Tuesday - December 10, 2019
Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois
 

Feel the Magic at Family Museum’s WinterFest

December 7th, 2019

One of the most deer-ly beloved events is back at the Family Museum! WinterFest takes place from 12 – 5 p.m. this Sunday Dec 8 at the Family Museum (2900 Learning Campus Drive Bettendorf)! Meet a real reindeer and have your picture taken with Santa! Make a variety of holiday crafts, enjoy performances by the Family Museum Dance Company (A Nutcracker “Sweet”), the Quad City Symphony Youth Choir, and other local musical groups. A $1 cash or canned food donation for the River Bend Foodbank is all you need for admission (members, too!). Cash donations are preferred as every dollar donated provides... Read More

Celebrate Christmas in Silvis!

December 6th, 2019

Head to Downtown Silvis from 5 – 8 p.m. this Saturday Dec 7 for an evening filled with holiday fun! Christmas in Silvis will include horse-drawn carriage rides, live ice sculpting, hot sandwiches and soup, puppet shows, entertainment from the Moline Boys Choir and so much more! Stop by the Silvis Library (806 1st Avenue Silvis) to write letters to Santa and even visit and take pictures with jolly big man himself! Listen to live holiday music from the Ukulele Club, enjoy homemade cookies and apple cider or create and take home a fun holiday craft! The $10,000 winner will also be drawn Saturday... Read More

Dream Big with Disney On Ice this Saturday!

December 5th, 2019

Believing is just the beginning for your favorite Disney heroes at Disney On Ice presents Dream Big! Courage leads the way for Disney’s most adventurous heroes when Disney On Ice presents Dream Big at the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Drive Moline) this Saturday Dec 7 at 3 p.m. Join the wayfinder Moana and the greatest demigod that ever lived, Maui, on an action-packed voyage to restore the stolen heart of Te Fiti. Explore the Land of the Dead as Miguel from Disney•Pixar’s Coco brings the festivities of Dia de los Muertos to the ice. Get tangled up in Rapunzel’s hair-raising quest to see... Read More

Downtown East Moline Celebrates Christmas with Lighted Parade and MORE!

December 4th, 2019

Looking for a little holiday family fun this weekend? Then look no further than Downtown East Moline! East Moline Main Street will host their Lighted Christmas Parade, along with other fun-filled Christmas activities, this Saturday Dec 7 from 5 – 9 p.m. in Downtown East Moline (Runner’s Park 742 15th Avenue East Moline and Cleary Hall 1705 6th Street East Moline). Festivities kick off with the Lighted Christmas Parade at 5 p.m. The parade will begin at 15th Avenue and 10th Street. It will continue down 15th Avenue to 6th Street. Feel the holiday magic at the Christmas Tree Lighting, which will... Read More

Christkindlmarkt Quad Cities 2019 Heads to Freight House

December 3rd, 2019

The Quad Cities’ annual holiday celebration of German heritage is back once again, at a new location! Christkindlmarkt Quad Cities 2019 will take place this Saturday Dec 7 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday Dec 8 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Freight House Market (421 W River Dr. Davenport). Previously held at the German American Heritage Museum Center & Museum, this artisan craft and gift market will include German music, European foods, international beers, and artist demonstrations and performances. Kick off the Christkindlmarkt fun with the St. Nicholas Dinner on Friday Dec 6 from 5... Read More

Winter Nights Winter Lights Returns to Quad City Botanical Center

December 1st, 2019

The gardens will be in winter bloom again with 100,000 glowing lights during the third annual Winter Nights Winter Lights at the Quad City Botanical Center (2525 4th Avenue Rock Island). Bundle up, stroll the gardens at night then warm up inside at the hot chocolate bar. Bring the kids for crafts or plan your visit for one of the special events.   Dates and Times 4:30 – 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday   First night for general admission – Wed, Dec 4 Members’ Only Night – Sun, Dec 1   Also open Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve and the night... Read More

Have Some Free Family Fun at the Figge This Weekend!

November 21st, 2019

Downtown Davenport will be busting with activities this Saturday morning. Why not enjoy a free family-friendly event at the Figge? Free Family Day at the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd St Davenport) will be held this Saturday Nov 23 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Come celebrate the new exhibitions at the Figge with a variety of hands-on projects and experiences for both kids and adults! Families and fans alike will dive into the current exhibitions through art projects, films, gallery happenings and even a snack break.  Whether you are 1 or 100, you are welcome to join for free museum admission all day,... Read More

Downtown Moline Lights Up for the Holidays

November 20th, 2019

Kick off your holiday season this Saturday in Downtown Moline! The Annual Lighting on the Commons happens this Saturday Nov 23 from 3:30 – 6 p.m. on the John Deere Commons (1400 River Dr. Moline). Join your friends and neighbors Downtown Moline for attractions that include Santa and Mrs. Claus, horse-drawn wagon rides, live music featuring local choirs, a children’s craft area and of course, the famous Lighting Ceremony and Fireworks! From 4:30 – 6 p.m. enjoy free cookies, cider and hot cocoa! The Official Lighting Ceremony and Fireworks will take place at 6 p.m. For more information, visit... Read More

Find Your Holiday Spirit at the Festival of Trees!

November 19th, 2019

Nothing kicks off the holiday season in the Quad Cities more festively than the Festival of Trees! This amazing annual tradition since 1986, held at the RiverCenter (136 E 3rd St Davenport), will commence festivities on Thursday Nov 21. There will be something to enjoy for the entire family between the art galleries, Bo the Bear, the decorated trees and much more!   Here is a full list of the Special Events at the Festival of Trees 2019:   Silent Disco Sneak Peek! Thursday Nov 21             6 – 9 p.m.                         RiverCenter South, Great... Read More

Rock Island Public Library Full of Fall Fun!

November 15th, 2019

As the leaves are turning colors and the temperatures cool, Rock Island Public Library is going to be falling over itself to make autumn a fun season for area families! The library has a full slate of events upcoming. Here’s the lowdown: Back to School! August – December 2019 Events Adults, General Audiences New: Bangtan Book Club. Monthly on Thursdays at 5:30 pm, see date for location. Do you know BTS, the Korean-pop band? Then you know their music is filled with literary influences! Join us monthly as we meet to discuss the books that have inspired certain BTS albums. Starting... Read More

Translate