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WILL Call: What’s happening in Champaign-Urbana Sept. 7-10?

Left to right: Colin Jost, Malina Moye, butterfly

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.

Editor’s note: The State Farm Center in Champaign says a travel disruption caused by unexpected weather caused the postponement of Thursday’s comedy show, featuring Colin Jost, Andrw Dismukes and Marcelo Hernandez of NBC’s Saturday Night Live. This post was originally published days before the show was postponed.

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Thursday, Sept. 7

Colin Jost, Andrew Dismukes, and Marcelo Hernandez

State Farm Center, Champaign

Friday, Sept. 8  

Ellnora Guitar Festival, featuring Malina Moye, The Surfrajettes, Rodrigo y Gabriela, and many others.

Krannert Center for the Performing Arts at Illinois, Urbana


Irish Fest, featuring Celtic Whistle and The Gothard Sisters 

Allerton Park & Retreat Center, Monticello

Saturday, Sept. 9  

Ellnora Guitar Festival, featuring Ron Carter, Ani DiFranco, Andy Summers, Emmylou Harris and many others.

Krannert Center for the Performing Arts at Illinois, Urbana

Flatlands Dance Film Festival

Film: “Moving Together”

Spurlock Museum, Urbana

Saturday Stargazing with the Champaign Urbana Astronomical Society

Allerton Park & Retreat Center, Monticello

Sunday, Sept. 10  



Pollinator Party 

Native plant sale, honey, and a “tick talk”

Riggs Beer Company, Urbana

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