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Beyond The Fluff: Uncovering The Hardcore World Of Festival Of Trees Teddy Bear Teas

November 18th, 2022
Beyond The Fluff: Uncovering The Hardcore World Of Festival Of Trees Teddy Bear Teas

Entertainment is a tricky thing. One person’s wholesome fare is another person’s demon-possessed trash. From time to time, I’ll get emails from irate people who are disappointed that I’ve recommended some bit of entertainment they find to be offensive. One of them messaged me about it. Another called me, taking me to task for “leading children down the path of evil.”  How she knew I’d been a tour guide at Disneyland is beyond me.  But nonetheless, this lady wasn’t pleased. “You shouldn’t be telling parents to let their children go to demonic concerts…you... Read More

Iowa German Fest Kicks Off Tonight

October 14th, 2022
Iowa German Fest Kicks Off Tonight

A new event in a newly created space is coming to Downtown Davenport. German Fest will be held from 6 – 10 p.m. on Friday, October 14, 2022 in Kaiserslautern Square (K-Square), 119 E. 3rd St. The event is co-produced by the German American Heritage Center (GAHC) and Downtown Davenport Partnership (DDP). The FREE event will feature a variety of traditional Octoberfest activities including music, food and beer. Performing at the event will be the Dirndolls, a 7-piece Alpine folk band from Chicago made up of people of marginalized genders. For more info: GERMAN FEST “We’re excited to host a... Read More

Chicago Farmer Rocks Iowa’s Raccoon Motel TONIGHT!

October 13th, 2022
Chicago Farmer Rocks Iowa's Raccoon Motel TONIGHT!

CHICAGO FARMER w/KEVIN GALLOWAY of UNCLE LUCIUS will hit the Raccoon Motel stage on Thursday, October 13 at 7:00pm! The son of a small town farming community, Cody Diekhoff logged plenty of highway and stage time under the name Chicago Farmer before settling in the city in 2003. Profoundly inspired by fellow midwesterner John Prine, he’s a working-class folk musician to his core. His small town roots, tilled with city streets mentality, are turning heads North and South of I-80. “I love the energy, music, and creativity of Chicago, but at the same time, the roots and hard work of my small... Read More

How Does A Great Burger Sound Tonight? Belly Up For The Quad-Cities’ Best Burgers!

October 7th, 2022
How Does A Great Burger Sound Tonight? Belly Up For The Quad-Cities' Best Burgers!

It’s a beautiful day, the smells of grills are wafting through the air, and we at your freewheelin’, magical site for entertainment and features, QuadCities.com know what you need. That’s right, some juicy tips on how you can get a damn fine burger here in the Quads. Whether you’re looking for an awesome pub-style patty off the grill or something off the wall, we’ve got the beef – that’s because we’ve got a beefy listing of local restaurants offering carry-out, delivery, and pickup where you can get a tasty burger. QuadCities.com is happy to bring you this, your go-to... Read More

Iowa’s Ballet Quad Cities Debuts Stunning ‘Our Will To Live’ Saturday

October 7th, 2022
Iowa's Ballet Quad Cities Debuts Stunning 'Our Will To Live' Saturday

Our Will to Live, a new presentation by Ballet Quad Cities, will be held Saturday, October 8, 2022 at 7:30pm at Adler Theatre, Davenport, Iowa. Tickets are available at www.balletquadcities.com A brilliant, bold-as-can-be, and, to our knowledge, precedent-setting program of original choreography by Courtney Lyon and Emily Kate Long celebrating and dramatizing works by Jewish composers who fled the Nazis or tragically died in the camps. The significance — and unfortunately, relevance — of this program is deep. Our Will to Live is a step toward a reset, resurrecting the music and vivifying it... Read More

Pysanky Egg Workshop Cracking Open At Iowa’s German Heritage Center TODAY

September 25th, 2022
Pysanky Egg Workshop Cracking Open At Iowa's German Heritage Center TODAY

Create your own Pysanky Egg September 25 at The German Heritage Center! Ukrainian-style eggs, or pysanky, are eggshells that are decorated with traditional Ukrainian folk designs using a batik process using layers of wax and dye to “write” on eggshells. This workshop will feature a blaudruck-inspired design. Blaudruck, or German “blue-print” is a traditional folk art that is on UNESCO’s list of intangible cultural heritage of humanity. The instructor, Crystal Potthoff, has been creating pysanky for over 16 years. Join her to create your own pysanky and learn the history of this ancient... Read More

“Their Town” Hits the Stage in Downtown Davenport

September 24th, 2022
“Their Town” Hits the Stage in Downtown Davenport

“Their Town” is now playing at The Mockingbird On Main in Downtown Davenport! Inspired by Thorton Wilder’s classic, “Our Town,” “Their Town” presents life, marriage, and death in a small midwestern town. A day and a night go by as people just try to get by in the new century.  Written and directed by Alexander Richardson, “Their Town” was previously presented by Playcrafter’s Barn Theatre a week before the pandemic shutdown began in 2020. Richardson completed an extensive rewrite in 2021 that will debut on The Mockingbird stage. “Their Town” will hit The Mockingbird... Read More

Riverssance Festival of Fine Art Comes to Davenport September 17-18

September 17th, 2022
Riverssance Festival of Fine Art Comes to Davenport September 17-18

Riverssance  Festival of Fine Art is celebrating its 34th year as the premier fine arts festival of the Quad Cities, showcasing over 70 of the top artists throughout the greater Midwest. Organized and run by art enthusiasts, Riverssance continues to be recognized for its careful attention to artists’ success, community partnerships, great buyers, beautiful location, and a fun weekend. As one of the premier arts festivals in Iowa, Riverssance is designed to showcase and support visual artists in our region while enhancing the cultural vibrancy of our community. This event is fun for the whole... Read More

Bar-B-QC Heats Up Davenport September 9-10

September 9th, 2022
Bar-B-QC Heats Up Davenport September 9-10

The second annual Bar-B-QC heats up September 9 and 10! The festivities will include tastefully unique barbecue from local and national vendors. While you savoring the barbeque , your ears will be delighted by live music that will flow throughout the event! Admission is $5 at the door. Proceeds from Bar-B-QC will support the community. Sign up on our Eventbrite event at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jaycees-of-the-quad-cities-bar-b-qc-tickets-328264035567  Read More

Wine Walk with Friends in the Village of East Davenport

August 19th, 2022
Wine Walk with Friends in the Village of East Davenport

Wine sampling events are always fun, but when you are partaking to help raise funds for a good cause they always seem to feel even better! Gilda’s Club and the Village of East Davenport are hosting their annual Wine Walk this Saturday Aug 20 from 3-6 p.m. A $25 donation to Gilda’s Club will result in a commemorative wine glass and a wristband to participate in an East Village-wide wine tasting! Visit participating businesses throughout the Village to enjoy a 1 oz. sample of wine. Local, domestic and imported wines will be offered as well as samples from the local Homebrew community. Multiple... Read More