The final weekend in January is almost here! How will you be spending it?

Here are some of the interesting events happening here in Eastern Iowa this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday:

  • Romeo & Juliet
    • Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids
    • January 24th at 7:30 p.m.
    • "This full-scale production, set to the music of Sergey Prokofiev and based on William Shakespeare’s timeless tale of tragic love. The National Ballet Theatre of Odessa, Ukraine brings 55 of the most talented and brightest Ballet stars to present the most passionate romantic tragedy of love."
    • Tickets range from $23 to $63 - get yours HERE
  • Pop 2000 Tour
    • Riverside Casino & Golf Resort
    • January 24th at 8 p.m.
    • "POP 2000 TOUR hosted by Lance Bass of *NSYNC, features performances by platinum-selling POP2K artists O-Town, Ryan Cabrera, and LFO."
    • Tickets range from $30 to $50 - get yours HERE
  • Winterfest
    • Amana Colonies
    • January 25th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Featuring a 5k, games, kids' activities, a wine & beer walk, a scavenger hunt, chili, a dance, and more
    • Check out a full schedule of events HERE
  • RoughRiders Hockey
    • ImOn Ice in Cedar Rapids
    • January 25th at 7:05 p.m.
    • vs. Chicago
    • Guns and Hoses Night - "Join the RoughRiders as they celebrate the amazing men and women of our police and fire departments! The night will include an amazing auction, all proceeds benefiting our Honor Guard!"
    • Tickets range from $12.75 to $25 - get yours HERE
  • ABBA Mania
    • Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids
    • January 25th at 7:30 p.m.
    • "ABBA MANIA brings an inspiring, upbeat live stage performance, honoring the classic group that embraced the sounds and of the ’70s unlike any other of their time."
    • Tickets range from $30 to $40 - get yours HERE
  • Igloo Jam (Part of Beat the Bitter)
    • South Slope Community Center in North Liberty
    • January 25th at 8 p.m.
    • Featuring The Pork Tornadoes
    • 21+ only
    • Event is SOLD OUT
  • 45th Annual Water Fights
    • S.T. Morrison Park in Coralville
    • January 25th
      • Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.
      • Women fights start at 11 a.m. with men to follow
    • "Firefighters from throughout the Midwest will take part in the annual Winter Water Fights hosted by the Coralville Fire Department. Watch pairs of teams blast their fire hoses as they try to move a hanging barrel to the end of a cable in the midst of cold winter temperatures!"
  • Backcountry Film Festival
    • Indian Creek Nature Center in Cedar Rapids
    • January 25th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    • "Spend an evening at the Nature Center as we host the Winter Wildland Alliance Backcountry Film Festival, a compilation of films that celebrate the human-powered experience through winter adventures. Win raffle prizes, grab a drink and some popcorn and enjoy ten short films that feature outdoor sports in beautiful places around the world. We will also hear from speaker Kelly Teeselink, an avid trail and ultrarunner, executive director of Girls on the Run of Eastern Iowa and founder/co-leader of Iowa City Trail Sisters."
    • Tickets are $20 - get registered HERE
  • Lewis Black: It Gets Better Every Day
    • Englert Theatre in Iowa City
    • January 25th at 8 p.m.
    • "Known as the king of the rant, LEWIS BLACK uses his trademark style of comedic yelling and animated finger-pointing to skewer anything and anyone that gets under his skin. His comedic brilliance lies in his ability to make people laugh at the absurdities of life, with topics that include current events, social media, politics and anything else that exposes the hypocrisy and madness he sees in the world."
    • Tickets range from $52 to $68 - get yours HERE
  • Coralville BrrrFest 2020
    • Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
    • January 25th from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
      • Brewmaster admission from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
    • "Celebrate the beers of winter and the brewers who make them! Sample and purchase craft beers showcased by breweries from across the Midwest."
    • 21+ only
    • Tickets range from $40 to $55 - get yours HERE
  • Iowa Youth Wrestling State Championship
    • U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids
    • January 26th
      • Matches begin at 8:30 a.m.
      • Doors at 7:30 a.m.
    • Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for youth - ages 5 and under are free
  • Cedar Rapids Quad Con 2020 - Comic & Toy Show
    • Cedar Rapids Marriott
    • January 26th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • "It's a pop culture celebration!!! Video games, posters, comic books, sci-fi, cosplay, vintage magazines, board games, toys, and much more."
    • Entry is $5 per adult and free for 12 and under - free entry for all after 2:30 p.m.
  • Fire & Ice/5K-ish Obstacle Run (Part of Beat the Bitter)
    • Penn Meadows Park in North Liberty
    • January 26th from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
      • Run begins at 2 p.m.
    • Featuring horse-drawn trolley rides, carnival rides, ice carvings, live entertainment, ice skating, food trucks, a bonfire, fireworks, and more
    • Event is free (Run is $20 per person - get registered HERE)

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