This Week in Downtown Davenport Mar 21-27 Print
News Releases - Local Events
Written by Downtown Davenport Partnership   
Friday, 22 March 2013 13:26
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elvis lives
Dove Award winners and GRAMMY nominated artists Brandon Heath and Mandisa perform tonight at the Adler Theater! Embrace the iconic style of Elvis tomorrow when Elvis Lives! shows at the Adler Saturday. Experience an unforgettable multi-media and live musical journey about Elvis' life. Be sure to check out some dance moves this weekend too when the Masquerade Dance Competition comes to the Adler Saturday.
cesar millan The Gilda's Club and the Genesis Cancer Care Institute are hosting their biggest fundraiser of the year at the RiverCenter this Friday. Support a great cause with a Luncheon and Meet & Greet with Cesar Millan, star of Leader of the Pack and The Dog Whisperer. Speaking of the RiverCenter, the QC Rollers are back in action Saturday. Cheer on the local rollers as they take on their Naptown opponents!
ballroom Mom's, are you looking for a way to spend some quality time with your sons? Take a night to slow down and spend some time with the boys at the RiverCenter's Mother Son Formal on Sunday. Enjoy a dinner buffet, crafts, dancing, and more, all without worrying about cleaning up the mess! Grandmas, aunts, and step-mother's count as moms, too!
What Made Milwaukee Famous After attending numerous festivals like Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza, What Made Milwaukee Famous takes the stage this Friday night at River Music Experience. Come hear the tunes that allowed this band to share the stage with the likes of Arcade Fire, The Black Keys, Snow Patrol, and more. Then prepare yourself for an intense live performance by slide guitarist and singer-songwriter Eric Sardinas on Saturday!
GAHCLearn about some of the most influential early residents of Davenport, the German 1848'ers, this Sunday at German American Heritage Center.   Join Dr. Joachin (Yogi) Reppmann will provide a historical perspective on these important immigrants. Following the event, take part in a Wreath Ceremony on Gaines Street. The GAHC will also host their second annual Spring Craft Market on Saturday.
todd suchermanCalling all drummers! Head to the River Music Experience Wednesday and spend An Evening with Todd Sucherman from Styx for a special drum clinic and meet and greet! Don't miss out on a chance to see the Kopecky Family Band on Tuesday, too. Hear what each family member brings to the table to make eccentric and beautiful music all the way from Tennessee.
charting a course There won't be any dull moments at the Figge this week with activities and events ranging from tours of Marking Territory and Alison Saar: STILL, to an event highlighting the Personal Geography; Charting a Course exhibit. Don't forget about the many classes and workshops offered either such as Bead Embroidery, Italian Language, and Acrylic Painting, too.

 

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This Week's Events: March 21 - March 27


Thursday, March 21

Class: Acrylic Painting- Double-Take

Were: Figge Art Museum

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

Price: $65/member; $75/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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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 Randy Leasman

Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage

Time: Noon - 1:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

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Personal Geography: Charting a Course
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Price: Museum Admission ($7), or FREE with membership

 

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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The BranDisa Tour

Where: Adler Theater

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Price: $19, $30 Artist Circle, $16 groups of 10+

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Thursdays at the Figge

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: Noon

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, March 22

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 Franti Project: The Music of Michael Franti & Spearhead
Where: River Music Experience, Redstone Room
Time: Doors 8:00 p.m. / Show 9:00 p.m.
Price: $5
Drop-In Hockey (Adult)
Where: River's Edge Ice
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Price: $10
Elvis Lives!
Where: Adler Theater
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Price: $32, $42, $52
Gilda's Club & the Genesis Cancer Care Institute welcome Cesar Millan
Where: The RiverCenter
Time: Doors 11:30 a.m. / Event Noon
Price: $50 Luncheon (general seating); $400 Luncheon (table of 8)
Julie Jurgens and Rob Reid
Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Price: FREE
Live Lunch with Mo Carter
Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage
Time: Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Price: FREE
Live Music: Matt Nanke
Where: Kilkenny's Pub
Time: 9:00 p.m.
Price: FREE

Live Music: Modern Mythology
Where: Barrel House 211
Time: 9:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Price: FREE

Public Skate

Where: River's Edge Ice

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.; 8:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.

Price: $5 and up

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River City 6
Where: Rhythm City Casino
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Price: FREE
What Made Milwaukee Famous
Where: River Music Experience, RME Hall
Time: Doors 8:00 p.m. / Show 9:00 p.m.
Price: $8

Saturday, March 23

 

2nd Annual Eiermarkt

Where: German American Heritage Center

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Price: Museum Admission or FREE with membership

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$20,000 Cash is King Drawing

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 11:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

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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

 

BroadBAND

Where: Rhythm City Casino

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

Price: FREE

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Drop-In Hockey (Adult)

Where: River's Edge Ice

Time: 5:45 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.

Price: $10

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Eric Sardinas

Where: River Music Experience, Redstone Room

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

Price: $15

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Exhibition: Marking Territory

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

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

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Exhibition: University of Iowa Faculty Biennial

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

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

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Exhibition: Alison Saar: STILL...

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

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

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Exhibition: The Photography of Bradley W. Schaupp

Where: German American Heritage Center

Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, Noon - 4:00 p.m. Sunday

Price: Adults $5, Seniors $4, Children (5-17) $3, FREE for members and children under 5

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Exhibition: Vintage Vows and Veils

Where: German American Heritage Center

Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, Noon - 4:00 p.m. Sunday

Price: Adults $5, Seniors $4, Children (5-17) $3, FREE for members and children under 5

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Exhibition: Young Artists at the Figge - Bettendorf

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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Iron Orchard with Lewis Knudsen and the Bandits
Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage
Time: Doors 7:30 p.m. / Show 8:00 p.m.
Price: $5

Live Lunch with Lewis Knudsen
Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage
Time: Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Price: FREE

Live Music: Matt Nanke
Where: Kilkenny's Pub
Time: 9:00 p.m.
Price: FREE
Masquerade Dance Competition
Where: Adler Theater

Midnight Multiplier

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: Midnight - 4:00 a.m.

Price: FREE

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Public Skate
Where: River's Edge, Ice
Time: 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.; 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Price: $5 and up

QC Rollers vs. Naptown- Third Alarm
Where: RiverCenter, Great Hall
Time: Doors at 6:00 p.m. / First Bout at 7:00 p.m.
Price: $10 in advance, $12 at the door, $6 Kids 6-12, FREE Kids 5 and under

Rock the Pit

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Price: FREE
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Tour: Marking Territory

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 3:30 p.m.

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

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Workshop: Bead Embroidery

Where: Figge Art Museum

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

Price: $80/member, $90/non-member; $25/student materials fee payable to instructor

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Sunday, March 24

 

1848 to Today: The Amazing Impace of the German 48'ers on American Life

Where: German American Heritage Center

Time: Social Time at 1:30 p.m. ; Presentation at 2:00 p.m.

Price: Museum Admission or FREE with Membership

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$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 Broomball
Where: River's Edge Ice
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Drop-In Hockey (Adult)
Where: River's Edge Ice
Time: 11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Price: $10

Drop-In Soccer
Where: River's Edge Turf
Time: 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Price: $6

Midnight Multiplier

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: Midnight - 4:00 a.m.

Price: FREE

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Mother Son Formal Dance

Where: RiverCenter, Mississippi Hall

Time: 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Price: $40/couple, $20/each additional participant

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Public Skate

Where: River's Edge Ice

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

Price: $5 and up

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Reception: Young Artists at the Figge: Bettendorf

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 12:30 p.m. & 1:00 p.m.

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

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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: Anthony Catalfano Quartet

Where: Brady Street Chop House

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

Price: FREE

 

Tour: Alison Saar: STILL...

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 1:30 p.m.

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

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Monday, March 25

 

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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Drop In Hockey (Adult)

Where: River's Edge Ice

Time: 1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. ; 8:45 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Price: $10

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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. ; 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Price: $5 and up

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Tuesday, March 26


Class: Figure Drawing
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: 6:00 p.n. - 8:00 p.m.
Price: $20/3 classes/student; $30/3 classes/adult; $12/single session
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Class: Italian Language Class
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Price: $60/member; $70/non-member
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Class: Rug Hooking
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Price: $65/member, $75/non-member, $35 materials fee payable to instructor
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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: The River's Edge, Ice
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ; 8:45 p.m. - 10:00 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

 

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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Kopecky Family Band
Where:  Redstone Room

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