Champaign Farmer's MarketChampaign Farmers Market- September 12th

Come out Tuesday from 3:30-6:30pm in the Parking lot by Neil and Main in downtown Champaign. You will enjoy fresh local foods and a variety of activities. There will also be music, a seating area, and dragon fire pizza. This week you will be able to pick up the last of the watermelon and strawberries from WE Produce. Also there will be local honey from Two Million Blooms. You can even enjoy cold pops made from fresh fruit from The Pop Stop! Click Here to see the full list of local vendors!

Japan HouseJapanese Tea Ceremony- September 13th 

The Japan House is hosting a traditional Japanese ceremony on Wednesday September 13th from 5:30-6:30. The event is at 2000 S Lincoln Avenue in Urbana. The mission of Japan House is “To bring about cultural understanding, to offer exposure to new perspectives and, ultimately, to give a necessary refuge for all to embrace tranquility in an immersive and experiential environment.” It seems like this is a great way for you to experience this is by attending and learning about the tea ceremony. In addition to the experience you will also be served a bowl of matcha tea and a Japanese sweet. Click here to purchase a ticket and reserve your spot for the event.


James Jones Trio, Samantha Fish, Soulive

Krannert Opening Night-September 14th

Thursday September 14th you can’t miss the opening night party at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts! Starting at 6:20 there be performances by Matt Stewart, the James Jones Trio, Samantha Fish, and Soulive. You can participate in guitar pick jewelry-making. Another great feature to check out would be the mini-performances at the Studio Theatre and a community guitar gallery. In addition, you will also enjoy a huge selection of dining options in the food tent. These include Siam Terrace, Rick’s Bakery, El Oasis, Caribbean Grill, Piato, and more! Tickets are only $5 and can be bought here. For more information on all of the activities going on visit the event page.


Free Yoga Class Champaign

Yoga at the Krannert Art Museum- September 15th

Take a break in the middle of your Friday to experience this free yoga class open to the public! It will go through the fundamentals of poses, breath awareness and relaxation. You just need to bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing. The Krannert Art Museum is located at 500 E Peabody Dr. Champaign. Click here to view the event page.


Champaign MakerLab Fidget Spinner

3D Print Your Own Fidget Spinner- September 15th

Come out to the Illinois MakerLab to learn the basics of 3D printing and go home with a fidget spinner! You can find the event in room 3030 of the Business Instruction Facility at 515 E Gregory, Champaign. The cost for this 90 minute workshop is $15. Attending will count towards the completion of the MakerLab’s Digital Maker Certificate. Click Here to register for the event!


Baseball Champaign Urbana

Illini Baseball- September 16th 

Come out and support the Fighting Illini Baseball team in their fall opener against Illinois-Springfield at 11am. The game is free and open to the public. Most noteworthy, this is one of only two fall games against outside opponents before the annual Orange and Blue World Series coming up later this month. Click here for more information.



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