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Polar Express Pajama Parties Are Back!

December 11th, 2018

Family members of all ages can expect tons of fun while attending a Polar Express Pajama Party, a Quad Cities holiday tradition, over ten years strong! Make plans to attend The Polar Express Pajama Parties at Putnam Museum (1717 W 12th St. Davenport) this Thursday Dec 13 from 5 – 7 p.m. (movie showing at 7 p.m.), Friday Dec 14 from 2 – 9 p.m. (movie showing at 3:30 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8:15 p.m.), Saturday Dec 15 from 2 – 9 p.m. (movie showing at 3:30 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8:15 p.m.) and Sunday Dec 16 from 12 – 6 p.m. (movie showing at 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.). You and your family will enjoy... Read More

Enjoy a Jolly Ol’ Ho Ho Holiday Light Tour!

December 10th, 2018

Get in the holiday spirit by touring local Christmas lights with your friends and family! altSTATES Travel (102 E 2nd St. Davenport) is now offering Quad Cities Holiday Light Tours in Iowa! Grab up to 14 people and let altStates Travel take care of the rest! The tours include stops at Kall Christmas Lights, Candy Cane Corner and many more amazing spots hidden in area neighborhoods! The tour will begin and end at Coworkqc (102 E 2nd St. Davenport) and takes approximately 3 hours. You’re welcome to bring drinks, including alcohol, to enjoy along the way! Please note that all beverages must be in... Read More

Bird Streets Flies Into Racoon Motel

December 9th, 2018

Looking for some amazing live music this hump day? Bird Streets, with Nick Costa, takes the stage at Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel (304 E 3rd St. Davenport) this Wednesday Dec 12. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the music begins at 7 p.m. John Brodeur is the mastermind behind the “one man band” sensation Bird Streets. Over a career that’s spanned nearly 20 years, John Brodeur has independently produced and released several solo albums, including 2013’s Little Hopes; fronted rock trios The Suggestions and Maggie Mayday; and worked as a touring and studio musician for scores of acts,... Read More

Born Ruffians Live Performance in the Quad Cities!

December 8th, 2018

The live music scene in the Quad Cities warms up this Tuesday night at Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel. Born Ruffians with Little Junior perform live at Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel (304 E 3rd Street Davenport) this Tuesday Dec 11. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the music starts at 7 p.m. Canadian indie rock band, The Ruffians, consists of members; Luke Lalonde (guitar/vocals), Mitch Derosier (bass), Andy Lloyd (guitar/keyboard) and Steve Hamelin (drums). Since their debut in 2002, they have released four studio albums along with two EP’s and become one of the most exciting... Read More

Snowstar Kicks Off The 2018-2019 Season This Sunday!

December 7th, 2018

Are you ready to hit the slopes this winter? Snowstar is! Snowstar Winter Sports Park (9500 126th St. W Andalusia), located in Coal Creek Valley above the Mississippi River, officially kicks off the 2018-2019 season this Sunday Dec 9 from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. with LIMITED runs, the teaching hill, and two lanes of tubing! LIFT Pass or TUBING Pass is only $20 for the entire day! Rental is $25. There will also be a Toys For Tots special going on this Sunday. If you bring a new, unwrapped toy (valued at $10 or more) you will receive $10 off your lift/tubing pass! Ski/board or tube for only $10 when you... Read More

Fun-Filled Weekend Planned at Christkindlmarkt in the Quad Cities!

December 7th, 2018

Connect with your inner German this weekend, because the Christkindlmarkt is back in the Quad Cities! Come experience an authentic German holiday celebration with Davenport Sister Cities and the German American Heritage Center at Christkindlmarkt this Saturday Dec 8 from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. and Sunday Dec 9 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Freight House Farmers’ Market (421 W River Dr. Davenport). Christkindlmarkt (Christmas market in German) is a festival celebrating traditional German cuisine, music and handcrafted merchandise. Peruse the arts and crafts at the Handwerksmarkt, enjoy some family... Read More

OMG! BeckyFest is Back!

December 6th, 2018

OMG! It’s beginning to look a lot like BeckyFest! The highly anticipated OMG BeckyFest Holiday Show takes place this Saturday Dec 8 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the RiverCenter Great Hall (217 E 2nd St. Davenport). This Christmas shopping extravaganza features 130+ handmade, vintage, food and kid vendors all in one location! Not to mention live music and holiday cheer! Sponsored by Crafted Quad Cities, this fun-filled family friendly day provides a shopping experience like none other. It is the largest indie craft show in Downtown Davenport and the $2 suggested donation goes toward the amazing... Read More

Experience an Enchanted Adventure at The Nutcracker

December 5th, 2018

Go on a magical holiday journey this weekend at the Adler Theatre. Ballet Quad Cities and Orchestra Iowa have teamed up to present The Nutcracker this Saturday Dec 8 at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and Sunday Dec 9 at 2:30 p.m. at the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd St. Davenport). This captivating performance is filled with holiday magic and will take your family on an enchanted adventure with Clara and her prince as they battle the Rat Queen and journey to the Land of Sweets. Ticket prices for adults are $18, $30 and $36. Ticket prices for children 10 and under are $11, $17 and $20. Ticket prices for seniors... Read More

Experience a Frightmare Before Christmas this Weekend!

December 5th, 2018

Do you ever find it difficult to stay cheery and jolly all throughout the holiday season? Are you more of a suspense and fear fanatic? Then this is the event for you! Factory of Fear is at it again with Frightmare Before Christmas! This Friday Dec 7 and Saturday Dec 8 from 7 p.m. – midnight, head to Factory of Fear at 5027 4th Ave Moline for a horror-filled holiday event! Tickets are $15 per person and can be purchased in advance on-line at https://app.hauntpay.com/venues/149. You can also save $3 at the door by bringing in a new/unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots! Take this opportunity to see what... Read More

Cole Swindell, Dustin Lynch and Lauren Alaina Coming to the Quad Cities!

December 4th, 2018

Country music singer Cole Swindell is back on tour, this time with some added star power! Cole Swindell and Dustin Lynch’s Reason to Drink Another Tour, with special guest Lauren Alaina, comes to the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Dr. Moline) this Friday Dec 7 at 7:15 p.m. Colden Rainey “Cole” Swindell is an American country music singer and songwriter. Swindell has written singles for Craig Campbell, Thomas Rhett, Scotty McCreery, and Luke Bryan, and has released two albums for Warner Bros. Records Nashville. The first album has produced four singles: “Chillin’ It”,... Read More

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