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Have Some Free Family Fun at the Figge This Weekend!

November 21st, 2019

Downtown Davenport will be busting with activities this Saturday morning. Why not enjoy a free family-friendly event at the Figge? Free Family Day at the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd St Davenport) will be held this Saturday Nov 23 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Come celebrate the new exhibitions at the Figge with a variety of hands-on projects and experiences for both kids and adults! Families and fans alike will dive into the current exhibitions through art projects, films, gallery happenings and even a snack break.  Whether you are 1 or 100, you are welcome to join for free museum admission all day,... Read More

Downtown Moline Lights Up for the Holidays

November 20th, 2019

Kick off your holiday season this Saturday in Downtown Moline! The Annual Lighting on the Commons happens this Saturday Nov 23 from 3:30 – 6 p.m. on the John Deere Commons (1400 River Dr. Moline). Join your friends and neighbors Downtown Moline for attractions that include Santa and Mrs. Claus, horse-drawn wagon rides, live music featuring local choirs, a children’s craft area and of course, the famous Lighting Ceremony and Fireworks! From 4:30 – 6 p.m. enjoy free cookies, cider and hot cocoa! The Official Lighting Ceremony and Fireworks will take place at 6 p.m. For more information, visit... Read More

Ballet Dances Into Figge Thursday

November 19th, 2019

The talented dancers of Ballet Quad Cities will glide into the Figge Museum in downtown Davenport at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The mini performance is featuring a lively potpourri of favorite Ballet Quad Cities dancers along with artist Chuck Morris, his incredible “Shake the Muse” invention, Rob Miller on Clarinet, and more! There will be an opportunity to speak with the artists after the performance. Performance begins at 6:30pm and will conclude around 7:00pm. Come early to get a good seat and enjoy a $6 burger basket or a drink at the café. Children are welcome!  Read More

Find Your Holiday Spirit at the Festival of Trees!

November 19th, 2019

Nothing kicks off the holiday season in the Quad Cities more festively than the Festival of Trees! This amazing annual tradition since 1986, held at the RiverCenter (136 E 3rd St Davenport), will commence festivities on Thursday Nov 21. There will be something to enjoy for the entire family between the art galleries, Bo the Bear, the decorated trees and much more!   Here is a full list of the Special Events at the Festival of Trees 2019:   Silent Disco Sneak Peek! Thursday Nov 21             6 – 9 p.m.                         RiverCenter South, Great... Read More

Play Ball! River Bandits 2020 Season Is On, But Future Remains Uncertain

November 19th, 2019

The Quad City River Bandits will play their full 2020 schedule, despite an uncertain future after Major League Baseball announced its plans to potentially sever ties over 40 minor league teams, including the River Bandits. The MLB and Minor League Baseball’s Professional Baseball Agreement is set to expire after the 2020 season, ergo this season will remain unhindered by the new plan. According to an article published Saturday in the New York Times, a Major League Baseball proposal has been forwarded that would cut ties between 42 minor league teams and their major league partners. The Quad City... Read More

River Bandits Release Cryptic Tweet, Remain Silent On Fate Of Team

November 19th, 2019

With the dark cloud of potentially having their major league affiliation to the Houston Astros cut, leaving them with an uncertain fate, the Quad City River Bandits officials remained mum on Monday, releasing only a cryptic post on Twitter. The GIF, captioned “Monday mood,” featured a little girl from a Disney film with an exasperated expression on her face. According to an article published Saturday in the New York Times, a Major League Baseball proposal has been forwarded that would cut ties between 42 minor league teams and their major league partners. The Quad City River Bandits, a minor... Read More

Could The River Bandits Be Sinking? Or Changing Ships?

November 18th, 2019

The Quad City River Bandits could be sinking, or changing ships, losing their affiliate as an official minor league team to Major League Baseball in 2020. According to an article published Saturday in the New York Times, a Major League Baseball proposal has been forwarded that would cut ties between 42 minor league teams and their major league partners.  The Quad City River Bandits, a minor league affiliate of the Houston Astros, are on that list. Many of the teams have been lower division bastions for decades, with one, the Chattanooga Lookouts, having been a minor league affiliate since 1885.... Read More

Jirard The Completionist Coming to The Rust Belt

November 18th, 2019

Jirard Khalil is not just another social media influencer. He’s “That One Video Gamer” – The Completionist. Get up close and personal with Jirard The Completionist at The Rust Belt (533 12th Avenue East Moline) this Tuesday Nov 19. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the magic begins at 7 p.m. Jirard “Dragonrider” Khalil is the host of the YouTube review show, “The Completionist”, and co-host of “Super Beard Bros.” On his main channel, The Completionist, Jirard completes a new game every week, ranging from casual games to hardcore games. On his second channel,... Read More

Comedy Sportz Takes A Final Bow Next Weekend

November 18th, 2019

The longest-running show in the Quad Cities takes a final bow in November as the entity known as ComedySportz will be formally converting into G.I.T. Improv following a 30-year run of family-friendly, competitive improv matches. “It’ll definitely be a shift for comedy in the Quad Cities, and we’re very excited about what the future holds,” said Jeff Adamson, co-founder and co-owner of both CSz Quad Cities, Ltd. and G.I.T. Improv. ComedySportz began in 1990 enjoying successful runs at both the former ComedySportz Arena (The Speakeasy) and at The Establishment before relocating this year... Read More

Quad City Storm Getting An Early Jump On Hockey Fighting Cancer

November 17th, 2019

The Quad City Storm is storming ahead with even greater efforts to battle cancer and help those who have battled the disease. The Quad City Storm is getting an early jump on raising money for the Hockey Fights Cancer Game on February 1, 2020. This year, you can honor a loved one who fought cancer by putting their name on a ribbon in the color of the cancer they fought for only $20. If all 1300 ribbons are sold, the Storm will have raised $26,000 before one jersey is sold!   You can also buy a replica jersey with your loved one’s name on it!   All net proceeds from the... Read More

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