Community Events in Danville This Week
Danville boasts an active and engaged community, and with year-round events, there is always something going on. Community events are a great way to spend time with the family, meet neighbors, make new friends, and discover more of our great town. Here is a look at some of the events happening this week:
Wednesday, August 8
KIDCHELLA - Children's Reading & Music Festival Series
Get immersed in summer music, crafts and stories at this interactive children's music and reading festival. This event will be held at the Danville Community Center & Library from 11:15am-2:00pm. This is a free event.
Friday, August 10
Preschool Performance Series - Comedian & Juggler Unique Derique
Internationally acclaimed "Prince of Fools" Unique Derique will be performing at the Theatre located at 233 Front St. in Danville. The performance will be from 10:00am-11:00am and tickets are $5 each. Click here to purchase your tickets. The Clown Prince of Fools will be sharing his unique brand of physical comedy, Hambone body percussion, electronic body music, juggling, and acrobatics! This is sure to be a great show that the kids will love.
Bring the family down to the Town Green at 420 Front Street in Danville on Friday night from 6:30pm-10:30pm for an evening of themed arts and crafts, and a great movie. The movie playing will be Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Don't forget your lawn chairs, blankets, and snacks to make it complete.The movie will begin at approximately 8:15. This is a free event.
Saturday, August 11
Check out the Danville Farmers' Market this Saturday from 9:00am-1:00pm at the Railroad Avenue Municipal Parking Lot. You’ll find fruits and vegetables direct from local farmers, along with fresh-cut flowers, bedding plants, fresh breads, and delicious specialty food items you can eat in the market or take with you to enjoy at home. It’s the perfect place to shop and socialize.
Music in the Park
Enjoy a great day of music and merriment at Danville’s Music in the Park. Sponsored by the Town as a special “thank you” to its residents, this free summer concert series offers a wonderful array of live performances on the Town Green. Bring a blanket, a picnic, and the whole family for singing, dancing, and socializing. This event takes place from 6:00pm-8:00pm.
Sunday, August 12
Children's Triathlon (Ages 7-10)
Swim, bike, and run! The Danville Children's Triathlon is a fun, non-competitive event for children ages 7-10. Children will race within their age group, with a focus on safety and fun. All participants will receive a finisher's medal and t-shirt. Click here to register. This event will take place from 9:00am-11:00am at Monte Vista High School.