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WIU – Quad Cities Presents Earth Hour Every Wednesday Night

March 6th, 2024
WIU – Quad Cities Presents Earth Hour Every Wednesday Night

Western Illinois University’s Quad Cities campus will host a series of presentations, films and panels from 5-6 p.m. each Wednesday night during the Spring 2020 semester. This series will focus on informative topics in relation to Earth Day. The public is invited to attend. Here are the upcoming presentations:   February 5 – Climate and Weather – Eric Sorensen, WQAD Meteorologist (RH 111)   February 19 – To Save Nature is to Save Ourselves: Surviving Mass Extinction – Joel Vanderbush, Curator of Conservation & Education, Niabi Zoo.   February 26 – American... Read More

Cycle Up With Some Frozen Fun This Weekend

January 27th, 2024
Cycle Up With Some Frozen Fun This Weekend

Are you ready for some frozen fun on the Mississippi this weekend? Friends of Off Road Cycling (FORC) will be hosting their annual Frozen Fat Fondo Fest, this Saturday Jan 27! The festival will be held rain, shine, snow, or slime on the beautiful shores of the Mississippi River at the recently rebuilt Credit Island Lodge. This one of kind off road course will consist of Fatbikes with tires 3.5” or wider. No exceptions! Don’t have a Fatbike? Then buy, borrow or rent one! Riders will test their mettle on a circuit featuring many technical challenges (b-lines available for most) through thick... Read More

Viva La Divas Return to Speakeasy With Holiday Show Tonight!

December 1st, 2023
Viva La Divas Return to Speakeasy With Holiday Show Tonight!

Experience the PREMIERE Drag Show in the Quad Cities! The Speakeasy (1818 3rd Avenue Rock Island) is thrilled to welcome back the area’s premiere drag show, Viva La Divas, this Friday with a special holiday show tonight! Now in its seventh year, Viva La Divas is the longest running drag show in the Quad Cities bringing you some of the United States best performers! Viva La Divas has three multiple title holders and Speakeasy favorites… Dementia Jaide, Jamie Summers and Milange Cavalli! This outstanding show cast is the kind you would expect to see in a large market like Chicago, New York... Read More

Come On Out To The 10th Annual Fall Belgian Fest

September 17th, 2023
Come On Out To The 10th Annual Fall Belgian Fest

The area’s biggest and best celebration of Belgian heritage is back in the Quad Cities! Take a trip to the heart of Moline Illinois, for some Olde Towne Flemish fun this weekend at the Fall Belgian Fest! The 9th Annual Fall Belgian Fest returns to Stephens Park (7th Street and 15th Avenue Moline) TODAY, Sunday Sep 17 from 12 – 4 p.m. Admission is free to all! The Fall Belgian Fest, formerly known as the Fall Flemish Fest, is sponsored and organized by the Center for Belgian Culture. Bill Cornelis, President of CBC and organizer of the Fall Belgian Fest shares, “Many of the Belgian Community... Read More

Fall Belgian Fest Returns With Flemish Fun For All

September 16th, 2023
Fall Belgian Fest Returns With Flemish Fun For All

The area’s biggest and best celebration of Belgian heritage is back in the Quad Cities! Take a trip to the heart of Moline Illinois, for some Olde Towne Flemish fun this weekend at the Fall Belgian Fest! The 10th Annual Fall Belgian Fest returns to Stephens Park (7th Street and 15th Avenue Moline) this Sunday Sep 17 from 12 – 4 p.m. Admission is free to all! The Fall Belgian Fest, formerly known as the Fall Flemish Fest, is sponsored and organized by the Center for Belgian Culture. Bill Cornelis, Festival Chairman of the Fall Belgian Fest shares, “Many of the Belgian Community came to Moline,... Read More

Get Funky at Planet Funk Con This Weekend At Davenport RiverCenter!

August 25th, 2023
Get Funky at Planet Funk Con This Weekend At Davenport RiverCenter!

The Quad Cities’ premier comics and entertainment convention is almost here! That’s right, it’s time for Planet Funk Con! Brough to you by What’s That Funk, Planet Funk Con 2019 is happening Friday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the RiverCenter in downtown Davenport. A One-Day ticket is $20, Weekend Pass is $50 and a Weekend Pass with After Party Bonus is $125. To purchase tickets today, visit https://www.planetfunkcontickets.com/. Last year Planet Funk Con held the biggest comic con the Quad Cities has ever seen. They had... Read More

Summer Jam Vol. 3 Returns to Downtown East Moline

August 11th, 2023
Summer Jam Vol. 3 Returns to Downtown East Moline

James ‘Lobo’ Lopez and Colin Brandt have once again joined forces with Hey Bryans to bring this summer’s ultimate party back to East Moline. That’s right, it’s time for Summer Jam Vol. 3! Summer Jam Vol. 3 makes its way to Hey Bryans (1140 15th Ave East Moline) on Saturday Aug 19. The excitement starts at 2 p.m. and continues all day and night, until 3 a.m. Kids are welcome until 9 p.m. And the best part? Admission is FREE! New this year, Summer Jam is teaming up with the East Moline Freedom Fest for the biggest 15th Ave Production ever! Check out the 6-block long car show and feel the... Read More

Hoops in the Heartland Returns to Quad Cities This Weekend

March 11th, 2023
Hoops in the Heartland Returns to Quad Cities This Weekend

The Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) Women’s Basketball Tournament returns to the TaxSlayer Center, 1201 River Dr. in downtown Moline, Illinois, for its fourth year on March 11-12, 2023. Tickets for the tournament are on sale now and are available at the TaxSlayer Center box office or online at Ticketmaster.com. Group Rates are available for group of 10+, order today by calling 309-277-1356. Ten universities compete in the MVC Women’s Basketball Tournament and include: Bradley, Drake, Evansville, Illinois State, Indiana State, Loyola, Missouri State, Northern Iowa, Southern Illinois, and Valparaiso. For... Read More

The Ultimate Guide to Quad Cities’ Haunted Attractions

October 28th, 2022
The Ultimate Guide to Quad Cities’ Haunted Attractions

It’s official, Quad Cities. The wait is over. It’s Haunted House and Hayrack Ride time! Check out these bone-chilling experiences, happening in the area:   Factory of Fear                5027 4th Ave. Moline                    http://www.qcfactoryoffear.com https://www.facebook.com/QCFactoryOfFear/ The longest running Haunted Attraction in the Quad Cities, Factory of Fear, will celebrate their opening night this Friday Sep 28. Factory of Fear was rated number 1 in the Quad Cities on HauntedQC.com in 2011, 2012 and 2013. Hours:   Friday-Saturday                            ... Read More

Iowa’s East Village Hosting Farm Days Providing Fun For The Family

August 26th, 2022
Iowa's East Village Hosting Farm Days Providing Fun For The Family

Looking for some free family-fun this weekend? Then look no further than Farm Days in the Village! Farm Days in the Village is happening this Saturday Aug 27 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday Aug 28 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Village of East Davenport (2302 East 11th Street Davenport)! This FREE family-friendly event includes a petting zoo, Gator raffle, pedal tractors, tractor ride around, wagon rides, entertainment, Dynamometer, magician/balloon animals and more! For more information, visit http://www.villageofeastdavenport.com/Farm_Days_In_The_Village.php or the Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/600893026922705/. Fun... Read More