Saturday - August 17, 2019
Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois
 

OMG Beckyfest Returns to Downtown Davenport with Handmade, Vintage, & Kid Vendors

August 15th, 2019

Crafted QC will be hosting its fifth indie arts festival, OMG Beckyfest, Friday, August 23, 6-9 PM and Saturday, August 24, 10 AM-4 PM,  in the Great Hall of the RiverCenter, Downtown Davenport, IA. This FREE shopping event features over 120 vendors from the QC and all over the Midwest selling unique handcrafted items and vintage finds. Twelve kid makers will have their own booths with handmade items ranging from sewn cat toys, to green cleaning products, to original paintings. Concessions, including alcoholic beverage sales, are being provided by the RiverCenter.   Live acoustic music... Read More

Wine Walk with Friends in the Village of East Davenport

August 14th, 2019

Wine sampling events are always fun, but when you are partaking to help raise funds for a good cause they always seem to feel even better! Gilda’s Club and the Village of East Davenport are hosting their annual Wine Walk this Saturday Aug 17 from 3-6 p.m. A $25 donation to Gilda’s Club will result in a commemorative wine glass and a wristband to participate in an East Village-wide wine tasting! Visit participating businesses throughout the Village to enjoy a 1 oz. sample of wine. Local, domestic and imported wines will be offered as well as samples from the local Homebrew community. Multiple... Read More

Country Music Legend Vince Gill Coming to the Quad Cities!

August 11th, 2019

One of the most popular and most recorded singers of the past quarter-century, superstar, Vince Gill, is coming to the Quad Cities! You can see Vince Gill, with special guest Jedd Hughes, live at the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd Street Davenport) on Wednesday Aug 14 at 7:30 p.m. Vince Gill has become the measure of excellence in country music. His vocal performances are spellbinding, his songwriting emotionally powerful and his guitar-playing world-class. Gill’s current MCA Records album is Down To My Last Bad Habit, of which he wrote/co-wrote, co-produced and is a featured musician on all 12 songs.... Read More

The Land Before Time Hits the GIANT Screen with Sensory-Friendly Accommodations

August 10th, 2019

Unearth the excitement of EVERYTHING your children love about dinosaurs in a sensory-friendly setting! Enjoy “The Land Before Time” at the Putnam Museum (1717 W 12th Street Davenport), this Sunday Aug 11 at 4 p.m. on the GIANT Screen! Stick around after the movie (5 – 6 p.m.) for a variety of dino-themed activities, modified to accommodate those with special needs. Guests will also be able to meet and interact with a friendly baby triceratops puppet! What is a sensory friendly movie? It’s a movie modified to be “friendlier” to the senses. Changes to the environment and film... Read More

Support Gilda’s Club of the Quad Cities with Some Bags ‘N Brews this Weekend!

August 9th, 2019

Are you ready for a fun-filled day of Bags ‘n Brews in the Village of East Davenport? The 7th Annual Bags ‘N Brews tournament, benefiting Gilda’s Club of the Quad Cities, happens this Saturday Aug 10 from 1 – 5 p.m. in Lindsey Park (2225-2399 E 11th Street Davenport). $35 per person includes tournament play, Famous Dave’s BBQ and craft beer tasting. Registration is now open, at https://www.gildasclubqc.org/special-events/bags-brews/. Walk-ins are also accepted. Don’t want to play in the tournament but want to be involved in all the fun? General Admission is open to the public... Read More

Pamper Your Pup At This ‘Pawty’

August 9th, 2019

Pet owners love to dress their dogs up for all occasions — Halloween, Christmas, formal events, you name it. To celebrate the end of summer, area pups have the chance to compete in a doggy swimsuit competition during the Dog Dayz of Summer Beach Pawty & Dog Wash, presented by K9 Kindness Rescue, Inc.! The event will be held in the parking lot of the Davenport’s Merrill Lynch building, 4550 E. 53rd St., from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 10. Pups can be treated to $5-$20 dog washes depending on the size of the dog, $20 microchipping, $5 nail trims and doggy photography. The event... Read More

Chicago 6 Band Coming To Rhythm City

August 8th, 2019

Rhythm City Casino Resort is thrilled to announce the Chicago 6 Band is coming to the Event Center stage on Saturday, August 24 at 7 PM! This is a FREE show and open to all Resort Club members who are enrolled in our eClub. To obtain tickets, guests must visit the Resort Club during normal business hours. If guests are not a Resort Club member and would like to attend this FREE show, they will need to sign up for a Resort Club membership AND enroll in our eClub to obtain tickets.  Meet the band from 3 PM to 5 PM at Draft Day Sports Lounge to celebrate sports betting in Iowa! Former Chicago Bear... Read More

Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel Closing Their Doors!

August 6th, 2019

It looks like the always-impressive list of unique voices, comedians, writers and players will take their final bow at one of the Quad Cities’ hottest nighttime spot for live entertainment. Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel have announced they will be shutting their doors on Saturday Aug 24. The masterminds behind the successful venue aren’t done with Quad Cities, however! Here is the statement from Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel’s Facebook page: “Over the past two and a half years you have welcomed us into your nights by being part of some of the most amazing concerts... Read More

Get Your Music On with Moeller Nights

August 6th, 2019

There’s no question that Moeller Nights provides one of the most impressive collections of live entertainment acts in the Quad Cities and surrounding areas, each and every week. Moeller Nights are filled with unique voices, writers and players. Every artist, comedian or author who takes the stage at a Moeller Nights function will guarantee you an evening like no other that’s happening anywhere else in the world.   Check out some of the amazing Moeller Nights performances coming up this week: Wednesday Aug 7 Oliver Hazard takes the stage at Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel... Read More

Pamper Your Pup At This ‘Pawty’

August 4th, 2019

Pet owners love to dress their dogs up for all occasions — Halloween, Christmas, formal events, you name it. To celebrate the end of summer, area pups have the chance to compete in a doggy swimsuit competition during the Dog Dayz of Summer Beach Pawty & Dog Wash, presented by K9 Kindness Rescue, Inc.! The event will be held in the parking lot of the Davenport’s Merrill Lynch building, 4550 E. 53rd St., from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 10. Pups can be treated to $5-$20 dog washes depending on the size of the dog, $20 microchipping, $5 nail trims and doggy photography. The event... Read More

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