Nov
14
Wed
History on Tap: U.S. Railroads During World War I @ The Quarter Barrel Arcade & Brewery
Nov 14 @ 5:30 pm
History on Tap: U.S. Railroads During World War I @ The Quarter Barrel Arcade & Brewery | Cedar Rapids | Iowa | United States

Grab a beer and hear Rudolph Daniels share the fascinating history and incredible stories of U.S. railroad operations that occurred during WWI. American production of tracks and equipment was absolutely astounding, not to mention the logistics of transporting locomotives and cars to three regions of the globe, including Siberia.

Cost: Free, registration preferred.
All food and drink to be purchased at Quarter Barrel.
Happy Hour Specials: 1/2 price house beers and 1/2 price appetizers from 3-6pm on weekdays.

This program is made possible by Humanities Iowa and the National Endowment for the Humanities. The History on Tap Series is sponsored by CRST International.

Nov
17
Sat
Immigrant Foodways: Dough Ornaments @ National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library
Nov 17 @ 12:00 pm
Immigrant Foodways: Dough Ornaments @ National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library | Cedar Rapids | Iowa | United States

Back by popular demand we will be offering not one but two classes where you can learn how to make Vizovickě Pečivo, or dough ornaments, which have been made in the Czech lands since the 16th century, traditionally to decorate Christmas trees! We will also talk about other holiday traditions and celebrate holiday memories.

Cost: $5, registration required. Space is limited. Open to all ages, children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.