Saturday - August 17, 2019
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The Learning Campus Discovery Fair Providing Fun for the Entire Family!

August 16th, 2019

Are you ready for some free family fun this weekend? Hosted by the Bettendorf Public Library with support from the Family Museum, The Learning Campus Discovery Fair will take place this Saturday Aug 17 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Bettendorf Public Library (2950 Learning Campus Drive Bettendorf). The Learning Campus Discovery Fair is a day filled with free learning and fun for the whole family! Experiences include: Magic Hovercraft Rides Hands-On Science Pottery Bubbles Drawing Water Colors Clowning Paper Rockets Flower Arrangement   Additional activities:  Petting Zoo, Balloon Creations,... Read More

Riverfront Pop Brings the Music of Queen to Rock Island Arsenal

August 15th, 2019

On Saturday, August 17, 2019, at 7:30 pm Quad City Bank & Trust (QCB&T) Riverfront Pops will rock the Quad Cities with a killer setlist of Queen’s greatest hits!  Due to the extensive damage sustained by LeClaire Park during this spring’s historic flood and subsequent flood recovery efforts, the event has been moved to the Rock Island Arsenal. “In the aftermath of our historic flooding this year, the Rock Island Arsenal has stepped up in a big way to serve as the venue for Riverfront Pops and we are so grateful for their willing support as hosts,” said QCSO Executive Director Brian... Read More

Wine Walk with Friends in the Village of East Davenport

August 14th, 2019

Wine sampling events are always fun, but when you are partaking to help raise funds for a good cause they always seem to feel even better! Gilda’s Club and the Village of East Davenport are hosting their annual Wine Walk this Saturday Aug 17 from 3-6 p.m. A $25 donation to Gilda’s Club will result in a commemorative wine glass and a wristband to participate in an East Village-wide wine tasting! Visit participating businesses throughout the Village to enjoy a 1 oz. sample of wine. Local, domestic and imported wines will be offered as well as samples from the local Homebrew community. Multiple... Read More

East Moline’s Freedom Fest Back and Better than Ever!

August 14th, 2019

Are you looking for a full day of fun for the entire family this weekend? Then look no further than the 2019 East Moline Freedom Fest! The 2019 East Moline Freedom Fest is happening this Saturday Aug 17 from 2 – 11 p.m. along 15th Avenue in Downtown East Moline. This FREE family-friendly event will provide entertainment for everyone! Enjoy this street festival, which includes a vendor fair, car show, live music, food trucks, Pinup Girl contest and so much more! New this year at the Freedom Fest is the East Mo Food Truck Fest. Food vendors will have the opportunity to enter an item for judging... Read More

Floatzilla 2019 Returns with a Splash!

August 13th, 2019

Have you ever wanted to participate in an attempt to break a world record? Well here is your opportunity! Floatzilla 2019 will return in its ‘world-record breaking’ glory, this Saturday Aug 17! Take part in the largest paddlesport festival on the the nation’s greatest river, the Mississippi! Help set a new world record for the Largest Raft of Canoes/Kayaks. Experience the Mississippi River free of commercial barge traffic. All paddle crafts are welcome to participate, but only non-inflatable kayaks and canoes may participate in the World Record attempt. Join Floatzilla and choose from... Read More

Sweatstock Music Festival Will Take You Around ‘The Bend’

August 13th, 2019

In 1969, the original Woodstock Festival brought together half a million people in a celebration of peace, music and love. Fifty years later, there are anniversary celebrations of Woodstock large and small taking place throughout the country and around the world, including right here in the Quad Cities. Presented by All Sweat Productions, Sweatstock Music Festival, is the Quad Cities only tribute to legendary performers from the Woodstock Festival. It will take place at Murphy Park in The Bend (900 Bend Boulevard East Moline) this Friday Aug 16 (gates open at 4 p.m.) and Saturday Aug 17 (gates... Read More

Bryan Adams Brings ‘Shine a Light World Tour’ to TaxSlayer

August 12th, 2019

Armed with a career spanning over four decades and a signature brand of feel-good rock’n’roll hits, Canadian icon Bryan Adams is coming to the Quad Cities! Bryan Adams brings his ‘Shine a Light World Tour’ to the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Drive Moline) this Thursday Aug 15 at 8 p.m. One of the most highly acclaimed singer/songwriters, Bryan Adams is known for hit singles “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You”, “Summer Of ’69” and his Rod Stewart and Sting collaboration “All for Love”. The Grammy winning artist has seen success from a string of number 1’s in over 40 countries... Read More

Country Music Legend Vince Gill Coming to the Quad Cities!

August 11th, 2019

One of the most popular and most recorded singers of the past quarter-century, superstar, Vince Gill, is coming to the Quad Cities! You can see Vince Gill, with special guest Jedd Hughes, live at the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd Street Davenport) on Wednesday Aug 14 at 7:30 p.m. Vince Gill has become the measure of excellence in country music. His vocal performances are spellbinding, his songwriting emotionally powerful and his guitar-playing world-class. Gill’s current MCA Records album is Down To My Last Bad Habit, of which he wrote/co-wrote, co-produced and is a featured musician on all 12 songs.... Read More

The Land Before Time Hits the GIANT Screen with Sensory-Friendly Accommodations

August 10th, 2019

Unearth the excitement of EVERYTHING your children love about dinosaurs in a sensory-friendly setting! Enjoy “The Land Before Time” at the Putnam Museum (1717 W 12th Street Davenport), this Sunday Aug 11 at 4 p.m. on the GIANT Screen! Stick around after the movie (5 – 6 p.m.) for a variety of dino-themed activities, modified to accommodate those with special needs. Guests will also be able to meet and interact with a friendly baby triceratops puppet! What is a sensory friendly movie? It’s a movie modified to be “friendlier” to the senses. Changes to the environment and film... Read More

Support Gilda’s Club of the Quad Cities with Some Bags ‘N Brews this Weekend!

August 9th, 2019

Are you ready for a fun-filled day of Bags ‘n Brews in the Village of East Davenport? The 7th Annual Bags ‘N Brews tournament, benefiting Gilda’s Club of the Quad Cities, happens this Saturday Aug 10 from 1 – 5 p.m. in Lindsey Park (2225-2399 E 11th Street Davenport). $35 per person includes tournament play, Famous Dave’s BBQ and craft beer tasting. Registration is now open, at https://www.gildasclubqc.org/special-events/bags-brews/. Walk-ins are also accepted. Don’t want to play in the tournament but want to be involved in all the fun? General Admission is open to the public... Read More

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