There is a puzzling mystery at Hauberg Estate in Rock Island, and they need your help to put the pieces together to uncover the truth!

Max McAlister, the long-time owner of Hauberg Estate (1300 24th Street Rock Island), is extending an invitation to the public to come help him solve a troubling mystery in the home. That’s right, he needs help in the form of a Halloween Mystery Scavenger Hunt!

On Friday Oct 13 from 7-10 p.m. bring your friends to help disentangle the clues recently discovered. You will search the house for more clues and collect the pieces needed to solve the puzzle. While you are searching, delicious hors d’oeuvres will be available. You are also invited to peruse Max’s eccentric collection of creepy and curious objects, inspired by his love of black and white horror films.

This one-of-a-kind spooky scavenger hunt is only $35 per person in advance and $45 at the door. You can purchase your tickets ahead of time by going to This event is for those 16 years and older. You will need to be able to navigate stairs on all floors required.

Costumes are encouraged, keeping with the classic horror film theme.

Do not miss this opportunity to check out one of the QCA’s most elegant homes, while enjoying some Halloween fun!


Tess Abney is a writer and artist from the Quad-Cities who enjoys writing on a variety of topics for