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Tug Fest Back and Better Than Ever!

August 5th, 2019

Two states. One river. The only sporting event that closes the Mighty Mississippi down. It’s time for Tug Fest! The 33rd Annual Tug Fest is happening in Port Byron, Illinois and LeClaire, Iowa this weekend! Thursday Aug 8 through Saturday Aug 10 each of the two cities will have a plethora of family-friendly activities planned. On Saturday, the nationally famous bi-state Tug-of-War will take place! It began in 1987, with ten 20-member tug teams pulling with all of their strength on a 2,700-foot, 680 lb. rope that spans the Mississippi River between LeClaire, Iowa and Port Byron, Illinois. Each... Read More

Run for a Day and Give Hope For a Lifetime at the Color Blaze 5k!

July 18th, 2019

Are you ready for the 2nd annual Color Blaze 5k? This year will be bigger, better, and more colorful! Color Blaze 5k Run/Walk will take place this Saturday Jul 20 in Hollyhock Park (201 6th Street N LeClaire) from 8 – 11 a.m. Gather up some friends and family and get ready for the most colorful day of your life! This event will be full of color and fun, so be prepared to get messy! Everyone is welcome to attend this event as there are no age restrictions in place. Each runner who signed up before the Jul 6 will be given a t-shirt, a grab bag with all kinds of fun stuff inside, and an individual... Read More

Check Out These Local Eateries in the Quad Cities!

July 11th, 2019

Looking for a place to grab a bite to eat in the Quad Cities this week? Whether you are looking for a quick lunch, delicious dinner, pizza for the family or outdoor seating – the options are endless! Check out some of these amazing local eateries!   Ike’s All American Café (635 15th Avenue East Moline) This local café serves fresh ingredients prepared simply. Right now they are offering 20% off EVERY carryout order, due to an A/C issue. Check out their Facebook page for more information, including their delicious menu, at https://www.facebook.com/IkesAllAmericanCafe/.   Barrel House... Read More

The Throw Down Continues at This Year’s Food Truck Fight!

June 17th, 2019

The Quad Cities’ largest gathering of food trucks returns to the banks of the Mississippi in historic LeClaire, for the third year in a row! Experience Food Truck Fight™ along the levee in LeClaire (N Front St. LeClaire) on Saturday Jun 22 from 12 – 8 p.m. This all-day event features your favorite food trucks, live music, beverage tent bounce houses, face painting, a magician and more activities for the whole family! Sample items from each truck and vote for your favorite! Admission is $5 per adult. Kids 12 and under are free. You can also avoid the long lines with a VIP ticket for $20. To... Read More

Jazzy Ash Leaping Into Quad-Cities

June 14th, 2019

The Quad City Arts’ Visiting Artist Series will present its first ever summer residency June 15-19 with New Orleans jazz band Jazzy Ash & the Leaping Lizards! The group will be putting on free performances around the QC region, including a Father’s day concert during the Freight House Farmer’s Market in Davenport (11:00 am June 16), at the Moline Public Library on June 17 at 6:30 pm, the LeClaire Community library outdoor plaza on June 18 at 6:00 pm (rain location: next door at the firehall, 201 N 15th St.), a free concert for Rock Island summer camps and the public at MLK Jr. Park... Read More

Explore Shops with Hops in LeClaire

May 14th, 2019

Back for the second year, Shops with Hops returns to historic downtown LeClaire, this weekend! Shops with Hops takes place Saturday May 18 from 3-6 p.m. in downtown LeClaire. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/shops-with-hops-tickets-54767228254. Must be 21 and over to attend this event. Come stroll through LeClaire’s downtown boutiques and sample craft beers from some of the best breweries around. You will receive your own unique 5 oz. taster glass to sample each craft beer and to take home as a souvenir. Enjoy delicious craft beers from Contrary Brewing,... Read More

The Throw Down Continues at This Year’s Food Truck Fight!

May 12th, 2019

The Quad Cities’ largest gathering of food trucks returns to the banks of the Mississippi in historic LeClaire, for the third year in a row! Experience Food Truck Fight™ along the levee in LeClaire (N Front St. LeClaire) on Saturday Jun 22 from 12 – 8 p.m. This all-day event features your favorite food trucks, live music, beverage tent bounce houses, face painting, a magician and more activities for the whole family! Sample items from each truck and vote for your favorite! Admission is $5 per adult. Kids 12 and under are free. You can also avoid the long lines with a VIP ticket for $20. To... Read More

Hop into LeClaire for the 5th Annual Wine Hop!

April 24th, 2019

Are you ready to hop downtown LeClaire? That’s right, it’s time for LeClaire Wine Hop! The 5th Annual LeClaire Wine Hop is happening on Saturday Apr 27 from 4-7 p.m. in Downtown Historic LeClaire. Must be 21 or over to participate. Purchase your tickets for only $20 at 129 Wine Bar (129 N Cody Rd LeClaire) during their business hours for your commemorative Wine Hop wine glass and access to samples of amazing wine and food at 18 great LeClaire shops! Samples include stops with beer and spirits, too! For more information and updates, follow LeClaire Wine Hop on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/leclairewinehop/. Get... Read More

Hop into LeClaire for the 5th Annual Wine Hop!

April 13th, 2019

Are you ready to hop downtown LeClaire? That’s right, it’s time for LeClaire Wine Hop! The 5th Annual LeClaire Wine Hop is happening on Saturday Apr 27 from 4-7 p.m. in Downtown Historic LeClaire. Must be 21 or over to participate. Purchase your tickets for only $20 at 129 Wine Bar (129 N Cody Rd LeClaire) during their business hours for your commemorative Wine Hop wine glass and access to samples of amazing wine and food at 18 great LeClaire shops! Samples include stops with beer and spirits, too! For more information and updates, follow LeClaire Wine Hop on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/leclairewinehop/. Get... Read More

Restaurant Week Kicks Off Monday in the Quad Cities!

February 22nd, 2019

Calling all food lovers in the Quad Cities, it’s time to celebrate the tastiest eateries in the area! That’s right, we’re talking about Quad Cities Restaurant Week! Quad Cities Restaurant Week takes place this Monday Feb 25 and will continue through Sunday Mar 3. Participating restaurants, breweries and bistros from all over the Quad Cities Area will feature lunch and dinner specials for all to enjoy! Have you been wanting to try out that new place down the road? Or maybe you are looking for an excuse to show off your favorite spot to your friends and family. Either way, take this opportunity... Read More

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