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Nine things to do this weekend

Our picks for fun

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Gazette Staff/SourceMedia  ::   UPDATED: 21 January 2014 | 3:13 pm   ::  

Here at Hoopla we have 205 event listings for this weekend with a lot going on across Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and more. Don't forget to check out this week's 10 things to do under $10.

Friday


Lampost Theatre presents: Superheroes - Come and enjoy Lampost Theatre's brand new musical comedy Superheroes. Six people, one cape, and a whole lot of hidden identity.

SPT Theatre Writers' Room Series: Clue - SPT Theatre’s Writers’ Room “Games People Play” explores life’s twists and turns through the lens of popular board games. The fourth, “Clue,” deals with the time when we finally “get a clue,” when we come to understand what is truly important in our lives.

Saturday


Linn Mar Growl Prowl 5K/8K - The Linn-Mar Growl Prowl 8K & 5K Run/Walk, Youth Mile Run, and Kids' Fun Run provides an opportunity for everyone in the family to participate. The event is both for runners and walkers.

Taste of Achievement - This annual event features wine and specialty beer tasting, savory hors d'oeuvres, live and silent auction packages and for diamond ticket holders, a 1 in 75 chance to win a one carat diamond valued at $2,295.

Josh Blue - Perhaps best known as the comedian who puts the cerebral in Cerebral Palsy, Josh Blue exploded onto the national comedy scene by capturing the attention and endearment of the country as the winner of NBC’s Last Comic Standing.

Sunday


Jackie Robinson Day at the Cedar Rapids Kernels - Join us as we team up with the Cedar Rapids Kernels baseball team to honor the anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier. Learn more about the Negro Leagues, watch the Kernels play the Quad Cities River Bandits, and stay for a helicopter candy drop on the outfield.

Worth a mention


Super Size Seven CD release party

Pieta Brown + The Pines

Nerdist Podcast Live! Chris Hardwick, Jonah Ray, Matt Mira

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