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Not Another Bridal Expo Lives Up To Its Name

February 23rd, 2020

Not Another Bridal Expo is, well, not another bridal expo. The event, taking place 6:30-11 Friday, March 13, at The University Club, 1518 5th Ave., Moline, bills itself as “a new and exciting twist on bridal Expos. Wedding vendors put on a mock wedding giving you an inside look at their work in real time, similar to what your wedding guests see on your wedding day. Expect to see an epic cocktail hour, grand entrance, first dance, cake cutting, open dancing, band performances, and more!” What’s the MORE? We’ll leave that for you to discover. And oh, will you want to discover... Read More

Jaycees of the Quad Cities’ Bridal Expo Celebrates 35 Years

January 21st, 2020

Back in 1985, around 20 local merchants and vendors gathered together for the very first Jaycees of the Quad Cities’ Bridal Expo. Thirty-five years later, this Bridal Expo has grown exponentially and provides brides to be all over the area the best go-to expo for all of their wedding planning needs! Celebrate 35 years with the Jaycees of the Quad Cities at the 2020 Bridal Expo this Saturday Jan 25 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., which will be held at the River Center (136 E 3rd Street Davenport). Tickets are just $10 in advance and $12 at the door. You can purchase yours today online. This year’s... Read More

Take Your Wedding to the Max in 2020!

December 31st, 2019

Are you or someone you know planning a wedding in 2020? Then you must make plans to attend WeddingMax Bridal Show! The 17th Annual WeddingMax Bridal Show takes place on Saturday Jan 4 from 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Dr. Moline). Admission is $10 at the door, and $5 in advance. You can purchase advanced tickets at Ducky’s Formal Wear (Moline and Galesburg) and at the TaxSlayer Center box office. WeddingMax Bridal Show is the first bridal show of the year, which allows you to see and experience the latest wedding trends! You can also book your dates with your preferred... Read More

Have A Radicle X-Mas!

December 17th, 2019

Still undecided on what to buy for the ones you care about this holiday season? Well, you’re in luck! Because Radicle Effect Brewerks and several local craft vendors have teamed up to for the very first Radicle X-Mas Local Craft Fair! Radicle X-Mas Local Craft Fair will take place on Thursday Dec 19 from 4 – 8 p.m. at Radicle Effects (1340 31st Street Rock Island). Give back to the community and shop local and enjoy some adult beverages while yer at it. There will be pottery, soy candles, jewelry, natural soaps and much more. There are some very talented people out there locally who make awesome... Read More

Christkindlmarkt Quad Cities 2019 Heads to Freight House

December 3rd, 2019

The Quad Cities’ annual holiday celebration of German heritage is back once again, at a new location! Christkindlmarkt Quad Cities 2019 will take place this Saturday Dec 7 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday Dec 8 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Freight House Market (421 W River Dr. Davenport). Previously held at the German American Heritage Museum Center & Museum, this artisan craft and gift market will include German music, European foods, international beers, and artist demonstrations and performances. Kick off the Christkindlmarkt fun with the St. Nicholas Dinner on Friday Dec 6 from 5... Read More

OMG! Becky Fest December Happening this Weekend!

December 2nd, 2019

OMG! Becky Fest, the Quad Cities’ Indie Art and Vintage Fest is back this weekend! Crafted QC’s very tinsel-ey Becky Fest will take place this Friday Dec 6 from 6 – 9 p.m. and Saturday Dec 7 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Great Hall at the River Center (136 E 3rd Street Davenport). While admission is free, a suggested $2 donation to River Music Experience would be greatly appreciated! Come enjoy 100+ of the Midwest’s best in handmade, vintage, sweet treats, and crafty kids. Live, festive, music will also be provided by the River Music Experience. River Center concessions will have snacks,... Read More

Take That Dam Shopping Trip!

November 28th, 2019

Twelve downtown Rock Island and Davenport stores, located on both sides of the lock and dam, are joining together for a shopping event that gives customers a chance to win $1,200 in gift certificates while shopping small on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, this November 29th and 30th. In order to be qualified to win, customers will get a stamp on a provided shopping guide at each of the participating locally-owned small businesses, and turn in their completed guide at their last stop. No purchase is necessary at any location, and one lucky winner will be drawn at random from the completed... Read More

Shop Local With That Dam Shopping Trip!

November 27th, 2019

Twelve downtown Rock Island and Davenport stores, located on both sides of the lock and dam, are joining together for a shopping event that gives customers a chance to win $1,200 in gift certificates while shopping small on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, this November 29th and 30th. In order to be qualified to win, customers will get a stamp on a provided shopping guide at each of the participating locally-owned small businesses, and turn in their completed guide at their last stop. No purchase is necessary at any location, and one lucky winner will be drawn at random from the completed... Read More

10th Annual Small Business Saturday is Almost Here!

November 26th, 2019

This Saturday Nov 30, you can be a part of the 10th annual holiday shopping tradition that helps to bring communities together in support of their favorite small businesses. Are you ready to shop small and make a big impact in your community? Small Business Saturday takes place all over the Quad Cities this Saturday, with plenty of restaurants, boutiques and independent retail businesses to enjoy a full day out while getting some of those holiday shopping lists completed.   Here are just a few activities going on this weekend around the area:   That Dam Shopping Trip 2019 Downtown Rock... Read More

30th Annual Quad City Christmas Arts & Craft Fair This Weekend!

November 25th, 2019

The largest indoor handcrafted fair has returned, and just in time for some holiday shopping! Make plans to attend the 30th Annual Quad City Christmas Arts & Craft Fair this Friday Nov 29 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday Nov 30 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday Dec 1 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the QCCA Expo Center (2621 4th Ave. Rock Island). Admission is just $5. Don’t miss out on the $1 off coupons found in local newspapers all this week. The Quad City Christmas Arts & Craft Fair is 85% crafts and 15% arts. With 200 exhibitors in attendance, some even engaging in demonstrations, this... Read More

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