It's another busy summer weekend here in Iowa! Here's a rundown of this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday's big events:

  • Uptown Friday Night
    • McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids
    • June 7th from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Featuring Slap'n'Tickle
    • Must be 21 or older
    • Tickets are $5 at the gate
  • St. Ludmila's Kolach Festival
    • St. Ludmila Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids
    • Dates/Times
      • June 7th from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
      • June 8th from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
      • June 9th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Kolach Drive-Thru
      • June 7th from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. or until they run out
    • Featuring a bags tournament, a carnival, a silent auction, food, live music, a 5k, and more
    • For a full schedule of events click HERE
  • Strawberry Days 2019
    • The City of Strawberry Point
    • Dates/Times
      • June 7th with events beginning at 6 p.m.
      • June 8th with events beginning at 8 a.m.
      • June 9th with events beginning at 11 a.m.
    • Featuring a kiddie parade, live music, a talent show, games, a 5k, a carnival, fireworks, food, a beer garden, and more
    • For a full schedule of events click HERE
  • Ripcord
    • Theatre Cedar Rapids
    • Dates/Times
      • June 7th at 7:30 p.m. (SOLD OUT)
      • June 8th at 7:30 p.m. (SOLD OUT)
      • June 9th at 2:30 p.m.
    • "Set in a sunny room on an upper floor in the Bristol Place Senior Living Facility, cantankerous Abby finds herself forced to share her quarters with new arrival Marilyn. She has no choice but to get rid of the infuriatingly-chipper woman by any means necessary. Pranks and practical jokes abound and a hilarious game of one-upmanship ensues"
    • Tickets range from $12 to $22 - get yours HERE
  • Moonlit Movie
    • Klopfenstein Amphitheater for the Performing Arts in Marion
    • June 7th at 7 p.m. - movie begins at dusk
    • Featuring The Greatest Showman
    • Bring your own blanket and/or lawn chair for seating - guests are welcome to bring their own food/drink, but food vendors will be on site and free popcorn will be served
    • Also featuring magic by Tim Stolba, face painting, balloon artists, and an inflatable game
    • Event is free
  • Robins Roundup
    • Dates/Times
      • June 7th - East Knoll Park
        • Kids Color Run at 7 p.m. (FREE)
        • Twilight 5k Walk/Run at 8 p.m.
          • Cost is $25 - register HERE
      • June 8th - Main Street
        • Family Bicycle Ride at 10 a.m.
        • Main Street Parade at 2 p.m.
      • June 8th - South Troy Park
        • Kids Playzone from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
        • Concessions from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.
        • Live music from 6 p.m. to 9:45 p.m.
        • Fireworks at 9:45 p.m.
  • Food Truck Friday
    • Greene Square Park in Cedar Rapids
    • June 7th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • "Food Truck Fridays are back! Stop by Greene Square for lunch with your co-workers or bring the kids along to enjoy the splash pad. All are welcome! Enjoy a number of food trucks from throughout the area"
  • 2019 North Liberty Citywide Garage Sales
    • The city of North Liberty
    • June 7th & 8th
    • "There are lots of tools for shoppers to find exactly what they need: A downloadable list of sales for each day, with descriptions... a custom Google map of sales that you can access on-the-go (it's searchable!)... plus a thorough Excel spreadsheet so you can geek out and plan your own route"
    • Get more information HERE
  • Rock the Block
    • NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids
    • June 7th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Featuring Kevin Burt & Big Medicine
    • Event is free
  • Chamberlain Carnival
    • Lindale Mall (1st Avenue parking lot) in Cedar Rapids
    • Dates/Times
      • June 7th from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
      • June 8th from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
      • June 9th from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Featuring a giant slide, rides, games, and food
    • Ride tickets are $1.25 each (small kid rides are 2 tickets and larger rides are 3 tickets)
  • Good Makers Market
    • Cedar County Fairgrounds in Tipton
    • Dates/Times
      • June 7th from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
      • June 8th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • "Here you will find the best of the best hand-picked vendors from around the Midwest. Everything from handmade and vintage, to rusty, junky goodness, amazing food trucks, and local live music"
    • Featuring live music and food trucks
    • Admission is $5 for adults and free for kids 12 and under
  • Party in the Park
    • Coralville Parks and Recreation Department
    • June 7th from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
    • "We will have games & activities, snacks, a visit from the Coralville Fire Department, and at dusk show the movie 'The Goonies'"
    • Event is free
  • Weekly Racing
    • Hawkeye Downs Speedway and Expo Center
    • June 7th - Gates open at 6 p.m./race begins at 7:30 p.m.
    • "The second free night of 2019 includes a meaningful moment of honoring our law enforcement. The $1000-to-win 'Racing for a Cause' Legends race honoring the COPS Foundation is back! The legends series will be Australian Qualifying that night!"
    • Tickets are free
  • Center Point Pork Days
    • The City of Center Point
    • Dates/Times
      • June 7th from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.
      • June 8th from 7 a.m. to 1 a.m.
    • Featuring live entertainment, bingo, food, a beer tent, kids' activities, a parade and more
    • Check out a full schedule of events HERE
  • Marion Farmers Market

    • Taube Park in Marion
    • June 8th from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • CycleFest 2019
    • NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids
    • June 8th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Featuring coordinated bike rides for all ages, free bike helmets, a vintage bike show, bike check-ups, live music, food, and more
    • Event is free
  • Sandfest 2
    • Sandlot Sports in Cedar Rapids
    • June 8th from 1 p.m. to 1 a.m.
    • "June 8th don’t miss an all-day festival hosted on the largest outdoor sandlot facility in the midwest! With 30 sand volleyball courts, an island bar, freshly grilled food, and many prizes to win just for purchasing a ticket!"
    • Tickets are $15 at the door or $12.50 online - get yours HERE
  • Field of Dreams Movie Night
    • Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids
    • June 8th from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. - gates open at 6 p.m.
    • Fans are encouraged to bring blankets to watch the movie from the field - no lawn chairs allowed
    • "The Kernels concessions will be open so outside food and beverage and coolers will not be permitted"
    • Event is free
  • Cedar Rapids River Kings Indoor Football
    • U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids
    • June 8th at 7:05 p.m.
    • vs. Green Bay Blizzard
    • First Responder Night
    • Tickets range from $10 to $55 - get yours HERE
  • Monti in Motion Car Show
    • Downtown Monticello
    • June 8th from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • "In addition to great cars/trucks, there will be a motorcycle class, food vendors, local restaurants/bars, music, awards, and a short cruise to follow"
  • Uptown Marion Market
    • Marion Square Park
    • June 8th from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    • "Fresh produce, baked goods, flowers, plants, meat, wines and an array of artisan items. Food vendors, live entertainment and children's activities will also be featured"
    • Admission is free
  • Summer Kick-Off Block Party
    • Lindale Mall (1st Ave Parking Lot) in Cedar Rapids
    • June 8th from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Featuring an obstacle course, a rock climbing wall, face painting, food, vendors, and more
  • Theory of a Deadman
    • Q Casino in Dubuque
    • June 8th at 7 p.m.
    • With Special Guests 10 Years & Otherwise
    • Tickets range from $44 to $69 - get yours HERE
  • New Kids on the Block: Mixtape Tour
    • Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines
    • June 9th at 7:30 p.m.
    • With special guests Salt-N-PepaNaughty by NatureTiffany, and Debbie Gibson
    • Tickets range from $29.95 to $171.95 - get yours HERE
  • Hiawatha Farmers Market

    • Guthridge Park in Hiawatha
    • June 9th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Steve Martin & Martin Short
    • Adler Theatre in Davenport
    • June 9th at 7 p.m.
    • "Comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short will present new material in a variety of musical sketches and conversations about their iconic careers, most memorable encounters, and of course, their legendary lives in show-business"
    • Tickets range from $89 to $189 - get yours HERE
  • Praise on the River (Freedom Festival Event)
    • McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids
    • June 9th from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    • "Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, kids and friends and get ready for a great afternoon of music. There will be food vendors on site. A free-will offering will be accepted to benefit His Hands Free Clinic, which has been serving the medical needs of eastern Iowans for 27-years"
    • Event is free

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