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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

Get Looney at this Jazz Party and Scavenger Hunt!

August 15th, 2018

Have you been waiting for the perfect event to pull out that flapper dress or striped suit? The time has arrived! Make plans to attend a Let’s Get Looney Jazz Party and Scavenger Hunt, hosted by Skellington Manor (420 18th Street Rock Island) this Saturday Aug 18! Back in the day, John Looney, the original Quad-Cities vice lord, ran a number of criminal enterprises in the area, many within walking distance from The Manor. Spend the evening learning about that rich history of 1920s Rock Island from characters ripped right out of the pages of history. Live actors will take you back in time to tell... Read More

Enjoy a Beach Boys Bash with Riverfront Pops!

August 14th, 2018

Celebrate summertime with a beach bash along the Mississippi River featuring the surfin’ sounds of the Beach Boys! This year’s Riverfront Pops will take place on Saturday Aug 18 at the iconic bandshell in LeClaire Park, Davenport. This set list of good vibrations includes the entire history-making album, Pet Sounds, plus other favorite Beach Boys tunes.  The Youth Symphony Orchestra will begin at 6:30 p.m. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra’s performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. Adult tickets are $20 in advance and $5 for children. Tickets can be purchased at https://qcsymphony.secure.force.com/ticket/#sections_a0F1Y00000o9tWSUAY.... Read More

Floatzilla 2018 Making a Splash this Weekend!

August 13th, 2018

Have you ever wanted to participate in an attempt to break a world record? Well here is your opportunity! Floatzilla 2018 will once again attempt to break the world record for Largest Flotilla of Man-Powered Crafts, this weekend! There are a few different ways one can register. You can go online and register at https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=128704. You can also stop by the River Action office at 822 E River Drive, Davenport (Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.). Registration can also take place during the Packet Pickup on Friday Aug 17 from 4-7 p.m. at the... Read More

Hilarity Will Ensue at TaxSlayer Center with Jim Gaffigan: The Fixer Upper

August 12th, 2018

There’s no doubt the TaxSlayer Center will be filled with laughter this Wednesday. Will you be one of the lucky individuals laughing? Comedian Jim Gaffigan is bringing The Fixer Upper tour to the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Dr. Moline) this Wednesday Aug 15 at 7:30 p.m. Jim Gaffigan is a Grammy nominated comedian, actor, writer, producer, two-time New York Times best-selling author, top touring performer and multi-platinum-selling father of five. He is known around the world for his unique brand of humor which largely revolves around fatherhood and his observations on life. Bring the whole family... Read More

August Artists Market Blooming Sunday At Skeleton Key

August 11th, 2018

The August installment of the Rock Island Artists’ Market is being held this Sunday, August 10 from 12-4 pm in the parking lot of Skeleton Key Art and Antiques at 520 18th Street, Rock Island. The Rock Island Artists’ Market will repeat on the second Sunday of each month, through October. Shoppers can expect to find a variety of art, local produce, handcrafted goods and more, all sold by the artists, creators and growers. The August market has over 40 registered vendors, and will feature food by Kavanaugh’s Hilltop Bar and Grill, and live music by Roger Carlson. Additionally at this month’s... Read More

Music from The King of Pop Filling RME Once Again!

August 11th, 2018

Start practicing your moon walk and make plans to celebrate the King of Pop this Friday night! Back by popular demand, All Sweat Productions is bringing back music of Michael Jackson to the Redstone Room at River Music Experience (129 Main St. Davenport) once again this Thursday Aug 14. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show begins at 7 p.m. This is a 19+ show (minors must be accompanied by parent or guardian). Come enjoy classic Michael Jackson hits performed by the best musicians in the area. With a chart history like The Gloved One has, you’re bound to be singing along and reminiscing in no time. General... Read More

2nd Annual Art in the Garden Blooming at Quad City Botanical Center

August 10th, 2018

Art, music, food and flowers. Sounds like the perfect recipe to a beautiful summer day! The Quad City Botanical Center (2525 4th Avenue Rock Island) is hosting the 2nd Annual Art in the Garden on Saturday July 29 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The cost of admission is $8 for adults and $4 for youth and members of the Botanical Center. There are no advance purchase of tickets, this is a drop-in event. Art in the Garden will have nature-inspired artists selling and displaying their work, food trucks, and live music throughout the beautiful gardens. Bring the whole family because there’s fun for all... Read More

Get Dirty at Case Creek Obstacles Mud Run 5K!

August 9th, 2018

Do you have what it takes? Find out at this year’s Case Creek Obstacles Mud Run 5k! The 6th Annual Case Creek Obstacles (7625 120th Avenue Coal Valley) Mud Run 5K is happening this Saturday Aug 11! Whether you are an avid runner or a first-time participant, get back to nature with this scenic adventure while supporting local charities. The Case Creek Obstacle course is a 5K Mud Run filled with 30+ obstacles.  It’s located on a farm in Coal Valley.  You’ll run up and down hills, through pastures, woods, and rugged terrain.  You’ll snake through Case Creek the last 3/10 of a mile.  You’ll... Read More

HyVee Sustainable Market Open This Weekend

August 9th, 2018

What better way to celebrate the season changing than bringing local producers together for the first Sustainable Sunday Market at Hy-Vee (750 42nd Ave Dr. – Moline)? The Sustainable Sunday Market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, August 12th will have over 12 local producers who grow and make organic, non-GMO products from grass-fed meat, microgreens, coconut milk soaps, honey, and more!  The Sustainable Sunday Market will be the second Sunday of each month through September. QC Buy Local, an online (local) farmer’s market, is honored to partner with Hy-Vee to bring the Quad... Read More