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Events in the Area - 2021




Coral Ridge Mall 

Lindale Mall

The Amana Colonies 

The Old Creamery Theatre

Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum, West Branch

Cedar Rapids Museum of Arts 

African American Museum 

Czech Village

New Bohemia

New Bohemia City Market

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

Brucemore Historical Site 

The Carl & Mary Koehler History Center  

Indian Creek Nature Center & Trails  (Cedar Rapids)

Paramount Theatre - Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre

Iowa Veterans Affairs Health Care System

University of Iowa

Hancher Auditorium - University of Iowa

Iowa City/Coralville

Cedar Rapids

Cornell College

Kirkwood Community College

The Hotel at Kirkwood

Mt Mercy University

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Multi-Day Events:

Brucemore Mansion Tours

2160 Linden Drive SE; Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52403 

Explore over a century of Cedar Rapids history through the lives of the three families who called Brucemore home-the Sinclairs, the Douglases, and the Halls. They were business and community leaders during a century of evolution in the Midwest. An investigation of the mansion's Queen Anne architecture, 1925 Grant Wood Porch, 1929 Skinner pipe organ, and 1930s Grizzly Bar and Tahitian Room reflect the history of remarkable people. The changes they made to their estate, the impact they had on their community, and the stories they left behind shape our understanding of modern Cedar Rapids, eastern Iowa, and the American Midwest.

The Old Creamery Theatre - 2021

2021 Road Shows... Stay tuned for the complete schedule!

Additional Attractions

Devonian Fossil Gorge

Coralville Lake Visitor Center, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; 2850 Prairie Du Chien Rd. NE; Coralville, IA 52240
The Coralville Lake Visitor Center features exhibits on the history and natural resources of the Coralville Lake area. Visitors will find actual fossil specimens from the Devonian Fossil Gorge (removed for preservation) and other exhibits depicting the local plant and animal life of the area on display.   A 15 minute movie about the Devonian Fossil Gorge and the Floods of 1993 and 2008 is available for viewing upon request.

Old Capitol Museum

The Old Capitol Museum seeks to educate the university, local, and national communities on the continuing significance of the humanities, as an invigorated and distinguished building that serves as a center of culture and civic discourse for the State of Iowa, through public outreach initiatives, educational programming, exhibitions, and academic scholarship.

The University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

The mission of the University Of Iowa Museum Of Natural History is to inspire in visitors of all ages understanding and a sense of wonder, discovery, respect, and responsibility for our natural and cultural worlds through exhibits, educational programs, and collections, as well as through linkages with UI research and activities.

Bender Pool

Bender Pool is an indoor pool, open year-round. The pool is disabled-accessible and is equipped with a hydraulic chair and sloping steps in addition to traditional pool ladders. The pool also has a slide and a basketball hoop. Bender Pool's locker rooms are equipped with showers, hair dryers, electrical outlets, baby changing tables, and 25-cent coin lockers.
940 14th Ave. SE ; Cedar Rapids, IA  52403

Cedar Ridge Winery and Distillery

Cedar Ridge is a family owned winery and distillery nestled in the countryside between Cedar Rapids and Iowa City. We produce 16 award-winning wines, many from our own grapes as well as 11 small batch spirits including Iowa's first bourbon. Wood-fired pizzas, prime rib and local meat and cheese appetizers available.
1441 Marak Road; Swisher, IA  52338

Air Fx Trampoline Park

Much of the AirFX 12,000-square foot facility is covered in trampolines. Guests can defy gravity while playing basketball, dodge ball, and performing the coordinated exercises of high-energy AIRobics fitness classes. Catch your breath while putting across the well-lit, outdoor 18-hole miniature golf course. Or keep the adrenaline pumping with a few rounds of Lazer Frenzy, where mirrors, haze, and webs of laser beams make you feel like you're in a movie. Stop by the snack bar for some Perky's Pizza, chicken wings and churros, washed down with your favorite beverage.
1100 North 18th Avenue; Hiawatha, IA  52233




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