The Vinton Macado’s restaurant welcomes the public to the ribbon-cutting ceremony on December 1.

While the restaurant opened to the public without fanfare on November 27, the formal ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Vinton Area Chamber of Commerce is set for Saturday 1 at 10:30 a.m.

Guest speakers will include Vinton Mayor Brad Grose, Macado’s owner Richard Macher, Vinton Town Manager Barry Thompson, and Board of Supervisors Vice Chairman Jason Peters.

Once the ribbon is cut, festivities will continue with radio station 94.9 FM Star Country doing a live remote from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Game Room will be free all day. Twin Creeks Brewing Company will be on site, and also featured inside the restaurant. Homestead Creamery will be on site as well.

Donations of cash and canned food will be accepted at the grand opening to benefit the Vinton Needy Family Program.

“I’m really, really excited about the opening; it’s something that we’ve all been looking forward to,” said Vinton Assistant Town Manager and Economic Development Director Pete Peters. “The anticipation from the public for this restaurant opening has been remarkable and I am constantly…

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