Parks and Recreation
Salt Fork River Art & Music Fest
The seventh annual Salt Fork River Art & Music Fest will take place Saturday and next Sunday at Sleepy Creek Vineyards, 3 miles south of Oakwood.
Vineyard co-owner Joe Taylor said batik artist Jill Miller of Urbana has put a lot of effort into making it a great festival.
CHAMPAIGN — Friends and colleagues remember Bob Toalson as a hard-working, soft-spoken man who loved his community and went above and beyond to make Champaign's parks what they are today.
The local parks and recreation community is remembering a man who's being called a legend in the industry.
Longtime Champaign Park District General Manager Bob Toalson passed away on Tuesday after suffering a heart attack, according to current Champaign Park District head Joe DeLuce.
MONTICELLO — State budget uncertainty has prompted the University of Illinois School of Music to put the Allerton Barn Music Festival on "hiatus" for 2015.
The annual event has been held around Labor Day most of its eight years, moving to a late-September date two years ago at the renovated barn, located on the southeast side of Allerton Park near Monticello.
DANVILLE — Students at Northeast Elementary Magnet School and residents in the surrounding neighborhoods have a new place to be active and enjoy the outdoors.
Mark Oct. 24 on your calendar.
If you like the colors of autumn in our part of the world, that is.
The 2015 edition of the online Fall Foliage Prediction Map says trees will be at their peak in the middle third of Illinois, most of Indiana and all of Iowa, on that date.