Spring is finally here, and with it comes all sorts of great weekend events. Here are some of the big things happening this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday:

  • Women's NCAA Tournament
    • Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City
    • Dates/Times
      • March 22nd at 1 p.m.
        • University of Iowa vs. Mercer
      • March 22nd at 3 p.m.
        • Missouri vs. Drake
      • March 24th
        • Details to be determined Friday
    • Broadcast on ESPN 2
    • Single-session and all-session tickets are available - get yours HERE
  • RoughRiders Hockey
    • Cedar Rapids Ice Arena
    • March 22nd at 7:05 p.m.
    • vs. Waterloo
    • "Stick n Pup" Night
    • Tickets range from $12.75 to $25 - get yours HERE
  • Shakespeare in Love

    • Theatre Cedar Rapids
    • Dates/Times

      • March 22nd at 7:30 p.m.
      • March 23rd at 7:30 p.m.
      • March 24th 2:30 p.m.
    • "Young Will Shakespeare suffers from writer’s block until Viola inspires his greatest masterpiece. Breaking gender norms and societal boundaries, this play, based on the Oscar-winning film, encourages us to take risks in order to pursue our dreams"
    • Tickets range from $22 to $37 - get yours HERE
  • Planetarium
    • Cedar Rapids Public Library
    • March 22nd from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Spaces are limited
  • POUND After Dark - Disco/DJ Lighted
    • Lowe Park in Marion
    • March 22nd from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    • "Channel your inner rockstar with this full body cardio-jam session inspired by the infectious, energizing, and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums. 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"
    • Event is a free-will offering class
  • Maple Syrup Festival
    • Indian Creek Nature Center in Cedar Rapids
    • March 23rd & 24th from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    • "The Maple Syrup Festival features syrup making demonstrations, a look at the action inside the Maple Sugar House and live music while you enjoy a delicious pancake and sausage breakfast with real maple syrup handcrafted at the Nature Center"
    • Ticket Prices (get yours HERE)
      • Adults - $8 in advance/$10 at the door
      • Kids (4 to 12) - $4 in advance/$5 at the door
      • 3 and under are FREE
  • St Joe’s Bar 2 Bar - Czech Village Bar Crawl
    • Begins at Dirty Shirley’s in Cedar Rapids
      • Other bars included are: Chappy’s Safari Lounge, Aces & Eights, CJ’s and Lucky’s on 16th
    • March 23rd from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • All proceeds go to the Czech Village Round House
    • Punch cards are $10
  • NCAA Division 1 Men's Basketball Second Round
    • Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines
    • March 23rd
      • Florida vs. Michigan at 4:15 p.m.
      • Minnesota vs. Michigan State at 6:45 p.m.
    • Hosted by Drake University
    • Broadcast on CBS
    • Get ticket details HERE
  • PJ Masks Live! Save The Day
    • TaxSlayer Center in Moline
    • March 23rd at 3 p.m.
    • "Based on eOne’s top-rated animated series, airing daily on Disney Junior, the new show features preschoolers’ favorite pre-school superheroes and familiar songs from the popular show along with brand new music and a whole new adventure"
    • Tickets range from $25 to $55 - get yours HERE
  • Peter & The Wolf, Mother Goose & Other Tales
    • Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids
    • March 23rd at 7:30 p.m.
    • "Be whisked away to a land of fairy tales with Orchestra Iowa and Ballet Quad Cities performing to the music of Prokofiev, Ravel, and more"
    • Tickets range from $18 to $49 - get yours HERE
  • One Night of Queen
    • TaxSlayer Center in Moline
    • March 24th at 7:30 p.m.
    • "One Night of Queen is a spectacular live concert, recreating the look, sound, pomp and showmanship of arguably the greatest rock band of all time"
    • Tickets range from $22.50 to $46.50 - get yours HERE

New Movies This Weekend:

  • Us (R) - 97% rating on Rotten Tomatoes