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Get Dark on June 1

May 18th, 2024
Get Dark on June 1

Wake Brewing is joining forces with Ground Pounder Hot Sauces to host The Dark Market on Saturday, June 1, from 12-4pm. Join us at the brewery in Rock Island for a day of collective creativity coming together to celebrate the awesome art being produced in all corners of the QCA. Vendors will set up and sell on our patio and Justin’s Tacos will be serving from his food truck that day too! We have this list so far and are adding vendors daily…if you’re interested in vending, reach out to Debbie at wakebrewingcvlt@gmail.com – we will see you in June! Ground Pounder Hot Sauces Death... Read More

Holiday Pop Up Fair Hits Rock Island December 16

December 15th, 2023
Holiday Pop Up Fair Hits Rock Island December 16

The 2nd Annual Holiday Pop Up Vendor Fair with Cool Beanz and Bent River will it Rock Island December 16! Learn more: HOLIDAY POP UP    Read More

Beaux Arts Fair Hits Downtown Davenport August 19

August 19th, 2023
Beaux Arts Fair Hits Downtown Davenport August 19

The Beaux Arts Fair will celebrate their 70th Anniversary on Saturday, August 19 by bringing artisan booths and one-of-a-kind artwork to Alternating Currents on the Figge Art Museum’s Bechtel Plaza. This premier award winning art fair brings artists from around the Midwest and beyond. Paintings, glass, clay are just a few of the media shown at the fair. Also at the fair “Creation Station” booths that sponsoring groups bring “make and take” projects for the kids. It’s free admission to the fair and the Figge Art Museum! ABOUT ALTERNATING CURRENTS Alternating Currents... Read More

Hey Illinois Potheads! Join Us For Crafts In The Park In Coal Valley

May 10th, 2022
Hey Illinois Potheads! Join Us For Crafts In The Park In Coal Valley

Come join the Potheads at Coal Valley Municipal Park Tuesday, May 10th from 6-8pm to make these fun “pothead” flower pots. These are super fun to make! They would make a great handmade gift or nice addition to your porch decor! Cost is $28 for one flower pot, we have several different color options. You can pick from a bandana or curlers. We will have a couple raffle prizes and some fun cash and carry items! Bring your own drink and snacks. Sign up today. We are limiting available spaces for social distancing and these spots will go fast! More info? See here.  Read More

Figge Hosts Craft Night at the Botanical Center December 1

November 30th, 2021

This Wednesday night, the Figge Art Museum are taking over the craft room, 5-9PM during Winter Nights Winter Lights Powered By MidAmerican Energy Company. Visit to participate in crafts curated by Figge educators. Get all the details HERE!  Read More

Bettendorf Public Library’s Take Home Workshop to offer opportunity to personalize home decorations

December 15th, 2020
Bettendorf Public Library's Take Home Workshop to offer opportunity to personalize home decorations

Those looking to add a personal touch to their holiday decorations can craft along with the Bettendorf Public Library to create an origami wreath appropriate for any holiday or special occasion. Starting on Thursday, December 17, free supply kits for the Take Home Workshop: 16-point Origami Star Wreath will be available for pick-up at the Library located at 2950 Learning Campus Dr. in Bettendorf. Take Home Workshop kits are for adults and teens aged 16 and older. They contain supplies and instructions and are accompanied by a short demonstration video posted on the Library’s YouTube channel at... Read More

Art-Mageddon Rocks The Davenport Farmers Market

November 6th, 2020
Art-Mageddon Rocks The Davenport Farmers Market

Art-Mageddon Kicks off the holiday season with an array of local artists and crafters gathered at the Freight House Farmers Market (421 W River Dr. Davenport) this Saturday Nov 7 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Shop local and get started with your holiday gift-giving in an outdoor and safe environment! From custom wood signs, and wooden toys, woven baskets, and handmade jewelry. Food truck, baked goods, wine, and beer onsite! For more information, please visit https://www.freighthousefarmersmarket.com/. For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities this week, check out the latest issue of FUN10QC.  Read More

Bettendorf Public Library Offers Craft Days With Fall Flair

September 23rd, 2020
Bettendorf Public Library Offers Craft Days With Fall Flair

Decorating your home for Halloween won’t be a problem with the help of the Bettendorf Public Library. Starting on September 24th, take home kits designed for people ages 16 through adults will available for pick up at the library located at 2950 Learning Campus Dr. in Bettendorf while supplies last. This month’s Take Home Workshop features pompom eyeball garlands. The kit contains supplies needed to follow along on the Bettendorf Public Library’s Take Home Workshop YouTube playlist and is free thanks the support of the Friends of the Bettendorf Public Library. The Bettendorf Public Library... Read More

Crafted QC Holding First Sidewalk Sale Saturday

June 19th, 2020
Crafted QC Holding First Sidewalk Sale Saturday

Crafted QC is having their first ever  Sidewalk Sale Saturday, June 20, 10:30 AM-6 PM! Crafty items, our yarn sale, and more to be found! Make sure to click this link and respond to the event because we’re going to post some pre-sale items. (We have furniture and other treasures we don’t want to lug outside because we’re getting old and everything hurts.) The many options to shop include: • Order online (pickup curbside or walk-in and grab it) • Pre-shop the Sidewalk Sale • Shop the actual real life Sidewalk Sale • Visit us in store PLUS, as a thank you, take 20% off... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of March 15th: Movies, Virtual Tours, Board Games and More!

March 15th, 2020
10 Fun Things To Do Week of March 15th: Movies, Virtual Tours, Board Games and More!

QuadCities.com proudly presents the third installment of our new feature, FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we’ll 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. Due to the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities – with more coming in every hour... Read More