Looking for something fun to do this weekend? You won't have to go far!

Like every weekend this summer, there are some awesome activities and events going on in the local area over the next few days. Here are some of the highlights:

  • The Great Jones County Fair
    • Jones County Fairgrounds, Monticello
    • Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, with events beginning at 8 a.m.
    • Live music from Thomas Rhett and Big & Rich (Friday), Keith Urban and Frankie Ballard (Saturday), and Mercy Me and Crowder (Sunday)
    • Daily Gate Admission: $10, Season Gate Admission: $33
    • Click HERE for concert ticket prices/information
  • Uptown Friday Night
    • McGrath Amphitheatre
    • Friday from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
    • Live music from the Large Midgets
    • $5 admission
  • Cedar Rapids Kernels Games
    • Veterans Memorial Stadium
    • Friday at 6:35 p.m., Saturday at 6:35 p.m., and Sunday at 2:05 p.m.
    • Versus Great Lakes Loons (Friday) and Lansing Lugnuts (Saturday/Sunday)
    • Click HERE for ticket prices/information
  • Rock the Block
    • NewBo City Market
    • Friday from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Live music from The Flaming Camaros
    • Free admission
  • Noelridge Park Farmers' Market
    • Noelridge Park Market
    • Friday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Jim Gaffigan Noble Ape Tour
    • U.S. Cellular Center
    • Saturday at 8 p.m.
    • Ticket prices: $39.75 and $59.75
    • Click HERE to get your tickets
  • Music at the Carriage House
    • The Granger House Victorian Museum
    • Saturday from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
    • Live music from Joe Sorensen
    • Free admission
  • Marion Farmers' Market
    • Taube Park
    • Saturday from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Kinderfest
    • Amana Colonies
    • Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • See a full list of prices and activities HERE
  • Hiawatha Farmers' Market
    • 10th Avenue parking lot of Guthridge Park
    • 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • North Liberty Farmers' Market
    • Penn Landing
    • Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Iowa City Farmers' Market
    • Chauncey Swan Ramp
    • Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Solon Beef Days
    • Happening all over Solon
    • Friday beginning at 5 p.m. and Saturday beginning at 7:30 a.m.
    • For a full schedule of events and locations, click HERE.