The University of Illinois Sousa Archives and Center for American Music will hold the exhibit 'Transient Journeys: The Life and Music of Harry Partch' July 10th 2015-April 29th 2016. Harry Partch was a composer, music theorist, instrument maker and performer. Click Here to find out more.
The U of I Library will host "Ed Ruscha in Series: A rotating exhibition of books" Agust 10th-December 18th. Ruscha is an American artists based in Los Angeles and is considered one of the foremost innovators of contemporary artists' books. Click Here to find out more.
The U of I Spurlock Museum will have spcial 'Around the World Wednesdays' activity days September 30th-November 4th from 9:30am-11:30am. Kids can learn, create and play together with crafts and activites from around the world. A donation of $2 per family is requested. Call 244-5590 to find out more.
On October 6th the Spurlock Museum will open it's Fall exhibit Norht of the Northern Lights: Exploring the Crocker Land Arctic Expedition 1913-1917. Photopraphs, artifacts and documents will all be a part of the exhibit. This exhibit is free and open to the public during museum hours. Click Here to find out more.
The Ford-Iriquois U of I Extension Ag Breakfast will happen Wednesday October 7th at 7am. The breakfast is free and open to the public. Special guest Trent Walker will be speaking about vegetable crops as well as ornamental and landscape issues. Reservations can be made by calling 815-268-4051.
Urbana High School Alumni Association will be holding a Homecoming Celebration Friday October 9th at Lincoln Square Mall beginning at 8pm. Ticekts are $10 (included entry in raffle) or $5 for event only. There will be food from Piato Cafe, Live Music, Raffle, Auction and more. Click Here to get complete details.
The Prairielands Council Boy Scouts of America will host the inaugural Leap Frog Tournament in conjunction with Cub Scout Family Day on Saturday October 10th at West Side Park in Champaign. Event will happen from 10am-3pm. Adult team entry is $250. Scout Team entry is $100. Proceeds benefit the Prairielands Council Boy Scouts of America. Click Here to find out more.
Students and dancers are invited to audiution for the Chicago Festival Ballet's production of the Nutcracker. Auditions will take place at hte Laureal School of Dance October 17th . 1-:30 dancers ages 7-10 will audition. 1:30-2 dancers ages 10 & up will audition. Audition fee is $5 per person. Call 217-443-5300 to find out more.
The Friends of the Mahomet Public Library Fall book sale will be held October 22nd-25th. Books, DVD's, and CD's will be available for sale. Hours of the sale are Thursday October 22nd 5-8pm, October 23rd 9am-6pm, October 24th 9am-5pm and October 25th 1-4pm. Click Here to find out more.
The U of I Spurlock Museum will host a day of Ghost Stories on Halloween Day. At 2pm there will be a ghost story concert for kids kindergarden-6th grade. At 7:30pm come out for 'Stories from the Other Side'. Call 244-3355 to find out more.
The Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church will be holding it's annual Christmas Play "Inside the Outside Inn" on December 12th at 5pm. It is free to the public, but donations will be taken for Habitat for Humanity. For more information call (217)359-0196.