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“Charlotte’s Web” Hits the Stage at North Scott January 26-28

January 25th, 2024

Joseph Robinette, working with the advice of E.B. White, has created a play that captures this work in a thrilling and utterly practical theatrical presentation. All the enchanting characters are here: Wilbur, the irresistible young pig who desperately wants to avoid the butcher; Fern, a girl who understands what animals say to each other; Templeton, the gluttonous rat who can occasionally be talked into a good deed; the Zuckerman family; the Arables; and, most of all, the extraordinary spider, Charlotte, who proves to be “a true friend and a good writer.” Determined to save Wilbur, Charlotte... Read More

Janie’s Riverview Cafe A Little Bit Of Home In Buffalo, Iowa

January 11th, 2024
Janie's Riverview Cafe A Little Bit Of Home In Buffalo, Iowa

There’s a little bit of home, a little bit of vacation, a little bit of a view, but a lot of love at Janie’s Riverview Cafe in Buffalo, Iowa. This journey I’ve been on for over a year now to bring my reviews to every local restaurant has been one of the most rewarding things I’ve ever done. I meet folks, shake hands, bump fist, laugh and learn a little of their story so I can craft mine. If you drive too fast you might miss this quaint little stop a long the river, and that very well maybe a mistake. Home cooked styling and hearty plates will make you feel right as rain. Most... Read More

Flavor Fest Hits Common Chord October 5

October 4th, 2023
Flavor Fest Hits Common Chord October 5

Taste the best the Quad Cities has to offer & join us as we sample flavorful food & drinks made right here in the Quad Cities! Paired with music provided by The Textures, we’re turning downtown into Flavortown! They will have a range of prizes, giveaways, & awesome auction items with a few other ingredients in the mix for a recipe of flavorful fun & fundraising! 100% of the proceeds from “QC Flavor Fest” go directly to Common Chord’s music education programs. October 5th, 5pm – 9pm at Common Chord Come join a table, for more music & more community! Tickets can... Read More

Buffalo Days Car Show Speeds In July 1

June 30th, 2023
Buffalo Days Car Show Speeds In July 1

Buffalo Days Car Show is back Saturday, July 1 at Terry Adams Park in Buffalo, Iowa! $10 CAR ENTRY FEE! SPECTATOR ENTRY IS FREE! Event in conjunction with our town festival, Buffalo Days! GATES OPEN AT 8, voting starts at 11, the awards at 2! Learn more: BUFFALO DAYS  Read More

Take the Lego Zipline Challenge June 24!

June 17th, 2023
Take the Lego Zipline Challenge June 24!

Check out the children’s area on STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) Saturdays for a new, fun experiment or challenge at the LeClaire Community Library! On Saturday, June 24 join the LEGO club as they set up a zipline and it’s your goal to try and get your Lego guy across safely with whatever you build. Are you up for the challenge? Learn more here: ZIPLINE CHALLENGE  Read More

Girls Get Away Hits Downtown Muscatine April 1!

April 1st, 2023
Girls Get Away Hits Downtown Muscatine April 1!

Save the date for the 13th Annual Girls Getaway on Saturday, April 1! This fun-filled day starts with brunch and a style show in The Merrill Hotel’s fabulous ballroom with chances to win door prizes! After all of that excitement, head out for a day of shopping, dining, and exploring Historic Downtown Muscatine. Learn more here: GIRLS GET AWAY  Read More

Now Playing at the Putnam: Narwhals: Revealing an Arctic Legend

March 8th, 2023
Now Playing at the Putnam: Narwhals: Revealing an Arctic Legend

The Putnam Museum and Science Center is thrilled to host the Smithsonian traveling exhibition Narwhals: Revealing an Arctic Legend. From their depiction in the 1500s as angry sea monsters to their status as icons of pop culture today, the narwhal, with its unique spiral tusk, has inspired legend in Inuit and European society and fascinated people across cultures for centuries. This mysterious animal and its changing ecosystem are highlighted in this Smithsonian traveling exhibition. Developed by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History and its Arctic Studies Center and organized... Read More

Iowa Wapsi Winter Fun Day Offers Outdoor Fun This Weekend

February 3rd, 2023
Iowa Wapsi Winter Fun Day Offers Outdoor Fun This Weekend

Join the Wapsi River Center staff for a FREE day of outdoor winter fun at the Wapsi River Center all day Saturday! All events are family-friendly. Activities will take place outdoors, so please dress accordingly. Registration is required and is a first-come-first-serve basis. In the event of no snow or poor conditions, the event will not take place. Please call (563)328-3286 to register! Schedule of events: 9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. ~ Snowshoe Adventures/Cross-Country Ski Excursions ~ Explore the wilderness with snowshoes or skis (Or try your hand at both!). A limited amount of each type of equipment... Read More

‘American Idol’ Winner Maddie Poppe Coming To Iowa To Perform Christmas Tunes

December 11th, 2022
'American Idol' Winner Maddie Poppe Coming To Iowa To Perform Christmas Tunes

Folk Singer Maddie Poppe is set to perform music from her Christmas From Home EP in the Event Center at Rhythm City Casino on Sunday, December 11, 2022 at 8 PM. Tickets are $30 plus applicable online/phone ticketing fee (this fee is waived when tickets are purchased at The Market Gift Shop inside Rhythm City Casino Resort). All ages are welcome to attend. Tickets in the ADA section are for patrons with mobility disabilities and up to three companions. If companion seating is not available because the ADA section is sold out, Rhythm City Casino Resort will offer other seats as close as possible... Read More

Chicago Farmer Rocks Iowa’s Raccoon Motel TONIGHT!

October 13th, 2022
Chicago Farmer Rocks Iowa's Raccoon Motel TONIGHT!

CHICAGO FARMER w/KEVIN GALLOWAY of UNCLE LUCIUS will hit the Raccoon Motel stage on Thursday, October 13 at 7:00pm! The son of a small town farming community, Cody Diekhoff logged plenty of highway and stage time under the name Chicago Farmer before settling in the city in 2003. Profoundly inspired by fellow midwesterner John Prine, he’s a working-class folk musician to his core. His small town roots, tilled with city streets mentality, are turning heads North and South of I-80. “I love the energy, music, and creativity of Chicago, but at the same time, the roots and hard work of my small... Read More