Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois

Ridiculous And Infamous Cattywampus Invades Village

February 23rd, 2018

The historic Village of East Davenport’s most ridiculous and infamous festival is back! Cattywampus In The Village 2 is happening this Saturday Feb 24 from 4-11:59 p.m. Admission is a sliding scale from $5-$10. Free parking is available in the public lot behind the theatre. This is an all ages outrageous event. Beer and wine are available for patrons 21 and over with a valid state ID. Music will be provided by Nonnie Parry, Centaur Noir, Chilli Googles and much more! Nick Mielke and Tony Cavallo will be providing the laughs and a psychedelic light show from The Invisible Light Agency will amaze... Read More

Symphony Youth Ensemble Unfurls Winter Concert

February 23rd, 2018

Are you looking to add a little musical magic to your weekend? The Quad City Symphony Orchestra will be hosting their Quad City Symphony Youth Ensembles (QCSYEs) Winter Festival Concert this Sunday Feb 25 from 3-5:15 p.m. at Centennial Hall, Augustana College. Tickets for this event are $10 for adults and $5 for students with ID’s. Tickets can be purchased online at https://qcso.org/concerts/qcsyes-winter-festival-concert. You can expect to appreciate the most beautiful and melodic sounds from the Youth Symphony Orchestra, Youth Philharmonic Orchestra, Youth String Ensemble, Prelude Strings,... Read More

Trek To Tremont For Tomfoolery With Onion , VICE Writer

February 22nd, 2018

Are you ready for an evening of comedy and cocktails, this weekend? Tomfoolery on Tremont will return to the historic Renwick Mansion this Friday Feb 23 from 6-11 p.m. Come enjoy laughs and drinks with headliner, all the way from New York, Nat Towsen! Nat has written for The Onion, CollegeHumor, and their sister site, Dorkly, and was a columnist for VICE Magazine. This show will also feature some of your local favorites, including the one and only, Chris Schilicting as the emcee. Tickets for this event are $10 and can be purchased online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tomfoolery-on-tremont-3-tickets-42866968256.... Read More

Celebrate Buffalo Bill’s Birthday This Weekend

February 22nd, 2018

Are you ready to celebrate the birthday of one of America’s greatest legends, William ‘Buffalo Bill’ Cody in his hometown? Sunday Feb 25 the Buffalo Bill Museum in LeClaire (199 N Front St) will be celebrating the birthday of their native son! This is event is free to the public and will be from 12-4 p.m. William F. Cody was born on Feb 26, 1846 in LeClaire. Cody left home at the young age of 11 to herd cattle and work and a driver on a wagon train. He went on to join the Pony Express in 1860. After the Civil War, Cody scouted for the Army and gained the nickname ‘Buffalo Bill’ as a hunter.... Read More

Etta May Returning To Circa ’21

February 20th, 2018

Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse in Rock Island is pleased to welcome back popular stand-up comedienne ETTA MAY in BOX WINE AND GAS STATION CHICKEN on Thursday, March 8.  “ETTA MAY has been coming to Circa ’21 for several years and plays to sold-out houses. Audiences just love her show,” said Brett Hitchcock, Circa ‘21 director of audience development.  “The audience can really relate to her hilarious material about family, children and marriage.” Doors on March 8th open at 6 p.m., and the show begins at 7:15 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person in advance and $30 the... Read More

Progressive Causes And Caring Inspire Glynn

February 19th, 2018

Travis Glynn is soft-spoken and quick to smile as he sips his coffee from a large mug at Elly’s in downtown Muscatine. He’s talking about his family, one of his favorite subjects, and the winter holidays, but he speaks with the same consideration and compassion on most topics, displaying the humanity and courtesy that informs his life and pursuits. Glynn has been involved in various progressive causes over the past decade in Muscatine, but he’s far from the stereotype of the strident radical. He’s extremely low-key and polite, is deliberate and quiet in listening to different viewpoints,... Read More

Get Ready For Warmer Weather At The Outdoor Show!

February 15th, 2018

Warmer weather is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start planning those outdoor adventures! The 2018 Outdoor Show is happening this weekend at the QCCA Expo Center (2621 4th Avenue Rock Island). The QCCA Fishing, Hunting and Outdoor Adventure Show will provide to be great fun for the entire family! Admission for adults is $8, kids (6-15) are $1 and kids under 6 are free! Friday is Senior Day, and anyone over 65 will receive admission for $6 from 12-5 p.m. The 2018 Outdoor Show begins Thursday Feb 15 from 4-8 p.m. The show continues Friday Feb 16 from 12-8 p.m., Saturday Feb 17... Read More

Empower Women With Dress For Success

February 14th, 2018

Have you ever wondered what happens when a woman steps through the doors at Dress for Success Quad Cities? Well here is your opportunity to find out! This Thursday Feb 15 from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Dress for Success Quad Cities will be hosting an Open House, showcasing their unique approach to empowering local women. Dress for Success QC is located at 311 E 2nd Street Davenport. This event is open to the public. Free tours of the facility will allow you to view the clothing and accessories used for local women, learn more about the monthly Professional Women’s Group (PWG) program and explore the... Read More

WQPT Looking For Some Good Kid Writers

February 11th, 2018

WQPT announces its annual PBS KIDS Writers Contest empowering children in grades K-3 to celebrate creativity and build literacy skills by writing and illustrating their own stories. Stories, which must be the original work of the child, may be non-fiction, fiction, prose or poetry. Entries, postmarked by Friday, March 30 can be dropped off at WQPT’s office at Western Illinois University’s riverfront campus, or mailed to WQPT, 3300 River Drive, Moline, Illinois 61265. “WQPT is committed to helping Quad City area children build valuable literacy skills through fun, hands-on opportunities.... Read More

Guess Who’s Coming To Town?

February 9th, 2018

Guess what international success rock band is heading to the QCA this weekend! The Guess Who! The Guess Who will be performing this Saturday Feb 10 at 8 p.m. at the Rhythm City Casino in Davenport! Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. This is an all ages show. These Canadian rockstars stormed into the U.S. with “American Woman” in 1970 and continued their success to find a place amongst music’s most popular bands and have been eternally etched within the very fabric of pop culture history. Founding member and original drummer/songwriter Garry Peterson will be joined onstage... Read More