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Boo at the Zoo October 28

October 22nd, 2023
Boo at the Zoo October 28

BOO! It is Niabi Zoo’s annual celebration of Merry not Scary Halloween Festivities. Many generous, local businesses will provide free treats to our Zoo guests. Wear your costumes, bring a smile, and enjoy the many annual Boo at the Zoo activities. Saturday, October 28 Boo at the Zoo Activity Hours: 10 am-3 pm Zoo Admission Hours: 10 am-5 pm, Last entry @ 4 pm Online tickets are not available for Boo at the Zoo. However, you can purchase tickets onsite on Oct 28 & 29 at the online discounted rate! Please remember that the Zoo cannot provide a separate entry line for members due to the many... Read More

CribFest Kicks Off This Weekend At Corn Crib In Coal Valley!

September 9th, 2023
CribFest Kicks Off This Weekend At Corn Crib In Coal Valley!

Corn Crib’s CribFest Kicks Off September 8th in Coal Valley! CribFest operates on weekends from September 8th – October 29th CribFest Season Hours: Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays 10am-6pm *these hours are not the same as our store/nursery/greenhouse hours* FALL FUN FOR ALL AGES! You can expect all of the general admission activities we’ve had in previous years, like: • Zip-line • Human Hamster Wheel • Giant Bounce Pad • Hayrack Rides • Cow Train • Farm Animals • Pedal Cars • Straw Mountain Maze • Grain Bin Basketball • Giant Tire Swings • And much, much more!! General... Read More

Coal Valley Days Returns June 30

June 29th, 2023
Coal Valley Days Returns June 30

Coal Valley Days is back June 30 and July 1! This is a yearly festival that has fireworks, bands, food, bounce houses, a petting zoo, kids’ game show, a car show, a parade, and much more! Admission is Free to get in! Wristbands will be available for purchase for the exclusive kids area: $10 per day or $15 for a complete weekend pass! For a complete schedule check out COAL VALLEY DAYS  Read More

Good Things To Remember On Father’s Day, And Every Day, With Your Children

June 16th, 2023
Good Things To Remember On Father's Day, And Every Day, With Your Children

Time is the only thing you can spend once. As we go into Father’s Day weekend, that’s something to definitely remember. Being a father, bringing another life into the world, is an amazing experience and responsibility, and it gives you a blessing in time to spend with a person who will always be a part of your life, and who is beholden to you for helping to shape them as a person. You can literally make the world a better place by making the time and effort to make your children better people. To be there for them. To enjoy your time with them. To be a parent and friend to help guide... Read More

Missouri Valley Conference Men’s Golf Championship Comes To Quad-Cities This Weekend

April 22nd, 2023
Missouri Valley Conference Men's Golf Championship Comes To Quad-Cities This Weekend

The 2023 Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) Men’s Golf Championship will take place Sunday-Tuesday, April 23-25, on the 6,760-yard, par 71 layout at Oakwood Country Club, designed by legendary golf course architect Pete Dye. Teams will play 18 holes each day, starting at 9:30 am Sunday and 9:00 am on Monday and Tuesday. All 10 MVC men’s golf programs will battle for the title, which carries an automatic berth into the NCAA Regionals. “We are grateful for our long-standing relationship with the Missouri Valley Conference and their belief in our regional destination as a host for championship... Read More

Quad-Cities Author Sean Leary Offers Book Of Optimistic Tales For Difficult Times

November 10th, 2022
Quad-Cities Author Sean Leary Offers Book Of Optimistic Tales For Difficult Times

Change. We undergo transformations every day of our lives, in ways small and significant, in ways good and bad. Sean Leary’s “Does The Shed Skin Know It Was Once A Snake?” offers 11 award-winning short stories dealing with the life changes many of us face, and the positive ways in which our lives can transform, even in difficult times. “Shed Skin” is available in bookstores and webstores worldwide  as a print book and eBook for every eReader format. It is also available direct from the author at seanleary@seanleary.com and Leary will be signing copies of the book from noon... Read More

Celebrate with Illinois’ Corn Crib Nursery at Family Fall Festival!

October 29th, 2022
Celebrate with Illinois' Corn Crib Nursery at Family Fall Festival!

Fall is just around the corner, whether the temperature outside agrees or not. Which means it’s officially time to start planning those fall-themed activities! The Corn Crib Nursery’s (6924 US Route 150 Coal Valley) annual Family Fall Festival will continue every Saturday and Sunday through Oct 30 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Come find your pumpkins for carving, cooking and decorating! Enjoy concessions, with all of your favorite festival foods, including wood-fired pizza! The expanded Fun Zone is bigger and better than ever! Activities include Zip Line, Human Hamster Wheel, Tug of War, Bounce Pad,... Read More

Boo At The Zoo Coming To Coal Valley’s Niabi This Weekend

October 27th, 2022
Boo At The Zoo Coming To Coal Valley's Niabi This Weekend

Boo! Get all the kids together because Boo At The Zoo is coming to Niabi Zoo this weekend! The annual event takes place 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Zoo, 13010 Niabi Zoo Road, Coal Valley. Come celebrate Halloween by trick-or-treating at Boo at the Zoo! Bring your costume and candy bag and stop by R.I.A.’s booth. The cost of Boo at the Zoo activities is included with the price of your admission ticket. You can purchase tickets online or at the zoo on the day of the event. Link to online ticket purchase here: https://web2.myvscloud.com/wbwsc/ilrockislandcfpwt.wsc/search.html?display=calendar&module=pst&type=Online%20Tickets&interfaceparameter=Webtrac2  Read More

Niabi Zoo Hosts Pints for Preservation TONIGHT!

September 23rd, 2022
Niabi Zoo Hosts Pints for Preservation TONIGHT!

Sip local brews as you explore Niabi Zoo and see the many animal species. All proceeds help bring a new animal – the endangered African Painted dog – to the zoo including transportation of the new animals, a new species-appropriate habitat and ongoing conservation and education experiences focused on the new species. All tickets include admission to the zoo, beer samples at more than a dozen tasting stations, and a souvenir tasting glass. A variety of food trucks will also be onsite to offer food for purchase. September 23rd, 2022 | 6-10 p.m. Must be 21 or older to attend. Learn more here: PINTS... Read More

Corn Crib Nursery Fall Events Kick Off This Weekend

September 15th, 2022
Corn Crib Nursery Fall Events Kick Off This Weekend

Fall at Corn Crib Nursery kicks off Friday, September 16th and ends October 30th! General Admission includes: -Ziplines -Tire Mountain -Barrel Train -Human Hamster Wheel -Pedal Cars -Straw Maze -Giant Bounce Pad -Playground -Tug o’ War -Grain Bin Basketball -Farm Animals -Tire Swings -And much, much more!!! General Admission Ages 0-3 Free Ages 4-61 $13 Ages 62+ $6 *Pay-to-Play activities are not included in general admission* Pay-to-Play includes: Paintball, Hayrack Paintball, Pumpkin Slingshot, Pumpkin Cannon, and Tennis Ball Cannon! We have food & drinks at our concessions! Our pumpkin... Read More