Things To Do

This page is all courtesy of my friend, Liz. She is great at finding deals and things to do with her family that cost little to nothing. She created this handout for the ladies at our church. Thank you so much, Liz, for letting me post this.

Champaign County Forest Preserve Campground:

Prairie Farms-petting zoo, crafts, movies

Farmer's Market:
Market at the Square, City of Urbana:

Cinema Gallery, Urbana:
Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion, UIUC:
Parkland Art Gallery, Parkland College:
Verde Gallery, Champaign:

Movie Theaters:
Beverly Cinema:
Savoy Goodrich 16 Theater, Savoy: Free Spring and Fall matinees for kids
Champaign Boardman's Art Theater: has new releases for $5 between 4-6pm and $8 after 6pm
Champaign's Virginia theater: shows older movies for $2 on Tuesdays, and $3 on Thursdays and Saturdays
Villa Grove Gemini Cinema:
Gibson City Drive-In: has 2 screens also and they show new releases for $5/person

Museums & Planetariums
Champaign County Historical Museum, Champaign:
Chanute Air Museum, Rantoul:
Early American Museum, Mahomet:
John Philip Sousa Library & Museum (Music), UIUC:
Krannert Art Museum and Pavilian, UIUC:
Orpheum Children's Science Museum, Champaign:
Spulock Museum, UIUC:
Staerkel Planetarium, Parkland College:

Champaign County Forest Preserve:
Illinois State Parks & Recreation Areas:
Turkey Run:
Starved Rock
Champaign Park District:
Urbana Park District:
Hessell Park
Crystal Lake Park:

Sholem Aquatic Center:
Urbana Indoor Aquatic Center:

Assembly Hall, UIUC:
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, UIUC:
Parkland Theatre, Parkland College:
The Station Theatre, Urbana:
Virginia Theatre, Champaign Park District:

Cheap Skate at U of I Ice Arena: Every first Wednesday $1 admission, $2 skate rental
Free clinics at Lowes:
Free clinics at Home Depot:
Paint Your Own Pottery Studio
Sledding at Orchard Downs, Centennial Hill
Ants in Your Pants
Mall Playtimes

Pick Your Own
Pick your own veggies, fruits, flowers, etc.
Reindeer Ranch:
Curtis Orchard:
Pontius Farms:
The Great Pumpkin Patch:

Illinois Visitors Bureau's:
Factory Tours:
Enjoy Illinois:

Popular Trips
Rockome Gardens:
Indianapolis Children's Museum:
St. Louis: