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Muscatine Area Farmers Market in Full Bloom!

August 31st, 2018

Enjoy the Muscatine Area Farmers Market in their 25th Season this weekend! Now through October you can visit the Muscatine Area Farmers Market every Saturday from 7:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the corner of 3rd and Cedar Streets in Downtown Muscatine. You can also enjoy local shopping on Tuesdays from 2:30 – 5:30 p.m. in the Muscatine Mall Parking Lot. Shop local produce, crafts, vendors, floral arrangements and much more! This week, COMP4Dogs will be on-site with a Dog Park update and you registration forms will be on hand for Bartober Fest! For updates on produce, deals and more information visit... Read More

Join the Muscatine YMCA on a Million Mile Challenge!

August 29th, 2018

Whether you are a casual walker or avid marathoner, the Muscatine Community YMCA needs your help! The Muscatine Community YMCA is hosting a Million Mile Challenge to support Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation: Childhood Cancer Foundation! Register at the Muscatine Community YMCA (1823 Logan St. Muscatine) for $20 (includes t-shirt) and log your miles in the month of September. Your personal goal is to log 200 miles for those biking, 125 miles for those walking or running, or 165 for those doing a combination of walking/running/biking during the challenge. The Team goal is 16,000 Miles and to... Read More

Comics Should Not Be Censored

August 28th, 2018

I read an article on Bleeding Cool this week, Image Comics to Publish Censored – And Non-Censored – Variant Covers for CBLDF (, which on September 5th, 2018 Image Comics will be releasing a dozen covers of various titles with special covers that will have that cover art both covered with censored boxes and Comics Code Authority boxes and covers without those boxes to raise money for the CBLDF: the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. The CBLDF is non-profit that focuses on legal battles surrounding comic book owners... Read More

Creations by Oz Fundraising for TTT Chapter GV!

August 28th, 2018

Have an OzSome good time, while raising money to send deserving 4th and 5th grade girls to summer camp! Join Creations by Oz (110 E 2nd St. Muscatine) this Thursday Aug 30 from 6-8 p.m. to help raise money for TTT Chapter GV, while making your own beautiful bracelet! Melissa and her helpful staff will be your guides. You will get to select each stone from the Creations by Oz vault. You will learn where your gemstones are mined and what properties they are known for. The cost for the amazing evening is only $40 and includes all of the materials and instructions needed to create a fine gemstone bracelet.... Read More

Gerberich’s Gadgetry: Re-Tooled On Display on Muscatine Art Center

August 27th, 2018

Gerberich’s Gadgetry: Re-Tooled is on display now at the Muscatine Art Center (1314 Mulberry Ave Muscatine). This is one exhibit you won’t want to miss! From a pack rat’s treasure trove of motors, toys, and other bric-a-brac, Steve Gerberich builds some of the most entertaining contraptions you’ve ever seen. An alchemist of odds and ends, he’s always searching for possibilities: a plastic dinosaur for this, a lampshade for that. He spins them all together in an elaborate call and response; call it a dialogue between mechanical memories and active imagination. In the mid-1980s,... Read More

In Session… Keto Cooking Class with Chef Tess

August 26th, 2018

Back by popular demand, Keto Cooking with Chef Tess has returned! This Wednesday Aug 29 from 5:30 – 7 p.m., head to Hy-Vee (2400 2nd Ave Muscatine) for Keto Cooking Class 3 with Chef Tess! Keto Cooking with Chef Tess will feature introductory information about the ketogenic diet including recipes that are easy to make at home. Samples will also be available! Chef Tess will also be highlighting various cooking techniques to ensure that ketogenic meals are properly prepared. Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased at Hy-Vee’s customer service desk. For questions or more information, visit the... Read More

Creative Expressions Traveling to The Brew!

August 25th, 2018

Are you a fan of DIY projects? Looking for a new addition to your home décor? Then you need to check out this event! Creative Expressions’ traveling class, DIY Wood Sign Workshop, is happening this Wednesday Aug 29 from 6-8 p.m. at Missipi Brew (107 Iowa Ave Muscatine).   Creative Expressions will sand, distress, and stain the wood for you ahead of time.  During the workshop you will be able to paint the sign any colors that you want, distress the wood as much as you want, and have lots of fun doing it!  This is a great couples date night idea, girls’ night out, or a family friendly activity. To... Read More

On-Road Clinic at Island Speedway

August 24th, 2018

Looking for some insight on on-road racing tips and tricks? Curious about on-road racing? Then come check out this event! Island Speedway (1109 Grandview Ave Muscatine) is holding an On-Road Clinic this Saturday Aug 25 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This On-Road Clinic will focus on building techniques (such as making sure your drivetrain and suspension work as free as possible), basic setup (including droop, camber, toe, etc.), and driving techniques to make sure you’re getting the most out of you Touring Car or 12th Scale pan car. There will be classroom time with a lot of question and answer.... Read More

Roadside Circus and Mizzipi Mud Rocking Out the Rose Bowl

August 23rd, 2018

Looking for some live music in Muscatine, this weekend? Roadside Circus will make their debut, with special guest Mizzipi Mud, this Saturday Aug 25 at Rose Bowl (1411 Grandview Ave Muscatine) from 8 p.m. – 12 a.m. Come check out this rock band from Muscatine! Playing everything from new to old rock, it’s guaranteed to be a fun and entertaining evening. With Lenny Ritchie on vocals, Mike Ritchie on bass, Scott Berlin on drums and George Zaimes on guitar you can’t go wrong! Offering the full ZZ experience, both aurally and visually, Mizzipi Mud brings the unmistakable Blues Boogie we all love... Read More

Head to the Brew for a Boy Band Review!

August 22nd, 2018

Take a trip back to when boy bands had cool moves, good lyrics and a great time! Make plans to enjoy some live music at Missipi Brew (107 Iowa Ave. Muscatine) this Saturday Aug 25! Boy Band Review will be rocking the stage from 9 p.m. – 2 a.m. Boy Band Review plays your favorites from Backstreet Boys, *NSYNC, New Kids On The Block, Boys II Men, One Direction, Justin Timberlake and more! There is a $7 cover for this upbeat and exciting show. You can make your reservation online at today! Missipi Brew is... Read More