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Rock Island Lights Up With Winter Nights Winter Lights

December 29th, 2022
Rock Island Lights Up With Winter Nights Winter Lights

Winter Nights Winter Lights continues through the holiday season, and on through Dec. 11! WINTER NIGHTS WINTER LIGHTS POWERED BY MIDAMERICAN ENERGY COMPANY through December 11, WED – SUN | 5-9 PM 12.14 – 1.1 DAILY* | 5-9 PM *Open: New Year’s Eve and the night of New Year’s Day *Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas $10 Adults | $6 Youth 2-15 | Free Under 2 Members $8 Adults | $4 Youth 2-15 | Free Under 2 Botanical Center members and FunBundle members will enjoy free admission Wednesday nights during the exhibit. Memberships can be purchased on qcgardens.com. The outdoor... Read More

Winter Nights Winter Lights Sparks to Life In Rock Island

December 22nd, 2022
Winter Nights Winter Lights Sparks to Life In Rock Island

  WINTER NIGHTS WINTER LIGHTS POWERED BY MIDAMERICAN ENERGY COMPANY 11.18 – 12.11 WED – SUN | 5-9 PM 12.14 – 1.1 DAILY* | 5-9 PM *Open: New Year’s Eve and the night of New Year’s Day *Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas $10 Adults | $6 Youth 2-15 | Free Under 2 Members $8 Adults | $4 Youth 2-15 | Free Under 2 The outdoor gardens will be in winter bloom with over 160,000 glowing lights, featuring new, entertaining experiences. Explore the Sun Garden, Children’s Garden, lawns, pond and pocket gardens of our outdoor light exhibit as you experience our largest fundraiser... Read More

Not So Scary Halloween Walk Celebrates 7 Years

October 27th, 2022
Not So Scary Halloween Walk Celebrates 7 Years

Dress up your little ghosts and goblins for the Quad City Botanical Center’s 7th annual Not So Scary Halloween Walk October 6:30PM-8:00PM October 14, 21, 27 and 28! Bring your flashlights and explore the nooks and crannies of the Sun Garden – search for spiders, bats, jack-o-lanterns, and toads as you wander down the darkened pathways. Get a glimpse of the Halloween train in their ever popular train garden. It’s not so scary in the Rock Island gardens, making this event great for all ages! Not So Scary Tickets: NOT SO SCARY Oct. 20 Members Only Not So Scary Tickets:MEMBER TICKETS The walk... Read More

Find Fun Events In Illinois And Iowa With Your FUN10!

October 23rd, 2022

It’s Sunday, and 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. Fun10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More

Not So Scary Halloween Walk Strolling Into Rock Island

October 21st, 2022
Not So Scary Halloween Walk Strolling Into Rock Island

Dress up your little ghosts and goblins for the Quad City Botanical Center’s 7th annual Not So Scary Halloween Walk October 6:30PM-8:00PM October 14, 21, 27 and 28! Bring your flashlights and explore the nooks and crannies of the Sun Garden – search for spiders, bats, jack-o-lanterns, and toads as you wander down the darkened pathways. Get a glimpse of the Halloween train in their ever popular train garden. It’s not so scary in the Rock Island gardens, making this event great for all ages! Not So Scary Tickets: NOT SO SCARY Oct. 20 Members Only Not So Scary Tickets:MEMBER TICKETS The walk... Read More

Not So Scary Halloween Haunting Rock Island’s Quad City Botanical Center

October 12th, 2022
Not So Scary Halloween Haunting Rock Island's Quad City Botanical Center

The Quad City Botanical Center is hosting its 7th annual Not So Scary Halloween Walk. Dress up your little ghosts and goblins for a “Not So Scary” lighted walk through the gardens after dark. Bring your flashlights and explore the nooks and crannies of the Sun Garden to search for spiders, bats, jack-o-lanterns and toads as you wander down the darkened pathways. Get a glimpse of the Halloween train in our popular train garden. It’s not so scary in our gardens, making this event great for all ages. The walk takes place both indoors and outdoors, so please dress according to weather and for... Read More

Terrarium Building Class Popping Up Saturday In Rock Island

October 7th, 2022

A terrarium building class will take place from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday at Quad City Botanical Center in Rock Island. $30 PER PERSON $27 FOR MEMBERS AGES 16+ TICKETS: TERRARIUM BUILDING CLASS Create your own “garden under glass” and learn about the magical world of terrariums in this class – led by our in-house terrarium connoisseurs, Heather and Sue! We will provide the plants, a 1-gallon closed terrarium container, and the necessary layers of terrarium base. Bring your own decorations to put in your terrarium, including special rocks, figurines, shells, trinkets, etc. Note: Items should... Read More

Roll Into October Fun In Illinois And Iowa With The FUN10!

October 2nd, 2022

Happy October! Hope the month is treating you well so far! It’s Sunday, and 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. Fun10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week,... Read More

Terranium Building Class Offered October 8

September 26th, 2022
Terranium Building Class Offered October 8

TERRARIUM BUILDING CLASS 10.8.22 SATURDAY 11AM-12PM $30 PER PERSON $27 FOR MEMBERS AGES 16+ TICKETS: TERRANIUM BUILDING CLASS Create your own “garden under glass” and learn about the magical world of terrariums in this class – led by our in-house terrarium connoisseurs, Heather and Sue! We will provide the plants, a 1-gallon closed terrarium container, and the necessary layers of terrarium base. Bring your own decorations to put in your terrarium, including special rocks, figurines, shells, trinkets, etc. Note: Items should be able to withstand damp conditions. No terrarium building experience... Read More

Quad City Botanical Center Is Allowing Guests To Pay What They Want This Week

August 7th, 2022
Quad City Botanical Center Is Allowing Guests To Pay What They Want This Week

The Quad City Botanical Center is allowing guests to pay what they want for admission to the gardens August 7-13. By giving guests the chance to name their price of admission, we hope to allow every community member a chance to experience all the summer gardens have to offer. The public is welcome to visit Sunday 11AM-5PM and 10AM-5PM Monday through Saturday. Standard general admission is $9 for adults 16 and older, $6 for youth ages 2-15 and toddlers under age two receive free admission. Members always get in free. Summer highlights at the Botanical Center include the adventurous water play area... Read More