Event Calendar

UBAs Final Market in The Square of the season

From 8:00AM to 1:00PM

The Urbana Business Association is excited to bring you Market IN the Square previously Holiday Market and Middle Market. Follow us inside Lincoln Square and continue supporting local businesses, artists, and farmers. Find the best fresh produce, baked goods, meats and cheeses, arts and crafts, and so much more! Learn more at urbanabusiness.com. 

Youth Run / Postrace food

From 3:00PM to n/a

Location : Memorial Stadium/ Great West Hall 3pm


From 4:00PM to 6:00PM

The Urbana Park District is pleased to announce the opening of its newest play space, the Friendship Grove Nature Playscape at the Anita Purves Nature Center. This unique and interactive playscape engages children of all ages in imaginative and active outdoor play with nature. The unveiling of the new playscape is Saturday, April 22, from 4-6pm with the ribbon cutting at 4:15pm. Visitors can play in the nature playscape, create nature art, explore Busey Woods during a self-directed scavenger hunt, and visit with the education wildlife. Refreshments will be available. The event is stroller and wheelchair accessible. The four anchor pieces include Fort, Fallen Tree, Digging Area and Tunnel. Get more details in the spring guide at http://www.urbanaparks.org/assets/1/6/Special_Events_Jan-Apr_2017.pdf


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The College of Media at Illinois presents the 19th Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, Wednesday through Sunday, April 19-23, 2017 – at the historic Virginia Theatre in downtown Champaign, IL. Festival Passes allow access to all 12 (or more) screenings during the five-day event held every April inside the Virginia Theatre as well as related talks and panel discussions held at the Hyatt Place in Champaign and at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  A limited quantity of 1,000 passes will be made available for this year’s festival. Passes are $150.00 each, plus a $5.00 service charge (phone/online only). For the first time, a 15% discount is available to festival-goers when they purchase a four-pack, priced at $510.00. Additionally, a small number of U of I Student Passes will also be made available this year, priced at $100.00 each. (Please note that Student Passes are available at the Box Office only, with valid Student ID.) Passes can be purchased at www.thevirginia.org, at the Virginia Theater Box Office (203 W. Park Ave., Champaign), or charge by phone at 217-356-9063.

Money Smart Week

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Money Smart Week helps consumers manage their personal finances better. Several programs are offered to all demographics and income levels, and cover all gacets of personal finance. Visit http://www.moneysmartweek.org/ for local events in Champaign Urbana.

Illinois Marathon

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Making runners happy, one mile at a time. Don't miss the 10th Annual Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon. Get race information at http://illinoismarathon.com/

Morning Races

All of these events start at First St. And St. Mary's Rd


Start line lineup 6:30am


National Anthem/ Happy Birthday 6:50


Wheelchair half marathon 7:01


Marathon, marathon relay and half marathon 7:03am in waves


10k Run/Walk 7:35am

Other events during the marathon

Post Race Food 8am - 2pm Great West Hall, Memorial Stadium


Meijer 27th-Mile Celebrate Victory Bash 8am - 2pm Kirby Ave between First and Forth (south of Horsehoe)


Athletico Physical Therapy Postrace Stretching Zone 8:30am - 1:30pm Memorial Stadium southeast of rush line


Muscle Milk Protein Bar 8:30am - 1:30pm At Meijer 27th-Mile Celebrate Victory Bash


The City Center Postrace Party 8pm The City Center at Fat City 505 S. Chestnut Champaign