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Donovan Gustafson Coming To Mayne Street

November 18th, 2020

Donovan Gustafson is bringing his acoustic magic to Mayne St. Pub and Grub, 202 W. Mayne Street, Blue Grass. Get some grub, some pub, and some great music at 9 p.m. Friday! For more deets, hit this link.  Read More

Illinois Quad-Cities On The Brink Of Another Covid Stay-At-Home Order

November 12th, 2020

UPDATED — The Illinois Quad-Cities could see another mandatory stay-at-home order as soon as next week if numbers in our region continue to soar. The Quad-Cities has exploded in its number of cases and is now inside the top ten most rapidly spiking hot spots nationwide, sitting at number 7 today, according to CDC numbers. In his media address today, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker said that the rapidly spiking numbers statewide — with numbers in some regions doubling daily — could lead to another statewide mandatory stay-at-home order similar to the one imposed in the spring,... Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Illinois Quad-Cities Businesses Shutting Down/Scaling Back Again Wednesday, Due To Covid

November 1st, 2020

EXCLUSIVE — Illinois Quad-Cities businesses have been notified by the state to begin preparing for a shutdown and covid mitigation procedures beginning Wednesday, multiple sources who asked not to be identified told QuadCities.com today. The sources are all local small business owners, and were notified last night so they could begin preparing. An official announcement from Illinois Governor JB Pritzker will be forthcoming Monday. According to the sources, there will be a number of mitigation actions put in place, including no indoor dining, limits to the number of people gathered in any... Read More

Enjoy Blue Grass YMCA Camp Abe Lincoln Drive In Movie Night

October 31st, 2020

October is the best time to enjoy the outdoors! So why not join YMCA Camp Abe Lincoln for movie night at camp? Drive In Movie Night will take place this Sunday Nov 1 at Camp Abe Lincoln (1624 W Front St. Blue Grass). Camp will open at 5 p.m. and the movie will begin around 6 p.m. Start off with some fun on the new Kangaroo Jumper and roast marshmallows by the fire while waiting for the show to start. Don’t forget to bring your comfy chair or blanket and favorite non-alcoholic beverages along with some bug spray as we enjoy a night out together with families and friends. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/745414642982660... Read More

Hocus Pocus! It’s Halloween At The Blue Grass Drive-In

October 29th, 2020

It’s Halloween at the Blue Grass Drive-in (774 W Mayne St. Blue Grass)! Come out early this Saturday Oct 31 for Trunk or Treat. Then stick around for some DISCOUNTED movies. This screen will have Hocus Pocus followed by Monsters, Inc. Candy? Bring it. Distanced Parking? Done. Costumes? Wear em! Masks? Absolutely. Gate and ticket booth open at 4:30 p.m. Costumes and candy take place from 5 to 7 p.m. The movies start at 7:30 p.m. $7 for Adults and $3 for kids 12-4! Nothing crazy. Nothing over the top. We don’t need anyone to lose an eye because of a home-built candy cannon. Have an easy,... Read More

Dogtoberfest Howling This Saturday

October 29th, 2020

Calling all goblins, witches, canines too, grab your best costume for a fun boo! Experience Dogtoberfest this Saturday Oct 31 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Iron + Grain Coffee House (585 12th Avenue East Moline). Dogtoberfest will feature dog-related vendors, doggy trick or treating, puppacinos and a new drink release! You can also enjoy Scratch Cupcakes from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Here is a list of vendors: Oakies Designs Contented Canines Rewarded Rescues Francescon Portraiture Loving Paws Bakery A+A Unleashed Heel.Sit Humane Society of Scott County Wags for Wellness Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/366897221104493... Read More

Enough With The Political Crap. People And Small Businesses Are Hurting. Pass The Damn Stimulus.

October 20th, 2020

I’m sick of the politics. I’m sick of the politicians. With more people struggling than ever, with more businesses closing, with the covid numbers increasing yet again, just like the scientists predicted (amazing how you can listen to intelligent, learned people and get accurate predictions on what’s likely to happen, isn’t it?), IT’S TIME TO PASS ANOTHER STIMULUS BILL TO HELP PEOPLE STRUGGLING FROM COVID. I wrote another story today, one of probably over 100 this year, about a business closing down due to covid. This time it was Big Swing, in downtown Rock Island,... Read More

Hocus Pocus & Beetlejuice at Blue Grass Drive-In

October 6th, 2020

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

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

Drive-In Theater Tour Featuring Casting Crowns Hits Blue Grass Drive-In Tomorrow

September 14th, 2020

Enjoy the music you love from Casting Crowns LIVE at the Drive-In! The Drive-In Theater Tour Featuring Casting Crowns makes its way to the Blue Grass Drive-In (774 W Mayne St. Blue Grass) this Tuesday Sep 15 from 6 – 9 p.m. Join the fun, with a return to simpler times when drive-in movie theaters were king. Grab your family, fill up the car and enjoy a night unlike you’ve ever experienced before! About this Event -This is a LIVE concert! -All tickets are sold on a PER CAR basis (LIMIT OF 6 PEOPLE PER CAR) and will be parked in order of arrival in the tier purchased. -Gates open at 6:00 PM.... Read More

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