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Break Out Your Dancing Shoes, Moms And Sons!

March 4th, 2017

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! That’s right, the Davenport Parks and Recreation department is throwing their annual Mother Son Formal on Sunday, March 5 from 5-8pm at the RiverCenter. Tickets are $30 for residents and $36 for non-residents, and can be purchased at: https://recpro.ci.davenport.ia.us/CourseActivities.aspx?id=17&cat=11. These prices are for each individual. This evening will include a dinner buffet, crafts, chances to win prizes and an opportunity to show off your... Read More

Women’s Health And Lifestyle Highlighted At Fair

March 3rd, 2017

The 26th Annual Women’s Health & Lifestyle Fair will be taking place Saturday, March 4 at the RiverCenter (136 E 3rd St in Downtown Davenport). Admission is only $1! This event focuses entirely on Women’s daily health and lifestyle choices. You don’t want to miss this opportunity to receive tips and guidance on things like fashion, fitness, home decorating, health and wellness, finances, food and cooking, entertainment, spirituality and much more. This year’s featured guest is Jen Widerstrom, best known for her role on “The Biggest Loser”. She recently published her first book,... Read More

Let The Good Times Roll At Cajun Cook-Off!

February 24th, 2017

Are you ready to kick off Mardi Gras week? Then get ready to ‘laissez les bons temps rouler’, or let the good times roll! The Figge Art Museum (located at 225 West 2nd Street Davenport) is hosting a Cajun Cook-Off on Sunday, Feb 26 from 5pm-8pm. The cost is $30 until Feb 24 and only $35 after that date. Either visit their website at: www.figgeartmuseum.org  or call 563.326.7804 to purchase tickets. Come enjoy Cajun or Creole inspired cuisine, a Mardi Gras themed photo both and beads galore! Costumes are encouraged! This event is being presented to you by the Friends of the Figge and 8 local... Read More

German Heritage Center Offers Fascinating Show And More!

February 23rd, 2017

The German American Heritage Center is, as usual, awash in new events heading into the year. Here’s what’s up at everyone’s favorite local German American Heritage Center located at 712 W Second Street, Davenport . . . Now through June 4 the Moline Buffalo Wild Wings will be donating a portion of their proceeds to the German American Heritage Center! Just request “Group O” prior to your order, and a portion of your bill will be donated to the German American Heritage Center! Sunday, Feb. 26 join us for “Fascinating Fasching,” a presentation by Kathi Hofmann on Germany’s... Read More

Someone Deserves An Oscar For Beer And Bacon Fest

February 2nd, 2017

Beer and Bacon. What could be a better combination? On Friday, February 3, RiverCenter is hosting their annual Bacon and Beer Festival, also known as the “Pigskin Classic”. This anticipated event will host some of the region’s top eateries and specialty craft brews together for the “ultimate culinary match made in hog heaven.” Tickets are available for purchase at: http://www1.ticketmaster.com/event/06005171A919868B. A portion of the ticket sales will go towards Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Mississippi Valley. VIP tickets are priced at $50 and the General Admission tickets are priced... Read More

Soul Kitchen and Scherenschnitte On Tap At GAHC

February 1st, 2017

Lots on tap at the German American Heritage Center and their satellite venues this week. Here’s what’s up: Free Film: Soul Kitchen Wednesday, Feb. 1 @ 8pm The German American Heritage Center has teamed up with Rozz-Tox again to offer another free film! Come see the 2009 film Soul Kitchen tonight at 8pm at Rozz-Tox in downtown Rock Island.   Valentine Scherenschnitte (Paper-Cutting) Saturday, Feb. 4 Keith Bonnstetter is back to teach two Scherenschnitte workshops! 2D Class 9:00-10:00 3D Class 10:00-11:30 Members: $15 Non-Members: $20 Special Members-Only Deal: $25 for both classes!! Pre-registration... Read More

Bucktown Final Friday Toasts MidCoast Artists

January 27th, 2017

On Friday, January 27, at 6 p.m., Bucktown Center for the Arts is hosting a Mid-coast fine arts gallery opening of Bucktown Invitational show. This gallery features the works of Gwen Patton, Brad Bisbey, Heidi Johnson Brandt, Pat Bereskin, David Zahn, Juliet Hightower Stock, Dan Johnson, Tony Seabolt, Jeanne O’Melia, Karen Blomme, Robert Zeidler, Joseph Obleton, Dee Shricker, and Les Bell. A lecture shall be presented by Sherry Maurer on the images of Love in Art, the expanded space for Boho Chic. This event shall also feature Silence and the Song! The paintings of Les Bell, in the Bereskin Fine... Read More

Icetravaganza Fun Warms Up Freight House Crowd

January 17th, 2017

On a day before record low temperatures were predicted to freeze the Quad-Cities, hundreds of people spent a brrrrr-tiful afternoon celebrating winter’s wiles during the free Icetravaganza at Davenport’s Freight House. Mammoth ice sculptures were sliced and sawed, children frolicked in play areas, little girls smiled at all manner of “Frozen” and princess related items and people enjoyed hot soup and drinks as they perused a plethora of swag in a bustling market atmosphere. Despite the frosty temps dropping icicles on Saturday and the subzero apocalypse foretold, moods were bright and sunny... Read More

Achtung, Babies! Plenty To Do At The German Heritage Center In November!

November 10th, 2016
German American Heritage Center Quad Cities

Achtung! There’s plenty coming up in the German American Heritage Center, 712 W Second Street, Davenport, in November! It starts with The Untold Story of Santa: Behind the White Beard; the new exhibit created by students of the Creative Arts Academy, sponsored by the Hubbell-Waterman Foundation, on the 1st floor! Open until January 8th. Sausage Saturdays;  Jerry’s Market will be selling sausage and other goods from the 1st floor on November 12th and 19th from 11-1pm. Come grab a bite! Germany and the Reformation; Learn about the life of Martin Luther and nailing of his 95 thesis sparking... Read More

Genealogy Workshop and Homebrew Tasting Brewing At German American Heritage Center

October 12th, 2016
Quad Cities German American Heritage Center

Two new events are brewing Saturday, Oct. 15 at the German American Heritage Center, 712 W. 2nd St., Davenport. A Genealogy Workshop with Antje Petty runs from 9:30am-12:00pm. Cost is $35 Members $40 nonmembers, pre-registration and payment are required prior to the event. Antje will cover two topics-“Your Family History” (9:30-10:30) and “German-American Resources for Genealogists” (11:00-12:00) in this two session workshop. Also that day, the SUDS German Homebrew Beer Tasting takes place for those 21-and-older from 6-8 p.m. Cost is $20 in advance $25 at the door $30 for... Read More

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