Neighborhood Nights - Urbana Park District
Come out to Meadowbrook Park off Windsor and Race Streets to see The Surreal Deal in a FREE concert! FREE Popcorn and Lemonade provided, just bring a lawn chair! For more details, visit urbanaparks.org
Virginia Theatre - Life Itself
Following its downstate Illinois premiere at the 2014 Ebertfest, Life Itself Returns to the Virginia on July 28th. This moving documentary recounts the inspiring and entertaining life of world-renowned film critic and social commentator, Roger Ebert, - a story that is by turns personal, funny, painful, and transcendent. Based on the best selling memoir of the same name, Life Itself explores the legacy of Ebert's life, from his Pulitzer Prize-winning film criticism at the Chicago Sun-Times to becoming one of the most influential cultural voices in America
Urbana Park District presents "Annie"
More than 90 local performers will take the stage in "Annie" at 7:30 PM at the Cobb Auditorium at Urbana High School. Tickets are available at the Phillips Recreation Center, 505 W. Stoughton, Urbana, by phone with a credit card at 217-367-1544, at urbanaparks.org, or from a cast member. Ticket prices are $14 for adults, $10 for students/seniors and $7 for children 12 and under.
Tour The Virginia Theatre
Walk through this historic 1921 facility as you learn the history of how the Virginia was first conceived and built, its colorful past, legendary performers, and recent rescue from the wrecking ball! Listed on the National Register of historic Places, the Virginia is now fully restored to its original glory but with modern amenities. All levels of the Virginia are accessible to patrons using assisting devices! No reservations required for regularly scheduled Wednesday tours. To schedule a special tour for your group, business, school, or organization, contact the Virginia Box Office at 217-356-9063!