This Week in Downtown Davenport: 1/24 - 1/30 PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 25 January 2013 15:23
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Icestravaganza

Embrace the cold weather downtown on Sunday during our new family event, Icestravaganza! Enjoy live ice sculpture carving, an outdoor skating rink, horse drawn carriage rides, shopping on the Skybridge with Handmade City and downtown retailers, live music, storytelling, and more! You could even win a $1,000 shopping spree from Necker's Jewelers.   The event will take place on the Skybridge courtyard and on 2nd Street between Main and Brady.
Bridal Expo
Attention all brides and grooms to-be! Looking for a one stop bridal fair right here in the Quad Cities?  Look no further than the RiverCenter, host of this years Davenport Jaycees Bridal Expo. With 135 vendors there to help you, we're sure you can make your dream wedding a reality.  The Big Brothers Big Sisters Putt-A-Round kicks off at the RiverCenter on Wednesday, too!
Augie Celebrate the artistic and musical talents of Augustana students at the opening of the sixth annual Augustana Sights and Sounds Exhibition at Bucktown during Final Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. This free event will feature distinctive photography from both Augustana students and QC high school students along with to video narratives by the Augustana Video Bureau.

faux workshop It's the Moline School District's time to shine starting Saturday at the Figge Art Museum during the Young Artists at the Figge Exhibition.  Come see what these creative young-ins have been hard at work on! Then, test your own creativity at the Faux Finish Workshop. Learn tips, tricks, and techniques that will help create the look of wood, marble, fabric, and more on your walls and furniture.

 

avey brothers band

The back-to-back champions of the '08 and '09 Iowa Blues Challenge will perform at the River Music Experience on Saturday. Come hear the Avey Brothers and The Mercury Brothers for a blend of Cajun and blues-rock! On Friday, hear your familiar favorite songs and sounds at this month's Deja vu Rendezvous featuring The Beaker Brothers Band.

 

Tribute Dance Competition

Head to the Adler Theater  this weekend to check out the Tribute National Talent Competition. From solos to group performances in tap, contemporary, hip hop, and more, this weekend will be a great opportunity to to see some natural dancing talent.

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This Week's Events: January 24 - January 30


Thursday, January 24

2013 Quad Cities Youth Conference

Where: The RiverCenter

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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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Drop-In Hockey (Adult)

Where: River's Edge, Ice

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 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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Live Lunch with Randy Leasman

Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage

Time: Noon - 1:00 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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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, January 25

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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Deja Vu Rendezvous featuring The Beaker Brothers Band
Where: River Music Experience, Redstone Room
Time: Doors 7:30 p.m. / Show 8:00 p.m.
Price: $5
Final Friday - Augustana Sights & Sounds
Where: Bucktown
Price: FREE
Time: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Live Lunch with Rachael Schuldt
Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage
Time: Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Price: FREE
Piano Fondue
Where: Rhythm City Casino
Time: 8:00 p.m.

Public Skate

Where: River's Edge Ice

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

Price: $5 and up

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Sudlow Jazz Jam

Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage

Time: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

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Tribute National Talent (Dance Competition)

Where: The Adler Theater

Time:  Doors open at 3:15 p.m.

Price: Prices vary, see website

Website

 

Saturday, January 26

 

$20,000 Cash is King Drawing

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 11:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

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Avey Brothers and The Mercury Brothers

Where: River Music Experience, Redstone Room

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

Price: $8 in adv, $10 day of show

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Brewery Tours

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

 

Community Drum Circle

Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Price: $5 for Adults, $2.50 for children 12 and under

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Davenport Jaycees Bridal Expo

Where: The RiverCenter, Great Hall

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Price: $8 in adv, $10 at door

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Exhibition: Picturing Identity: The Allure of Portraiture

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

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

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Exhibition: Portrait of Maquoketa: The Dimensional View

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

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

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Exhibition: Quilts: Masterworks from the American Folk Art Museum

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 Opens: Young Artists at the Figge - Moline

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

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

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Faux Finish Workshop

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Price: $30/member; $40/non-member, $20 materials fee payable to instructor

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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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John Fliss
Where: Rhythm City Casino
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Live Lunch with Matthew Davies & The Thriftones
Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage
Time: Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Price: FREE

Midnight Multiplier

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: Midnight - 4:00 a.m.

Price: FREE

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Rock the Pit

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Price: FREE
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Silly C, Slack Man, and Toomey

Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage

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

Price: FREE

Website

 

Tribute National Talent (Dance Competition)

Where: The Adler Theater

Time: Doors open at 6:45 a.m.

Price: Prices vary, see website

Website

 

Sunday, January 27

 

$3,000 Sunday Shake Up Slot Tournament

Where: Rhythm City Casino

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

Price: FREE

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Icestravaganza - presented by the DDP Arts and Culture Committee
Where: RME Courtyard
Time: Noon - 6:00 p.m.
Price: FREE

Live Music: Anthony Catalfano Quartet
Where: Brady Street Chop House
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Midnight Multiplier

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: Midnight - 4:00 a.m.

Price: FREE

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Over 30 Hockey

Where: River's Edge Ice

Time: 6:30 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.

Price: $10

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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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Tour: Picturing Identity: The Allure of Portraiture

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 1:30 p.m.

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

Website

 

Tribute National Talent (Dance Competition)

Where: The Adler Theater

Time: Doors open at 6:45 a.m.

Price: Prices vary, see website

Website

Monday, January 28

 

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 Ice

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

Price: $5 and up

Website

Tuesday, January 29


Acoustic Music Club
Where: River Music Experience, RME Cafe
Time: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Price: FREE
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Drop-In Hockey (Adult)
Where: The River's Edge, Ice
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Price: $10
Website

Drop-In Soccer
Where: The River's Edge, Turf
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Website

Competitor Coupon Craze

Where: Rhythm City Casino

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

Price: FREE

Website

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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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North Scott Jazz Choir

Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage

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

Price: FREE

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Open Jam Session

Where: Brady Street Pub

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

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Wednesday, January 30

 

Attack of the Casks

Where: Great River Brewery

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

Price: N/A

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

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

Price: $5 and Up

Website

 

RME Open Mic & Jam

Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage

Time: 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

 

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