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Have A Classic Time At The Pearl City

April 27th, 2018

Have you been waiting all winter to break out those power shots? Then bring your disc golf gear out of hibernation and join the Pearl City Classic! The 6th Annual Pearl City Classic PDGA C-tier event is happening this Sunday Apr 29 at Fuller Park (3205 Cedar Street Muscatine). Admission for the Pro Divisions are $40 and only $30 for Am Divisions. Also add an extra $10 if you are a non-PDGA member. You can also pay an optional $5 Ace Fund fee. Online registration can be completed at Registration will be from 8 – 9 a.m.... Read More

Junior Theater Ends 66th Season With ‘Emperor’s New Clothes’

April 26th, 2018

Since 1951, Davenport Junior Theatre (DJT) has been making theatre “For Kids, By Kids.”  The upcoming production of The Emperor’s New Clothes is a new play inspired from the original story by Hans Christian Andersen. “It’s a story that has stood the test of time,” said playwright Aaron Randolph III.  “Classic stories are classic for a reason.  Exploring stories and retelling them for each new generation helps us understand ourselves.  When we do it at Junior Theatre, it is always a lot of fun.” “We don’t hold back when working with the kids,” said DJT’s Artistic Director... Read More

FINALLY, An Answer To The Eternal Question: Do Ghosts Fart?

April 26th, 2018

The following column is excerpted from Sean Leary’s upcoming humor book, Do Vampires Poop? And Other Incredibly Important Questions, available in bookstores worldwide in September. By Sean Leary Ever walk into your house after you’ve been away, or walk into a room and notice a strange smell? Of course, once you do, you have to try to find it, because who wants a strange smell in their house? I’ll usually look for some dropped food or something behind or under furniture, and sometimes that’s the case. Some bit of stray potable that tried to escape and sadly discovered its motion was limited... Read More

My Space Emo Prom Will Hit You In The Feels

April 26th, 2018

Do you remember 2007? When MySpace was cool and the first iPhone was released? Step back in time and come celebrate at Missipi Brew with your inner 2007 emo-self! Saturday Apr 28 Missipi Brew (107 Iowa Avenue Muscatine) is throwing a MySpace Emo Prom! Doors open at 8:30 p.m. and the prom will begin at 9:30 p.m. Admission is $8 (plus service fees online) and can be paid at the door or you can pay ahead of time online at This 10 Year reunion party will bring you back to the era of bleeding... Read More

Rebuild Together In Muscatine

April 26th, 2018

National Rebuilding Day is happening this weekend, and Muscatine has some wonderful and helpful activities planned! This Saturday Apr 28, Rebuilding Together Muscatine County joins 142 national affiliates as they bring volunteers and communities together to improve the homes and lives of homeowners in need. Some of the work being done this Saturday will include smaller inside jobs, ramp section building, assembling wheelchair ramps on site, spring yard cleanup and whatever else needs to be done! Rebuilding Together Muscatine County couldn’t help as many people as they do without the assistance... Read More

Boonies Jeep Run Rolls In

April 25th, 2018

The weather is finally starting to cooperate with outdoor activities. So, come enjoy Boonies Jeep Run this weekend! The 3rd Annual Boonies Jeep Run is happening Saturday Apr 28 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fee is $10 per person which includes a t-shirt, while supplies last. For every registration completed Boonies will put $2 into a pool. All participants will have a chance to win at the end of the day! There will be 3 winners and a ticket will be given to you at the time of registration. This adventure will begin with registration at Boonies (214 Iowa Ave Muscatine) from 9:30 – 10:45 a.m. The escapade... Read More

Warped Tour Tribute, Minus Six And More Rock The Brew

April 20th, 2018

Looking for a fun night out with friends, live music and drinks? Then head to the Missipi Brew this weekend! Saturday Apr 21 from 9:30 p.m. – 1 a.m. Minus Six will be playing at Missipi Brew (107 Iowa Ave Muscatine). Minus Six is a one of a kind band that writes and arranges all their own compositions and they have recorded 4 studio albums and 1 live album. Check them out on their website at and follow them on Facebook at A Tribute to The Warped Tour is hitting the Brew on Sunday Apr 22! Doors open at 5 p.m. and the music... Read More

Did Alice From ‘The Brady Bunch’ Lose A Bet?

April 19th, 2018

Recently, I spent a day laid up in bed, sick, with Gatorade and a TV remote as props to pass the time. Flipping beyond the deluge of courtroom and self-help shows I found a real blast from the past. “The Brady Bunch.” I didn’t even realize old episodes of “The Brady Bunch” were still airing. When I was a kid, my siblings and I used to watch re-runs and make fun of them. But it’s been a long time since I’d seen it on TV. I figured it had been superseded by shows like “Saved By The Bell,” “Family Matters” and “Full House”... Read More

Get Retro This Weekend!

April 19th, 2018

Pizza and video games? Sounds like the perfect Saturday afternoon! Retro Pizza LLC (801 Oregon St Unit 9 Muscatine) is throwing it down this Saturday Apr 21 from 12-3 p.m. with Retro Throwdown 2018! Chit Chat Gaming and Retro Pizza LLC are teaming up to bring you a few delicious hours of pizza, adult beverages, appetizers, cabinet arcade games and a Street Fighter 2 and Ultimate MK3 console tournament! For more information on this awesome event, visit the Facebook event page at Come down and check out the newly established Retro Pizza and have fun playing... Read More

MCC On The Verge Of A Great Show

April 18th, 2018

Looking for a live, on-stage production to enjoy this weekend? Then you need to check out Muscatine Community College’s Spring Play, On The Verge! Saturday Apr 21 at 7:30 p.m. make plans to attend ‘On The Verge’, the Muscatine Community College’s Spring Play. The production will take place at the Bob Roach Little Theatre in Strahan Hall at MCC (152 Colorado Street Muscatine). Tickets for this production are $10 for adults and $5 for seniors and students. For more information, call (563) 288-6037 or email On The Verge, or The Geography of Yearning, is a play written by Eric... Read More