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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

That Dam Shopping Trip Helps Support Small Businesses In A Big Way

November 15th, 2021
That Dam Shopping Trip Helps Support Small Businesses In A Big Way

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

Skeleton Key Holding Antique Shop Hop In Downtown Rock Island Saturday

July 16th, 2021
Skeleton Key Holding Antique Shop Hop In Downtown Rock Island Saturday

ROCK ISLAND, IL – Skeleton Key Art and Antiques invites you to join Rock Island antique shops for a “shop hop” style shopping event this Saturday, July 17th. Five of Rock Island’s antique stores will offer shopping, sales, and a chance to win $100 in gift certificates as they welcome shoppers to the Antique Island. Skeleton Key Art and Antiques is being joined for this event by Fred & Ethel ‘s Retro Antiques, GV’s Stuff, Dar Jac Antiques & Jewelry, and Jackson‘s Antiques. Each of the eight participating locations have donated a gift certificate, and one lucky winner who gets... Read More

Looking For Some New Antiques? Check Out Downtown Rock Island This Weekend

July 13th, 2021
Looking For Some New Antiques? Check Out Downtown Rock Island This Weekend

ROCK ISLAND, IL – Skeleton Key Art and Antiques invites you to join Rock Island antique shops for a “shop hop” style shopping event this Saturday, July 17th. Five of Rock Island’s antique stores will offer shopping, sales, and a chance to win $100 in gift certificates as they welcome shoppers to the Antique Island. Skeleton Key Art and Antiques is being joined for this event by Fred & Ethel ‘s Retro Antiques, GV’s Stuff, Dar Jac Antiques & Jewelry, and Jackson‘s Antiques. Each of the eight participating locations have donated a gift certificate, and one lucky winner who gets... Read More

Rock Island Artists’ Market Looking For Local Artists And Creators

May 23rd, 2021
Rock Island Artists' Market Looking For Local Artists And Creators

The Rock Island Artists’ Market has announced it will be hosting two events for the 2021 season. Join local artists, makers, and growers on Sunday, June 27th and August 29th 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. 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.... Read More

Quad-Cities Vendors Sought For Rock Island Artists’ Market

May 10th, 2021
Quad-Cities Vendors Sought For Rock Island Artists' Market

The Rock Island Artists’ Market has announced it will be hosting two events for the 2021 season. Join local artists, makers, and growers on Sunday, June 27th and August 29th 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. 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.... Read More

Skeleton Key Art And Antiques Adding New Local Artists This Weekend

September 18th, 2020
Skeleton Key Art And Antiques Adding New Local Artists This Weekend

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