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Rock Island Artists Market This Sunday

July 12th, 2019

The July Rock Island Artists’ Market is this Sunday, July 14. The 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 July 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 who... Read More

Get TYED Together at the Freight House

June 21st, 2019

Get TYED Together for a great cause this weekend! Back for the second year, TYED Together takes place this Sunday Jun 23 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Freight House Farmers’ Market (421 W River Drive Moline). Come listen to live music, shop at the market, do some arts and crafts, and of course tie-dye for free! Bring a shirt or buy from one of the vendors! Free fun for the whole family! There will also be art, face paint, bubbles, chalk, and other crafts, as well as Streets of Italy pizza! Performing on the stage: The Ellis Kell Winter Blues All-Stars          10 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Hum... Read More

Skeleton Key Has The Key To A Fun Artists’ Market This Weekend

June 7th, 2019

The Rock Island Artists’ Market begins its fourth season this Sunday, June 9. The 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 first market will feature food and drinks by Kavanaugh’s Hilltop Bar and Grill, coffee creations by Cool Beanz, popcorn by G’s Popcorn,... Read More

Take A Trip to New Orleans Without Leaving the Quad Cities at Gumbo Ya Ya!

June 5th, 2019

Catch the spirit and energy of ‘The French Quarter’ in downtown Rock Island this weekend! For the 27th consecutive year, Gumbo Ya Ya returns to downtown Rock Island this Saturday Jun 8! Gates open at 4 p.m. Zydeco and Jazz bands will tantalize your ears, while Cajun spiced food will heat up your taste buds. Bead tosses, confetti, feather masks, feather boas, and Jumer’s showgirls will complete the Mardi Gras theme. New this year, outdoor dueling pianos will be available for your listening pleasure in the Voodoo Lounge. Two sets will take place, the first from 5 – 6:30 p.m. and the second... Read More

Dress for Success Quad Cities to Hold Staying Afloat Community Clothing Drive

May 31st, 2019

Dress for Success Quad Cities is one of many Quad City organizations impacted by the devastation of the flooding of the Mississippi River. The organization lost a great deal of inventory, as well as their location in Downtown Davenport. To recover the lost inventory, Dress for Success Quad Cities is holding a “Staying Afloat” Community Clothing Drive. Starting on June 14 community members can drop off donations of job interview appropriate clothing at a number of participating area businesses. Currently, over 20 Quad City businesses and nonprofits have offered to serve as drop-off locations. Businesses... Read More

Mercado on Fifth, Back in Town and Ready for Some Friday Night Fun!

May 28th, 2019

Hey Quad Cities, are you ready for some Friday night fun in Downtown Moline? That’s right, Mercado on Fifth is kicking off their 2019 season this Friday night! Mercado on Fifth is the Quad Cities only outdoor night market, and it happens every Friday night! From 5-10 p.m. on 5th Avenue and 12th Street in downtown Moline you can come enjoy food trucks, live music and entertainment while shopping from local small businesses. This open-air market is family friendly and provides many activities for kids, including face painting and bounce houses. Whether you are looking for fresh produce, handmade... Read More

Show Your Moline Pride with Your Very Own Driveway ‘M’

May 23rd, 2019

You’ve probably seen them as you are driving around in Moline. Driveways painted with a large ‘M’. Have you ever wondered what they are, or how you can get one? Driveway ‘M’s is the newest and most popular fundraiser for Moline High School’s Varsity Football team. Prices vary based on size and all funds go towards the team sweatshirts, gifted to the players at the beginning of the season. In years past, parents of the MHS football players joined together to purchase senior gifts to be given at the post-season banquet. During the 2016-17 season however, the parents decided to invest... Read More

Go Underground in Rock Island This June

May 3rd, 2019

Remember when craft markets were first starting out in little coffee shops and warehouses? Full of flavor and creative soul, and just a little bit rough around the edges? Rock Island Underground is taking us back to our roots! Make plans to attend the craftiest secret in the Quad Cities, Rock Island Underground June Market on Saturday Jun 8 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at The Speakeasy (1818 3rd Avenue Rock Island). Get a break from Pinterest fever and shop over 20 unique artists vending uncommonly cool products inside the intimate and laid-back ambiance of the Rock Island Speakeasy. An all ages event,... Read More

Celebrate Mother’s Day at the Beaux Arts Fair!

April 26th, 2019

Continue your Mother’s Day tradition this year with the largest Beaux Arts Fair! The Beaux Arts Spring Show will inspire all on Saturday May 11 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday May 12 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd Street Davenport) on Bechtel Plaza and 2nd Street between Harrison and Brady. 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! Food vendors will also be available on 2nd Street. Musical entertainment and booth with children’s... Read More

Take a Journey to Joy at THE Market!

April 24th, 2019

Makes plans to head to THE Market this weekend! THE Market is the Quad Cities newest and most unique shopping experience! If you love an outdoor weekend market with vendors, makers and crafters you will LOVE THE Market. Inside the doors of the beautiful Spotlight Event Center (1800 7th Avenue) you will find 4,000 square feet of space covered with handmade goods, curated collection and even some yummy items to eat! The 36+ vendors bring to you home decor items, custom furniture, bath and body product, wonderful candles and we host a huge clothing boutique where you can find anything from active... Read More

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