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Get Your Blues On Along The Mississippi

July 4th, 2018

It’s time for the 33rd Annual Mississippi Valley Blues Festival! Head down to LeClaire Park, on the banks of the Mississippi in Davenport, Friday Jul 6 and Saturday Jul 7 for one of the Quad Cities’ most successful and enjoyable music festivals! The Mississippi Valley Blues Society has secured a line-up of musicians that you won’t want to miss.   Gates open at 4 p.m. on Friday Jul 6. Here is the line-up for the Bandshell Stage: Bandshell Stage: 5:00 p.m.            Tribute to Ellis Kell 6:30 p.m.            Kris Lager Band 8:30 p.m.            Walter Trout Pedigo/Jones... Read More

Celebrate Juneteenth at LeClaire Park

June 15th, 2018

LeClaire Park will be transformed into a Juneteenth Festival this weekend! Come celebrate Juneteenth at LeClaire Park (400 W Beiderbecke Dr. Davenport) this Saturday Jun 16 from 11:45 a.m. – 7 p.m.! Join the Friends of MLK for a day filled with family-friendly entertainment! Enjoy dance performances, gospel groups, Welcome Ceremony, and open-air market featuring local and regional vendors, Food Truck Alley, the 2nd Annual Miss Juneteenth Pageant, a youth showcase and so much more! The annual Juneteenth festival’s mission is to educate and promote the historical significance of the holiday.... Read More

Time To Party At The Bandshell

May 2nd, 2018

Freight House Farmers Market and St. Ambrose University Band have partnered to bring you a rockin’ welcome to spring! Saturday May 5 marks the opening day of the outdoor Freight House Farmers Market (421 W River Dr Davenport)! With help from the St. Ambrose University Band, this is going to be a fun-filled day! At 8 a.m. the St. Ambrose University Drumline will kick the celebration off at the official Opening of the Outdoor Market! Come enjoy the fanfare and reconnect with all your favorite market vendors. Enjoy some tasty treats and check out what’s new! There will be a performance by St.... Read More

Fall Pride Festival Boogies Into LeClaire Park

September 20th, 2017

The 3rd Annual Quad Cities Fall Pride Festival is upon us! Are you ready to part-ay? Come celebrate the Quad Cities Fall Pride Festival along the banks of the beautiful Mississippi River! The festival takes place at LeClaire Park in Davenport this Friday Sep 22 from 4 p.m. – 12 a.m. and Saturday Sep 23 from 12 p.m. – 12 a.m. Admission is $7 on Friday, $10 on Saturday, or you can purchase a weekend pass for $15. Kids 12 and under are free! Volunteers that have completed a 4-hour shift receive free admission for the entire weekend. You can e-mail QCFallPride@gmail.com for more information. This... Read More

Have A Brew Ha Ha Saturday

September 15th, 2017

Would you like an opportunity to enjoy some craft beer with friends, while raising money for local charities? Of course you would! Jaycees of Quad Cities are hosting the annual Brew Ha Ha this Saturday Sep 16 from 1-5 p.m. in the LeClaire Park in Davenport. Tickets for this event are $30 per person in advance, which can be purchased at https://www.jayceesqc.org/brewhaha. Or $35 per person at Co-Op Records in Moline or at the door. You must be over 21 and over to attend. All proceeds allow Jaycees of the Quad Cities to continue with their mission of giving back to their community through various... Read More

QC Festival Of Praise Shining On LeClaire Park

August 23rd, 2017

On Sunday, September 3 2017, the annual QC Festival of Praise will have a lot of very exciting events taking place in Davenport’s LeClaire Park. For over 20 years, QC Festival of Praise has been the largest premiere outdoor Christian concert event in the Quad Cities area. It’s a special gathering of people united to sing and praise God’s name, to enjoy God’s presence, to tell what the Lord has done, and, this year again, to honor and support our military members, veterans, and military families. Executive Producer Kathryn Bohn says it will be a night that will honor the Quad Cities vibrant... Read More

Stroll Down To The Village’s Wine Walk

August 18th, 2017

Wine sampling events are always fun, but when you are partaking to help raise funds for a good cause they always seem to feel even better! Gilda’s Club and the Village of East Davenport are hosting their annual Wine Walk this Saturday Aug 19 from 3-6 p.m. A $20 donation to Gilda’s Club will result in a commemorative wine glass and a wristband to participate in an East Village-wide wine tasting! There will be over 25 types of wine to sample, including local, domestic, imported and local Homebrews. There will even be a non-alcoholic option! Multiple bands will be providing live music throughout... Read More

Riverfront Pops With The Music Of The Beatles

August 17th, 2017

Beautiful music along a beautiful riverfront. Must be time for the Quad City Symphony Riverfront Pops Concert! This year’s Riverfront Pops will take place on Saturday Aug 19 at the iconic bandshell in LeClaire Park, Davenport. In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, you will have an opportunity to hear the album like never before! The gates will open at 3 p.m. and the Youth Symphony Orchestra will begin at 6:30 p.m. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra’s performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. Adult tickets are $20 in advance and $5 for children.... Read More

Cars And Coffee Drives In Saturday

July 1st, 2017

Are you an automotive enthusiast? How about a coffee enthusiast? Then you won’t want to miss this event! The first Saturday of every month throughout the summer Cars and Coffee Quad Cities gather to kick tires and enjoy a cup of coffee! These events are free and open to anyone wishing to attend. This Saturday July 1, Cars and Coffee will be meeting from 8-10 a.m. at 100 W River Drive Davenport. Everyone is encouraged to stop by Redband Coffee at 329 E 4th Street Davenport to grab a delicious cup of joe before heading to the congregation of classics, exotics, hotrods and motorcycles. If you plan... Read More

Blues Festival Cruises Into LeClaire Park

June 29th, 2017

It’s time for the 32nd Annual Mississippi Valley Blues Festival! Head down to LeClaire Park, on the banks of the Mississippi in Davenport, Friday June 30 and Saturday July 1 for one of the Quad Cities’ most successful and enjoyable music festivals! The Mississippi Valley Blues Society has secured a line-up of musicians that you won’t want to miss. The gates will open at 4 p.m. on Friday and 12 p.m. on Saturday. Music in the Local Scene Stage will begin immediately after the gates open. Advanced ticket prices are $10 Friday night and $15 for Saturday, and can be purchased online at https://midwestix.securemytix.com/event/mississippi-valley-blues-festival2837416.... Read More