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Saturday, January 14, 2017

See the movies playing this weekend at: Danville Village Mall Cinemas, www.amctheatres.com/VillageMall/

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 http://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! 

Vermilion County Basketball Tournament at the Palmer Arena January 14, 16-21 – For complete game schedule, www.palmerarena.com/vermilion-county-basketball-tournament.

Indoor Rides at Cycles Plus – (12 W. Woodbury, Danville) Join us Saturday’s for indoor rides at 9AM.  We have limited trainers to share, so Please bring your own if able.

Hoopeston Public Library Presents “Tree Climbers” Free Genealogy Group – (110 N. 4th St., Hoopeston) Open to anyone & we will help with your family search questions & offer online history resources; 10AM-Noon.

New Pottery Club at Danville Art League – (320 N. Franklin St., Danville) This new pottery club will meet the 2nd & 4th Saturdays of the month; 10AM-2PM.  All skill levels are welcome. Cost is Members $5 per class or Non-members $7 per class.  Supplies will be available for purchase.  For information, call 217-442-9264 or www.danvilleartleague.com

Tech Day at Hoopeston Public Library – (110 N. 4th  St., Hoopeston) Assistance will be available to anyone needing help setting up tablets or smart phones, focusing also on the various E-book apps available from the library; 10AM-2PM.

Vermilion County War Museum – (307 N. Vermilion, Danville) Open Saturdays from 10AM-4PM; the museum will be closed weekdays for maintenance & remodeling in the month of January.  As a Blue Star facility this museum offers free admission to active duty military personnel & their families all year.

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

Sleepy Creek Vineyards – (Located 3.5 miles south of Oakwood) Winery open 10AM-6PM

Danville Public Library “Kidz Movie Club” – (319 N. Vermilion, Danville) For children, ages 5-11 (children under 8 with a caregiver) 1PM.

Beauty of Hope Benefit Pageant “Meet & Greet” at Crossroads Christian Church – (3613 N. Vermilion, Danville) This is an informational meeting for the 2017 Pageant; 1PM.  Pageant registration is $25 on this day for all age groups.  All proceeds go towards the American Cancer Society.  Event website: http://BeautyOfHopePageants.com.

Open Roller Skating at Illini Skateland1-5PM; $6.50 + skate rental.

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

The Little Lorraine Theater Presents “The BFG” - All Weekend – (324 E. Main, Hoopeston) Shows are: Friday 7PM; Saturday 4:30PM & 7:00PM; Sunday 2:00PM & 4:30PM.  10-year-old Sophie is in the adventure of a lifetime when she meets the Big Friendly Giant.  All movies are a free will donation with all proceeds going to the Save the Lorraine Foundation.

“Woody Pines” at Sleepy Creek Vineyard – (Located 3.5 miles south of Oakwood) Featuring new Folk music with “Woody Pines”; 7:00-9:30PM.  Tickets are $14, or $12 a group of 6.  Make reservations online at www.sleepycreekvineyards.com or call 217-733-0330.

Open Roller Skating at Illini Skateland7-11PM; $8.50 + skate rental.  Batting cages, Miniature golf, & Lazer tag 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, January 13, 2017

See the movies playing this weekend at: Danville Village Mall Cinemas, www.amctheatres.com/VillageMall/

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 http://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) 9:30-10:30AM Seniors 60+ are invited to join us on Fridays in the 1st floor meeting room 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) Open the 2nd weekend of each month on Thursday 5-8PM, Friday & Saturday 10AM-5PM, & Sunday Noon-5PM.

Sleepy Creek Vineyards – (Located 3.5 miles south of Oakwood) Winery open 10AM-6PM

Jumbo Wing Dinners at Georgetown American Legion – (106 E. West St., Georgetown) Menu of 6 Jumbo Wings, Baked Beans, & Celery for $6 or 6 Jumbo Wings for $5; 5:00-7:30PM.  50/50 Raffle & Dine in or Carry out Available!  

American Legion Post 210 Dinner – (201 Prospect Pl., Danville) Menu of Fish, Tilapia, Shrimp, Chicken, Hamburgers & Tenderloins from 5-8PM.  Public is invited!

Fish Fry at Knights of Columbus – (310 Bryan Ave., Danville) Fish fry from 5:30-7:00PM.  Cost is $7 Adults & $4 Children. 

Gao Grotto Dinner – (2400 Denmark Rd., Danville) 5:30-7:30PM  Hamburgers, Tenderloins, or Chicken strips $7, with two side choices of Coleslaw, Fries, Onion Rings or Baked Beans.  All are welcome to our public events!

North Ridge RedPeppers Jazz Coffee House – (North Ridge School, 1619 N. Jackson, Danville) Featuring the RedPeppers & Coffee from Café 13; 6:30-9:00PM.  Admission is $5.

The Little Lorraine Theater Presents “The BFG” - All Weekend – (324 E. Main, Hoopeston) Shows are: Friday 7PM; Saturday 4:30PM & 7:00PM; Sunday 2:00PM & 4:30PM.  10-year-old Sophie is in the adventure of a lifetime when she meets the Big Friendly Giant.  All movies are a free will donation with all proceeds going to the Save the Lorraine Foundation.

Open Roller Skating at Illini Skateland7-10PM  Admission is $7.50 + skate rental; if applicable. Family Rate: Up to 6 persons for $35 (one adult must be present).   Lazer tag available.

The Darkhorse Theatre Company Presents “Backwards Broadway” at Sleepy Creek Vineyards – (Located 3.5 miles south of Oakwood) Featuring local talent under the music accompaniment of Dave Schroeder with special Guest Host Charlie Hester; 8PM.  Admission is $15; To reserve, call 424-327-5482 or email: darkhorsetheatreco@gmail.com; To purchase visit www.eventbrite.com.

Karaoke at Knights of Columbus - (310 Bryan Ave., Danville) Lucky-n-Love Karaoke from 8PM-Midnight.

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, January 8, 2017

See the movies playing this weekend at: Danville Village Mall Cinemas, www.amctheatres.com/VillageMall/

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 http://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! 

Sugar Shack Antiques is Open Saturday & Sunday – (located at 9912 E 1980 N Rd – Oakwood/take I-74 to Oakwood exit 206 then proceed North 1 ½ miles) Sugar Shack Antiques is open the first weekend of the month from 9AM-5PM both days.  Sugar Shack Antiques offers one-of-a-kind antiques, old hunting, fishing, and western items, even antlers, hides, and horns.  You can purchase farm raised quality packaged meats from our very own KD Ranch-bison, elk, and Texas Longhorn beef.  Selections are seasonal but include: steaks, roasts, burger, brats, summer sausage, and even jerky.  Please call 217-260-9713 for more info.

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!

Open Roller Skating at Illini Skateland1-5PM; $6.50 + skate rental.  Family Rate: Up to 6 persons for $35 (one adult must be present).  Lazer tag also available.

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

The Little Lorraine Theater Presents “Sully” - All Weekend – (324 E. Main, Hoopeston) Shows are: Friday 7:00PM; Saturday 7:00PM; Sunday 2:00PM & 4:30PM.  On January 5, 2009, Captain “Sully” Sullenberger makes an emergency landing in New York’s Hudson River.  Miraculously all survive making him a hero, but now the famed pilot faces an investigation that threatens his reputation & career.   All movies are a free will donation with all proceeds going to the Save the Lorraine Foundation.

Danville Dashers Vs. Port Huron at the Palmer Arena – (100 W. Main, Danville) Game Time 5PM

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, January 7, 2017

See the movies playing this weekend at: Danville Village Mall Cinemas, www.amctheatres.com/VillageMall/

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 http://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! 

Breakfast at Catlin American Legion – (104 Commercial St., Catlin) Menu of: Biscuits & gravy, Scrambled eggs, Hash browns & drink for $7 or ½ order of biscuits & gravy for $5; 7-10AM.

Indoor Rides at Cycles Plus – (12 W. Woodbury, Danville) Join us Saturday’s for indoor rides at 9AM.  We have limited trainers to share, so Please bring your own if able.

Sugar Shack Antiques is Open Saturday & Sunday – (located at 9912 E 1980 N Rd – Oakwood/take I-74 to Oakwood exit 206 then proceed North 1 ½ miles) Sugar Shack Antiques is open the first weekend of the month from 9AM-5PM both days.  Sugar Shack Antiques offers one-of-a-kind antiques, old hunting, fishing, and western items, even antlers, hides, and horns.  You can purchase farm raised quality packaged meats from our very own KD Ranch-bison, elk, and Texas Longhorn beef.  Selections are seasonal but include: steaks, roasts, burger, brats, summer sausage, and even jerky.  Please call 217-260-9713 for more info.

Vermilion County War Museum – (307 N. Vermilion, Danville) Open Saturdays from 10AM-4PM; the museum will be closed weekdays for maintenance & remodeling in the month of January.  As a Blue Star facility this museum offers free admission to active duty military personnel & their families all year.

Sleepy Creek Vineyards – (Located 3.5 miles south of Oakwood) Winery open 10AM-6PM

33rd Annual Siberian Express Trail Run at Kickapoo Park – (10906 Kickapoo Park Rd, Oakwood) Registration 9:30AM; Siberian Express 7.45 Mile Run 11:00AM; Siberian Party at Spanky’s Banquet Hall, 409 E. Main, Danville, 12:30PM.  To register or for more information, visit www.kennekuk.com or email: krr@kennekuk.com.

Crafternoon at Oakwood Public Library – (110 E. Finley, Oakwood) Noon

Vermilion County Animal Shelter Cat/Dog Adoptions at the Village Mall - Noon-4PM

DACC Women’s Basketball Vs. Illinois Central – (Mary Miller Gym, 2000 E. Main, Danville) Game Time 1PM

Open Roller Skating at Illini Skateland1-5PM; $6.50 + skate rental. 

2017 Miss Hoopeston Crowning Ceremony at the Little Lorraine Theater (324 E. Main, Hoopeston) The next Miss Hoopeston will give a speech, answer questions from the public, & be crowned; 3PM.

The Little Lorraine Theater Presents “Sully” - All Weekend – (324 E. Main, Hoopeston) Shows are: Friday 7:00PM; Saturday 7:00PM; Sunday 2:00PM & 4:30PM.  On January 5, 2009, Captain “Sully” Sullenberger makes an emergency landing in New York’s Hudson River.  Miraculously all survive making him a hero, but now the famed pilot faces an investigation that threatens his reputation & career.   All movies are a free will donation with all proceeds going to the Save the Lorraine Foundation.

Danville Dashers Vs. Port Huron at the Palmer Arena – (100 W. Main, Danville) Game Time 7PM

Open Roller Skating at Illini Skateland7-11PM; $8.50 + skate rental.  Batting cages, Miniature golf, & Lazer tag 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  

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