Events & Activities

Candlestick Lane Kicks Off 54 Years of Urbana Tradition

December 13, 2014 - 5:00pm to December 25, 2014 - 10:00pm

The 54th year of Candlestick Lane in Urbana will light up on Saturday, December 13 at 6 p.m.! 

The official lighting ceremony for Candlestick Lane will take place on Saturday, December 13th the north end of Grant Place (the corner of Grant Place and Eastern Drive).  To prepare for the ceremony, streets will close to cars at 5 p.m. and will re-open after all homes are lit and the foot traffic has cleared.

Streets include:

  • Eastern Drive from Cottage Grove Avenue to Cole Place

  • Fairlawn Drive from Cottage Grove Avenue to Patton Place

  • Grant Place from Fairlawn Drive to Eastern Avenue 

After December 13, Candlestick Lane will light up every evening from 5 - 10 p.m. through Christmas (December 25).

UPTV Annual Membership Meeting and Open House

December 6, 2014 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm

Urbana Public Television will be holding its Annual Membership Meeting and Open House on Saturday, December 6th at noon inside the Urbana City Council Chambers at 400 South Vine Street in Urbana.

This is a chance for our community producers to meet one another and talk about possible collaborations.  It is also a great opportunity for members of the public to learn about the services provided by UPTV and a chance to see our facilities.

Light refreshments will be served.

UHS Theatre Presents Little Women, the Broadway Musical

November 5, 2014 - 7:00pm to November 9, 2014 - 2:30pm

Little Women Poster

Urbana High School Theatre Department presents Little Women, The Broadway Musical based on the beloved classic novel by Louisa May Alcott November 5 through 9, 2014. The musical is under the Direction of Tim Broeker, with Musical Direction by Cullyn Murphy. The cast, crew, and orchestra feature a wealth of talent from well over 30 Urbana High School students. The production team includes Technical Director Breanna Morton, Costume Designer Barb Hughes, Orchestra Conductor Darren Hicks, Assistant Director Jessica Elliott and Scenic Construction Lead Rick Broeker.

No Carve Pumpkin Decorating Event

October 25, 2014 -
9:00am to 11:00am

No Carve Flyer

Join Urbana’s Market at the Square and the Urbana Business Association this Saturday, October 25th from 9-11 a.m. for fun pumpkin decorating. Purchase a locally grown pumpkin from one of the Market vendors, bring it to the decorating table at the northwest corner of the Market, and let your creativity flow!  The Market will supply everything you need to create a pumpkin masterpiece.  Participants will receive a free locally made sweet treat to enjoy while they decorate pumpkins (while supplies last).