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Experience the Terrifying Haunted Skellington Manor

September 22nd, 2020

A Terrifying Haunted Manor Experience… Journey into the darkness as you enter Skellington Manor’s (420 18th Street Rock Island) Theatre of the Macabre, A walk-through Dark Attraction filled with Terrifying live Actors, Amazing Special Effects and Real Paranormal Activity. Voted one of the top 10 Haunted Attractions in Illinois and a local fan favorite! FACE MASKS REQUIRED upon Entry. No Exceptions. Bring your own or purchase one at the Door.   2020 Hauntober Schedule: Open Weekends Friday & Saturday 7p till Midnight Sunday 7p till 10p Sept 25,26,27; October 2,3,4, 9,10,11, 16,17,18,... Read More

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

Enjoy a Holiday Ho Ho Hoedown at Skellington Manor!

December 16th, 2019

Tis the season for Virgil Fudgenugget’s annual Holiday Ho Ho Hoedown right here in the hills of Chitlin County! Skellington Manor (420 18th Street Rock Island) goes backwoods for their Holiday Ho Ho Hoedown, this Friday Dec 20 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. The trailer park’s gonna be filled with holiday spirits, but someone might not live to see the New Year! Flemm Hockin, Mo Ron, PooterAnn, Lurlene Louise Hockin-Loogie, Margarita Conchita, and Pastor Prime return in this uproarious Christmas whodunit! The annual festival has had its share of drama, but this time, someone goes too far! There are... Read More

Prohibition Returns to Skellington Manor in Rock Island

August 8th, 2019

Are you ready for an evening of intrigue with friends? Prohibition – A 1920’s Themed Mystery Experience takes place this Saturday Aug 10 from 8 – 10 p.m. at Skellington Manor (420 18th Street Rock Island). You’ve been invited to one of the last open 1920s Speakeasy establishments 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. Team up with others (groups of 6 recommended) to find clues and solve puzzles that will help you eliminate suspects, identify the snitch and keep the 420 Speakeasy open! 1920s... 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

Help Out A Girl Who Makes The Quad Cities More Magical

December 7th, 2018

Nikki Gillette has always struck me as someone puzzlingly uncertain as to just how amazing she is. Gillette has been a regular on the performing arts scene in the Quad Cities for a while, as a standup comedian, musician, burlesque performer and actress. She teaches art to kids at Blue Grass Elementary, manages the traveling comedy troupe Show Us Your Pokeballs, models, haunts and does makeup at Terror at Skellington Manor, and is involved with other local groups such as Moonshine Misfits Burlesque and Open Source Improv. She’s also a columnist for this website. She’s smart, funny, beautiful... Read More

The Ultimate Guide to Quad Cities’ Haunted Attractions

September 26th, 2018

It’s official, Quad Cities. The wait is over. It’s Haunted House and Hayrack Ride time! Check out these bone-chilling experiences, happening in the area:   Factory of Fear                5027 4th Ave. Moline                    http://www.qcfactoryoffear.com https://www.facebook.com/QCFactoryOfFear/ The longest running Haunted Attraction in the Quad Cities, Factory of Fear, will celebrate their opening night this Friday Sep 28. Factory of Fear was rated number 1 in the Quad Cities on HauntedQC.com in 2011, 2012 and 2013. Hours:   Friday-Saturday                            ... Read More

Get Looney at this Jazz Party and Scavenger Hunt!

August 15th, 2018

Have you been waiting for the perfect event to pull out that flapper dress or striped suit? The time has arrived! Make plans to attend a Let’s Get Looney Jazz Party and Scavenger Hunt, hosted by Skellington Manor (420 18th Street Rock Island) this Saturday Aug 18! Back in the day, John Looney, the original Quad-Cities vice lord, ran a number of criminal enterprises in the area, many within walking distance from The Manor. Spend the evening learning about that rich history of 1920s Rock Island from characters ripped right out of the pages of history. Live actors will take you back in time to tell... Read More

Terror Strikes Skellington Manor

October 12th, 2017

Are you ready to be terrified? To have your core shaken? Then you must check out the scariest haunted attraction in the QCA before it’s too late. Skellington Manor, located at 420 18th Street Rock Island, was built in the late 1800’s and was previously a Masonic Temple. The building has been deemed as one of the ‘most active investigations in Rock Island’ by a paranormal investigation team. Many reports of spooky and scary occurrences have been made regarding this allegedly haunted building. And now you have an opportunity to check it out for yourself. Terror at Skellington Manor was voted... Read More

A Tale Of Two Conventions

September 17th, 2017

On the last weekend of July I had my busiest weekend of the year. Saturday was the annual QC Planet Con at the Holiday Inn Rock Island, simultaneously in Iowa City was Anime Iowa. I attended both conventions that weekend. First up that weekend was the QC Planet Con. I’ve been involved with the QC Planet Con since it’s inception in 2009. So my Friday night got started with loading boxes filled with comics, toys and statues onto a truck to drive to the hotel to start setup for the big show Saturday. I have to thank the event staff at the Holiday Inn for doing the literal heavy lifting... Read More

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