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Get The Blues, In A Good Way, At Rock Island’s Kavanaugh’s Hilltop Tonight

August 10th, 2022
Get The Blues, In A Good Way, At Rock Island's Kavanaugh's Hilltop Tonight

The Hilltop is THE neighborhood bar and grill of the Quad Cities. Featuring the best local draft beer selection and great food. It’s at 1228 38th St., Rock Island. And every Wednesday night at 8 p.m. at the Hilltop you can check out some awesome local musicians at the open mic blues jam. So if you like the blues, head to the Hilltop on Wednesdays!  Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Returns With Exciting New Season Of Dance

August 10th, 2022
Ballet Quad Cities Returns With Exciting New Season Of Dance

Ballet Quad Cities, the area’s premier dance company, is returning for an exciting new season of dance in 2022-2023! The schedule for the group is as follows: Ballet on the Lawn August 28th 1:00pm, 3:00pm & 6:00pm The Outing Club, Davenport Our Will to Live October 8th 2:30pm & 7:30pm Adler Theatre, Davenport Halloween Disco at The Club October 20th & 21st 6:00pm The Outing Club, Davenport The Nutcracker December 3rd 2:00pm & 7:30pm The Paramount Theatre Cedar Rapids, Iowa December 10th 2:30pm & 7:30pm December 11th 2:30pm The Adler Theatre, Davenport Love Stories February... Read More

‘Ride The Cyclone’ This Weekend At Moline’s Black Box Theater

August 10th, 2022
'Ride The Cyclone' This Weekend At Moline's Black Box Theater

“Ride the Cyclone” is here. The area premiere of the quirky musical takes a bow on August 11 at the downtown Black Box Theater in Moline. “In this hilarious and outlandish story, the lives of six teenagers from a Canadian chamber choir are cut short in a freak accident aboard a roller coaster. When they awake in limbo, a mechanical fortune teller invites each to tell a story to win a prize like no other — the chance to return to life.” The show is directed and choreographed by Shelley Cooper. Music Direction by Katie Griswold. Production design by Lora Adams, specialty painting by Sara... Read More

Joe Bonamassa Coming To Davenport’s Adler Theater

August 10th, 2022
Joe Bonamassa Coming To Davenport's Adler Theater

Joe Bonamassa will perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Adler Theater in Davenport. Tickets are on sale at the Adler box office and all Ticketmaster outlets on line and in person. Joe Bonamassa is one of today’s top live performers. His enthusiastic shows are one of the biggest parts of his career, and a favorite for music lovers worldwide. Hailed internationally as one of the greatest guitar players of his generation and cited by Guitar World Magazine as “the world’s biggest blues guitarist,” Bonamassa has almost single-handedly redefined the blues-rock genre and brought it into the... Read More

Bettendorf’s Learning Campus to Host Annual Discovery Fair on August 20th

August 10th, 2022
Bettendorf’s Learning Campus to Host Annual Discovery Fair on August 20th

The Bettendorf Learning Campus is happy to announce the return of its annual Discovery Fair on Saturday, August 20th. The Learning Campus is comprised of the Bettendorf Public Library, Family Museum, and Faye’s Field all located in the 2900 block of Learning Campus Dr. in Bettendorf. This festival of family fun and exploration will take place at all three locations across the Campus from 10:00 AM. – 3:00 PM. This year’s Discovery Fair is presented by the Bettendorf Public Library Foundation through sponsorship of Title Sponsors HNI, Iowa American Water, Lane & Waterman LLP, DuTrac... Read More

St. Joe’s Coffeehouse Coming To Rock Island This Weekend

August 9th, 2022
St. Joe's Coffeehouse Coming To Rock Island This Weekend

The next St. Joe’s Open Mic Coffeehouse will be Friday, August 12, from 6 – 8 p.m. at the First Evangelical Lutheran Parish House. It will be held outside on the patio and light refreshments and coffee will be available. Donations benefit the St. Joseph Evening Meal that happens at the Rock Island Township Hall. It will be an evening of music, poetry, and fellowship. When: Friday, August 12, 6 – 8 p.m. Where: Parish House back patio at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1600 – 20th Street, Rock Island, IL.  Read More

Iowa Balloon Festival Coming To Davenport’s Rhythm City Casino

August 9th, 2022
Iowa Balloon Festival Coming To Davenport's Rhythm City Casino

The Quad-Cities Hot Air Balloon Festival and Rhythm City® Casino Resort are proud to bring you the Annual Quad City Balloon Fest. This year’s event will be hosted onsite at Rhythm City Casino in Davenport, IA on Friday, August 12 and Saturday, August 13. Gates open at 4 PM Friday and 3 PM Saturday. Admission is free but donations are appreciated and will benefit the Shriners Hospital for Children. Attendees can expect to view the balloon launch at 6 PM each day with tethered balloon rides post launch for $20 per rider, free balloon glow viewing at dusk each day and a play area for kids including... Read More

Iowa’s Adler Theatre Welcomes ‘Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer’ To Davenport

August 9th, 2022
Iowa's Adler Theatre Welcomes 'Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer' To Davenport

“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” will be performed at 7 p.m. Dec. 23 at Davenport’s Adler Theater. Tickets go on sale at the Adler box office and all Ticketmaster outlets at 10 a.m. July 8. Come see all of your favorite characters from the special including Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius and, of course, Rudolph, as they come to life in RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL. It’s an adventure that teaches us that what makes you different can be what makes you special. Don’t miss this wonderful holiday... Read More

Illinois Country Fans Can Kick Back At Back Road Music Festival August 13

August 9th, 2022
Illinois Country Fans Can Kick Back At Back Road Music Festival August 13

The Back Road Music Festival returns for its 8th year to the Galva Park in Galva, IL. With 4 nationally touring country bands on the main stage complemented by 3 aspiring groups on the side stage, you will be guaranteed a memorable evening without the hustle & bustle of a big city show. Live music, great food, good times & a family-friendly environment that you will NOT want to miss. August 13, 2022, in Galva, Illinois! Featuring: Kip Moore Jameson Rodgers Jerrod Niemann Callista Clark Tickets are on sale now at www.tbrmf.com!  Read More

Updated hours of operation coming to the Bettendorf Public Library

August 8th, 2022
Updated hours of operation coming to the Bettendorf Public Library

The Bettendorf Public Library will be adopting new hours as a part of its fall schedule change. Along with opening on Sundays, the following operating hours will begin after Labor Day on Tuesday. September 6th and be in effect until Memorial Day 2023. Monday – Thursday:   9:00 AM – 8:00 PM Friday & Saturday:      9:00 AM – 5:30 PM Sunday:                          1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Located at 2950 Learning Campus Dr. in Bettendorf, the Bettendorf Public Library is committed to “providing access to information and ideas for all.” As an accompaniment to... Read More