It's going to be a very non-springlike weekend here in Eastern Iowa, but there is still plenty to do! Here are some of the events happening April 6th, 7th, and 8th:

  • Mission Creek Festival
    • Various venues in Downtown Iowa City
    • April 6th, 7th, and 8th
    • "A riveting 6-day artistic experience for our community that builds on the cultural geography and capital of downtown Iowa City. Programming focuses on performance, literature, and special community events."
    • View a full schedule of performances and locations HERE
    • Weekend passes are $75 and can only be purchased via the Englert Box Office by phone (319-688-2653) or in person
  • Coffee House Night
    • Lowe Park Arts & Environment Center in Marion
    • April 6th from 7 to 8:30 p.m. - doors at 6:30 p.m.
    • feat. David Zollo
    • Event is free
  • Fong's Pizza Hiring Drive
    • NewBo City Market
    • April 6th & 7th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • New restaurant plans to open the first week in May
  • CRPL Playtime with Poppy: Pippi Longstocking
    • Cedar Rapids Public Library
    • April 7th from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    • Show is FREE
  • RoughRiders Hockey
    • Cedar Rapids Ice Arena
    • April 7th at 7:05 p.m.
    • vs. Sioux City Musketeers
    • Faith and Family Night
    • Tickets range from $10.75 to $35.75 - get yours HERE
  • Kernels Opening Day
    • Veterans Memorial Stadium
    • April 7th at 5:05 p.m.
    • vs. Quad Cities River Bandits
    • Magnet Schedule Giveaway
    • Tickets range from $8 to $12 - get yours HERE
  • Baths and Microchips
    • Last Hope Animal Rescue in Cedar Rapids
    • April 7th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Dog baths are $20 and increase in price based on the size of dog/length of coat, nail trims are $10, and microchipping for cats/dogs is $25
  • Coe College Concert Choir Spring Concert - "Searching for Spirit, Psalms and Stories”
    • Sinclair Auditorium on Coe College Campus
    • April 7th from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Spring Fling Vendor Fair
    • Regal Crown Reception Hall in Lisbon
    • April 7th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Food will be available for purchase and the bar will be open
  • Coralville Spring Arts & Crafts Show
    • Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
    • April 7th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Admission to the show is $5, with anyone 10 and under free
  • 15th Annual Ely Easter Egg Hunt
    • Ely Community Center
    • April 7th from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
    • Participants are no longer required to bring in their own filled eggs before the event
    • Age limit of 11-years-old
  • 2018 UWW Senior Men’s Freestyle Wrestling World Cup
    • Carver Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City
    • April 7th beginning at 10 a.m. (Opening Ceremonies at 2 p.m.) with final match at 5:45 p.m. and April 8th beginning at 10 a.m. with final match at 4 p.m. - gates at 9 a.m. both days
    • All session tickets are $75 for adults and $50 for youth, day passes are $40 for adults and $25 for youth - get yours HERE
    • Parking is $40 for all session or $20 for a day pass
  • Midwest Antique & Art and The Collector's Eye Shows
    • Hawkeye Downs in Cedar Rapids
    • April 8th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • $8 admission - get more details HERE

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