A day late, but who wants to do much of anything on Monday anyway? This week in Champaign Urbana, there are tons of fun fall events. One even involves dogs! If you’re ready for a fantastic week, let’s get started!

Thursday, October 15th

A fun way to get moving and give back to the community Socktober is back at Elevate Trampoline Park! Get a discount on time slots for jumping this Thursday when you bring a new pair of socks to donate. One pair of socks is required per jumper to get the deal of $8/hour or $10/two hours. The socks collected will be donated to people in need in the community. This Socktober event is a way to give back while reliving a favorite childhood activity. Click here for hours and more dates! 

Friday, October 16th

If you haven’t been over to the Scovill Zoo in Decatur, now is a great time to go! Now through October 31st, the Boo at the Zoo event is happening. See the animals and the spookily decorated zoo. Admission is only $5. Reservations are required, but there will be no long waits in line. Click here to learn more!

CU Comedy is back at Alto Vineyards this week! This is the last outdoor stand-up event, so make sure you get your tickets soon. Some very funny comedians will be performing at Alto’s outdoor venue, where you can sit back, laugh, and enjoy a glass of wine. Tickets are $15, and space is limited. For the lineup and more information on Alto and CU Comedy, follow this link.

Saturday, October 17th

This is the last Third Saturday Garden Tour of the year! If you haven’t been yet, this is a wonderful way to learn more about Allerton Park while enjoying the beauty of the garden in person. Walk through some of the formal gardens with a tour guide who will talk about the history behind the statues and buildings. The tour starts at 10 a.m. and typically lasts about 45 to 60 minutes. Please dress warmly and wear a mask! Tickets are just $5 and must be purchased in advance. Click here to learn more!

Sunday, October 18th

Pour Bros. invites guests to bring their dogs to the taproom’s patio! This Sunday is the last Pups ‘n Pints: Barktoberfest of the season. This time, there will be a dog costume contest! If you plan on attending and bringing your dog, you can register for one of two time slots: 1 to 3 p.m. or 3:30-5:30 p.m. There will be treats from Pura Vida Pets you can purchase, and prizes for the dog costume contest! All proceeds from the event will go to Hospice Hearst. Click here for the registration link and to get all the details.