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Urbana to celebrate 40th Sweetcorn Festival

Chong Jiang The Daily Illini
A volunteer butters and wraps up freshly cooked corn on the cob at the Urbana Sweetcorn Festival on Saturday, Aug 27, 2011.
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,...

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

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

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