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From The Craziness Of Bucktown To A Highway To The Danger Zone, Here’s The FUN10!

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!

From The Craziness Of Bucktown To A Highway To The Danger Zone, 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.

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 …

Learn All About The Craziness Of Bucktown

From The Craziness Of Bucktown To A Highway To The Danger Zone, Here's The FUN10!Believe it or not, the classic Bucktown building in downtown Davenport was once a pretty wild and rowdy place.

You can learn more about it during a new Zoom program taking place at 6 p.m. Monday, called Davenport’s Bucktown in 1903: “Worst Town in America.”

A 1903 editorial in the Chicago Record-Herald claimed our very own Davenport swiped New York City’s title as the “Worst Town in America.” Join author Jonathan Turner, our very own arts and entertainment reporter for QuadCities.com, for a look at what earned Bucktown such a dubious honor. Registration is required.

Register at: http://bit.ly/dpl-bucktown

From The Craziness Of Bucktown To A Highway To The Danger Zone, Here's The FUN10!Rock The Hawkeye With Danger Zone

Looking to fly into somc classic rock?

Head to Davenport’s Hawkeye Tap at 9 p.m. Friday for Danger Zone!

Danger Zone is a Rock n Roll cover band for anyone who grew up in the 80’s or wish they had…bringing you the best songs of the best decade of music and a party that just doesn’t stop…a collaboration of seasoned musicians from the bands 911, Bonfire, Foreplay, Bad attitude, 90 proof, Hightop Fade and 1st Impression, playing your favorite songs from Journey, REO, The Cars, Billy Idol, Bon Jovi, Poison, Loverboy and Night Ranger to name a few.

For more info, check this out.

Show Off Your Talents At Varieties Nightclub

From The Craziness Of Bucktown To A Highway To The Danger Zone, Here's The FUN10!Do you have some cool talents you’d like to show off?

Head on over to the Varieties Nightclub open stage at 10:30 p.m. Thursdays at 822 W. 2nd St., Davenport.

Do you have a talent? Looking for a place to show your talent? Here is your chance as performers will compete against each other to win a paid spot in one of our shows! Sign up the day of by 10:00 p.m.

Varieties is an LGBTQ+ Nightclub offering the QC’s best Drag Queen/King shows, EDM shows, Burlesque, and performances every Friday and Saturday @ 10:30 pm. Serving great drinks at great prices! Available to rent for any special occasion!

Look Out For YETIS!!!!

On the lookout for Yetis?

They exist!

Just ask the folks behind The Great Yeti Hunt, taking place starting at midnight Monday and running through the day at Johnson County Reservation.

There’s a yeti on the move, and she’s roaming through Johnson County Conservation parks! Help us track her over the next eight weeks.
Every two weeks, the yeti will show up somewhere new – but in classic yeti style, she only roams in the most wild places – places with few From The Craziness Of Bucktown To A Highway To The Danger Zone, Here's The FUN10!visitors and few trails.
Anyone tracking her should be comfortable navigating and visiting more primitive park settings and hiking 2-4 miles (in some cases off trail).
Every two weeks, we’ll help you find her by posting clues to her location on this event page. It’ll be up to you to figure out what park she is at, then head out on a hike to find her. Use our collection of park guides to help piece together the clues (https://jccnaturenotes.wordpress.com/…/how-and-where…/).
The yeti will be found somewhere along the trails/walking routes outlined in the maps found with each guide.
Anytime you find her, take a picture with her. Then send your photos with the yeti to kmorrow@johnsoncountyiowa.gov. Anyone that finds her all four times will be entered into a drawing for a $30 Fin and Feather gift card.
*Note: The yeti will stay in the same location for two weeks at a time. Even though the Facebook event day lasts for 24 hours, she’ll stay put until the next location post is made on this event page.

From The Craziness Of Bucktown To A Highway To The Danger Zone, Here's The FUN10!It’s Chili For A Warm Cause

You can get some hot chili, or cook up your own batch to compete, for a good cause with the annual Hand In Hand Chili Cook Off, going on 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds!
This year’s Chili Cook-Off is going to look a bit different! Drive up to the Fair Center at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds on Saturday, January 30, to pick up your chili samples from our many chili teams then hop online to vote, bid on silent auction items.
Be sure to tune into our Facebook page to see the winners! Don’t forget to purchase $5 and $20 raffle tickets from Hand in Hand or purchase them in the drive thru line the day of the cook-off. You can also try your hand at the gift card grab while in line in for your chili!
Hand in Hand staff, participants, volunteers, chili teams, and board members will be taking precautions to keep you safe at our event and we hope you will too!

Looking to Detox Your Life? Check Out This Workshop

Saturday at 2 p.m. you can learn to detox your life with a zoom workshop offered through Spellbound, Rock Island!
This is a free class, online via Zoom. To attend, you must first register with your e-mail address in order to receive an invitation on the day of the class. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/…/detox-your-life-free-class…

From The Craziness Of Bucktown To A Highway To The Danger Zone, Here's The FUN10!

Instructor is Bez Lancial-McMullen
Bez will show us how we can receive the benefits of herbs through the use of infused oils, tinctures, and salves. We will learn about castor oil and some of its lesser-known benefits, as well as how to replace harmful household products (such as lotions, room sprays, and floor cleaners) with natural, homemade alternatives.

 Live On Tuesday Night, It’s Trivia Night Live!

Trivia Night Live is rolling into The Tangled Wood in Bettendorf every Tuesday at 7 p.m.!
It’s From The Craziness Of Bucktown To A Highway To The Danger Zone, Here's The FUN10!Free To Play, with up to eight people per team playing in various categories.

What is Trivia Night Live?

Trivia Night Live is a live interactive team trivia game played at your favorite restaurants and bars. The game consists of four rounds of questions of increasing difficulty and point values. Categories range from current events, history, geography, science, sports, and more….

Trivia Night Live is free to play, and you can have up to 8 members on a team.

Prizes are awarded for the winner of the 1st half and the overall winners win a $25 gift card for 1st Place, $10 for 2nd Place (cannot be used the same night).

We ask a question, and then play a song. Your team has the duration of that song to turn in your answer. No cell phones. web devices or smart watches can be used, just the useless trivial knowledge contained between your ears.


presented by Think & Drink Entertainment.

Cure Your Winter Blues With A Fun Book Club

Cure the winter blues and join us for a virtual book discussion on Wednesday, January 27th at 6:30 pm. We will be discussing “The Library Book” by Susan Orlean. Copies of the book are available at our Eastern Avenue curbside location for patrons to borrow for this book club. This program will meet virtually using GoToMeeting. No registration is required. Information about how to join is listed below.

‘The Library Book’ by Susan Orlean book discussion
Wed, Jan 27, 2021 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM (CST)

Join from your computer, tablet, or smartphone: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/402755917

You can also dial in using your phone: +1 (872) 240-3212
Access Code: 402-755-917

Keep up with our virtual programming on our Virtual Branch Calendar of Events at https://davenportlibrary.libcal.com/calendar/virtual.

This event is FREE and open to the public. For more information visit www.davenportlibrary.com or call the library at (563) 326-7832.

From The Craziness Of Bucktown To A Highway To The Danger Zone, Here's The FUN10!Bootleg Hill Open Mic Every Thursday

Looking for a spot to showcase your talents?

How about the Bootleg Hill open mic night?

The musical open mic night is back. Happening weekly at Bootleg Hill Honey Meads in downtown Davenport. All are welcome. Hosted by Dan Fennesy and starts at 8 p.m.

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!!
From The Craziness Of Bucktown To A Highway To The Danger Zone, Here's The FUN10!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 +
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!

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