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Monica Bell Music Video Shoot at The Brew

October 31st, 2018

Muscatine, there is a rising star amongst us. And now is your opportunity to be a part of her success. Heart-warming and hard-hitting musician, Monica Bell, has invited YOU to her first official music video shoot at Missipi Brew (107 Iowa Ave. Muscatine) this Saturday Nov 3! For only a $5 cover charge, you can be involved in the Monica Bell Band’s first ever music video! After a short performing hiatus due to the birth of her newest bundle of joy, Monica Bell is back with her band and ready to make 2019 the biggest year for releasing original music and booking the biggest shows they’ve ever... Read More

Ribbon Cutting for Muscatine Dog Park!

October 30th, 2018

Muscatine, the time has arrived! Four-legged friend, rejoice! Join the Greater Muscatine Chamber of Commerce for the official Ribbon Cutting at the Muscatine Dog Park (600 S Houser St. Muscatine), this Thursday Nov 1 at 4 p.m. Citizens for an Off-leash Muscatine Park (COMP4DOGS) worked with the City of Muscatine and the Community Improvement Action Team (CIAT) to develop and implement the project. The site features a half-acre senior dog area, a 1.5 acre area for small dogs, and a three acre enclosure for large dogs. The project was one of four projects that were part of The Pearls of Progress... Read More

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos at Muscatine Community College

October 29th, 2018

MCC LULAC Collegiate Council 375 will be having a “Dia de los Muertos” celebration at the Muscatine Community College Student Center (152 Colorado St. Muscatine) on Wednesday Oct 31 from 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. There will be a community ofrenda or altar where anyone from the community can bring something to honor lost loved ones. There will also be traditional craft making demonstrations, skull sugar cookie decorating, and COCO will be screened for viewing. Come out and celebrate Dia de los Muertos!  Read More

Muscatine Halloween Party at McDonald’s

October 28th, 2018

Celebrate Halloween a little early this year! Head to the Muscatine Halloween Party at McDonald’s (2520 Park Ave Muscatine) this Monday Oct 29 from 5-7 p.m. Bring your kids out to enjoy crafts, games, treats and a costume contest. There will be prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place and the age categories will be 0-3, 4-7 and 8-12. Grab those costumes, enjoy some dinner and stay for some fun! For more information, visit  Read More

Halloween Minis at Sarah Stiller Photography

October 27th, 2018

Capture those adorable or spooky costumes this year at Sarah Stiller Photography! Sarah Stiller Photography (3306 Mackinac Ct. Muscatine) is accepting walk-in sessions this Sunday Oct 28 from 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. Each session is $25 and will include 1 digital with a print release, $10 per additional picture. They can be group or individuals. While appointments are on a walk-in basis, pre-payment is required. Pay for your session in advance here. Come in costume or Halloween-themed attire! For more information on Halloween Minis by Sarah Stiller Photography, check out the Facebook event page at Don’t... Read More

It’s A Crisis For DC

October 26th, 2018

In the last two weeks DC Comics has released two comics that have garnered a lot of attention. Just to be safe let’s establish both spoiler and mature content warnings. Two weeks ago was the release of Batman: Damned #1. Which included the first appearance of Batman’s penis, affectionately dubbed The Batawang (not in the comic itself, obviously).  This sparked some controversy, which should have been expected, but is so tiresome. Some retailers got angry that a book, heralded as DC’s first comic in their Black Label line of mature readers comics, but unlike Vertigo these comics... Read More

Stuck in the Middle Podcast Live at Wine Nutz

October 26th, 2018

Have you ever wanted to take part in a live-recording of a podcast? Here is your chance! Stuck in the Middle Podcast will be at Wine Nutz (208 W 2nd St. Muscatine) this Saturday Oct 28 from 5-9 p.m. This is free and open to the public. Stop down to meet the voices behind the mic and watch them banter as they discuss things from wine, music, movies, life and more! The live recording will begin at 6 p.m. Check out their previous episodes here: For more information on Stuck in the Middle Podcast Live at Wine Nutz, visit  Read More

Halloween Murder Mystery at Silver Bell Hollow

October 25th, 2018

Join Silver Bell Hollow this Saturday for an evening filled with cuddly alpacas, tasty treats, fiber art, mystery, and Halloween themed FUN! Silver Bell Hollow (13111 311th St. W Illinois City) Halloween Murder Mystery & Fiber Art Event is happening this Saturday Oct 27 from 5-9 p.m. Guests will be immersed in a murder mystery experience as they become the characters in the story and work together to figure out “who dunnit”! Prior to the event, each guest will be sent background information and costume suggestions for the character he or she has been assigned. As guests arrive at... Read More

Do Some Rockin’ on Sycamore this Weekend!

October 24th, 2018

Come out this weekend and enjoy some live outdoor music, before it’s too late! The Inaugural Rockin’ on Sycamore is happening this Friday Oct 26 from 6-10 p.m. in Downtown Muscatine (201 Sycamore St. Muscatine). Free admission. Help raise money for Shop With a Cop, while enjoying live music from Pour Boyz and 1st Impression! Enjoy food trucks, beer and lots of fun! For more information, visit  Read More

Flash in a Pan Heading to Contrary Brewing!

October 23rd, 2018

Looking for a fun night out with friends, this weekend? Head to Contrary Brewing (411 W Mississippi Dr. Muscatine) this Friday Oct 26 at 6 p.m. for drinks and live music from Flash in a Pan! Enjoy folk and grass string band Flash in a Pan and celebrate the birthday of human extraordinaire, Santos Bueno! Hailing from Iowa City, Flash in a Pan brings a fun mix of folk music, “noted for their shining harmonies, provocative compositions, and heart-felt performances.” Pretty sure you’ll want to be here for this one! Contrary Brewing is a nanobrewery along the beautiful banks of the Mississippi... Read More