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Help Prevent Bullying with a Margarita miX-uP!

October 15th, 2018

Mexican food, margaritas and making a difference in the community? Oh my! Join QC United and Pete the Purple Bull this Thursday Oct 18 at 6 p.m. for a Margarita miX-uP at the River Center (136 E 3rd St. Davenport)! Enjoy the best Mexican food the Quad Cities has to offer, while sipping on six different varieties of margaritas! Dance along the delicious Nacho and Dessert Bar with live music from Crooked Cactus. Take part in an adult-version Piñata Contest and vote for your favorite traditional taco and street taco. And so much more! Participating restaurants include: Acapulco Cafe, Azteca 1, El... Read More

Show Your Support for National Bullying Prevention Month

October 1st, 2018

Bullying is serious business. But thanks to QC United and Pete the Purple Bull, bullying prevention in schools and communities can be both effective and enjoyable! Join QC United and Pete the Purple Bull in their Kindness Rocks Campaign! Show support and feel the power of kindness through the numerous events planned and sponsorships available throughout the coming months. While October is National Bullying Prevention Month, QC United is dedicated to assisting local youth fully access educational opportunities all year long. QC United operates several unique and exciting programs endorsed by multiple... Read More

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! All Should Attend the Quad Cities Renaissance Faire!

September 27th, 2018

Jousting? Medieval games? Vikings? Sounds like a great time! The Greater Quad Cities Renaissance Faire returns this weekend, Saturday Sep 29 and Sunday Sep 30, at Credit Island Park (2200 W River Dr. Davenport). From 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. you are invited to enjoy some family fun and entertainment. Admission for adults is $10 (or a 2-day pass for $15), kids 5-15 are $5 and under 5 are free! There will also be a $2 discount to Military Personnel with I.D. Live stage entertainment, activities and demonstrations will provide the utmost enjoyment for the entire family. From Norse Fyre, choreographed aerials... Read More

Have Some Flemish Fun at the 6th Annual Fall Belgian Fest!

September 14th, 2018

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 6th Annual Fall Belgian Fest is happening this Sunday Sep 16 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

Main Street Iowa Restaurant Week Heading to Hilltop Campus Village!

September 13th, 2018

Travel Iowa kicks off their deliciously enticing celebration throughout 28 Main Street communities across the state, this Friday! The 2nd Annual Travel Iowa’s Main Street Iowa Restaurant Week will be held from Friday Sep 14 through Sunday Sep 23. Over 150 establishments throughout 28 Iowa communities will bring in customers with dining discounts and special activities. Quad Cities’ very own Main Street Iowa district, Hilltop Campus Village, is a vibrant area in Davenport which offers culture, education, shopping, dining and entertainment. This historic area, which covers 95 square blocks, from... Read More

VIVA Quad Cities Celebrating 25th Anniversary!

September 6th, 2018

Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of VIVA Quad Cities and the annual VIVA Quad Cities Fiesta! This Saturday, Sep 8 from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. at LeClaire Park in Davenport, VIVA Quad Cities will be hosting their annual Fiesta for all to enjoy! There is a $5 admission charge at the gate (children 12 and under are free) and free admission for those with military identification. The VIVA Quad Cities Fiesta demonstrates the growing diversity and vitality of the Hispanic community in the Quad-Cities. Food booths, arts, crafts and entertainment are highlights of the Fiesta. The various Hispanic cultures are... Read More

Celebrate with Corn Crib Nursery at Family Fall Festival!

September 5th, 2018

Fall is just around the corner, whether the temperature outside agrees or not. Which means it’s officially time to start planning those fall-themed activities! The Corn Crib Nursery’s (6924 US Route 150 Coal Valley) annual Family Fall Festival kicks off this Saturday Sep 8 and will continue every Saturday and Sunday through Oct 21 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... Read More

Opa! Big Fat Greek Festival Spices Up the Quad Cities!

September 3rd, 2018

Opa! Things are going to get a little Greek around the Quad Cities, this weekend! St. George’s 14th Annual Our Big Fat Greek Festival is happening this Friday Sep 7 from 3 – 11 p.m. and Saturday Sep 8 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! The Ellas Dancers of Chicago will perform dances from every region of Greece, including regions of mainland Greece, the Greek islands, Asia Minor, Pontos, and... Read More

Radioface Rockin’ Car Shop Car Show at Crabby’s!

September 2nd, 2018

Live music, a car show, food and drinks outdoors! Is there any other way to enjoy a Wednesday evening? Head to Crabby’s Bar & Grill (826 W 1st Ave Coal Valley) this Wednesday Sep 5 at 4 p.m. for a Radioface Rockin’ Car Shop Car Show! No cover charge! Come for the Car Shop Hot Rod Night and stay for the live music from classic rock band, Radioface! Over 100 cars are expected to be on-site for your viewing pleasure. Food and beverages will be sold outside, as well. For more information on this week’s Radioface Rockin’ Car Shop Car Show, check out the Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/228596447825785/. Don’t... Read More

Don’t Scotch The Scotch Egg! Blue Cat Fans Offer Pitches For Big Swing Menu

August 31st, 2018

Will the Scotch Egg be scotched? Will the soups survive? And will Arkham Stout be in, or out? Blue Cat Brew Pub will close its doors tonight, after 24 years in business, and soon, a new brew pub, Big Swing, will take its place after a few weeks of renovations. It’s still up in the air as to what Blue Cat menu items will be kept around beyond its demise. Brew master Dan Cleaveland will remain on staff for at least a year with the new venue, bringing his 60-plus beer recipes with him, so the chances of the BC brews still popping up in the new spot are high. But what about the food? As reported... Read More

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