Friday, May 29
Iowa City's native troubadour, Jason Reeves, returns to the Englert Theatre's stage this weekend. Reeves, now a Warner Brothers recording artist, entertains audiences with his pop/folk melodies which have earned him both critical and popular acclaim including "Top Folk Album of 2007" from iTunes. Don't miss this concert, which promises to take the audience on a contemplative journey of love, hope, heartbreak and renewal.
8 p.m. Friday (05/29), Englert Theatre, 221 East Washington St., Iowa City, $17 in advance or $19 day of show, www.englert.org
John Buck: Iconography
Saturday, May 30
Drop by the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art Saturday to check out the opening of their latest exhibition, John Buck: Iconography. Buck, originally from Ames and now living in Montana, is an internationally acclaimed printmaker and sculptor. The CRMA is the only Iowa stop for this nationally touring exhibit featuring more than 60 of Buck's works including large-scale prints, sculpture, shadow boxes and more. While you have until August 16 to see Buck's works at the CRMA, there's just one chance to meet the artist and hear him speak about his creations during the featured artist talk on Saturday afternoon.
John Buck: Iconography
1 p.m., Saturday (05/30), Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, 410 Third Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids, www.crma.org
Ladies Tire Titan Challenge
Tuesday, June 2 through June 7
The Ladies Titan Tire Challenge is no ordinary charity golf tournament. And thanks to the hard work (and volunteer coordination) of Junior League of Cedar Rapids, this exciting professional sporting event is headed to your backyard. The Ladies Titan Tire Challenge is one of 17 stops -- and the first-ever Iowa stop -- on the LPGA's official developmental tour known as the Duramed FUTURES Tour (Lorena Ochoa and Christina Kim began their professional careers on the tour and hometown-hero Zach Johnson got his start on the men's equivalent) and will feature 144 professional female golfers (from 31 countries) vying for an LPGA membership card. Events include the 54-hole professional competition, teaching clinics, two Pro-Am tournaments and social events. Plus, event proceeds go to The Arc of East Central Iowa. Fore!
Ladies Titan Tire Challenge
Various times, Tuesday (06/02) through Sunday (06/07), Hunter's Ridge Golf Course, 2901 Hunter's Ridge Rd., Marion, $10 per day or $25 for three-day pass, www.titantirechallenge.com or www.juniorleaguecr.org
THREE OTHER THINGS
Barks in the Park
6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday (5/28)
Squaw Creek Park (meet at Red Cedar Lodge), 4305 Squaw Ln., Marion, $5, http://wickiup.blogspot.com/
Free Family Night at the Iowa Children's Museum
5 to 8 p.m., Friday (5/29)
Iowa Children's Museum, 1451 Coralridge Ave., Coralville, Free, www.theicm.org
Various times Friday through Sunday (5/28 to 5/31)
Amana Colonies RV Park and Event Center, Amana, $10 to $12 daily or $25 three-day pass, www.barefootbecky.com