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It’s Time For Some Brew Ha Ha Fun in the Quad Cities!

September 18th, 2019

Are you interested in enjoying some craft beer with friends, while raising money for local charities? Of course you are! Jaycees of Quad Cities are hosting the annual Brew Ha Ha this Saturday Sep 21 from 12-5 p.m. in the LeClaire Park & Bandshell (400 West Beiderbecke Drive Davenport). Must be over 21 and over to attend. Tickets for this event are $30 per person in advance, which can be purchased online, or $35 at the door. All proceeds allow Jaycees of the Quad Cities to continue with their mission of giving back to their community through various service and non-profit organizations! New... Read More

Coal Valley Daze Returns for Some Fall Fun!

September 16th, 2019

Who is ready for fall?! Well, Coal Valley is! Make plans to spend your weekend at Valley Daze Fall Fest! This 3-day festival of fun takes place this Thursday Sep 19, Friday Sep 20 and Saturday Sep 21. All events take place at the Coal Valley Municipal Park (1st Street Coal Valley), uncles otherwise noted. Admission is FREE! Golf Cart Taxi will be running on Thursday and Friday from 5 – 11:30 p.m. and from 12 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Saturday. Designated drop off locations at Bicentennial (1004 1st Street Coal Valley). Burgers, Brats, Rib eye, Hot Dogs & Tenderloin Sandwiches will also be grilled... Read More

Midwest’s Favorite Marathon Returns to Quad Cities

September 15th, 2019

Are you ready for the Midwest’s favorite marathon? The TBK Bank Quad Cities Marathon will take place this weekend in downtown Moline, with a run for everyone! There will be the Marathon, a Marathon Relay, Half Marathon, 5K Run/Walk, 1 Mile Run/Walk, Kids Micro-Marathon and the Pump-N-Run. The weekend’s events start with the Active Endeavors Health & Fitness Expo at the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Dr. Moline) on Saturday Sep 21 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.  This event is open to the public. There will be more than 40 booths featuring health and fitness products and information. Race Registration... Read More

Celebrate All Things Fall at Cribfest 2019

September 9th, 2019

Fall is just around the corner. Which means, it is officially time to start planning those fall-themed activities! Corn Crib Nursery’s (6924 US Route 150 Coal Valley) annual Family Fall Festival, Cribfest 2019, kicks off this Saturday Sep 14 and will continue every Saturday and Sunday through Oct 27 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Come find your pumpkins for carving, cooking and decorating! Enjoy concessions, with all of your favorite festival foods, including wood-fired pizza! The expanded Fun Zone is bigger and better than ever!  Activities include Zip Line, Human Hamster Wheel, Tug of War, Bounce... Read More

Flemish Fun Continues at 7th Annual Fall Belgian Fest!

September 8th, 2019

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the biggest and best celebration of Belgian heritage takes place right here in the Quad Cities! Take a trip to the heart of Moline, Illinois this weekend for this year’s Fall Belgian Fest! The 7th Annual Fall Belgian Fest is happening on Sunday Sep 15 from 12 – 4 p.m. at Stephens Park (7th Street and 15th Avenue Moline). Free admission to all. The Fall Belgian Fest, formerly known as the Fall Flemish Fest, is sponsored and organized by the Center for Belgium Culture. Bill Cornelis, the Vice President of CBC and organizer of the Fall Belgian Fest shares,... Read More

Dance the Night Away with Music on the Mississippi

September 6th, 2019

Summer evenings may be nearing the end for the year, but that doesn’t mean the end of outdoor live music in the Quad Cities! Join the Moline Parks and Recreation Department for ‘Music on the Mississippi’, beginning this Monday Sep 9 at 6 p.m. and continuing every Monday throughout September. A temporary location change for this event has been made for 2019 to Riverside Park’s East Shelter (closest to the playground). Bring the whole family out for live music and dancing! Bring your own lawn chairs or blankets. This event is free and open to the public.   Check out this amazing list... Read More

Spend Your Sunday Funday with a Chill on the Hill

September 5th, 2019

Augustana College invites the community to Chill on the Hill at the new Anderson Pavilion on campus, this Sunday Sep 8. The free event will feature food trucks and local bands at the Ruth and Lefty Anderson Pavilion, 3750 7th Ave., Rock Island. The pavilion is just south of the Brunner Theater Center, and the most convenient parking is in the Centennial Hall lot across 7th Avenue. Visitors should bring a blanket or lawn chairs. Seating is first-come, first-served. Beginning at 1:30 p.m., The White Tornado will take the stage. The White Tornado is the piano-playing, songwriting alter ego of the... Read More

Trains, Planes & Automobiles in Geneseo!

September 5th, 2019

If you’re a fan of Trains, Planes and Automobiles – then Geneseo is the place for you to be this weekend! Come experience the world of Trains, Planes and Automobiles in downtown Geneseo this Saturday Sep 7 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Bring the whole family out for a car show, train display and airplane display. Maple City Cruisers Car Show will be taking place all day. Check out the airplane on display from Gen-Air Park pilots. Geneseo Model Railroaders will be operating antique model train displays, as well! Witness a Pedal Car Parade at 11:45 a.m. Pedalers must be 8 years old and under (accompanied... Read More

Rock Island Artists’ Market Happening this Sunday!

September 4th, 2019

The next Rock Island Artists’ Market is this Sunday, September 8!  This 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 September 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... Read More

Fall 2019 Beaux Arts Fair at the Figge!

September 3rd, 2019

For all things artistic in the Quad Cities, head down to the Figge this weekend! The Fall 2019 Beaux Arts Fall Show is heading to the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd Street Davenport) this Saturday Sep 7 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday Sep 8 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The Bechtel Plaza will be filled to the brim with premier art, including hand-woven textiles, paintings, jewelry, pottery, woodworking, sculptures, stained glass and much more! The Midwest’s finest group of artists comes together to showcase quality art pieces just in time for early holiday shopping. Don’t forget to grab something... Read More

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