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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

Bar-B-QC Heats Up Davenport September 9-10

September 9th, 2022
Bar-B-QC Heats Up Davenport September 9-10

The second annual Bar-B-QC heats up September 9 and 10! The festivities will include tastefully unique barbecue from local and national vendors. While you savoring the barbeque , your ears will be delighted by live music that will flow throughout the event! Admission is $5 at the door. Proceeds from Bar-B-QC will support the community. Sign up on our Eventbrite event at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jaycees-of-the-quad-cities-bar-b-qc-tickets-328264035567  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

Iowa’s East Village Hosting Farm Days Providing Fun For The Family

August 26th, 2022
Iowa's East Village Hosting Farm Days Providing Fun For The Family

Looking for some free family-fun this weekend? Then look no further than Farm Days in the Village! Farm Days in the Village is happening this Saturday Aug 27 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday Aug 28 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Village of East Davenport (2302 East 11th Street Davenport)! This FREE family-friendly event includes a petting zoo, Gator raffle, pedal tractors, tractor ride around, wagon rides, entertainment, Dynamometer, magician/balloon animals and more! For more information, visit http://www.villageofeastdavenport.com/Farm_Days_In_The_Village.php or the Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/600893026922705/. Fun... 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

Unique Chalk Art Fest Coming to Rock Island

July 10th, 2022
Unique Chalk Art Fest Coming to Rock Island

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

Wild Ones Quad Cities establishes Chapter, welcomes new members

April 27th, 2022
Wild Ones Quad Cities establishes Chapter, welcomes new members

Wild Ones Quad Cities announces it has become one of the newest chapters in a rapidly growing national Wild Ones: Native Plants, Natural Landscapes, an organization that encourages people to incorporate native plants into their landscapes. The chapter will host prairie and garden tours, plant sales, seed swaps, and educational opportunities. Membership is open to residents of Illinois counties of Rock Island, Henry, Mercer and Knox, and Iowa counties of Scott, Clinton, Jones, Muscatine and Cedar. In recent years the Quad Cities and much of the Midwest have experienced heavy rain during spring and... Read More

Western Illinois University Student Memorial Tree Planning Set for April 21

April 14th, 2022
Western Illinois University Student Memorial Tree Planning Set for April 21

Western Illinois University’s Inter-Hall Council will host its annual tree planting ceremony to honor students who have passed away during over the past academic year. A tree is planted and dedicated in honor of the students who have been lost. In addition to the students’ families, IHC is extending an invitation to students, faculty and staff to honor their loved ones. This year’s Tree Planting Ceremony will begin at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 21 in the tree grove on the west side of Sherman Hall. The ceremony will be followed by a brief reception in the Corbin/Olson E-Classroom. For... Read More

Tour de Brew QC Slated for April 30

March 31st, 2022
Tour de Brew QC Slated for April 30

Make plans to join Tour de Brew QC, a 40 mile charity bike ride along the Mississippi Trails in the Quad Cities. Saturday, April 30,2022, is the day to come join the Crew and enjoy a brew or two as hundreds ride bikes, sing songs, and raise money for cancer! 2022 marks their 8th Year of hosting Tour de Brew QC and they have an amazing lineup of ride stops and great sponsors who have come together to help them make a difference. Get Registered today! The event starts with a pre-party kick off the weekend on Friday, April 29 at Icons Martini bar in Rock Island. Then official riding will... Read More

Last Day TODAY For Outdoor Show In Rock Island

February 20th, 2022
Last Day TODAY For Outdoor Show In Rock Island

The Outdoor Show Comes to Rock Island This Weekend! This event features a variety of resources for anyone interested in the great outdoors. A large number of hunting, fishing and boating vendors will be on hand as well as representatives from charters, resorts, government agencies and conservation clubs.  A kids camp area will also be available with an archery range, trout fishing pond, minnow races and more. Show Hours: Sunday, February 20, 2022: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Ticket prices: Adults: $8 ($7 in advance) Kids 6-15: $1 Kids 5 & under: FREE (Friday is Seniors Day. Anyone over age 65 only $6... Read More