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Mini-“Nutcracker” and Holiday Favorites Danced by Ballet Quad Cities

December 8th, 2020

In a normal holiday season, about 6,000 people would see Ballet Quad Cities’ “The Nutcracker” at Davenport’s Adler Theatre, including a free performance for area schoolchildren. But of course, 2020 is anything but normal – so a select, supremely fortunate 180 patrons are able to enjoy a new “Nutcracker in the Round” this month at The Outing Club, 2109 Brady St., Davenport. Due to the November Iowa restrictions for Covid prevention, a maximum of 15 guests are allowed to see the professional ballet company at one time, in a ballroom that can seat 500. Ballet Quad Cities originally planned... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Presenting Nutcracker In The Round

November 11th, 2020

Please join Ballet Quad Cities at The Nutcracker in the Round this December. The ballroom at The Outing Club will be transformed into a snow globe with dancing and music like you’ve never seen before to kick off the holiday season. Make The Nutcracker part of your December at this magical, safe event for the entire family! Limited number of tickets to each performance on sale now| $15-$65 All seating and tables will be spaced generously apart with extra safety measures in place. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4 – DOORS OPEN AT 6:30PM | PERFORMANCE 7:30PM Theatre seating with your group SATURDAY,... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Flying In With Dancing For Dracula

October 29th, 2020

Join Ballet Quad Cites for a delicious three course sit-down dinner and a lively, playful Halloween fundraiser performance! Enjoy Dancing for Dracula and You! in the beautiful ballroom at The Outing Club (2109 Brady Street Davenport) this Friday Oct 30 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. All proceeds will go directly to Ballet Quad Cities to keep the organization a viable part of the community until they can return to performing in area theaters. The atmosphere in the ballroom at The Outing Club is a wonderful setting for Ballet Quad Cities’ first indoor performance. Tables will be spaced generously apart... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of October 25th: Dogtoberfest, Dracula, Dancing and MORE!

October 25th, 2020

Are you feeling the swirls of spookiness in the air? If you’re a lover of all things fall and freaky – there is no shortage of exciting and fun things to do in the Quad Cities, this week! 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... Read More

Ballet on the Lawn Take Two

September 19th, 2020

Ballet on the Lawn was such a success that Ballet Quad Cities has added another performance! All new choreography plus one favorite! Ballet on the Lawn Take Two will happen this Sunday Sep 20 from 1 – 2 p.m. at the Outing Club (2109 Brady Street Davenport). Enjoy the atmosphere of the 125-year-old, member–owned, private club for a unique and beautiful dance production by Ballet Quad Cities. Professional dancers will transform the lawn at The Outing Club into a magical setting! Find your picnic spot with friends and family and connect through the arts. -Bring your chairs and blankets –... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Back to Delight Outside at Outing Club

September 15th, 2020

Three weeks after Ballet Quad Cities sold out three outdoor shows, the professional company returns to Davenport’s Outing Club this Sunday for three more varied, family-friendly programs. Seven dancers will perform works by four choreographers (including from company member Meghan Phillips) at 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m., on the lawn at the 125-year-old private club, 2109 Brady St. “It was great, we sold out three shows, and we’re excited to be putting together a whole new one,” Phillips said Tuesday of their Outing Club debut last month. “It was pretty challenging,” the 24-year-old dancer... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of September 13th: Big Lebowski, Ballet, Tacos and MORE!

September 13th, 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’ll 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... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Doing An Encore Of Ballet On The Lawn

September 3rd, 2020

Ballet Quad Cities’ Ballet on the Lawn was so nice, they’ve decided to do it twice. The latest show, with all new choreography, will take place at 1, 3 and 5 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Outing Club, 2109 Brady St., Davenport. Enjoy the atmosphere of the 125 year old, member–owned, private club for a unique and beautiful dance production by Ballet Quad Cities. Professional dancers will transform the lawn at The Outing Club into a magical setting! Find your picnic spot with friends and family and connect through the arts. Bring your chairs and blankets – there is plenty of room to spread... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Presents Ballet on the Lawn

August 29th, 2020

Ballet Quad Cities presents Ballet On The Lawn this Sunday Aug 30 at 2 and 6 p.m. at the Outing Club (2109 Brady St. Davenport). Enjoy the atmosphere of the 125-year-old, member–owned, private club for a unique and beautiful dance production by Ballet Quad Cities. Professional dancers will transform the lawn at The Outing Club into a magical setting! Find your picnic spot with friends and family and connect through the arts. Bring your chairs and blankets – there is plenty of room to spread out on the lawn. Purchase your tickets ahead, they won’t be available at the door. Charcuterie picnic... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Adds Extra Show This Weekend Due To Popular Demand!

August 26th, 2020

Ballet Quad Cities is adding an EXTRA show for their performances this weekend! Ballet on the Lawn is sold out at 6 p.m. and there are only a few tickets left for 2 p.m. Two sold out performances is awesome news, and they’ve added a 4 p.m. performance giving you one more opportunity to attend this fresh, whimsical outdoor performance that is great entertainment for the whole family! Enjoy the atmosphere of the 125 year old, member–owned, private club for a unique and beautiful dance production by Ballet Quad Cities. Professional dancers will transform the lawn at The Outing Club into... Read More