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Riverfront Pops Presents Tribute to Fleetwood Mac

September 8th, 2020

Join the Quad City Bank & Trust Riverfront Pops for Landslide, A Tribute to the Music of Fleetwood Mac, this Saturday Sep 12 from 7 – 10 p.m. in LeClaire Park (400 W Beiderbecke Dr. Davenport). Enjoy an evening outside along the banks of the Mississippi River accompanied by Fleetwood Mac’s greatest hits including “Big Love,” “Don’t Stop,” “Go Your Own Way,” “Rhiannon,” and more. The event will close with the traditional rousing renditions of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture and Sousa’s Stars and Stripes Forever set to a brilliant fireworks display. To make the event as... Read More

Floatzilla 2020

August 13th, 2020

Take part in the largest paddle on the Mississippi! Floatzilla 2020 will happen this Saturday Aug 15. Experience the Mississippi River free of commercial barge traffic. All paddle crafts are welcome to participate, but only kayaks and canoes are allowed in Lock 15. This year due to the COVID-19 pandemic some aspects of Floatzilla have been altered. The most popular launch sites at Leach Park, Bass Street YMCA, and the Lindsay Park Yacht Club will have registrations limited to 400 paddlers, their launch windows are being expanded to four hours, and they will be assigning half hour launch windows... Read More

Get Your Groove On Thursday Night!

August 10th, 2020

Live music returns to the banks of the Mississippi! Rock Island Parks and Recreation kick off their Thursday Night Groove Concert Series this Thursday Aug 13 at Schwiebert Riverfront Park (101 17th Street Rock Island). Beginning at 6 p.m., concessions will open featuring Happy Joe’s Pizza (Rock Island), grill items, popcorn, plus much more! A beer garden will be provided by Bent River Brewing Company, as well. From 7 – 9 p.m. you can enjoy a live music concert along the beautiful Mississippi River. Check out this 2020 line-up: Aug 13                Funktastic 5 Aug 20               ... Read More

Celebration Belle Starts the Cruising Season

June 9th, 2020

Join the Celebration Belle for their Captain’s Dinner Cruise! Celebration Belle is excited to start their cruising season on Thursday! Experience the best view on the river of the newly completed arch on one of the 2 observations decks! It’s an amazing close up view and just imagine what it will be like during sunset! You will enjoy a fabulous dinner including their famous prime rib and baked chicken also. Help welcome the new entertainers… Bloom, onboard!  They will perform your favorite tunes during this 2 1/2 hour cruise set every Thursday. There is plenty of room for social... Read More

Bald Eagle Days Landing in the Quad Cities

January 9th, 2020

Hey Quad Cities, are you ready for a fun-filled and educational family friendly weekend? Make plans to check out this year’s annual Bald Eagle Days! Bald Eagle Days 2020 takes place this Friday Jan 10 from 4 – 8 p.m., Saturday Jan 11 from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Sunday Jan 12 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the QCCA Expo Center (2621 4th Ave. Rock Island). Admission for adults is $6, kids 6-15 are $1 and kids under 6 are free. On Friday, all kids under 16 receive free admission. Tickets can be purchased online. This family favorite will include amazing shows from Big Run Wolf Ranch and Jim Nesci’s... Read More

Abernathy’s Celebrates 6th Anniversary After Overcoming Davenport Flooding

November 8th, 2019

The Flood of 2019 may have attempted to take this unconventional and eclectic business down. Thankfully, a little Mississippi River madness is no match for Downtown Davenport’s ultimate spot for vintage clothing, handmade jewelry, antiques and oddities. Abernathy’s (which has now relocated to 432 W. 3rd Street Davenport) will be celebrating their 6th Anniversary this Saturday Nov 9 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Abernathy’s 666 Year Anniversary Celebration will be an all-day party at the shop with snacks, drinks, tons of deals on Abernathy’s brand merch and much more! To celebrate 6 years... Read More

Floatzilla 2019 Returns with a Splash!

August 13th, 2019

Have you ever wanted to participate in an attempt to break a world record? Well here is your opportunity! Floatzilla 2019 will return in its ‘world-record breaking’ glory, this Saturday Aug 17! Take part in the largest paddlesport festival on the the nation’s greatest river, the Mississippi! Help set a new world record for the Largest Raft of Canoes/Kayaks. Experience the Mississippi River free of commercial barge traffic. All paddle crafts are welcome to participate, but only non-inflatable kayaks and canoes may participate in the World Record attempt. Join Floatzilla and choose from... Read More

Catfish Guy’s Mr. Glass? Naked River Dude Busted

August 12th, 2019

Has Catfish Guy met his Mr. Glass? A buck-naked Bettendorf man, Tobias Hartsfield, 43, was busted by cops Sunday night after he was spotted engaging in dastardly activity — untying ropes on a barge near the new Interstate 74 bridge construction on the Mississippi River, according to police and media reports. According to reports on KWQC-TV6 and in the Quad City Times, eyewitnesses saw the man, naked as the day he was born, presuming that he wasn’t born in a tuxedo or leisure suit, sauntering along the barge around 7:50 p.m. as he was untying ropes and gesturing wildly in a strange, ritualistic... Read More

Tug Fest Back and Better Than Ever!

August 5th, 2019

Two states. One river. The only sporting event that closes the Mighty Mississippi down. It’s time for Tug Fest! The 33rd Annual Tug Fest is happening in Port Byron, Illinois and LeClaire, Iowa this weekend! Thursday Aug 8 through Saturday Aug 10 each of the two cities will have a plethora of family-friendly activities planned. On Saturday, the nationally famous bi-state Tug-of-War will take place! It began in 1987, with ten 20-member tug teams pulling with all of their strength on a 2,700-foot, 680 lb. rope that spans the Mississippi River between LeClaire, Iowa and Port Byron, Illinois. Each... Read More

Vintage Trailer Rally Rolls into Illiniwek

July 10th, 2019

Remember the days of loading up the family camper and setting out for a memory-making getaway? Take a step back in time this weekend, to a sun-filled summer day with some vintage trailers. The 5th Annual Great River Road Vintage Trailer Rally is taking place at Illiniwek Forest Preserve (1201 State Avenue Hampton) this week. More than 40 vintage trailer owners will be gathering together for a 4-day rally along the beautiful Mississippi. The rally will begin tomorrow, Thursday Jul 11, and will continue through this Sunday Jul 14. The Great River Road Vintage Trailer Rally is part of the Tin Can... Read More

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