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WILL Call: What’s Happening in Champaign-Urbana Jun. 20 – Jun. 23

Listen to Kimberly Schofield and Adelyn Mui 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.

Syleena Johnson Uncorked Juneteenth Celebration at Krannert Center in Urbana
       Date & Time: Thursday, June 20th, 6:00 p.m.
       Location: Krannert Center, Urbana
       Details: Presented in collaboration with Illinois Soul 101.1 FM. Celebration starts with music, a cash bar, and giveaways, followed by Grammy-nominated R&B artist Syleena Johnson on Stage 5.

The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon at Parkland College in Champaign
       Date & Time: Friday, June 21st, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (also on Saturdays) and Sundays 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
       Location: Parkland College, Champaign
       Details: Twin City Theatre Company’s 2024 “Stars of Tomorrow” Student production. Brothers Grimm fairy tales are turned on their heads as the actors attempt to combine over 200 stories in this free-form comedy with lots of audience participation. Runs through June 30th.

MLK Jettie Rhodes Neighborhood Day Celebration at King Park in Urbana
       Date & Time: Saturday, June 22nd, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
       Location: King Park, Urbana
       Details: Live entertainment, networking, and resources from local nonprofits. Founded in 1998, this event honors Mrs. Jettie Rhodes and provides food, supplies, and other essentials for community members.

That Which We Are Still Learning to Name: A Reading with Jessica Lynne at Krannert Art Museum in Champaign
       Date & Time: Saturday, June 22nd, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
       Location: Krannert Art Museum, Champaign
       Details: Writer, editor, and critic Jessica Lynne will read from her essay collection, followed by a conversation with Jen Everett and Blair Ebony Smith.

Toast to Taylor PRIDE 2024 with Uniting Pride of Champaign County in downtown Champaign
       Date & Time: Saturday, June 22nd, 4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
       Location: Downtown Champaign
       Details: Music, food, and drinks to celebrate Pride.

Jarrel Young Album Release Show w/ Marion Canon After Party at Canopy Club
       Date & Time: Saturday, June 22nd, 8:00 p.m.
       Location: Canopy Club, Urbana
       Details: DJs and live performances from multiple bands, including Champaign native Jarrel Young.

Ford County Fair in Melvin
       Date & Time: Sunday, June 23rd, kicks off at 10:00 a.m. with a Horse Show, runs through Saturday, June 29th
       Location: Ford County Fairgrounds, Melvin
       Details: Livestock show, rides, pageants, and tractor pulls.

Station Summer Bash at the Station Theatre in Urbana
       Date & Time: Sunday, June 23rd, 3:00 p.m.
       Location: Boneyard Creek, just behind the Station Theatre, Urbana
       Details: Live music from past and upcoming Station Theatre musicals, food trucks, face painting, caricature portraits, and vendors.

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