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Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois
 

Costco Wholesale Officially Opening in Davenport

October 16th, 2018

The wait is almost over! Costco has landed in the Quad Cities! Costco Wholesale officially opens the doors to their newest location, 2790 E 53rd St. Davenport, this Saturday Oct 20 at 8 a.m.! Be prepared to shop! New members who sign up for a Costco membership at the new location can receive a special offer! You can also get your membership online at https://www.costco.com/join-costco-quick.html. The new Davenport location will include all of Costco’s amazing benefits! Get discounted gas at their Gas Station or enjoy a nice lunch or dinner in the Food Court. It’s a one-stop shop for hearing... Read More

Help Prevent Bullying with a Margarita miX-uP!

October 15th, 2018

Mexican food, margaritas and making a difference in the community? Oh my! Join QC United and Pete the Purple Bull this Thursday Oct 18 at 6 p.m. for a Margarita miX-uP at the River Center (136 E 3rd St. Davenport)! Enjoy the best Mexican food the Quad Cities has to offer, while sipping on six different varieties of margaritas! Dance along the delicious Nacho and Dessert Bar with live music from Crooked Cactus. Take part in an adult-version Piñata Contest and vote for your favorite traditional taco and street taco. And so much more! Participating restaurants include: Acapulco Cafe, Azteca 1, El... Read More

Get Psychedelic with Darsombra at Rock Island Supper Club

October 14th, 2018

Things are going to get psychedelic in Rock Island, this Wednesday night. Hot off their Southeast Asia tour, Darsombra, brings their Domestic Fall Tour to the Rock Island Supper Club (1611 2nd Ave Rock Island) this Wednesday Oct 17. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. Admission to the show is $5-$10 at the door. Rock Island Supper Club is a BYOB venue for 21+ with valid ID. In addition to the trans-apocalyptic space rock sound of Darsombra, music-lovers can enjoy audio-pleasing tunes from local support Garmr (QC Drone/ambient soundscapes), Daykeeper (stoner/heavy psych) and lerzan... Read More

Take a Historic Tour of Deere-Wiman House and Butterworth Center

October 13th, 2018

It’s no secret that the QCA has a rich history filled with beautiful homes and even more stylish stories. Here is your opportunity to not only view two local historic homes but also to learn how those who resided in those homes helped create the community we now enjoy. On Wednesday, Thursdays and Fridays, the Butterworth Center and Deere-Wiman House in Moline are offering free tours! The tours will begin at 2:30 p.m. in the Deere-Wiman House (817 11th Ave Moline) and then proceed to the Butterworth Center (1105 8th St Moline) at 3:30 p.m. Come and learn the secrets of the first owners, the homes’... Read More

Pete the Purple Bull’s Run with the Bull 5K Rescheduled!

October 12th, 2018

QC United and Pete the Purple Bull’s Kindness Rocks campaign is in full swing! The Run with the Bull 5K and Youth Relays scheduled for this Saturday Oct 13 have been cancelled. Due to the unfortunate Midwest weather we have been experiencing, the original race route is currently being taken over by the Mighty Mississippi. The good news? The race has been rescheduled! The rescheduled race date is Saturday Nov 17 at 9 a.m. Thanks to the wonderful people at Arconic, the new route will be located near Arconic and the bike path (265 Bellingham Road Riverdale). Participants will be treated to Burritos... Read More

Celebrate the Season at Freight House’s Fall Harvest Festival!

October 11th, 2018

Does this cooler weather have you ready to stock up on fall scented candles, pumpkins and caramel apples? Then head to the Freight House Farmer’s Market for all your Fall Festival needs! Fall Harvest Festival is happening at the Freight House Farmers’ Market (421 W River Dr. Davenport) this Saturday Oct 3 from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. In addition to the wonderful items the Freight House Farmer’s Market already has to offer, vendors will be ready to celebrate fall and all the wonders of the season! Enjoy a petting zoo, pumpkin games, fall treats, live music, and even learn to make a scarecrow! Bring... Read More

Alabama Bringing Southern Rock to TaxSlayer Center

October 9th, 2018

Legendary Southern rock band, Alabama, is on tour! And they’re making a stop in the Quad Cities! Catch Alabama Live, with special guest Terri Clark, at the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Dr. Moline) this Saturday Oct 13 at 8 p.m. Founded by cousins Randy Owen, Teddy Gentry and Jeff Cook in 1969, Alabama have charted more than 30 Number One songs over the course of their career, fusing country songwriting with an unabashedly rock sound to create influential favorites like “Mountain Music,” “Song of the South” and “I’m In a Hurry (And Don’t Know Why),” among numerous others. Ticket... Read More

Experience the Darker Side of Davenport

October 8th, 2018

Everything always seems a little spookier around Halloween time, and the German American Heritage Center and Museum is no exception! The German American Heritage Center and Museum (712 W 2nd St. Davenport) is once again hosting ‘The Darker Side of Davenport Ghost Tour’ throughout the month of October. This thrilling walk through historic Davenport will keep you on your toes. With last year’s success, this spooky tour will include new and equally gruesome additions. The Darker Side of Davenport Ghost Tour will take place at the following times: Friday Oct 12                   ... Read More

Uncover What’s Haunting the Historic Hauberg Estate

October 7th, 2018

The beautiful, historic Hauberg Estate has a secret.  It’s haunted!  But by whom? What happened and why are there bones in the basement? What’s Really Haunting Hauberg? A Halloween Scavenger Hunt is happening this Friday Oct 12 and Saturday Oct 13 from 6-11 p.m. at the Hauberg Estate (1300 24th St. Rock Island). Bring your friends and work together, searching the house for clues to solve the mysterious puzzle. As you follow the clues, you will also learn details about the real history of the Hauberg family, philanthropists who were always looking to learn.  But don’t forget curiosity... Read More

It’s a Marching Band Spectacular at Brady Street Stadium!

October 6th, 2018

Can’t get enough of the marching bands this season? Then you’re in luck! The Davenport Community School District’s Band Spectacular is happening this Tuesday Oct 9 at Brady Street Stadium (3560 N Brady St. Davenport). The fun begins at 7 p.m. This tradition spans over 50 years and showcases amazing performances from Davenport West, North and Central High Schools, as well as district intermediate bands. Band Spectacular is free and open to the public. Donations are, however, accepted at the entrance. Don’t miss this long-standing tradition. Come out and enjoy some glorious marching band... Read More

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