The Easter Showcase is an annual event at the Noelridge Greenhouse in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (photo/Cindy Hadish)

If the forecast for cold temperatures holds in Eastern Iowa, the perfect place to spend this weekend will be at the Easter Showcase inside the Noelridge Greenhouse in Cedar Rapids.

The annual event is scheduled for Saturday, March 31, and Sunday, April 1, 2018, from 11  a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Noelridge Greenhouse, 4900 Council Street NE. Admission is free.

Learn more about the event from the city of Cedar Rapids:

Visitors will enjoy many educational displays, including those by the Eastern Iowa Aquarium Association and the Harshbarger Hosta Society.

Houseplants, honey, handcrafted jewelry and pressed flower greeting cards will be available for sale.

The first 500 children age 12 years and under will receive a free plant.

Call the Noelridge Greenhouse, 319-286-5762, for more information.