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Events And Activities

Join us for a prairie tour!

Join us for a prairie tour. The Benton Soil & Water Conservation District will recognize two outstanding individuals at this event. Henry Wehrman was selected as Outstanding Commissioner of the Year and Cathy Irvine was Conservation Woman of the Year. Details: September 26TH 10:30 A.M Refreshments Where: Catheryn Irvine– Pr

30th Annual Brandon’s Cowboy Breakfast Sunday, September 18, 8 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

On SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 AT 8 AM – 1 PM, Brandon will hold their 30th Annual Brandon’s Cowboy Breakfast.The menu includes: Scrambled Eggs, Pancakes, Fried Potatoes, Sausage Gravy, Ham, Sausages, Homemade Biscuits, Orange Juice, and CoffeeCost: $10.00 ages 11 and over; $5.00 ages 4-10; ages 3 and under freeA cowboy breakfast is cooked outside over ‘open fires’.
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Beef and Pork Dinner Sunday, October 16, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

The Immaculate Conception Church in Van Horne will hold a Beef and Port Dinner. Sunday, October 16, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. the meal will be served dine-in or carry-outMenu includes:Beef, BBQ Beef, Pork, BBQ Pork,Cheesy Potatoes, Green Beans, CornSalads, Dinner Roll & DessertsTicket:  Adults: $12.00                      Children 5 - 12: $6.

American Legion George G Luckey Post 57 to hold Fish Fry Friday, September 9

 Click to print this articleAmerican Legion George G Luckey Post 57 will be holding a Fish Fry on Friday, July 8 from 5-7:00 p.m. at the Legion which is located at 105 North R Ave. in Vinton.The menu includes: Fish Fillet, Baked Potato, Coleslaw, Baked Beans and a DessertCost:Adults: $15.00Children 5 to 12: $7.00Children under 5: FreeCome

Shellsburg Public Library News

New Saturday HoursStarting Saturday, September 3rd, our Saturday hours will be 8:00 AM to 10:00 AMCome see us bright and early on Saturday mornings!Black Out PoetryMark you calendars and grab your bestie - Thursday, September 15th we are doing Blackout Poetry from 5:00-6:00 PM!!!What's that? You've never heard of blackout poetry? Well, it's kinda awesome.
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Find your spark, join Benton County 4-H

Enrollment opened on September 1st to join Benton County 4-H! It doesn't matter where you live, or what you want to be when you grow up. In 4-H you can make friends, have fun, and try new things with the help of caring adults!4-H members are:4xs more likely to give back to their community2xs more likely to make healthy choices2xs more likely to pa

Shellsburg American Legion Breakfast Every Saturday, 8-10 a.m.

The Shellsburg American Legion Saturday morning breakfast is held each Saturday. 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.Never forget that at every minute of every day, there are members of our Armed Forces in harms way and we need to pray for their safety and return home soonWe appreciate the past support for all the community does for the American Legion.

Library to offer STEM program "Ocean Expedition"

The Vinton Public Library will be offering a STEM program entitled, Ocean Expedition. The program is provided by the National 4-H Council and Bayer. For more than 100 years, Bayer and 4‑H have instilled the importance of science in life and careers. Together, they have teamed up to deliver Science Matters, a multi-faceted program to foster a love of scientific exploration in students across urban and rural areas around the country.
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Annual Antique and Flea Market September 9 & 10

Vinton's Annual Antiques and Flea Market will be held on September 9 and 10, 2022.Dealers feature vintage, repurposed, primitive, antiques, as well as flea market treasures. You'll find everything from A to Z.The event will be held at the Vinton Fairgrounds, 1802 2nd Ave. in Vinton.Friday, September 9, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.Saturday, September 10, 8:00 a.

Eastern Iowa Honor Flight announces flight to Washington D.C. Sept. 20

 On Tuesday, September 20, 2022, the Eastern Iowa Honor Flight will launch Flight #44. The mission of this non-profit organization is to provide veterans with a “once in a lifetime” opportunity to visit monuments and memorials built in honor of their service and sacrifice. Since the Eastern Iowa Honor Flight began operations in 2009, 43 flights have transported 3,879 veterans, along with their guardians to Washington, DC.
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