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Moeller Nights Festival Vol. 1 at The Rust Belt this Weekend!

February 11th, 2019

The moment we’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived! Moeller Nights Fest Vol. 1 will take music festivals in the Quad Cities to the next level, this weekend! Moeller Nights Festival will take place in the brand-new venue, The Rust Belt (1201 7th Street East Moline) this Thursday Feb 14, Friday Feb 15 and Saturday Feb 16. As the move into the new venue in East Moline takes place, Moeller Nights decided to rename the previously successful GAS Fest. This multi-day festival will finally have a permanent home, allowing it to grow and thrive in all of the ways it has been envisioned for it. All... Read More

Quad Cities’ Best Salsas Go Mano a Mano!

January 25th, 2019

The moment we have all been waiting for is almost upon us. Who will be the victor? LOCK 14 Dam Good Salsa or Lobo’s Salsa? Either way, it’s going to get real tasty in the Quad Cities this weekend! Join LOCK 14 Dam Good Salsa and Lobo’s Salsa this Sunday Jan 27 at Hey Bryan’s (1140 15th Avenue East Moline) as they go to head-to-head in the Pro Bowl 2019 Salsa-Off! Both locally owned, two of the best salsa creators in the Quad Cities will come together for a trifecta of chips and salsa, football and FUN! Beginning at 1 p.m., Quad Citians are invited to sample a few of both LOCK 14 Dam Good... Read More

Black Friday Fun at Skate City!

November 22nd, 2018

Looking for a fun way to spend this Friday afternoon and evening? Then look no further than Skate City! Skate City QCA & Laser Tag Alley (1140 Avenue of the Cities East Moline) is the place to be this Friday Nov 23! Have a hover board and nowhere to cruise around on it? From 1 – 4 p.m. enjoy a Hover Boards Only Afternoon (admission is $8). Engage in special events like races, backwards only and the limbo! All on your hover board! No roller skating will be allowed during this event. More information can be found at https://www.facebook.com/events/328951671217122/. From 10 p.m. – 12 a.m.... Read More

Labor Day Parades Across the Quad Cities!

September 1st, 2018

Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country. How do you plan to celebrate? There is no shortage of fun activities to enjoy in the Quad Cities this Labor Day weekend, that’s for sure! Whether you plan to enjoy the weekend with family or friends, don’t forget to check out one of the local Labor Day Parades! 34th Annual Rock Island Labor Day Parade Happening... Read More

Celebrate Freedom at the East Moline Freedom Fest!

August 16th, 2018

Are you looking for a full day of fun for the entire family this weekend? Then look no further than the 2018 East Moline Freedom Fest! The 2018 East Moline Freedom Fest is happening this Saturday Aug 18 from 9 a.m. – 11 p.m. along 15th Avenue in East Moline. This FREE family-friendly event will provide entertainment for everyone! Enjoy a street festival with crafters and vendors, a kids’ zone, food, drinks, a car show, pin-up contest and even a special appearance from UFC Champion Randy Couture! From 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. registration for ‘Ride for Our Troops’ with Xtreme Couture G.I. Foundation... Read More

Jump Into Fall Flea Market

September 22nd, 2017

Whether you are a vendor or a shopper, here is an opportunity to participate in a Flea Market for a good cause! Kiwanis Club of East Moline-Silvis is hosting their final Flea Market of this year, the Fall Flea Market Extravaganza! It will take place on Sunday Sep 24 from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Rock Island County Fairgrounds in East Moline. Throughout this past year, the Kiwanis Club Flea Markets have grown in numbers of both vendors and shoppers. Which means this could be the biggest and best one, yet! A $2 donation is requested at the gate. All proceeds go to benefit the Kiwanis Club. The East... Read More

Fiesta Parade Heats Up East Moline

September 16th, 2017

How do you plan to celebrate Mexican Independence Day? If your plans do not include a parade or fiesta, then you need to head to East Moline this weekend! The LULAC QC Fiesta Week will be held on Sunday Sep 17 in celebration of Mexican Independence Day (Sep 16) in downtown East Moline. The LULAC QC Fiesta Parade (formerly known as the Mexican Independence Parade) will start at     noon, right along 15th Avenue in East Moline. Immediately following the parade, the Triumph Bank parking lot (1523 8th Street) will transform into a Fiesta like none other! There will be presentations by the Quad City... Read More

Love Wine And Cats?

September 8th, 2017

How would you like to spend a nice relaxing day at the winery, while supporting local pets and their owners? Well, now you can! QC Paws is hosting ‘Wine for Canines and Felines’ at Creekside Vineyards Winery & Inn (7505 120th Avenue Coal Valley), this Saturday Sep 9 from 1-6 p.m. There are three registration packages available, the Red Package, Gold Package and Couples Package. The Red Package is $25 and includes wine tasting, appetizers and three raffle tickets. The Gold Package is $40 and includes choice of one wine cooler bag or insulated wine bottle, wine tasting, appetizers and five... Read More

From Rushour To Re-Fl3X, Local Dance Artists Making A Positive Impact

September 22nd, 2016

The streets of the Quad Cities can get pretty rough for some of these kids. There is not much to do outside of getting into fights and causing trouble in some instances. Some kids have less than perfect lives. Some of them never make it out of this lifestyle. Drugs and jail time end up being norms and dreams fade away and die. But some kids find that something inside of them that drives them to go for it. Some kids fight to change their stars. One kid I know that grew up with my oldest son, Curtis Bell, did just that. At a certain point, he decided he wanted to do something with his incredible... Read More

Beatles Tribute And More Highlights East Moline Freedom Fest

August 4th, 2016

A Beatles tribute band, kids activities, food, other live music and more highlights this year’s East Moline Freedom Fest, helping local veterans and taking place Friday and Saturday, Aug. 5-6 on 15th Avenue in downtown East Moline. After a 10 year hiatus the city is excited to bring a downtown festival back to East Moline. The new event features free live music featuring six bands, food and beverages, a craft fair, car show, kids games, five bounce houses (including a giant obstacle course), demonstrations and much more. Proceeds from the event go to help local veterans groups. Beatles fans should... Read More