Quad-Cities Area Events and Festivals

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/

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/

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/