Can’t Miss Events for the Rest of 2018

by Katie Mills Giorgio We may be half way through 2018, but the Main Street Districts of Linn County have a whole lot of fun packed into the second half of the year. Get ready to mark your calendar for these exciting events. You won’t want to miss out!   Central City Mainstreet District   It wouldn’t be summer without a visit to a farmer’s market. Stop by Courtyard Park any Thursday afternoon from 4 to 6 p.m. to stock up on delicious fresh produce from local growers. It’s a great place to chat with visitors and residents alike. The July 26th market will also feature a health expo. The 4th of July is a big deal in any small town and Central City is no different. The day will be filled with all sorts of patriotic activities capped off with an evening of fireworks. Stop by Courtyard Park for some great live music during Central City LIVE. On July 13th, the Mississippi String Brand with play bluegrass music. Then on July 27th, Flex will play alternative rock and grunge music from the 90s and 2000s. The event, which runs from 6:30 to 9 p.m. is free and guests are encouraged to bring their own seating. Then, the annual Oktoberfest celebration on October 13th is sure to offer all the makings of a great festival: plenty of food, drinks and entertainment — including a German band. More events at: Central City Mainstreet   Czech Village-New Bohemia Main Street District There’s a giant, one-of-a-kind extravaganza coming to Cedar Rapids and it’s all taking place in the heart of the Czech Village-New...