General Events


Saturday, July 29, 2017

    • All Day
    • Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, Harding Band Bldg., 1103 S. 6th Street, Champaign

    Henry Fillmore (1881-1956) was an unconventional trombonist, composer, and bandmaster who loved circus music, American football, and his music-loving dog. The hustle of Cincinnati’s river wharfs, and his and Uncle Fred’s love of the many circuses that passed through town often distracted the young Henry from the drudgeries of school, piano lessons, and the weekly trips to

    • 8:30 am
    • Lobby, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801

    • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Market at the Square, Lincoln Square, Urbana, IL

    For the 8th year, the U of I is bringing "Science at the Market" on most Saturday mornings to the Farmers Market at Lincoln Square mall in Urbana. The U of I and other experts will be on hand with demonstrations illustrating the science they represent, and to answer questions from the public about the researchers' discipline.

    • All Day
    • The Art Theatre Co-op, 126 W Church St, Champaign, IL 61820

    SMART KIDS Film Series Films: The Secret World of Arrietty The Red Turtle Zarafa Longing &Belonging (Live Action Shorts) The Kid (Chaplin) Screening Dates: July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. Further details forthcoming.

    • 1:00 - 5:00 pm
    • Orpheum Children's Science Museum, 346 N. Neil St., Champaign

    There will be family-friendly archaeology activities all afternoon, such as ceramics, artifact reconstruction, practicing archaeology skills, using ancient tools, and much more.

    • 7:00 - 8:30 pm
    • Orpheum Children's Science Museum, 346 N. Neil St., Champaign