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Urbana to celebrate 40th Sweetcorn Festival

Urbana to celebrate 40th Sweetcorn Festival

By Ali Braboy

August 19, 2015

The Urbana Sweetcorn Festival, Champaign County’s largest free festival, averages around 50,000 attendees a year, but the sponsors are hoping for more at this year’s 40th anniversary. Jessica Snyder, interim executive director of the Urbana Business Association, said the association has been coordinat...

Urbana’s Holiday Market sells fresh, homemade products, supports community

Urbana’s Holiday Market sells fresh, homemade products, supports community

By Annabeth Carlson

November 17, 2014

With the first snow flurries of the year in the air and festive decorations appearing in stores and on street lamps, the holiday season has arrived and with it Urbana’s annual Holiday Market. Urbana’s Holiday Market is a series of weekly markets every Saturday between Nov. 8 and Dec. 20 inside Lincoln...