Saturday, March 17, 2018
Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois

Go Koo Koo Kanga Roo At Family Museum

March 16th, 2018

Looking for a fun and family-friendly event this weekend? How about a dance party? Koo Koo Kanga Roo is coming to the Family Museum (2900 Learning Campus Dr Bettendorf) this Saturday Mar 17 with a special St. Patrick’s Day performance! The party starts at 2 p.m. and is included with paid Museum admission. Admission for the Family Museum is $9 (free under one year old) or $5 for those 60 and older and active military personnel their spouse and children residing in the same household. To purchase tickets in advance, go to http://familymuseum.org/store/admission. Koo Koo Kanga Roo is the dance-a-long... Read More

Celebrate Family-Friendly St. Patrick’s Day At Freight House

March 16th, 2018

Looking for a family-friendly St. Patrick’s Day celebration? Then head to the Freight House Farmers’ Market this Saturday! The Freight House Farmers’ Market (421 W River Drive Moline) is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day this Saturday Mar 17 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the East end of the Freight House Complex. Corned beef and cabbage will be served for a donation that will benefit Humility of Mary and the Project of the Quad Cities. Activities for the kids will be available and the hours for the market have been extended! Come check out eastern Iowa’s premier farmer market! Vendors will be... Read More

You Can’t Fight This Feeling

March 15th, 2018

You can’t fight this feeling! Come sail away to the TaxSlayer Center, this weekend! REO Speedwagon and Styx with special guest Don Felder are coming to the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Dr Moline) this Saturday Mar 17 at 7 p.m.! Ticket prices vary and can be purchased at the TaxSlayer Center Box Office, TicketMaster Phone Center at (800) 745-3000 or online at TicketMaster.com. There’s no better way to spend St. Patrick’s Day than experiencing these American rock legends live, all in one place! You’ll be dancing and singing along to the many greatest hits performed at this exciting show. These... Read More

Q-Cs Beck and Woods Conquer The SXSW World

March 12th, 2018

Two Q-C natives, Scott Beck and Bryan Woods, won over the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas, this weekend as the film they wrote, “A Quiet Place,” opened the festival and wowed audiences. The duo began making films as teenagers in Bettendorf, moved on to create a number of short films that won regional acclaim and worked on a number of projects around the area (including short films with QuadCities.com co-owner Sean Leary and columnist Tristan Tapscott) before heading to Hollywood. After a decade on the coast, things have started to break in a huge way for them, and we were happy to meet up with... Read More

Celebrate Bix’s Birthday With Swing And Jazz Bash

March 9th, 2018

One of the most influential jazz soloists of the 1920s was born and raised right here in the QCA, and it’s time to celebrate his birthday! That’s right, it’s Bix Beiderbecke’s birthday! The Bix Birthday Bash fundraiser is happening this Saturday Mar 10 at Rhythm City Casino (7077 Elmore Avenue Davenport) from 6:30 – 9 p.m. in the Rhythm Room! This evening includes free Swing Dance Lessons from 6:30 – 7 p.m. Then stick around to enjoy live music from Dandelion Stompers from 7 – 8 p.m. and Locust Street Boys from 8 – 9 p.m. In addition to the amazing musical entertainment, enjoy some... Read More

Have Wine With Einstein At GAHC

March 8th, 2018

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to enjoy a glass of wine with Einstein? Well here is your opportunity! Make plans to visit the German American Heritage Center and Museum (712 W 2nd Street Davenport) this Saturday Mar 10 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. to enjoy Wine with Einstein! Award-winning actor, Duffy Hudson, will be gracing GAHC while channeling his inner Albert Einstein. Enjoy an hour of wine tasting, snacks and the enlightening company of German-born theoretical physicist, Einstein! Imagine the discussions on the Theory of Relativity in a fun and exciting way. No mathematics or knowledge... Read More

And The Oscars Will Go To…

March 4th, 2018

Sunday night, the Academy Awards will be given out in Los Angeles as millions watch from their homes. And the Oscars will go to…   Best Picture: “Call Me by Your Name” “Darkest Hour” “Dunkirk” “Get Out” “Lady Bird” “Phantom Thread” “The Post” “The Shape of Water” “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”   I think we are going to be surprised when the coveted “Three Billboards” and “The Shape of Water” get La-La-Landed on Sunday night. “Get Out” is the one that really hits this year and deals with all the right issues in all the right... Read More

Spring Ice Show Skates Into River’s Edge

March 2nd, 2018

Did watching the Olympic figure skaters leave you wanting more? Then you won’t want to miss this one of a kind event right here in the Quad Cities! The Figure Skating Club of the Quad Cities and the River’s Edge Skating Academy present their 2018 Spring Ice Show, “Broadway Showstoppers”! This amazing and exhilarating display of talent will take place at River’s Edge Ice Arena (700 W River Drive Davenport) this Sunday Mar 4 at 2 p.m. Come enjoy this skating celebration with an homage to some of the best Broadway numbers, from productions such as The Lion King, Wicked, Mary Poppins, Into... Read More

Scavenge Up A Good Time At Circa ’21

March 2nd, 2018

Looking for a fun activity this weekend that taps into your amazing scavenger skills? Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse is hosting a Freaky Friday Scavenger Hunt! The hunt will begin at 8:45 a.m. on Saturday Mar 3 at Circa ’21. Don’t be late! The theatre invites teams of two to arrive at Circa ’21 to be given a list of ten clues for the scavenger hunt. All locations for the hunt with be in downtown Rock Island and Davenport. Advanced registration is not necessary. However, teams must arrive at Circa ’21 no later than 8:45 a.m. Teams will have three hours to complete the hunt. The winning team... Read More

Road To Wrestlemania Rips Through Moline!

March 1st, 2018

The WWE returns to Moline for the first time in 2018, this weekend! WWE Live Road to Wrestlemania is coming to the TaxSlayer Center this Saturday Mar 3 at 7:30 p.m. Come see your favorite Smackdown WWE Superstars! AJ Styles vs. Kevin Owens vs. Sami Zayn vs. Barin Corbin will engage in a Fatal 4-Way Match for the WWE Championship. Bobby Roode vs. Randy Orton will square off for the United States Championship. Plus, The New Day, 2018 Royal Rumble winner Shinsuke Nakamura, Smack Down Women’s Champion Charlotte, Smack Down Tag Team Champions The Usos, and many more! Ticket prices vary and can be... Read More