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East Moline’s Freedom Fest Back and Better than Ever!

August 14th, 2019

Are you looking for a full day of fun for the entire family this weekend? Then look no further than the 2019 East Moline Freedom Fest! The 2019 East Moline Freedom Fest is happening this Saturday Aug 17 from 2 – 11 p.m. along 15th Avenue in Downtown East Moline. This FREE family-friendly event will provide entertainment for everyone! Enjoy this street festival, which includes a vendor fair, car show, live music, food trucks, Pinup Girl contest and so much more! New this year at the Freedom Fest is the East Mo Food Truck Fest. Food vendors will have the opportunity to enter an item for judging... Read More

Sweatstock Music Festival Will Take You Around ‘The Bend’

August 13th, 2019

In 1969, the original Woodstock Festival brought together half a million people in a celebration of peace, music and love. Fifty years later, there are anniversary celebrations of Woodstock large and small taking place throughout the country and around the world, including right here in the Quad Cities. Presented by All Sweat Productions, Sweatstock Music Festival, is the Quad Cities only tribute to legendary performers from the Woodstock Festival. It will take place at Murphy Park in The Bend (900 Bend Boulevard East Moline) this Friday Aug 16 (gates open at 4 p.m.) and Saturday Aug 17 (gates... Read More

BBQ in the Quad Cities is Back!

August 8th, 2019

“It’s finally here… WE’RE RE-OPENING” News came out tonight that makes many food lovers in the Quad Cities very happy. When thinking of a great place in the Quad Cities to get some delicious BBQ (or barbeque/barbecue, whichever you prefer), most think of the amazing and delectable Jim’s Rib Haven. Unfortunately, the world has had to live without Jim’s BBQ this past month, due to a fire at the 531 24th Street Rock Island location on Tuesday July 2, 2019. Luckily, all of our dreams have been answered. This was the statement released earlier tonight about the future of one of the Quad... Read More

Freedom Run Tradition Continues in East Moline

August 6th, 2019

What started out as a dream and a desire to help the Quad Cities area’s Veteran and active duty Military and their families became a reality in East Moline. Trinity Freedom Run 5k is happening downtown East Moline (733 15th Avenue East Moline) this Thursday Aug 8 at 6:30 p.m. Whether you’re a participant, running, walking, pushing a stroller, a sponsor, a spectator, a neighbor out on the course or a volunteer, come out to support and show appreciation for our men and women serving (or served) in our Armed Forces. From the cannon used as a “starter’s pistol” to the “dog-tag” medals... Read More

Get Your Music On with Moeller Nights

August 6th, 2019

There’s no question that Moeller Nights provides one of the most impressive collections of live entertainment acts in the Quad Cities and surrounding areas, each and every week. Moeller Nights are filled with unique voices, writers and players. Every artist, comedian or author who takes the stage at a Moeller Nights function will guarantee you an evening like no other that’s happening anywhere else in the world.   Check out some of the amazing Moeller Nights performances coming up this week: Wednesday Aug 7 Oliver Hazard takes the stage at Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel... Read More

4th Annual Hoops 4 Hope Happening This Week!

July 29th, 2019

The East Moline community invites you to attend the 4th annual Hoops 4 Hope! Hosted by United We Ball, Hoops 4 Hope will take place this Wednesday Jul 31 from 5 – 8 p.m. at Hereford Park (400 13th St. East Moline). This is a family-friendly, free event, and all are encouraged to attend! A few years ago, Kannon Burrage contacted the East Moline Police Dept. in an attempt to create an event which united the diverse communities of East Moline. That connection birthed this event, and this year they will continue to honor his vision. United We Ball believes that bringing people together through a... Read More

Love4Lorelei Celebrating Some Major Milestones with Blood Drive!

July 28th, 2019

If you have ever had the opportunity to meet the amazing little Lorelei Lovelady, then you know how this strong little woman lights up a room. Her thirst for life and shining personality will leave a lasting impression on anyone she crosses paths with. Lorelei Christine Lovelady, daughter of John and Megan Lovelady (East Moline), was diagnosed with an extremely rare genetic disease called Primary Hyperoxaluria Type 1 on February 28, 2017, at the age of just 6 months old. Primary hyperoxaluria type 1 (PH1) is a rare disorder that mainly affects the kidneys. It results from buildup of a substance... Read More

Summer Fun with Moeller Nights

July 16th, 2019

There’s no question that Moeller Nights provides one of the most impressive collections of live entertainment acts in the Quad Cities and surrounding areas, each and every week. Moeller Nights are filled with unique voices, writers and players. Every artist, comedian or author who takes the stage at a Moeller Nights function will guarantee you an evening like no other that’s happening anywhere else in the world. Check out some of the amazing Moeller Nights performances coming up this week: Wednesday Jul 17 Graveyard Club, with The Textures, takes the stage at Triple Crown Whiskey Bar &... Read More

Rock Island County Fair Kicks Off With Free Family Day

July 14th, 2019

Forget lazy summer days — imagine a day full of action and excitement! Mutton Bustin’ competitions. Kiddie tractor pulls. Old West comedy shows. Best-in-class livestock. All capped off with a spectacular fireworks display in the evening. Did we mention it’s all FREE? The 2019 Rock Island County Fair is kicking off its 150th celebration on Tuesday, July 16, with Free Family Day! All fairgoers will receive free gate admission on opening day, and the first 1,000 kids will get a free Frisbee. Activities throughout the day are geared toward kids and families, including a brand new Mutton Bustin’... Read More

Looking For A Podcast Guide To The Quad-Cities? Listen In To Find Out Some of the Great Local Spots!

July 14th, 2019

In town for the John Deere Classic? In town for another tourist activity or business? New to the Quad-Cities? Or maybe you’re from the Q-Cs and live here and you’re just looking for fun recommendations of things to do? In this special edition of QCUncut, the number one-rated podcast in the Quad-Cities, Sean Leary gives a fun and freewheeling tour of the local hot spots and places to go, whirling through all the downtowns and hitting on cool spots and great places to get tacos, pizza, steaks and more!  Read More

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