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Now Playing at the Putnam: Narwhals: Revealing an Arctic Legend

February 5th, 2023
Now Playing at the Putnam: Narwhals: Revealing an Arctic Legend

The Putnam Museum and Science Center is thrilled to host the Smithsonian traveling exhibition Narwhals: Revealing an Arctic Legend. From their depiction in the 1500s as angry sea monsters to their status as icons of pop culture today, the narwhal, with its unique spiral tusk, has inspired legend in Inuit and European society and fascinated people across cultures for centuries. This mysterious animal and its changing ecosystem are highlighted in this Smithsonian traveling exhibition. Developed by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History and its Arctic Studies Center and organized... Read More

Rock Out March 25 with Battle of the Bands

February 5th, 2023
Rock Out March 25 with Battle of the Bands

Battle of the Bands/Acoustic QC 2023 is coming to the Mississippi Valley Fair bigger and better. MVF is excited to announce Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds and co planned by MH Entertainment will be hosting the MH Battle of the Bands QC on Saturday, March 25, 2023! This year they will have 2 battles throughout the day! They will be hosting our first acoustic/duo battle starting at 1pm on Saturday, March 25, 2023! All genres of music are eligible and the top 8 acoustic/duo acts will advance to perform at the Battle of the Bands. The acoustic battle will start around 1pm and one winner will be opening... Read More

REBA Rocks Moline March 18

February 5th, 2023
REBA Rocks Moline March 18

The iconic country star Reba McEntire will rock the Vibrant Arena on March 18! The REBA: LIVE IN CONCERT tour recently announced 14 additional dates which will feature special guests Terri Clark and The Isaacs. The award winning artist last played the Quad Cities when she appeared at The Mississippi Valley Fair in 2015. For tickets and additional information, click here.    Read More

Free “Wind in the Willows” Performances February 11-19

February 5th, 2023
Free “Wind in the Willows” Performances February 11-19

Davenport Junior Theatre is so excited to present this clever and silly 2016 West End hit, with a book by Julian Fellowes, creator of Downton Abbey, and a score by Stiles and Drewe, the music duo behind the stage adaptation of Mary Poppins and Honk! This riotous comedy follows Mole, Rat, Badger, and the impulsive Mr. Toad, whose antics land him in serious trouble. With his beloved home under threat from the notorious Chief Weasel and his gang of sinister Wild Wooders, Toad must attempt a daring escape to recapture Toad Hall. Based on the beloved book by Kenneth Grahame, this musical full of humor,... Read More

Laugh in LeClaire March 4

February 4th, 2023
Laugh in LeClaire March 4

Laugh In LeClaire is back March 4! Join us for a night of laughs and cocktails at the MRDC Celebration Center! Cocktail hour opens at 6:00pm. Comedy will begin promptly at 8:00pm – we ask that you be seated at your table by this time! We will have food available for purchase during cocktail hour. Please plan to join us early! NOTE: We are offering 2 different seating options: -4 seat bar tables -8 seat round tables Learn more: LAUGH IN LECLAIRE LINEUP Headliner Kristen Toomey Kristen Toomey’s comedy career began in 2008. Since then she has performed in L.A., New York City and everywhere... Read More

Spring Craft Show at North Park Mall April 22-23!

February 4th, 2023
Spring Craft Show at North Park Mall April 22-23!

North Park Mall is excited to bring back the ultimate Spring Craft Show to the shopping center April 22-23. There will be over 20+ local crafters and vendors set up in the common areas of the mall during mall hours! Learn more: SPRING CRAFT SHOW  Read More

Mercado Spring Forward Party Slated for March 25

February 4th, 2023
Mercado Spring Forward Party Slated for March 25

This year’s Spring Forward Party will be at Mercado On Fifth’s Indoor Event Space on Saturday, March 25th. Join us for a party to kick off spring with food, fun, cash bar and a raffle. Your ticket will help send more than 600 children to summer enrichment camps at no cost to families. Get your tickets early or learn more about sponsorship opportunities:LEARN MORE  Read More

Winter Fun Day Slated for February 4

February 2nd, 2023
Winter Fun Day Slated for February 4

Join the Wapsi River Center staff for a FREE day of outdoor winter fun at the Wapsi River Center! All events are family-friendly. Activities will take place outdoors, so please dress accordingly. Registration is required and is a first-come-first-serve basis. In the event of no snow or poor conditions, the event will not take place. Please call (563)328-3286 to register! Schedule of events: 9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. ~ Snowshoe Adventures/Cross-Country Ski Excursions ~ Explore the wilderness with snowshoes or skis (Or try your hand at both!). A limited amount of each type of equipment is available,... Read More

You Can’t Stop the Beat January 31

January 30th, 2023
You Can’t Stop the Beat January 31

You Can’t Stop the Beat! HAIRSPRAY, Broadway’s Tony Award-winning musical comedy phenomenon is back on tour! Join 16-year-old Tracy Turnblad in 1960’s Baltimore as she sets out to dance her way onto TV’s most popular show. Can a girl with big dreams (and even bigger hair) change the world? The HAIRSPRAY company is led by Andrew Levitt aka Nina West (from “RuPaul’s Drag Race”) as Edna Turnblad, Niki Metcalf as Tracy Turnblad and Sandie Lee as Motormouth Maybelle and features the beloved score of hit songs including “Welcome to the 60’s,” “Good Morning Baltimore” and “You... Read More

Bounce House Extravaganza Bounces the QC TODAY!

January 28th, 2023
Bounce House Extravaganza Bounces the QC TODAY!

Make plans to take the kids to The Bounce House Extravaganza and you’ll be the hero! 60,000 square feet of bounce house fun for the kids! Just $6 per child for an all day outing and they can play all day long! January 28 – 10:00am-4:00pm QCCA EXPO CENTER – ROCK ISLAND Learn more: BOUNCE HOUSE EXTRAVAGANZA  Read More