2019 is here and there are some great winter events on the way! Here are some of the big things happening here in Eastern Iowa this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday:

  • Burlesque in the Black Box feat: The Va Va Voom!
    • Theatre Cedar Rapids
    • January 11th & 12th at 7:30 p.m.
    • "Come and join Cedar Rapids’ burlesque troupe, The Va Va Voom! as they make their return to the “black box” of Theatre Cedar Rapids"
    • PG-13 - Parents Strongly Cautioned
    • Tickets are $35 and are SOLD OUT
  • POUND After Dark at Lowe Park -- Disco/DJ Lighted
    • Lowe Park in Marion (Indoors)
    • January 11th from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    • "Instead of listening to music, you become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and Pilates-inspired movements. Using Ripstix®, lightly weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for exercising, POUND transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out"
    • Event is free
  • Wells Fargo Advisors Shootout 2019
    • U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids
    • January 12th at 10:15 a.m. (final match begins at 7:15 p.m.)
    • Re-entry is allowed with a hand stamp
    • Tickets are $10 for 18+, $5 for ages 3-17 (with high school I.D.), and free for 3 and under
  • RoughRiders Hockey
    • Cedar Rapids Ice Arena
    • January 12th at 7:05 p.m.
    • vs. Madison Capitols
    • Boys and Girls Club Night
    • Tickets range from $12.75 to $25 - get yours HERE
  • 5th Annual Mid-Winter Renaissance Faire
    • Cedar Rapids Public Library
    • January 12th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Featuring visits with the Queen and King, live sword fighting, juggling, Pirate Comedy Hour, crafts, music, and more
    • For a full schedule of events click HERE
    • Event is free
  • Onesie Bar Crawl
    • Downtown Iowa City
    • January 12th from 4 p.m. to 12 a.m.
      • Check-in from 4 to 6 p.m. at Iowa City Yacht Club
      • Participating bars include Brothers, Blue Moose, DC's, Fieldhouse, Studio 13, Pints, Sports Column Inc, & Union
      • After-party from 10 p.m. to 12 a.m. at Brothers
    • Wristband purchase includes two free drinks, exclusive drink/food specials, free cover, and prizes
    • Wristbands are $10 in advance and $25 day-of - get yours HERE
  • Winter Sucks Party
    • Metro Harley-Davidson in Cedar Rapids
    • January 12th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Featuring a Masquerade Ball (please dress up), the unveiling the new University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital raffle bike, and food for sale from Wild Hogs
    • BYOB
  • CR Craft & Vendor Market
    • City of Hiawatha Parks and Recreation
    • January 12th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Featuring 20+ vendors
    • Free parking, admission, and raffle opportunities
  • 5th Annual Winter Fishing Academy
    • Wickiup Hill Outdoor Learning Center in Toddville
    • January 12th from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Featuring speakers, workshops, crafting, lunch, and more - see a full schedule HERE
    • Cost is $20 per adult
  • Hawkeye Men's Basketball
    • Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City
    • January 12th at 1:30 p.m.
    • vs. Ohio State
    • Star Wars Game
    • Broadcast on BTN
    • Tickets range from $20 to $35 (limited tickets left) - get yours HERE
  • Coralville WinterFest 2019
    • Iowa River Landing in Coralville
    • January 13th from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Featuring crafts, games, entertainment, prizes, face painting, a photo booth, horse-drawn trolley rides and more
    • Event is free
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame Auditions
    • Theatre Cedar Rapids
    • January 13th from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    • "Please arrive to the TCR lobby no earlier than 6:30 p.m. to check in and to fill out an audition form. Be prepared to state all potential rehearsal conflicts. Auditions will begin with a group dance audition followed by individual singing and small group acting auditions. You need only attend one night of auditions, then callbacks if requested"
    • Must be 16+ to audition
    • For details on characters and what to prepare click HERE

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