Here’s a look at just some of the outdoor events happening around Eastern Iowa.
More will pop up, so keep checking the calendar listings at IOWA RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL & GATHERING O’ CELTS: 10 a.m. 2 and 16, downtown Cedar Rapids; Market After Dark: to 11 p.m. 26; Cedarrapids.org/events/farmers-market MARION BBQ RENDEZVOUS: 11 a.m. June 3, City Square Park, Marion; barbecue vendors, beer, live music, kids’ activities; Facebook.com/rendezvous TANAGER PLACE SUMMER FEST: to p.m. SW, Cedar Rapids; kolach sales, games, carnival rides, music, food; Stludmila.org/kolachfestival RIVERSIDE THEATRE IN THE PARK: Festival Stage, Lower City Park, Iowa City; “Macbeth,” June 9 to 18, “The Bomb-itty of Errors,” June 23 to July 2; times and dates vary; to , (319) 338-7672, gate or Riversidetheatre.org/shows/ FREE MOVIE SERIES: Saturday nights, June 10 to 24, July 8 to 29 and Aug. ALSO: Dispatch, July 3; Diana Ross, July 9; In This Moment, July 12; Lifehouse & Switchfoot, July 25; 2Cellos, July 27; Primus, Aug. 10; tickets and details, Mcgrathamphitheatre.com/events/ MARION COMMUNITY BANDS: 7 p.m.
Its origins are credited to Rabbi Yaacov Deyo of Aish Ha Torah, originally as a way to help Jewish singles meet and marry.
Speed Dating, as a single word, is a registered trademark of Aish Ha Torah.
Our events offer a fresh alternative to speed dating and matchmaking.
SW, Cedar Rapids; IRISH DISTRICT MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL: 4 to 10 p.m.
Kirkwood has a new and exciting online option for roommate matching.
With Room Sync, students create a profile through Facebook and answer a few simple lifestyle questions.
Usually advance registration is required for speed dating events.
Men and women are rotated to meet each other over a series of short "dates" usually lasting from three to eight minutes depending on the organization running the event.