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Celebrate Grandparents’ Day All Weekend at Country Corner!

September 20th, 2019

Fall is just around the corner! Which means corn mazes, hayrack rides and… PUMPKINS! Country Corner Farm Market & Pumpkin Patch (5333 US Highway 150 Alpha) continues their fall-filled fun with Grandparents’ Day Weekend, this Saturday Sep 21 and Sunday Sep 22 from 10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. (both days). All grandparents will be admitted for FREE with a paying grandchild. Come out and enjoy these awesome activities: Hayrack Rides, U-Pick Pumpkins, Indian Corn Seasonal U-pick Fruits and Pumpkins Pony Rides Timber Nature Trail Learning Center Barnyard Zoo Duck Racers Straw Fort New! – Pumpkin... Read More

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Jesting and Jousting Come to the Quad Cities!

September 18th, 2019

Jousting? Medieval games? Vikings? Sounds like a great time! The Greater Quad Cities Renaissance Faire returns this weekend, Saturday Sep 21 and Sunday Sep 22, at Credit Island Park (2200 W River Dr. Davenport). From 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. you are invited to enjoy some family fun and entertainment. Admission for adults is $12 (or a 2-day pass for $18), kids 5-15 are $6 and under 5 are free! There will also be a $2 discount to Military Personnel with I.D. Buy your tickets in advance online. Live stage entertainment, activities and demonstrations will provide the utmost enjoyment for the entire family.... Read More

Coal Valley Daze Returns for Some Fall Fun!

September 16th, 2019

Who is ready for fall?! Well, Coal Valley is! Make plans to spend your weekend at Valley Daze Fall Fest! This 3-day festival of fun takes place this Thursday Sep 19, Friday Sep 20 and Saturday Sep 21. All events take place at the Coal Valley Municipal Park (1st Street Coal Valley), uncles otherwise noted. Admission is FREE! Golf Cart Taxi will be running on Thursday and Friday from 5 – 11:30 p.m. and from 12 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Saturday. Designated drop off locations at Bicentennial (1004 1st Street Coal Valley). Burgers, Brats, Rib eye, Hot Dogs & Tenderloin Sandwiches will also be grilled... Read More

Rock Island Public Library Full of Fall Fun!

September 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

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day in East Moline!

September 14th, 2019

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and Mexican Independence Day at the East Moline Mexico’s Independence Day Fiesta and Parade! The parade starts at 12 p.m. and the fiesta begins at 2 p.m., at Runner’s Park (742 15th Avenue East Moline) on Sunday Sep 15. LULAC 5285 and the Quad Cities Ballet Folklorico are hosting the fiesta princess contest with QCBF performing later in the evening! There will also be DJ Guerrero and other entertainment throughout the day. Interested in being a vendor or in the parade?  For more information and registration forms, visit: http://bit.ly/EMoFiestaParade. Come... Read More

Celebrate All Things Fall at Cribfest 2019

September 9th, 2019

Fall is just around the corner. Which means, it is officially time to start planning those fall-themed activities! Corn Crib Nursery’s (6924 US Route 150 Coal Valley) annual Family Fall Festival, Cribfest 2019, kicks off this Saturday Sep 14 and will continue every Saturday and Sunday through Oct 27 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Come find your pumpkins for carving, cooking and decorating! Enjoy concessions, with all of your favorite festival foods, including wood-fired pizza! The expanded Fun Zone is bigger and better than ever!  Activities include Zip Line, Human Hamster Wheel, Tug of War, Bounce... Read More

Flemish Fun Continues at 7th Annual Fall Belgian Fest!

September 8th, 2019

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the biggest and best celebration of Belgian heritage takes place right here in the Quad Cities! Take a trip to the heart of Moline, Illinois this weekend for this year’s Fall Belgian Fest! The 7th Annual Fall Belgian Fest is happening on Sunday Sep 15 from 12 – 4 p.m. at Stephens Park (7th Street and 15th Avenue Moline). Free admission to all. The Fall Belgian Fest, formerly known as the Fall Flemish Fest, is sponsored and organized by the Center for Belgium Culture. Bill Cornelis, the Vice President of CBC and organizer of the Fall Belgian Fest shares,... Read More

Trains, Planes & Automobiles in Geneseo!

September 5th, 2019

If you’re a fan of Trains, Planes and Automobiles – then Geneseo is the place for you to be this weekend! Come experience the world of Trains, Planes and Automobiles in downtown Geneseo this Saturday Sep 7 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Bring the whole family out for a car show, train display and airplane display. Maple City Cruisers Car Show will be taking place all day. Check out the airplane on display from Gen-Air Park pilots. Geneseo Model Railroaders will be operating antique model train displays, as well! Witness a Pedal Car Parade at 11:45 a.m. Pedalers must be 8 years old and under (accompanied... Read More

Opa! Our Big Fat Greek Festival is Back!

September 2nd, 2019

Opa! Things are going to get a little Greek around the Quad Cities, this weekend! St. George’s 15th Annual ‘Our Big Fat Greek Festival’ is happening this Friday Sep 6 from 4 – 11 p.m. and Saturday Sep 7 from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. at the Saint George Greek Orthodox Church (2930 31st Ave. Rock  Island). Admission is only $2 for adults. Children 12 and under are free. Bring the entire family out for Greek cuisine, culture, music, dance and fun! Enjoy live entertainment from Paradosis Hellenic Dance Troupe, QC Motion Dance Company, as well as Guided Church Tours. Treat your taste buds with Gyros,... Read More

Pioneer Village’s Labor Day Weekend Festivities Keeping History Alive

August 31st, 2019

Labor Day weekend is upon us! Could there be a better way to spend it than going back in time and celebrating like the pioneers did? The Dan Nagle Walnut Grove Pioneer Village is hosting their annual Pioneer Village Labor Day Weekend Festival on Sunday Sep 1 and Monday Sep 2 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Pioneer Village is located north of Scott County Park, at 18817 290th Street Long Grove. Admission for adults is $2, children are $1 and 5 and under are free. Come witness basket making, blacksmithing and rope making! Enjoy live entertainment with Native American dance and song, Wild West Shows and... Read More

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