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Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois
 

Storm Announce Roster For Inaugural Season!

October 17th, 2018

The Quad City Storm, the new hockey team for the Quad-Cities, had its media day Wednesday (as pictured, and announced their final roster for the 2018-2019 season: Austin Hervey Vladimir Nikiforov Taylor McCloy Dalton Mills Joe McKeown Phil Bronner John Scully Mitchell Mueller Vincent Caligiuri Al Graves Kristaps Nimanis Don Olivieri Ludlow Harris Jr Skyler Smutek Jake Schultz Troy Henley Ben Boukal Peter DiSalvo Eric Levine   The Storm has their home opener this Saturday! Opening night is October 20 The Storm are planning to have 8000 fans making noise in the seats for the first game of the... Read More

Have a Spooktacular Time at Prospect Park!

October 17th, 2018

Do you have little ones anxiously anticipating Halloween, looking for a reason to try out those costumes? Well, there’s no better way to kick off the holiday than some family fun in the park! The Moline Parks and Recreation Department is hosting their annual Spooktacular time at Prospect Park (Park 16th Street Moline), this Saturday Oct 20! And admission is free! Kids are encouraged to wear their costumes! Refreshments (while supplies last) will begin at 2:30 p.m. Trick-or-treating around the park will begin at 3 p.m. There will be lots of fun characters to meet along the trail! The Quad Cities... Read More

2018 Frieze Lecture Series Celebrates Other “Modern Lives”

October 17th, 2018

The century of the French Moderns brought in  turbulent change and innovation, not only in the art world, but also in society, literature, and politics. The 2018 Frieze Lecture series, presented by the Rock Island Public Library and Augustana College, will ponder some of those changes with a look at other “Modern Lives” in France and beyond. The 21st annual lecture partnership takes its thematic cue from an community wide celebration of all things French as part of the Figge Museum exhibition, French Moderns: Monet to Matisse, 1850-1950. The series of four lectures by Augustana... Read More

Dracula Heading to The Spotlight Theatre!

October 17th, 2018

Dracula is back, and just in time for Halloween. QC Ballet presents “Dracula” this Friday Oct 19 and Saturday Oct 20 at The Spotlight Theatre (1800 7th St. Moline). Performances begin at 8 p.m. both nights. Domingo Rubio returns as Dracula! Based on Bram Stoker’s Gothic horror story, “Dracula”, is a classic tale of love and loss. Stock up on garlic and join us for a performance full of seductive vampires, frightening mental patients, and the king of the undead himself, Count Dracula! “Frankenstein’s Follies” is a Musical Medley of Halloween tunes to please the most discerning... Read More

Steve Martin and Martin Short Coming To Adler

October 15th, 2018

Comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short are coming to the Adler Theatre, Davenport, with their “Now You See Them, Soon You Won’t” tour on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.  In “Now You See Them, Soon You Won’t,” Steve Martin and Martin Short will present new material in a variety of musical sketches and conversations about their iconic careers, most memorable encounters, and of course, their legendary lives in show-business. Reserved seat tickets will go on sale this Friday, October 19 at 10:00 a.m. Tickets will be available at the Adler Theatre Box Office (136 E. 3rd St.),... Read More

Storm Storming In With Thunderous Events For Opening Week!

October 15th, 2018

The Quad City Storm is jam-packed with exciting and historical events leading up to the first game in Storm history on Saturday, Oct.20. QuadCities.com is a proud sponsor of the Storm’s season! Here’s the list of events this week: Monday 10/15: 6:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M.-Season Ticket Holder Party, Rock Island Holiday Inn Tuesday 10/16: 5:00 P.M. Storm beer naming party,  Green Tree Brewery, LeClaire Wednesday 10/17:         12:30 P.M.-1:00 P.M.-Quad Cities Chamber Ribbon Cutting Saturday 10/20: 7:10 P.M.-Opening Night Game vs. Peoria Rivermen All events will be hosted at the TaxSlayer Center... Read More

Festival Of Trees Sprouting Up Again!

October 15th, 2018

It’s Festival of Trees time again! The 2018 KWIK STAR FESTIVAL OF TREES, benefiting Quad City Arts, is sprouting up November 15-25, 2018. General Admission opens Saturday, November 17 at the River Center, 136 E. 3rd St. Davenport. This year’s theme is Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree for the 33rd annual gig featuring a spectacular display of over 150 designer trees, rooms, wreaths, fireplace mantles, gingerbread creations and other holiday gift shop items that are all sold to raise money for Quad City Arts, a local non-profit arts organization dedicated to enriching the quality of life in... Read More

Help Prevent Bullying with a Margarita miX-uP!

October 15th, 2018

Mexican food, margaritas and making a difference in the community? Oh my! Join QC United and Pete the Purple Bull this Thursday Oct 18 at 6 p.m. for a Margarita miX-uP at the River Center (136 E 3rd St. Davenport)! Enjoy the best Mexican food the Quad Cities has to offer, while sipping on six different varieties of margaritas! Dance along the delicious Nacho and Dessert Bar with live music from Crooked Cactus. Take part in an adult-version Piñata Contest and vote for your favorite traditional taco and street taco. And so much more! Participating restaurants include: Acapulco Cafe, Azteca 1, El... Read More

Get Psychedelic with Darsombra at Rock Island Supper Club

October 14th, 2018

Things are going to get psychedelic in Rock Island, this Wednesday night. Hot off their Southeast Asia tour, Darsombra, brings their Domestic Fall Tour to the Rock Island Supper Club (1611 2nd Ave Rock Island) this Wednesday Oct 17. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. Admission to the show is $5-$10 at the door. Rock Island Supper Club is a BYOB venue for 21+ with valid ID. In addition to the trans-apocalyptic space rock sound of Darsombra, music-lovers can enjoy audio-pleasing tunes from local support Garmr (QC Drone/ambient soundscapes), Daykeeper (stoner/heavy psych) and lerzan... Read More

Take a Historic Tour of Deere-Wiman House and Butterworth Center

October 13th, 2018

It’s no secret that the QCA has a rich history filled with beautiful homes and even more stylish stories. Here is your opportunity to not only view two local historic homes but also to learn how those who resided in those homes helped create the community we now enjoy. On Wednesday, Thursdays and Fridays, the Butterworth Center and Deere-Wiman House in Moline are offering free tours! The tours will begin at 2:30 p.m. in the Deere-Wiman House (817 11th Ave Moline) and then proceed to the Butterworth Center (1105 8th St Moline) at 3:30 p.m. Come and learn the secrets of the first owners, the homes’... Read More

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