Events And Activities
Vinton Parks and Recreation have two fall events coming up this fall! The Scarecrow Contest will kick off all of the fun. Be sure to stop and take a look at each one, maybe even take a selfie and send it in to share with the town if you'd like!Below are some of the events leading up to Halloween!Scarecrow ContestOctober 21-30Vinton businesses get to show off their creativity by making scarecrows.
The VFW Post 8884 will hold a Pork Loin Supper on Wednesday, October 19 from 4-7:00 p.m. The menu will include Pork Loin, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans with Bacon, Dessert, Coffee/Soda/Water. $10.
Stop at the Vinton Fire Department on Sunday, October 16, 2022 between 7:00 a.m. and noon. Join us at the Fire Station for a breakfast of pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, ham, biscuits n' gravy after celebrating Fire Prevention Week 2022!Tickets are $8/person available at the door; preschool and under are free. Proceeds will be added to our savings for several upcoming big projects.
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.Click here to download the breakfast menu(PDF).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.
The Vinton-Shellsburg Voyagers will be performing at the 8th Annual Kirkwood Fall Dance fundraiser. You can watch them at Kirkwood's Johnson Hall on October 8th. The doors open at 9:15 a.m. with performances beginning at 10:00 a.m. Tickets are $5 each.
Annual Fundraising Event Benefits Garrison Fire Department ‘Garrison’s Haunted’ is back and better than ever for 2022! Garrison Firefighters and volunteers are ready to rain terror on those who dare to cross its threshold. The annual event is a production by the Garrison Firefighters, First Responders, Auxiliary members and a squad of volunteers.
The Shellsburg Lions Club will be holding a Bingo night on Oct.15 at the Shellsburg American Legion from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. The final Black Out game will have a guarantee of $50. The Legion will be serving food and drink.
The Vinton Public Library will hold a Halloween Junior Fiction Book Club featuring the book "The Witches," by Roald Dahl. There are 8 paperback books available, so reserve your copy today!Book discussion will be held on Friday, October 21 from 2-3:00 p.m. at the Vinton Public Library located at 510 2nd Ave. in Vinton.
The Immaculate Conception Church, Van Horne, will host a beef and pork dinner Sunday, October 16, and will be serving from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., dine-in or carryout. menu includes beef, pork, barbecued beef and pork, cheesy potatoes, green beans, corn, salads, dinner roll and desserts. Adults, $12; children 5 — 12, $6; under 5, free.
The Vinton Public Library will be holding a 31 Day Reading challenge for kids. Stop in to pick up your activity page!The Library is located at 510 2nd Ave, in Vinton.