There's no shortage of great summer events here in Eastern Iowa this weekend! Here are some of the fun things going on in the area this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday:

  • Uptown Friday Nights
    • McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids
    • July 13th from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
    • Live music from Copperhead Creek
    • Admission is $5 at the gate - 21 & over only
  • Rock the Block
    • NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids
    • July 13th from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • feat. Brass Transit Authority
    • Event is free
  • Friday Night Concert Series
    • Just off the north end of the Pentacrest on Iowa Avenue between Clinton Street and Dubuque Street in Iowa City
    • July 13th from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
    • feat. The Beaker Brothers
    • Event is free
  • Kernels Baseball
    • Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids
    • July 13th at 6:35 p.m. - UNI Panther Night with a jersey auction and cap giveaway
    • July 14th at 6:35 p.m. - Post-game fireworks
    • July 15th at 2:05 p.m.
    • vs. Fort Wayne (June 13th) and Lake County (July 14th & 15th)
    • Tickets range from $8 to $12 - get yours HERE
  • Heathers: The Musical
    • Theatre Cedar Rapids
    • July 13th & 14th at 7:30 p.m. and July 15th at 2:30 p.m.
    • Rated PG-13
    • Tickets range from $28 to $36 - get yours HERE
  • Studio Improv - Summer Series
    • Theatre Cedar Rapids
    • July 13th & 14th at 7:30 p.m.
    • Rated PG-13
    • Tickets range from $10 to $15 - get yours HERE
  • Wyoming Fair
    • 409 E Green St in Wyoming
    • July 13th through 15th
    • Featuring a truck & tractor pull, food, shows, 4-H events, kids' activities, and more
    • Parade is July 13th at 6:30 p.m.
    • For a full schedule of events click HERE
    • July 13th admission is free until 6:30 p.m. and $5 after 6:30, July 14th is $5 until noon and $10 after noon, & July 15th is $5 all day
    • Kids under 12 are free every day
  • Winneshiek County Fair
    • 900 E Main St in Decorah
    • July 13th & 14th
    • Featuring live music, food, 4-H events, a truck & tractor pull, a family fun run, kids' activities, and more
    • July 13th - Jerrod Niemann at The Grandstand at 9 p.m.
    • July 14th - Rodney Atkins at The Grandstand at 9 p.m.
    • Fair buttons are $35 (good for all Grandstand shows)
    • For a full schedule of events click HERE
  • Delaware County Fair
    • Delaware County Fairgrounds
    • July 13th through 15th
    • Featuring 4-H events, shows, live music, truck & tractor pulls, food, kids' activities, and more
    • VIP Night with Cheap Trick on the Main Stage
      • July 13th at 8 p.m.
      • Ticket includes show and all you can eat & drink
      • Tickets are $70 - get yours HERE
    • For a full schedule of events click HERE
    • Admission is $12 for adults and $3 for ages 1 to 11
  • Heritage Days Festival 2018
    • Uptown Mount Vernon
    • July 13th & 14th
    • Featuring food vendors, a beverage tent, games, live music, kids' activities, a car show, a softball tournament,and more
    • Parade is July 14th at 11 a.m. - theme is country western
    • For a full schedule of events click HERE
    • Admission is free
  • Pizza Friday Night
    • Bloomsbury Farm in Atkins
    • July 13th from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Ticket includes admission to the farm, hayrack rides, a gourmet pizza bar from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., salad, 1 drink ticket, dessert, live music, and yard games
    • Tickets are free for 2 and younger, $16.95 for kids 3-12, and $21.95 for 12 and up - get yours HERE
  • Wall of Fame Night & Weekly Racing
    • Hawkeye Downs in Cedar Rapids
    • July 13th 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
  • The Classics at Brucemore: Picnic
    • Peggy Boyle Whitworth Amphitheater at Brucemore
    • July 13th & 14th at 7:30 p.m. - gates open at 6:30 p.m.
    • Tickets are $15 per Brucemore member or student, $20 per adult (purchased in advance), and $25 per ticket purchased at the event - get yours HERE
  • Marion Farmers Market
    • Taube Park
    • July 14th from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Iowa City Farmers Market
    • Chauncey Swan Ramp in Iowa City
    • July 14th from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • The Riley Smith Youth Music Festival
    • NewBo City Market
    • July 14th from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    • All proceeds raised go to the Eastern Iowa Arts Academy
    • Food, games, and live music
    • Tickets are $10 - get yours HERE
  • North Liberty Blues & BBQ
    • Centennial Park in North Liberty
    • July 14th with events beginning at 9 a.m.
    • Featuring food vendors, a beverage garden, live music, kids' activities, and the Turkey Trot
    • For a full schedule of events click HERE
    • Event is free
  • CR Gospel Fest
    • Greene Square Park in Cedar Rapids
    • July 14th from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Featuring live music, poets, praise dances, bouncy houses, food vendors, free giveaways, and more
    • Event is free
  • Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust Movies on the Riverbank
    • McGrath Amphitheatre
    • July 14th at 7 p.m.
    • Showing Despicable Me 3
    • Event is free
  • Pianopalooza Dueling Pianos
    • Klopfenstein Amphitheater at Lowe Park in Marion
    • July 14th from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Food vendors on-site
    • Event is free
  • Tour de Brew
    • Begins and ends at Millstream Brewery in Amana
    • July 14th from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    • 38-mile bike ride through Norway, Blairstown, and West Amana
    • Live music from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. from Nick Stika
    • Registration is the day of the event at Millstream from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
  • Indyca Outdoor Concert
    • NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids
    • July 15th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Event is free

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