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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

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

Rock Island Artists’ Market Hits The Downtown Today

October 8th, 2023
Rock Island Artists' Market Hits The Downtown Today

The Rock Island Artists’ Market returns today from noon to 5 p.m. You can join local artists, makers, and growers 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. Applications are now being accepted for vendors. Interested artists can find more information and the application form under the “Rock Island Artists’ Market” tab on Skeleton Key’s website, www.skeletonkeyqc.com, or in person during regular store hours. The Rock Island Artists’ Market was formed in 2016 to expand opportunities... 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

Rock Island’s Skeleton Key Holding New Year’s Eve Sale

December 30th, 2022
Rock Island's Skeleton Key Holding New Year's Eve Sale

The wrapping paper is all cleaned up, but it’s not quite time for the ball to drop… join Skeleton Key, 520 18th St., Rock Island, for the last four hours we’re open this year for a blowout sale! On Saturday, December 31st from 10 am to 2 pm we’ll say farewell to 2022 (and some merchandise) with magical sales and maybe a toast or two. Cheers!  Read More

Find Fun Holiday Events In Illinois And Iowa In Our FUN10!

December 25th, 2022
Find Fun Holiday Events In Illinois And Iowa In Our FUN10!

Merry Christmas and happy holidays! It’s time to find fun events for the holiday season and more in our FUN10! 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 entertainment, QuadCities.com! 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... 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

Fall Into Some Fun This Week With Your Iowa And Illinois FUN10!

September 25th, 2022
Fall Into Some Fun This Week With Your Iowa And Illinois FUN10!

Time to fall into some fun in the Illinois and Iowa Quad-Cities! 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... Read More

Stock & Pile Ribbon Cutting Kicks Off Grand Opening Weekend At Rock Island’s Skeleton Key

August 25th, 2022
Stock & Pile Ribbon Cutting Kicks Off Grand Opening Weekend At Rock Island's Skeleton Key

Skeleton Key Art and Antiques will be hosting a grand opening ribbon cutting this Friday, August 26 at 3 pm for Stock & Pile, a new collaboration with Rescued of Moline. Stock & Pile is a new endeavor located inside Skeleton Key Art and Antiques that accepts new and gently used art and craft supplies and sells them to area makers by the pound. The proceeds from Stock & Pile will benefit Rescued, a Moline based high-end resale boutique that supports pets in need. Shoppers will find a variety of fabric, yarn, floral items, scrapbooking and stamping supplies, and much more sold for $2... Read More

Shop Small for a Chance to Win Big With That Dam Shopping Trip

November 21st, 2021
Shop Small for a Chance to Win Big With That Dam Shopping Trip

That Dam Shopping Trip, a bi-state shopping tour of downtown Rock Island and Davenport small businesses, is back for 2021 and will be taking place Friday, November 26 and Saturday, November 27 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. Each of the stores has donated... Read More