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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 13 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.
MVLCT Presents The Hundred Dresses @ First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre
MVLCT Presents The Hundred Dresses @ First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre
Oct 13 all-day
MVLCT Presents The Hundred Dresses @ First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre | Mount Vernon | Iowa | United States
“I have a hundred dresses at home–all lined up in my closet.” No one believes Wanda Petronski, the Polish girl with the funny accent who is teased for wearing the...
Scarecrow Trail @ Amana Colonies
Scarecrow Trail @ Amana Colonies
Oct 13 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
Gallery Exhibition: Self-Portrait As… @ McWethy Hall: Peter Paul Luce Gallery
Gallery Exhibition: Self-Portrait As… @ McWethy Hall: Peter Paul Luce Gallery
Oct 14 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 14 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
Gallery Exhibition: Self-Portrait As… @ McWethy Hall: Peter Paul Luce Gallery
Gallery Exhibition: Self-Portrait As… @ McWethy Hall: Peter Paul Luce Gallery
Oct 15 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 15 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
Gallery Exhibition: Self-Portrait As… @ McWethy Hall: Peter Paul Luce Gallery
Gallery Exhibition: Self-Portrait As… @ McWethy Hall: Peter Paul Luce Gallery
Oct 16 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 16 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
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
Gallery Exhibition: Self-Portrait As… @ McWethy Hall: Peter Paul Luce Gallery
Gallery Exhibition: Self-Portrait As… @ McWethy Hall: Peter Paul Luce Gallery
Oct 18 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 18 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
Gallery Exhibition: Self-Portrait As… @ McWethy Hall: Peter Paul Luce Gallery
Gallery Exhibition: Self-Portrait As… @ McWethy Hall: Peter Paul Luce Gallery
Oct 19 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 19 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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2:00 pm Mamma Mia! @ Old Creamery Theatre Main Stage
Mamma Mia! @ Old Creamery Theatre Main Stage
Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm
Music and Lyrics By Benny Andersson, BjÖrn Ulvaeus and some songs with Stig Anderson. Book By Catherine Johnson. Originally Conceived ByJudy Craymer. Prepare to be swept away by the infectious...
2:00 pm UI Theatre presents Sweat @ University of Iowa Theatre Building
UI Theatre presents Sweat @ University of Iowa Theatre Building
Oct 13 @ 2:00 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...
3:00 pm Red Cedar Chamber Music: Jazzy Jamboree with Christine Bellomy @ The Englert Theatre
Red Cedar Chamber Music: Jazzy Jamboree with Christine Bellomy @ The Englert Theatre
Oct 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Jazzy Jamboree The Diva is Back! In 2018, Christine Bellomy brought her clarinet magic to the Red Cedar stage with A Little Klezmer Among Friends. The audience response was clear:...
9:30 am Mother Goose on the Loose @ Ladd Library
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Ladd Library
Oct 14 @ 9:30 am – 10:25 am
“Mother Goose on the Loose” is a 20-minute nursery rhyme program for newborns to three-year-olds, followed by a 30-minute playtime. This program helps strengthen babies’ and toddlers’ foundation for literacy...
4:00 pm Comic Aficionados @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Comic Aficionados @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Graphic novel and comic book club for ages 8-12 years! Read, learn, and connect with fellow enthusiasts your age. Our new graphic novel club for ages 8-12 years will be...
4:30 pm Video Gaming @ Ladd Library
Video Gaming @ Ladd Library
Oct 14 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Each week, teens will have the opportunity to play video games on the big screen. Special Virtual Reality events will happen as well! We always recommend confirming details before attending....
6:30 pm Family Night: Spooky Tubas @ Coralville Public Library
Family Night: Spooky Tubas @ Coralville Public Library
Oct 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join us for Family night with Spooky Tubas.  Costumed guests from the University of Iowa’s Tuba-Euphonium studio, Collegium Tubum, will perform in Schwab Auditorium.  Bring the whole family to his...
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 15 @ 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 @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Preschool Story Time @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 15 @ 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...
10:30 am Preschool Storytime @ Coralville Public Library
Preschool Storytime @ Coralville Public Library
Oct 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Children ages 3 and up listen to stories, sing, and participate in a range of activities planned just for them. Held in the Storytime room. Program lasts approximately 30 minutes....
12:00 pm John Beckelman: Horizon Suite @ The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
John Beckelman: Horizon Suite @ The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
Oct 15 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 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...
4:00 pm Community Writing Center @ Coralville Public Library
Community Writing Center @ Coralville Public Library
Oct 15 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Need help writing a letter or e-mail?  Struggling with the right wording for your job application?  Need a sounding board for your creative writing piece?  If you need help with...
6:00 pm The History Center: Walking Tour – Creep the Alley #2 @ Town Centre Plaza
The History Center: Walking Tour – Creep the Alley #2 @ Town Centre Plaza
Oct 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Downtown alleys reveal a great deal of history about Cedar Rapids buildings and they can be a little spooky too! Come explore the dark side of downtown architecture with this...
6:30 pm Family Fitness @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Family Fitness @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 15 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
Melanie Smith, Tough Mudder extraordinaire and fitness leader will guide you through a moderately intensive workout. No experience is necessary and all are welcome. Melanie is passionate about fitness. In...
9:30 am Free English Language Class for Adults @ Coralville Public Library
Free English Language Class for Adults @ Coralville Public Library
Oct 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Free English Language Class for Adults, Friday & Wednesday mornings 9:30-11:00 am, at the Coralville Library downstairs meeting rooms. With support from the Friends of the Coralville Public Library. Childcare...
9:30 am Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
“Mother Goose on the Loose” is a 20-minute nursery rhyme program for newborns to three-year-olds, followed by a 30-minute playtime. This program helps strengthen babies’ and toddlers’ foundation for literacy...
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 16 @ 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,...
12:00 pm John Beckelman: Horizon Suite @ The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
John Beckelman: Horizon Suite @ The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
Oct 16 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 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...
8:00 pm UI Theatre presents Sweat @ University of Iowa Theatre Building
UI Theatre presents Sweat @ University of Iowa Theatre Building
Oct 16 @ 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...
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...
9:30 am Free English Language Class for Adults @ Coralville Public Library
Free English Language Class for Adults @ Coralville Public Library
Oct 18 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Free English Language Class for Adults, Friday & Wednesday mornings 9:30-11:00 am, at the Coralville Library downstairs meeting rooms. With support from the Friends of the Coralville Public Library. Childcare...
9:30 am Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
“Mother Goose on the Loose” is a 20-minute nursery rhyme program for newborns to three-year-olds, followed by a 30-minute playtime. This program helps strengthen babies’ and toddlers’ foundation for literacy...
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 18 @ 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,...
12:00 pm John Beckelman: Horizon Suite @ The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
John Beckelman: Horizon Suite @ The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
Oct 18 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 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...
12:00 pm Wildflower Seed Balls @ Coralville Public Library
Wildflower Seed Balls @ Coralville Public Library
Oct 18 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Get your hands dirty with Johnson County Conservation and make wildflower seed balls to take home and plant! Naturalist Kristen Morrow will guide activities and will have life-size prairie plant...
2:00 pm Anything Could Happen! @ Ladd Library
Anything Could Happen! @ Ladd Library
Oct 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Themed activities for teens ranging from making stuffed animals to playing with robots. Every Friday, you’re out early. You’re bored and looking for something to do. Your search is over!...
6:00 pm Night at the Museum Family Fun Day @ Night at the Museum Family Fun Day
Night at the Museum Family Fun Day @ Night at the Museum Family Fun Day
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
It’s a night at the museum! Family Fun Night celebrates our fall exhibitions Up All Night: Art of the Dark and Haunted: Marvin Cone’s Ghosts. There will be a spectacular...
7:30 pm And Then There Were None @ Washington Community Center
And Then There Were None @ Washington Community Center
Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Ten strangers are summoned to a remote island. All that the guests have in common is a wicked past they’re unwilling to reveal and a secret that will seal their...
8:00 pm UI Theatre presents Sweat @ University of Iowa Theatre Building
UI Theatre presents Sweat @ University of Iowa Theatre Building
Oct 18 @ 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...
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 19 @ 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 John Beckelman: Horizon Suite @ The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
John Beckelman: Horizon Suite @ The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 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...
10:00 am Ozobot Playtime @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Ozobot Playtime @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Design a Halloween costume for an Ozobot and draw a spooky trail for him to follow including special tricks for him to perform. Please register by calling the library or...
10:00 am STEAM Saturdays @ Ladd Library
STEAM Saturdays @ Ladd Library
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Saturday mornings are for investigation! Elementary aged children and parents/guardians/ care-givers are invited to participate in a STEAM project that they will work on individually or with others. Participants will...
10:30 am Family Storytime @ Coralville Public Library
Family Storytime @ Coralville Public Library
Oct 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Families spend time together listening to stories, music, and poems. Programs last approximately 30 minutes.
7:30 pm And Then There Were None @ Washington Community Center
And Then There Were None @ Washington Community Center
Oct 19 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Ten strangers are summoned to a remote island. All that the guests have in common is a wicked past they’re unwilling to reveal and a secret that will seal their...
7:30 pm ORCHESTRA IOWA MASTERWORKS I: REFLECTIONS @ Paramount Theatre
ORCHESTRA IOWA MASTERWORKS I: REFLECTIONS @ Paramount Theatre
Oct 19 @ 7:30 pm
TCHAIKOVSKY’S BLARING BRASSES! Orchestra Iowa presents an evening full of blaring brasses at Reflections, their October Masterworks. Featuring Cedar Rapids native and Grammy-Award Winning composer, Michael Daugherty’s Reflections on the Mississippi,...
8:00 pm UI Theatre presents Sweat @ University of Iowa Theatre Building
UI Theatre presents Sweat @ University of Iowa Theatre Building
Oct 19 @ 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...