Welcome to August! This is going to be a busy month with school starting back up again and everyone moving out, moving in, or both. Even with all that going on, you can still take a little time for yourself to do something fun! Let’s take a look at all that’s going on this week in town!

Monday, August 3rd

Take a yoga class under the full moon tonight from 8 to 9 p.m. at Allerton Park and Retreat Center! It is an “opportunity to strengthen your mind, body, and spirit after dark in the beautiful Allerton Meadow. Instructor, Josie Heck, with Yoga Off the Square will lead the class through strength poses perfect for students of all levels.” Hurry to register because the class is limited to 25 people. Click here to learn more!

Tuesday, August 4th

It’s week 12 of the Champaign Farmers Market! Shop local vendors from 3 to 6 p.m. tomorrow. The vendors selling tomorrow will be: Central Illinois Bakehouse, Sola Gratia Farm, Buy Black Chambana, Three D Tomatoes, Meyer Produce, The Wright Soapery, Cousin's Dog Biscuit Company, Diamond's Homestead, and Iron Meadows Flower Farm. Find all sorts of homemade and homegrown products here. This week you can shop soaps, dog treats, produce, baked goods, canned baked goods, and so much more. Follow this link for more information!



Spurlock Museum and International and Area Studies Library at Illinois are hosting another Bollywood Netflix Party! The film this time will be the 2012 film Talaash. Watch the movie on your own using Netflix Party to synchronize with the hosts. Then participants can watch the movie real time with everyone else! Learn a bit more about the film before it begins during the introduction given by Mara Thacker, Global Popular Culture and South Asian Studies Librarian, and Beth Watkins, Spurlock Museum and Hindi film journalist. This event starts at 7 p.m. on Tuesday. Learn more here!

Friday, August 7th

Stop by Clark Bar between 7 and 9 p.m. on Friday for The Live Jukebox Show! Request live from over 400 classic songs. Learn more about the fun event here!

Saturday, August 8th

Take a trip south on I57 to Tuscola for some live music! Concordia, an “acoustic trio who covers many genres from classic country, classic rock, 90's, and current pop,” will be making their debut at the Cast Iron Pub. Stop by, grab some dinner, and enjoy the outdoor live music from 6 to 9 p.m. Learn more about the band and the venue here