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Coal Valley Days Return July 1 and 2

June 25th, 2022
Coal Valley Days Return July 1 and 2

Coal Valley Days return to the bring back the nostalgia of the old fashioned small town festival July 1 and July 2! Friday July 1 and Saturday July 2, Coal Valley is hosting their annual Valley Days celebration! All events take place at the Coal Valley Municipal Park on First Street. Come out for carnival rides, a car show, parade and more! ​Pork chop sandwiches will be grilled throughout the event by the Coal Valley Lions Club. Burgers, brats hot dogs & chicken sandwiches will also be grilled by Coal Valley Days Committee. This year, the festivities include a petting zoo, a circus and 2... Read More

Unique Chalk Art Fest Coming to Rock Island

June 12th, 2022
Coal Valley Days Return July 1 and 2

The 6th annual Quad City Arts’ Chalk Art Fest will take place July 16-17, 2022 at Schwiebert Riverfront Park in downtown Rock Island, IL. The festival starts at 10 a.m. and goes till 7pm on Saturday, July 16 and 5pm on Sunday, July 17. This FREE, live outdoor arts festival brings together hundreds of artists that spend hours transforming the cement pavement at Schwiebert Park into a museum of chalk art, while competing for cash prizes. Visitors strolling by can see the wonderful works of art as they come to life, vote for their favorite and even do some chalk art of their own, by taking part... Read More

Sip and Shop Small August 20

May 29th, 2022
Coal Valley Days Return July 1 and 2

Sip and Shop Small and Show Your Support for the Village of East Davenport on Saturday, August 20 from 3pm-6pm! Admission is a $25 donation to The Village of East Davenport Business Association as this event is a fundraiser for The Village of East Davenport Business Association. Start at one of the wristband/glass tents to make your donation, have your ID checked, receive a commemorative wine glass, and get a wristband. These tents will be located in front of the International Fire Museum, Lagomarcino’s, and the Village Theatre. Visit participating businesses throughout the Village to enjoy... Read More

WVIK Debuting These Interesting Times Podcast

May 26th, 2022
Coal Valley Days Return July 1 and 2

WVIK, Quad Cities NPR and the Midwest Writing Center have teamed up to produce a new podcast that examines the tumultuous time that was 2020. These Interesting Times, named after the MWC collection published in 2021, features 47 local writers reading pieces based on their experiences weathering the global pandemic. The podcast will be featured on the QuadCities.com podcast hub, and other forums. “2020 was a disaster…” reads the back cover of These Interesting Times. “In these moving and eloquent essays and poems, stories and artwork writers and artists of the Quad Cities report on the... Read More

TAG, Dphilms Team Up On Video, Advertising Production For Illinois/Iowa Region And Beyond

May 13th, 2022
Coal Valley Days Return July 1 and 2

Two Quad-Cities advertising and multimedia companies with over 60 years combined experience are teaming up to join forces. Davenport-based advertising agency TAG, and Rock Island film and video production company Dphilms, are forming a partnership to navigate the regional media landscape in a rapidly changing digital era. The companies will continue to operate independently with the exception that Dphilms will now provide the video and film services for TAG clients. In addition, the TAG video team will join and expand the Dphilms team. All staff will be retained, and, in fact, the companies are... Read More

The Roast of Matt Moody Slated for May 13

April 24th, 2022
Coal Valley Days Return July 1 and 2

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

Mystery Comes to Davenport’s The Mockingbird April 8

April 4th, 2022
Coal Valley Days Return July 1 and 2

The Mockingbird on Main will present the premiere of the murder mystery, Murder at Mistwell Manor opening April 8! What seems like an ordinary paint by numbers murder mystery becomes much more with each new revelation! The doctor. The Hollywood starlet. The manor’s caretaker. The detective. And two dead bodies. Suspicions run wild as Detective Walters hurries to solve the case before another drops dead. This fast paced original work reveals a twist or 3 before racing to a conclusion the audience never sees coming. Directed by Tristan Tapscott, Murder at Mistwell Manor features Eric Teeter as... Read More

A Disaster Hits Moline April 1

March 30th, 2022
Coal Valley Days Return July 1 and 2

Quad City will present the area premier of Disaster! The Musical April 1-10! It’s 1979 and New York’s hottest A-listers are lining up for the opening of a floating casino and discotheque.  Also attending is a faded disco star, a sexy nightclub singer with her eleven-year-old twins, a disaster expert, a feminist reporter, an older couple with a secret, a pair of young guys who are looking for ladies, an untrustworthy businessman and a nun with a gambling addiction.  What begins as a night of boogie fever quickly changes to panic as the ship succumbs to multiple disasters such as earthquakes,... Read More

New Murder Mystery Opens April 8

March 26th, 2022
Coal Valley Days Return July 1 and 2

The Mockingbird on Main is back with another new show – Murder at Mistwell Manor – in Downtown Davenport! 2 dead bodies. 3 suspects. 1 detective. And everyone has a motive. What seems like an ordinary paint by numbers murder mystery becomes much more with each new revelation. Directed by Tristan Tapscott, this new murder mystery features Doug Kutzli (Clinton Showboat’s Bridges of Madison County) Eric Teeter (Playcrafters’ Princeton’s Rage), Savanna Bay Strandin (Circa ‘21’s Beehive) and Jeremy Littlejohn (Circa ‘21’s Elf). Murder at Mistwell Manor will play the Downtown... Read More

Mamiltons on the Mound Saturday Night

March 17th, 2022
Coal Valley Days Return July 1 and 2

The Mamiltons with special guests The Textures will rock The Mound Saturday night at 9pm! Check out the Facebook event here: https://facebook.com/events/s/the-mamiltons-the-textures-liv/939439110091091/  Read More