Events And Activities
The 3rd Annual Car Show will be held on August 7th from 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.ALL years of cars, trucks and motorcycles are welcome. Dash plaques will be given to the first 100 entrants. There will be a 50/50 Raffle and other raffles. The Top 50 Awards will be given at 2:00 p.m. (the Keystone Fire Department will be voting)All Parking is on a hard surface.
The Vinton Izaak Walton League’s monthly meeting this coming Tuesday, August 2nd will be dedicated to home firearms training. They will review the most common firearms families have in their home, how they work, how to make sure they’re empty of all ammunition, how to safely store them and things you can do to have children understand the importance of treating them with respect.
It’s been almost three-quarters of a century since there were one-room schools in Eastern Iowa. But many families still have cherished--if sometimes factually challenged, as in “I walked four miles to school uphill both ways”--stories of the old country schools.At 2 p.m. Sunday, July 31, the Center Point Historical Society Depot Museum will offer a free program on those legendary rural schools.
The Cedar-Mt. Auburn Fire Department will be holding a fundraiser on Saturday, July 30. Beginning at 5:00 p.m. the Fire Department will begin serving - pulled pork sandwiches, baked beans, potato salad, cole slaw, potato chips, homemade cookies, water and lemonade.The street dance will begin at 6:00 p.m. and run until 10:00 p.m. Music will be provided by Plug Nickel.
Roosters Auto Sales will be hosting a drive-in movie for the family on Friday, July 29 at sundown. The business will be showing, "Cars". The business is located at 410 H Ave., in Vinton. The fun starts at 8:00 p.m.Sidewalk chalk and glow sticks will be provided for the kids! This is a FREE event for the whole family! There will be FREE pop, water, popcorn to enjoy.
The Turner Hall Tractorcade will begin with registration at 7:30 a.m. on August 27 and take off at 9:00 a.m.The entry fee is $40 and $20 per rider.Tractors will pull out from Keystone, and head to Van Horne, Garrison, Clutier, Vining, Elberon, and wrap up in Keystone.For more information contact Justin Kaiser, Nick Rinderknect or Landon Lohf.There will be a free maid rite, baked beans and chips for lunch.
DON’T FORGET! We are currently in the midst of our ten-week shoe collection challenge and we have a HUGE GOAL! This will be our last ever shoe drive and we have the lofty goal of collecting 5,000 pairs. Better Together will receive a donation for every pair of shoes we collect, which will then be redistributed to over 26 third-world nations. This will help to save lives and give the less privileged protection for their feet…what is better than that?Please leave donations of gently used and new shoes behind our building located at 211 West 4th St, Vinton.
On Thursday, July 28 the George G Luckey Post 57 will host a Tenderloin Dinner from 5-7:00 p.m.The menu includes a Tenderloin, French Fries, Cole Slaw and a Dessert for $12.00.The American Legion George G Luckey Post 57 is located at 105 North R Ave.
On Saturday, July 23, there will be a benefit ride for the Pink Heals Eastern Iowa chapter.Registration begins at 10:00 a.m. with kickstand up at 11:00 a.m.Starting line will be at the Ron Da Voo in Vinton.1st Stop Rubies Bar in Center Point2nd Stop Wolfye's in Quasqueton where food will be available.3rd Stop Givyes Place in Alburnett4th Stop Pearl Street in ShellsburgFinal Stop at Mickeys in Vinton where you have to opportunity to share a meal on the return home.
16th Annual Gordy Nelson Memorial Car ShowHosted by the ‘38 Fire ClubSATURDAY, AUGUST 6, 2022 AT 8 AM – 4 PM$10 Entry FeeRegistration 8-12Awards 3Awards for Top 40Special Awards for:Best of ShowFire Dept ChoiceTractorBest PaintMotorcycleSpecial InterestHamburgers, Cheeseburgers, Brats, Chips, Water & Lemonade available for purchasePlease Co