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Davenport’s German American Heritage Center Oktoberfest by the Numbers

October 10th, 2020

Don your Dirndl or Lederhosen, crack open your favorite beer, and virtually join the German American Heritage Center & Museum on Sunday Oct 11 from 2 – 3 p.m. for Oktoberfest by the Numbers. Oktoberfest by the Numbers is a fun-fact filled presentation about Germany’s largest Volksfest by Kelly Lao, Executive Director of the GAHC. This presentation will be presented live over Zoom. This event is free to the public. Donations are greatly appreciated. Donation-based tickets can be purchased at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/oktoberfest-by-the-numbers-tickets-121434117715. A zoom link will... Read More

Oktoberfest at the Freight House Farmers’ Market

September 25th, 2020

Join the Freight House Farmers’ Market (421 W River Drive Davenport) for an Oktoberfest themed Farm to Table Dinner this Saturday Sep 26 from 2 – 6 p.m. Chef Carrie Hilman will be serving up a wonderful fall meal and tribute to the German Oktoberfest. Live Music will be provided from the Locust Street Boys. Enjoy wine pairing from O’So Good Winery, and Bier from Front Street Brewery. Takeout orders are available. All Proceeds to benefit the 2020 Christkindlmarkt. This event will be seating by group. So if you have a family group of 2, 4, or 8 that are all ticketed, you will be seated... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of September 20th: Live Music, Haunted Houses, Movies and MORE!

September 20th, 2020

QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. As the current health situation in our country continues to force the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities, we are once again focusing... Read More

Oktoberfest Tips Off This Weekend

September 28th, 2017

Have you wanted to celebrate the world’s largest Volkfest, but can’t seem to fit a trip to Munich in your schedule? Then celebrate Oktoberfest right here in the Quad Cities! Bierstube in Moline (415 15th Street Moline) is hosting a 2-weekend Oktoberfest celebration! On Sept 29-30 and Oct 6-7, from 5 p.m. – Midnight , it will feel like you are in Munich instead of Moline. Live music will be provided directly from the Alps in Austria. Traditional food, kids’ crafts, great prizes and fun and hilarious games will provide an exciting and enjoyable weekend. Oh, and don’t forget all of the delicious... Read More

Front Street Unleashes Oktoberfest This Weekend

September 29th, 2016

Just in time for October, here come the Oktoberfests. Front Street Brewery, one of the best and longest-tenured area brew pubs in the Quad-Cities, rolls out their fest this weekend, Friday and Saturday at its venue at 421 W. River Drive. There’s free admission to the event so come down to the Freight House parking lot and enjoy German food, games, costume contest, music, dancing, face painting, and of course, beer. Here’s the schedule of events: Front Street Oktoberfest schedule Friday, September 30th 5:00pm – 11:00pm – Food
Double “H” Entertainment Saturday, October... Read More

Kavanaugh’s Hilltop Debuts Oktoberfest This Weekend

September 29th, 2016

Hey, when it comes to festivals involving beer and food, it’s hard to mess with the Irish and the Germans. And I say this as someone who is very Irish and part German. And as someone who might be making his way to Kavanaugh’s Hilltop this weekend for their first Oktoberfest celebration Saturday from 7 to 10 p.m. at Kavanaugh’s Hilltop, 1228 30th St, Rock Island. That night Kavanaugh’s/Rolling Smoke goes German with its debut Oktoberfest celebration in College Hill. Brats and other German fare and select Oktoberfest beers will be on sale all day/night, and live music will be provided... Read More

Put Some Salsa and Oktoberfest Into Your Weekend In Moline Centre

September 29th, 2016

Are you ready for the greatest Beer Festival in the Quad Cities?  Bierstube hosts two weekends of Oktoberfest on September 30/October 1 and October 7/8.  Dig out those lederhosen and head down to the Stube for traditional German beer, food, games, prizes and live music direct from Austria. Don’t forget to stop by Moline’s new open air market, Mercado on Fifth, on September 30 and October 8.  Shop for healthy produce and unique items, learn about the culture of the area and even watch a movie on their outdoor patio.  The Mercado will be open from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. every Friday... Read More