Events And Activities
On Sunday, September 19, the Center Point Historical Society will host its Annual Cemetery Walk, at the Center Point Cemetery, beginning at 4:00 p.m. Admission for the event is $5. In case of rain, the event will be held on Sunday, October 3, at 4:00 p.m.
The Vinton Guild of Fine Arts will be hosting a workshop for artists and community planners about mural painting. It will be an all-day workshop (10 am - 3 pm) on Saturday, Sept. 25th, at Pourville (location dependent on numbers and COVID). The workshop will provide tips and techniques for creating large exterior murals and for planning, budgeting, and funding them, including preparation and materials.
Come celebrate, in Garrison, Iowa, the founding of The Old Creamery Theatre Company 50 years ago. Sponsored by those founding members who are still alive and kicking. The celebration is open to anyone who worked at, attended, or contributed to the success of The Creamery since 1971, including former company members, board members, attendees, and volunteers.
Join the Lions on Tuesday, August 31st at Celebration Park from 5-7 PM. This will be the last Tenderloin Tuesday of the Season! We are grateful for the community support and enjoy seeing all your smiling faces. There will be a full menu is available. The Lions trailer raises funds that support our community and Lions Clubs International outreach throughout the world.
Lace up your shoes and get training friends! The Bring the Noise 5K is BACK!! What better way to start off Boomfest/Boomtown Weekend than with a run around town!Calling all runners (and walkers)! Come join us for the Annual "Bring the Noise 5K" brought to you by Vinton Noon Kiwanis.We will have a 5K Race & A 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk. Back in person this year we are lacing up our shoes on August 28.
If you'd like to volunteer to help with Boomtown activities...here's the information!
The Center Point Historical Society was favored with probably the most perfect day of the summer for the return of its annual Log Cabin Festival on Sunday, Aug. 22. (Last year's festival was canceled because of the covid pandemic.)An estimated 35 visitors toured the 1850s Strait Log Cabin, watched wood carving and needlework demonstrations, got their portrait sketched, or tried their hand at giant bubble making, hoop rolling, corn shelling, rope making or washing on a washboard.
There will be a Cub Scout Recruiting event on Thursday, August 26th from 6-7:30 p.m. The event will be held in the Hummel Shelter at Riverside Park in Vinton.
The last Garrison Market of the season will be held on Monday, August 23rd, at the Library parking lot and Rest Area in Garrison from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Vendors will be on hand selling a variety of items. If you have anything you would like to sell, please contact Teresa Meyer 640-0119 to let her know. There is no cost to do this.As always, our Lions Club will be providing food.