Get A Start On Planning Your Week In Fun, Quad-Cities! Here’s The FUN10!
Every Sunday, we drop a new Fun10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week.
So what’s on the FUN10 for this week? Read on …
Shop Local At Ragged This Black Friday
Looking for that perfect gift for the music lover on your holiday list?
Shop local and check out Ragged Records, 311 1/2 21st St., Rock Island for their Black Friday Record Day sale!
Black Friday Record Store Day is back at Ragged Records, but this time with new guidelines. Line up outside to get your number at 8AM. From 9AM-11AM we’ll be calling numbers and letting five customers in at a time. Masks are required and hand sanitizer will be available. The rest of the store will not be available to browse until 11AM. We know how important Record Store Day is to our customers and we’re trying to do this as safe and responsible as possible. Please exercise caution when it comes to social distancing.
See The Holiday Lights At Fejervary
Shop Small With Small Business Saturday
Get Your Aura Back In Line With This Workshop
Looking to escape some Thanksgiving stress and get yourself aligned for the holidays?
Check out the Restorative Yoga & Crystal Meditation Workshop 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Friendship Center, 129 W. 2nd St., Muscatine.
It’s hosted by Energy 108, and you can get more details here.
Winter Nights, Winter Lights Lights Up The Botanical Center
Winter Nights Winter Lights begins lighting up the Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island, this weekend!
From Nov. 19 to Jan. 10, every night from 4 to 9 p.m. the outdoor gardens will be in winter bloom with over 130,000 glowing lights. Showcasing our largest light display yet, new areas of our outdoor gardens will be lit, including the Children’s Garden.
FREE UNDER 2
$6 ADULTS $2 YOUTH 2-15 FREE UNDER 2
Like the Night People?
Are you a fan of Quad-Cities classic band The Night People?
You’ll want to check out Rob Dahms and Gary Pearson of the band performing 7 to 10 p.m. at Bootleg Hill Honey Meads, 321 E. 3rd St., Davenport.
It’s a nice place, features wine made from honey, beer made from honey, and music from Iowa Rock and Roll Hall of Famers from The Night People playing great music of the ’60s and ’70s. Have fun!
For more info, check it here.
Valor & Victory Gardens: WWII in the Hawkeye State
When: Now and through Jan 17
Where: German American Heritage Center & Museum (712 W 2nd St. Davenport)
WWII was a global conflict that forever altered society and touched the lives of people around the world, including right here in Iowa. The year 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII. With this exhibit we remember and commemorate that momentous occasion. Through local headlines, personal letters, and historic artifacts, we will tell the Quad Cities’ WWII story.
This exhibit is supported by the Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities and was co-curated by GAHC Staff and Arthur Pitz, Ph.D.
The exhibit will be open from September 13 – January 17 and is included with general admission:
Adult: $5 | Senior: $4 | Child: $3 | Member: Free
Pop Up Gift Shop and Window Display Poppin’ Up
Good times are poppin’ up at the Pop up Gift Shop, happenin’ through Sunday Nov 29 at Quad City Arts (1715 2nd Ave Rock Island).
For more info, check out https://www.facebook.com/events/348641979902773
Festival of Trees may not be happening at the River Center this year, but there is still plenty to see and do! Come visit the Rock Island Gallery and check out Quad City Arts’ pop-up gift shop and window display, open November 21-29.
You can still purchase a limited edition, Festival of Trees exclusive Isabel Bloom sculpture, purchase honor tree ornaments, and bid on a select number of designs and VIP Baskets! Plus, when you do your holiday shopping with us, you can be confident that your purchases are helping to support bringing high-quality arts experiences to our community.
Pop Up Gift Shop Hours are:
Monday, November 23: 10 am – 6 pm
Tuesday, November 24: 10 am – 6 pm
Wednesday, November 25: 10 am – 6 pm
Thursday, November 26: CLOSED
Friday, November 27: 10 am – 6 pm
Saturday, November 28: 10 am – 6 pm
Sunday, November 29: 10 am – 4 pm
31st Annual Quad City Christmas Arts & Craft Fair Coming To Rock Island
When: Friday Nov 27 through Sunday Nov 29
Where: QCCA Expo Center (2621 4th Ave Rock Island)
The Quad City Christmas Arts & Craft Fair is 80% country crafts and 20% fine arts. This is the largest indoor handcrafted fair in the area.
Festival of Trees Holiday Hustle 5k Walk/Run Hustling In
Get your hustle on for a good cause anywhere you want to be Nov 30 through Dec 5 with the Festival of Trees Holiday Hustle!
For more info, check out https://rrhh.ticketleap.com/
Rock River Hospice & Home is hosting a Festival of Trees Holiday Hustle Virtual 5K Walk/Run. The idea is to set your own goal of doing a 5K and do it at your own pace, completing your goal within a week. Walk around your house, the neighborhood, favorite park or on your treadmill, while maintaining social distancing and still have a meaningful walk to honor and remember your loved one(s).
With each ticket purchase, you will receive a long-sleeve t-shirt.* Tickets must be purchased by November 1 to receive t-shirt. Shirts will need to be picked up at the Rock River Hospice & Home office.
While on your walk, dress up in your festive Holiday attire to make it more fun and share your photos by tagging them on Facebook (@rockriverhospiceandhome) or Instagram (@rockriverhospice) and use the hashtag #FOTHOLIDAYHUSTLE. One submission will be chosen at random to receive a $25.00 gift card.
Sponsored by CGH Medical Center, Sauk Valley Bank, Breck & Sheri Loos, Frantz Manufacturing.