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Performing Arts Signature Series Goes Virtual

October 12th, 2020
Performing Arts Signature Series Goes Virtual

Become a subscriber and enjoy a virtual dinner party safely from your own home! Join the Quad City Arts this Thursday Oct 15 for their Performing Arts Signature Series: Virtual Season. This week will feature John Patti, Steel Pan Drummer. John takes jazz and blues to a new level by adding the unique island flare of the steel drum to provide an intriguing and memorable performance guaranteed to get any audience dancing in their seats! John is well versed in various genres of music, from jazz to the reggae sounds of the steel pan, and the addition of R&B, Motown, and blues gives his performance... Read More

Creepy Tales with Edgar Allan Poe on Facebook

October 12th, 2020
Creepy Tales with Edgar Allan Poe on Facebook

Every Tuesday in October the Davenport Public Library brings Creepy Tales with Edgar Allan Poe to Facebook Live. From 4 – 4:30 p.m. you can visit https://www.facebook.com/davenportlibrary/live_videos/ for a live reading of a classic story or poem by Edgar Allan Poe. Learn more about his history and his life, while enjoying a creepy tale. THIS SPACE For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities this week, check out the latest issue of FUN10QC.  Read More

Tales for Tots Online with Bettendorf Public Library

October 12th, 2020
Tales for Tots Online with Bettendorf Public Library

Looking for interactive entertainment for your little ones at home? Then join the Bettendorf Public Library with their Tales for Tots Online! Tales for Tots Online takes place Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. on the Bettendorf Public Library’s YouTube page. Children (birth to age three) and a caregiver are invited to attend these online sessions filled with simple exercises, stories, songs, rhymes, parenting tips and more. Check out the playlist for Tales for Tots here. Follow the Bettendorf Public Library on Facebook for other fun at-home activities. For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of October 11th: Creepy Tales, Spooky Spectaculars, Painted Pumpkins and MORE!

October 11th, 2020
10 Fun Things To Do Week of October 11th: Creepy Tales, Spooky Spectaculars, Painted Pumpkins and MORE!

QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! It’s no secret that the entertainment industry has gone through quite the transformation over the past seven months. When we began this column at the beginning of March 2020, we foresaw sharing ten (of the numerous) exciting events going on in the Quad Cities area throughout the week. Just a few weeks after launching this new feature, we were all presented with a reality we never saw coming. One thing never changed, however. While the look and feel significantly altered, amazing... Read More

Davenport’s German American Heritage Center Oktoberfest by the Numbers

October 10th, 2020
Davenport's German American Heritage Center Oktoberfest by the Numbers

Don your Dirndl or Lederhosen, crack open your favorite beer, and virtually join the German American Heritage Center & Museum on Sunday Oct 11 from 2 – 3 p.m. for Oktoberfest by the Numbers. Oktoberfest by the Numbers is a fun-fact filled presentation about Germany’s largest Volksfest by Kelly Lao, Executive Director of the GAHC. This presentation will be presented live over Zoom. This event is free to the public. Donations are greatly appreciated. Donation-based tickets can be purchased at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/oktoberfest-by-the-numbers-tickets-121434117715. A zoom link will... Read More

Joe Nichols Live at East Moline’s Murphy Park Saturday

October 9th, 2020
Joe Nichols Live at East Moline's Murphy Park Saturday

Country music artist Joe Nichols will bring his socially-distanced approved outdoor concert to Murphy Park (900 Bend Blvd East Moline) this Saturday Oct 10. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. Supporting acts include both Jay Allen and Bobby Ray Bunch. Party Pods will be available for 4-6 people, starting at just $53 per person! Get your Party Pod today at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/joe-nichols-tickets-120420056631. Every aspect of the event is designed to follow the recommended social distancing and safety guidelines. 68 – 10′ x 10′ square pods are spread out... Read More

Enjoy The Weather With A Fall Foliage Lunch Cruise On Celebration Belle This Weekend

October 9th, 2020
Enjoy The Weather With A Fall Foliage Lunch Cruise On Celebration Belle This Weekend

Board the Celebration Belle for their Fall Foliage Lunch Cruise this Saturday Oct 10 from 10:30 – 3 p.m.! This 4-hour cruise will include famous homemade sticky rolls and fruit, a hot lunch, dessert, coffee, iced tea, and fabulous entertainers will perform your favorite tunes. They take requests too! Take in the beautiful Fall scenic views along the Mississippi and you’ll also have the BEST view of the new bridge arch! It’s an amazing view from our top 2 outside decks. It’s the perfect time to cruise! Cruise times: boarding at 10:30 am departs at 11:00 am returns at 3:00 pm. Reservations... Read More

Cody Road Artoberfest Popping Up!

October 9th, 2020
Cody Road Artoberfest Popping Up!

Make your way to the beautiful LeClaire for Cody Road Artoberfest, this Saturday Oct 10 and Sunday Oct 11 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. This 2-day arts and craft event will be held at the LeClaire Civic Center, located at 127 S Cody Rd. LeClaire. Local artists and crafters will be displaying their talent and selling items. Perfect opportunity to get your fall craft items and presents for Christmas. There will also be fine gifts for purchase. Join local artists and crafters for a socially distanced shopping spree! Travel a one-way journey through booths of local artisans and small businesses selling their... Read More

Pete the Purple Bull’s Humane Race Racing In For Charity This Weekend

October 9th, 2020
Pete the Purple Bull’s Humane Race Racing In For Charity This Weekend

October is National Bully Prevention Month! Pete the Purple Bull and the City of Riverdale, Iowa together will host Pete’s 5K Humane Race to support bully prevention programs in QC schools this Saturday Oct 10 from 9 – 11 a.m. The race will be offered two ways: 1) Real-time with CDC Covid recommendations followed 2) Virtually, to allow runners/walkers more flexibility. Virtual entries can pick their own time and place to run their 5k race between 10/1 and 10/23/20. The in-person race will take place.on Saturday, October 10th, 2020, 9am, at Riverdale City Hall. The event is sponsored by... Read More

Outbreak! at QC Haunted Forest

October 7th, 2020
Outbreak! at QC Haunted Forest

You are invited to a VIP only tour of the top secret QCHF International containment facility. Outbreak! at the QC Haunted Forest (3501 207th St. N. Port Byron), an outdoor walk through attraction, opens this Friday Oct 9 and will continue every Friday and Saturday from 7 – 11 p.m. throughout the month of October. QCHF has been performing genetic test developments of animal and human subjects, in order to weaponize these beings for military use. Your visit starts with at outpost APL (in the main building) where you will be checked in and briefed. From there, you will walk to the outdoor gates... Read More