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2017 Major Festivals & Special EventsPublished December 5, 2016 JANUARY 6-8, Bald Eagle Days – Celebrate the annual southern migration of the Bald Eagle to the open waters on the Mississippi River.  These magnificent birds of...
Spooky, Scary Halloween Season in the Quad CitiesPublished September 13, 2017 OCTOBER 2017 Quad Cities – It’s going to be a spooky, scary Halloween season this October in the Quad Cities area!  There are plenty of places and events to put you in the Hallowee...
 
 
Pumpkins & Apples Extravaganza in Quad Cities this Oct.Published September 13, 2017 OCTOBER 2017  Quad Cities – Illinois is one of the top pumpkin-producing states.  On average, Illinois produces over 425 million pounds of pumpkins each year.  The Illinois Qua...
 
 
A Little Bit of Magic in the Quad Cities this NovemberPublished October 12, 2017 Quad Cities – Harry Potter and Houdini are both in the Quad Cities this November.  On Saturday, November 18, 2017, the Quad City Symphony Orchestra performs Harry Potter and the ...
 
 
Forgotten Artist Rediscovered with Exhibit at the Figge Art MuseumPublished October 12, 2017 Quad Cities – Irma René Koen’s legacy was largely forgotten until art historian Cynthia Wiedemann Empen, Ph. D., began a line of research that uncovered this intriguing local fig...
 
Festival of Trees Ushers in Holiday Season in the Quad Cities, Nov. 17-26Published October 12, 2017 Quad Cities – Quad City Arts Festival of Trees is the kickoff to the holiday season in the Quad Cities and it takes place November 17-26, 2017. Held for the past 30 years, the popular...
 
 
Historic Downtown Celebrations Lead Up to Holidays, Nov. 17-Dec. 9Published October 12, 2017 NOVEMBER 2017 Quad Cities – The Quad Cities is well known for its lively festival schedule during the summer months, and many visitors return for a fun-filled holiday season.  During Nov...
 
 
 
Holiday Performances Are a Treat in the Quad Cities, Nov. 10-Dec. 30Published October 12, 2017 NOVEMBER 2017 Quad Cities – The Quad Cities has an active performing arts calendar throughout the year.  During the holiday season, you’ll find a theatre production, ballet, or con...
 
 
TaxSlayer Acquires Naming Rights to Arena in Moline, IllinoisPublished September 28, 2017 TaxSlayer Acquires Naming Rights to Arena in Moline, Illinois  Rebranded Venue to be Named TaxSlayer Center  September 2...
 
 
New Museum Opens Honoring Jazz Musician Bix BeiderbeckePublished July 24, 2017 Davenport, Iowa (July 21, 2017) – For over half a century, dedicated fans have dreamed of a permanent museum and archive to preserve the memory of the world-famous Bix Beiderbecke and his mus...
Hip, Art-Focused Hotel Opens in Davenport July 26Published February 17, 2017 Davenport, IA – Say hello to The Current: the stylish new hotel that places an emphasis on beauty, fun, and an artful approach to guest service. The Current is locate...
 
 
Going on Tour! Explore the Quad CitiesPublished February 21, 2017 Quad Cities – From John Deere Combines and historic homes, to studio production and specific topic tours, the Quad Cities offer an array of guided tours that provide visitors with the opportu...
 
 
New Animals at Niabi Zoo, Now Open for the SeasonPublished April 7, 2017 Quad Cities – Two dozen new reptiles and new domestic animals are among the changes to be unveiled to Niabi guests when the Zoo opens for its 2017 season on Saturday, April 15. &ldquo...
 
 
You Will Not Find History Boring in the Quad CitiesPublished January 11, 2017 JANUARY 2017 Quad Cities – Thousands of years ago the landscape of the Quad Cities looked quite different.  Even the mighty Mississippi River was only a few feet deep, compared to the 30...
 
 
 
Isabel Bloom New Studio Showroom, Tour Center Now OpenPublished January 11, 2017 JANUARY 2017 Quad Cities - Isabel Bloom customers once again are able to watch artisans create the iconic sculptures at the company's new flagship Davenport, Iowa, showroom. Native Iowa a...
 
 
 
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