The holiday season is upon us and there is a TON of fun stuff to do in the Corridor this weekend! Here are some of the highlights:

  • Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons
    • U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids
    • December 1st at 7:30 p.m.
    • Tickets range from $45 to $119 - get yours HERE
  • A Christmas Carol
    • Old Creamery Theatre in Amana
    • December 1st & 2nd at 7:30 p.m. and December 3rd at 2 p.m.
    • Tickets range from $10 to $31 – get yours HERE
  • Annie
    • Theatre Cedar Rapids Auditorium
    • December 1st & 2nd at 7:30 p.m. and December 3rd at 2:30 p.m.
    • Tickets range from $31 to $40 – get yours HERE
  • Holiday Cabaret
    • Theatre Cedar Rapids Studio
    • December 1st & 2nd at 7:30 p.m. and December 3rd at 2:30 p.m.
    • Tickets range from $21 to $25 – gets yours HERE
  • Playtime Poppy Presents: Disney's The Lion King Jr.
    • Kennedy High School in Cedar Rapids
    • December 1st at 5 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. and December 2nd at 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.
    • Tickets are $4
  • Coffeehouse Night
    • Lowe Park in Marion
    • December 1st from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. - doors at 6:30 p.m.
    • Live music from Anji Kat
    • Free to the public with limited seating
  • Christmas in the Park & Peppermint Walk
    • City Square Park in Marion
    • December 1st from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Hot cocoa and popcorn, holiday activities at the library, horse-drawn carriage rides, visits with Santa and Anna/Elsa from Frozen, live music, and more
    • The Peace Tree will be lit at 6 p.m.
    • Free to the public
  • A Christmas Past
    • Downtown West Branch
    • December 1st with events beginning at 4 p.m. and December 2nd with events beginning at 8 a.m.
    • Tree lighting, art market, kid's activities, visits with Santa, crafts, silent auction, carolers, horse-drawn carriage & wagon rides, and more
    • For a full schedule of events click HERE (begins on page 6)
  • Prelude to Christmas
    • Amana Colonies
    • December 1st, 2nd, & 3rd
    • Shopping, Christmas decor, Tannenbaum Forest, theater, demonstrations, kid's activities, and more
    • For a full schedule of events click HERE 
  • Deck the District
    • Czech Village/New Bohemia in Cedar Rapids
    • December 1st, 2nd, & 3rd
    • For a full schedule of events click HERE
  • Fridays@NewBo
    • NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids
    • December 1st from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Viewing of the movie A Christmas Story
    • Free to the public
  • National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation & Ugly Sweater Contest
    • NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids
    • December 1st from 8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
    • Tickets are $5 - get them in advance HERE and get a free beer from NewBo Beer and Wine at the event
    • 21+ only
  • Holidog Bazaar
    • The Former Artisan’s Sanctuary in Cedar Rapids (45 16th Ave SW)
    • December 1st from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and December 2nd from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Pet photography sessions are from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. December 2nd and cost $30.00 - reserve your slot HERE (walk-ins are welcome but reservations are recommended)
    • Proceeds benefit Dogs Forever’s Safe Place
    • For more details click HERE
  • Holiday Thieves' Market
    • Iowa Memorial Union in Iowa City
    • December 2nd from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and December 3rd from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Features shops, student displays, a holiday concert, children's art activities, a silent auction, wine & beer tasting, and more
    • Free admission
  • Orchestra Iowa with Ballet Quad Cities Presents: The Nutcracker
    • Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids
    • December 2nd at 2:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. and December 3rd at 2:30 p.m.
    • Tickets start at $18 - get yours HERE
  • Cedar Rapids RoughRiders
    • Cedar Rapids Ice Arena
    • December 2nd at 7:05 p.m.
    • vs. Sioux Falls Stampede
    • Santa at the Stable night
    • Tickets are $10.75 to $35.75 - get yours HERE
  • Cans Film Festival
    • Marcus Wehrenberg Theatre
    • December 2nd from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Donate 5 or more cans of food per person and get a free ticket to one of the Holiday Classics films playing that day: It's a Wonderful Life, Elf and The Polar Express
    • All donors will also receive a 'Buy One, Get One Free' voucher to return to see another Holiday Classics Film between December 8th and 14th: Christmas Vacation, White Christmas, and A Christmas Story
    • Fundraiser for the Salvation Army Food Pantry
  • Cirque Musica Holiday Presents BELIEVE
    • U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids
    • December 3rd at 7:30 p.m.
    • Tickets range from $33 to $88 - get yours HERE