You can get some hot chili, or cook up your own batch to compete, for a good cause with the annual Hand In Hand Chili Cook Off, going on 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds! This year’s Chili Cook-Off is going to look a bit different! Drive up to the Fair Center at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds on Saturday, January 30, to pick up your chili samples from our many chili teams then hop online to vote, bid on silent auction items. Be sure to tune into our Facebook page to see the winners! Don’t forget to purchase $5 and $20 raffle tickets from Hand in Hand or... Read More
It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More
10 Fun Things To Do Week of October 11th: Creepy Tales, Spooky Spectaculars, Painted Pumpkins and MORE!
QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! It’s no secret that the entertainment industry has gone through quite the transformation over the past seven months. When we began this column at the beginning of March 2020, we foresaw sharing ten (of the numerous) exciting events going on in the Quad Cities area throughout the week. Just a few weeks after launching this new feature, we were all presented with a reality we never saw coming. One thing never changed, however. While the look and feel significantly altered, amazing... Read More
We’re falling into fall, and looking at some of the good news and positive things going on around the Quad-Cities, as we HAVE DONE (foreshadowing there) every month in What’s The Good News, Quad-Cities? Every month around this time, we’ve dropped this column on QuadCities.com and I appear on our media partner show, “Paula Sands Live” on KWQC-TV6 to give you a rundown of some of the cool things going on in and around the area. It’s all good news, all the time. AND… because this has been such a popular feature since it debuted three years ago, we’ve decided to give you... Read More
INTRODUCING… Your Month in Events for October 2020: Frightening Fun, Live Music, Chili Cook Off and MORE!
We at QuadCities.com are ALWAYS looking for cool new ways to bring you the best in local entertainment coverage in the Quad-Cities. And so we’re debuting a NEW feature — The Month In Events! It’s our way of giving you even MORE great coverage here on your site for the best arts and entertainment reporting in the area — your free, fun, local, award-winning QuadCities.com! Today, QuadCities.com proudly presents the very first Month in Events, a list of events happening in the Quad Cities this month, and every month! On the first of every month we will give you an exciting... Read More
Nothing warms you up faster on a cold winter day than a steaming bowl of chili. Except for over 20 chili recipes to choose from! The 11th Annual Hand in Hand Chili Cook-Off is happening this Saturday Jan 25 from 2:30 – 6:30 p.m. at the New Fair Center (Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds 2815 W Locust St. Davenport)! Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for kids (6-12 years) and free for 5 years and under. You can purchase your tickets in advance at https://www.classy.org/event/hand-in-hands-chili-cook-off/e252296 or at the door. Over 20 chili recipes will be available to taste, along with celebrity judges,... Read More
Nothing warms you up faster on a cold winter day than a steaming bowl of chili. Except for over 20 chili recipes to choose from! The 10th Annual Hand-in-Hand Chili Cook-Off is happening this Saturday Jan 26 from 2:30 – 6:30 p.m. at the New Fair Center (Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds 2815 W Locust St. Davenport)! Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for kids (6-12 years) and free for 5 years and under. New this year, you can now purchase your tickets in advance by going to https://www.classy.org/event/2019-chili-cook-off/e206912. Over 20 chili recipes will be available to taste, along with a kids’... Read More
Looking for a delicious way to spend your New Year’s Day? Head to Hawkeye Sports Bar & Grill (4646 Cheyenne Ave Davenport) this Tuesday Jan 1 from 3 – 7 p.m. for their Annual New Year’s Day Chili Cook-Off! Catch the Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Mississippi State Bulldogs football game at 11 a.m. and stick around for some delicious chili! Want to show off your culinary skills? Make sure to get your chili, crockpot and ladle to Hawkeye Sports Bar by 2:45. Bowls, spoons and crackers will be provided. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top winning chilis. Don’t want to show anyone up your skills?... Read More