Events & Activities

Commemorative Event at The Knowlton & Bennett Drug Store Building

Date: 
April 11, 2015 -
3:00pm to 3:30pm

Let's celebrate the history and culture of Urbana! The Knowlton & Bennett Drug Store Building at Race and Main Streets is a historic building designed by famed Illinois architect Joseph W. Royer. Please join us there on Saturday, April 11, for a commemorative plaque dedication and ribbon-cutting event. See below for more details.


Urbana Free Library's Eighth Annual Fairy Tale Ball

Date: 
April 17, 2015 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm

Fairy tale lovers of all ages are invited to an evening of stories, crafts, dancing, games, and entertainment. Don your shiny suit of armor, sparkly ball gown, or dress like your favorite fairy tale character and join us for an evening of fantasy and frivolity!


The Fairy Tale Ball will be held at the Urbana Free Library, 210 West Green Street, Urbana.


Royal performers and activities:

Urbana Celebrates the Boneyard!

Date: 
April 11, 2015 -
10:00am to 3:00pm

Join us in for a day full of fun, family-friendly arts activities at Urbana's newest urban park!


Saturday, April 11, 2015
10am-3pm
Boneyard Creek Improvements Project
(enter at Race St. and Griggs St. in Downtown Urbana)
FREE admission


Featuring arts workshops, face painting, food trucks, and performances by:



  • Bow-Dacious String Band (from Community Center for the Arts), 11:00am-12:30pm

  • African drumming and dancing with Djibril Camara and Ballet Allah Tantou, 1:30pm-3:00pm

This event is presented by the City of Urbana, and is a part of 40 North's 13th Annual Boneyard Arts Festival.


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