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Have Some Fall Family Fun at Wallace’s Garden Center!

October 10th, 2019

Celebrate the season with fun for the whole family at Wallace’s this weekend! Wallace’s Garden Center (2605 Devils Glen Rd. Bettendorf) is hosting their Fall Family Festival this Saturday Oct 12 and Sunday Oct 13 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Free admission! Bring the entire family and enjoy activities like bounce houses, face painting, wiggle cars, corn box, games and so much more! Train ride tickets are $2 each. Hot dog meals, apples and more will be available for purchase. Parking can be limited throughout the day, so please plan accordingly. For more information, visit https://www.wallacesgardencenter.com/.  Read More

Coal Valley Daze Returns for Some Fall Fun!

September 16th, 2019

Who is ready for fall?! Well, Coal Valley is! Make plans to spend your weekend at Valley Daze Fall Fest! This 3-day festival of fun takes place this Thursday Sep 19, Friday Sep 20 and Saturday Sep 21. All events take place at the Coal Valley Municipal Park (1st Street Coal Valley), uncles otherwise noted. Admission is FREE! Golf Cart Taxi will be running on Thursday and Friday from 5 – 11:30 p.m. and from 12 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Saturday. Designated drop off locations at Bicentennial (1004 1st Street Coal Valley). Burgers, Brats, Rib eye, Hot Dogs & Tenderloin Sandwiches will also be grilled... Read More

Celebrate All Things Fall at Cribfest 2019

September 9th, 2019

Fall is just around the corner. Which means, it is officially time to start planning those fall-themed activities! Corn Crib Nursery’s (6924 US Route 150 Coal Valley) annual Family Fall Festival, Cribfest 2019, kicks off this Saturday Sep 14 and will continue every Saturday and Sunday through Oct 27 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Come find your pumpkins for carving, cooking and decorating! Enjoy concessions, with all of your favorite festival foods, including wood-fired pizza! The expanded Fun Zone is bigger and better than ever!  Activities include Zip Line, Human Hamster Wheel, Tug of War, Bounce... Read More

Iron + Grain Maker Festival Celebrates Creativity and Innovation!

August 26th, 2019

Woodworkers. Blacksmiths. Ceramicists. Glass Blowers. Artisans. Streamline Artisans are giving the Makers in the world a place to shine, at this festival! Don’t miss the inaugural Iron + Grain Maker Festival this Friday Aug 30 from 2 – 8 p.m. and Saturday Aug 31 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at The Rust Belt (533 12th Avenue East Moline). Admission is FREE! Come celebrate creativity and innovation, enjoy delicious local food and brews, and take in live music-all curated around the Quad Cities’ hottest new concert venue. Bring out the entire family for this fun-filled weekend! Enjoy a bounce house,... Read More

Kick of the Summer Season with the Backwater Gamblers this Weekend!

May 24th, 2019

Spend your Memorial Day weekend with the Backwater Gamblers, while they kick off their 2019 season! Celebrate our freedom as the Backwater Gamblers honor those that have made the ultimate sacrifice this Sunday May 26 from 6:30 – 8 p.m.! The show will take place at Ben Williamson Park, located at 5000 44th Street (44th Street and the Rock River) Rock Island. Show your patriotism by wearing red, white and blue this weekend! CC&B Catering and Mobile Food Truck will also join this celebration with delicious barbecue, including brisket, pulled pork, ribs and sides for purchase. The Backwater Gamblers... Read More

Ranch Riders 31st Annual Easter Egg Hunt is Back With a BOOM!

April 19th, 2019

When the cannon sounds, the hunt begins! Join the Ranch Riders Motorcycle Brotherhood for their 31st Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday Apr 20 at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds (2815 W Locust St. Davenport). This amazing fun-filled event will feature food, drinks, games, raffles, bounce houses, face painting and of course- an EASTER EGG HUNT! Gates will open at 11 a.m. and a $3 donation per child is requested. All proceeds raised from this event stay local and will benefit the Children’s Therapy Center of the Quad Cities. Egg hunts will begin when the cannon fires at 1 p.m. sharp. Five age-appropriate... Read More

Ranch Riders 31st Annual Easter Egg Hunt is Back With a BOOM!

April 3rd, 2019

When the cannon sounds, the hunt begins! Join the Ranch Riders Motorcycle Brotherhood for their 31st Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday Apr 20 at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds (2815 W Locust St. Davenport). This amazing fun-filled event will feature food, drinks, games, raffles, bounce houses, face painting and of course- an EASTER EGG HUNT! Gates will open at 11 a.m. and a $3 donation per child is requested. All proceeds raised from this event stay local and will benefit the Children’s Therapy Center of the Quad Cities. Egg hunts will begin when the cannon fires at 1 p.m. sharp. Five age-appropriate... Read More

Ice Skating in Silvis Has Officially Returned!

January 31st, 2019

Looking for a fun-filled way to take advantage of these freezing temperatures? How about some good ol’ fashioned Ice Skating! Ice Skating has officially returned to the City of Silvis! That’s right, you can once again find some FREE family-friendly fun on the ice at Schadt Park (1101 4th Avenue Silvis). In December of 1917, Silvis opened their original skating rink. The skating rink was completed at the expense of the village, under the supervision of Mayor Fred Hartline (reportedly it was not until after 1919, under Mayor George Sleeth, that the term “mayor” was officially used). The rink... Read More

Get Out and Have Some Fun at the 3rd Annual Winter Carnival in Bettendorf!

January 30th, 2019

With all these freezing temps, are you starting to feel some cabin fever? There is a light at the end of the tunnel! Celebrate the brief departure of the Polar Vortex at the 2019 Winter Carnival Family Fun in Bettendorf! The City of Bettendorf will host their 3rd Annual Winter Carnival this Saturday Feb 2 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Activities will be set up throughout Bettendorf for this year’s Winter Carnival. All activities are free and open to all ages! Stop by the Bettendorf Library (2950 Learning Campus Drive) for some amazing and all-inclusive activities. Enjoy activities and crafts with Nahant... Read More

Christmas in the Village of East Davenport!

November 27th, 2018

The ultimate Christmas celebration happens this weekend in the Village of East Davenport! Christmas in the Village happens this Friday Nov 30 and Saturday Dec 1 from 6 – 9 p.m. both nights, throughout the Village of East Davenport. East 11th Street will be closed both evenings from Mound Street to Jersey Ridge Road. This festive event has been celebrated for more than 40 years and features live music throughout the Village and plenty of free family fun! Enjoy retro fire truck rides throughout the Village and even a chance to see Santa at the Village Fire House! He will arrive each evening at... Read More

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