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2018 Major Festivals & Special EventsPublished December 5, 2016 JANUARY 5-7, Bald Eagle Days – Celebrate the annual southern migration of the Bald Eagle to the open waters on the Mississippi River.  These magnificent birds of...
Tourism Continues to Prove It is Big Business for the Quad CitiesPublished October 18, 2018 October 18, 2018 (Quad Cities) – Visit Quad Cities and the QC Sports Commission announced today that travel-generated expenditures increased in the Quad Cities by three percent over the previ...
Festival of Trees Ushers in the Holiday Season, Nov. 17-25Published October 19, 2018 “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree, Have a Happy Holiday” is How Festival of Trees Ushers in the Holiday Season in the Quad Cities  Quad Cities &nda...
 
 
QC will be Paris of the Midwest with French Art Exhibit Oct.-Jan.Published February 1, 2018 Davenport, Iowa (September 26, 2018) – The Quad Cities is gearing up to be the Paris of the Midwest this fall as the Figge Art Museum welcomes the exhibition: French Mod...
 
Putnam Has New Exhibit about Honoring Iconic Women of LiteraturePublished September 26, 2018 DAVENPORT, Iowa (Sept. 24, 2018) — The Putnam Museum in Davenport, Iowa, opens their newest exhibit this month showcasing the fashions, interests, and lives of some of literature’s most...
 
Quad Cities CVB Announces New CEO Dave HerrellPublished September 17, 2018 Quad Cities (September 11, 2018) - The Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau (QCCVB) announced today that Dave Herrell, of Jacksonville, Fla., has been named their new Presi...
 
Colorful Craftmanship of Carousels at the German American Heritage Center, May 12-Oct. 21Published April 13, 2018 Quad Cities – The German American Heritage Center’s (GAHC) new exhibit celebrates the whimsical world of carousels, or merry-go-rounds. "Steam Circus: The Colorful World of...
 
New Book Published about Life along the Mississippi RiverPublished December 12, 2017 Quad Cities – A new book about life along the Mississippi River, "The Great River: 400 miles of the Mississippi", is now available.  The 152-page coffee table book docu...
 
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...
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...
 
 
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...
 
 
 
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