Saturday, December 2, 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! 

Pancake Breakfast with Winnie the Reindeer at Potomac Grade School – (7915 US 136, Potomac) Hooves of Hope invite you to a pancake breakfast, kids’ Christmas Crafts, Letters to Santa, Photo with Winnie the Reindeer, & shopping with Vendors; 7:30AM-Noon. Tickets are $5 Adults; $3 Kids (12 & under). To buy tickets, visit www.hoovesofhope.com.

Habitat for Humanity Work Day at New Restore Location – (422 N. Vermilion, Danville) Adult Volunteers of any skill level can help prepare the building for the Restore Relocation; 8AM-3PM. Volunteers who can work only a couple of hours are encouraged to help & the building is not climate controlled. For information, contact Paul Sermersheim at 217-497-4234 or email director@habitatdanville.org.

Danville Area Food Pantry “Frostbite Marathon” Friday & Saturday at 3 County Market Locations – Donations of non-perishable food items can be dropped off at the Pepsi truck at the Towne Centre location & in collection barrels at Village Mall & Tilton locations; 8AM-6PM Both Days. County Market Stores have items with red tags to indicate items used at the Food Pantry every day. In addition, shoppers have the option of purchasing a bag for $5 each containing items used at the pantry.

Rossville 4th Annual Ugly Sweater 5K – (Christman Park, Rossville) A Family friendly fun event where strollers & pets are welcome! Ugly sweater Contest 8:15AM; 5K 8:30AM. Proceeds will go to local non-profit called “The Right Hand Club” for children in need. Visit www.rossvillecc.com for registration form. Fee is $20 which includes T-shirt. Please call, 217-748-6546 with questions. Walk-up registrations welcome but t-shirt not guaranteed.

Klondike Metal Christmas Open House Sale – (622 Clark St, Westville) Open house including food, drinks, & free drawing; 8:30AM-3:00PM

Fithian Women’s Club Sponsor Breakfast with Santa at the Fithian Community Center – (201 N. Main St, Fithian) Breakfast & a photo is $5, or Photo only $3; 9:00-10:30AM. Proceeds go to scholarships at Oakwood High School.

Christmas Village Craft Fair at Harrison Park Clubhouse Friday & Saturday – (1300 W. Voorhees, Danville) Free admission to this craft fair featuring 30 craft vendors & homemade hot food; Friday 10AM-7PM; Saturday 9AM-3PM.

Rossville Craft/Vendor Show at the Fire Station – (617 N. Chicago St, Rossville) 9AM-4PM

Christmas Around the World at Café 13 – (13 N. Vermilion, Danville) Shop vendors Noonday Collection, Usborne Books & More, & Sara’s Quills; 10AM-2PM. Come for a quilling demonstration, see how fair trade jewelry company impacts artisans from around the globe, & peruse children’s books. There will also be a story time.

“A Dickens of a Christmas” Children’s Program at Westville Public Library – (233 S. State, Westville) Children of all ages are invited to make Christmas cards to be given to Veterans at the Danville VA, fun games, activities, & visit from Santa; 10AM-2PM. Please call the library at 217-267-3170 to register.

“Find the Hidden Jewels of the Museum” Scavenger Hunt at the Vermilion County War Museum Tuesday – Saturday – (307 N. Vermilion, Danville) Search for treasures among the museum artifacts. Every person with paid admission is welcome to participate. Fill out your list from the clues while you tour the museum & all correct answer sheets will be entered into a drawing for gift certificates for area businesses at the end of the month. The contest runs during normal business hours: Tuesday-Friday Noon-4PM & Saturday 10AM-4PM. For more information, please call 217-431-0034.

Craft Show at Danville Village Mall – (2917 N. Vermilion, Danville) Featuring over 30 vendors; 10AM-5PM.

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

Skate With Santa at Illini Skateland – (8 N. Brewer Rd, Danville) Admission $5.50 + Skate Rental $3; Includes a slice of pizza, small Pepsi, & a treat from Santa Claus; 11AM-1PM.

Pictures with Santa at Danville Village Mall – (2917 N. Vermilion, Danville) Monday - Friday Noon-8PM; Saturday 11AM-8PM; Sunday 11AM-5PM

Danville Sweet Adelines Annual Christmas Luncheon at DACC’s Bremer Center – (2000 E. Main, Danville) A Buffet lunch is included with music by the Sweet Adelines, holiday bingo with prizes, & other surprises; 11:30AM-2:30PM. For Reservations, call Maureen at 217-474-0473. Tickets are $20 &  profits will be donated to the Women’s Care Clinic & Her House.

DACC Women’s Basketball vs Illinois Valley – (Mary Miller Center, 2000 E Main, Danville) Game Time 1PM

Open Roller Skating at Illini Skateland – (8 Brewer Rd., Danville) 1-3PM; $5.50 + skate rental. Lazer Tag also available.

DACC Men’s Basketball vs Illinois Valley – (Mary Miller Center, 2000 E Main, Danville) Game Time 3PM

3rd Annual Christmas Walk In Hoopeston – (Start at Treasured Roots Flower Shop, 702 W. Main, Hoopeston) Call or come to Treasured Roots Flower Shop to get your tickets & list of participating locations. You may visit homes in any order, get your ticket marked at each stop for a chance to win some great prizes; 3-7PM. Tickets are $10 & proceeds will be donated to the Hoopeston Food Cupboard.

The Little Lorraine Theater Presents “The Nut Job 2, Nutty by Nature” All Weekend – (214 E. Main, Hoopeston) Shows are: Friday 7:00PM; Saturday 4:30PM & 7:00PM; Sunday 2:00PM & 4:30PM.  Following the events of the first film, Surly & his friends must stop Oakton City’s mayor from destroying their home to make way for a dysfunctional amusement park. All movies are a free will donation with all proceeds going to the Save the Lorraine Foundation.

Dinner & Live Music at American Legion Post #210 – (201 Prospect Place, Danville) Dinner featuring Jewell Lucas BBQ beginning at 5PM; Live Music with Bob Schifo 7-10PM.

Live, Laugh Love Comedy Show at Rabbitown Event Center – (36 College St, Danville) This is a fundraising event for D.R.O.C. – Danville Restoring our Community featuring Richard & Sheri Bright, Tony K, Keith Jackson, Christ Hightower & Hosted by Phillip Bryant; Doors open at 5:30PM; Show Starts at 6PM. Advance tickets are $15, or $20 at the door. For advance tickets, call 217-203-0324 or email at info@d-roc.org

Rossville Lighted Christmas Parade & Carnival – (Parade Downtown Rossville & Carnival at Grade School, 350 N. Chicago) Parade 6PM; Carnival following Parade.

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

Saturday Night Comedy at The Riggle – (400 Lyons Rd, Belgium) Featuring Dan Frigolette, Jesse & Justin Tuttle; Doors open at 6:45PM; Showtime 7:30PM. Tickets are $10 Advance & at the Door. For more information, contact Jesse@cucomedy.com

Danville Dashers vs North Shore Knights at the Palmer Arena – (100 W. Main St, Danville) Game Time 7PM

Red Mask Players Present Miracle on 34th Street Thursday – Sunday – (601 N. Vermilion, Danville) A classic Christmas comedy/drama based on the motion picture. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $15 per person. Performances are Thursday, Friday, Saturday 7PM; Sunday 2PM.

The Little Lorraine Theater Presents “The Nut Job 2, Nutty by Nature” All Weekend – (214 E. Main, Hoopeston) Shows are: Friday 7:00PM; Saturday 4:30PM & 7:00PM; Sunday 2:00PM & 4:30PM.  Following the events of the first film, Surly & his friends must stop Oakton City’s mayor from destroying their home to make way for a dysfunctional amusement park. All movies are a free will donation with all proceeds going to the Save the Lorraine Foundation.

Danville Municipal Band Extravaganza at St. James United Methodist Church – (504 N. Vermilion, Danville) Free Annual Holiday Concert; 7PM.

Open Roller Skating at Illini Skateland – (8 Brewer Rd., Danville) 7-11PM; $8.50 + skate rental. Lazer tag also available.

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