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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

Be Downtown Bettendorf for a Celebration of Art, Music and Community!

June 6th, 2019

Join the City of Bettendorf in a celebration of art, music and community in the heart of downtown this Saturday Jun 8 from 12 – 10 p.m. and Sunday Jun 9 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.!  Supported by downtown area businesses, this FREE, family-friendly event will feature live outdoor music, food & drink vendors, a chalk art festival, children’s activities, and so much more! Be Downtown – a Celebration of Art, Music and Community, is held in downtown Bettendorf, on State Street between 17th and 20th Street (2021 State Street Bettendorf). Parking can be found all day Saturday and Sunday at Waterfront... Read More

Bettendorf Library Kicks Off Outdoor Summer Concert Series this Thursday

June 4th, 2019

The Bettendorf Public Library kicks off their highly anticipated Summer Concert Series this week! Returning for its 8th year in a row, Summer Concert Series is made possible by the Bettendorf Public Library Foundation and is sponsored by TBK Bank, Mel Foster Co. and Build to Suit. The outdoor concerts are held at Faye’s Field located just south of the Library on 18th St in Bettendorf. These free concerts will take place every Thursday from Jun 6 through Aug 8 at 6:30 p.m., and will be held come rain, shine or oppressive heat. In case of inclement weather, the backup location will be inside... Read More

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