This Week in Downtown Davenport: 6/20 - 6/26 Print
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Written by Downtown Davenport Partnership   
Friday, 21 June 2013 13:17
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Hello!
Prepare yourself for a weekend of BBQ, craft beer tasting, and the arrival of the Great Race! Spend your Saturday at LeClaire Park for the Kansas City Barbeque Society's 3rd annual BBQ & Craft Brew followed by live music in the evening. Make your way back Sunday as the historic 2013 Great Race arrives in the Quad Cities. Come out early so you don't miss the Show & Shine Car Show!
Having been called "almost a world unto himself" by The New York TimesEdmar Castaneda is act you don't want to miss this Sunday. With beautifully complex timing, lush colors, and a dynamic spirit, this Colombian jazz harpist brings his revolutionary music to the River Music Experience. On Friday, join RME's Rock Wars: Battle of the Bands Round 1 featuring 45 on High vs. Item 9 & The Mad Hatters. It's up to the fans to determine which band proceeds to the next round!
Brush up on your Pac Man skills tomorrow night when Barrel House 211 hosts an 80's Bash! Dress in your favorite 80's attire and get an 80's specialty shot for free, all while enjoying live music by Meet the Press. And what's more, every straw going into the specialty cocktail will feature the face of Tom Cruise from the movie Cocktail!
Learn how to take great and memorable shots of your vacations during the Travel Photography Class for Adults at the German American Heritage Center on Sunday. Don't forget about the Family Fun Fridays where families can explore the museum for just $10 this summer! This makes for a great opportunity to check out their Land and Water or Double Exposure: Prints of Past and Present exhibits!
Grab an early dinner at Boozies Bar and Grille on Saturday and then venture downstairs to Gallery 114 for their Opening Reception for guest Artist/Fine Art Photographer Matthew Terry. Peruse his works of art along with other displays featuring the works of Karen Klingborg, Marty Kiser, Lori Davis, Carolyn Jane Krueger, and Regan Hatfield.
farmer's market Spend some quality time outdoors this weekend and enjoy the summer weather! Get your jazz fix at this weekend's Music on the Levee featuring Swing Shift. If you're looking for some fun and affordable family activities, head to Red Hawk Golf Course for golf, food, and other activities on Friday. On Saturday, shop fresh and local at the Freight House Farmer's Market and enjoy live tunes by Pat Willis while you shop!
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This Week's Events: June 20 - June 26


Thursday, June 20

Backyard Blowout

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

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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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Kilkenny's Open Mic with Karl

Where: Kilkenny's Pub

Time: 9 p.m.

Price: FREE

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Live Lunch with Esme Alexis

Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage

Time: Noon - 1:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

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Opening Reception: Beyond the Classroom

Where: Figge Art Museum

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

Price: FREE

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Quad Cities River Bandits vs. Kane County Cougars

Where: Modern Woodmen Park

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Price: $6 and up

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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. - 9:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

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Trivia Challenge - Win Gift Certificates!

Where: Brady Street Pub

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

Price: FREE

Stick around for live music by Kilborn Alley Blues Band

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Friday, June 21

$1,500 FREEky Friday Giveaway

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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80's Bash featuring music by Meet the Press

Where: Barrel House 211

Time: 9:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

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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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Family Friday Night: Golf, Movie, and Activities
Where: Red Hawk Golf Course
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Price: $10/family of four, $2 each additional person
Family Fun Fridays at GAHC
Where: German American Heritage Center
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Price: $10 (for families up to 5 people)
Forever Losing Sleep with Ice Hockey, Dream Anabelle, & The Easy Mark
Where: River Music Experience, RME Hall
Time: Doors 6:30 p.m. / Show 7:00 p.m.
Price: $5
Fridays at the Figge- Painting
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Price: $45/members; $55/general public- per student, per workshop
Friday Live at 5 featuring Who Cares? sponsored by Betty, Neuman, & McMahon PLC
Where: River Music Experience, RME Courtyard
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Price: FREE
Live Music: Kevin Presbrey
Where: Kilkenny's
Time: 9:00 p.m.
Price: FREE
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
QC Rock Academy Vocal Camp Concert
Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage
Time: Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Price: FREE
Quad Cities River Bandits vs. Kane County Cougars
Where: Modern Woodmen Park
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Price: $6 and up
Rock Wars: Battle of the Bands Round 1 featuring 45 on High vs. Item 9 & The Mad Hatters
Where: River Music Experience, Redstone Room
Time: Doors 7:00 p.m. / Show 8:00 p.m.
Prce: $3
Whoozdads
Where: Rhythm City Casino
Time: 8:00 p.m. - Midnight
Price: FREE
Saturday, June 22

 

Backyard Blowout

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

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BBQ & Craft Brew

Where: LeClaire Park

Time: Noon - 1:00 p.m. (VIP Craft Brew Tasting); 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Craft Brew Tasting); 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. (Bands)

Price: $20 in adv., $25 at the door, $35/VIP, $5/live music after 5

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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

 

Drop-In Hockey (Adult)

Where: River's Edge

Time: 4:15 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Price: $10

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Exhibition: Double Expose: Prints of Past and Present

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: American POP Art!

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

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

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Exhibition: Beyond the Classroom

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

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

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Exhibition: Frank Lloyd Wright: The Bogk House Drawings

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

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

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Exhibition: Pushing the Envelope

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

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

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Exhibition: Questionable Architecture: Terry Rathje in Collaboration with Steve Banks and Monica Correia

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Price: Museum Admission ($7), 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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Pat Willis
Where: Freight House Farmers Market
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Price: FREE
Live Lunch with Shawna Swift
Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage
Time: Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Price: FREE
Live Music: Tim Stopulous
Where: Barrel House 211
Time: 9:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Price: FREE
Live Music: Kevin Presbrey
Where: Kilkenny's
Time: 9:00 p.m.
Price: FREE

Midnight Multiplier

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: Midnight - 4:00 a.m.

Price: FREE

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Opening Reception for Matthew Terry
Where: Gallery 114
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Price: TBA
Public Skate
Where: River's Edge
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.; 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Price: $5 and up

Quad Cities River Bandits vs. Kane County Cougars
Where: Modern Woodmen Park
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Price: $6 and up
River Prairie Minstrels
Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Price: FREE

Rock the Pit

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Price: FREE
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Whoozdads

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 8:00 p.m. - Midnight

Price: FREE

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Sunday, June 23

 

$3,000 Sunday Shake Up Slot Tournament

Where: Rhythm City Casino

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

Price: FREE

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BBQ & Craft Brew
Where: LeClaire Park
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Price: $20 in adv., $25 at the door
The Great Race
Where: LeClaire Park
Time: Starts at Noon
Price: all events in the park are FREE

Midnight Multiplier

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: Midnight - 4:00 a.m.

Price: FREE

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Music on the Levee: Swing Shift

Where: LeClaire Park & Bandshell

Time: 7:00 p.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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Quad Cities River Bandits vs. Kane County Cougars

Where: Modern Woodmen Park

Time: 5:00 p.m.

Price: $6 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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Sunday Live Jazz

Where: Brady St. Chop House

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

Price: FREE

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Third Sunday Jazz presents Edmar Castaneda
Where: River Music Experience, Redstone Room
Time: Workshop 3:00 p.m. / Doors 5:30 p.m. / Show 6:00 p.m.
Price: $10 or $15 for reserved seating

Tour: American POP! Selections from the CU Art Museum Collection
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Price: Museum Admission ($7), or FREE with membership
Travel Photography Class for Adults
Where: German American Heritage Center
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Price: Museum Admission ($5 or less), or FREE with membership

Monday, June 24

 

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, June 25


Class: Acrylic Painting- Beginners
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: Noon - 3:00 p.m.
Price: $75/member; $85/non-member

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

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