Small Business Saturday (Nov. 25, 2017) encourages people to support small, local businesses as you go about your holiday shopping. These businesses don’t have the millions of dollars to run national ad campaigns encouraging you to be there at 4 a.m. for an electronic gadget. And maybe you do need a specific electronic gadget this year, but don’t forget small businesses have some really great stuff too!
Here are some places in the Quad Cities to shop that our bloggers have recently covered so check out the links for more details on each place!
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These places are open for Thanksgiving dinner so you don’t have to cook on Thursday, November 23, 2017!
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During the holiday season, the Quad Cities has many performances to get you into the holiday spirit. From theatre productions, The Nutcracker, and concerts, you won’t want to miss the festive presentations.
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This is a magical time leading up to the holidays. In the Quad Cities and surrounding communities, many of the historic downtown districts decorate for the season and celebrate with events, parades, shopping, fireworks, living windows, and Christmas walks. Thousands of people come to ring in the holiday season at these events.
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It’s going to be a spooky, scary Halloween season this October in the Quad Cities area! There are plenty of places and events to put you in the Halloween spirit.
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Fall is the season of leaves, cooler temps, pumpkin spice, and Oktoberfests! There are a lot of different versions to this fun classic event in the Quad Cities.
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It’s the last hurrah of summer! What are your plans for Labor Day Weekend? We have some ideas for you.
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The Quad Cities is a melting pot of cultures. Throughout September the heritage of this area on the Mississippi River will be celebrated through a mixture of events with the Latino, Celtic, Belgian, German cultures, the history of farming, and the regional artists that bring it to life.
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It’s going to be a Red, White, and Blue weekend in the Quad Cities. There is a plethora of activities to put you in the patriotic mood. Here is a list of fireworks!
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Check out these free outdoor summer concert series throughout the Quad Cities! You’ll be busy every night! Don’t forget your blanket or lawn chair. Visit their websites for band information.
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