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Gallery Exhibition: Self-Portrait As… @ McWethy Hall: Peter Paul Luce Gallery
Gallery Exhibition: Self-Portrait As… @ McWethy Hall: Peter Paul Luce Gallery
Oct 17 all-day
Homecoming Reception: Oct. 26, 3–5 pm Gallery Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays. Admission is free to the public.
Scarecrow Trail @ Amana Colonies
Scarecrow Trail @ Amana Colonies
Oct 17 all-day
Travel the Amana Colonies trail through the 7 villages and find as many scarecrows as you can. Maps available at the Visitor’s Center
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10:00 am Days of Disaster: The Douglas Starch Works Explosion @ The History Center
Days of Disaster: The Douglas Starch Works Explosion @ The History Center
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Days of Disaster: The Douglas Starch Works Explosion @ The History Center | Cedar Rapids | Iowa | United States
The History Center commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Douglas Starch Works Explosion, an event with repercussions for the entirety of Linn County – including the workers at the plant,...
10:00 am Preschool Story Time @ Ladd Library
Preschool Story Time @ Ladd Library
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Join us for stories, rhymes, and songs. Grow your child’s love of reading by attending Preschool Story Time. Each week explore new stories, songs, and rhymes. We always recommend confirming...
10:15 am Wee Read @ Coralville Public Library
Wee Read @ Coralville Public Library
Oct 17 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
During Wee Read caregivers share rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books with their little ones under 3. Held in the Children’s Storytime Room. Program lasts approximately 25 minutes. Occurs regularly on...
11:15 am Wee Read @ Coralville Public Library
Wee Read @ Coralville Public Library
Oct 17 @ 11:15 am – 11:45 pm
During Wee Read caregivers share rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books with their little ones under 3. Held in the Children’s Storytime Room. Program lasts approximately 25 minutes. Occurs regularly on...
12:00 pm John Beckelman: Horizon Suite @ The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
John Beckelman: Horizon Suite @ The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
Oct 17 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
John Beckelman’s Horizon Suite is a group of six recently-completed three-dimensional landscapes. Using the expressive potential of clay and a variety of other materials, Beckelman’s work explores the transitional space...
2:30 pm Crafternoons @ Ladd Library
Crafternoons @ Ladd Library
Oct 17 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Each week will feature a new type of craft like pottery, sewing, or metal work. Try the featured craft via an introductory project. Learn what tools are necessary to complete...
2:30 pm Design Depot – Junk Art Design @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Design Depot – Junk Art Design @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 17 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
This mixed media design challenge offers a chance to meld all types of weird materials into one colossal junky project. No judgement here. We always recommend confirming details before attending....
3:30 pm Virtual Reality @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Virtual Reality @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 17 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Come experience virtual reality at the Cedar Rapids Public Library as we travel to strange and incredible places. Explore new worlds, solve puzzles, and outrun the occasional stray dinosaur. This...
4:00 pm Art Lovers Book Club /Stories of Art and Artists edited by Diane Secker Tesdell @ Art Lovers Book Club / Stories of Art and Artists edited by Diane Secker Tesdell
Art Lovers Book Club /Stories of Art and Artists edited by Diane Secker Tesdell @ Art Lovers Book Club / Stories of Art and Artists edited by Diane Secker Tesdell
Oct 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Stories of Art and Artists gathers two centuries of classic stories from around the world. From Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Artist of the Beautiful” and Albert Camus’s “The Artist at Work”...
5:00 pm Free Third Thursdays On Third @ Free Third Thursdays On Third
Free Third Thursdays On Third @ Free Third Thursdays On Third
Oct 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for free admission every third Thursday of the month from 5:00 PM-8:00 PM. All exhibitions are free!  
6:30 pm CR Comic Book Club @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
CR Comic Book Club @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Comic book talk with other fans spotlighting a particular character, creator, or genre. Are you a comic book enthusiast? Want to share your love for this artful style of literature?...
6:30 pm Pajama Storytime / Not-So-Spooky Monsters @ Pajama Storytime / Not-So-Spooky Monsters
Pajama Storytime / Not-So-Spooky Monsters @ Pajama Storytime / Not-So-Spooky Monsters
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
What’s that under your bed? What’s that thing in your closet? Don’t worry—it’s not what you think. When we read some books about not-so-spooky monsters, you’ll find that it wasn’t...
6:30 pm Reading to Dogs @ Ladd Library
Reading to Dogs @ Ladd Library
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
Make new furry friends as you improve your reading skills! Trained, certified therapy dogs provide comfortable companionship to emerging readers as they earn a free library book and bookmark. Everyone...
7:00 pm Novel Conversations @ Coralville Public Library
Novel Conversations @ Coralville Public Library
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Novel Conversations @ Coralville Public Library | Coralville | Iowa | United States
Novel Conversations is a book group that alternates between classic novels and more recent works of fiction and nonfiction. Participants are welcome to come to all the meetings or just...
8:00 pm UI Theatre presents Sweat @ University of Iowa Theatre Building
UI Theatre presents Sweat @ University of Iowa Theatre Building
Oct 17 @ 8:00 pm
Presented by the University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts Mainstage Series Sweat By Lynn Nottage Directed by Sarah Lacy Hamilton October 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19 at...