Events Calendar

Hey King! plays at Cafe Paradiso in Fairfield Saturday, February 24.

Friday, February 23 • Ben Bailey. Comedian Ben Bailey drove the smash-hit series Cash Cab (still in syndication around the world) for over 550 episodes, earning multiple   Daytime Emmy Awards. 7:30 p.m., Englert Theatre, Iowa City. Englert.org.

Friday, February 23 • Salsa Night. 9 p.m. lesson in the 2nd floor ballroom, dancing begins at 10:15 p.m., with DJ Edwin Alvarado. Vue Rooftop, 328 S. Clinton St., Iowa City. VueRooftopIC.com.

Friday, February 23Tap the Sap. Help tap a few maple trees and gather sap. 4–5 p.m., Camp Kyle Amphitheater, Jefferson County Park, Fairfield. (641)-472-4421.

Friday, February 23 • Indian Hills JazzFEST. High school jazz band competition Fri. and Sat., with a 7:30 p.m. concert Friday night by Indian Hills Jazz Band and guests Rich Burrows, Scott Davis, Steve Grismore, David Altemeier, and Tim Crumley. Indian Hills Community College, Warrior Junction, Ottumwa. jennifer.boyenga@indianhills.edu.

Friday, February 23 • Flatfoot 56. Aggressive Celtic punk from Chicago. With Running Man. 8 p.m., Raccoon Motel, Davenport. TheRaccoonMotel.com.

Friday, February 23 • Brandon Gibbs & Joel Kosche. An acoustic show with Brandon, Joel, and friends. 8:30 p.m., The Ideal, Cedar Rapids. TheIdealTheaterandBar.com.

Friday, February 23Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox: The 10 Tour. This revamped show blends modern-day earworms and pop hits with vintage ragtime, swing, big band, country-western, doo wop, and soul styles.  8 p.m., Hoyt Sherman, Des Moines, HoytSherman.org.

Fri-Sat, February 23–24 • The Stacks: An Immersive Mystery. This immersive theater experience in the former Carnegie Library leads audiences on a three-floor quest to solve the mystery, “Who killed Sam Hawkins?” 7:30 p.m., Sound Conservatory, 504 17th St., Moline, IL. (917) 774-0693. Eventbrite.com. Also Feb. 29–Mar. 2.

Fri-Sat, January 23–24 • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix in Concert. Des Moines Symphony. Various times, Civic Center, Des Moines. DMPA.org.

Fri-Sat, January 23–24 • Oceana. Cedar Rapids artists Lacie De Souza, Gerard Estella, Lincoln Ginsberg, and Erika Bailey return to the Opus stage with their unique blend of folk, jazz, and country. 7:30 p.m., Opus Concert Cafe, Cedar Rapids. ArtsIowa.org.

Fri-Sat-Sun, February 23–25 • Hairspray. Broadway’s Tony Award-winning musical comedy phenomenon. Join 16-year-old Tracy Turnblad in 1960s Baltimore as she sets out to dance her way onto TV’s most popular show. Hancher Auditorium, Iowa City. Hancher.uiowa.edu.

Fri-Sat-Sun, February 23–25 • Wonka. Director Paul King presents an intoxicating mix of magic and music, with Timothee Chalamet as Willy Wonka. 7 p.m., with additional 2 p.m. matinee on Feb. 24. Sondheim Theater, Fairfield. Tickets $7.

Saturday, February 24 • On Eagles Wings: Wapello County Wildlife Weekend. Join Wapello County Conservation for eagle watching, chats with wildlife experts, seeing animals up close, and learning about native species. Free and family friendly. 7 a.m.–2 p.m., Bridge View Center, 102 Church St., Ottumwa. (641) 684-4303.

Saturday, February 24 Fairfield Farmers Market Indoors. Produce, handmade wares, baked goods, food to go. 9 a.m.–1 p.m., Golden Magnolia Sanctuary, 200 S. Main St., Fairfield. Facebook.com.

Saturday, February 24 • Hey King! Rolling Stone called their debut album “an instant classic.” This duo brings disarming lyrics, driving guitar, and luscious harmonies. 8 p.m., Cafe Paradiso, Fairfield. CafeParadiso.net.

Saturday, February 24 • Bluffett & The Son of a Sailor Band. Re-creation and tribute to the “beach-master” Jimmy Buffett, feat. Larry Pearson. 7:30 p.m., Paramount Theatre, Cedar Rapids. CREventsLive.com.

Saturday, February 24 • Community Choir Workshop. Come share, sing, and learn songs through a call and response practice, disrupting any story you’ve carried till now that resembles, “I can’t sing.” With June Breffle. 4–6 p.m., Morning Star Studio, Fairfield. (641) 919-5577. Free.

Saturday, February 24Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives. Country Music Hall of Famer, five-time Grammy-winner, and AMA Lifetime Achievement honoree. 7:30 p.m., Hoyt Sherman Place, Des Moines. HoytSherman.org.

Saturday, February 24 • The Steel Wheels. They’re at home in the creative space between tradition and innovation, informed by the sounds of the Virginia mountains. 8 p.m., CSPS, Cedar Rapids. CSPSHall.org.

Saturday, February 24Sawyer Brown. More than 4500 shows and counting for this country travelin’ band. 8 p.m., Rhythm City Casino, Davenport. RhythmCityCasino.com.

Saturday, February 24Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra. National orchestra of Bulgaria. 7:30 p.m., Burlington Memorial Auditorium. BurlingtonRiverfront.org.

Saturday, February 24 • Elizabeth Moen. Fierce, massive vocals and raw, bluesy guitar with introspective lyrics. 8 p.m., Raccoon Motel, Davenport. TheRaccoonMotel.com.

Sat-Sun, February 24–25 • Puppets & Pastries: Dessert Theatre for Adults. A special program by Eulenspiegel Puppets for adults and teens—with sweets. Saturday 7 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m., Owl Glass Puppetry Center, West Liberty, Iowa. Owlglass.org.

Sat-Sun, February 24–25 • 55th Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts Rod & Custom Car Show. Trophies, cash prizes, and travel money. No entry fee for street rods, custom cars or motorcycles, street machines, race cars, and hot pickups. Sat. 11 a.m.–10 p.m., Sun. 8 a.m.–7 p.m., Monticello Berndes Center, 766 N. Maple St., Monticello. RodandCustomCarShow.com. (319) 465-5119.

Sunday, February 25 • Salsa/Latin and Pop Music Dance. Sundays; lesson 7 p.m.; Latin dance 8–9 p.m.; Latin, ballroom, swing mix 9–10 p.m.; no partner needed. Morning Star Studio, 51 1/2 S. Court St., Fairfield. (641) 919-5698. Facebook.com/ Fairfield.Pop.Music.Dance.Coalition.

Sunday, February 25 • Kaffee & Kuchen: German Souvenir Spoons. Learn about the history of souvenir spoons and view some from Germany. With special guest Cammie from the Mississippi Spoon Gallery, and complimentary coffee and cake. 1:30–3 p.m., GAHC, 712 W. 2nd St. Davenport. GAHC.org.

Sunday, February 25 • Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox: The 10 Tour. This revamped show blends modern-day earworms and pop hits with vintage ragtime, swing, big band, country-western, doo wop, and soul styles. 7:30 p.m., Englert, Iowa City. Englert.org.

Sunday, February 25 • QC Environmental Film Series: We The Power. Highlights the citizen-led community-energy movement in Europe, chronicling four local dedicated cooperatives as they pave the way for a clean energy revolution and financially strong communities. 3–6 p.m., Figge, Davenport. RiverAction.org/filmseries.

Sunday, February 25  Get the Led Out. Tribute to the mighty Zep. 7:30 p.m., Paramount Theatre, Cedar Rapids. CREventsLive.com.

Sunday, February 25 • John Mueller’s Winter Dance Party. The official live and authentic re-creation of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper’s final tour. 2–4 p.m., Bridge View Center, 102 Church St., Ottumwa. BridgeViewCenter.com.

Sunday, February 25 • Paint Night Party: Magic Mushroom Butterfly. Join Jennie’s Boxcar for their first Paint Night Party. Food and drink specials for painters. RSVP. 1–3 p.m., Jennie’s Boxcar, 545 12th Ave., East Moline, IL. JenniesBoxcar.com.

Sunday, February 25 • Soldering Sampler. Learn fundamentals of soldering, hone a variety of soldering skills, and leave with a variety of samples. This class serves as a pre-req for many metal-working classes. 12–4 p.m., Beadology Iowa, Iowa City. Beadology-Iowa.com.

Monday, February 26 • Poetry Slam. Poets compete for audience adoration and prizes in a three-round elimination. To join, bring 3 of your best poems, sign up begins at 6:30 p.m., slam starts at 7 p.m., Coffee Emporium, 301 E. Market St., Iowa City. (319) 338-5382.

Monday, February 26Bird Blind Adventure. Hear silly bird stories, make a suet cake, and watch the amazing bird feeders behind the nature center. 10 a.m.–12 pm., Jefferson County Park Nature Center, Fairfield. (641) 472-4421.

Mon-Tues, February 26–28 • 32 Sounds. This immersive feature documentary and profound sensory experience from Sam Green features original music by JD Samson, exploring the elemental phenomenon of sound.  7 p.m., Sondheim Theater, Fairfield. Tickets $7.

Tuesday, February 27 Death Café. The Death Doula Collective of the Heartland hosts a monthly “lively, informal, and open-ended conversation about death and what we make of it.” Last Tuesday of every month. 7–8:30 p.m., Green House, 505 E. Washington, Iowa City. DeathCafe.com.

Tuesday, February 27 • Des Moines Storytellers Project: Community. Des Moines Register journalists curate and host nights of true, first-person stories from neighbors and notables. 7 p.m., Hoyt Sherman, Des Moines. HoytSherman.org.

Tuesday, February 27 • DMSO Remix Trivia: Discover Gershwin. A free and fun evening of music trivia. The winning team will take home a variety of prizes, from Symphony tickets and swag to a round of drinks. 6 p.m., Singlespeed Brewing, Des Moines. DMSymphony.org.

Tuesday, February 27 Shen Yun. Shen Yun is a brilliant artistic revival and celebration of China’s rich cultural heritage, pre-communism. 7 p.m., Adler, Davenport. DavenportLive.com.

Tuesday, February 27Lasagna Lunch Fundraiser. Choose lasagna (meat or veggie cheese), plus salad and pie. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Fairfield Women’s Club, 300 N. Court, Fairfield. $15 lunch. (641) 472-3241.

Tuesday, February 27 Shut Up & Write. Writers sit quietly together and work on their writing projects. That’s it. Tuesdays, 3:30–5 p.m., Fairfield Public Library, 104 W. Adams, Fairfield. (641) 472-6551.

Wednesday, February 28Golden Girls: The Laughs Continue. Miami’s sassiest seniors have returned in Murray & Peter’s sidesplitting professional stage show feat. an all-male cast. 7:30 p.m., Paramount, Cedar Rapids. CREventsLive.com.

Wednesday, February 28 • Leslie Jamison in conversation with Kaveh Akbar. Writers’ Workshop alum and New York Times best-selling author Leslie Jamison will read from her highly anticipated memoir, Splinters: Another Kind of Love Story. 7 p.m., Prairie Lights Books, Iowa City. PrairieLights.com.

Wednesday, February 28 • Cafe Paradiso Open Mic. Take part in the tradition of community sharing—from either side of the stage. 7:45 sign up, 8 p.m. go, with a featured performer halfway through. 8–10 p.m., Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. Facebook.com/OpenMicAtCafeParadiso.

Thursday, February 29 • BRE Comedy Leap Day. Feat. Tim Cavanaugh. 7:30 p.m., Memorial Auditorium, Burlington. BurlingtonRiverfront.org.

Thursday, February 29 • Cat Power Sings Dylan: 1966 Royal Albert Hall Concert. 7:30 p.m., Hoyt Sherman, Des Moines. HoytSherman.org.

Thursday, February 29 • The Blind Boys of Alabama. Winners of five Grammy Awards and living legends of gospel music. 7:30 p.m., Englert Theatre, Iowa City. Englert.org. Also on March 1 at Hoyt Sherman Place, Des Moines.

Thursday, February 29 • Easton Corbin. Country music star. 7:30 p.m., BVC, Ottumwa. BridgeViewCenter.com.

Thur-Fri-Sat, February 29–March 2 • The Stacks: An Immersive Mystery. This immersive theater experience in the former Carnegie Library leads audiences on a three-floor quest to solve the mystery, “Who killed Sam Hawkins?” 7:30 p.m., Sound Conservatory, 504 17th St., Moline, IL. (917) 774-0693. Eventbrite.com

Friday, March 1 • Glitterer. Deceptively upbeat, synth-infused, introspective rock music. With Glixen & Dolliver. 8:30 p.m., Gabe’s, Iowa City. Englert.org.

Friday, March 1 • Fresh Fridays at Joystick. Comedians debut their new and best material. 9:30 p.m., Joystick Comedy Arcade, Iowa City. PlayatJoystick.com.

Friday, March 1Old Brick Dance. A free Bolero dance lesson by Anne Bates from Des Moines Ballroom will be provided at 7:30 p.m. Social dancing to recorded music 8:30–10:30 p.m., Old Brick, 26 E. Market St., Iowa City. CorridorDance.org.

Friday, March 1 • Carolina Hotchandani & Kelly Rose Hoffer. Both will read from their debut poetry collections. 7 p.m. Prairie Lights Books, 15 S. Dubuque St., Iowa City. PrairieLights.com.

Friday, March 1Fairfield First Fridays: Youth Art Night. Fairfield community schools, Maharishi School, and the Home School program showcase their students’ art from 6–9 p.m. at Fairfield CoLab, with downtown gallery shows, museums, and music. FairfieldFirstFridays.org.

Friday, March 1 • Iowa Metal Underground. Four brutal bands: Ill Omen, Traffic Death, Frontal Assault, and Fishbait. 7 p.m., CSPS, Cedar Rapids. CSPSHall.org.

Friday, March 1Roman Cadillacs. James Moore, Frank Cenatori, Clarissa Helene, and Gary Schenkel play classic rock hits. By donation. 8–10 p.m., Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. CafeParadiso.net.

Friday, March 1Line Dance Night. Cornerstone brings line dancing back with a bang! Instructor-led lesson at 6 p.m., dancing at 6:30 p.m. 6 p.m. Cornerstone Wedding & Event Center, Burlington. thecornerstoneia.com. (319) 220-0904. $5 admission.

Fri-Sat-Sun, March 1–3 • Art Supply Flea Market at ICON Gallery. Find great deals on used art supplies. Fri. 6:30–10 p.m., Sat. & Sun. 12–5 p.m., ICON Gallery, 58 N. Main St., Fairfield. Icon-Art.org.

Saturday, March 2Southeast Iowa Farm Show & Aaron Tippin. Annual exhibition of agriculture machinery, seed technology, grain handling, and more. The show is free, with a ticketed 7:30 p.m. concert by legendary country music artist Aaron Tippin. 9 a.m.–2 p.m., FACC, Fairfield. FairfieldACC.com.

Saturday, March 2 Two Random Guys Improv Comedy. Featuring Matt Jansen, Jake Truemper, and local high school improv students. 7:30 p.m., Giving Tree Theater, Marion. GivingTreeTheater.com.

Saturday, March 2Not Quite Brothers. Rock. 8 p.m., Raccoon Motel, Davenport. TheRaccoonMotel.com.

Saturday, March 2 Fairfield Farmers Market Indoors. Produce, handmade wares, baked goods, food to go. 9 a.m.–1 p.m., Golden Magnolia Sanctuary, 200 S. Main St., Fairfield. Facebook.com.

Saturday, March 2Start with a Seed. This drop-in workshop will walk you through the basics of seed selection, seed starting, and transplanting, as well as tips for a successful year of gardening. Leave with your own seed starts. 11 a.m.–5 p.m., Seed Savers Exchange, Lower Barn, Decorah. SeedSavers.org. Free.

Saturday, March 2Family Fest. STEM activities, educational and health & wellness exhibits, entertainment, and a fun zone provide a great day out for the family. 10 a.m.–4 p.m., Bridge View Center, Ottumwa. Free.

Saturday, March 2 • Cedar County Cobras. American roots and blues music from the last century. 8 p.m., CSPS Hall, 1103 3rd St. SE, Cedar Rapids. CSPSHall.org.

Saturday, March 2 Hotel Desperado. Authentic tribute to the Eagles. 7:30 p.m., Burlington Capitol Theater, Burlington. BurlingtonCapitolTheater.com.

Sat-Sun, March 2–3 • Pottery I: Wheel Thrown. This two-day workshop is for students with previous instruction on the potter’s wheel. Class concludes on March 9.   9 a.m.–4 p.m., Marion Street Pottery Studio, Bentonsport. VillagesFolkSchool.com.

Sunday, March 3 • Planning and Designing Natural Gardens. Featuring options for a rain garden and ornamental grasses. 1-4:30 p.m. Johnson County Extension Office, 3109 Old Hwy. 218 S.., Iowa City. Registration at https://go.iastate.edu/3RY76D. Free.

Sunday, March 3 • The Southeast Iowa Band. Variety of music directed by Bob McConnell. 3:30 p.m., Washington Area Performing Arts and Events Center, 1111 S. Ave. B, Washington. (319) 621-6785.

Sunday, March 3 Netted Cabochon Pendant. Use copper wire, hematite beads, and a natural gemstone cabochon to create an intricate-looking pendant, a great project for beginners. 12–4 p.m., Beadology Iowa, Iowa City. BeadologyIowa.com.

Sunday, March 3 • Piano Sundays at the Old Capitol. Doreen Lee and UI Collaborative Pianists. 1:30–3:30 p.m., Old Capitol, 1 Clinton St., Iowa City. (319) 335-0548. Free.

Sunday, March 3 • Tequila Sunrise. Downtown Burlington’s finest dive bar presents tribute-band bad boys Jeremy & Dave. From Tom Petty to Journey—you request it, they can play it. No cover. 1–4 p.m., Farney’s, Burlington. (319) 752-9076.

Sunday, March 3Way Down Wanderers. Newgrass band. With Barefoot and Sunshine. 7 p.m., Common Chord, Redstone Room, Davenport. CommonChordQC.org.

Sunday, March 3 • An Evening with John Dear. Reading, talk, and book signing for Father John Dear’s new book, The Gospel of Peace. 7 p.m., Saint Thomas More Catholic Church, Coralville. PrairieLights.com.

Monday, March 4 • Corridor Jazz Project. This event matches ten high school jazz bands with professional jazz players for recording sessions and a showcase. 7:30 p.m., Paramount Theatre, Cedar Rapids. CREventsLive.com.

Monday, March 4 Cosmetology Classes. Instructor Stacy Besch will motivate, inspire, and entertain you during these continuing education classes. 9 a.m.–2:30 p.m., Indian Hills, Bennett Student Services Center, Ottumwa. Cathy.stahl@indianhills.edu.

Tuesday, March 5 • Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears. American blues, funk, and soul in the vein of Rick James, James Brown, Howlin Wolf, and Gary Clark Jr. With Shane Guerrete. 8 p.m., Common Chord, Davenport. CommonChordQC.com.

Tuesday, March 5 Shut Up & Write. Writers sit quietly together and work on their writing projects. That’s it. Tuesdays, 3:30–5 p.m., Fairfield Public Library, 104 W. Adams, Fairfield. (641) 472-6551.

Tues. Weds. Thurs, March 5-7Oscar Nominated Shorts: Live Action. Watch the nominees at Cinema Fairfield. 7 p.m., Sondheim Theater, Fairfield. FairfieldACC.com.

Tuesday, March 5 • Country Line Dance Lesson. Led by Jara Johnson. $10 cover charge at the door, cash bar. 5:30–6:30 p.m., Pella Opera House. PellaOperaHouse.org.

Wednesday, March 6 • “Making the Book, Past and Present” Guided Tour. Join the curators for a special tour in the Main Gallery. 4–5 p.m., UI Libraries, Iowa City. Lib.uiowa.edu/gallery/.

Wednesday, March 6 Blue October. Platinum alt-rock quartet. 8 p.m., Paramount Theatre, Cedar Rapids. CREventsLive.com.

Wednesday, March 6Megan Carnes. IWW alum Megan Carnes will read from her new novel, The Celdan Heresies. 7 p.m., Prairie Lights, Iowa City. PrairieLights.com.

Thursday, March 7 • Improv Comedy. Featuring the Brilliant Comedy Troupe from the Bit Theater. 7:30 p.m., The James Theater, Iowa City. TheJamesIC.com.

Thursday, March 7 • Night of 1,000 Dinners. Celebration of International Women’s Day feat. an international buffet, entertainment, and recognition of women-led groups advancing well-being. 6–8 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd., Coralville. (319) 512-0007.

Thursday, March 7 • Poetry & Storytelling Open Mic at Noble House Kava. 7–9:30 p.m., Noble House Kava Bar, 115 N. Maon St., Fairfield. NobleHouseKava.com.

Thursday, March 7Dave Eggers In Conversation. Fundraiser for Iowa City Public Library. Eggers is the author of The Eyes and the Impossible, The Circle, The Monk of Mokha, Heroes of the Frontier, A Hologram for the King, and What Is the What. 7 p.m., Englert Theatre, Iowa City. Englert.org.

Thurs-Fri-Sat, March 7–9 • Burlington Snowbull. This three-day, indoor bull riding event attracts top riders from around the country. March 9 is Kids’ Day, with Mutton Bustin’ and Goat Tying. Memorial Auditorium, Burlington. BurlingtonSnowbull.com.

Friday, March 8 • Lean In: Women in Leadership Conference. A diversity, equity, and inclusion event centered on women, and passing the wisdom of current women in leadership to those who will succeed them. 8 a.m.–5 p.m., Bridge View Center, Ottumwa. (641) 682-3465.

Friday, March 8 • Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus. This lighthearted comedy is inspired by John Gray’s best-selling book. 7:30 p.m., Paramount Theatre, Cedar Rapids. CREventsLove.com.

Friday, March 8 • Wine, Food & Beer Showcase. A yearly favorite for foodies, wine lovers, and beer enthusiasts, and the Des Moines Metro Opera’s signature fundraiser. 6–9 p.m., Des Moines Marriott Downtown. DesMoinesMetroOpera.org.

Friday, March 8 • Beth Orton. Weather Alive was one of the most critically acclaimed records of 2022. 7:30 p.m., James Theater, Iowa City. Englert.org.

Friday, March 8 • NOLA Jazz Band 10th Anniversary. 7 p.m., Noce Jazz & Cabaret, Des Moines. NoceDSM.com.

Fri-Sat, March 8–9 • Ballet Des Moines: Love Letters. Work by George Balanchine and Christopher Wheeldon, concluding with the world premiere of Love Letters, Tom Mattingly’s ode to Iowa’s LGBTQ+ community. Fri. 8 p.m., Sat. 7 p.m., Hoyt Sherman Place, Des Moines. HoytSherman.org.

Fri-Sat-Sun, March 8–10 • The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Coralville Center. CoralvilleArts.org.

Fri-Sat-Sun, March 8–10 • Cinema Fairfield: Migration. Spring Break series features this animated flick about a duck family lost in the big city. 2 p.m., Sondheim, Fairfield. FairfieldACC.com. Also March 11–12.

Saturday, March 9Family Canvas: Spring Ahead. Create a springy family portrait on a 16” x 20” canvas. 2–4 p.m., Art Center of Burlington. BTownArt.com.

Saturday, March 9 Fairfield Farmers Market Indoors. Produce, handmade wares, baked goods, food to go. 9 a.m.–1 p.m., Golden Magnolia Sanctuary, 200 S. Main St., Fairfield. Facebook.com.

Saturday, March 9 • Murder at the Workplace. Fun parody game for adults only. 6:30 p.m., Cornerstone Event Center, Burlington. TheCornerstoneIA.com.

Saturday, March 9 • Swan Lake. World Ballet Series. Live score played by the Lake County Symphony Orchestra. 7 p.m., Paramount Theatre, Cedar Rapids. CREventsLive.com.

Saturday, March 9 • BBQ Bash. Vendors, products, entertainment, and BBQ friends provide the ultimate BBQ experience. 10 a.m.–6 p.m., Iowa BBQ Store, 2827 N. Court St., Ottumwa. (641) 455-6103.

Saturday, March 9 • Rick Monroe & the Hitmen. “Outlaw gypsy country rock.” With Catfish Murphy. 8:30 p.m., The Ideal Theater, Cedar Rapids. TheIdealTheaterandBar.com.

Saturday, March 9 • Joslyn & the Sweet Compression. R&B, funk, neo-soul, and groove. 8 p.m., Common Chord, Redstone Room, Davenport. CommonChordQC.org.

Saturday, March 9 • Ottumwa Symphony Orchestra: Old World, New World. Feat. the winner of the 2024 Young Artist Competition, Yixue “Snow” Zhang. 7:30–9:30 p.m., Bridge View Center, Ottumwa. BridgeViewCenter.com.

Saturday, March 9 Tab Benoit. The Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter, and guitarist has built a remarkable 30-year career on the foundation of his gritty and soulful Delta swamp blues. 7:30 p.m., Englert Theatre, Iowa City. Englert.org.

Saturday, March 9 • The Rogue Pianist. Kimberly StarKey is an award-winning,   classically trained contemporary pianist, composer, and piano teacher from Southern Oregon’s Rogue Valley. 7:30 p.m., CSPS Hall, Cedar Rapids. CSPSHall.org.

Saturday, March 9 Bee Gees Gold. Dust off your disco moves with this tribute show. 7 p.m., Legacy Theater, Carthage, IL. TheLegacyTheater.com. (217) 357-9479.

Saturday, March 9 Danielle Nicole. Grammy nominee and three-time BMA recipient. 8 p.m., The Washington, Burlington. TheWashingtonMusic.com.

Sunday, March 10 Wedding Resale & Consignment Market. 12 p.m., Cornerstone Wedding & Event Center, Burlington. TheCornerstoneIA.com. (319) 220-0904.

Sunday, March 10 Cinema Fairfield Oscar Party. Watch the ceremony on the silver screen, compete for prizes in the ballot competition, enjoy concessions with champagne and a full bar, and pose for the paparazzi in your Tinseltown attire. 6–9:30 p.m., FACC, Fairfield. FairfieldACC.com. Free admission.

Sunday, March 10 Geoff Mouming on Trees: An Environmental Investment. Trees remove air pollutants and increase property values. Hear certified arborist Geoff Mouming talk about selecting the right trees for your property. Presented by Project Green. 2 p.m. Iowa City Public Library, 123 S. Linn St., Iowa City. Free.

Saturday, March 16 Fairfield Farmers Market Indoors. Produce, handmade wares, baked goods, food to go. 9 a.m.–1 p.m., Golden Magnolia Sanctuary, 200 S. Main St., Fairfield. Facebook.com.

Wednesday, March 20 Tarot Readings at Noble House. Readings by Richard Morell every third Wednesday. 6 p.m., Noble House, 115 N. Main St., Fairfield. Facebook.com/NobleHouseKava.

Saturday, March 23 Fairfield Farmers Market Indoors. Produce, handmade wares, baked goods, food to go. 9 a.m.–1 p.m., Golden Magnolia Sanctuary, 200 S. Main St., Fairfield. Facebook.com.

Saturday, March 23 Fairfield Reads: Bet the Farm. Hear author and beginning farmer Beth Hoffman. She has worked as a journalist covering food and agriculture for 20 years. Now she farms 500+ acres in Iowa. 1:30 p.m. Fairfield Public Library, 104 W. Adams, Fairfield. (641) 472-6551. Free copies of her book Bet the Farm while supplies last.