Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Here are ten great choices around eastern Iowa.

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    Friday, September 1 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. (fireworks)

    Free except for the concert featuring The Arch Allies and The Pork Tornadoes. Those tickets are $5.

    There's a huge Hawkeye trade show, Hall of Fame inductions, and much more, at the Iowa River Landing.

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    Rock the Block at NewBo City Market

    Friday, September 1 from 5:30 to 8 p.m.


    The Friday night concert series continues at NewBo City Market with Brass Transit Authority performing this week.

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    Kernels Last Regular Season Home Game

    Friday, September 1 at 6:35 p.m.


    The Kernels host the Burlington Bees in the final regular season home game of 2017. The playoff-bound Kernels will have a home game Wednesday, September 6.

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    Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market

    Saturday, September 2 from 7:30 a.m. to noon

    Join thousands of other eastern Iowans for this free event in downtown Cedar Rapids. It features hundreds of local Iowa vendors.

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    Iowa City Farmers Market

    Saturday, September 2 from 7:30 a.m. to noon


    The weekly event is held in the 400 block of Washington Street in Iowa City at the Chauncey Swan Ramp.

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    Iowa Football Versus Wyoming

    Saturday, September 2 at 11:01 a.m.

    Tickets are $25-$45

    Iowa opens the 2017 season against the Wyoming Cowboys inside historic Kinnick Stadium.


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    8th NewBo Run

    Sunday, September 3 from 7:30 to 11 a.m.

    Entry is $40 to $50 in advance and $50 to $60, day of.

    There's a half-marathon and 10k run with craft beer, food, a post-race party and custom race medals.

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    NewBo Arts Festival

    Sunday, September 3 9 a.m.-9:30 p.m.


    The 11th Annual NewBo Art Festival in the New Bohemia District with performances and art, focused on artists from the midwest.

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    Hiawatha Farmers Market

    Sunday, September 3 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.


    The weekly event continues (through October 29) in the 10th Avenue parking lot of Guthridge Park in Hiawatha.

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    Festival of Iowa Beers

    Sunday, September 3 at 1 p.m.

    Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 the day of the event.

    More than 30 Iowa breweries and over 100 beers come together for this event at Millstream Brewing Company in Amana.