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Sunday, March 26, 2017

See the movies playing this weekend at: Danville Village Mall Cinemas, http://www.amctheatres.com/movie-theatres/danville/amc-village-mall-6

For those doing a little shopping over the weekend, click on our "Uniquely Our Own" link listing some of the unique retail shops we have in the area at http://www.vermilionadvantage.com/retail.

And see more information about our parks, museums, historical sites & more in the Danville Area Visitors’ Guide.

Please feel free to share this information with others!

Community Blood Drive at St. Mary’s Catholic Church – (231 N. State St., Westville) Blood drive in cooperation with Community Blood Services of Illinois; 9AM-Noon.  To sign up, call the church office at 217-267-3334.  All donors must have a photo id.

Sleepy Creek Vineyard Winery – (Located 3.5 miles south of Oakwood) Winery Open Noon-6PM Bloody Sunday bar – create your own Winey Mary/Bloody Mary-style concoction with a wide selection of ingredients like fresh celery, pickles, olive, tomato juice, Tabasco, pepper, bloody Mary mix, & more!  

DACC Men’s Baseball Vs. Lincoln Land at Danville Stadium – (610 Highland Boulevard, Danville) Game Time 1PM

Open Roller Skating at Illini Skateland – (8 Brewer Rd., Danville) 1-5PM; $6.50 + skate rental.  Family Rate: Up to 6 persons for $35 (one adult must be present).  Also available are Lazer tag, Miniature golf, & Batting cages.  

Bingo at the VFW #728 – (8 Pine St., Danville) 2PM

The Darkhorse Theatre Company presents “Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike” at the Fischer Theatre March 24-26 & March 31-April 2 – (158 N. Vermilion, Danville) Show Times: Friday & Saturday 8PM, Sunday 2PM.  With wit & absurdity, Christopher Durang’s Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike blends Checkhov’s famous ennui with the modern-day toils & troubles of celebrity, social networking, & age into a laugh-out-loud comedy that will tickle your funny bone & stimulate your mind.  To reserve tickets, email darkhorsetheatreco@gmail.com or call/text 424-327-5482. To purchase advance tickets https://darkhorsevanya.eventbrite.com/

The Little Lorraine Theater Presents “Sing” – All Weekend – (324 E. Main, Hoopeston) Shows are: Friday 7:00PM; Saturday 7:00PM; Sunday 2:00PM & 4:30PM. A koala, Buster Moon, produces a singing competition to save his once grand theater with 5 contestants emerging; a mouse, a timid elephant, a pig, a gorilla, & a punk rock porcupine.  All movies are a free will donation with all proceeds going to the Save the Lorraine Foundation.

Illinois Coal Miners Season Opener at Schlarman Academy – (2112 N. Vermilion, Danville) The Illinois Coal Miners Vs. the Mississippi Eagles; Game Time 3PM.  Tickets at the door $5 Adults, $3 Students, Free – Children 6 & Under.

Gospel Music Service at Hoopeston’s Chestnut Street Church of Christ – (709 E. Chestnut St., Hoopeston) Supper at 5PM; Singalong at 5:45PM; Gospel service featuring Connie Scott 6PM.  All are welcome!

Gospel Sing at Bismarck’s First Church of Christ – (100 Maiden Lane, Bismarck) Featuring “In His Service” with Ken Smith on piano; 6:30PM.  All are welcome!

Please let me know of any upcoming events that I might be unaware of! 

Rachel Haun

Vermilion Advantage
15 N. Walnut St.
Danville, IL 61832
217-442-6201, Ext. 110
Fax: 217-442-6228
e-mail: rhaun@vermilionadvantage.com

web: www.vermilionadvantage.com   

Saturday, March 25, 2017

See the movies playing this weekend at: Danville Village Mall Cinemas, http://www.amctheatres.com/movie-theatres/danville/amc-village-mall-6

For those doing a little shopping over the weekend, click on our "Uniquely Our Own" link listing some of the unique retail shops we have in the area at http://www.vermilionadvantage.com/retail.

And see more information about our parks, museums, historical sites & more in the Danville Area Visitors’ Guide.

Please feel free to share this information with others! 

Tilton Fire & Rescue Auxiliary 5th Annual Pancake & Sausage Breakfast Fundraiser at Fire Station #1 (121 W. 5th St., Tilton) Breakfast from 6-11AM, or until supplies last.  Cost is $5 Adults (Ages 13 & older); $3 Children (Ages 3-12); & Free Children (Ages 2 & younger).  To go boxes will be available.

All You Can Eat Pancake & Sausage Breakfast at Danville Elks Lodge #332 – (Rear Entrance of 421 N. Vermilion, Danville) Cost is $6 per person from 8-11AM; Variety of nuts in 1 pound bags for sale from 8AM-1PM.  All are invited to this fund raiser. You do not have to be a member to attend this event.

Danville Library Foundation Spring Used Book Sale Thursday – Saturday – (319 N. Vermilion, Danville) Books, Movies, Music & Collectibles for Adults & Children; Friday 9AM-5PM; Saturday 9AM-2PM

Danville Art League Pottery Club – (320 N. Franklin St., Danville) The Pottery Club is held the 2nd & 4th Saturday each month; 10AM-2PM.  Cost is $5 Members, $7 Non-Members & you must be 16 or older. For more information, call 217-442-9264.

Sleepy Creek Vineyards – (Located 3.5 miles south of Oakwood) Winery Open 10AM-6PM

NJCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament March 21-25 at DACC’s Mary Miller Center – (2000 E. Main, Danville ) Saturday: Afternoon Session Noon & 2PM; Evening Session 5:30 & 7:30PM.

Open Roller Skating at Illini Skateland – (8 Brewer Rd., Danville) 1-5PM; $6.50 + skate rental.  Also available are Lazer tag, Miniature golf, & Batting cages.

Mission Spaghetti Dinner at Batestown United Methodist Church – (2224 Batestown Rd., Danville) Menu of Spaghetti with meat sauce, Salad, Dessert, & Drink; 4-7PM.  Cost is free will offering with carry out available.  Proceeds will go to the mission fund.

The Morey Chapel “20th Anniversary of Gospel Sings” – (19194 E. 1100 N. Road, Danville – 4 miles East of the Westville square) Featuring the Sugar Grove Praise Band; 5:30PM.  A meal will follow the concert.  For more information, call Melissa at 217-799-7592.

The Little Lorraine Theater Presents “Sing” – All Weekend – (324 E. Main, Hoopeston) Shows are: Friday 7:00PM; Saturday 7:00PM; Sunday 2:00PM & 4:30PM. A koala, Buster Moon, produces a singing competition to save his once grand theater with 5 contestants emerging; a mouse, a timid elephant, a pig, a gorilla, & a punk rock porcupine.  All movies are a free will donation with all proceeds going to the Save the Lorraine Foundation.

Open Roller Skating at Illini Skateland – (8 Brewer Rd., Danville) 7-11PM; $8.50 + skate rental. Also available are Lazer tag, Miniature golf, & Batting cages.

The Darkhorse Theatre Company presents “Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike” at the Fischer Theatre March 24-26 & March 31-April 2 – (158 N. Vermilion, Danville) Show Times: Friday & Saturday 8PM, Sunday 2PM.  With wit & absurdity, Christopher Durang’s Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike blends Checkhov’s famous ennui with the modern-day toils & troubles of celebrity, social networking, & age into a laugh-out-loud comedy that will tickle your funny bone & stimulate your mind.  To reserve tickets, email darkhorsetheatreco@gmail.com or call/text 424-327-5482. To purchase advance tickets https://darkhorsevanya.eventbrite.com/

Please let me know of any upcoming events that I might be unaware of! 

Rachel Haun

Vermilion Advantage
15 N. Walnut St.
Danville, IL 61832
217-442-6201, Ext. 110
Fax: 217-442-6228
e-mail: rhaun@vermilionadvantage.com
web: www.vermilionadvantage.com  

Friday, March 24, 2017

See the movies playing this weekend at: Danville Village Mall Cinemas, http://www.amctheatres.com/movie-theatres/danville/amc-village-mall-6

For those doing a little shopping over the weekend, click on our "Uniquely Our Own" link listing some of the unique retail shops we have in the area at http://www.vermilionadvantage.com/retail.

And see more information about our parks, museums, historical sites & more in the Danville Area Visitors’ Guide.

Please feel free to share this information with others! 

Danville Library Foundation Spring Used Book Sale Thursday – Saturday – (319 N. Vermilion, Danville) Books, Movies, Music & Collectibles for Adults & Children; Friday 9AM-5PM; Saturday 9AM-2PM. 

NJCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament March 21-25 at DACC’s Mary Miller Center – (2000 E. Main, Danville) Friday: Morning Session 9 & 11AM; Afternoon Session 1 & 3PM; Evening Session 6:30 & 8:30PM. Saturday: Afternoon Session Noon & 2PM; Evening Session 5:30 & 7:30PM.

Seniors Coffee Time at Danville Public Library – (319 N. Vermilion, Danville) 9:30-10:30AM Seniors 60+ are invited to join us on Fridays in the 1st floor meeting room for games, crafts, conversations & of course, coffee.

Seniors Coffee Time at Oakwood Public Library – (110 E. Finley, Oakwood) 10AM

Sleepy Creek Vineyards & Murder Mystery Dinner Theater – (Located 3.5 miles south of Oakwood) Winery Open 10AM-6PM. The Murder Mystery Dinner Theater features Seven Corpse Murder Mystery Dinners with food by Applewood Catering; 6:30-10:00PM.  Also available for purchase is Sleepy Creek wine, beer, & specialty drinks.  Tickets are $42 (plus tax) per person and include Dinner, Drama & Dessert – drinks not included.  For tickets, call Sleepy Creek Vineyards at 217-733-0330 or email events@sleepycreekvineyards.com along with a phone number.

All You Care to Eat Noodles with Chicken & Beef at Danville VFW Post #728 – (8 Pine St., Danville) Featuring All You Care to Eat Noodles with Chicken, Beef or meatless, Mashed potatoes, Vegetables, & Desserts; 11AM-6PM.  Price is $6 with carry out available & delivery on large orders within Danville.

Fish Fry at Hoopeston’s North Fork Conservation Club – (4148 N 1700 E Rd, Hoopeston) Featuring Dine in or Carry out dinners with choice of Fish – wet or dry batter, Shrimp, Chicken strips, 2 Corn dogs, Tenderloins – breaded or grilled, Hamburger or Cheeseburger with 2 sides of French fries, Onion rings, Coleslaw, Baked beans, Mushrooms or Hush puppies; 11AM-7PM.  Cost is $8 + $2 Local Delivery (if needed).

American Legion Post 210 Dinner – (201 Prospect Pl., Danville) Menu of Fish, Tilapia, Shrimp, Chicken, Hamburgers & Tenderloins from 5-8PM.  Public is invited!

Danville Boat Club Dinner – (15750 Boat Club Road, Danville) Menu of BBQ Ribs or 3 Cheese Ravioli with Roasted potatoes, Marinated vegetables, Salad bar, & Dessert for $13; Doors open at 5PM, Dinner at 6:30PM.   

Doc Ashton & the Root Canals “Meet & Greet” Dinner & Live Show in Hoopeston – The United Methodist Church in Hoopeston, located across from the Little Lorraine Theater, at 403 E. Main St., Hoopeston will host the Meet & Greet Dinner; 5:30-6:30PM.  Cost for dinner is a free will donation. The Little Lorraine Theater, 324 E. Main, Hoopeston, will host Doc Ashton & the Root Canals; 7PM.  Tickets are $15 & can be purchased at DACC’s Hoopeston Extension Campus, Hoopeston City Hall, Marathon on Route 9, at the door, or email info@SaveTheLorraine.com.  All sales will benefit the Lorraine Theatre renovations.

Fish Fry at Danville Knights of Columbus – (310 Bryan Ave.) 5:30-7:00PM Cost is $7 Adults & $4 Children.  Menu of Fish, Chicken strips, French fries, Coleslaw, One side, Bread, & Coffee.  Everyone is welcome!

Gao Grotto Dinner – (2400 Denmark Rd., Danville) 5:30-7:30PM  Your choice of Hamburgers & salad, Chicken sandwich & salad, Cod sandwich & salad, or Chicken strips $7, with two side choices of Fries, Onion rings, or Baked beans.  All are welcome to our public events!

Open Ice Skating at Palmer Arena – (100 W. Main, Danville) 6PM

The Little Lorraine Theater Presents “Sing” – All Weekend – (324 E. Main, Hoopeston) Shows are: Friday 7:00PM; Saturday 7:00PM; Sunday 2:00PM & 4:30PM. A koala, Buster Moon, produces a singing competition to save his once grand theater with 5 contestants emerging; a mouse, a timid elephant, a pig, a gorilla, & a punk rock porcupine.  All movies are a free will donation with all proceeds going to the Save the Lorraine Foundation.

Open Roller Skating at Illini Skateland – (8 Brewer Rd, Danville) 7-10PM Admission is $7.50 + skate rental; if applicable.  Family Rate: Up to 6 persons for $35 (one adult must be present).  Also available are Lazer tag, Miniature golf, & Batting cages.

T & D Karaoke at Danville Knights of Columbus – (310 Bryan Ave., Danville) 7:30-11:30PM

The Darkhorse Theatre Company presents “Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike” at the Fischer Theatre March 24-26 & March 31-April 2 – (158 N. Vermilion, Danville) Show Times: Friday & Saturday 8PM, Sunday 2PM.  With wit & absurdity, Christopher Durang’s Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike blends Checkhov’s famous ennui with the modern-day toils & troubles of celebrity, social networking, & age into a laugh-out-loud comedy that will tickle your funny bone & stimulate your mind.  To reserve tickets, email darkhorsetheatreco@gmail.com or call/text 424-327-5482.  To purchase advance tickets https://darkhorsevanya.eventbrite.com/

Please let me know of any upcoming events that I might be unaware of! 

Rachel Haun

Vermilion Advantage
15 N. Walnut St.
Danville, IL 61832
217-442-6201, Ext. 110
Fax: 217-442-6228
e-mail: rhaun@vermilionadvantage.com
web: www.vermilionadvantage.com  

Sunday, March 19, 2017

See the movies playing this weekend at: Danville Village Mall Cinemas, http://www.amctheatres.com/movie-theatres/danville/amc-village-mall-6

For those doing a little shopping over the weekend, click on our "Uniquely Our Own" link listing some of the unique retail shops we have in the area at http://www.vermilionadvantage.com/retail.

And see more information about our parks, museums, historical sites & more in the Danville Area Visitors’ Guide.

Please feel free to share this information with others! 

All You Can Eat Breakfast at Danville Knights of Columbus – (310 Bryan Ave.) Menu of Scrambled eggs, French toast, Pancakes, Waffles, Potatoes, Sausage gravy, Biscuits, Bacon, Sausage, Orange juice, Coffee, & Milk; 7:30-11:00AM.  Cost is $7.50 Adults & $3.50 Children (12 & under).  Everyone is welcome!

Vaccine Clinic for Dogs & Cats at Pet Supplies Plus – (2917 N. Vermilion, Danville) The Vermilion Pet Wellness Center will offer vaccinations; 10AM-1PM.  Rabies for dogs and cats $10 each; DHLLP for dogs $15 each; FERCP for cats $10 each.  Pets must be on a leash – muzzles are required for aggressive pets.

Vermilion County Conservation District’s Maple Syrup Open House at Forest Glen – (20301 900 North Rd., Georgetown) The Sugar Bush building & the Pioneer cabin will be open from 11AM-4PM; with interpreters demonstrating the maple syrup making process.  A Pancake & sausage dinner will be served at the Gannett Outdoor Education Center from 11AM-4PM.  Cost for dinner is $5 Adults; $2.50 Children (12 & under).

Sleepy Creek Vineyard Winery – (Located 3.5 miles south of Oakwood) Winery Open Noon-6PM Bloody Sunday bar – create your own Winey Mary/Bloody Mary-style concoction with a wide selection of ingredients like fresh celery, pickles, olive, tomato juice, Tabasco, pepper, bloody Mary mix, & more!  

DACC Men’s Baseball Vs. Spoon River at Danville Stadium – (610 Highland Blvd., Danville) Game Time 1PM

Open Roller Skating at Illini Skateland – (8 Brewer Rd., Danville) 1-5PM; $6.50 + skate rental.  Family Rate: Up to 6 persons for $35 (one adult must be present).  Lazer tag also available.

Bingo at the VFW #728 – (8 Pine St., Danville) 2PM

Danny Roberts Benefit at Danville Elks Lodge – (421 N. Vermilion, Rear Entrance) Food, music, auction & more beginning at 3PM.  For more information, contact Scott Coffey at 217-304-4702 or Kerri Rollins at 217-497-7611.  Your help will be most appreciated.

Concert at Indianola Methodist Church – (1 N. High St., Indianola) Featuring Mark & Pam Fisher; 4PM.  A love offering will be collected & refreshments will be served.

Gospel Service at Hoopeston’s Chestnut Street Church of Christ – (709 E. Chestnut St., Hoopeston) Featuring J.R. Stonebreaker with Supper 5PM; Sing-along 5:45PM; Gospel Service 6PM.  All are welcome! 

Please let me know of any upcoming events that I might be unaware of! 

Rachel Haun

Vermilion Advantage
15 N. Walnut St.
Danville, IL 61832
217-442-6201, Ext. 110
Fax: 217-442-6228
e-mail: rhaun@vermilionadvantage.com
web: www.vermilionadvantage.com  

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