After a few fairly quiet weekends here in Eastern Iowa, things have picked back up again! There are lots of great events coming up in Iowa this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Here's a rundown of the big ones:

  • BrewNost 2019
    • National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library in Cedar Rapids
    • September 20th from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
    • "BrewNost will feature a wide range of international beers selected from Doug Alberhasky, from John’s Grocery in Iowa City. All beverages will be specially paired with culinary creations by chefs from some of the area’s finest restaurants. In addition, local breweries and distilleries will offer distinctive brews and beverage creations, including wine, cider, and spirits."
    • Featuring a live auction
    • Tickets range from $65 to $125 - get yours HERE
  • T.G. Sheppard
    • Wild Hogs Saloon & Eatery in Walford
    • September 20th at 8 p.m.
    • Tickets are $25 - get yours HERE
  • Chris Janson Real Friends Tour
    • Q Casino in Dubuque
    • September 20th at 7 p.m.
    • With special guest Johnny McGuire
    • Tickets range from $34 to $54 - get yours HERE
  • Fall Fridays in the Artway
    • Uptown Artway in Marion
    • September 20th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    • Featuring The Deleters
    • "This unique venue is the perfect place to start the weekend and support local artists and businesses. Relax on a neighboring outdoor patio or bring your own chairs."
  • Get The Led Out
    • Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids
    • September 20th at 8 p.m.
    • "The Philadelphia-based group consists of six veteran musicians intent on delivering Led Zeppelin live like you’ve never heard before."
    • Tickets are $29.50 - get yours HERE
  • Williamsburg Citywide Garage Sales
    • Williamsburg, Iowa
    • September 20th through 21st
  • RoughRiders Hockey
    • Cedar Rapids Ice Arena
    • September 21st at 4:05 p.m.
    • vs. Waterloo
    • All tickets are $10 in advance - get yours HERE
  • 2019 Food Truck Festival
    • Benz Beverage Depot in Cedar Rapids
    • September 21st from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Benefiting Boys & Girls Club of Cedar Rapids
    • Admission is a $5 recommended donation
    • VIP tickets are $35 in advance - get yours HERE
  • NewBo Oktoberfest
    • NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids
    • September 21st from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
      • Hog roast dinner at 6 p.m.
    • Featuring beer sampling, outdoor games, polka music, food, and more
    • Event is free to attend
    • Hog roast dinner is $30 per person - get tickets HERE
  • Downtown Farmers' Market (final event of 2019)
    • Downtown Cedar Rapids
    • September 21st from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • The Crunch Berry Run
    • Greene Square Park in Cedar Rapids
    • September 21st at 9 a.m.
    • "Participants will be doused in environmentally-friendly color powder as they run or walk the 5K or 1-mile route. The run/walk will finish with music, dancing, and family-friendly activities"
    • Benefiting Murals & More
    • Cost is $18 to $34 - get registered HERE
  • Apfelfest
    • Amana Colonies
    • September 21st from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    • "It’s a beautiful time to visit the Colonies and you’ll find apple treats, apple gifts, and apple desserts at many of the businesses. Of course, a local orchard will be on hand to sell you fresh apples to take home.  Take the Apfelfest Sampling Stroll and visit a variety of businesses that will all have something apple for you to sample, then when you’ve finished turn in your brochure and be entered into a drawing for a $100 gift certificate"
    • For a full schedule of events click HERE
  • Bandit Big Rig Series
    • Hawkeye Downs Speedway & Expo Center in Cedar Rapids
    • September 21st from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    • "With Bandits racing around the oval track at speeds of up to 100 MPH, you know things are going to get crazy! Racing starts at 7 p.m., but don’t miss out on the pre-race activities (i.e. truck show, 5 p.m.-6:15 p.m. Driver Meet’n’Greet, and much more)"
    • Tickets are $15 to $25 (kids 8 and under are free with a paid adult) - get yours HERE
  • Dubuque Oktoberfest
    • A.Y. McDonald Park in Dubuque
    • September 21st from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
      • Bier Tasting event from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. - get tickets HERE ($25 to $30)
    • Featuring food, drinks, live entertainment, games, wiener dog races, tug of war, beer pong, and more
    • Family-friendly
    • Tickets are $5 for adults (kids 10 and under are free) - can be purchased at any Premier Bank location or at the gate
    • Free admission to the festival grounds for people wearing traditional costumes (Lederhosen/Dirndl Dress)
  • Concert For The Linn County Freedom Rock
    • Veterans Memorial Building in Cedar Rapids
    • September 21st at 5 p.m.
    • Featuring Travis Dean & The Highway 39 Band
    • Concessions & beverages available
    • Proceeds go to fund the completion of Linn County's Freedom Rock
    • Tickets are $10 to $20 (4 and under are free) - get yours HERE
  • 6th Annual Cedar Rapids HOPEwalk
    • Cherry Hill Park in Cedar Rapids
    • September 21st 8:30 a.m.
      • Opening ceremonies at 9:30 a.m.
    • "The HOPEwalk is a local community-based walk to remember loved ones lost to suicide, support survivors, raise awareness, and work on prevention in the Cedar Rapids area community"
    • Event is free to attend
    • Get registered or donate HERE
  • The Great Pumpkin Run: Iowa
    • Bloomsbury Farm in Atkins
    • September 21st from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Benefiting the Iowa Donor Network
    • "3.1 miles too easy for you? Add on the Tough Pumpkin option and we'll supply you with a pumpkin to run or walk with during the race!"
    • Registration is $45 - get signed up HERE
  • Tiny Fair
    • Uptown Artway in Marion
    • September 21st from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
    • "Stop by to experience magic tricks, make some art, or see animals up close. Each date in this series has a theme geared to preschool/ elementary-age children"
    • Theme is "Animals Up Close"
    • Event is free
  • CR Craft & Vendor Market
    • City of Hiawatha Parks and Recreation
    • September 21st from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • HealthFest 2019
    • DanceMor Ballroom in Swisher
    • September 21st from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Featuring informational booths, door prizes, workout classes, live music, vendors, and more
    • Event is free
    • See a full schedule of events HERE
  • An Evening of Hocus Pocus
    • Bloomsbury Farm in Atkins
    • September 21st at 4:30 p.m.
      • Movie starts at dark
    • "This event will take place outside - with the movie projected onto our barn, so please remember to dress for the weather. We will have bonfires and other witchy-fun! Be sure to wear your favorite witch costume for this event"
    • Tickets are $10.95 per person (3 and under are free) - get yours HERE
  • Marion Farmers' Market
    • Taube Park in Marion
    • September 21st from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Iowa City Farmers' Market
    • Chauncey Swan Ramp in Iowa City
    • September 21st from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m
  • Maquoketa Flea Market & Antique Show
    • Jackson County Fairgrounds in Maquoketa
    • September 22nd from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    • "The show has been in existence for 36 years and is one of Iowa's largest with over 150 exhibitors selling a vast array of antiques and vintage items"
    • Admission is $4 (10 and under are free)
    • Early-bird shoppers are welcome from 6:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. for a cost of $10
  • Woof, Wag & Wine
    • Fireside Winery in Marengo
    • September 22nd from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    • "Come enjoy an afternoon at Fireside Winery with live music, excellent wine, and bring along your canine companions to complete this great event!"
    • Benefiting Safe Haven of Iowa County
  • Ellis Cruise Fall 2019
    • Ellis Park in Cedar Rapids
    • September 22nd from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    • "No registration, no fee, no trophies. Drive through for 10 minutes or stay for a few hours. You make the call. Let's fill the park up for a few hours."
  • Godsmack
    • TaxSlayer Center in Moline
    • September 22nd at 7 p.m.
    • With special guest Halestorm
    • Tickets start at $22.50 - get yours HERE
  • Hiawatha Farmers' Market
    • Guthridge Park in Hiawatha
    • September 22d from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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