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

Rev Up Your Engines For The Rod And Custom Auto Show

January 17th, 2018

Calling all gearheads and car enthusiasts! It’s time for a Rod and Custom Auto Show! That’s right, the QCCA Expo Center is transforming into an automobile oasis this weekend! The 35th Annual Rod & Custom Auto, Motorcycle and Product Show will be happening from Friday Jan 19 through Sunday Jan 21. This premier car show in the Quad Cities features auto related part and accessories and custom cars and rods on display. There will be over 100 exhibitors and vendors! Come check out the Hot Rods, Custom Cars and Vintage Vehicles. Friday Jan 19 the show will be open from 1-9 p.m. Saturday Jan 20... Read More

Get Freaky At Circa ‘21

January 17th, 2018

A new musical is hitting the main stage at Circa ‘21 Dinner Playhouse, and it’s freaky! Disney’s Freaky Friday A New Musical will be playing at Circa ‘21 Dinner Playhouse (1828 3rd Avenue Rock Island) from Jan 16 through Mar 24! Freaky Friday, a new musical comedy based on the celebrated novel by Mary Rodgers and the hit Disney films, is a hilarious, contemporary update of the classic story, in which a mother and daughter see what it means to be a family while experiencing each other’s lives firsthand, if only for a day. Set in the present day, Freaky Friday features a tuneful pop-rock... Read More

QC Farm Show Crops Up at Expo Center

January 13th, 2018

The 27th Quad Cities Farm Show is hitting the QCCA Expo Center this week! Over 200 agriculture companies will be filling the QCCA Expo Center this Sunday Jan 14 through Tuesday Jan 16. Free admission, free seminars and free parking! It doesn’t get better than that! The 2018 Quad Cities Farm Show is a must-see for all area farmers. This year’s show will give farmers the opportunity to see everything that’s needed for the next planting and harvesting. Come check out the newly featured long line, short line, seeds, supplies, chemicals, Livestock equipment, grain handling, storage, buildings,... Read More

Icestravaganza Offers Cool Fun In Davenport

January 12th, 2018

If you are looking for a free family-friendly event this weekend, then make plans to head to Downtown Davenport! Icestravaganza returns for the sixth year this Saturday Jan 13 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Freight House Farmer’s Market! A team of professional ice sculptors will work to make the Davenport Freight house come alive with over 10 different ice sculptures. Nearly 20,000 pounds of ice will be brought in to create the nautical and pirate themed, interactive pieces! This event is free for all ages from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. There will be interactive ice sculptures, live ice carving demonstrations,... Read More

MMA Caged Aggression Explodes At RiverCenter

January 12th, 2018

Getting antsy for some MMA but don’t want to wait for Caged Aggression XXI in March? Have no fear, you can get your fix this weekend! There will be title fights, top contenders, debuts and more this Saturday Jan 13 at Caged Aggression Challengers 6 “Road to the Big Show”. This production will give you a taste of what you will see at the main event in March. It will be held at The RiverCenter (136 E 3rd St Davenport). Doors open at 6 p.m. General admission is only $25 and Front Row Cage Side tickets are $45. There is limited seating available, so get your tickets today! For a full list of... Read More

How Good Are You At Music Trivia?

January 12th, 2018

Do you have massive amounts of musical trivia in your memory bank? Wonder if you’ll ever have any use for them? Well here is your chance of a lifetime! The River Music Experience and Mississippi Valley Blues Society have teamed up together to bring you Music Trivia Night! Come test your musical knowledge on Sunday Jan 14 at River Music Experience, located at 129 Main Street Davenport. Doors open at 2 p.m. and questions will begin at 3 p.m. This all ages trivia event will consist of teams with 4-8 people. The cost per person is $10, or you can receive a $5 discount if 8 spots are purchased at... Read More

Nirvana Tribute Rocks RME Friday

January 12th, 2018

The most authentic Nirvana experience is coming to Davenport this weekend! Head to River Music Experience (129 N Main St Davenport) this Friday Jan 12 to witness NIVRANA- Tribute to Nirvana, in the Redstone Room. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the show starts at 9 p.m. NIVRANA is the only tribute to Nirvana that gives you the original stage performance, gear and sound just as it was in the 1990’s. Once again, you can hear the grunge music that made the era special, because NIVRANA puts Kurt, Krist and Dave back on the stage together as though they never left. Advanced tickets for the show are only... Read More

Butchers, Bankers and Brewers Brewing At GAHC

January 11th, 2018

The German American Heritage Center and Museum is adding new exhibits throughout the month of January, and you won’t want to miss them! The newest exhibit, “Butchers, Bankers, and Brewers: German Business in Davenport” will open to the public on Sunday Jan 14. The exhibit will run through May 6 with regular admission! From prominent businessmen to local bar keepers, you will be able to explore how German Immigrants impacted the economic landscape and helped put Davenport in the commercial spotlight. Learn the trades and talents that German immigrants provided and how many of their innovations... Read More

Be A Tourist In Your Own Backyard!

January 11th, 2018

Want to enjoy a weekend getaway without the hassle of traveling? Why not enjoy a vacation right here in the Quad Cities? That’s right, this weekend you can Be a Tourist in Your Own Backyard! Start 2018 right with the Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau’s annual Be a Tourist in Your Own Backyard, this weekend! Jan 12-15 kicks off this year-long discount program with the Very Important Visitor (V.I.V.) wristbands! Restaurants, hotels and other businesses across the QCA will be offering amazing deals and discounts this weekend. Go to www.QCviv.com for a full list of participating businesses.... Read More

Bop Into Bix Brunch At Bistro

January 11th, 2018

No combination of words in the English language is quite as delicious as the portmanteau ‘brunch’. Where can you go wrong with a meal that allows both breakfast and lunch menu items to be offered at the same time? Now add some live music, a relaxing ambiance and raising money for a great cause! This Sunday Jan 14, Bix Bistro (located at 200 E 3rd Street Davenport, inside of Hotel Blackhawk) will be hosting their very first Bix Bistro Give Back Brunch! From 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. you are invited to come enjoy a delicious brunch with family and friends, for a charitable cause. Come enjoy an amazing... Read More