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Saturday, September 7, 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!

Kennekuk Rail Trail River to Rail Bike Ride at Kennekuk - (22296-A Henning Rd, Danville) The ride will begin & end at the Hideaway Shelter; Registration begins at 7:00AM, Riders start at 7:30AM. Ride features at 62 mile, 50 mile, & 32 mile loop. Helmets are required & taillights are suggested. A lunch will be provided for all cyclists at the completion of the ride; 11AM. Registration is $35 per rider. To register or for more information visit www.signmeup.com/reg/form/129474.  

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

Hoopeston 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at John Greer Grade School - (609 W. Main St, Hoopeston) Participants will climb stairs to represent the 110 stories of the World Trade Center & the sacrifices made that day; 9AM. It is free to watch & encourage the participants.  

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

Book Sale at Westville Public Library - Friday & Saturday - (233 S. State St, Westville) Prices begin at 10¢, with nonfiction books or VHS tapes at $1 for 2 bags (bags will be provided), Vinyl records are 6 for $1, Cookbooks are $1 per bag. Friday 10:00AM-5:30PM, Saturday 10:00AM-1:00PM. Please follow the north sidewalk around to the building in the back of the library.

Logan Layne Fall Open House - Friday & Saturday - (11 E. Liberty Lane, Danville) Saturday 10AM-3PM.

Chicago Cubs Legend Kerry Wood at Bricks and Ivy Sports - (201 E. Main St, Hoopeston) Kerry Wood will be signing autographs with a VIP session; Noon-12:45PM & Regular Session 12:45-2:00PM. For ticket prices contact Bricks and Ivy Sports at 217-283-2250 or www.bricksandivysports.com.

Sleepy Creek Vineyards/Vino & Vibes – (Located 3.5 miles south of Oakwood) Winery Open Noon-9PM. Vino & Vibes Free music with Jess Nolan; 5-7PM.

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

Red Mask Players Children’s Show “The Phantom Tollbooth” at the Kathryn Randolph Theater - All Weekend - (601 N. Vermilion St, Danville) Saturday & Sunday Matinees 2PM; Saturday 7PM. General Admission is $6. A fantasy-adventure tells the story of a bored child who receives a magic tollbooth.

Danville Boat Club End of Summer Party & River Cruise - (15750 Boat Club Rd, Danville) Reservations are required by calling 217-474-2076. Lake & River Cruises start at 4PM Sharp (no charge if you have a dinner reservation). Dinner begins at 5:30PM & features Salad, Fried or Grilled Chicken, Mashed potatoes, Vegetable, & Dessert. Cost is $16 Adults, $8 for children (12 & under).

Larry Hughes Benefit at Catlin American Legion - (104 Commercial St, Catlin) Benefit for Larry to help with medical expenses due to hip surgeries that have had hardware failure. Featuring a spaghetti dinner by free will donation; 4-8PM.

Senior Citizen Dance at Hoopeston Multi-Agency - (206 S. 1st Ave, Hoopeston) A meal prepared by Heritage Health will be served 5-6PM; with Bev Wolfe & Co. performing 6-8PM. Cost is $5 per person. To reserve a spot call 217-283-5544.

Live Music at Kickapoo Park Bistro - (1 Clear Pond, Oakwood) Featuring Mitchell’s Bluegrass; 5-7PM. The Park Bistro serves a variety of food options.

Cook Your Own Steak Night at Turtle Run - (332 E. Liberty Lane, Danville) Featuring Ribeye, Baked Potato, & Texas Toast for $14; 6-9PM.

Public Hayride at Forest Glen – (20301 E 900 North Rd, Westville) All are welcome to enjoy an evening hayride at beautiful Forest Glen; 7PM.  Cost is $1 per person & we will meet at the Visitor Center parking lot.

Red Mask Players Children’s Show “The Phantom Tollbooth” at the Kathryn Randolph Theater - All Weekend - (601 N. Vermilion St, Danville) Friday & Saturday Performances 7PM; Saturday & Sunday Matinees 2PM. General Admission is $6. A fantasy-adventure tells the story of a bored child who receives a magic tollbooth.

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 6, 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

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

Logan Layne Fall Open House - Friday & Saturday - (11 E. Liberty Lane, Danville) Friday 10AM-5PM, Saturday 10AM-3PM.

Book Sale at Westville Public Library - Friday & Saturday - (233 S. State St, Westville) Prices begin at 10¢, with nonfiction books or VHS tapes at $1 for 2 bags (bags will be provided), Vinyl records are 6 for $1, Cookbooks are $1 per bag. Friday 10:00AM-5:30PM, Saturday 10:00AM-1:00PM. Please follow the north sidewalk around to the building in the back of the library.

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 Ashley Riley; 6:30PM.

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.

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 featuring your choice of a Steak Dinner $15 or Pork Chop Dinner $12 with Baked Potato, Salad, & Texas Toast; 5:30-7:30PM. Live Music with the Captain’s Three Band; 7:00-9:00PM.

First Fridays Downtown Danville Street Dance - (Between Vermilion & Hazel Streets) Enjoy Line Dance Lessons with Nancy Brain; 5:30-6:30PM, Live music with the Dixie Flyer Band; 6:45-9:15PM, Food & drink vendors will be available. Adventure Arcade Escape Rooms will be present. Free event for all ages.

Salute to Veterans at Danville High School Fieldhouse - (202 E. Fairchild, Danville) Veterans eat free & admitted to the Football game free. Taco & Salad Potluck dinner; 5:30PM. Enjoy a silent auction & 50/50 Raffle.

Home High School Football Games in Vermilion County – All Games played at 7PM. Bismarck-Henning Rossville-Alvin Vs. Momence; Danville Vs. Urbana; Hoopeston Area Vs. Westville; Oakwood Vs Warrensburg-Latham;

Red Mask Players Children’s Show “The Phantom Tollbooth” at the Kathryn Randolph Theater - All Weekend - (601 N. Vermilion St, Danville) Friday & Saturday Performances 7PM; Saturday & Sunday Matinees 2PM. General Admission is $6. A fantasy-adventure tells the story of a bored child who receives a magic tollbooth.

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.

Funny First Friday at the Danville Downtown Event Center - (38 N. Vermilion, Danville) Featuring Chris Hightower, Dre Burns & Dr. Kadeem Richardson; Doors open at 9PM, Show starts at 10PM. Tickets are $15 and available at the Event center during Monday Lunch.

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

Monday, September 2, 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! 

Danville Area Community College Closed Today in Observance of Labor Day

Danville Public Library Closed Today in Observance of Labor Day

Hoopeston Public Library Closed Today in Observance of Labor Day

Hoopeston’s 76th Annual National Sweetcorn Festival - Monday Events: Flea Market Opens; 8AM. Gates Open; 9AM, $3 Admission. Pretty Baby Contest; 10AM. Midway Bracelet Special; Noon-9PM. FREE SWEETCORN; Noon-4PM. FFA Petting Zoo; Noon-4PM. The Chickadee Sermon Music; 12:30-2:00PM; Kids Pie Eating Contest; 2PM. Bingo; 2:00-4:30PM. Shorty & the Chef Music; 2:30-4:30PM. For complete schedule information visit www.hoopestonjaycees.org/festival/.

Vermilion County Federation of Labor Day Parade in Downtown Danville - Parade begins at 9:30AM; Enjoy one of the “Largest Downstate Parades in Illinois” we will step off on the corner of Davis & Vermilion and proceed south to Main street. This year’s Grand Marshall is Mayor Rickey Williams.

Downtown Danville Event Center Open for Lunch - (38 N. Vermilion, Danville) Plan to stop in following the parade for salads, soups, sandwiches & daily chef specials; 11AM-2PM.

Westville Labor Day Events: Food, Arts & Craft Vendors; 10AM-6PM. 109th Annual Labor Day Parade; Begins at 11:30AM. Carnival Noon-6PM (Bracelet 1-5PM). 50/50 Raffle; 5PM. All events are at Zamberletti Park unless otherwise noted.

St. Mary’s Church Summer Event - (231 N. State St, Westville) Pork Loin Sandwich Meal for $7; Noon-3PM.

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 1, 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!

Hoopeston’s 76th Annual National Sweetcorn Festival - Sunday & Monday - Sunday Events: Flea Market Opens; 8AM. Gates Open; 9AM, $3 Admission. Midway Bracelet Special; Noon-10PM. Exotic Animals; Noon-12:45PM. FREE SWEETCORN; Noon-4PM. FFA Petting Zoo; Noon-5PM. Will & Katie Clayton Music; 12:45-1:20PM; HAHS Vocal Ensembles; 1:30-2:30PM. Exotic Animals; 2:30-3:00PM. TBT Band; 3-5PM. Demo Derby; 6PM. Pageant Finals; 6:30PM. For complete schedule information visit www.hoopestonjaycees.org/festival/.

Westville Labor Day Events: Food, Arts & Craft Vendors; 10AM-10PM. Carnival Noon-11PM. Youth Football; Noon. Community Services Bloodmobile; Noon-4:30PM. Bingo Extravaganza Noon. Foam Party for Kids 12 & under; 4-6PM. Foam Party for Kids 13-18; 7-9PM. All events are at Zamberletti Park unless otherwise noted.

6th Annual Park & Show Corvettes for Education & Classic Car Show in Downtown Danville - (Temple Plaza, intersection of Vermilion & North Streets) Registration begins at 10AM; Show Noon-4PM. Entry fee for All Cars in Antique Class $10 & Motorcycles $10. We will have a 50/50 Drawing, Dash Cards, & Prize Drawing. This show benefits the Loretta G. Randle Scholarship Fund for graduating Danville High school seniors planning to attend Danville Area Community College.

Life in the 1700’s Re-Enactment at Forest Glen - Saturday & Sunday - (20301 E 900 North Rd, Westville) Visit the Pioneer Homestead where the Steven’s family will set up their 18th century furnishings; Saturday 10AM-5PM & Sunday 10AM-3PM. Admissions is free.

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.

Bunker Hill Historic Area Open at Kennekuk County Park - (22296-A Henning Rd, Danville) Open Sundays through Labor Day; 1-4PM

Pioneer Homestead Open at Forest Glen - (20301 E 900 North Rd, Westville) Open Sundays through Labor Day; 1-4PM

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. Visit the home on the first Sunday of the month to meet Melissa Beckwith Lamon & her brother Hiram Beckwith, portrayed by Becky & Alan Woodrum.

Live Music on the Patio at the Gao Grotto - (2400 Denmark Rd, Danville) Live music with Mike & Mike; 4-7PM.

St. Mary’s Church Summer Event - Sunday & Monday - (231 N. State St, Westville) Sunday: Margaritaville; 4:30-11:00PM & Live music with the Brat Pack; 7-10PM. Cover Charge is $5. Monday: Pork Loin Sandwich Meal for $7; Noon-3PM.

Free Jazz Concert at Lincoln Park - (1000 Lincoln Park Ave, Danville) Live music with Doc Ashton and the Root Canals every Sunday night in August & September; 6:30PM.

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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