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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

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

January 1st, 2021
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

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

Take A Walk To The Geneseo Christmas Walk

December 10th, 2020
Take A Walk To The Geneseo Christmas Walk

Geneseo’s Annual Christmas Walk is held every year on the second Saturday in December. The event kicks off with its popular Geneseo Jingle Run at 8:30 a.m. This 5K event includes a commemorative gift with pre-registration. Everyone will enjoy shopping all day throughout Geneseo, finding just the right gift for everyone on your list. Children’s activities fill the afternoon with special crafts, face painting, writing letters to Santa, and much more. Take a load off at one of our local restaurants or breweries. Join us at Central Theater for the traditional viewing of “White Christmas”. As... Read More

Take A Tour Of The Holiday Lights Around The Quad-Cities

December 4th, 2020
Take A Tour Of The Holiday Lights Around The Quad-Cities

Holiday light displays are up and lit around the Quad Cities, which means it’s time for a Holiday Light Tour with our Jaycees friends! Drive around the QCA with us on Saturday, December 5 starting at 6:00 pm to get in the holiday spirit! We will meet at the Jaycees Hall, 2940 Brady St, Davenport, then be on our way, running a caravan through the tour starting at the Quad City Botanical Gardens, then Fejervary Park, and ending at the Kall House (by fellow Jaycee Aubrey Kall!). See you Saturday! For more information, check it here.  Read More

See The Holiday Lights In The Park In Davenport

December 2nd, 2020
See The Holiday Lights In The Park In Davenport

Looking for a fun way to see some holiday lights at an awesome local park? Join us for seasonal holiday lights display at Fejervary Learning Center! 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 beginning at 5 PM; the last show starts at 9:30 PM. Stop by for Throw-back Thursday when we rewind to our 2019 show (occurring every Thursday through the duration of the show). This is a park and watch event, not a drive... Read More

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town… At SouthPark Mall In Moline

December 2nd, 2020
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town... At SouthPark Mall In Moline

Santa Claus is arriving in the Quads this week for pictures with kids at SouthPark Mall in Moline. Santa wouldn’t miss this visit for anything! Santa will be here starting December 4 and is located in the Von Maur Court. Rest assured, he and his elves have made every effort to provide a memorable – and contact free – experience. A visit with Santa is always free and available without a reservation as social distancing requirements allow. What to Expect During Your Visit with Santa Masks are required to be worn by Santa, the team and guests ages 2 and above or by local mandate. Hand sanitizer... Read More