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13th ANNUAL BREW HA HA SET FOR SEPTEMBER 15TH IN LECLAIRE PARK PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Lora Adams   
Monday, 10 September 2012 14:16

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MOLINE, ILLINOIS – WQPT hosts the 13th annual Brew Ha Ha at LeClaire Park in downtown Davenport on Saturday, September 15th from 1 to 5 p.m.  A wide variety of ales, pilsners, and porters are available for tasting as well as cheeses provided by Cabot Creamery Cooperative of Vermont.

Tickets for Brew Ha Ha are $25.00 prior to the event and $30.00 at the gate. “We continue to cap the number of tickets sold to insure that our attendees are able to enjoy as many tastings as they like,” said WQPT Special Projects Coordinator, Bea Brasel. Tickets may be purchased at the WQPT offices at 3561 60th Street, Moline, Illinois (Western Illinois University 60th Street Campus) and  CO-OP Records in Davenport and Moline and Old Chicago in Bettendorf, (add a $2.00 service fee at these locations).

Musical performances by Minus Six take place at 1 – 2:30 pm and 3:15 to 4:15 pm. The comedy will be provided by The Blacklist Improv Comedy Troupe.  They perform from 2:30 – 3:15 pm. Games return for attendees to try like the Growler Hold, Putt Putt Golf and the “Grand” Prize Game with prizes for everyone. Admission to Brew Ha Ha includes an event program, unlimited tasting, and a commemorative tasting glass.

Presenting Sponsors for Brew Ha Ha are Old Chicago, Rhythm City Casino,  River Cities' Reader, Rock 104.9, Star 93.5, 97X Classic Hits, True Oldies KJOC 1170AM, along with Dimitri Wine & Spirits, Inc., Glazer’s Distributors of Iowa, Blue Moon, Budweiser, KWQC, Mediacom, Downtown Davenport Partnership, Cabot Creamery Cooperative and ESI. With additional support from The Blacklist Comedy Troupe,  Hawkeye Ice, Iowa American Water, Iowa QC Chamber Downtown Partnership, Millennium Waste, Quad City Golf Cars and Sunbelt Rentals.

Attendees must be 21 or older. Children in strollers and animals will not be admitted. Feel free to bring your own lawn chair.  For more information log on to wqpt.org/brew.

Brew Ha Ha is a fundraising event to support WQPT, the local public television station serving eastern Iowa and western Illinois.

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SPOOK WALK IN DOWNTOWN DAVENPORT Davenport Public Library Visits Supernatural Sites PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Steve Hart   
Monday, 10 September 2012 14:03

Don’t be afraid!  The Davenport Public Library wants to take you on a Spook Walk.  Join us on Saturday, September 15th at 2:00 p.m. on the front porch of the Main Library (321 Main Street) for some paranormal activity.  On the Spook Walk you will visit over half a dozen sites rumored to be haunted. This walk is approximately 2 miles, so comfortable walking shoes and a bottle of water are recommended.

Adults and teens are sure to find an eerie, fun time. Registration is required for this FREE event. To register or for more information, call 563-326-7832 or visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

This event is in collaboration with East West Riverfest in the Quad Cities. From September 7 to 16, 2012, the Quad Cities hosts East West Riverfest, a new community-wide, ten-day celebration of the arts, culture and heritage thriving on this bend of the Mississippi River. Over 300 events will take place at almost 100 various theaters, music venues, galleries, historic sites, museums, parks, and attractions on both sides of the river in the Quad Cities. For more information, visit www.eastwestriverfest.com or the official Facebook page.

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CEMETERY HUNTERS Find Secrets in the Cemetery! PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Steve Hart   
Monday, 10 September 2012 14:01

Cemetery Hunters at the Davenport Public Library is the perfect program for those looking to learn tips and tricks about searching for information in a cemetery. Join us Thursday, September 13 at 7:00 p.m. at the Fairmount Branch Library (3000 N Fairmount Street) to learn what different types of stone, species of trees, and more can tell you about your ancestors and the people from this area. Find out how to uncover secrets from the past through what is still around today. Adults and teens are invited to attend this FREE program.

For more information on this and other Davenport Public Library programs, call 563-326-7832 or visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

This event is in collaboration with East West Riverfest in the Quad Cities. From September 7 to 16, 2012, the Quad Cities hosts East West Riverfest, a new community-wide, ten-day celebration of the arts, culture and heritage thriving on this bend of the Mississippi River. Over 300 events will take place at almost 100 various theaters, music venues, galleries, historic sites, museums, parks, and attractions on both sides of the river in the Quad Cities. For more information, visit www.eastwestriverfest.com or the official Facebook page.

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Bridal Fair PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kelly Lao   
Monday, 10 September 2012 13:46

Davenport, IA- The German American Heritage Center is pleased to announce its first annual Budget Bridal Fair! With local and regional vendors, GAHC wants to help you create your perfect wedding, without breaking the bank! On Sunday, September 16th from 12-3pm come visit our free bridal fair and start planning your perfect day! For more information please call 563-322-8844 or visit gahc.org! GAHC is located at 712 W. 2nd St. Davenport, IA.

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ISU Extension Calendar Sept 25 - Oct 25, 2012 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Amanda Heitz   
Monday, 10 September 2012 13:39

 
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