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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...
Comic-Con Festival Coming to Quad Cities June 22-23Published May 18, 2018 Quad Cities – A big city Comic-Con festival is coming to the Quad Cities this June.  Planet Funk Con is a premiere comics, arts, and entertainment convention, and the largest of its kind...
 
Quad Cities to Host 2018 WHO Radio Great Iowa Tractor RidePublished January 19, 2018 Des Moines, IA. – Friday, January 19, 2018 – Today, iHeartMedia-Des Moines, Newsradio 1040 WHO (WHO-AM), and WHO Radio’s The Big Show, are excited to ann...
 
Coca-Cola Collectors from Around the World Meet in Iowa for First TimePublished June 15, 2018 For these collectors collecting means coming together as a group to share and visit. For the past forty-four years, that’s what members of The Coca-Cola Collectors Club have been ...
4th of July Activities in the QCPublished June 15, 2018 Quad Cities – It’s going to be a Red, White, and Blue long weekend in the Quad Cities.  There is a plethora of activities to put you in the patriotic mood. Celebrate Americ...
 
Flow Blue International Collectors Club to Meet in Iowa for Annual ConventionPublished May 18, 2018 Bettendorf, Iowa – To the typical person, Flow Blue and Mulberry may sound like odd names for china but this variety has been around since the 1800s with thousands of patterns. For co...
 
Where the Wild Things Are Author Illustrations at the Figge Art Museum this Summer Published April 13, 2018 Quad Cities – Published in 1963, Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are is a childhood classic.  The tale of Max’s journey into another world has been lovingly r...
 
WWII Ship Coming to the Q-C This SummerPublished January 30, 2018 Quad Cities – A World War II amphibious vessel arrives in the Quad Cities on August 30, 2018.  The USS LST 325 (which is almost as long as a football field!) will dock on the Mississippi...
New Animals Greet Guests at Niabi Zoo this SeasonPublished March 28, 2018 Quad Cities – After this seemingly long winter, these marvelous attractions in the Quad Cities are ready to end the winter hibernation and open to the public. Among many new species t...
 
 
 
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...
 
French Art Exhibit Coming to QC October 2018Published February 1, 2018 Davenport, Iowa – From October 9, 2018, to January 6, 2019, the Figge Art Museum in Davenport, Iowa, presents the exhibition French Moderns: Monet to Matisse, 1850-1950
 
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...
 
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...
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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