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Tuesday - December 18, 2018
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The Oak Ridge Boys Bringing Christmas Tour to Adler Theatre

December 17th, 2018

Don’t miss this opportunity to catch The Oak Ridge Boys live at the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd St. Davenport) on Thursday Dec 20 at 7:30 p.m. For almost thirty years, Country Music Hall of Fame members The Oak Ridge Boys have been a part of their fans’ holiday seasons with their annual Christmas tour. This year, the Grammy Award-winning group will celebrate Christmas with timeless hits and holiday favorites with their “Shine the Light on Christmas” show. A mixture of traditional and contemporary songs—including religious, romantic and fun holiday tunes—make up the set list, which includes... Read More

Make Holiday Memories at the Vander Veer Holiday Workshop!

December 16th, 2018

Are you looking for a family friendly holiday activity this weekend? Then look no further than Vander Veer Botanical Park! The annual Vander Veer Holiday Workshop takes place this Tuesday Dec 18 at Vander Veer Botanical Park (215 W Central Ave Davenport. Two sessions will take place, the Early Session at 4 p.m. and the Late Session at 6 p.m. This family event is a great opportunity to enjoy the splendor of the holiday floral display while creating holiday ornaments and gifts! Materials and instruction for craft projects suitable to different skill levels will be provided along with some holiday... Read More

A Christmas Story The Musical Takes Stage at Adler Theatre

December 15th, 2018

A Christmas Story The Musical takes the stage at Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd St. Davenport) this Tuesday Dec 18 at 7 p.m. From the songwriting team behind the smash hit Tony Award-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen and the Academy Award-winning film La La Land, A Christmas Story The Musical brings the classic 1983 movie to hilarious life on stage! Set in 1940s Indiana, a young and bespectacled Ralphie Parker schemes his way toward the holiday gift of his dreams, an official Red Ryder® Carbine-Action 200-Shot Range Model Air Rifle. An infamous leg lamp, outrageous pink bunny pajamas, a maniacal department... Read More

2nd Annual Christkindlmarkt at German American Heritage Center

December 14th, 2018

The German American Heritage Center hosts their 2nd Annual Christkindlmarkt Fair this weekend, and you’re invited! This admission-free event will take place at the German American Heritage Center (712 W 2nd St Davenport) this Saturday Dec 15 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Over 20 local vendors from all over the area will be located on the 4th floor of the GAHC selling crafts, delectable and other holiday goodies. Come find that special gift you’ve been looking for! When you are finished perusing and shopping, make sure to stop by the ‘Twas the Night Before Weihnachten: A German Christmas Story’... Read More

The Greater Quad Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Hosts Holiday Fiesta!

December 13th, 2018

Get out of the cold and warm up this weekend with a Holiday Fiesta! The Greater Quad Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is hosting their Holiday Fiesta 2018 this Friday Dec 14 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the Edje Lounge at Jumer’s Casino (777 Jumer Dr. Rock Island). While the Holiday Fiesta is hosted by the Hispanic Chamber members, the public is welcome as well! Admission for members is $15 and non-members is $20. Must be over 21 to attend. This fun-filled fiesta will feature live music, food, door prizes and holiday memories! Contact Zenaida Landeros at (563) 214-5160 for further information... Read More

Have a Jinglin’ Jammie Jam at Family Museum!

December 12th, 2018

Put on your jammies and join the Family Museum for a cozy evening of singing and family togetherness! Jinglin’ Jammie Jam happens this Friday Dec 14 from 6 – 7 p.m. at the Family Museum (2900 Learning Campus Dr. Bettendorf). Sing some holiday favorites together and enjoy the beautiful decorations which fill the Family Museum Great Hall. This event is meant to be a small, quiet moment for your family, so the Museum galleries will be dark and turned off. Since the gallery will be closed, there is no admission charge for this event. Just take a moment during this busy time of year and spend it... Read More

Polar Express Pajama Parties Are Back!

December 11th, 2018

Family members of all ages can expect tons of fun while attending a Polar Express Pajama Party, a Quad Cities holiday tradition, over ten years strong! Make plans to attend The Polar Express Pajama Parties at Putnam Museum (1717 W 12th St. Davenport) this Thursday Dec 13 from 5 – 7 p.m. (movie showing at 7 p.m.), Friday Dec 14 from 2 – 9 p.m. (movie showing at 3:30 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8:15 p.m.), Saturday Dec 15 from 2 – 9 p.m. (movie showing at 3:30 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8:15 p.m.) and Sunday Dec 16 from 12 – 6 p.m. (movie showing at 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.). You and your family will enjoy... Read More

Snowstar Kicks Off The 2018-2019 Season This Sunday!

December 7th, 2018

Are you ready to hit the slopes this winter? Snowstar is! Snowstar Winter Sports Park (9500 126th St. W Andalusia), located in Coal Creek Valley above the Mississippi River, officially kicks off the 2018-2019 season this Sunday Dec 9 from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. with LIMITED runs, the teaching hill, and two lanes of tubing! LIFT Pass or TUBING Pass is only $20 for the entire day! Rental is $25. There will also be a Toys For Tots special going on this Sunday. If you bring a new, unwrapped toy (valued at $10 or more) you will receive $10 off your lift/tubing pass! Ski/board or tube for only $10 when you... Read More

Fun-Filled Weekend Planned at Christkindlmarkt in the Quad Cities!

December 7th, 2018

Connect with your inner German this weekend, because the Christkindlmarkt is back in the Quad Cities! Come experience an authentic German holiday celebration with Davenport Sister Cities and the German American Heritage Center at Christkindlmarkt this Saturday Dec 8 from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. and Sunday Dec 9 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Freight House Farmers’ Market (421 W River Dr. Davenport). Christkindlmarkt (Christmas market in German) is a festival celebrating traditional German cuisine, music and handcrafted merchandise. Peruse the arts and crafts at the Handwerksmarkt, enjoy some family... Read More

OMG! BeckyFest is Back!

December 6th, 2018

OMG! It’s beginning to look a lot like BeckyFest! The highly anticipated OMG BeckyFest Holiday Show takes place this Saturday Dec 8 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the RiverCenter Great Hall (217 E 2nd St. Davenport). This Christmas shopping extravaganza features 130+ handmade, vintage, food and kid vendors all in one location! Not to mention live music and holiday cheer! Sponsored by Crafted Quad Cities, this fun-filled family friendly day provides a shopping experience like none other. It is the largest indie craft show in Downtown Davenport and the $2 suggested donation goes toward the amazing... Read More

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