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Benefit to Support Jackie Celske Slated for October 22

September 26th, 2022
Benefit to Support Jackie Celske Slated for October 22

Jackie Celske, Augie grad and devoted Quad Citizen, has battled a host of autoimmune diseases for 16 years. After two unsuccessful surgeries that required her to quit her job earlier this year, Jackie recently began an experimental immunotherapy in Boynton Beach, FL. Oncologist and hematologist, Dr. Maharaj, has discovered that Jackie’s immune system is rapidly deteriorating, causing persistent inflammation in her nervous system, significant pain and organ damage. This new treatment will hopefully restore her immune cell function so she can get back to her life in the QC – pain free. Unfortunately,... Read More

The Ballroom Thieves Bring Passion to Davenport October 12

September 26th, 2022
The Ballroom Thieves Bring Passion to Davenport October 12

THE BALLROOM THIEVES hit The Raccoon Motel stage Wednesday, October 12 at 7pm! The Ballroom Thieves haven’t had it easy. After a rather serious car accident, the chaos of the pandemic, and the departure of a band member, taking them from tip to sup, The Ballroom Thirbrs been learning to roll with the punches. Together, they have learned to navigate complicated situations, including their struggles with depression, which often color their songs. If they can impart anything to listeners, it’s that talking about mental health is not a weakness—and that sharing any of life’s trials can... Read More

Terranium Building Class Offered October 8

September 26th, 2022
Terranium Building Class Offered October 8

TERRARIUM BUILDING CLASS 10.8.22 SATURDAY 11AM-12PM $30 PER PERSON $27 FOR MEMBERS AGES 16+ TICKETS: TERRANIUM BUILDING CLASS Create your own “garden under glass” and learn about the magical world of terrariums in this class – led by our in-house terrarium connoisseurs, Heather and Sue! We will provide the plants, a 1-gallon closed terrarium container, and the necessary layers of terrarium base. Bring your own decorations to put in your terrarium, including special rocks, figurines, shells, trinkets, etc. Note: Items should be able to withstand damp conditions. No terrarium building experience... Read More

Quad Cities Psychic & Paranormal Expo Haunts Davenport November 19 and 20

September 26th, 2022
Quad Cities Psychic & Paranormal Expo Haunts Davenport November 19 and 20

The 9th Annual Quad Cities Psychic & Paranormal Expo hits the River Center November 19 and November 20! One of the best expos in the midwest featuring 40+ vendors, psychics, mediums, paranormal teams, haunted locations, healings, reiki, reflexology, stones, gems, drums, tarot cards, shamans, candles, herbs, books and SO much more! Admission to the expo is only $5 per day! The $5.00 admission also gets you in to the presentations/speakers throughout the day for no extra charge!! Speakers may include ghost hunters, gallery readings, learning about intuition, etc.- all for no extra charge, but... Read More

First Annual Día de los Muertos Parade Rolls Into Moline October 22

September 26th, 2022
First Annual Día de los Muertos Parade Rolls Into Moline October 22

Through Mercado on Fifth’s inaugural Día de los Muertos Parade, the organization will encourage organizations and families to honor and celebrate the lives of their loved ones and to show appreciation for the traditions that surround the holiday. Sponsored by R3 Roofing and Exteriors, the first annual Día de los Muertos Parade will be held on October 22, 2022, beginning at 3 pm. Register to be a part of the parade or to learn more: PARADE! They are accepting applications for the following Parade entries: Día de los Muertos Themed Floats; Specialty Units/Groups (including families); Marching... Read More

American Symphony on Maiden Voyage Stops in Quad-Cities Monday

September 25th, 2022
American Symphony on Maiden Voyage Stops in Quad-Cities Monday

he river cruise industry directly activates the Quad Cities’ riverfront and American Cruise Lines (ACL) has a new riverboat cruising the Mississippi River this season.  American Symphony will stop in the Quad Cities for the first time on Monday, September 26 at River Heritage Park, Davenport.  It will be unique because ACL’s American Melody will also be docked there at the same time. The public is invited to welcome the American Symphony to the Quad Cities.  A ribbon-cutting will take place before the passengers disembark to board the buses for their shore excursions. American Symphony is... Read More

Augustana College presents: Chill on the Hill music festival

September 25th, 2022
Augustana College presents: Chill on the Hill music festival

For a second year in a row, Augustana College invites the community to Chill on the Hill music festival at the Anderson Pavilion on campus Sept. 25. The free event will feature local bands the White Tornado and Subatlantic. The music will begin at 2:30 p.m. Bring a picnic basket and enjoy some lawn games. Seating is first-come, first-served. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs. The White Tornado is the piano-playing, songwriting alter ego of the mild-mannered Dr. Bill Peterson. The indie rock band Subatlantic features Augustana’s Dr. Adam Kaul and fellow musicians Rebecca Rice, Sean Chapman and Phil... Read More

“La Divina” Plays Davenport Engagement Before Heading to New York City

September 25th, 2022
“La Divina” Plays Davenport Engagement Before Heading to New York City

Come check out the award winning La Divina: The Last Interview of Maria Callas before the show and star Shelley Cooper head to an Off Broadway engagement in New York City! When: Sept 25 @ 2:00 pm Where: The Village Theatre Tickets are $15 cash at the door and all students get in FREE with ID! La Divina: The Last Interview of Maria Callas is a one-woman show inspired by the life and work of the Dramatic 20th Century Opera Singer Maria Callas. The audience eavesdrops on La Divina’s interview with a nonexistant Mr. Wallace and are taken on a journey through trauma, allowed glimpses of an extremely... Read More

Illinois’ Skeleton Key Hosting Last Artists Market Of The Season TODAY

September 25th, 2022
Illinois' Skeleton Key Hosting Last Artists Market Of The Season TODAY

ROCK ISLAND, IL – The final Rock Island Artists’ Market of the 2022 season is taking place this Sunday, September 25th, from 12 to 5 pm in the parking lot of Skeleton Key Art and Antiques, 520 18th Street, Rock Island, IL. This outdoor event is free to the public, and family friendly. Shoppers can expect to find a variety of mediums represented, including painting, ceramics, jewelry and clothing design, furniture, woodworking, metal sculpture, outdoor furniture and more. The 20+ artists with the market join over 50 local artists and makers that sell full time inside Skeleton Key Art and Antiques,... Read More

Quad City Fish Swap Swimming Into Iowa Sunday

September 25th, 2022
Quad City Fish Swap Swimming Into Iowa Sunday

Check out the Quad City Fish Swap at noon Sunday at Golden Leaf Banquet Center, 2902 E. Kimberly, Davenport. Follow Social Distancing & CDC Guidlines. We will have touch-less hand sanitizer stations throughout the venue. Please DO NOT TOUCH items until purchased. If high risk or experiencing symptoms please stay home. Retail sales event featuring a HUGE selection of live freshwater fish and plants. Plus new & used equipment, supplies and decor. Something for EVERY aquatic hobbyist. Free Admission!  Read More