This Week in Downtown Davenport: 10/3 - 10/9 Print
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Written by Downtown Davenport Partnership   
Thursday, 03 October 2013 11:14
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Hello!
Prepare yourself for a night full of celebration and music when The Quad City Symphony Orchestra's new season starts at the Adler on Saturday! With a mission to enrich the cultural life of the QC region through symphonic music, this event is sure to please. Keep in mind to grab your tickets for Craig Ferguson's Hot and Grumpy Tour, which comes to the Adler next weekend!
Need a mid-week pick-me-up? Make your way to the River Music Experience tonight for some party blues when Andy Frasco and The Un bring a performance of high energy and orchestrated chaos to the Redstone Room. Fans of Tom Petty, Van Morrison, and Neil Young should definately check out the Dan Hubbard and the Humadors' CD Release Show on Friday!  Opening will be fellow River Roots Live veterans Busted Chandeliers.
Treat yourself to an evening of fine dining tonight during Bix Bistro's 5 Course Oktoberfest Dinner at Hotel Blackhawk.  While you're there, reserve your spot for next week's Beer Tasting Event.  You can even take home your own set of custom Spiegelau Glasses. Until then, head to Great River Brewery tomorrow for their Punk'N-Mator Tapping. Bring your favorite pumpkin dish to share!  Check out the Mystery Dinner Theater event at Rhythm City , too.
Learn about change in the art world tonight during Thursdays at the Figge: Art21 Movie. If you haven't seen the No Shoes, No Shirt, No Service Exhibition, head out to the Figge before it closes on Sunday. You don't want to miss this opportunity to see works composed of material gathered right here in the Quad Cities! And don't forget about the various art classes offered this fall too such as Drawing Basics and Figure Drawing.
Gather your family and friends and help Humility of Mary Shelter fight homelessness in the Quad City area this weekend at the 2nd Annual Night at the Shelter SleepOut. Enjoy an assortment of activities like live music, Comedy Sportz, games, food, and an outdoor movie.
See you downtown!
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This Week's Events: October 3- October 9


Thursday, October 3
5 Course Oktoberfest Dinner
Where: Bix Bistro inside Hotel Blackhawk
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Price: $55/person
Andy Frasco & the Un
Where: River Music Experience, Redstone Room
Time: Doors 7:00 p.m. / Show 8:00 p.m.
Price: $7
Bucktown Center for the Arts
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Price: FREE
Drop-In Hockey (Adult)
Where: River's Edge Ice
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Price: $10
Live Music: Painkiller Hotel
Where: Barrel House 211
Time: 8:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Price: FREE
Network @ Night
Where: Duck City Bistro
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Price: $10/non-member; FREE/member

River's Edge Monthly Ice Schedule

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

Thursdays at the Figge: Art21 Movie
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Price: FREE
Wine & Art
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Price: $15/Student

Friday, October 4

Brewery Tours

Where: Great River Brewery

Time: 6:00 p.m

Price: N/A

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Bucktown Center for the Arts
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Price: FREE
Dan Hubbard and The Humadors CD Release Show
Where: River Music Experience, Redstone Room
Time: Doors 8:00 p.m. / Show 9:00 p.m.
Price: $7
Live Lunch with Rose N' Thorns
Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage
Time: Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Price: FREE
Mystery Dinner Theater
Where: Rhythm City Casino
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Price: $15 in advance; $20 at the door
Night at the Shelter SleepOut
Where: Modern Woodmen Park
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 a.m. (Saturday)
Price: $10; other donations accepted
Public Skate
Where: River's Edge
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.; 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Price: $5 and up
Punk'N-Mator Tapping
Where: Great River Brewery
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Price: Varies
Saturday, October 5

 

Brewery Tours

Where: Great River Brewery
Time: Noon, 1:00 p.m, 2:00 p.m, 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Price: N/A

 

Bucktown Center for the Arts

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

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Exhibition: 1934: A New Deal for Artists

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

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

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Exhibition: A New Deal for Illinois: The Federal Art Project Collection of Western Illinois

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

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

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Exhibition: Day of the Dead

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

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

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Exhibition: Land and Water

Where: German American Heritage Center

Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tues.-Sat.; Noon - 4:00 p.m. Sun.

Price: Museum Admission or FREE with membership

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Exhibition: Jazz

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

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

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Exhibition: No Shoes, No Shirt, No Service

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

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

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Exhibition: Studio1: Pop Art Soup

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

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

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Exhibition: Wisconsin's NAZI Resistance: the Mildred Fish-Harnack Story
Where: German American Heritage Center
Time: Noon - 4:00 p.m.
Price: Museum Admission ($5 or less), or FREE with membership

 

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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Josh Duffee Orchestra

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

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Live Lunch with Paul Les

Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage

Time: Noon - 1:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

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Live Music: Max

Where: Freight House Farmers Market

Time: 9:00 a.m.

Price: FREE

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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: 2:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.; 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Price: $5 and up
Quad Cities Symphony Orchestra Masterworks Series
Where: The Adler Theatre
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Price: $27, $37, $47, $57, and $12 for students
River Prairie Minstrels
Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Price: FREE
RME Guitar Circle
Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Price: FREE

Rock the Pit

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Price: FREE
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Tour: A New Deal for Illinois: The Federal Art Project Collection of Western Illinois

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 1:30 p.m.

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

Website

 

Sunday, October 6

 

$3,000 Sunday Shake Up Slot Tournament

Where: Rhythm City Casino

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

Price: FREE

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Drop-In Hockey (Adult)
Where: River's Edge
Time: 11:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Price: $10
Exhibition Closes: No Shoes, No Shirt, No Service
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Price: Museum Admission ($7), or FREE with membership

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: 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Price: $5 and Up

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

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Sunday Live Jazz: Manny Lopez Trio

Where: Brady St. Chop House

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Price: FREE

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Tour: 1934: A New Deal for Artists
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Price: Museum Admission ($7), or FREE with membership

Monday, October 7

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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Tuesday, October 8


Acoustic Music Club
Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage
Time: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Price: FREE
Class: Drawing Basics- Line to Form I
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Price: $75/member, $85/non-member
Class: Figure Drawing
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Price: $20/3classes/student; $30/3 classes/adult; $12/single session

 

Drop-In Hockey (Adult)

Where: River's Edge, Ice

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

Price: $10

Website

 

Freight House Farmers Market
Where: Freight House Building and Parking Lot
Time: 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Price: FREE

 

It's Firkin Tuesday!

Where: Barrel House 211

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

Price: $3 Burger Baskets

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Network @ Noon: The Scrappy Brand's Guide to Social Media Marketing on a Budget
Where: DHCU Community Credit Union
Time: 11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Price: $15/member; $20/non-member

Open Jam Session

Where: Brady Street Pub

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

 

Wednesday, October 9

 

Attack of the Casks

Where: Great River Brewery

Time: 5:00p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Price: N/A

Bucktown Center for the Arts
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Price: FREE
Live Lunch with Silly C
Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage
Time: Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Price: FREE

Midday Moolah Tournament

Where: Rhythm City Casino

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

Price: 100 points per entry; 10 entries max per guest

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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

Website

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Public Skate

Where: River's Edge, Ice

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

Price: $5 and up

Website

 

RME Open Mic Contest

Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Price: $5 or FREE for Friends of RME

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