Saturday, March 17, 2018
Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois

Hey, Mermaids, Check Out The Underwater Egg Hunt

March 17th, 2018

Spring is right around the corner, which means it’s time for Egg Hunts! The Rock Island Parks and Recreation are spicing things up, however, with an Underwater Egg Hunt! This Sunday Mar 18, join the Rock Island Parks and Recreation at the first ever Underwater Egg Hunt! The hunt will take place at the Rock Island Fitness and Activity Center from 1-3:30 p.m. The cost to participate in this one-of-a-kind egg hunt is only $5 (must be under 14 years to register). Registration can be completed online at https://apm.activecommunities.com/rockislandparksandrec/Activity_Search/2405. Hunting for eggs... Read More

Get Whipped Up For Venus In Fur

March 16th, 2018

QC Theatre Workshop is at it again. This time with the steamy dark comedy, ‘Venus in Fur’. The group is now presenting a Tony Award-winning dark comedy of desire, gamesmanship, and shifting power dynamics. ‘Venus in Fur’ will be showing at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday Mar 16-17 and Mar 23-24 and 3 p.m. on Sunday Mar 18 and Mar 25 at 1730 Wilkes Ave., Davenport. Doors open 15 minutes prior to showtime. This play contains mature content that may be inappropriate for young viewers. ‘Venus in Fur’ opens on writer/director Thomas Novachek as he attempts to cast his stage adaptation of an... Read More

Go Koo Koo Kanga Roo At Family Museum

March 16th, 2018

Looking for a fun and family-friendly event this weekend? How about a dance party? Koo Koo Kanga Roo is coming to the Family Museum (2900 Learning Campus Dr Bettendorf) this Saturday Mar 17 with a special St. Patrick’s Day performance! The party starts at 2 p.m. and is included with paid Museum admission. Admission for the Family Museum is $9 (free under one year old) or $5 for those 60 and older and active military personnel their spouse and children residing in the same household. To purchase tickets in advance, go to http://familymuseum.org/store/admission. Koo Koo Kanga Roo is the dance-a-long... Read More

Celebrate Family-Friendly St. Patrick’s Day At Freight House

March 16th, 2018

Looking for a family-friendly St. Patrick’s Day celebration? Then head to the Freight House Farmers’ Market this Saturday! The Freight House Farmers’ Market (421 W River Drive Moline) is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day this Saturday Mar 17 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the East end of the Freight House Complex. Corned beef and cabbage will be served for a donation that will benefit Humility of Mary and the Project of the Quad Cities. Activities for the kids will be available and the hours for the market have been extended! Come check out eastern Iowa’s premier farmer market! Vendors will be... Read More

Get Your Irish Up For The St. Patrick’s Day Parade!

March 15th, 2018

It’s time for the only bi-state St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the USA! And it’s right here in the QCA! The Grand Parade is this Saturday Mar 17. The parade begins at 11:30 a.m. at the corner of 4th Avenue and 23rd Street in Rock Island. It will then wind its way thru downtown Rock Island following 4th Avenue to 20th Street, then to 3rd Avenue to 17th Street and finally to 2nd Avenue to the Centennial Bridge. The parade then crosses the Mississippi River to Gaines Street in Davenport. From there, it will go north to 3rd Street and then east on 3rd to the River Center. A map of the parade route... Read More

You Can’t Fight This Feeling

March 15th, 2018

You can’t fight this feeling! Come sail away to the TaxSlayer Center, this weekend! REO Speedwagon and Styx with special guest Don Felder are coming to the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Dr Moline) this Saturday Mar 17 at 7 p.m.! Ticket prices vary and can be purchased at the TaxSlayer Center Box Office, TicketMaster Phone Center at (800) 745-3000 or online at TicketMaster.com. There’s no better way to spend St. Patrick’s Day than experiencing these American rock legends live, all in one place! You’ll be dancing and singing along to the many greatest hits performed at this exciting show. These... Read More

Woodwind Ensemble Blows Into RI Library

March 15th, 2018

The Rock Island Library will host an impromptu music performance Friday, when the STEM Ensemble of Valparaiso University drops by. The STEM Woodwind Ensemble of Valparaiso University will drop by the Downtown Library on Friday, March 16. The double quintet will play from the mezzanine of the library from 3:00 to 4:00 pm, providing beautiful music for first-floor patrons to read, browse or study by. STEM Quintet Musicians are Alison Norris, flute; Timothy Henderson, oboe; Monica Lueck, clairinet; Janelle Wiegal, horn, and Sarah Kuchel, bassoon. Additional tour musicians in the STEM wind ensemble... Read More

Time For The Scudpocalypse To Hit

March 15th, 2018

How about a day filled with live music, drinks and fun with friends this St. Patrick’s Day? What if you were also helping out the local QCA music scene? Scudpocalypse, a fundraiser for the Rock Island Supper Club, is happening this Saturday Mar 17 at The Moline Club (1530 5th Avenue Moline) from 3-11 p.m. Fourteen bands and two floors of music will keep you entertained all day and night! A birthday celebration for Travis Scudder will be ensuing as well. Scudder cups, a keg and Mama Bosso pizzas will be available. For a full list of confirmed bands, visit the Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/1997667843783693/. Don’t... Read More

Hey Muscatine! Ready To Party At The Brew?

March 14th, 2018

Are you ready to make this the most memorable St. Patrick’s Day weekend, ever? Why not kick off the party early? Head to Missipi Brew (107 Iowa Ave Muscatine) this Friday Mar 16 for Spring Break Bash at the Brew! The party goes from 9:30 p.m. until 1:30 a.m Spring Break Bash at the Brew will take place in the back room and will feature DJ Drew Minder playing all your favorite tunes and Todd will be mixing up some of the best concoctions in Muscatine! Make a return visit to Missipi Brew on Saturday Mar 17 for their Annual St. Pat’s Party with DJ Tony Tone! Stop by and pick up your St. Patrick’s... Read More

Get Into The Art Of Gardening

March 14th, 2018

Gardening season is right around the corner. Are you ready to start planning this year’s home garden? Whether you are a beginner or expert, this event will help you make the most out of the great outdoors this year! Muscatine Community College’s Continuing Education Department is again offering their popular Art of Gardening day-long seminar! Art of Gardening will take place on Saturday Mar 17 at MCC Strahan Hall (152 Colorado Street Muscatine). The Art of Gardening seminar is used to educate and inspire others to seek enjoyment and fulfillment through a variety of home gardening related topics... Read More