Weekend Wednesday: June 27-29

Looking for something to do with your family this weekend?  We’ve got you covered! Here are our top 5 picks of activities in the Corridor this weekend!

Weekend Wednesday

Friday, June 27th

Linn County Fair, June 25-30th in Central City.  Visit the fair for food, carnival rides, 4-H exhibits, concerts, and fireworks on Friday and Saturday nights.

Family Free Friday at the Coral Ridge Mall from 5:00-8:00 p.m.  Includes free admission to the ice arena (2 kids free with paid adult), free figure skating exhibition, free carousel rides, free admission to the Iowa Children’s Museum (all ages), and free kid’s meal with purchase of adult combo meal at many food court restaurants.

Cedar Rapids BBQ Roundup, Thursday-Sunday at the McGrath Amphitheater. BBQ masters, both local and from across the country will compete for the best BBQ! Winners are eligible for cash prizes. Patrons can enjoy kids activities, family-friendly entertainment, as wel as live music from some of the area’s best local bands.

Saturday, June 28th

Fly Iowa Air Show, Saturday and Sunday at the Iowa City Airport.  A weekend full of aviation activities including an Air Show from 12-2, various aircraft on display, youth activities, food vendors, a movie in the hangar, and more.

How I Became a Pirate, 1 p.m. at the Old Creamery Theatre in Amana. A wrong turn at Bora Bora lands Capt’n Braid Beard and his crew on Jeremy Jacob’s beach. Come along as Jeremy and the pirates search for the perfect place to bury a treasure chest, in this musical adventure on the high seas. Argh! Tickets are $9 and everyone gets the opportunity to meet the cast after the show!  *Other showtimes and dates available.


**There are a TON of activities going on in the Corridor this weekend! These are some of our picks.  To see what else is going on, be sure to check out Corridor Parents’ extensive list on their website!  And follow their Facebook page to stay up-to-date on upcoming events!


Kaitlyn Swaim
Kaitlyn is the owner of Cedar Rapids Moms Blog and is an Iowa girl who has been married to her husband, Joshua, since 2007! She’s a busy work-at-home mama to their 5 children: 3 girls and 2 boys! A true Hawkeye, she graduated from the University of Iowa with her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, something that comes in handy on a daily basis while trying to raise 5 kids! Her favorite things to do include spending time with her family, cheering on the Hawkeyes, reading a good book, shopping (of course!), and checking out all the activities the Corridor has to offer!


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