This Week in Downtown Davenport: 10/18 - 10/26 Print
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Written by Downtown Davenport Partnership   
Friday, 19 October 2012 07:25
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Fres BeatAttention parents! Looking for an upbeat, interactive show to enjoy with your kids?  Come sing and dance along to a familiar Nickelodeon group, The Fresh Beat Band, at the Adler Theatre!  Keep the educational fun for kids rolling with Kidz Days at RME, where kids can enjoy performances made just for them.  If you're looking for a bit more action, check out the derby scene with the QC Rollers at the RiverCenter!

 

Jennings After forming Architect Records, releasing four albums and touring the globe, singer/songwriter Mason Jennings returns to the Quad Cities tonight for a show at River Music Experience! Plan to enjoy an exquisite musical mix of a poet, protest singer, and jazz musician all with the passion of a rock & roller. Ruby Slipper Sale

 

The Ruby Slipper is celebrating its Birthday Sale on Monday!  All boots are 25% off and  there will be cake, beverages, and plenty of savings.  Please support this top-notch local downtown retailer!  Ruby Slipper will be open special hours on Monday, Oct. 22 from Noon to 7 p.m.

 

Ambrose Talk St. Ambrose is hosting its Race Matters Reception & Talk tonight at the Figge Art Museum.  Interested in the artwork of college students from colleges and universities around the Quad Cities?  The 2012 College Invitational Exhibit opens this Saturday.  Brush up on your acrylic painting, watercolor, or basic drawing skills by attending the variety of art classes the Figge has to offer, as well.

 

Red W Blue Get your mid-week musical fix Wednesday at RME by checking out Red Wanting Blue! If you missed their powerhouse performance on David Letterman, now is your chance to see it live.  The Whoozdads are celebrating with a CD Release Show Saturday, and the 3rd Sunday Jazz Series will feature Adekola.  Participate in the Mandolin Junction and more this week at RME, too.

 

Haunted In search of the spookiest haunted house in the Quad Cities? Check out the Davenport Jaycee's Haunted House every Friday and Saturday for the rest of October for only $10 a soul (all scares included). Remember to pick up some local goods at the Freight House Farmers Market and to rock with Orangadang at Brady Street Pub on Saturday, too!

 

Mark your calendar now for the Halloween Parade on Wednesday, Oct. 31!

 

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This Week's Events: October 18 - October 24


Thursday, October 18

$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:  6:00 p.m.
Price $75 member $85 non-member

 

Class: Acrylic Painting (Int/Adv)

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Price: $75/member; $85/non-member

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Competitor Coupon Craze

Where: Rhythm City Casino

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

Price: FREE

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Documentary Film: The Rock Island Civil War Prison: Andersonville of the North?

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 6:00 p.m.

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

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Drop-In Hockey (Adult)

Where: River's Edge

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

Price: $10

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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

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Jazz Jam with the North Scott Jazz Combo

Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage

Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

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Kilkenny's Open Mic with Karl

Where: Kilkenny's Pub

Time: 9 p.m.

Price: FREE

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Learn to Skate

Where: River's Edge

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

Price:

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Lecture: Posing Beauty

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 7:00 p.m.

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

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Live Lunch with Mo

Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage

Time: Noon - 1:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

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Mason Jennings

Where: River Music Experience, Redstone Room

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

Price: $25 in adv. / $30 day of show

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Musical Happy Hour featuring Jon Eric

Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

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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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St. Ambrose University "Race Matters" Reception

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Price: Museum admission ($7) or FREE with membership

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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

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Trivia Challenge - Win Gift Certificates!

Where: Brady Street Pub

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

Price: FREE

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Friday, October 19

Brewery Tours

Where: Great River Brewery

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

Price: N/A

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The Davenport Jaycees Haunted House

Where: 319 Western Ave., Downtown Davenport

Time: 7:00 p.m. - Midnight

Price: $10

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The Fresh Beat Band

Where: The Adler Theater

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Price: $29.50 and $39.50

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Happy Hour featuring Dave Smith

Where: River Music Experience

Time: 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Price: FREE

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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

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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.

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Jordan Danielsen

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

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Kilkenny's Live Music - 3rd St. Villians

Where: Kilkenny's Pub

Time: 9 p.m.

Price: FREE

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Live Lunch with Chris North

Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage

Time: Noon - 1:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

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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

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Public Skate

Where: River's Edge

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

Price: $5 and up

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Orangadang Live Show

Where: Brady Street Pub

Time: 9:00 p.m. - close

Price: No Cover, Drink Specials

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Watercolor Class (Beg)

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Price: $65/member; $75/nonmember

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Saturday, October 20

 

Brewery Tours

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

 

College Invitational Exhibition Opening Reception

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

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The Davenport Jaycees Haunted House

Where: 319 Western Ave., Downtown Davenport

Time: 7:0 p.m. - Midnight

Price: $10

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Exhibition: 2012 College Invitational

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

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

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Exhibition: Posing Beauty in African American Culture

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

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

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Exhibition: Sculpting with Fiber

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

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

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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

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Exhibition: Suds: History of Brewing

Where: German American Heritage Center

Time: 10:00 a.m.

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

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Freight House Farmers Market

Where: Freight House Farmer's Market

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

Price: FREE

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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

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Iowa vs. Penn State

Where: Barrel House 211

Time: 7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

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

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Jordan Danielsen

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 6:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

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Kidz Days at RME featuring Paul Cioe & the Hound Dogs

Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Price: $5 for parent, accompanied children are free

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Learn to Skate

Where: River's Edge

Time: Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Price:

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Midnight Multiplier

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: Midnight - 4:00 a.m.

Price: FREE

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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

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QC Rollers vs. McClean County Missfits / Dark River Derby Double Header!

Where: The RiverCenter, Flat Track Roller Derby, Great Hall

Time: Doors 6:00 p.m. / First Bout 7:00 p.m.

Price: $10 in advance or $12 at the door; Kids (6-12) $6, Kids (5 & Under) FREE

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Rock the Pit

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Price: FREE
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Tech-Tacular Giveaway

Where: Rhythm City Casino
Time: 9 p.m.
Price: FREE
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Whoozdads? CD Release Show

Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage

Time: Doors 6:30 p.m. / Show 7:00 p.m.

Price: $5

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Sunday, October 21

 

$3,000 Sunday Shake Up Slot Tournament

Where: Rhythm City Casino

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

Price: FREE

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Adult Coed Soccer Session 1

Where: River's Edge Turf

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

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Adult Drop-In Hockey

Where: River's Edge

Time: Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Price: $10

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Midnight Multiplier

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: Midnight - 4:00 a.m.

Price: FREE

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Public Skate

Where: River's Edge

Time 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Price: $5 and up

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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

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Third Sunday Jazz Presents Adekola

Where: River Music Experience, Redstone Room

Time: Doors 5:30 p.m. / Show 6:00 p.m.

Price: $10 or $15 for reserved seating

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Monday, October 22

 

Mexican Monday

Where: Barrel House 211

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

Price: $3 Margaritas and $5 Tacos

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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

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The Ruby Slipper Birthday Sale

Where: 312 Main St.

Time: Noon - 7 p.m.
Price: All Boots are 25% Off, Cake & Beverages Served!
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Tuesday, October 23

 

Freight House Farmers Market

Where: Freight House Farmer's Market

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

Price: FREE

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