Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation

Curtis: A corn maze, pumpkins and more. Oh my!

You had me at apple doughnuts.

The smell of apples, flour and cinnamon frying to a delightful brown is a great treat for an adult. They could sell this as air freshener and make millions. (And it turns out cinnamon is a natural insecticide.)

Entertainment listings, Sept. 25-Oct. 2, 2014

A listing of events, provided by the venues. Here are 

Got thoughts about Allerton Park? UI's listening

MONTICELLO — Allerton Park's formal gardens and hiking trails have been common topics as park officials gather input for their long-range master plan, but contributors have also given some out-of-the-box suggestions.

Skate park being considered for Champaign's Centennial Park

Talks are in their early stages, but the Champaign Park District is thinking about bringing another skate park to the city.

Future Five: Entertainment for the week ahead

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Entertainment listings, Sept. 18-25, 2014

A listing of events, provided by the venues. Here are 

Nomination papers available for 2 seats on Urbana Park Board

URBANA — Nominating petitions for two seats on the Urbana Park Board may now be picked up at the Darius Phebus Administration Building, 303 W. University Ave., U.

The seats now held by Deborah Rugg and Meredith Blumthal will be up at the consolidated election on April 7, 2015. Both are for six-year terms.

Nominating petitions can be circulated beginning Sept. 23.

Mixed reviews for first Phases of the Moon

DANVILLE — Rain fell again on fans, workers and volunteers as they were packed and cleaned up Monday, following the conclusion of the Phases of the Moon Music & Art Festival that organizers say drew at least 8,000 people to Kennekuk County Park.

Rain no match for event's thunder

DANVILLE — Festival-goers will be making their way out of Kennekuk County Park today after the early morning end to the Phases of the Moon Music & Art Festival, where Widespread Panic — and the weather — shared top billing.

Future Five: Entertainment for the week ahead

From Abraham Lincoln in Monticello to Orchard Days in Savoy to the Vermilion River Fall Festival in Danville, and more, staff writer Tim Mitchell's entertainment recommendations for the week ahead.

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