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Tour De Brew Rolling On The River In May

February 24th, 2020
Tour De Brew Rolling On The River In May

Ready to roll on the river while rolling up to quaff some great craft beers? Tour de Brew QC /Katie’s Club offers a scenic, fun-filled route during the 7th annual ride Saturday, May 2. The 2020 route will cover about 45 miles on both sides of the river. Packet pick up is Friday, May 1 at Icons, 124 18th St., Rock Island, from 3 p.m. To 7 p.m. A pre-ride beer tasting will be held during that time in Icon’s courtyard. It will cost $10 for registered riders and $25 to just taste beer. More details to come soon on the beer tasting. Packet pick up resumes the next day, Saturday, May 2 at... Read More

Not Another Bridal Expo Lives Up To Its Name

February 23rd, 2020
Not Another Bridal Expo Lives Up To Its Name

Not Another Bridal Expo is, well, not another bridal expo. The event, taking place 6:30-11 Friday, March 13, at The University Club, 1518 5th Ave., Moline, bills itself as “a new and exciting twist on bridal Expos. Wedding vendors put on a mock wedding giving you an inside look at their work in real time, similar to what your wedding guests see on your wedding day. Expect to see an epic cocktail hour, grand entrance, first dance, cake cutting, open dancing, band performances, and more!” What’s the MORE? We’ll leave that for you to discover. And oh, will you want to discover... Read More

Chocoholics Paradise Coming To Rock Island Public Library

February 19th, 2020
Chocoholics Paradise Coming To Rock Island Public Library

If your idea of the perfect day involves chocolate, the Rock Island Public Library is the place to be on February 22.  The Rock Island Public Library will offer a Chocoholic Paradise evens that allow chocolate lovers to learn more about their favorite treat. The library will offer a hands-on learning experience in chocolate making with Randyl Mohr later in February. The Chocoholic Paradise Create class occurs from 1:00 to 2:00 pm on Saturday, February 22, also at the Downtown Library. Participants will develop their own chocolates. Registration is required, with enrollment opening at 1:00... Read More

Jurassic Quest Roaring Into QCCA Expo Center

February 10th, 2020
Jurassic Quest Roaring Into QCCA Expo Center

Like dinosaurs? You’re not going to want to miss this show or you’ll be BRONTA-saur you did! Jurassic Quest is stomping into the QCCA Expo Center April 17-19. Show times are Friday 3 pm – 8 pm, Saturday 9 am – 8 pm and Sunday 9 am – 7 pm Featuring more rides, activities, & dinosaurs than ever before, new attractions include even more LIFE-SIZE, SKYSCRAPING DINOSAURS, now totaling OVER 100 DINOSAURS, NEW, HUGE WALKING DINOSAUR RIDES, a LIFE-SIZE T-REX SKULL, and NEW FOSSILS, including REAL T-REX TEETH and TRICERATOPS HORN. CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO FIND TICKET PRICES... Read More

Chocoholics Paradise Coming To Rock Island Public Library

January 28th, 2020
Chocoholics Paradise Coming To Rock Island Public Library

If your idea of the perfect day involves chocolate, the Rock Island Public Library is the place to be on February 22.  The Rock Island Public Library will offer a Chocoholic Paradise evens that allow chocolate lovers to learn more about their favorite treat. The library will offer a hands-on learning experience in chocolate making with Randyl Mohr later in February. The Chocoholic Paradise Create class occurs from 1:00 to 2:00 pm on Saturday, February 22, also at the Downtown Library. Participants will develop their own chocolates. Registration is required, with enrollment opening at 1:00... Read More

Rock Island Art Guild Exhibit Hits Figge This Weekend

January 16th, 2020
Rock Island Art Guild Exhibit Hits Figge This Weekend

The Rock Island Art Guild, a volunteer-run organization founded in 1955, promotes and fosters the appreciation of the visual arts in the Quad Cities. Beginning Saturday, the Guild’s 41st juried exhibition will be installed in the Figge Art Museum’s fourth-floor gallery. Sponsored by IHMVCU and the Rock Island Art Guild, the 41st Rock Island Art Guild Fine Arts Exhibition is open to artists within a 150-mile radius of Rock Island working in a variety of mediums, and is juried from online submissions. Candace Moeller, independent curator and associate director of Cristin Tierney Gallery,... Read More

Local Union 25 ‘Bags’ Up Great Times To Help Veterans

November 12th, 2019
Local Union 25 'Bags' Up Great Times To Help Veterans

Family fun and philanthropy were “in the bag” as Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union 25 sponsored its third annual Veteran’s Bags Tournament in support of the Honor Flight of the Quad Cities. On Saturday, November 9, the union headquarters in Rock Island opened its doors to the community as people of all ages enjoyed the relaxed fun of the popular backyard picnic game of competing to toss beanbags into remote targets. In addition to the competition, there was food, drinks, games, a silent raffle, an online raffle and tickets for other prizes that spilled across three long tables. But the... Read More

Like Jason, It Rises Again! Midwest Monster Fest Returning In 2020!

November 1st, 2019
Like Jason, It Rises Again! Midwest Monster Fest Returning In 2020!

The Midwest Monster Fest is returning from the not-so-dead! The event dedicated to horror films, shows and pop culture will be offering a Monstrous good time Sept. 5-6 2020 at a new venue — The Rust Belt, 533 12th Avenue, East Moline! The Midwest Monster Fest is a predominantly horror, but also some general pop culture, convention. QuadCities.com is proud to be a sponsor of the event! For more info see Midwest Monster Fest  Read More

Rainbow Rises Over Quad-Cities With Q-C Pride Week

June 26th, 2019
Rainbow Rises Over Quad-Cities With Q-C Pride Week

A colorful rainbow of activities and fun has risen over the Quad-Cities during Q-C Pride Week! The panorama of events kicked off last Saturday with the Q-C Pride Parade, and continues on through the week with the Pink Squirrel Pub Crawl Wednesday and Thursday night in downtown Davenport and Rock Island. For more information, check out QuadCities.com, as we are once again a proud sponsor of Q-C Pride Week!    Read More