Friday, November 10, 2017

See the movies playing this weekend at: Danville Village Mall Cinemas,

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

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! 

27th Annual Holiday Gathering in Georgetown All Weekend – Events throughout the community. See list of event locations & hours here

Georgetown-Ridge Farm High School Celebration of Veterans – (500 W. Mulberry, Georgetown) This event is open to all area veterans with coffee & doughnuts at 8:15AM; Concert & Celebration at 8:50AM.

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

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

Vermilion County Museum Society Book Sale Friday & Saturday – (116 N. Gilbert, Danville) Books, ledgers, journals, magazines, Civil War books, local yearbooks, photographs, picture frames, record albums, collectibles & more available; 10AM-4PM both days. Proceeds will support the Museum’s Historical School Program. For more information, call the Museum at 217-442-2922.

Once in a Blue Moon Vintage Market - Open All Weekend – (433 N. Gilbert, Danville) Open the 2nd weekend of each month on Thursday 5-8PM, Friday & Saturday 10AM-5PM, & Sunday Noon-5PM.

Westville Public Library Book Sale – (233 S. State, Westville) Stock up at this end of the year sale with many new items & great prices beginning at 25¢; 10:00AM-5:30PM.  The sale is located in the building behind the library.

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

Community Action’s 1st Annual Veterans Appreciation Luncheon at Downtown Danville’s Temple Plaza – Held in a spacious, heated tent, Veterans will receive a complimentary catered lunch, gift baskets, a chance to win door prizes & program recognition; 11AM-2PM. For more information, call 217-554-9122 or email

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).

Dinner & Live Music at the Gao Grotto – (2400 Denmark Rd, Danville) Dinner featuring your choice of Hamburgers, Tenderloins or Chicken Strips $7, with two side choices of coleslaw, fries, onion rings, or baked beans; 5:30-7:30PM. Live Music in the Reception Hall featuring the “Salt Fork Ramblers”; 7-9PM.

Bowling Night at Westville American Legion Friday & Saturday – (115 S. State, Westville) 6-9PM

Gregory’s Academy of the Arts Presents “A Christmas Carol” at First Presbyterian Church Friday & Saturday – (100 N. Franklin, Danville) Friday 7PM; Saturday 2PM & 7PM. All seats are $14 each. To make reservations or for more information, contact Gregory at

The Little Lorraine Theater Presents “Cars 3” All Weekend – (214 E. Main, Hoopeston) Shows are: Friday 7:00PM; Saturday 3:00PM; Sunday 2:00PM & 4:30PM.  Lightning McQueen finds himself pushed aside from racing but plans to compete again in the Piston Cup. 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).  Lazer tag also available.

Live Music at Knights of Columbus – (310 Bryan Ave, Danville) Featuring the band Left 4 Dead; 7-11PM. Cover charge is $5. 

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