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Rock Island Art Guild Exhibit Hits Figge This Weekend

January 16th, 2020

The Rock Island Art Guild, a volunteer-run organization founded in 1955, promotes and fosters the appreciation of the visual arts in the Quad Cities. Beginning Saturday, the Guild’s 41st juried exhibition will be installed in the Figge Art Museum’s fourth-floor gallery. Sponsored by IHMVCU and the Rock Island Art Guild, the 41st Rock Island Art Guild Fine Arts Exhibition is open to artists within a 150-mile radius of Rock Island working in a variety of mediums, and is juried from online submissions. Candace Moeller, independent curator and associate director of Cristin Tierney Gallery,... Read More

Icestravaganza 2020 Goes Extraterrestrial

January 15th, 2020

If you are looking for a free family-friendly event or a night out with friends this weekend, then make plans to head to Downtown Davenport! Icestravaganza returns for the 8th year this Saturday Jan 18 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Freight House Farmer’s Market (421 W River Dr. Davenport)! A team of professional ice sculptors will work to make the Davenport Freight house come alive with iconic American symbols from ice. Watch as 24,000 pounds of ice blocks are transformed into incredible works of art. This year’s theme is Aliens and Area 51! This event is free for all ages from 11 a.m. –... Read More

Ol’ Black Eyes Is Back!

January 14th, 2020

The legendary rocker, Alice Cooper, will bring his “Ol’ Black Eyes Is Back” tour to the Adler Theatre featuring special guest Lita Ford on Wednesday Apr 8 at 8 p.m. Alice Cooper pioneered a grandly theatrical brand of hard rock that was designed to shock.  Drawing equally from horror movies, vaudeville, and garage rock, the group created a stage show that featured electric chairs, guillotines, fake blood and boa constrictors. He continues to tour regularly, performing shows worldwide with the dark and horror-themed theatrics that he’s best known for. Get TICKETS here at TICKETMASTER.COM... Read More

Coco Comes to Life at Adler Theatre

January 14th, 2020

Take a trip to the Land of the Dead and experience Disney and Pixar’s Coco in Concert, at the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd Street Davenport) this Saturday Jan 18 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Follow the story of 12-year-old Miguel who travels to the land of the Dead, where he seeks the help of his deceased musician great-great-grandfather to return him to his family.  This family-friendly, live-to-picture concert event features Michael Giacchino’s beautiful musical score and the 2017 two-time Academy Award winning film for Best Original Song and Best Animated Feature Film. The Adler Theatre/River Center... Read More

Figge’s Clay for Kids Kicks Off Soon

January 11th, 2020

Kids ages 5 and up are invited to come to the Figge studios for some creative clay time! Clay for Kids, offered every second Tuesday of them month, will begin this Tuesday Jan 14 from 6 – 8 p.m. and will continue at the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd Street Davenport) through May. This class, which focuses on the exploration of basic hand techniques, is only $20 per class (for members and non-members both). Registration is required. This one of a kind class for your young artist will be instructed by Carolyn Krueger. For more information, please visit https://figgeartmuseum.org/learn/classes/view/clay-for-kids/64.  Read More

Jersey Boys Make Their Way to the Quad Cities

January 5th, 2020

Jersey Boys makes its way to the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd Street Davenport) on Tuesday Jan 14 at 7:30 p.m. And you won’t want to miss it! They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard… and the radio just couldn’t get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story–a story that has made them an international sensation all over again. Go behind the music and inside the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in the Tony and Grammy Award®-winning true-life musical... Read More

Chuck E. Cheese Gets a Fresh Coat of Awesome!

January 3rd, 2020

Are you ready to see the updates at the best place in the Quad Cities ‘Where A Kid Can Be A Kid’? Chuck E. Cheese (903 E Kimberly Road Davenport) will be holding their Grand Re-Opening Event on Thursday Jan 9 from 4 – 6 p.m. Join the fun-filled crew for a ribbon cutting ceremony while enjoying cake, prizes, and even an appearance from Chuck E. Cheese and friends! One lucky winner will have a chance at a $100 Chuck E. Cheese gift card! Be the first to see Chuck E. Cheese’s fresh coat of AWESOME! Follow Chuck E. Cheese (Davenport) on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ChuckECheesesDavenport... Read More

Linnea Quigley Added To Midwest Monster Fest 2020 Lineup!

January 2nd, 2020

Midwest Monster Fest 2020 proud to announce scream queen legend and Quad Cities native, Linnea Quigley will be one of the headliners at this year’s fest!!! Linnea Quigley was born in Davenport, Iowa, on May 27, 1958 growing up there and going to Davenport High School. After moving with her family to Los Angeles in the late 1970s, In LA she was encouraged to try modeling and acting. She soon began getting small parts in commercials and B-movies, such as “Stone Cold Dead” (1979) and “Wheeler” (1975). Her breakout role was in “The Return of the Living Dead”... Read More

Engage, Explore and Discover at the Putnam Museum

January 1st, 2020

Kick off 2020 with some exciting and educational events at the Putnam Museum! Saturday Jan 4 is filled with fun activities for the entire family at the Putnam Museum (1717 W 12th Street Davenport). Whether you have a curious little one or are looking for an all-inclusive experience, check out these amazing events.   Explorers Jr.: Simple Circuit Creations Is your child a natural problem-solver? Foster their talent and AMP UP their New Year on Jan 4 from 9 -11 a.m. with Explorers Jr.: Simple Circuit Creations — for Pre-K through 1st Grade! Explore electricity with a SHOCKING look at circuits.... Read More

Last Chance to See Holiday Lights at Fejervary Park!

December 30th, 2019

The seasonal Holiday Lights display at Fejervary Learning is quickly coming to a close. This will be the last week to see the amazing light display, which will end on Saturday Jan 4. Don’t miss it! Location: Fejervary Learning Center, 1800 W. 12th St., Davenport, IA. Dates: Now – January 4th, 2020 Times: 5:30 – 9:30 PM (shows last 15 minutes and run every half-hour beginning at 5:30 PM)   Directions: Enter on W. 12th St and follow the directional signs. Attendees may park at the listed locations. Accessible parking is labeled and located directly across from the learning center.... Read More

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