Saturday - December 7, 2019
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Downtown East Moline Celebrates Christmas with Lighted Parade and MORE!

December 4th, 2019

Looking for a little holiday family fun this weekend? Then look no further than Downtown East Moline! East Moline Main Street will host their Lighted Christmas Parade, along with other fun-filled Christmas activities, this Saturday Dec 7 from 5 – 9 p.m. in Downtown East Moline (Runner’s Park 742 15th Avenue East Moline and Cleary Hall 1705 6th Street East Moline). Festivities kick off with the Lighted Christmas Parade at 5 p.m. The parade will begin at 15th Avenue and 10th Street. It will continue down 15th Avenue to 6th Street. Feel the holiday magic at the Christmas Tree Lighting, which will... Read More

Kamasi Washington Bringing Innovative Jazz To Rust Belt

December 2nd, 2019

Jazz innovator Kamasi Washington will be performing March 3 at the Rust Belt in East Moline. The frequent Kendrick Lamar collaborator will be coming to the Quad Cities for the first time. Tickets go on sale this Friday, Dec. 6th at 10 a.m. at the Rust Belt and Eventbrite To listen to Washington, check out his Spotify here: Kamasi Washington  Read More

QCScene Gets Froggy in Downtown East Moline

November 30th, 2019

A new craft beer festival celebrated their inaugural debut today and successfully jumped ahead in all the competition. Frog Town Craft Beer Festival filled The Rust Belt in East Moline with craft beers, hard cider, delicious food, amazing live music and good vibes all over this Saturday Nov 30. QCScene was on the premises and captured the following images. Stay tuned to QuadCities.com for more info on Frog Town Craft Beer Festival. Have some pictures from today that you want to share? Please send them to Tess@QuadCities.com.        Read More

Jump on Down to the Inaugural Frog Town Craft Beer Festival!

November 29th, 2019

Event Name: Frog Town Craft Beer Festival Date: Saturday, November 30th 2019 Time: 1-4pm (Come early and stop over at Midwest Ale Works before hand!) Location: Inside The Rust Belt, 533 12th Avenue, East Moline, IL 61244   If you are a Fall or Winter Craft Beer Fan, we have the newest and only Quad Cites Fall/Winter Craft Beer Festival for you, The Inaugural Frog Town Craft Beer Festival!  Taking place inside the Rust Belt in East Moline, the Rust Belt is the newest Music Venue in the Quad Cities bring you National Touring Acts and now it can add a great Craft Beer Festival to its repertoire. This... Read More

Jirard The Completionist Coming to The Rust Belt

November 18th, 2019

Jirard Khalil is not just another social media influencer. He’s “That One Video Gamer” – The Completionist. Get up close and personal with Jirard The Completionist at The Rust Belt (533 12th Avenue East Moline) this Tuesday Nov 19. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the magic begins at 7 p.m. Jirard “Dragonrider” Khalil is the host of the YouTube review show, “The Completionist”, and co-host of “Super Beard Bros.” On his main channel, The Completionist, Jirard completes a new game every week, ranging from casual games to hardcore games. On his second channel,... Read More

Jimmy Eat World at The Rust Belt!

November 7th, 2019

Are you ready? Jimmy Eat World is coming to the Quad Cities! Jay Goldberg Events & Entertainment and The Rust Belt (533 12th Avenue East Moline) present Jimmy Eat World on Friday Nov 8 at 7 p.m. Tickets to this nostalgic show are only $30. You can purchase yours online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jimmy-eat-world-tickets-72975887845. Jimmy Eat World is an American alternative rock band from Mesa, Arizona, formed in 1993. The band is composed of lead vocalist and guitarist Jim Adkins, guitarist and backing vocalist Tom Linton, bassist Rick Burch and drummer Zach Lind. Jimmy Eat World has... Read More

Molly Hatchet’s Flirtin’ with Disaster at The Rust Belt

October 29th, 2019

Feelin’ like a little Flirtin’ with Disaster this Friday night? Head to The Rust Belt (533 12th Avenue East Moline) this Friday Nov 1 for live music from Molly Hatchet, with opening guest Joe Stamm! Joe Stamm takes the stage at 7 p.m. and Molly Hatchet will continue the excitement at 8:30 p.m. Stick around after the concert for the Joe Stamm after party! Tickets are just $20 in advance and $25 on the day of the show. Get yours today, online. Molly Hatchet is an American Southern hard rock band formed by guitarist Dave Hlubek in Jacksonville, Florida, in 1971. The band is best known for their... Read More

EMSSC Spartans Ranked #9 In Illinois!

October 15th, 2019

The latest Illinois Youth Soccer rankings just came out today, and the EMSSC Spartans U12 team has leapt into the top ten, at the number 9 ranking! The team is 16-3 and has only lost to teams ranked in the top three from Illinois and Missouri. Last weekend, they finished second at the Peoria Oktoberfest after a thrilling 4-3 loss to Peoria, which was ranked #1 last year and is in the top three this year, but the road to the championship game included wins against three teams ranked in the top 15 and two in the top 10. The team includes Lawson Zulu, Connor Wehr, Baylor Smith, Elijah Nache, Xavier... Read More

Nominations Sought for Local Nature Conservation Awards

October 14th, 2019

Nahant Marsh, a nature preserve in Southwest Davenport, is seeking nominations to recognize local people who have dedicated their lives (or will dedicate their lives) to protecting our natural world. The honors will be received at the 2nd Annual Oberholtzer Awards on February 29, 2020 at the Bend Event Center in East Moline. The Oberholtzer Award recognizes a nominee’s hard work and leadership in conservation, spreads awareness to the causes they believe in, and inspires others to take action. Recognition categories are threefold—leaders from the past, present, and future, namely, students.   The... Read More

Up, Up, And Away With Balloon Festival This Weekend!

September 23rd, 2019

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a hot air balloon! It must be time for the Quad Cities Balloon Festival! That’s right, the Quad Cities Hot Air Balloon Festival will take place at the Rock Island County Fairgrounds (4200 Archer Drive East Moline) on Friday Sep 27 and Saturday Sep 28. Gates open at 4 p.m. on both days. There are no admission costs for the Balloon Festival. However, it would be appreciate a donation item or cash for Quad City Animal Welfare Shelter. For a list of items needed at this time, please visit https://qcawc.org/how-to-help/wish-list. The Balloon Launch will take place... Read More

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