcher Trio. The series features performances by members of the University of Illinois School of Music. The Beckman Institute Café is open for lunch during the concerts.

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

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

More info: Email communications@beckman.illinois.edu or http://beckman.illinois.edu/events/calendars/thursday-concerts" target="_blank">http://beckman.illinois.edu/events/calendars/thursday-concerts" target="_blank">http://beckman.illinois.edu/events/calendars/thursday-concerts.

SUDDEN SOUND CONCERT SERIES

What: Composer and keyboardist Thollem McDonas' residency as a George A. Miller Visiting Artist concludes with SO Live, a collaborative site-specific audio/video experience featuring Silver Ochre, his duo with videographer ACVilla, with members of Improvisers Exchange.

When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12.

Where: Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, C.

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 217-333-1861 or kam.illinois.edu.

CAS INITIATIVE-CHRIS PECK, JON MONIACI AND STEPHEN RUSH

What: Crystal Mooncone, an electroacoustic band with a psychedelic sensibility, mixing playful interaction with committed listening and melding virtuosic musicianship with a taste for risk. This ambient, avant garde world trio recently released their fifth album, "Listening Beam Five" on Innova Recordings. With special guests: Deke Weaver and Jennifer Allen.

When:7:30 p.m. Oct. 13. A participatory workshop precedes the performance, 3 to 5 p.m.

Where:School of Music Building Auditorium, 1114 W. Nevada St., U.

Cost: Workshop and performance are free.

More info:Call 217-333-6729, cas.illinois.edu or email cas@cas.illinois.edu.

KANSAS

What: With a legendary career spanning more than four decades, Kansas has firmly established itself as one of America's iconic of classic rock bands.

When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13.

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

Cost: Tickets $49.50-$99.50. Additional $5 processing fee applied (online only).

More info: Call 217-356-9063 or thevirginia.org.

DARRYL WORLEY

What: American country music artist in concert.

When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for dinner and bar.

Where: Watseka Theatre, 218 E. Walnut St.

Cost: Tickets $40, reserved seating. Dinner, $12.50.

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

MUSIC AT CURTIS ORCHARD

What: Mike Jeffrey will be performing onstage.

When: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 14.

Where:Oz Pavilion, Curtis Orchard & Pumpkin Patch, 3902 S. Duncan Road, C.

More info: Call 217-359-5565, curtisorchard.com/live-entertainment or email info@curtisorchard.com.

SHADES OF BLUES IN AMERICA WITH JOEY LEONE

What: The history of American blues comes to life in this performance by music historian and blues musician Joey Leone and his band. Featuring songs, stories, and historical facts, Leone combines his years of experience as a touring musician with his love of the blues in this one-of-a-kind show. For adults.

When: 1 to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 14.

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

Cost:Free.

More info:Email librarian@champaign.org, champaign.org or call 217-403-2070.

MAEVE GILCHRIST AND VIKTOR KRAUSS

What: Join us for the return of hometown favorite Krauss, jazz bass, with special guest Gilchrist, harp/vocal, as they play music from their recently release album Vignette. This first-time collaboration weaves a spell in music that is intimate and cinematic.

When: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 14.

Where: Allerton Music Barn, Allerton Park & Retreat Center, 515 Old Timber Road, Monticello.

Cost:Tickets $27.

More info: allerton.illinois.edu, email allerton@illinois.edu or call 217-333-3287.

'BRUNCH ON-STAGE' SERIES

What: Event begins with finger food and a reception in the theatre's lobbies and tours of the theatre are available. Experience a three-course brunch, cash bar, and music on the Virginia's historic stage.Presented by the Champaign Park District along with Prairie Fruits Farm and features performances by musicians Samuel Payne and Cody Jensen.

When: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 15.

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

Cost: Tickets $55.

More info:thevirginia.org or call 217-356-9063.

MUSIC AT CURTIS ORCHARD

What: Big Bluestem String Band will be performing onstage.

When: Noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 15.

Where:Oz Pavilion, Curtis Orchard & Pumpkin Patch, 3902 S. Duncan Road, C.

More info: Call 217-359-5565, curtisorchard.com/live-entertainment or email info@curtisorchard.com.

SUPPORT THE TROOPS 2017

What: Ruby Splittstoesser has been sending care packages to soldiers overseas for many years. She does it most of her own money. This fundraiser helps her. Come out and show your support. Free food, music and 50/50 drawing. Music: David Woolridge, 2 p.m.; Broken Prairie, 3:30 p.m.; Padgewick, 6 p.m.

When: 2 to 8 p.m. Oct. 15.

Where: Central Tavern, 403 N. Main St., Thomasboro.

More info: Call 217-643-3061 or 217-643-4171, or email samandkaren2003@yahoo.com.

SLEEPY CREEK MUSIC

What: Featuring Angela Meyer. Angela combines her love for the Midwest country lifestyle as well as sweet voiced honesty to create a fun and relaxing show for all.

When: Food by Rosati's Pizza Catering, noon to 4-ish p.m.; music, 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 15.

Where:Sleepy Creek Vineyards, 8254 E. 1425 N Road, Fairmount.

Cost:Music is free.

More info: Call 217-733-0330 or sleepycreekvineyards.com.

UFLIVE! PRESENTS JEAN RENE BALEKITA AND BOMOYI

What: The musical style of the Congolese musicians is a rich mix of Gospel and Jazz with an African rhythm.

When: 2 to 3 p.m. Oct. 15.

Where: Urbana Free Library, 200 W. Green St.

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 217-367-4405 or urbanafreelibrary.org/

FALL CONCERT SERIES

What: Features Adrian + Meredith is an East Nashville-based duo putting their own spin on Americana music.

When: 2 to 3 p.m. Oct. 15.

Where: Tolono Public Library, 111 E. Main St.

More info: Call 217-485-5558 or tolonolibrary.org.

UI WIND ORCHESTRA AND UI HINDSLEY SYMPHONIC BAND

What: The wind orchestra undertake works for large or small groups, traditional pieces, and new compositions. The symphonic band includes strong players who perform music for large ensembles, historic works, transcriptions, and modern pieces.

When: 3 p.m. Oct. 15.

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

Cost: Tickets $4-$10.

More info: krannertcenter.com or call 217-333-6280.

PARKLAND COLLEGE CONCERT SERIES

What: Parkland Concert Band and Bloomington-Normal Concert Band.

When: 3 p.m. Oct. 15.

Where: Mahomet United Methodist Church, 2020 E. Washington St., Mahomet.

More info: faa.parkland.edu/music/calendar.html

BIG CHURCH NIGHT OUT

What:Newsboys, Sidewalk Prophets, 7eventh Time Down, Derek Minor, Blanca, Illusionist Brock Gill, worship leader Jamison Strain, Jeremy Willet and Adam Agee of Audio Adrenaline. Each night of their tour will foster a time of worship, ministry and unity.

When: 6 p.m. Oct. 15.

Where: State Farm Center, 1800 S. First St., C.

Cost: $18-$100 plus fees.

More info: Call 866-455-4641, 217-333-2923 or statefarmcenter.com/events.

Next week

BLUEGRASS ACOUSTIC JAM SESSION

When: 7 p.m. every Tuesday.

Where: Meet in the hallway near Spark Museum and Play Café at Lincoln Square Mall, Urbana.

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 217-621-2631 or email kleiss@illinois.edu.

KRANNERT UNCORKED

What: This week's music features Ron Bridgewater Trio. Previously featured wines at half price during Krannert Uncorked..

When: 5 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19.

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

Cost: Free.

More info: krannertcenter.com or call 217-333-6280.

ATLANTA RHYTHM SECTION

What: Southern Rock Legends with multiple gold and platinum albums to their credit.

When: 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 20. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for dinner and bar.

Where: Watseka Theatre, 218 E. Walnut St.

Cost: Tickets $55, plus handling fees. Dinner, $12.50.

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

BEMENT COUNTRY OPRY IN MONTICELLO

What:Bement Country Opry Band with guest Darla Cochran (Classic and contemporary country). All -you-can-eat fried fish dinner will be served by Monticello Lions Club before the show.

When: Dinner, 5 p.m.; doors open, 6 p.m.; show at 7 p.m. Oct. 20.

Where: Monticello Community Ballroom above the library, 201 State St.

Cost: Tickets $10; dinner, $9.

More info: bementcountryopry.com, call 217-377-0550, 217-897-1662 or email brake4music@hotmail.com.

UI SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERTO WINNERS' CONCERT

What: The premier orchestra at the University of Illinois will perform a variety of works in this concert, featuring winners from the 2017 School of Music Concerto Competition as soloists.

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

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

Cost: Tickets $4-$10.

More info: krannertcenter.com or call 217-333-6280.

MUSIC AT CURTIS ORCHARD

What: Corn Desert Ramblers will be performing onstage.

When: Noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 21.

Where:Oz Pavilion, Curtis Orchard & Pumpkin Patch, 3902 S. Duncan Road, C.

More info: Call 217-359-5565, curtisorchard.com/live-entertainment or email info@curtisorchard.com.

CU JAZZ FESTIVAL, YOUNG ARTIST SERIES

What: Featuring Bradley U Jazz Ensemble. Craig Buckner Quartet and more.

When: 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 21.

Where: The Cohen Building, 136 W. Main St., U.

More info: cujazzfest.wixsite.com/cujazzfest or email cujazzfest@gmail.com.

BELLFLOWER COUNTRY OPRY

What: Belfllower Country Opry Band with guest, Jason Gentry, a true "country boy," with a smooth, country voice that is perfect for singing the great classic hits. A chicken and noodle meal will be served at 5 p.m.

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 21.

Where: Bellflower Community Center, gymnasium, 202 Center St.

Cost: Tickets $10; ages 12 and younger, free; dinner, $6.

More info: 217-898-7493, 309-722-3497.

THE IDES OF MARCH

What: Featuring Jim Peterik performing all their million sellers (that Peterik wrote).

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 21. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for dinner and bar.

Where: Watseka Theatre, 218 E. Walnut St.

Cost: Tickets $45. Dinner, $12.50.

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

SINFONIA DA CAMERA

What: "Unfinished Business." Featuring Jonathan Keeble, flute.

When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21.

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

Cost: Tickets $5-$40.

More info: krannertcenter.com or call 217-333-6280.

Future highlights

CU JAZZ FESTIVAL PRESENTS: JAZZ BRUNCH

What: Featuring Tom Lippincott, solo guitar. Special jazz menu.

When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 22.

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

More info: Call 217-766-4852, cujazzfest.wixsite.com/cujazzfest/tickets or email cujazzfest@gmail.com.

MUSIC AT CURTIS ORCHARD

What: The Prairie Dogs will be performing onstage.

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

Where:Oz Pavilion, Curtis Orchard & Pumpkin Patch, 3902 S. Duncan Road, C.

More info: Call 217-359-5565, curtisorchard.com/live-entertainment or email info@curtisorchard.com.

CU JAZZ FESTIVAL PRESENTS THE KEVIN HART / DONNIE HEITLER QUARTET

When:Vibraphonist Kevin Hart and pianist Donnie Heitler with Crystal Rebone, bass, and Jeff Magby, drums, perform beloved standards as well as unique material from Hart's CD "The Road to Everywhere," (includes performances by Heitler and Magby).

When:1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 22.

Where:Urbana Free Library, 200 W. Green St.

Cost:Free.

More info:Call 217-367-4405.

IN CONCERT: RACHEL THERRIEN

What: Presented in collaboration with the CU Jazz Festival. A native of Quebec, Therrien, a trumpeter, composer, bandleader, has released three acclaimed albums, received the 2016 Stingray Jazz Rising Star Award, as well as the 2015 TD Grand Prize Jazz Award at the Montreal International Jazz Festival.

When:2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 22.

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

Cost:Free.

More info:Email librarian@champaign.org or cujazzfest@gmail.com or call 217-403-2070.

PARKLAND COLLEGE CONCERT

What: Joint concert, "Autumn Reflections," featuring the Parkland Wind Ensemble, Parkland Chamber Singers and Parkland Orchestra.

When: 3 p.m. Oct. 22.

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

More info: faa.parkland.edu/music/ensembles.html.

BAROQUE ARTISTS OF CHAMPAIGN URBANA

What: "A Garden of Delights." Baroque chamber music on period instruments, with Sun-Young Shin, violin; Amanda Pond, flute, Benjamin Hayek, viola de gamba, and Charlotte Mattax Moersch, Harpsichord.

When: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 22.

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

Cost $10, student; $20, general.

More info:baroqueartists.org or email info@baroqueartists.org.

UI PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

What: The versatile musicians of this orchestra play works ranging from new experimental pieces to classics of the literature.

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

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

Cost: Tickets $4-$10.

More info: krannertcenter.com or call 217-333-6280.

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. 23 (fourth Monday of every month).

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

More info: Email cu_chanteys@maden.org.

KRANNERT UNCORKED

What: This week's music features Briggs Houchin Trio, featuring Carl Johnson. Previously featured wines at half price during Krannert Uncorked.

When: 5 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 26.

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

Cost: Free.

More info: krannertcenter.com or call 217-333-6280.

GALA UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS BANDS HOMECOMING CONCERT

What: Featuring UI Wind Symphony, UI Wind Orchestra, and the Marching Illini. This gala event is also part of the university's sesquicentennial celebration.

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

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

Cost: Tickets $4-$10.

More info: krannertcenter.com or call 217-333-6280.

MUSIC AT CURTIS ORCHARD

What: The Jazz Collective will be performing onstage.

When: Noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 28.

Where:Oz Pavilion, Curtis Orchard & Pumpkin Patch, 3902 S. Duncan Road, C.

More info: Call 217-359-5565, curtisorchard.com/live-entertainment or email info@curtisorchard.com.

HINDER / JOSH TODD AND THE CONFLICT / WAYLAND

What: Night of rock, featuring three great bands. All ages show.

When: 7 to 10:30 p.m. Oct. 28. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for dinner and bar.

Where: Watseka Theatre, 218 E. Walnut St.

Cost: Tickets $45, plus handling fee. Meet & Greet, $40 sold separately, must buy ticket also. Only 40 available.

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

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

What: Marquee Great Hall Series. Featuring James Ehnes, violin.

When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28.

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

Cost: Tickets $10-$60.

More info: krannertcenter.com or call 217-333-6280.

MUSIC AT CURTIS ORCHARD

What: Denny K. will be performing onstage.

When: 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 29.

Where:Oz Pavilion, Curtis Orchard & Pumpkin Patch, 3902 S. Duncan Road, C.

More info: Call 217-359-5565, curtisorchard.com/live-entertainment or email info@curtisorchard.com.

UI LOW BRASS SPOOKTACULAR!

What: Zombies, vampires, ghouls, and goblins can feast on spine-tingling songs and macabre melodies at this concert.

When: 3 p.m. Oct. 29.

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

Cost: Tickets $4-$10.

More info: krannertcenter.com or call 217-333-6280.

FRIGHT NIGHT

What: Featuring the Eastern Symphony Orchestra. Halloween costume contest, videos, candy and lots of frightening fun! With special guests the Children's Chorus from Jefferson Elementary School and Aliia Doudna, violinist and EIU alumni.

When: 6 p.m. Oct. 29.

Where: Dvorak Concert Hall,Doudna Fine Arts Center, 1860 S. Seventh St., Charleston.

Cost: Tickets $5-$13.

More info: eiu.edu/doudna, call 217-581-3110 or email doudnatix@eiu.edu.

UI CHAMBER SINGERS

What: This group is made up of undergraduate music majors, graduate students, and other outstanding singers who unite for a wide range of choral works.

When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29.

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

Cost: Tickets $4-$10.

More info: krannertcenter.com or call 217-333-6280.

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. 30 (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.

SCARY MUSIC AT C4A

What: An introduction to electronic music (including how to play a theremin and synthesizer); how to make fun scary sounds on acoustic instruments; and explore uncharted soundscapes with free improvisation around the scary noises theme. The Wu-Morse Duo will be on hand for this; hear your improvisation as it is filtered through the LinnStrument MIDI Controller.

When: 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31.

Where: Community Center for the Arts, 202 W. Main St., U.

Cost: Workshop is free; donations accepted.

More info: c-4a.org, email info@c-4a.org or call 217-384-5150.

BECKMAN INSTITUTE'S THURSDAYS AT 12:20 CONCERT SERIES

What: Featuring Graduate Saxophone Quartet. The series features performances by members of the University of Illinois School of Music. The Beckman Institute Café is open for lunch during the concerts.

When: 12:20 to 12:50 p.m. Nov. 2.

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

More info: Email communications@beckman.illinois.edu or http://beckman.illinois.edu/events/calendars/thursday-concerts" target="_blank">http://beckman.illinois.edu/events/calendars/thursday-concerts" target="_blank">http://beckman.illinois.edu/events/calendars/thursday-concerts.

KRANNERT UNCORKED

What: This week's music features Relevator and guest artist Miss Tess and the Talkbacks. Previously featured wines at half price during Krannert Uncorked.

When: 5 to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 2.

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

Cost: Free.

More info: krannertcenter.com or call 217-333-6280.

CALL TO DUTY

What: Featuring the Eastern Illinois University Wind Symphony and Concert Band.

When: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2.

Where: Dvorak Concert Hall,Doudna Fine Arts Center, 1860 S. Seventh St., Charleston.

Cost: Tickets $5-$13.

More info: eiu.edu/doudna, call 217-581-3110 or email doudnatix@eiu.edu.

BACH'S LUNCH CONCERTS

What: Kayla Anne Brown (indie). Bring a lunch or purchase a box lunch through the park district by noon on the Wednesday before the performance.

When: Noon to 1 p.m. Nov. 3.

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/event/bachs-lunch/.

BEMENT COUNTRY OPRY IN MONTICELLO

What:Bement Country Opry Band with guest, Eric Gordon. Dinner will be served before the show.

When: Dinner, 5 p.m.; doors open, 6 p.m.; show at 7 p.m. Nov. 3.

Where: Monticello Community Ballroom above the library, 201 State St.

Cost: Tickets $10; dinner, $8.

More info: bementcountryopry.com, call 217-377-0550, 217-897-1662 or email brake4music@hotmail.com.

JUSTIN MOORE -- HELL ON A HIGHWAY TOUR

What: Country music singer/songwriter in concert, with guest Dylan Scott opening the show.

When: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3.

Where: State Farm Center, 1800 S. First St., C.

Cost: $22.25-$42.25 plus fees.

More info: Call 866-455-4641, 217-333-2923 or statefarmcenter.com/events.

ILLINOIS MODERN ENSEMBLE

What: The ensemble focuses on contemporary and experimental music. Concerts feature compositions by prominent artists such as Augusta Read Thomas and Steve Reich as well as new works by students and faculty members.

When: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3.

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

Cost: Tickets $4-$10.

More info: krannertcenter.com or call 217-333-6280.

MELVIN MUSIC SHOW

What: Featuring Mike Porter. Barbecue chicken, etc., for sale by Melvin Park Committee.

When: 7 p.m. Nov. 4 (doors open at 5:30 for those wanting to purchase food).

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

Cost: Admission $10, children age 12 and younger are free.

More info: Call 217-388-2853.

LYLE LOVETT & JOHN HIATT

What:Don't miss two veteran singer/songwriters on stage together in an intimate acoustic performance.

When: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4.

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

Cost: Tickets $37.50-$67.50.

More info: Call 217-356-9063 or thevirginia.org.

CAS SPECIAL PRESENTATION - FOUR COLOR THEOREM FESTIVAL - A PORTRAIT IN FOUR COLORS

What: A concert to conclude the Four Color Fest. The featured instrument will be the Haken Continuum, played by composer-pianist/keyboardist Rob Schwimmer of NYC, joined by UI faculty musicians Larry Gray, bass, William Moersch, percussion, Rudolf Haken, electric viola, and Whitney Ash, piano. Program includes classical, jazz, blues, and rock genres (the synesthetic 4 colors), original compositions and improvisations - a "Portrait in Four Colors."

When: 7:30 to 9 p.m. Nov. 4.

Where: University of Illinois Music Building Auditorium, 1114 W. Nevada St.

More info: Call 217-333-6729 or cas.illinois.edu.

UI WIND SYMPHONY

What: A preeminent ensemble in the world, the University of Illinois Wind Symphony premieres new works, travels to national and international events, and sets the standard for band performance and training..

When: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4.

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

Cost: Tickets $4-$10.

More info: krannertcenter.com or call 217-333-6280.

IN CONCERT: IDEA GARDEN

What: Acoustic duo Idea Garden features musicians Dan Andree (fiddle/vocals) and Aaron Dorfman (guitar/vocals), performing original bluegrass tunes as well as contemporary covers and traditional classics.

When: 2 to 3 p.m. Nov. 5.

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

Cost:Free.

More info: Email librarian@champaign.org, champaign.org or call 217-403-2070

NATHAN LEE, PIANO

What: Sunday Salon Series. Featuring 15-year-old pianist Nathan Lee, winner of the 2016 Young Concert Artists Award.

When: 3 p.m. Nov. 5.

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

Cost: Tickets $5-$53.

More info: krannertcenter.com or call 217-333-6280.

PHILO COUNTRY MUSIC SHOW

What: Local country music talent showcased in a Branson-style live music stage show. Hosted by Ed Clem, bass guitar, vocals, and Chrissy Rigsby, piano, sax, vocals, on stage with Dyke Corson, lead and steel guitar, vocals; Dave Ohlsson, drums, vocals; Ed Clem bass, vocals. Special guest, Dennis Stroughmatt, fiddle and vocals.

When: 3 to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 5.

Where: R.E. Franks Meeting Center, 108 Madison, Philo.

Cost: Tickets $10. Concessions available.

More info: Call 217-390-2700 or email dorgilbrin@aol.com.

FOO FIGHTERS

What: American rock band in concert, with special guest The Struts.

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

Where: State Farm Center, 1800 S. First St., C.

Cost: $49-$99 plus fees.

More info: Call 866-455-4641, 217-333-2923 or statefarmcenter.com/events.

MELVIN MUSIC SHOW

What: Featuring Mike Porter. Barbecue chicken, etc. for sale by Melvin Park District.

When: 7 p.m. Nov. 9 (doors open at 5:30 for those wanting to purchase food).

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

Cost: Admission $10, children age 12 and younger are free.

More info: Call 217-388-2853.

MARIINSKY ORCHESTRA OF ST. PETERSBURG

What: Marquee Great Hall Series. A riveting and iconic Russian program, with guest, Denis Matsuev, piano..

When: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9.

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

Cost: Tickets $10-$48.

More info: krannertcenter.com or call 217-333-6280.

GLOBAL TRANSFER AFTERGLOW

What: Featuring The Forgotten Kingdom, Guy Mendilow Ensemble.

When: 9:30 p.m. Nov. 9.

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

Cost: Free.

More info: krannertcenter.com or call 217-333-6280.

NATHAN MANDEL, SAXOPHONE

What: University of Illinois School of Music recital..

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

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

Cost: Tickets $4-$10.

More info: krannertcenter.com or call 217-333-6280.

BAROQUE ARTISTS OF CHAMPAIGN URBANA

What: "Songs of Gratitude." Join us for Music Director, Joseph Baldwin's inaugural concert with BACH.

When: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 12.

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

Cost $10, student; $20, general.

More info:baroqueartists.org or email info@baroqueartists.org.

TITO CARRILLO, JAZZ TRUMPET

What: University of Illinois School of Music recital..

When: 3 p.m. Nov. 12.

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

Cost: Tickets $4-$10.

More info: krannertcenter.com or call 217-333-6280.

MARCHING ILLINI IN CONCERT

What: The Best Band in the Land heads indoors for this Dads Weekend concert featuring its signature tunes, highlights of the season, and some exciting extras.

When: 3 p.m. Nov. 12.

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

Cost: Tickets $4-$10.

More info: krannertcenter.com or call 217-333-6280.

UI SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: CHAMBER ORCHESTRA CONCERT

What: The premier orchestra at the University of Illinois will perform a variety of works in this concert.

When: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12.

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

Cost: Tickets $4-$10.

More info: krannertcenter.com or call 217-333-6280.

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. Nov. 13 (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.

UI TROMBONE CHOIR AND UI TUBA/EUPHONIUM ENSEMBLE

What: The UI Trombone choir, directed by Professor Elliot Chasanov, shares the stage with the Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble, under the direction of Professor Mark Moore.

When: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14.

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

Cost: Tickets $4-$10.

More info: krannertcenter.com or call 217-333-6280.

JASON MORAN AND THE BIG BANDWAGON: IN MY MIND: MONK AT TOWN HALL, 1959

What: Inspired by the Thelonious Monk Orchestra's historic 1959 concert at New York's Town Hall, In My Mind features live music interspersed with spoken word, archival audio recordings and photographs, and a video produced by David Dempewolf.

When: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14.

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

Cost: Tickets $10-$43.

More info: krannertcenter.com or call 217-333-6280.

UI STEEL BAND

What: This group performs calypso, soca, jazz, and global styles.

When: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15.

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

Cost: Tickets $4-$10.

More info: krannertcenter.com or call 217-333-6280.

KRANNERT UNCORKED

What: This week's music features Ms. M & The Jokers. Previously featured wines at half price during Krannert Uncorked.

When: 5 to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 16.

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

Cost: Free.

More info: krannertcenter.com or call 217-333-6280.

BEMENT COUNTRY OPRY IN MONTICELLO

What:Bement Country Opry Band. 50's/60's showwith guest, Logan Kirby. Dinner will be served before the show.

When: Dinner, 5 p.m.; doors open, 6 p.m.; show at 7 p.m. Nov. 17.

Where: Monticello Community Ballroom above the library, 201 State St.

Cost: Tickets $10; dinner, $8.

More info: bementcountryopry.com, call 217-377-0550, 217-897-1662 or email brake4music@hotmail.com.

SINFONIA DA CAMERA

What: "Simply Strings." The program features J. David Harris, clarinet, and Ronald Romm, trumpet.

When: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17.

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

Cost: Tickets $5-$40.

More info: krannertcenter.com, sinfonia.illinois.edu or call 217-333-6280.

BAROQUE ARTISTS OF CHAMPAIGN URBANA

What: "Messiah Sing-Along." This interactive concert has been an annual tradition and community favorite for 15 years. The conductor, soloists and instrumentalists are provided, and you, the audience, will serve as the choir. Bring a score or borrow one at the door. Singers of all ages are welcome.

When: 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 26.

Where: First Baptist Church, 1602 S. Prospect Ave., Savoy.

Cost $10, student; $20, general.

More info:baroqueartists.org or email info@baroqueartists.org.

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. Nov. 27 (fourth Monday of every month).

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

More info: Email cu_chanteys@maden.org.

PARKLAND COLLEGE CONCERT SERIES

What: Parkland Jazz Combo.

When: 7 p.m. Nov. 27.

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

More info: faa.parkland.edu/music/calendar.html

BEMENT COUNTRY OPRY IN MONTICELLO

What:Bement Country Opry Band with guest, Mike Porter. Dinner will be served before the show.

When: Dinner, 5 p.m.; doors open, 6 p.m.; show at 7 p.m. Dec. 1.

Where: Monticello Community Ballroom above the library, 201 State St.

Cost: Tickets $10; dinner, $8.

More info: bementcountryopry.com, call 217-377-0550, 217-897-1662 or email brake4music@hotmail.com.

TOMMY EMMANUEL

What: Presented by National Shows 2. His many credits include two Grammy nominations, two ARIA Awards from the Australian Recording Industry Association, and repeated honors from Guitar Player magazine .

When: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3.

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

Cost: Tickets $39.50-$49.50.

More info: Call 217-356-9063 or thevirginia.org.

CHAMPAIGN-URBANA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

What: "Music of the Season."

When: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7.

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 217-333-6280.

DANVILLE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

What: "Home for Christmas." Enjoy all of your favorite Christmas tunes with Chicago cabaret duo Menzie & Michael along with the award-winning Danville High School Show Choir.

When: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Dec. 9.

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

Cost: Tickets $5-$35.

More info: Call 217-443-5300 or danvillesymphony.org.

BECKMAN INSTITUTE'S THURSDAYS AT 12:20 CONCERT SERIES

What: Featuring Concert Jazz Band quartet featuring Chip McNeill. The series features performances by members of the University of Illinois School of Music. The Beckman Institute Café is open for lunch.

When: 12:20 to 12:50 p.m. Dec. 14.

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

More info: Email communications@beckman.illinois.edu or http://beckman.illinois.edu/events/calendars/thursday-concerts

DANCING

This weekend

ILLINI SWING SOCIETY WEEKLY DANCE

What: Weekly swing dancing. All are welcome. No special shoes or dress required.

When: 9 to 11 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 12-Dec. 14.

Where:Room 314, YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St., U.

Cost: Free.

More info: illiniswing.org.

FRIDAY NIGHT DANCE

What:A weekly public social ballroom dance, with a DJ playing music. Line Dance Lesson, 7 p.m. Open dancing starts at 7:30.

When: 7:30 to 10 p.m. Oct. 13.

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

Cost: Admission, $10.

More info: regentballroom.com or call 217-359-5333.

29TH ANNUAL ILLINI DANCESPORT INVITATIONAL

What:Hosted by Illini Dancsport, the University of Illinois's premiere competitive ballroom dance team. This intercollegiate ballroom competition includes all four styles of ballroom and Latin dancing. It will bring over 250 competitors from across the Midwest, including schools such as OSU, Michigan, Iowa State, and UW-Madison, just to name a few. Spectators welcome.

When: 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 14.

Where: Illini Rooms, Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., U.

More info: Email illinidancesportinvitational@gmail.com.

WEST COAST SWING NIGHT CLUB DANCE

What:Join us for West Coast Swing and more.

When: 7 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 14.

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

Cost: Admission, $10.

More info: regentballroom.com or call 217-359-5333.

COUNTRY DANCING

What: Public dances. Bands include Broken Prairie on the first Saturday of the month, Caleb Cook Band on the second, Battle Creek on the third.Champaign Country Opry, featuring Chrissy Sparks Band with guests, on the last Saturday.

When: 7 to 10 p.m. every Saturday except on Country Opry Night (7 to 9 p.m.).

Where: Eagles Lodge, 605 Edgebrook Drive, C.

Cost: $5; last Saturday of each month, $10.

More info: Call 217-398-9527.

Next week

BLUES DANCING

What:Open to general public. No dance experience required. No partner required.

When: Beginner lessons, 6:30 to 7 p.m.; dancing, 7 to 9 p.m. every Monday, Oct. 16 through Dec. 11.

Where: Pizza M, back room, 208 W. Main St., U.

Cost: Lessons and dancing are free.

More info: join the facebook group BluesCENTRAL.

STARLITE BALL

What: For ballroom dancers of all ages. With music by the band Captains 3. Presented by CRIS Healthy Aging Center.

When: 6:30 to 9 p.m. Oct. 18.

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

Cost: $5.

More info: Call 217-443-2999 or email info@agestrong.org.

FRIDAY NIGHT DANCE

What:A weekly public social ballroom dance, with a DJ playing music. Happy Hour Novice Dance, 7 p.m. Open dancing starts at 7:30.

When: 7:30 to 10 p.m. Oct. 20.

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

Cost: Admission, $10.

More info: regentballroom.com or call 217-359-5333.

EIGHTH ANNUAL ILLINOIS ALL-WEEKEND BARN DANCE

What: Urbana Country Dancers' event. A weekend of music and dance. Open band, calling and mic, Oct. 20. Music by Cliff Harrison and Friends; caller, Lauren Peckman; potluck prior to the dance, 5:30 p.m.; Intro to contra dance, 7 p.m.; Dancing, 7:30 p.m.; Big bonfire, followed by more dancing, 9 p.m.; more dancing with open band and calling, 11 p.m. Oct. 21.

When: 8 to 11 p.m. Oct. 20, 5 p.m. to midnight Oct. 21.

Where: Oct. 20 at Anderson's barn, 2206 N. Brownfield Road, U; Oct. 21 at Kalyx Center, 454 E. 1300 North Road, Monticello.

Cost: $4-$5 each night.

More info: urbana-contra.org or call 217-352-4108.

TANGO AT KRANNERT ART MUSEUM

What: Tango dancing with music by Tangotta, featuring Armand Beaudoin, bass and cello; Dorothy Martirano, violin; Chris Reyman, keyboard and accordion; and George Turner, guitar. All levels of ability are welcome.

When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21.

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

Cost: Free.

More info: Email kam@illinois.edu, call 217-333-1861 or kam.illinois.edu.

Future highlights

FRIDAY NIGHT DANCE

What:A weekly public social ballroom dance, with a DJ playing music. Halloween Dance. Open dancing. Costumes encouraged.

When: 7:30 to 10 p.m. Oct. 27.

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

Cost: Admission, $10.

More info: regentballroom.com or call 217-359-5333.

HALLOWEEN MASQUERADE BALL

What: Central Illinois English Country Dancers. Costumes encouraged. Music by local musicians. Dancers of all ages are welcome. All dances will be taught. Partners, costumes and experience are not required, though you are welcome to come in costume for Halloween. Bring soft-soled, nonmarking, nonstreet shoes. The first hour, from 2 to 3 p.m., features an introduction to English Country Dance.

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

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

Cost: $5 ($4 with contribution of a snack or dessert).

More info: Call 217-359-8225, centralillinoisecd.org or email ciecd-info@centralillinoisecd.org.

STARLITE BALL

What: For ballroom dancers of all ages. With music by the band Miscellaneous 3. Presented by CRIS Healthy Aging Center.

When: 6:30 to 9 p.m. Nov. 1.

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

Cost: $5.

More info: Call 217-443-2999 or email info@agestrong.org.

FRIDAY NIGHT DANCE

What:A weekly public social ballroom dance, with a DJ playing music. Line dance lesson at 7 p.m. Open dancing, 7:30 to 10 p.m.

When: 7 to 10 p.m. Nov. 3.

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

Cost: Admission, $10.

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

CONTRA DANCE

What: Part of the Folk and Roots Festival. Urbana Country Dancers' event featuring music by The Young and the Fretless, with caller, Dale Wilson. No partner or experience needed. Bring soft-soled, nonstreet shoes. Contra dance lesson at 7:30 p.m.

When: 8 to 10 p.m. Nov. 3.

Where: Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center, U.

Cost: $10.

More info: urbana-contra.org.

HOOPESTON MULTI AGENCY SENIOR DANCE

What: Dance with music by Hoosier Daddy.

When: 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 4.

Where:Hoopeston Multi-Agency Service Center, Community Room, 206 S. First Ave., Hoopeston.

Cost:$5.

More info:Call 217-283-5544 or email director@hoopestonmultiagency.com.

FRIDAY NIGHT DANCE

What:A weekly public social ballroom dance, with a DJ playing music. Happy Hour Novice Dance at 7 p.m. Open dancing, 7:30 to 10 p.m.

When: 7 to 10 p.m. Nov. 10.

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

Cost: Admission, $10.

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

CONTRA DANCE

What: Urbana Country Dancers' event featuring music by Baba Yaga's Stew, with caller, Lauren Peckman. Gender Free Dance. No partner or experience needed. Bring soft-soled, nonstreet shoes. New dancer orientation at 7:30 p.m.

When: 8 to 11 p.m. Nov. 10.

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

Cost: $5; students and seniors, $4.

More info: urbana-contra.org.

WEST COAST SWING NIGHT CLUB DANCE

What:Join us for West Coast Swing. Open dancing.

When: 7 to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 11.

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

Cost: Admission, $10.

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

TANGO AT KRANNERT ART MUSEUM

What: Tango dancing with music by Tangotta, featuring Armand Beaudoin, bass and cello; Dorothy Martirano, violin; Chris Reyman, keyboard and accordion; and George Turner, guitar. All levels of ability are welcome.

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

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

Cost: Free.

More info: Email kam@illinois.edu, call 217-333-1861 or kam.illinois.edu.

ENGLISH COUNTRY DANCE

What: Central Illinois English Country Dancers. Music by local musicians. Dancers of all ages are welcome. All dances will be taught. Partners, costumes and experience are not required. Bring soft-soled, nonmarking, nonstreet shoes. The first hour, from 2 to 3 p.m., features an introduction to English Country Dance.

When: 2 to 5 p.m. Nov. 19.

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

Cost: Admission, $3.

More info: Call 217-359-8225, centralillinoisecd.org or email ciecd-info@centralillinoisecd.org.

PERFORMING ARTS

This weekend

MIDWEST MANDENG: WEST AFRICAN MASTER DRUMMERS AND DANCERS

What: A spirited, energetic, participatory drumming and dance performance for all ages. Presented in cooperation with the C-U West African Drum & Dance Collective's Midwest Mandeng 2017. Some of our artists will share traditional rhythms and dances and introduce you to the arts and culture of Guinea and Mali.

When: 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. Oct. 13.

Where: Urbana Free Library, 200 W. Green St.

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 217-367-4405 or urbanafreelibrary.org/

MEET THE VANISHING WOMAN

What: Actress Jennifer Goran will portray Ellen Craft, a slave who escaped in 1848 by pretending to be a white man, while her husband posed as her slave. Doug Peterson, author of the book, "The Vanishing Woman," will talk about the real Craft. As a fundraiser for the museum, a meal of ham, cheesy potatoes and fruit cobbler, will be served.

When: Meal at noon; performance at 1 p.m. Oct. 14.

Where: Douglas County Museum, 700 S. Main St. Tuscola.

Cost: $10, members; $15, non-members. No reservations needed. Pay at the door.

More info: douglascountymuseum.org/news-events.html or call 217-253-2535.

Next week

JOSHUA KANE: GOTHIC AT MIDNIGHT

What: "A Tribute to the Masters of the Macabre." NYC actor Kane populates the stage with unforgettable characters. Inspired by the old-time radio dramas of old-time radio dramas of Orson Welles and Vincent Price, Kane bewitches audiences with a devilish sense of fun and whimsy.

When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21.

Where: Dvorak Concert Hall,Doudna Fine Arts Center, 1860 S. Seventh St., Charleston.

Cost: $7-$16.

More info: eiu.edu/doudna, call 217-581-3110 or email doudnatix@eiu.edu.

Future highlights

IKEBANA DEMONSTRATION

What: Ikebana exhibit and demonstration by Headmaster Designate Senko Ikenobo. She is designated to be the first female Headmaster of the Ikenobo Ikebana School of Floral Art in its more than 550 years of recorded history and is vice Head Priest of Shiunzan Chohoji (Rokkakudo) temple in Kyoto, Japan.

When: 2 p.m. Oct. 22. Ikebana Exhibition, Oct. 20-22.

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

Cost: Tickets $10-$34. Exhibition is free.

More info: krannertcenter.com or call 217-333-6280.

NATIONAL ACROBATS AND MARTIAL ARTISTS

What: Debut tour of "China Soul," featuring delight gymnastics, towering human pyramids, Kung Fu maneuvers, and more by this award-winning troupe of Tianjin, the People's Republic of China.

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 24.

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

Cost: Tickets $10-$44.

More info: krannertcenter.com or call 217-333-6280.

AN EVENING WITH POE

What: Listen to haunting stories and poems from Edgar Allan Poe while surrounded by the grandeur and mystery of the Allerton Mansion. Afterwards explore the Mansion and learn the history of the house and the man behind it all.

When: 7 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 26, 29 and 30. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Where: Allerton Music Barn, Allerton Park & Retreat Center, 515 Old Timber Road, Monticello.

Cost:Tickets $20. A cash bar will be available.

More info: allerton.illinois.edu, email allerton@illinois.edu or call 217-333-3287.

VOICE READING SERIES

What: Showcases new poetry and fiction readings by authors in the Creative Writing MFA program at the University of Illinois.

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

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

Cost: Free.

More info: Email kam@illinois.edu or call 217-333-1861.

ZOO IMPROV FRIDAY NIGHT IMPROV

What: Kid-friendly interactive family show at 7 p.m. followed by the Cage-free comedy for the rest of the family at 8:30.

When: 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 27.

Where: SoDo Theater, 111 S. Walnut St., C.

Cost: Pay what you wish.

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

COMEDIAN TREVOR NOAH

What:Noah is best known as the host of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning "The Daily Show" on Comedy Central and as author of the best-selling book "Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood."

When: 8 p.m. Oct. 27.

Where: State Farm Center, 1800 S. First St., C.

Cost: $35-$45 plus fees.

More info: Call 866-455-4641, 217-333-2923 or statefarmcenter.com/events or StateFarmCenter.com/TrevorNoah

FESTIVAL OF SOUTH AFRICAN DANCE

What: Featuring the Gumboots and Real Actions Pantsula.

When: 7 p.m. Nov. 1.

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

Cost: Tickets $10-$35.

More info: krannertcenter.com or call 217-333-6280.

SPEAK CAFE

What: SPEAK Cafe stands for Song, Poetry, Expression, Art, and Knowledge. An open-mic public performance space to share your craft, express thoughts, recite poetry, rap, or even show artwork. Organized and moderated by Shaya Robinson.

When: 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 2.

Where: Main Level, Palette Cafe, Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, C.

Cost: Free.

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

DAN LORNITIS (COMEDY/HYPNOTIST)

What: He will lead volunteers though a safe and hilarious interaction with the subconscious mind. His personal engagement with the volunteers as they obey uproarious suggestions. Presented by Danville Children's Dyslexia Center of East Central Illinois as a fundraiser.

When: 7 p.m. Nov. 3 and 4.

Where: Knights of Columbus, 310 Bryan St., Danville.

Cost: Tickets $20.

More info: Call 217-443-0032, 217-446-7620 or 217-446-9377.

COMEDIANS TIM CAVANAGH AND MIKE MERCURY

What: Bement Lions Club presents Comedy Night. All patrons must be 18 years old to attend the show and 21 years old to drink alcohol. Only 200 tickets will be sold.

When: 6:30 to 10 p.m. Nov. 4.

Where: Bement Lions Club Community Center, 117 S. Macon St.

Cost: Tickets, $20. Beverages and 50/50 raffle tickets will be available for purchase that evening.

More info: Call 217-493-4439 or 217-369-5197 or bementlionsclub.org

NOVEMBER DANCE: CELEBRATING KATE KUPER

What: Dance at Illinois.

When: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9-11. Dessert and Conversation, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 10

Where: Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., U. Dessert and Conversation in Krannert Room.

Cost: Tickets $10-$22. Dessert and Conversation, $10.

More info: krannertcenter.com or call 217-333-6280.

JONAH BOKAER AND DANIEL ARSHAM: RULES OF THE GAME

What: This work for eight dancers, with an original score by Pharrell Williams and set in Arsham's surreal, multimedia environment, is inspired by absurdist author Luigi Pirandello's play Rules of the Game. Program also includes Why Patterns, featuring 10,000 ping-pong balls and the music of Morton Feldman, and the magical solo RECESS.

When: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16.

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

Cost: Tickets $10-$27.

More info: krannertcenter.com or call 217-333-6280.

VOICE READING SERIES

What: Showcases new poetry and fiction readings by authors in the Creative Writing MFA program at the University of Illinois.

When: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30.

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

Cost: Free.

More info: Email kam@illinois.edu or call 333-1861.

THEATER

This weekend

'TITLE & DEED'

What: The Station Theatre's first production of its 46th Season will be a one-person performance of this lyrical, word-drunk show about a stranger in a strange land. The Celebration Company.

When: 8 p.m. Oct. 12-15, 18-21.

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

Cost: Tickets $10-$15.

More info: Call 217-384-4000 or stationtheatre.com.

'THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW'

What: The DACC Players theater group at Danville Area Community College. Each weekend an event before the show. Oct. 13 and 14, a concert featuring Dustin Danger outside in Palace Park. Oct. 20 and 21, a Psychic Fair underneath the Fischer Stage. Oct. 27 and 28, access to a ghost tour "Rocky behind the scenes," led by the Rocky Horror cast. Oct. 31, costume contest with cash prizes.

When: Events at 7 p.m., except psychic fair at 6 p.m.; showtimes at 10 p.m. Oct. 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28 and 31.

Where:Fischer Theatre, 158 N. Vermilion St., Danville. Concert on Oct. 13-14 in Palace Park.

Cost: Tickets $20, students; $30, adults. Psychic fair readings are paid independently to the psychics and not included in admission price.

More info: daccplayers.com or email daccplayers@yahoo.com.

'SLAY IT AGAIN, SAM'

What: A zany interactive mystery. A dinner theater format with on-site catering featuring Amish-style foods.

When: 4 p.m. Oct. 15 and noon Oct. 25.

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

Cost: Tickets $40.

More info: gmvtheatre.com, email info@gmvtheatre.com or call 217-268-4400.

'WAITING FOR GODOT'

What: Presented by Twin City Squared (Twin City Theatre Company).

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 12-14, and 2 p.m. Oct. 15.

Where: SoDo Theatre, 111 S. Walnut St., C.

Cost: Tickets $12-$15.

More info: twincitysquared.com, facebook.com/twincitysquared or email twincitysquared@gmail.com.

Next week

'DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID'

What: DLO Musical Theatre. Musical based on Hans Christian Andersen's beloved story and classic animated film.

When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20 and 21, and 2 p.m. Oct. 22.

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

Cost: Tickets $19 for adults; $10, students.

More info: dlomusicaltheatre.com, call 217-431-1660 or email boxoffice@dlomusicaltheatre.com or facebook.com/DLOMusicalTheatre.

'DOROTHY AND THE ROAD TO OZ'

What: Presented by Creative Dramatics Workshop.

When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20 and 21, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 23, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 and 28, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 29.

Where: The Homer Opera House, 101 N. Main St.

Cost: Tickets $7-$10.

More info: homeroperahouse.com, call 217-688-2395 or 217-493-6175.

'TRAVESTIES'

What: Presented by Illinois Theatre in association with the "1917/2017: Ten Days That Shook the World/Ten Days That Shake the Campus" initiative.

When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19-21, 26-28, 3 p.m. Oct. 29. Dessert + Conversation, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 21 and 2 p.m. Oct. 29.

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

Cost: Tickets $10-$25. Dessert and Conversion, $7.

More info: krannertcenter.com or call 217-333-6280.

'THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL'

What: The Beef House Dinner Theatre. By Horton Foote.

When: Evening shows Oct. 20, 21, 27 and 28, doors open at 5 p.m., show at 7 p.m. CDT (6 p.m., show at 8 p.m. EDT); matinees Oct. 22, 28 and 29, doors open at 11:30 p.m., show at 1 p.m. CDT (12:30 p.m., show at 2 p.m. EDT).

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

Cost: Tickets $45, includes dinner.

More info:beefhouserolls.com or call 765-793-4770.

Future highlights

'ALL BECAUSE OF AGATHA'

What: Red Mask Players. A comedy by Jonathan Troy.

When:8 p.m. Oct. 27 and 28, 2 p.m. Oct. 29, 8 p.m. Nov. 3 and 4, 2 p.m. Nov. 5.

Where: Kathryn Randolph Theater, 601 N. Vermilion St., Danville.

Cost: Tickets $18-$20.

More info: Call 217-442-5858, email redmaskplayers@hotmail.com or redmaskplayers.com.

'ALWAYS A BRIDESMAID'

What: Charleston Community Theatre.

When:7:30 p.m.Oct. 27 and 28, 2 p.m. Oct. 29, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2-4.

Where: The Charleston Elks Lodge #623, 720 6th St., Charleston.

Cost: Tickets $5-$10.

More info: charlestoncommunitytheatre.com or call 877-842-3267.

'THE COLOSSAL CHRISTMAS CAPER'

What: A mystery... at Christmas. Fun for the whole family. A dinner theater format with on-site catering featuring Amish-style foods.

When: 4 p.m. Nov. 12, 6 p.m. Nov. 15, 4 p.m. Nov. 19.

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

Cost: Tickets $40.

More info: gmvtheatre.com, email info@gmvtheatre.com or call 217-268-4400.

'DIRTY DANCING'

What: The second show in the annual Broadway series presented by WCIA 3.

When: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 5. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Where: State Farm Center, 1800 S. First St., C.

Cost: Tickets $39-$58. Series subscriptions start at $156.

More info: Call 866-455-4641 or 217-333-3470 or statefarmcenter.com.

'DIVA CABARET'

What: Presented by Twin City Squared (Twin City Theatre Company).

When:7 p.m. Nov. 12.

Where: SoDo Theatre, 111 S. Walnut St., C.

Cost: Tickets $12-$15.

More info: twincitysquared.com, facebook.com/twincitysquared or email twincitysquared@gmail.com.

'HANSEL AND GRETEL'

What: Lyric Theatre at Illinois. Fairy tale opera, family-friendly adventure filled with visual and musical wonders. Central Illinois Children's Chorus.

When: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9 and 10, 5 p.m. Nov. 11, and 3 p.m. Nov. 12. Dessert and conversation, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 11 and 2 p.m. Nov. 12.

Where: Tryon Festival Theatre, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., U. Dessert and Conversation in Krannert Room.

Cost: Tickets $10-$35. Dessert and Conversation. $10.

More info: krannertcenter.com or call 217-333-6280.

'IN THE NEXT ROOM, OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY'

What: Presented by Illinois Theatre. For adult audiences only.

When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26-28, Nov. 1-4, and 3 p.m. Nov. 5.

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

Cost: Tickets $10-$25.

More info: krannertcenter.com or call 217-333-6280.

'JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH JR.'

What:A delightfully offbeat adaptation of the classic Roald Dahl adventur. Performed by the 5-8th graders from the Champaign Park District Youth Theatre program.

When: 7 p.m. Nov. 16 and 17, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Nov. 18.

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

Cost: Tickets $10-$12.

More info: Call 217-356-9063 or thevirginia.org.

'MADAGASCAR — A MUSICAL ADVENTURE, JR.'

What: Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar. Presented by the students of the Future Star Program.

When: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11, 2 p.m. Nov. 12.

Where: The Little Theatre on the Square, 16 E. Harrison St., Sullivan.

Cost:Tickets $10.40-$12.50.

More info: Call 217-728-7375 or thelittletheatre.org.

'MAGIC'

What: The World Stage Homeschool Theatre Company presents a play by G. K. Chesterton.

When: 1 and 7 p.m. Nov. 3, and 7 p.m. Nov. 4.

Where: Stratford Park Bible Chapel, 2801 W. Kirby Ave., C.

Cost: Free.

More info: Email nicolfamily@gmail.com.

'MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION'

What:Charleston Alley Theatre. A play by George Bernard Shaw. All oct. 26 proceeds got to Jaenike Award at EIU Foundation.

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 26-28, 2 p.m. Oct. 29, 7 p.m. Nov. 2-4, 2 p.m. Nov. 5.

Where: Oct. 26-29 at Charleston Alley Theatre, 718 Monroe St., Charleston; Nov. 2-5 in the Mattoon Train Station, 1718 Broadway Ave., Mattoon.

Cost: Tickets $10.

More info: Call 217-345-2287 or charlestonalleytheatre.com.

'MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING'

What: Parkland Theatre. One of Shakespeare's most beloved comedies. On Nov. 16, "Education night," special pricing for tickets ($9) for teachers and students; and a talk-back, immediately following the show, an opportunity to chat face to face with directors, designers, and cast members.

When: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9-11, 3 p.m. Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16-18, 3 p.m. Nov. 19.

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

Cost: Tickets $9-$15; opening night is half-priced ticket night.

More info: Call 217-351-2528 or email theatre@parkland.edu.

'NEXT TO NORMAL'

What: Presented by Eastern Illinois University Theatre Department. A contemporary American family copes with the unpredictability of a mother's ongoing struggle with mental health issues in this intimate, surprising musical filled with humor. The 2010 Pulitzer Prize winning musical for drama.

When: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8-11, and 2 p.m. Nov. 12.

Where: The Theatre, Doudna Fine Arts Center, 1860 S. Seventh St., Charleston.

Cost: Tickets $5-$134.

More info: Call 581-3110 or email doudnatix@eiu.edu.

'SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS'

What: The Celebration Company. Six runaways from city life embark on a silent meditation retreat.

When: 8 p.m. Nov. 2-5, 8-12, 15-18.

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

Cost: Tickets $10-$15.

More info: Call 217-384-4000 or stationtheatre.com.

'TWELVE ANGRY WOMEN'

What: Monticello Theatre Association.

When:7:30 p.m. Nov. 11, 2:30 p.m. Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17 and 18, and 2:30 p.m. Nov. 19.

Where: Phoenix Theater, 1406 N. Market St., Monticello.

Cost: Tickets $12.50.

More info: Call 217-762-2679, Monticellotheatre.org or email info@monticellotheatre.org.

OUTDOORS / NATURE

This weekend

HISTORICAL CAMPUS WALKING TOUR

What: "Class Fights, Bootleggers, and Illicit Sex: Crimes on Campus, 1868-1968." Department of History instructor Nathaniel Tye will take visitors to selected sites associated with crimes and civil disobedience on campus.Before or after their tours, visitors are encouraged to visit the Museum's temporary exhibit, "Knowledge at Work: The University of Illinois at 150."

When: Tours depart from the Museum lobby at 1:15 and 2:30 p.m. Oct. 15.

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

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 217-333-2360.

Next week

SUMMER FUN RUNS

What: Second Wind Running Club's 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.

When: 6 p.m. Tuesdays, through October.

Where: North side of Meadowbrook Park, Urbana.

More info: secondwindrunningclub.org.

FETCH PAT CARE HOWL'OWEEN DOG JOG/WALK FEST

What: Grab your pup, favorite costume and running shoes. A ghoulishly good time as we race to the finish line. Awards given for best times, costumes and dog costumes. Register by Sept. 30 to receive a t-shirt.

When: 10 a.m. Oct. 21. Registration, 9 a.m.

Where: Toalson Park, near playground, Champaign.

Cost: $20 resident, $30 nonresident (covers one human and one dog).

More info: Email zoe.stinson@champaignparks.com or call 217-819-3931.

Future highlights

HISTORICAL CAMPUS WALKING TOUR

What: "Who, What, and Where on the Quad." Mike VanBlaricum, curator of the exhibit "Knowledge at Work: The University of Illinois at 150," will lead visitors around the UIUC Quadrangle, sharing information on events that took place in these iconic buildings. Part of the Museum's "Quad Week" celebration, which includes a talk by author Lex Tate on the planning and development of the Quad, 4 p.m. Oct. 19.

When: Tours depart from the Museum lobby at 1:15 and 2:30 p.m. Oct. 22.

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

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 217-333-2360.

PONY RIDE FUNDRAISER

What: Trinity Horsemanship Foundation, a non profit equine therapy facility whose focus is on riders who are handicapped, will bring three horses and two ponies for riding and petting.

When: 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 28.

Where: Rural King, 913 W. Marketview Drive, C.

Cost: Rides, $5 each for all ages. Saying hello and petting the horses are free!

More info: trinityfoundationnfp.org or email trinityhorsemanshipfoundationnfp@outlook.com.

CUAS FAMILY SKYWATCH

What: Public welcome to look at the night sky with members of the Champaign-Urbana Astronomical Society Inc. at their observatory through the large public telescope. Canceled if weather is unfavorable. If the weather is uncertain, call or follow8 to 10:30 p.m. Oct. 28.

Where: CUAS Observatory, southwest of Champaign, south of Monticello Road on County Road 700 E.

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 217-351-2567 or cuas.org.

MODEL ROCKET LAUNCH

What: Central Illinois Aerospace model rocket club. Fliers with rockets of all sizes will be welcome and all spectators are invited to come and watch. Call Greg Smith at 840-1678 around 11 a.m. for status of the launch.

When: Noon to 6 p.m. Oct. 28.

Where: Rantoul Aviation Center, Rantoul.

Cost: Free.

More info: ciarocketry.org, call 217-840-1678 or email operations@ciarocketry.org.

HISTORICAL CAMPUS WALKING TOUR

What: " Let There Be Music!" The final tour in the series will celebrate music at the U of I. The walk will include information on the Music Building and Smith Music Hall, as well as a tour of the Sousa Archives and Center for American Music [1] by director Scott Schwartz.

When: Tours depart from the Museum lobby at 1:15 and 2:30 p.m. Oct. 29.

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

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 217-333-2360.

SUPERHERO 5K

What: Family-friendly celebration (bounce houses, face painting, hair chalk and braiding, costume contest, and more), 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.; 5k, 1 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Stephens Family YMCA and Girls on the Run of Champaign County scholarship funds.

When: 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 5.

Where: Stephens Family YMCA, 2501 Fields South Drive, C.

Cost: Early registration, $25 for ages 13 and older, $20, ages 12 and younger; by Oct. 31. Prices increase $10 Nov. 1.

More info:Call 217-239-2841 or raceplanner.com/register/index/F20175kevent.

UI MUSEUMS

Krannert Art Museum

What: "Coveting Nature: Art, Collecting, and Natural History in Early Modern Europe," "Propositions on Revolution (Slogans for a Future)" and"Postwar Printmaking in the United States, 1945-1955," all through Dec. 22; "World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean" through March 24, 2018.

When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday; KAM After Hours — Thursdays open until 9 p.m. Closed Sundays.

Where: 500 E. Peabody Drive, C.

Cost: Museum is free admission; suggested donation, $3.

More info: kam.illinois.edu or call 217-333-1860.

Spurlock Museum

What: Exhibits, "Beauty and Function: Gold Weights of the Akan," through Dec. 17; and "Knowledge at Work: 150 Years of the University of Illinois" through Dec. 21, 2018.

When: 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 and university holidays.

Where: 600 S. Gregory St., U.

Cost: Free, suggested donation, $3.

More info: Call 217-333-2360 or spurlock.illinois.edu.

OTHER MUSEUMS

BICENTENNIAL ART CENTER AND MUSEUM

What: Reception for "63rd Annual Fall Juried Exhibition."

When:5 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 13. Open, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday or by appointment; closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Through Nov. 10.

Where: 132 S. Central Ave., Paris, Ill.

Cost: Free admission.

More info: parisartcenter.com or call 217-466-8130.

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY HISTORY MUSEUM

What: Four exhibits: "When We Went to War," "Champaign County Uncrated," "A Second Home" and "The Art of Louise Woodroofe." The museum other highlights include a new community room, formal lobby and gift shop.

When: 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Where: 102 E. University Ave., C.

Cost: Suggested donation, $3 per person.

More info: champaigncountyhistory.org, email President@ChampaignCountyHistory.org or call 217-356-1010.

DOUGLAS COUNTY MUSEUM

What: Third Annual Museum Photography Contest for kids and adults.

When: Entries due, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 12. Awards day, 1 p.m. Oct. 28.

Where: 700 S. Main St. Tuscola.

Cost: $5 for up to six photos (two in color, two in black & white, two in local history).

More info: douglascountymuseum.org/news—-events.html or call 217-253-2535.

FORD COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY WATER TOWER MUSEUM

What: An exhibit about the county poor house which became the Ford County Nursing Home before it was sold.The "history wall" on the north exterior wall of the museum is complete which includes four informational signs and a bronze plate about the wall itself.

When: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday. Museum tours can be arranged at other times by calling.

Where: 145 S. Market St., Paxton. In the remodeled city water tower and pump house, adjacent to Majestic Park, corner of Market and Center streets.

Cost: Free.

More info:Call 217-379-4111 or 217-379-3723.

IROQUOIS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY OLD COURTHOUSE MUSEUM

What: A step back in time where you can visit the old County Jail, see recreations of an old-time back porch, a Victorian parlor, old time general store, post office, one-room schoolhouse, and much more. Showcase after showcase featuring one-of-a-kind treasures of a bygone era.

When:10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday; and the first Sunday of each month, 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 5.

Where: 103 W. Cherry St., Watseka.

More info: Call 815-432-2215.

MUSEUM OF THE GRAND PRAIRIE

What: School's Out: Old Timey Halloween. Make your own Halloween masks, play 1800s Halloween games, and learn about how Halloween traditions were shaped. Come and go anytime during the program to join in the fun. Costumes encouraged. All ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

When: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 27.

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

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 217-586-2612, or email ksnyder@ccfpd.org.

ORPHEUM CHILDREN'S SCIENCE MUSEUM

What: "Night at the Museum." Drop-off event for children ages 4-12 years old. Parents can enjoy an evening out while children get to spend time after-hours at the museum, playing in their favorite exhibits and enjoying staff-led activities "Glow in the dark" themed with activities like making different colored fire, fun with black lights and invisible ink, and glowing slime; and a pizza dinner.

Where: 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 21.

Where: 346 N. Neil St., C.

Cost: Admission, $25; $20, Orpheum members.

More info: orpheumkids.com, email info@orpheumkids.com or call 217-352-5895.

SOUSA ARCHIVES AND CENTER FOR AMERICAN MUSIC

What:"James Beauchamp and the Harmonic Tone Generator."

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. ThroughDec. 31. Closed weekends, some holidays.

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

Cost: Free; donations accepted.

More info: For guided tours, call 217-244-9309 or sousa@uiuc.edu.

SPARK MUSEUM AND PLAY CAFÉ

What: A children's museum featuring five zones of exhibits including wiggle and giggle, build, discover, play, perform, and make and bake. Each area is full of exhibits that build off themes of creative problem solving, dramatic play, and creativity.

When:10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Where: 142 Lincoln Square, U.

Cost: Admission, $5. Children under 2, free.

More info:visitsparkmuseum.com, call 217-607-0524 or email sparkmuseumcafe@gmail.com.

VERMILION COUNTY MUSEUM AND FITHIAN HOUSE

What: The Vermilion County Museum Society is commemorating the 100th anniversary of World War I with a special exhibit "Over There." 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.

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 217-442-2922.

VERMILION COUNTY WAR MUSEUM

What: Exhibits with items from the pre-Revolutionary War through the operations in Afghanistan; a display of "Women in the Military" and a new World War II exhibit focusing on the war in the Pacific. Additional items have been added throughout the museum.

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

Where: 307 N. Vermilion St., Danville.

Cost: $4, adults; $2, under age 18; children under age 6 and active duty military personnel and their families are free.

More info: Call 217-431-0034, vcwm.org, or email vcwm@comcast.net..

PLANETARIUM

WILLIAM M. STAERKEL PLANETARIUM

Sky show:"Fall Prairie Skies, 7 p.m. Fridays, Oct. 13-Dec. 15. Except Nov. 3, Dec. 1.

Main feature:"Odyssey," 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 13-28.

Children's features:"One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure," 7 p.m. Saturdays, Oct. 14-21.

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

Cost: Admission, $5-$6.

More info: Call 217-351-2568 or 217-351-2446.

EXHIBITS

ANITA PURVES NATURE CENTER

What: Exhibit, "Nature on Its Own Terms" by Tyson Kruse.

When: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Through Nov. 30. Holiday closures, Nov. 10, 11, 23 and 24.

Where: 1505 N. Broadway Ave., U.

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 217-384-4062.

CHAMPAIGN PUBLIC LIBRARY

What: Exhibition series, "The Art Connection: Schools to Library," featuring artwork by students from Centennial High, Jefferson Middle, Carrie Busey Elementary.

When: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Wednesday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday, first floor. And 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday; 1:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday, FriendShop Bookstore (elevator to lower level). Ends in January 2018.

Where: Main library on the east wall of the children's area, and in the FriendShop Bookstore, 200 W. Green St.

Where: 200 W. Green St.

Cost:Free.

More info: Call 217-403-2070 or champaign.org.

DANVILLE ART LEAGUE

What: Gallery exhibit features works by Barry Callahan. "All works are an attempt to document the wonders of Grace."

When: 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday through Saturday, plus 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Through Oct. 31.

Where: Paul Brumaghim gallery, 320 N. Franklin St., Danville.

More info: Call 217-442-9264 or email thedanvilleartleague@gmail.com.

GIERTZ GALLERY AT PARKLAND COLLEGE

What: "Stepping the Mast: Rob Millard-Mendez."

When: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday; noon to 2 p.m. Saturday. Through Nov. 4.

Where: 2400 W. Bradley Ave., C.

Cost: Free.

More info: artgallery.parkland.edu, call 217-351-2485 or email giertzgallery@parkland.edu.

HOMER LAKE FOREST PRESERVE

What: Exhibit, "A Bird's Eye View: 100 years of a Changing Illinois Landscape."

When: 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday. If interested in visiting on Monday or in the morning, call ahead. Through December.

Where: Interpretive Center, 2573 S. Homer Lake Road, Homer.

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 217-896-2455 or email cwalsh@ccfpd.org.

ILLINI UNION ART GALLERY

What: "A Multimedia Presentation of the University of Illinois Marching Illini" by Bradley Leeb and Mark Herman.

When: 7 a.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday, 7 a.m. to midnight Sunday through Thursday. Through Oct. 25.

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

Cost: Free.

More info: union.illinois.edu.

ILLINOIS TERMINAL

What: Wall displays, "MTD Art: Moving Pictures Through Your Neighborhood": "Color Field," porcelain and glaze by Catherine Wiesener," Three Spotted Horse Fly," graphite and chalk by Liza Wynette," A Forest," mixed media and antique paper on canvas by Elzie Sexton and "Abundant Season pt. 02," acrylic on canvas by Barry Callahan, 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 or call 217-384-8188.

MURPHY GALLERY

What: Art at the Y exhibition, "From Middle-East to Midwest: Evoking Solidarities Across Time & Space," works by Nasrin Navab and Nahid Navab.

When: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday; closed Saturdays and Sundays. Through Nov. 2.

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

More info: Call 217-337-1500, universityymca.org/art.

SPRINGER CULTURAL CENTER

What: Opening day for art exhibition, "All in the Family" The Widholm Family, Three Generations of Artists.

When: Oct. 16. Open, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Through Dec. 1.

Where: 301 N. Randolph St., C.

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 217-819-3909, email michelle.olden@champaignparks.com or champaignparks.com/art-exhibits.

UI LIBRARY

What: Exhibition, "Matter in the Margins: Gwendolyn Brooks at 100." literary archives of Gwendolyn E. Brooks (1917-2000), Illinois Poet Laureate and the first black winner of the Pulitzer Prize.

When:9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Through Dec. 20. Closed UI holidays.

Where:Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Main Library-Room 346, 1401 W. Gregory Drive, U.

More info: library.illinois.edu/rbx, call 217-333-3174 or email emillr@illinois.edu.

CITY OF URBANA

What: Urbana Public Arts Program's "Artist of the Corridor" exhibit, "Textiles," an exhibition of selected works by Lara Orr and Jill Miller.

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 December.

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

Cost: Free.

More info: urbanaillinois.us/artexhibits, facebook.com/urbanapublicarts, call 217-384-2311 or email cmmcclelland@urbanaillinois.us.

TARBLE ARTS CENTER

What: "2017 Art Faculty Exhibition," Main Galleries, and "Tsukioka Yoshitoshi: Japanese Prints from the Taubman Museum of Art's Permanent Collection," Brainard Gallery.

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; closed Mondays and holidays. Through Oct. 29.

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

Cost: Free.

More info: eiu.edu/tarble, call 217-581-2787 or email tarble@eiu.edu.

GALLERIES

CINEMA GALLERY

What: Opening day of "Chiaroscuro," glass sculpture by Alexander Fekete and drawings by Lara Nuyen.

When: Oct. 14. Open, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday; closed Sundays through Tuesdays. Through Nov. 25.

Where: 120 W. Main St., U.

More info: cinemagallery.cc, call 217-384-2253 or 217-367-3711 or email baxley@baxleymedia.com.

40 POINT ONE

What: "Open Studio: The Artists of the Lincoln Building." Features work from all the current artists occupying studios in the Lincoln Building as well as images of their varied, fascinating, and inspiring studio spaces.

When: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Through Jan. 5, 2018.

Where: 40 North's art space, 1300 S. Neil St., C (inside Consolidated Communications and across the street from Meatheads).

More info: Email kwhite@40north.org.

FARMS / MARKETS

L&A FAMILY FARMS

What: A 10-acre sunflower maze, campsites/picnic area, educational and scenic hayrides, farm tours, bon fires/evening hayrides, and nature trails. A farm store with pasture raised meats, brown eggs, and farm fresh produce. Products also found online and area farmers' markets.

When: Spring hours, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday and Monday.

Where: 21661 Staley Road, Paris, Ill.

Cost: Maze, $3; kids 5 and younger, free. Hay ride fees vary check facebook or website.

More info: Call 217-275-3491, email lafamilyfarms@gmail.com or lafamilyfarms.com/

URBANA'S MARKET IN THE SQUARE

What: The market features produce, meats, baked goods, dairy, arts and crafts, and more. On top of vendors, Market at the Square will offer programs each Saturday morning such as Sprouts at the Market, Art at the Market, chef demonstrations, as well as live music.

When: 7 a.m. to noon every Saturday, Oct. 14 through Nov. 4. Starting Nov. 11, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 31.

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

More info: urbanamarket.org, call 217-384-2319 or email Natalie at urbanamarket@urbanaillinois.us.

DOWNTOWN DANVILLE FARMERS' MARKET

What: A market full of unique vendors featuring only products made, grown or baked by the person you buy it from.

When: 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 14.

Where: Crossroads Church, 3633 N. Vermilion St., Danville.

More info: Call 217-840-2128, thelandconnection.org or email market@thelandconnection.org.

CHAMPAIGN FARMERS' MARKET

What: Find fresh, local food, meet farmers, taste local foods, learn more about community events and enjoy kids' activities. The market also offers recipe ideas and cooking demonstrations.

When: 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 18-31.

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

More info:Call 217-840-2128, thelandconnection.org/market, email market@thelandconnection.org.

NEW THIRD SATURDAY MARKET BAZAAR

What: Vendors both indoors and outdoors, filled with creative crafts, antiques and unique finds.

When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on third Saturday of every month, Oct. 21 through Dec. 16.

Where: Merchant Building on the Moultrie-Douglas County Fairgrounds, Arthur.

More info: Call 217-520-3349, 217-254-5010 or email dbissonett@gmail.com.