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361 Lynch Drive
Danville, IL 61834
Phone: (217) 442-6600
Fax: (217) 442-1350
Benton County Fairgrounds is one of the major events spaces in the city. The place is used to host different types of events like handicrafts exhibitions, fine art showcases, meetings, concerts as well as thrilling motor racing and karting tournaments. During every event, this place is crowded with enthusiastic locals and tourists. If you want to do something interesting on our trip or simply want to explore the culture of the city, Benton County Fairgrounds is a good place to head.
Decorated world famous covered bridges.
Parke County Maple Syrup Fair is held annually the last weekend in February and the first weekend in March. Here you get to taste the fine maple syrup of local maple producers.
The Parke County Courthouse Lawns are part of the historic Parke County Courthouse which features on every visitors itinerary to Rockville. Tracing its origins back to 1879 the precincts are one of the most photographed. Community and cultural events take place all the time against the superb dramatic backdrop of the vintage building. A number of annual festivals are also held on these spacious lawns so the best time to visit would be during any such event.
This annual celebration takes place the second weekend in June on the grounds of the historic Lane Place. The schedule includes a talent contest, live entertainment, food vendors, a car show, children's activities, classic farm equipment, and arts & crafts booths. The Strawberry Festival in Crawfordsville will take place in June.
The Spurlock Museum is nestled within the University of Illinois, and it chronicles the cultural heritage of all the continents across the world. From Babylonian Clay Tablets to wood carvings done by Japanese artists, this museum boasts of a vast collection. For more details, check website.
The Memorial stadium is located inside the University of Illinois and hosts numerous sports since 1923. The stadium has undergone a lot of changes and now has a seating capacity of 18000 in each stand and 10000 in each balcony. The university has co-ed summer camps for tennis, baseball, football and many more sports, giving young boys and girls an opportunity to learn their favorite sport.
One of the premier venues for live music in the city, The Highdive has been bringing live music to the its stage for several years. All the shows here are for those above 19 years, but you have to be over 21 years to get a drink, there's no cutting slack there. But once you do get in, then the music will definitely make you want to stay there. Local as well as nationally touring bands perform here. See the website to know more.
Thee Death Tower is tucked away in a commercial area and only those in the know are aware of this place. This DIY venue is equipped with a good sound system and is popular among punk and alternative music lovers. Some of their previous listings are Wooden Indian Burial, Poney, Poundcake, Slow Chapel, Doomsayer and Orbit Dangerfield.
These shows sell out fast! Roger Ebert's Film Festival has become a favorite by so many! Make this event your favorite too! The film festival is held annually every year in April. In addition to the many films being showed, there are many special guests ariving as well such as Stephen Goldblatt, Kelechi Ezie, John Davies, and more! For ticket information and other information please visit Ebertfest's website
The Muse is not quite in ancient Greece, but this contemporary venue is designed to be a breath of inspiration for arts and entertainment in Lafayette. The club does not talk about such a task with hot air, but hosts comedy, fashion shows, live music, poetry, theater, dance and a number of classes.
This thriving art space in Lafayette is a platform for local artists to showcase their talents. Comprising nine studio spaces, Foam City is host to a plethora of artistic events, right from fine arts exhibitions to contemporary concerts. A number of national musicians and bands make this venue their stop for performance in the city while on tour. In the past, upcoming bands like The Lawnmower Incident, The Gestalts and Punk Talk who belong to various genres of music, have performed at Foam City.