August is here and it brings with it another very busy weekend here in Eastern Iowa! Here are some of the big events going on in the Corridor this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday:

  • NewBoRama
    • NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids
    • August 3rd from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., August 4th from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and August 5th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • "Locals, newbo evolve attendees, and tourists are invited to explore, shop, and eat their way through the New Bohemia District"
    • Rock the Block
      • Featuring Halfloves and Dawson Hollow
      • August 3rd from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    • Live music August 4th from noon to 7 p.m. - see the lineup HERE
    • NewBo Art Fest 2018 on August 5th
    • Event is free and open to the public
  • 2018 Iowa Irish Fest
    • Downtown Waterloo
    • August 3rd from 4 p.m. to 12 a.m., August 4th from 10 a.m. to 12 a.m., and August 5th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • "Celebrate Irish heritage with live music, international culture, family events, rugby, 5K, highland games, contests and more!"
    • For a full schedule of events click HERE
    • A three day wrist band is $20 at the gates - no single day passes are available
  • Friday Night Concert Series
    • Just off the north end of the Pentacrest on Iowa Avenue between Clinton Street and Dubuque Street in Iowa City
    • August 3rd from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
    • feat. 6 Odd Rats and The Right Now
    • Event is free
  • Touch a Truck
    • Guthridge Park 10th Ave Parking Lot
    • August 3rd from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    • "Learn about and explore trucks, construction vehicles, and public safety equipment that they know and love! Kids of all ages will climb, run around, sit in and even honk horns of many types of trucks and vehicles!"
    • Bring a non-perishable food donation to help support HACAP
  • Outdoor Children's Theater: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
    • Brucemore Mansion in Cedar Rapids
    • August 3rd & 4th at 5:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
    • Tickets are $5 - get yours HERE
  • Pizza Friday Night
    • Bloomsbury Farm in Atkins
    • August 3rd from 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. - food will be served from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Ticket includes admission to the farm, hayrack rides, a gourmet pizza bar, dessert, live entertainment, yard games, and more
    • Tickets are free for two and under, $12.95 for ages 3 to 12, and $17.95 for 12 and over - get yours HERE
  • Hoover's Hometown Days
    • West Branch
    • August 3rd from 4 p.m. to 12 a.m. and August 4th from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Featuring live music, a vendor fair, food, a beer tent, kids' activities, tournaments, fireworks, and more - for a full schedule of events click HERE
  • Weekly Racing

    • Hawkeye Downs in Cedar Rapids
    • August 3rd with gates at 6 p.m. and opening ceremonies at 7:20 p.m.
    • Tickets are $10 for ages 18-54, $7 for students ages 9 to 17 & seniors 55 and older, and free for kids under 8 with a paid adult
  • 2018 Tournament of Drums
    • Kingston Stadium in Cedar Rapids
    • August 3rd from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    • "See some of the top Open Class drum and bugle corps in the country competing on their last stop before the championships"
    • For a full line up of performers click HERE
    • Tickets are $15 - get yours HERE
  • NewBo Evolve 2018
    • NewBo District in Cedar Rapids
    • August 3rd through 5th
    • Featuring live music, celebrity guest speakers, and more - see the full schedule HERE
    • Kelly Clarkson
      • August 3rd at 7 p.m.
      • Tickets range from $54 to $107.50 - get yours HERE
    • Maroon 5
      • August 4th at 7 p.m.
      • Tickets range from $70 to $134.50 - get yours HERE
    • Sunday Local Lineup with the Pork Tornadoes
      • August 5th - gates open at 11:30 a.m.
      • For a full lineup of artists click HERE
      • Tickets are $10 and available at the gate only
    • 3-day passes are $375 and include tickets to all concerts - get yours HERE
  • Downtown Farmers' Market
    • Downtown Cedar Rapids
    • August 4th from 7 a.m. to noon
  • Marion Farmers Market

    • Taube Park
    • August 4th from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Iowa City Farmers Market

    • Chauncey Swan Ramp in Iowa City
    • August 4th from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Kernels Baseball
    • Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids
    • August 4th at 6:35 p.m. - Mom/Son Superhero Pre-Game Party (must pre-register) & Superhero Cape Giveaway
    • August 5th at 2:05 p.m. - Kids Eat Free Sunday, Hovick Family Farm Petting Zoo
    • Tickets range from $8 to $12 - get yours HERE
  • Travis Tritt Concert
    • Teachers Park in Independence
    • August 4th at 7 p.m.
    • Tickets are $40 - get yours HERE
  • Collins Rd Hy-Vee Explore A TRUCK
    • Collins Rd Hy-Vee in Cedar Rapids
    • August 4th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Featuring a dump truck, a Hy-Vee semi, a firetruck, an ambulance, a police car, a monster truck, and more
    • Benefiting Camp Courageous
    • Free admission, face painting, games, activities, and more
  • Hiawatha Farmers Market

    • 10th Avenue parking lot of Guthridge Park
    • August 5th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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