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ACT I of Benton County is pleased to announce that we will be holding auditions for our upcoming musical production of Rock of Ages. Auditions will be held on Sunday April 14th at 2PM and 3PM, and Monday April 15th at 6PM and 7PM. Callbacks will be held on Tuesday April 16th at 6PM. All auditions will be held at the Palace Theatre at 210 W 4th St in Vinton.

The Roe Family Singers in Garrison!

The Roe Family Singers are a Good-Time, Old-Time Hillbilly band from the tiny community of Kirkwood Hollow, MN. Led by wife & husband Kim Roe and Quillan Roe, the band marries old-time sounds from barn-dances, fiddle pulls, and county fairs with the rock & roll passion of youth. Be ready for an exciting Sunday afternoon of music and some of Kim Roe’s award winning Appalachian clogging! See the concert on Sunday, April 14, from 2-4:30 p.
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Celebrate St. Patrick's Day With Bob Black & Banjoy!

On Sunday, March 17th from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm you will be able to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with some lively Irish and Bluegrass music from Bob Black & Banjoy, featuring Joy Ward on the fiddle. This show is always a lot of fun! Refreshments will be provided by the Garrison Library at the Farmers Mercantile Hall located at 100 W Main St. Garrison IA.

The Feralings to perform at the Farmers Mercantile Hall February 18

The Feralings will be at the Farmers Mercantile Hall in Garrison, Iowa on Sunday, February 18th. Come join us for some of the best Americana you will ever hear! "Beautiful songwriting and stellar musicianship" as described by the Iowa City Music Scene. Hope to see you there!Click HERE for a sample of their music!Click HERE for information about the performance in Garrison!Refreshments will be provided by the Garrison Library!The Feralings will be performing from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pmAdmission $12 and children can enjoy the entertainment freeFarmers Mercantile Hall is located at 100 W Main St.

Daddy Daughter Date Night Saturday, February 24

Fathers and daughters, grandfathers and granddaughters, uncles and nieces are invited to enjoy an evening of fun, dancing, games, and free ice cream sundae bar! Slushies and snacks are available for purchase.The annnual Daddy Daughter Date Night will be held at the Vinton Skate & Activity Center. The Cost is $30.00/coupleFor details click this link!Activity detail | Online Services (activecommunities.
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Cedar River Whalers and Todd Frank at Farmers Mercantile Hall, January 21

The Cedar River Whalers will join singer-songwriter Todd Frank for a Sunday afternoon of Americana, Bluegrass, Originals and Old-Time music to start the new year off!Be ready for some good music on Sunday, January 21, from 2-4:30 p.m.!Refreshments will be provided by the Garrison Library.Admission is $12 for adults, Children can enjoy the music free!The Farmers Mercantile Hall is located at 100 W Main St.

Children's Movie and Popcorn December 26, at the Libary

Join us at the library for a viewing of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" starring Johnny Depp. The fun will be on Tuesday, December 26 beginning at 2:00 p.m.There will be freshly popped popcorn for everyone to enjoy!Everybody is welcome to attend!

ACT I to present a Double Feature Show December 9th at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Act I of Benton County will be presenting a Christmas Double Feature! "A Very Hairy Christmas" and "The Secret of Santa's Treasure" will be performed by local actors. On December 9th there will be two performances at the Vinton Palace Theatre. The first will be at 10:00 a.m. and the second at 2:00 p.m. The cost per show is $10 at the door. Santa will be present at each performance to visit with the children!A Very Hairy ChristmasWhen Santa’s nephew, Clyde, arrives at the North Pole to learn the family business, it’s one sticky situation after another.
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The Great Bluegrass Herons & Friends Acoustic Christmas, Sunday, December 3

The Great Bluegrass Herons & Friends Acoustic Christmas Program is the perfect way to welcome the Christmas season! Join us for a Sunday afternoon of songs and stories of the season on December 3rd. Performers include:The Great Bluegrass HeronsBob & Kristie Black & BanjoyFeaturing Fiddler, Joy WardStoryteller Meg MerckensSinger Mary RathjeRefreshments will be provided by the Garrison Library for a freewill donation.

ACT I of Benton County to present GENEVIEVE’S NUTCRACKER

Genevieve's Nutcracker will arrive at the Vinton Palace November 16-19 Make plans now to attend our second annual production of GENEVIEVE’S NUTCRACKER at the Palace Theatre in Vinton! The show opens Thursday, Nov. 16, at 7 pm, following Vinton’s exciting downtown “Lighted Holiday Parade” to ring in your holidays! Performances continue Friday, Nov. 17 at 7 pm, and Sat./Sun. Nov. 18/19 at 1 pm and 4 pm each day.
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