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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...
New Holiday Light Display at the QC Botanical Center in Dec.Published November 13, 2017 DECEMBER 2017 Quad Cities – The outdoor gardens of the Quad City Botanical Center will be in winter bloom this December with thousands of glowing lights during the new Winter Nights, Winter L...
 
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...
 
 
Toys that Define Eras at the German American Heritage Center, Nov. 11-Jan. 7Published November 13, 2017 NOVEMBER 2017 Quad Cities – The German American Heritage Center (GAHC) and the Creative Arts Academy (CAA) have once again teamed up to bring an exciting project and exhibit to the Quad Citie...
 
 
Iowa Winter Senior Games, Feb. 23-25Published December 1, 2017 Quad Cities – Nearly 250 athletes from around the Midwest are expected to compete in the second annual Winter Iowa Senior Games, presented by Health Alliance Medicare, in the Quad Cities.&nbs...
 
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...
 
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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