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Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
Brewnost tickets on sale
Brewnost, billed as the Midwest’s premier international beer festival by the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, is back in person this year, and tickets are on sale.
The event will include live music, silent and live auctions, and a raffle for a trip to Bratislava, Slovakia.
General admission and VIP tickets include a “Safe Ride Home” within 20 miles of the museum. Designated drivers can purchase tickets for $50, which features unlimited food and non-alcoholic beverages.
If you need more information and don’t have online access, call the museum at (319) 362-8500.
Cookies & Dreams opens Coralville location
Cookies & Dreams, a small cookie bakery chain new to the Corridor, opened a Coralville location on July 17.
The cookie shop’s third location is at 901 E. Second Ave., Suite 115, with two other sites in Bettendorf and Davenport.
Varieties include puppy chow, Crunchy Munchy and snickerdoodle cheesecake cookies.
Camp Courageous pineapples and party
The 44th Annual Pineapple Sale for Camp Courageous in Monticello began July 29 and runs through Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021, at more than 30 Hy-Vee food stores in Eastern Iowa.
The annual fundraiser that started in 1978 with a few United Airlines employees has turned into one of the camp’s largest fundraisers. Hy-Vee stores compete on displays and money raised, and have other special events in stores. Participating locations include those in Cedar Rapids, Coralville, Iowa City and Marion.
The 42nd Annual Pineapple Gala will begin at 6 p.m. Aug. 20 at the downtown Cedar Rapids DoubleTree Convention Center. The event is one of Iowa’s largest charity silent and live auctions, featuring hundreds of items, including a weeklong stay at a Colorado mountain chalet, and a new boat.
Gala tickets are $60 per person or $600 for a table of 10, and include a Hawaiian dinner, entertainment and a drawing for a trip to Hawaii. For more information or to purchase tickets, call Charlie Becker at (319) 465-5916, Ext. 2100, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Now in its 47th year, Camp Courageous is a year-round recreational and respite care facility for people with special needs, serving 10,000 campers annually. It is run primarily on donations.
Pancheros burrito anniversary sale
Iowa-based burrito chain Pancheros is selling burritos for $2.90 in celebration of its 29th birthday.
The sale runs through Aug. 15 for all loyalty program users, who can register for free through the Pancheros smartphone app.
Rodney Anderson opened the first Pancheros in Iowa City in 1992. It now has 69 locations across 12 states.
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