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Friday, September 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! 

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

Illinois Law Exhibit at Danville Area Community College - (2000 E. Main, Danville) This exhibit features interesting & educational cases in Illinois history, information about how the court system operates, & a general history of the judiciary’s first 200 years of existence; 8AM-5PM.

Community Dictionary Drive – Drop off location is Senator Scott Bennett’s office, 201 N. Vermilion, Suite 323. Donations of used or new dictionaries are being accepted for the Danville Area Community College’s Department of Corrections program; 9AM-Noon. *There will also be a drop-off box located outside of the office.

Halloween Costume Drive & Giveaway 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.

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

Sleepy Creek Vineyards/Wieners & Wine – (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.

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.

Free Community Bingo at Danville’s First United Methodist Church - (1400 N. Vermilion, Danville) 5-6PM

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

Danville Art League Color Splash – (320 N. Franklin St, Danville) Featuring an apple painting with materials & refreshments provided; 6:00-8:30PM. Cost is $25. To Register or more information, call the DAL at 217-442-9264 or at www.danvilleartleague.com.

Home High School Football Games in Vermilion County – All Games played at 7PM. Georgetown-Ridge Farm Vs. Hoopeston Area; Salt Fork Vs. Oblong; Schlarman Vs. Judah Christian; Westville 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.

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, September 22, 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!

All You Can Eat Breakfast at Knights of Columbus - (310 Bryan Ave, Danville) Featuring Scrambled eggs, French toast, pancakes, waffles, potatoes, sausage gravy, biscuits, bacon, sausage, orange juice, coffee & milk; 7:30-11:00AM. Cost is Adults $8, Children (12 & under) $4.

DACC Baseball Vs. Lincoln Land Community College at Danville Stadium – (610 Highland Blvd, Danville) Game Time 10AM

Vermilion River Fall Festival & Farmers Market at Ellsworth Park - All Weekend - (115 W. Ellsworth St, Danville) Festival Hours: Sunday 11AM-5PM. Enjoy a great assortment of craft vendors, flea market, silent auction, beer garden, food, Live entertainment, bingo, Kids inflatables, face painting, climbing wall, & dunk tank.  Sunday Events: TBT Band Noon-2PM; Bingo Noon-3PM; Dr. Ashton & the Root Canals 3-5PM. (Sorry No Pets Allowed)

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) 1-4PM; $5.50 + skate rental. Lazer tag & Miniature Golf also available.

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) 2-4PM

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

Free Jazz Concert at Lincoln Park - (1000 Lincoln Park Ave, Danville) Live music with Doc Ashton and the Root Canals every Sunday night in September; 6:00PM.

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, September 21, 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!

All You Can Eat Breakfast at Danville VFW – (8 Pine St, Danville) Featuring scrambled eggs, or order over-easy, hash browns, pancakes, French toast, sausage patties or links, & sausage gravy with biscuits; 7:00-9:30AM. Drinks are included. Adults $6 Children, under 12, $3. The proceeds will assist veterans. Everyone is welcome.

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

Hoopeston Clean Up Day – Hoopeston Area Women Making a Difference & Hoopeston Area Women’s Club are teaming up with Keep Vermilion County Beautiful for this volunteer opportunity for litter pick up; 8:30-10:30AM. We will meet at Hoopeston City Hall, 301 W. Main, on the north side of the parking lot. Each group will be assigned a cleanup area & given a 5-gallon bucket, vests, & pick up sticks.

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

Route 1 Road Trip Shop Hop - Friday & Saturday - Featuring Rabbittown Antiques & Artisans, 419 E. Main, Danville; Images Framing, 421 N. Gilbert, Danville; Mad Goat Coffee, 701 S. Gilbert or 2601 N. Vermilion, Danville; Sweet Naomi Marie’s Creations, 1622 N. State, Westville; Pine Ridge Studio, 20847 E 900 N, Georgetown; Flowers on Main, 804 S. Main, Georgetown; Rustic Charm, 1101 N. Main, Georgetown; American Country Collections, 140 N. Illinois St, Chrisman; Callie’s Corner, 107 N. Indiana St, Chrisman; Hidden Garden Antiques & Tea Room, 116 N. Illinois St, Chrisman. Participants can pick up a map at their first stop & have it authorized at each shop for a chance to win gift certificates worth a total of $250 in merchandise. Friday 9AM-5PM, Saturday 9AM-3PM.

Free Health Care Screenings at WalMart – (4101 N. Vermilion, Danville) Offering free screenings for cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, BMI, & Vision; 10AM-2PM. There will also be low cost flu shots, immunizations, giveaways & wellness demos.

Vermilion River Fall Festival & Farmers Market at Ellsworth Park - All Weekend - (115 W. Ellsworth St, Danville) Festival Hours: Friday & Saturday 10AM-8PM; Sunday 11AM-5PM. Enjoy a great assortment of craft vendors, flea market, silent auction, beer garden, food, Live entertainment, bingo, Kids inflatables, face painting, climbing wall, & dunk tank.  Saturday Events: Cake Bake off 10AM, Car Show 11AM-3PM, Bingo 2-5PM, River Clean-up 9-11AM, Medieval LARP Boffer Combat Show, Mike Ellis Band 6-8PM. Sunday Events: TBT Band Noon-2PM; Bingo Noon-3PM; Dr. Ashton & the Root Canals 3-5PM. (Sorry No Pets Allowed)

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.

DACC Men’s Baseball Vs. Vincennes at Danville Stadium – (610 Highland Blvd, Danville) Game Time 1PM

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

Appetizers at Danville Downtown Event Center – (38 N. Vermilion, Danville) Reservations are being taken for Appetizers prior to the Fischer Theater Concert. Enjoy Crab, Shrimp, Chocolate Fountain & much more; 4PM. Cost is $25 including tax. Please make reservations at 217-474-8174 or at www.danvilleeventcenter.com.

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

2nd Annual Veteran’s Benefit at Danville American Legion Post #210 - (201 Prospect Place, Danville) Plan to bring items or monetary donations with all proceeds going to local Veterans. Meal features All You Can Eat Chicken, Pollock fish, gizzards, livers, green beans with potatoes, baked beans & coleslaw; 5-7PM. Meal cost is $10 per meal & $5 for Kids under 12. Live music with the One Foot In Band with no cover charge; 7-10PM.

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, September 20, 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!

Route 1 Road Trip Shop Hop - Friday & Saturday - Featuring Rabbittown Antiques & Artisans, 419 E. Main, Danville; Images Framing, 421 N. Gilbert, Danville; Mad Goat Coffee, 701 S. Gilbert or 2601 N. Vermilion, Danville; Sweet Naomi Marie’s Creations, 1622 N. State, Westville; Pine Ridge Studio, 20847 E 900 N, Georgetown; Flowers on Main, 804 S. Main, Georgetown; Rustic Charm, 1101 N. Main, Georgetown; American Country Collections, 140 N. Illinois St, Chrisman; Callie’s Corner, 107 N. Indiana St, Chrisman; Hidden Garden Antiques & Tea Room, 116 N. Illinois St, Chrisman. Participants can pick up a map at their first stop & have it authorized at each shop for a chance to win gift certificates worth a total of $250 in merchandise. Friday 9AM-5PM, Saturday 9AM-3PM.

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

Illinois Law Exhibit at Danville Area Community College - (2000 E. Main, Danville) This exhibit features interesting & educational cases in Illinois history, information about how the court system operates, & a general history of the judiciary’s first 200 years of existence; 8AM-5PM.

Vermilion River Fall Festival & Farmers Market at Ellsworth Park - All Weekend - (115 W. Ellsworth St, Danville) Festival Hours: Friday & Saturday 10AM-8PM; Sunday 11AM-5PM. Enjoy a great assortment of craft vendors, flea market, silent auction, beer garden, food, Live entertainment, bingo, kids inflatables, face painting, climbing wall, & dunk tank.  Friday Event: Comedians Brian Hicks & Mike Moses; 6-8PM. Saturday Events: Cake Bake off 10AM, Car Show 11AM-3PM, Bingo 2-5PM, River Clean-up, Medieval LARP Boffer Combat Show, Mike Ellis Band 6-8PM. Sunday Events: TBT Band Noon-2PM; Bingo Noon-3PM; Dr. Ashton & the Root Canals 3-5PM. (Sorry No Pets Allowed)

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

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. Free Live music with Adam Maletich; 6:30-8:30PM.

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) Reservations are required for dinner & Live music by Tom Kukla & Terry Cottrell; Doors open at 5PM, Buffet Dinner starts at 6PM. Menu of Hand Carved Prime Rib $19.95, baked potato, roasted summer veggies, salad bar, dessert, iced tea or coffee, Children 5-11 $9.95. Please RSVP at 217-442-4021, at manager@danvilleboatclub.com, or text 217-474-2076.

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) Dinner 5:30-7:00PM & Live music with the Dixie Flyer Band from 7:00-9:00PM.

Home High School Football Games in Vermilion County – All Games played at 7PM. Georgetown-Ridge Farm Vs. Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin; Oakwood Vs. Hoopeston Area; Salt Fork Vs. Westville; Schlarman Vs. Milford/Cissna Park.

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

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