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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

15th Annual Holiday Shopping Expo in Geneseo

November 14th, 2019

If you’re looking for a little motivation to get started on the holiday shopping, then look no further! The 15th Annual Holiday Shopping Expo takes place this Saturday Nov 16 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge in Geneseo (313 W Elk St. Geneseo). Have fun shopping with local crafters and direct sales consultants in a new location!   Here are some of the confirmed vendors: Birdies Purdies – Julie Tarkington & Lindy Diehl Butterfully Yours – Debbie Mattan Caffeine Queen – Kim Deetman Color Street – Tamara Houseman Cindy’s Bling by Paprazzi – Cindy... Read More

Abernathy’s Celebrates 6th Anniversary After Overcoming Davenport Flooding

November 8th, 2019

The Flood of 2019 may have attempted to take this unconventional and eclectic business down. Thankfully, a little Mississippi River madness is no match for Downtown Davenport’s ultimate spot for vintage clothing, handmade jewelry, antiques and oddities. Abernathy’s (which has now relocated to 432 W. 3rd Street Davenport) will be celebrating their 6th Anniversary this Saturday Nov 9 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Abernathy’s 666 Year Anniversary Celebration will be an all-day party at the shop with snacks, drinks, tons of deals on Abernathy’s brand merch and much more! To celebrate 6 years... Read More

Hop On Downtown Moline for the 3rd Annual Holiday Hop!

November 6th, 2019

Kick off the holiday shopping season in downtown Moline during the 3rd Annual Holiday Hop presented by IH Mississippi Valley Credit Union! The festivities begin on Friday, November 8, highlighting many of our unique stores, restaurants, and much, much more. The Holiday Hop will feature in-store specials, live music, refreshments, kid’s crafts, Christmas movies, games, free trolley transportation and more. Plan your night hopping around by checking out the list of participating businesses below.   Academy for the Performing Arts | 1506 6th Ave Come see the storefront window holiday performances.   AF... Read More

2019 Gone Farmin’ Fall Premier Rolls into Davenport

November 5th, 2019

More than 600 vintage tractors, 2,000 signs and farm relics and 100 vintage trucks are set to cross the auction block at the Mississippi Valley Fair Center (2815 W Locust St. Davenport), Nov 6-9 at Mecum Auctions’ 2019 Gone Farmin’ Fall Premier. Headlining the Gone Farmin’ department’s first dedicated vintage-truck auction segment is an exceedingly rare 1926 Fordson Prototype (Lot K7) dubbed the first heavy-duty truck ever built by Ford. The Fordson exists as Ford’s first purpose-built and designed heavy-duty truck chassis, making it a significant and impressive piece of Ford history.... Read More

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