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Scratch Curbside Coming to Moline!

July 13th, 2019

You’ve seen the pictures. You’ve heard the stories. Now is your chance to get your own Scratch Cupcakery cupcakes! The Quad Cities will once again be able to purchase their favorite Scratch cupcakes on Monday Jul 15 in downtown Moline (1715 5th Avenue). Flavors on board for this event are Peanut Butter Crunch, Orange Cream Soda, Triple Chocolate, Vanilla Turtle, Wacky Watermelon, Steve Urkel, Chocolate Mint Chip, Oh Happy Day!, Wedding Day, Molten Caramel, Chocolate Covered Waffle, and Salted Caramel! Gluten Free options include pound cake, chocolate zucchini, cranberry orange, lemon poppyseed,... Read More

Check Out These Local Eateries in the Quad Cities!

July 11th, 2019

Looking for a place to grab a bite to eat in the Quad Cities this week? Whether you are looking for a quick lunch, delicious dinner, pizza for the family or outdoor seating – the options are endless! Check out some of these amazing local eateries!   Ike’s All American Café (635 15th Avenue East Moline) This local café serves fresh ingredients prepared simply. Right now they are offering 20% off EVERY carryout order, due to an A/C issue. Check out their Facebook page for more information, including their delicious menu, at https://www.facebook.com/IkesAllAmericanCafe/.   Barrel House... Read More

Bettendorf Celebrating America’s Birthday in Style

July 2nd, 2019

The city of Bettendorf sure knows how to celebrate the holidays, and their 4th of July Festival is no exception! The 2019 4th of July Festival will take place in Bettendorf on Wednesday July 3 and Thursday Jul 4. This celebration includes crafts, food, amusement rides, live music, a parade and of course – fireworks! Kick off the holiday celebration on Wednesday Jul 3 with a FREE outdoor concert! Live music will be provided on the west stage near 18th Street and Spruce Hills Dr., beginning at 7 p.m. Enjoy local classic rock band, Hap Hazard, followed by the Army Band. Headlining at 9 p.m., Grandview... Read More

Christmas in July Food Drive Happening Now!

July 1st, 2019

While the temps continue to rise outside, one local man is working to keep the Christmas spirit alive in all of us. Henry’s Christmas Yard, located at 1504 26th Avenue Moline, is currently hosting a Christmas in July Food Drive. Henry the dog and his human Scott Hildebrand are utilizing some fun-filled Christmas decorations to remind us that hunger is not something people only experience around the holidays. It is a year-round issue for many, and our holiday spirit is needed even in the warm months of summer. You can stop by Henry’s Christmas Yard to witness a very patriotic display (including... Read More

Henry County Fair Celebrates 160 Years

June 24th, 2019

Make plans to celebrate the Henry County Fair in its 160th year this summer! The 2019 Henry County Fair will take place from Tuesday Jun 25 – Sunday Jun 30 in Cambridge (311 E North St.). Gates open at 7 a.m. each day. Admission is $5 per person and kids 8 and under are FREE. A Fun Pass can be purchased for $25 and includes gate admission each day. An Ultimate Pass can be purchased for $60 and includes gate admission and Grandstand admission for all 6 days.   Carnival Hours are: Tuesday 6/25                   6 – 10 p.m. Wednesday 6/26             6 – 10... Read More

Who Will Be the Best of the Wurst? You Decide!

June 20th, 2019

Do you love sausages? Then you’ll love this Best of the Wurst competition! Join the German American Heritage Center & Museum (712 W 2nd Street Davenport) this Saturday Jun 22 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. for the 2nd Annual Best of the Wurst. Sample sausage from local vendors, purchase delicious food and enjoy an ice-cold beer. Enjoy music by the Guttenberg German Band, and vote for the “Best of the Wurst!” Tickets are just $5 and children 12 and under are free. For more information, check out the GAHC’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/gahc712.  Read More

Support the Red Cross at A Taste on the River 2019

June 17th, 2019

Whenever there is an unfortunate disaster or crisis, one organization of helpful and compassionate volunteers is always there for support. The American Red Cross. Now you have an opportunity to give back and help support them. Celebrate the first day of summer this Friday Jun 21 from 6 – 10 p.m. at A Taste on the River 2019, which will take place at Schwiebert Riverfront Park (1st Avenue Downtown Rock Island). Taste incredible cuisine prepared by the area’s top chefs, and vote for your favorite. Chefs will be competing for the title of 2019 A Taste on the River Top Chef. Who will win this year,... Read More

The Throw Down Continues at This Year’s Food Truck Fight!

June 17th, 2019

The Quad Cities’ largest gathering of food trucks returns to the banks of the Mississippi in historic LeClaire, for the third year in a row! Experience Food Truck Fight™ along the levee in LeClaire (N Front St. LeClaire) on Saturday Jun 22 from 12 – 8 p.m. This all-day event features your favorite food trucks, live music, beverage tent bounce houses, face painting, a magician and more activities for the whole family! Sample items from each truck and vote for your favorite! Admission is $5 per adult. Kids 12 and under are free. You can also avoid the long lines with a VIP ticket for $20. To... Read More

Take A Trip to New Orleans Without Leaving the Quad Cities at Gumbo Ya Ya!

June 5th, 2019

Catch the spirit and energy of ‘The French Quarter’ in downtown Rock Island this weekend! For the 27th consecutive year, Gumbo Ya Ya returns to downtown Rock Island this Saturday Jun 8! Gates open at 4 p.m. Zydeco and Jazz bands will tantalize your ears, while Cajun spiced food will heat up your taste buds. Bead tosses, confetti, feather masks, feather boas, and Jumer’s showgirls will complete the Mardi Gras theme. New this year, outdoor dueling pianos will be available for your listening pleasure in the Voodoo Lounge. Two sets will take place, the first from 5 – 6:30 p.m. and the second... Read More

Mercado on Fifth, Back in Town and Ready for Some Friday Night Fun!

May 28th, 2019

Hey Quad Cities, are you ready for some Friday night fun in Downtown Moline? That’s right, Mercado on Fifth is kicking off their 2019 season this Friday night! Mercado on Fifth is the Quad Cities only outdoor night market, and it happens every Friday night! From 5-10 p.m. on 5th Avenue and 12th Street in downtown Moline you can come enjoy food trucks, live music and entertainment while shopping from local small businesses. This open-air market is family friendly and provides many activities for kids, including face painting and bounce houses. Whether you are looking for fresh produce, handmade... Read More

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