Fall is on its way! We are getting into the last few weekends of summer, which means the end of many summer events. Here are some of the fun things going on here in Eastern Iowa this weekend:

  • Boondock Festival
    • Tiffin Soccer Complex
    • September 7th
      • Parking lots open/tailgating starts at 12 p.m.
      • Gates open at 1 p.m.
      • Music starts at 2 p.m.
    • Featuring Eric Paslay, Tyler FarrLee Brice, and more
    • Including two stages with live music, food, beer, vendors, and more
    • Tickets are $49 or $125 for VIP (5 and under are free) - get yours HERE
  • Rock the Block (Final event of the year)
    • September 7th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • feat. Laid Back Band
    • Event is free
  • Kernels Playoff Baseball
    • Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids
    • September 7th at 6 p.m. (possible double-header)
    • vs. Beloit
    • Tickets range from $8 to $12 - get yours HERE
  • The Temptations and Four Tops  (CANCELLED DUE TO RIVER LEVELS)
    • McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids
    • September 7th at 7:30 p.m.
    • Tickets range from $46 to $107 - get yours HERE
  • Durant Community MusicFest
    • Durant Community Center
    • September 7th from 5:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. and September 8th from 12 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
    • Featuring live music, food, and beverages
    • See a full schedule of performers HERE
  • Hawkeye Football
    • Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City
    • September 8th at 4:05 p.m.
    • vs. Iowa State
    • Broadcast on Fox
    • Tickets are SOLD OUT
  • 4th Annual Car & Bike Show
    • Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids
    • September 8th from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
      • Registration from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
      • Judging from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
      • Awards at 2 p.m.
    • Featuring a live auction, a raffle, and a 50/50 drawing
    • Registration is $15 per vehicle - spectators are free
  • Fall into Fabulous Finds
    • Downtown Marion
    • September 8th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • "Present your receipts at the Uptown booth to enter to win Uptown gift certificates to participating Uptown Marion Businesses"
  • 6th Annual Fire On The River Boat Drags (CANCELLED DUE TO RIVER LEVELS)
    • Ellis Park in Cedar Rapids
    • September 8th from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Free viewing for the public
  • Marion Farmers Market
    • Taube Park
    • September 8th from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Iowa City Farmers Market
    • Chauncey Swan Ramp in Iowa City
    • September 8th from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Hiawatha Farmers Market
    • 10th Avenue parking lot of Guthridge Park
    • September 9th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • 2018 Cedar Rapids Heart Walk
    • McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids
    • September 9th
      • Check-in is at 8 a.m.
      • Welcome program begins at 9 a.m.
      • Walking begins at 9:30 a.m.
    • "The walk celebrates those who have made lifestyle changes in an effort to improve their heart-health, and encourages others to take the pledge to live healthier lifestyles, while raising the funding needed for life-saving research and education"
    • To donate or register to walk click HERE
  • Anamosa Hill Climb
    • RESCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER 23RD
  • Doggie Plunge
    • North Liberty Pool and Aquatic Center
    • September 9th from 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Proceeds will support the NLPD's canine officer, Falco, and the Cedar Valley Humane Society
    • One dog per handler (16 and up) and you must have proof of current rabies and distemper vaccinations the day of the swim
    • $7 per dog - get registered HERE
  • Dog Paddle
    • City Park Pool in Iowa City
    • September 9th from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    • "All participating dogs MUST have proof of current Rabies vaccination - we must see a copy of the certificate (snap a photo on your phone), tags only work if there is an expiration date on the tag"
    • Registration is $10 in advance (before September 6th) or $15 at the door
    • Read the rules and fill out your form and waiver HERE

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