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Mardi Gras Music Crawl in Downtown Rock Island

February 18th, 2020

Looking for Mardi Gras plans this weekend? Then look no further than Downtown Rock Island! Head to the District of Rock Island this Saturday Feb 22 for a Mardi Gras Music Crawl! Beginning at 7 p.m. you can party at 12 different locations throughout the downtown area and enjoy live entertainment, food, drinks and BEADS! Here are some of the planned activities for the Mardi Gras Music Crawl: Big Swing Brewery – Cajun Food Available: Gumbo and Jambalaya Daiquiri Factory – Craig Smith & DJ Frost The Arena – Live DJ RIBCO – Truckfighters 2nd Ave – Live DJ M.D. Greens – Karaoke Galleries... Read More

Take A Trip to New Orleans Without Leaving the Quad Cities at Gumbo Ya Ya!

June 5th, 2019

Catch the spirit and energy of ‘The French Quarter’ in downtown Rock Island this weekend! For the 27th consecutive year, Gumbo Ya Ya returns to downtown Rock Island this Saturday Jun 8! Gates open at 4 p.m. Zydeco and Jazz bands will tantalize your ears, while Cajun spiced food will heat up your taste buds. Bead tosses, confetti, feather masks, feather boas, and Jumer’s showgirls will complete the Mardi Gras theme. New this year, outdoor dueling pianos will be available for your listening pleasure in the Voodoo Lounge. Two sets will take place, the first from 5 – 6:30 p.m. and the second... Read More

Laissez les Bons Temps Rouler!

February 27th, 2019

Are you ready to kick off Mardi Gras week? The taste of New Orleans comes to the Quad Cities! The 7th Annual Cajun Cook-Off takes place this Tuesday Mar 5 from 5 – 8 p.m. at Rhythm City Casino (7077 Elmore Avenue Davenport). All proceeds benefit the Figge Art Museum. Local chefs will be stationed around the Event Center at the Rhythm City Casino where they will cook Cajun-inspired dishes for guests to sample and vote for their favorite. Participating restaurants include: Figge Cafe Rhythm City Casino Davenport Country Club Zeke’s Island Cafe Crow Valley Golf Club Grounds Department The... 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