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Oktoberfest @ Amana Colonies
Oktoberfest @ Amana Colonies
Oct 3 all-day
Iowa’s original and most authentic Oktoberfest celebrates its 55th year with music, food and fun. Check amanacolonies.com for tickets information and cost.
Scarecrow Trail @ Amana Colonies
Scarecrow Trail @ Amana Colonies
Oct 3 all-day
Travel the Amana Colony trail through the 7 villages and find as many scarecrows as you can. Maps are available at the Visitor’s Center.  
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10:00 am Grant Wood Revealed: Rarely Seen Works by an American Master @ Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
Grant Wood Revealed: Rarely Seen Works by an American Master @ Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Rounding out our anniversary year will be an unusual look at arguably Iowa’s most important artist, Grant Wood. While known for his iconic American Gothic (Art Institute of Chicago) and...
10:00 am Seriously Funny: American Gothic Parodies @ Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
Seriously Funny: American Gothic Parodies @ Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Grant Wood’s American Gothic is probably the world’s most parodied American painting, second only to Leonardo’s Mona Lisa.  The fact that thousands of parodies of American Gothic exist, dating back...
10:00 am Unwrapped: Gifts from the Peter Norton Family Christmas Project, 1988-2018 @ Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
Unwrapped: Gifts from the Peter Norton Family Christmas Project, 1988-2018 @ Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Retired computer entrepreneur Peter Norton (Norton Antivirus Software) is a contemporary art collector as well as an active participant in various civic and philanthropic activities. In 1988, the Norton Family...
2:00 pm Stanley Reads Book Club @ Online (registration required)
Stanley Reads Book Club @ Online (registration required)
Oct 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stanley Reads puts the museum’s recent exhibitions in conversation with literature. This fall we will consider Follow Her Lead in relation to Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi. Both the exhibition and...
7:00 pm Spooky Legends of Linn County @ The History Center
Spooky Legends of Linn County @ The History Center
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for authentic Linn County Ghost Stories told by storyteller Darrin Crow, including campfires, s’mores and hot cocoa. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Program begins at 7:00 p.m. This...
7:30 pm Songs for a New World – A Virtual Concert presented by City Circle Theatre Company @ Online, virtual event
Songs for a New World – A Virtual Concert presented by City Circle Theatre Company @ Online, virtual event
Oct 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
It’s about one moment. It’s about hitting the wall and having to make a choice… or take a stand… or turn around and go back. These are the stories and...