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Vermilion Advantage Announces News and Events

Vermilion Advantage Announces News and Events
Vermilion County Conservation District Forest Glen Archery Deer Lottery Tickets on Sale – see news release here; see brochure here; see rules here
Downtown Danville Summer Sounds Sponsorships Available – see news release here
Danville District #118 Announces iGrow Program – see news release here
City of Danville Rate Change Reminder – see news release here
Danville Dans Offer Group Nights – see news release here
East Central Illinois Community Action Agency Shares May News – see news release here
Small Business Development Center Last Chance for Small Business Award Nominations by May 15 & More News! – see news release here
May Vermilion County Child Advocacy Center Seeking Donations – see news release here; see wish list here
City of Hoopeston Fireworks Sponsorships Available – see news release here
Vermilion River Fall Festival Sponsorships Available – see news release here
Rotary Memorial Way Corporate Sponsorships Available – see news release here
Vermilion County Conservation District Looking for Volunteers for Trail Stewards and Building Hosts – see news release here
MidWest America Federal Credit Union Auto Loan Special & Share Certificate Special – see Auto Loan Special here; see Share Certificate Special here
CIBM Bank Share Home Equity Line of Credit Loan – see news release here
Danville Library Foundation Used Book Sale on May 12-14 – see news release here
Keep Vermilion County Beautiful 2022 Beautification Reimbursement Grant Applications Accepted Until May 13 – see news release here
Red Mask Players Present the Red Mask Youth Production of “Pollyanna” on May 13, 14 & 15 – see more information here
Electronic Recycling Event at DACC on May 14 – see news release here
Indoor Football at the Palmer Arena Beginning May 14 – see news release here
Oakwood Public Library “Plant Swap” on May 14 – see news release here
Danville Sunrise Rotary 2nd Annual Golf Outing on May 14 – see registration info here; see sponsorship info here
DLO Musical Theatre Presents “Mamma Mia” on May 20-22 – see news release here
Mimi’s Kitchen & Catering Hosting “The Melting Pot” Event on May 21 – see news release here

Luella’s Lodge Open House on May 21 – Enjoy Live Music, Food, Kayaking & Hiking from 1:00-5:00PM. Luella’s Lodge is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides support groups and non-traditional holistic therapies for families grieving the death of a child. Luella’s Lodge utilizes a beautiful log cabin on 10 peaceful and serene acres with a private lake and hiking & biking trails to provide a retreat where families can connect with one another through grief and healing.

Rotary Memorial Way Memorial Day Flags Orders Needed by May 23 – see news release here
Drive Thru Literacy Event at Vermilion County Health Department on May 23 – see news release here
Bricks and Ivy Sports Memorabilia Showcase on May 28 – see news release here
DACC Hosts 14th Annual Car Show on May 28 – see news release here
Summer Sounds Concert Series Beginning June 3 – see news release here
Awebco Presents “AJ’s Fishin’ for a Mission” Hunger Relief Event on June 4 – see news release here
RESCHEDULED: Love Inc. Golf Outing on June 4 – see news release here
Palmer Arena Links & Pucks Golf Tournament on June 24 – The Palmer Arena is proud to announce we are hosting a golf outing with partial proceeds going to Danville Youth Hockey, and the Greater Illiana Sports Hall of Fame. Get your foursomes together and join us for a great day of golf. Event sponsorships are very simple. $250 for three (3), yard type signs with your business/company logo on them. 2 of them will be on the course and one will be at the registration table.  Contact Tony Bucher for more information about playing and sponsorship at: – see news release here; see sponsorship form here
Battle for the Border Girls & Boys All-Star Basketball Games on June 24 – see news release here
Illiana Basketball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on June 25 – see news release here
AMBUCS Friday Nights Beginning June 3 – see news release here
Arts in the Park Looking for Artists, Volunteers, & Sponsors for June 25-26 Dates – see news release here
112 Wine and Coffee Shoppe: May 27: Donuts and Mimosas – see news release here. June 3: Summer Nights Patio Concert Series with In-Bloom from 6:00-9:00PM. June 10: Live Music with Jerry Urich from 6:00-9:00PM. June 17: Live Music with Three Man Duo from 6:00-9:00PM. June 24: Live Music with War Road Gypsy from 6:00-9:00PM. Game Room Bar Now open with live music every Friday Night in June, July, & August – see news release here. See full menu at Our hours: Monday-Thursday 6:00AM-10:00PM, Friday & Saturday 6:00AM-11:00pm, Sundays 8:00AM-2:00PM.
AMBUCS Friday Night Concert Series at Turtle Run Beginning June 3 – See music schedule here

Big Thorn Farm & Brewery: Greenhouse Bar Hours: Thursday 3:00-9:00PM, Friday 3:00-9:00PM, Saturday Noon-9:00PM, Sunday Noon-8:00PM.

Bricks and Ivy Sports: May 28: Sports Memorabilia Showcase – see news release here. June 4: Rob Van Dam & The Godfather Signing. For Tickets or more info, visit

Danville American Legion: June 3: Dad’s Night Dinner & Comedy Show with dinner from 5:00-7:00PM & Show at 7:30PM. June 3: Cu-Comedy Night Fundraiser at 7:30PM. Mondays: Bingo at 6:30-8:30PM.

Danville Art League: Sharon Schmidt Regional Open Art Competition and exhibit in the months of May & June. DAL & Exhibit is open 9:00AM-Noon on Wednesdays and Saturdays or by appointment. See all the amazing classes at

Danville Boat Club: May 13: Prime Rib Dinner $24.95, Chicken Dinner $19.95, or Baby Back Ribs Dinner $19.95 with sides of Baked or Sweet Potato, Brussel Sprouts, Green Beans, Salad Bar & Dessert. Open from 4:30-8:00PM. Tuesdays: Members & Invited Guests Big Burger Tuesdays, Doors open at 5:00PM, Food orders begin at 5:30PM. Thursdays: Offering Lunch by the Lake from 11:00AM-2:00PM. Visit Facebook at Danville Boat Club.

Danville Farmer’s Market at Crossroads Christian Church: May 14: We have new hours of 8:00AM-1:00PM and have the best group of vendors around! We are the Danville Farmers Market family of vendors and look forward to serving you. Weekly Market of make it, bake, it & grow it. This market cannot buy & resell produce.

Danville Public Library: May 11: Dungeons & Dragons at 4:00PM. May 12: Anything Teach for Teens covering Cricut at 4:00PM. May 12-14: Spring Book Sale at 9:00AM. May 14: Hear It, See It, Make It, Take It! Sensory story time at 11:00AM. May 16: Anime Club & Gaming Day at 4:00pm, Tween 3D printer Class for ages 8-13. Register LINK 4:30PM. May 17: Beginner’s Tech Class at 10:00AM. Call 217-477-5228 to register, Board Game Day for Teens at 4:00PM, Tween It! Tuesdays for ages 8-13 at 4:30PM, Vermilion County Master Gardeners at 6:00PM. Register at, Wee Wigglers Story Time for age 5 & under at 10:00AM. May 18: An Evening with Michelle Zauner Watch Party at 7:00PM. Register for Zoom at May 18: Dungeons & Dragons at 4:00PM. May 19: Anything Tech for Teens at 4:00PM. May 21: Hear It, See It, Make It, Take It: Sensory Story Time at 11:00AM. See May Calendar of Events here
Downtown Danville First Friday Events: June 3: Summer Bash, Community Yoga & Summer Sounds. July 1: Sports & Brews, Community Yoga, & Summer Sounds. Aug 5: Back to School Bash, Community Yoga, & Summer Sounds. Sept 2: Wellness Walk, Community Yoga, Summer Sounds. Oct 7: Halloween Bash. Nov 4: Potterfest Downtown. Dec 2: Night of Lights Parade & Holiday Bazaar. For questions or more information contact Ashton Greer at

Danville V.F.W. Post #728: Sundays: Bingo at 2:00PM.

Fischer Theatre: May 14: “The Pitch Meeting” Concert Event featuring the award-winning Nashville Songwriters Collective “The Pitch Meeting” band & special guest Songwriters. Showtime 7:00PM. Tickets $15 Balcony, $20 Main Floor, $25 Princess Box, $100 Loge Box (seats 6). See news release here. Tickets available at
Oakwood Public Library: May 14: Plant Swap from 9:30-11:00AM. See flyer here. Vendor Space available for Farmer’s Market beginning in June -see news release here. Visit or Facebook: Oakwood Public Library.
Sleepy Creek Vineyards: Mondays: Yoga & Wine with Linda. Doors open at 5:30PM Class begins at 6:00PM, Cost is $10. Tuesdays: Yoga & Wine with Mandy. Doors open at 5:30PM Class begins at 6:00PM, Cost is $10. May 13: Wieners and Wine – Wieners & Wine Every Friday in April to October. You buy the drinks, we provide the hot dogs, fixings & fire to roast it over (weather permitting) from 5:00-8:00PM. Free Live Music with Kelli Bonomo from 6:30-8:30PM. May 14: Appetite for Murder – Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre with food catered by Mimi’s Kitchen; Doors open & Cocktails at 6:30PM in the Dragonfly Event Center. Tickets are $45 & available at May 16: Sunday Sounds with the Hood Family from 4:00-6:00PM. May 30: Live music with Zach Dable Experience from 3:00-5:00PM. Hours: Sunday-Tuesday Noon-6:00PM; Wednesday-Thursday-Saturday Noon-7:00PM & Friday Noon-9:00PM. Please visit our Facebook page at Sleepy Creek Vineyards or online at for updates.
Turtle Run:  Wednesdays: Queen of Hearts Drawing – see info here & see the winning pot each week on Facebook. Thursdays: Fowling League – Fowling is 1st team to knock down opponents 10 bowling pins with a football – see info here.

Vermilion River Beer Company: May 18: Charity on Tap: We will recognize First Gig Rock N Roll Camp for Kids. Tips for the evening will be donated to this charity, as well as $1 per pint sold in the month of May.

Westville American Legion: Tuesdays: East Central Illinois Baggers Tuesday Night Blind Draw Bags Tournament Every Tuesday. Signups at 6:00PM, Bags Fly at 6:45PM. Cost is $10. Bring your Own Bags. Wednesdays: Queen of Hearts Drawing at 7:00PM. Tickets $1.00. Thursdays: Tacos with Bob Schifo from 5:30-7:30PM. See full menu here