Benton County Calendar

I’ll do my best to keep this up to date. ALL dates are tentative due to Covid-19.

FREQUENT LINKS – Bloomsbury Farm. Tara Hills Country Club. Keystone Turner Hall (Facebook). Belle Plaine Country Club (Facebook).

Friday, March 5, 2021

  • Belle Plaine – Belle Plaine American Legion is having a Fish Fry from 5 to 7. Dine in and carry out available. Fish, Shrimp or combo with baked potato, coleslaw, baked beans and a dinner roll. $10. Bar will be available.

Saturday, March 13, 2021

  • Keystone – Swaddling Clothes. St. John Lutheran Church, Keystone, is open second Saturday of each month, 9 a.m. to noon.

Sunday, March 15, 2021

  • Blairstown – Blairstown Ambulance Soup Luncheon. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Blairstown Legion Hall. Free-will donation. Enjoy soup, pulled pork sandwiches and baked goods. Drive-up only in alley behind the Legion Hall. Want it delivered? 319-270-7581.
  • Newhall – St. Paul Ham Dinner. Free. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. St. Paul’s Catholic Church Basement. Delivery Available. Phone: 223-5577. Ham, Party Potatoes, Corn, Coleslaw, and Dessert.

Monday, March 15, 2021

  • Van Horne – Sons of the Legion Tenderloin and Chicken Dinner. 5:30 to 7 p.m. Van Horne Legion Hall. Dine in or carryout. With fries or tater tots.

Saturday, March 20, 2021

  • Belle Plaine – Dummy boards tournament at Belle Plaine Country Club. 12 p.m.
  • Blairstown – Blairstown Legion Auxiliary authentic Mexican supper, prepared by Martin and Paty Delgado. Plus margaritas! 5 to 7 p.m. at the Legion Hall. Dine in or carry out.

Sunday, March 21, 2021

  • Keystone – Turner Hall. 9 a.m. to noon. To-go breakfast for the McFarlane family. Delivery also available to Van Horne, Blairstown and Elberon. The McFarlane’s nephews (who they are guardians of) were both in a car accident in late January and spent time in the hospital with some rather significant injuries. Both are finally back home now, the Turnerettes would love to help out this local family! On the menu will be ham or sausage egg bakes, sausage links and assorted desserts. We will also offer delivery to Elberon, Van Horne and Blairstown! We ask that you please call the hall at 442.3212 by Thursday, March 18 if you plan to stop by and grab a meal! Please let us know how many meals and what type of egg bake you prefer and if you’ll be picking up at the hall (and an approximate time) or need delivery! This will be a free-will donation breakfast!! We hope you can help support a local family that could use some community support!

Saturday, March 27 to April 4, 2021

  • Atkins – Bloomsbury Farm. 2021 Bunny Bash. 10 a.m. The farm will be springin’ with our attractions, our famous Bloomsbury Bunny will be hoppin’ around for photos with all, our food stands & gift shop will be open, & so much more! We can’t wait for Spring on the farm & we are so excited to kick it off with this amazing Easter event! Visit with the Easter Bunny himself! Easter treat for each child. Baby bunnies & baby chicks to hold. Farm Attractions. Concessions available. Gift Shop will be open to browse. Wine Room will be open. Buy Tickets: www.bloomsburyfarm.com/tickets

DATES & HOURS

  • March 27th – 28th, Saturday – Sunday
  • April 2nd – 4th, Friday – Sunday
  • 10:00am – 4:00pm

Sunday, April 3, 2021

  • Newhall – Easter Egg hunt, 10 a.m. at the Newhall Ball Diamonds.

Saturday, April 10, 2021

  • Newhall – CLS spring fling, Central Lutheran School, 4 to 8 p.m. Join us for food, fun and fellowship while supporting CLS!
  • Keystone – Swaddling Clothes-St. John Lutheran Church, Keystone, Iowa is open second Saturday of each month, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Saturday, April 17, 2021

  • Vinton – Benton County Fairgrounds. Benton FFA Swine Show. 9:30 a.m.
  • Blairstown – Blairstown Fire Department’s spaghetti dinner. 5 to 7 p.m. To order delivery: 319-454-6922. Curbside pickup: Pull up to the fire station at 109 Spruce St. from the west on Railroad St. They will take your oder and bring it to our car. Free-will donation.

Sunday, April 18, 2021

  • Vinton – Benton County FFA Beef Show. Benton County Fairgrounds. 9:30 a.m.

Thursday April 22, 2021

  • Van Horne – Tara Hills. Over 50 2 person Best Shot – 18 hole – 9 a.m. Shot Gun

Sunday, April 25, 2021

  • Newhall – Lions’ breakfast at the Legion Hall, with drive-up and social distancing inside. More details are coming. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Saturday, May 1, 2021

  • Atkins – Having a crafter’s Connection craft show spring edition at Benton Community School gym and St. Stephen’s church on May 1, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Saturday, May 8, 2021

  • Keystone – Swaddling Clothes-St. John Lutheran Church, Keystone, Iowa is open second Saturday of each month, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Thursday, May 13, 2021

  • Van Horne – Tara Hills. Over 50 2 person Best Shot – 18 hole – 9 a.m. Shot Gun

Sunday – May 16, 2021

  • Van Horne – Tara Hills. 2 Couple Best Shot – 18 Holes. Noon Shot Gun

Saturday – May 22, 2021

  • Van Horne – Tara Hills. 2 Person Best Shot – 18 holes 9 a.m. Shot Gun

May 29, 30, 31, 2021

  • Van Horne – Tara Hills. 4 Person Best Shot – 18 holes – Call for Tee Time

Thursday – June 3, 2021

  • Van Horne – Tara Hills. Over 50 2 person Best Shot – 18 hole – 9 a.m. Shot Gun

Sunday, June 6, 2021

  • Van Horne – Tara Hills. Couples Best Shot – 18 holes 9 a.m. Shot Gun

Saturday, June 12, 2021

  • Keystone – Swaddling Clothes-St. John Lutheran Church, Keystone, Iowa is open second Saturday of each month, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Sunday, June 13, 2021

  • Van Horne – Tara Hills. 2 Couple Best Shot – 18 holes. 9 a.m. Shot Gun

Saturday, June 19, 2021

  • Van Horne – Tara Hills. 4 Person Best Shot – 8” Cup – 18 holes 9 a.m. Shot Gun

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Vinton – Benton County Fair at the fairgrounds.

Thursday, June 24, 2021

  • Van Horne – Tara Hills. Over 50 2 person Best Shot – 18 holes – 9 a.m. Shot Gun
  • Vinton – Benton County Fair at the fairgrounds.

Friday, June 25, 2021

  • Vinton – Benton County Fair at the fairgrounds.

Saturday, June 26, 2021

  • Vinton – Benton County Fair at the fairgrounds.

Sunday, June 27, 2021

  • Vinton – Benton County Fair at the fairgrounds.

Sunday, July 4, 2021

  • Van Horne – Tara Hills. Couples Best Shot – 18 holes 7:30 a.m, and 1:15 p.m. – Shot Gun

Saturday, July 10, 2021

  • Garrison – Garrison Fun Day – Fundraiser for Garrison Emergency Services Car Show, Craft Show, Fireman’s BBQ Dinner & Dance Live Music with Four Day Creep.
  • Keystone – Swaddling Clothes-St. John Lutheran Church, Keystone, Iowa is open second Saturday of each month, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Van Horne – Tara Hills. 2 Person Par 3 Best Shot – 18 holes – 11 a.m. Shot Gun

Thursday – July 15, 2021

  • Van Horne – Tara Hills. Over 50 2 person Best Shot – 18 holes – 9 a.m. Shot Gun

Sunday – July 25, 2021

  • Van Horne – Tara Hills. 2 Couple Best Shot – 18 holes 9 a.m. Shot Gun

Thursday – August 5, 2021

  • Van Horne – Tara Hills. Over 50 2 person Best Shot – 18 holes – 9:00 AM Shot Gun

Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021

  • Keystone – Swaddling Clothes-St. John Lutheran Church, Keystone, Iowa is open second Saturday of each month, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Sunday – August 22, 2021

  • Van Horne – Tara Hills. Couple Best Shot – 18 holes 9:00 AM Shot Gun

Thursday – August 26, 2021

  • Van Horne – Tara Hills. Over 50 2 person Best Shot – 18 holes – 9:00 AM Shot Gun

Saturday – September 4, 2021

  • Van Horne – Tara Hills. 2 Person Best Shot – 18 holes – 9 a.m. Shot Gun

Thursday, September 16, 2021

  • Van Horne – Tara Hills. Over 50 2 person Best Shot – 18 holes – 9:00 AM Shot Gun

Sunday, September 19, 2021

  • Van Horne – Tara Hills. 2 Couple Best Shot – 18 holes 9:00 AM Shot Gun

Sunday, September 26, 2021

  • Van Horne – Tara Hills. 4 Person Best Shot – 8″ Cup – 18 holes 9:00 AM Shot Gun

Thursday, October 7, 2021

  • Van Horne, Tara Hills. Over 50 2 person Best Shot – 18 holes – 9:00 AM Shot Gun

Thursday, October 28, 2021

  • Van Horne – Tara Hills. Over 50 2 person Best Shot – 18 holes – 10:00 AM Shot Gun

CONTACT US: To add something to the calendar, send information to Jim at jim.magdefrau@gmail.com.