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Hocus Pocus & Beetlejuice at Blue Grass Drive-In

October 6th, 2020
Hocus Pocus & Beetlejuice at Blue Grass Drive-In

It’s finally October and the Blue Grass Drive-In (774 W Mayne St. Blue Grass) has a great lineup of spooky family films coming your way! This week, you can catch classics Hocus Pocus and Beetlejuice in the big screen! For a full list of showtimes, visit https://bgdrive.in/. Hocus Pocus (1993) – 1h 36m After moving to Salem, Mass., teenager Max Dennison (Omri Katz) explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani (Thora Birch) and their new friend, Allison (Vinessa Shaw). After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious, Max accidentally frees a coven of evil witches (Bette Midler, Sarah... Read More

The Age of Nature Outdoor Drive-In Screening

October 6th, 2020
The Age of Nature Outdoor Drive-In Screening

Join WQPT at the Blue Grass Drive-In Theater (774 W Mayne St. Blue Grass) for a FREE special outdoor screening of PBS’ 3-part film, The Age of Nature this Thursday Oct 8 at 7 p.m. The Age of Nature series (narrated by Um Thurman) brings together inspirational contributors, rare archive material and stunning imagery from around the world, to give us a deeper understanding of Nature and our place within it. Before the screening begins, visit the WQPT table near the big screen and receive a FREE stainless steel water bottle and other cool swag! Attendees can also stay after the screening for a second... Read More

Howl-O-Ween Costume Contest

October 6th, 2020
Howl-O-Ween Costume Contest

Pack up your pup and join the Moline Parks and Recreation Department for a Howl-O-Ween Costume Contest at Greenvalley Dog Park (6009 50th Avenue Moline) on Wednesday October 7 from 5 – 6 p.m.! Dress up your pup (and possibly yourself) in their best costume to join the costume contest. Let your dog mingle in the dog park, visit with paw-some vendors, Rewarded Rescues and D.O.G & Friends, and take home a dog goodie bag. You must register each dog attending to receive goodie bags and/or participate in the costume contest. *Select your quantity of registrations before adding to cart* Register... Read More

Cruise Into An Elvis Tribute

October 5th, 2020
Cruise Into An Elvis Tribute

Originally scheduled for Saturday Oct 3, the Cruise Into Fall Event at the Moline Township Activity Center (620 18th Street Moline) has been moved to this Monday Oct 4. Bring your lawn chair and Blue Suede Shoes to this fun-filled Tribute to Elvis! From 4 – 5:30 p.m. Sloppy Joe baskets and desserts will be sold. Enjoy an amazing Elvis Show from 5 – 6:30 p.m., featuring Mike Clardie, formally with Coupe DeVille band. This performance will take place outside in the park. Mike has performed in Vegas and puts on a really good show. Enjoy some vocals by former Coupe Deville, Jim Clark. Take part... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of October 4th: Fall Foliage, Haunted Forests, Artoberfest and MORE!

October 4th, 2020
10 Fun Things To Do Week of October 4th: Fall Foliage, Haunted Forests, Artoberfest 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

Have Some Scarecrow Sunday Funday!

October 3rd, 2020
Have Some Scarecrow Sunday Funday!

Join the Quad City Botanical Center (2525 4th Avenue Rock Island) for some Sunday Funday: Scarecrow Building this Sunday Oct 4 from 1 – 3 p.m. Bring a bag of old clothes, hats and accessories to donate to the garden to create a scarecrow for their fall display. Scarecrows and clothing become the property of the Botanical Center and will be on display throughout October. Straw, cross arms, rope, burlap heads and fence posts will be provided as supplies last. Explore the gardens with the Pumpkin Extravaganza activity guide after your scarecrow is complete. ​Please read mask and distancing guidelines... Read More

29th Annual Fall Ecology Day

October 2nd, 2020
29th Annual Fall Ecology Day

“Fall into the Outdoors at the Wapsi Center” Come and celebrate Fall in the great outdoors! Join the Wapsi River Environmental Education Center (31555 52nd Ave Dixon) for an exciting day of presentations, activities, hiking, and crafts. Activities are geared for all ages and abilities. Space is LIMITED. Registration is REQUIRED. Please call to sign up your family and friends (563) 328-3286. Schedule of Events: 10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M. ~ Prairie Seed Collecting and Seed Balls – Join staff on the prairie for a hike and seed identification and collection. Then make and take... Read More

Guttenberg German Band Outdoor Concert

October 1st, 2020
Guttenberg German Band Outdoor Concert

Join the German American Heritage Center & Museum (712 W 2nd St. Davenport) on Saturday Oct 3 at 2 p.m. for a concert in their parking lot, featuring the Guttenberg German Band! The Guttenberg German Band is a traditional German/Bavarian village band with members from Guttenberg, Iowa and surrounding towns. The band consists of friends from all walks of life who practice together for the love of the German music. The concert will be located outdoors in our parking lot. Bring your own seating, snacks, and non-alcoholic beverages. Donations are greatly appreciated. Onsite parking will be extremely... Read More

State Street Market Geneseo 2020

October 1st, 2020
State Street Market Geneseo 2020

A destination Autumn tradition for the region. Join the State Street Market and Geneseo Chamber of Commerce on Saturday Oct 3 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. for some State Street shopping fun! This FREE family-friendly event includes a curated list of handmade and vintage vendors, live music, great food, a libation station, and more! Shop vendors set up down the historic State Street and stay to explore all of Geneseo. Come to shop the market and stay to take in the day in town! Follow @statestreetmarketgeneseo on Facebook and Instagram for more details. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2250748545234304... Read More

INTRODUCING… Your Month in Events for October 2020: Frightening Fun, Live Music, Chili Cook Off and MORE!

October 1st, 2020
INTRODUCING... Your Month in Events for October 2020: Frightening Fun, Live Music, Chili Cook Off and MORE!

We at QuadCities.com are ALWAYS looking for cool new ways to bring you the best in local entertainment coverage in the Quad-Cities. And so we’re debuting a NEW feature — The Month In Events! It’s our way of giving you even MORE great coverage here on your site for the best arts and entertainment reporting in the area — your free, fun, local, award-winning QuadCities.com! Today, QuadCities.com proudly presents the very first Month in Events, a list of events happening in the Quad Cities this month, and every month! On the first of every month we will give you an exciting... Read More