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Labor Day Weekend in the Quad Cities, Aug. 29-Sept. 1 Quad Cities - On August 30-31, 2014, go-karts rule the streets in downtown Rock Island, Illinois, during Labor Day Weekend.  Since its inaugural event in 1994, the free Rock Island Gra...
200th Anniversary of War of 1812 Battle of Credit Island, Aug. 30 Davenport, Iowa – This year marks the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Credit Island in Davenport, Iowa, as part of the War of 1812. The Battle of Credit Island on Septembe...
Circus Comes to Town Labor Day Weekend, Aug. 29-Sept. 1 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Built To Amaze in the Quad Cities – August 29, 30, 31 and September 1, 2014 Media Contact...
East West Riverfest Celebrates Arts and Heritage, Sept. 5-21 Quad Cities - From September 5 to 21, 2014, more than 300 events will take place at venues across the Quad Cities. Theatres, music clubs, concert halls, galleries, historic sites, parks, libraries,...
Music Fills the Q-C with a Weekend of Arts and Culture, Sept. 5-7 Quad Cities – Listen to your favorite Elton John hits and more from the Quad City Symphony Orchestra at LeClaire Park in downtown Davenport, Iowa, for the annual Riverfront Pops Conce...
Come to the Quad Cities and Enjoy the Fun and Games, Sept. 19-21 Quad Cities – The Quad Cities boasts several major festivals and events during the September 19-21 weekend.  From culture to craft and adventure to art, this weekend will entertain adult...
Mississippi, Rock Rivers Could Give Up Big Fish - Sept. 19-20Mississippi, Rock rivers could give up big fishBy John N. Felsher ROCK ISLAND, ILL – Anglers fishing the 2014 King Kat Wes...
High-Flying Fun Includes Fall Events in the Quad Cities, Sept. 26-28 Quad Cities – Watch the night sky in the Quad Cities for glowing hot air balloons, ghosts, and pumpkins during September 26-28, 2014. The Quad Cities Hot Air Balloon Festival
Rock Island Library Celebrates National & Local Sports with Smithsonian Exhibit Quad Cities – Nowhere do Americans more intimately connect to sports than in their hometowns.  A new traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution, Hometown Teams: Sports in Ame...
Cancer Survivor Art Exhibit at the Figge Art Museum, Aug. 16-Oct. 25 Quad Cities – The new exhibit at the Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St. in Davenport, Iowa, showcases the passion, courage and talent of cancer survivors and patients within a 150-mi...
New Ferris Wheel and Amusement Rides Make Baseball Games More Fun Quad Cities – This summer Modern Woodman Park, home to the River Bandits baseball team, in downtown Davenport, Iowa, has opened two new rides for its visitors.  The new 110-foot
Paddle, Bike, and Tour the Quad Cities Quad Cities - Whether your preferred activity is joining a paddleboarding class or biking down the paths of Credit Island in Davenport, Iowa, it is a guarantee you can find an activity in the Quad ...
New Holiday Inn Express Opens in Moline, Illinois Moline, IL (June 19, 2014) — IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) the world's largest hotel group by number of rooms, announced today that the Holiday Inn Express®, Moline...
MVC Move Womens Basketball Tournament to the Q-C in 2016-18 MOLINE, Ill. – The Missouri Valley Conference announced Thursday it has entered an agreement with the QuadCities Convention & Visitors Bureau to bring the MVC Women’s Basketba...
Putnam Museum Celebrates Opening of New 10,000 sp. ft. Science Center New Science Center features more than 45 hands-on STEM learning stationsQuad Cities - Flanked by contributors, students, dignitaries and board of trustees, Putnam Presi...
Quad Cities CVB Launches Online Gift Shop Quad Cities – The Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau (QCCVB) announced the launch of their new online gift shop at www.quadcitiesgifts.com
Quad Cities Offers New Water Trails Map for Paddlers Quad Cities – Experience the Mississippi River as it was first discovered—while paddling!  The Quad Cities area is rich with water.  Paddling conditions on the Mississippi and...
Mississippi River Travel Guide Series Starts with Quad Cities Quad Cities – St. Louis Author, Dean Klinkenberg, virtually lived in the Quad Cities in the summers of 2007 and 2008 exploring any place that might interest visitors. The John Deere factory t...
People Get Lost and Wayfinding System Fixes That After years of talking about and working toward a wayfinding system in the Quad Cities area by the public and private sector, it’s finally becoming a reality....
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