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Space Monsters Take Over Bettendorf!

October 23rd, 2019

Calling all Space Monsters! Please report to the City of Bettendorf’s Halloween Parade! The 2019 Halloween Parade, hosted by the City of Bettendorf, takes place this Saturday Oct 26 at 7 p.m. This year’s theme is: SPACE MONSTERS! The parade will begin at the intersection of 23rd Street and Middle Road, then continue onto Spruce Hills Drive. The procession will travel to 18th Street, turning left onto 18th Street, continuing to Middle Road, turning left on Middle Road, and finishing at the entrance of the Life Fitness / Splash Landing parking lot. For more information, visit https://www.bettendorf.org/.  Read More

Have Some Fall Family Fun at Wallace’s Garden Center!

October 10th, 2019

Celebrate the season with fun for the whole family at Wallace’s this weekend! Wallace’s Garden Center (2605 Devils Glen Rd. Bettendorf) is hosting their Fall Family Festival this Saturday Oct 12 and Sunday Oct 13 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Free admission! Bring the entire family and enjoy activities like bounce houses, face painting, wiggle cars, corn box, games and so much more! Train ride tickets are $2 each. Hot dog meals, apples and more will be available for purchase. Parking can be limited throughout the day, so please plan accordingly. For more information, visit https://www.wallacesgardencenter.com/.  Read More

Quad Cities Beck and Woods Conquer The SXSW World

September 18th, 2019

In March 2018, national film writer Connie Corcoran Wilson had the opportunity to interview former Quad-Cities filmmakers Scott Beck and Bryan Woods for her blog, http://www.weeklywilson.com. Connie currently regularly contributes to QuadCities.com and has offered us the chance to run her interview with them here. Two Q-C natives, Scott Beck and Bryan Woods, won over the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas, this weekend as the film they wrote, “A Quiet Place,” opened the festival and wowed audiences. The duo began making films as teenagers in Bettendorf, moved on to create a number of short films... Read More

She Rocks! Fest Celebrating Women in Music at The Tangled Wood

September 2nd, 2019

Hey Quad Cities, are you ready to celebrate some amazing Women in Music? Don’t miss the She Rocks! Fest this Friday Sep 6 from 6 – 10 p.m. at The Tangled Wood (3636 Tanglewood Road Bettendorf). She Rocks! will celebrate Women in Music with live performances from the following female-led bands: Been There Done That – All Girl Teen Band from QC Rock Academy Hum Hum & the Crash – Teen Band from QC Rock Academy My Finest Hour – From Reno, Nevada Wicked Liz & the Bellyswirls – QC Faves   For more information, visit http://thetangledwood.com/events-view/she-rocks-celebration-sep-6/... Read More

Run with Carl this Labor Day Weekend

September 1st, 2019

Run with Carl is celebrating 25 Years! That’s right, the annual Labor Day “Run with Carl” race is celebrating their 25th anniversary this Monday Sep 2 at Bettendorf Life Fitness Center (2222 Middle Road Bettendorf). The Run with Carl is the primary funding vehicle for the Carl D. Schillig Memorial Fund which supports college scholarships for graduating Bettendorf and Pleasant Valley High School students. The fun kicks off with the ½ Mile Fun Run at 7:30 a.m. with the 1 Mile Fun Run continuing at 7:45 a.m. Each of these fun runs are for children 12 and under only. 5-Mile Run will begin at... Read More

Rock Out with Arch Allies at Quad Cities Waterfront Convention Center!

August 28th, 2019

Are you a fan of Boston, Journey, REO Speedwagon, Styx, Def Leopard and Bon Jovi? Then get ready to experience your new favorite band, ARCH ALLIES! Arch Allies takes the stage this Friday Aug 30 at the Quad Cities Waterfront Convention Center (2021 State Street Bettendorf) at 7:30 p.m. This concert is standing room only. Tickets are $25 for general admission and $35 for VIP. Purchase your tickets today at https://www.islebettendorf.com/event/events/arch-allies. Arch Allies are a timeless tribute band centered on performing the classic rock songs you love to sing along with. They have dynamic vocals,... Read More

The Learning Campus Discovery Fair Providing Fun for the Entire Family!

August 16th, 2019

Are you ready for some free family fun this weekend? Hosted by the Bettendorf Public Library with support from the Family Museum, The Learning Campus Discovery Fair will take place this Saturday Aug 17 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Bettendorf Public Library (2950 Learning Campus Drive Bettendorf). The Learning Campus Discovery Fair is a day filled with free learning and fun for the whole family! Experiences include: Magic Hovercraft Rides Hands-On Science Pottery Bubbles Drawing Water Colors Clowning Paper Rockets Flower Arrangement   Additional activities:  Petting Zoo, Balloon Creations,... Read More

Bettendorf Celebrating America’s Birthday in Style

July 2nd, 2019

The city of Bettendorf sure knows how to celebrate the holidays, and their 4th of July Festival is no exception! The 2019 4th of July Festival will take place in Bettendorf on Wednesday July 3 and Thursday Jul 4. This celebration includes crafts, food, amusement rides, live music, a parade and of course – fireworks! Kick off the holiday celebration on Wednesday Jul 3 with a FREE outdoor concert! Live music will be provided on the west stage near 18th Street and Spruce Hills Dr., beginning at 7 p.m. Enjoy local classic rock band, Hap Hazard, followed by the Army Band. Headlining at 9 p.m., Grandview... Read More

QC Scene Invades Planet Funk Con!

June 24th, 2019

Planet Funk Con beamed into a new venue this year — the TBK Bank Center, aka the Bettplex — and brought with it the same fun and cool guests and great times! The event mashed up comic books, fantasy, sci-fi, cosplay, gaming and various other awesome fandoms into a terrific time for thousands of people! We at QuadCities.com were once again proud to be a media sponsor of the event and look forward to being on board as a sponsor again for Planet Funk 2020!    Read More

Get Funky at Planet Funk Con!

June 19th, 2019

The Quad Cities’ premier comics and entertainment convention is almost here! That’s right, it’s time for Planet Funk Con! Brough to you by What’s That Funk, Planet Funk Con 2019 is happening Friday Jun 21 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday Jun 22 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday Jun 23 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the all-new TBK Sports Complex (4850 Competition Drive Bettendorf). A One-Day ticket is $20, Weekend Pass is $50 and a Weekend Pass with After Party Bonus is $125. To purchase tickets today, visit https://www.planetfunkcontickets.com/. Last year Planet Funk Con held the biggest... Read More

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