The weather is starting to warm up and camping season is just around the corner! Which means it is time for the QCCA Expo Center (2621 4th Ave Rock Island) to transform into an enormous showroom for the latest models of motorhomes, trailers, toy haulers, 5th wheels and other recreational vehicles.

That’s right, it’s time for the 2017 RV and Camping Show! This year’s event will take place on Friday Feb 24 (12pm-8pm), Saturday Feb 25 (10am-8pm) and Sunday Feb 26 (10am-4pm).

Cost of admission for adults is $8, kids 6-15 is $1 and kids under 6 are free. Friday is Senior Day between 12pm-5pm and admission is $6 for anyone over 65.  Tickets can be purchased online or at the door. Check out their website for more information: www.qccaexpocenter.com/rv-camping-event.html.

This event is brought to you by the Quad City Conservation Alliance. The QCCA was founded in 1984 and owns and operates the QCCA Expo Center. The concept of the Quad City Conservation Alliance is to provide a mechanism for achieving the aims of protecting, preserving, and enhancing the natural resources and the quality of life in the Quad City area. Over $1,200,00 has been invested in the QC for conservation activities since 1984, including but not limited to: development of the Wapsi River Environmental Center near Dixon, Kids fishing clinics in Moline, Davenport, Rock Island and Galesburg, Quad Cities Bald Eagle Days and research equipment for state biologists in Iowa and Illinois.

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