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Winter Nights Winter Lights Powered by MidAmerican Energy Company Opens November 17

November 16th, 2021
Winter Nights Winter Lights Powered by MidAmerican Energy Company Opens November 17

The Quad City Botanical Center is proud to announce MidAmerican Energy Company as the presenting sponsor of the fifth annual Winter Nights Winter Lights. The outdoor gardens will be in winter bloom with over 160,000 glowing lights, showcasing our largest light display yet. Explore the Sun Garden, Children’s Garden, lawns, pond and pocket gardens of our outdoor light exhibit as you experience our largest fundraiser of the year. Bundle up, stroll the gardens at night and visit the outdoor events canopy for hot cocoa and treats for purchase by Taste Buds, a Downtown Rock Island business we are proud... Read More

Playcrafters New Show, Liz At Raccoon, Festival Of Trees And More In This Week’s FUN10

November 14th, 2021
Playcrafters New Show, Liz At Raccoon, Festival Of Trees And More In This Week's FUN10

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

Quad City Botanical Center Opening Winter Nights Winter Lights

November 11th, 2021
Quad City Botanical Center Opening Winter Nights Winter Lights

The Quad City Botanical Center is proud to announce MidAmerican Energy Company as the presenting sponsor of the fifth annual Winter Nights Winter Lights. The outdoor gardens will be in winter bloom with over 160,000 glowing lights, showcasing our largest light display yet. Explore the Sun Garden, Children’s Garden, lawns, pond and pocket gardens of our outdoor light exhibit as you experience our largest fundraiser of the year. Bundle up, stroll the gardens at night and visit the outdoor events canopy for hot cocoa and treats for purchase by Taste Buds, a Downtown Rock Island business we are proud... Read More

Winter Nights Winter Lights Powered by MidAmerican Energy Company Opens November 17

September 22nd, 2021
Winter Nights Winter Lights Powered by MidAmerican Energy Company Opens November 17

The Quad City Botanical Center is proud to announce MidAmerican Energy Company as the presenting sponsor of the fifth annual Winter Nights Winter Lights. The outdoor gardens will be in winter bloom with over 160,000 glowing lights, showcasing our largest light display yet. Explore the Sun Garden, Children’s Garden, lawns, pond and pocket gardens of our outdoor light exhibit. New this year, Botanical Center members will enjoy free admission Wednesday nights during the exhibit. Memberships can be purchased on qcgardens.com. Tickets on sale, special event dates and exhibit amenities announcing in... Read More

Quad City Botanical Center Hosts Pay What You Can Week This Week

September 13th, 2021
Quad City Botanical Center Hosts Pay What You Can Week This Week

The Quad City Botanical Center is allowing guests to pay what they can for admission to the gardens September 12-18. Eliminating financial barriers to entry makes the gardens accessible to all regardless of the ability to pay the general admission fee. The public is welcome to visit Sunday 11AM-5PM and 10AM-5PM Monday through Saturday. Standard general admission is $7 for adults 16 and older, $4 for youth ages 2-15 and toddlers under age two receive free admission. Members always get in free. Fall highlights at the Botanical Center include interactive water play in the newly expanded Children’s... Read More

Rock Island Rotary on “Cloud Wine” for New Scholarship Fundraiser

August 17th, 2021
Rock Island Rotary on “Cloud Wine” for New Scholarship Fundraiser

Ruth Lee loves to visit “Cloud Wine,” and a special family connection helped her create a great, intoxicating fundraiser for another place close to heart – the Rotary Club of Rock Island. A former club president and head of the auction committee, she has helped organized “On Cloud Wine,” a big California wine auction that will begin online at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18 and run through Sept. 2, with proceeds going to Rotary’s Frederick R. Houlton “Service Above Self” Scholarship Fund at Rock Island High School. “We never have done anything like this and it’s actually kind... Read More

Art In The Garden Blossoms This Weekend At Quad City Botanical Center

August 6th, 2021
Art In The Garden Blossoms This Weekend At Quad City Botanical Center

Art in the Garden is August 7 at the Quad City Botanical Center in Rock Island, Illinois. The 5th annual event features local and regional artists including potters, painters, sculptors, jewelry makers and others who are inspired by nature to create. Their works will be exhibited and sold at this outdoor show. The handcrafted works will be on display in tents throughout the gardens and a variety of art price points will be offered. The event includes music by Roger Carlson and friends, demonstrations by the wood turners and fun activities for the kids. Purchase tickets at qcgardens.com or pay at... Read More

Art In The Garden Invades Quad City Botanical Center This Weekend

August 2nd, 2021
Art In The Garden Invades Quad City Botanical Center This Weekend

Art in the Garden is August 7 at the Quad City Botanical Center in Rock Island, Illinois. The 5th annual event features local and regional artists including potters, painters, sculptors, jewelry makers and others who are inspired by nature to create. Their works will be exhibited and sold at this outdoor show. The handcrafted works will be on display in tents throughout the gardens and a variety of art price points will be offered. The event includes music by Roger Carlson and friends, demonstrations by the wood turners and fun activities for the kids. Purchase tickets at qcgardens.com or pay at... Read More

Annual Art in The Garden is Aug. 7 at Botanical Center in Rock Island

July 29th, 2021
Annual Art in The Garden is Aug. 7 at Botanical Center in Rock Island

This year’s Art in the Garden is Saturday, Aug. 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. The 5th-annual event features local and regional artists — including potters, painters, sculptors, jewelry makers and others who are inspired by nature to create. Their works will be exhibited and sold at this outdoor show. The handcrafted works will be on display in tents throughout the gardens and a variety of art price points will be offered. Pieces to be sold include sculpture, jewelry, pottery, quilts, paintings and painted objects, charcoal and pastel... Read More

Art In The Garden Blooming In Quad City Botanical Center

July 24th, 2021
Art In The Garden Blooming In Quad City Botanical Center

Art in the Garden is August 7 at the Quad City Botanical Center in Rock Island, Illinois. The 5th annual event features local and regional artists including potters, painters, sculptors, jewelry makers and others who are inspired by nature to create. Their works will be exhibited and sold at this outdoor show. The handcrafted works will be on display in tents throughout the gardens and a variety of art price points will be offered. The event includes music by Roger Carlson and friends, demonstrations by the wood turners and fun activities for the kids. Purchase tickets at qcgardens.com or pay at... Read More