Events

Thursday October 30th, 2014 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Taste of the HolidaysEntertaining for the Holidays is right around the corner! Join Chef Tyler and Chef Drew from Hy-Vee as they tantalize your taste buds with six mini courses that are perfect for any gathering. You’ll learn how to entertain for the Holidays with this delicious and decadent menu while Fleck beer expert, Kathern Simpson, shows you how to perfectly pair Boulevard Brewery beers with these dishes. Get ready to taste your way through this class, and leave with new holiday dinner ideas. Bring your appetite!

On the Menu

  • Wild Mushroom & Butternut Squash Crostini served with 2 Jokers Imperial Wit
  • Chili Roasted Pumpkin Mousse with Pancetta and Cotija Cheese Crostini served with Unfiltered Wheat
  • Pecan Stuffed Turkey Thighs with Cabernet Cranberry Sauce served with Bob’s 47 Oktoberfest
  • Cranberry Caramelized Onion Stuffed Pork Tenderloin with Orange Ginger glaze with Roasted Baby Vegetables served with Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale
  • French Cream Napoleon served with Pop Up Session IPA
  • Orange and Cinnamon Crème Brulee served with BBQ

Come join us and get creative with your Holiday dinner ideas!

Registration Cost: $30.00/participant
Registration Deadline: October 28th, 2014
Class Date: Thursday, October 30th, 2014
Class Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm (Happy hour from 5:30pm-6:30pm)
Pre-payment is required. Register online or call 319.775.5367.




Posted by SEC on October 17, 2014

Saturday November 8th, 2014 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Underground Burlesque at Shores Event CenterLadies, are you a lover of dance or performance art?  Then it is time to let your hair down and join us for an evening of underground burlesque dancing at Shores Event Center!  Our instructor for the evening is Vivi Phoenix of Vitality Fitness & Dance Studio and Madame of Cedar Rapids burlesque troupe, The Va Va Voom! Participants will learn a fun and sassy dance routine. This is a beginning dance class.  All dance levels are welcome!  Bring your friends, enjoy some specialty cocktails, and try something new!

Following the workshop, Vivi’s troupe will be hosting the Underground Burlesque Show at Shores Event Center.  Workshop attendees will be admitted free of charge to the show and can even participate!

Burlesque Workshop Attire:  Comfortable clothing that will allow you to move freely.  Heels are not required.
Burlesque Show Attire:  Any clothing that will allow you to move and yet feel sexy.  Burlesque attire usually consists of:

  • Bottom: Fishnets and shoes (does not have to be heels), boy shorts, leotard, or free flowing skirt
  • Top: tank top, corset, bra, crop top, etc.  Sparkles, glitter, rhinestones are always a plus!
  • Hair and Make-up: Yes please!

Cash bar is available.  Snacks will be provided between the workshop and show.

Registration Cost: $35.00/participant
Registration Deadline:  November 6, 2014
Class Date:  Saturday, November 8, 2014
Class Time:  5:30pm – 7:30pm (Happy hour from 5:00pm -5:30pm)
Pre-payment is required.  Register online or call 319.775.5367.




Posted by SEC on October 18, 2014

Saturday November 8th, 2014 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM

The Underground Burlesque Show at Shores Event CenterThe art of burlesque grew in popularity in the 1860s but died down again in the 1940s. Once again, but with modern-day twists, burlesque shows are happening across the country. Join us at Shores Event Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa for an underground burlesque show featuring Cedar Rapids’ own burlesque troupe, Va Va Voom!  as well as guest performers from all over the state of Iowa!

Prior to the show, interested parties have the opportunity to attend a workshop and learn the art of burlesque.

Drinks are available for purchase.

VIP seating includes 2 drink tickets and soft seating next to the stage.

Registration Cost: $35.00 for VIP seats/$20.00 for general seating
Registration Deadline:  November 6, 2014
Show Date:  Saturday, November 8, 2014
Show Time:  9:00pm – 11:00pm
Pre-payment is required.  Register online or call 319.775.5367.

 


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Posted by SEC on October 21, 2014

Wednesday November 12th, 2014 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

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Join us once a month for our Yoga and Wine class. Our guest instructor for the evening, Jessie Otter, a certified massage therapist and yoga instructor, will lead the group through a 45-minute relaxation yoga session.  We follow this with a social glass of wine to enhance the relaxation.

Abilities of all levels are welcome.  Both from a yoga AND wine drinking perspective.  Bring your yoga mat and we will take care of the rest!

Learn the benefits of yoga and how it changes your body, starting the first day you begin!

Registration Fee:  $10.00/class or $40.00 for a group of five.  Pre-payment is encouraged, register online.  Walk-ins are welcome.
Class Time:  5:30pm – 7:00pm
Class Date:  Wednesday November 12th, 2014


Yoga Participants




Posted by SEC on July 24, 2014

Thursday November 13th, 2014 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

November’s Cork and Collage

November Cork & CollageWe like to mix drinks with our mixed-media art! We hope you do too!

(Not sure what mixed-media art means?  Think cut-outs, paints, paper, and more!  Just like grade school–only cooler!)

Join local artist, Russ Fagle, for an evening art class full of fun and creative collage-making. We provide everything you need to make your collage your own–old magazines, pages from books, stamps, paint, and more! All you need to do is join us for this month’s Cork and Collage, bring your friends and we will supply the fun and snacks!

Drinks available for purchase.

Registration Cost: $35.00/participant
Registration Deadline:  November 11, 2014
Class Date:  Thursday, November 13, 2014
Class Time:  6:30pm – 9:30pm (Happy hour from 5:30pm -6:30pm)
Pre-payment is required.  Register online or call 319.775.5367.

Posted by SEC on October 21, 2014

Thursday January 8th, 2015 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Human Foosball at Shores Event CenterJoin as a team or come as an individual!

Human foosball is the latest trend to be crossing the country.  Starting in January 2015, you can catch the wave right here at Shores Event Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa!

Participants must be 18 and older to participate and will be required to sign a waiver.

Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase.

Registration Cost: $10.00/person; $50.00/team
Registration Deadline:  January 6, 2015
Class Date:  Thursday, January 8, 2015
Class Time:  8:00pm – 10:00pm (Doors open at 7:00pm)
Pre-payment is required.  Register online or call 319.775.5367.

 


Foosball Participants




Posted by SEC on October 14, 2014

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