Tuesday, December 4, 2018

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This is pretty awesome, make some wreaths for your rooms and know that you and your roommates are the coolest kids on the floor! These wreaths are perfect accessories for your Holiday cheer!

“Display some delight around your home or work for the holidays! Delight Flower Farm welcomes you to their farm to experience the joys of the winter spirit through wreath making in the cozy Prairie Fruit’s on-farm shop & cafe*. This workshop offer participants the opportunity to work together and craft a unique, seasonal decoration. You will learn basic wreath building and design techniques, and will use locally-sourced supplies to make a beautiful, handmade treasure. Wreath decor includes fresh evergreen, berries, pine cones, tree nuts, ribbons, dried flowers, and more.

*Alcoholic & non-alcoholic drinks, gelato, and build-your-own cheeseboards available for purchase.

Date and time: December 4th, 6pm-7pm

Cost: $50

Location: 4410 N Lincoln Ave. Champaign, IL (Delight Flower Farm shares land with Prairie Fruits Farm and Creamery)

Classes are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Class will be building small size wreaths are on an 12” frame (size is more like 20” diameter when finished).

Tickets at www.delightflowerfarm.com/shop



Wednesday, December 5, 2018

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Whoa what an event! This is hosted by UIUC students, which is pretty spectacular! Producing an event takes a great deal of work from finding sound engineers, lights, venues, manpower, and figuring out logistics beyond comprehension, and lovelytheband is the group performing! Support your fellow students and enjoy an awesome concert!

“lovelytheband will be performing live at Foellinger Auditorium in Urbana, IL on December 5th!

– Students $14 / Public $20
– 6:30 PM DOORS, 7:30 PM SHOW

Tickets on sale now at star-course.com.
Additional online service fees apply.

Foellinger Auditorium is reserved seating only. No backpacks, food, or drink allowed. Foellinger Auditorium is a non-smoking venue. No re-entry allowed.

Star Course is the student-run concert promotion and production organization at UIUC. Members participate in all levels of event planning to contract, promote, and stage campus entertainment. Learn more at www.star-course.com



Thursday, December 6, 2018

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Virginia Theatre is hosting Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer  The Musical and it should be a grand time! Reminesce the tv show in this live performance and let your childhood self be touched.

Date/Time(s): Thu, December 6, 2018 – 6:30pm (doors open at 5:30pm)
Virginia Theatre, 203 W Park Ave, Champaign
Seating: Reserved
Senior (55+)–$45.50/$55.50
Child (12 & Under)–$32.50/$42.50

The beloved TV classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season. Come see all of your favorite characters including Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius and, of course, Rudolph, as they come to life.

It’s an adventure that teaches us that what makes you different can be what makes you special. Don’t miss this wonderful holiday tradition that speaks to the misfit in all of us.

June 29, 2018, 10am: Season subscriptions (to four or more shows in the theatre’s ‘VT Series’) go on sale at the Virginia box office, or charge by phone at 217-356-9063.

July 20, 2018, 10am: Individual tickets for most shows go on sale at the Virginia box office, thevirginia.org, or charge by phone at 217-356-9063.

• Ice Cream & Independence – July 1, 2018
• CUTC’s Annie – Aug 2-5, 2018
• TAJMO: The Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ Band – Aug 9, 2018
• Lyle Lovett & Robert Earl Keen – Oct 11, 2018
• The O’Jays – Oct 13, 2018
• Craig Ferguson – Oct 31, 2018
• Rosanne Cash – Nov 8, 2018
• 98 Degrees – Nov 28, 2018
• Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Musical – Dec 6, 2018
• Michael McDonald – Dec 9, 2018
• Andrew Peterson – Dec 12, 2018
• That’s What She Said – Mar 2, 2019
• CU Ballet’s Swan Lake – May 3-4, 2019
*Learn more about subscribing benefits here: https://thevirginia.org/seasonsubscriptions
A full listing of the incredible year of entertainment can be found at thevirginia.org.

**The Virginia Theatre is owned and operated by Champaign Park District. The 2018-2019 Virginia Theatre Performing Arts Season is sponsored by The News-Gazette, WILL-Illinois Public Media, and WCIA-TV.**”


Friday, December 7, 2018

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Once again, the Champaign Urbana Ballet performs the Nutcracker for the enjoyment of the public! Take a lovely evening, dress up with a significant other or a group of friends, and watch the mystical view unfold before you with a story that never gets old.

“Since 2003, the Champaign Urbana Ballet has brought the season’s sparkle to Krannert Center stages. Join Clara, her princely Nutcracker, and the talented young cast of the Champaign Urbana Ballet as an ordinary gift transforms a festive holiday evening into an enchanted journey filled with glittering fairies, globally inspired vignettes, troublemaking rodents, and a winsome cavalry.

Recommended for ages 5 and up”



Saturday, December 8, 2018

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This is awesome! The Chicago Blackhawks Sled Hockey Team is playing against the St. Louis Blues this Saturday at the Ice Arena! Enjoy this sled hockey game and start your morning right!

“Come out to the UI Ice Arena for a FREE fun-filled day with Sled Hockey on Saturday, December 8 from 10 am – 12:30 pm! The Chicago Blackhawks sled team will go head-to-head against the St. Louis Blues.

Attendees will be able to try out the sport in a demo before the game kicks off. All equipment will be provided.


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