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“Double Threat” Women To Launch New Bettendorf Musical Theater Studio

November 27th, 2020

Seven months after launching their weekly “Double Threat” podcast about musical theater, choreographer/dance teacher Steph DeLacy and music director/vocal coach Megan Warren are extending their brand to the new Double Threat Studios. The performing arts studio at 882 Middle Rd., Duck Creek Plaza, in Bettendorf, will open in January, aiming to provide high-quality, comprehensive musical theater instruction for young performers in grades 3rd-12th. “We aim to encourage boldness, confidence, creativity, and community through performance,” the women posted Friday morning on Facebook. “Our... Read More

Shop Small With Small Business Saturday

November 27th, 2020

Forget Amazon this year, small businesses need you! Join us Saturday, November 28th from 7:00-4:00 for Small Business Saturday! We have 30+ businesses here for our holiday pop-up shop and the Iron + Grain Boutiques are ready to get you in the holiday spirit. Due to the state of IL mandate, only 25 people will be allowed in at a time and masks are required. Please stay home if you are sick or have been sick. Thank you again to our event sponsor, MetroNet. MetroNet is a customer-focused company providing cutting-edge fiber optic telecommunication services, including high-speed Fiber Internet, full-featured... Read More

Festival of Trees Holiday Hustle 5k Walk/Run Hustling In

November 27th, 2020

Get your hustle on for a good cause anywhere you want to be Nov 30 through Dec 5 with the Festival of Trees Holiday Hustle! For more info, check out https://rrhh.ticketleap.com/ Rock River Hospice & Home is hosting a Festival of Trees Holiday Hustle Virtual 5K Walk/Run. The idea is to set your own goal of doing a 5K and do it at your own pace, completing your goal within a week. Walk around your house, the neighborhood, favorite park or on your treadmill, while maintaining social distancing and still have a meaningful walk to honor and remember your loved one(s). With each ticket purchase,... Read More

See The Holiday Lights At Fejervary

November 27th, 2020

Join us for seasonal holiday lights display at Fejervary Learning Center! We were so ‘Happy’ with last year’s display that we simply ‘Can’t Stop the Feeling’ and will be bringing it back with even more lights this year! Shows last approximately 15 minutes with a new show starting every 30 minutes beginning at 5 PM; the last show starts at 9:30 PM. Stop by for Throw-back Thursday when we rewind to our 2019 show (occurring every Thursday through the duration of the show). This is a park and watch event, not a drive or walk-through event. Location: Fejervary Learning Center, 1800 W. 12th... Read More

Night People’s Dahms and Pearson Coming To Bootleg Hill

November 26th, 2020

Are you a fan of Quad-Cities classic band The Night People? You’ll want to check out Rob Dahms and Gary Pearson of the band performing 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at Bootleg Hill Honey Meads, 321 E. 3rd St., Davenport. It’s a nice place, features wine made from honey, beer made from honey, and music from Iowa Rock and Roll Hall of Famers from The Night People playing great music of the ’60s and ’70s. Have fun! For more info, check it here.  Read More

Winter Nights, Winter Lights Lights Up The Botanical Center

November 26th, 2020

Ready to light up your life this week? Winter Nights Winter Lights begins lighting up the Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island, this week! From Nov. 19 to Jan. 10, every night from 4 to 9 p.m. the outdoor gardens will be in winter bloom with over 130,000 glowing lights. Showcasing our largest light display yet, new areas of our outdoor gardens will be lit, including the Children’s Garden. Explore the lawns, pond and pocket gardens of our outdoor light exhibit. Open Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve and the night of New Year’s Day. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. A small processing... Read More

31st Annual Quad City Christmas Arts & Craft Fair Coming To Rock Island

November 26th, 2020

Looking to get a start on your holiday shopping? Check out the 31st annual Quad City Christmas Arts and Craft Fair coming to Rock Island Friday Nov 27 through Sunday Nov 29 at QCCA Expo Center (2621 4th Ave Rock Island). For more info, see https://www.facebook.com/events/816468328820280. The Quad City Christmas Arts & Craft Fair is 80% country crafts and 20% fine arts. This is the largest indoor handcrafted fair in the area.  Read More

Davenport’s Figge And Putnam Ready For Museum Store Sunday

November 25th, 2020

QuadCities.com is offering a series of features running today between 2 and 5 p.m. showcasing local businesses in advance of Small Business Saturday, AND, in this case, Museum Store Sunday.  The Figge Art Museum Store and Putnam Museum Store will be participating in Museum Store Sunday on Sunday, Nov. 29 from noon-5 p.m. There are 1,600 Museum Stores representing all 50 states, 24 countries, and five continents participating in the promotion. The Figge Art Museum Store at 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport, has socks, jewelry, notebooks, masks with art pieces, wraps, throws, works by local artist, and... Read More

Augustana Will Present Virtual Christmas Program as Online Advent Calendar

November 24th, 2020

In place of a massive, festive in-person concert at Centennial Hall, Augustana College is presenting a new virtual performance of “Christmas at Augustana” throughout the month of December. To kick off the Christmas season, the Rock Island-based college has adapted its typically sold-out performances to an at-home experience for all. Three hundred student musicians will be participating in performances by the Augustana Brass Ensemble, Ascension Ringers, Augustana Symphony Orchestra, Augustana Choir, Augustana Concert Chorale and Jenny Lind Vocal Ensemble and the Augustana Jazz Ensemble. Throughout... Read More

Valor & Victory Gardens: WWII in the Hawkeye State Coming To Davenport’s GAHC

November 24th, 2020

When: Now and through Jan 17 Where: German American Heritage Center & Museum (712 W 2nd St. Davenport) https://gahc.org/ WWII was a global conflict that forever altered society and touched the lives of people around the world, including right here in Iowa. The year 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII. With this exhibit we remember and commemorate that momentous occasion. Through local headlines, personal letters, and historic artifacts, we will tell the Quad Cities’ WWII story. This exhibit is supported by the Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities and was co-curated by GAHC... Read More

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