Saturday, August 10, 2019

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! 

Cheeseburgers and Fun at Kennekuk - (22296-A Henning Rd, Danville) 7AM-3PM Kennekuk Road Runners Howl at the Moon 8HR Run & Walk; Noon-9PM Cruise-In welcoming all cars, trucks & tractors - All free; Noon Vermilion Voles Vintage Baseball Jamboree; 1-4PM Bunker Hill Historic Buildings open; 2PM Joyful Bubbles for the Kids; 3PM Cheeseburger Cookout with Cheeseburger, Chips & Soda for $6; 4-6PM Live Music with Lady Luck; 7-9PM Captain Rat & the Blind Rivets. Admission is free with donations welcome. All proceeds will support the Kickapoo Rail Trail.

Georgetown Fair - Friday & Saturday - (413 N. Seminary, Georgetown) Visit the website at for complete list of events. Saturday Events: 8AM Sr. Dairy Goat Show; 8AM Registration for Pretty Baby Contest; 9AM Pretty Baby Contest; 9AM Llama & Alpaca Show; 11AM Pygmy Goat Show; 1PM Ponytail-Piggytail Contest; 1:30PM Pedal Tractor Pull; 1-5PM Kiddie Day at the Carnival; 3:30PM Ping-Pong Drop; 5PM-Close Carnival Open; 5:30PM Demolition Derby; 6PM Logan Kirby & Sun’s Legacy.

Danville Farmer’s Market at Crossroad Christian Church - (3613 N. Vermilion, Danville) Enjoy local vendors featuring crafts, baked goods, market products; 8AM-Noon.

Saturday Morning Summer Sounds & Farmers Market at Danville Public Library - (319 N. Vermilion, Danville) Enjoy family-friendly activities, vendors & live entertainment by The Filthy Janes; 9AM-1PM.

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

National Baseball Card Day Celebration at Bricks & Ivy Sports - (201 E. Main St, Hoopeston) We will be giving away a Free pack of National Baseball Card Day cards (no purchase necessary) to everyone who comes in to the store; 10AM-6PM. There will also be giveaways & great sales all day long!

Back to School Bash at the Village Mall - (2917 N. Vermilion, Danville) We are giving away stuffed bookbags, gift cards, & more; 11AM. A pizza & soda lunch will be provided for kids (Lunch & Giveaways are while supplies last).

Senior Lunch Saturday at The Heron - (34 N. Vermilion, Danville) All are welcome to Saturday lunches & Seniors, 55+ will receive 10% of lunch; 11:00AM-2:30PM.

Vermilion Voles Vintage Base Ball 13th Annual “Uncle Joe” Cannon Jamboree at Kennekuk County Park - (22296-A Henning Rd, Danville) Four vintage base ball clubs will play according to rules & customs documented in 1858; Games begin at Noon. Admission is free & spectators are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets. For more information visit or on Facebook.

Sleepy Creek Vineyards – (Located 3.5 miles south of Oakwood) Winery Open Noon-9PM

Open Roller Skating at Illini Skateland – (8 Brewer Rd, Danville) 1-4PM; $5.50 + skate rental. Lazer Tag & Miniature Golf also available.

Fish & Chicken Fry at Potomac American Legion - (101 N. Grant St, Potomac) 4:30-7:00PM

Glo Bingo at Turtle Run - Friday & Saturday - (332 Liberty Lane, Danville) Glo Bingo is full of high energy, music & black Lights; Doors open at 5PM; Games begin 6PM. Tickets are $25 each & include 10 games, 6 Bingo cards for each game, glow hat & glow dauber ($5 per additional 6 cards will be available). Tickets available at the Survivor Resource Center, 923 N. Vermilion, phone orders with credit card can be placed at 217-446-1337. Must be 18 or over to enter!

Live Music at Kickapoo Park Bistro - (1 Clear Pond, Oakwood) Featuring The Mike Ellis Band; 5-7PM. The Park Bistro serves a variety of food options.

Open Roller Skating at Illini Skateland – (8 Brewer Rd, Danville) 7-10PM; $8.50 + skate rental. Lazer tag & Miniature Golf also available.

Days Hotel Bar & Grill Karaoke Night - (77 N. Gilbert, Danville) 9PM-1AM

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