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Midwest’s Favorite Marathon Returns to Quad Cities

September 15th, 2019

Are you ready for the Midwest’s favorite marathon? The TBK Bank Quad Cities Marathon will take place this weekend in downtown Moline, with a run for everyone! There will be the Marathon, a Marathon Relay, Half Marathon, 5K Run/Walk, 1 Mile Run/Walk, Kids Micro-Marathon and the Pump-N-Run. The weekend’s events start with the Active Endeavors Health & Fitness Expo at the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Dr. Moline) on Saturday Sep 21 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.  This event is open to the public. There will be more than 40 booths featuring health and fitness products and information. Race Registration... Read More

FIRST LEGO League Kickoff!

September 13th, 2019

Quad Cities’ FIRST LEGO League teams from Iowa and Illinois including students, coaches and mentors are cordially invited to attend the FREE, 7th Annual FIRST LEGO League Kickoff. Please note there is also a parallel, FIRST LEGO League Junior Kickoff.  Here is a link with further info. The Kickoff provides a fun, interactive way to meet other teams, learn together and share key FIRST LEGO League information.  This includes opportunities to talk with Innovation Project Challenge experts about buildings and public spaces in your community.  In addition, you can learn from experienced FIRST LEGO... Read More

Rave 2 The Grave at Zombie Prom Quad Cities

September 12th, 2019

  Hey Quad Cities, are the ready for the ultimate rave to the grave? Then don’t miss the Official After-Party for Midwest Monster Fest! The Factory of Fear and Recently Departed Productions will be hosting Zombie Prom Quad Cities 2019 at Midwest Monster Fest at the Element – Moline (316 12th St Moline) on Saturday Sep 14 at 8 p.m. Zombie Prom Quad Cities gives you a chance to re-live that classic High School formal with a fun and ghoulish twist. Zombie attire and makeup are required, but if you do not have your own makeup, zombie makeovers will be available for a $10 donation. Zombie... Read More

Flemish Fun Continues at 7th Annual Fall Belgian Fest!

September 8th, 2019

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the biggest and best celebration of Belgian heritage takes place right here in the Quad Cities! Take a trip to the heart of Moline, Illinois this weekend for this year’s Fall Belgian Fest! The 7th Annual Fall Belgian Fest is happening on Sunday Sep 15 from 12 – 4 p.m. at Stephens Park (7th Street and 15th Avenue Moline). Free admission to all. The Fall Belgian Fest, formerly known as the Fall Flemish Fest, is sponsored and organized by the Center for Belgium Culture. Bill Cornelis, the Vice President of CBC and organizer of the Fall Belgian Fest shares,... Read More

Scare Up A Great Time With Midwest Monster Fest!

September 1st, 2019

The Midwest MonsterFest, the Quad Cities premier horror convention, will take place on September 14th and 15th at the Spotlight Event Center in Moline, IL. The event coincides with the 45th Anniversary of the classic horror film, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and will feature celebrity guests Ed Neal, John Dugan and Teri McMinn, all of whom appeared in the film. Other celebrity guests include Wyatt Weed (Predator 2 and Star Trek), W.F. Bell (The Walking Dead and Rob Zombies 31), Bobby Ray Shafer ( The Office and Psycho Cop), Laila Haley (Sinister 2), Marlena Midnite (Midnite Mausoleum), and more. All... Read More

Midwest Monster Fest Offering Frightful Fun!

August 26th, 2019

Looking to scare up a good time? QuadCities.com is happy and proud to announce that we’re a sponsor of the first annual Midwest Monster Fest, coming to Moline’s Spotlight Theatre, 1800 7th Ave., Sept. 14-15. The festival, which is for all-ages and opens at 10 a.m. both days, features a variety of horror-related memorabilia, guests, a costume contest, podcasts and more! The showcase event of the fest is a 45th anniversary celebration of “Texas Chainsaw Massacre,” featuring several stars of the film, including Teri McMinn, John Dugan and Ed Neal. Tickets and more info can... Read More

Steely Dan Brings Sweet Tour to TaxSlayer

August 25th, 2019

Rock & Roll Hall of Famers, Steely Dan, bring their fall Sweet Tour to the Quad Cities! Experience the legendary sound of Steely Dan at the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Drive Moline) on Wednesday Sep 4 at 7 p.m. Hear your favorite Steely Dan hits like ‘Rikki Don’t Lose That Number,’ Do It Again,’ ‘Aja,’ ‘Hey Nineteen’ and so many more. Tickets are $29.50, $39.50, $69.50 and $99.50. You can purchase yours today at the TaxSlayer Center Box Office or online at Ticketmaster.com.  Read More

Have some Bazaar! Fun at Playcrafters Barn Theatre

August 24th, 2019

It is that time of year again for the Playcrafters Barn Theatre Bazaar! This year’s Annual Bazaar! Kid’s Carnival will take place this Sunday Aug 25 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Playcrafters Barn Theatre (4950 35th Avenue Moline). Bring the entire family out for craft vendors, carnival games, raffles, bake sale, lemonade stand, a bounce house and a DUNK TANK! New this year is a Pie Eating Contest, as well! Signs ups will take place prior to the contest. Tickets will be sold at the event for the all attractions and games and there will be a small entry fee for the pie eating contest. For more... Read More

Experience a Journey to Joy at THE Market’s Summer Social!

August 19th, 2019

Where can you find 60+ vendors with the best handmade decor, sweet treats, clothing boutiques for women, children and men, bath and body collections, vintage/antique, plants, and everything in between? At THE Market! Celebrate summer at THE Market: A Journey to Joy’s (1800 17th Avenue Moline) Summer Social this Friday Aug 23 from 4 – 8 p.m. and Saturday Aug 24 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The Summer Social will host the 36 vendors from THE Market, 20+ guest vendors, food trucks, Country Style Ice Cream, live music, and make-and-take workshops! A $5 entry fee will benefit Dress for Success Quad Cities... Read More

Free Community Yoga Returns to the TaxSlayer!

August 18th, 2019

This time of year, schedules get busier and life can feel more overwhelming. As the weather starts to get colder, those aches and pains can also rear their ugly heads. So why not take advantage of an amazing and free program to help with relaxation techniques and healthy lifestyle tips? Howard Health Quarters is at it again with another amazing Free Community Yoga event! This one of a kind Yoga presentation will be held at the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Drive Moline) on Saturday Nov 9 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Come for Yoga or just come to visit with vendors! This session, designed for all levels... Read More

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