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WILL Call: What’s happening in Champaign-Urbana Aug. 31-Sept. 4?

National Sweetcorn Festival, Toast to Taylor Street Downtown Block Party, Anika Emily

Look below for information on arts and entertainment around central Illinois. Click on the location to connect to the event organizers. If you have an arts or entertainment event in central Illinois coming up, please email us at willnewsroom@illinois.edu. Listen to Kimberly Schofield and Owen Henderson talk about weekend events on IPM News AM 580 and FM 90.9 – Wednesdays at 6:45 and 8:45 a.m., and Thursdays at 5:44 p.m.

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Thursday, Aug. 31


Boom-Jam Open Stage

Boomerangs Bar and Grill, Urbana

Storywork: The Prints of Marie Watt (Aug. 31-Dec. 2)

Krannert Art Museum, Champaign

National Sweet Corn Festival (Aug. 31-Sept. 4)

Hoopeston, Vermilion County

Friday, Sept. 1  

CU Folk and Roots Festival, featuring Anika Emily

Crystal Lake Park, Urbana

Saturday, Sept. 2  

Toast to Taylor Street Downtown Block Party


Illini Swing Society Kick-off Dance

Illini Union, Urbana

Arthur Amish Country Cheese Festival (Sept. 2-4)

Arthur Village in Douglas and Moultrie Counties

Sunday, Sept. 3        
Monday, Sept. 4 Labor Day  

Millikin Decatur Symphony Orchestra – Labor Day Pops Concert

The Devon Lakeshore Amphitheater, Decatur


AFL-CIO Labor Day Parade

Downtown Champaign

Tuesday, Sept. 5  

Lit Open Mic

Rose Bowl Tavern, Urbana

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