Labor Day weekend has arrived! Here's a rundown of events happening here in Eastern Iowa this Friday through Sunday:

  • FRYfest 2019
    • Iowa River Landing in Coralville
    • August 30th from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Featuring a collector's showcase, the World’s Largest Hawkeye Tradeshow, a kid zone, panels, autograph sessions, a bags tournament, a pep rally, live music, fireworks, and more
    • 2019 theme: Celebrating Kinnick Traditions
    • Entrance to the High Porch Block Party is $5 - 12 and under are free
    • See a full schedule of events HERE
  • 2019 NewBo Women's Music Festival
    • NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids
    • Dates/Times
      • August 30th from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
      • August 31st from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Featuring live music and a women-led vendor marketplace (Saturday only) - see a full lineup of artists HERE
    • Admission is free
  • Kernels Baseball
    • Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids
    • August 30th at 6:35 p.m.
      • Linn County Dairy Queen Twins Cap Giveaway
      • Twins Tuesday Jersey Auction
      • Post-game fireworks
    • vs. Quad Cities
    • Ticket range from $8 to $12 - get yours HERE
  • Buddy Guy & Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band
    • McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids
    • August 30th at 7 p.m.
    • Tickets start at $39 - get yours HERE
  • No Quarter (Led Zeppelin Tribute)
    • Wildwood BBQ & Saloon in Iowa City
    • August 30th at 8 p.m. - doors at 7 p.m.
    • "Internationally known for their dynamic tribute to legendary British super group Led Zeppelin, No Quarter has been pounding the Hammer of the Gods to Led Zeppelin fans around the world. Their dedication to the music, look, sound, and stage performance has given them the nickname “the Real Deal” when it comes to true Led Zeppelin authenticity in every aspect of their spell binding show."
    • Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door - get yours HERE
  • Cinema on the Cedar
    • RiverLoop Amphitheatre in Waterloo
    • August 30th from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. - gates at 8 p.m.
    • Showing Bohemian Rhapsody
    • Popcorn, snacks & beverages available for purchase
    • Admission is free
  • Fall West Branch City Wide Garage Sales
    • West Branch, Iowa
    • August 30th through September 1st
  • POUND at Lowe Park
    • Lowe Park in Marion
    • August 30th from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    • "Bring a yoga mat and water! We have yoga mats for use as well.
      Ripstix are provided to rock out with!"
    • Cost is a free-will donation
  • Final Friday Night Concert Series
    • Ped Mall in Iowa City
    • August 30th from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
    • Featuring The Dawn
    • Event is free
  • Brothers Osbourne
    • McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids
    • August 31st at 7:30 p.m.
    • Special guest Travis Denning
    • Tickets start at $35 - get yours HERE
  • Hawkeye Football Season Opener
    • Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City
    • August 31st at 6:30 p.m.
    • vs. Miami of Ohio
    • Tickets range from $25 to $50 - get yours HERE
  • Team of Dreams 2019
    • Field of Dreams Movie Site in Dyersville
    • September 1st from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
      • Movie Night is August 31st - get more info HERE
    • "From a movie night at Phoenix Theatres, an autograph show, and to a celebrity softball game – see your favorite players in action. Watch as the Field’s famous Ghost Players emerge from the corn and entertain the crowd with their on-field antics."
    • Tickets start at $20 - get yours HERE
  • Marion Farmers' Market
    • Taube Park in Marion
    • August 31st from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Festival of Iowa Beers
    • Millstream Brewing Co. in Amana
    • September 1st from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Admission includes a souvenir glass and unlimited beer samples (over 40 Iowa breweries)
    • Also featuring food and live music
    • Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 day-of - get yours HERE
  • NewBo Art Fest
    • NewBo District in Cedar Rapids
    • September 1st from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Featuring art vendors, galleries, a sculpture show, food, live music, kids' activities, and more
  • 2019 NewBo Run - Half Marathon & 10K
    • Starts and finishes at NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids
    • September 1st at 7:30 a.m. - finish line closes at 10:45 a.m.
    • Cost ranges from $40 to $60 - get registered HERE
  • The Pork Tornadoes
    • Delaware County Fairgrounds in Manchester
    • September 1st at 8 p.m.
    • "Mason Greve returns to his hometown of Manchester, IA as The Pork Tornadoes perform at the Delaware County Fairgrounds for the 2019 Iowa Firefighters Convention."
    • Tickets are $10 - get yours HERE
  • Labor Day Weekend Concert With Hairbanger's Ball
    • Edith Lucielle's Bait Shack & Wing Depot in Cedar Rapids
    • September 1st at 7 p.m.
    • "Hairbanger’s Ball was established out of Chicago in 2001. What started off as a “What If” idea quickly turned this band into one of the most sought after '80’s Hair Rock Tribute Bands' in the United States. Performing over 150 shows a year for 15 years says it all. This band has even been named “Best Rock Band” by the public in their hometown of Chicago."
    • Tickets are $10 at the door
  • Hiawatha Farmers' Market
    • Guthridge Park in Hiawatha
    • September 1st from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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