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9th Annual Fall Belgian Fest

September 18th, 2022
9th Annual Fall Belgian Fest

The area’s biggest and best celebration of Belgian heritage is back in the Quad Cities! Take a trip to the heart of Moline Illinois, for some Olde Towne Flemish fun this weekend at the Fall Belgian Fest! The 9th Annual Fall Belgian Fest returns to Stephens Park (7th Street and 15th Avenue Moline) TODAY, Sunday Sep 18 from 12 – 4 p.m. Admission is free to all! The Fall Belgian Fest, formerly known as the Fall Flemish Fest, is sponsored and organized by the Center for Belgian Culture. Bill Cornelis, President of CBC and organizer of the Fall Belgian Fest shares, “Many of the Belgian Community... Read More

Goebbert’s Oktoberfest Tradition Continues September 16-18

September 11th, 2022
Goebbert's Oktoberfest Tradition Continues September 16-18

Goebbert’s Oktoberfest tradition continues in 2022 with three days of music, food trucks, activities and Oktoberfest competitions. Goebbert’s will be celebrating Oktoberfest on: Friday, September 16th from 9 AM until Midnight (Family Friendly Night- Fireworks at 9:00PM) Saturday, September 17th from 9AM- Midnight (Age 21+ and older beginning at 6:00 PM) Sunday, September 18th from 9AM-6PM The weekend will be full of authentic German cuisine, additional food trucks, live music, and Oktoberfest competitions such as stein holding, keg rolling and keg toss. Get your stein holding arm ready... Read More

Get Your Oktoberfestbier this Friday!

September 30th, 2020
Get Your Oktoberfestbier this Friday!

Crawford Brew Works (3659 Devils Glen Road Bettendorf) is tapping their Oktoberfestbier on Friday Oct 2 from 3 – 10 p.m.! Shirts and mugs are back this year! Bobby Ray Bunch will be providing live music at 6pm. CC&B Mobile is going to be making a specialty brat with their festbier special just for the day. Come enjoy some great bbq and brews at CBW. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/3264890970230587 for more information.   For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities this week, check out the latest issue of FUN10QC.  Read More

Figge Art Museum Presents The Art of Beer

August 17th, 2020
Figge Art Museum Presents The Art of Beer

Experience The Art of Beer at the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd Street Davenport) this Thursday Aug 20 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. Enjoy four delicious brews of 5ive Cities Brewing Company while learning about the artful process of its origins from hops to bottle. In between segments, enjoy the sounds of local musician, Bobby Ray Bunch. Want a more robust experience? Have your beer tasting paired with four courses from Central Standard. Beer and food packages will be available for pick up. Food and Beer – $65 | Just Beer – $25 Reservations for tickets must be made by August 17th for food and... Read More

Celebrate Christmas in July with Bent River’s Jingle Java

July 20th, 2020
Celebrate Christmas in July with Bent River's Jingle Java

It’s the most wonderful time for a beer! Jingle Java makes its summer return to Bent River Brewing Company (1413 5th Avenue Moline) this Wednesday Jul 22 for a little Christmas in July enjoyment! This winter favorite release will mark the unofficial kick-off to the return of the Uncommon Tour on Wednesday Jul 29. Starting this Wednesday, growlers and growler fills of Jingle Java will be available at both the Moline and Rock Island locations. Want to take the Christmas in July vibe to another level? A Christmas Dinner Special will be featured on Friday and Saturday at the Moline Bent River location.... Read More

You’ll Be Sweet On Radicle’s Strawberries And Cream Beer

June 8th, 2020
You’ll Be Sweet On Radicle’s Strawberries And Cream Beer

You ever wonder what happened to Strawberry Shortcake? You know, Strawberry Shortcake, the cartoon ginger who has had her artificially-scented life documented by various cartoons/animated reality TV shows over the past couple of decades before they got sent to the reeking dumpster of cancellation? Her friends were Lemon Meringue, Blueberry Muffin, Orange Blossom and Raspberry Torte, and they all had their own sickly sweet and sour personalities, but Strawberry Shortcake was the leader. Strawberry Shortcake debuted in 1980 as a child in the cartoons, so she’d be in her forties now. And like many... Read More

Get Your Drink On at Brewed Live 2020

February 25th, 2020
Get Your Drink On at Brewed Live 2020

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 Feb 29 with dozens of new and limited-edition releases! This event showcases over 30 local, regional and national breweries. Enjoy samples of more than 100 tasty beverages while receiving an educational experience on beer brewing! General admission tickets (from 1 – 4 p.m.) are just $35. Early admission tickets (12 –... Read More

QCScene Gets Froggy in Downtown East Moline

November 30th, 2019
QCScene Gets Froggy in Downtown East Moline

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

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

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