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Living Outside of Ordinary: Week of 1/13

January 13, 2020

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.

Need plans for this week? We have 7 Outside of Ordinary ideas for you!

Things to do this week in Champaign County

Monday, January 13

Itching for Spring? Dive into the pool at Urbana Indoor Aquatic Center!

Tuesday, January 14

Walk around downtown Champaign and find one place you’ve never been before to visit!

Wednesday, January 15

Go antiquing in an 1800s coach house at Skinner’s!

Thursday, January 16

Try new flavors and meet new friends at the Broadway Hall January Social!

Friday, January 17

Pickup a weekend read at Hartfield Book Company!

Saturday, January 18

Grab a coat and run the Frozen 5K!

Sunday, January 19

Sunday Funday! Get an actual sundae at Flesor’s Candy Kitchen!

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

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