It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week!

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.

FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local entertainment, QuadCities.com!

So what’s on the FUN10 for this week? Read on …

See Fireworks On New Year’s Eve

It’s official. Woods Installation will be hosting a New Years Firework show at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St., Davenport!

If you would like to donate for your business to be on the Sponsor boards please get ahold of Woods Installation at 563-210-1908. Let’s end 2020 with a bang!

Donations will be collected the night of the show and we will get to donate them to a special QC Business.

For more info, see here.

Shop Local At The Holiday Pop Up Market

Forget Amazon and Walmart this holiday season, let’s rally around our small businesses! Join us for a new take on pop-up markets as we feature 30+ Midwest Makers and the Iron + Grain Boutiques in East Moline this season. Join us through Monday, January 4th for local small business shopping.
Per the state of IL, masks are required at Iron + Grain and no more than 25 people will be allowed in at a time.
Thank you to our sponsor, MetroNet. MetroNet is a customer-focused company providing cutting-edge fiber optic telecommunication services, including high-speed Fiber Internet, full-featured Fiber Phone, Fiber IPTV with a wide variety of programming and products.

Drag In The New Year With Style

Tell 2020 to Piss Off in style at Varieties Nightclub, 822 2nd St., Davenport.
Come celebrate the New Year with an awesome Drag show at 10:30 p.m. featuring Nikki Turner, Milange Cavalli, Dominique Unica Cass, and Justine Thyme along with some kick ass specials!!
Masks are mandatory unless seated at a table drinking.

HyVee Virtual Noon Year’s Eve Allows Families To Celebrate New Years Eve Early

Celebrate the New Year with HyVee’s Virtual Noon Year’s Eve Party at 11 a.m. Dec. 31!

Join your Hy-Vee Dietitian Nina from the comfort of your own home for the following activities:
• New Year’s Party Hat
• New Year’s Noise Maker
• New Year’s Confetti Sticks
• KidsFit Countdown to the New Year

For this class you will need the following supplies:

New Year’s Noise Makers
• Paper Plates (2 for each noise Maker)
• Popsicle Stick
• Glue
• Stapler
• Uncooked Pasta
• Items to decorate like paint, markers, crayons, sequins,
Pom-poms, ribbon

DIY New Year’s Party Hat
• Party Hat Template: http://lavendersbluedesign.blogspot.com/2010/12/diy-party-hats.html?m=1
• Stretchy string, yarn or ribbon
• Stapler
• Scissors
• Tape
• Items to decorate like paint, markers, crayons, sequins,
Pom-poms, ribbon

New Year’s Sparklers
• 11 oz. thin-crust pizza dough
• Parchment paper
• 1 egg, beaten
• For sweet version you’ll need cinnamon and sugar.
For a savory version you’ll need parmesan cheese and
marinara sauce.

*The ingredient amounts listed above are for one serving. You will need to double or triple depending on how many children you have participating.

Make sure to have all ingredients ready before the start of class. Nina will lead all class participants through each craft and recipe.

This class is free, but requires pre-registration to attend.
To register, visit here.

Questions or concerns about this class? Contact Hy-Vee Dietitian Nina at nstruss@hy-vee.com.

Have An Unimpaired Noon Years Eve

Join Unimpaired, 246 W. 3rd St., Davenport, for their Noon Years Eve party!
The cost is for a table, Half Pizza/Half salad special, treats, sparkling drinks, crafts, goodie bags for all kiddos.
This will be reservation ONLY, due to social distancing and having plenty of space between tables.
We have a very LARGE dining area.Come ring in the “noon” year socially distant style with us!
Please fill out this form to reserve a table- https://forms.gle/3TFrumUDqdseGVhD6

Rock Out With Rock Star Bingo

It’s time to rock out with rock star bingo!
Think you know your music trivia? Time to test your skills!
Think you know your music?
If you know what song contains these lyrics, you would probably love Rock Star Bingo!
“And she’s watching him with those eyes,
And she’s loving him with that body, I just know it,
Yeah ‘n’ he’s holding her in his arms late, late at night.”
What is Rock Star Bingo?
Just like “regular” bingo, but we replaced bingo numbers, like “B16”, with parts of songs. If you know the song title (no phones, devices or apps – basically no cheating), then place a bingo chip on that square. Get 5 squares in a row and you’re a winner!!
It’s the most fun you will ever have playing bingo!
According to the folks involved, here are the deets:
**NEW Start Time of 7pm**
Rock Star Bingo
EVERY Wednesday @ 7pm
The Tangled Wood (Bettendorf, IA)
B-I-N-G-O +
Name That Tune +
Sing-a-longs
Rock Star Bingo
FREE To Play
Win FREE drinks!

Music changes EVERY week!
Music from the 50’s through music that came out in the last month!

#ThisAintYourGrandmothersBingoNight

See The Holiday Lights At Fejervary

Join us for seasonal holiday lights display at Fejervary Learning Center! We were so ‘Happy’ with last year’s display that we simply ‘Can’t Stop the Feeling’ and will be bringing it back with even more lights this year! Shows last approximately 15 minutes with a new show starting every 30 minutes beginning at 5 PM; the last show starts at 9:30 PM.
Stop by for Throw-back Thursday when we rewind to our 2019 show (occurring every Thursday through the duration of the show). This is a park and watch event, not a drive or walk-through event.
Location: Fejervary Learning Center, 1800 W. 12th St, Davenport, IA
Dates: 11/28/20–1/3/21
Times: 5-9:30 PM (last show begins at 9:30 PM)
Directions: Enter on W. 12th St and follow the directional signs. Attendees may park at the listed locations. Accessible parking is labeled and located directly across from the learning center. Exit by following the loop around the west side of the learning center.
Radio broadcast: Turn your radio to FM 107.5 to sync with the holiday lights music broadcast.
Warning: This show may potentially trigger seizures for people with photosensitive epilepsy. Viewer discretion is advised.

Winter Nights, Winter Lights Lights Up The Botanical Center

Winter Nights Winter Lights is lighting up the Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island!

From now 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.

Explore the lawns, pond and pocket gardens of our outdoor light exhibit.
Open Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve and the night of New Year’s Day. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.
A small processing fee will be added to all tickets.
All events have limited capacity and are subject to change based on state mandates governing public health.
$8 ADULTS $4 YOUTH 2-15
FREE UNDER 2
MEMBERS
$6 ADULTS $2 YOUTH 2-15 FREE UNDER 2
TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED ONLINE FOR TIMED ENTRANCE EVERY 30 MINUTES 4 PM – 8 PM

No Fruitcake Is Safe.

It’s been a rough year, honchos.

So, damn it, you OWE IT to yourself to check out Khalil’s Christmas Special, sponsored by QuadCities.com.

Yes. You OWE it to yourself.

Khalil’s Covid Christmas Special premieres December 20, and will be a Christmas Special for the ages!

Join your hosts, Khalil Hacker and Tristan Tapscott as they wrap up this dumpster fire year the only way they know how… with a Christmas special! Filled with surprise guest stars, a fruit cake eating contest and many laughs! Shot safely in the beautiful Renwick Mansion of Davenport Iowa! Sit back, poor some Bailey’s in that cocoa and enjoy the ride. (Hey, that’s MY line!)

Visit ShowTix4u.com and search Khalil’s Covid Christmas or $1 Dollar Producer Project.

Here’s the link:

https://www.showtix4u.com/event-details/43981

Presented by $1 Dollar Producer Project, Renwick Mansion and QuadCities.com!

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)
https://gahc.org/

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.

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