Juneteenth 2017

The African American Museum of Iowa will hold its annual Juneteenth celebration June 16 at the African American Museum of Iowa and June 17 at Viola Gibson Park as part of Cedar Rapids Museum Week 2017. The public is invited to a two-day celebration beginning with free...

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District Disc 2017

Join Czech Village - New Bohemia Main Street as we bring energy to underutilized spaces with District Disc, a friendly disc golf tournament in an urban neighborhood business district. Each team has the option of playing 9 or 18 holes. Check-in open at 11:30am for the...

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CALL FOR ARTISTS! 11th Annual NewBo Art Fest

CALL FOR ARTISTS! September 3, 2017 FREE BOOTHS FOR ARTISTS YES, FREE Artist AWARDS $500/$300/$200 LIVE MURAL SPRAY - FASHION TENT - LIVE MUSIC - KID ZONE - LOCAL FOOD VENDORS To submit click https://client.smarterentry.com/NBAF The 11th Annual New Bo Art Fest in...

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EcoFest Celebrates Mother Earth

Earth Day isn’t just about recycling. It’s also a day to raise awareness and educate the world about the importance of taking care of the planet. EcoFest, which was held April 22 at the NewBo City Market in honor of Earth Day, included the involvement of the entire...

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Above and Beyond: the Upper Story of our Main Street District

Walking down the street in our district, you may not consider what is available on the upper floors of many historic buildings. Here is a sampling of what is "Above and Beyond" in the Czech Village/New Bohemia Main Street District: Hall Mall is located above what was...

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Houby Days 2017

Celebrate Czech Village culture and history May 19-21 during the 40th annual Houby Days! Throughout the weekend celebration, you'll enjoy live music, carnival rides and games, food and artisan vendors, and discounted admission to the National Czech & Slovak Museum...

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Volunteer Spotlight: Pam Imerman

Volunteer Spotlight: More than 40 volunteers contribute over 2,000 volunteer hours each year to provide mission driven services, promotions, events, and programming focused on community development in the Czech Village/New Bohemia Main Street District. We'd like to...

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Meet Me at the Market

A social walk, run, bike, dance and yoga event! Every Thursday May – September at NewBo City Market The mission of “Meet Me at the Market” is to bring adults and families together to enjoy physical activity, socialize with friends and patronize local businesses. Every...

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Open 4 Business Results 2017

Think Shark Tank – Main Street style! Czech Village-New Bohemia Main Street held their annual OPEN 4 BUSINESS competition on April 20th at CSPS Hall. Local businesses competed with a "sales pitch" to gain support for expanding or growing their business in the Czech...

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Feltes One Way wins Aging2.0 Cedar Rapids Pitch Competition

On April 12 NewBoCo held the Aging2.0 Cedar Rapids chapter pitch competition. Feltes One Way, a company focused on creating anti-rollback technology for manual wheelchairs, won the competition. “It felt exciting and surprising to win Aging2.0 Cedar Rapids after seeing...

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3/11/16 Video Highlights CVNB Main Street District’s Role in CR