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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...
Quad Cities Beer Week, May 1-7Published April 13, 2017 MAY 2017 Quad Cities – The fifth annual Quad Cities Beer Week (QCBW) is May 1-7, 2017.  It is a celebration of the local craft and the small independ...
 
 
 
Quad Cities Celebrates National Tourism Week, May 5-13Published April 13, 2017 Quad Cities – National Travel and Tourism Week, now in its 34th year, is the annual salute to travel in America.  During May 5-13, 2017, communities nationwide unite to showcase the impa...
 
New Animals at Niabi Zoo when it opens for the season on April 15Published 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...
 
 
New Rock Town Lit Fest Celebrates Literature in the Quad Cities, May 5-6Published April 7, 2017 MAY 2017 Quad Cities – The new Rock Town Lit Fest is a two-day celebration of literature, showcasing authors and publishers from the Quad Cities area and Midwest. The first day of the...
 
Tour de Brew QC Round 4 coming back to the Quad Cities, May 6Published April 7, 2017 MAY 2017 Quad Cities – Tour de Brew QC is a tour de force in its fourth year of raising money for local cancer support programs.  Tour de Brew QC is 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 6 ...
 
Arts Events in May Showcase Talent in the Quad Cities, May 5-14Published April 7, 2017 MAY 2017 Quad Cities – Along with the spring-like temperatures that has flowers blooming, the Quad Cities is blooming with arts events in early May.  The Quad Cities is a thriving arts c...
 
 
Kwik Star Criterium Celebrates Over 50 Years with these Memorial Day Weekend EventsPublished April 7, 2017 MAY 2017 Quad Cities – The Kwik Star Criterium, contested each year on Memorial Day, celebrates over a half-century of bicycle racing in the Quad Cities.  On Monday, May 29, 2017, over 4...
 
 
 
Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit embarks on its national tour with first stop in Quad CitiesPublished February 17, 2017 FEBRUARY 2017 Quad Cities – Beginning Saturday, February 4, Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit opens at the Family Museum in Bettendorf, Iowa.  The bilingual (English/Spanish) interact...
 
 
Beatlemania is Back at the Putnam Museum, March 11-June 4Published February 21, 2017 Quad Cities – Experience the lives of the Fab Four through the eyes of John, Paul, George and Ringo with The Magical History Tour: A Beatles Exhibition. This exhibit at the P...
 
 
Football Exhibit at the Figge Art Museum (Yes, Really!) Jan. 21-May 4Published January 11, 2017 JANUARY 2017 Quad Cities – With portrayals of the sport of football, from illustrators such as Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington to contemporary painters and photographers, Scrimmage: ...
 
 
Hip, Art-Focused Hotel Coming to Davenport in Summer 2017Published 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...
 
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...
 
 
 
Rent Some Outdoor Recreation in the Quad CitiesPublished March 9, 2017 Quad Cities – The first thing that comes to mind when referencing vacation rentals might be Airbnb, VRBO, a meeting space or event hall, or even renting a vehicle.  Yes, we have those th...
 
 
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...
 
 
 
National Geographic and Partners Launch New Website on Mississippi RiverPublished October 13, 2016 MOLINE, Ill. (Oct. 12, 2016) — Local community leaders, regional and state tourism managers, federal partners, and Mississippi River businesses and residents today had a regional rollout for ...
 
 
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