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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

The Bend Event Center is Ready For Some Fun!

June 24th, 2019

There’s a new Event Center in the Quad Cities, and you’re invited to attend the Grand Opening! The Bend Event Center (910 Bend Boulevard East Moline) will be celebrating their Open House and Ribbon Cutting this Thursday Jun 27 from 4 – 7 p.m. Come witness the ribbon cutting ceremony at 4 p.m. Food and drinks will be provided, featuring The Bend’s in-house caterer: Bass Street. There will be giveaways from local Quad Cities vendors, entertainment and so much more! Opening in June 2019, The Bend Event Center is a state-of-the-art facility located at The Bend, on the Mighty Mississippi River.... Read More

It’s Navy Week in the Quad Cities!

June 24th, 2019

The U.S. Navy is sailing into the Quad Cities for the fourth time as part of the Navy Week program, the Navy’s premier outreach program. Navy Week is Jun 24-30 in conjunction with the Quad Cities Air Show, headlined by the Navy’s flight demonstration squadron – the Blue Angels.   Navy Week will feature more than 75 unique outreach events throughout the community including: –          Free public concerts by Navy Band Great Lakes –          Youth and educational engagements with USS Constitution, the Navy’s oldest commissioned warship –         ... Read More

Speakeasy Debuting ‘(Not So) Newlywed Game Show’

June 23rd, 2019

For the last eight years, The Speakeasy in downtown Rock Island has been the diverse entertainment venue in the Quad Cities!  From Bottom’s Up Quad City Burlesque and Manscape (the area’s only male burlesque revue) to Windy City Dueling Pianos, Viva La Divas Drag Show, The Manny Lopez Big Band, countless stand up comedy and improv comedy shows and monthly trivia contests, there is truly something for everyone at The Speakeasy! The theater is thrilled to announce its newest show THE (NOT SO) NEWLYWED GAME SHOW. The first performance will be on Saturday, June 29. This will be similar... Read More

Dollar Days Are Back at Riverside!

June 22nd, 2019

Looking for an inexpensive way to keep the kids active and entertained this summer? Riverside Aquatic Center (3300 5th Avenue Moline) is offering Dollar Days on select Mondays throughout this summer! That’s right, from 5-8 p.m. admission to the family-friendly aquatic center is only $1! Dollar Days are happening on Monday Jun 24, Monday Jun 25, Monday Jul 1 and Monday Jul 8, Monday Jul 15, Monday Jul 22 and Monday Jul 29. To get your passes, visit http://www.familycu.com/fun/. The Riverside Aquatic Center was built in 2004 and offers a zero-depth entry, a lap pool and an interactive water playground.... Read More

Get TYED Together at the Freight House

June 21st, 2019

Get TYED Together for a great cause this weekend! Back for the second year, TYED Together takes place this Sunday Jun 23 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Freight House Farmers’ Market (421 W River Drive Moline). Come listen to live music, shop at the market, do some arts and crafts, and of course tie-dye for free! Bring a shirt or buy from one of the vendors! Free fun for the whole family! There will also be art, face paint, bubbles, chalk, and other crafts, as well as Streets of Italy pizza! Performing on the stage: The Ellis Kell Winter Blues All-Stars          10 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Hum... Read More

Get Your Hustle On Along the Hennepin

June 21st, 2019

Are you ready to Hustle down the Hennepin? Colona School PTA proudly presents the 12th Annual Hennepin Hustle 5k Run & Fun Walk this Sunday Jun 23 along with Hennepin Canal Parkway in Colona. New this year is a ¼ Mile Kids Fun Run (recommended for ages 8 and under), starting at 8 a.m. There are no registration fees, but a t-shirt can be purchased for $10 if you register today. The 5k Run/Walk will begin at 8:30 a.m. Registration is only $30 and can be completed here. Packet Pick-Up for Pre-Registered Participants will be on Friday Jun 21 from 4 – 7 p.m. and Saturday Jun 22 from 8 a.m. –... Read More

Celebrate Your Quad Cities Pride This Week!

June 20th, 2019

Hey Quad Cities, it’s time to show your PRIDE! That’s right, QC Pride’s Unity Pride Week is back for the second year! To help fulfill their mission of promoting awareness and visibility of the LGBTQ+ community in the Quad Cities, QC Pride has a full week of fun events planned. QC Pride Week kicks off Saturday Jun 22 and runs all the way through Saturday Jun 29.   Check out some of these amazing opportunities to show your PRIDE: Saturday Jun 22 Get this incredible week started off with Brunch at the Radisson (111 East Second Street Davenport) from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. 10% of all revenue... 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

Moeller Nights Supplies Summer Vibes

June 19th, 2019

There’s no question that Moeller Nights provides one of the most impressive collections of live entertainment acts in the Quad Cities and surrounding areas, each and every week. Moeller Nights are filled with unique voices, writers and players. Every artist, comedian or author who takes the stage at a Moeller Nights function will guarantee you an evening like no other that’s happening anywhere else in the world.   Check out some of the amazing Moeller Nights performances coming up this week: Saturday Jun 22 Radkey, with The High Divers and Babe Club, takes the stage at Triple Crown... Read More

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