Labor Day Weekend is almost here; one of the last summer weekends to BBQ and relax with friends, but if relaxing is not what you have in mind, there are alot of fun Labor Day events to keep you entertained all weekend.‚Äč

Amish Country Cheese Festival
Sept. 3-5

106 E Progress St, Arthur

Family fun all weekend! It's the 42nd Annual Amish Country Cheese Festival. Come see the National Cheese Eating Finals, listen to a clown band and then take the kids on an Amish buggy ride? Visitors can also try milking a cow and curling cheese.










Eat With Animals

Sept. 5

Anita Purves Nature Center

1505 N. Broadway, Urbana

Come get a behind the scenes look at the Nature Center's wildlife during feeding time.  All proceeds help support the animals' ongoing care.  Urbana Parks.


The Champaign County AFL-CIO Labor Day Parade

Sept. 7
The parade starts at 10:00 a.m. in downtown Urbana at Lincoln Square Mall. A state of the Labor Movement in Illinois presentation will be made.  Live music will follow and the annual softball tournament will begin after lunch.  

***Kids, make sure you bring a bag, there will be plenty of candy to collect.


Labor Day Shoot Out

Sept. 7

1414 Triumph Drive, Urbana IL

The best shooters in the area can test their skills against one another for bragging rights.  Top three shooters will receive prizes.  Registration has opened but is limited to the first 40 people.  Sign in starts at 8 a.m. Cost is 20$ per shooter.  

For more information call 217.344.4282

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