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Run with Carl this Labor Day Weekend

September 1st, 2019

Run with Carl is celebrating 25 Years! That’s right, the annual Labor Day “Run with Carl” race is celebrating their 25th anniversary this Monday Sep 2 at Bettendorf Life Fitness Center (2222 Middle Road Bettendorf). The Run with Carl is the primary funding vehicle for the Carl D. Schillig Memorial Fund which supports college scholarships for graduating Bettendorf and Pleasant Valley High School students. The fun kicks off with the ½ Mile Fun Run at 7:30 a.m. with the 1 Mile Fun Run continuing at 7:45 a.m. Each of these fun runs are for children 12 and under only. 5-Mile Run will begin at... Read More

Pioneer Village’s Labor Day Weekend Festivities Keeping History Alive

August 31st, 2019

Labor Day weekend is upon us! Could there be a better way to spend it than going back in time and celebrating like the pioneers did? The Dan Nagle Walnut Grove Pioneer Village is hosting their annual Pioneer Village Labor Day Weekend Festival on Sunday Sep 1 and Monday Sep 2 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Pioneer Village is located north of Scott County Park, at 18817 290th Street Long Grove. Admission for adults is $2, children are $1 and 5 and under are free. Come witness basket making, blacksmithing and rope making! Enjoy live entertainment with Native American dance and song, Wild West Shows and... Read More

WAKE Brewing Celebrates Two Year Anniversary!

August 30th, 2019

The Quad Cities’ favorite ‘cauldron of artistic brews’ is officially celebrating their 2nd successful year! Come help WAKE Brewing (2529 5th Avenue Rock Island) celebrate two years of riff-infused brewing with a killer FREE show, this Saturday Aug 31 from 2 – 10 p.m. (21+ only) Enjoy live entertainment outside with Oozing Wound, the Munsens, Druids, Cloud Cruiser, Closet Witch, plus Side Show Feats By The Swami! Barley & Rye Bistro will be serving up the following delectable dishes: Elk Burger with Pepper Jack Cheese, Poblano, Onion, Egg, Smokey Red Pepper Mayo Bison Burger with Cheddar,... Read More

Praise On The River Shining On Sunday

August 28th, 2019

Praise the Lord! The 2019 Festival of Praise is almost here! Praise on the River 2019 is going to bigger and better than ever in 2019! The event is teaming up with 15 partnering area churches to put on an amazing worship event for the Quad Cities on Sunday, Sept. 1 from 4-7pm at Le Claire Park in Davenport. Organizer Kathryn Bohn says, “As always, this is a family event! We’ll have games, bounce houses, face-painting, food trucks, live music, and FREE Admission! Please mark your calendars, tell your friends, and join us in uniting with the community as one Church! “From the... Read More

Free Family Fun at Farm Days in the Village

August 23rd, 2019

Looking for some free family-fun this weekend? Then look no further than Farm Days in the Village! Farm Days in the Village is happening this Saturday Aug 24 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday Aug 25 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Village of East Davenport (2302 East 11th Street Davenport)! This FREE family-friendly event includes a petting zoo, rope making, pedal tractors, tractor ride around, wagon rides, entertainment, Dynamometer, kids “drive a tractor”, working farm displays, kids tractor pull, rock crusher, arts and crafts, learn to milk a cow, and more. For more information,... Read More

Moonlight Festival Lights Up Downtown Silvis

August 22nd, 2019

The 18th Annual Moonlight Festival in Silvis is officially upon us! The theme this year is ‘Grand Prix’ so zoom on into this festival for a great time! On Saturday Aug 24, downtown Silvis will be transformed into a block party like none other. There will be crafts, a cruise-in, free activities for kids, live music, the only lighted parade in the Quad Cities and more! The festivities kick off at 8 a.m. with the Silvis Family 5K Run and the ½ mile Kiddie Run. To register for the run, that begins at Schadt Park in Silvis, go to https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=131546.   Join... Read More

Enjoy Some Pints for Preservation at Niabi Zoo!

August 21st, 2019

Ever caught yourself walking around the zoo and thinking, ‘I could really use a drink’? If you have, then this is just the event for you! Niabi Zoo is hosting their annual Pints for Preservation this Friday Aug 23 from 6-10 p.m. This fundraiser will help benefit the expansion of current exhibits and addition of new exhibits. Must be 21 or older to attend. Drink stations will be available for participants to discover new beers and wines. There will be samples from over 20 breweries represented!! You can also enjoy some live music while you are exploring the zoo at night! Discover new beers and... Read More

Riverfront Pop Brings the Music of Queen to Rock Island Arsenal

August 15th, 2019

On Saturday, August 17, 2019, at 7:30 pm Quad City Bank & Trust (QCB&T) Riverfront Pops will rock the Quad Cities with a killer setlist of Queen’s greatest hits!  Due to the extensive damage sustained by LeClaire Park during this spring’s historic flood and subsequent flood recovery efforts, the event has been moved to the Rock Island Arsenal. “In the aftermath of our historic flooding this year, the Rock Island Arsenal has stepped up in a big way to serve as the venue for Riverfront Pops and we are so grateful for their willing support as hosts,” said QCSO Executive Director Brian... Read More

East Moline’s Freedom Fest Back and Better than Ever!

August 14th, 2019

Are you looking for a full day of fun for the entire family this weekend? Then look no further than the 2019 East Moline Freedom Fest! The 2019 East Moline Freedom Fest is happening this Saturday Aug 17 from 2 – 11 p.m. along 15th Avenue in Downtown East Moline. This FREE family-friendly event will provide entertainment for everyone! Enjoy this street festival, which includes a vendor fair, car show, live music, food trucks, Pinup Girl contest and so much more! New this year at the Freedom Fest is the East Mo Food Truck Fest. Food vendors will have the opportunity to enter an item for judging... Read More

Floatzilla 2019 Returns with a Splash!

August 13th, 2019

Have you ever wanted to participate in an attempt to break a world record? Well here is your opportunity! Floatzilla 2019 will return in its ‘world-record breaking’ glory, this Saturday Aug 17! Take part in the largest paddlesport festival on the the nation’s greatest river, the Mississippi! Help set a new world record for the Largest Raft of Canoes/Kayaks. Experience the Mississippi River free of commercial barge traffic. All paddle crafts are welcome to participate, but only non-inflatable kayaks and canoes may participate in the World Record attempt. Join Floatzilla and choose from... Read More

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