News from the Heart of Danville
October 2018
Business Spotlight: Danville Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery & Dental Implant center

Community Feedback

It's been a great year in our downtown community!  Thanks to everyone that has attended, supported, and/or volunteered for any or all of our programs.  We could not do what we do without the community's continued support.   

Below is a survey to help us better understand the wants and habits of our community regarding downtown Danville.   Please share your opinion and provide input to help us continue to make downtown Danville, the community's downtown.

We're asking participants to complete the following online survey, which will take approximately 15 minutes. Each completed survey participant will be entered in a drawing to win a $100 gift certificate.  Here is the survey link:

If you have any questions about the survey, please contact Nick Wade at

Heart of Danville Merchandise special! 

Throughout October, anyone that purchases a 2018 Heart of Danville t-shirt will receive $5 off a hat or reusable shopping bag. Or purchase all three items for $40, that's like receiving the hat for free. 

Head out to Posh Apparel, Maple Tree Gallery, or Bluegrass and Buttercream to purchase the awesome Heart of Danville merchandise!  

T-Shirts: $20
Hats: $15
Reusable shopping bags: $20

Upcoming Events for October
PNC Bank's  Main Street Live
Weisiger Plaza
Thursday, October 18

Get downtown on October 18 for PNC Bank's Main Street Live! Join your closest friends for live music, local food and beer, for the best event in town. The event takes place at Weisiger Park, in front of the Boyle Co. Courthouse. The party starts at 6:00pm, with live music from 7pm - 8:30pm!   Our non-profit partner, Heart of Kentucky United Way, will be collecting donations.  Our sponsor for the October Main Street Live is PNC Bank.  Don't miss out!

PowerPlay will be rocking the stage for October.  "PowerPlay is a 10 piece high energy rock band with horns from Danville, Kentucky. Performing rock and soul music from the 60's and 70's. The band was established in 1974 and has recently reunited bringing there sounds from yesterday to audiences throughout Kentucky."
Friday, October 12, 
Main Street

The Bourbon Chase celebrates the best of Kentucky with its 200-mile relay race along the KY Bourbon Trail.  Join us as we welcome runners from all across the world as they stop in our historic downtown for an exchange point.  Heart of Danville will be selling delicious, cold drinks and our restaurants will be open late to accommodate for all the visitors. 

Wednesday, October 31
Main Street

Bring your little ghouls and goblins to a safe and family-friendly Trick or Treat experience on Main St. Pack up the broomstick and come downtown for a free trick-or-treating among downtown Danville shops, restaurants, and businesses.  Thriller zombies will also be performing during the event.

Poetry Reading by Jim Nicholson
October 2, 7pm

The Westerlies
Norton Center for the Arts
October 5, 8pm

Chamber Steel Shoot
Danville-Boyle County Chamber of Commerce
Sugar Creek Shooting Range
October 6, 8am

Mr. Molecule
Boyle County Public Library
October 8, 11am

Elmwood Inn Fine Teas
Oct 11, 7pm

Monnik Beer Company Tap Takeover!
Bluegrass Pizza and Pub
October 24, 4pm

Songwriters In The Round
Community Arts Center
October 27, 7pm

Heart of Danville Members
THANK YOU & Welcome to NEW Heart of Danville Members

Moondancers Art and Oddities

THANK YOU to the Renewing Heart of Danville Members

The Advocate-Messenger - Bluegrass Pizza and Pub - Melton's Great American Deli - Stith Funeral Home
THANK YOU to our newest Benefactor

The Advocate-Messenger

Job Posting

McDowell House Museum is looking for a cashier for their gift shop. 15 hours a week, Monday, Thursday, and Friday 11-4. Applicants should be highly responsible and have excellent customer service skills. Retail experience is a plus. Little standing required. $7.25 an hour.  Contact Lauren at  

HUGE THANK YOU to our Benefactor's

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