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Let’s Hear Some Applause for Paws!

January 16th, 2019

An all-ages family-friendly magic show that helps raise funds for a great cause? Let’s hear some Applause for Paws! King’s Harvest Pet Rescue No Kill Shelter will hold its first “Applause for Paws” fundraiser this Sunday Jan 20 from 2 – 5 p.m. at The Establishment (220 19th Street Rock Island). Direct from Las Vegas, and Quad Cities favorite, The Magic of David Casas, stars in this all ages family friendly magic show! The show will feature mind-blowing magic, hilarious family friendly comedy and plenty of audience interaction. David Casas has been entertaining audiences for over 20 years... Read More

Disney’s Newsies Set to Premiere in the Quad Cities!

January 13th, 2019

The Disney musical taking the nation by storm is hitting the Circa ’21 stage! Disney’s Newsies hits the stage at Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse (1828 3rd Ave. Rock Island) in their Quad Cities’ premiere this Wednesday Jan 16 at 5:45 p.m. and will continue production through Saturday Feb 23. Set in New York City at the turn of the 20th Century, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a ragged band of teenaged “newsies,” who dreams only of a better life far from the hardship of the streets. But when publishing titans Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph... Read More

Bald Eagle Days Will Soon Be Landing!

January 7th, 2019

Hey Quad Cities, are you ready for a fun-filled family friendly weekend? Make plans to check out this year’s annual Bald Eagle Days! Bald Eagle Days 2019 takes place this Friday Jan 11 from 4 – 8 p.m., Saturday Jan 12 from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Sunday Jan 13 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the QCCA Expo Center (2621 4th Ave. Rock Island). Admission for adults is $6, kids 6-15 are $1 and kids under 6 are free. On Friday, all kids under 16 receive free admission. This family favorite will include amazing shows from Big Run Wolf Ranch and the Exotic Animal Sanctuary. Bubba the 10-ft alligator is back,... Read More

NFL Draft Coming To Rock Island!

January 3rd, 2019

The NFL is returning to Rock Island! Ok, well, not a team, but the draft. Sorry! Anyway, according to officials with the parks and recreation department for the city, Round 6 of the NFL draft will be held at Augustana College on April 27. Former Augustana College and NFL quarterback Ken Anderson is also said to be involved with the proceedings. Why Rock Island? One of the founding teams of the NFL in 1920, the Rock Island Independents played their games at Douglas Park. In fact, a game at Douglas Park on Sept. 26, 1920 is recognized by some NFL scholars as the first game in the history of the league.... Read More

Remember The King This NYE

December 30th, 2018

Ring in the new year with the music of Elvis! Remember The King: Celebrating the Music of Elvis Presley, takes place this Monday Dec 31 at Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse (1828 3rd Ave. Rock Island). Doors open at 7:30 p.m., buffet begins at 8 p.m. the show will commence at 9:15 p.m. This one-of-a-kind concert production celebrates the best-known songs from Elvis including “That’s All Right, Mama,” “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Suspicious Minds,” and “Burnin’ Love.”  The show will be divided into three separate acts that highlight the three distinct eras of the King’s career: Young Elvis... Read More

Prohibition Era Mystery Experience at Skellington Manor

December 21st, 2018

Are you ready for an evening of intrigue with friends? Prohibition – A 1920’s Themed Mystery Experience takes place this Friday Dec 21 from 8 – 10 p.m. at Skellington Manor (420 18th Street Rock Island). You’ve been invited to one of the last open 1920’s Juice Joints owned by a local mobster. Rumor has it there is a snitch giving tips to the cops and the Boss wants your help identifying the dirty rat. 1920’s attire encouraged so put on your fancy clothes and come out for some fun. This 2-hour Mystery Experience includes complimentary appetizers and Cash Bar (Valid ID required) including... Read More

Take a Tour of the Historic Hauberg Mansion!

December 20th, 2018

Take a step back in time while enjoying the beauty in one of the Quad Cities’ most extravagant historical homes. Historic Mansion Tours of the 1911 Hauberg mansion (1300 24th St. Rock Island) are now taking place every Friday at 1 p.m. You can enjoy a docent-led 45-minute tour of the gorgeous Hauberg mansion, former home of John Hauberg and Susanne Denkmann Hauberg. For the full history on this historic Quad Cities landmark, visit https://www.haubergcenter.org/history.php. Tours are just $10 per person, payable at the door (cash, check or card). Children 12 and under and school groups are free! To... Read More

Spend Your Winter Nights Under the Winter Lights

November 28th, 2018

The Quad City Botanical Center gardens are once again in winter bloom! The 2nd Annual Winter Nights Winter Lights kicks off at the Quad City Botanical Center (2525 4th Avenue Rock Island) this Saturday Dec 1 and will continue through Sunday Jan 6. Enjoy the beauty of the gardens in winter bloom in addition to thousands of glowing lights from 4:30 – 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays – Sundays throughout the month of December! Bundle up, stroll the gardens at night then warm up inside at the hot chocolate bar. Bring the kids for crafts or plan your visit on one of the special event nights.   Here is... Read More

29th Annual Quad City Christmas Arts & Craft Fair This Weekend!

November 20th, 2018

The largest indoor handcrafted fair has returned, and just in time for some holiday shopping! Make plans to attend the 29th Annual Quad City Christmas Arts & Craft Fair this Friday Nov 23 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday Nov 24 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday Nov 25 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the QCCA Expo Center (2621 4th Ave. Rock Island). Admission is just $5. Don’t miss out on the $1 off coupons found in local newspapers all this week. With over 10,800 in attendance in 2017, the Quad City Christmas Arts & Craft Fair is 80% country crafts and 20% fine arts. With 200 exhibitors... Read More

Annie On Stage at Circa ’21!

November 12th, 2018

Leapin’ Lizards! The irrepressible comic strip heroine has taken center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals this Holiday season! The perfect family-friendly musical, Annie, is playing at Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse (1828 3rd Ave Rock Island) and will continue through Sunday Dec 30. The irrepressible heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals. Based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, Annie has become a worldwide phenomenon and was the winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The beloved book and score by Tony Award winners,... Read More

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