FACEBOOK: GIVE THE GIFT OF RELAXATION @ MASSAGE HEIGHTS!

The holidays can be stressful—finding the perfect gifts, not breaking the bank, and getting it all done in time — enter Massage Heights and your shot at a 60 minute facial!

Head to the Z102.9 Facebook page and look for the pinned post — comment how much holiday shopping you have left and we’ll pick one lucky winner to receive a 60 minute facial at either Massage Heights location in Cedar Rapids or Coralville!

You’ve got until this Wednesday, December 19th at 5 PM to head to the Z102.9 Facebook page for your chance to relax, feel better, and recharge at Massage Heights — on Edgewood Road in Cedar Rapids or the Iowa River Landing, Coralville!

BEAT THE BITTER RETURNS — WIN W/ ALEX SCHULTE!

North Liberty is giddy that winter weather is returning to Iowa—especially because it means that Beat The Bitter is almost here and this week Alex Schulte has your shot at a Beat the Bitter prize!

Listen each day this week between 7 – Midnight for your chance to win prizes like tickets to the first ever Igloo Jam—a 21+ outdoor party in a heated tent in Penn Meadows Park, a $50 gift card to Big Grove Brewery, or a certificate toward your choice of Beat The Bitter Winter Games—like kickball, broomball, bags, or curling!

AND this year North Liberty’s Beat the Bitter festival and the City of North Liberty have once again partnered to bring an outdoor ice rink to Penn Meadows Park—opening soon!

Beat The Bitter returns January 27th through February 2nd, 2019 — a HUGE week of both indoor and outdoor community events including the brand new Wintry Warm-UP and Igloo Jam — all the details can be found at beatthebitter.com!

Prizes each day are:
     o   Monday — a pair of tickets to the first ever Igloo Jam featuring party band PopROCKS a 21+ outdoor party in a heated tent in Penn Meadows Park Friday, February 1st, 2019 (ticket price jumps up January 1st — so get your tickets now!)
     o   Tuesday — a pair of tickets to the first ever Igloo Jam featuring party band PopROCKS a 21+ outdoor party in a heated tent in Penn Meadows Park Friday, February 1st, 2019 (ticket price jumps up January 1st — so get your tickets now!)
     o   Wednesday — a $50 gift card to Big Grove Brewery — the featured beer at the first ever Igloo Jam with party band PopROCKS a 21+ outdoor party in a heated tent in Penn Meadows Park Friday, February 1st, 2019 (ticket price jumps up January 1st — so get your tickets now!)
     o   Thursday — a $50 gift card to Big Grove Brewery — the featured beer at the first ever Igloo Jam with party band PopROCKS a 21+ outdoor party in a heated tent in Penn Meadows Park Friday, February 1st, 2019 (ticket price jumps up January 1st — so get your tickets now!)
     o   Friday — a $30 Beat The Bitter Winter Games gift card — good toward registration to any of the Beat the Bitter Winter Games — like kickball, broomball, bags, or curling — early bird registration ends December 31st!

CR METRO ECONOMIC ALLIANCE: NEW YEAR NEW YOU W/ LADY J!

Just as you’re looking at how you’re going to stretch your dollars this holiday season, those dollars actually triple the impact on the community when spent locally!

And as a locally-owned radio station, we’re all about LOCAL this week! Tune in each day between 10 – 2 PM as Lady J hands out prizes courtesy of some awesome LOCAL businesses!

2019 is just around the corner, so why not pick up something new for you AND resolve to try out something new in the new year!

Prize includes two free piano lessons at Fairfax Piano; $50 to Phelan’s Interiors; a class at There’s No Quit! Kickboxing and Self Defense Studio in Marion, $30 to All About the Stitch Custom Embroidery, and a pair of Rough Riders tickets to a game in January!

The corridor is jam packed with local businesses where you can find unique gifts, food and entertainment options, and treasures you can touch, feel, smell, and instantly wrap and gift!

Head to cedarrapids.org for the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance website to find gift ideas and how you can Support LOCAL!

9 O’CLOCK MOST REQUESTED: SMALLFOOT + MOVIE PASSES!

Weeknights at 9, listen as we count down the five most requested songs of the day.

Make your requests via phone, text, email, and online on the 9 O’Clock Most Requested page!

Get your popcorn and snacks because it’s all about the movies this week courtesy of the 9 O’Clock Most Requested Countdown!

If you can identify all 5 songs (in order) you’ll a Digital DVD of “Smallfoot” AND a pair of movie passes to any Marcus Theatres location in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, AND Coralville!

“Smallfoot” turns a myth upside down when a bright young yeti finds something he thought didn’t exist — a human!

Start a holiday tradition with the Holiday Classics – just $5 per ticket see classic holiday movies like Elf, Home Alone, The Polar Express, and Christmas Vacation back on the big screen!

Holiday gift card special — now through January 1st for every $25 gift card you purchase, receive a free $5 Snack Cash gift card!

It’s not just popcorn and pop! Check out the Take Five Lounge — featuring Zaffiro’s Express with handmade, thin-crust pizza, and a relaxing space to take in a meal or cocktail before your movie!

All movies on Tuesdays are $5 and Magical Movie Rewards Members get a Free 46 oz popcorn, $2 hot dogs, and $2 candy on Tuesdays as well!

It’s all about the MOVIES this week at Marcus Theatres courtesy of the 9 O’Clock Most Requested Countdown!

CULVER’S GARDEN CENTER: WIN W/ JENNY VALLIERE!

Culver’s Garden Center and Greenhouse is practically a one stop shop for gifts on your wish list and this week is your shot at a $50 gift card each afternoon!

Listen between 2 – 6 PM as Jenny Valliere hands out a Culver’s $50 gift cards — a great jump start to buy amazing gifts for the holidays like jewelry, holiday décor, wine accessories, candles, and more!

Find the finishing touches on holiday décor too, including locally grown poinsettias, fresh cut Christmas trees, and pick up your Culver’s 2019 Calendar with lots of coupons for year-round specials!

Get the perfect gift or gift yourself something from Culver’s Garden Center & Greenhouse – Highway 1-51, East Marion – courtesy of Z102.9!

Head to culverslandscape.com for details!

SHOP LINDALE — PARTY W/ JENNY VALLIERE!

This is IT! The last weekend before Christmas. The last chance to shop and find the perfect gifts, to finalize stocking stuffers, take family pictures, or write wish lists to Santa — and Lindale Mall can help you accomplish it all this weekend!

This Saturday, December 22nd join Z102.9’s Jenny Valliere at Lindale Mall from 9 AM – Noon for a Community Christmas Party — complete with free face painting, a balloon artist, family activities, AND opportunity for pictures with Anna and Elsa!

So many of the stores at Lindale realize it’s crunch time so they are offering some amazing in-store specials — from handmade gifts, clothes from head to toe, the latest games, scents, home décor, and services — find such a wide variety of stores at Lindale Mall!

Click here for all the details on this Saturday’s Community Christmas Party — 9 AM until Noon in the food court at Lindale Mall, Cedar Rapids!

MORNING MAGIC W/ MARY POPPINS RETURNS & THE MORNING SCRAMBLE!


It’s that magical time of year when family blockbusters hit the big screen, so what better time than to head back to the theatre for a private showing of “Mary Poppins Returns” thanks to our friends at the Iowa Magic Shop!

We’ve reserved a whole theatre at Marcus Theatre in Cedar Rapids and are handing out FREE movie tickets leading up to our showing Friday, December 28th at 10:55 AM!

Want tickets? Head to the Iowa Magic Shop in uptown Marion to register to win a family 4-pack of tickets PLUS next week The Morning Scramble will have a shot at tickets too!

The kids are on break — you deserve a morning filled with Magic and Fun and a private viewing of Mary Poppins Returns featuring Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda!

Keep listening on how you can score free tickets to join us and the Iowa Magic Shop at Marcus Theatre in Cedar Rapids, Friday, December 28th at 10:55 AM!

Mary Poppins Returns opens December 19th so if you don’t score tickets to our private showing — head to marcustheatres.com for a complete list of movies and show times at any Marcus Theatres location — in Cedar Rapids, Coralville, and Iowa City!