Saturday, August 17, 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!

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

Tilton Toe-to-Tow Events at Tilton ATV Park - (398 Fairfield Avenue, Tilton) Color Run 5K for Cancer; 8:30AM-3:00PM; To register visit, Cost is $25 per entry. Car Show 9AM; Touch-A-Truck event featuring police vehicles, fire apparatus, construction equipment, tow truck & more; 10AM.

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

6th Annual WOP Memorial Ride at Knights of Columbus - (310 Bryan Ave, Danville) Sign up at 10AM; Kickstands Up at Noon. Cost is $20 per bike +$5 passengers. After the ride enjoy the House of Cards Band + Sherman, $500 Raffle, Food by Jewell Lucas, & Merchandise for sale. All proceeds go to the Heart 4 Life Children’s Charity Fund.

Legos™ Builder’s Club at Danville Public Library - (319 N. Vermilion, Danville) Children ages 5-11 (under 8 with a caregiver) are invited to combe build marvelous creations with Legos™; 10:30AM.

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.

Sleepy Creek Vineyards/Vino & Vibes – (Located 3.5 miles south of Oakwood) Winery Open Noon-9PM; Vino & Vibes with Aaron Kelly; 4-6PM.

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

Gao Grotto Fireworks “A Salute to Veterans” - (2400 Denmark Rd, Danville) All Veterans are free for this special salute to the Five Armed Services; Gates open at 4PM; Fireworks at 7PM. Admission is $2 per person (veterans & current military free) Enjoy a music tribute at 6:30PM & the Color Guard at 7:00PM. BBQ, Corn Dogs, Hot Dogs, Chips & Snow Cones will be available for purchase.

Block Party at Catlin American Legion - (104 Commercial St, Catlin) Food for sale from 5-8PM & Live music with Big Guns from 7-11PM. Plan to bring your lawn chair but please no outside drinks.

Trivia Night at the Lorraine Theatre - (324 E. Main, Hoopeston) 6PM; Reserve your table by calling Marilyn at 217-397-2211 or Betty at 217-304-5308. Cost is $10 per person or join us for Pizza King personal pizza for an additional $5. Bring a full team of 5 or come alone & join a team. There will be door prizes, free popcorn & bottle water or soda (additional concessions available for purchase). The winning team receives a refund of the entry fee. 

Teen Theatre Company of Danville Presents “Ordinary People” at Danville Institute of Gymnastics - All Weekend - (190 E. 14th St, Tilton) Performance times are Friday & Saturday 7PM & Sunday Matinee at 2PM. Tickets are available at the door $7 Adults & $5 Students & Senior Citizens, 65 & older.

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