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10 Fun Things To Do Week of September 20th: Live Music, Haunted Houses, Movies and MORE!

September 20th, 2020

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. As the current health situation in our country continues to force the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities, we are once again focusing... Read More

Skeleton Key Art And Antiques Adding New Local Artists This Weekend

September 18th, 2020

Skeleton Key Art and Antiques of Rock Island is hosting additional Quad Cities artists this Saturday, September 19th. The family-friendly pop-up shopping will take place from 10 am – 5 pm in the parking lot of Skeleton Key at 520 18th Street, Rock Island. In addition to the 80+ local antique dealers, artists and makers with goods normally available at Skeleton Key, this Saturday shoppers can find local artists Carolyn Krueger, Glen Lowry, Stephanie Canterbury, and Mindy Mathews of High Strung by 3M. In addition, artist and Skeleton Key co-owner John VandeWalle will be unveiling a number of... Read More

Experience Wallessance at Skeleton Key

September 18th, 2020

Normally, the third weekend in September means you can find Skeleton Key Art and Antiques selling John VandeWalle’s sculptures at one of their favorite Quad Cities events, Riverssance. Unfortunately, Riverssance has been cancelled for the year, so they’ve decided to make their very own small event for the weekend, and they’re affectionately calling it Wallessance! Join John, and maybe a bonus artist friend or two, in the parking lot of Skeleton Key Art and Antiques, 520 18th Street, Rock Island from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday, September 19, and noon to 4 pm on Sunday, September 20. For more... Read More

Viva La Divas Drag Show Has Returned!

September 16th, 2020

The Speakeasy (1818 3rd Avenue Rock Island) is thrilled to welcome back the areas premiere drag show VIVA LA DIVAS this Friday Sep 18 from 8 – 10 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Seating will be limited due to social distancing so order early or you won’t get in! Because The Speakeasy cannot mix parties at tables, reservations can only be made for parties of 4 or 6 people. Everyone coming to the show must wear a face covering and temperatures will be taken of everyone coming in the building. Now in its 10th year, Viva La Divas is the longest running drag show in the Quad Cities bringing you some... Read More

Wallessance Coming To Skeleton Key In Rock Island Saturday!

September 16th, 2020

Looking for some awesome art and decor for your home? You NEED to come to Skeleton Key Art and Antiques, 520 18th Street, Rock Island, this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for WALLESSANCE! As the good folks at Skeleton Key put on their business page: “Normally, the third weekend in September means you can find us selling John VandeWalle’s sculptures at one of our favorite Quad City events, Riverssance. Unfortunately, Riverssance has been cancelled for the year, so we’ve decided to make our very own small event for the weekend, and we’re affectionately calling it Wallessance. Join John... Read More

Old Dominion Freight Line Opens Center In Rock Island

September 12th, 2020

Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. expands its network by adding nine service centers in new and existing markets during the first half of 2020. The steady growth solidifies the company’s strong presence across the United States, bringing total nationwide service center count to 238. The less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier’s new facilities include, Butte, Mont., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Conroe, Texas, Jonesboro, Ark., Lafayette, Ind., LaGrange, Ga., Rochester, N.Y, Rock Island, Ill. and University Park, Ill. The nine new and renovated service centers are strategically placed for operational efficiency... Read More

Downtown Rock Island Is Ripe For A Renaissance

September 11th, 2020

Denny and Brett Hitchcock are the most tenacious of entrepreneurs. For over 40 years, their business, Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse, has endured a handful of recessions, booming and barren economic conditions, and, now, a pandemic. It certainly hasn’t been easy. Especially not in 2020. Both father and son have said, without hyperbole, that their business was very much in danger of going under if pandemic and economic conditions continued. However, this week, they re-opened, after several months of stress and uncertainty. They debuted a new show, “Savannah Sipping Society,” a homey comedy that’s... Read More

The Savannah Sipping Society at Circa ’21

September 7th, 2020

The Circa ’21 Mainstage is back in business! The Savannah Sipping Society, a Jones Hope Wooten comedy, graces the stage at Circa ’21 beginning this Wednesday Sep 9 and will continue through Saturday Nov 7. After a hot yoga class brings four women “of a certain age” together, they decide their sassy humor and Southern charms are better suited for solving life’s problems over cocktails. Over the course of six months and through hilarious misadventures, these middle-aged women successfully bond and find the confidence to reclaim the enthusiasm for life they’ve lost through the years. Together,... Read More

How Does A Great Burger Sound Tonight? Belly Up For The Quad-Cities’ Best Burgers!

September 5th, 2020

It’s a beautiful summer day, the smells of grills are wafting through the air, and we at your freewheelin’, magical site for entertainment and features, QuadCities.com know what you need. That’s right, some juicy tips on how you can get a damn fine burger here in the Quads. Whether you’re looking for an awesome pub-style patty off the grill or something off the wall, we’ve got the beef in this time of coronavirus – that’s because we’ve got a beefy listing of local restaurants offering carry-out, delivery, and pickup where you can get a tasty burger. QuadCities.com will... Read More

Frustrated With Remote Learning? Rock Island Public Library Can Help!

September 3rd, 2020

The Rock Island Public Library Children’s Department continues to ZOOM into entertaining learning online and at home with new and returning events this September. On Wednesday, September 9, the library offers a Virtual Superhero Party from 10:30 am to 11:15 am via its ZOOM meeting software. Ages 5 and under can listen to a book read by Children’s Librarian Ms. Ranell, and then work on crafts and activities together via ZOOM. The activity kit is available for pickup by registered participants, who will also receive a link to the online event. Recurring children’s events include virtual online... Read More

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