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October Events & Specials! PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Davenport Parks & Recreation   
Monday, 15 October 2012 15:04
Halloween Fun

This weekend - Haunted Island

Haunted Island will open at 6 p.m. October 12 and 13 at Credit Island, 2200 W. River Drive, Davenport. It will include a bat presentation at 6:30 p.m., hayrack rides from dark until midnight, and a bonfire with a storyteller. Concessions will be available. Admission is $12; $8 for ages 4-11; free for ages 3 and under.A $2-off coupon is available online. Proceeds benefit the Friends of Credit Island. Rain dates are Oct. 19 and 20.

This weekend - Family Friday Nights

Join us for Family Friday Night at Junior Theater. We're featuring "Jumanji" as this month's movie. 6pm - 9pm.
Fee: $2.50

Every Friday night is a different activity for the whole family.  
October 12 - Junior Theatre: Jumanji; 
October 19 - Sports:  Red Hawk Golf and movie; 
October 26 - Friday Night Jam and Uno tournament at Roosevelt Community Center.

Junior Theater
Mainstage Show

Beauty and the Beast, by Vera Morris is the featured fall presentation in October: Cursed! A young prince is transformed into a Beast because of his selfishness and locked away in an enchanted castle, along with all who serve him.  To break the curse, he must learn to love more than just himself.  Beauty, a young girl from a nearby village, finds her way into the cursed castle.  Join us as the magic unfolds onstage.

@ 1:00 and 4:00 pm;

@ 2:00 pm.

Admission is $5 anyone 3 and up.


 
BENEFIT FOR JOHNNY PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Rick Martin   
Monday, 15 October 2012 14:39

You're invited to attend a benefit for Johnny on Saturday, November 10 from 11am until 5pm at VFW Post 9128 at 2184 State Street in Bettendorf.

Come and enjoy hot chili, soda, etc and take part in our 50/50 drawing, silent auction and raffle.

All proceeds go to the remodel of Johnny's home to make it wheelchair accessible.

 
This Week in Downtown Davenport: 10/11 - 10/17 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Downtown Davenport Partnership   
Monday, 15 October 2012 14:29
Hello!

Haunted House 'Tis the season for changing leaves, hot chocolate, and most frighteningly, haunted houses! Get your Halloween fix by attending the Davenport Jaycee's Haunted House every Friday and Saturday for the rest of October. Grab a friend or family member's hand to squeeze and experience the most-terrifying haunted house in the Quad Cities for only $10 a soul.


Martin Sexton One of the most talked-about arrivals on the new folk music scene has landed in Davenport again for an intimate show tonight!   Don't miss Martin Sexton, who has collaborated with artists from John Mayer to Peter Frampton, perform tonight at the River Music Experience!   Fans of Scrubs and Parenthood may hear some familiar tunes at this show, too. Shemekia

 

Inspired to make your own mark on music?  Participate in RME's Songwriter's All-Original Open Mic on Saturday, and plan to attend other great events occurring this week too including performances by Daniel Stratman, Shemekia Copeland, 10 of Soul, and more.  Grab tickets while they last for next week's Mason Jennings concert, too!

 

Suds Attention all local beer lovers! Head over to German American Heritage Center for the Suds! Beer Tasting this Saturday. While you're there, visit the SUDS Beer Exhibit to learn about the history of brewing in the QC. If you're looking for another brew fix later in the week, check out Great River Brewery's Attack of the Casks every Wednesday from 5 to 9 p.m.

 

Katy T The Praise for Life Concert this weekend will feature the Grammy and Dove Award-winning Christian music recording artist Kathy Troccoli. Make your way to the Adler Theater to be a part of this unique milestone moment!

 

Anime The Figge's Teen Anime Fest, which includes a Japanese language class, a cosplay contest, and cool crafts kicks off Saturday at noon!  Check out the wide assortment of classes offered by the Figge whether it be basic drawing or multi-media design, too. Tonight's presentation during Thursday at the Figge discusses the interpretation of portraiture from a variety of perspectives with demonstrations by current graduate students.

 

Burlesque casino Rhythm City Casino will host one of the season's most sizzlin' performances this weekend when the Quad City Bottoms Up Burlesque Show takes the stage!  Musician Chuck Murphy will be performing at the casino Friday, too.

 

See you downtown!

 

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This Week's Events: October 11 - October 17


Thursday, October 11

$2,800 Bank It Blackjack Tournament

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: Registration 5 p.m. Tournament 6 p.m.

Price: $20 entry fee

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Basic Drawing Class

Where: Figge Art Museum
Time:  6 p.m.
Price $75 member $85 non-member

 

Competitor Coupon Craze

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

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Drop-In Hockey (Adult)

Where: River's Edge

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Price: $10

Website

 

Drop-In Turf/Soccer

Where: River's Edge

Time: Youth 6:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m. ; Adult 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Price: $10

Website

 

Kilkenny's Open Mic with Karl

Where: Kilkenny's Pub

Time: 9 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

 

Learn to Skate

Where: River's Edge

Time: 5:15 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.

Price:

Website

 

Lecture: "Posing Questions: Inquiring About Portrait Photography for Personal Meaning Making"

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Price: Free with membership or museum admission

Website

 

Live Lunch with Lars Rehnberg

Where: River Music Experience, RME Community Stage

Time: Noon - 1:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

 

Martin Sexton

Where: River Music Experience, Redstone Room

Time: Doors 7:00 p.m. / Show 8:00 p.m.

Price: $25

Website

 

QC United Presents Raise the Roof Thursday

Where: River Music Experience, RME Community Stage

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

 

River's Edge Monthly Turf & Ice Schedule

Discover dozens of sporting events at River's Edge!

Follow the links below to see the complete ice and turf schedule for the month.

Ice Schedule

Turf Schedule

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Thursdays at the Figge

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Price: Museum Admission ($7), or FREE with membership

Website

 

Trivia Challenge - Win Gift Certificates!

Where: Brady Street Pub

Time: 8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

 

 

Friday, October 12

Brewery Tours

Where: Great River Brewery

Time: 6:00 p.m, 7:00 p.m, and 8:00 p.m.

Price: N/A

Website

 

Chuck Murphy

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

 

The Davenport Jaycees Haunted House

Where: 319 Western Ave., Downtown Davenport

Time: 7:00 p.m. - Midnight

Price: $10

Website

 

Deja Vu Rendezvous Featuring 10 of Soul

Where: River Music Experience, Redstone Room

Time: Doors 7:30 p.m. / Show 8:30 p.m.

Price: $8

Website

 

Haunted Island

Where:Credit Island Park

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Price: Adult (ages 12 and up) $12, Kids (ages 4-11) $8, Children (ages 3 and under) FREE

Website

 

High School Drop In Turf/Soccer

Where: River's Edge

Time: Session 1 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. / Session 2, 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Website

 

Kilkenny's Live Music - Johnny Don't

Where: Kilkenny's Pub

Time: 9 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

 

Live Lunch with Tony Hoeppner

Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage

Time: Noon - 1:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

 

Multi-Media Design Class

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Price:$65/member; $75/non-member, $10 material fee payable to instructor

Website

 

Public Skate

Where: River's Edge

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.

Price: $5 and up

Website

 

Saturday, October 13

 

Bottoms Up Quad Cities Burlesque

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Price: $20 at the door with reservations - Reservations call 563-328-8217

Website

 

Brewery Tours

Where: Great River Brewery
Time: Noon, 1:00 p.m, 2:00 p.m, and 3:00 p.m.
Price: N/A

 

Daniel Stratman

Where: River Music Experience, RME Community Stage

Time: 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Price: $5

Website

 

The Davenport Jaycees Haunted House

Where: 319 Western Ave., Downtown Davenport

Time: 7:0 p.m. - Midnight

Price: $10

Website

 

Exhibition: Posing Beauty in African American Culture

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Price: Museum Admission ($7), or FREE with membership

Website

 

Exhibition: Sculpting with Fiber

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Price: Museum Admission ($7), or FREE with membership

Website

 

Exhibition: Interplay: Material, Method and Motif in West African Art

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Price: Museum Admission ($7), or FREE with membership

Website

 

Exhibition: Suds: History of Brewing

Where: German American Heritage Center

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Price: Museum Admission ($5), or FREE with membership

Website

 

Freight House Farmers Market

Where: Freight House Farmer's Market

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

 

Haunted Island

Where: Credit Island Park

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Price: Adult (ages 12 and up) $12, Kids (ages 4-11) $8, Children (ages 3 and under) FREE

Website

 

Iowa @ Michigan State

Where: Barrel House 211

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Price: $2 Domestic Drafts, $2 Beef Tacos, $5 Wings and Pretzels

Website

 

Kilkenny's Live Music - Johnny Don't

Where: Kilkenny's Pub

Time: 9 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

 

Learn to Skate

Where: River's Edge

Time: Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Price:

Website

 

Live Lunch with Daniel Stratman

Where: River Music Experience

Time: Noon - 1:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

Midnight Multiplier

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: Midnight - 4:00 a.m.

Price: FREE

Website

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Public Skate

Where: River's Edge

Time:  2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.; 9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Price: $5 and up

Website

 

Rock the Pit

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Price: FREE
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Songwriter's All-Original Open Mic

Where: River Music Experience, RME Community Stage

Time: 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

 

SUDS! Beer Tasting

Where: German American Heritage Center

Time: 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Price: $18 for members; $20 for non-members in advance, $25 at the door

Website

 

Tech-Tacular Giveaway

Where: Rhythm City Casino
Time: 9 p.m.
Price: FREE
Website

 

Teen Event: Anime Fest

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: Noon - 3:00 p.m.

Price: $5 per person

Website

 

Turf Rental

Where: River's Edge

Time: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Website

 

UFC 153, Silva vs Bonnar

Where: Brady Street Pub

Time: 9:00 p.m.

Price: No Cover, Drink specials until close

Website

 

Sunday, October 14

 

$3,000 Sunday Shake Up Slot Tournament

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Price: FREE

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An Evening with Shemekia Copeland

Where: River Music Experience, Redstone Room

Time: Doors 7:00 p.m. / Show 8:00 p.m.

Price: $18 adv., $22 day of show

Website

 

Midnight Multiplier

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: Midnight - 4:00 a.m.

Price: FREE

Website

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October Birthday Bash

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Price: Free for October Birthday's

Website

 

Praise for Life Concert with Kathy Troccoli

Where: The Adler Theater

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

 

Sunday Jazz Brunch at Bix Bistro

Where: Blackhawk Hotel

Time: 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

Price: Adults - $17.95 and Kids - $8.95

Website

 

 

Monday, October 15

 

Mexican Monday

Where: Barrel House 211

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Price: $3 Margaritas and $5 Tacos

Website

 

Nifty 50's

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 8:00 a.m. - Noon and 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

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Public Skate

Where: River's Edge

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Price: $5 and up

Website

 

Tuesday, October 16

 

Class: Figure Drawing

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Price: $12 or less

Website

 

Citizen's Input Meeting

Where: Duck Creek Lodge

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Website

 

Competitor Coupon Craze

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

Follow on Facebook and Twitter

 

Drop-In Hockey (Adult)

Where: River's Edge

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Price: $10

Website

 

Drop-In Turf/Soccer

 
Beer Tasting at GAHC! Only 3 more days for reduced price tickets! PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kelly Lao   
Thursday, 11 October 2012 07:20
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13TH 5pm to 8pm!

SUDS! BEER TASTING!
Dear Fellow Beer lover,

There are only 3 days left to get reduced price tickets to the Suds! Beer tasting this Saturday!
Call Kelly at 563-322-8844 to reserve your tickets at reduced price now!
German style, local, regional and home brew beers!

Advance Tickets

$18 Members
$20 Non-members
At the Door

$25 for all



Come enjoy fellowship, beer, German sausages and treats, beer, and live music as we celebrate the last weeks of our popular exhibition Suds! and German American Month!

 
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