The weekend is almost here! Here's a rundown of some of the big events happening this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday:

  • Kernels Baseball
    • Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids
    • April 5th at 6:35 p.m.
    • vs. Peoria
    • Tickets range from $8 to $12 - get yours HERE
  • Mission Creek Festival
    • Downtown Iowa City
    • April 2nd through 7th
    • "Thriving on immediacy and cross-medium experiences, we turn music lovers onto new lit, writers onto new music, and expand everyone’s appreciation of arts, community, and culture. We embrace live performance, literary arts, and radical community happenings"
    • Friday/Saturday passes are $75 or $40 for students and individual event tickets are also available - get yours HERE
  • Big Ten Men's Gymnastics Championships
    • Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City
    • April 5th & 6th at 7 p.m.
    • Tickets are $10 - get yours HERE
  • Antique Show
    • Riverside Casino & Golf Resort
    • Dates/Times
      • April 5th from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
      • April 6th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
      • April 7th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Over 35 vendors - an appraiser and a gold/silver buyer will be on hand
    • Event is free
  • El Kahir Shrine Circus
    • U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids
    • Dates/Times
      • April 6th at 2 p.m.
      • April 6th at 6 p.m.
      • April 7th at 2 p.m.
      • April at 6 p.m.
    • "Doors open one hour prior to show time for the pre-show festivities including performer meet & greets, learning circus skills, and animal rides!"
    • Tickets range from $20 to $25 - get yours HERE
  • RoughRiders Hockey
    • Cedar Rapids Ice Arena
    • April 6th at 7:05 p.m.
    • vs. Tri-City
    • Ladies Night
    • Tickets range from $12.75 to $25 - get yours HERE
  • Benton County Community Health & Wellness Fair
    • Vinton-Shellsberg High School in Vinton
    • April 6th from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    • Featuring health screenings, demonstrations, welcome bags & giveaways, super-size outdoor games, information booths, and more
    • Event is free
  • Hops for Housing 2019
    • NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids
    • April 6th from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    • Hosted by Willis Dady Homeless Services
    • "The event will feature beers from 35-40 local, state, national, and international breweries. Along with tasting beers, attendees will learn about Willis Dady's programs, history, and future, homelessness in the area, and how attendees can help break the cycle of homelessness"
    • Tickets are $30 (if purchased by Thursday at 6 p.m.) - get yours HERE
  • Movin' at the Museum Fitness Classes 2019
    • National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library in Cedar Rapids
    • April 6th at 1:30 p.m.
    • Zumba Gold Class
    • Event is free
  • Easter Bunny Breakfast
    • Oakland Rd. Hy-Vee in Cedar Rapids
    • April 6th from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    • Adults are $8 and kids are $5 - all you can eat
  • 12,000 Voices: 12 Angry Men Performed by 12 Impassioned Women
    • Theatre Cedar Rapids
    • April 6th at 7:30 p.m.
    • Tickets are $10 - get yours HERE
  • EFL MMA Ring Girl Competition
    • Hazzard County Saloon in Cedar Rapids
    • April 6th from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m.
    • "Must be 21 or older and available all day and night April 13th to compete. Contestants will face 3 categories for our judges to determine a winner. The 3 categories will be Bikini contest, Favorite Submission, and Crowd Favorite. We will only take the top 10 entries"
    • Prizes include a $50 bar tab for the winner and $10 bar tab for the runner ups - EFL will offer the winner a paid position for the April 13th show
    • Get registered HERE
  • The I Know Jack 2019 Fundraiser
    • Veterans Memorial Building & Commission in Cedar Rapids
    • April 6th from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m.
    • Benefiting the I Know Jack Foundation
    • Featuring the Johnny Holm Band
    • Tickets are $25 - get yours HERE
  • Porkin' in the Park
    • Olin Community Park in Olin
    • April 6th from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. - adult after hours begins at 8:30 p.m.
    • Serving pulled pork sandwiches, baked beans, salads, cookies, lemonade and water (or bring your own drink)
    • Featuring a raffle and silent auction
    • Proceeds will go to Olin Park Maintenance and the Olin Cemetery Board
    • Adults are $10, kids 6-12 years old are $5, and 5 and under are free
    • Free delivery is available within Olin city limits - call (319)484-6969
  • Spring Arts & Crafts Show
    • Marriott Conference Center in Coralville
    • April 6th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • "This is the area's largest show, with over 150 talented exhibitors presenting and selling the Midwest's finest handcrafts"
    • Admission is $5 - 10 and under are free
    • Hawkeye Downs Speedway & Expo Center in Cedar Rapids
    • April 6th from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Click HERE for a list of items
  • The 2019 Spring Enduro
    • Hawkeye Downs Speedway & Expo Center in Cedar Rapids
    • April 7th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Admission is $5 - 8 and under are free
  • Tiffin Fire Department Annual Pancake Breakfast
    • Tiffin Fire Department
    • April 7th from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    • Serving pancakes, eggs, whole hog sausage, and cinnamon rolls
    • Free will donations are accepted
  • Sensitive Bunny
    • Lindale Mall in Cedar Rapids
    • April 7th from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    • "Stop by and take a photo with Bunny in a stress-free environment tailored to meet your family's needs outside of property operating hours"
    • Register for a time slot HERE

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