Sunday - July 22, 2018
Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois

Calling All Aspiring Junior Chefs!

July 21st, 2018

Do you have an aspiring young chef in your home? Then they are going to love the newest classes available at the Milan Hy-Vee! The Milan Hy-Vee (201 W 10th Ave Milan) is offering Junior Chefs Camp (9-13 years old) from Tuesday Jul 24 through Thursday Jul 26 in the Conference Room and One Step Garden. Morning sessions will run from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and the afternoon sessions will be from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Allow your children to sharpen their cooking skills while having fun with other aspiring young chefs. Each class is led by Nina, Milan Hy-Vee’s store dietitian and will utilize produce from... Read More

Miss You Can Do It Pageant Making Dreams Come True

July 20th, 2018

The National ‘Miss You Can Do It’ Pageant is coming to the Quad Cities once again! The 15th Annual ‘Miss You Can Do It’ Pageant will be happening on Saturday Jul 21 at the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd Street Davenport). From 6-9 p.m. the dreams of young girls from all over the country will come true! Founded by Abbey Curran, Miss Iowa USA 2008, the ‘Miss You Can Do It’ Pageant was created just for girls and women with special needs and challenges. Abbey was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy at birth, and was predetermined to live a life of difficulties and obstacles. However, she went on to... Read More

Do You Believe? UFO Sighted Over Midwestern Park

July 19th, 2018

I’m not sayin’ it was aliens, but… It was certainly unidentified, definitely flying and presumably an object, therefore it, by definition was a UFO, and I, and my son and his friend, saw it slowly gliding over the Mississippi River and Schwiebert Park going into Rock Island, Illinois. Giorgio Tsaukalos, take notes… It was a warm Monday night, July 9, just after sunset, and we were enjoying the weather and the atmosphere at the park on the river. Schwiebert is just east of the centennial bridge connecting Rock Island to Davenport, Iowa, just to the west of the Rock Island Arsenal military... Read More

La Montagne Coming To Adler Oct. 24

July 19th, 2018

Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Ray LaMontagne announces tour dates for his 25-date North American Just Passing Throughacoustic tour. John Stirratt of Wilco will accompany Ray on bass throughout the tour. The tour will kick off on October 7 in Portland, ME before making its way to the Adler Theatre in Davenport on Wednesday, October 24 at 7:30 p.m.  During the tour, LaMontagne will play New York City’s legendary Radio City Music Hall on October 10. The performance marks LaMontagne’s return to the historic venue for the first time in 10 years.   Tickets ($39.50, $49.50, $69.50, $79.50)... Read More

Learn and Play at the John Deere Pavilion

July 19th, 2018

Looking for a free and fun event for the entire family this weekend? Then check out the 11th Annual Learn & Play Day at the John Deere Pavilion! On Saturday Jul 21, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. kids of all ages are invited to spend the day playing and learning about the work of John Deere customers! The John Deere Pavilion is located at 1400 River Drive Moline and showcases the past and present of agriculture in a hands-on fashion that will prove to be an unforgettable experience. The 11th Annual Learn & Play Day will allow children to learn about life on a farm, see what it’s like to work... Read More

Hairbangers Ball and Corporate Rock Heading to The District!

July 18th, 2018

Grab your spandex and start teasing your hair now! Hairbangers Ball is heading to the Quad Cities! Hairbangers Ball will be rocking the District of Rock Island, along with special guest Corporate Rock, for Daiquiri Factory’s 14th Anniversary and RIBCO’s 40th Anniversary Party! The fun will happen on the stage outside of Daiquiri Factory (1809 2nd Ave Rock Island) on Saturday Jul 21 at 7 p.m. Tickets for this all ages show are $10 and can be purchased online at https://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?eventId=8328245&dispatch=loadSelectionData. The first 300 people through the gates... Read More

‘Mamma Mia!’ Is ABBAsolutely coming to Circa!

July 18th, 2018

A beloved Broadway smash and five-time Tony Award nominee, and the show that resurrected an international wave of ABBA fever will make its area debut when Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse treats audiences to the singing, dancing, spirited fun of the iconic musical MAMMA MIA! This pop-tune-driven entertainment – one of the 10 longest-running productions in Great White Way history – will electrify crowds at the Rock Island dinner theater through September 15 and is being brought to life by a spectacular cast of Circa ’21 newcomers and venue favorites. MAMMA MIA! will be staged at Circa... Read More

Get Ready! Here Come the Mummies!

July 17th, 2018

It’s not every day you get to witness an eight-piece band of 5,000-year old mummies perform upbeat and catchy funk-rock. Quad Cities brace yourselves. For Here Come the Mummies! Here Come the Mummies will be bringing their “Terrifying Funk from Beyond the Grave” to Rhythm City Casino (7077 Elmore Avenue Davenport) this Friday Jul 20. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show will begin at 8 p.m. Some say they were cursed after deflowering a great Pharaoh’s daughter. Others claim they are reincarnated Grammy-Winning studio musicians. Regardless, HCTM’s mysterious personas, cunning... Read More

149th Annual Rock Island County Fair Is Here!

July 16th, 2018

Can you believe it? It’s already time for the Rock Island County Fair! The 149th Annual Rock Island County Fair will be from Tuesday Jul 17 through Saturday Jul 21! Head to the Rock Island County Fairgrounds (located at 4200 Archer Drive East Moline) this week for some action-packed family fun! The fun kicks off on Tuesday Jul 17 with Family Fun Day! There will be free admission all day long. Here is a run down of the activities planned: 8 a.m.                                Open Sheep Show 10 a.m.                              4-H Dairy... Read More

Have an ABBA-solutely Great Time at Mamma Mia!

July 15th, 2018

The newest production to hit the Circa ’21 stage is guaranteed to be ABBA-solutely fabulous! Mamma Mia! will be playing at Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse (1828 3rd Ave Rock Island), beginning with two preview performances on Wednesday Jul 18 and Thursday Jul 19 at 5:45. The show will continue it’s run from Friday Jul 20 through Saturday Sep 15. Over 54 million people all around the world have fallen in in love with the characters, the story and the music that make Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good show! A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget! Writer,... Read More