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Warm Up with Some Belgian Waffles This Saturday!

February 1st, 2019
Warm Up with Some Belgian Waffles This Saturday!

Start this Saturday morning out right with a delicious Belgian Waffle Breakfast! On the first Saturday of every month, The Center for Belgian Culture hosts a magnificent Belgian Waffle Breakfast at the Friend Circle Club (701 18th Avenue Moline). This month’s breakfast takes place this Saturday Feb 2 from 7:30 – 11 a.m. (or until the batter runs out). For only $7 you will receive one large malty Belgian Waffle (Catherine Van Hecke’s secret recipe), two massive juicy sausages and your choice of orange juice or coffee. Take advantage of the amazing toppings, as well. Whether you’re feeling... Read More

Ice Skating in Silvis Has Officially Returned!

January 31st, 2019
Ice Skating in Silvis Has Officially Returned!

Looking for a fun-filled way to take advantage of these freezing temperatures? How about some good ol’ fashioned Ice Skating! Ice Skating has officially returned to the City of Silvis! That’s right, you can once again find some FREE family-friendly fun on the ice at Schadt Park (1101 4th Avenue Silvis). In December of 1917, Silvis opened their original skating rink. The skating rink was completed at the expense of the village, under the supervision of Mayor Fred Hartline (reportedly it was not until after 1919, under Mayor George Sleeth, that the term “mayor” was officially used). The rink... Read More

Get Out and Have Some Fun at the 3rd Annual Winter Carnival in Bettendorf!

January 30th, 2019
Get Out and Have Some Fun at the 3rd Annual Winter Carnival in Bettendorf!

With all these freezing temps, are you starting to feel some cabin fever? There is a light at the end of the tunnel! Celebrate the brief departure of the Polar Vortex at the 2019 Winter Carnival Family Fun in Bettendorf! The City of Bettendorf will host their 3rd Annual Winter Carnival this Saturday Feb 2 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Activities will be set up throughout Bettendorf for this year’s Winter Carnival. All activities are free and open to all ages! Stop by the Bettendorf Library (2950 Learning Campus Drive) for some amazing and all-inclusive activities. Enjoy activities and crafts with Nahant... Read More

NIVRANA Returns to the Quad Cities!

January 29th, 2019
NIVRANA Returns to the Quad Cities!

The most authentic Nirvana experience returns to Davenport this weekend! Head to River Music Experience (129 N Main St Davenport) this Friday Feb 1 to witness NIVRANA- Tribute to Nirvana, in the Redstone Room. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the show starts at 9 p.m. NIVRANA is the only tribute to Nirvana that gives you the original stage performance, gear and sound just as it was in the 1990’s. Once again, you can hear the grunge music that made the era special, because NIVRANA puts Kurt, Krist and Dave back on the stage together as though they never left. Advanced tickets for the show are only $10.... Read More

Remember the Good Ol’ Days at Raccoon Motel!

January 28th, 2019
Remember the Good Ol’ Days at Raccoon Motel!

Remember the Good ol’ Days this Wednesday night! The Medium, with The Evening Attraction, takes the stage at Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel (304 E 3rd St. Davenport) this Wednesday Jan 30. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the music begins at 7 p.m. The Nashville psychedelic/baroque pop band, The Medium, consists of band members; Shane Perry (guitar/vocals), Sam Silva (bass guitar/vocals), Michael Brudi (guitar/vocals) and Jared Hicks (drums). You can check out their debut single now at https://themediumband.bandcamp.com/releases. The Evening Attraction is a five-piece Chicago rock band... Read More

Koo Koo Kanga Roo Bouncing into Village Theatre

January 27th, 2019
Koo Koo Kanga Roo Bouncing into Village Theatre

Are you ready to get your dance on? Koo Koo Kanga Roo will be performing at Village Theatre (2113 E 11th St. Davenport) this Wednesday Jan 30 at 6 p.m. This all ages show will provide fun for the whole family! Tickets are just $15 and can be purchased online at http://www.ticketfly.com/event/1785967-koo-koo-kanga-roo-davenport/.   Koo Koo Kanga Roo is the dance-a-long comedy show from Bryan and Neil, two friends who set out to experiment with live music and make it more fun. Armed with nothing more than an iPod, two mics, one giant rainbow and some gold sneakers, Koo Koo Kanga Roo puts on an all-ages... Read More

Kinky Boots Stomps Its Way Into the Quad Cities

January 26th, 2019
Kinky Boots Stomps Its Way Into the Quad Cities

Kinky Boots is now on tour and making a stop in the Quad Cities! You can witness Broadway’s huge-hearted, high-heeled hit Kinky Boots at the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd St. Davenport) on Wednesday Jan 30 at 7:30 p.m. With songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind. Inspired by true events, KINKY BOOTS takes you from a gentlemen’s shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan. Charlie Price is struggling to live up to his... Read More

Quad Cities’ Best Salsas Go Mano a Mano!

January 25th, 2019
Quad Cities’ Best Salsas Go Mano a Mano!

The moment we have all been waiting for is almost upon us. Who will be the victor? LOCK 14 Dam Good Salsa or Lobo’s Salsa? Either way, it’s going to get real tasty in the Quad Cities this weekend! Join LOCK 14 Dam Good Salsa and Lobo’s Salsa this Sunday Jan 27 at Hey Bryan’s (1140 15th Avenue East Moline) as they go to head-to-head in the Pro Bowl 2019 Salsa-Off! Both locally owned, two of the best salsa creators in the Quad Cities will come together for a trifecta of chips and salsa, football and FUN! Beginning at 1 p.m., Quad Citians are invited to sample a few of both LOCK 14 Dam Good... Read More

Stay Warm with Some Delicious Chili this Weekend!

January 24th, 2019
Stay Warm with Some Delicious Chili this Weekend!

Nothing warms you up faster on a cold winter day than a steaming bowl of chili. Except for over 20 chili recipes to choose from! The 10th Annual Hand-in-Hand Chili Cook-Off is happening this Saturday Jan 26 from 2:30 – 6:30 p.m. at the New Fair Center (Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds 2815 W Locust St. Davenport)! Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for kids (6-12 years) and free for 5 years and under. New this year, you can now purchase your tickets in advance by going to https://www.classy.org/event/2019-chili-cook-off/e206912. Over 20 chili recipes will be available to taste, along with a kids’... Read More

PAW Patrol Live Pounces into TaxSlayer Center!

January 23rd, 2019
PAW Patrol Live Pounces into TaxSlayer Center!

No job is too big, no pup is too small! Paw Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure” will be zooming into the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Dr. Moline) this Saturday Jan 26 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and Sunday Jan 27 at 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. PAW Patrol Live! sets sail with a pirate adventure! It’s Pirate Day in Adventure Bay and Ryder will need all paws on deck as he and the PAW Patrol discover a secret treasure map while on a mission to rescue Cap’n Turbot from a mysterious cavern.  It’s up to Chase, Marshall, Skye and all their heroic pirate pup friends to save the day and find the pirate... Read More