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Sunday, June 17, 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!

Oakwood McDonald’s Grand Re-Opening Celebration June 11- 30 - (1750 N. Oakwood Rd, Oakwood) Father’s Day special - free breakfast sandwich or regular menu sandwich for Dad’s. Register to win coffee for a year & a Dr. Pepper bike. The Oakwood Food pantry Food Drive will be going on all month with the need of canned chicken & tuna, peanut butter & spaghetti sauce.

All You Can Eat Breakfast at Knights of Columbus - (310 Bryan Ave, Danville) Featuring scrambled eggs, French toast, pancakes, waffles, potatoes, sausage gravy, biscuits, bacon, sausage, orange juice, coffee & milk; 7:30-11:00AM. Cost is Adults $7.50 & Children (12 & under) $3.50.

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. Live music with Angela Meyer from 2-4PM & food available for purchase from Piato Food Truck.

Historic Buildings at Kennekuk County Park - (22296 Henning Road, Danville) Open Sundays through Labor Day; 1-4PM

Cabin & Nature Center at Forest Glen Preserve - (20301 E 900 North Rd., Westville) Open Sundays through Labor Day; 1-4PM

Open Roller Skating at Illini Skateland – (8 Brewer Rd, Danville) 1-4PM; $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 “I Can Only Imagine” - Friday & Sunday – (214 E. Main, Hoopeston) Showtimes: Friday 7:00PM; Sunday 2:00PM & 4:30PM.  Based on the incredible truth life story that inspired the beloved chart-topping song. Admission is $5 Adults & $2 Children, with all proceeds going to the Save the Lorraine Foundation.

Live Music at the Gao Grotto - (2400 Denmark Rd, Danville) Live Music on the Patio featuring “Hoosier Daddy”; 4-7PM. The Grotto’s Famous Corn Dogs will be available for purchase. All are welcome to our public events!

Georgetown Church of the Nazarene Father’s Day Cookout & Movie Night - (715 N. Main, Georgetown) Games & food will start at 5PM; Movie “I Can Only Imagine” at 6PM.

Danville Municipal Band Summer Concert at St. James United Methodist Church - (504 N. Vermilion, Danville) “Rock Show II”; 7PM

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, June 16, 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!

Oakwood McDonald’s Grand Re-Opening Celebration June 11- 30 - (1750 N. Oakwood Rd, Oakwood) Today’s special - a drawing will be held for free French fries for a year & Fry beach Towel. Register to win coffee for a year & a Dr. Pepper bike. The Oakwood Food pantry Food Drive will be going on all month with the need of canned chicken & tuna, peanut butter & spaghetti sauce.

Danville Farmers’ Market at Crossroads Church – (3613 N. Vermilion, Danville) Featuring a wide variety of local vendors & 3rd party sellers of great products; 8AM-Noon

“Drivin’ The Dixie” Beginning at the Danville City Hall Parking Lot - (17 W. Main, Danville) Join in this free event & drive your car, truck or motorcycle along the old Dixie Highway. Registration begins at 9AM; with vehicles leaving a 10AM. Participants will receive a passport that may be stamped at various points along the route to be eligible to win a gas card.

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

Buddy’s Home Furnishing Parking Lot Party - (704 N. Gilbert, Danville) Mention seeing an ad & receive a $50 gift card toward a new agreement; 9AM-6PM.

Ridge Farm Lions Fun Day - (Ward park, Ridge Farm) Enjoy kids activities, JunkYard Car Show, Live music, Petting Zoo, 50/50 drawing, Raffle, Baby Contest, kiddy tractor pull, cake walk; 9AM-9PM

4th Annual DACC Child Development Center Color Fun Run - (2000 E Main, Danville) Race begins at 9:30AM. Cost is $12 for a family of 4 the day of the race. All CDC children are Free. Please wear a white shirt or light colored shirt/costume & protective eye wear.

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 Vineyards – (Located 3.5 miles south of Oakwood) Winery Open 10AM-8PM

Soul Garden Recovery Center’s 4th Annual Soul-Fest at Lincoln Park - (1000 N. Logan Ave, Danville) This event includes back-to-back bands from local musicians, arts & craft vendors, food vendors, bounce houses for kids, car show, & face painting; 10AM-9PM. Our rain date is Sunday the 17th.

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

Fourth Annual Panther Golf Outing at Danville Country Club - (2718 Denmark Rd, Danville) Meet the EIU athletic director, Tom Michael & Panther Coaching Staff. Registration 11AM; Lunch 11:30AM; Shotgun Start 1PM; Dinner 6PM. Registration is $100 each or $20 for the Dinner only. To register call 217-581-6014 or online at www.eiupanthers.com

Dr. Jeff Cooke Bench Dedication at St. Mary’s Catholic Church - (231 N. State St, Westville) Dr. Jeff Cooke & his team of astronomers were part of the Aug. 17, 2017 discovery of GW170817 - the detection of both a gravitational & an electromagnetic wave source. Dedication begins at 11AM with an ice cream social to follow.  

Vermilion County Animal Shelter Cat & Dog Adoptions at the Village Mall - (2917 N. Vermilion, Danville) Noon-4PM

Danville Boat Club Annual Golf Outing at Turtle Run Golf Course - (332 E. Liberty Lane, Danville) Shot gun start at 1PM. Cost is $70 per player or $50 for Turtle Run Members which includes golf, cart, door prizes, beverages on the course & dinner. Contact AJ at 217-442-8876.

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

Moon Rocks on Display at Danville Public Library - (319 N. Vermilion, Danville) See moon rocks on loan from NASA; 2-3PM.

Flea Market & Live Music at Kickapoo Park Bistro – (1 Clear Pond, Oakwood) Enjoy a variety of vendors, free screening from Robinson Chiropractic; 2-6PM. Come listen to live music featuring John McMahon; 5-7PM. The Park Bistro offers you dining by the lake.

Kickapoo Motor Speedway - Full Racing Program + Spectator Race - (17528 N County Rd 1180 E, Oakwood) Full night of racing; Gates open 4PM; Racing 7PM. Grandstand Prices: $13 Adults (includes $1 voucher for concessions), $5 Kids 6-12, Free 5 & under.

American Legion Post #210  Dinner & Live Music - (201 Prospect Place, Danville) Dinner featuring a steak cookout meal; 5-7PM. Live music with the Mike Ellis Band; 7-9PM.

Gospel Concert at New Kingdom Christian Church - (430 Love St, Danville) Featuring Pastor Lekevie Johnson & Genesis of Champaign, along with the Spirtualaires of Indianapolis; 7PM. A free will offering will be taken.

Hypnotist/Comedian Larry Silver at the Little Lorraine Theatre - (324 E. Main, Hoopeston) Join us for a “Humorous look into the Myths, Mysteries & Misconceptions surrounding the ancient Art of Hypnotism”; 7:00-8:30PM. Tickets are $15 each.

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

Friday, June 15, 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!

Oakwood McDonald’s Grand Re-Opening Celebration June 11- 30 - (1750 N. Oakwood Rd, Oakwood) Today’s special - kid’s (12 & under) can come in for a McDonald’s Frisbee (while supplies last). Register to win coffee for a year, French fries for a year & a Dr. Pepper bike. The Oakwood Food Pantry Food Drive will be going on all month with the need of canned chicken & tuna, peanut butter & spaghetti sauce.

Seniors 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

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 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, also free music with Tim Crosby from 6:30-8:30PM.

Preschool Free Summer Reading Program at Hoopeston Public Library - (110 N. Fourth St, Hoopeston) Kids ages 3-5 are welcome to Read around the World with Miss Barbara; 10:30AM

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).

Music at Kickapoo Park Bistro – (1 Clear Pond, Oakwood) Come listen to live music featuring Well Spring Duo; 5-7PM. The Park Bistro offers you dining by the lake.

Dinner & Live Music at Knights of Columbus - (310 Bryan Ave, Danville) Enjoy Dinner on the Patio with your choice of ¼ lb. burgers $5 or ¼ lb. Hot dogs $3 with traditional condiments, chips, salads, & baked beans; 5-7PM. Live music featuring the Left 4 Dead Band; 7-11PM. We will collect for a 50/50 to help cover the cost.

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

Dinner & Live Music at Gao Grotto - (2400 Denmark Rd, Danville) 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 Dixie Flyer Band”; 7-9PM.

Summer Sounds Concert Series in Downtown Danville – (Temple Plaza, corner of Vermilion & North Sts) Free live music with House of Cards; 6-9PM

AMBUCS Friday Nights at Turtle Run - (332 E. Liberty Lane, Danville) Enjoy free live music with Cuzin Eddie Band; 6-9PM.

Dinner on the Deck at Turtle Run - (332 E. Liberty Lane, Danville) Featuring Cheeseburgers, fries, & pretzels with cheese; 6-9PM.

Danville Dans Vs.Champion City Kings at Danville Stadium - (610 Highland Blvd, Danville) Game Time 6:30PM; Military Appreciation Night - Veterans & active military get in free with a military ID & everyone is welcome to enjoy Fireworks following the game. Tickets are $6 Adults, $3 Kids K-8th Grade & age 5 & under Free.

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.

The Little Lorraine Theater Presents “I Can Only Imagine” - Friday & Sunday – (214 E. Main, Hoopeston) Showtimes: Friday 7:00PM; Sunday 2:00PM & 4:30PM.  Based on the incredible truth life story that inspired the beloved chart-topping song. Admission is $5 Adults & $2 Children, with all proceeds going to the Save the Lorraine Foundation.

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, June 10, 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! 

“A Celebration of Friendship” at Immanuel Lutheran Church - (1930 N. Bowman Ave, Danville) Join us for a morning of fellowship, worship, & a reception following; 9:30AM.

Danville Public School Foundation “Tee It Up For Education” at Danville Country Club - (2718 Denmark Rd, Danville) 11AM Check-In; 11:30AM Lunch & Giveaways; 1:00PM Shotgun start. Team registration is $125 per golfer which includes green fees, cart, lunch open putting green & driving range, two mulligans, tee prizes, giveaways & all contests.

Vermilion County Master Gardeners 18th Annual Garden Walk - Tickets are $10 & available for purchase at the Vermilion County Extension Office (Plaza 31, 3164 N. Vermilion), Berry’s Garden Center, Big R in Danville & Tilton, Danville Gardens, Treasured Roots in Hoopeston & the Rossville Village Office; Noon-5PM. This year’s walk will feature eight gardens in the northern area of the county highlighting homes in Rossville & Hoopeston.

Sleepy Creek Vineyard Winery – (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.

Historic Buildings at Kennekuk County Park - (22296 Henning Road, Danville) Open Sundays through Labor Day; 1-4PM

Cabin & Nature Center at Forest Glen Preserve - (20301 E 900 North Rd., Westville) Open Sundays through Labor Day; 1-4PM

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

Vermilion County Museum Society “Down on the Farm” Exhibit Open House - (116 N. Gilbert St, Danville) The exhibit will highlight the agricultural history of Vermilion County & honor the 100th Anniversary of the Vermilion County Farm Bureau; 1:30-4:00PM. The open house is free of charge & will include both the Museum Center & the Fithian House open for viewing, popcorn & lemonade will be served. Parking is available in the Museum parking lot, First Midwest Bank lot, & the north end of Big Lots parking lot.

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

Spring Carnival at Parking Lot of Big R North – (3363 N. Vermilion, Danville) May 31 – June 10 Open 2-10PM Daily

The Little Lorraine Theater Presents “Black Panther” – All Weekend – (214 E. Main, Hoopeston) Shows are: Friday 7:00PM; Saturday  7:00PM; Sunday: 2:00 & 4:30PM  At the death of his father the Black Panther returns home to defeat his foes & secure the safety of his people. Admission is $5 Adults & $2 Children, with all proceeds going to the Save the Lorraine Foundation.

Spring Carnival at Parking Lot of Big R North – (3363 N. Vermilion, Danville) May 31 – June 10 Open 2-10PM Daily

Live Music on the Patio at the Gao Grotto - (2400 Denmark Rd, Danville) Live music featuring “Hoosier Daddy”; 4-7PM. The Grotto’s Famous corn dogs will be available for purchase.

Danville Municipal Band Summer Concert at Lincoln Park - (1000 N. Logan Ave, Danville) “Movies & Musicals” Concert; 7PM. If raining at 6PM, concert will be moved to St. James Methodist Church, 504 N. Vermilion, Danville.

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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