Community Events

Community Events

C-U wants IHSA ball back in its court

CHAMPAIGN — It's only a few months into the process, but already a committee is laying the groundwork for a bid to bring the IHSA's boys' basketball tournaments back to Champaign-Urbana.

Weekend update: Go crazy, folks

The CarX Crazy K 5K run with obstacles as well as other events at the Champaign County Fairgrounds today sounds like a doozy of an event. This is the fourth year for the brainstorm of CarX owner Parham Parastaran of Champaign.

Entertainment listings, Sept. 11-18, 2014

A listing of events, provided by the venues. Here are 

That's entertainment: Spotlighting events around the area, Sept. 10-16, 2014

Free family event

CHAMPAIGN — The Champaign Center Partnership and area businesses will host Midtown Sundaze, a free family event from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday in the Boneyard Creek Second Street Basin.

Dinner fundraiser scheduled for Sept. 28

MONTICELLO — The Allerton Park & Retreat Center will host a Farm-to-Mansion Dinner Fundraiser starting at 5 p.m. Sept. 28.

Unity march set in Danville

DANVILLE — The community is invited to join the fifth annual Unity in the Community March for Academic Excellence on Saturday.

The march, which is being sponsored by The Danville Caucus, begins at 1 p.m. at the Dollar General parking lot, corner of Griffin and Main streets, and will end with a rally at Carver Park.

Pride parade attracts hundreds

Downtown Champaign's first gay parade attracted hundreds of men, women and children Saturday, especially along Walnut Street, where bar patrons yelled their support.

Unlike bigger city parades, the event was meant to be kid-friendly and had no nudity. If any people objected to the parade, they were quiet about it.

Lyle Lovett at the Virginia Theatre

Lyle Lovett and His Large Band performed at the Virginia Theatre on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014.

Doug Wilson 9-4-14

Doug Wilson 9-4-14: Play now!

Brian Moline talks with Doug Wilson of "Trading Spaces" fame about his book signing tonight and more.


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Entertainment listings, Sept. 4-11, 2014

A listing of events, provided by the venues. Here are