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Saturday October 24, 2020 to Wednesday October 28, 2020

Saturday October 24, 2020 9 Events

Storybook Trail (Self-Guided) Book Dates

Storybook Trail (Self-Guided) Date: Thursday October 22, 2020 through Monday December 14, 2020.
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: F W Kent County Park
Address: 2048 Highway 6 NW, Oxford IA
Price: Free
Category: Educational
Johnson County Conservation has featured a self-guided Storybook Trail for families with young children to enjoy this summer and fall. The trail starts at the Conservation Education Center in Kent Park and wraps around a half-mile limestone surfaced trail. Four books will be featured this fall season. The books and dates featured are:
Hiking Day: Sept 21 - Oct 12
Leaf Jumpers: Oct 12 - Nov 2
Bear Says Thanks: Nov 2 - Nov 30
Hibernation Station: Nov 30 - Dec 14
Though this is created as an event, this is a self-guided trail. You can come out to hike it any day of the week, any time of day that works for you. The event is created to help remind you when a new book is posted.
Big thanks to the community members that donated for the cost of books and materials to create this trail! And big thanks to Prairie Lights Books for their support in purchasing these books!

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One Team Scavenger Hunt Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids Date: Thursday October 1, 2020 through Thursday November 5, 2020.
Time: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location: Recommended Parking to Begin Adventure
Address: 361 1st Ave SE Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Price: 19.99
Category: Games / Tournaments
Puzzling Adventures™ are a cross between a scavenger hunt, an adventure race, and an informative self-guided tour. Each adventure consists of a series of locations that you are guided to where you are required to answer questions or solve puzzles to receive your next instruction. All you need is your own mobile device and an Internet connection.

Young and old, individuals, families or friends. Participate in a group, as a couple, or individually. Create multiple teams and race each other. Almost all of our adventures are designed to be wheelchair and stroller friendly and all are carefully crafted to be entertaining and informative with something to appeal to all ages.

Because our adventures are self-guided you can play any time on any day - no reservations required! Complete the adventure as quickly as possible to win first place or take your time and smell the roses. The goal is to have fun enjoying the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of the various locations you will visit.

Price is per team, not per person. Groups can be any size, but teams of two, three or four work best.

Due to the ever changing nature of events in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, please check with the hosting entity before heading out to any event.

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Pumpkinfest

Pumpkinfest Date: Saturday October 24, 2020 through Sunday October 25, 2020.
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Amana Colonies, Iowa
Category: Kids / Family
At the First Amana Colonies Pumpkinfest, you'll find a pumpkin carving & decorating contest, special pumpkin foods and drinks, and our pumpkin scavenger hunt!
The Pumpkin Scavenger Hunt will take you to several businesses in town where you will look for a hidden pumpkin. When you find it, have the business check off their name on your Pumpkinfest Brochure, which are available at many businesses and at the Visitors Center. Once you've checked them all off, bring the completed form back to the Visitors Center to be entered to win an Amana Colonies Gift Basket filled with unique items from our local businesses! If you are the winner of this basket, you must be able to pick up the basket yourself at the Visitors Center; we are unable to ship the basket or make a drop off. The drawing for the winner will take place at 5pm, and we will call you that evening! The basket will be available to pick up during business hours, 10am-5pm, beginning on Sunday morning, October 25th.
We will also be hosting a Pumpkin Carving and Decorating Contest at the Market Barn! Head out before hand to buy a pumpkin and decorate it however you'd like - you can carve, paint, or decorate in any way! Bring your masterpiece pumpkin to the Market Barn in Amana on October 24th, between 1pm-2:45pm. Click below to read more.

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Hike with Llamas at Prairie Patch Farm

Date: Event occurs every Saturday of every month.
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Prairie Patch Farm
Address: Cedar Rapids, IA
Price: See website
Category: Animals
Join us for this one-of-a-kind experience Hiking with Llamas on a 50-acre private Nature Preserve that is dedicated to preserving Iowa's Natural Heritage.

Dates sell out quickly. Please visit our website for to make reservations.

Head out into the wonder of nature at Prairie Patch Farm with a llama by your side!
When:
Llama hikes are seasonal (April-December with a break in July-August due to heat)
Winter hikes can be scheduled weather permitting
What to expect:
Prairie Patch Llama Hike Experience is 90 minutes with 20 minutes in the barn learning about the animals, their history, care, handling, and uses today
Maximum of 10 people will be on the Public Group Hike, maximum of 15 persons on a Private Group Hike
We have six llamas and one alpaca who are sure to capture your heart.
AJ, Earl, Ollie, Willoughby, Sully, Huckleberri and our alpaca Simon.
In some instances you may have to share a llama/alpaca
We then head out for a 55 minute hike-You get to lead a llama! (stops at your leisure for rests, photos, llama snuggles and enjoyment)
The hike is about 1.5 miles distance on our nature preserve and wildlife refuge.
The trails consist of wide mowed paths around our 7 native tall grass prairies, through magical woodland trails, and over a shallow creek crossing that leads up and around a large cedar grove with tree tunnels

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Costume Parade

Date: Saturday October 24, 2020
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Marion Public Library
Address: 720 Oakbrook Drive Marion, IA 52302
Price: Free
Category: Festival
Children and families are invited to a socially distanced costume parade at The Views of Marion! After we share joy with The Views residents, children will receive a treat bag!

Registration is requested to determine attendance numbers. Please wear masks to protect attendees!

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Trick or Treat At The Movies

Trick or Treat At The Movies Date: Friday October 23, 2020 through Sunday October 25, 2020.
Time: 3:30 pm
Location: Marcus Wehrenberg Cedar Rapids Cinema
Address: 5340 Council Street NE Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
Category: Kids / Family
We missed you at the movies and are ready to pop fresh theatre popcorn and welcome you through our doors once again! Our theatre will feature updated health and safety measures that help deliver a safe and comfortable experience for our valued guests.

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Haunting at the Downs - Drive In

Haunting at the Downs Date: Saturday October 24, 2020
Time: 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location: HawkEye Downs Speedway and Expo Center
Address: 4400 6th St SW, Cedar Rapids
Price: 10$ Donation per car, but not required
Category: Concert / Live Music
Our Halloween Parade is taking a year off...so let's experience a Drive In Movie Experience "OUT OF THIS WORLD"! Extraterrestrial activities for the whole family...Saturday, October 24th -- gate opens at 5:30 PM.
$10 per car donation (not required) will be collected as a fundraiser for the Derecho Relief Fund.
Not just one, but TWO MOVIES - ONE AMAZING HALLOWEEN CELEBRATION!! 1st Feature = Hocus Pocus ... starts at 7 PM. 2nd Feature = Van Helsing ... starts at 9 PM.
Come in costume!! Awards for:
* Best Alien / Spaceship themed vehicle
* Best Kids Costume
* Most Creative FAMILY Costume
* Best Super Hero
* Best Villian
Food / Drink (Adult Beverages too!) for purchase!
FREE ghoulie bags and scary / glow stuff ... while supplies last!
*** This is a COVID regulated event. All attendees must wear a mask. Social distancing will be required. ***

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Rocky Horror Picture Show 2020

Rocky Horror Picture Show 2020 Date: Saturday October 24, 2020
Time: 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location: NewBo City Market
Address: 1100 3rd St SE Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Price: $20-$100
Category: Film / Movie
Rocky Horror comes to life once again at NewBo City Market! Join us for the singing, dancing, screaming, and an occasional thrown object.

There will be a costume contest and drink specials from NewBo Beer and Wine. We’ll also provide the props (included with your ticket purchase), so pull on those fishnets and bring your best voice for this great Halloween classic!

This year we are splitting up the event into two nights and offering table packages in order to facilitate social-distancing measures.

Guests who would like to make a reservation only need to reserve one table based on how many people will be joining their group. For example, if your party has 4 people you only need to purchase one 4 seat table for $80. Prices listed here are per table, NOT per person.

Party of up to 6: $100 per table

Party of up to 4: $80 per table

Party of up to 2: $40 per table

This event made possible by Linn Area Credit Union.

Event rules:

Face covering required inside the Market, unless seated at a table
No outside food or drink, please support our Shopkeepers and get your snacks here!
If you have been sick in the last two weeks prior to the event please avoid attending.
Doors open at 8 p.m.
Those 17 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian

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Scarecrow Stroll at the Aboretum

at the Aboretum Date: Sunday September 13, 2020 through Saturday October 31, 2020.
Time: Times Vary
Location: Cedar Valley Arboretum & Botanic Gardens
Address: 1927 E Orange Rd Waterloo, IA 50701-9481
Price: $5 for adults - $2 for Children (ages 5-17) - Kids 4 & under and Arboretum Members free
Category: Kids / Family
* Scarecrow display * open air market filled with pumpkins, apples, mums & more * Scarecrow contest with cash prizes *

Due to the ever changing nature of events in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, please check with the hosting entity before heading out to any event.

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Sunday October 25, 2020 6 Events

Storybook Trail (Self-Guided) Book Dates

Storybook Trail (Self-Guided) Date: Thursday October 22, 2020 through Monday December 14, 2020.
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: F W Kent County Park
Address: 2048 Highway 6 NW, Oxford IA
Price: Free
Category: Educational
Johnson County Conservation has featured a self-guided Storybook Trail for families with young children to enjoy this summer and fall. The trail starts at the Conservation Education Center in Kent Park and wraps around a half-mile limestone surfaced trail. Four books will be featured this fall season. The books and dates featured are:
Hiking Day: Sept 21 - Oct 12
Leaf Jumpers: Oct 12 - Nov 2
Bear Says Thanks: Nov 2 - Nov 30
Hibernation Station: Nov 30 - Dec 14
Though this is created as an event, this is a self-guided trail. You can come out to hike it any day of the week, any time of day that works for you. The event is created to help remind you when a new book is posted.
Big thanks to the community members that donated for the cost of books and materials to create this trail! And big thanks to Prairie Lights Books for their support in purchasing these books!

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One Team Scavenger Hunt Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids Date: Thursday October 1, 2020 through Thursday November 5, 2020.
Time: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location: Recommended Parking to Begin Adventure
Address: 361 1st Ave SE Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Price: 19.99
Category: Games / Tournaments
Puzzling Adventures™ are a cross between a scavenger hunt, an adventure race, and an informative self-guided tour. Each adventure consists of a series of locations that you are guided to where you are required to answer questions or solve puzzles to receive your next instruction. All you need is your own mobile device and an Internet connection.

Young and old, individuals, families or friends. Participate in a group, as a couple, or individually. Create multiple teams and race each other. Almost all of our adventures are designed to be wheelchair and stroller friendly and all are carefully crafted to be entertaining and informative with something to appeal to all ages.

Because our adventures are self-guided you can play any time on any day - no reservations required! Complete the adventure as quickly as possible to win first place or take your time and smell the roses. The goal is to have fun enjoying the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of the various locations you will visit.

Price is per team, not per person. Groups can be any size, but teams of two, three or four work best.

Due to the ever changing nature of events in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, please check with the hosting entity before heading out to any event.

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Pumpkinfest

Pumpkinfest Date: Saturday October 24, 2020 through Sunday October 25, 2020.
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Amana Colonies, Iowa
Category: Kids / Family
At the First Amana Colonies Pumpkinfest, you'll find a pumpkin carving & decorating contest, special pumpkin foods and drinks, and our pumpkin scavenger hunt!
The Pumpkin Scavenger Hunt will take you to several businesses in town where you will look for a hidden pumpkin. When you find it, have the business check off their name on your Pumpkinfest Brochure, which are available at many businesses and at the Visitors Center. Once you've checked them all off, bring the completed form back to the Visitors Center to be entered to win an Amana Colonies Gift Basket filled with unique items from our local businesses! If you are the winner of this basket, you must be able to pick up the basket yourself at the Visitors Center; we are unable to ship the basket or make a drop off. The drawing for the winner will take place at 5pm, and we will call you that evening! The basket will be available to pick up during business hours, 10am-5pm, beginning on Sunday morning, October 25th.
We will also be hosting a Pumpkin Carving and Decorating Contest at the Market Barn! Head out before hand to buy a pumpkin and decorate it however you'd like - you can carve, paint, or decorate in any way! Bring your masterpiece pumpkin to the Market Barn in Amana on October 24th, between 1pm-2:45pm. Click below to read more.

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Hike with Llamas at Prairie Patch Farm

Date: Sunday October 25, 2020
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Prairie Patch Farm
Address: Cedar Rapids, IA
Price: See website
Category: Animals
Join us for this one-of-a-kind experience Hiking with Llamas on a 50-acre private Nature Preserve that is dedicated to preserving Iowa's Natural Heritage.

Dates sell out quickly. Please visit our website for to make reservations.

Head out into the wonder of nature at Prairie Patch Farm with a llama by your side!
When:
Llama hikes are seasonal (April-December with a break in July-August due to heat)
Winter hikes can be scheduled weather permitting
What to expect:
Prairie Patch Llama Hike Experience is 90 minutes with 20 minutes in the barn learning about the animals, their history, care, handling, and uses today
Maximum of 10 people will be on the Public Group Hike, maximum of 15 persons on a Private Group Hike
We have six llamas and one alpaca who are sure to capture your heart.
AJ, Earl, Ollie, Willoughby, Sully, Huckleberri and our alpaca Simon.
In some instances you may have to share a llama/alpaca
We then head out for a 55 minute hike-You get to lead a llama! (stops at your leisure for rests, photos, llama snuggles and enjoyment)
The hike is about 1.5 miles distance on our nature preserve and wildlife refuge.
The trails consist of wide mowed paths around our 7 native tall grass prairies, through magical woodland trails, and over a shallow creek crossing that leads up and around a large cedar grove with tree tunnels

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Trick or Treat At The Movies

Trick or Treat At The Movies Date: Friday October 23, 2020 through Sunday October 25, 2020.
Time: 3:30 pm
Location: Marcus Wehrenberg Cedar Rapids Cinema
Address: 5340 Council Street NE Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
Category: Kids / Family
We missed you at the movies and are ready to pop fresh theatre popcorn and welcome you through our doors once again! Our theatre will feature updated health and safety measures that help deliver a safe and comfortable experience for our valued guests.

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Scarecrow Stroll at the Aboretum

at the Aboretum Date: Sunday September 13, 2020 through Saturday October 31, 2020.
Time: Times Vary
Location: Cedar Valley Arboretum & Botanic Gardens
Address: 1927 E Orange Rd Waterloo, IA 50701-9481
Price: $5 for adults - $2 for Children (ages 5-17) - Kids 4 & under and Arboretum Members free
Category: Kids / Family
* Scarecrow display * open air market filled with pumpkins, apples, mums & more * Scarecrow contest with cash prizes *

Due to the ever changing nature of events in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, please check with the hosting entity before heading out to any event.

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Monday October 26, 2020 3 Events

Storybook Trail (Self-Guided) Book Dates

Storybook Trail (Self-Guided) Date: Thursday October 22, 2020 through Monday December 14, 2020.
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: F W Kent County Park
Address: 2048 Highway 6 NW, Oxford IA
Price: Free
Category: Educational
Johnson County Conservation has featured a self-guided Storybook Trail for families with young children to enjoy this summer and fall. The trail starts at the Conservation Education Center in Kent Park and wraps around a half-mile limestone surfaced trail. Four books will be featured this fall season. The books and dates featured are:
Hiking Day: Sept 21 - Oct 12
Leaf Jumpers: Oct 12 - Nov 2
Bear Says Thanks: Nov 2 - Nov 30
Hibernation Station: Nov 30 - Dec 14
Though this is created as an event, this is a self-guided trail. You can come out to hike it any day of the week, any time of day that works for you. The event is created to help remind you when a new book is posted.
Big thanks to the community members that donated for the cost of books and materials to create this trail! And big thanks to Prairie Lights Books for their support in purchasing these books!

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One Team Scavenger Hunt Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids Date: Thursday October 1, 2020 through Thursday November 5, 2020.
Time: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location: Recommended Parking to Begin Adventure
Address: 361 1st Ave SE Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Price: 19.99
Category: Games / Tournaments
Puzzling Adventures™ are a cross between a scavenger hunt, an adventure race, and an informative self-guided tour. Each adventure consists of a series of locations that you are guided to where you are required to answer questions or solve puzzles to receive your next instruction. All you need is your own mobile device and an Internet connection.

Young and old, individuals, families or friends. Participate in a group, as a couple, or individually. Create multiple teams and race each other. Almost all of our adventures are designed to be wheelchair and stroller friendly and all are carefully crafted to be entertaining and informative with something to appeal to all ages.

Because our adventures are self-guided you can play any time on any day - no reservations required! Complete the adventure as quickly as possible to win first place or take your time and smell the roses. The goal is to have fun enjoying the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of the various locations you will visit.

Price is per team, not per person. Groups can be any size, but teams of two, three or four work best.

Due to the ever changing nature of events in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, please check with the hosting entity before heading out to any event.

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Scarecrow Stroll at the Aboretum

at the Aboretum Date: Sunday September 13, 2020 through Saturday October 31, 2020.
Time: Times Vary
Location: Cedar Valley Arboretum & Botanic Gardens
Address: 1927 E Orange Rd Waterloo, IA 50701-9481
Price: $5 for adults - $2 for Children (ages 5-17) - Kids 4 & under and Arboretum Members free
Category: Kids / Family
* Scarecrow display * open air market filled with pumpkins, apples, mums & more * Scarecrow contest with cash prizes *

Due to the ever changing nature of events in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, please check with the hosting entity before heading out to any event.

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Tuesday October 27, 2020 4 Events

Storybook Trail (Self-Guided) Book Dates

Storybook Trail (Self-Guided) Date: Thursday October 22, 2020 through Monday December 14, 2020.
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: F W Kent County Park
Address: 2048 Highway 6 NW, Oxford IA
Price: Free
Category: Educational
Johnson County Conservation has featured a self-guided Storybook Trail for families with young children to enjoy this summer and fall. The trail starts at the Conservation Education Center in Kent Park and wraps around a half-mile limestone surfaced trail. Four books will be featured this fall season. The books and dates featured are:
Hiking Day: Sept 21 - Oct 12
Leaf Jumpers: Oct 12 - Nov 2
Bear Says Thanks: Nov 2 - Nov 30
Hibernation Station: Nov 30 - Dec 14
Though this is created as an event, this is a self-guided trail. You can come out to hike it any day of the week, any time of day that works for you. The event is created to help remind you when a new book is posted.
Big thanks to the community members that donated for the cost of books and materials to create this trail! And big thanks to Prairie Lights Books for their support in purchasing these books!

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One Team Scavenger Hunt Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids Date: Thursday October 1, 2020 through Thursday November 5, 2020.
Time: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location: Recommended Parking to Begin Adventure
Address: 361 1st Ave SE Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Price: 19.99
Category: Games / Tournaments
Puzzling Adventures™ are a cross between a scavenger hunt, an adventure race, and an informative self-guided tour. Each adventure consists of a series of locations that you are guided to where you are required to answer questions or solve puzzles to receive your next instruction. All you need is your own mobile device and an Internet connection.

Young and old, individuals, families or friends. Participate in a group, as a couple, or individually. Create multiple teams and race each other. Almost all of our adventures are designed to be wheelchair and stroller friendly and all are carefully crafted to be entertaining and informative with something to appeal to all ages.

Because our adventures are self-guided you can play any time on any day - no reservations required! Complete the adventure as quickly as possible to win first place or take your time and smell the roses. The goal is to have fun enjoying the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of the various locations you will visit.

Price is per team, not per person. Groups can be any size, but teams of two, three or four work best.

Due to the ever changing nature of events in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, please check with the hosting entity before heading out to any event.

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Hike with Llamas at Prairie Patch Farm

Date: Tuesday October 27, 2020
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Prairie Patch Farm
Address: Cedar Rapids, IA
Price: See website
Category: Animals
Join us for this one-of-a-kind experience Hiking with Llamas on a 50-acre private Nature Preserve that is dedicated to preserving Iowa's Natural Heritage.

Dates sell out quickly. Please visit our website for to make reservations.

Head out into the wonder of nature at Prairie Patch Farm with a llama by your side!
When:
Llama hikes are seasonal (April-December with a break in July-August due to heat)
Winter hikes can be scheduled weather permitting
What to expect:
Prairie Patch Llama Hike Experience is 90 minutes with 20 minutes in the barn learning about the animals, their history, care, handling, and uses today
Maximum of 10 people will be on the Public Group Hike, maximum of 15 persons on a Private Group Hike
We have six llamas and one alpaca who are sure to capture your heart.
AJ, Earl, Ollie, Willoughby, Sully, Huckleberri and our alpaca Simon.
In some instances you may have to share a llama/alpaca
We then head out for a 55 minute hike-You get to lead a llama! (stops at your leisure for rests, photos, llama snuggles and enjoyment)
The hike is about 1.5 miles distance on our nature preserve and wildlife refuge.
The trails consist of wide mowed paths around our 7 native tall grass prairies, through magical woodland trails, and over a shallow creek crossing that leads up and around a large cedar grove with tree tunnels

Add toGoogle Calendar Add toOutlook or iCal

Scarecrow Stroll at the Aboretum

at the Aboretum Date: Sunday September 13, 2020 through Saturday October 31, 2020.
Time: Times Vary
Location: Cedar Valley Arboretum & Botanic Gardens
Address: 1927 E Orange Rd Waterloo, IA 50701-9481
Price: $5 for adults - $2 for Children (ages 5-17) - Kids 4 & under and Arboretum Members free
Category: Kids / Family
* Scarecrow display * open air market filled with pumpkins, apples, mums & more * Scarecrow contest with cash prizes *

Due to the ever changing nature of events in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, please check with the hosting entity before heading out to any event.

Add toGoogle Calendar Add toOutlook or iCal

Wednesday October 28, 2020 4 Events

Storybook Trail (Self-Guided) Book Dates

Storybook Trail (Self-Guided) Date: Thursday October 22, 2020 through Monday December 14, 2020.
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: F W Kent County Park
Address: 2048 Highway 6 NW, Oxford IA
Price: Free
Category: Educational
Johnson County Conservation has featured a self-guided Storybook Trail for families with young children to enjoy this summer and fall. The trail starts at the Conservation Education Center in Kent Park and wraps around a half-mile limestone surfaced trail. Four books will be featured this fall season. The books and dates featured are:
Hiking Day: Sept 21 - Oct 12
Leaf Jumpers: Oct 12 - Nov 2
Bear Says Thanks: Nov 2 - Nov 30
Hibernation Station: Nov 30 - Dec 14
Though this is created as an event, this is a self-guided trail. You can come out to hike it any day of the week, any time of day that works for you. The event is created to help remind you when a new book is posted.
Big thanks to the community members that donated for the cost of books and materials to create this trail! And big thanks to Prairie Lights Books for their support in purchasing these books!

Add toGoogle Calendar Add toOutlook or iCal

One Team Scavenger Hunt Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids Date: Thursday October 1, 2020 through Thursday November 5, 2020.
Time: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location: Recommended Parking to Begin Adventure
Address: 361 1st Ave SE Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Price: 19.99
Category: Games / Tournaments
Puzzling Adventures™ are a cross between a scavenger hunt, an adventure race, and an informative self-guided tour. Each adventure consists of a series of locations that you are guided to where you are required to answer questions or solve puzzles to receive your next instruction. All you need is your own mobile device and an Internet connection.

Young and old, individuals, families or friends. Participate in a group, as a couple, or individually. Create multiple teams and race each other. Almost all of our adventures are designed to be wheelchair and stroller friendly and all are carefully crafted to be entertaining and informative with something to appeal to all ages.

Because our adventures are self-guided you can play any time on any day - no reservations required! Complete the adventure as quickly as possible to win first place or take your time and smell the roses. The goal is to have fun enjoying the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of the various locations you will visit.

Price is per team, not per person. Groups can be any size, but teams of two, three or four work best.

Due to the ever changing nature of events in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, please check with the hosting entity before heading out to any event.

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Drive-in Movies presented by GEICO Careers

Drive-in Movie Date: Wednesday October 28, 2020 through Thursday October 29, 2020.
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Colony Pumpkin Patch
Address: 2780 Front Street Northeast North Liberty, IA 52317
Price: Free
Category: Concert / Live Music
Thanks to GEICO Careers, enjoy a Halloween-themed movie from your car at the Colony Pumpkin Patch–for free!

What's Playing

Wednesday, Oct. 28: Monsters, Inc.
Thursday, Oct. 29: Hocus Pocus
Showtime is at 7 p.m. each night at the Colony Pumpkin Patch, located at 2780 Front St. The grass lot will open beginning at 6:30 p.m. Audio will be broadcasted on an FM station to car radios.

No concessions will be available, but you are welcome to bring your own food and drink. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited.

Regular Colony Pumpkin Patch activities will not be open during the drive-in movies.

How to Reserve a Spot

Registration will open at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 14.

Although free, registration is required for this event to control capacity and maintain social distancing between vehicles. Attendees arriving on foot will not be permitted. All ticket holders must arrive in a vehicle.

Reserve a parking spot through Eventbrite by claiming a ticket for the date/movie you plan to attend. You only need to reserve a spot for your vehicle, not for each attendee in the vehicle. The number of attendees within a vehicle should not exceed the number of seatbelts.

Parking spots will not be pre-assigned. Cars will be directed by staff to park in the order they arrive.

All vehicles parked at the pumpkin patch when the patch closes at 6 p.m. will be asked to leave the lot until it opens again for the movie at 6:30 p.m.

Keeping Our Community Healthy

This is a COVID-conscious event. To help all of our attendees feel comfortable, the following procedures will be in place:

Each showing is limited to 100 vehicles. Upon arrival, attendees will need to present their ticket (print out or phone).
Vehicles will park in front of markers on grass, to provide 10 feet of distance between vehicles.
No concessions will be available, but you are welcome to bring your own food.
Additionally, attendees are expected to adhere to the following rules or may be asked to leave:

Wear a mask if you choose to watch the movie outside of your vehicle, while walking to and using the portable toilets, and when interacting with event staff, volunteers, or attendees outside of your household.
Maintain at least six feet of social distance between parties, if outside vehicle.

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Scarecrow Stroll at the Aboretum

at the Aboretum Date: Sunday September 13, 2020 through Saturday October 31, 2020.
Time: Times Vary
Location: Cedar Valley Arboretum & Botanic Gardens
Address: 1927 E Orange Rd Waterloo, IA 50701-9481
Price: $5 for adults - $2 for Children (ages 5-17) - Kids 4 & under and Arboretum Members free
Category: Kids / Family
* Scarecrow display * open air market filled with pumpkins, apples, mums & more * Scarecrow contest with cash prizes *

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