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Saturday, October 19, 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!

VFW Post #728 Monthly Breakfast – (8 Pine St, Danville) The buffet features scrambled eggs, or special order over-easy, hash brown potatoes, pancakes, French toast, sausage patties or bacon, & sausage gravy with biscuits, Drink is included; 7:00-9:30AM. Cost is $6 Adults or Children, under 12, $3. Proceeds will assist needy veterans.

Free Electronics Collection Event at DACC – (2000 E Main, Danville) Free to any Vermilion County resident with no more than a combination of 7 items per vehicle; 9-11AM. Please bring proof of residency. Donations to Keep Vermilion County Beautiful will be accepted. For complete information visit www.vchd.org or call 217-431-2662 Ext. 5.

Saturday Morning Summer Sounds & Farmers Market at Danville Public Library - (319 N. Vermilion, Danville) Join us for the final Market of the season with family-friendly activities, vendors & live music Jam session; 9AM-1PM.

Insect Petting Zoo at Westville Public Library – (233 S. State St, Westville) Come & see, learn about & possibly touch some cool, creepy, crawly things: 10AM. Please call the library at 217-267-3170 to register for this event.

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.

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.

Selfie Scavenger Hunt Hosted by The Darkhorse Theatre Company Beginning at Tilton’s Hershel Lake – (14th Street, Tilton) We will begin at Hershel Lake between 4-7PM. You will receive a list of destinations & photo challenges to complete for a chance to win cash. Cost is $20 a car with proceeds benefitting the Darkhorse Theatre Company’s current season.

Danville Sweet Adelines Fall Show “Wheel of Jeopardy” at DACC – (Bremer Center, 2000 E. Main, Danville) The show will begin at 4PM; Dinner, prepared by DACC culinary students, at 6PM. Tickets are sold separately are $10 for the show & $15 for the dinner. Call 217-474-0473 for tickets.

Union Corner United Methodist Church Annual Chili & Vegetable Soup Supper & Bazaar – (14158 Perrysville Rd, Danville) Dinner of Chili & Vegetable Soup, Hot dogs, BBQ, Desserts, & Drink: 4-7PM. Cost is by free will offering.

Burger Bar at The Heron – (34 N. Vermilion, Danville) Featuring Homemade black angus beef burgers, coleslaw, French fries, soft drinks for $15; 4:30-9:00PM.

Home High School Football Games in Vermilion County – Game Time 5PM; Schlarman Vs. Westminster Christian

Open Ice Skating at Palmer Arena – (100 W. Main, Danville) $5 per session + $1 Skate Rental; 6PM

Glo Axe Throwing Party at Turtle Run – (332 E. Liberty Lane, Danville) Enjoy this Free Event featuring axe-throwing; 6-11PM & DJ Party 6PM-Midnight. Roast your own hot dog & S’mores over the fire! You must wear closed-toe shoes & be 14 years old & up to participate. Anyone under 18 must have a legal guardian with them during axe throwing.

Dinner & The Governor Davis Band at American Legion Post #210 – (201 Prospect Place, Danville) All-You-Can-Eat Chicken & Fish Dinner; 6:00-7:30PM. Governor Davis Band in concert; 8:00-11:00PM. Concert is $5 a ticket.

Ghost Rally in Georgetown – (Starting at Georgetown Park) Sponsored by the GRFC Youth Football & Cheer with the first car release at Dusk (7PM) & last car released by 11PM. Admission is $20 per car with cash prizes awarded for the top 3 finishers.

The Little Lorraine Theater Presents “Toy Story - 4” - All Weekend – (214 E. Main, Hoopeston) Show time: Friday 7PM; Saturday 7PM; Sunday 3PM. Movie Admission is $5 Adults & $2 Children. All proceeds fund the Lorraine Theatre restoration.

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

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 18, 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! 

Medicare & Medicaid Q & A at Liberty Village – (3222 Independence Dr, Danville) CRIS Health Aging will answer questions regarding Medicare & Medicaid; 8:00AM-11:30PM. Coffee & Donuts will be served.

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

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

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 Cora Vasseur; 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.

Senior Source 1st Anniversary Open House – (7 E. North St, Danville) Adults, 50+ are invited to join us & celebrate at this free event from 1-4PM. Refreshments will be served. Please sign up at www.seniorsourcedanville.com, on Facebook at SeniorSourceDanville, or by phone at 217-274-7239.

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

Fish Fry at Knights of Columbus – (310 Bryan Ave, Danville) Menu of Fish or Chicken Strips for $7 or Shrimp $8 with coleslaw, French fries, bread & coffee; 5:30-7:00PM.

Dinner & Live Music at the Gao Grotto – (2400 Denmark Rd, Danville) Your choice of Hamburgers, Tenderloins or Chicken strips $7 with two side choices of Coleslaw, Fries, Onion Rings or Baked Beans; 5:30-7:30PM. Live Music featuring the Mike Ellis Band; 7:00-9:00PM.

Home High School Football Games in Vermilion County – All Games played at 7PM. Bismarck-Henning Vs. Salt Fork; Georgetown-Ridge Farm Vs. Oblong; Hoopeston Area Vs. Dwight; Oakwood Vs. Westville

The Little Lorraine Theater Presents “Toy Story - 4” - All Weekend – (214 E. Main, Hoopeston) Show time: Friday 7PM; Saturday 7PM; Sunday 3PM. Movie Admission is $5 Adults & $2 Children. Friday is pizza night with Pizza & a Movie for $10. All proceeds fund the Lorraine Theatre restoration.

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 13, 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! 

Breakfast Buffet by the Lake at the Danville Boat Club – (15750 Boat Club Rd, Danville) Menu of scrambled eggs, sausage links, biscuits & gravy, French toast, American fries, fresh fruit bowl, coffee, Iced tea, & OJ for $9. Serving from 8-11AM. Please RSVP by phone 217-442-4021, text 217-474-2076 or Facebook messenger.

All-You-Can-Eat Buffet at the Downtown Event Center – (38 N. Vermilion, Danville) Featuring Fried Chicken, Meatloaf, greens, green beans, & much More!; 11AM-3PM.

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.

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.

Meet & Great with Devin Hester at Bricks & Ivy Sports – (201 E. Main St, Hoopeston) Chicago Bears great Devin Hester Autograph & Photo session; 1:00-2:30PM. For complete pricing information visit www.bricksandivysports.com

The Historic Lamon House Open - (Lincoln Park, Danville) Open Each Sunday; 1:30-4:30PM.  

Free Scouting Event at Danville American Legion – (201 Prospect Place, Danville) Danville Scout Troop #399 is hosting this free event for youth ages 9-17 from 2-4PM. Enjoy a rock climbing wall, rope climbing bridge, wrist rockets, archery, rocket launch photo booth, charm bracelet booth, popcorn & drinks.

Family Fun Nite at Sidell Fire Station – (207 Market St, Sidell) Enjoy face painting, pumpkin decorating, bobbing for apples, & more games for all ages; 4-7PM. Cost is $5 per person for an arm’s length of tickets. Food available features sloppy Joes, hot dogs, chips, chocolate pudding or applesauce, cookies or cupcakes & drink. Dinner is by free will donation.

Concert at Family Church – (1700 N. Bowman Ave, Danville) This is a fundraising concert featuring KeithTim Anderson; 6PM. Funds raised will go towards repairs to the roof.

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 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

 

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