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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...
New Animals to Greet Guests when Niabi Zoo Opens for 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...
 
 
 
Arts Events in May Showcase Talent in the Quad CitiesPublished April 13, 2018 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 community ...
 
 
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...
 
Quad Cities Criterium and Memorial Day Weekend Activities, May 25-28Published April 13, 2018 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 28, 2018, over 400 cyclis...
 
 
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...
 
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...
 
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...
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...
 
Quad Cities CVB Announces New Website & 2018 GuidePublished January 19, 2018 Quad Cities – The New Year means new items for the Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau (QCCVB).  The QCCVB announced today the launch of their new 2018 Activity Guide in both pr...
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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