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Saturday, October 12, 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! 

Lorna J. Konsis Coffee & Donut 5K Fun Run at Forest Glen – (20301 E 900 North Rd, Westville) Starting at the Meadowlark Shelter Registration begins at 7:30AM; Race Begins 9AM. Held by the Lorna J. Konsis Memorial Foundation.

Flu Clinic at Carle on Fairchild – (311 W. Fairchild, Danville) The walk-in clinic is for adults only & no appointment is necessary; 8AM-2PM. Carle patients may choose direct billing- Please have your clinic number & insurance card, Medicare recipients Please bring your Medicare card, Others please plan to pay at time of service. Cost is seasonal flu shot $40, High-dose flu shot $70. For more information call 217-326-5000 or online at www.carle.org/flu.

Saturday Morning Summer Sounds & Farmers Market at Danville Public Library - (319 N. Vermilion, Danville) Enjoy family-friendly activities, vendors & live music with Jalynn Michelle & Between Us; 9AM-1PM.

Halloween Costume Giveaway at Westville Public Library – (233 S. State St, Westville) The costume giveaways will be October 12 from 10:00AM-Noon in the library community room.

Scented Fall Centerpiece Craft Class at Senior Source – (7 E. North St, Danville) This class is for adults 50+ and includes all supplies provided to create your own scented cloth pumpkin centerpiece; 10AM-Noon. Cost is $10 & pre-registration is required. Register at www.seniorsourcedanville.com, Facebook SeniorSourceDanville, or by phone at 217-274-7239.

Fall Mushroom Program & Hike at Forest Glen – (20301 E 900 North Rd, Westville) Andrew Miller, mycologist from Illinois Natural History Survey, will describe basic life cycles & proper identification of mushrooms in Illinois; 10AM-Noon. Beginning with a classroom portion followed by woodland mushroom hunt & hike. Pre-registration is required by contacting Forest Glen at 217-662-2142.

Author’s Fair at Danville Public Library – (319 N. Vermilion, Danville) Meet local authors, including local news presenter Doug Quick, from 10AM-2PM. Authors will have signed books available to purchase, participate in panel, presentations & more!

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.

Vermilion County Museum Illinois Freedom Project Exhibit – (116 N. Gilbert, Danville) This five-panel display presents the stories of freedom through the lens of the people, places & events covering 200 years of Illinois history; Museum Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10AM-5PM.

House of Florence Open – Friday & Saturday – (103 N. Main, Fithian) Enjoy a Spooktacular antique display & sales; Friday 11AM-4PM; Saturday 11:00AM-1:30PM.

Senior Lunch Saturday at The Heron - (34 N. Vermilion, Danville) All are welcome to dine and Senior Citizens, ages 55+ will receive a 10% discount; 11:00AM-2:30PM.

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

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

Brayden Mincey Benefit at Sarge’s Tap – (409 E. Main, Danville) Brayden is 13 years old & had surgeries & continued medical procedures for Ulcerative Colitis; 3PM. Featuring Food, Auction, Silent auction, 50/50 Raffle, Live bands featuring American Pie, Big Guns, Boss Hogg & the Good Ol’ Boys, & 90 Proof. All proceeds will benefit the Mincey family medical expenses.

Live Music at Kickapoo Park Bistro - (1 Clear Pond, Oakwood) Featuring Well Spring Duo; 4-6PM. The Park Bistro serves a variety of food options.

Fish & Chicken Fry at Potomac’s American Legion Post #428 – (101 N. Grant St, Potomac) 4:30-7:00PM

Artist Reception at Danville Art League – (320 N. Franklin, Danville) Artist reception featuring Sunny Strader, a Danville High School graduate; 5-7PM. The exhibit is a photographic demonstration of Strader revisiting her fifth-grade classmates in their adult lives.

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

Woofstock at The Heron – (34 N. Vermilion, Danville) Featuring the magic of David Boothe, Silent auction, Raffles, Hors d’Oeuvres, & the music of Cobalt; 6-9PM. Tickets are $30 per person & all proceeds go to support the Humane Society of Danville.

Glow Ride at Hoopeston’s Lorraine Theatre – (324 E. Main, Hoopeston) Light up your golf cart, ATV, scooter or bike for a Glow Ride through Hoopeston. Registration begins 6:30-7:30PM; Parade begins at Dusk (approximately 8PM). Entry fee is $20 for golf carts or $10 for ATV, bike or scooter. All proceeds benefit the restoration project for the Lorraine Theatre.

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

After Hours Skate at Illini Skateland – (8 Brewer Rd, Danville) 7PM-Midnight Cost is $15 or 10PM-Mindnight Cost is $10

Illini Skateland Haunted House – (8 Brewer Rd, Danville) 7PM-Midnight; Cost is $10 per person

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, October 11, 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.

Halloween Costume Drive & Giveaway at Westville Public Library – Friday & Saturday – (233 S. State St, Westville) Please drop off your unwanted, good condition Halloween costumes, masks & accessories for kids now until October 11; Library hours are: Monday-Friday 9:30AM-6:00PM; Saturday 9:30AM-1:30PM. The costume giveaways will be October 11 from 3:00-5:30PM & October 12 from 10:00AM-Noon in the library community room.

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.

Vermilion County Museum Illinois Freedom Project Exhibit – (116 N. Gilbert, Danville) This five-panel display presents the stories of freedom through the lens of the people, places & events covering 200 years of Illinois history; Museum Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10AM-5PM.

Toddler/Preschool Storytime at Hoopeston Public Library - (110 N. Fourth St, Hoopeston) 10:30AM

House of Florence Open – Friday & Saturday – (103 N. Main, Fithian) Enjoy a Spooktacular antique display & sales; Friday 11AM-4PM; Saturday 11:00AM-1:30PM.

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 the Black Eyed Lilies; 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 the Danville Boat Club – (15750 Boat Club Rd, Danville) Plated dinner featuring Ribeye Steak $15.95, Grilled Cod or Fried Catfish $13.95, or Grilled Chicken $11.95, with baked potato, vegetable, salad bar, iced tea or coffee. Doors open at 5PM, Food serving at 6PM. Please RSVP by calling 217-442-4021 or at manager@danvilleboatclub.com.

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

Home High School Football Games in Vermilion County – All Games played at 7PM. Danville High School Vs. Normal Community; Hoopeston Area Vs. Salt Fork; Oakwood Area Vs. Bismarck-Henning

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.

Franks & Dranks at Turtle Run – (332 E. Liberty Lane, Danville) Enjoy Hot Dogs & S’Mores & music with a DJ; 7PM-Midnight.

Illini Skateland Haunted House – (8 Brewer Rd, Danville) 7PM-Midnight; Cost is $10 per person

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, October 6, 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! 

Catlin Heritage Museum Fall Dinner & Open House – (210 N. Paris St, Catlin) The Catlin Historical Society Dinner on the Museum grounds & seating will be available in the cabin; 11AM-2PM. Museum member & chef Buzz Ritchie will cook ham & bean soup over an open fire other Menu items include chili, BBQ, hot dogs, Coney dogs, applesauce, dessert & drink. A free will donation will be collected. The museum complex will be open to tour.

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

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

Fundraiser Concert at St. James United Methodist Church – (504 N. Vermilion, Danville) A free will offering will be taken for this concert fundraiser for the Fair Hope Children’s Ministry with music featuring Doc Ashton & the Root Canals; 4PM.

Live Music at the Gao Grotto - (2400 Denmark Rd, Danville) Free Live Music; 4-7PM. Food will be available for purchase.

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 5, 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!

Tilton Oktoberfest – Town Wide Rummage Sales begins at 8AM; Festivities in front of the fire station begin at 1:30PM. Enjoy a parade, Golf Cart Decorating Contest, Costume Contest, Hot Dog & Chili Dinner, Games for all. This event is free to all & will be held Rain or Shine.

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

2019 Oktoberfest Open at Danville Country Club – Friday & Saturday – (2718 Denmark Rd, Danville) Featuring a 2-Man, 2-Day, 36 hole event benefitting the DACC National Basketball Tournament. Cost is $300 per team. Saturday tee times begin at 9AM. For more information or to register contact Brian Hensgen at 217-443-8823 or at bhensgen@dacc.edu.

Autumn on the Farm – The Pickle Barrel Crafters & Friends at the Moss Farm – Friday & Saturday – (25202 N 1800 E – 2 miles North of the airport on the west side of Bowman Ave) Enjoy seasonal woodcrafts, Americana woodcrafts & furniture, kettle corn, soy candles, handmade soaps, mason jar florals, wreaths, re-purposed furniture, quilted table runners & mats, homemade noodles & baked goods, & hot cider. The mini John Deere baler will be making mini straw bales for sale. Friday 10AM-6PM; Saturday 9AM-1PM.

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

Village of Rossville Fall Festival – Vendors will line the sidewalks along Route 1 near the Casey’s General Store 9AM-5PM; Rossville United Methodist Women’s Annual Chicken Noodle Dinner from 11AM-1:30PM. Meals $9 Adults, $5 kids ages 4-10 & Free kids 3 & younger. Also enjoy lawn mower show, BBQ, & Rossvillle Church of Christ Family Fall Fest at Christman Park with Children’s bounce houses, carnival games, face & pumpkin painting & obstacle course; 3-5PM. Donations for extra school supplies will be accepted.

Halloween Costume Drive at Westville Public Library – (233 S. State St, Westville) Please drop off your unwanted, good condition Halloween costumes, masks & accessories for kids now until October 11; Library hours are: Monday-Friday 9:30AM-6:00PM; Saturday 9:30AM-1:30PM. The costume giveaways will be October 11 from 3:00-5:30PM & October 12 from 10:00AM-Noon in the library community room.

Vermilion County Museum Illinois Freedom Project Exhibit – (116 N. Gilbert, Danville) This five-panel display presents the stories of freedom through the lens of the people, places & events covering 200 years of Illinois history; Museum Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10AM-5PM.

2nd Annual Pumpkin Festival in Downtown Danville – Witch’s Ride for Recovery begins at Lincoln Park, 1000 Logan Avenue; Registration begins 10AM & Ride begins 11:30AM. Festival Opens in Downtown Danville with games, food, Escape room, vendors, pumpkin decorating, silent auction; 11AM-4PM. Pumpkin garage opens 11AM; Pumpkin Derby begins at 1:30PM. Showtime at the Fischer Theatre with The Wizard of Oz; 3PM.

Senior Lunch Saturday at The Heron - (34 N. Vermilion, Danville) All are welcome to dine and Senior Citizens, ages 55+ will receive a 10% discount; 11:00AM-2:30PM.

DACC Men’s Baseball Vs. Olney Central Community College at Danville Ball Stadium – (610 Highland Blvd, Danville) Game Time Noon

Carl Edwards, Jr, Autograph Signing at Bricks & Ivy Sports – (201 E. Main, Hoopeston) 2016 World Series Champ, Carl Edwards, Jr., will be taking photos & signing autographs; Noon-1:30PM. For pricing information visit www.bricksandivysports.com.

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

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

Live Music at Kickapoo Park Bistro - (1 Clear Pond, Oakwood) Featuring Bob Schifo & Jon Seripinas; 4-6PM. The Park Bistro serves a variety of food options.

Rodeo Round Up at Gateway Family Services – (7757 US Route 136, Potomac) Annual Fall fundraiser to support Gateway Family Services of Illinois & Hooves of Hope; 4-8PM. Kids can enjoy mutton bustin’, steer ribbon pulling, stick horse barrel racing & a large selection of inflatables. Admissions is $2 a person or $10 a family. Rodeo registration is $5 to participate.

Community Steak Fry at Immanuel Lutheran Church – (1930 N. Bowman Ave, Danville) Enjoy the menu of 10 oz. grilled Ribeye, baked potato, salad bar, Italian bread, dessert & drink; 4:30-6:30PM. Suggested donation of $15 Adults or Children, under 12, $3 for hot dog meal. Tickets are available at the door & carry outs are available. Hayrides begin at 5:45PM. Your entire donation goes to replacing classroom windows.

Senior Dinner & Dance at Hoopeston Multi-Agency – (206 S. 1st Ave, Hoopeston) Seniors, 55 +, are invited to Dinner provided by Cissna Park Dairy Queen; 5-6PM, with live music from Yesterday’s Country; 6-8PM. Cost is $5 per person. Call 217-283-5544 to reserve a spot.

Public Hayride at Forest Glen – (20301 E 900 North Rd, Westville) All are welcome to enjoy an evening hayride at beautiful Forest Glen; 6PM.  Cost is $1 per person & we will meet at the Visitor Center parking lot.

Bourbon & Cigar Night at Danville Boat Club – (15750 Boat Club Rd, Danville) Doors open at 6PM; Dinner begins at 6:45PM. Menu of Steak, baked potato, salad, vegetable & dessert. Cost is $30 per person & includes dinner & tasting of 6 bourbons/whiskeys/ryes. Bring your own cigars or purchase one at the door for $5. RSVP’s are requested by calling Michelle at 217-442-4021.

Cook Your Own Steak Night at Turtle Run – (332 E. Liberty Lane, Danville) Enjoy a 12 oz. Ribeye, baked potato, & Texas Toast; 6-9PM. Cost is $14. Music from Mike & Mike; 7-10PM.

A Night of Classic Rhythm & Blues at Family Church – (1700 N. Bowman Ave, Danville) Featuring the North Street Soul group; 6:30PM. Proceeds from the free-will offering will go to the roof fund.

Glow Ride at Hoopeston’s Lorraine Theatre – (324 E. Main, Hoopeston) Light up your golf cart, ATV, scooter or bike for a Glow Ride through Hoopeston. Registration begins 6:30-7:30PM; Parade begins at Dusk (approximately 8PM). Entry fee is $20 for golf carts or $10 for ATV, bike or scooter. All proceeds benefit the restoration project for the Lorraine Theatre.

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

Flannel Fest at Turtle Run – (332 E. Liberty Lane, Danville) Ride the mechanical bull starting at 8PM, sit by cozy by the firepits & stay for a DJ dance party until 2AM.

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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