Champaign Area

Monthly Flea Market (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 8:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Monticello, IL
815-310-0556

Join the Open Hearts Foursquare Church 762 E 1700 North Rd in Monticello, for a  monthly Flea Market, May thru October on the 4th Saturday of each month from 8 am - 2pm. If you have any questions or would like to be a vendor, please call. 

Celebration of Life Benefit (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Monticello, IL
217-714-7773
hhfreeman999@yahoo.com

Join the friends of Chelsea Schofield for a celebration of her life at a benefit event on Saturday, July 26th at 4pm at the First Christian Church, 1699 N. State St., Monticello, IL. New Legacy will entertain and there will be refreshments and opportunities to share memories. There will also be a silent auction and raffle. Suggest donation at door: $5. Proceeds will go to scholarship fund to send children to area church camps. Please ask questions by calling or emailing. 

SonTreasure Island VBS (Sun. Jul 27, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Homer, IL
217-896-2038
HUMCoffice2010@gmail.com
http://www.homer-umc.org

Join the Homer United Methodist Church, 301 S Main St in Homer IL, for the SonTreasure Island Vacation Bible School Sunday-Thursday, July 27th-31st from 6-8pm. The mission focus of VBS this year will be UMCOR cleaning buckets through the Midwest Mission Distribution Center. For details or registration please call, email or go online.

Tim Hageland in concert (Sun. Jul 27, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Rantoul, IL
217-892-1770
jcjavajoe@gmail.com
http://www.gotojc.com

Tim Hageland will lead praise and worship at Java Connection, 107 E. Sangamon Ave in Rantoul IL, on Sunday, July 27th at 7pm. Please call, email or go online for details. 

Mission Monticello VBS (Mon. Jul 28, 2014 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Monticello, IL
217-762-7861
montpres@frontier.com
http://www.montpres.org

Join the First Presbyterian Church, 214 S. Charter St in Monticello IL, for the Mission Monticello Vacation Bible School, Monday-Thursday, July 28th-31st from 5:30-8:30pm. Loving God and Monticello, we will put that into action by doing projects. Please call to register or go online for details.

Gangway to Galilee VBS (Mon. Jul 28, 2014 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

St. Joseph, IL
217-469-2515
mary@sjumchurch.org
http://tinyurl.com/nhnxeh4

Join the United Methodist Church, 205 N. Third St in St. Joseph IL, for the Gangway to Galilee Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday July 28th- August 1st from 5:30-8pm. This free VBS will include dinner Monday-Thursday. The closing program will be Friday night at 6:30pm. Please register online and call for details. 

 

Wilderness Escape VBS (Mon. Jul 28, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Savoy, IL
217-352-2240
fbc@fbc-cs.org
http://www.fbc-cs.org

Join the First Baptist Church at Savoy, 1602 Prospect Ave in Savoy IL, for the Wilderness Escape Vacation Bible School. This has been rescheduled for July 28th-August 1st from 6-8:00 pm.  If you had registered for the June VBS, a member of the VBS team will be in touch. Otherwise, please go online or call register or for details.

SonTreasure Island VBS (Tue. Jul 29, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Homer, IL
217-896-2038
HUMCoffice2010@gmail.com
http://www.homer-umc.org

Join the Homer United Methodist Church, 301 S Main St in Homer IL, for the SonTreasure Island Vacation Bible School Sunday-Thursday, July 27th-31st from 6-8pm. The mission focus of VBS this year will be UMCOR cleaning buckets through the Midwest Mission Distribution Center. For details or registration please call, email or go online.

Mission Monticello VBS (Wed. Jul 30, 2014 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Monticello, IL
217-762-7861
montpres@frontier.com
http://www.montpres.org

Join the First Presbyterian Church, 214 S. Charter St in Monticello IL, for the Mission Monticello Vacation Bible School, Monday-Thursday, July 28th-31st from 5:30-8:30pm. Loving God and Monticello, we will put that into action by doing projects. Please call to register or go online for details.

Gangway to Galilee VBS (Wed. Jul 30, 2014 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

St. Joseph, IL
217-469-2515
mary@sjumchurch.org
http://tinyurl.com/nhnxeh4

Join the United Methodist Church, 205 N. Third St in St. Joseph IL, for the Gangway to Galilee Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday July 28th- August 1st from 5:30-8pm. This free VBS will include dinner Monday-Thursday. The closing program will be Friday night at 6:30pm. Please register online and call for details. 

 

Wilderness Escape VBS (Wed. Jul 30, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Savoy, IL
217-352-2240
fbc@fbc-cs.org
http://www.fbc-cs.org

Join the First Baptist Church at Savoy, 1602 Prospect Ave in Savoy IL, for the Wilderness Escape Vacation Bible School. This has been rescheduled for July 28th-August 1st from 6-8:00 pm.  If you had registered for the June VBS, a member of the VBS team will be in touch. Otherwise, please go online or call register or for details.

GraceHarmony in concert (Thu. Jul 31, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

GraceHarmony will be in concert at River Valley Church of Christ, 17 Owl Creek Lane in Fisher IL on Thursday, July 31st at 7pm. Please call or email for details.

God's Backyard Bible Camp (Sat. Aug 2, 2014 9:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Urbana, IL
217-688-2224
sidneychristianchurch@yahoo.com

Join the C.U.P.S. Churches for the God's Backyard Bible Camp Vacation Bible School, Friday and Saturday August 1st and 2nd at Countryside United Methodist Church, 1807 CR 1000 N in UrbanaI IL. Friday from 6-8pm for a family barbecue and games as a kickoff event. The on August 2nd the program runs from 9am-3pm. Lunch and snacks will be served. Children age 4 yrs. - 6th grade are welcome. Please call the Sidney Christian Church for more details and to register.

Pork Chop Dinner (Sat. Aug 2, 2014 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Newman, IL
217-832-1335

Newman United Methodist Church, 709 Broadway in Newman IL, will have a pork chop dinner on Saturday, August 2nd from 4:30-6:30pm to benefit Illini Fighting Hunger.  The time is 4:30-6:30  at the church, 709 Broadway in Newman. The cost is $7.00 or $8.00 and takeouts are available. Please call for more information. 

God's Backyard Bible Camp VBS (Sun. Aug 3, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Mahomet, IL
217-586-4786
lcmoffice@lcm.org
http://www.lcofm.org

Join the Lutheran Church of Mahomet, 410 East Andover in Mahomet IL, for the God's Back Yard Bible Camp Vacation Bible School, Sunday-Thursday August 3rd-7th from 6-8pm each evening. For more information please call or go online. 

Go Fish Shine VBS (Mon. Aug 4, 2014 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Homer, IL
217-278-9302
homernewlifechurchoffaith@aol.com

Join the New Life Church of Faith, 505 W. Crittenden in Homer IL, for the "Shine" Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday August 4th-8th beginning at 6pm.  Children age 3 thru 5th grade are welcome to attend. The last night of VBS, school supplies will be given away.  A special "Shine" Fun Day will held Saturday, Aug. 2nd from 1-3pm. The fun day and VBS are free. Please call or email for details.

God's Backyard Bible Camp VBS (Tue. Aug 5, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Mahomet, IL
217-586-4786
lcmoffice@lcm.org
http://www.lcofm.org

Join the Lutheran Church of Mahomet, 410 East Andover in Mahomet IL, for the God's Back Yard Bible Camp Vacation Bible School, Sunday-Thursday August 3rd-7th from 6-8pm each evening. For more information please call or go online. 

Go Fish Shine VBS (Wed. Aug 6, 2014 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Homer, IL
217-278-9302
homernewlifechurchoffaith@aol.com

Join the New Life Church of Faith, 505 W. Crittenden in Homer IL, for the "Shine" Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday August 4th-8th beginning at 6pm.  Children age 3 thru 5th grade are welcome to attend. The last night of VBS, school supplies will be given away.  A special "Shine" Fun Day will held Saturday, Aug. 2nd from 1-3pm. The fun day and VBS are free. Please call or email for details.

Fall Fashion Show (Sat. Aug 9, 2014 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
267-221-7693
Hiskidscloset@gmail.com
http://www.Hiskidscloset.org

His Kid's Closet, 2901 Watterson Ct. in Champaign IL, will be hosting our first ever Fall Fashion Show at Grace Community Church on Saturday, August 9th at 2:30pm.  We are looking for children age 0-18 interested in walking the runway, and for those under age 3, family members willing to walk with them.  Contact us on Facebook to sign up.  The Fall Fashion Show will have a silent auction and prizes.  There is a suggested donation for adult guests of $3, all children 18 and under are free. Please call with questions.

Sounds of the Prairie in concert (Sun. Aug 10, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The Sounds of the Prairie Community Band will be in concert at the Museum of the Grand Prairie, Botanical Garden, 950 N Lombard St in Mahomet IL on Sunday, August 10th at 5pm In case of rain, the concert will be held inside the museum. More information is available online.

Benefit Auction (Sat. Aug 16, 2014 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

The Knight for Christ Benefit Auction will take place Saturday, August 16th beginning at 3:30pm at the Holiday Inn Grand Ballroom in Urbana IL. All proceeds benefit Christian Education at Christ Lutheran High School in Buckley. Reservations are needed. Cost is $40.00 per person. Go online for tickets and samples of item auctions.

Champions and Royalty (Sat. Aug 16, 2014 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm)

Join the New Life Church of Faith, 505 W. Crittenden in Homer IL, on Saturday, August 16th at 5:30pm for Champions and Royalty. College, high school, and junior high students are invited to hear former WWE superstar, Ted DiBiase, Jr., and 2003 Miss America, Erika Harold speak about living for Christ. Everett Miller will lead worship. For more information please call, email or go online. 

Seven Days Art Exhibit (Sun. Aug 17, 2014 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Rantoul, IL
217-892-1770
jcjavajoe@gmail.com
http://www.gotojc.com

Java Connection's UP Gallery, 107 E. Sangamon in Rantoul, will be presenting "Seven Days" Children's Art Exhibit on August 17th beginning at 8am. Contact Java Connection for more information by phone or online.

Powerlight Christian Musicfest (Sun. Aug 17, 2014 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Join Powerlight for an all day, free music festival on Sunday, August 17th at the Illinois State Fair. This is the final day of the fair and the Lincoln Stage will host Petra in a reunion tour, The Peter Furler Band, Schonlock, and Abandon. This is event is Noon-9pm and no tickets are needed. Please call, email or go online for information or details.

Urbana Sweetcorn Festival (Fri. Aug 22, 2014 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Urbana, IL
217-344-3872
events@urbanabusiness.com
http://www.urbanabusiness.com

The Urbana Sweetcorn Festival will take place in the heart of downtown Urbana on Main Street, between Race and Vine Streets on Friday, August 22nd, 5-11pm and Saturday, August 23rd, 11am-11pm. Go online for musical artists and all the details.

Monthly Flea Market (Sat. Aug 23, 2014 8:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Monticello, IL
815-310-0556

Join the Open Hearts Foursquare Church 762 E 1700 North Rd in Monticello, for a  monthly Flea Market, May thru October on the 4th Saturday of each month from 8 am - 2pm. If you have any questions or would like to be a vendor, please call. 

Unquenchable Faith, Bright Women's Conference (Sat. Aug 23, 2014 10:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Carol Kent offers encouragement and guidance in the Unquenchable Faith, Bright Women's Conference on Saturday, August 23rd beginning at 10am at Christian Life Church, 300 N Maplewood Dr Rantoul, IL. Cost before August 7th is $20, after August 7th is $30. Catered lunch is included. Please go online or call the church for more details. 

 

Healing Works Art Show (Wed. Sep 3, 2014 9:00 am - 1:00 pm)

CU-R.A.C.E.S. is accepting submissions for their upcoming art exhibit titled "Healing Works" Wednesday-Sunday, September 3rd-7th at Lincoln Square in Urbana, IL. All art forms and levels are welcome for submission. Both survivors and supporters may submit. Please call or email for details about submitting. 

An Afternoon in Ancient Rome (Sun. Sep 7, 2014 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Urbana, IL
217-244-3355
ksheahan@illinois.edu
http://www.spurlock.illinois.edu

Join the Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory in Urbana IL on Sunday, September 7th from 1-4pm for "An Afternoon in Ancient Rome". 5th to 8th graders are welcome at this event. The cost is $5 per child. Registration is required and limited to 75 participants. Every child must be accompanied by an responsible adult. For further information, please call or email.

Monthly Flea Market (Sat. Sep 27, 2014 8:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Monticello, IL
815-310-0556

Join the Open Hearts Foursquare Church 762 E 1700 North Rd in Monticello, for a  monthly Flea Market, May thru October on the 4th Saturday of each month from 8 am - 2pm. If you have any questions or would like to be a vendor, please call. 

Monthly Flea Market (Sat. Oct 25, 2014 8:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Monticello, IL
815-310-0556

Join the Open Hearts Foursquare Church 762 E 1700 North Rd in Monticello, for a  monthly Flea Market, May thru October on the 4th Saturday of each month from 8 am - 2pm. If you have any questions or would like to be a vendor, please call.