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Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois
 

Take That Dam Shopping Trip!

November 28th, 2019

Twelve downtown Rock Island and Davenport stores, located on both sides of the lock and dam, are joining together for a shopping event that gives customers a chance to win $1,200 in gift certificates while shopping small on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, this November 29th and 30th. In order to be qualified to win, customers will get a stamp on a provided shopping guide at each of the participating locally-owned small businesses, and turn in their completed guide at their last stop. No purchase is necessary at any location, and one lucky winner will be drawn at random from the completed... Read More

Shop Local With That Dam Shopping Trip!

November 27th, 2019

Twelve downtown Rock Island and Davenport stores, located on both sides of the lock and dam, are joining together for a shopping event that gives customers a chance to win $1,200 in gift certificates while shopping small on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, this November 29th and 30th. In order to be qualified to win, customers will get a stamp on a provided shopping guide at each of the participating locally-owned small businesses, and turn in their completed guide at their last stop. No purchase is necessary at any location, and one lucky winner will be drawn at random from the completed... Read More

That Dam Shopping Trip Featuring Local Businesses Nov. 29-30

October 21st, 2019

Twelve downtown Rock Island and Davenport stores, located on both sides of the lock and dam, are joining together for a shopping event that gives customers a chance to win $1,200 in gift certificates while shopping small on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, this November 29th and 30th. In order to be qualified to win, customers will get a stamp on a provided shopping guide at each of the participating locally-owned small businesses, and turn in their completed guide at their last stop. No purchase is necessary at any location, and one lucky winner will be drawn at random from the completed... Read More

The Fun And Funky Art Of Jackie Krebs Hits Taste Buds

September 21st, 2017

You’ve gotta love an artist whose muses have included Beetlejuice and Vincent Price. Jackie Krebs, who has painted portraits of those two titans of horror films and more, is the new artist-in-residence at A Taste of Q-C Art beginning Friday, Feb. 3 atTaste Buds, 150 16 ½ St., Rock Island. You can get a taste of Quad-Cities art while getting a taste of some delicious snacks and beverages beginning at the opening reception for Krebs’ art at 5 p.m. Thursday. A Taste of Q-C Art is a new rotating art exhibit featuring area creators debuting at the Rock Island shop notable for its smoothies, coffees,... Read More

Iaccarino’s Bold Vibrant Art On Display At Taste Buds

August 8th, 2017

The bold, vibrant art of freedom and artistic expression flowing from the brush of local artist Glorie Iaccarino is on display through August 31 at the latest Taste of Q-C Art at Taste Buds, 1629 2nd Ave., Rock Island (in the District, across from Bennigans). A reception will be held at 5 p.m. Friday, August 18, featuring free refreshments and snacks and the opportunity to chat with the artist. A Taste of Q-C Art is sponsored by QuadCities.com and features new local artists and authors every two weeks, with receptions every other Friday at Taste Buds.    Read More

The Art Of Donnie Bobb Colors The Walls At Taste Buds

July 16th, 2017

The eclectic and intriguing art of Donnie Bobb will be on display July 8 through 21 at the latest Taste of Q-C Art at Taste Buds, 1629 2nd Ave., Rock Island (in the District, across from Bennigans). A Taste of Q-C Art is sponsored by QuadCities.com and features new local artists and authors every two weeks, with receptions every other Friday at Taste Buds.  Read More

Bobb’s Eclectic, Imaginative Art Coming To Taste Buds

July 6th, 2017

The eclectic and intriguing art of Donnie Bobb will be on display July 8 through 21 at the latest Taste of Q-C Art at Taste Buds, 1629 2nd Ave., Rock Island (in the District, across from Bennigans). An opening reception for the show will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday. Patrons can meet and talk to the artist and indulge in free coffees, smoothies, candy, snacks and more. In addition to Bobb’s artwork, Sean Leary will be signing  copies of his new science-fiction novel, Black Knight Apocalypse, which is about the ancient aliens that once ruled our planet returning to conquer it and facing off... Read More

Dramatic Art, Hilarious Book Featured At Taste Buds

July 1st, 2017

Sydney Johnson’s dramatic black-and-white drawings and colorful abstract paintings are on display at the latest Taste of Q-C Art at Taste Buds, 1629 2nd Ave., Rock Island (in the District, across from Bennigans). The colorful art of Sydney Johnson decorates the walls June 23 through July 6, and Heather Nobiling’s book, “Life Sucks,” will be on hand for sale during that time. A Taste of Q-C Art is sponsored by QuadCities.com and features new local artists every two weeks, with receptions every other Friday at Taste Buds.  Read More

Carlson’s Art, Nobiling’s New Humor Book Featured At Taste Buds

June 22nd, 2017

Sydney Johnson and Heather Nobiling are the featured creators at the latest Taste of Q-C Art at Taste Buds, 1629 2nd Ave., Rock Island (in the District, across from Bennigans). The colorful abstract art of Sydney Johnson decorates the walls June 23 through July 6, and Nobiling’s book, “Life Sucks,” will be on hand for sale during that time. An opening reception for the show will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday. Patrons can meet and talk to the artists and indulge in free coffees, smoothies, candy, snacks and more. A Taste of Q-C Art is sponsored by QuadCities.com and features new local artists... Read More

Carlson’s Abstracts Decorate The Walls At Taste Buds

June 14th, 2017

The colorful abstract art of Misha Carlson decorates the walls through June 22 at the latest Taste of Q-C Art at Taste Buds, 1629 2nd Ave., Rock Island (in the District, across from Bennigans). An opening reception for the show will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday. Patrons can meet and talk to the artist and indulge in free coffees, smoothies, candy, snacks and more. A Taste of Q-C Art is sponsored by QuadCities.com and features new local artists every two weeks, with receptions every other Friday at Taste Buds.  Read More

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