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Do Some Star Gazing at Silver Bell Hollow!

July 31st, 2018

Put your eyes to the skies at Silver Bell Hollow this Friday night! Silver Bell Hollow (13111 311th St. W Illinois City) will be hosting an Eyes to The Skies Star Gazing Event this Friday Aug 3 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. The evening will begin by creating a wet felted star wand, followed by a meet and greet with the alpacas! Sticking with the celestial theme for Silver Bell Hollow’s breeding program, guests will vote on a name for their next cria (baby alpaca) due in September. At 7:30 p.m. The Popular Astronomy Club of the Quad Cities will be joining for an educational presentation on the wonders of... Read More

Rendezvous at this Customer Appreciation Open House!

July 30th, 2018

Planning a wedding, birthday party, shower or any other special event? Then look no further than Rendezvous! Rendezvous Banquet Facility & Catering (3127 Lucas St. Muscatine) has recently experience a major renovation and is hosting a Customer Appreciation Open House to show off the amazing updates! Come celebrate the completion of their successful remodeling project! Rendezvous Banquet Facility is a beautiful facility with handsome pewter chandeliers throughout, tile & carpeted floors, oak woodwork, and an outdoor garden that can set the stage for elegant celebrations. For more information... Read More

Alexander Opens Up New Worlds Of Art In Muscatine

July 29th, 2018

Melanie Alexander’s childhood was filled with enchanted treks into the treasures of her grandmother’s home – antiques and art, crafts and knick-knacks, all woven into a wonderful tapestry of tales. That sense of wonder and creative spark continues to inform her world as director of the Muscatine Art Center. The funky, classic architecture of the museum at 1314 Mulberry Ave., Muscatine, opens up to reveal a universe of over 18,000 artworks teeming with imagination, all of which delight Alexander, both hearkening back to her youth and paving the path to more worlds of wonder in her future. “My... Read More

Mississippi Valley Fair Week is Here!

July 28th, 2018

One of the most highly-anticipated weeks of summer in Eastern Iowa is officially here! That’s right, it’s Mississippi Valley Fair week! The 2018 Mississippi Valley Fair takes place from Tuesday Jul 31 through Sunday Aug 5, at the fairgrounds located at 2815 West Locust Street Davenport. Horse shows, talent shows, kids karaoke contests, carnival rides, petting zoos and concerts only begin the list of the many activities you will find this year. Do you already have your Fun Card? The Mississippi Valley Fair Fun Cards allow access to the fairgrounds every day and they are the only way you can... Read More

It’s A Johns And Davids World

July 27th, 2018

It’s an odd trend in entertainment and pop culture, but strangely, there are a lot of creative, imaginative and unassailably cool creators named John and David.   Think about it.   Think of all the popular and/or pop culturally influential Johns.   John Lennon.   John Lydon (aka Johnny Rotten).   John Belushi.   John Cusack.   Johnny Depp.   John Steinbeck.   John Hiatt.   John Waters.   Johnny Carson.   John Mayer.   John Grisham.   John Fogerty.   John Legend.   John Mellencamp.   Etc.   Etc.   And... Read More

Get Farm Fit at Silver Bell Hollow

July 27th, 2018

Can you think of a better way to start off your Saturday than working out in a beautiful country setting surrounded by rolling corn fields and cuddly alpacas? Join Silver Bell Hollow (13111 311th St W Illinois City) this Saturday Jul 28 from 8-11 a.m. for Silver Bell Hollow Farm Fit 2018! This event was designed to showcase a variety of fitness programs available in the area. Participants will have access to six demo classes including Corebar, Pound, Zumba, Strong by Zumba, TDF Boot Camp, and Yoga. Each demo will be 20 minutes long with a 5-10 minute break in between sessions. Participants can... Read More

Explore What Muscatine Academy of Music and Dance Has to Offer at this Open House

July 26th, 2018

Do you have a dancer at home that has been contemplating on taking lessons to elevate their skills? Then this is the event for you! The Muscatine Academy of Music and Dance (431 Lake Park Blvd Muscatine) is hosting a Fall Open House this Friday Jul 27 from 5:30 – 8 p.m. Come meet the staff, tour the studio, sample a dance class, get assistance with registration or purchase dance shoes and apparel. Attendees will also be able to pop a balloon for a prize or discount! The 2019 Spring Recital theme will also be revealed this evening. The best part? Fall registration will be waived for those signing... Read More

“Run with the Best” at Bix 7!

July 25th, 2018

Since 1975, runners have traveled from all over the world to the Quad Cities for a one of a kind race event. The Bix 7 brings the most elite talent to downtown Davenport for one weekend, every July. That weekend is officially upon us, once again. It’s time for some Bix 7 fun! The Running Wild Sports and Fitness Expo will be in full-swing on Thursday July 26 from 5-9 p.m. and Friday July 29 from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. The expo is a two-day event featuring vendors from the health, wellness and fitness industry including running apparel and gear, nutritional products and injury prevention. There is no... Read More

Get Involved, Eliminate Hunger in Muscatine

July 24th, 2018

Did you know that Muscatine County currently has 5,000 people who don’t know where they are going to get their next meal? Half of those are children. Now is the time to help! Thanksgiving in July, the community food drive hosted by United Way of Muscatine, will be wrapping up this weekend. So, there is still time to do your part! United Way of Muscatine and Hy-Vee have teamed up together to help fill the shelves of the Salvation Army and the Muscatine County Food Pantry.  Boxes will be located at Hy-Vee (2400 2nd Ave Muscatine) this Friday Jul 27 and Saturday Jul 28 to help gather non-perishable... Read More

MySpace Emo Prom at The Brew!

July 23rd, 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 Jul 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