Need something fun to do this weekend? No problem! Here are some of the big events happening here in Eastern Iowa this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday:

  • RoughRiders Hockey
    • Cedar Rapids Ice Arena
    • October 11th at 7:05 p.m.
    • vs. Waterloo
    • Five Seasons Tire Team Poster Giveaway
    • Tickets range from $12.75 to $25 - get yours HERE
  • Hairball
    • Quad-Cities Waterfront Convention Center in Bettendorf
    • October 11th at 7:30 p.m.
    • 18+ only
    • Tickets are $35 - get yours HERE
  • Eli Young Band
    • Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake
    • October 11th - doors at 8 p.m.
    • Tickets are $29 in advance/$34 at the door - get yours HERE
  • Cody Johnson
    • Five Flags Center in Dubuque
    • October 11th at 7:30 p.m.
    • Tickets range from $30 to $100 - get yours HERE
  • Hello, Dolly!
    • Theatre Cedar Rapids
    • Dates/Times
      • October 11th at 7:30 p.m.
      • October 12th at 7:30 p.m.
      • October 13th at 2:30 p.m.
    • "Follow the romantic and comic exploits of matchmaker Dolly Levi as she pursues a match for the miserly millionaire, Horace Vandergelder. Enjoy humor, romance, high-energy dancing, and some of the greatest songs in musical theater history."
    • Tickets range from $22 to $45 - get yours HERE
  • Mamma Mia!
    • Old Creamery Theatre in Amana
    • Dates/Times
      • October 11th at 7:30 p.m.
      • October 12th at 7:30 p.m.
      • October 13th at 2 p.m.
    • "A young bride-to-be longs to discover the identity of her father – only to learn there are three possible choices! Prepare to be swept away by the infectious music, uplifting story, and dazzling dance numbers that have made Mamma Mia! a glittering global phenomenon!"
    • Tickets range from $20 to $32.50 - get yours HERE
  • The Farmhouse Market Fall Festival
    • Downtown Wilton, Iowa
    • Dates/Times
      • October 11th from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
      • October 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    •  Featuring over 50 vendors, games, and kids' activities
    • Admission is free
  • Holiday Arts & Crafts Show
    • Riverside Casino & Golf Resort Event Center
    • Dates/Times
      • October 11th from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
      • October 12th from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
      • October 13th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Admission is free
  • Hawkeye Football
    • Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City
    • October 12th at 6:44 p.m.
    • vs. Penn State
    • ANF Black & Gold Spirit Game (wear gear by seating section)
    • Broadcast on ABC
    • Tickets are sold out
  • Oktoberfest
    • Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds Fair Center Building in Davenport
    • October 12th from 12 p.m. to Midnight
    • Featuring live music, a costume contest, local brewers, food, and more
    • Free admission
  • Galena Country Fair
    • Galena, Illinois
    • Dates/Times
      • October 12th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
      • October 13th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Featuring over 150 vendors, food, a bake sale, Irish dancing, raffles, a silent auction, live music, and more
    • Admission is a suggested donation of $2
  • Super Hero Bash
    • Hawkeye Downs Speedway & Expo Center in Cedar Rapids
    • October 12th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    • "The Super Hero Bash takes place each October and features mascots, police officers, firefighters, activity tables, candy tubs, a DJ and a costume contest."
    • Event is open to the public and is free of charge for children in foster care and their caregivers and immediate family - all others are welcome to attend for a small fee
  • Underground Glow Party
    • Shores Event Center in Cedar Rapids
    • October 12th from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
    • Featuring live music, lights, lasers, glow sticks, glowing drinks, and more
    • Tickets range from $10 to $125 - get yours HERE
  • Farm Glow (Rescheduled from 10/5)
    • Bass Farms L.L.C. in Mount Vernon
    • October 12th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Featuring a hot air balloon, live music, family games, ice cream, photo opportunities, and more
    • Tickets are $5 - 2 and under are free
  • Monster Mash
    • Marion Public Library
    • October 12th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    • "Celebrate 50 years of our lovable monster friends from Sesame Street at this drop-in event. The first 20 kids to arrive will get to craft their own monster sock puppet to take home. We will also have a Sesame Street Scavenger hunt, you can check out library materials featuring Sesame Street characters, and we'll do some monster mashing to a silly playlist of Sesame Street classics."
    • Event is free
  • 6th Annual Leon Evans Cruise-In
    • Fairfax City Sports Complex
    • October 12th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • "NO ADMISSION, full concessions and restrooms at the event, playground for the kids and great music all day! Come see race cars, jet boats and hundreds of the finest hot cars in the area!"
    • Benefiting U of I's Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Iowa Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
    • Event is free
  • Cedar Rapids Royal Princess Ball
    • Cedar Rapids Marriott
    • October 13th from 9 a.m. to 6:45 p.m.
    • "Your little one will get to participate in princess games, storytime sing along, learn some ballroom dance moves and more. Our event is geared towards your 3 to 7-year-old princess fan, though all are welcome!"
    • Featuring Cinderella, Tower Princess, Beauty, Snow Sisters, Mermaid Princess, Sleeping Princess, Snow White, Arabian Princess, and Frog Princess
    • Tickets range from $25 to $45 - get yours HERE
  • Harlem Wizards Basketball Fundraiser
    • Marion High School
    • October 13th at 6 p.m. - doors at 5 p.m.
    • "Don’t miss this fun-filled, high flying & interactive community event featuring the world-famous Harlem Wizards basketball team as they take on the Marion Treble Makers, a team of teachers, principals, and local celebrity Ryan Brainard"
    • Benefiting the Marion Music Boosters
    • Tickets range from $10 to $25 - get yours HERE
  • Chris Tomlin
    • Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines
    • October 13th at 7 p.m.
    • With special guest Pat Barrett
    • Tickets range from $14.50 to $47 - get yours HERE
  • POUND for Pink
    • DanceMor Ballroom in Swisher
    • October 13th from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    • "Join your local POUND Pros as they come together as one to bring a sweat-dripping, rock out workout jam session where we will become the music together."
    • Also featuring a photo booth and giveaways
    • All proceeds will go to Mercy's Especially for You Race Against Breast Cancer
    • Cost is $10 or $5 for students/veterans

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