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Dogtoberfest Howling This Saturday

October 29th, 2020

Calling all goblins, witches, canines too, grab your best costume for a fun boo! Experience Dogtoberfest this Saturday Oct 31 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Iron + Grain Coffee House (585 12th Avenue East Moline). Dogtoberfest will feature dog-related vendors, doggy trick or treating, puppacinos and a new drink release! You can also enjoy Scratch Cupcakes from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Here is a list of vendors: Oakies Designs Contented Canines Rewarded Rescues Francescon Portraiture Loving Paws Bakery A+A Unleashed Heel.Sit Humane Society of Scott County Wags for Wellness Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/366897221104493... Read More

Quad-Cities’ Halloween, Haunted Houses Are Different Under Horror of Covid

October 24th, 2020

Saturday In The Arts is a weekly look at a personality, place, trend or topic of interest to the Quad-Cities. It runs every Saturday morning on your site for fun, free, local entertainment and features, QuadCities.com. Already, 2020 has been an American horror story like no other, but apparently some people still long to be scared some more – during a haunted house season like no other. The Covid-19 crisis also has upended many other traditional Halloween activities. Coronavirus – which has caused 9,663 deaths in Illinois and 1,617 in Iowa (as of Oct. 23) — has led Illinois to become... Read More

Quad City Botanical Center Hosting Not-So-Scary Halloween Walk

October 21st, 2020

The Quad City Botanical Center is hosting NOT SO SCARY HALLOWEEN WALK on FRIDAY NIGHTS 10.23 and 10.30 at 6:30 PM, 7:00 PM, 7:30 PM, 8:00 PMTickets MUST be purchased in advance due to limited capacity. Details at qcgardens.com.Dress up your little ghosts and goblins for our annual Not So Scary Halloween Walk. Bring your flashlights and explore the nooks and crannies of the Sun Garden to search for spiders, bats, jack-o-lanterns and toads as you wander down the darkened pathways. Get a glimpse of the Halloween train in our popular train garden. It’s not so scary in our gardens, making this event... Read More

Terrifying Trivia Hosted by the Davenport Public Library

October 18th, 2020

Do you like Halloween? Scary stories? Horror movies? Then join Davenport Public Library for Terrifying Trivia on Thursday, October 29th at 6:30 pm! Prizes will be awarded. Registration is required to get the Zoom login information. Register at: https://bit.ly/dpl-terrifyingtrivia. Keep up with our virtual programming on our Virtual Branch Calendar of Events at https://davenportlibrary.libcal.com/calendar/virtual. This event is FREE and open to the public. For more information visit www.davenportlibrary.com or call the library at (563) 326-7832.  Read More

Putnam Museum To Hold Virtual Mad Scientist Ball Oct. 17

October 5th, 2020

In its major annual fundraiser, the Putnam Museum and Science Center, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport, will hold a virtual Mad Scientist Ball starting at 6 p.m., Oct. 17, on Zoom. Reservations are due this Friday, Oct. 9. The event – originally planned to be held in person – will help the Putnam to raise necessary funds for the support of programs, services and collections such as summer camps, rotating and permanent exhibits, and virtual learning. This virtual event includes an interactive science experiment, instruction from a local mixologist on crafting a signature cocktail, as well as... Read More

Quad City Botanical Center Hosting Pumpkin Extravaganza All Month!

October 3rd, 2020

The Quad City Botanical Center is hosting Pumpkin Extravaganza, a full month of events and programming. Here’s what’s on the slate: SCARECROW BUILDING 10.4.20 SUNDAY, 1-3 PM Bring a bag of old clothes, hats and accessories to donate to the garden to create a scarecrow for our fall display. RSVP for a time slot online. Free with paid admission. PAW-SOME HALLOWEEN 10.11.20 SUNDAY, 1-3 PM Dress up your pup, enjoy the gardens and visit vendors. RSVP for a time slot online. Free admission with donation of dog or cat food, treats, unstuffed toy or cash for local shelters. Enter the Paw-some... Read More

See The Darker Side Of Davenport…

October 7th, 2017

Everything always seems a little spookier around Halloween time, and the German American Heritage Center and Museum is no exception! The German American Heritage Center and Museum will be hosting ‘The Darker Side of Davenport Ghost Tour’ throughout the month of October. This thrilling walk through historic Davenport will keep you on your toes. The Darker Side of Davenport Ghost Tour will take place every Saturday in October at 10:30 a.m. Tours are only $5 per person. The entire route is around 1.6 miles and will last 1-2 hours. The GAHC will still be open from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturdays... Read More

Fright Night A Boo-tiful Halloween Event For Families

October 26th, 2016

Fright Night in The District, a fun, safe, and free Halloween event, will be held Thursday, October 27, 2016 from 5 to 8 p.m. in downtown Rock Island. This event in made possible by presenting sponsor Modern Woodmen of America. The District and Rock Island Parks and Recreation with support from Rock Island County Project, Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois, and the Martin Luther King Jr. Center are proud to host this annual children’s event. Attendees will have the chance to parade in their costumes, participate in Halloween activities, meet local mascots, and more! Fright Night... Read More