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

November 29th, 2020

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

One-Stop Wedding Shop at QC Fall Bridal Fair

September 25th, 2020

Are you or someone you know planning a wedding in the near to far future? Then you cannot pass up the QC Fall Bridal Fair this weekend! The annual QC Fall Bridal Fair is happening on Sunday Sep 27 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Quad Cities Waterfront Convention Center (2021 State Street Bettendorf). Admission is only $5 per person, and tickets are only available at the door. The QC Fall Bridal Fair allows Brides, Grooms and their families and friends to come together and meet with over 60 local and national vendors in the Bridal Industry. Florists, DJ’s, Reception Hall Venues, Party Busses and... Read More

Celebration on Second in Downtown Davenport

September 21st, 2020

Downtown Davenport businesses have reason to celebrate so they are throwing a street party Friday, September 25, 4-9 PM. East Second Street between Perry and Iowa will be closed for a FREE party open to the public. Theo & Co. is celebrating their first anniversary while Cookies & Dreams and The Drawing Room are celebrating their Grand Openings. Other businesses including The Half Nelson, Bootleg Hill Honey Meads, Front Street Brewery, Stompbox, Crafted QC, Barrel House, Salon Static, The Gentlemen’s Barber Shop & Shave Parlor, Major Art & Hobby, Backwater Crossfit and Chocolate... Read More