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QCScene Gets Froggy in Downtown East Moline

November 30th, 2019

A new craft beer festival celebrated their inaugural debut today and successfully jumped ahead in all the competition. Frog Town Craft Beer Festival filled The Rust Belt in East Moline with craft beers, hard cider, delicious food, amazing live music and good vibes all over this Saturday Nov 30. QCScene was on the premises and captured the following images. Stay tuned to QuadCities.com for more info on Frog Town Craft Beer Festival. Have some pictures from today that you want to share? Please send them to Tess@QuadCities.com.        Read More

Jump on Down to the Inaugural Frog Town Craft Beer Festival!

November 29th, 2019

Event Name: Frog Town Craft Beer Festival Date: Saturday, November 30th 2019 Time: 1-4pm (Come early and stop over at Midwest Ale Works before hand!) Location: Inside The Rust Belt, 533 12th Avenue, East Moline, IL 61244   If you are a Fall or Winter Craft Beer Fan, we have the newest and only Quad Cites Fall/Winter Craft Beer Festival for you, The Inaugural Frog Town Craft Beer Festival!  Taking place inside the Rust Belt in East Moline, the Rust Belt is the newest Music Venue in the Quad Cities bring you National Touring Acts and now it can add a great Craft Beer Festival to its repertoire. This... Read More

2nd Annual 0.5k Beer & Donut Run Ensures Everyone is a Winner!

October 6th, 2019

The Rock Island Parks & Recreation Department along with Bent River Brewing Company, presents the 2nd Annual 80’s Themed: 0.5k Beer & Donut Run benefiting Youth Recreation in Rock Island! The 0.5k Beer & Donut Run will take place on Saturday Oct 12 in Schwiebert Riverfront Park (1st Avenue Downtown Rock Island) from 3 – 5:30 p.m.   What is a 0.5 Beer Run? Some of you may have heard of a 5k, 10k, or even the marathons, but what about the 0.5k? Training for this race is easier than the rest of them. This is for those who enjoy their Saturday’s with a little more laid... Read More

2019 Homebrew Festiv-Ale Hops Into WAKE Brewing!

July 19th, 2019

Calling all homebrew creators and homebrew consumers! It is time we celebrate all that is good with enzymes and fermentation! 2019 Homebrew Festiv-Ale takes place this Saturday Jul 20 from 2 – 6 p.m. at WAKE Brewing (2529 5th Avenue Rock Island). And you are invited to enjoy the area’s best homebrewer’s fruits (or barley) of labor. Tickets can be purchased for $20 at CoOp Records or WAKE Brewing (cash only) and online until Saturday at 12 p.m. at https://tickets.midwestix.com/event/homebrew-festiv-ale123. Tickets will also be available at the door tomorrow after 2 p.m. for $25. All Profits... Read More

Have Some Fun at Bags & Buds for the Floods this Weekend!

July 11th, 2019

Looking for some fun in the sun with friends this weekend? Then look no further! Join Clint’s Draft House Pizza & Grill (1630 7th Street Moline) this Saturday Jul 13 for some Bags & Buds for the Floods! This Cornhole Tournament will include 20 teams ($30 a team) and will pay out to the top 2 winners. Sign in for the tournament begins at 11 a.m. and the bags will start flying at 12 p.m.! Pick up your sign-in sheet today at Clint’s. Peaceful Palate will be onsite selling slices of pizza. Also enjoy some delicious and refreshing tall cans outside, a 50/50 drawing, longest toss challenge... Read More

Get Your Drink and Eat On at Brewed Live 2019!

March 3rd, 2019

It’s no secret that the Quad Cities is home to a wide selection of impressive breweries. So many, in fact, that you might find it difficult to try all of them at once, right? Well not anymore! Brewed Live returns to the QCCA Expo Center (2621 4th Avenue Rock Island) on Saturday March 9 with dozens of new and limited-edition releases! This event showcases over 35 local, regional and national breweries. Enjoy samples of tasty beverages will receiving an educational experience on beer brewing! There will even be a food truck on site, if you’re looking for a bite to eat. In addition to the massive... Read More

Big Swing Swinging Into Rock Island In March

February 21st, 2019

The Big Swing Brewing Company, located in the spot of the former Blue Cat Brew Pub at 113 8th St., Rock Island, will be opening in March prior to the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, sources say. The new owners of The Big Swing are local real estate developers John Timmer, Shane Scott and Jon McAtee. The trio are the creative and financial force behind the new Backyard Bowl and Abides Bar, in the old Milan Lanes building, 2020 1st St. W, Milan. Some members of the Blue Cat staff will be moving to the Big Swing, so Cat fans can expect to see some familiar faces. It’s still up in the air as... Read More

Crawford Brew Works Presents Brewhouse Chat Series

February 17th, 2019

Are you a beer lover? Do you enjoy filling your brain and body with all that is beer? Then you’ll love this event coming to the Quad Cities! Crawford Brew Works (3659 Devils Glen Road Bettendorf) invites you to join them on the CBW Mezzanine for Brewhouse Chat Series, which will continue on Tuesday Feb 19 at 7 p.m. and Tuesday Feb 26 at 7 p.m. Brewhouse Chat Series is a series of lectures hosted by local historians, story tellers, and Crawford Brew Works’ very own Head Brewer. Tuesday Feb 19 at 7 p.m. storyteller John Brassard will be sharing ‘Murder and Mayhem in Scott County’. Tuesday... Read More

Experience 7 Days of Darkness at Radicle Effect Breworks

February 16th, 2019

The 7 Days of Darkness approaches. Its ominous presence brings with it some of the most diabolical and tasty Dark brews conjured by the minds of some of the most twisted brewers. Beginning this Sunday Feb 17 and continuing through Saturday Feb 23, Radicle Effect Breworks (1340 31st St. Rock Island) proudly presents 7 Days of Darkness. For 7 long, flavorful days, one Dark beer will appear on Radicle Effect Breworks’ list that will rip your taste buds apart! You will soon beg for the light to return if you can endure The 7 Days of Darkness! The list this year, in no particular order: 2018 Radicle... Read More

Is Paul McCartney Coming To The Quad City Storm Home Opener?

October 20th, 2018

Let it be… on ice? A very strange rumor began to surface late this week that former Beatle Paul McCartney had accepted an invitation to be a VIP to the Quad City Storm’s home opening game this Saturday at 7 p.m. at the TaxSlayer Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. According to various reports, hub-bub, gossip and chewing the fat, Paul McCartney is a big hockey fan, and, wanting to check out the TaxSlayer prior to his gig there next summer, he accepted an invitation, replete with many perks, including a nacho bar with a Velveeta cheese river, a case of Natty Light, a hoverboard with ground effects... Read More

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