Events

Saturday January 31st, 2015 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Invitation Only Event!

Join us for our first ever Shores Event Center Bridal Showcase on January 31, 2015 from 11am – 1pm.Shores Event Center Bridal Showcase

Our showcase features several local vendors including:

Come for the food, fun, ideas, drinks, and gifts!

  • Food and dessert samples provided by Hy-Vee.
  • Specialty wedding cocktails available for purchase.
  • Drawings for gifts valued at $50.00 or more every 15 minutes throughout the event!
  • Live demonstrations and more!

Event Date:  January 31, 2014
Event Time:  11am – 1pm
RSVP Deadline:  January 24, 2014

Note:  No charge for brides + 1 guest.  Additional guests will be charged $5.00 at the door.  Space is limited so we encourage early RSVP.

 

RSVP deadline is past

Posted by SEC on January 19, 2015

Thursday February 12th, 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:  February 10, 2015
Class Date:  Thursday, February 12, 2015
Class Time:  7:00pm – 9:00pm (Doors open at 6:00pm)
Pre-payment is required.  Register online or call 319.775.5367.

Download Human Foosball Rules at Shores Event Center

Foosball Participants



Posted by SEC on January 9, 2015

Friday February 13th, 2015 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Couples and Canvas at Shores Event CenterLooking for a date night idea?

Give our Couples and Canvas a chance!  Our instructor for the evening will lead you step-by-step through painting the two canvases that are on the left.  Each participant will work on their own canvas that can be combined to create a joint masterpiece!

Snacks, supplies and instruction are provided.  Drinks are available for purchase.

Registration Cost: $60.00/couple
Registration Deadline:  February 11, 2015
Class Date:  Friday, February 13, 2015
Class Time:  7:00pm – 10:00pm (Happy hour from 6:00pm -7:00pm)
Pre-payment is required.  Register online or call 319.775.5367.

 




Posted by SEC on January 23, 2015

Saturday February 14th, 2015 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

 PAWS for LOVE

PAWS for Love at Shores Event CenterJoin us (and some furry friends) on Saturday, February 14, 2015 for PAWS for Love – A Valentine’s Day Gala at Shores Event Center!  This silent auction is sponsored by the Friends Helping Friends Foundation of Cedar Rapids.  This event is a great cause!

Featuring:

  • Live Music
  • Live Auction
  • Wine Tasting
  • Savory buffet of delectable tidbits & divine desserts

Registration Cost: $25.00/person or $35.00/couple
Registration Deadline:  February 11, 2015
Event Date:  Saturday, February 14, 2015
Event Time:  7:00pm – 10:00pm


Guests



Posted by SEC on January 26, 2015

Saturday February 21st, 2015 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Burlesque Class

Underground Burlesque Workshop 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: $40.00/participant
Registration Deadline:  February 19, 2015
Class Date:  Saturday, February 21, 2015
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 November 21, 2014

Saturday February 21st, 2015 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Burlesque Show

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

Drinks are available for purchase.

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

Ticket Cost: $45.00 for VIP seats/$20.00 for general seating
Purchase Deadline:  February 19, 2015
Show Date:  Saturday, February 21, 2015
Show Time:  9:00pm – 11:00pm (Doors open at 8:00pm)
Pre-payment is encouraged. Purchase online or call 319.775.5367.


Pricing



Posted by SEC on January 6, 2015

Thursday February 26th, 2015 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Sensational Seafood at Shores Event CenterPreparing seafood shouldn’t be stressful or scary. Seafood dishes are often easier to make than you think. Join Chef Tyler Benton from the Wilson Avenue Hy-Vee to learn how to make five seafood dishes including:

  • Clams Casino
  • Decadent Crab Bread Pudding
  • Drunken Lobster Mac & Cheese
  • Seared Scallops with a Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
  • Rainbow Trout with a Citrus Vinaigrette and Rice Pilaf

Whether you’re looking for a rich dish to wow your friends or a light weeknight meal, these recipes are sure to become family favorites!

Registration Cost: $30.00/person
Registration Deadline:  February 24, 2015
Class Date:  Thursday, February 26, 2015
Class Time:  6:30pm – 8:00pm (Happy hour 5;30pm – 6:30pm)
Pre-payment is required.  Register online or call 319.775.5367.





Posted by SEC on January 23, 2015

Saturday March 7th, 2015 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Cork and Canvas at Shores Event CenterIt’s time to paint and party at Shores Event Center! Our painting classes can unleash your inner Picasso with a relaxing and fun-filled evening of art and laughter. You bring your friends to this month’s Cork and Canvas and we will provide the instruction, supplies, and snacks.

Drinks are available for purchase.

 

Registration Cost: $35.00/participant
Registration Deadline: March 5, 2015
Class Date: Friday, March 7, 2015
Class Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm (Happy hour from 6:00pm – 7:00p
Pre-payment is required. Register online or call 319.775.5367.





 

Posted by SEC on January 20, 2015

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