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PAXTON — With the high temperature hovering around 50 degrees in the forecast for Saturday, Debi Chapman-Hermann is not expecting Mother Nature to ruin the annual return of Paxton’s tradition of “Draggin’ Main.”
Not that a little rain or snow could keep people away anyway.
St. Thomas School in Philo hosted its second annual Schumacher Shuffle on Nov. 10. The event included a 5K run and walk and a 1K Kids Fun Run. All proceeds from the event went towards the school.
Six local youths competed in the junior division of the Champaign County Fair Talent Show and Big Give-Away on Monday, July 23.
See the July 26 edition of the County Star for photos and to find out if any of them placed.
The Blues, Brews and BBQ Festival in downtown Champaign on Friday, June 29, 2012.
Young golfers have until Friday, June 15, to sign up for the 11th annual COUNTRY Youth Classic. As one of the largest youth golf tournaments in the United States, the Classic tees off at five Bloomington-Normal courses June 25.
New York Times bestselling author Wanda Brunstetter, whose latest novel, “The Half-Stitched Amish Quilting Club,” debuts as a musical in August, will participate in an authentic Amish lunch on April 25, as well as meet readers at the Amish Country Spring Quilt Show, April 26-28.
Enjoy global music and cultures at Parkland College during the 15th annual International Cultures Fair from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11, in the Flag Lounge. The event is hosted by Parkland’s International Students Association and is open to the public.
Classic and late-model custom cars, stock cars, trucks and other vehicles will be on display at the 13th annual Parkland Motorsports Car Show, Saturday, May 5, at the M parking lots of Parkland College. The event is free to the public.
Tour the Spurlock Museum in a new way on April 7. "Earth Beat: A Celebration of World Cultures through Storytelling, Puppetry, Dance, and Music" will take children ages 7 through 14 and their parents around the world through performing arts and crafts. Tours will be held at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Admission is free, but spaces are limited, and pre-registration is required.
For the eighth consecutive year, Cunningham Children’s Home will host the Festival of Quilts from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, April 20, and Saturday, April 21, in the Spiritual Life Center on the Cunningham campus in Urbana.