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Saturday, August 10, 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! 

Cheeseburgers and Fun at Kennekuk - (22296-A Henning Rd, Danville) 7AM-3PM Kennekuk Road Runners Howl at the Moon 8HR Run & Walk; Noon-9PM Cruise-In welcoming all cars, trucks & tractors - All free; Noon Vermilion Voles Vintage Baseball Jamboree; 1-4PM Bunker Hill Historic Buildings open; 2PM Joyful Bubbles for the Kids; 3PM Cheeseburger Cookout with Cheeseburger, Chips & Soda for $6; 4-6PM Live Music with Lady Luck; 7-9PM Captain Rat & the Blind Rivets. Admission is free with donations welcome. All proceeds will support the Kickapoo Rail Trail.

Georgetown Fair - Friday & Saturday - (413 N. Seminary, Georgetown) Visit the website at www.georgetownfair.org for complete list of events. Saturday Events: 8AM Sr. Dairy Goat Show; 8AM Registration for Pretty Baby Contest; 9AM Pretty Baby Contest; 9AM Llama & Alpaca Show; 11AM Pygmy Goat Show; 1PM Ponytail-Piggytail Contest; 1:30PM Pedal Tractor Pull; 1-5PM Kiddie Day at the Carnival; 3:30PM Ping-Pong Drop; 5PM-Close Carnival Open; 5:30PM Demolition Derby; 6PM Logan Kirby & Sun’s Legacy.

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 The Filthy Janes; 9AM-1PM.

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.

National Baseball Card Day Celebration at Bricks & Ivy Sports - (201 E. Main St, Hoopeston) We will be giving away a Free pack of National Baseball Card Day cards (no purchase necessary) to everyone who comes in to the store; 10AM-6PM. There will also be giveaways & great sales all day long!

Back to School Bash at the Village Mall - (2917 N. Vermilion, Danville) We are giving away stuffed bookbags, gift cards, & more; 11AM. A pizza & soda lunch will be provided for kids (Lunch & Giveaways are while supplies last).

Senior Lunch Saturday at The Heron - (34 N. Vermilion, Danville) All are welcome to Saturday lunches & Seniors, 55+ will receive 10% of lunch; 11:00AM-2:30PM.

Vermilion Voles Vintage Base Ball 13th Annual “Uncle Joe” Cannon Jamboree at Kennekuk County Park - (22296-A Henning Rd, Danville) Four vintage base ball clubs will play according to rules & customs documented in 1858; Games begin at Noon. Admission is free & spectators are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets. For more information visit www.vermilionvoles.org or on Facebook.

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

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

Fish & Chicken Fry at Potomac American Legion - (101 N. Grant St, Potomac) 4:30-7:00PM

Glo Bingo at Turtle Run - Friday & Saturday - (332 Liberty Lane, Danville) Glo Bingo is full of high energy, music & black Lights; Doors open at 5PM; Games begin 6PM. Tickets are $25 each & include 10 games, 6 Bingo cards for each game, glow hat & glow dauber ($5 per additional 6 cards will be available). Tickets available at the Survivor Resource Center, 923 N. Vermilion, phone orders with credit card can be placed at 217-446-1337. Must be 18 or over to enter!

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

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, August 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!

Georgetown Fair - Friday & Saturday - (413 N. Seminary, Georgetown) Visit the website at www.georgetownfair.org for complete list of events. Friday Events: 2PM Poultry Show; 4-9PM Commercial Buildings Open; 5PM Showing of Jr. Dairy Goats; 6PM-Close Carnival Opens; 7:30PM Tyler Farr with NATU Band.

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

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/Live Music – (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. Live Music with Kayla Brown; 6:30PM.

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 by the Lake at Danville Boat Club - (15750 Boat Club Rd, Danville) Doors Open at 5PM; Food Serving at 6PM. Ribeye Steak $15.95, Grilled Cod of Fried Catfish $13.95, or Grilled Chicken $11.95 with Baked Potato, Vegetable, Salad Bar, Iced Tea or Coffee. RSVP’s are requested by calling 217-442-4021 or at manager@danvilleboatclub.com.

Glo Bingo at Turtle Run - Friday & Saturday - (332 Liberty Lane, Danville) Glo Bingo is full of high energy, music & black Lights; Doors open at 5PM; Games begin 6PM. Tickets are $25 each & include 10 games, 6 Bingo cards for each game, glow hat & glow dauber ($5 per additional 6 cards will be available). Tickets available at the Survivor Resource Center, 923 N. Vermilion, phone orders with credit card can be placed at 217-446-1337. Must be 18 or over to enter!

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) Food served from 5:30-7:00PM; Live music with the Dixie Flyer Band; 7-9PM.

Dinner on the Deck at Turtle Run - (332 E. Liberty Lane, Danville) Featuring Grilled Pork Loin Sandwich with Potato Salad; 6-8PM. Cost is $6 per plate.

Summer Sounds Free Concert in Downtown Danville - (Temple Plaza) Free concert with the Tons O’ Fun Band; 5-9PM.

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.

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, July 28, 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!

Kickapoo de Paris Century Bike Ride at Kickapoo State Park - (10906 Kickapoo Park Rd, Danville) In recognition of the final stage of the 2018 Tour de France, riders will depart Kickapoo State Park & pedal to the scenic Edgar County Courthouse in Paris, Illinois & return to Kickapoo completing at 100-mile round trip; 7AM-Noon. Ride day registration is $40 for the 100 mile route & $35 for the 50 mile route. All proceeds will benefit the Vermilion County Conservation Foundation’s for the ongoing development of the Kickapoo Rail Trail.

Knights of Columbus All You Can Eat Breakfast - (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.

Sleepy Creek Vineyard Winery/Sunday Harmony – (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.  Sunday Harmony with Dearie; 3-5PM.

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.

DLO Musical Theatre Presents A Kidsummer Night’s Dream at the Village Mall - All Weekend - (2917 N. Vermilion, Danville) Sunday 1PM. Tickets are $10 Adults & $5 Students. Tickets available online at www.dlomusicaltheatre.com or at the door. Performance space down the hall from the AMC Theatres entrance, next to the former Carson’s.

The Historic Lamon House Open - (Lincoln Park, Danville) Open Each Sunday; 1:30-4:30PM.

Westville Depot & Historical Museum Open - (211 S. State St, Westville) The Depot will be open 2-4PM the 4th Sunday of each month through September.

47th Danville Dustbowl at the Palmer Arena - All Weekend - (100 W. Main, Danville) Championship Games starting at 2:30PM.

The Little Lorraine Theater Presents “Breakthrough” - All Weekend – (214 E. Main, Hoopeston) Show time: Sunday 3PM. Movie Admission is $5 Adults & $2 Children. All proceeds fund the Lorraine Theatre restoration.

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, July 27, 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!

Danville Fire Station #2 Change the Landscape Event - (2129 N. Vermilion, Danville) Volunteers are invited to spend a few hours working with local firefighters to clean up & work on landscaping at the fire station; 8AM-Noon. For more details visit https://www.facebook.com/events/313307899387796/.

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 & Open Mic live entertainment; 9AM-1PM.

Westville’s “Fill the Bus” Event at Newwave - (1209 N. State St, Westville) The Westville Lions Club members are collecting school supplies to be donated to the Westville Unite 2 school district; 9AM-4PM. Examples of school supplies: Crayola markers & crayons, colored pencils, pens, Ticonderoga pencils, rulers, spiral notebooks, Elmers glue sticks & bottles, Kleenex tissues, baby wipes, feminine products, 3-hole, 2-pocket folders, Wide rule- loose leaf or composition notebooks.

“Wander Through The Woods at Forest Glen” Guided Hike - (20301 E 900 North Rd, Westville) Enjoy a guided hike with a naturalist; 10AM. Cost is $5 per person.  This month is the Old Barn Trail, plan to meet at the trail head. Call 217-662-2142 for more information.

OSF Urgo Community Open House - (3653 N. Vermilion St, Danville) Bring your family & meet our friendly staff, take a tour of our modern clinic & enjoy refreshments; 10AM-Noon. School-aged children will receive a free OSF Urgo backpack (while supplies last).

Westville Public Library Book Sale - Friday & Saturday - (233 S. State St, Westville) Saturday 10:00AM-1:00PM. Prices begin at just 10¢ & specials include nonfiction books or VHS tapes at $1 for 2 bags (bags will be provided), Vinyl records are 6 for $1, Cookbooks $1 per bag. Follow the north sidewalk around to the building in back of the library.

3rd Annual Neighborhood Cookout at Garfield Park - (1112 Industrial Drive, Danville) There will be food, music, activities, & a backpack giveaway; 11AM-3PM. Durrell Robinson will speak & Dr. Jaya Nelson Ellington will provide free dental screenings.

Sleepy Creek Vineyards/Howl2Go Dueling Piano Show – (Located 3.5 miles south of Oakwood) Winery Open Noon-9PM; The Howl2Go Dueling Piano Show brings a high energy, all request show. Located in the “Dragonfly” event center. Cost is $30 per person (includes a Taco Bar & Show, Drinks are not included). Taco bar starting at 6:30PM, Show starts at 8:00PM. To purchase tickets call SCV at 217-733-0330 or at www.Eventbrite.com.

DLO Musical Theatre Presents A Kidsummer Night’s Dream at the Village Mall - All Weekend - (2917 N. Vermilion, Danville) Saturday 1PM & 7PM; Sunday 1PM. Tickets are $10 Adults & $5 Students. Tickets available online at www.dlomusicaltheatre.com or at the door. Performance space down the hall from the AMC Theatres entrance, next to the former Carson’s.

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

Immanuel Lutheran Church 7th Annual Community Hog Roast - (1930 N. Bowman, Danville) Meal features roasted pork, potato salad, baked beans, sweet corn, slaw, dessert & drink; 4-7PM. Tickets are $10 Adults for pulled pork menu & $6 Children, under 12, for hot dog, chips, baked beans, sweet corn, dessert & drink. These tickets also include popcorn, snow cones & all the activities. Activities include candy scramble, bounce house, other kid’s games, & car show (weather permitting). There is no entry for the car show, for car show entry please email ilcd.publicity@gmail.com or call ILC at 217-442-5675.

Gourmet Italian Bar at The Heron - (34 N. Vermilion, Danville) Enjoy the Italian Bar featuring Spaghetti with house made meatballs, Chicken Parmesan, Alfredo, Cheese & Pepperoni Pizzas, Salad & Bread; 4:30-9:00PM. Unlimited trips are $18 Adults & $10 Kids, price includes a soft drink. Reservations are not required but preferred.

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

Dinner & Live Music at Knights of Columbus - (310 Bryan Ave, Danville) Enjoy ¼ lb. burgers & hotdogs on the patio including traditional condiments, chips, salad, & baked beans; 5:30-7:30PM. Burgers are $5 & Hot dogs are $3; Live music with the Left 4 Dead band from 7:30-11:30PM.

Danville Dans Vs. DuPage at Danville Ball Stadium - (610 Highland Blvd, Danville) Double Header 1st game begins at 5:00PM; Admission Adults $6, Students K-8 $3, Kids 5 & Under Free. First 1,000 attendees through the gate get a free team poster that can be autographed following the 2nd game.

47th Danville Dustbowl at the Palmer Arena - All Weekend - (100 W. Main, Danville) Saturday: Old Timers Game & Adult Division Games start at 6PM. Sunday: Championship Games starting at 2:30PM.

Decades Street Dance at Senior Source - (7 E. North St, Danville) The street dance between Vermilion & Hazel will feature live music from the Dixie Flyers Band; 6:30-10:00PM. The event is free but donations will be accepted to go to the Fischer Theater renovations. Adventure Arcade Escape Room will be on site. Come dressed in attire that represents your favorite decade.

DLO Musical Theatre Presents A Kidsummer Night’s Dream at the Village Mall - All Weekend - (2917 N. Vermilion, Danville) Saturday 7PM; Sunday 1PM. Tickets are $10 Adults & $5 Students. Tickets available online at www.dlomusicaltheatre.com or at the door. Performance space down the hall from the AMC Theatres entrance, next to the former Carson’s.

The Little Lorraine Theater Presents “Breakthrough” - All Weekend – (214 E. Main, Hoopeston) Show time: 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

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