Arts and Entertainment

Vermillion County Community Foundation receives matching grant

Vermillion County Community Foundation has received a grant of $500,000 as part of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s seventh phase of its Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT) initiative.  With GIFT VII, the Endowment is making up to $125 million available to help Indiana community foundations strengthen the towns, cities and counties they serve.


Paris Order of the Eastern Star donates books to local schools

The Paris Chapter Order of the Eastern Star and the Illinois Grand Chapter Order of the Eastern Star donated 104 books to Edgar County Schools this year. 

The schools that benefited from this were Shiloh Elementary, Chrisman High School, Crestwood, and Memorial School.


Santas Anonymous

The 42nd consecutive year of the Westville Sanas Anonymous is well underway, and Santa’s elves are in need of the community’s help.

Toy collection barrels have been placed in the following locations:


Danville Art League hosting artists reception

An artists reception and holiday party will be held December 15 from 2-4 p.m. at the Paul Brumaghim gallery at the Danville Art League. Stop by for some holiday refreshments and visit with our featured artist, Spencer Meagher.

His artwork is for sale and would make unique holiday gifts for family and friends.


Trinity United Church of Christ hosting Longest Night service

“The Longest Night” service, held December 19th, at 6:30 pm, provides a safe place for people in the community to come, gather, and find comfort and consolation together.

All are welcome to come and join them for a time of special music, candle lighting, scripture, reflection, silence, and prayer.


Danville Art League hosting fundraiser

The Danville Art League is selling Schermer pecans as a fundraiser again this year.

The holidays are rapidly approaching and these pecans are wonderful for baking and gift giving.


Westville Depot hosting bake sale

The Westville Depot will host its annual bake sale for 2018 on December 15, from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. 

In addition to the delicious baked goods, there will be a 50/50 drawing, and a visit from Santa from 11-12.  

Donations for the bake sale are welcomed and very much appreciated. 


Santa's in the house

Santa has announced “office hours” in his house on Georgetown’s square for the holiday season.

All hours are from 6-8 PM:  Sundays, December 9, 16, and 23; Fridays, December 7 and 21.

Bring the kids and a camera for free visit and picture.

Contact 662-6181 with any questions.


Cayuga Nazarene Jam

The Cayuga Nazarene Church will hold their jam session on December 7.


Danville Art League featuring artist Spencer Meagher

The Paul Brumaghim gallery at the Danville Art League is proud to feature artist Spencer Meagher through December 15.

Spencer Meagher first discovered his love for art as a young child. He found he was able to express himself through drawing and painting.


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