Happy Easter weekend! Here are some of the big events happening this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday:

  • Kernels Baseball
    • Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids
    • Dates/Times
      • April 19th at 6:35 p.m.
      • April 20th at 2:05 p.m.
        • Pre-game on-field candy hunt for kids 12 and under
    • vs. Beloit
    • Tickets range from $8 to $12 - get yours HERE
  • Surrounded & United: The Tour
    • TaxSlayer Center in Moline
    • April 19th at 7 p.m.
    • Featuring Newsboys United and Michael W. Smith
    • Tickets start at $26.75 - get yours HERE
  • Monster Jam
    • Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines
    • Dates/Times
      • April 19th at 7 p.m.
      • April 20th at 1 p.m.
      • April 20th at 7 p.m.
    • Tickets range from $18 to $43 - get yours HERE
  • Playtime Poppy: Jack and the Beanstalk
    • Washington High School in Cedar Rapids
    • Dates/Times
      • April 19th at 5 p.m.
      • April 19th at 7:30 p.m.
      • April 20th at 11 a.m.
      • April 20th at 2 p.m.
    • Tickets are $5 at the door
  • Battle of the Bands
    • Hazzard County Saloon in Cedar Rapids
    • April 20th at 3 p.m.
    • See a full schedule for all 10 bands HERE
    • Event is free to attend
  • EcoFest CR
    • NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids
    • April 20th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • "The Corridor’s premier Earth Day celebration, this family-friendly festival includes the Eco-Film Fest, interactive educational activities, eco-practice demonstrations on how to reduce our consumption of resources, fun ways to reduce and reuse household items, local foods, and free live music all day"
    • See a full schedule of events HERE
  • River Kings Indoor Football
    • U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids
    • April 20th at 7:05 p.m.
    • vs. Bismark Bucks
    • Tickets range from $10 to $55 - get yours HERE
  • Waterloo's Largest Flea Market
    • 351 Thorson Ave in Waterloo
    • Dates/Times
      • April 19th from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
      • April 20th from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • At least 35 vendors are expected
  • Born This Way: 2019 LGBTQ Prom
    • DoubleTree by Hilton Convention Complex in Cedar Rapids
    • April 20th from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
    • Hosted by Tanager Place
    • Inclusive of allies and members of the LGBTQ+ community
    • Event is free
  • 4th Annual MVFD Pancake Breakfast
    • Mount Vernon Fire Department
    • April 20th from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    • Menu will include pancakes, eggs, sausage, coffee, milk, and water
    • Cost is $4 for kids and $6 for adults
  • 2019 Easter Eggstravaganza
    • UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls
    • April 20th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. - Easter Egg Hunt begins at 10:30 a.m.
    • Featuring games, face painting, balloon animals, bounce houses, refreshments, pictures with the Easter Bunny, and an Easter egg hunt with over 30,000 eggs
    • Event is free - RSVP with ticket link HERE
  • Breakfast With the Easter Bunny 2019
    • Bloomsbury Farm in Atkins
    • April 20th with time slots at 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m., and 12 p.m.
    • Ticket includes a visit with the Easter Bunny (take your own photos), an Easter basket for each child, breakfast (scrambled eggs, sausage, hash browns, pancakes, and mixed fruit), cookie decorating, coloring, and admission to the farm
    • Event is by reservation only
    • Tickets are $17.95 for adults and $15.95 for kids 3 and older - get yours HERE
  • Easter Egg Hunt
    • Guthridge Park in Hiawatha
    • April 20th at 9 a.m.
    • With special guest the Easter Bunny
    • Hosted by City of Hiawatha Parks and Recreation
  • Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt & Paint 'N Plant
    • Culver's Garden Center & Greenhouse
    • April 20th from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
    • Scavenger hunts will begin every hour - children will need to find every item on the list to claim their prize
    • Treat bags will be provided for the first 300 children
    • The Paint 'N Plant workshop fee is $5
  • WWE Live
    • TaxSlayer Center in Moline
    • April 21st at 7 p.m.
    • Tickets range from $10 to $115 - get yours HERE

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