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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

Illinois’ Skeleton Key Hosting Last Artists Market Of The Season TODAY

September 25th, 2022
Illinois' Skeleton Key Hosting Last Artists Market Of The Season TODAY

ROCK ISLAND, IL – The final Rock Island Artists’ Market of the 2022 season is taking place this Sunday, September 25th, from 12 to 5 pm in the parking lot of Skeleton Key Art and Antiques, 520 18th Street, Rock Island, IL. This outdoor event is free to the public, and family friendly. Shoppers can expect to find a variety of mediums represented, including painting, ceramics, jewelry and clothing design, furniture, woodworking, metal sculpture, outdoor furniture and more. The 20+ artists with the market join over 50 local artists and makers that sell full time inside Skeleton Key Art and Antiques,... Read More

Illinois Business Owner Donates Books To Rock Island Students

September 20th, 2022
Illinois Business Owner Donates Books To Rock Island Students

Tamara Feldman, owner of the Artsy Bookworm book store in Rock Island started the campaign “Planting Books-Seeds 4 a Better Future”. She asked the community to step up and help out local kids. And they delivered! Through the donation campaign, Feldman was able to purchase enough books that every second-grade student would be able to walk away with a book bundle that includes three books. Books that they can take home and start their own home library with. “We want to make sure children can develop independent reading skills and gain the benefits that come with them: improved... Read More

Pitch Black Manor Resurrected October 22

September 18th, 2022
Pitch Black Manor Resurrected October 22

​Pitch Black Manor, the Quad Cities first and only Goth band, is back from the dead after 27 years since their last live appearance! On October 22nd 2022, a monstrous resurrection will occur at Rozz-Tox in Rock Island! THIS IS A COSTUME PARTY~ COME DRESSED TO SHOCK, STALK, AND GET DOWN WITH THE DEAD! $10 advance / $15 at the door Under 17 Requires Parent/Adult Guardian ​7pm doors, 8pm show Learn more: PITCH BLACK MANOR  Read More

Oktoberfest Hits Rock Island’s Hauberg Estate October 22

September 18th, 2022
Oktoberfest Hits Rock Island’s Hauberg Estate October 22

Join the rest of the Quad Cities at the Hauberg Estate on Saturday, October 22nd, 2022, from 12 PM to 9 PM for the Second Annual Oktoberfest Quad Cities! Celebrate the QC’s German roots no matter what your heritage is! Kids activities offered starting at 12 PM and various games like trivia and pretzel toss offered throughout the day. Other activities include: Ceremonial keg tapping at 4:00 PM. Live music with Die Musikmeisters from 4:30-8:30 PM. Food, beer, and souvenir mugs will be available for purchase. Wear your best Oktoberfest finery for a chance to be crowned King & Queen of Oktoberfest... Read More

Celebrate Spooky Season in Rock Island October 27

September 18th, 2022
Celebrate Spooky Season in Rock Island October 27

Fright Night in the Park brings the quirky and the cooky and the spooky to Rock Island’s Schwiebert Park October 27 from 5:00-7:00pm! Presented by Goodwill of the Heartland & Rock Island Parks and Recreation, it’s a family-friendly Halloween party like none other featuring DJ Jeff James, trick-or-treating, special treats and more! Learn more here: FRIGHT NIGHT!  Read More

Rock Island’s Rozz Tox Hosting Algiers And Mountain Swallower TONIGHT!

September 17th, 2022
Rock Island's Rozz Tox Hosting Algiers And Mountain Swallower TONIGHT!

If you like indie rock you’ll want to check out Rock Island’s Rozz Tox tonight! Two great bands, ALGIERS and MOUNTAIN SWALLOWER will rock Rozz-Tox September 17! ALGIERS (Matador Records): “… Algiers’ gothic gospel funk finds the right balance of doomy melodrama, metallic Motown and floor-pounding post-punk.” – The Guardian “their live show has been described as “recalling at various points PIL’s dub-style expansions, Afrobeat, industrial, no wave, free jazz, Suicide, the XTC of “Travels in Nihilon,” Nick Cave’s fire and brimstone,... Read More

It’s a Big Fat Greek Festival in Rock Island This Weekend!

September 16th, 2022
It’s a Big Fat Greek Festival in Rock Island This Weekend!

YOU ARE INVITED TO A BIG FAT GREEK FESTIVAL! Admission is $2.00 for adults and children 12 and under are free. The weekend will feature fine Greek cuisine, culture, music, dance and fun for the entire family. Get cultured in Rock Island! Opa! Friday, September 16th from 4 PM – 11 PM Saturday, September 17th from 11 AM – 11 PM The Big Fat Greek Festival will be held at Saint George Greek Orthodox Church 2930 31st Avenue in Rock Island, Illinois! Learn more here: https://facebook.com/events/s/our-big-fat-greek-festival/1278944482929777/  Read More

“Clue the Musical” Comes to Life September 14

September 14th, 2022
“Clue the Musical” Comes to Life September 14

A board game comes to life at Circa ‘21 on September 14! The internationally popular game is now a fun-filled musical that brings the world’s best-known suspects to life and invites the audience to solve the mystery of who killed Mr. Boddy, in what room, and with what weapon? Comic antics, witty lyrics, and a beguiling score carry the investigation from room to room. “CLUE” begins performances on September 14 and runs through November 5. Please call the Box Office at (309) 786-7733 ext. 2 and make your reservation today! Learn more: CLUE  Read More

Karpele’s Celebrates 10 Years October 8

September 11th, 2022
Karpele’s Celebrates 10 Years October 8

Kapele’s Manuscript Library Museum opened up in October of 2012 and are planning a 10 year Anniversary party with a day of fun and festivities on October 8! The event will feature cake and ice cream, plenty of music and more! Enjoy the festivities and donate to the museum to help them ensure their longevity. The musical line up: 6:00 – 7:00 pm – Folk Singer Scott Arlan 7:00 – 8:00 pm – Local Broadway Musician Roger Carlson and Chris Mann 8:00 – 9:00 pm – Brooklyn Ed playing the Blues Come join in the music, the food, the fellowship, and continuing the legacy... Read More