Saturday - October 19, 2019
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2019 Quad Cities Blues Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

October 18th, 2019

A number of local Blues artists and their supporters will join together this weekend to celebrate the 2019 Quad Cities Blues Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. And you’re invited! Hosted by Jason Stuart, the 2019 Quad Cities Blues Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place this Sunday Oct 20 from 2 – 6 p.m. at GypsyHighway (2606 W Locust Street Davenport). Check out this amazing list of inductees this time around: The Mudcats Ernie Peniston Band Blues Rockit Band Joe Collins Pat Ryan Jeff Sime Boogs Malone Josh “Brother” Green Terry Hanson John Burchett Giulio Savioli Barry Beranek Dave... Read More

Halloween Parade Continues Moline Tradition

October 17th, 2019

Moline Little League and the City of Moline are happy to announce the continuation of a great tradition within the City of Moline. Come out and enjoy the 2019 Halloween Parade this Sunday Oct 20 at 2 p.m. This year’s theme is ‘Field of Screams’ (haunted farms, scarecrows, etc.) Join in on the themed fun or use the parade as an opportunity to take that new Halloween costume for a test drive! The 2019 Halloween Parade will begin at the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Drive Moline). They will then head east on River Drive to 17th Street, south on 17th Street to 5th Avenue, west on 5th Avenue to... Read More

Enjoy Some German Cheers and Biers at GAHC!

October 16th, 2019

The German American Heritage Center (712 W 2nd Street Davenport) is excited to bring back their 8th annual Cheers and Biers home-brew beer tasting! Come and sample a wide variety of craft beers, German Glüwein, and more! There will be modern interpretations and even traditional German recipes spanning centuries! Home-brews will be provided by local craft brewers including MUGZ, REFS, The Powder Keggers, and Trade My Homebrew. Delicious soft pretzels and Jerry’s Market brats will also be available for purchase! Live music will be provided by The Muzik Krauts! Come and enjoy some cold beer, great... Read More

The Rocky Horror Show Returns to the Quad Cities!

October 15th, 2019

That sweet transvestite and his motley crew are back doing the time warp this October! The Rocky Horror Show returns to The Circa ’21 Speakeasy (1818 3rd Avenue Rock Island) for a limited time between Friday Oct 18 and Sunday Oct 27. On the way to visit an old college professor, two clean cut kids, Brad Majors and his fiancée Janet Weiss, get caught in a storm and end up at the home of a mad transvestite scientist, Dr Frank’n’furter, who is in the midst of one of his maniacal experiments! WARNING: The Rocky Horror Show is not recommended for the easily offended. This show deals with... Read More

Singin’ in the Rain Continues to Impress Audiences

October 14th, 2019

The Greatest Movie Musical Of All Time comes to the Quad Cities! Tap your toes and sing along in this splashy adaptation of the celebrated and beloved film, Singin’ in the Rain, at Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse (1828 3rd Avenue Rock Island) which continues to grace the stage through Saturday Nov 2. The “Greatest Movie Musical of All Time” is faithfully and lovingly adapted by Broadway legends, Betty Comden and Adolph Green, from their original award-winning screenplay in Singin’ in the Rain. Each unforgettable scene, song and dance is accounted for, including the show-stopping... Read More

Have Some Fall Family Fun at Wallace’s Garden Center!

October 10th, 2019

Celebrate the season with fun for the whole family at Wallace’s this weekend! Wallace’s Garden Center (2605 Devils Glen Rd. Bettendorf) is hosting their Fall Family Festival this Saturday Oct 12 and Sunday Oct 13 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Free admission! Bring the entire family and enjoy activities like bounce houses, face painting, wiggle cars, corn box, games and so much more! Train ride tickets are $2 each. Hot dog meals, apples and more will be available for purchase. Parking can be limited throughout the day, so please plan accordingly. For more information, visit https://www.wallacesgardencenter.com/.  Read More

A Murder Mystery You’re Dying to Attend

October 10th, 2019

The Hauberg Estate’s annual murder mystery scavenger hunt, “The Witching Hour,” will take place on Saturday, October 19th from 6pm to 10pm. The mysterious and mystifying Mansion is located at 1300 24th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201. Tickets for the Friends of Hauberg Civic Center Foundation fundraiser are $35 and advance purchase is required. Food included from Igor’s Bistro and the Cash Bar is available for your witches brew. Tickets are available through Eventbrite.com or by calling 309-373-5080. The witching hour is the time of night associated with supernatural events. It’s when... Read More

Run with the Bull and Help Spread Kindness!

October 9th, 2019

Are you ready to get your run on for a great cause, this weekend?! QC United’s 3rd Annual Run with the Bull 5k and Youth Relays takes place this Saturday Oct 12, with starting location at the Riverdale Fire Department (110 Manor Drive Riverdale) near Arconic. Run with the Bull 5k will begin at 9 a.m. and the Youth Relays at 10 a.m. Registration for the 5k is only $28 and includes a t-shirt, neck gator, goody bag and entry to Pete’s Post-Party featuring Pancake Breakfast sponsored by the City of Riverdale, beer and more! There are also group rate discounts for Cornbelt Running Club Members,... Read More

Enjoy a Not So Scary Halloween Walk at the Quad City Botanical Center!

October 8th, 2019

Dress up your little ghosts and goblins for the Quad City Botanical Centers’ annual Not So Scary Halloween Walk! This Not So Scary Halloween Walk takes place this Friday Oct 11 and Friday Oct 25 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Quad City Botanical Center (2525 4th Avenue Rock Island). Bring your flashlights and explore the nooks and crannies of the Sun Garden – search for spiders, bats, jack-o-lanterns and toads as you wander down the darkened pathways. Enjoy refreshments, games and crafts and get a glimpse of the Halloween train in our popular train garden. It’s not so scary in our gardens,... Read More

Take a Trip with The Way Down Wanderers at RME

October 7th, 2019

Looking for some feel-good live music this week? The Way Down Wanderers and Barbaro take the stage this Thursday Oct 10 in the Redstone Room at River Music Experience (129 N Main St. Davenport). Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets to this all-ages show are $12 in advance and $15 on the day of the show. Purchase your tickets today at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-way-down-wanderers-w-barbaro-redstone-room-tickets-63581265276. Often referred to by fans as one of the hardest-working, hardest-touring bands on the circuit today, the 5-piece Illinois-based act not only proves... Read More

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