Events And Activities

Izaak Walton League Sportman's Day, May 20 8:00 a.m.

On May 20 The Izaak Walton League will be hosting their annual Sportsman’s Day. This is a day of fun and activity designed to get children involved and excited about shooting sports and the outdoors. This year, they are excited to announce that they will be teaming up with the Blue Creek Springtime Monarchs (Benton County’s National Wild Turkey Federation chapter) and will be combining JAKES Day with the Sportsman’s Day!Registration starts @ 8:00 am and safety brief and events start @ 9:00 am at the Izaak Walton clubhouse at 1234 rt 150 Vinton.

Shellsburg American Legion Breakfast 8-10:00 a.m.

The Shellsburg American Legion Saturday morning breakfast is held each Saturday morning. The hours for serving are 8 - 10 am.FREE WILL DONATIONEvery Saturday: Pancakes, Link Sausage and Scrambled EggsWeekly Specials :1st Sat: Sausage Gravy & Biscuits2nd Sat: Sausage Gravy & Biscuits (leftover)3rd Sat: Omelets to order (ham, cheese, peppers, onions, mushrooms)4th Sat: Waffles5th Sat: Pancakes, Link Sausage, Scrambled EggsNever forget that at every minute of every day, there are members of our Armed Forces in harm's 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.

American Legion Fish Fry, Friday, May 12

The American Legion located at 105 North R Ave. in Vinton will be holding a Fish Fry on Friday, May 12. The fish fry will be held from 5-7:00 p.m.The meal includes: Fish FilletFrench FriesColeslaw Baked Beans DessertAdults: $15.00Children 5 to 12: $7.00Children under 5: Free

AMVETS Food Trailer this weekend at Dollar Fresh

Updated: Weather pending...The AMVETS will have their food trailer at Dollar Fresh over the weekend. They will be serving:HamburgersHot DogsBratsChipsSodaAll for a freewill donation. The AMVETS will be there from 11 a.m to 7 p.m on Friday and Saturday and then from 11 a.m. to  3 p.m. on Sunday. 

Birds of a Feather Flea Market, Saturday, June 3

Birds of a Feather will host its second annual flea market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 3. There will be vendors both at Birds of a Feather and indoors at the Community Center. This is the same day as townwide garage sales in Van Horne and Newhall.

Wesley United Methodist Annual Rummage Sale this weekend May 5-6

Wesley United Methodish Church Rummage Sale will be held on MAY 5 at 8:30 AM until 3:00 PM and MAY 6 9-11:00 AMFree-Will donations go to fund church programs The church is located at 516 2nd Ave. in Vinton (next to the Library!)Come on out and lend a hand to the church, and haul some treasures home!

Bike Safety Rodeo, May 4th, 5:00 p.m.

UPDATED:Due to the extremely windy weather, the Kiwanis Bike Rodeo scheduled for tonight has been postponed until Thursday, May 4 at 5:00 p.m. at the Vinton Rec Center.Please share so that everyone is aware of the change, thanks! The annual Bike Safety Rodeo will take place on Thursday, May 4 at 5:00 p.m.-Make sure your bicycle helmet fits properly

Neighborhood Garage Sale May 5-6

803 and 805 West 17th St. Vinton will host garage sales on Friday, May 5th 10 am until 5 pm and Saturday, May 6th 9 am to 3 pmLots of new items, jewelry, quilts, antiques, kid’s stuff, clothing, household items, hunting bow with case, furniture, lots of misc. Something for everyone!

Join us at Camp Do Good, Give Blood May 25

The Vinton Community Blood Drive will be held at the Vinton Skate & Activities Center located at 1703 C Ave. in Vinton. The event will take place on Thursday, May 25 from 12:30-5:30 p.m.Walk-ins are welcome, but you could save 15 minutes by using RapidPass. Visit for more information.Get Summer ready! Donate between May 20 and May 31 to receive a Red Cross Bewch towel while they last!Be part of something big, make an appointment today.

Spring Celebration in Van Horne, Saturday, May 13

The Van Horne Economic Development will hold a family spring celebration Saturday, May 13, on Main Street. There will be free games and prizes for kids of all ages, a vendor market at Birds of a Feather and more. This coincides with the last week of Benton Youth Soccer. The event will be held rain or shine, with indoor facilities already set up in case of bad weather.
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