Dare to Dream, Dream to Build is a collaborative effort of two local organizations focused on improving home ownership in East Central Illinois. Our 2017 Dare to Dream, Dream to Build will be held on February 10th at The Refinery in Champaign and we are planning this year’s event will be a tremendous success. Our goal is to raise both awareness and support of our organizations and trigger further engagement for the year ahead.
Feb 04, 2017
CU's Got Talent
Don't miss CU's Got Talent at Refinery in Champaign. This 2nd annual talent competition doubles as a fundraiser in support of local charities who do not have the capacity to host a major benefit. Monies raised will have a material impact on the lives of the people served by local nonprofit organizations. In addition, funds raised will allow Champaign West Rotary Charities to provide quick financial response to emergency needs of charities in our community. Get more details or buy tickets today at http://www.cugottalent.org/
Jan 29, 2017
Champaign County Area Restaurant Week
That's right! Visit Champaign County has been teasing you for years with Eat Your Way Through January, but this year they have decided to shake things up. Visit Champaign County has teamed up with local restaurants throughout Champaign County, Monticello, & Arthur to give you the perfect opportunity to give them a try! Keep checking their website to see who has jumped on board and to plan your own unique culinary crawl. Things are going to get tasty! Visit http://www.visitchampaigncounty.org/restaurantweek for all the details. Event runs through 2/5/17.
Jan 20, 2017
Mom Prom 2017: Star Wars Edition at Hilton Garden
May the force be with you as you dance, laugh, and play at our Star Wars Mom Prom! Event will include a plated table-service dinner with a vegetarian option must request at time of registration, fun activities, and goodie bag for all the boys. Photo packages will be available for a fee. Doors open at 5:30p. Guests must be seated promptly at 6p to enjoy all dinner courses. All attendees must provide an email address at registration to receive a pre-event email from event staff. Get more details online at https://champaignparks.com/event/mom-prom-2017-star-wars-edition/
Jan 13, 2017
2017 Cardinals Caravan
Hey fans, the 2017 Cardinals Caravan presented by Missouri Farm Bureau Insurance is coming to a city near you! Join us for the chance to talk baseball and meet current players, alumni and broadcasters. There will be autographs for kids, Cardinals prize drawings and more. Don't miss it at Noon at Friday 12/13 at The I Hotel. Call 217-367-1195 to learn more.
Jan 06, 2017
13th Annual Illini Farm Toy Show
Champaign and Vermilion Young Ag Leaders are hosting the annual Illini Farm Toy Show. There will be lots of farm toy vendors and collectible items with featured items available at a live consignment auction on Saturday, Jan. 7th, at 10:30 am. What fun would a room full of toys be if you couldn't play? The Farm Bureau Learning Barn will be available for hands-on agricultural play time. Kids scavenger hunts will be available again with small prizes for completed hunts. Cost: Adults $3, Kids (6-12) $2, Under 6 Free Hours: Friday 5 pm – 9 pm, Saturday 9 am – 5 pm, Consignment Auction: Saturday 10:30 am NEW: 4-H Federation will be selling snacks and soda with all proceeds going to support 4-H youth programs. A portion of the proceeds will go towards Ag in the Classroom.