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‘Friday Night Live’ Livens Up Downtown LeClaire

September 2nd, 2021
'Friday Night Live' Livens Up Downtown LeClaire

The following article is part of QuadCities.com’s partnership with local music website The Echo. For more, check out theechoqc.com! Downtown LeClaire has long been a popular Quad-Cities destination for its quirky, locally-owned shops, the Buffalo Bill Museum and Riverboat Twilight cruises, scenic riverfront, and its excellent variety of food and drink establishments. For several years, it’s also become known as a great place to hear live music, and a newly rebranded monthly series is raising the bar on promoting free live music. Ryan Burchett, the owner of Mississippi River Distilling Company... Read More

Father / Daughter Art Show Takes Viewers ‘Down the Rabbit Hole’

August 11th, 2016
The two paintings, Alice, and Alice Enters Wonderland are both by Kristin Campbell.

LeClaire’s Alan and Kristin Campbell are taking local artists, fathers and daughters, “Down the Rabbit Hole.” That Alice in Wonderland theme runs through the father/daughter art show the pair have assembled to run through August at LeClaire’s Mississippi River Distilling Company, 303 N. Cody Road, featuring both paintings and mixed media. While much of the work does slant toward Alice in Wonderland, there are also Matrix-related and more abstract pieces. This is the first time the pair have had the opportunity to show their work together. Their pieces will be on display throughout the month... Read More

Family Museum hosting ‘Kids Table’ benefit

February 11th, 2016
Family Museum hosting ‘Kids Table’ benefit

On Saturday, March 5, from 6:30 to 10 p.m., the Family Museum will host “The Kids’ Table: A Grown-Up Helping,” an exclusive, one-night fundraising event for grown-ups featuring gourmet twists on classic kid food composed and prepared by local chefs and businesses. This event will offer guests a chance to take a trip down memory lane through food, games, and entertainment. The purpose of the event is to raise money for the Family Museum Foundation and to remind guests of a time when play was a priority and that sitting at The Kids’ Table wasn’t so bad after all. Tickets are $50 each and... Read More