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Sunday, October 21, 2018

See the movies playing this weekend at: Danville Village Mall Cinemas, https://www.amctheatres.com/movie-theatres/danville

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 https://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!

All You Can Eat Breakfast at Knights of Columbus - (310 Bryan Ave, Danville) Menu consists of Scrambled eggs, French toast, pancakes, waffles, potatoes, sausage gravy, biscuits, bacon, sausage, orange juice, coffee & milk; 7:30-11:00AM. Cost is Adults $8, Children $4 (12 & under).

Culver’s Customer Appreciation Week - (3210 N. Vermilion, Danville) Friday Special - Short Root Beer Float $1; Saturday Special - Kids meal $3 or BOGO Pints; Sunday Special - One Scoop Turtle Sunday $1; Store hours are 10AM-10PM Daily.

Sleepy Creek Vineyard Winery/Free Music Sunday/80’s Zombie Prom – (Located 3.5 miles south of Oakwood) Winery Open Noon-6PM Bloody Sunday bar – create your own Winey Mary/Bloody Mary-style concoction with a wide selection of ingredients like fresh celery, pickles, olive, tomato juice, Tabasco, pepper, bloody Mary mix, & more. Free music Sunday with River Salt; 2-4PM. Zombie Prom features a costume contest, photo booth, theme games, live music with Dustin Danger & a catered meal. Doors open & cocktails at 5PM in the new event center “The Dragonfly”; Dinner at 6PM. Tickets are $30 per person (includes dinner, fun & dessert- drinks are not included). Must be 21+ to attend. To purchase tickets, please call SC at 217-733-0330 or at www.eventbrite.com.

Open Ice Skating at Palmer Arena - (100 W. Main, Danville) 1PM; Admission $5 + $1 skate rental.

Open Roller Skating at Illini Skateland – (8 Brewer Rd, Danville) 1-3PM & 3-5PM; $5.50 + skate rental. Lazer tag & Miniature golf also available.

Bingo at the VFW #728 – (8 Pine St., Danville) 2PM

The Little Lorraine Theater Presents “Psycho” - Friday & Sunday – (214 E. Main, Hoopeston) Showtimes: Friday 7PM; Sunday 4:30PM.  A secretary on the run with her boyfriend land at the Bates Motel & meet the scary proprietor. Admission is $5 Adults & $2 Children, with all proceeds going to the Save the Lorraine Foundation.

Haunted House at the Haunted Hideaway - (1201 E. 12th St, Georgetown) Open Monday & Thursday 6-10PM & Friday-Sunday 6PM-Midnight. Enjoy Free hayrides on Fridays, Saturdays & Halloween day starting at 7PM. Cost is Adults $13 each, Children $8 (ages 10 & under).

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

Saturday, October 20, 2018

See the movies playing this weekend at: Danville Village Mall Cinemas, https://www.amctheatres.com/movie-theatres/danville

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 https://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!

1st Annual Pumpkin Festival in Downtown Danville - Festival & Craft Vendors Open 9AM; Pumpkin Garage opens - make your racer 9AM-1PM; Silent Auction Opens 10AM; Children’s Games & Activities at Kresge Park 10AM-5PM; Witches Ride at Lincoln Park - Registration 11:30AM & Witches Parade down Vermilion 12:45PM; Pumpkin Derby 1PM; Entertainment on the stage at Temple Plaza 3-6PM; Winners Announced 4PM; Pumpkin Glow at Temple Plaza 6-7PM.

Boo Bash at Danville Village Mall - (2917 N. Vermilion, Danville) Costume Contest for kids age groups 0-5, 6-12, & 13+. Enjoy free treats (while supplies last) & contest; Registration begins at 9AM.  

Saturday Morning Summer Sounds & Farmers Market in Downtown Danville – (Kresge Park, 8 N. Vermilion) Enjoy family friendly activities, vendors, & live music; 9AM-1PM.

Sensory Saturday at Hoopeston Public Library - (110 N 4th St, Hoopeston) For children with special needs & their families & all ages are welcome; 10AM. Enjoy a story, craft & other sensory activities.

“Kindness Rocks!” Craft at Danville Public Library - (319 N. Vermilion, Danville) A family craft to paint inspirational messages on rocks to keep & share; 10AM-Noon. (Children under 8 with a caregiver)

Sleepy Creek Vineyards/Vino & Vibes Free Music  – (Located 3.5 miles south of Oakwood) Winery Open 10AM-8PM. Vino & Vibes Free Music with Vinny Santanelli; 4-6PM.

Culver’s Customer Appreciation Week - (3210 N. Vermilion, Danville) Friday Special - Short Root Beer Float $1; Saturday Special - Kids meal $3 or BOGO Pints; Sunday Special - One Scoop Turtle Sunday $1; Store hours are 10AM-10PM Daily.

Legos™ Builder’s Club at Danville Public Library - (319 N. Vermilion, Danville) Kids, ages 5-11 (under 8 with a caregiver) are welcome to come & build with Legos™; 10:30AM.

1st Annual Soul Garden Witches Ride for Recovery at Lincoln Park - (1000 N. Logan, Danville) Join women of all ages (riders under 16 must be accompanied by an adult) for this easy 1.2 mile ride from Lincoln Park to downtown Danville; Registration begins 10:45AM, Ride starts 11:30AM. Riders are encouraged to bring candy for the kids to pass out during the ride. Registration is $20. To Pre-register, visit www.soulgardenrc.org or at the day of the event.

Open Roller Skating at Illini Skateland – (8 Brewer Rd, Danville) 11AM-1PM & 1-3PM & 3-5PM; $5.50 + skate rental. Lazer Tag & Miniature Golf also available.

Pages & Pictures Book & Movie Club at Danville Public Library - (319 N. Vermilion, Danville) Read the book, watch the movie at the library & then discuss both afterwards. This month’s pick The Shining by Stephen King; 1PM.

Story Time at Danville Public Library - (319 N. Vermilion, Danville) Lisa Badger, Civic Engagement, Outreach Assistant from the Illinois State Treasurer’s office will present a money-minded story time; 2PM. For kids of all ages (under 8 with a caregiver).

Batestown United Methodist Church Chili Supper - (2224 Batestown Rd, Danville) Menu of homemade Chili or Vegetable soup, Pork BBQ or Hot Dog, drink & dessert; 4-7PM. Cost is by free-will offering with carry outs available.

Vermilion County War Museum “Night at the Museum” Event - (307 N. Vermilion, Danville) Join us as we bring history to life with a guided tour every 30 minutes that will take you through the conflicts represented & hear the letters from the front; First tour begins at 5:30PM. Tickets must be purchased in advance by calling 217-431-0034.

Dinner & Live Music at the Knights of Columbus - (310 Bryan Ave, Danville) Chicken Noodle Dinner; 5:30-7:00PM. Cost is $8 Adults; $4 Children (10 & under). Live Music with the Dixie Flyer Band; 7-10PM. Cover charge $5.

Georgetown Ghost Rally - (Interurban Park, Perrysville Ave & E. 8 St, Georgetown) Sponsored by the Georgetown-Ridge Farm-Chrisman Youth Football. Cost is $20 per car load. First vehicle released at dusk. Plan to bring flashlights, gloves, (plastic), bag to put clues in, & pen; Concessions will be available. The top 3 finishers will win cash prizes; 6-11PM.

Haunted House at the Haunted Hideaway - (1201 E. 12th St, Georgetown) Open Monday & Thursday 6-10PM & Friday-Sunday 6PM-Midnight. Enjoy Free hayrides on Fridays, Saturdays & Halloween day starting at 7PM. Cost is Adults $13 each, Children $8 (ages 10 & under).

Glow Ride at the Lorraine Theatre - (324 E. Main, Hoopeston) Light your golf cart, bike, ATV or scooter for a Glow ride; 6:30-9:00PM. The event will start at the Lorraine where vehicles will be judged & then parade to McFerren park Annex for a bonfire. Registration fee is $20 for Golf Carts & ATV’s & $10 for scooters & bikes.

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

Days Hotel Bar & Grill Karaoke Night - (77 N. Gilbert, Danville) 7-11PM

Rockin’ Ron Karaoke at Danville American Legion - (201 Prospect Place, Danville) 7-11PM

Illini Haunted House at Illini Skateland - Friday & Saturday - (8 Brewer Rd, Danville) 7PM-Midnight. Admission is $10

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

Friday, October 19, 2018

See the movies playing this weekend at: Danville Village Mall Cinemas, https://www.amctheatres.com/movie-theatres/danville

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 https://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! 

Seniors Coffee Time at Danville Public Library – (319 N. Vermilion, Danville) 9:30-11:00AM Seniors 60+ are invited to join us for games, crafts, conversations & coffee.

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

Sleepy Creek Vineyards/Wieners & Wine/Live Music – (Located 3.5 miles south of Oakwood) Winery Open 10AM-9PM; Enjoy Wieners & Wine every Friday from 5-8PM. You buy the drinks & bring your lawn chairs; we provide the hot dogs, fixings and fire to roast it over. Live music with Kayla Brown; 6:30-8:30PM.

Culver’s Customer Appreciation Week - (3210 N. Vermilion, Danville) Friday Special - Short Root Beer Float $1; Saturday Special - Kids meal $3 or BOGO Pints; Sunday Special - One Scoop Turtle Sunday $1; Store hours are 10AM-10PM Daily.

Tiny Tots Story Time at Hoopeston Public Library - (110 N. 4th St, Hoopeston) A fun time of stories, activities, & socialization for toddlers & preschoolers & their parents or caregivers; 10:30-11:00AM.

4th Annual Chicken Noodle Dinner at Catlin Masonic Lodge - (107 N. Sandusky, Catlin) Enjoy a menu of Chicken noodles, Mashed potatoes, Green beans, Bread & butter, & Cookies; 11AM-7PM.  Delivery available by calling Sean McBride at 217-474-8689. Pre Purchase tickets by calling ERH at 217-267-2331. Cost is $8 Adults & $5 for kids (dine in only).

Chili Supper at Westville’s Trinity United Church of Christ - (311 E. Moses Ave, Westville) Menu of Chili (chicken noodle soup may be substituted), crackers, dessert & Drinks; 4-7PM. Grilled hot dogs will be available for $2 each. Donation is $7 for Adults, $3 children 3-11 years old, & Free children 2 & younger. Tickets will be available at the door.

Catlin American Legion - (104 Commercial St, Catlin) Dinner includes Pulled Pork BBQ; 5PM. Live music with the Whiskey River Band from 7-10PM with $5 cover charge.

Danville American Legion Post #210 Dinner - (201 Prospect Place, Danville) Fish, Shrimp, Chicken, Tenderloin, Burgers/Sides; 5:00PM-7:30PM.

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 Mike Ellis Band; 7:00-9:00PM.  All are welcome to our public events!

Open Ice Skating at Palmer Arena - (100 W. Main, Danville) 6PM; Admission $5 + skate rental $1

Haunted House at the Haunted Hideaway - (1201 E. 12th St, Georgetown) Open Monday & Thursday 6-10PM & Friday-Sunday 6PM-Midnight. Enjoy Free hayrides on Fridays, Saturdays & Halloween day starting at 7PM. Cost is Adults $13 each, Children $8 (ages 10 & under).

Home High School Football Games in Vermilion County – All Games played at 7PM. Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin Vs. Seneca; Georgetown-Ridge Farm Vs. Westville; Hoopeston Area/Schlarman/Armstrong-Potomac Vs. River Ridge; Oakwood Vs. Salt Fork

The Little Lorraine Theater Presents “Psycho” - Friday & Sunday – (214 E. Main, Hoopeston) Showtimes: Friday 7PM; Sunday 4:30PM.  A secretary on the run with her boyfriend land at the Bates Motel & meet the scary proprietor. Admission is $5 Adults & $2 Children, 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 & Miniature Golf also available.

Illini Haunted House at Illini Skateland - Friday & Saturday - (8 Brewer Rd, Danville) 7PM-Midnight Admission is $10

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

Sunday, October 14, 2018

See the movies playing this weekend at: Danville Village Mall Cinemas, https://www.amctheatres.com/movie-theatres/danville

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 https://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! 

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.

The House of Florence - Open All Weekend – (103 N. Main, Fithian) Open the 2nd weekend each month Thursday – Sunday carrying eclectic antiques, unique interiors & fabrics/upholstery. Thursday 5-8PM; Friday & Saturday 10AM-5PM; & Sunday Noon-5PM.

Sleepy Creek Vineyard Winery/Free Music Sunday – (Located 3.5 miles south of Oakwood) Winery Open Noon-6PM Bloody Sunday bar – create your own Winey Mary/Bloody Mary-style concoction with a wide selection of ingredients like fresh celery, pickles, olive, tomato juice, Tabasco, pepper, bloody Mary mix, & more. Free music Sunday with the Axtell Duo; 2-4PM.

Open Roller Skating at Illini Skateland – (8 Brewer Rd, Danville) 1-3PM & 3-5PM; $5.50 + skate rental. Lazer tag & Miniature golf also available.

Bingo at the VFW #728 – (8 Pine St., Danville) 2PM

Truman Whistle Stop Re-creation - (200-300 Block of East Main, near the railroad tracks) Highlights of the day will include the re-enactment of Truman’s speech, musical entertainment, refreshments, award program, & a round table discussion pertaining to political parties & campaigning; 2-4PM.

The Little Lorraine Theater Presents “Hotel Transylvania - 3” - All Weekend – (214 E. Main, Hoopeston) Showtimes: Friday 7PM; Saturday 7PM; Sunday 2:00PM & 4:30PM.  Count Dracula & company participate in a cruise for sea-loving monsters, unaware that their boat is being commandeered by the monster-hating Van Helsing family. Admission is $5 Adults & $2 Children, with all proceeds going to the Save the Lorraine Foundation.

Haunted House at the Haunted Hideaway - (1201 E. 12th St, Georgetown) Open Monday & Thursday 6-10PM & Friday-Sunday 6PM-Midnight. Enjoy Free hayrides on Fridays, Saturdays & Halloween day starting at 7PM. Cost is Adults $13 each, Children $8 (ages 10 & under).

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

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