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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

Dance the Night Away with Music on the Mississippi

September 6th, 2019

Summer evenings may be nearing the end for the year, but that doesn’t mean the end of outdoor live music in the Quad Cities! Join the Moline Parks and Recreation Department for ‘Music on the Mississippi’, beginning this Monday Sep 9 at 6 p.m. and continuing every Monday throughout September. A temporary location change for this event has been made for 2019 to Riverside Park’s East Shelter (closest to the playground). Bring the whole family out for live music and dancing! Bring your own lawn chairs or blankets. This event is free and open to the public.   Check out this amazing list... Read More

QCCT Glow Party Lighting Up QC Botanical Center!

August 27th, 2019

Kick off Labor Day Weekend with a neon outdoor experience! The Quad Cities Cultural Trust (QCCT) Glow Party will take place this Friday Aug 30 from 7 – 9 p.m. at the Quad City Botanical Center (2525 4th Avenue Rock Island). This FREE family-friendly event will provide live music, snacks, drinks and so much more! When the sun sets, the splash pad at The Quad City Botanical Center will light up for a fun party to celebrate culture in the Quad Cities. Registration to the QCCT Glow Party can be completed online. The Quad Cities Cultural Trust (QCCT) ensures culture thrives in our community by supporting... 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

Free Family Fun at Farm Days in the Village

August 23rd, 2019

Looking for some free family-fun this weekend? Then look no further than Farm Days in the Village! Farm Days in the Village is happening this Saturday Aug 24 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday Aug 25 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Village of East Davenport (2302 East 11th Street Davenport)! This FREE family-friendly event includes a petting zoo, rope making, pedal tractors, tractor ride around, wagon rides, entertainment, Dynamometer, kids “drive a tractor”, working farm displays, kids tractor pull, rock crusher, arts and crafts, learn to milk a cow, and more. For more information,... Read More

The Learning Campus Discovery Fair Providing Fun for the Entire Family!

August 16th, 2019

Are you ready for some free family fun this weekend? Hosted by the Bettendorf Public Library with support from the Family Museum, The Learning Campus Discovery Fair will take place this Saturday Aug 17 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Bettendorf Public Library (2950 Learning Campus Drive Bettendorf). The Learning Campus Discovery Fair is a day filled with free learning and fun for the whole family! Experiences include: Magic Hovercraft Rides Hands-On Science Pottery Bubbles Drawing Water Colors Clowning Paper Rockets Flower Arrangement   Additional activities:  Petting Zoo, Balloon Creations,... Read More

Have Some Free Family Fun at the Figge

August 2nd, 2019

Looking for some FREE family fun in Downtown Davenport, this weekend? Free Family Day at the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd St Davenport) will be held this Saturday Aug 3 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Come celebrate the many exhibitions at the Figge with a variety of hands-on projects and experiences for both kids and adults! Families and fans alike will dive into the current exhibitions through art projects, films, gallery happenings and even a snack break.  Whether you are 1 or 100, you are invited! You can also visit the current exhibitions and chat with museum guides in the galleries. Featured exhibits... Read More

4th Annual Hoops 4 Hope Happening This Week!

July 29th, 2019

The East Moline community invites you to attend the 4th annual Hoops 4 Hope! Hosted by United We Ball, Hoops 4 Hope will take place this Wednesday Jul 31 from 5 – 8 p.m. at Hereford Park (400 13th St. East Moline). This is a family-friendly, free event, and all are encouraged to attend! A few years ago, Kannon Burrage contacted the East Moline Police Dept. in an attempt to create an event which united the diverse communities of East Moline. That connection birthed this event, and this year they will continue to honor his vision. United We Ball believes that bringing people together through a... Read More

Downtown Davenport Street Fest is Back!

July 23rd, 2019

Are you ready for the Quad Cities’ Biggest Homecoming Party? It’s time for a Street Fest! The 48th Annual Street Fest is happening Downtown Davenport, on 2nd Street between Brady and Ripley, this Friday Jul 26 and Saturday Jul 27! This all-ages event is FREE to enter! Enjoy tons of festival food and drinks, great live music, dozens of arts and crafts vendor, bounce houses for the kids, street performers and so much more!   Here is a full run-down of the live entertainment:  Friday Jul 26 11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.                 QC Rock Academy 1:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.                   ... Read More

Experience YouthFest 2019 at Fejervary Park!

July 7th, 2019

Enjoy the Quad Cities’ biggest youth extravaganza of the summer! Hosted by Davenport’s Parks and Recreation department, YouthFest 2019 is happening this Wednesday Jul 10 at Fejervary Park (1800 W 12th Street Davenport) from 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. And it’s FREE! YouthFest is a yearly celebration sponsored by Davenport Parks & Recreation and Davenport Community Schools to encourage youth involvement in constructive summer activities. Participants will enjoy hands-on games, activities, and interactive displays at Fejervary Park Come explore the natural play features and enjoy music, food,... Read More

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