Urbana Holiday Market

holiday marketHoliday Market is a unique event consisting of weekly Saturday markets inside of the Lincoln Square during the months of November and December. From the hours of 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lincoln Square will be filled with produce, baked goods, crafts, and holiday decorations all produced, grown, or made right here in Illinois!

At the Holiday Market you can meet the people who have locally grown and handcrafted the fresh produce, jewelry, pottery, paintings, soaps, ornaments, pet accessories and more that will be making their way under the trees and into the homes of your family and friends this holiday season! As always, stay tuned into the Urbana Business Association’s website, Facebook and Twitter for event updates and surprises!

UIUC Die-In #BlackLivesMatter #BeingBlackatIllinois #HandsUpDontShoot #ICantBreathe

DieInIn light of the recent decisions concerning Black lives in America, join us for a peaceful Die-in this Monday at the Alma Mater in protest against the injustice. We will be walking out at 11 am to meet at Anniversary Plaza where further instructions will be provided. The protest will begin at 11:30 at the Alma Mater. Wear all black! #beingblackatillinois #BlackLivesMatter #handsupdontshoot #icantbreathe #UIUC

Ferguson Rally – *Tuesday Noon* – Champaign County Courthouse

No Justice for Mike Brown
Black Lives Matter
Ferguson Solidarity Rally
Champaign County Courthouse
TUES. NOV 25th at NOON

In solidarity with actions across the country (www.fergusonaction.com), Champaign Urbana Citizens for Peace and Justice is calling friends, allies, and neighbors to rally. Bring signs, noise makers, poetry and song.

Ferguson is everywhere, including Champaign County. We Demand:
– End the Militarization of Police
– No More Jails
– No Tasers by Police
– Stop Racial Profiling
– Keep Families Whole
– Justice for Kiwane Carrington

CUDO Pro Show

The PRO SHOW is an annual exhibition of advertising, promotion, branding, photography, illustration, typography, print, web, motion, apps, and more created by members and friends of the Champaign-Urbana Design Organization (CUDO).


This year, over 90 entries were submitted by our members and friends — everything from advertising and apps to typography and web design. Each and every submission was produced by local designers, illustrators, photographers, web developers, filmmakers, and other creative professionals from around Champaign-Urbana.

  • Opening Reception:
    Friday Nov 14
    from 5–9pm
    Live music by
    Desafinado Trio
  • Continuing Exhibition:
    Saturday Nov 15 to
    Tuesday, Nov 25
  • CUDO Annual Meeting & Reception:
    Friday Nov 21
    from 5–8pm
    Photo booth by Pictobomb
  • Location:
    Indi-Go Artist Co-Op

    9 E University Ave
    Downtown, Champaign
    (free parking in Christie Clinic lot after 5pm)
  • Gallery Hours:
    Mon–Fri 6–8pm
    Sat–Sun 12–4pm

The 2014 PRO SHOW is organized by CUDO with support from our good friends at Indi-Go Gallery, Surface 51, Thunderstruck Design, Premier Print Group, The Living Letterpress, and Fine & Applied Arts at Parkland College.