Celebrate Springtime in the Corridor! Feature Image

Spring is officially here! Say goodbye to blistering cold nights and snowy winter mornings, a new season is finally upon us! Spring brings warm weather, long days, and lots of activity in the Corridor. Here’s a list of local events in the Corridor that perfectly accent the springtime change.

Vernal Equinox, a Spring Installation

Now until March 31
Black Earth Gallery
Cedar Rapids, IA

There’s no better way to mark the beginning of spring than to visit a spring art exhibit. Running through March 31, the pieces in this installation will definitely have you feeling a spring fever!

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Cherry Blossom Festival Dinner

March 23 at 5:30-7:30 p.m.
National Czech & Slovak Museum
Cedar Rapids, IA

Celebrate spring by attending a fundraising dinner to benefit The Guild of the National Czech & Slovak Museum. The event includes cocktails and appetizers, 7-course dinner, dessert, and live music by The Deep Dish Divas! Everyone is welcome! Get your tickets today.

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Decorate Old Fashioned Easter Eggs

April 1 at 10-11 a.m.
Ushers Ferry Historic Village
Cedar Rapids, IA

Take the children back to when times were simple and Easter eggs were made with natural dye! Attendees will decorate eggs and play games and enjoy other old-fashioned Easter fun. Ages 3-5 years old with an adult. Cost is $8 for Cedar Rapids residents.

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Mission Creek Festival

April 4-9
Iowa City, IA

The true marker of spring in Iowa City is the annual Mission Creek Festival which takes place downtown starting April 4th. Dedicated to keeping the cultural vitality of Iowa City alive and prospering, this event features music, lectures, art, food, and much more. Tickets for the event are on sale now.

Maifest – Amana Colonies

May 6-7
Amana Colonies, IA

The Manifest celebration marks the beginning of spring for the Amana Colonies. Taking place on May 6th and 7th, bring the family out to enjoy the tradition! The festival includes a parade, Maipole Dancers, art, food, and music.

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