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

Factory Of Fear Is A Terrifying Experience

October 28th, 2016

There is a terrifying place in Moline at 5027 4th Ave. The Factory of Fear is just down the road from the water park. They open every year and the same cast comes back to scare the living daylights out of our beloved Quad Cities without fail upon each return. Entry is $15 and $20 for VIP. There is also $5 a discount for active military! And through the Halloween season, every Friday and Saturday from 7pm-12am ,as well as Sundays from 7pm-10pm, you can crawl through this terrifying single-level maze of horrific characters and haunting screams. My daughter, Madison Redecker, plays one of these characters... Read More

Karaoke And Costumes On Tap This Weekend At The Railhouse

October 28th, 2016

“A long, long time ago, I can still remember how that music used to make me smile. And I knew if I had my chance, that I could make those people dance and maybe they’d be happy for a while.”-American Pie by Don Mclean Ever since I was a small child, and I mean SMALL, I have been singing. I remember being a 10 year old little girl sitting around a campfire singing to a bunch of adults to the tune of my uncle’s guitar. I sang everything from The Eagles to Queen. I had zero problem hitting all the notes on the scale when I was that age. Now I am older and I sing more like Bob... Read More

Lots Of Treats In Store At Local Halloween Events

October 27th, 2016

There are going to be plenty of treats, tricks, scares and surprises during this year’s Halloween season in the Quad-Cities, and here are some of the events you can check out. Fright Night takes place beginning at 5 p.m. in the District in downtown Rock Island, featuring music, fun activities for kids, crafts and arts, lots of free candy, a costume contest, DJ Jeff James and more. It’s all free and all fun down in the District. Also down in the District at Skellington Manor, 420 18th St., Rock Island, their hellishly fun triple-decker haunted house The Asylum is going to be wrapping things... Read More

Beach Slang Speaking Your Language With Show At Codfish Hollow

October 27th, 2016

Beach Slang will be chatting their way into Codfish Hollow Barn in Maquoketa, Iowa, on Saturday. Their 7 p.m. show also includes opening acts Bleached, Campdogzz and Hunny. Also coming up on the Moeller Nights schedule, Mr. Little Jeans with special guests will take place at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 at the Village Theater in the Village of East Davenport. This show is selling out across the country. You have this one chance to see her in an intimate environment before she blows up. The shows are all ages. For more info and tickets, see https://www.facebook.com/moellernightsinc/?fref=ts.  Read More

Keith Urban, Haunted Happenings And More In Moline Centre

October 26th, 2016

Country music superstar, Keith Urban, rides into the iWireless Center on October 27 at 7:30 p.m. Urban has released a total of nine studio albums and has charted 37 singles on the US Hot Country Songs chart, 19 of which have gone to #1. Special guests Brett Eldredge and Maren Morris will be joining him on stage, so make your reservations today. Just a reminder that this Friday, October 28, Mercado on Fifth will celebrate Day of the Dead. The open air market runs from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. where they will have traditional catrina dolls, alters on display and candy skulls!  Face painters will... Read More

Fright Night A Boo-tiful Halloween Event For Families

October 26th, 2016

Fright Night in The District, a fun, safe, and free Halloween event, will be held Thursday, October 27, 2016 from 5 to 8 p.m. in downtown Rock Island. This event in made possible by presenting sponsor Modern Woodmen of America. The District and Rock Island Parks and Recreation with support from Rock Island County Project, Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois, and the Martin Luther King Jr. Center are proud to host this annual children’s event. Attendees will have the chance to parade in their costumes, participate in Halloween activities, meet local mascots, and more! Fright Night... Read More

American Queen Steamboat Is Royally Entertaining

October 21st, 2016

The American Queen Steamboat billed the largest paddle-wheel riverboat ever built had stopped in Bettendorf this week. It was on its way down to St. Louis and the Quad Cities is one of the many stops along the route south for this steamship. While it was here in town I was offered an opportunity to take a tour of the boat. They meant it when they said biggest ever built. I could see the giant smokestacks from the road. The length of the ship stretched out towering over all the little boats docked near by. I made my way up the ramp to this huge boat. My visit started with a meal in the lower deck... Read More

Scarecrow Shenanigans Scaring Up Fun At Family Museum

October 21st, 2016

Come in costume and celebrate the fall season! On Sunday, October 23, from noon – 5:00 PM the Family Museum’s annual event, Scarecrow Shenanigans, returns this year with even more kooky, spooky, and ooky activities. Almost every gallery and room in the Museum will be filled with art activities, games, and science projects. The Family Museum will be bursting with activities including mini-pumpkin decorating, pumpkin bowling, make-it take-it flower headbands and monster pencils, cow eyeball dissection, an interactive glow-in-the-dark room, dry-ice demonstrations, dance performances by the Family... Read More

Junior Theater Celebrates 300th Production With ‘Pegora’

October 20th, 2016

Since 1951, Davenport Junior Theatre (DJT) has been making theatre “For Kids, By Kids.”  Pegora the Witch is a musical that launches DJT’s 65th season and marks the 300th mainstage production. “Not many theatre companies can claim such a long history,” said Daniel Sheridan, Artistic Director.  “The only way organizations last this long is because they grow with the times and strive passionately to serve its core mission.  Ours is to impact youth by empowering them with the performing arts, onstage, backstage and in the audience.  We believe in kids and that what they learn here... Read More

Vampire Weekend’s Baio Headlines Moeller Nights This Week

October 19th, 2016

Still regret missing Vampire Weekend playing at Huckleberry’s Pizza way back in the Daytrotter beginnings a decade ago? Now’s your chance to check out one of the band’s primary members, Chris Baio, during one of the Moeller Nights concerts this week. It’s an action-packed week for the former Mr. Daytrotter and here’s the schedule for Sean Moeller’s shows: Thursday, Oct. 20 — BAIO (featuring Chris Baio of VAMPIRE WEEKEND!!) w/special guests to be announced at The Village Theatre (7 pm), Davenport, IA; TICKETS ON SALE NOW!! Monday, Oct. 24 — DILLY DALLY, Archeress (record... Read More