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“A Christmas Carol” Brings the Laughs to The Mockingbird

December 4th, 2022
“A Christmas Carol” Brings the Laughs to The Mockingbird

The Mockingbird’s new adaptation of “A Christmas Carol” will bring the world of Charles Dickens to life with a new whacky experience! It’s time for KSTT Davenport’s annual radio presentation of “A Christmas Carol” and a snow storm is about to ruin everything! If it can go wrong it does as two former vaudeville stars and a frazzled stage manager stumble to finish the world’s most beloved holiday tale! Written and Directed by Mockingbird co-founder Tristan Tapscott and Doug Kutzli, the show will feature the comedic stylings of Jeremy Littlejohn, Bradley Robert Jensen and Taylor... Read More

Now Playing: “Spooky Pete” at The Mockingbird On Main

November 19th, 2022
Now Playing: “Spooky Pete” at The Mockingbird On Main

Haus of Ruckus Run of “Spooky Pete!” Ends Sunday! Just in time to be late for Halloween… Haus Of Ruckus’ latest production is a bone chilling story of 5 under grads exploring a haunted mansion belonging to the outrageous spooky Pete. Scream in delight at several interwoven storylines of self acceptance, queer identity, and giant bugs. The gang stumbles upon all sorts of otherworldly and fabulous entities. Ghouls, drag queens, puppets and loose parodies of 1970s tv personalities. The call is coming from inside The Mockingbird! Tickets are $10 at the door payable via cash or Venmo. Reserve... Read More

Festival of Trees Parade Floats Into Davenport November 19

November 13th, 2022
Festival of Trees Parade Floats Into Davenport November 19

The largest helium balloon parade in the Midwest is BACK and better than ever! Quad City Arts will fill the streets with music, fun, and excitement again this year for the 29th annual Festival of Trees Holiday Parade on Saturday, November 19 at 10am in Downtown Davenport! Co-Title Sponsors: Arconic, John Deere, RDA, KWQC Balloon Sponsors: Carpenters Training Center of the Quad Cities, City of Bettendorf, NECA/IBEW, R.I.A. Federal Credit Union, Mid-American Energy, City of Davenport, Novelis Learn More: PARADE  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

German Fest Comes to Downtown Davenport October 14

October 13th, 2022
German Fest Comes to Downtown Davenport October 14

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

Last Show At Davenport’s Quinlan Court Tonight Is A Surprise Concert!

September 29th, 2022
Last Show At Davenport's Quinlan Court Tonight Is A Surprise Concert!

Tonight is the last outdoor show at Davenport’s Quinlan Court! So who’s playing? Well, it’s a surprise… Free music from local artists will rock Davenport’s newest riverfront venue, Quinlan Court every Thursday! Front Street Brewery and local food trucks will be onsite for food and beverage purchases. Food trucks and beverages at 6:00 p.m. with music starting at 7:00 p.m. Learn more here: davenportiowa.com/riverfront    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

Quad Cities Fall Pride September 23 and 24 in Downtown Davenport

September 23rd, 2022
Quad Cities Fall Pride September 23 and 24 in Downtown Davenport

Hey Quad Cities, it’s time to show some PRIDE! One of the coolest festivals in the Quad Cities is back and better than ever! Quad Cities Fall Pride Festival is happening September 23 and September 24 in LeClaire Park in Downtown Davenport! Come enjoy fun, food, music, friends, art and LGBTQ pride at this family-friendly event! Learn more: FALL PRIDE  Read More

Beaux Arts Fair Hits Davenport’s Figge September 10-11

September 10th, 2022
Beaux Arts Fair Hits Davenport’s Figge September 10-11

There will be much fun on Figge Plaza for the fall Beaux Arts Fair September 10 and 11! Enjoy a variety of art vendors as well as free Spin Art on the Bechtel Plaza each day from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Museum admission will be FREE to all on both Saturday and Sunday. Beaux Arts Fair Saturday, September 10: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, September 11: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information, please visit: www.beauxartsfair.com.  Read More

Duane Betts Rocks Davenport September 10

September 7th, 2022
Duane Betts Rocks Davenport September 10

DUANE BETTS will rock Davenport’s The Raccoon Motel stage on Saturday, September 10 at 6:00pm! Doors open at 5pm. Get your tickets here: https://www.tixr.com/groups/raccoonmotel/events/duane-betts-47828?fs=e&s=cl  Read More