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Illinois Quad-Cities Museums Grapple With Covid Reopening Restrictions

July 22nd, 2020

Though Illinois allowed indoor museums to reopen June 26, the Covid-19 pandemic still rages across the nation. Museums, historic homes and gardens in the Quad-Cities have taken differing approaches to reopening. As of that Friday in late June, with phase 4 of Illinois’ reopening implemented, very few museums on the Illinois side of the Mississippi River were open to the public. As of today, most have reopened, with attractions remaining closed include the John Deere Pavilion in Moline and Colonel Davenport House on Arsenal Island. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, all major Deere tourist facilities... Read More

Experience a Mardi Gras Murder Mystery at Hauberg Estate

February 20th, 2019

Mardi Gras is quickly approaching, which means parties and celebration will ensue! And murders? Come help solve a Mardi Gras Murder Mystery at the Hauberg Civic Center (1300 24th St. Rock Island) this Saturday Feb 23 from 6 – 11 p.m. Grab your friends and help solve the murder mystery, before the killer strikes again! Search the Hauberg Mansion for clues while enjoying a Mardi Gras celebration! A buffet, including traditional New Orleans gumbo, red beans and rice, and bread pudding will be served. A cash bar will be open to adults 21 and older. Costumes are encouraged! Participants must be able... Read More

Take a Tour of the Historic Hauberg Mansion!

December 20th, 2018

Take a step back in time while enjoying the beauty in one of the Quad Cities’ most extravagant historical homes. Historic Mansion Tours of the 1911 Hauberg mansion (1300 24th St. Rock Island) are now taking place every Friday at 1 p.m. You can enjoy a docent-led 45-minute tour of the gorgeous Hauberg mansion, former home of John Hauberg and Susanne Denkmann Hauberg. For the full history on this historic Quad Cities landmark, visit https://www.haubergcenter.org/history.php. Tours are just $10 per person, payable at the door (cash, check or card). Children 12 and under and school groups are free! To... Read More

Spend An Evening in the Age of Wonderful Nonsense

July 11th, 2018

How would you like to spend an evening going back in time to the roaring 20’s? Friends of Hauberg Civic Center (1300 24th Street Rock Island) are hosting their annual fundraising event, Age of Wonderful Nonsense Gala Fundraiser, on Saturday Jul 14 from 6-11 p.m. Cocktail hour will start at 6 p.m. and heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served. A silent auction featuring local art will begin at 8:30pm. Throughout the evening, guests will also enjoy live music by pianist/vocalist, Freddy Allen, performing popular tunes from the 20’s, 30’s and 40’s. Advanced tickets for this evening $75 and... Read More

Have A Murderously Fun Time At The Hauberg

April 5th, 2018

Oh no, not again!! There’s been another murder at the Hauberg mansion! This time the body was found in the middle of what used to be a pond at the bottom of the historic landscape. Was something found there that led to the victim’s untimely death? Could there be clues hidden within old maps of the area or throughout the mansion? And, more importantly, what SECRET was important enough to someone that they would commit MURDER in order to keep it that way? Bring your friends to the Hauberg Civic Center (1300 24th Street Rock Island) this Saturday Apr 7 from 7-10 p.m. and work together... Read More

Winter In Bloom Pops At Hauberg

December 1st, 2017

If you are looking for a free, family-friendly holiday event with the added bonus of an opportunity for some beautiful photo backdrops, then look no further than the Hauberg Mansion in Rock Island! The 50th Annual ‘Winter in Bloom’ holiday open house will be taking place at the Hauberg Civic Center (1300 24th Street Rock Island) this Sunday Dec 3 from 12-5 p.m. New to this year’s event will be a special Photo Booth room, in addition to the other elegantly decorated rooms! Perfect for holiday family photos! Make-n-take crafts will be available for the children, as well as a scavenger hunt... Read More

Find Out The Puzzling Mystery At Hauberg Estate!

October 10th, 2017

There is a puzzling mystery at Hauberg Estate in Rock Island, and they need your help to put the pieces together to uncover the truth! Max McAlister, the long-time owner of Hauberg Estate (1300 24th Street Rock Island), is extending an invitation to the public to come help him solve a troubling mystery in the home. That’s right, he needs help in the form of a Halloween Mystery Scavenger Hunt! On Friday Oct 13 from 7-10 p.m. bring your friends to help disentangle the clues recently discovered. You will search the house for more clues and collect the pieces needed to solve the puzzle. While you... Read More