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Quad-Cities Theaters Take Different Approaches To Re-Opening

June 29th, 2020

During this unprecedented, scary time of Covid-19, it seems apropos that the first indoor live theater in the Quad-Cities since the shutdown will be the spooky ghost story, “The Turn of the Screw,” next month at Moline’s Black Box Theatre. The 60-seat theater (1623 5th Ave.) will open at half capacity on July 16 and close the 19th. “It is a short run,” said director Lora Adams, “but the set was almost completed and the actors’ schedules have changed since March, so we are only able to do the four-day weekend.” Actor Matt Walsh and Kayla Jo Pulliam will bring the creepy tale to life... Read More

Take a Christmas Walk Through Geneseo This Weekend

December 13th, 2019

Are you looking for a fun-filled day of shopping, children’s activities and a lighted Christmas parade? Then head to Geneseo this weekend! The 34th Annual Geneseo Christmas Walk will take place this Saturday Dec 14 from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. throughout Geneseo! Kicking off the event, the popular Geneseo Jingle Run will take place at 8:30 a.m. Enjoy shopping throughout the day in downtown Geneseo. Make sure to stop in one of the local breweries and pubs, as well! Children’s activities, including special crafts, face painting, writing letters to Santa, and much more will keep everyone in the family... Read More

15th Annual Holiday Shopping Expo in Geneseo

November 14th, 2019

If you’re looking for a little motivation to get started on the holiday shopping, then look no further! The 15th Annual Holiday Shopping Expo takes place this Saturday Nov 16 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge in Geneseo (313 W Elk St. Geneseo). Have fun shopping with local crafters and direct sales consultants in a new location!   Here are some of the confirmed vendors: Birdies Purdies – Julie Tarkington & Lindy Diehl Butterfully Yours – Debbie Mattan Caffeine Queen – Kim Deetman Color Street – Tamara Houseman Cindy’s Bling by Paprazzi – Cindy... Read More

Trains, Planes & Automobiles in Geneseo!

September 5th, 2019

If you’re a fan of Trains, Planes and Automobiles – then Geneseo is the place for you to be this weekend! Come experience the world of Trains, Planes and Automobiles in downtown Geneseo this Saturday Sep 7 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Bring the whole family out for a car show, train display and airplane display. Maple City Cruisers Car Show will be taking place all day. Check out the airplane on display from Gen-Air Park pilots. Geneseo Model Railroaders will be operating antique model train displays, as well! Witness a Pedal Car Parade at 11:45 a.m. Pedalers must be 8 years old and under (accompanied... Read More

Scratch Curbside Gliding into Geneseo

August 4th, 2019

You’ve seen the pictures. You’ve heard the stories. Now is your chance to get your own Scratch Cupcakery cupcakes! The Quad Cities and surrounding areas will once again be able to purchase their favorite Scratch cupcakes on Wednesday Aug 7 from 1 – 4 p.m. at Pegasus Fine Gifts (117 S State Street Geneseo). Flavors on board for this event are Peanut Butter Cup, Lemon Pie, Chocolate Vanilla, Arnold Palmer, Caramel Apple, Carnival, Mint Fudge Brownie, Oh Happy Day!, Wedding Day, Dirt Cup, German Chocolate, and Oatmeal Cream Pie! Our Gluten Free options include pound cake, chocolate zucchini,... Read More

Head Downtown Geneseo for State Street Market!

October 5th, 2018

Spend an amazing autumn day in Geneseo this Saturday! State Street Market Geneseo 2018 is happening this Saturday Oct 6 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in gorgeous Downtown Geneseo! This FREE annual event features vintage, handmade and handpicked goods for perusal and purchase. State Street will be bustling with vendors, live music, beverages, food trucks, photo stations and so much more. Make a day of it and shop or dine in Geneseo’s incredible local businesses! For more information, including a map of the activities planned, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2367081306664050/?active_tab=about. Don’t... Read More

Your Senses Will Be Pleased at the Geneseo Harvest Music Festival

September 19th, 2018

Looking for an exciting and auditorily pleasing way to spend this weekend? Then head to Geneseo! The Geneseo Performing Arts Council (GPAC) invites you this Saturday Sep 22 and Sunday Sep 23 to the Geneseo Harvest Music Festival! Saturday Sep 22 is the 28th Annual Maple Leaf Marching Band Classic at the Geneseo High School football stadium (700 N State St. Geneseo), beginning at 3 p.m. Admission is $7 for adults and $3 for students. Programs are just $3. Area bands will compete for honors in the marching show. Geneseo Middle School Band will perform a special introduction.  Geneseo High School... Read More

Geneseo Christmas Walk Strolls Into Downtown

December 7th, 2017

Are you looking for a fun-filled day of shopping, children’s activities and a lighted Christmas parade? Then head to Geneseo this weekend! The 32nd Annual Christmas Walk in Geneseo is taking place this Saturday Dec 9! Kicking off the event, the popular Geneseo Jingle Run will take place at 8:30 a.m. This 5k event is only $20 to participate ($25 after Dec 7), and includes a commemorative t-shirt with pre-registration. You can register online for this event at https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=128152. Enjoy shopping throughout the day in downtown Geneseo. Make sure... Read More

Explore Geneseo And Enjoy Its Flavors On State Street

October 6th, 2017

Could there be a better way to spend a beautiful Autumn day, than to stroll along the quaint streets of Historic Downtown Geneseo, while shopping and enjoying music and food? This year’s State Street Market Geneseo will be happening Saturday Oct 7 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in beautiful downtown Geneseo. State Street will be filled to the brim with vintage, handmade and handpicked merchandise. In addition to the amazing local businesses, there will be visiting vendors for all your browsing and shopping needs. To check out some of the visiting vendors and existing business deals, go to the State... Read More

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