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Sunday, June 16, 2019

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! 

Summer Shoot-Out Golf Outing at Turtle Run - Saturday & Sunday - (332 E. Liberty Lane, Danville) Tee times start at 8AM both days. Entry fee is $150/team which includes golf, draft beer (Saturday), closest to the Pin contests, Gift Certificates to winners (cart extra). Sign up by calling 217-442-8876.

Danville Boat Club Father’s Day Buffet Dinner - (15750 Boat Club Rd, Danville) Menu of BBQ ribs or chicken, potato wedges, corn, salad bar, desserts; 11AM-1PM. Cost is Adults $14.95, Kids (4-11) $7.95. Reservations are required by email manager@danvilleboatclub.com or call 217-442-4021.

Danville Downtown Event Center Father’s Day Buffet - (38 N. Vermilion, Danville) All-you-can-eat BBQ Ribs, meatloaf, fried chicken & pulled pork with baked beans, collard greens, green beans, potatoes, rice & beans, coleslaw, salads, & desserts; 11AM-4PM. Cost is $25 Adults, $12 Children (12 & under) includes beverages, dessert & tax. RSVP on Facebook at Danville Downtown Event Center.

Once in a Blue Moon Vintage Market – Open All Weekend – (433 N. Gilbert, Danville) Antique & Vintage Market open the 2nd weekend of each month on Thursday 5-8PM, Friday & Saturday 10AM-5PM & Sunday Noon-5PM.

Sleepy Creek Vineyard Winery/Father’s Day – (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. Treat Dad with free music with Ian Leith; 3-5PM. Mimi & Papaw’s Fork in the Road will be serving wings, BBQ pulled pork sandwich, breaded tenderloin, brats, beef hot dogs, Corn dogs, fries, Onion Rings & Nachos; Beginning at Noon.  

Bunker Hill Historic Area Open at Kennekuk County Park - (22296-A Henning Rd, Danville) Open Sundays through Labor Day; 1-4PM

Pioneer Homestead Open at Forest Glen - (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.

The Historic Lamon House Open - (Lincoln Park, Danville) Open Each Sunday; 1:30-4:30PM; Visit the home on the first Sunday of the month to meet Melissa Beckwith Lamon & her brother Hiram Beckwith, portrayed by Becky & Alan Woodrum.

The Little Lorraine Theater Presents “Five Feet Apark” - All Weekend – (324 E. Main, Hoopeston) Show time: Friday 7PM; Saturday 7PM; Sunday 3PM. Movie Admission is $5 Adults & $2 Children. All proceeds fund the Lorraine Theatre restoration.

Live Music at the Gao Grotto - (2400 Denmark Rd, Danville) Live music with Hoosier Daddy aka Mike Russell; 4-7PM. Food will be available for purchase.

Danville Municipal Band Summer Concert at Lincoln Park - (1000 N. Logan Ave, Danville) 7PM; Please bring a lawn chair (If raining at 6PM, concerts will be moved to St. James Methodist Church, 504 N. Vermilion).

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 15, 2019

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!

Summer Shoot-Out Golf Outing at Turtle Run - Saturday & Sunday - (332 E. Liberty Lane, Danville) Tee times start at 8AM both days. Entry fee is $150/team which includes golf, draft beer (Saturday), closest to the Pin contests, Gift Certificates to winners (cart extra). Sign up by calling 217-442-8876.

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

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

Vermilion County Museum Society “Drivin’ the Dixie” - Join the fun & take your car, truck or motorcycle & travel the Old Dixie Highway. Registration begins at 9AM in the City Hall Parking lot; Drive begins at 10AM. Registration is free. Visit 3 participating businesses during the day, purchase an item from each, turn in your sales receipts & passport to the Museum to be eligible to win a $25 gas card.

Once in a Blue Moon Vintage Market – Open All Weekend – (433 N. Gilbert, Danville) Antique & Vintage Market open the 2nd weekend of each month on Thursday 5-8PM, Friday & Saturday 10AM-5PM & Sunday Noon-5PM.

Legos® Builders 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.

Sleepy Creek Vineyards– (Located 3.5 miles south of Oakwood) Winery Open Noon-9PM.

Georgetown American Legion - Countdown to 100 Finale - (106 E. West St, Georgetown) Please join us as we celebrate 100 years of patriotic service to our community with raffles, indoor vendors, food, beer, Karaoke/DJ, keynote speakers, Live music by American Pie & Hillbilly Deluxe; Noon-11:30PM.

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

Darrin Brewster Benefit at the Gao Grotto - (2400 Denmark Rd, Danville) Darrin is going through cancer treatments & 100% of the proceeds will be donated for medical expenses. Please join us for ribeye steak sandwiches & fries $7, live music, silent auction, & 50/50 drawing; 1-5PM.

Gregory’s Academy of the Arts 2019 Comedy Hour at Danville Public Library - (319 N. Vermilion, Danville) Featuring 3 comedy skits from the Carol Burnett Show; 1:30PM.

The Harbor Youth Community Center “Schools Out Party” - (709 W. Main St, Hoopeston) Free for all ages to enjoy face painting, Joyful bubbles, dunk tank, bounce house, hot dogs & chips; 2-5PM.

Live Music at Kickapoo Park Bistro - (1 Clear Pond, Oakwood) Featuring the Hoosier Daddy; 5-7PM. The Park Bistro serves a variety of food options.

Danville Dans Vs. DuPage at Danville Ball Stadium - (610 Highland Blvd, Danville) Dad’s Night - play catch with dad on the field following the game; Game Time 6:30PM; Admission Adults $6, Students K-8 $3, Kids 5 & Under Free.

The Little Lorraine Theater Presents “Five Feet Apart” - All Weekend – (324 E. Main, Hoopeston) Show time: Friday 7PM; Saturday 7PM; Sunday 3PM. Movie Admission is $5 Adults & $2 Children. All proceeds fund the Lorraine Theatre restoration.

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
e-mail: rhaun@vermilionadvantage.com
web: www.vermilionadvantage.com

Friday, June 14, 2019

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

Flag Day Ceremony at Danville American Legion Post #210 - (201 Prospect Place, Danville) 10AM; For the retirement of flags.

Once in a Blue Moon Vintage Market – Open All Weekend – (433 N. Gilbert, Danville) Antique & Vintage Market open the 2nd weekend of each month on Thursday 5-8PM, Friday & Saturday 10AM-5PM & Sunday Noon-5PM.

Sleepy Creek Vineyards/Wieners & Wine/Free Music Friday – (Located 3.5 miles south of Oakwood) Winery Open Noon-9PM. Wieners & Wine - you buy the drinks & we provide the hot dogs, the fixings, & fire to roast it over; 5-8PM. Free Music Friday with Joe Asselin; 6:30-8:30PM.

Open Roller Skating at Illini Skateland – (8 Brewer Rd, Danville) 1-4PM; Admission is $5.50 + skate rental; if applicable. Family Rate: Up to 6 persons for $35 (one adult must be present). Lazer tag & Miniature Golf also available.

Dinner & Dance by the Lake at the Danville Boat Club - (15750 Boat Club Rd, Danville) Your choice of entrees or Ribeye Steak $15.95, Grilled Cod or Fried Catfish $13.95, Grilled Chicken $11.95 with baked potato, roasted asparagus, salad bar, iced tea or coffee; Doors open 5PM; Food serving 6PM. Live Music by “Second Chance”. RSVP’s are needed by email manager@danvilleboatclub.com or call 217-442-4021.

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

Dinner on the Deck at Turtle Run - (332 E. Liberty Lane, Danville) Featuring BBQ Chicken breast sandwich with French fries; 5-8PM.

Summer Sounds Concert in Downtown Danville - (Temple Plaza) Free concert with the music of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers performed by featured musicians from the Decadents & the No Secret Band; 5-9PM. Beer & Food Truck vendors will be on hand.

Dinner & Live Music at the Gao Grotto - (2400 Denmark Rd, Danville) Your choice of steak dinner $15 or Pork chop dinner $12 with side choices of baked potato, salad & Texas toast; 5:30-7:30PM. Live Music in the Reception Hall with the One Foot In Band; 7-9PM.

The Little Lorraine Theater Presents “Five Feet Apart” - All Weekend – (324 E. Main, Hoopeston) Show time: Friday 7PM; Saturday 7PM; Sunday 3PM. Movie Admission is $5 Adults & $2 Children. Friday is pizza night with Pizza & a Movie for $10. All proceeds fund the Lorraine Theatre restoration.

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.

Live Music at The Heron - (34 N. Vermilion, Danville) Featuring solo acoustic songs with David Howie; 7:30PM.

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
e-mail: rhaun@vermilionadvantage.com
web: www.vermilionadvantage.com

Sunday, June 9, 2019

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!

Sunday Breakfast by the Lake at Danville Boat Club - (15750 Boat Club Rd, Danville) Featuring scrambled eggs, pancakes, baked ham, American fries, biscuits & gravy, coffee, OJ, & Iced Tea; 8-11AM. Cost is $9.50 & RSVP’s can be made by phone 217-442-4021 or text 217-474-2076.  All are welcome!

Douglas Discovery Garden Festival - (At the corner of Wayne & Florida in Southeast Danville) This free event will feature rides in antique cars, a BBQ meal, unique vendors, a demonstration on salad making, the chance to buy plants & seed packets, a butterfly display & new features at the garden; 11AM-5PM. All Douglas School alumni are welcome for the Plaque Dedication at 11AM.

Vermilion County Master Gardeners 19th Annual Garden Walk - Featuring 8 gardens; Noon-5PM. Tickets are $10 & available at the Vermilion County Extension Office, 3164 N. Vermilion, Berry’s Garden Center, Big R, Danville Gardens, North & 1307 Cleary Ave. The walk includes 4 Private Homes along with the DACC Land Lab, VA Healing Gardens & VA Greenhouse plus Douglas Discovery Garden with food & vendors.

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.

Bunker Hill Historic Area Open at Kennekuk County Park - (22296-A Henning Rd, Danville) Open Sundays through Labor Day; 1-4PM

Pioneer Homestead Open at Forest Glen - (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.

The Historic Lamon House Open - (Lincoln Park, Danville) Open Each Sunday; 1:30-4:30 PM; Visit the home on the first Sunday of the month to meet Melissa Beckwith Lamon & her brother Hiram Beckwith, portrayed by Becky & Alan Woodrum.

The Little Lorraine Theater Presents “Batman Vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” - All Weekend – (324 E. Main, Hoopeston) Show time: Friday 7PM; Saturday 7PM; Sunday 3PM. Movie Admission is $5 Adults & $2 Children. All proceeds fund the Lorraine Theatre restoration.

Live Music at the Gao Grotto - (2400 Denmark Rd, Danville) Live music with Hoosier Daddy aka Mike Russell; 4-7PM. Food will be available for purchase.

Danville Dans Vs. Normal at Danville Ball Stadium - (610 Highland Blvd, Danville) Silver Sunday with $3 admission for fans 60 or older. Game Time 4:30PM; Admission Adults $6, Students K-8 $3, Kids 5 & Under Free.

Danville Municipal Band Summer Concert at Lincoln Park - (1000 N. Logan Ave, Danville) 7PM; Please bring a lawn chair (If raining at 6PM, concerts will be moved to St. James Methodist Church, 504 N. Vermilion).

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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