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Sunday, June 19, 2016

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! 

Sunday:

Free Fishing Day’s June 17-20 – This event was established in 1985 to offer a chance for anglers to fish without the need of a fishing license.  The Illinois Department of Natural Resources announces “No Fishing Licenses” required June 17-20, including the Inland Trout Stamp & the Lake Michigan Salmon Stamp.

All You Can Eat Breakfast at Danville Knights of Columbus – (310 Bryan Ave., Danville) Menu of Scrambled eggs, French toast, pancakes, waffles, potatoes, sausage gravy, biscuits, bacon, sausage, orange juice, coffee & milk; 7:30-11:00AM.  Adults $7.50; Children (12 & under) $3.50.

Danville City Pool at Garfield Park OpenNoon–6PM daily through August 12

Sleepy Creek Vineyard – (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!

Historic Buildings at Kennekuk County Park – (22296 Henning Road, Danville) Open Sundays through Labor Day; 1-4PM.

Cabin & Nature Center at Forest Glen Preserve – (20301 E 900 North Rd., Westville) Open Sundays through Labor Day; 1-4PM.

Open Roller Skating at Illini Skateland1-5PM; $6.50 + skate rental (Or 1-3PM or 3-5PM for $5.50 + skate rental).  Batting cages, Miniature golf, & Lazer tag also available.

The Lamon House – Open for the Season – (Lincoln Park, Danville) Open each Sunday; 1:30-4:30PM.

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

Adopt-A-Senior Event for Father’s Day Event Saturday – Sunday – Neighbor Love is sponsoring this event to 3 local Nursing homes, Please RSVP to donate or volunteer at www.adoptasenior.net.  Opportunities to visit are Saturday: Danville Care Center or North Logan Health Care Center; 9:30-11:00AM or Sunday: Gardenview Manor; 2:45-4:00PM

Live Music on the Patio at Gao Grotto – (2400 Denmark Rd., Danville) Featuring Bill Clausen; 4-7PM.  All are welcome to our public events!

American Legion Post 210 Dinner – (1600 N. Jackson St., Danville) Menu of Pizza from 5-8PM.  Public is invited!

Danville Municipal Band at Lincoln Park – “Dance Night” featuring music going back to the 1940’s; 7PM.  Please bring lawn chairs for seating.

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 18, 2016

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!

Saturday: 

Free Fishing Day’s June 17-20 – This event was established in 1985 to offer a chance for anglers to fish without the need of a fishing license.  The Illinois Department of Natural Resources announces “No Fishing Licenses” required June 17-20, including the Inland Trout Stamp & the Lake Michigan Salmon Stamp.

Boat Ramp Concessions Open at Lake Vermilion

Kickapoo Rail Trail Duathlon at Kickapoo State Park – (10906 Kickapoo Park Rd., Oakwood) Registration & packet pick up 6:30-7:15AM, Competitive Duathlon & Competitive Relay 8AM; Fun Duathlon & Fun 5K 8:15AM.  All proceeds will benefit the ongoing development of the Kickapoo Rail Trail from Kickapoo State Park to Urbana, Illinois.  To Register visit, www.active.com or contact Cycles Plus at 217-442-3214. 

All You Care To Eat Breakfast at Danville VFW #728 – (8 Pine St., Danville) Eggs scrambled, over easy or your way, French toast, pancakes, potatoes, white gravy, sausages, bacon, biscuits, orange juice, coffee; 7:00-9:30AM.  Price is $6 with carry outs available.

Danville Farmers Market – The outdoor market is held on the Danville Public Library lawn & adjacent parking lot featuring locally grown produce, home-baked goods, & homemade gift items; 8AM-1PMLibrary activities include: Fun sugar activity with the Health Vermilion County Coalition; an informational booth about Child & Family Connections; a Medix ambulance; & crafts & stories featuring Charlie & the Chocolate Factory; 9AM-1PM.  The main market season will run Wednesdays & Saturdays until October 15.

Spring Fling at the Georgetown Community Center Friday & Saturday – (220 E. West St., Georgetown)  The Georgetown Mural Committee presents this 2-day event with 29 vendors selling a variety of products, bake sale, Cookbook sale, & a 50/50 gift basket raffle; 8AM-4PM

Vermilion County Museum’s “Drivin’ the Dixie” – We will meet in the City Hall parking lot in downtown Danville to drive the old Dixie highway from Danville to Momence.  Registration begins at 9AM & Cars depart at 10AM.  Registration is Free with participants receiving a passport to be stamped at each stop for a chance to win a gas card.  For more information, call 217-442-2922.

Adopt-A-Senior Event for Father’s Day Event Saturday – Sunday – Neighbor Love is sponsoring this event to 3 local Nursing homes, Please RSVP to donate or volunteer at www.adoptasenior.net.  Opportunities to visit Saturday: Danville Care Center or North Logan Health Care Center; 9:30-11:00AM or Sunday: Gardenview Manor; 2:45-4:00PM. 

Vermilion Pet Wellness Center Vaccine Clinic at Pet Supplies Plus – (Village Mall, 2917 Vermilion, Danville) Vaccines offered are: $10 Rabies Vaccine for dogs & cats, $10 FERCP Vaccine for cats, & $15 DHLPP Vaccine for dogs; 10AM-1PM.  Pets must be on a leash, & muzzles for aggressive pets.  For more information, call 217-260-1121. 

Justin March-Lillard Football Camp – (DHS, Wayland-Young Field, Danville) The camp will feature stations & drills & is open to boys & girls 3-18 years old; 10AM-2PM.  For more information, contact Andreas Coleman 217-442-0563 or email acoleman@danvilleymca.org.  To register, www.usafootball.com/fun.

Village Mall “Drivin’ the Dixie” – (2917 N. Vermilion, Danville) Featuring Hot Rods, music, prizes & Free hot dogs; 10AM-2PM.

Furry Friends Market at Danville Humane Society – (1225 N Collett, Danville) Come out to the shelter for vendors for you & your pet; 10AM-4PM.  Have lunch at neighbor, Stoney’s, with their dog friendly patio.  Adoptable cats & dogs will be available for meet & greets.  For more information, call 217-446-4110.

Vermilion County War Museum New Hours – (307 N. Vermilion, Danville) New extended hours: Tuesday through Friday Noon–4PM; Saturday remains 10AM-4PM.  As a Blue Star Museum all active duty military & their families are admitted for Free, Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Sleepy Creek Vineyard – (Located 3.5 miles south of Oakwood) Winery Open 10AM-8PM.

Cruising to the Veterans Car Show – Hosted by the Corvette Cruisers of Illinois -  Registration 10:15-10:45AM at the DACC Bremer Center parking lot, 2200 E. Main, Danville & Car Show 11AM-2PM at VA Illiana Healthcare, 1900 E. Main, Danville.

Georgetown American Legion “Countdown to 100 Years” – (106 E. West St., Georgetown) All are welcome for live music, food, & raffles; Festivities begin at Noon, Opening Ceremony 2PM.  Live music will feature Torn Labels, Russ Chandler, Monkey X, & Hillbilly Deluxe.

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

“Life is Not a Game” Event at Lincoln Park – This event is for all families with motivational speakers, Community Outreach agencies, vendors, Free food, giveaways, & more; Noon-5PM.  For more information, call Monica Beasley 217-799-7601.

Danville City Pool at Garfield Park OpenNoon–6PM daily through August 12

Open Roller Skating at Illini Skateland1-5PM; $6.50 + skate rental (Or 1-3PM or 3-5PM for $5.50 + skate rental).  Batting cages, Miniature golf, & Lazer tag also available.

Benefit Party for C.A.R.A. No Kill Shelter – (936 Brewer Rd., Danville) C.A.R.A. will adopt out pets; 3-6PM.  Bring lawn chairs & enjoy C & D BBQ for purchase.  Live Music featuring Katapult; 7-11PM

Save the Lorraine Foundation “Golf Cart Nostalgia Rally” – (324 E. Main, Hoopeston) Use your golf cart to follow clues to various stops throughout Hoopeston with prizes & fun at each stop!  This is a race with cash prizes & a picnic for participants; 4PM.  Pre-registration is requires at $25 per golf cart with up to 4 people per cart.  Register by visiting the Little Lorraine Theater, email info@savethelorraine.com, phone 217-474-9834, or Facebook. 

Black Bear Bash – (1902 W. Williams, Danville) This is a Free outdoor concert featuring performances by 3 Years Hollow, Degrade the Signal, Kings Highway, The Dystopians, Left 4 Dead, & Korupter; 4:30-11:30PM.  Must be 18+ to enter/21+ for alcohol. 

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

Save the Lorraine Foundation – Outdoor Movie – (McFerren Park Annex (east grass lot), Hoopeston) Come out to an outdoor viewing of 1958 classic “The Blob”; 8:30PM.  Free will donations will be accepted & concessions 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  

Friday, June 17, 2016

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! 

Friday: 

Free Fishing Day’s June 17-20 – This event was established in 1985 to offer a chance for anglers to fish without the need of a fishing license.  The Illinois Department of Natural Resources announces “No Fishing Licenses” required June 17-20, including the Inland Trout Stamp & the Lake Michigan Salmon Stamp.

1st Annual Spring Fling at the Georgetown Community Center Friday & Saturday – (220 E. West St., Georgetown)  The Georgetown Mural Committee presents this 2-day event featuring 29 vendors selling a variety of products, bake sale, Cookbook sale, & a 50/50 gift basket raffle; 8AM-4PM

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.

Sleepy Creek Vineyards – (Located 3.5 miles south of Oakwood) Winery open 10AM-8PM And, Wieners & Wine," 5-8PM every Friday from April to October.  Sleepy Creek will provide a fire, hot dogs, & the fixings!  Bring your lawn chairs & additional food if you like, but alcoholic beverages must be purchased through the Vineyard.  We have beer, wine, variety of soft drinks, as well as, cheeses, crackers & other snacks.  Seating & service is first come, first served with no reservations.

Word of Life Mt. Zion Love Ministry Dinners – (1535 E. Fairchild, Danville) Catfish dinners & chicken wing dinners are $10 each; Beginning at 11AM

Vermilion County War Museum New Hours – (307 N. Vermilion, Danville) New extended hours: Tuesday through Friday Noon–4PM; Saturday remains 10AM-4PM.  As a Blue Star Museum all active duty military & their families are admitted for Free, Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Danville City Pool at Garfield Park OpenNoon–6PM daily through August 12

Sir James & the Giant Wii Games at Danville Public Library – (319 N. Vermilion, Danville) For Children 8-12yrs (under 8 with a caregiver); 2PM.

Vermilion County Speedway – (County Road 1180 E, Oakwood) Full Show; 4:30-11:30PM.  Grandstands: $12/Ages 12 & up, $6/Kids 6-11yrs are $6, Kids 5 & under Free; Pits: $30/Ages 12 & up, $15/Kids 6-11yrs, Kids 5 & under Free.

American Legion Post 210 Dinner – (1600 N. Jackson St., Danville) Menu of Fish, Tilapia, Shrimp, Chicken, Hamburgers & Tenderloins from 5-8PM.  Public is invited!

Music at Kickapoo Landing – Music from 5:30-7:30PM.  Come listen to live music featuring “John McMahon & Friends”.  The Dockside Café offers you dining by the lake and features dinner specials every weekend.  For more information, call 217-446-8399.

Gao Grotto Dinner – (2400 Denmark Rd., Danville) 5:30-7:30PM Hamburgers, tenderloins, or chicken strips with 2 sides choices of Cole slaw, fries, Onion rings, or Baked beans; $7.  All are welcome to our public events!

AMBUCS Friday Nights at Temple Plaza – (102 N. Vermilion St, Danville) Free live music featuring “Monkey’s X”; 6-9PM.  Food and drinks are available at the outdoor stage. 

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).  Batting cages, Miniature golf, & Lazer tag also available.

“Sweets & Spirits with a Twist” at Harrison Park Clubhouse – (1300 W. Voorhees, Danville) The Center for Youth & Family Solutions presents this event featuring wine & music.  Bring your favorite bottle of wine ($10 value & above) or 6-pack of craft beer for a chance to “stock your cellar”; 7-10PM.  Events include a wine tasting by Wyldewood Cellars Winery, live music by Doc Ashton & the Root Canals, & emcee Christopher Hightower.  Tickets are $15 with all proceeds to benefit the children & families served by the Danville office.  For more information, call 217-443-1772.

Hooves of Hope Corral Cinema Interactive Movie Night – (7757 US Route 135, Potomac) Gates open at 7:30PM for this outdoor, interactive showing of “Secretariat”.  Come dressed for the Derby & bring your lawn chairs or blankets.  Admission is Free, & concessions are 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

Sunday, June 12, 2016

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! 

Sunday: 

Danville Public School Foundation’s “Tee It Up For Education” Golf Outing at Danville Country Club – (2718 Denmark Rd., Danville) With 2016 event sponsor, Central States Distribution Center, this is a 4 person scramble at $100 per player which includes: green fees, cart, lunch, raffles, 2 mulligans, tee prize, open putting green/driving range, & all contests.  Registration 11AM; Lunch 12PM; Shotgun Start 1PM.  For more information, contact the Foundation office 217-444-1044 or email schoolfoundation@d118.org.

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

Vermilion County Master Gardener Walk in Westville AreaNoon-5PM Featured homes are: Larry & Cindy Cunningham, Gary Delhaye, Brenda & Mike Larson, Sheri McMasters, Phil & Pat Sollars, Dean Acord, & Phyllis & Larry Acord.  Tickets are $10 & available at the Vermilion County Extension office at 3164 N. Vermilion, Danville; Danville Gardens; Berry’s Garden Center; Big R in Danville & Tilton; & Westville Public Library. 

Danville City Pool at Garfield Park OpenNoon–6PM daily through August 12

Sleepy Creek Vineyard – (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!

Historic Buildings at Kennekuk County Park – (22296 Henning Road, Danville) Open Sundays through Labor Day; 1-4PM.

Cabin & Nature Center at Forest Glen Preserve – (20301 E 900 North Rd., Westville) Open Sundays through Labor Day; 1-4PM.

The Vermilion County Conservation District 50th Anniversary Open Houses – Free Open Houses at Forest Glen, Heron Boardwalk, Kennekuk, & Lake Vermilion; 1-4PM.  Events included: Guided Hikes, Historical Re-enactors, Pontoon Boat Rides, Special Displays, Refreshments, Prizes & much more!  A full-color commemorative book “Celebrating our First 50 Years” will be available for purchase at Kennekuk & Forest Glen. 

Open Roller Skating at Illini Skateland1-5PM; $6.50 + skate rental (Or 1-3PM or 3-5PM for $5.50 + skate rental).  Batting cages, Miniature golf, & Lazer tag also available.

The Lamon House – Open for the Season – (Lincoln Park, Danville) Open each Sunday; 1:30-4:30PM.

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

Vermilion Voles Vintage Baseball at Danville Stadium – Come out to see how baseball was played in the 19th century with an intrasquad game prior to the Danville Dans baseball game; 2PM.

The Little Lorraine Theater Presents “Zootopia” All Weekend – (324 E. Main, Hoopeston) Shows are: Friday 7PM; Saturday 4:30PM & 7:00PM; Sunday 2:00PM & 4:30PM.  In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a rookie bunny cop & a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy.   All movies are free will donation with all proceeds going to the Save the Lorraine Foundation

Danville Dans VS QuincyGame Time 4:30PM

Danville Municipal Band at Lincoln Park7PM;  Please bring lawn chairs for seating.

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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