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Have Fun at the Davenport Fairgrounds This Weekend With The Toy Show!

January 14th, 2022
Have Fun at the Davenport Fairgrounds This Weekend With The Toy Show!

Don’t miss out on the fun at The Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds this weekend with Toy Show 2022 taking place Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.! Learn more about these exiting events here: https://m.facebook.com/mvfair/  Read More

Ragged Records and Trash Can Annie’s Reopen July 17 in New Downtown Davenport Spot

July 8th, 2021
Ragged Records and Trash Can Annie’s Reopen July 17 in New Downtown Davenport Spot

Most struggling businesses only had to deal with a global pandemic last year. By the time of the mass shutdown in mid-March 2020, Ragged Records and Trash Can Annie’s in downtown Davenport were already closed about 42 weeks – forced out by the historic flooding in 2019. They’re finally ready to reopen at a new nearby building, 311 E. 2nd St., on Saturday, July 17. “It’s been a dream come true,” Laura Heath – who owns TCA, the vintage clothing, styling and photography business – said this week of the totally renovated space formerly occupied by Abernathy’s, which moved in August... Read More

Last Chance To Pop In For Some Pop Up Shopping At Rock Island’s Quad City Arts Today

November 29th, 2020
Last Chance To Pop In For Some Pop Up Shopping At Rock Island's Quad City Arts Today

Good times are poppin’ up at the Pop up Gift Shop, happenin’ through TODAY, Sunday Nov 29 at Quad City Arts (1715 2nd Ave Rock Island). For more info, check out https://www.facebook.com/events/348641979902773 Festival of Trees may not be happening at the River Center this year, but there is still plenty to see and do! Come visit the Rock Island Gallery and check out Quad City Arts’ pop-up gift shop and window display, open through today, Nov. 29. You can still purchase a limited edition, Festival of Trees exclusive Isabel Bloom sculpture, purchase honor tree ornaments, and bid on a select... Read More

Looking To Plan Out Your Week? Check Out Our Weekly FUN10!

November 29th, 2020
Looking To Plan Out Your Week? Check Out Our Weekly FUN10!

It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free,... Read More

Fish Swap Swims Into Quad Cities

November 7th, 2020
Fish Swap Swims Into Quad Cities

Have a swimmingly grand time at the Quad City Fish Swap this weekend! Quad City Fish Swap will happen this Sunday Nov 8 from 12 – 4 p.m. at The Golden Leaf Banquet Center (2902 E Kimberly Rd. Davenport). Free Admission! This swap will feature a HUGE selection of live freshwater fish and plants. Plus, new and used equipment, supplies and decor. Something for EVERY aquatic hobbyist. For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/323329652425113. For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities this week, check out the latest issue of FUN10QC.  Read More

Art-Mageddon Rocks The Davenport Farmers Market

November 6th, 2020
Art-Mageddon Rocks The Davenport Farmers Market

Art-Mageddon Kicks off the holiday season with an array of local artists and crafters gathered at the Freight House Farmers Market (421 W River Dr. Davenport) this Saturday Nov 7 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Shop local and get started with your holiday gift-giving in an outdoor and safe environment! From custom wood signs, and wooden toys, woven baskets, and handmade jewelry. Food truck, baked goods, wine, and beer onsite! For more information, please visit https://www.freighthousefarmersmarket.com/. For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities this week, check out the latest issue of FUN10QC.  Read More

Enjoy A Country Christmas In Grandview

November 5th, 2020
Enjoy A Country Christmas In Grandview

Get into the holiday spirit with R7 Reclaimed’s Christmas at the Barn event! R7 Reclaimed (337 Cemetery Lane Grandview) is bringing TWO opening weekends of Christmas at the Barn this year! Come enjoy the weekend magic Nov 6-7 and Nov 13-14 from 4 – 8 p.m. The two-story reclaimed barn will be overflowing and restocked each weekend and your favorite vendors will be set up under the magic of lights and tents. The Farmhouse Market will be joining the fun again in the barn. Stone Wall Brick Oven Pizza will be serving it up fresh plus cocoa, kettle, corn, photo ops and all of the things you’ve... Read More

Davenport Photographer Launches Interior Design Business

November 4th, 2020
Davenport Photographer Launches Interior Design Business

Elaine Folker certainly has an eye for beauty, order, style and impeccable design. The 37-year-old photographer – who works with her husband Stephen and his business Giraffe Photography in the Village of East Davenport – is striking out on her own with her own venture, Moss + Mercantile Interiors. “I’ve loved interior decorating since I was a kid and would watch Christopher Lowell every day,” Elaine Folker said this week. “I’ve always been artistic and have spent the last 13 years as a full-time photographer. I’m starting a decorating business because I think everyone should have... Read More

Enough With The Political Crap. People And Small Businesses Are Hurting. Pass The Damn Stimulus.

October 20th, 2020
Enough With The Political Crap. People And Small Businesses Are Hurting. Pass The Damn Stimulus.

I’m sick of the politics. I’m sick of the politicians. With more people struggling than ever, with more businesses closing, with the covid numbers increasing yet again, just like the scientists predicted (amazing how you can listen to intelligent, learned people and get accurate predictions on what’s likely to happen, isn’t it?), IT’S TIME TO PASS ANOTHER STIMULUS BILL TO HELP PEOPLE STRUGGLING FROM COVID. I wrote another story today, one of probably over 100 this year, about a business closing down due to covid. This time it was Big Swing, in downtown Rock Island,... Read More

State Street Market Geneseo 2020

October 1st, 2020
State Street Market Geneseo 2020

A destination Autumn tradition for the region. Join the State Street Market and Geneseo Chamber of Commerce on Saturday Oct 3 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. for some State Street shopping fun! This FREE family-friendly event includes a curated list of handmade and vintage vendors, live music, great food, a libation station, and more! Shop vendors set up down the historic State Street and stay to explore all of Geneseo. Come to shop the market and stay to take in the day in town! Follow @statestreetmarketgeneseo on Facebook and Instagram for more details. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2250748545234304... Read More