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Movies In The Park Opens In Vanderveer

May 25th, 2017
Movies In The Park Opens In Vanderveer

With summer right around the corner, it has become more difficult to stay indoors on the weekends. But family movie night is so rewarding, as well. Now you can combine the two! On Friday May 26, the Friends of Vander Veer and Davenport Parks and Recreation will be hosting this year’s first Movies in the Park night, with the movie ‘Trolls’! The movie will be shown at Vander Veer Park (215 W Central Park Ave Davenport) near the fountain on a portable screen. Admission is FREE to this event! Blankets and lawn chairs are highly recommended, and the movie will begin at sunset. Friends of Vander... Read More

Get Your Suds On With Craft Beer Festival

May 18th, 2017
Get Your Suds On With Craft Beer Festival

Come celebrate American Craft Beer Week at the Quad Cities Craft Beer Fest! This year’s QC Craft Beer Fest will take place on Saturday May 20 at the Bass Street Plaza (100 17th Street Moline). The hours are 1-4 p.m. with a VIP option from 12-1 p.m. General admission is $20 in advance (prior to 11:30 a.m. May 19) and $30 on the day of the fest. If you would like the extra hour, the VIP cost is $30 and is only available if paid in advance. This event will showcase the micro/nano breweries in the Quad Cities area. Attendees will be able to interact with the brewery representatives and each other. For... Read More

ZZ Top Legging Into Adler Theater

May 15th, 2017
ZZ Top Legging Into Adler Theater

The Eliminator car will rev its engines through the Q-C once again as ZZ Top is legging it back into the Adler Theater, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. Having formed more than four decades ago in the Houston area of Texas, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees ZZ Top continue to be a relentless touring machine, one that’s headed to the Adler Theatre at 7 p.m. September 19. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday. The bearded duo of singer/guitarist Billy F Gibbons and bassist/singer Dusty Hill, and drummer Frank Beard, aka “the man with no beard” have consistently rocked audiences with their brand... Read More

Touch A Truck In Moline This Weekend!

May 13th, 2017
Touch A Truck In Moline This Weekend!

Have you ever wondered what it felt like to sit in the driver seat of a fire truck or police car? Well here is your opportunity! The City of Moline is kicking off National Public Works Week on Saturday May 13 with Touch-a-Truck! Sponsored by Sexton Ford, this event will go from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the City of Moline Public Works (3635 4th Avenue Moline). This event is FREE and open to the public. Attendees will not only have an opportunity to see some awesome vehicles up close, but they will also be allowed to sit in them and learn about their controls. There will be a fire truck, police car,... Read More

Cruise On Over To SouthPark For The Car Show

May 12th, 2017
Cruise On Over To SouthPark For The Car Show

Calling all car lovers and auto enthusiasts! It is once again time for the Quad Cities’ Cruisers Annual Cruise-In. The 2017 Cruise-In is happening at SouthPark Mall in Moline (4500 16th Street) on Saturday, May 13 from 5-8 p.m. This is a free event for spectators! Show cars are only $3, and registering upon arrival will allow a chance to win some great door prizes. All makes and models are welcome! Come out to enjoy some great cars, music, family fun, food vendors and a 50/50 raffle! Whether you are looking for a nice low key way to show off your ride or you want to check out some of the gems... Read More

Could You Survive A Zombie Apocalypse?

May 11th, 2017
Could You Survive A Zombie Apocalypse?

Ever wonder if you could survive a zombie apocalypse? Well now you can see if your preparations and training are sufficient, while having the knowledge that you will still be able to go back to your warm and safe bed later that night! Factory of Fear is bringing the very first zombie survival experience to the Quad Cities! Factory of Fear: INFECTED will be taking place on Friday May 12 and Saturday May 13 from 7p.m.-Midnight at their 5027 4th Avenue Moline location. Admission is $15 per person. Tickets, however, are very limited and sold out last year. Go to https://app.hauntpay.com/events/factory-of-fear-infected–2... Read More

Superheroes United! Time For A Ride!

May 11th, 2017
Superheroes United! Time For A Ride!

Superheroes unite! Now grab your bicycles! It’s time for a Superhero Ride! Back by popular demand, the River Benders Cycling Group is hosting their Superhero Ride on Saturday May 13. Check in will begin on the day of the ride at 10:30 a.m. at Schweibert Park in Rock Island. All superheroes will depart at 11 a.m. and head to River House in Moline for a Parade of Heroes and games. The next stop will be at Hall of Fame Pizza in Bettendorf, for a late lunch. The last stop will be at Davenport Freight House’s Taproom. Registration is $10 and includes treats and fun! All are encouraged to join the... Read More

Karaoke And Costumes On Tap This Weekend At The Railhouse

May 5th, 2017
Karaoke And Costumes On Tap This Weekend At The Railhouse

“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

Head To Action Valley For Hot Paintball Action

May 5th, 2017
Head To Action Valley For Hot Paintball Action

It’s time for some paintball! Action Valley Paintball will be opening for their 2017 season this weekend! Saturday, May 6 at 9 a.m. they will be back in business with their hyper ball field, a scenario field and woods field. For hours and pricing information, you can visit: http://actionvalleypaintb.wixsite.com/avpquadcities/hours-and-rates. The fields are located at 60th Street and 51st Avenue in Moline at Green Valley Sports Complex. To get to the field, you take a left on 51st Avenue and follow the road until the end. Then take a right after the gate at the soccer field. You will find Action... Read More

Get Your Drank On At Tour De Brew QC!

May 4th, 2017
Get Your Drank On At Tour De Brew QC!

Looking for an excuse to take a nice bike ride with adult beverages, for a good cause? Then look no further! Round four of Tour de Brew QC will be taking place from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Saturday May 6. The Charity Bike ride will begin and conclude at Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Avenue, Rock Island. Tickets can be purchased at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tour-de-brew-qc-2017-tickets-31010683790?aff=efbeventtix. The purpose of this charity bike ride is to raise funds for cancer charities the benefit the community’s cancer patients. This year the Tour de Brew QC will be donating all... Read More