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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

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

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

WAKE Brewing Celebrates Two Year Anniversary!

August 30th, 2019

The Quad Cities’ favorite ‘cauldron of artistic brews’ is officially celebrating their 2nd successful year! Come help WAKE Brewing (2529 5th Avenue Rock Island) celebrate two years of riff-infused brewing with a killer FREE show, this Saturday Aug 31 from 2 – 10 p.m. (21+ only) Enjoy live entertainment outside with Oozing Wound, the Munsens, Druids, Cloud Cruiser, Closet Witch, plus Side Show Feats By The Swami! Barley & Rye Bistro will be serving up the following delectable dishes: Elk Burger with Pepper Jack Cheese, Poblano, Onion, Egg, Smokey Red Pepper Mayo Bison Burger with Cheddar,... Read More

Moonlight Festival Lights Up Downtown Silvis

August 22nd, 2019

The 18th Annual Moonlight Festival in Silvis is officially upon us! The theme this year is ‘Grand Prix’ so zoom on into this festival for a great time! On Saturday Aug 24, downtown Silvis will be transformed into a block party like none other. There will be crafts, a cruise-in, free activities for kids, live music, the only lighted parade in the Quad Cities and more! The festivities kick off at 8 a.m. with the Silvis Family 5K Run and the ½ mile Kiddie Run. To register for the run, that begins at Schadt Park in Silvis, go to https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=131546.   Join... Read More

East Moline’s Freedom Fest Back and Better than Ever!

August 14th, 2019

Are you looking for a full day of fun for the entire family this weekend? Then look no further than the 2019 East Moline Freedom Fest! The 2019 East Moline Freedom Fest is happening this Saturday Aug 17 from 2 – 11 p.m. along 15th Avenue in Downtown East Moline. This FREE family-friendly event will provide entertainment for everyone! Enjoy this street festival, which includes a vendor fair, car show, live music, food trucks, Pinup Girl contest and so much more! New this year at the Freedom Fest is the East Mo Food Truck Fest. Food vendors will have the opportunity to enter an item for judging... Read More

BBQ in the Quad Cities is Back!

August 8th, 2019

“It’s finally here… WE’RE RE-OPENING” News came out tonight that makes many food lovers in the Quad Cities very happy. When thinking of a great place in the Quad Cities to get some delicious BBQ (or barbeque/barbecue, whichever you prefer), most think of the amazing and delectable Jim’s Rib Haven. Unfortunately, the world has had to live without Jim’s BBQ this past month, due to a fire at the 531 24th Street Rock Island location on Tuesday July 2, 2019. Luckily, all of our dreams have been answered. This was the statement released earlier tonight about the future of one of the Quad... Read More

Ya Maka My Weekend Returns to The District of Rock Island!

August 7th, 2019

Hey Quad Cities, take a trip to the beautiful Caribbean without leaving home this weekend! Ya Maka My Weekend, the “Original District Festival” is celebrating its 28th year this Saturday Aug 10, in the District of Rock Island! Gates open at 4 p.m. Come enjoy some Caribbean cuisine, that island vibe and even an open-air marketplace! The “Ya Maka Beach” will be ready for you to play in, dig for buried treasure, or build a sandcastle! Here is the line-up for some live Caribbean music, to give the real ambience of being on the beach: 4:15 – 5:30 p.m.              TBA 5:45 –... Read More

Scratch Curbside Gliding into Geneseo

August 4th, 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 and surrounding areas will once again be able to purchase their favorite Scratch cupcakes on Wednesday Aug 7 from 1 – 4 p.m. at Pegasus Fine Gifts (117 S State Street Geneseo). Flavors on board for this event are Peanut Butter Cup, Lemon Pie, Chocolate Vanilla, Arnold Palmer, Caramel Apple, Carnival, Mint Fudge Brownie, Oh Happy Day!, Wedding Day, Dirt Cup, German Chocolate, and Oatmeal Cream Pie! Our Gluten Free options include pound cake, chocolate zucchini,... Read More

Scratch Curbside Rolling into Rock Island!

July 20th, 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 Wednesday Jul 24 in Rock Island (323 18th Street)! Flavors on board for this event are Peanut Butter Cup, Peach Cobbler, Blackout, Crispy, Apple Pie, Butterfinger Cookies, Mint Fudge Brownie, Oh Happy Day!, Wedding Day, Chocolate Mocha, Lemon Blueberry, and Princess! Gluten Free options include pound cake, chocolate zucchini, cranberry orange, lemon poppyseed, cinnamon coffee cake, and cherry... Read More

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