Hawkeye Celebrations – Fry Fest in Coralville, August 29, 2014

Hawkeye Celebrations – Fry Fest in Coralville, August 29, 2014

FRY Fest - That's the day when Iowa River Landing is transformed into a sea of black and gold. Last year I think we had the hottest Fry fest on record. (I took a photo outside Hills Bank after a closing I had that day and it was 107 degrees). This year will be cooler, but hopefully not wetter! Below Continue reading

Summer Fun in Iowa City – Iowa City Jazz Festival 2014

Summer Fun in Iowa City – Iowa City Jazz Festival 2014

Time just flies by in the summer time in Iowa City there are so many great things to do. There's even more going on than usual this weekend with July 4th falling on a Friday. We have Coralville celebrating Independence Day with its annual 4th of July Parade and the events surrounding that AND we Continue reading

Schedule for 4th Fest 2014 – 4th of July Celebrations in Coralville

Schedule for 4th Fest 2014 – 4th of July Celebrations in Coralville

July 4th is always celebrated in style in Coralville and 4thFest and the is one of the largest events of the year attracting visitors from far and near. The full schedule is below. Most of the activities are free and take place at S.T. Morrison Park in Coralville. Popular events include the Carnival Continue reading

A Local Tradition – The Iowa Arts Festival June 6 – June 8, 2014 (Schedule)

A Local Tradition – The Iowa Arts Festival June 6 – June 8, 2014 (Schedule)

It's here. The weekend Art Lovers and Music Lovers look forward to all year - The Iowa Arts Festival  is happening in Iowa City this weekend. The Iowa Arts Festival is part of the Summer of the Arts Program and offers fun and free entertainment for the whole family. What will you find at the Iowa Continue reading

Easter Egg Hunts in Coralville and Iowa City April 2014

Easter Egg Hunts in Coralville and Iowa City April 2014

Easter Weekend is coming and I've been looking for Easter Egg Hunts to write about. I came up with three. The first is this coming Saturday, April 12, 2014. Our very own Hyvee is organizing Easter Egg Hunts at all 4 of its stores in Iowa City and Coralville. They also have a special all you can eat Continue reading

2014 Spring Arts & Crafts Show at the Marriott Conference Center

2014 Spring Arts & Crafts Show at the Marriott Conference Center

How time flies. Spring has arrived, (at least according to the calendar, if not the weather), and it's already time to mark your calendars for the Spring Arts & Crafts Show! The timing this year is great with the Crafts Show scheduled for April 13 - That's exactly a week before Easter Sunday Continue reading