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Miracle on 34th Street Heading to The Spotlight Theatre

December 9th, 2019

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the Quad Cities! Catch a performance of Miracle on 34th Street at The Spotlight Theatre (1800 7th Avenue Moline) this holiday season! A holiday classic from the writer of the classic, “The Music Man!”, and based on the movie of the same name, Miracle on 34th Street features a book and score by none other than Meredith Willson. Single mother, Doris Walker, doesn’t want her six-year-old Susan’s head filled with romantic notions. Their neighbor, Fred Gailey, tries to woo Doris by charming Susan and taking her to see Santa Claus... Read More

Have a Motown Christmas This Season

December 8th, 2019

Take your holiday season to the next level, a Motown level, at the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd Street Davenport) this Monday Dec 9 at 7:30 p.m. A Motown Christmas Holiday Spectacular features a world-class vocal group assembled from past and present members of Motown’s most legendary groups….The Temptations, The Miracles and The Capitols.  A Motown Christmas is a powerful family-oriented show combining Motown’s greatest, classic hits with everyone’s favorite holiday classics.  The show will feature Motown’s trademarks…dazzling choreography and unforgettable harmonies all performed in... Read More

Feel the Magic at Family Museum’s WinterFest

December 7th, 2019

One of the most deer-ly beloved events is back at the Family Museum! WinterFest takes place from 12 – 5 p.m. this Sunday Dec 8 at the Family Museum (2900 Learning Campus Drive Bettendorf)! Meet a real reindeer and have your picture taken with Santa! Make a variety of holiday crafts, enjoy performances by the Family Museum Dance Company (A Nutcracker “Sweet”), the Quad City Symphony Youth Choir, and other local musical groups. A $1 cash or canned food donation for the River Bend Foodbank is all you need for admission (members, too!). Cash donations are preferred as every dollar donated provides... Read More

Celebrate Christmas in Silvis!

December 6th, 2019

Head to Downtown Silvis from 5 – 8 p.m. this Saturday Dec 7 for an evening filled with holiday fun! Christmas in Silvis will include horse-drawn carriage rides, live ice sculpting, hot sandwiches and soup, puppet shows, entertainment from the Moline Boys Choir and so much more! Stop by the Silvis Library (806 1st Avenue Silvis) to write letters to Santa and even visit and take pictures with jolly big man himself! Listen to live holiday music from the Ukulele Club, enjoy homemade cookies and apple cider or create and take home a fun holiday craft! The $10,000 winner will also be drawn Saturday... Read More

Dream Big with Disney On Ice this Saturday!

December 5th, 2019

Believing is just the beginning for your favorite Disney heroes at Disney On Ice presents Dream Big! Courage leads the way for Disney’s most adventurous heroes when Disney On Ice presents Dream Big at the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Drive Moline) this Saturday Dec 7 at 3 p.m. Join the wayfinder Moana and the greatest demigod that ever lived, Maui, on an action-packed voyage to restore the stolen heart of Te Fiti. Explore the Land of the Dead as Miguel from Disney•Pixar’s Coco brings the festivities of Dia de los Muertos to the ice. Get tangled up in Rapunzel’s hair-raising quest to see... Read More

CP Holiday Train Rolls into the Quad Cities!

December 5th, 2019

The Canadian Pacific (CP) Holiday Train will soon set out once again to entertain hundreds of thousands of people, celebrating 21 years of collecting food and raising funds for food banks across North America. The CP Holiday Train program launched in 1999 and has since raised more than $15.8 million and gathered 4.5 million pounds of food for communities along CP’s routes in Canada and the United States. Every pound and dollar raised at each stop stays with the local food bank to help feed those in need in that community.   ****DATE**** December 7, 2019   ****LOCATION**** Davenport Corner... Read More

Downtown East Moline Celebrates Christmas with Lighted Parade and MORE!

December 4th, 2019

Looking for a little holiday family fun this weekend? Then look no further than Downtown East Moline! East Moline Main Street will host their Lighted Christmas Parade, along with other fun-filled Christmas activities, this Saturday Dec 7 from 5 – 9 p.m. in Downtown East Moline (Runner’s Park 742 15th Avenue East Moline and Cleary Hall 1705 6th Street East Moline). Festivities kick off with the Lighted Christmas Parade at 5 p.m. The parade will begin at 15th Avenue and 10th Street. It will continue down 15th Avenue to 6th Street. Feel the holiday magic at the Christmas Tree Lighting, which will... Read More

Christkindlmarkt Quad Cities 2019 Heads to Freight House

December 3rd, 2019

The Quad Cities’ annual holiday celebration of German heritage is back once again, at a new location! Christkindlmarkt Quad Cities 2019 will take place this Saturday Dec 7 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday Dec 8 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Freight House Market (421 W River Dr. Davenport). Previously held at the German American Heritage Museum Center & Museum, this artisan craft and gift market will include German music, European foods, international beers, and artist demonstrations and performances. Kick off the Christkindlmarkt fun with the St. Nicholas Dinner on Friday Dec 6 from 5... Read More

OMG! Becky Fest December Happening this Weekend!

December 2nd, 2019

OMG! Becky Fest, the Quad Cities’ Indie Art and Vintage Fest is back this weekend! Crafted QC’s very tinsel-ey Becky Fest will take place this Friday Dec 6 from 6 – 9 p.m. and Saturday Dec 7 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Great Hall at the River Center (136 E 3rd Street Davenport). While admission is free, a suggested $2 donation to River Music Experience would be greatly appreciated! Come enjoy 100+ of the Midwest’s best in handmade, vintage, sweet treats, and crafty kids. Live, festive, music will also be provided by the River Music Experience. River Center concessions will have snacks,... Read More

Winter Nights Winter Lights Returns to Quad City Botanical Center

December 1st, 2019

The gardens will be in winter bloom again with 100,000 glowing lights during the third annual Winter Nights Winter Lights at the Quad City Botanical Center (2525 4th Avenue Rock Island). Bundle up, stroll the gardens at night then warm up inside at the hot chocolate bar. Bring the kids for crafts or plan your visit for one of the special events.   Dates and Times 4:30 – 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday   First night for general admission – Wed, Dec 4 Members’ Only Night – Sun, Dec 1   Also open Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve and the night... Read More

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