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Music on the Marquee Returns to Circa ‘21

May 28th, 2022
Music on the Marquee Returns to Circa ‘21

Circa ’21’s signature event, MUSIC ON THE MARQUEE returns this June! In celebration of our 45th Anniversary, we return to this unique and popular concert experience atop our iconic marquee! Bring a lawn chair and join the Circa ’21 Bootleggers, the cast of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, and a few special guests as they entertain you in this special live concert, held on the street in Downtown Rock Island. Hosted by veterans Brad Hauskins and Tristan Tapscott, this event will celebrate our history and feature a wide range of fabulous music. Chef Tony will be outside grilling, and drinks... Read More

Hey Illinois Potheads! Join Us For Crafts In The Park In Coal Valley

May 10th, 2022
Music on the Marquee Returns to Circa ‘21

Come join the Potheads at Coal Valley Municipal Park Tuesday, May 10th from 6-8pm to make these fun “pothead” flower pots. These are super fun to make! They would make a great handmade gift or nice addition to your porch decor! Cost is $28 for one flower pot, we have several different color options. You can pick from a bandana or curlers. We will have a couple raffle prizes and some fun cash and carry items! Bring your own drink and snacks. Sign up today. We are limiting available spaces for social distancing and these spots will go fast! More info? See here.  Read More

May The 4th Be With You: ALL ‘Star Wars’ Films Ranked! What’s Number One?

May 4th, 2022
Music on the Marquee Returns to Circa ‘21

Star Wars is the most popular space saga and most exciting adventure film franchise in the world. It captured the hearts and minds of all ages and created an entire community of its own. And, since partnering with Disney, the force and its popularity has grown and become an even hotter brand. I admittedly can’t call myself a major Star Wars geek but I do admire the films and their rock star entertainment value. I love getting lost in their world and as today is Star Wars Day, I put on the Disney +documentary Empire of Dreams (highly recommended) and decided to rank the existing 11 films. Phantom... Read More

Farmer’s Market Kicks Off May 7

April 30th, 2022
Music on the Marquee Returns to Circa ‘21

The official Opening Day of the outdoor farmers market on the beautiful riverfront in downtown Davenport will be Saturday, May 7 at 7:30am! With 325 outdoor vendor spaces bustling with action , live music, special activities and family fun, it’s not hard to see why they were VOTED #6 in the NATION! Check out more details here: FARMER’S MARKET  Read More

The Roast of Matt Moody Slated for May 13

April 24th, 2022
Music on the Marquee Returns to Circa ‘21

The lovable and infamous Matt Moody, the Village Theatre’s General Manager is turning one year older and will be roasted for it. To help him celebrate, The Village have compiled some of the best comics in the QC area to shamelessly abuse him. It is something you might enjoy watching! Friday, May 13th at The Village Theatre in Village of East Davenport! Doors at 6PM, show at 7PM. $5 at the door  Read More

BREAKING: Quad City River Bandits Named Team Of The Year By Baseball Digest

April 13th, 2022
Music on the Marquee Returns to Circa ‘21

The Quad City River Bandits have definitely hit a home run with the folks at Baseball Digest magazine — they’ve been named minor league Team of the Year by the sports mag. River Bandits owner Dave Heller was given the award Tuesday night at a ceremony prior to the team’s home opener against the Cedar Rapids Kernels at Davenport’s Modern Woodmen Park. Baseball Digest’s Kevin Reichardt presented Heller the award, and the owner of the Kansas City minor league affiliate was understandably chuffed to receive it. “We are so honored to receive Ballpark Digest’s 2021... Read More

Your Laughs Can Help Fight Alzheimer’s April 7

April 6th, 2022
Music on the Marquee Returns to Circa ‘21

Join us for a fun-filled evening of laughter, delicious food and specialty cocktails benefiting the Fight to End Alzheimer’s! Every day we get a bit closer to understanding how to end the illness that has impacted so many of our loved ones. Help us fight even harder by attending our incredible event, which directly supports the Alzheimer’s Association in its fight to end Alzheimer’s. Thursday, April 7, 2022 at 6:00 PM Holiday Inn & Suites Davenport 4215 Elmore Avenue Davenport, IA 52807 Get your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/comedy-for-a-cause-tickets-241422329687    Read More

Inaugural Taste of East Moline Coming April 28

April 4th, 2022
Music on the Marquee Returns to Circa ‘21

The inaugural Taste of East Moline annual event featuring local restaurants offering tasty bite-sized portions of their favorite menu items. Entertainment provided by Bobby Ray Bunch, auction items, a wine pull and a cash bar. The event will be held at the The Rust Belt, the Quad Cities coolest place for entertainment and events. Proceeds support the annual grant-making of the East Moline Community Fund. Sponsored by East Moline Glass. Participating restaurants include: Combine, Happy Joe’s, Jewel-Osco, Junior’s Sports Bar , Midwest Ale Works, Olde Town Bakery, Revive Cafe, Rudy’s... Read More

Take One Final Trip Around the World Tonight

March 12th, 2022
Music on the Marquee Returns to Circa ‘21

The Mockingbird On Main’s AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS plays its final performance tonight in Downtown Davenport! Based on the travel adventure novel by French author Jules Verne, this two person mad-cap comedic version by Tristan Tapscott tells the story of the unflappable duo Phileas Fogg and Jean Passepartout and their crazy trip around the world. AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS features real life power couple Sydney Dexter (as Phileas Fogg, et al) and Alex Richardson (as Passepartout, et al) and directed by Tristan Tapscott and Douglas Kutzli and designed by Savannah Bay Strandin.  Creator and... Read More

Shakedown Your Shamrock March 17-19

February 26th, 2022
Music on the Marquee Returns to Circa ‘21

Everyone is Irish at the Tangled Wood for at least 3 days! Join us for three days of fun, drink specials, music and more shenanigans you can shake a shillelagh at. Starting March 17th, enjoy Green Beer Jameson Jungle Juice Lucky Leprechaun Shots Corned Beef & Cabbage Monster Reubens Reuben Pizza Reuben Nachos Large Pretzels Irish Stew Featured Whiskeys Gift Basket Raffles and more…. You want music? We always deliver at the Tangled Wood! Funktastic 5 will funk things up Friday, March 18th at 6 pm. Levi Craft is warming things up on Saturday March 19th at 4 pm. WITHOUT U2 is paying tribute... Read More