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Last Chance To Check Out The Fejervary Holiday Lights This Weekend!

December 29th, 2023
Last Chance To Check Out The Fejervary Holiday Lights This Weekend!

It’s your last chance this weekend to see one of the most popular attractions in the Quad-Cities! Not just one of the most popular holiday attractions, but one of the perennial favorites. Of course, I’m talking about the seasonal holiday lights display at Fejervary Learning Center! It only runs through Jan. 3, which is this Sunday, so don’t miss it! We were so ‘Happy’ with last year’s display that we simply ‘Can’t Stop the Feeling’ and will be bringing it back with even more lights this year! Shows last approximately 15 minutes with a new show starting every 30 minutes... Read More

A Christmas Classic Comes to Circa ‘21

December 3rd, 2023
A Christmas Classic Comes to Circa ‘21

“Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.” But wait. A mouse is stirring – because Santa missed his house last year. Before you can say “Merry Christmas,” we’re off on the wild adventures of a mouse, an elf and a spunky little girl who visit the North Pole and just won’t take no for an answer. Don’t miss this joyful tribute to the holiday season! Showing through December 23, 2023! Show-only performances as well as brunch days available! Visit our website for more information: Circa ‘21  Read More

Jingle & Mingle at The Freight House December 1-3

November 30th, 2023
Jingle & Mingle at The Freight House December 1-3

Get ready to Jingle and Mingle your socks off Quad Cities… Introducing the area’s newest holiday tradition! Jingle and Mingle on the Mississippi offers everything you love about the holidays and then some! Hot cocoa, fantastic live music, shopping, and everything in between! Enjoy live music from talented artists from various music genres in our main tent. Get ready to check off your holiday shopping list by browsing through a variety of small businesses offering the best local items in the QC. Bring the kiddos to our heated kid’s tent for fun, free, holiday-themed activities! More to See.... Read More

It’s Christmas in Pioneer Village November 26!

November 26th, 2023
It’s Christmas in Pioneer Village November 26!

  Don’t miss the Pioneer Village Christmas Walk November 26! *Stroll along the beautifully decorated Board Walk! *See old world craft demonstrations throughout the Village! *Visit Santa in the Dammann Building! *Listen to Christmas music in the Church! *Purchase cookies & hot chocolate in the Soda Fountain! Admission: FREE with food donation for the North Scott Food Pantry! Learn more: PIONEER VILLAGE CHRISTMAS WALK  Read More

A Different Take On The Christmas Story: What If The Three Wise Men Were Ninja Wizards?

December 25th, 2022
A Different Take On The Christmas Story: What If The Three Wise Men Were Ninja Wizards?

You’ve all heard the classic tale of the Nativity – Joseph and Mary travel to Bethlehem for the birth of Jesus as the three wise men follow a star to offer their gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. But what if… the three wise men were NINJA WIZARDS, part of a secret society of warriors, sent to protect Joseph, Mary and the baby Jesus from the evil of King Herod and Satan, who sought to kill the holy family before they made it to Bethlehem? That’s the pulse-pounding premise of THE ARIMATHEAN, a new action- adventure novel from author Sean Leary. The book is an action-packed popcorn tale... Read More

Quad City Arts to Bring Back In-Person Festival of Trees in November

July 13th, 2021
Quad City Arts to Bring Back In-Person Festival of Trees in November

In the true “spirit” of Christmas in July, Quad City Arts announces that the trees will be returning for the holidays this year!  Following a year off from its traditional presentation, the 36th Annual Kwik Star Festival of Trees, will be held at the RiverCenter, November 20-28, including all ticketed special events and the free, televised holiday parade scheduled for Saturday, November 20th in downtown Davenport. Showcasing over 150 designer displays, fun-filled attractions, live performances, five special events and the largest helium balloon parade in the Midwest, Festival of Trees is... Read More

Merry Christmas, From All Of Us At QuadCities.com!

December 25th, 2020
Merry Christmas, From All Of Us At QuadCities.com!

Merry Christmas, from all of us at QuadCities.com! We wish you all a very happy, healthy and safe holiday! Enjoy the day with your loved ones…  Read More

Heartland Connections Spreads Quad-Cities Holiday Cheer

December 24th, 2020
Heartland Connections Spreads Quad-Cities Holiday Cheer

John Taylor of Cambridge, Ill. – a local cultural guru behind Heartland Connections, the Levitt AMP Galva Music Series and the Ca d’Zan concert series – has been a busy Christmas elf the past couple weeks. He has helped produce several holiday videos featuring area musicians. A “Spreading Holiday Cheer” video from Heartland Connections is more than an hour long, and features performances of many musicians in Illinois and Iowa. You can see it at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3-pohv2udk and https://www.facebook.com/HeartlandConnections/posts/3607327219492911. “Originally, I started... Read More

Hey Quad-Cities, Get Baked, And Make Christmas Cookies At Davenport’s Baked

December 22nd, 2020
Hey Quad-Cities, Get Baked, And Make Christmas Cookies At Davenport's Baked

Hey Weirdoughs! The Wednesday before Christmas Baked, 1113 Mound St., Davenport, is going to have a cookie decorating party at 4:20 on Wednesday. (Gee, that time sounds familiar for some reason… can’t remember why… can’t remember why…) Anyway, $25 gets you 12 Christmas shaped Sugar Cookies & all of your colored frosting & sprinkle fixings to decorate at your table! Bring them to your holiday party, gift wrap them, or eat them here! Reservations are encouraged & can be made by calling 563.232.1251 during regular business hours. Get more info here.  Read More

If The Quad-Cities, And The U.S., Wants Full Covid Recovery, Now’s The Time To Take Action

December 16th, 2020
If The Quad-Cities, And The U.S., Wants Full Covid Recovery, Now's The Time To Take Action

Some call me a pessimist. Some call me a cynic. Some call me the space cowboy, some call me the gangster of love. I prefer to think of myself as, no, not Maurice, but, rather, a pragmatist. A realist. And realistically, I don’t see the next few months going well in terms of covid-19. Today, Kim Reynolds is going to talk about potentially pulling back restrictions she put in place a month ago in regard to the pandemic ripping its way through the Midwest, and especially Iowa. Many think she’s going to pull back the restrictions. I don’t think she should. I know everyone wants to get back to... Read More