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Entertainment listings, Dec. 14-21, 2017

EVENTS

This weekend

HOOPESTON'S ANNUAL CHRISTMAS LIGHT SHOW

What: Annual Christmas display of lights in the park.

When: Light displays, 5 to 11 p.m. every evening, Dec. 14 until Jan. 2, 2018.

Where: McFerren Park, Hoopeston.

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 217-495-2800 or 217-274-2956.

HOLIDAY LIGHTS AT BUNKER HILL

Landmark Hotel auction ends without a buyer

URBANA — After barely moving for more than two days, the bid for the former Landmark Hotel jumped in 36 minutes from $1.45 million to $3.95 million, where it ended up Wednesday afternoon.

But the owner’s reserve price wasn’t met, leaving the hotel still on the market.

County orders 4 properties in Old Scottswood neighborhood cleaned up

URBANA — Champaign County officials have sent notices to four homeowners in the old Scottswood neighborhood just outside Urbana, warning them to clear their properties of accumulated trash, debris and/or multiple inoperable vehicles.

Danville Habitat for Humanity ReStore hosting work day Saturday

DANVILLE — Habitat for Humanity of Danville is hosting a work day this weekend at its ReStore relocation site, 422 N. Vermilion St., Danville.

The work day will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Volunteers of all skill levels are encouraged to participate. They make work the entire shift or only a few hours.

Building permits, Dec. 10, 2017

Listed are permits for all new single-family and multifamily residences as well as commercial and industrial work and residential remodeling costing more than $25,000. Permits are listed by applicant, description, site and cost.

Champaign

New Prairie Construction, rooftop solar array for single-family residence at 4703 Chestnut Grove Drive, $56,152.

Weekend Planner: Lighting the way

One of the brightest holiday-decorating efforts in the area gets underway tonight with the opening of Urbana's dazzling Candlestick Lane.

Landmark Hotel broker says interest high as auction set to start

URBANA — With less than a week to go, several potential buyers have expressed interest in bidding in the auction for the former Landmark Hotel.

The auction begins Monday morning and runs through Dec. 13 on ten-x.com, an eBay of sorts for commercial real estate.

The property's broker, Steve Post of California-based Amber Hotel Company, said, "Interest has been high."

UPDATE: Champaign council rejects landmark status for all 3 properties in Central's way

CHAMPAIGN — Three-plus hours and 35 emotional speeches later, the final score is in.

Unit 4 school district 3, PACA 0.

PACA makes final plea for Burnham Mansion ahead of Champaign council vote

CHAMPAIGN — With the hours ticking away until the Champaign City Council seals the fate of an old mansion needed by Unit 4 for the expansion of the Central High School campus, preservationists made one last push to save it.

Building permits, Dec. 3, 2017

Listed are permits for all new single-family and multifamily residences as well as commercial and industrial work and residential remodeling costing more than $25,000. Permits are listed by applicant, description, site and cost.

Champaign

Mennenga Construction Inc., new single-family residence at 1711 Glenn Park Drive, $240,000.