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Kewanee Hog Days Bringing The Fun In This Weekend!

September 2nd, 2021
Kewanee Hog Days Bringing The Fun In This Weekend!

Kewanee Hog Days starts TOMORROW and runs through Monday! The Spotlight is on Saturday, Sept. 4! This day is huge with entertainment! We start the day with the Kewanee Library Book Sale. Then go right into the Senior Citizens Hog Days Breakfast! For all you runners and walkers, you won’t want to miss the Hog Days Stampede! A great event every year! Ryan’s Round Barn is giving tours and stop by Hill Church for a Kids Carnival! The World’s Largest Outdoor Pork BBQ kicks off at 11:00 A.M. and runs through 9:00 P.M.! Stop down or “drive-through” our newest... Read More

QC Scene On The Scene For Alternating Currents! Check It Out TODAY!

August 21st, 2021
QC Scene On The Scene For Alternating Currents! Check It Out TODAY!

We were on the scene last night in downtown Davenport for the awesome Alternating Currents Fest! Everything from a great cultural program on race to several live outdoor bands to a drag show to comedy to heavy metal and more could be found, and so much more can be found today in downtown Davenport, Rock Island, and Moline — AND IT’S ALL FREE! Check out some of our photos tomorrow, and hit the link HERE for our complete guide to the festival and tons of stories about what’s going on. And head out throughout the day today in the downtowns to check out some of the awesome happenings!    Read More

Alternating Currents Buzzes Into Quad-Cities This Weekend, Starting TODAY!

August 19th, 2021
Alternating Currents Buzzes Into Quad-Cities This Weekend, Starting TODAY!

Alternating Currents is buzzing into the Quad-Cities Aug 19 – 22! The event is 100% FREE. Cost: $0. Downtown Davenport will be brimming with energy as 20+ venues host more than 100 performances, screenings, and art events. We encourage you to explore venues and find what you love. The festival is located in the heart of Downtown Davenport where you’ll find dozens of restaurants, shops, bars and more beyond our official venues! YOU create your schedule + your weekend + your festival experience! Explore more https://www.alternatingcurrentsqc.com This event is made possible through the generosity... Read More

What’s Going On For Day Four Of Mississippi Valley Fair? Find Out Here!

August 6th, 2021
What's Going On For Day Four Of Mississippi Valley Fair? Find Out Here!

It’s day four of the Mississippi Valley Fair! Looking to find out what’s going on? Check out the schedule for the day below to find your favorite attractions, bands, and more!  Read More

Looking For Something To Do This Weekend? Listen To The QuadCities Weekend In 2 Minutes!

July 22nd, 2021
Looking For Something To Do This Weekend? Listen To The QuadCities Weekend In 2 Minutes!

It’s Bix 7 weekend, Rock Island County Fair Weekend, Mercado weekend and more! Also get the lowdown on all the theater going on around town, outdoor concerts and more in the latest Weekend in 2 Minutes! Listen HERE!  Read More

Outdoor Music, Magic, New Theater, Open Pools And More In QuadCities Weekend In 2 Minutes!

June 3rd, 2021
Outdoor Music, Magic, New Theater, Open Pools And More In QuadCities Weekend In 2 Minutes!

Outdoor music is back in a big way with Live at 5, Bass Street Landing concerts, live music at Pride Fest and more this weekend! There’s also a magic night, a couple of new theater shows, Viva Las Divas and more, all in this week’s Weekend in 2 Minutes! It’s our weekly podcast, hosted by Sean Leary, dropping every Thursday on QuadCities.com and you can hear it HERE.  Read More

Jump On In To This Week’s FUN10 For Fun Times This Week!

February 28th, 2021
Jump On In To This Week's FUN10 For Fun Times This Week!

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

Hit a Cinematic Homer With Movies at Davenport’s Modern Woodmen Park

September 7th, 2020
Hit a Cinematic Homer With Movies at Davenport's Modern Woodmen Park

The Quad Cities River Bandits 2020 baseball season may have been canceled, but that doesn’t mean the picture-perfect Modern Woodmen Park is sitting on the disabled list. The beautiful stadium at 209 S. Gaines St., Davenport, will be showing classic movie titles on the big screen on select dates through the end of September. They hosted six movies in August, and have four planned this month. All tickets will be just $5 and all the proceeds from ticket sales will go to the Genesis Health Services Foundation. “We like to partner with great community entities and the health care industry has been... Read More

Family Museum in Bettendorf Aims to Save $300K, Closes 2 Weeks in August

July 31st, 2020
Family Museum in Bettendorf Aims to Save $300K, Closes 2 Weeks in August

The Family Museum, 2900 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf, will save about $300,000 by closing two weeks in August, furloughing its staff, and leaving nine open jobs unfilled, among other budget cuts. The city-owned museum – which reopened May 22 after closing nine weeks due to Covid-19 — will be closed Aug. 9-23, due to a decrease in attendance and revenue since reopening. The decision by director Kim Kidwell was made with guidance from the city of Bettendorf administration and city finance department, to help ensure the future of museum programs and activities. “Just looking at our... Read More

Documentary on American Nazi Resistance Coming to German American Heritage Center

July 31st, 2020
Documentary on American Nazi Resistance Coming to German American Heritage Center

The harrowing story of the only American woman to be executed by direct orders of Adolf Hitler will return to Davenport’s German American Heritage Center this Saturday. The 2011 documentary “Wisconsin’s Nazi Resistance: The Mildred Fish Harnack Story,” will be shown at 2 p.m. at the center, at 2nd and Gaines streets. The one-hour doc takes a provocative look at a Milwaukee-born, University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate who became the only American woman ever executed on the direct order of Hitler for her involvement in the Berlin resistance movement during World War II. The GAHC displayed... Read More