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WIU – Quad Cities Presents Earth Hour Every Wednesday Night

March 23rd, 2024
WIU – Quad Cities Presents Earth Hour Every Wednesday Night

Western Illinois University’s Quad Cities campus will host a series of presentations, films and panels from 5-6 p.m. each Wednesday night during the Spring 2020 semester. This series will focus on informative topics in relation to Earth Day. The public is invited to attend. Here are the upcoming presentations:   February 5 – Climate and Weather – Eric Sorensen, WQAD Meteorologist (RH 111)   February 19 – To Save Nature is to Save Ourselves: Surviving Mass Extinction – Joel Vanderbush, Curator of Conservation & Education, Niabi Zoo.   February 26 – American... Read More

Viva La Divas Return to Speakeasy With Holiday Show Tonight!

December 1st, 2023
Viva La Divas Return to Speakeasy With Holiday Show Tonight!

Experience the PREMIERE Drag Show in the Quad Cities! The Speakeasy (1818 3rd Avenue Rock Island) is thrilled to welcome back the area’s premiere drag show, Viva La Divas, this Friday with a special holiday show tonight! Now in its seventh year, Viva La Divas is the longest running drag show in the Quad Cities bringing you some of the United States best performers! Viva La Divas has three multiple title holders and Speakeasy favorites… Dementia Jaide, Jamie Summers and Milange Cavalli! This outstanding show cast is the kind you would expect to see in a large market like Chicago, New York... Read More

Bent River Doggy Days Return October 15

October 13th, 2023
Bent River Doggy Days Return October 15

Get ready for Bent River Brewing Company’s next doggy days of the season. This time they will be benefiting K9 Kindness Rescue! Bent River will also spice it up with a Doggy Halloween costume contest! 100% of raffle and pup cup sales go to K9 Kindness as well as 10% of beer sales! Bent River Brewing Company – October 15 – 2-6pm Learn more: https://facebook.com/events/s/doggy-days/2037837126559193/  Read More

Come On Out To The 10th Annual Fall Belgian Fest

September 17th, 2023
Come On Out To The 10th Annual Fall Belgian Fest

The area’s biggest and best celebration of Belgian heritage is back in the Quad Cities! Take a trip to the heart of Moline Illinois, for some Olde Towne Flemish fun this weekend at the Fall Belgian Fest! The 9th Annual Fall Belgian Fest returns to Stephens Park (7th Street and 15th Avenue Moline) TODAY, Sunday Sep 17 from 12 – 4 p.m. Admission is free to all! The Fall Belgian Fest, formerly known as the Fall Flemish Fest, is sponsored and organized by the Center for Belgian Culture. Bill Cornelis, President of CBC and organizer of the Fall Belgian Fest shares, “Many of the Belgian Community... Read More

Fall Belgian Fest Returns With Flemish Fun For All

September 16th, 2023
Fall Belgian Fest Returns With Flemish Fun For All

The area’s biggest and best celebration of Belgian heritage is back in the Quad Cities! Take a trip to the heart of Moline Illinois, for some Olde Towne Flemish fun this weekend at the Fall Belgian Fest! The 10th Annual Fall Belgian Fest returns to Stephens Park (7th Street and 15th Avenue Moline) this Sunday Sep 17 from 12 – 4 p.m. Admission is free to all! The Fall Belgian Fest, formerly known as the Fall Flemish Fest, is sponsored and organized by the Center for Belgian Culture. Bill Cornelis, Festival Chairman of the Fall Belgian Fest shares, “Many of the Belgian Community came to Moline,... Read More

Teens Enjoy a Full Array of Video Games at Davenport Public Library Today

September 6th, 2023
Teens Enjoy a Full Array of Video Games at Davenport Public Library Today

Hey teens! Do you have a love for video games? Want to try out new systems and games while making new friends? The Davenport Public Library (3000 N Fairmount Street Davenport) is hosting Teen Gaming at Fairmount today from 3-5 p.m. for teens ages 11-19. Come hang out with other local teens joining together for a common cause! Video games! Play new and old favorites, on systems including PS4, PS3, PS2, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii U and Wii. Plus enjoy space for tabletop gaming! For more information, including upcoming dates for Teen Gaming at Fairmount, visit http://events.davenportlibrary.com/event/teen_gaming_4344#.W4ARQehKg2w. Don’t... Read More

Get Funky at Planet Funk Con This Weekend At Davenport RiverCenter!

August 25th, 2023
Get Funky at Planet Funk Con This Weekend At Davenport RiverCenter!

The Quad Cities’ premier comics and entertainment convention is almost here! That’s right, it’s time for Planet Funk Con! Brough to you by What’s That Funk, Planet Funk Con 2019 is happening Friday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the RiverCenter in downtown Davenport. A One-Day ticket is $20, Weekend Pass is $50 and a Weekend Pass with After Party Bonus is $125. To purchase tickets today, visit https://www.planetfunkcontickets.com/. Last year Planet Funk Con held the biggest comic con the Quad Cities has ever seen. They had... Read More

Wine Walk with Friends in the Village of East Davenport Today

August 12th, 2023
Wine Walk with Friends in the Village of East Davenport Today

Wine sampling events are always fun, but when you are partaking to help raise funds for a good cause they always seem to feel even better! Gilda’s Club and the Village of East Davenport are hosting their annual Wine Walk this Saturday from 3-6 p.m. A $25 donation to Gilda’s Club will result in a commemorative wine glass and a wristband to participate in an East Village-wide wine tasting! Visit participating businesses throughout the Village to enjoy a 1 oz. sample of wine. Local, domestic and imported wines will be offered as well as samples from the local Homebrew community. Multiple bands... Read More

Tug Fest Back and Better Than Ever In LeClaire And Port Byron This Weekend!

August 11th, 2023
Tug Fest Back and Better Than Ever In LeClaire And Port Byron This Weekend!

Two states. One river. The only sporting event that closes the Mighty Mississippi down. It’s time for Tug Fest! The 33rd Annual Tug Fest is happening in Port Byron, Illinois and LeClaire, Iowa this weekend! Today through Saturday each of the two cities will have a plethora of family-friendly activities planned. On Saturday, the nationally famous bi-state Tug-of-War will take place! It began in 1987, with ten 20-member tug teams pulling with all of their strength on a 2,700-foot, 680 lb. rope that spans the Mississippi River between LeClaire, Iowa and Port Byron, Illinois. Each year the teams... Read More

Have an Anime-zing Weekend In Davenport Today And Saturday

August 11th, 2023
Have an Anime-zing Weekend In Davenport Today And Saturday

Anime-zing! 2023 – Iowa loves anime! Anime-zing! is two days of anime at the RiverCenter (136 E 3rd Street Davenport) this Friday and Saturday. This event allows Anime fans to wear costumes, make friends, eat ramen, meet voice actors, cosplay, buy stuff, shop and have an AMAZING time! Expect a jam-packed  convention filled with cosplay, vendors, artists, anime screenings, panels, dealers, tutorials, lessons, workshops, voice acting, guests, autographs, video gaming, tabletop gaming, karaoke, and so much more. Here are just a few of the cool things to expect at Anime-zing!: ConSweet –... Read More