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In The Mood For Some Trivia? Check Out Bettendorf’s Tangled Wood Tonight

July 13th, 2021
In The Mood For Some Trivia? Check Out Bettendorf's Tangled Wood Tonight

Trivia Night Live is rolling into The Tangled Wood in Bettendorf every Tuesday at 7 p.m.! It’s Free To Play, with up to eight people per team playing in various categories. What is Trivia Night Live? Trivia Night Live is a live interactive team trivia game played at your favorite restaurants and bars. The game consists of four rounds of questions of increasing difficulty and point values. Categories range from current events, history, geography, science, sports, and more…. Trivia Night Live is free to play, and you can have up to 8 members on a team. Prizes are awarded for the winner of the... Read More

Bettendorf Couple’s Support Allows Figge in Davenport to Offer Free July Admission

June 30th, 2021
Bettendorf Couple’s Support Allows Figge in Davenport to Offer Free July Admission

Thanks to the generous support of Cal and Jill Werner of Bettendorf, the Figge Art Museum (225 W. 2nd St., Davenport) will offer FREE admission during the entire month of July. Visitors will have the opportunity to see five current exhibitions including: Tom Uttech: Origin, Lesley Dill Wilderness: Light Sizzles Around Me, Drawn to Spectacle, Franklin Evans: franklinsfootpaths and Pop Power from Warhol to Koons: Masterworks from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation. The Figge’s permanent collection galleries will also be open for all guests to explore free of charge. “We... Read More

Downtown Bettendorf Organization Celebrates Successes Of Past Year

June 29th, 2021
Downtown Bettendorf Organization Celebrates Successes Of Past Year

At its annual meeting Monday, the Downtown Bettendorf Organization (DBO) celebrated the fiscal year 2021 successes of the Downtown Bettendorf Self-Supported Municipal Improvement District (SSMID) and outlined downtown highlights expected in the coming year. “Downtown has turned the corner, our roads are realigned, the new Interstate 74 Bridge is coming to completion and the urban park’s construction is going to start in the fall,” DBO Executive Director Ryan Jantzi said. “That is creating more energy downtown and people are realizing this is real. The sky’s the limit on what we want to... Read More

Be Downtown With Bettendorf Festival Saturday

June 3rd, 2021
Be Downtown With Bettendorf Festival Saturday

The Downtown Bettendorf Organization (DBO) will once again present its “Be Downtown” event from 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday, June 5, in downtown Bettendorf. Located in the city’s parking lot at 15th and State streets, this free, family-friendly event will feature multiple bags tournaments with cash prizes, live outdoor music, food and drink vendors, children’s activities and more. Patrons are encouraged to bring a lawn chair. The day kicks off at 9:30 a.m. with 1031 Fitness presenting a free 45-minute high-intensity training (HIT) workout. Afterward, the K&K Family Fun... Read More

The Dawn Rockin’ Bettendorf’s Tangled Wood Friday Night

June 2nd, 2021
The Dawn Rockin' Bettendorf's Tangled Wood Friday Night

The Dawn (a Western Illinois based roots rock/jam band) is back at The Tangled Wood at 8 p.m. on Friday, June 4th! Their live show experience has proven contagious and is tightly gripped in spacious jams, roaring guitar and soulful harmonies. Now a six-piece, The Dawn pushes the envelope at every performance and audiences are rewarded with an experience that can only be described as “The Dawn Effect.” Coupled with an equally adventurous light show, The Dawn concerts keep their dedicated and growing fanbase coming back for more. For more info, see here!  Read More

More Than a Year After Shutdown, Pleasant Valley Alum Looks Forward to Being Back on Broadway

May 15th, 2021
More Than a Year After Shutdown, Pleasant Valley Alum Looks Forward to Being Back on Broadway

Saturday in the Arts is a weekly feature covering a trend, subject, event or personality of local interest. It runs every Saturday morning on your site for the best entertainment and arts coverage in the area, QuadCities.com! Bettendorf native Samantha Pauly landed the role of a lifetime – a real British queen, reflected as a modern rock star – but her opening night on Broadway was canceled by the Covid-19 pandemic. More than 18 months after that painful March 2020 Thursday night, the 31-year-old Pleasant Valley High alum will return with the same original cast of the new musical “Six,”... Read More

What’s The Good News For May, Quad-Cities?

May 3rd, 2021
What's The Good News For May, Quad-Cities?

After a long time in quarantine, things are finally starting to open up, people are getting vaccinated, and things are looking up for our country, and the Quad-Cities! That’s good news! And every month, we bring YOU more good news! In conjunction with our partners at KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live,” we bring you What’s The Good News, a rundown of some of the positive things going on in our community. So, what’s the good news for May? Let’s take a look… New Theater Coming To Davenport! A new theater experience, The Mockingbird On Main is coming to 320 N. Main St., in downtown... Read More

Long-Awaited Historic Bettendorf School Reopening Will Be May 22

April 28th, 2021
Long-Awaited Historic Bettendorf School Reopening Will Be May 22

Following the meticulous, painstaking preservation of a former one-room school in Bettendorf — completed in September 2019, after more than seven years — the project supporters envisioned reopening as a museum in early 2020. Then Covid happened. The 1873 Forest Grove No. 5 School – refurbished to its 1920s appearance at a cost of $250,000 — is scheduled to reopen on Saturday, May 22, from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Regular hours beyond Saturday mornings will be expanded as docents become trained. Volunteer docent training will be taking place on Monday, May 3 at 10 a.m. at the... Read More

Are You Ready To ROCK, With Rock Star Bingo In Bettendorf?

March 24th, 2021
Are You Ready To ROCK, With Rock Star Bingo In Bettendorf?

It’s time to rock out with rock star bingo! Think you know your music trivia? Time to test your skills! Think you know your music? If you know what song contains these lyrics, you would probably love Rock Star Bingo! “And she’s watching him with those eyes, And she’s loving him with that body, I just know it, Yeah ‘n’ he’s holding her in his arms late, late at night.” What is Rock Star Bingo? Just like “regular” bingo, but we replaced bingo numbers, like “B16”, with parts of songs. If you know the song title (no phones, devices or apps – basically no cheating), then... Read More

Trivia Night Live Coming To Tangled Wood Tuesday Night

March 22nd, 2021
Trivia Night Live Coming To Tangled Wood Tuesday Night

Trivia Night Live is rolling into The Tangled Wood in Bettendorf every Tuesday at 7 p.m.! It’s Free To Play, with up to eight people per team playing in various categories. What is Trivia Night Live? Trivia Night Live is a live interactive team trivia game played at your favorite restaurants and bars. The game consists of four rounds of questions of increasing difficulty and point values. Categories range from current events, history, geography, science, sports, and more…. Trivia Night Live is free to play, and you can have up to 8 members on a team. Prizes are awarded for the winner of the... Read More