In Depth: Free Guy and Tom Milligan

So much happening at the Palace this weekend!FREE GUYPlaying Friday and Saturday, September 10 and 11 at 2 pm and 7 pm, and Sunday, September 12 at 7 pm is "Free Guy," rated PG-13. "Free Guy" runs 1 hour and 55 minutes - that's a medium to large popcorn on the Mike Hanson scale! This fast-paced romp gets its rating due to fantasy violence and language.

In Depth: Paw Patrol

Parents, grandparents, and favorite aunts and uncles, if you've been waiting for the first time to bring a young child to a movie - this is the weekend! "PAW Patrol: The Movie" plays the Palace Friday, September 3 through Sunday, September 5, in 2 pm matinees on Friday and Saturday, and 7 pm showings Friday, Saturday, and Sunday."PAW Patrol" is rated G and runs 88 minutes.


The Palace reopened on April 30, 2021, after a 14-month pandemic closure. We survived that frightening year thanks to the generosity of our wonderful community partners. We were awarded several grants, both locally and nationally. Our loyal patron base donated to the cause throughout the summer and winter months, for popcorn, posters, or just because.

5 Second Rule and Standing Hampton rock Celebration Park

5 Second Rule didn't fail to bring their great expertise and talent to the Cedar on Saturday night If you were in Vinton on Saturday night, you heard music. From the Cedar RIver to the farthest most corner in the southwest end of Vinton, the music was heard. If you made your way to Celebration Park you know that Vinton Unlimited provided the town with an excellent opportunity to enjoy some classic rock from the 70s, 80s and beyond. More than 250 people enjoyed the evening.

Sounds from the Cedar

Make plans to attend Sounds from the Cedar on Saturday evening, August 14. Beginning at 4:00 p.m plan to enjoy the music of Standing Hampton and Five Second Rule. Admission at the gate is $15Come out and enjoy good food and a cold beer at Celebration Park.

Meet me in St. Louis entertains audience at the Palace Theatre August 5-8

If you enjoy musicals, or music in general and a good story,you MUST see, "Meet Me in St. Louis." The musical is fast moving with great costumes actors and actresses. From the youngest to the oldest cast member, you will get immersed in their characters and enjoy every minute of the show. The story follows the antics of the Smith family on the brink of the World's Fair in 1903-1904.

The Enchanted Bookshop Brings Smiles to the Palace

Dr. Doolittle is talking to the Cats On Saturday, and again on Sunday, The Enchanted Bookshop was performed by actors from the Little Vikes Drama Camp 2021 sponsored by ACT I of Benton County.Letters went out in April to area parents inviting their children to participate in the 2021 Little Vikes Drama Camp. The camp began with orientation on June 2. At the end of camp, campers were given their casting assignments for The Enchanted Bookshop Musical.


The Vinton Public Library Board of Trustees invites you to join us in recognizing the Vinton Guild of Fine Arts and their work at the Vinton Public Library.Tuesday, June 22, 2021, 5:30pm-6:30pm Vinton Public Library Children’s DepartmentEnjoy meeting the artists and admire their wonderful mural, while enjoying refreshments.

Valory to now be shown on Saturday, June 12 at 4:00 p.m.

Coming to Vinton on May 29th, a locally made movie here in Benton County *Please note the change in date and time. After some glitches in preparing the short film for showing it is now ready to be shown on Saturday, June 12 at 4:00 p.m.Information about the movie is below.Valory is a short film about a young boy living out in the rural Midwest countryside who finds a ship in a bottle in the cornfield by his house with a neighboring friend.

Union's "Into the Woods" cast to be featured on IPBS July 9th

Union Students to be featured on IPBS July 9th at 8:30 p.m. Union's cast of the Spring musical "Into The Woods" traveled to Des Moines on June 3rd to receive their awards and record their performance for the Iowa High School Musical Theatre Awards Showcase.  The entire cast was awarded "Outstanding Musical Production" and "Outstanding Ensemble".  3 students received "Outstanding Performance in a lead role"-Ty Fleshner, Madelon Rathe and Samuel Klein.
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