Now that the kids are back in school, things are slowing down a bit here in Eastern Iowa. There are still some great events going on in the area this weekend, though! Here are some of the big events this Labor Day Weekend:

  • Kernels Baseball (final home game of the regular season!)
    • Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids
    • August 31st at 6:35 p.m.
    • Game of Thrones Night/Game of Thrones Beer Stein Giveaway
    • vs. Burlington
    • Tickets range from $8 to $12 - get yours HERE
  • FRYfest
    • Iowa River Landing in Coralville
    • August 31st with events beginning at 9 a.m.
    • Featuring a blood drive, the Hawkeye Collector’s Showcase, a Hawkeye trade show, panels, autograph sessions, a block party, live music, a pep rally, and more
    • Pork Tornadoes perform at 8 p.m.
    • Fireworks begin at 10 p.m.
    • For a full schedule of events click HERE
    • Block party/concert tickets are $5 - gets yours at the door or at participating locations
  • Rock the Block

    • NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids
    • August 31st from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • feat. Wooden Nickel Lottery
    • Event is free
  • Friday Night Concert Series (final event of the year)

    • Just off the north end of the Pentacrest on Iowa Avenue between Clinton Street and Dubuque Street in Iowa City
    • August 31st from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
    • feat. Younger, Anthony Worden, and Otros Outros
    • Event is free
  • Music in the Park
    • Guthridge Park in Hiawatha
    • August 31st from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Featuring the Adam Keith Band
    • Event is free
  • Marvel Universe Live - Age of Heroes
    • TaxSlayer Center in Moline
    • August 31st at 7 p.m., September 1st at 11 a.m., 3 p.m., & 7 p.m., and September 2nd at 11 a.m. & 3 p.m.
    • Tickets range from $15 to $65 - get yours HERE
  • Downtown Farmers Market (final market of the year)
    • Downtown Cedar Rapids
    • September 1st from 7:30 a.m. to noon
  • Marion Farmers Market
    • Taube Park
    • September 1st from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Iowa City Farmers Market
    • Chauncey Swan Ramp in Iowa City
    • September 1st from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Hawkeye Football
    • Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City
    • September 1st at 2:40 p.m.
    • vs. Nothern Illinois
    • Broadcast on BTN
    • Tickets range from $25 to $50 - get yours HERE
  • NewBo Women's Music Festival
    • NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids
    • September 1st from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Featuring nine female bands/artists and a 'Smart Women in Music' panel
    • See a full line-up HERE
    • Event is free
  • 14th Annual Festival of Iowa Beers
    • Millstream Brewery in Amana
    • September 2nd from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    • "Taste over 120 beers that 40+Iowa Breweries have to offer and meet the brewers who make the magical brews come to life as they serve you"
    • Featuring live music and food
    • Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door, or $15 for designated drivers (event may sell out) - get yours HERE
  • NewBo Run Half Marathon & 10K
    • NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids
    • September 2nd from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.
    • For the full route click HERE
    • 10K is $40 to $45 and half-marathon is $45 to $50 - register in advance HERE
  • Hiawatha Farmers Market
    • 10th Avenue parking lot of Guthridge Park
    • September 2nd from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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