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Sunday, November 6, 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! 

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.

Olde Time Christmas Shop Hop All Weekend – Featuring nine unique shops with each offering specials & door prizes; Friday & Saturday 10AM-5PM; Sunday Noon-4PM.  Pick up your Shop Hop card at any of the participating shops, get it stamped at each shop you visit during the weekend & your name will be put in for the Grand Prize drawing.  The Grand Prize consists of gift certificates from each shop.  Participating shops are: Geschenck Boutique & Coffee & Tea Haus, Wyldewood Cellars Winery, Country Chics, Melissa Couture Boutique, Ms. Becky’s, Two’s Company Antiques, Three Crazy Crows, The Pink Poodle & Unique Boutique & Simply Treasures.

Crow’s Nest Christmas Open House All Weekend – (17119 N 600 East Rd., Fithian) Friday & Saturday 10AM-5PM; Sunday Noon-4PM

Two’s Company Christmas Open House Thursday – Sunday – (2 Chestnut St., Danville) Thursday 5-8PM, Friday & Saturday 10AM-5PM & Sunday Noon-4PM.

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 Skateland1-4PM; $5.50 + skate rental.  Lazer tag also available.

Thanksgiving at the Cabin at Forest Glen – (20301 E 900 N RD., Westville) Visitors are invited to the Pioneer Homestead Cabin to watch & learn how foods were cooked long ago & see locally grown & harvested ingredients used & there will be recipes to take & try at home; 1-4PM

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

Westville High School Presents “The Reluctant Dragon” Saturday & Sunday – (Westville High School Old Gym) A great show for the whole family with important lessons about friendship & acceptance mixed with hilarious jokes & talented singers & dancers; Saturday 7PM or Sunday 2PM.  Tickets are Adults $5, Students $3, Children 5 & younger are Free.  Tickets are sold at the door.

Gregory’s Academy of the Arts Presents “A Christmas Carol” November 1-6 at the Fischer Theatre – (158 N. Vermilion, Danville) Show Times are: Tuesday-Friday 7PM; Saturday 2PM & 7PM; Sunday 2PM.  All seats are $12 with part of the proceeds going to the Fischer Theatre.  For tickets, call Greg Duckett at 217-443-0235 or email gregorysacademy@gmail.com.

Red Mask Players Present “Ordinary People” 2 Weekends – (Kathryn Randolph Theater, 601 N. Vermilion, Danville) Held Nov. 4-6 & Nov. 11-13 Show Times: Friday & Saturday 8PM; Sunday 2PM.  This drama follows a family as they struggle with the loss of a son & brother.  The show is recommended for mature audiences due to themes & language.  Tickets are $18 Adults, $15 Seniors 60+, & $15 Students.  To purchase tickets, call the theater box office at 217-442-5858.

The Little Lorraine Theater Presents “Star Trek Beyond” - All Weekend – (324 E. Main, Hoopeston) Shows are: Friday 7PM; Saturday 4:30PM & 7:00PM; Sunday 2:00PM & 4:30PM.  A surprise attack from enemy Krall forces the Enterprise to crash on a mysterious world.  All movies are a free will donation with all proceeds going to the Save the Lorraine Foundation.

Chili Supper & White Elephant Auction at Indianola Methodist Church – (1 S. High St., Indianola) Chili is Free starting at 5PM, with Auction at 6PM.  Proceeds go to the Danville Rescue Mission.

Dinner & Gospel sing at Hoopeston’s Chestnut Street of Christ – (709 E. Chestnut St., Hoopeston) Supper 5PM; Sing-along 5:45PM; Gospel Service featuring Bob & Marsha Grider 6PM.

Open Mic Night at Mad Goat Coffee – (2601 N. Vermilion, Danville) Come out and enjoy live tunes & fresh coffee our first open mic night; 5-7PM.

Gospel Sing at Farmers Chapel United Methodist Church – (414 Poland Road, Danville) Featuring “Redeemed The Time”; 6PM.  A freewill offering will be accepted.  Any questions, call Everett Clark at 217-474-1224. 

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, November 5, 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! 

5th Annual Vendor Fair at Hoopeston’s McFerren Park – Something for everyone with a large selection of home based craft vendors & direct sales vendors; 9AM-3PM.   Admission is $1 with food, drink & entertainment throughout the day.  

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.

Olde Time Christmas Shop Hop All Weekend – Featuring nine unique shops with each offering specials & door prizes; Friday & Saturday 10AM-5PM; Sunday Noon-4PM.  Pick up your Shop Hop card at any of the participating shops, get it stamped at each shop you visit during the weekend & your name will be put in for the Grand Prize drawing.  The Grand Prize consists of gift certificates from each shop.  Participating shops are: Geschenck Boutique & Coffee & Tea Haus, Wyldewood Cellars Winery, Country Chics, Melissa Couture Boutique, Ms. Becky’s, Two’s Company Antiques, Three Crazy Crows, The Pink Poodle & Unique Boutique & Simply Treasures.

Crow’s Nest Christmas Open House All Weekend – (17119 N 600 East Rd., Fithian) Friday & Saturday 10AM-5PM; Sunday Noon-4PM

Two’s Company Christmas Open House Thursday – Sunday – (2 Chestnut St., Danville) Thursday 5-8PM, Friday & Saturday 10AM-5PM & Sunday Noon-4PM.

Sleepy Creek Vineyard – (Located 3.5 miles south of Oakwood) Winery Open 10AM-6PM.

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

Open Ice Skating at Palmer Arena – (100 W. Main, Danville) 1PM

“World Map Sign” Class at North Street Sweet Repeats – (7 E. North St., Danville) Create your own aged world map working with Chalk Paint on a wood “pallet” base; 1-3PM.  Cost is $55.  To reserve a spot, visit Facebook at North Street Sweet Repeats.

Open Roller Skating at Illini Skateland1-4PM; $5.50 + skate rental.  Lazer tag also available.

Gregory’s Academy of the Arts Presents “A Christmas Carol” November 1-6 at the Fischer Theatre – (158 N. Vermilion, Danville) Show Times are: Tuesday-Friday 7PM; Saturday 2PM & 7PM; Sunday 2PM.  All seats are $12 with part of the proceeds going to the Fischer Theatre.  For tickets, call Greg Duckett at 217-443-0235 or email gregorysacademy@gmail.com.

Ted Yoder at Treasured Roots Flower Shop & Specialty Gifts – (702 W. Main St., Hoopeston) Join us for this national hammered dulcimer champion & critically acclaimed instrumentalist; 2PM.  Tickets are $15 & can be purchased at the shop or call 217-283-5578.

Potomac’s Middlefork United Methodist Church Annual Turkey Noodle Dinner – (109 S. Vermilion St., Potomac) Menu includes: Turkey & dressing, noodles, mashed potatoes & gravy, green beans, rolls, cranberry sauce & applesauce, dessert & drinks.  Take outs offered from 3-4PM & serving in the annex from 4:30-7:00PM.  Free will offering will be accepted at the door.

The Little Lorraine Theater Presents “Star Trek Beyond” - All Weekend – (324 E. Main, Hoopeston) Shows are: Friday 7PM; Saturday 4:30PM & 7:00PM; Sunday 2:00PM & 4:30PM.  A surprise attack from enemy Krall forces the Enterprise to crash on a mysterious world.  All movies are a free will donation with all proceeds going to the Save the Lorraine Foundation.

Vendor Shopping Night at Kruger’s ATA – (440 N. Walnut, Danville) Featuring over 35 vendors; 5:00-8:30PM.

Comedy Hypnotist Dan Lornitis at Knights of Columbus Friday & Saturday – (310 Bryan Ave., Danville) Doors Open at 6PM; Show 7PM both nights.  Tickets are $20 per person.  This event is being sponsored by the Children’s Dyslexia Center of East Central Illinois. 

Senior Dance at Hoopeston Multi Agency – (206 S. First Ave., Hoopeston) Food & Snacks; 6PM & Dance with live music with Bev & Company from Danville; 6:30-8:30PM.  Please bring covered dish, your favorite dessert or anything to snack on to share.  Admission is $5 donation for each person. 

Danville Dashers VS. Danbury Titans at Palmer Arena – (100 W. Main, Danville) Game Time 7PM.  For tickets call the Palmer Arena Box Office at 217-431-2444.

Gregory’s Academy of the Arts Presents “A Christmas Carol” November 1-6 at the Fischer Theatre – (158 N. Vermilion, Danville) Show Times are: Tuesday-Friday 7PM; Saturday 2PM & 7PM; Sunday 2PM.  All seats are $12 with part of the proceeds going to the Fischer Theatre.  For tickets, call Greg Duckett at 217-443-0235 or email gregorysacademy@gmail.com.

The Little Lorraine Theater Presents “Star Trek Beyond” - All Weekend – (324 E. Main, Hoopeston) Shows are: Friday 7PM; Saturday 4:30PM & 7:00PM; Sunday 2:00PM & 4:30PM.  A surprise attack from enemy Krall forces the Enterprise to crash on a mysterious world.  All movies are a free will donation with all proceeds going to the Save the Lorraine Foundation.

Westville High School Presents “The Reluctant Dragon” Saturday & Sunday – (Westville High School Old Gym) A great show for the whole family with important lessons about friendship & acceptance mixed with hilarious jokes & talented singers & dancers; Saturday 7PM or Sunday 2PM.  Tickets are Adults $5, Students $3, Children 5 & younger are Free.  Tickets are sold at the door.

Open Roller Skating at Illini Skateland7-11PM; $8.50 + skate rental.  Lazer tag also available.

Red Mask Players Present “Ordinary People” 2 Weekends – (Kathryn Randolph Theater, 601 N. Vermilion, Danville) Held Nov. 4-6 & Nov. 11-13 Show Times: Friday & Saturday 8PM; Sunday 2PM.  This drama follows a family as they struggle with the loss of a son & brother.  The show is recommended for mature audiences due to themes & language.  Tickets are $18 Adults, $15 Seniors 60+, & $15 Students.  To purchase tickets, call the theater box office at 217-442-5858. 

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, November 4, 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! 

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 & coffee.

Seniors Coffee Time at Oakwood Public Library – (110 E. Finley, Oakwood) 10AM

Free Bingo at the Village Mall – (2917 N. Vermilion, Danville) Play for gift cards & other fun prizes; 10AM.  For ages 18+ with limited seating.

Olde Time Christmas Shop Hop All Weekend – Featuring nine unique shops each offering specials & door prizes; Friday & Saturday 10AM-5PM; Sunday Noon-4PM.  Pick up your Shop Hop card at any of the participating shops, get it stamped at each shop you visit during the weekend & your name will be put in for the Grand Prize drawing.  The Grand Prize consists of gift certificates from each shop.  Participating shops are: Geschenck Boutique & Coffee & Tea Haus, Wyldewood Cellars Winery, Country Chics, Melissa Couture Boutique, Ms. Becky’s, Two’s Company Antiques, Three Crazy Crows, The Pink Poodle & Unique Boutique & Simply Treasures.

Crow’s Nest Christmas Open House All Weekend – (17119 N 600 East Rd., Fithian) Friday & Saturday 10AM-5PM; Sunday Noon-4PM

Two’s Company Christmas Open House Thursday – Sunday – (2 Chestnut St., Danville) Open House hours are Thursday 5-8PM, Friday & Saturday 10AM-5PM & Sunday Noon-4PM.

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

Roast Beef Dinner at Catlin United Methodist Church – (106 W. Vermilion, Catlin) Menu features: Roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, corn, salads & homemade desserts; 5-7PM.  Free will offering kindly accepted.

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

Gao Grotto Dinner – (2400 Denmark Rd., Danville) 5:30-7:30PM All You Can Eat Fish Dinners for $10 or Chicken Strips Dinner for $7 which includes two side choices of Coleslaw, Baked Beans, or Mashed potatoes, with Bread & butter.  All are welcome to our public events!

Comedy Hypnotist Dan Lornitis at Knights of Columbus Friday & Saturday – (310 Bryan Ave., Danville) Doors Open at 6PM; Show 7PM both nights.  Tickets are $20 per person.  This event is being sponsored by the Children’s Dyslexia Center of East Central Illinois. 

DHS Players Fall Play “Noises Off” at Danville High School 7PM This play follows a small group of actors trying to perform between missed lines, prop & costume issues, & deteriorating cast relationships, it’s a wonder the show will go on at all!  Tickets are $7 for Students (with Student I.D.) & $10 Adults & can be purchased by calling 217-444-1601 or at the door.  

Gregory’s Academy of the Arts Presents “A Christmas Carol” November 1-6 at the Fischer Theatre – (158 N. Vermilion, Danville) Show Times are: Tuesday-Friday 7PM; Saturday 2PM & 7PM; Sunday 2PM.  All seats are $12 with part of the proceeds going to the Fischer Theatre.  For tickets, call Greg Duckett at 217-443-0235 or email gregorysacademy@gmail.com.

Danville Dashers VS. Danbury Titans at Palmer Arena – (100 W. Main, Danville) Game Time 7PM.  For tickets call the Palmer Arena Box Office at 217-431-2444.

The Little Lorraine Theater Presents “Star Trek Beyond” - All Weekend – (324 E. Main, Hoopeston) Shows are: Friday 7PM; Saturday 4:30PM & 7:00PM; Sunday 2:00PM & 4:30PM.  A surprise attack from enemy Krall forces the Enterprise to crash on a mysterious world.  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 also available.

Red Mask Players Present “Ordinary People” 2 Weekends – (Kathryn Randolph Theater, 601 N. Vermilion, Danville) Held Nov. 4-6 & Nov. 11-13 Show Times: Friday & Saturday 8PM; Sunday 2PM.  This drama follows a family as they struggle with the loss of a son & brother.  The show is recommended for mature audiences due to themes & language.  Tickets are $18 Adults, $15 Seniors 60+, & $15 Students.  To purchase tickets, call the theater box office at 217-442-5858. 

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  

Monday, October 31, 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! 

Teen Halloween Party at Danville Public Library – (319 N. Vermilion) Teens (Ages 12-18) are invited for Halloween fun with the movie “Arachnophobia & a fun photo booth; 4:30PM.

Vermilion County Trick or Treat Hours – Bismarck 5:00-7:30PM; Catlin 4-7PM; Danville 5-8PM; Fairmount 6-8PM; Fithian 5-8PM; Georgetown 6-8PM; Hoopeston 5:30-8:00PM; Indianola 6-8PM; Oakwood 5:30-8:30PM; Potomac 5:30-7:30PM; Ridge Farm 5-8PM; Rossville 5-8PM; Sidell 5-8PM; Tilton 5-8PM; Westville 5-8PM.

Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Hoopeston’s Anderson Funeral Home – (427 E. Main, Hoopeston) Serving Hot dogs, our Famous hot chocolate & Candy; 5-8PM.

Trunk or Treat at Danville First Church of the Nazarene – (2212 N. Vermilion, Danville) 6-8PM Candy, hot dogs & popcorn!

Westville Lions Club “Trunk or Treat” at Zamberletti Park – Come dressed in your costume.  A prize will be given for best decorated Trunk; 6-8PM.  Please bring any non-perishable food item for the Westville American Legion holiday baskets.   Please call Peg Morris with questions at 217-267-3763.

Prayer, Praise & Pizza at Illini Skateland – Admission is $7.50 which includes Skate rental, a slice of pizza, small pop & a treat bag; 6-8PM.

“Scary Larry’s Tunnel of Terror” At Georgetown’s Haunted Hideaway Open for Halloween  – (1201 E. 12th St., Georgetown) Halloween  6-10PM.  Cost is $13 Adult, $8 Children (10 & under).  For more information, visit www.thehaunted-hideaway.com.   

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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