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

October 3rd, 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

Not So Scary Halloween Walk Celebrates 7 Years

October 1st, 2022
Not So Scary Halloween Walk Celebrates 7 Years

Dress up your little ghosts and goblins for the Quad City Botanical Center’s 7th annual Not So Scary Halloween Walk October 6:30PM-8:00PM October 14, 21, 27 and 28! Bring your flashlights and explore the nooks and crannies of the Sun Garden – search for spiders, bats, jack-o-lanterns, and toads as you wander down the darkened pathways. Get a glimpse of the Halloween train in their ever popular train garden. It’s not so scary in the Rock Island gardens, making this event great for all ages! Not So Scary Tickets: NOT SO SCARY Oct. 20 Members Only Not So Scary Tickets:MEMBER TICKETS The walk... Read More

State Street Market Coming To Geneseo Saturday

October 1st, 2022
State Street Market Coming To Geneseo Saturday

A destination Autumn tradition for the region is back in Geneseo! Join the State Street Market and Geneseo Chamber of Commerce on Saturday Oct 1 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. for some State Street shopping fun! This FREE family-friendly event includes a curated list of handmade and vintage vendors, live music, great food, a libation station, and more! Shop vendors set up down the historic State Street and stay to explore all of Geneseo. Come to shop the market and stay to take in the day in town! Follow @statestreetmarketgeneseo on Facebook and Instagram for more details. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2250748545234304... Read More

Laugh in LeClaire December 9

September 25th, 2022
Laugh in LeClaire December 9

Laugh In LeClaire is back December 9! Live your best life and head to LeClaire for a night of laughs and cocktails at the new 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 3 different seating options… -Stage seating is general seating within the first few rows. There are no tables. -4 seat bar tables -8 seat round tables Headliner Sarah Perry Sarah Perry is a Chicago-based... Read More

Food Truck Fight Hits Muscatine September 17

September 3rd, 2022
Food Truck Fight Hits Muscatine September 17

Food Truck Fight® is coming back to Riverside Park in Muscatine, Iowa on Saturday, September 17! Join us for a day of food trucks, live music, kids activities, game-day broadcast, beverage tent, and more! Enjoy food from local and regional food trucks and cast your vote for your favorite truck! We will crown a new Food Truck Fight Champion® at 7:00pm. $10 General Admission at the entry gate on the day of the event OR a purchase a VIP Ticket in advance. Visit www.FoodTruckFight.com for additional details!  Read More

BREAKING NEWS: Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Drinks Are BACK TODAY!

August 30th, 2022
BREAKING NEWS: Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Drinks Are BACK TODAY!

They’re baaaaaaack. It’s almost that time of year again. The days are getting shorter. The temperatures are getting slightly colder. And the leaves are getting more orange, the color of … pumpkins. That’s right, as fall is right around the corner, it’s time for all things PUMPKIN SPICE to return to stores. We’ve already seen Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake Caramel Corn at Aldi, accompanied by a number of other pumpkin-related items from spaghetti sauce to pastries at that stalwart grocery spot. And now, here’s the big mama right around the bend. That’s... Read More

Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Lattes And Drinks Are Returning… When?

August 29th, 2022
Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Lattes And Drinks Are Returning... When?

It’s almost that time of year again. The days are getting shorter. The temperatures are getting slightly colder. And the leaves are getting more orange, the color of … pumpkins. That’s right, as fall is right around the corner, it’s time for all things PUMPKIN SPICE to return to stores. We’ve already seen Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake Caramel Corn at Aldi, accompanied by a number of other pumpkin-related items from spaghetti sauce to pastries at that stalwart grocery spot. And now, here’s the big mama right around the bend. That’s right, the pumpkin spice at... Read More

An Ode To Chicago’s Most Famous Cuisine, From Iowa’s Doc Kaalberg

August 23rd, 2022
An Ode To Chicago's Most Famous Cuisine, From Iowa's Doc Kaalberg

The year is 1929. The Great Depression has started and folks are hungry. Chicagoans say “Hold my hot dog…I got you.” The origin of the Chicago Dog, is wrapped up in a time when folks were working hard and needed a nutrious yet delicious meal. The components of the Chicago Dog saved the working class and have stayed unchanged since the original rolled up and out of a hot dog stand. All Beef frank, not boiled but steam cooked and held in warm water for upto 20 to 30 minutes. Boiling makes your Frank’s tough. The steam and hold gives that perfect snap. Nathan’s... Read More

Floatzilla 2022 Floating Into Iowa On The Mississippi This Weekend

August 19th, 2022
Floatzilla 2022 Floating Into Iowa On The Mississippi This Weekend

Take part in the largest paddle on the Mississippi! Floatzilla 2020 will happen this Saturday Aug 20. Experience the Mississippi River free of commercial barge traffic. All paddle crafts are welcome to participate, but only kayaks and canoes are allowed in Lock 15. This year due to the COVID-19 pandemic some aspects of Floatzilla have been altered. The most popular launch sites at Leach Park, Bass Street YMCA, and the Lindsay Park Yacht Club will have registrations limited to 400 paddlers, their launch windows are being expanded to four hours, and they will be assigning half hour launch windows... Read More

Wine Walk with Friends in the Village of East Davenport

August 19th, 2022
Wine Walk with Friends in the Village of East Davenport

Wine sampling events are always fun, but when you are partaking to help raise funds for a good cause they always seem to feel even better! Gilda’s Club and the Village of East Davenport are hosting their annual Wine Walk this Saturday Aug 20 from 3-6 p.m. A $25 donation to Gilda’s Club will result in a commemorative wine glass and a wristband to participate in an East Village-wide wine tasting! Visit participating businesses throughout the Village to enjoy a 1 oz. sample of wine. Local, domestic and imported wines will be offered as well as samples from the local Homebrew community. Multiple... Read More