August 12, 2013

Events for week of Aug 12th

Isle of Iowa Events: 

Tue, Aug 13th – Isle of Iowa Board Meeting
6–10pm: Mason’s house, 2213 Harvest Circle in Coralville.  All members welcome.  

Thur, Aug 15th – August Monthly Isle of Iowa Meeting
6–10pm: Checkers Tavern, 3120 6th St SW in Cedar Rapids (location changed due to City Beat closing).  Our 3rd quarter charity is the East Central Iowa Alzheimer’s Association.  Don’t forget to bring your donations for Island Fever Phlocking and Waypoint for extra Parrot Points!

Sat, Aug 17th – 5 O’clock Steel Band at The Lost Cuban
5-7pm: The Lost Cuban at 209 3rd St SE in Cedar Rapids. The 5 o'clock steel band will be playing compliments of Alisa and Todd Shields (who won the concert as part of last years’ Phlocking Silent Auction)! The Lost Cuban will have a liquor license by then and will have tasty mojitos and rum drinks! Of course you can come earlier or stay later if you wish to try the excellent food!

Coming up…

Mon, Aug 19th – 2013 Phlocking Committee Meeting
6-9pm: SmugglersWharf in Cedar Rapids.  Anyone interested in the Phlocking is encouraged to attend.  We need all members support to help make this a successful event to benefit the Eastern Iowa Honor Flight. 

Fri, Aug 23rd – Two Seasons Bowl Buffett Bash
4pm-Midnight: Two Seasons Bowl, 830 N Wisconsin St, Elkhorn, WI.  Music includes: Jim Hoehn at 4pm, John Patti & Jimi Pappas at 5pm, the Cedar Island Band at 6pm, and the Boat Drunks at 8pm.  Check out all the details and get tickets at:

Sat, Aug 24th – Jimmy Buffett/Jackson Browne Concert
Alpine Valley Music Theatre in Elkhorn, WI.  Join the Isle of Iowa Tailgate before the show!  The Cedar Island Band will be playing before and after the show in the VIP Club.  Please add your name and contact info to the list at the next club meeting to help organize the tailgate! 

Wed, Sep 4th – September One Particular Harbor Family Picnic
6-10pm:  Thomas Park Green Pavilion, 335 Marion Blvd.  BYOB and a dish to share, the club will provide meat and table service.  We will be accepting Phlocking donations for the Silent Auction, Booze Wall, and Peanut Butter Conspiracy also. 

Other Events:

For a list of all the local events, visit:

Thur, Aug 15th – Marion Uptown Getdown
6-9pm: MarionCitySquarePark.  Bring your lawn chairs and coolers, food is available for purchase.  The 2013 Uptown Getdown band schedule is: August 15 - Well Lit, August 22 - Lonesome Road

Thur, Aug 15th – Jazz Under The Stars Concert Series
7-9pm: NoelridgePark in Cedar Rapids.  Bring your lawn chairs and coolers, food is available for purchase.  August 15 - Steve Grismore Trio, August 22 - Dennis McMurrin and The Demolition Band.

Aug 16th - 17th – Ozark Mountain Parrot Heads Phlock at the Rock
Rock Lane Lodge in Branson MO.  Friday night scavenger hunt, dancing and singing with the Cruize Control Band.  Starting the day off Saturday will be a floatilla on Table Rock Lake.  Back on dry land after get ready for the crazy hat contest, Horse Races and a silent auction.  Conch Republic will be the featured band.  Proceeds benefit the Alzheimer's Association.  Info:

Aug 16th - 18th – St. Judes Sweet Corn Festival
Great Family Fun!  The 2013 Sweet Corn Festival is going to have some great entertainment in the Beverage tent. Friday night is Helforstout. Sat is Two Buck Chuck from 3-6p, and 7-10p is Slap N Tickle.  Sunday 12-3p is the Brass Transit Authority, and 4-7p is Lonesome Road.

Sat, Aug 17th – Dubuque Phlockers Adult Canoe Float
10am: Walnut Acres in Monticello.  The shuttle leaves at 10am sharp!  Plan to arrive early so you don’t miss it.  Taco Bar potluck after the canoe trip.  Cost is $35 per canoe and $5 per person for the shuttle to and from Walnut Acres Campground.  Contact McDonough Canoe Rental at 319.465.3697,  ttp://  Canoes are reserved under Dubuque Phlockers.   Deposit of $20 per canoe required by Aug. 1st.  Can cancel up to day in advance for a refund.  Walnut Acres Campground (319.465.4665):  If you want to Camp, please email the owners and tell them that you’re with the Dubuque Phlockers group at: [email protected]

Sun, Aug 18th – Southeast Iowa PHC Trop Rockin’ Summer Concerts
3-7pm: Mark Mulligan Live at the Tiki Barn, 11739 Tama Road in Burlington, IA.  Door opens at 1 PM for BBQ. Bring a covered dish/desert & BYOB if attending BBQ.  Show starts at 3 PM.  RSVP by contacting [email protected] or call 319-759-6705.  Upcoming shows include Thom Shepherd on Sep 20th

Coming up…

Got changes, additions, comments?   Feel free to send me feedback at:  [email protected]

Barracuda Randy
Social Director
Isle of Iowa PHC

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