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Sunday, December 9, 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! 

Visit with Santa at the Village Mall - (2917 N. Vermilion, Danville) Tuesday-Friday 3PM-7PM; Saturday 11AM-7PM, & Sunday 11AM-5PM

Once in a Blue Moon Vintage Market Open – (433 N. Gilbert, Danville) Open Every Sunday through Christmas from Noon-5PM & for the regular market hours the 2nd weekend, December 13-16, on Thursday 5-8PM, Friday & Saturday 10AM-5PM, & Sunday Noon-5PM.

Sleepy Creek Vineyard Winery – (Located 3.5 miles south of Oakwood) Winery Open Noon-6PM Winey Mary 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.

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 also available.

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

Murder Mystery Dinner or Dessert Theater at Café 13 - Dec. 8 & 9, Dec. 15 & 16 - (13 N. Vermilion, Danville) This hilarious murder mystery will be performed entirely by a cast of very talented children!; Dinner Theater Dec. 8 & 15 Doors open at 6PM, Show at 7PM; Dessert Theater Dec. 9 & 16 Doors open at 2PM, Show at 3PM. Tickets are Dec. 8 & 15- $25 & Dec. 9 & 16 -$15. Tickets are available at Café 13 or by calling 217-213-6793.

The Little Lorraine Theater Presents “Mission: Impossible Fallout” - All Weekend – (324 E. Main, Hoopeston) Friday 7PM; Saturday 7PM; Sunday 2:00PM & 4:30PM. Admission is $5 Adults & $2 Children, with all proceeds going to the Save the Lorraine Foundation.

Holiday Lights at Kennekuk’s Bunker Hill Historic Area - (22296-A Henning Road, Danville) Nightly from 5-8PM until December 31.

Village of Rossville Christmas Lights at Christman Park - Nightly from 5-9PM until January 1.

City of Hoopeston Holiday Light Display at McFerren Park - Nightly from 5-10PM until January 4.

Thomas’s Light Show - (928 W. Penn, Hoopeston) Over 130,000 lights on 3 houses, controlled by Light-O-Rama & set to music on 88.1 FM; Monday-Friday 5:00-10:30PM; Saturday & Sunday 5:00-11:30PM. Nightly until January 4.

Sidell Lighted Christmas Parade - The parade will begin at 6PM near the post office. Sandwichs & snacks will be served in the village hall following the parade & Santa will be there for the kids.

Santa’s in His House in Georgetown - (Downtown Square) Santa will be in his house from 6-8PM. Dates are December 7, 9, 16, 21 & 23.

Village of Tilton Winter Wonderland at Tilton Ball Park - All Weekend - (301-313 McVey St, Tilton) December 9, Dec. 14, 15 & 16 & beginning Dec. 21-31 running nightly; 6-10PM each night.

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, December 8, 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! 

Cookie Walk at Catlin United Methodist Church - (106 W. Vermilion St, Catlin) Including Homemade cookies & candy at $5 a pound; 8-11AM.

Cookie Walk & Christmas Bazaar at First Presbyterian Church - (100 N. Franklin, Danville) Cookie Walk, 1 pound box of cookies of your choice at $8 per box; 9AM-1PM. Breads, candy, cakes, jellies, jams & other food & snack items, Christmas gift baskets, new craft items, books, puzzles, Christmas items/gifts & much more. All proceeds go to our Deacon’s Christmas Food Basket program.

Georgetown Nazarene Church NYC Holidaze - (715 N. Main, Georgetown) Breakfast with homemade cinnamon rolls, breakfast casserole, punch & coffee for $4. Lunch includes your choice of Italian beef, chicken salad, or hot dogs with chips & bowl of soup for $6. Shop our Homemade Chocolate shop & Bahr’s Noodles will be available for purchase; 9AM-2PM.

Westville Public Library Reindeer Games - (233 S. State St, Westville) A Christmas program for children of all ages with a reindeer themed story, craft & activities; 10AM-Noon. Please call the library at 217-267-3170 to register.

Winter Farmer’s Market at Fischer Theater - Friday & Saturday - (158 N. Vermilion, Danville) Shop great local vendors; Friday 3-6PM & Saturday 10AM-2PM.

Jingle, Mingle & Shop at The Shoppes at Charlotte’s - (407 Ann St, Danville) Enjoy special sales throughout the shop, refreshments & receive a special gift if you spend $100 or more; 10AM-4PM. As always, free gift bagging for your purchases.

Sleepy Creek Vineyards/Vino & Vibes Free Music – (Located 3.5 miles south of Oakwood) Winery Open 10AM-6PM; Vino & Vibes Free Music with Emily Hope; 3-5PM.

Skate with Santa at Illini Skateland - (8 Brewer Rd, Danville) 11AM-1PM; Admission is $5.50 + $3 Skate Rental, which includes a slice of pizza, Small Pepsi, & a treat from Santa.

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

Visit with Santa in Downtown Danville - (Temple Plaza, 102 N. Vermilion, Danville) Visit Santa at his house each Saturday before Christmas; 11AM-2PM.

Hometown Holiday Live Music in Downtown Danville - On stage at the Temple Plaza with the Sweet Adelines 11:00-11:30AM; Steve Rodman 11:30AM-1:00PM.

Visit with Santa at the Village Mall - (2917 N. Vermilion, Danville) Tuesday-Friday 3PM-7PM; Saturday 11AM-7PM, & Sunday 11AM-5PM

Singing Men of GNN at the Village Mall - (2917 N. Vermilion, Danville) Noon

Open Ice Skating at Palmer Arena - (100 W. Main, Danville) 2PM; Admission $5 + $1 Skate Rental 

DACC Men’s Basketball Vs. Prairie State - (2000 E. Main, Danville) Game time 3PM

Elsa & Anna Meet & Greet & Sing-A-Long at the Village Mall - (2917 N. Vermilion, Danville) 3PM

Danville Barbershop Chorus Concert at St. James United Methodist Church - (504 N. Vermilion, Danville) Enjoy a great afternoon of Christmas music along with the Salt Fork High School Chorus; 3PM. All proceeds will benefit the Fair Hope Children’s Ministry. Admission is $10 Adults & $5 Students (K-12).

Holiday Lights at Kennekuk’s Bunker Hill Historic Area - (22296-A Henning Road, Danville) Nightly from 5-8PM until December 31.

Dinner & Christmas Play at Gao Grotto - (2400 Denmark Rd, Danville) Dinner featuring Swiss steak, mashed potatoes, green beans and dinner roll. Play “Doc’s Holiday”. Tickets can be purchased at the Grotto. Cost is $20 per person, $35 per couple and $10 the show only. Doors open at 3PM; Dinner at 6PM and Play starts at 7:30PM.

Village of Rossville Christmas Lights at Christman Park - Nightly from 5-9PM until January 1.

City of Hoopeston Holiday Light Display at McFerren Park - Nightly from 5-10PM until January 4.

Thomas’s Light Show - (928 W. Penn, Hoopeston) Over 130,000 lights on 3 houses, controlled by Light-O-Rama & set to music on 88.1 FM; Monday-Friday 5:00-10:30PM; Saturday & Sunday 5:00-11:30PM. Nightly until January 4.

Dinner & Live Music at Knights of Columbus - (310 Bryan Ave, Danville) Spaghetti & Meat Sauce Dinner - Mascari Style; 5:30-7:00PM. The cost will be $6. Live music with the Dixie Flyer Band from 7-10PM. Cover charge is $5.

Murder Mystery Dinner or Dessert Theater at Café 13 - Dec. 8 & 9, Dec. 15 & 16 - (13 N. Vermilion, Danville) This hilarious murder mystery will be performed entirely by a cast of very talented children!; Dinner Theater Dec. 8 & 15 Doors open at 6PM, Show at 7PM; Dessert Theater Dec. 9 & 16  Doors open at 2PM, Show at 3PM. Tickets are Dec. 8 & 15- $25 & Dec. 9 & 16 -$15. Tickets are available at Café 13 or by calling 217-213-6793.

Village of Tilton Winter Wonderland at Tilton Ball Park - All Weekend - (301-313 McVey St, Tilton) December 8 & 9, Dec. 14, 15 & 16 & beginning Dec. 21-31 running nightly; 6-10PM each night.

DHS Players Present a One Act Play “Tracks” - Friday & Saturday (202 E. Fairchild, Danville) Both Evenings Doors open at 6:30PM; Play 7:30PM. Admission is $5 for general seating. 

The Little Lorraine Theater Presents “Mission: Impossible Fallout” - All Weekend – (324 E. Main, Hoopeston) Friday 7PM; Saturday 7PM; Sunday 2:00PM & 4:30PM. 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) 7-11PM; $8.50 + skate rental. Lazer tag also available.

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

Danville Dashers Vs. Port Huron Prowlers at the Palmer Arena - (100 W. Main, Danville) Game Time 7:05PM. Admission Adults $11; Military, Seniors & Students $9; Children (ages 3-12) $6

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, December 7, 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

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.  

Greater Shiloh Baptist Church Serves Dinners - (609 N. Bowman Ave, Danville) Serving Pulled Pork Butt & Catfish dinners with sides from 11:00AM-3:30PM. Cost will be a $10 donation. A bake sale will also be available. Carry out or eat in. For delivery of four or more dinners, call 217-446-5502.

Sleepy Creek Vineyards/Free Music Friday – (Located 3.5 miles south of Oakwood) Winery Open Noon-9PM; Free Music Friday with Stuart Smith’s Revelators; 6:30-8:30PM.

Winter Farmer’s Market at Fischer Theater - Friday & Saturday - (158 N. Vermilion, Danville) Shop great local vendors; Friday 3-6PM & Saturday 10AM-2PM.

Visit with Santa at the Village Mall - (2917 N. Vermilion, Danville) Tuesday-Friday 3PM-7PM; Saturday 11AM-7PM, & Sunday 11AM-5PM

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

Holiday Lights at Kennekuk’s Bunker Hill Historic Area - (22296-A Henning Road, Danville) Nightly from 5-8PM until December 31.

Hometown Holiday Events in Downtown Danville - Events Beginning at 5PM; Create an ornament for $2 at Senior Source; Enjoy Hot Chocolate & other refreshments at Fischer Theatre, Lovin Cup Food Truck, Sweet Repeats, Café 13, or Vermilion County Democratic Party; At Temple Plaza enjoy Santa’s House, Face painting for $5, & North Ridge Radiant Reds at 5:30-6:15PM; The Heron Restaurant will be open for a Hometown Holiday Dinner.

Night of Lights Parade in Downtown Danville - This year’s theme is “It’s a Wonderful Life” with pre-parade entertainment & more from 5-8PM at Kresge Plaza; The parade will start at 6:30PM.

Village of Rossville Christmas Lights at Christman Park - Nightly from 5-9PM until January 1.

City of Hoopeston Holiday Light Display at McFerren Park - Nightly from 5-10PM until January 4.

Thomas’s Light Show - (928 W. Penn, Hoopeston) Over 130,000 lights on 3 houses, controlled by Light-O-Rama & set to music on 88.1 FM; Monday-Friday 5:00-10:30PM; Saturday & Sunday 5:00-11:30PM. Nightly until January 4.

Dinner & Live Music at the Gao Grotto - (2400 Denmark Rd, Danville) Dinner with your choice of All You Can Eat Fried Shrimp for $13 or All You Can Eat Chicken Strips for $10 with sides of baked potato and salad; 5:30-7:30PM. Live Music in the Reception Hall featuring “The Mike Ellis Band” from 7-9PM.

Santa’s in His House in Georgetown - (Downtown Square) Santa will be in his house from 6-8PM. Dates are December 7, 9, 16, 21 & 23.

Village of Tilton Winter Wonderland at Tilton Ball Park - All Weekend - (301-313 McVey St, Tilton) December 7, 8, & 9, Dec. 14, 15 & 16 & beginning Dec. 21-31 running nightly; 6-10PM each night.

DHS Players Present a One Act Play “Tracks” - Friday & Saturday (202 E. Fairchild, Danville) Both Evenings Doors open at 6:30PM; Play 7:30PM. Admission is $5 for general seating. 

The Little Lorraine Theater Presents “Mission: Impossible Fallout” - All Weekend – (324 E. Main, Hoopeston) Friday 7PM; Saturday 7PM; Sunday 2:00PM & 4:30PM. 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 also available.

Danville Dashers Vs. Port Huron Prowlers at the Palmer Arena - (100 W. Main, Danville) Game Time 7:05PM. Admission Adults $11; Military, Seniors & Students $9; Children (ages 3-12) $6

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, December 2, 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!

Nutcracker Brunch at the Heron Restaurant - (34 N. Vermilion St, Danville) Have brunch with us and visit with our Sugar Plum Fairy, Kelsie Clapp & The Snow Queen, Faith Jackson; 11AM-2PM. Reservations are needed by calling 217-260-1225. Cost is $18 Adults & $12 Children.

Visit with Santa at the Village Mall - (2917 N. Vermilion, Danville) Tuesday-Friday 3PM-7PM; Saturday 11AM-7PM, & Sunday 11AM-5PM

Once in a Blue Moon Vintage Market Open – (433 N. Gilbert, Danville) Open Every Sunday through Christmas from Noon-5PM & for the regular market hours the 2nd weekend, December 13-16, on Thursday 5-8PM, Friday & Saturday 10AM-5PM, & Sunday Noon-5PM.

Sleepy Creek Vineyard Winery – (Located 3.5 miles south of Oakwood) Winery Open Noon-6PM Winey Mary 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.

Open Ice Skating at Palmer Arena - (100 W. Main, Danville) 1PM; $5.00 + $1 skate rental.

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

Vermilion County Museum Society Holiday Open House - (116 N. Gilbert, Danville) The Museum Center building will be open free of charge from 1:30-4:00PM. Santa Claus will greet visitors of all ages on the 1930’s era street scene, enjoy assorted make it/take it crafts & activities for children & guests may partake of punch & cookies.

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

The Little Lorraine Theater Presents “Ant Man & the Wasp” - All Weekend – (324 E. Main, Hoopeston) Friday 7PM; Saturday 7PM; Sunday 2:00PM & 4:30PM. Admission is $5 Adults & $2 Children, with all proceeds going to the Save the Lorraine Foundation.

DLO Musical Theatre Auditions for “Beauty and the Beast” at the Village Mall - All Weekend  - (2917 N. Vermilion, Danville) Auditions are open to actors of all ages & experience, with specific desired age ranges & vocal ranges identified of some characters. Friday 6-9PM; Saturday 9AM-Noon & 1-3PM; Sunday 2-6PM. For complete information visit www.dlomusicaltheatre.com

Bunker Hill Historic Area Holiday Open House at Kennekuk County Park - (22296-A Henning Rd, Danville) All Bunker Hill Area historic buildings will be open & decorated for the holidays; 2-8PM. Holiday crafts for the kids & refreshments are offered free! Holiday lights will be turned on at dusk nightly until December 31.

Danville Symphony Orchestra Presents “The Nutcracker” at Danville High School - (202 E. Fairchild, Danville) The Springfield Ballet Company joins DSO for Tchaikovsky’s timeless classic; 3PM. Tickets are available at www.danvillesymphony.org.

Village of Rossville Christmas Lights at Chrisman Park - Nightly from 5-9PM until January 1.

City of Hoopeston Holiday Light Display at McFerren Park - Nightly from 5-10PM until January 4.

Thomas’s Light Show - (928 W. Penn, Hoopeston) Over 130,000 lights on 3 houses, controlled by Light-O-Rama & set to music on 88.1 FM; Monday-Friday 5:00-10:30PM; Saturday & Sunday 5:00-11:30PM. Nightly until January 4th.

Village of Catlin 3rd Annual Parade of Lights - This year’s theme is “Winter Wonderland” for parade & tree lighting ceremony; 6PM.

Vermilion County Museum Society Candlelight Christmas Walk - (116 N. Gilbert St, Danville) The Fithian Home will be dressed in its holiday finery with costumed historical characters & carolers; 6-8PM. Admission is $5 per person.

Santa’s in His House in Georgetown - (Downtown Square) Santa will be in his house from 6-8PM. Dates are December 2, 7, 9, 16, 21 & 23.

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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