July 1, 2022 Local Stories in and Around St. Joseph, Illinois

Weekend Family Fun Guide

The Weekend Family Fun Guide is sponsored by Island Travel Group and Events.

May 18
1-4 p.m.
Museum of the Grand Prairie, Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve,
950 N Lombard St, Mahomet, IL

EXHIBIT GRAND OPENING: DISCOVERING HOME.
•             Hands-on Activities and Arts & Crafts: 1-4 p.m.
•             Horse Show & Tell from Marybeth Farms Carriage Service: 1-3 p.m.
•             Storytelling Performances: 1:30, 2:00, & 2:30 p.m.
The museum’s Discovery Room has been one of the most popular museum spaces for a long time – join museum staff as they unveil this newly renovated exhibit space!
Visitors of all ages are welcome to explore the idea of home by discovering the homes of settlers and native peoples through many interactive and educational exhibit sections.
At this exhibit opening event, people will be able to partake in household activities with a historical twist, listen to tales of home from a professional storyteller, see and touch a real live horse and buggy from Marybeth Farms Carriage Services, create arts and crafts centered on the idea of home, and many other hands-on activities!
This is free and for all ages.


May 18
7 a.m to noon
Lincoln Square Mall parking lot, 401 S Vine St, Urbana

The biggest farmer’s market around is open for business. The market includes activities, crafts, music and of course, shopping.

May 19
6 p.m.
Clark Park in Champaign, 900 S. McKinley Ave.

Come to Clark Park in Champaign for a free concert featuring The Painkillers. Bring a lawn chair!

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