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Jump on Down to the Inaugural Frog Town Craft Beer Festival!

November 29th, 2019

Event Name: Frog Town Craft Beer Festival Date: Saturday, November 30th 2019 Time: 1-4pm (Come early and stop over at Midwest Ale Works before hand!) Location: Inside The Rust Belt, 533 12th Avenue, East Moline, IL 61244   If you are a Fall or Winter Craft Beer Fan, we have the newest and only Quad Cites Fall/Winter Craft Beer Festival for you, The Inaugural Frog Town Craft Beer Festival!  Taking place inside the Rust Belt in East Moline, the Rust Belt is the newest Music Venue in the Quad Cities bring you National Touring Acts and now it can add a great Craft Beer Festival to its repertoire. This... Read More

MidCoast Fine Arts’ Riverssance Festival of Fine Arts Returns to the Quad Cities

September 19th, 2019

MidCoast Fine Arts’ Riverssance Festival of Fine Art returns to the Quad Cities this Saturday Sep 21 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday Sep 22 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in Lindsay Park (Village of East Davenport). Entry is only $4 for adults (or $6 for a weekend pass). Children and the first 260 students with a school ID receive free admission! The 32nd Riverssance Festival of Fine Arts will have over ninety artist’s booths, including many new exhibitors. Stroll, shop, enjoy wine tasting with Tabor Home Winery and artist-painted wine glasses. There are great food options from Lagomarcino’s,... 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

Moonlight Festival Lights Up Downtown Silvis

August 22nd, 2019

The 18th Annual Moonlight Festival in Silvis is officially upon us! The theme this year is ‘Grand Prix’ so zoom on into this festival for a great time! On Saturday Aug 24, downtown Silvis will be transformed into a block party like none other. There will be crafts, a cruise-in, free activities for kids, live music, the only lighted parade in the Quad Cities and more! The festivities kick off at 8 a.m. with the Silvis Family 5K Run and the ½ mile Kiddie Run. To register for the run, that begins at Schadt Park in Silvis, go to https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=131546.   Join... Read More

Alternating Currents Flow into Downtown Davenport

August 17th, 2019

Music.  Film.  Comedy.  Art. That’s right, Alternating Currents returns to Downtown Davenport. Alternating Currents, now in its 3rd year, will take place from Thursday Aug 22 through Sunday Aug 25, and will include 100 + performances and events throughout 17 different venues. Come celebrate the Birthday and life of Ellis Kell with a two-day vinyl record sale and musical swap meet Friday Aug 23 from 4 -8 p.m. and Saturday Aug 24 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the River Center (136 E 3rd St. Davenport)!  Multiple vendors will be selling vinyl albums, amps, instruments, and other musical wares,... Read More

2019 Homebrew Festiv-Ale Hops Into WAKE Brewing!

July 19th, 2019

Calling all homebrew creators and homebrew consumers! It is time we celebrate all that is good with enzymes and fermentation! 2019 Homebrew Festiv-Ale takes place this Saturday Jul 20 from 2 – 6 p.m. at WAKE Brewing (2529 5th Avenue Rock Island). And you are invited to enjoy the area’s best homebrewer’s fruits (or barley) of labor. Tickets can be purchased for $20 at CoOp Records or WAKE Brewing (cash only) and online until Saturday at 12 p.m. at https://tickets.midwestix.com/event/homebrew-festiv-ale123. Tickets will also be available at the door tomorrow after 2 p.m. for $25. All Profits... Read More

Mississippi Valley Blues Festival Moves Into Murphy Park

July 2nd, 2019

The highly anticipated Mississippi Valley Blues Festival returns this year, but in a new location! Due to the record-breaking flood of 2019, Mississippi Valley Blues Society announced the relocation of the 34th Mississippi Valley Blues Festival to Murphy Park at The Bend in East Moline (900 Bend Boulevard East Moline). This year’s Blues Festival will take place on Friday Jul 5 and Saturday Jul 6. Gates open at 4 p.m. on Friday and at 12 p.m. on Saturday. Advance tickets are $15 for Friday, $25 for Saturday or $35 for a 2-day pass. Tickets will also be available at the gates for $20 on Friday,... Read More

Bettendorf Celebrating America’s Birthday in Style

July 2nd, 2019

The city of Bettendorf sure knows how to celebrate the holidays, and their 4th of July Festival is no exception! The 2019 4th of July Festival will take place in Bettendorf on Wednesday July 3 and Thursday Jul 4. This celebration includes crafts, food, amusement rides, live music, a parade and of course – fireworks! Kick off the holiday celebration on Wednesday Jul 3 with a FREE outdoor concert! Live music will be provided on the west stage near 18th Street and Spruce Hills Dr., beginning at 7 p.m. Enjoy local classic rock band, Hap Hazard, followed by the Army Band. Headlining at 9 p.m., Grandview... Read More

Fun-Filled Weekend Planned at Christkindlmarkt in the Quad Cities!

December 7th, 2018

Connect with your inner German this weekend, because the Christkindlmarkt is back in the Quad Cities! Come experience an authentic German holiday celebration with Davenport Sister Cities and the German American Heritage Center at Christkindlmarkt this Saturday Dec 8 from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. and Sunday Dec 9 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Freight House Farmers’ Market (421 W River Dr. Davenport). Christkindlmarkt (Christmas market in German) is a festival celebrating traditional German cuisine, music and handcrafted merchandise. Peruse the arts and crafts at the Handwerksmarkt, enjoy some family... Read More

GAS Feed & Seed Festival is Back!

November 13th, 2018

Hey Quad Cities, are you ready for the GAS Feed & Seed Festival? GAS Fest will pull together 20+ of the most exciting, innovative and hotly tipped artists and comedians that the country has to offer. This 3-day festival is hosted by Sean Moeller of Moeller Nights and takes place this Thursday Nov 15, Friday Nov 16 and Saturday Nov 17 at both the Raccoon Motel (304 E 3rd St. Davenport) and The Stardust (218 Iowa St. Davenport). Check out this year’s line-up: Thursday Nov 15 Raccoon Motel 6 p.m.                 Early James 6:45 p.m.            Blake Brown 7:30 p.m.           ... Read More

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