Events And Activities
The George G. Luckey Post 57 will be hosting a Fish Fry on Friday, August 13. Serving will begin at 5:00 p.m. and will run until 7:00 p.m.The menu will include beer batter fish (fried in peanut oil, just an FYI if you have a peanut allergy), baked potato, coleslaw, baked beans and cake for $10. Eat in or take out!
The local AMVETS Food Trailer will be at Dollar Fresh from Friday, August 13 through Sunday, August 15. Food will be served beginning at 11:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. The AMVETS will serve a sandwich and chips and will hand out a ticket for a FREE fountain drink inside the store! The cost, a freewill donation. Come on out and support our veterans!
Serving breakfast Saturday, August 14th from 7 a.m. until noon, the VFW Post 8884 which is located at 5999 25th Ave. Trail, Vinton will host guests. The cost is a freewill donation. The meal will include: Biscuits & GravyScrambled EggsScrambled Eggs with onions and peppersSausageBaconCoffee, Milk, Juice, Hot Tea, Hot Chocolate
The Blue Creek Springtime Monarchs (Benton County chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation) will be holding the JAKES Day this Saturday, August 14th from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Izaak Walton facility north of Vinton. The event is open to all kids 17 and under. The event is free. All kids will receive a door prize and one lucky attendee will win a new 20 gauge youth shotgun.
The moving Vietnam Memorial Wall will be making a stop in Solon August 12-16th. Area Veteran Ed Scheffer will be reading the names of all of the Benton County veterans listed on the wall, on Monday the 16th at a ceremony which will begin at 10:00 am. Another ceremony as part of the Solon Legion's 100 Birthday will be on Saturday, August 14th, at 10:00 a.
Early Arts Study Club will meet Monday, August 16, at 1:30, at the Trinity Lutheran Church with Nancy Baldwin as hostess. Jean Lewis will present the program on Barns.
The Vinton American Legion, located at 105 North R Ave, will be hosting a "Meet and Greet" for our new Benton County VA Director, Cara Martin. The event will take place on Wednesday August 11th, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. All veterans and their families are welcome to attend.
Calling all runners (and walkers)! Come join us for the Annual "Bring the Noise 5K" brought to you by Vinton Noon Kiwanis.The Vinton Kiwanis 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.Registration opens 8am-8:45amThe race begins at 9:00 am. Gather on the Eastside of the Benton County Courthouse.
The Voyager Dance Team will be holding a freewill donation car wash on Saturday, August 7 from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The car wash will be held at John's Quick Stop located on C Ave. in Vinton. The funds raised will support the dance team during the 2021-22 school year.
Brandon Days "The Roaring 20's"August 6-8, 2021**FRIDAY AUGUST 6th**6:00-8:30 PM Inflatables at the park-kids can purchase wrist band $5 per day for unlimited use6:30 PM Bag Tourney Registration7:00 PM Bags Tourney-$10 entry per person-draw for partners-Contact Jeremy @ 319-981-08788:00 PM to midnight Plug Nickel Band playing on the ball field during bags tournamentBeer Garden at Phat's Pub and Grub--Stop by for a cold one and some great food**SATURDAY AUGUST 7TH**Going on all day--Food stand at park, pie booth by Brandon Methodist Women, Big Ball Tourney at the park8:00-9:30 AM Breakfast Burritos booth fundraiser-Corner of Wilson and Main8:00 AM Big Ball Tourney-Contact Cameron at 563-920-4336, $110 entry per team13th Annual Tractorcade--$25 entry fee: Tractors line up at Community Center at 9 AM and will be in the parade.