Got the winter blues? Cheer up with some of the fun activities in Eastern Iowa this weekend! Here are some of the events going on

  • Bingo Nights at Lowe Park
    • Lowe Park in Marion
    • January 18th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. - doors at 6 p.m.
    • "Cash prizes are paid to the winner of each game. There will also be a few bonus games with increased payouts. The night will conclude with a winner-take-all game of blackout"
    • Participants can bring food and drinks to enjoy while playing
    • $.25 per card, per game - first come, first serve
  • Friday Night Game Night
    • NewBo City Market
    • January 18th
      • Bingo from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
      • Trivia from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
    • Win prizes
    • Event is free
  • Chris Janson
    • Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids
    • January 19th at 8 p.m.
    • Tickets range from $39.75 to $49.75 - get yours HERE
  • Wells Fargo Advisors Shootout 2019
    • U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids
    • January 19th at 10:15 a.m. (final match begins at 7:15 p.m.)
    • Re-entry is allowed with a hand stamp
    • Tickets are $10 for 18+, $5 for ages 3-17 (with high school I.D.), and free for 2 and under
  • New Year New You Jubilee
    • Hawkeye Downs in Cedar Rapids
    • January 19th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Featuring unique vendors, crafts, boutique clothing, massage & fitness options, and a specially designed concessions menu
    • General admission is $5 at the door - VIP tickets are available HERE
  • Hairball ROCKS Waterloo, IA!
    • National Cattle Congress
    • January 19th at 7 p.m. - doors at 6 p.m.
    • Tickets are $20 in advance/$25 day of show and VIP tickets are $35 - get yours HERE
  • Drake Bell
    • Blue Moose Tap House in Iowa City
    • January 19th at 7 p.m. - doors at 6 p.m.
    • All ages show
    • Tickets are SOLD OUT
  • Frigg Winter Motorcycle Swap Meet
    • Black Stock Motorcycle Company in Cedar Rapids
    • January 19th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Admission is $5
  • Speed Friending
    • Cedar Rapids Public Library
    • January 19th from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
    • "Meet and mingle with your community, take precious minutes to get to know someone who could turn out to be your new best friend! All ages are welcome. Light refreshments will be provided"
    • Get registered HERE
  • TaterTough Benefit
    • Williamsburg Recreation Center
    • January 19th from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • "All proceeds of this event will be donated to the Schaefer family to help them make memories as a family and assist with any financial burdens that come up during this battle"
    • Featuring TaterTough merchandise, food, silent & live auctions, and activities for kids
  • Hawkeye Men's Basketball
    • Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City
    • January 20th at 12 p.m.
    • vs. Illinois
    • Broadcast on BTN
    • White Out Game
    • Tickets range from $20 to $35 - get yours HERE
  • Corridor Skates
    • Ely
    • January 20th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Rescheduled from December 30th due to poor ice conditions
    • "Nearly 60 pairs of youth skates and a variety of sticks and pucks WILL BE PROVIDED. Participants MUST bring their own helmet in order to skate during the designated hours of the event. (Bike helmets are ok). If you have your own skates, you are encouraged to bring them"
    • Surprise special guests may include local Rough Riders, members of the Cedar Rapids High School Hockey Team, and other adult league players
    • Event is free
  • Family Skate
    • Cedar Rapids Ice Arena
    • January 20th from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    • $25 per family - includes admission and rental
  • Johnson County Winter Farmers Market
    • Johnson County Fairgrounds Building C in Iowa City
    • January 20th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Featuring fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, specialty foods, eggs, arts & crafts, and gifts

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