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‘Tonight Show’ Comedian Jeff Dye Performing At Davenport’s Tomfoolery on Tremont Sunday

April 15th, 2021

The “Tomfoolery on Tremont” standup comedy series at Davenport’s Renwick Mansion will host Jeff Dye in two shows Sunday night, at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Tables for two are $30 and tables of four are $55 for the 38-year-old Seattle native, who is a nationally touring comedian, actor, host, prankster and Bigfoot enthusiast. Dye started doing comedy at Giggles Comedy Club right out of high school and was first nationally recognized on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” where he finished third after only three years into his comedy career. Dye has hosted two series for MTV—Numbnuts and Money... Read More

Renwick Mansion Opens Registration for 3rd Witchcraft & Wizardry Camp

March 31st, 2021

The Renwick Mansion, 901 Tremont Ave., Davenport, is already a pretty magical place. But for up to 20 lucky 8-to-12-year-old local kids, the dramatic 1877 landmark will be home to a four-day Witchcraft & Wizardry Camp July 26-29, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Registration ($175 per camper) opens on Thursday, April 1 – on a first-come, first-served basis. Renwick co-owners Dane and Sarah Moulton started the fun activities in summer 2019, over two separate weeks, but Covid scaled the camp back last year to one week in late July with 17 students, and mostly outdoor activities. “Whether kids are... Read More

Davenport Central Students Star in Online Production of “Clue”

February 24th, 2021

It’s been a long process, but this Friday, theater students from Davenport Central High School will present a filmed version of Clue: High School Edition. The play will be shown for free on the Broadway on Demand streaming platform, at 7 p.m., Feb. 26. Clue: High School Edition is based on the 1985 Paramount mystery/comedy Clue, which in turn was inspired by the classic Hasbro board game of the same name. The tale begins at a remote mansion – here filmed at Davenport’s Renwick Mansion — where six mysterious guests assemble for a dinner party where murder and blackmail are on the menu.... Read More

Comedy Returns to Davenport’s Renwick Mansion Friday

January 12th, 2021

After more than two months since their last stand-up comedy show, the “Tomfoolery on Tremont” series will return with two shows – this Friday and Jan. 22 at the Renwick Mansion, 901 Tremont Ave., Davenport. “They’re great comics, just not really big names,” Chris Schlichting of Davenport, comedian and organizer of the series, said recently. “We are just excited to get back to some comedy.” The first show since Brett Terhune on Nov. 7, 2020 will be Geoffrey Asmus on Friday, Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., who Schlichting described as one of their favorites. (The 7 p.m. show is sold... Read More

Looking For Cool Stuff To Do This Week? It’s FUN10 Up In The Area!

January 10th, 2021

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

NO Fruitcake Is Safe As Long As Khalil’s Christmas Special Is Around

December 24th, 2020

Don’t even think about it. Yeah, you, the fruitcake. Don’t EVEN think about it. Khalil’s Covid Christmas Special premieres December 20, and will be a Christmas Special for the ages — but no fruitcake will be spared in its wake! You saw what this guy can do with donuts, you really don’t want to miss this! Join your hosts, Khalil Hacker and Tristan Tapscott as they wrap up this dumpster fire year the only way they know how… with a Christmas special! Filled with surprise guest stars, a fruit cake eating contest and many laughs! Shot safely in the beautiful Renwick Mansion... Read More

Khalil’s Christmas Special Jingles In This Week

December 14th, 2020

Looking for a funny and strange way to entertain yourself this holiday season? Check out Khalil’s Covid Christmas Special, sponsored in part by your favorite web site, no not the Hub, but QuadCities.com! This year has been tough on everyone and hopefully this show will lighten your load before we wrap it up! Filmed safely at The Renwick Mansion. Cast/Crew were masked unless on camera, but only with people within their social bubble. Featuring a socially distanced fruitcake eating contest, sponsored by QuadCities.com! Streaming Dec 20th-27th. Tickets only $1, with the option to make donations... Read More

Davenport’s Renwick Mansion Makes History As A Spot For Comedy To ‘Clue’ And More

November 21st, 2020

Saturday In The Arts is a weekly look at a personality, place, trend or topic of interest to the Quad-Cities. It runs every Saturday morning on your site for fun, free, local entertainment and features, QuadCities.com. After Covid claimed Davenport Central High School’s planned spring 2020 musical, “Anything Goes,” drama director Thea IntVeld took that “anything goes” attitude when planning for the fall semester. For the murder mystery “Clue,” she not only thought outside of the box. IntVeld thought outside the school, and their gorgeous Performing Arts Center, which opened in 2017.... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of November 1st: Divas, Art-Mageddon, Fish Swaps and MORE!

November 1st, 2020

November is already here! Can you believe it? Even though the weather may begin to force us indoors, that doesn’t mean there’s any shortage of FUN and exciting events going on in the Quad Cities! 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... Read More

Tallent Show to Take Over Renwick Mansion Ground on Sunday

September 24th, 2020

Comedian Sam Tallent will perform Sunday at 7 p.m. outdoors at the Renwick Mansion, 901 Tremont Ave., Davenport, as part of the Tomfoolery on Tremont stand-up series. Food and a full bar will available for purchases, as will copies of Tallent’s new book. Single tickets are $12, available at Eventbrite.com. A table for four is available for $40 at Eventbrite. Tallent’s self-published debut novel, “Running the Light” (February 2020) has been highly praised by comedians Kyle Kinane, Bert Kreischer, and Doug Stanhope. Stanhope called it: “Brilliant writing. Astounding. One of the best books... Read More