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Events Going on in Eastern Iowa This Weekend — August 25th, 26th, & 27th

It’s the last weekend in August, so make it a good one!

We are very quickly approaching the end of summer, so be sure to enjoy all the outdoor activities you can before it’s too late! As always, there are lots of activities going on in the local area this weekend. Here are some of the highlights:

  • Rock the Block
    • NewBo City Market
    • August 25th from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Live music from Dr. Z’s Experiment
    • Free admission
  • Hiawatha Fun Fest 2017
    • Guthridge Park
    • August 25th from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. and August 26th from 8 a.m. until fireworks
    • Live music the 25th from 8 Seconds and the 26th from 42 Romeo Rock Band and The Breakfast Club
    • Free admission
  • Central City Bluegrass Festival
    • Linn County Fairgrounds
    • August 25th with a show at 7 p.m. and August 26th with shows at 1 p.m. & 7 p.m.
    • 8/25 show is $20, 8/26 (both shows) is $25, 8/26 (just 7 p.m. show) is $20, weekend pass is $35
    • Kids ages 13-16 are $5 per day and kids 12 & under are free
    • For more ticketing information, click HERE
  • Noelridge Farmers’ Market
    • Noelridge Park Market
    • August 25th from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Friday Night Concert Series
    • Outside of the Sheraton Iowa City Hotel in the Ped Mall
    • August 25th from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
    • Live music from Paa Kow
    • Free admission
  • Woodfest
    • Amana RV Park
    • August 25th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., August 26th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Free admission and $1 parking
  • Cedar Rapids Rampage vs. Mexico
    • U.S. Cellular Center
    • August 26th at 7:05 p.m.
    • Tickets range from $17.50 to $42.50
    • Get ticket details HERE
  • Bash @ CR
    • Hawkeye Downs Expo Center
    • August 26th from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Live music from 16 different Christian bands
    • Free admission
  • Marion Farmers’ Market
    • Taube Park
    • August 26th from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Market After Dark
    • Downtown Cedar Rapids
    • August 26th from 6:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • Iowa City Farmers’ Market
    • Chauncey Swan Ramp
    • August 26th from 7:30 a.m. to noon
  • Boomtown
    • Benton County Fairgrounds in Vinton
    • August 26th beginning at 10 a.m.
    • Live music from Redline and a fireworks show
    • Parking at the fairgrounds is $10 per vehicle and Grandstand admission is $10 per person
    • For a full schedule of events, click HERE
  • Family Flick Night
    • Hiawatha Public Library lawn
    • August 26th at 8 p.m.
    • Showing Guardians of the Galaxy 2
    • Free admission and popcorn
  • Indoor Craft & Farmers’ Market
    • Northwest Recreation Center in Cedar Rapids
    • August 26th from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
    • “A Slice of Summer” theme
    • $1 admission
  • Joe Bonamassa
    • Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids
    • August 26th at 8 p.m.
    • Tickets range from $102 to $152
    • Get ticket details HERE
  • Hiawatha Farmers’ Market
    • 10th Avenue parking lot of Guthridge Park
    • August 27th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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