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CALENDAR OF EVENTS
2018

 


June 2018
through
May 2019

 

 

Exhibit highlighting agricultural history in Vermilion County

and honoring the 100th Anniversary of the

Vermilion County Farm Bureau

   
   
   

Sunday, October 14, 2018
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

 

Truman Whistle Stop 1948

200-300 block E. Main Street, Danville

(near the railroad tracks)

 

In partnership with the Illinois Humanities Council

 

Join us as we present a re-creation of the Truman "Whistle Stop" in Danville, IL which occurred on
October 12, 1948. This program is part of a the Illinois Political Theater series being
presented as part of the Illinois Bicentennial Celebration.
Participants in this event include: the City of Danville, the Danville Municipal Band, Danville Light Opera, DACC Liberal Arts Department, C&EI RR Historical Society, WDAN Radio Station, Illiana Antique Auto Club, 6th grade students county-wide, Vermilion County Democratic Party, Senator Scott Bennett, and the Danville Area Convention and Visitor's Bureau.
Highlights of the day will include the re-enactment of Truman's speech in Danville, musical entertainment, refreshments, award program, and a round table discussion pertaining to political parties and campaigning.

Dust off your old forties outfit and come join the fun!!!

 

 

Sunday,
December 2nd

1:30 to 4:00 PM

Holiday Open House

Come enjoy the holidays at the Museum!
We will have both buildings open, costumed characters,
children's activities, and more!

Check back for more details.

 

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