Quad-Cities Area Events and Festivals

CONCERTS & BANDS

Giallows, Walking Robots, Kahlefum & Dead GingerA Quad Cities live music alternative showcase featuring Dead Ginger, Kahlefum, Waking Robots, and Giallows. READ MORE »

JAN25

River Music Experience • 129 N. Main Street, Davenport, Iowa
563-326-1333
www.rivermusicexperience.org

THEATRE, DANCE & FILM

The Three Musketeers

Presented by Augustana College in The Brunner Theatre center in Rock Island, IL. READ MORE »

JAN25-27FEB1-3

Brunner Theatre Center • 3750 7th Ave, Rock Island, Illinois
309-794-7306

CLASSES & LECTURES

Bettendorf Public Library Chess Club

A Chess Club for students in 1st through 12th grade READ MORE »

JAN26

Bettendorf Public Library • 2950 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf, Iowa
563-344-4178
www.bettendorflibrary.com

THEATRE, DANCE & FILM

Snow White and the Seven DwarfsA special one-week intensive drama workshop for youth in grades K-12 culminates in two public performances! READ MORE »

JAN26

Heritage Center, University of Dubuque • 2255 Bennett St., Dubuque, Iowa
563-585-7469
www.dbq.edu/HeritageCenter/PurchaseTickets/

CLASSES & LECTURES

Painted Dragon – Children’s Art Class

Younger students will create a three-dimensional painting depicting their own unique dragon as Chinese New Year approaches READ MORE »

JAN26

Smith Studio and Gallery • 124 S. State Street, Geneseo, Illinois
309-945-5428
smithstudiogeneseo.com

THEATRE, DANCE & FILM

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

A special one-week intensive drama workshop for youth in grades K-12 culminates in two public performances! READ MORE »

JAN26

Heritage Center, University of Dubuque • 2255 Bennett St., Dubuque, Iowa
563-585-7469
www.dbq.edu/HeritageCenter/PurchaseTickets/

CONCERTS & BANDS

Flatfoot 56 w/Other Brothers & Must Build Jacuzzi

Playing a positive natured brand of hardcore-tinged Celtic punk. READ MORE »

JAN26

River Music Experience • 129 N. Main Street, Davenport, Iowa
563-326-1333
www.rivermusicexperience.org

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

42nd Annual Robert Burns Celebration Dinner

Enjoy the traditional pageantry and festivities connected with the annual celebration of poet Robert Burns birthday. READ MORE »

JAN26

Isle Casino Hotel and Conference Center • 1777 Isle Parkway, Bettendorf, Iowa
563-391-9971
www.sasqc.com

THEATRE, DANCE & FILM

Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill

The legendary Billie Holiday comes to life in “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill” READ MORE »

JAN26-27, FEB1st-28th

The Black Box Theatre • 1623 5th Avenue, Moline, Illinois
563-284-2350
theblackboxtheatre.com

CLASSES & LECTURES

Iowans who Fought Against the Union

Iowans who Fought Against the Union in the Civil War READ MORE »

JAN27

German American Heritage Center • 712 W. 2nd Street, Davenport, Iowa
gahc.org

CLASSES & LECTURES

World Affairs Council-Rohingya Refugee Crisis

Naurin Ahmad, M.D. of UnityPoint Health will present on the Rohingya people and their refugee crisis. READ MORE »

JAN29

Bettendorf Public Library • 2950 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf, Iowa
563-344-4179
www.bettendorflibrary,com

CLASSES & LECTURES

Keto Reset: Week 2 – Fire Up Your Metabolism

Week 2 READ MORE »

JAN29

Natural Grocers • 3805 E. 53rd Street, Davenport, Iowa
563-355-4396
www.naturalgrocers.com/store/davenport

FUNDRAISERS

Big Brothers Big Sisters 14th Annual Putt-A-Round

Sign up today to experience the largest and most creative mini golf course in the Midwest & to help putt for cause! READ MORE »

JAN 30-31, FEB 1st

RiverCenter Great Hall • 136 E. 3rd Street, Davenport, Iowa
563-323-8006

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

Putt-A-Round

Putt-A-Round is a unique, indoor mini-golf event featuring 24 custom-built holes, great food, cash bar and lots of chances to win prizes. READ MORE »

JAN 30-31; FEB1

RiverCenter • 136 E. Third Street, Davenport, Iowa
563-323-8006
www.puttaround.org

FUNDRAISERS

Operation Culinary Hope

Treat yourself to this culinary experience while supporting your local chefs who want to help your great state of Iowa. READ MORE »

FEB1

The Outing Club • 2109 North Brady Street, Davenport, Iowa

CONCERTS & BANDS

Femmes of RockT

he Femmes of Rock show takes Bella Strings to a whole new level. READ MORE »

FEB1

Heritage Center, University of Dubuque • 2255 Bennett St., Dubuque, Iowa
563-585-7469
www.dbq.edu/HeritageCenter/PurchaseTickets/

EXHIBITS & GALLERIES

Quad City Arts Gallery Exhibit

WHAT: %u201CEsprit De Corps: The Brotherhood of Paratroopers, Rangers, and Special Forces at War%u201D by Kenneth Cunningham & %u201CSophisticated Disobedi READ MORE »

FEB1- MAR22

Quad City Arts • 1715 – 2nd Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois
309-793-1213
www.quadcityarts.com

CLASSES & LECTURES

Breakfast Nature Club

Learn about Iowa’s wildlife during this interactive monthly class at Nahant Marsh READ MORE »

FEB1, MAR1, APR5, MAY3

Nahant Marsh • 4220 Wapello Avenue, Davenport, Iowa
563-336-3370
nahantmarsh.org

RACES, TOURNAMENTS & SPORTS

Destiny – Live Professional Boxing

Ringside Tickets $75. Reserved 2nd Row $55. Reserved 3rd and 4th Row $40. General Admission tickets are $25 plus tax and an online/phone tic READ MORE »

FEB2

Rhythm City Casino Resort • 7077 Elmore Ave., Davenport, Iowa
563-328-8000
www.rhythmcitycasino.com/event/2019/feb/destinyboxing.html

Have a Heart For the Homeless

The 6th Annual Have a Heart For the Homeless luncheon raises funding for programs & services for those experiencing homelessness. READ MORE »

FEB2

Jumer’s Casino & Hotel • 777 Jumer Drive, Rock Island, Illinois
309-786-5734
www.christiancareqc.org

FUNDRAISERS

6th Annual Have a Heart For the Homeless Luncheon

This event raises awareness about homelessness in our community and helps provide funding for 2 local service providers. READ MORE »

FEB2

Jumer’s Casino & Hotel • 777 Jumer Drive, Rock Island, Illinois
309-786-5734
www.christiancareqc.org/events.php

CONCERTS & BANDS

Faculty Recital

University of Dubuque Fine and Performing Arts Faculty perform a variety of pieces to showcase their talents. READ MORE »

FEB2

Babka Theatre – UD Heritage Center • 2255 Bennett St, Dubuque, Iowa
www.dbq.edu/Academics/OfficeofAcademicAffairs/AcademicDepartments/FinePerformingArts/Calendar/#Febru

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

Cocoa and Cookies

NormaLeah Ovarian Cancer Initiative invites survivors, supporters and the public to its 8th annual Cocoa & Cookies Open House READ MORE »

FEB2

NormaLeah Ovarian Cancer Initiative Office • 1612 Second Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois
309-794-0009
www.Normaleah.org

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

Winter Carnival

Family Fun in Bettendorf! Free indoor and outdoor activities, free shuttle service, and reduced admission to The Family Musuem READ MORE »

FEB2

Family Museum • 2900 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf, Iowa
563-344-4526
www.bettendorf.org

THEATRE, DANCE & FILM

Antics

ANTICS incorporates dance, poetry, theater, and film into a provocative and daring urban dance performance. READ MORE »

FEB2

Galvin Fine Arts Center • 518 West Locust Street, Davenport, Iowa
563-333-6251
www.sau.edu/galvin

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

WVIK Radio Station Tour

Arrange a visit to WVIK, the Quad Cities NPR radio station READ MORE »

FEB1, MAR1, APR1, MAY1, JUN3, JUL1, AUG1, SEP2, OCT1, NOV1, DEC2, JAN1, FEB3, MAR2, APR1, MAY1, JUN1, JUL1, AUG3, SEP1, OCT1, NOV2, DEC1, JAN1, FEB1, MAR1, APR1, MAY3, JUN1, JUL1, AUG2, SEP1, OCT1, NOV1, DEC1

WVIK, Quad Cities NPR • 3808 8th Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois
309-794-7551
www.wvik.org

CLASSES & LECTURES

Guided Nature Hike

Join a naturalist on a guided hike along the trails at Nahant Marsh READ MORE »

FEB2, MAR2, APR6, MAY4

Nahant Marsh • 4220 Wapello Avenue, Davenport, Iowa
563-336-3370
nahantmarsh.org

FUNDRAISERS

Geneseo Kiwanis Pancakes Day

Pancake Brunch with all proceeds going to Geneseo Kiwanis Public Service Fund READ MORE »

FEB3

Geneseo Moose Lodge • 1025 S. State Street, Geneseo, Illinois
309-945-7707

CLASSES & LECTURES

Brown Bag Lunch & Learn – Italian POWs at RIA

Did you know over 400 Italian POWs worked at Rock Island Arsenal during WWII? Come learn more at the Rock Island Arsenal Museum! READ MORE »

FEB4

Rock Island Arsenal Museum • 1 Rock Island Arsenal, Building 60, Rock Island, Illinois
309-782-5021

CLASSES & LECTURES

Keto Reset: Week 3 – Living a Keto-Friendly LifestWeek 3 READ MORE »

FEB5

Natural Grocers • 3805 E. 53rd Street, Davenport, Iowa
563-355-4396
www.naturalgrocers.com/store/davenport

CONCERTS & BANDS

ClusterPluck

Americana’s wild child, ClusterPluck, mixes bluegrass, folk, rock, and country into a hearty sonic stew. READ MORE »

FEB9

Bishop Hill Creative Commons • 309 N. Bishop Hill St, Bishop Hill, Illinois
309-299-4999
www.clusterpluck.org

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

Dad Daughter Date Night

The Moline & Rock Island Parks and Recreation Departments are inviting dads and daughters to an evening of fun! READ MORE »

FEB9

Rock Island Fitness & Activity Center • 4303 24th St., Rock Island, Illinois
309-524-2424
www.molineparks.com

CLASSES & LECTURES

Printmaking and Cards – Children’s Art Class

Your children will have a fun afternoon designing one-of-a- kind Valentine cards. Pop-up cards take this event into the field of engineering READ MORE »

FEB9

Smith Studio and Gallery • 124 S. State Street, Geneseo, Illinois
309-945-5428
smithstudiogeneseo.com

ART & CRAFT FAIRSValentine Shopping ExpoLove is in the air at this fun annual event in Geneseo! Shop with over 40 handmade crafters and vendors to find the perfect Valentine gifts READ MORE »

FEB9

Masonic Lodge • 313 West Elk Street, Geneseo, Illinois

ART & CRAFT FAIRS61st Annual Rock Island Antique Show61st Annual Rock Island Antique Show. Quad Cities longest running antique show offering a wide variety of antiques/collectibles for sale. READ MORE »

FEB910

Plumbers & Pipefitters Hall Local 25 • 4600 Blackhawk Road, Rock Island, Illinois
309-781-7003

CLASSES & LECTURESValentine Scherenschnitte with Keith BonnstetterPaper cutting class with Valentine designs READ MORE »

FEB10

German American Heritage Center • 712 W. 2nd Street, Davenport, Iowa
563-322-8844
gahc.org

CLASSES & LECTURESKeto Reset: Week 4 – Launch into Keto!Week 4 READ MORE »

FEB12

Natural Grocers • 3805 E. 53rd Street, Davenport, Iowa
563-355-4396
www.naturalgrocers.com/store/davenport

FESTIVALS & EVENTSValentine’s Kid’s ClassGet in the spirit of love! We will make tasty Valentine’s themed treats and create fun crafts for someone you love! READ MORE »

FEB13

Northgate Hy-Vee • 1823 E Kimberly Road, Davenport, Iowa
563-359-9323

THEATRE, DANCE & FILMLightwire: The ShowArt in the Dark READ MORE »

FEB14

John and Alice Butler Hall, Heritage Center • 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, Iowa
563-585-7469
www.dbq.edu/HeritageCenter/LiveatHeritageCenter/PerformingArtsSeries/CenterStageSeries/LightwireTheS

THEATRE, DANCE & FILM

LUMA: Art in Darkness

LUMA leaves your body in the dark and takes you out of your mind. READ MORE »

FEB14

Heritage Center, University of Dubuque • 2255 Bennett St., Dubuque, Iowa
563-585-7469
www.dbq.edu/HeritageCenter/PurchaseTickets/

FUNDRAISERS

Valentine’s Wine DinnerWine, gourmet dinner, and live piano jazz music READ MORE »

FEB14

Hauberg Center • 1300 24th Street, Rock Island, Illinois
563-265-2753
www.facebook.com/FriendsOfHauberg

FUNDRAISERS

Valentine Wine Dinner

Wine, gourmet dinner, and live piano jazz music READ MORE »

FEB14

Hauberg Center • 1300 24th Street, Rock Island, Illinois
563-265-2753
www.facebook.com/FriendsOfHauberg

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

Valentine Indoor Music and Moonlight Walk

Outside enjoy a luminary lit path and indoor music, dancing and refreshments. Fun for all ages. READ MORE »

FEB14

Black Hawk State Historic Site • 1510 46th Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois
309-788-9536
www.blackhawkpark.org

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

Moeller Nights Festival

Moeller Nights 3 Day Music Fest READ MORE »

FEB14-16

The Rust Belt • 1201 7th St, East Moline, Illinois

THEATRE, DANCE & FILM

A Gentlemans Guide to Love and Murder

A distant heir to a family fortune sets out to speed up the line of succession by using a great deal of charm… and a dash of murder. READ MORE »

FEB14-1722-24

The Spotlight Theatre & Event Center • 1800 7th Avenue, Moline, Illinois
309-912-7647
Thespotlighttheatreqc.com

CLASSES & LECTURES

Healing Gardens for Food and Wellness

Learn how to create a beautiful healing garden with nutrient dense veggies, fruits, and herbs in your landscape READ MORE »

FEB16

Nahant Marsh • 4220 Wapello Avenue, Davenport, Iowa
563-336-3370
nahantmarsh.org

CLASSES & LECTURES

NAMI Family & Friends

This 4-hour seminar is nationally-developed and designed to help families supporting a loved one living with a mental health condition. READ MORE »

FEB16

Foster Hope – QC Area • 107 South State Street, Atkinson, Illinois
563-386-7477 ext. 266
www.namigmv.org

CONCERTS & BANDS

%u201CRedneck Woman%u201D, Gretchen Wilson to Perform at Rhy

Rhythm City Casino Resort is bringing Gretchen Wilson to the Event Center stage on Saturday, February 16, 2019! READ MORE »

FEB16

Rhythm City Casino Resort • 7077 Elmore Ave., Davenport, Iowa

CONCERTS & BANDS

Gretchen Wilson Featuring Jessie G.Tickets are $65, $60, $55, $45 and $40 plus tax and an online/phone ticketing fee (this fee is waived when tickets are purchased at The Mark READ MORE »

FEB16

Rhythm City Casino Resort • 7077 Elmore Ave., Davenport, Iowa
563-328-8000
www.rhythmcitycasino.com/event/2019/feb/gretchenwilson.html

CONCERTS & BANDS

Patrick Sweany to Perform at Rhythm City Casino Resort

Rhythm City Casino Resort is bringing Patrick Sweany to the Event Center stage on Sunday, February 17, 2019! READ MORE »

FEB17

Rhythm City Casino Resort • 7077 Elmore Ave., Davenport, Iowa

CLASSES & LECTURES

Cowbirds, Conservation and Coevolution

Dr. Brian Peer is a Professor of Biological Sciences at Western Illinois University. He is a Fellow of the American Ornithological Society. READ MORE »

FEB17

Niabi Zoo • 13010 Niabi Zoo Road, Coal Valley, Illinois

CONCERTS & BANDS

Patrick Sweany

Nashville vocalist/guitarist Patrick Sweany doesn%u2019t hold back on his latest studio album, Ancient Noise. Patrick Sweany incorporates country READ MORE »

FEB17

Rhythm City Casino Resort • 7077 Elmore Ave., Davenport, Iowa
563-328-8000
rhythmcitycasino.com

CLASSES & LECTURES

A Look at Kaiserslautern & Rheinland Pfalz

Talk about Davenport’s Sister City READ MORE »

FEB17

German American Heritage Center • 712 W. 2nd Street, Davenport, Iowa
563-322-8844
gahc.org

CLASSES & LECTURES

Introduction to Beekeeping

Learn about beeking from a 5th generation beekeeper in this three-part series. READ MORE »

FEB20

Butterworth Center & Deere-Wiman House • 817 11th Avenue, Moline, Illinois
309-756-9978
web.extension.illinois.edu/hmrs

THEATRE, DANCE & FILM

Stomp

Stomp is a joyful, witty, and wordless show that has been seen all over the world. READ MORE »

FEB20

Heritage Center, University of Dubuque • 2255 Bennett St., Dubuque, Iowa
563-585-7469
www.dbq.edu/HeritageCenter/PurchaseTickets/

COMEDY

Tomfoolery On Tremont 16

Comedy-TOT 16-Featuring Andy Woodhull: seen on Conan, Jimmy Fallon, Comics Unleashed, Comedy Central, Gothem Comedy Live on AXS READ MORE »

FEB22

Renwick Mansion • 901 Tremont Avenue, Davenport, Iowa
563-484-0202
www.renwickmansion.net

FUNDRAISERS

Acht Du Lieber! Trivia Night at the GAHC

Trivia contest at the GAHC READ MORE »

FEB22

German American Heritage Center • 712 W. 2nd Street, Davenport, Iowa
563-322-8844
gahc.org

 

 FUNDRAISERS

Mardi Gras Murder Mystery

Solve a murder mystery at the Hauberg Estate, traditional New Orleans Mardi Gras buffet, bar available ages 21 and over. READ MORE »

FEB23

Hauberg Center • 1300 24th Street, Rock Island, Illinois
563-265-2753
www.facebook.com/FriendsOfHauberg

CLASSES & LECTURES

Watercolor Like A Professional – Children’s Class

Our young artists will paint with watercolor on professional grade papers while they create a variety of watercolor images. READ MORE »

FEB23

Smith Studio and Gallery • 124 S. State Street, Geneseo, Illinois
309-945-5428
smithstudiogeneseo.com

FUNDRAISERS

Mardi Gras Murder Mystery

Solve a murder mystery at the Hauberg Estate, traditional New Orleans Mardi Gras buffet, bar available ages 21 and over. READ MORE »

FEB23

Hauberg Center • 1300 24th Street, Rock Island, Illinois
563-265-2753
www.facebook.com/FriendsOfHauberg

CONCERTS & BANDS

Daniel ChampagneThe young Australian singer, songwriter and one-of-a-kind guitar virtuoso first picked up his instrument of choice as a five-year-old. READ MORE »

FEB24

Bishop Hill Creative Commons • 309 N. Bishop Hill St, Bishop Hill, Illinois
309-299-4999
bishophillcommons.com

THEATRE, DANCE & FILM

Becoming Bulletproof” MovieEnjoy this one-of-a-kind, one-time showing of this fun and unique movie. READ MORE »

FEB27

Rave Theater • 3601 E 53rd St., Davenport, Iowa
563-391-4834
www.handicappeddevelopment.org

EXHIBITS & GALLERIES

Art at the AirportQuad City Arts Art @ the Airport presents artwork by Linda Buechting, Paul Nitsche, and Corrine Smith for the months of January and February READ MORE »

FEB28

Quad City International Airport • 2200 69th Avenue, Moline, Illinois
309-793-1213
www.quadcityarts.com

CLASSES & LECTURES

IHMVCU Cash for Class ScholarshipsIHMVCU Cash for Class Scholarships: Application live Jan. 1st! READ MORE »

MAR1

IHMVCU Corporate • 2121 47th Street, Moline, Illinois
www.ihmvcu.org/scholarships

COMEDY

Guys in Ties

Guys in Ties is an elite traveling Improv comedy troupe! READ MORE »

MAR1

Heritage Center, University of Dubuque • 2255 Bennett St., Dubuque, Iowa
563-585-7469
www.dbq.edu/HeritageCenter/PurchaseTickets/

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

Antique Spectacular Vintage Market

Antique & Vintage Collectible Shopping Market featuring 70 outstanding vendors READ MORE »

MAR1-3

QCCA Expo Center • 2621 4th Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois
712-326-9964
antiquespectacular.com

CONCERTS & BANDS

Anthony Gomes w/Ellis Kell Winter Blues All Stars

Anthony Gomes is a familiar face to anyone following the modern blues scene. READ MORE »

MAR2

River Music Experience • 129 N. Main Street, Davenport, Iowa
563-326-1333
www.rivermusicexperience.org

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

Wine at the Warehouse

Join us for a casual wine tasting! READ MORE »

MAR2

Dimitri Wine & Spirits • 1735 West 3rd St, Davenport, Iowa
563-333-6290
www.sau.edu/winefest

A Celtic Celebration

Laughter, songs, and stories rooted in traditional Irish music. READ MORE »

MAR2

Heritage Center, University of Dubuque • 2255 Bennett St., Dubuque, Iowa
563-585-7469
www.dbq.edu/HeritageCenter/PurchaseTickets/

THEATRE, DANCE & FILM

The Giver

The Giver has been a cultural phenomenon and it is now coming to life at Heritage Center READ MORE »

MAR3

Heritage Center, University of Dubuque • 2255 Bennett St., Dubuque, Iowa
563-585-7469
www.dbq.edu/HeritageCenter/PurchaseTickets/

FUNDRAISERS

Geneseo Kiwanis Pancakes DayEnjoy a pancakes brunch! Proceeds go to Geneseo Kiwanis Public Service Fund! READ MORE »

MAR3

Geneseo Moose Lodge • 1025 S. State Street, Geneseo, Illinois
309-945-7707

CLASSES & LECTURES

Brown Bag Lunch & Learn – Women and WWI

Come out and learn about women during WWI READ MORE »

MAR4

Rock Island Arsenal Museum • 1 Rock Island Arsenal, Building 60, Rock Island, Illinois
309-782-5021

THEATRE, DANCE & FILM

The Giver

The Giver has been a cultural phenomenon and it is now coming to life at Heritage Center READ MORE »

MAR4

Heritage Center, University of Dubuque • 2255 Bennett St., Dubuque, Iowa
563-585-7469
www.dbq.edu/HeritageCenter/PurchaseTickets/

CLASSES & LECTURES

2019 IWLC Quad Cities Conference

Iowa Women Lead Change Quad Cities Leadership Conference is scheduled for Thursday, March 7, 2019. READ MORE »

MAR7

Quad Cities Waterfront Convention Center • 2021 State Street, Bettendorf, Iowa
563-275-8749
www.iwlcleads.org/events/quad-cities-conference/

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

GiGis Playhouse I have a Voice Gala

Join us at the Waterfront Convention Center in Bettendorf, IA for the I Have a Voice Gala. It is a masquerade ball!! READ MORE »

MAR9

Quad Cities Waterfront Convention Center • 2021 State Street, Bettendorf, Iowa
309-762-7529
www.gigisplayhouse.org/quadcities/gala

CONCERTS & BANDS

Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas

Alasdair Fraser, “the Michael Jordan of Scottish fiddling,” and brilliant Californian cellist, Natalie Haas, spans the spectrum! READ MORE »

MAR10

Bishop Hill Creative Commons • 309 N. Bishop Hill St, Bishop Hill, Illinois
309-299-4999
www.alasdairandnatalie.com

CLASSES & LECTURES

Catalysis & Kinetics 2019 | Chemical Meet

All CHEMICAL/PHARMA/BIOCHEMICAL Fields Applicable!! READ MORE »

MAR1112

Glynns Creek Golf Course • 19251 290th St., Long Grove, Iowa
442-033-1825 ext. 12
www.catalysis-kinetics.euroscicon.com

CONCERTS & BANDS

ROCK OF AGES Tenth Anniversary Tour

The mind-blowing, face melting, nothing but a good time, audience favorite ROCK OF AGES will return to the stage! READ MORE »

MAR17

Adler Theatre • 136 E. Third Street, Davenport, Iowa
800-745-3000
www.rockofagesmusicaltour.com

   CONCERTS & BANDS

Queensryche

Queensryche performing all the hits at the 2018-2019 Locals Love Us Best Casino! READ MORE »

MAR17

Rhythm City Casino Resort • 7077 Elmore Ave., Davenport, Iowa
563-328-8000
www.rhythmcitycasino.com/event/2019/mar/queensryche.html

CONCERTS & BANDS

Queensryche to Perform at Rhythm City Casino® Resort

Queensryche is coming to the Event Center at Rhythm City Casino Resort on Sunday, March 17, 2019 at 8 PM! READ MORE »

MAR17

Rhythm City Casino Resort • 7077 Elmore Ave., Davenport, Iowa
844-852-4386
rhythmcitycasino.com

CLASSES & LECTURES

Master Conservationist

The Master Conservationist program uses field experiences and online training to cover a broad range of conservation issues and topics READ MORE »

MAR20, APR10, MAY4, JUN15, JUL 10-24

Nahant Marsh • 4220 Wapello Avenue, Davenport, Iowa
563-336-3370
nahantmarsh.org

CONCERTS & BANDS

Jazz Concert

The University of Dubuque Jazz Ensemble, directed by Austin Seybert, performs their Spring Concert. READ MORE »

MAR22

Heritage Center, University of Dubuque • 2255 Bennett St., Dubuque, Iowa
www.dbq.edu/Academics/OfficeofAcademicAffairs/AcademicDepartments/FinePerformingArts/Calendar/#March

CONCERTS & BANDS

Grant Maloy Smith

Grant Maloy Smith is a singer/songwriter of AMERICAN ROOTS music – an artful blend of country, bluegrass, and folk music! READ MORE »

MAR23

Bishop Hill Creative Commons • 309 N. Bishop Hill St, Bishop Hill, Illinois
309-299-4999
www.grant-maloy-smith.com

CLASSES & LECTURES

Healing Happens in the Garden

Learn practical techniques for improving your wellness in the garden READ MORE »

MAR23

Nahant Marsh • 4220 Wapello Avenue, Davenport, Iowa
563-336-3370
nahantmarsh.org

CONCERTS & BANDS

Unni Boksasp Ensemble from Norway

Unni Boksasp: a warm and imaginative singer who draws you into the heart of Norway. READ MORE »

MAR23

Heritage Center, University of Dubuque • 2255 Bennett St., Dubuque, Iowa
563-585-7469
www.dbq.edu/HeritageCenter/PurchaseTickets/

CLASSES & LECTURES

Spring Break Art Camp – Children’s Event

Enjoy a day of challenging, unusual and exciting art projects. Or come for a fun week of creative art activities and friendship READ MORE »

MAR25-28

Smith Studio and Gallery • 124 S. State Street, Geneseo, Illinois
309-945-5428
smithstudiogeneseo.com

FUNDRAISERS

Put an End to Childhood Hunger

Join your fellow passionate and concerned women leaders for an evening of fun and purpose, and help us put an end to childhood hunger! READ MORE »

MAR28

Rhythm City Casino Resort • 7077 Elmore Ave., Davenport, Iowa
563-345-6490
www.riverbendfoodbank.org

CLASSES & LECTURES

Spring Migration Sunset Hike

Come to Nahant Marsh to observe the spring waterfowl migration and explore the trails READ MORE »

MAR28

Nahant Marsh • 4220 Wapello Avenue, Davenport, Iowa
563-336-3370
nahantmarsh.org

THEATRE, DANCE & FILM

Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind

Presented by the University of Dubuque Department of Fine and Performing Arts READ MORE »

MAR29

Babka Theatre – UD Heritage Center • 2255 Bennett St, Dubuque, Iowa
www.dbq.edu/Academics/OfficeofAcademicAffairs/AcademicDepartments/FinePerformingArts/Calendar/#March

THEATRE, DANCE & FILM

Peter and the Wolf, Mother Goose and Other Tales

Be whisked away to the land of fairy tales with Ballet Quad Cities and Orchestra Iowa READ MORE »

MAR30

Ballet Quad Cities • 613 – 17th Street, Rock Island, Illinois
309-786-3779
www.balletquadcities.com

THEATRE, DANCE & FILM

Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind

Presented by the University of Dubuque Department of Fine and Performing Arts. READ MORE »

MAR30

Babka Theatre – UD Heritage Center • 2255 Bennett St, Dubuque, Iowa
www.dbq.edu/Academics/OfficeofAcademicAffairs/AcademicDepartments/FinePerformingArts/Calendar/#March

THEATRE, DANCE & FILM

Peter and the Wolf, Mother Goose and Other Tales

Audience members of all ages will be delighted by Peter and the Wolf and stories from five tales as never seen before! READ MORE »

MAR30

Adler Theatre • 136 E. Third Street, Davenport, Iowa
309-786-3779
www.balletquadcities.com

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

Marsh Madness Trivia

Test your knowledge and support Nahant Marsh at their annual trivia night READ MORE »

MAR30

Center for Active Seniors (CASI) • 1035 West Kimberly Road, Davenport, Iowa
563-336-3370
nahantmarsh.org

THEATRE, DANCE & FILM

Peter and the Wolf, Mother Goose & Other Tales

Audience members of all ages will be delighted by Peter and the Wolf and stories from five tales as never seen before! READ MORE »

MAR30

Adler Theatre • 136 E. Third Street, Davenport, Iowa
309-786-3779
www.balletquadcities.com

THEATRE, DANCE & FILM

Stuart Little

A merry musical about a noble mouse born into the Little family who jumps headlong into adventures big enough to match any imagination. READ MORE »

MAR31

Heritage Center, University of Dubuque • 2255 Bennett St., Dubuque, Iowa
563-585-7469
www.dbq.edu/HeritageCenter/PurchaseTickets/

CONCERTS & BANDS

The Outside Voices

The Outside Voices are a five-piece American rock band from Northeast Ohio. READ MORE »

APR2

Bishop Hill Creative Commons • 309 N. Bishop Hill St, Bishop Hill, Illinois
309-299-4999
www.theoutsidevoicesband.com

CONCERTS & BANDS

Spring Praise Band and Gospel Choir ConcertPresented by the University of Dubuque Department of Fine and Performing Arts READ MORE »

APR3

Blades Chapel, University of Dubuque • N Algona St, Dubuque, Iowa
www.dbq.edu/Academics/OfficeofAcademicAffairs/AcademicDepartments/FinePerformingArts/Calendar/#April

CLASSES & LECTURES

Athena Male Champion Of Change Awards Luncheon

The Annual ATHENA Male Champion of Change Awards Luncheon & Program will be hosted on Thursday, April 4, 2019. READ MORE »

APR4

Quad Cities Waterfront Convention Center • 2021 State Street, Bettendorf, Iowa
563-275-8749
www.iwlcleads.org/events/annual-athena-male-champion-change-awards-luncheon-program/

THEATRE, DANCE & FILM

An Afternoon with Mark Twain

Twain takes us through a fascinating panoply of uproarious comedy, biting social satire, and often dark commentary of the human condition. READ MORE »

APR5

Heritage Center, University of Dubuque • 2255 Bennett St., Dubuque, Iowa
563-585-7469
www.dbq.edu/HeritageCenter/PurchaseTickets/

THEATRE, DANCE & FILM

An Evening with Mark Twain

Twain takes us through a fascinating panoply of uproarious comedy, biting social satire, and often dark commentary of the human condition. READ MORE »

APR5

Heritage Center, University of Dubuque • 2255 Bennett St., Dubuque, Iowa
563-585-7469
www.dbq.edu/HeritageCenter/PurchaseTickets/

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

Underwater Egg Hunt

Join us for our 2nd Annual Underwater Egg Hunt! READ MORE »

APR7

Rock Island Fitness & Activity Center • 4303 24th St., Rock Island, Illinois
309-732-7275
www.rigov.org/ePark

CONCERTS & BANDS

Cave Twins and Ben Ricketts

An intimate evening with this Grammy nominated producer, mandolin virtuoso, and funny man! READ MORE »

APR7

Bishop Hill Creative Commons • 309 N. Bishop Hill St, Bishop Hill, Illinois
309-299-4999
www.cavetwins.com/

FUNDRAISERS

The Arc of the Quad Cities Area Catalyst Awards

Catalyst Awards 2019 – Igniting a Passion for Inclusion READ MORE »

APR11

The Camden Centre • 2701 1st Street E, Milan, Illinois
www.arcqca.org

THEATRE, DANCE & FILM

Boy Presented by Augustana College at the Brunner Theatre Center in Rock Island, IL.

READ MORE »

APR11-14

Brunner Theatre Center • 3750 7th Ave, Rock Island, Illinois
309-794-7306

COMEDY

Music and Comedy from Old Mexico READ MORE »

APR12

Heritage Center, University of Dubuque • 2255 Bennett St., Dubuque, Iowa
563-585-7469
www.dbq.edu/HeritageCenter/PurchaseTickets/

COMEDY

RED GREEN BACK IN 2019 WITH A BRAND NEW SHOW!

Red Green from the beloved Gemini Award-winning comedy series The Red Green Show, will be bringing his “This Could Be It” tour to the Adler! READ MORE »

APR13

Adler Theatre • 136 E. Third Street, Davenport, Iowa
705-743-7354
RedGreen.com

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

Wine Festival Preview Dinner

Elegant dinner and wine pairing READ MORE »

APR13

Rogalski Center, St. Ambrose University • 518 West Locust Street, Davenport, Iowa
563-333-6290
www.sau.edu/winefest

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

Rock Island Parks and Recreation Egg HuntBring your bags and baskets to gather eggs! READ MORE »

APR13

Lincoln Park Theatre • 1120 40th Street, Rock Island, Illinois
309-732-7275
www.rigov.org

CLASSES & LECTURES

Building A Spring Environment – Children’s Class

Create a three-dimensional animal habitat with origami paper folding techniques and air-dry clay. READ MORE »

APR13

Smith Studio and Gallery • 124 S. State Street, Geneseo, Illinois
309-945-5428
smithstudiogeneseo.com

THEATRE, DANCE & FILM

The Magic School Bus: Lost in the Solar System

The Magic School Bus blasts off into outer space to explore the solar system! READ MORE »

APR14

Heritage Center, University of Dubuque • 2255 Bennett St., Dubuque, Iowa
563-585-7469
www.dbq.edu/HeritageCenter/PurchaseTickets/

CONCERTS & BANDS

Spring Oratorio Performance

The Augustana Oratorio Society’s spring performance will presented at St. Lutheran Church in Davenport, IA. READ MORE »

APR14

St. Paul Lutheran Church • 2136 Brady Street, Davenport, Iowa
309-794-7306

CONCERTS & BANDS

Wishbone Ash

Formed in 1969, Wishbone Ash has more than 20 original studio recordings and several live albums to their credit. READ MORE »

APR16

River Music Experience • 129 N. Main Street, Davenport, Iowa
563-326-1333
www.rivermusicexperience.org

CONCERTS & BANDS

Whitherward

An intimate evening with this indie-folk duo! READ MORE »

APR18

Bishop Hill Creative Commons • 309 N. Bishop Hill St, Bishop Hill, Illinois
309-299-4999
whitherward.com

CONCERTS & BANDS

Rhythm City Casino Resort will iLuminate in April!

Rhythm City Casino is pleased to announce that iLuminate will be performing their glowing dance moves to the Event Center Stage in April! READ MORE »

APR19

Rhythm City Casino Resort • 7077 Elmore Ave., Davenport, Iowa

THEATRE, DANCE & FILM

iLuminatei

Luminate has been on TV shows like “Dancing with the Stars”, “the X-Factor”, “Good Morning America”, “The Wendy Williams Show” and “The El READ MORE »

APR19

Rhythm City Casino Resort • 7077 Elmore Ave., Davenport, Iowa
563-328-8000
rhythmcitycasino.showare.com/

THEATRE, DANCE & FILM

iLuminate

Luminate has been on TV shows like “Dancing with the Stars”, “the X-Factor”, “Good Morning America”, “The Wendy Williams Show” and “The El READ MORE »

APR20

Rhythm City Casino Resort • 7077 Elmore Ave., Davenport, Iowa
563-328-8000
rhythmcitycasino.showare.com/

THEATRE, DANCE & FILM

iLuminate

iLuminate has been on TV shows like “Dancing with the Stars”, “the X-Factor”, “Good Morning America”, “The Wendy Williams Show” and “The El READ MORE »

APR20

Rhythm City Casino Resort • 7077 Elmore Ave., Davenport, Iowa
563-328-8000
rhythmcitycasino.showare.com/

CONCERTS & BANDS

Andrew Sullivan

An intimate evening with this talented singer/songwriter! READ MORE »

APR26

Bishop Hill Creative Commons • 309 N. Bishop Hill St, Bishop Hill, Illinois
309-299-4999
www.andrewsullivanmusic.com

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Presented by Augustana College at The Brunner Theatre center in Rock Island, IL. READ MORE »

APR26-28MAY3-5

Brunner Theatre Center • 3750 7th Ave, Rock Island, Illinois
309-794-7306

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

44th Stroll Through Springtime

Enjoy spring–bird watching at 7 a.m., refreshments and short program at 9 a.m., flower viewing on trails at 10 a.m. READ MORE »

APR27

Black Hawk State Historic Site • 1510 46th Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois
309-788-9536
www.blackhawkpark.org

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

Spring Cleanup

Help spruce up the Nahant Marsh during our annual cleanup READ MORE »

APR27

Nahant Marsh • 4220 Wapello Avenue, Davenport, Iowa
563-336-3370
nahantmarsh.org

CLASSES & LECTURES

Totem Stick – Children’s Art Class

Students will be guided through design concepts that will help them plan, and then build, a totem stick that describes who they are READ MORE »

APR27

Smith Studio and Gallery • 124 S. State Street, Geneseo, Illinois
309-945-5428
smithstudiogeneseo.com

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

Spring Community Garage Sale

Come shop at the annual Rock Island Parks and Recreation Spring Community Garage Sale! READ MORE »

APR27

Longview Park Conservatory and Gardens • 1300 17th Street, Rock Island, Illinois
309-732-7275
www.rigov.org

THEATRE, DANCE & FILM

Grand Concourse by Heidi Schreck

Presented by the University of Dubuque Department of Fine and Performing Arts. READ MORE »

APR27

Babka Theatre – UD Heritage Center • 2255 Bennett St, Dubuque, Iowa
www.dbq.edu/Academics/OfficeofAcademicAffairs/AcademicDepartments/FinePerformingArts/Calendar/#April

CONCERTS & BANDS

Music at Grace

Come listen to the Glenview Middle School of East Moline Mariachi band perform. READ MORE »

APR28

Grace Lutheran Church • 1140 E. High Street, Davenport, Iowa
563-332-6791

THEATRE, DANCE & FILM

Grand Concourse by Heidi Schreck

Presented by the University of Dubuque Department of Fine and Performing Arts. READ MORE »

APR28

Babka Theatre – UD Heritage Center • 2255 Bennett St, Dubuque, Iowa
www.dbq.edu/Academics/OfficeofAcademicAffairs/AcademicDepartments/FinePerformingArts/Calendar/#April

CONCERTS & BANDS

Lyrics Alive

Witness three of the greatest operatic talents of a generation – cabaret-style. READ MORE »

MAY3

Heritage Center, University of Dubuque • 2255 Bennett St., Dubuque, Iowa
563-585-7469
www.dbq.edu/HeritageCenter/PurchaseTickets/

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

Village in Bloom

Please join us for the SEVENTH Annual %u201CVillage in Bloom: A Festival of the Arts%u201D to be held in the Village of East Davenport, May 4th READ MORE »

MAY4

Village of East Davenport • 2119 East 12th Street, Davenport, Iowa
www.villageinbloom.org

COMEDY

Spartaneous Improv Night

University of Dubuque Spartaneous Improv Troupe READ MORE »

MAY7

Babka Theatre – UD Heritage Center • 2255 Bennett St, Dubuque, Iowa
*******************************************www.dbq.edu/Academics/OfficeofAcademicAffairs/AcademicDepartments/FinePerformingArts/Calendar/#May

CONCERTS & BANDS

Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage

An intimate evening with this indie-folk duo! READ MORE »

MAY10

Bishop Hill Creative Commons • 309 N. Bishop Hill St, Bishop Hill, Illinois
309-299-4999
www.hannahbenmusic.com/

CONCERTS & BANDS

Spring Chamber Singers Concert

The A-Capella Group, directed by Kristen Eby, teaching specialist for the University of Dubuque Department of Fine and Performing Arts READ MORE »

MAY11

Blades Chapel, University of Dubuque • N Algona St, Dubuque, Iowa
*******************************************www.dbq.edu/Academics/OfficeofAcademicAffairs/AcademicDepartments/FinePerformingArts/Calendar/#May

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

Wine Festival Wine Tasting

Sip your way through over 180 wines from around the world! READ MORE »

MAY18

St. Ambrose University • 518 W. Locust Street, Davenport, Iowa
563-333-6290
www.sau.edu/winefest

CONCERTS & BANDS

CMT Music Award Nominee Lindsay Ell to Play Rhythm City!

Rhythm City Casino is pleased to announce that Lindsay Ell will be gracing the Event Center Stage on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 8 PM! READ MORE »

MAY25

Rhythm City Casino Resort • 7077 Elmore Ave., Davenport, Iowa

CONCERTS & BANDS

Lindsey Ell

Lindsay Ell was recently named one of The Huffington Post%u2019s %u201CTop Country Artists to Watch%u201D. Ell is a triple threat: accomplished musician, u READ MORE »

MAY25

Rhythm City Casino Resort • 7077 Elmore Ave., Davenport, Iowa
563-328-8000
rhythmcitycasino.showare.com/

CONCERTS & BANDS

Star Wars: A New Hope In Concert

Watch Star Wars full-length movie while the Quad City Symphony Orchestra play all the background music for the film. It is amazing! READ MORE »

JUN1

Adler Theatre • 136 E. Third Street, Davenport, Iowa
www.qcso.org

THEATRE, DANCE & FILM

Ballet Under the Stars

Enjoy a night of dance under the stars! READ MORE »

JUN7-9

Lincoln Park Theatre • 1120 40th Street, Rock Island, Illinois
309-786-3779
www.balletquadcities.com

RACES, TOURNAMENTS & SPORTS

Tour Of the Mississippi River Valley (TOMRV)

A Midwest bicycling experience. Enjoy a well-supported, 2-day scenic and challenging ride along the Mississippi river. READ MORE »

JUN79

Scott Community College • 500 Belmont Road, Bettendorf, Iowa
319-899-0551
www.qcbc.org/tomrv/

THEATRE, DANCE & FILM

Ballet Under the Stars

Enjoy a night of dance under the stars READ MORE »

JUN8-10

Ballet Quad Cities • 613 – 17th Street, Rock Island, Illinois
309-786-3779
www.balletquadcities.com

COMEDY

Steve Martin and Martin Short at the Adler Theatre

Comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short are coming to the Adler Theatre Sunday, June 9, 2019! READ MORE »

JUN9

Adler Theatre • 136 E. Third Street, Davenport, Iowa
563-326-8529
AdlerTheatre.com

CONCERTS & BANDS

Paul McCartney

See Paul McCartney live in concert in Moline at the TaxSlayer Center on 6/11/19. READ MORE »

JUN11

TaxSlayer Center • 1201 River Drive, Moline, Illinois
866-837-0608

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

Micro Brew Mile Craft Beer Festival

The Best Craft Beer Festival in the Quad Cities!! Over 40 Breweries, live entertainment, free appetizers, all for three local charities! READ MORE »

JUN15

City of Moline • 619 16th Street, Moline, Illinois
309-236-9573
www.microbrewmile.com

RACES, TOURNAMENTS & SPORTS

Micro Brew Mile & 6k Road Race

A USATF Certified Road mile and the unique distance of the 6K. Flat and fast! A Quad Cities Father’s Day Tradition!! READ MORE »

JUN15

Bierstube Bar and Grill • 415 15th Street, Moline, Illinois
309-236-9573
www.microbrewmile.com

CLASSES & LECTURES

Diabetes & Endocrinology 2019The conference features high level research in the fields of diabetes and endocrinology. READ MORE »

JUL56

Knights of Columbus • 1111 West 35th Street, Davenport, Iowa
702-508-5200

Great River road Vintage Trailer Rally

46 Vintage Travel Trailers from across the midwest camping together for 4 days in Hampton, IL. READ MORE »

JUL11-14

Illiniwek Forest Preserve • 836 State Avenue, Hampton, Illinois

CONCERTS & BANDS

Quad City Symphony Riverfront Pops Concert-Music of Queen

Enjoy an evening along the Mississippi River at the Quad City Symphony Orchestra’s Riverfront Pops Concert features the music of Queen. READ MORE »

AUG17

LeClaire Park • 400 Beiderbecke Drive, Davenport, Iowa
563-322-7276
www.qcso.org

ART & CRAFT FAIRS

Quad Con

Comic Books, Toys, Arts, Games READ MORE »

OCT26

The Golden Leaf Banquet Center • 2902 E. Kimberly Road, Davenport, Iowa
www.quadcitycon.com

CONCERTS & BANDS

Claude Bourbon

An intimate evening with this medieval Spanish blues legend! READ MORE »

OCT29

Bishop Hill Creative Commons • 309 N. Bishop Hill St, Bishop Hill, Illinois
309-299-4999
www.claudebourbon.org/

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

Antique Spectacular Vintage Market

Antique & Vintage Collectible Market READ MORE »

NOV1-3

QCCA Expo Center • 2621 4th Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois
712-326-9964
antiquespectacular.com

CONCERTS & BANDS

The Texas Tenors

Featuring the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra READ MORE »

NOV23

John and Alice Butler Hall, Heritage Center • 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, Iowa
563-585-7469
www.dbq.edu/HeritageCenter/LiveatHeritageCenter/PerformingArtsSeries/SpecialEvents/TexasTenors/

Should you have questions, kindly contact our friends at the Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau at 800-747-7800 or visit www.visitquadcities.com for a complete calendar.

All efforts have been made to ensure this calendar is accurate.  For more information, please contact the individual organization.

Located on the Mississippi River in the Midwest, the Quad Cities is comprised of Davenport and Bettendorf, Iowa; Rock Island and Moline/East Moline, Illinois; and surrounding communities.

Hotel Blackhawk is of course located in the heart of Davenport, just a few blocks from the River.  Should you not find accomodations at HBH, please contact our sister hotel, The Current~Iowa at www.TheCurrentIowa.com