How would you like to spend an evening going back in time to the roaring 20’s?

Friends of Hauberg Civic Center (1300 24th Street Rock Island) are hosting their annual fundraising event, Age of Wonderful Nonsense Gala Fundraiser, on Saturday Jul 14 from 6-11 p.m.

Cocktail hour will start at 6 p.m. and heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served. A silent auction featuring local art will begin at 8:30pm. Throughout the evening, guests will also enjoy live music by pianist/vocalist, Freddy Allen, performing popular tunes from the 20’s, 30’s and 40’s.

Advanced tickets for this evening $75 and they are $85 at the door. You can purchase your tickets online today at All proceeds support operations and restoration for the historic Hauberg Estate Mansion & Gardens.

One drink token will be included with each ticket purchase and a cash bar will be available. Ages 21 and older. Period dress encouraged.

Don’t miss this unforgettable night with inspiring art and great company in the dazzling, historic mansion and gardens!

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