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Events And Activities

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.

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.
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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.

CENTER POINT CEMETERY WALK ON SUNDAY SEPT. 18

The Center Point Historical Society’s annual Cemetery Walk will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, September 18, at the Center Point Cemetery.Costumed portrayers will include a Marion historian, a high school freshman playing her great-great-great-great aunt, and old hands actors in the 11-year-old fundraising event.Cemetery Walk admission is $5.

Vinton Lutheran Home Ice Cream Social September 1st from 4:30-6:30 p.m.

The Vinton Lutheran Home will be holding the annual Ice Cream Social - Drive Thru Edition. The Annual Fundraiser will include the following for a freewill donation:Pulled Pork or Philly Cheesesteak SandwichPasta Salad, Coleslaw, Homemade Pie and Ice CreamThe event will be held on Thursday, September 1st from 4:30-6:30 p.m.Just arrive at the Vinton Lutheran Home, but remain in your vehicle, and you will be served as you drive through.
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Monarch Tagging Event Happening This Week

Come learn about Monarch butterflies and contribute to Monarch science. We will get a chance to catch Monarch butterflies and tag them for monitoring and test their health. This program is free and weather dependent.The event will take place on the following dates:August 31, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Benton County Nature CenterSeptember 1, 2022 at 1:00 p.

Hoefle-Dulin Recreation Area Re-Opening

Join Benton County Conservation on Friday, September 2, 2022 from 4-8:00 p.m. at the Hoefle-Dulin Recreation Area for the Re-Opening of the area. The park is located at 5901 27th Ave., Vinton, Iowa.You will be able to observe the completed shoreline stabilization project, other park improvements and future park plans! There will be a BCCB Fishing Program from 6-7:00 p.

Grand Opening of New Wildlife Area September 15

Benton County Conservation would like to invite the public to the Grand Opening of the Edna Shane Fen and Wildlife Area located at the 2053 54th St., Mt. Auburn, Iowa. The event will be from 5-7:00 p.m.There will be an Open House, food for purchase by Beast and Bird, samples by Benton County Brewing Company. Proceeds go to the Benton County Conservation Foundation.
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Civil War Re-enactors at the Train Depot Saturday-Sunday August 27-28

Civil War Re-Enactors will be at the Vinton Train Depot this weekend during the Boomtown events Saturday-Sunday August 28-29. Saturday10:00 a.m. Drill & Musket Demonstration/Kid Drill10:30 a.m. Cannon Drill11:00 a.m. Interaction downtown at Boomfest1:30 p.m. Skirmish 2:00 p.m. Medical Demo3:00 p.m. Mortar or Cannon Demo4:00 p.m. Moonlight Tour of CampSunday 11:00 a.

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.
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