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Icestravaganza Returns to Downtown Davenport!

January 16th, 2019

If you are looking for a free family-friendly event this weekend, then make plans to head to Downtown Davenport! Icestravaganza returns for the seventh year this Saturday Jan 19 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Freight House Farmer’s Market! A team of professional ice sculptors will work to make the Davenport Freight house come alive with iconic American symbols from ice. Watch as 24,000 pounds of ice blocks are transformed into incredible works of art. This year’s theme is the Great American Road-trip! This event is free for all ages from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. There will be interactive ice... Read More

Bald Eagle Days Will Soon Be Landing!

January 7th, 2019

Hey Quad Cities, are you ready for a fun-filled family friendly weekend? Make plans to check out this year’s annual Bald Eagle Days! Bald Eagle Days 2019 takes place this Friday Jan 11 from 4 – 8 p.m., Saturday Jan 12 from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Sunday Jan 13 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the QCCA Expo Center (2621 4th Ave. Rock Island). Admission for adults is $6, kids 6-15 are $1 and kids under 6 are free. On Friday, all kids under 16 receive free admission. This family favorite will include amazing shows from Big Run Wolf Ranch and the Exotic Animal Sanctuary. Bubba the 10-ft alligator is back,... Read More

Have an Xtream NYE with Snowstar’s Galaxy Tubing!

December 26th, 2018

Are you ready to go Xtream this New Year’s Eve?! Head to Snowstar Winter Park (9500 126th St. W Andalusia) this Monday Dec 31 for some out of this world Galaxy Tubing! Pick your time slot, from 6:15 – 9 p.m. or 9:15 p.m. – Midnight for a fun-filled evening of Xtream tubing! Join the cosmic fun as Snowstar bumps up the jams and adds an awesome LED light show to your Xtream tubing experience! Tickets are just $20 and are good for Galaxy Tubing only. You must purchase your tickets online in advance. No walk-ins are accepted for these events. To purchase your tickets today, visit http://skisnowstar.com/galaxy-tubing. Don’t... 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

Canadian Pacific Holiday Train Making Stop in Quad Cities!

December 1st, 2018

Beginning in Montreal, two trains will make a festive journey, travelling through both the U.S. and Canada to bring holiday cheer to 164 communities along the Canadian Pacific network. The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will make a stop at the corner of Western Avenue and West River Drive in Davenport (near Modern Woodmen Park) on Tuesday Dec 4! According to the US Holiday Train Schedule on Canadian Pacific’s website, the train is scheduled to arrive in Davenport at 1:45 p.m. From 2 – 2:30 p.m. the train will remain stopped and will provide a magically holiday-filled performance for all in... Read More

Christmas in the Village of East Davenport!

November 27th, 2018

The ultimate Christmas celebration happens this weekend in the Village of East Davenport! Christmas in the Village happens this Friday Nov 30 and Saturday Dec 1 from 6 – 9 p.m. both nights, throughout the Village of East Davenport. East 11th Street will be closed both evenings from Mound Street to Jersey Ridge Road. This festive event has been celebrated for more than 40 years and features live music throughout the Village and plenty of free family fun! Enjoy retro fire truck rides throughout the Village and even a chance to see Santa at the Village Fire House! He will arrive each evening at... Read More

Celebrate Christmas in Downtown Silvis!

November 26th, 2018

Downtown Silvis transforms into a winter wonderland this weekend! Christmas in Silvis happens this Saturday Dec 1 from 5 – 8 p.m. in Downtown Silvis all along 1st Avenue. Enjoy an evening of Christmas family fun! The night will include a limo bus tour of decorated downtown and a bus tour of the Silvis residents’ lighted homes. Children will be able to write letters to Santa and send them in Santa’s mailbox! Ice sculptor Rob Storm will be creating some magic. Keep your bellies warm with free soup and sandwiches, hot cocoa and cookies! Enjoy a puppet show, meet Santa and Mrs. Claus, and so... Read More

Pete’s Run with the Bull 5K Happening This Weekend!

November 14th, 2018

Get your run on, this weekend! Pete’s Run with the Bull 5K, originally scheduled for Oct 13, is happening this Saturday Nov 17 at 9 a.m. The race will take place on the bike path near Arconic (265 Bellingham Road Riverdale), starting across from Brenny’s Motorcycle Shop. Participants will be treated to Burritos and Beer to enhance the positive vibe! Fleet Feet Sports will also offer each registered runner a “Buddies, not Bullies” coupon. Stop in the store (4257 Elmore Ave. Davenport) with a friend, and you BOTH get $15 OFF a footwear purchase or $10 OFF an apparel purchase. Hot chocolate... Read More

Lighting on the Commons in Downtown Moline

November 14th, 2018

Kick off your holiday season this Saturday in Downtown Moline! The Annual Lighting on the Commons happens this Saturday Nov 17 from 3:30 – 6 p.m. on the John Deere Commons (1400 River Dr. Moline). Join your friends and neighbors Downtown Moline for attractions that include Santa and Mrs. Claus, horse-drawn wagon rides, live music featuring local choirs, a children’s craft area and of course, the famous Lighting Ceremony and Fireworks! From 4 – 6 p.m. enjoy free cookies, cider and hot cocoa! The Official Lighting Ceremony and Fireworks will take place at 6 p.m. For more information, visit... Read More

Genesis Remembrance Tree Lights Up This Week

November 11th, 2018

What a better way to remember loved ones that have been lost than to assist in raising awareness for the growing need of hospice care in the Quad Cities. Genesis Health Services Foundation is hosting their annual Remembrance Tree ceremony this Wednesday Nov 14 from 6 – 7 p.m. This year’s tree lighting celebration will take place at Bechtel Park on River Drive and Iowa Street in Davenport. A musical prelude will begin at 6 p.m. with Ellis Kell Winter Blues All-Stars. The blessing and illumination of the Remembrance Tree will take place at 6:30 p.m. Since 2004, the Genesis Remembrance Trees have... Read More

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