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That Dam Shopping Trip Returns To Illinois And Iowa Nov. 24-25

November 24th, 2023
That Dam Shopping Trip Returns To Illinois And Iowa Nov. 24-25

ROCK ISLAND, IL – That Dam Shopping Trip, a bi-state shopping tour of downtown Rock Island and Davenport small businesses, is back for 2023 and will be taking place Friday, November 24th and Saturday, November 25th from 11 am to 5 pm. Ten businesses, skirting both sides of the dam, will offer sales and prizes as they welcome customers to our downtown on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. That Dam Shopping Trip is a free event, and shoppers can pick up their stamp sheet at any participating location, visit the stores in any order, and turn in completed stamp sheets at their last stop.... Read More

Leo’s Still A Shoe Thing For Repairs In Rock Island

November 20th, 2023
Leo’s Still A Shoe Thing For Repairs In Rock Island

Squirreled away amongst the depression-era architectural remains of downtown Rock Island, next to the shimmering strip clubs and sagging dive bars on 20th Street, scant slumping steps from the eternal river that announces the end of Illinois, is a sentinel of a bygone era that transcends time and trends. Walk within its doors and you enter a cramped kingdom, a taut narrow expanse of colorful cardboard towers soaring to the stucco ceiling, monolith over a workshop bursting with stitches and steel. A tall, thin man with ebon and silver bolts of hair and an impish grin greets you, hearty and hale,... Read More

That Dam Shopping Trip Hits Rock Island

November 8th, 2023
That Dam Shopping Trip Hits Rock Island

ROCK ISLAND, IL – That Dam Shopping Trip, a bi-state shopping tour of downtown Rock Island and Davenport small businesses, is back for 2023 and will be taking place Friday, November 24th and Saturday, November 25th from 11 am to 5 pm. Ten businesses, skirting both sides of the dam, will offer sales and prizes as they welcome customers to our downtown on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. That Dam Shopping Trip is a free event, and shoppers can pick up their stamp sheet at any participating location, visit the stores in any order, and turn in completed stamp sheets at their last stop.... Read More

Get Spooky at Quarters One October 27-28

October 27th, 2023
Get Spooky at Quarters One October 27-28

Get spooky with a Paranormal Investigation at Quarters One on Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28, 6-10 p.m. The doors will creek open at 5 p.m. and the ghoulish event begins promptly at 6 p.m. The Illinois Paranormal Research Group will start the event off with a presentation followed by questions and answers discussion. The investigation will start at 7 p.m. and the cost is $30 per person. Refreshments will be provided. For more information contact 309-782-5890. This event is open to the public with a visitor pass and 18+ years of age. Visitor’s passes can be acquired through the... Read More

12 Hours of Terror Spooks Rock Island’s Rozz-tox Tonight

October 27th, 2023
12 Hours of Terror Spooks Rock Island’s Rozz-tox Tonight

Death Stitch Custom Clothing & Rozz-tox will present 12 Hours of Terror today beginning at 12 p.m.! The featured film will be Burial Ground: Night of Terror 81 directed by Andrea Bianchi and more films and an official schedule will be announced soon! As always this is a FREE admission event hosted by the 365 Horror Film Club. Some of these films are rated R, so the organizers ask that all attendees be 17 years of age or accompanied by an adult. Attendees are also welcome to bring their favorite lawn chair. As usual, outside food or drink is not allowed at the Rozz-tox, but there will be... Read More

Fright Night in the Park Slated for October 26

October 26th, 2023
Fright Night in the Park Slated for October 26

Dress up in your favorite Halloween costume and come trick-or-treating down at Schwiebert Riverfront Park! Thursday, October 26, 2023 Schwiebert Riverfront Park 5:00-7:00 FREE EVENT Featuring: DJ Trick-or-Treating Good Bags Halloween Dancers Costume Contest Learn more: FRIGHT NIGHT IN THE PARK  Read More

Igor’s Bistro Hosting Tarot Card Readings

October 13th, 2023
Igor’s Bistro Hosting Tarot Card Readings

Igor’s Bistro is hosting a tarot card reader Friday and Saturday nights. Come see how your future could play out! It’s $10 (cash only) for a 10-minute session. Group readings (3 people max) are $10 per person for a 15-minute-long reading. Igor’s very own tarot card reader will be located out on the front yard in a brand-new tent. Dinner in a scary spot? Tarot card readings on the front lawn? SPOOKY SEASON IS HERE! Learn more: TAROT READINGS AT IGOR’S  Read More

Get 100 Laughs At Rock Island Speakeasy Tonight

September 29th, 2023
Get 100 Laughs At Rock Island Speakeasy Tonight

100 Laughs starts with zero and does not stop until they reach 100 audience laughs! Along the way you will enjoy many different improv games that you, the audience, have complete control of! The crazier the suggestions the better! “100 LAUGHS” is an adult show so leave the kids at home! Must be 21 or older to attend. The doors open at 7 and the show begins at 8 on Friday, September 22! Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 the day of the show. Call 786-7733, ext. 2 to reserve your seats today! Online reservations are available by clicking this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/100-laughs-improv-comedy-show-tickets-699792697797?aff=oddtdtcreator&mibextid=Zxz2cZ  Read More

Opa! It’s a Big Fat Greek Festival Coming To Rock Island Sept. 15-16

September 15th, 2023
Opa! It’s a Big Fat Greek Festival Coming To Rock Island Sept. 15-16

YOU ARE INVITED to THE BIG FAT GREEK FESTIVAL! Join in on the fun Friday, September 15th from 4 PM – 11 PM and Saturday, September 16th from 11 AM – 11 PM! Admission is $2.00 for adults and children 12 and under are free. Please join us for a weekend of fine Greek cuisine, culture, music, dance and fun for the entire family! Opa! The festival will be held at 2930 31st Avenue, Rock Island, IL. on Saint George Greek Orthodox Church grounds. Learn more: BIG FAT GREEK FESTIVAL    Read More

Celebrate Double Digits at the Skeleton Key TODAY

September 10th, 2023
Celebrate Double Digits at the Skeleton Key TODAY

It’s official! Skeleton Key Art and Antiques is double-digits old, and they want to party with you! Join us as we celebrate our 10th birthday in conjunction with the next Rock Island Artists’ Market on TODAY – Sunday, September 10th -from noon to 5 pm. In addition to the artists, makers, and antiques you’ve come to expect from SK, you’ll also find live music, sweet treats and birthday presents – for you! Learn more: DOUBLE DIGITS PARTY  Read More