THE CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS WELCOMES THE PORK TORNADOES!

The Kernels are looking to Pack The Park once again — this time instead of baseball it’s a Ballpark Stadium Concert! THE PORK TORNADOES take the stage on Saturday, August 17th and we’ve got your shot at FREE tickets!

Tickets are on the verge of selling out for TONIGHT’S show — don’t miss THE PORK TORNADOES at Veterans Memorial Stadium along with special guest Birdchild!

Tickets for this ALL AGES show include General Admission in the seating bowl ($12 each) online or at the Kernels Ticket Office!

Click here for all the details on this summer finale party and outdoor stadium concert at the ballpark with the Cedar Rapids Kernels!

9 O’CLOCK MOST REQUESTED: PICK A PAIR!

Weeknights at 9, listen as Alex Schulte counts 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!

Up for grabs this week you’ve got a shot to PICK a PAIR of prizes courtesy of Z102.9! Alex customizes the count-down, you customize your prize!

If you can identify all 5 songs (in order) you’ll get to PICK some prizes from our Prize Closet!

Prizes to choose from (pick TWO):
  o    Digital Download of Backstreet Boys “DNA”
  o    Pair of movie passes to any Marcus Theatres location in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, and Coralville
  o    Digital Download of Ed Sheeran’s “No.6 Collaborations Project”
  o    Black Z102.9 t-shirt (sizes available are Medium, X-Large, or 2XL)
  o    Digital Download of Panic! At The Disco’s “Pray for the Wicked”

Listen all this week to score a pair of prizes courtesy of the 9 O’Clock Most Requested Countdown!

HOME DÉCOR BY MANCHESTER GRAND OPENING W/ ALEX SCHULTE!

Unique, quirky, comfortable and affordable home accents can be found at the brand new Home Décor by Manchester — NOW OPEN on 5th Street in Coralville!

Join Z102.9’s Alex Schulte at the Grand Opening of Home Décor by Manchester TODAY anytime between 2 and 5 PM!

This isn’t your ordinary and stuffy furniture store — find thoughtful and personal gifts, art, accents, and even gourmet food items like pestos, pastas, and dips!

Shop the showroom TODAY at Home Décor by Manchester in Coralville at the Grand Opening Celebration with Z102.9!

SUMMER OF THE ARTS FREE MOVIE SERIES CONTINUES!

THIS Saturday night, the Pentacrest in Iowa City turns into an outdoor “walk up” movie theatre as the “Summer of the Arts” presents the Free Movie Series!

Each Saturday throughout the summer, grab your lawn chairs or blankets and head to the University of Iowa Pentacrest and the east side of McBride Hall!

This FREE movie series runs each Saturday beginning at sunset rain or shine — See below for the concert schedule!

In event of rain, the Free Movie Series will move inside Van Allen Hall Auditorium with the movie beginning at 8:30 PM!

Head to summerofthearts.org for all of the details on this movie series and other events put on each summer in Iowa City by the “Summer of the Arts”!

Movie Schedule:


August 17, 2019


Sunset – Bohemian Rhapsody @ Outside Macbride Hall


August 24, 2019


Sunset – Coco @ Outside Macbride Hall

SUMMER OF THE ARTS FRIDAY CONCERT SERIES!

Friday nights, music will fill the air in downtown Iowa City as the “Summer of the Arts” presents the Friday Night Concert Series!

Each Friday throughout the summer, grab your lawn chairs and head to the North end of the Pentacrest on Iowa Avenue in between Clinton Street and Dubuque Street!

This FREE concert series runs each Friday from 6:30 – 9:30 PM rain or shine — See below for the concert schedule!

In event of rain, the Friday Night Concert Series will move to the Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp on the corner of Washington and Gilbert Streets in Iowa City.

Head to summerofthearts.org for all of the details on this concert series and other events put on each summer in Iowa City by the “Summer of the Arts” !

Concert Schedule:


August 23, 2019


6:30 pm – Grupo Innstinto @ Iowa Avenue


August 30, 2018


6:30 pm – The Dawn @ Iowa Avenue

IT IS FIVE SEASONS SKI TEAM SEASON!

If you have yet to experience water ski stunts in Eastern Iowa, you’re in for a treat as the Five Seasons Ski Team returns to the Cedar River and Ellis Park!  

This FREE one hour show features daredevil jumps, barefoot pyramids, tricks, water ballet, and so much more! It’s fast moving, exciting, graceful, and most of all fun to watch!

The show starts at 7 PM each Thursday, so don’t miss out!

Make a date each Thursday to see what new tricks The Five Season’s Ski Team has in store for you — head to 5sst.com for their performance schedule!

SUPPORT LOCAL — SUPPORT THE CEDAR RAPIDS DOWNTOWN FARMER’S MARKET!

Grab your shopping bags, wagons, strollers, and furry friends and head downtown for the 14th Season of the Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market!

Don’t leave home without a copy of the market layout and the new home of your favorite vendors this season — you can view the map by clicking here!

From produce, to baked goods, meats, wine, home décor, outdoor treasures, cooking demonstrations, live entertainment, family activities, and Z102.9’s Z green balloons!

While shopping with your loved ones — swing by the UFG Insurance booth next to us to sign the #worthit pledge against distracted driving and tell us who’s #worthit to you!

 

Below are all of the upcoming 2019 Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market dates:
  o   August 24th (After Dark)
  o   September 21st

The following streets will be closed beginning at 5 AM Streets will reopen to the public at 1 PM each date:
  •   2nd Avenue SE from 1st Street SE (not inclusive) to 6th Street SE (not inclusive)
  •   3rd Avenue SE from 1st Street SE (not inclusive) to 6th Street SE (not inclusive)
  •   4th Avenue SE from the southwesterly of the tracks to 6th Street SE (not inclusive)
  •   2nd Street SE (not inclusive) Street SE from 1st Avenue East (not inclusive) to 100′ southeast of 3rd Avenue SE
  •   3rd Street SE from 1st Avenue East (not inclusive) to 100′ southeast of 3rd Avenue SE
  •   5th Street SE from 1st Avenue East (not inclusive) to 100′ southeast of 4th Avenue SE

No Parking zones will be enforced on affected streets beginning at 4 AM For alternative parking options downtown, please refer to Park Cedar Rapids website – parkcr.com.