This Week in Downtown Davenport: 11/7 - 11/13 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Downtown Davenport Partnership   
Friday, 08 November 2013 09:49
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Hello!
We're excited to celebrate the opening of not one, but TWO new downtown businesses this week! Treat your taste buds to something new when Me & Billy Kitchen and Bar opens on Monday! Enjoy a wide variety of unique foods and drinks at this new local restaurant. On Saturday, Abernathy's Uncommon Clothing and Rebellious Accoutrements opens its doors for the first time at 11 a.m.    You can stop by for their official ribbon cutting at 1 p.m on Monday, too.  Support local business!

Show your support for our veterans at the Annual Veterans Day Parade on Monday. The parade begins at 10 a.m. at the corner of 4th and Western, and the ceremonies will begin at 11 a.m. Afterward, make your way to the Adler Theatre for the Genesis Veterans Day Films Event.  See two inspirational films and take an opportunity to hear from one of the filmmakers! All activities are FREE to military veterans. We'd like to also thank Riverboat Development Authority for being a sponsor of this great event.

From musicals to mediums, the Adler Theatre is home to an assortment of great events this week! Discover if Princess Winnifred finds her happily-ever-after when Davenport Central High School presents Once Upon a Mattress. If you're heading to the Sunday showing, arrive early to participate in the Royal Tea Party! On Tuesday, star of the hit TLC show, Long Island Medium, Theresa Caputo heads to the Adler to give live readings and share stories of her psychic gifts.

 

dress up and dance series Relive the Woodstock glory days this weekend at the River Music Experience during Dress Up and Dance Woodstock Rock with music by The Beaker Brothers Band! Tonight, Mississippi Valley Blues Society presents a FREE performance from Grammy award-winning artist Terrance Simien! This zydeco musician, vocalist, and songwriter is sure to please any crowd. Back by popular demand, QC United presents the Annual International Food and Wine Experience tomorrow night. Three chefs will prepare three international foods while two wine enthusiasts will be there to pair your meal with fine international wine.
Learn about German cookies, traditional baking, and other sweet treats from a woman who was featured on Martha Stewart! Join Connie from House on the Hill at the German American Heritage Center and participate in their Springerle Workshops Saturday or Sunday. Create your own paper molds or bake your own German cookies. On Sunday, check out images from the GAHC's Trip to Germany and the Travel Photo contest winners in their new photo exhibit.

Ruby Slipper Make sure you head to The Ruby Slipper between November 8 and 23 for their coat sale! All coats are 25% off. With the winter weather right around the corner, now's the time to take advantage of this cozy deal! Be sure to peruse their assortment of winter boots while you're there, too.
River Roots Live partner, Living Lands & Waters' Founder & President, Chad Pregracke, was recently nominated as one of the Top 10 CNN Heroes of 2013. You can make a difference by voting for Chad Pregracke every day now through November 17. Vote at www.cnnheroes.com and pick Chad.  We need all the votes we can get!
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This Week's Events: November 7 - November 13


Thursday, November 7
ACS Pool Tournament- American CueSports
Where: RiverCenter, Mississippi River Hall
Time: All Day
Price: Varies
Bucktown Center for the Arts
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Price: FREE
Class: Expressive Drawing - Pastel & Charcoal
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Price: $75/member; $85/non-member; $10 materials fee payable to instructor
Drop-In Hockey (Adult)
Where: River's Edge Ice
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Price: $10
Gallery Talk
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Price: FREE
MVBS presents Terrance Simien
Where: River Music Experience, RME Hall
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Price: FREE
Network @ Night
Where: The Clubhouse
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Price: $10/non-members; FREE/members
Once Upon a Mattress
Where: The Adler Theatre
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Price: $10 for students through high school with student ID, seniors, and CASI members; $12 for adults

River's Edge Monthly 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.

Thursdays at the Figge
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Price: FREE
Wine & Art
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Price: $15/student

Friday, November 8

ACS Pool Tournament- American CueSports

Where: RiverCenter, Mississippi River Hall
Time: All Day
Price: Varies

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
Class: Watercolor-Beginner/Intermediate
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: Noon - 2:30 p.m.
Price: $75/member; $85/non-member
Kitchen Gadgets "What's Cookin" Giveaway
Where: Rhythm City Casino
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Once Upon a Mattress
Where: The Adler Theatre
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Price: $10 for students through high school with student ID, seniors, and CASI members; $12 for adults
Website
Piano Fondue
Where: Rhythm City Casino
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Price: $15
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
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QC United presented International Food and Wine Experience
Where: River Music Experience, Redstone Room
Time: 6:00 p.m. - Midnight
Price: $50/person; $90/couple
Website
Saturday, November 9

 

Abernathy's Open House

Where: 315 E. 2nd Street

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.; 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (Open House)

Price: FREE

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ACS Pool Tournament- American CueSports

Where: RiverCenter, Mississippi River Hall
Time: All Day
Price: Varies

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

Website

 

Class: Docent Candidate Training

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 9:00 a.m. - Noon

Price: $150

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Dress Up and Dance: Woodstock Rock featuring The Breaker Brothers Band

Where: River Music Experience, Redstone Room

Time: Doors 8:30 p.m. / Show 9:00 p.m.

Price: $5

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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

Website

 

Exhibition: Medieval Monsters

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

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

Website

 

Exhibition: Jazz

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

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

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Exhibition: Photography Contest

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

Website

 

Exhibition: Walter Haskell Hinton: Image Maker for Deere

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

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

Website

 

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

Website

Midnight Multiplier

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: Midnight - 4:00 a.m.

Price: FREE

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Night of 101 Winners
Where: Rhythm City Casino
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Once Upon a Mattress
Where: The Adler Theatre
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Price: $10 for students through high school with student ID, seniors, and CASI members; $12 for adults
Piano Fondue
Where: Rhythm City Casino
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Price: $15
Pruning and Tree I.D. Seminar
Where: Quad Cities Food Hub
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Price: $15
Public Skate
Where: River's Edge
Time: 2:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Price: $5 and up

Rock the Pit

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Price: FREE
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Springerle Workshops

Where: German American Heritage Center

Time: 10:00 a.m; 12:30 p.m.; 2:30 p.m.

Price: $20/member; $25/non-member

Website

 

Tour: 1934: A New Deal for Artists

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 1:30 p.m.

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

Website

 

Trip: Des Moines Art Center

Where: Figge Art Museum

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

Price: $40/member; $50/non-member

Website

 

Sunday, November 10

 

$3,000 Sunday Shake Up Slot Tournament

Where: Rhythm City Casino

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

Price: FREE

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ACS Pool Tournament- American CueSports

Where: RiverCenter, Mississippi River Hall
Time: All Day
Price: Varies

Midnight Multiplier

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: Midnight - 4:00 a.m.

Price: FREE

Website

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Once Upon a Mattress

Where: The Adler Theatre

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Price: $10 for students through high school with student ID, seniors, and CASI members; $12 for adults

Website

 

Royal Tea

Where: The Adler Theatre Lobby

Time: Noon

Price: No admission fee, donations accepted

Website

 

Springerle Workshops- Paperclay Casting and Cookie Making

Where: German American Heritage Center

Time: 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Price: $20/member; $25/non-member

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

 

Sunday Live Jazz

Where: Brady St. Chop House

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

Price: FREE

Website

Tour: Walter Haskell Hinton: Image Maker for Deere
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Price: Museum Admission ($7), or FREE with membership

Monday, November 11

 

Genesis Veterans Day Film Event

Where: The Adler Theatre

Time:1:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., & 8:00 p.m.

Price: $5, FREE for military veterans

Website

 

Me & Billy Kitchen and Bar Opening

Where: 200 W. 3rd Street

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

Price: FREE
Website

 

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

Website

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Public Skate

Where: River's Edge

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

Price: $5 and Up

Website

 

Veterans Day Parade

Where: Downtown Davenport

Time: 10:00 a.m. step-off, 11:00 a.m. ceremony

Price: FREE

Website


Tuesday, November 12

Class: Drawing Beyond the Basics - Line to Form II
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Price: $75/member, $85/non-member
Class: Oil Painting- Water-Soluble Oils (Beginner)
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Price: $85/members; $95/non-members

 

Class: Silk Painting & Batik

Where: Figge Art Museum

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

Price: $55/members; $65/non-member; $20 materials fee payable to instructor

Website

 

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
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