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Events And Activities

Shellsburg American Legion Breakfast Saturday,September 11 8-10:00 a.m.

Shellsburg American Legion BreakfastThe Shellsburg American Legion Saturday morning breakfast. The hours are 8 - 10 am. We ask people to social distant at the tables (families of course can sit together) and wear masks if you choose. We appreciate the past support for all the community does for the American Legion. For questions, call the Legion at 436-2069.

20 Year Anniversary Memorial Service Saturday, September 11, 11:00 a.m.

If this morning found you disappointed that the long weekend is over, that summer is "over" and that perhaps you didn't accomplish all you wanted to, then you have plenty to look forward to Saturday in Vinton.Many people reading this will never forget nor need reminders of what Saturday was like 20 years ago. The wounds are still felt far and wide across our country.
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Ladies Going Beyond Simulcast to be held October 23

Ladies Going Beyond - Oct 239am-4pmJoin the women of Oak Grove Church during the Ladies Going Beyond Simulcast with Priscilla Shirer. This event is for every woman-from every walk of life-who wants to read and understand God's Word for herself. Come for the Scripture-centered teaching, worship, and prayer, and leave with a new confidence in your faith.

Vinton Antique and Flea Market September 10-11

There will be a Antique and Flea Market held in Vinton on September 10th and 11th, at the Benton County Fairgrounds (1801 2nd ve. Vinton).Dealers will feature vintage, repurposed, primitive, antiques, as well as flea market treasures.You'll find everything from A to Z.The flea market will run on Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. and Saturday from 8:00 a.

36th Annual Vinton Cruise September 11

The 36th Annual Vinton Car Cruise is scheduled for Saturday, September 11. The map for the crusie is included in the pictures. Registration takes place on the day of the event with a cost of $10 in front of the Courthouse beginning at 12:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. The first 400 receive a dashboard plaque, no early registrations must register on the day of the event.
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Find information for help with Trees, Home, Family, Farm- and Volunteering. Together We Can Make a Difference in Our Community! The 2020 disasters are still impacting our community in 2021. Many people need assistance, and many others are looking for opportunities to pitch in and make a difference. The Benton County Assistance Fair, hosted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach at the Benton County Fairgrounds, is bringing together organizations and businesses from across the county to provide the information people need.


Preventing injuries in youth is the aim of the annual Progressive Agriculture Safety Day Camp in Benton County. This free event will feature 10 safety stations. All 3rd through 6th graders in Benton and Linn County are invited to attend Saturday, September 25, 2021 at the Benton County Fairgrounds from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Pre-registration is required by Tuesday, September 21, 2021.

PEO Chapter MZ will meet on Monday, September 13

PEO Chapter MZ will meet on Monday, September 13 at 1:30 at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church with Donna Sutton as hostess assisted by Karen Schlue.
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Fish Fry this Friday September 10

This Friday, September 10, the Vinton American Legion will hold a fish fry dinner at the American George G. Luckey Post in Vinton. The cost of the meal is $10 dine in or take out.Meal includes: Fish Fillet, Baked Potato, Coleslaw, Baked Beans and a DessertAdults: $10.00Children 5 to 12: $5.00Children under 5: FreeAll you can eat, while supplies last.

2021 Nathan's Miles Glow Fun Run October 16

We are proud to announce the Kickoff Event of the new VPRD Fall Festival on Saturday, October 16th....Nathan's Miles Glow Fun Run 5K!!! This is a great, affordable family event. Come out and run the first 5K to be held on Nathan's Miles. There will be a Kids Glow Run at 6:30 pm, and then the 5K begins at 7:30 pm. You can register for the event at the link below.
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