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Sunday, April 20, 2014

See the movies playing this weekend at: Danville Village Mall Cinemas, www.amctheatres.com/VillageMall/

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.

Please feel free to share this information with others!

 

Sunday:

Easter Service at the Palmer ArenaThis Easter, Second Church of Christ will be hosting their Easter Service at the Arena at 10AM. This year they will be focusing on The Big Give. For more info, visit www.whatsthebiggive.com.  We’ll see you there!

Sleepy Creek Vineyards - (Located 3.5 miles south of Oakwood) Winery open Noon-6PM.  Bloody Sunday Bar has returned - create your own Winey Mary/Bloody Mary-style concoction with a wide selection of ingredients like fresh celery, pickles, olive, tomato juices, Tabasco, pepper, bloody mary mix, & more!

Kennekuk Environmental Education Center open Saturdays and Sundays – (in Kennekuk County Park, 22296 Henning Rd., Danville) Open every Saturday & Sunday through October 26, 1-4PM.

Open Roller Skating at Illini Skateland 1-5PM, $6.25 + skate rental (Or 1-3PM for $5.25 + skate rental; or 3-5PM for $5.25 + skate rental); if applicable, Family Rate: Up to 6 persons for $29.95 (one adult must be present and all kids must be in your family).  Lazer tag also available.

Bingo at the VFW Post 728 - (8 Pine St., Danville) Every Sunday at 2PM

 

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

Machelle Dykes
Director of Business & Community Services
Vermilion Advantage
28 W. North St.
Danville, IL 61832
217-442-6201, Ext. 112
Fax: 217-442-6228
Cell: 217-497-5084
e-mail: mdykes@vermilionadvantage.com
web: www.vermilionadvantage.com

Saturday, April 19, 2014

See the movies playing this weekend at: Danville Village Mall Cinemas, www.amctheatres.com/VillageMall/

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.

Please feel free to share this information with others!

 

Saturday:

Neuhoff Broadcasting presents “Danville’s Largest Egg Hunt” – (1501 N Washington Ave, Danville) 9AM, Includes a Ronald McDonald Magic Show, Egg hunt will begin at 10AM featuring Danville’s largest bunny patch with four different age categories and more than 10,000 candy and prize filled eggs. Free photos with the Easter bunny will take place following the egg hunt (Rain date April 27).

Sleepy Creek Vineyards - (Located 3.5 miles south of Oakwood) Winery open 10AM-8PM.

Easter Egg Hunt at Carver Park sponsored by Corinthian Lodge 31 – Free, 11AM

Open Roller Skating at Illini Skateland - 11AM-1PM, $5.25 + skate rental. Lazer tag also available.

Bootin Gluten Bakery and Market will be Open this Saturday – (2409 Georgetown Rd., Danville/ Tilton) Come in and get Cupcakes, Cookies, Pie and Bread for your Family Events this weekend, 11AM-5PM.  I'll have great selection of Delicious Cupcakes to choose from, as well and Breads and Pie.  If you haven't been to Bootin Gluten Bakery and Market yet, Come on Down!  We're located just a couple of minutes South of I-74 on Georgetown Rd. in the Gross' Land Building (across from Rahn Equipment). There's always a variety of fresh baked, made-from-scratch Delicious Goodies to try!  As well as a Groceries packed with natural foods, including All Natural Sodas from Virgil's, Fentiman's, Reeds and Zevia.  Like us on Facebook to see Daily Menus, as well as posts on pertinent health and dietary information.  You can also read the Reviews from other customers who have been here, and see what they thought of the food.   See Photos of some of the Yummy Treats made here, as well as some of the many products you'll find on the Website at www.BootinGlutenBakery.com.

Kennekuk Environmental Education Center open Saturdays and Sundays – (in Kennekuk County Park, 22296 Henning Rd., Danville) Open every Saturday & Sunday through October 26, 1-4PM.

Open Roller Skating at Illini Skateland - 1-5PM, $6.25 + skate rental (or 1-3PM for $5.25 + skate rental). Lazer tag also available.

“Les Miserables” Film and DLO Cast Discussion at the Danville Public Library – Screening of the 1998 film Les Miserables followed by discussion with DLO and DACC cast from the upcoming live performances, 2PM.

Easter Fun Day at The Vermilion County FairgroundsEaster egg hunt, baby contest, petting zoo, bounce house, 2-5PM.  $5 per child under age 12; $3 per adult (age 1&under free); this fee gets you all events, lunch, candy bag, mud bog, electric trucks, face painting, chalk art contest, take pictures with the Easter Bunny. For more info: Carla Haga 217-497-9897 or Lori Rouse 217-304-6082.

Jim Swider Cancer Benefit at American Legion Post 210All day, 2-8PM, there will be live auctions, hourly drawings, 50/50, door prizes, entertainment; and the raffle of a 1968 Chevy Chevelle will be held at 5:30PM. For more info, contact Danny at 217-213-4799 or Debbie at 217-304-5975.

I & I State Line Tavern has live music! – (US HWY 136 E. at the state line, Danville) Bands include: Ruby Slick, Wikkerboxx, Autumn Bomb, G, Ruckus, Root 69, Trouble IS, Swollen, Chaos, Tempered Steel, Left for Left 4 Dead Acoustic.  Starting at 2PM.

Open Roller Skating at Illini Skateland 7-11PM, $8.25 + skate rental (Or 9-11PM, $5.25 + skate rental). Lazer tag also available.

Fatman's Warehouse presents the “Susan Williams Band” - (138½ N. Vermilion, Danville) Party starts at 8:30PM. See you in the alley!

 

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

Machelle Dykes
Director of Business & Community Services
Vermilion Advantage
28 W. North St.
Danville, IL 61832
217-442-6201, Ext. 112
Fax: 217-442-6228
Cell: 217-497-5084
e-mail: mdykes@vermilionadvantage.com
web: www.vermilionadvantage.com

Friday, April 18, 2014

See the movies playing this weekend at: Danville Village Mall Cinemas, www.amctheatres.com/VillageMall/

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.

Please feel free to share this information with others!

 

Friday:

Sleepy Creek Vineyards - (Located 3.5 miles south of Oakwood) Winery open 10AM-8PM.  And, "Wieners & Wine," 5-8PM every Friday from April to October.  Sleepy Creek will provide a fire, hot dogs, and the fixings!  Guests are welcome to bring additional food, but all alcoholic beverages must be purchased through the Vineyard.  Drink options include wine, slushies, sangria, beer, soda and bottled water.  Seating and service is first come, first served with no reservations.

Good Friday Service at Central Christian Church sponsored by Love, INC. – (1101 N. Vermilion St., Danville) Community worship service of song, scripture & special messages, Noon.

American Legion Post 210 Dinner - (1600 N. Jackson St., Danville) Our weekly "Big Fish & All the Trimmings" from 5-8PM.  Specializing in Tilapia and Catfish and new addition of Frog Legs, along with full menu items to complete your dinner experience.  Hop on over & Hook a Big One - Oh, what a catch!  Public invited.

Sleepy Creek Vineyards "Wieners & Wine” - (Located 3.5 miles south of Oakwood) "Wieners & Wine," 5-8PM every Friday from April to October.  Sleepy Creek will provide a fire, hot dogs, and the fixings!  Guests are welcome to bring additional food, but all alcoholic beverages must be purchased through the Vineyard.  Drink options include wine, slushies, sangria, beer, soda and bottled water.  Seating and service is first come, first served with no reservations.

Knights of Columbus Lenten Fish Fry  - (310 Bryan Ave., Danville) Lenten Fish frys are scheduled every Friday beginning March 7 and continuing through April 18, 2014, 5:30-7:00PM. The menu by Carl Thompson & crew will consist of fish, fries, coleslaw, a side dish and coffee. Price will be $7/adults and $4/kids 12 and under.  Come down and enjoy some great fellowship with your family and friends.

Gao Grotto Dinner - (2400 Denmark Rd., Danville) Your choice of hamburgers, chicken strips, or beer-battered fish with fries, baked beans or cole slaw, $6.  Open to the public, 5:30-7:30PM.

Music at Kickapoo Landing presents "Grass Roots Revival" - Music from 5:30-7:30PM. The Dockside Café offers you dining by the lake and features dinner specials every weekend. Come listen to live music Tuesday and Friday nights, now through October. For more info, call 217-446-8399.

Good Friday Service by Georgetown-Ridge Farm Ministerial Assn. (GRAMA) at Georgetown Friends Church – (301 S. Main, Georgetown) Music including the Gospel group “Heaven Bound” at 7PM.  All are welcome!

Good Friday Service at Westville First Church of Christ – (located on Main St. one mile west of Rt. 1, Westville) 7PM – all are welcome!

Open Roller Skating at Illini Skateland - "Family Night," 7-10PM. Admission $7.25 +skate rental; if applicable, Family Rate: Up to 6 persons for $29.95 (one adult must be present and all kids must be in your family). Lazer tag also available.

Sarge's Tap Karaoke - (409 E. Main, Danville) Karaoke, 8PM

Ike's Bar has Karaoke (2526 Georgetown Rd., Danville) 8PM-Midnight

Gino's at Days Hotel presents "The Live Jukebox Show" – Always a great time, 8PM!

Westville's Sportsman's Inn has Karaoke - D & J Entertainment does Karaoke on Fridays from 9PM-1AM

 

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

Machelle Dykes
Director of Business & Community Services
Vermilion Advantage
28 W. North St.
Danville, IL 61832
217-442-6201, Ext. 112
Fax: 217-442-6228
Cell: 217-497-5084
e-mail: mdykes@vermilionadvantage.com
web: www.vermilionadvantage.com

Sunday, April 13, 2014

See the movies playing this weekend at: Danville Village Mall Cinemas, www.amctheatres.com/VillageMall/

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.

Please feel free to share this information with others!

 

Sunday:

Knights of Columbus All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast - (310 Bryan Ave., Danville) 8AM-Noon, Adults/$7; Children/$3.50

Local Clean-Up Day in Oakwood (2 times today) for Leadership Tomorrow Class 26's Class Project (the class is scheduling other clean-ups in other communities on other weekends also – stay tuned) - We welcome & encourage residents of these communities, or anyone, to come out & help!  We’ll meet twice on Sunday – first, at the Pilot Truck Stop at 10:30AM to clean up that area.  Later, at 12:30PM, we’ll meet at the former Diamond Grade School to assist with the baseball fields there.  See Oakwood flyer here.

Sleepy Creek Vineyards - (Located 3.5 miles south of Oakwood) Winery open Noon-6PM.  Bloody Sunday Bar has returned - create your own Winey Mary/Bloody Mary-style concoction with a wide selection of ingredients like fresh celery, pickles, olive, tomato juices, Tabasco, pepper, bloody mary mix, & more!

“Music in the Heartland” semi-annual Country & Gospel Concert at The Riggle to benefit Gifford Tornado Victims – (Lyons Rd., Belgium) 1PM; Free.  Food available for purchase.  Proceeds to Gifford tornado victims.

DACC Baseball vs. Parkland (Double Header) at Danville Stadium - 1PM & 3PM; for a complete schedule of games, please visit http://dacc.edu/athletics.

Kennekuk Environmental Education Center open Saturdays and Sundays – (in Kennekuk County Park, 22296 Henning Rd., Danville) Open every Saturday & Sunday through October 26, 1-4PM.

Open Roller Skating at Illini Skateland 1-5PM, $6.25 + skate rental (Or 1-3PM for $5.25 + skate rental; or 3-5PM for $5.25 + skate rental); if applicable, Family Rate: Up to 6 persons for $29.95 (one adult must be present and all kids must be in your family).  Lazer tag also available.

Bingo at the VFW Post 728 - (8 Pine St., Danville) Every Sunday at 2PM

Red Mask Players present "Amateurs" on Friday, Saturday & Sunday - (Kathryn Randolph Theater, 601 N. Vermilion St., Danville) Red Mask Players present the comedy “Amateurs” by Tom Griffin; 8PM Friday & Saturday; 2PM Sunday.  Following the opening night of the Timberly Troupers’ musical about undertakers, Dorothy and her slightly daft husband, Charlie, host a gathering of actors and friends.  The chic opening night party includes Nathan (a recently divorced high school teacher who is also a very bad ventriloquist), Wayne (better at loving than acting), Jennifer (who has a sure shot at Hollywood stardom), Ernie (one of the Troupers’ actors filled with ham and spite), Irene (his out of patience wife), Mona (who was in love with Wayne but has since moved on to someone else) and Paul (a well-known drama critic and friend of Dorothy’s who has just broken his rule of never reviewing community theater).  The party becomes the setting where the dreams, loves, failures and successes of this group are explored with bittersweet humor and the relationship between risk and need is touchingly depicted.

Open Practice Session at The Vermilion County Speedway – An open practice for all dirt track competitors, 5-9PM.  Grandstand is FREE.  Pit passes: $20; Children 6-10: $5; Children 5 and under: Free.

 

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

Machelle Dykes
Director of Business & Community Services
Vermilion Advantage
28 W. North St.
Danville, IL 61832
217-442-6201, Ext. 112
Fax: 217-442-6228
Cell: 217-497-5084
e-mail: mdykes@vermilionadvantage.com
web: www.vermilionadvantage.com

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