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Living Outside of Ordinary: Week of 3/2

March 2, 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.

Make the first full week of March memorable with these seven #OutsideofOrdinary ideas!


MONDAY, march 2

Grab a seasonal slush from Watson's!

TUESDAY, march 3

Grab tickets to the home opener for Illini Baseball!

WEDNESDAY, march 4

Attend the very first Connecting You To Nature hike of the Spring!

THURSDAY, march 5

Visit Gilbert Gallery in Urbana to learn about fine art!

FRIDAY, march 6

Attend the Country Springtime Shop Hop in St. Joe and Homer!

SATURDAY, march 7

Watch 900 archers compete at the 2020 Charger Classic!


Get a group together for a fun time at Canvas and Corks!

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


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