There are more than 200 event listings between now and the end of the weekend. Below we highlight a few events that you can do without spending much money.
Carl Homstad: Painting from the Upper Midwest – Today (5/10) through 5/28, Iowa Artisans Gallery, Iowa City, www.iowa-artisans-gallery.com
Out Loud! Nicolette Hahn Niman – 7 p.m. Friday, The Hotel at Kirkwood Center, Cedar Rapids
Battle of the Bands Finals – 7:30 p.m. today (5/10), Hazzard County Saloon, 329 Second Ave. SE, CR
Veteran Voices Reading – 6 p.m. Friday, The Mill, 120 E. Burlington St., Iowa City
The Titanic’s Unsinkable Stories: 100 Years – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday (through 7/31), Brucemore
Raising Expectations – $0-$5, noon today (5/10 through 7/29), Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, 410 Third Ave. SE, CR
A Wolf at the Door – $10, 10 a.m. Friday, Coralville Center for the Performing Arts, Coralville
Music in the MUD: The Mayflies – $5, 7 p.m. Friday, Campbell Steele Gallery, 1064 Seventh Ave., Marion.
’80s Throwback Prom Englert Benefit – $10 (advance only), 7 p.m. Saturday, The Englert Theatre, Iowa City
Ron DeWitte Blues Band – $10 (advance only), 8 p.m. Friday, ARA Gallery & Interiors, 4850 Armar Dr. SE, Cedar Rapids.