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Sunday, April 23, 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!

DACC Men's Baseball Vs. Vincennes at Danville Stadium - (610 Highland Blvd., Danville) Game Time Noon

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!

The 7th Annual Old National Bank “Battle for the Border All-Star Classic” Friday & Sunday – Western Indiana & Eastern Illinois Senior Boys & Girls basketball players battle for bragging rights for which state is the best! Friday at Covington High School, Covington, Indiana – Girl’s Game 5:30PM CST; Boys Game to follow.  Sunday at Danville Area Community College, Danville, Illinois – Girls Game 1:00PM CST; Boys Game 2:30PM CST.  Tickets at the door are $5, good for all day! All-star game proceeds go to scholarships.

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.

Benefit for Lilly Jones at Sarge’s Tap – (409 E. Main, Danville) A benefit for 4 year old Lilly Jones battling stage 4 cancer.  Food will be served at $5 a plate, also bake sale, cake walk, face painting, music & both live & silent auctions; 1-8PM.

Animal Topiaries at Danville Gardens – (1307 Cleary Ave., Danville) Plant your animal topiary with a variety of small plants; 2PM.  Call 217-442-4944 to make reservations; cost dependent on products used.

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

DLO Musical Theatre Presents “Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” Saturday & Sunday at Danville High School’s Dick Van Dyke Auditorium  – (202 E. Fairchild, Danville) A rollicking musical about how Miss Mona’s cozy bordello thrives until puritan nemesis Melvin P. Thorpe focuses his TV cameras & his righteous indignation on the institution. Recommended for Mature Audiences (Strong language, Adult themes) Show Times are: Saturday 7:30PM & Sunday 2:00PM.  Tickets are: Premium $20 Adult; $10 Student or Standard: $15 Adult; $7 Student & available online at www.dlomusicaltheatre.com, the Village Mall Box Office, call DLO at 217-431-1660, or at the door.

Word of Life Mount Zion Ministries 112th Church Anniversary – (1535 E. Fairchild, Danville) Guest Speaker, Pastor Willie Williams of New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, Champaign; 3PM.  All are welcome.

Illinois Coal Miners Vs. Fort Wayne Flite at DACC – (Mary Miller Gym, 2000 E. Main, Danville) Game Time 4:30PM.  Tickets are $5 Adults; $3 Seniors; $2 Students w/ID; Children under 6 are Free.  Tickets are sold at the door!

Gospel Concert at Morey Chapel Church of Christ – (19194 E 1100 North Rd., Danville) Featuring Highway 341 Gospel Connection; 5:30PM.  A meal will be served following the concert, for information, call 217-799-7592.

Gospel Service at Hoopeston’s Chestnut Street Church of Christ – (709 E. Chestnut St., Hoopeston) Supper 5PM; Sing-along 5:45PM; Gospel Service featuring Kenny Perkins, Rossville; 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  

Saturday, April 22, 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! 

Hoopeston Animal Rescue Team (HART) Breakfast & Live Music at the North Fork Conservation Club – (4148 N 1700 E Rd., Hoopeston) Featuring Choice of Biscuits & gravy or sausage & pancakes; 6AM-Noon.  Cost is $6 with all proceeds going to HART.  Local delivery is available for breakfast orders call 217-283-4646.  “Yesterday’s Country” will play from 1-3PM with a Pick & Grin after 3PM.

All You Can Eat Breakfast at the Danville VFW – (8 Pine St.) Menu of Eggs - scrambled, over easy or your way, French toast, pancakes, sausage, potatoes, white gravy, biscuits, bacon, orange juice & coffee; 7:00-9:30AM.  Price is $6 & carry outs are available.

Vermilion County Animal Shelter Rummage Sale – (14775 Catlin/Tilton Rd., Danville) The VC Shelter Foundation & The Paw Brigade will hold this sale with all proceeds going towards the dog play yard & the future outdoor catery for cats; 8AM-Noon.

Money Smart Week “Community Shred Day” at Center for Loss & Healing – (3550 N. Vermilion, Danville) 9AM-Noon

Money Smart Week “Money Smart Kids Read” at Danville Public Library – (319 N. Vermilion, Danville) This session includes a story, an activity & take home items for kids 3 & up; 10-11AM.

New Volunteer Training at Hooves of Hope – (7757 US-136, Potomac) This training will be specifically geared towards new volunteers; 10:00-11:30AM

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-8PM

Money Smart Week “Crafternoon” at Oakwood Public Library – (110 E. Finley, Oakwood) We will be making Mason Jar Piggy Banks; Noon

Vermilion County Conservation District “Earth Day” at Kennekuk County Park – (Education Center, 22296 Henning Road, Danville) Kids of all ages can come out for crafts, activities, an opportunity to use reuse an everyday household item to plant a seed to take home & grow, & more; 1-4PM.  Cost is free with no registration needed.

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.

Chicken Noodle Dinner at Union Corner United Methodist Church – (14158 Perrysville Road, Danville) Menu of Chicken & noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, coleslaw, dinner rolls, homemade desserts & drinks; 4-7PM.  A free will donation will be collected.

Danville Symphony Orchestra “Fantastic @ 50!” 50th Anniversary Golden Gala at the Palmer Arena – (100 W. Main, Danville) Help the DSO celebrate with this extravagant evening filled with fine food, flowing beverages, amazing auction items, special awards & surprise quests; Cocktail Hour & Silent Auction 4:30PM; Dinner 6:00PM; Live Auction 7:45PM.  Individual tickets $125, Table of 8 Reservations $1,000.  For more information, visit www.danvillesymphony.org; or contact the DSO team at 217-443-5300. 

Money Smart Week “Meeting of the Teen Minds” at Danville Public Library – (319 N. Vermilion, Danville) Discussing the topic of saving money for teens ages 12-18; 5:30-6:30PM.

New Directions Treatment Center “An Evening of Hope” Community Partnership Dinner at New Life Church of Faith – (1419 N. Bowman, Danville) Join us for an evening of celebration, collaboration, client success stories, giveaways, & more; Program & Dinner at 6PM.  Cost is $25 per person or $200/reserved table for 8.  To purchase tickets, call Jennifer Modest at 217-442-9026 or at the NDTC at 153 N. Vermilion, Danville. 

Salt Fork High School Drama Club Presents “You Can’t Take It With You” Friday & Saturday – (Salt Fork North Elementary School, 216 N. Webster, Catlin)  Two families collide during a dinner party over an engagement; Doors open at 6:15PM; Showtime 7:00PM.  Cost is $5 Adults; $3 Students; Children 5 & under are Free.

Sweet Adelines “Broadway or Bust” at Hoopeston’s Lorraine Theatre – (324 E. Main St., Hoopeston) The Danville Sweet Adelines will perform the concert in memory of late Hoopeston resident & group member Rita Tolch Dean; 7PM.  Tickets are $15 each & can be purchased from DACC’s Hoopeston Extension Campus, Hoopeston City Hall, Hoopeston Marathon, at the door on April 22, or reserve tickets by email at info@SaveTheLorraine.com.  There is no reserved seating.  All sales benefit the continued renovation of the Lorraine Theatre.

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.

DLO Musical Theatre Presents “Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” Saturday & Sunday at Danville High School’s Dick Van Dyke Auditorium  – (202 E. Fairchild, Danville) A rollicking musical about how Miss Mona’s cozy bordello thrives until puritan nemesis Melvin P. Thorpe focuses his TV cameras & his righteous indignation on the institution.  Recommended for Mature Audiences (Strong language, Adult themes).  Show Times are: Saturday: 7:30PM & Sunday 2:00PM.  Tickets are: Premium $20 Adult; $10 Student or Standard: $15 Adult; $7 Student & available online at www.dlomusicaltheatre.com, the Village Mall Box Office, call DLO at 217-431-1660, or at the door. 

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, April 21, 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! 

Ag Day at DACC – (2000 E. Main, Danville) Petting Zoo & Greenhouse Tour; 9AM-1PM & Lunch 11:00AM-12:30PM

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 & Wieners & Wine & Live Music – (Located 3.5 miles south of Oakwood) Winery Open 10AM-8PM; Also enjoy Wieners & Wine every Friday from 5-8PM. You buy the drinks; we provide the hot dogs, fixings and fire to roast it. Live music with Folk ‘n Blues artist Vinny Santanelli.

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) Featuring menu of Fish, Tilapia, Shrimp, Chicken, Hamburgers & Tenderloins from 5-8PM.  Public is invited!

The 7th Annual Old National Bank “Battle for the Border All-Star Classic” Friday & Sunday – Western Indiana & Eastern Illinois Senior Boys & Girls basketball players battle for bragging rights for which state is the best! Friday at Covington High School, Covington, Indiana – Girl’s Game 5:30PM CST; Boys Game to follow.  Sunday at Danville Area Community College, Danville, Illinois – Girls Game 1:00PM CST; Boys Game 2:30PM CST.  Tickets at the door are $5, good for all day! All-star game proceeds go to scholarships.

Swiss Steak Dinner & Karaoke at Danville Knights of Columbus – (310 Bryan Ave.) Featuring menu of Swiss steak with mashed potatoes, corn, green beans, dinner roll, & dessert; 5:30-7:00PM.  Cost is $10 & we ask that you purchase tickets or make reservations in advance. T & D Karaoke in the Columbus Club Lounge from 7:30-11:30PM.  Everyone is welcome!

Salt Fork High School Drama Club Presents “You Can’t Take It With You” Friday & Saturday – (Salt Fork North Elementary School, 216 N. Webster, Catlin)  Two families collide during a dinner party over an engagement; Doors open at 6:15PM; Showtime 7:00PM.  Cost is $5 Adults; $3 Students; Children 5 & under are Free.

North Ridge Red Peppers Coffeehouse at North Ridge Middle School – (Cafetorium, 1619 N. Jackson, Danville) Featuring Mad Goat Coffee & performances from the Red Peppers, Doc Ashton & Friends, & the Bismarck High School Jazz Ambassadors; 6:30-9:00PM.   Admission is $5 each.

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. 

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, April 16, 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 Village Mall – Closed Easter Sunday

Sleepy Creek Vineyard Winery – Closed Easter Sunday

Easter Son-Rise & Run at St. James United Methodist Church – (504 N. Vermilion, Danville) This 5K race/walk is open to individuals, families or groups; 6:30AM.  Preregistration is needed. To register, call the church office at 217-442-1504.

Catlin Church of Christ Resurrection Sunday Service & Breakfast Easter breakfast will be served 7:30-9:00AM in the church fellowship hall at 715 W. Vermilion St., Catlin; The Service will begin at 10AM in the Salt Fork High School gym, 701 W. Vermilion, Catlin.

Second Church of Christ Easter Service at Palmer Arena – (100 W. Main, Danville) Easter service themed “Resurrecting Me”; 10AM.  Children are welcome to attend the service, but nursery & preschool classes will also be available.  For information, visit www.secondchurch.com or call 217-442-7306.

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 Little Lorraine Theater Presents “Storks” - All Weekend – (324 E. Main, Hoopeston) Shows are: Friday 7:00PM; Saturday 4:30 & 7:00PM; Sunday 2:00PM & 4:30PM Storks have moved on from delivering babies to packages.  But when an order for a baby appears, the best delivery stork must scramble to fix the error by delivering the baby. All movies are a free will donation with all proceeds going to the Save the Lorraine Foundation.

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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