Good morning and happy Monday! Though it still feels like summer out, fall is definitely on its way. Enjoy the warm weather for a little while longer with these fun events. Let's dive into all there is to do this week in town! 

Tuesday, September 17th

This Tuesday from 5:30 to 7:30 pm visit 25 O'Clock Brewing Company for the September Social! Young Professionals of Champaign-Urbana are hosting an event to bring people together to socialize with friends and peers. This is a fun event to go to if you're new to the area and want to meet new people and enjoy some great drinks. For more info, click here

Wednesday, September 18th

Join Students for Environmental Concerns UIUC - SECS at the UIUC YMCA for a their Welcoming Week Game night! The event takes place from 7 to 9 pm this Wednesday. Find the event page, here

"Enjoy a relaxing night of games with new friends and old. Come out to play some classics such as Monopoly, Scrabble, Uno, and more! Pizza will be provided! Please contact us through email or direct message for any dietary accommodations.

Welcoming Week is a time to celebrate the values that unite us and to make our community more welcoming to everyone who calls Champaign County home, including immigrants and newcomers.

All are welcome! Can’t wait to see you!" 

Friday, September 20th

Alto Vineyards is having a stand up comedy night! Steve Sabo will be performing from 7:30 to 9 pm at Alto Vineyards. 

"Headliner: Steve Sabo: The Caffeinated Voice of Reason, Steve is a 28 year performer, he has had the privilege of sharing the stage with comedy legends such as Joan Rivers, Chris Rock, Kevin James, Dave Attel, Jim Breuer, Christopher Titus and Tom Green.

He has made television appearances on HBO, NBC, E! and Comedy Central. He is heard regularly on SiriusXM Satellite Radio and has been seen nationally and internationally at such festivals as Gilda's "Laughfest"(three times), Calgary's "Funnyfest", "The Detroit International Comedy Festival" (twice) and "The Great Plains Comedy Festival" - Check him out at

Also see the hilarious local comics: Matt Pflum and Jesse Tuttle who will be opening. Tickets are just $15! For more info on the event, click here!

Saturday, September 21st

Stop by Prairie Gardens this Saturday for their annual Fall Festival! You may wonder why a garden shop is on this list of places to go this week, but their fall festival is a can't miss in CU. There will be face painting, pony rides, a petting zoo, food trucks, and more from 9 to 5 at the store. You can also do some fall decor shopping to get your apartment ready for the new season. Click here for more information.