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Living Outside of Ordinary: Week of 12/2

December 2, 2019

In the past month, how many days can you truly remember? On average, a few days, 4 or 5 if you’re lucky, stand out from the daily routines we all experience. That’s why Visit Champaign County is launching our new “Living Outside of Ordinary” Campaign aimed at residents and visitors as a means to encourage everyone to discover new places throughout the greater Champaign County area.

Each week, we’ll give you one thing to do each day, something Outside of Ordinary, to make sure you have a way to make each day memorable. We’ll be busy brainstorming over the next year to make sure you have ways to break out of the routine and immerse yourself in the amazing things happening right in your backyard. Some will be events, but others may be something as simple as getting outdoors, meeting a friend for a drink, or checking out a new store or restaurant. The goal is simple: when you’re Living Outside of Ordinary, you’re making memories, so we can all cherish each and every day.

Thanksgiving is in the rear view mirror, with a lot of December fun to look forward to this week!

Things to do this week in Champaign County

Monday, December 2

Embrace your inner college student and take a walk on the U of I quad!

Tuesday, December 3

Thanksgiving leftovers running out? Grab some delicious BBQ at Wood N Hog!

Wednesday, December 4

Meet Santa at the Virginia Theater!

Thursday, December 5

Mix up the grocery shopping routine and shop for natural ingredients for your next dish or side at Strawberry Fields!

Friday, December 6

Shop the Mistletoe Market in Urbana!

Saturday, December 7

Have Breakfast with Santa at Curtis Orchard!

Sunday, December 8

Catch a showing of The Nutcracker at the Krannert Center!

For more tips on what to do, check our events calendar and request a copy of our Visitors Guide today!

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