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Events in the Area - 2010

Attractions

Coral Ridge Mall
http://www.coralridgemall.com/ 

Lindale Mall
http://www.lindalemall.com/home.asp

The Amana Colonies
http://www.amanacolonies.com/ 

The Old Creamery Theatre
http://www.oldcreamery.com/

Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum, West Branch
http://hoover.archives.gov/

Cedar Rapids Museum of Arts
http://www.crma.org/Default.aspx 

African American Museum
http://www.blackiowa.org/ 

Czech Village
http://www.czechvillagecedarrapids.com/

New Bohemia
http://newboczech.info/new-bohemia

Brucemore Historical Site
http://www.brucemore.org/ 

The Carl & Mary Koehler History Center
http://www.historycenter.org/  

Indian Creek Nature Center's Cedar Greenbelt Trails  (Cedar Rapids)
http://www.indiancreeknaturecenter.org/visit/explore-our-trails/cedar-greenbelt-national-recreation-trails/
       
Iowa Veterans Affairs Health Care System
http://www.iowacity.va.gov/

University of Iowa
https://calendar.uiowa.edu//MasterCalendar.aspx 

Hancher Auditorium - University of Iowa
http://www.hancher.uiowa.edu/

Iowa City/Coralville
http://www.iowacitycoralville.org/index.asp  

Cedar Rapids
http://www.discoverourtown.com/IA/Cedar%20Rapids/Lodging-683.html

Other Attractions like these may be found at
http://www.culturalcorridor.org/

 

Events

Wednesday, November 3

Indian Creek Nature Center's Cedar Greenbelt Trails  (Cedar Rapids)

Location: Indian Creek Nature Center

Details: About four miles of trails wind through riparian woods, tall grass prairies, oak-hickory savannas and deciduous forest.  Enjoy hiking, bird watching, cross-country skiing and jogging while you explore 210 acres of land in various stages of ecological restoration.  Our building is open Monday through Friday 9am to 4pm and Saturdays 11am to 4pm. The building is closed Sundays and national holidays.

Coralville Lake Visitor Center   (Cedar Rapids)

Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm open all year round.  
Location: Visitor Center
Contact:   1-877-444-6777 toll free, or visit www.Recreation.gov

Details: Maps, brochures, and information of all kinds abound. Even if you just want to know where the mall is or where you can camp or picnic, the answers are here. From taxidermy exhibits of local wildlife to an interactive touch screen display about the fossils the visitor will be pleasantly informed and enlightened. Check it out today! In the summer it is also open on Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. The summer hours begin April 15 and end October 15.

Our Sisters’ Many Hats at the African American Museum of Iowa    (Cedar Rapids)

Dates: From May 15th 2010- November 27th 2010
Location: 55 12th Ave SE Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Contact: 319-862-2101

Details: Come see the celebration of many achievements of Iowa’s African American Women! This Exhibit features the trials and triumphs of more than 20 African America women, told through photos, artifact, stories and interactive elements.

The Grant Wood Window: Drawings for the Veterans Memorial Stained Glass Window Commission at CRMA    (Cedar Rapids)

Date: June 19th 2010- November 14th 2010  
Location: Cedar Rapids Museum of Art 410 3rd Ave SE Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Contact: 319-366-7503

Details: Come see Grant Wood’s largest drawings!

Kirkwood Student Art exhibit   (Cedar Rapids)

Location: Kirkwood Student Art Exhibit, Iowa Hall Gallery 6301 Kirkwood Blvd. SW Iowa Hall Gallery Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

 

Thursday, November 4

Indian Creek Nature Center's Cedar Greenbelt Trails   (Cedar Rapids)

Location:  Indian Creek Nature Center

Details: About four miles of trails wind through riparian woods, tall grass prairies, oak-hickory savannas and deciduous forest. Enjoy hiking, bird watching, cross-country skiing and jogging while you explore 210 acres of land in various stages of ecological restoration. Our building is open Monday through Friday 9am to 4pm and Saturdays 11am to 4pm. The building is closed Sundays and national holidays.

Kirkwood Student Art exhibit   (Cedar Rapids)

Location: Kirkwood Student Art Exhibit, Iowa Hall Gallery 6301 Kirkwood Blvd. SW Iowa Hall Gallery Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

 

Friday November 5

Indian Creek Nature Center's Cedar Greenbelt Trails    (Cedar Rapids)

Location: Indian Creek Nature Center

Details: About four miles of trails wind through riparian woods, tall grass prairies, oak-hickory savannas and deciduous forest. Enjoy hiking, bird watching, cross-country skiing and jogging while you explore 210 acres of land in various stages of ecological restoration. Our building is open Monday through Friday 9am to 4pm and Saturdays 11am to 4pm. The building is closed Sundays and national holidays.

Tomáš Kubínek and Orchestra Iowa  (Cedar Rapids/Iowa City)

Dates: November 5th 2010- November 7th 2010
Time: 7:30pm Located at West High School Auditorium 2901 Melrose Ave. Iowa City, IA USA 52246
Contact:  319-366-8203 or 800-369-TUNE or visit www.orchestraiowa.org for ticket information

Kirkwood Student Art exhibit   (Cedar Rapids)

Located: Kirkwood Student Art Exhibit, Iowa Hall Gallery 6301 Kirkwood Blvd. SW Iowa Hall Gallery Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

 

Saturday November 6

Indian Creek Nature Center's Cedar Greenbelt Trails    (Cedar Rapids)

Location: Indian Creek Nature Center

Details: About four miles of trails wind through riparian woods, tall grass prairies, oak-hickory savannas and deciduous forest.  Enjoy hiking, bird watching, cross-country skiing and jogging while you explore 210 acres of land in various stages of ecological restoration. Our building is open Monday through Friday 9am to 4pm and Saturdays 11am to 4pm. The building is closed Sundays and national holidays.

Grant Wood Studio   (Cedar Rapids)

Time: 12:00pm- 4:00pm
Located at Grant Wood Studio 810 Second Avenue SE Cedar Rapids, IA USA 52401
Contact: Kristan Hellige Email: khellige@crma.org Phone: (319) 366-7503

Details: Take advantage of a unique opportunity to take a guided tour of the original studio where Grant Wood lived and worked from 1924-1935.

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