With guests invited to view the fine craftsmanship and artistry of silversmiths and the history behind their creations, Davenport's German American Heritage Center invites patrons, on February 25, to the first presentation in the venue's new "Kaffee und Kuchen" series as Cammie from the Mississippi Spoon Gallery introduces to her vast collection of utensils in Antique German Spoons.

A Midwestern comedian, New York Times bestselling author, Emmy-winning journalist, and musician whose content for his various social platforms has amassed more than five million followers, Charlie Berens brings his "Good Old Fashioned Tour" to Davenport's Adler Theatre on February 22, the Wisconsin native famed for his appearances on Comedy Central, Funny or Die, and MTV News.

On February 17 and 18, the Vibrant Arena at the MARK will host feats of staggering skill when the touring Professional Championship Bull Riders show comes to Moline, its national success based on a simple concept: Place one determined cowboy on the back of a cranky 2,000-pound bull and see whether he can stay on the gigantic, bucking beast for eight long seconds – and do it with only one hand gripping the animal’s backside.

A Canadian psychologist, author, and media commentator whose YouTube videos and podcasts have gathered millions of views, Dr. Jordan B. Peterson brings his national We Who Wrestle with God tour to Davenport's Adler Theatre on February 18, his recent accomplishments including the signing of a content distribution deal with the conservative media company The Daily Wire and becoming Chancellor of Georgia's Ralston College.

With her novels having been translated into 41 languages and having appeared on the New York Times Bestseller List on 19 occasions, an award-winning author takes part in February 20's virtual Illinois Libraries Present event Romance & Regency with "Bridgerton"'s Julia Quinn, her credits including induction in the Romance Writers of America Hall of Fame and her Bridgerton series receiving a popular adaptation for Netflix.

For the professional company's latest rendition of Love Stories, its annual collection of choreographed vignettes that makes for a sensational Valentine's Day gift, Ballet Quad Cities' February 9 and 10 presentations at Augustana College's Brunner Theatre Center will be filled with sounds and sights to make audiences swoon. Compositions by George Gershwin and Leonard Bernstein. Beautiful figures moving to live instrumental accompaniment. Executions by gunfire. You know – all the romantic standards.

With the powerhouse talent delivering a captivating full-length performance followed by an intimate conversation revealing her background and collaborative ventures, Amirah Sackett showcases her gifts in a February 10 public event at Davenport's Putnam Museum & Science Center, the hip-hop dancer and choreographer the latest guest in Quad City Arts Visiting Artist Series.

One of only a handful of syndicated African-American cartoonists in the United States, award-winning author and illustrator Jerry Craft enjoys an evening at the latest guest in the virtual Illinois Libraries Presents series, his February 6 program hosted by the Rock Island and Silvis Public Libraries treating fans to A Conversation with Jerry Craft: From Mama’s Boyz to New Kid & Beyond.

Designed to offer the magical chance to see our national symbol in its natural habitat, the second-annual LeClaire Eagle Festival sponsored in part by the Riverboat Twilight will, on January 20 and 21, treat visitors to live eagle demonstrations and educational presentations, as well as opportunities to watch bald eagles soaring through the skies high above the Mississippi River.

Highlighting the significant yet underrepresented role of African American women in the history of jazz music, Davenport's Figge Art History opens its celebration of Black History month with the February 1 presentation The Women that “Swung” the Band: Little-Known African American Women Musicians & Composers, a program hosted in collaboration with Azubuike African American Council for the Arts, and designed to increase cultural awareness and appreciation of contributions during the Jazz Age, from art and history to music.