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Rock Island County Fair Kicks Off Today With Free Family Day!

July 16th, 2019

Forget lazy summer days — imagine a day full of action and excitement! Mutton Bustin’ competitions. Kiddie tractor pulls. Old West comedy shows. Best-in-class livestock. All capped off with a spectacular fireworks display in the evening. Did we mention it’s all FREE? The 2019 Rock Island County Fair is kicking off its 150th celebration on Tuesday, July 16, with Free Family Day! All fairgoers will receive free gate admission on opening day, and the first 1,000 kids will get a free Frisbee. And QuadCities.com is a proud sponsor of the Fair! Activities throughout the day are geared toward kids... Read More

Get Your Drink on At Quad Cities Craft Beer Fest!

July 16th, 2019

Hey Quad Cities, are you ready to celebrate all that is Craft Beer? The 2019 Quad Cities Craft Beer Fest, presented by Zimmerman, is back! It will take place this Saturday Jul 20 from 1 – 4 p.m. (with VIP option from 12 – 4 p.m.) at the Bass Street Plaza on 17th Street in Moline. This is an event that showcases various micro breweries throughout the greater Quad Cities area. This event is limited to micro/nano breweries from the area and is meant as a means for the attendees to be able to interact with the brewery representatives and each other. General admission tickets (1 – 4 p.m.) are... Read More

Have Some Summer Time Blues Fun in Eldridge This Weekend

July 12th, 2019

The Eldridge Summer Festival, themed Summer Time Blues, is officially here! Friday Jul 12 and Saturday Jul 13, the city of Eldridge will transform into a magical celebration of fun! Between the Moonlight Chase, live music, parade and more there will be plenty for the entire family to enjoy!   Here is a full schedule of events for this 2-day festival:   Friday 6:30pm – 9:30pm:     LIVE MUSIC on 2nd Street from 10 of Soul   Saturday 7:00am – 10:00am:   Lion’s Club Pancake Breakfast 9:00am – 4:00pm:    Maker & Vendor Market in the River Valley Co-Op... Read More

Rock Island Artists Market This Sunday

July 12th, 2019

The July Rock Island Artists’ Market is this Sunday, July 14. The family-friendly market will take place from 12-4 pm in the parking lot of Skeleton Key Art and Antiques at 520 18th Street, Rock Island, and will repeat on the second Sunday of each month through October. Admission to the market is free. Shoppers can expect to find a variety of art, local produce, handcrafted goods and more, all sold by the artists, creators and growers. The July market will feature food and drinks by Kavanaugh’s Hilltop Bar and Grill, popcorn by G’s Popcorn of Moline, and music by Roger Carlson. Patrons who... Read More

40th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree Has Arrived!

July 11th, 2019

Get those semi-honking arm pumps prepared! It’s time for the Walcott Truckers Jamboree! The 40th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree is happening today, Thursday Jul 11 through Saturday Jul 13 at Iowa 80- The World’s Largest Truckstop (755 W Iowa 80 Rd. Walcott). This free family-friendly 3-day event will include an antique truck display, Super Trucks Beauty Contest, Over 175 exhibits, Iowa Pork Chop Cookout, Carnival Games, Live Country Music, Trucker Olympics, Fireworks and so much more! Since its inception in 1979, the Truckers Jamboree has been celebrating America’s Truckers. This event... Read More

Have Some Fun at Bags & Buds for the Floods this Weekend!

July 11th, 2019

Looking for some fun in the sun with friends this weekend? Then look no further! Join Clint’s Draft House Pizza & Grill (1630 7th Street Moline) this Saturday Jul 13 for some Bags & Buds for the Floods! This Cornhole Tournament will include 20 teams ($30 a team) and will pay out to the top 2 winners. Sign in for the tournament begins at 11 a.m. and the bags will start flying at 12 p.m.! Pick up your sign-in sheet today at Clint’s. Peaceful Palate will be onsite selling slices of pizza. Also enjoy some delicious and refreshing tall cans outside, a 50/50 drawing, longest toss challenge... Read More

John Deere Classic Hits The Tees This Week!

July 11th, 2019

The revered and lauded local golf tournament drawing fans and sportsmen from around the world, the John Deere Classic, runs at Moline’s Deere Run course Thursday through Sunday. Competitors began teeing off today, with a wide-range of events and promotions surrounding the event. Favorites for the trophy this year include Vegas odds favorite Collin Morikawa. The 160-player field battles it out for a $6 million purse, with the winner getting $1.044 million. Various charities are also winners as, last year, 521 participating charities received $12.27 million.  This year, the tournament is expected... Read More

Brand-New Butterworth Dog Park Opening Soon!

July 6th, 2019

The City of Moline has a new Dog Park opening and would like to invite you and your furry friend in celebrating the grand opening of Moline’s downtown, Butterworth Dog Park! Butterworth Dog Park (15th Street and 8th Avenue Moline) Ribbon Cutting will take place on Tuesday Jul 9 at 5:30 p.m. Street parking is limited. Those who are within walking distance may want to walk to the park or please consider using downtown’s parking ramps. Bring those four-legged friends for some amazing photo opportunities, give-a-ways and commemorative bricks! Oakie’s Designs will also be in attendance and... Read More

Dawn and On Music Festival Shining On Schwiebert Park

July 5th, 2019

The Quad Cities’ grassroots music festival “Dawn and On” will rise over Rock Island’s Schwiebert Park Saturday! The day-long festival, now heading into it’s fifth year, had previously been held at Moline’s North Shore Inn in each of it’s first 4 years. Dawn and On has grown in attendance each year, exceeding 1500 attendees in 2018. In light of the move to Schwiebert Park, the event format will stay the same, with live music running from noon-midnight, along with a full slate of local craft vendors, food vendors, full bar offerings and kid-friendly activities.  Tickets will remain... Read More

John Deere Classic Returns to the Quad Cities!

July 5th, 2019

Calling all golf aficionados and enthusiasts! The most exciting event to hit the Quad Cities is right around the corner. The 49th John Deere Classic is next in line on the PGA Tour and is happening right here in the Quad Cities at TPC Deere Run (3100 Heather Knoll Silvis) from Monday Jul 8 through Sunday Jul 14. The John Deere Classic was honored to be named the 2016 Tournament of the Year by the PGA TOUR and has a long history of providing some of the most magical and memorable finishes in golf. Many recall Steve Stricker’s three-peat of championships from 2009 – 2011. Cedar Rapids native,... Read More

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