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Entertainment listings, Aug. 2-9, 2018

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SECOND ANNUAL STEAM THRESHING SHOW

Illini 4000 participants on last leg of cross-country bike ride to fight cancer

Living off the land and putting in 90 miles Tuesday put Illinois bicyclists to the test in the quest to raise money for cancer.

In the Illini 4000, University of Illinois students and alums are riding to raise funds for cancer research and patient-support services.

They should be finishing Thursday in San Francisco.

Top of the Morning, Aug. 1, 2018

Inclusion is every bit as important any instrument to MIKE ALLEN. That's why Centennial High's director of bands is looking forward to Thursday's excursion to the St. Louis area.

"The trip is about way more than band," he said.

Dense fog advisory expires

A dense fog advisory is in effect for a portion of East Central Illinois Wednesday morning.

The advisory includes Coles, Douglas, Edgar, Moultrie, Shelby and Vermilion counties. It is in effect until 9 a.m. Wednesday.

Visibility is at one quarter of a mile or less at times. Be sure to use your headlights as drive this morning and slow down.

Entertainment listings, July 26-Aug. 2, 2018

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CHAMPAIGN COUNTY FAIR

Entertainment listings, July 19-26, 2018

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FARMER CITY/DeWITT COUNTY FAIR

Entertainment listings, July 12-19, 2018

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HISTORIC FARM DAYS

Entertainment listings, July 5-12, 2018

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NEIGHBORHOOD SUMMER BLOCK PARTIES

What: Block party fun. Inflatables, face painting, lawn games, live performances including CUperStars, interactive music by DJ Fireproof and many more activities.

When: 5 to 7 p.m. July 6.

Where: Johnston Park, Champaign.

Cost: Free.

Letter from Birdland | Fine dining in Chicago: Great food, great time

A heavy drizzle is falling on Chicago, and traffic is crawling on Lake Shore Drive. The sky is muffled in low clouds like damp cotton wool, and the lake to our left is a flat greenish-gray.

Entertainment listings, June 28-July 5, 2018

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FORD COUNTY FAIR

What: Highlights include Western Horse Show, a queen pageant, talent show, Little Mr. and Miss Pageant, truck and tractor pulls, demolition derby, C-Bar rodeo, petting zoo, carnival, a variety of livestock shows, food and more. Friday night concert features Travis Tritt with Craig Campbell and Jordan Davis.

When: June 28-30.

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