Community Events

Upcoming Community EVENTS in Danville

Danville is proud to boast an active and engaged community and with year-round events, holiday celebrations, and an abundance of activities, there is always something going on. Community Events strengthen our community, enable us to meet neighbors, make new friends, and discover more of our town.

Summer Art Exhibit Altered & Re-imagined featuring Shrumen Lumen, Outdoor Light Exhibit

The Town of Danville is pleased to present its newest temporary Public Art Installation: Shrumen Lumen. On display in downtown Danville from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2021

Two, larger-than-life, kinetic mushroom sculptures will be installed in the downtown area at the Town Green by the Danville Community Center and Library, and in front of the Village Theatre & Art Gallery. By day, the 12 x 14 ft mushrooms are an ethereal white, at night they come alive, as the mushroom caps open and close and a rainbow of LED lights cycle through from top to bottom back to the top again in a stunning display of art and engineering, creating a surprising and delightful experience. 

The sculptures were conceived and created by a Bay Area group of engineers and artists: The FoldHaus Artist Collective. This group is able to combine creative art with the engineering know-how to make their ideas come alive. 

The mushrooms were first created for the world-famous Burning Man event in Black Rock Desert, NV, and have since traveled to be enjoyed by audiences in cities all over the world including Dubai, Washington D.C., and Hong Kong. Now, residents and visitors to Danville will have an opportunity to experience these marvelous pieces as well.