Events And Activities
The Vinton Pubic Library is offering several events during the month of September. September 5, 6-8 pm; New Beginnings Salon Hair and Makeup Tutorial for Teens and AdultsAuthor Visit September 19, 2 pm; Linda McCann speaks on her book ‘Prohibition in Eastern Iowa’Books & Cooks: Tailgate Edition: September 23, 10 am Cooking ContestJoined Forces Book Club: September 28, 5 pm; Kids ages 7-12 along with a special adult in their life (Mom, Dad, Grandma, etc.
On Sunday, September 10, the Center Point Historical Society will host a slide show entitled, “The Cedar Valley Road.” The slide show is about the Waterloo, Cedar Falls and Northern electric interurban railroad between Waterloo and Cedar Rapids. The program will be shown at 2:00 p.m. at the Center Point Historical Society Depot Museum which is located at 700 E.
The First Christian Church in Vinton will hold its annual Fall Festival on Saturday, September 16. The church is located at: 1209 W. 13th Street in Vinton.The fun will begin at 10:00 a.m.and go until 2:00 p.m.Lunch will be served from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.There will be the following activities:Carnival Games and AttractionsNoah’s A
Have you ever wondered about Dysart Main Street History? Marcia Knupp will present a program at the Dysart Historical Museum located at 612 Crisman Street on the topic. The public is invited to the Agricultural Museum on Sunday, August 20, beginning at 2 p.m. to enjoy the program. Knupp will be sharing some historical information on past establishments that lined Dysart’s Main Street.
Katie Beer, will be at the Vinton Public Library for an informational session on Advanced Planning! Katie will begin her session today, Tuesday, August 15th at 2:00 pm to answer any of your questions regarding Advanced Planning.
The annual arts and crafts festival will arrive in downtown Vinton on Saturday, August 26, beginning at 9:00 a.m. and will run through 2:00 p.m.Featured vendors include: Scratch CupcakesOpal & Hazel's Woodfired PizzaLions Club Food Trailer42° North WineryThere will be cotton candy, face painting, shaved ice, freeze dried candy, axe throwing and so much more!There will be pedal car rides for the kids and free games.
There will be an open house at the social services building in Benton County located at 811 D Ave. in Vinton. The event will take place on Tuesday, August 8, from 11 AM until 5:00 PM.Agency information will be provided by the following:Benton County SheriffSuicide CoalitionDepartment of Health and Human ServicesISU extension Above the influenceC. I.
Planning to preserve your garden harvest? It's important to check your pressure canner gauge each year to ensure accuracy. Every pound of pressure is important in reaching the temperature needed inside the canner for producing safe food.Benton County ISU Extension and Outreach offers a FREE service to test your pressure canner and ensure it’s working properly.
“Rail Tales: Trains and Interurbans in Iowa” – Sunday, Aug. 13, 2 p.m. at Center Point Historical Society Depot Museum, 700 E. Washington St. Free talk by Marion historian David Wendell, celebrating Iowa’s 170- year railroad history. Extensive model train display and historic railroad art and photos. Part of the Historical Society’s “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” 2023 displays.