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Living Outside of Ordinary: Week of 5/27

May 27, 2019

Living Outside of Ordinary: Week of 5/27

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.

Happy Memorial Day! It’s a short week for some, and the start of summer for others. Even if your work week is unchanged, that doesn’t mean you can’t find a few ways to break the routine and Live #OutsideofOrdinary!

Monday, May 27 – Head to Prairie Farm, reopened for the season, for the first Monday “Story Time on the Farm”!

Tuesday, May 28 – Grab “Breakfast Just Like You Remember” at Flesor’s Candy Kitchen, then pick up something sweet for the ride home or later!

Wednesday, May 29 – Wine Wednesday sound good to anyone? Grab a bottle from Alto Vineyards to pair with dinner, or have a glass in the tasting room!

Thursday, May 30 – Get great deals and delicious eats at Chow Down in Campustown!

Friday – May 31 – Go to the season’s first Friday Night Live, and grab a wristband to take drinks from participating restaurants throughout the performance areas!

Saturday, June 1 – Curious about some neighborhood history? Go along for the Hidden History Tour of the Washington & Hill St. neighborhood in Champaign.

Sunday, June 2 – Brunch it up at Hamilton Walker’s and then enjoy a walk around downtown Champaign!

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

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