It's a pretty busy weekend here in Eastern Iowa! Here are some of the big events happening this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday:

  • Cedar Rapids Restaurant Week
    • Participating restaurants include: 350 First, Black Sheep Social Club, Caucho, Cobble Hill, Fong's Pizza, Huston Rogers Steakhouse, Lion Bridge Brewing Company, LP Street Food, Lucita's Diner, Nara Thai Cuisine, Paradise Bar and Grill, Popoli Ristorante & Sullivan's Bar, Pub 217, The Class Act, The Pig and Porter, The Quarter Barrel Arcade & Brewery, White Star Ale House
    • February 22nd through March 2nd
    • "For nine days, dine at participating restaurants and savor specialty lunch or dinner specials"
    • See the list of specials HERE
  • Cedar Rapids Home Show
    • Hawkeye Downs Expo Center
    • Dates/Times
      • February 22nd from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. 
      • February 23rd from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
      • February 24th from noon to 5 p.m.
    • "Visitors to the show can see the latest products and services displayed by exhibitors to assist them in building and improving their home and yard"
    • Tickets are $5 for adults and free for kids 12 and under
    • See a full schedule of events HERE
  • Hawkeye Men's Basketball
    • Carver-Hawkeye Arena
    • February 22nd at 8:15 p.m.
    • vs. Indiana
    • Black Out Game
    • Broadcast on FSN
    • Tickets range from $10 to $25 - get yours HERE
  • Girls Night Out the Show
    • Wild Hogs Saloon & Eatery in Walford
    • February 22nd at 9 p.m.
    • General admission tickets are $19.95 and VIP tickets are $39.95 - get yours HERE
  • RoughRiders Hockey
    • Cedar Rapids Ice Arena
    • February 23rd at 7:05 p.m.
    • vs. Dubuque
    • Hockey Across America/Post Game Skate Night
    • Tickets range from $12.75 to $25 - get yours HERE
  • Cedar Rapids River Kings Indoor Football
    • U.S. Cellular Center
    • February 23rd at 7:05 p.m.
    • vs. Sioux Fall Storm
    • Tickets range from $10 to $55 - get yours HERE
  • NewBo Nonprofit Fair
    • NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids
    • February 23rd from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • "Connect with over 20 local nonprofits and learn how you can support causes and companies you care about, connect with like-minded individuals and help make a difference in our community"
    • Event is FREE
  • Rod and Custom Car Show
    • Monticello Berndes Center
    • Dates/Times
      • February 23rd from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
      • February 24th from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    • Featuring Lou Ferrigno on Saturday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. & 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Bring a canned food item to benefit Four Oaks and get a dollar off admission
    • Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 & under - children 12 & under are FREE with a paid adult
  • The Music of David Bowie
    • Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids
    • February 23rd at 7:30 p.m.
    • "David Bowie’s innovative range of musical styles influenced generations of groundbreaking music. Hear his iconic music performed as never before with Orchestra Iowa and a full rock band; taking you on a symphonic odyssey that pays tribute to the legendary musician and epic storyteller"
    • Tickets range from $19 to $56 - get yours HERE
  • Free Self Defense Seminar
    • Hard Drive Performance Center in Cedar Rapids
    • February 23rd from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
    • "Learn about situational awareness, how to avoid being a victim, and how to survive if you are attacked"
    • Spots are limited - get registered HERE
    • Event is FREE - and is now SOLD OUT
  • Corridor Skates
    • Ely
    • February 24th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.- rescheduled from 12/30 & 1/20 due to poor ice and weather conditions
    • "Nearly 60 pairs of youth skates and a variety of sticks and pucks WILL BE PROVIDED. Participants MUST bring their own helmet in order to skate during the designated hours of the event. (Bike helmets are ok). If you have your own skates, you are encouraged to bring them"
    • Surprise special guests may include local Rough Riders, members of the Cedar Rapids High School Hockey Team, and other adult league players
    • Event is FREE
  • ICB 3rd Annual Craft, Maker, Vendor Fair
    • Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
    • February 24th from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Featuring over 75 booths, a silent auction, and food & drink
    • Event is FREE

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