Champaign-Urbana Weekend Planner – Feeling festive

Champaign-Urbana Weekend Planner – Feeling festive

Champaign-Urbana Weekend Planner – Feeling festive

Families can choose from a myriad of events and activities this weekend in Champaign-Urbana

Have you enjoyed Christmas lights around Champaign-Urbana this week? We definitely have! Remember we have a list of all Champaign-Urbana’s best Christmas lights that you can find this year in our community (and also some options further afield!) We love lights so much that one of our winter events is a special light and hot cocoa event THIS Sunday night … it’s free, it’s going to be fun, and we can not wait to see many of you out on Prairie Farm this weekend!

Selected event – Flashing lights and cocoa

Sunday, December 12 at 17-18.30

Join us for a special evening of light, family-friendly fun and cocoa at Prairie Farm (2202 W. Kirby Ave, Champaign). Grab your mittens, warm coats and hats and take us on a walk through the flashing light. Enjoy photo opportunities and more for this event that will definitely be fun for all ages. A special thank you to our friends at Christie Clinic for sponsoring our family-friendly fun activities this fall and winter. We would also like to thank our friends in the Champaign Park District for hosting us at this event.

We would like to ask each family to donate a pair of warm socks to give to families in need this winter. To find out more about this event, as well as any relevant weather-related information, please stay tuned to the Facebook event page here.

chambanamoms thanks Prairie Gardens for presenting this weekend’s planner

At Prairie Gardens, it’s all Christmas! Shop their huge selection of fresh Christmas trees, including conditioners and fraser spruces from just $ 49.99! Plus, choose from wreaths, ropes, branches and more! Locally owned since 1964, Prairie Gardens is truly a unique Chambana gem! Located at Springfield and Duncan Ave. Champaign. Visit their website and find them on Instagram now.

A few events to check out this weekend

Are you looking for something to do with your family? You have come to the right place! Our events calendar brings together family-friendly events taking place in the Champaign-Urbana metro area. We know you’re in a hurry and looking for money for the money, so we focus on including free and inexpensive events that you can plan to attend on the go. Please note that events are subject to change without notice.

Find the complete event calendar by clicking here now.

Friday, December 10, 2021

Featured Event – Holiday Tour of Lights, presented by Marcy McAnally

Friday, December 10 at 8.30 – 16.30 (or while stocks last)

Marcy McAnally, State Farm Agent, and her team are spreading Christmas cheer with this year’s final gift! Drop by and get a gift bag of goods to make a tour of the local festive Christmas lights a success. They worked with Black Bear Bakery from Mahomet to make the hot chocolate bombs into some hot cocoa. Candy canes, mini magnetic flashlights and a map of local lights will be sure to make the evening fun! Drop by under their awning and they will bring a bag out for you. Limited number, so stay tuned to Facebook and Instagram for information.

Saturday, December 11, 2021

Modern family dinners

Selected streaming event – Cooking dinner with modern family dinners – Make dinner with the family

Join us on chambanamom’s Facebook page as we cook with Allie of Modern Family Dinners and her nieces for the third baking event in a series of guided cooking demonstrations.

Learn more about modern family dinners, and make a delicious meal with the kids (or even adults). We make BBQ meatballs, grape salad and cheesy hashbrown casserole. These recipes are a great start for kids in the kitchen.

Find the necessary ingredients and recipes in the Facebook event, and plan to join an evening full of delicious fun.
Modern Family Dinners are NOW OPEN IN THE MARKETS! They offer fully prepared meals (entrée and sides), which you reheat at home. New weekly menu with fridge and freezer dishes. Simply order online, pick up at the store, reheat at home and enjoy! No commitments, try them today! Book here ( and pick up Saturdays or Mondays in Champaign.

Sunday, December 12, 2021


Q Dental

Q Dental has been serving families in the Champaign community for nearly 40 years. Dr. Kelvin Jung and Dr. Kenneth Sensenbrenner takes a team approach to dental care and promotes a partnership between their patients and their staff. Their gentle and compassionate dentists use the latest technological advances to always ensure worry-free, pleasant visits. Their little patients are encouraged to go with mom and dad and see what a trip to the dentist is all about.

Location: 3101 Village Office Place, Champaign

For more information: website, Facebook or call (217) 352-4646

Soccer planet

Sign up for the WINTER SEASON by Lil ‘Kickers, or try a FREE TRIAL hour through the Youth Programs page on their website!

Lil ‘Kickers is a child development program with football as a vehicle. The classes are led by energetic coaches and are packed with creative games structured to help children aged 18 months to 7 years tackle age-appropriate developmental milestones. Click here to see a flyer with details on winter programming.

Visit their website or Facebook page to learn more.

Take care of your heart during the holidays

Remember to take care of your heart during the holidays – presented by Carle

Read more about this post on Carle Newsroom now.

Click here for everything related to the winter holidays in and around Champaign-Urbana

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