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Daddy Daughter Date Night Saturday, February 24

Fathers and daughters, grandfathers and granddaughters, uncles and nieces are invited to enjoy an evening of fun, dancing, games, and free ice cream sundae bar! Slushies and snacks are available for purchase.The annnual Daddy Daughter Date Night will be held at the Vinton Skate & Activity Center. The Cost is $30.00/coupleFor details click this link!Activity detail | Online Services (activecommunities.

Cedar River Whalers and Todd Frank at Farmers Mercantile Hall, January 21

The Cedar River Whalers will join singer-songwriter Todd Frank for a Sunday afternoon of Americana, Bluegrass, Originals and Old-Time music to start the new year off!Be ready for some good music on Sunday, January 21, from 2-4:30 p.m.!Refreshments will be provided by the Garrison Library.Admission is $12 for adults, Children can enjoy the music free!The Farmers Mercantile Hall is located at 100 W Main St.
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Children's Movie and Popcorn December 26, at the Libary

Join us at the library for a viewing of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" starring Johnny Depp. The fun will be on Tuesday, December 26 beginning at 2:00 p.m.There will be freshly popped popcorn for everyone to enjoy!Everybody is welcome to attend!

ACT I to present a Double Feature Show December 9th at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Act I of Benton County will be presenting a Christmas Double Feature! "A Very Hairy Christmas" and "The Secret of Santa's Treasure" will be performed by local actors. On December 9th there will be two performances at the Vinton Palace Theatre. The first will be at 10:00 a.m. and the second at 2:00 p.m. The cost per show is $10 at the door. Santa will be present at each performance to visit with the children!A Very Hairy ChristmasWhen Santa’s nephew, Clyde, arrives at the North Pole to learn the family business, it’s one sticky situation after another.

The Great Bluegrass Herons & Friends Acoustic Christmas, Sunday, December 3

The Great Bluegrass Herons & Friends Acoustic Christmas Program is the perfect way to welcome the Christmas season! Join us for a Sunday afternoon of songs and stories of the season on December 3rd. Performers include:The Great Bluegrass HeronsBob & Kristie Black & BanjoyFeaturing Fiddler, Joy WardStoryteller Meg MerckensSinger Mary RathjeRefreshments will be provided by the Garrison Library for a freewill donation.
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ACT I of Benton County to present GENEVIEVE’S NUTCRACKER

Genevieve's Nutcracker will arrive at the Vinton Palace November 16-19 Make plans now to attend our second annual production of GENEVIEVE’S NUTCRACKER at the Palace Theatre in Vinton! The show opens Thursday, Nov. 16, at 7 pm, following Vinton’s exciting downtown “Lighted Holiday Parade” to ring in your holidays! Performances continue Friday, Nov. 17 at 7 pm, and Sat./Sun. Nov. 18/19 at 1 pm and 4 pm each day.

Vinton Shellsburg High School Presents Freaky Friday...Friday-Sunday.

The Vinton Shellsburg High School Theatre Department is presenting the musical Freaky Friday, a heartfelt comedy based on the novel by Mary Rodgers and the Disney films. The show features a cast and crew of (26) middle and high school students, see below for a full cast list.In Freaky Friday, an overworked mother and her teenage daughter magically swap bodies, and only have one day to find an magic hourglass to change back.

Murder at the Speakeasy, Friday, November 10

Happening THIS Friday, November 10, travel back to the roaring twenties to test your skills of deduction during this Murder Mystery fundraiser. The fun will be at the Vinton Country Club beginning at 6:30 p.m. and running until 10:00 p.m.Do you have the moxie to come to the Gatsby Speakeasy? This juice joint is the cat's meow, but watch out for the mobsters and their molls.
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Steel Magnolias presented by the Wolf Creek Players in Dysart this weekend

This weekend the Wolf Creek Players will present Steel Magnolias at the Union Middle School in Dysart. The school is located at 505 West St.The show will be shown on Friday, November 3rd at 7:00 pm, Saturday, November 4th at 2:00 pm and at 7:00 pm, and Sunday, November 5th at 2:00 pm.Tickets are $10 each and $5 for children. (Group rates are available.

Switchback Returns November 12 to Farmers Mercantile

Switchback returns to Garrison for a Sunday afternoon of Celtic Soul and American Roots! Switchback is the award-winning duo of Brian FitzGerald and Martin McCormack. Drawing on traditional Celtic music and original Americana songs, they play an exciting mix of mandolin, guitar, and bass, with harmonies that have won them comparisons to the Louvin Brothers, Everly Brothers, and Simon & Garfunkel.
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