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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

Trick-Or-Treat Times in the Quad Cities!

October 27th, 2018

Halloween is right around the corner! And whether you are planning a trip around the neighborhood with your costume-clad children or looking forward to an evening of scary movies and snacking on candy in between trick-or-treaters, QuadCities.com has some important information for you! Here is a list of trick-or-treat times around the Quad Cities and surrounding areas, as well as some fun-filled activities to enjoy this Halloween: Illinois Aledo: Oct. 31 5:30 – 6 p.m. Trick-or-Treat Atkinson: Oct. 31 5 – 7 p.m. Trick-or-Treat Colona: Oct. 31 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Trick-or-Treat Dixon:... Read More

Celebrate with Corn Crib Nursery at Family Fall Festival!

September 5th, 2018

Fall is just around the corner, whether the temperature outside agrees or not. Which means it’s officially time to start planning those fall-themed activities! The Corn Crib Nursery’s (6924 US Route 150 Coal Valley) annual Family Fall Festival kicks off this Saturday Sep 8 and will continue every Saturday and Sunday through Oct 21 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... Read More

Opa! Big Fat Greek Festival Spices Up the Quad Cities!

September 3rd, 2018

Opa! Things are going to get a little Greek around the Quad Cities, this weekend! St. George’s 14th Annual Our Big Fat Greek Festival is happening this Friday Sep 7 from 3 – 11 p.m. and Saturday Sep 8 from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. at the Saint George Greek Orthodox Church (2930 31st Ave. Rock Island). Admission is only $2 for adults. Children 12 and under are free. Bring the entire family out for Greek cuisine, culture, music, dance and fun! The Ellas Dancers of Chicago will perform dances from every region of Greece, including regions of mainland Greece, the Greek islands, Asia Minor, Pontos, and... Read More

Grand Prix Zooming through District of Rock Island

August 31st, 2018

Looking for some Labor Day weekend fun? Well, there will be no shortage of excitement and entertainment downtown Rock Island! The 2018 Xtreme Rock Island Grand Prix will be taking place downtown Rock Island Sep 1-2. The Rock Island Grand Prix is the world’s largest and most prestigious go-karting street race! Powered by Mediacom, this ultimate experience in kart racing will exhilarate racers and spectators alike. This family friendly event does not charge any admission fees. In addition to karts racing around at speeds approaching 100 mph, there will be a car show and food vendors Saturday and... Read More

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