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Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois

Have Wine With Einstein At GAHC

March 8th, 2018

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to enjoy a glass of wine with Einstein? Well here is your opportunity! Make plans to visit the German American Heritage Center and Museum (712 W 2nd Street Davenport) this Saturday Mar 10 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. to enjoy Wine with Einstein! Award-winning actor, Duffy Hudson, will be gracing GAHC while channeling his inner Albert Einstein. Enjoy an hour of wine tasting, snacks and the enlightening company of German-born theoretical physicist, Einstein! Imagine the discussions on the Theory of Relativity in a fun and exciting way. No mathematics or knowledge... Read More

Local Union 25 Member Earns Annual Volunteer Award

March 4th, 2018

Downtown Davenport’s Hot Glass Inc. recently received a facelift, courtesy of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union 25 member volunteers. The nonprofit — which teaches valuable life skills to veterans and at-risk or underserved youth through the experience of blown-glass art — moved into an upgraded studio and worked with Local 25 to obtain new equipment and create custom layouts for running natural gas piping, oxygen piping, compressed air, and more throughout the studio. Although a multitude of volunteers, community organizations and private benefactors helped make the remodel possible,... Read More

Mother And Son Formal Bows At RiverCenter

March 3rd, 2018

Calling all Mothers and Sons! Break out the dancing shoes and bow ties. It’s time for the Mother Son Formal at the RiverCenter in Davenport! Davenport’s Parks and Recreation department is hosting their annual Mother Son Formal this Sunday Mar 4 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the RiverCenter (136 E 3rd Street Davenport). Couples will be treated to a dinner buffet, crafts, dancing and a chance to win prizes. A professional photographer will be available to take couple’s photos. Here’s your chance to show those young men where they got their moves! The cost for this magical evening is $30 per person... Read More

Iowa Illinois Auto Show Revs In To RiverCenter

February 8th, 2018

The highly anticipated auto event of the year is officially upon us! That’s right, it’s time for the 2018 Quad City Regional Auto Show! Make plans to head to the RiverCenter (136 E 3rd St Davenport) this Friday Feb 9, Saturday Feb 10 and Sunday Feb 11 for the area’s best place to view this year’s newest cars, trucks and SUV’s! Research, compare, and dream to your heart’s content with over 150 new model cars, trucks, SUVS and alternative fuel vehicles, all under one roof! Speak with manufacturer and dealer representatives about vehicle features and specifics in this non-selling, low... Read More

Bacon and Beer Festival Sizzling At The RiverCenter

February 1st, 2018

Nothing screams America like football, beer and bacon! This weekend you can find all of them in one place! This Saturday Feb 3, you are invited to Davenport’s annual event The Bacon & Beer Festival! This amazing and delicious festival will take place at the RiverCenter’s Great Hall (136 E 3rd St Davenport). To celebrate the spirit of this weekend’s big game, the theme will be ‘Pigskin Classic’. After a sold-out 2017 event, the Beer & Bacon Festival returns to the RiverCenter for it’s 4th year. It will feature bacon dishes from over 12 local restaurants and samples of over 100... Read More

Ballet Q-C Taking You To ‘Wonderland’

January 30th, 2018

Ballet Quad Cities are taking you on an adventure through Wonderland! The local dance troupe is presenting the imaginative and unforgettable “Alice in Wonderland” March 24 at 2 and 8 p.m. at Davenport’s Adler Theater, 136 E. 3rd St. Courtney Lyon and the dancers at Ballet Quad Cities are hard at work on an all new performance of “Alice in Wonderland.”  You won’t want to miss this exciting  twist on Alice’s adventures.  Bring your family and enjoy an unforgettable journey through Wonderland! For tickets see https://www.ticketmaster.com/venue/49254?brand=adlertheatre. For... Read More

Getting Married Soon?

January 26th, 2018

Are you or someone you know planning a wedding this year? Then you have to check out the 2018 Jaycees Bridal Expo! This year’s Bridal Expo is happening Saturday Jan 27 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the RiverCenter, located at 136 E 3rd Street Davenport. Tickets are only $12 in advance and can be purchased online at https://www.jcexpo.com/. The price of tickets will increase to $14 at the door. The 2018 Jaycees Bridal Expo is projected to be the largest bridal fair in the Quad City Area! Nearly 150 vendors will participate in the Expo and nearly a thousand brides will attend to plan their own dream... Read More

Be Off To See The ‘Wizard’ At The Adler

January 25th, 2018

Come travel down the yellow brick road at the Adler Theatre this weekend, with the Wizard of Oz! The Wizard of Oz tour is coming to the Adler Theatre in Davenport, this Saturday Jan 27! You won’t want to miss this one-time performance of the timeless classic. This production of The Wizard of Oz is a spectacular celebration of that classic 1939 MGM film. It’s a new, refreshed and lavish rendition of the beloved classic. Audiences young and old, seeing it for the first time or the fifth, will be dazzled by the brightly colored sets, charmed by its timeless score and enthralled with its breathtaking... Read More

Icestravaganza Offers Cool Fun In Davenport

January 12th, 2018

If you are looking for a free family-friendly event this weekend, then make plans to head to Downtown Davenport! Icestravaganza returns for the sixth year this Saturday Jan 13 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Freight House Farmer’s Market! A team of professional ice sculptors will work to make the Davenport Freight house come alive with over 10 different ice sculptures. Nearly 20,000 pounds of ice will be brought in to create the nautical and pirate themed, interactive pieces! This event is free for all ages from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. There will be interactive ice sculptures, live ice carving demonstrations,... Read More

First Christkindmarkt Fair Unwrapped At GAHC

December 15th, 2017

The German American Heritage Center is unveiling their first ever Christkindmarkt Fair this year, and you’re invited! This admission-free event will take place at the German American Heritage Center (712 W 2nd St Davenport) this Saturday Dec 16 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Vendors from all over the area will be located on the 4th floor of the GAHC selling crafts, delectable and other holiday goodies. Come find that special gift you’ve been looking for! When you are finished perusing and shopping, make sure to stop by the Toys Through Time exhibit. The seventh graders of the CAA have imagined, designed,... Read More