Monday - September 23, 2019
Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois
 

Spend Your Sunday Funday with a Chill on the Hill

September 5th, 2019

Augustana College invites the community to Chill on the Hill at the new Anderson Pavilion on campus, this Sunday Sep 8. The free event will feature food trucks and local bands at the Ruth and Lefty Anderson Pavilion, 3750 7th Ave., Rock Island. The pavilion is just south of the Brunner Theater Center, and the most convenient parking is in the Centennial Hall lot across 7th Avenue. Visitors should bring a blanket or lawn chairs. Seating is first-come, first-served. Beginning at 1:30 p.m., The White Tornado will take the stage. The White Tornado is the piano-playing, songwriting alter ego of the... Read More

Trains, Planes & Automobiles in Geneseo!

September 5th, 2019

If you’re a fan of Trains, Planes and Automobiles – then Geneseo is the place for you to be this weekend! Come experience the world of Trains, Planes and Automobiles in downtown Geneseo this Saturday Sep 7 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Bring the whole family out for a car show, train display and airplane display. Maple City Cruisers Car Show will be taking place all day. Check out the airplane on display from Gen-Air Park pilots. Geneseo Model Railroaders will be operating antique model train displays, as well! Witness a Pedal Car Parade at 11:45 a.m. Pedalers must be 8 years old and under (accompanied... Read More

Rock Island Artists’ Market Happening this Sunday!

September 4th, 2019

The next Rock Island Artists’ Market is this Sunday, September 8!  This family-friendly market will take place from 12-4 pm in the parking lot of Skeleton Key Art and Antiques at 520 18th Street, Rock Island, and will repeat on the second Sunday of each month through October. Admission to the market is free. Shoppers can expect to find a variety of art, local produce, handcrafted goods and more, all sold by the artists, creators and growers. The September market will feature food and drinks by Kavanaugh’s Hilltop Bar and Grill, popcorn by G’s Popcorn of Moline, and music by Roger Carlson. Patrons... Read More

Marv On The Recovery Trail, GoFundMe Still Open For Help

September 3rd, 2019

Marvin Franzen, the amicable denim-clad driver of the tractor that shuttles folks to shows at Codfish Hollow Barnstormers, is out of surgery and on the healing path after a horrible accident August 10 when his tractor flipped, breaking two arms and his pelvis. However, medical costs are skyrocketing, and there’s been a GoFundMe set up to help with expenses. Codfish Hollow updated his condition with a post today: Marvin needs all the support he can get. They have currently moved him out of Iowa City Hospitals and clinics and into the ICU at Select Hospitals in Davenport. He has a lot of recovery... Read More

Fall 2019 Beaux Arts Fair at the Figge!

September 3rd, 2019

For all things artistic in the Quad Cities, head down to the Figge this weekend! The Fall 2019 Beaux Arts Fall Show is heading to the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd Street Davenport) this Saturday Sep 7 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday Sep 8 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The Bechtel Plaza will be filled to the brim with premier art, including hand-woven textiles, paintings, jewelry, pottery, woodworking, sculptures, stained glass and much more! The Midwest’s finest group of artists comes together to showcase quality art pieces just in time for early holiday shopping. Don’t forget to grab something... Read More

She Rocks! Fest Celebrating Women in Music at The Tangled Wood

September 2nd, 2019

Hey Quad Cities, are you ready to celebrate some amazing Women in Music? Don’t miss the She Rocks! Fest this Friday Sep 6 from 6 – 10 p.m. at The Tangled Wood (3636 Tanglewood Road Bettendorf). She Rocks! will celebrate Women in Music with live performances from the following female-led bands: Been There Done That – All Girl Teen Band from QC Rock Academy Hum Hum & the Crash – Teen Band from QC Rock Academy My Finest Hour – From Reno, Nevada Wicked Liz & the Bellyswirls – QC Faves   For more information, visit http://thetangledwood.com/events-view/she-rocks-celebration-sep-6/... Read More

Opa! Our Big Fat Greek Festival is Back!

September 2nd, 2019

Opa! Things are going to get a little Greek around the Quad Cities, this weekend! St. George’s 15th Annual ‘Our Big Fat Greek Festival’ is happening this Friday Sep 6 from 4 – 11 p.m. and Saturday Sep 7 from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. at the Saint George Greek Orthodox Church (2930 31st Ave. Rock  Island). Admission is only $2 for adults. Children 12 and under are free. Bring the entire family out for Greek cuisine, culture, music, dance and fun! Enjoy live entertainment from Paradosis Hellenic Dance Troupe, QC Motion Dance Company, as well as Guided Church Tours. Treat your taste buds with Gyros,... Read More

ELITE Offers Iowa College Football Parlay At Rhythm City

September 1st, 2019

ELITE Sportsbook™ at Rhythm City Casino Resort®, Riverside Casino & Golf Resort®, and Grand Falls Casino & Golf Resort® is offering an exclusive parlay opportunity for the Iowa college football season. As Iowa’s preferred sportsbook, ELITE Sportsbook seeks to offer customers exclusive betting opportunities. With this unique parlay, customers can lose a leg and still stay in the running. This feature is only available with ELITE Sportsbook. Customers can select the outcome of up to 12 games on the spread. Games listed in the Futures Iowa Season Long are eligible. You must select... Read More

Scare Up A Great Time With Midwest Monster Fest!

September 1st, 2019

The Midwest MonsterFest, the Quad Cities premier horror convention, will take place on September 14th and 15th at the Spotlight Event Center in Moline, IL. The event coincides with the 45th Anniversary of the classic horror film, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and will feature celebrity guests Ed Neal, John Dugan and Teri McMinn, all of whom appeared in the film. Other celebrity guests include Wyatt Weed (Predator 2 and Star Trek), W.F. Bell (The Walking Dead and Rob Zombies 31), Bobby Ray Shafer ( The Office and Psycho Cop), Laila Haley (Sinister 2), Marlena Midnite (Midnite Mausoleum), and more. All... Read More

Indie Legends Shonen Knife Coming To RIBCO

September 1st, 2019

Legendary indie band Shonen Knife will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 5 at RIBCO, Rock Island. The Japanese band has long been a cult favorite in the States, perhaps best known here for the song “Know Your Chicken,” which was a hit on indie stations in the ’90s. Tickets are available now at RIBCO and Home – MIDWESTIX  Read More

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