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Vinyl’s Resurgence No Surprise to Quad-Cities Record Experts

June 20th, 2020

Saturday In The Arts is a weekly look at intriguing personalities and trends on the local arts scene, presented every Saturday morning, on your site for fun, free, local entertainment and features, QuadCities.com.   October 1978 was a heavenly time to be a Billy Joel fan. Just days before I got to see “The Piano Man” live for the first time (in Milwaukee), I bought his new record, “52nd Street” at the mall, and nearly floated all the way my walk home, devouring the lyrics on the back cover. Despite the technological advances of CDs, MP3s, YouTube, and digital streaming services, many... Read More

Spring into The Spotlight: Craft Fair

June 16th, 2020

Make plans to attend The Spotlight Event Center’s Craft Fair this weekend! Spring into The Spotlight: Craft Fair takes place this Saturday Jun 20 at The Spotlight Event Center (1800 7th Avenue Moline). The fun kicks off at 10 a.m. There will be up to 20 vendors, cash bar, and more! Free admission! For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/797746257394104/.     For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities this week, check out the latest issue of FUN10QC.  Read More

Mata Traders Trunk Show at The Ruby Slipper

May 25th, 2020

Many local businesses have had to make adjustments in order to keep their customers safe these past couple of months. And there is no exception for The Ruby Slipper, in Bettendorf. The Ruby Slipper (2507 53rd Avenue Bettendorf) will be continuing with their annual Mata Traders Trunk Show, both in-store and virtually, this Thursday May 28 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Whimsical day dresses have become a way of life, and this spring/summer will be no different. So make plans to check out the latest styles at The Ruby Slipper! Virtual showings will take place on Facebook at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Shoppers can... Read More

Good Makers Virtual Market

May 21st, 2020

Eastern Iowa’s hippest market is going VIRTUAL!!! Ok, since all this crazy COVID19 stuff is happening Good Makers are sad to say they cannot have their market in person, but they can bring the market to you! You’ll be able to shop from the safety of your home. More details coming soon! There are all sorts of good people in the world. These are the people we choose to surround ourselves with. The artists, dreamers and farmers. The collectors, free-spirits, and do-gooders. This is a community we call G o o d M a k e r s and this is our M a r k e t. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/726786804514615/... Read More

Spring 2020 Beaux Arts Fair Goes Virtual

May 7th, 2020

Keep the Mother’s Day tradition going! The Spring 2020 Beaux Arts Fair is going VIRTUAL! As previously reported on QuadCities.com, the fair’s 114 local and regional artists will feature their handmade creations online at https://www.beauxartsfair.com/ on Saturday May 9 and Sunday May 10. Shoppers are asked to visit the “Meet the Artists” page, where they can peruse and purchase directly from the vendors. Walk through some of the area’s best craftspeople and fine-art creators. Price ranges are suitable for all, from art lovers to art collectors! Artists that have a flower by their name... Read More

Moline Public Schools Foundation Online Auction

May 2nd, 2020

As recommended by the CDC and Governor Pritzker, the Moline Public Schools foundation was obligated to cancel their 2020 “The Get Down” Fundraising Concert, which was originally scheduled to take place on Saturday Apr 18 at The Rust Belt. Moline Public Schools Foundation strives to augment limited resources to allow the District’s students to achieve full potential. By engaging the community, the Foundation works to provide funding to teachers and students in the Moline-Coal Valley School District. Instead, the foundation has decided to host an online fundraising initiative to... Read More

The Friends of Vander Veer Plant Sale

April 28th, 2020

Finding a bit of extra time while in isolation to work on the yard and looking to add to your collection? Feeling like some beautiful live plants would make an uplifting addition to your home? The Friends of Vander Veer’s Plant Sale will take place this Friday May 1 through Sunday May 3 at Vander Veer Conservatory (215 W Central Park Davenport). While the Plant Sale is go, social distancing measurers will be put into place. Eight people will be allowed to shop at one time. Each shopper will have their own cart and shopping times will be limited to 30 minutes.  All shoppers are asked to WEAR... Read More

Little Rock and Gem Shop Goes Online

April 21st, 2020

Has spending more time at home given you the desire to shop for some new additions to your home décor? While the Little Rock and Gem Shop (3002 Brady Street Davenport) is currently closed for in-store shopping, they are now providing Live Shows online! Customers, new and old, are now provided with the opportunity to access and purchase items they love from the safety of home! The shop offers a wide variety of stones, jewelry, beads, and fossils to try to meet the needs of a variety of rock interests including lapidary, jewelry making, metaphysical, and rock hounders alike. Live shows will be broadcasted... Read More

Take a Journey to Joy with The Market’s Virtual 2020 Spring Launch Party

April 10th, 2020

Do you miss the carefree days of browsing and shopping for the latest local crafts and goodies? Well, luckily The Market: A Journey to Joy misses you too! The Market: A Journey to Joy, located at 1800 7th Avenue Moline, is taking their Spring Launch Party to a virtual level! That’s right, a Virtual 2020 Spring Launch Party is going live on Saturday Apr 11 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Go on a journey, from the comfort of home, and see what the 40 makers, crafters and curators have to offer this Spring. Enjoy a 1,500 sq ft clothing boutique, great home décor, bath and body care, specialty pet section,... Read More

Quad City Botanical Center Hosting Annual Greenhouse Plant Sale

March 22nd, 2020

Looking to make your world a little greener? You can pre-order yourself some plants online from the Botanical Center! The Quad City Botanical Center is hosting its annual Greenhouse Stock Plant Sale Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9. Times both days are 10 AM – 5 PM. The public is invited to shop the May weekend sale and pre-order plants by April 17. Pre-orders can be picked up May 8-9 during the sale. Details will be provided if social distancing is required for plant pick up. This year, approximately 50 different varieties of annuals and perennials are included in the sale. Individual plants... Read More

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