Daily planner, Sept. 28, 2012


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Make Room for the River Upper Mississippi River Conference

Stoney Creek Inn, 101 18th St., Moline. $200; $25 students. (563) 322-2969.

"Dracula" (Ballet Quad Cities)

7:30 p.m., Scottish Rite Cathedral, 1800 7th Ave., Moline. $22; $12 ages 18 and younger. (309) 786-3779.

Stock-car racing

7 p.m., Davenport Speedway, Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St. (563) 249-1387.

Peter Fletcher

5:30-7 p.m., River Valley Library, 214 S. Main St., Port Byron. Free. (309) 523-3440.

Casino Night for Gilda's Club Quad Cities (ages 21 and older)

7-11 p.m., Jumer's Casino and Hotel, Interstate 280 and Illinois 92, Rock Island. $55; $100 couple. (563) 326-7504.

Fall Dance (Winter Blues All-Stars)

7-10 p.m., QC SoDa, 1502 6th Ave., Moline. $10. (309) 798-0279.

Beauty Queen of Leenane (comedy), New Ground Theatre

7:30 p.m. today-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, Village Theatre, 2113 E. 11th St., Davenport. $18; $15 ages 55 and older and students. (563) 326-7529.

Walk for Awareness for Iowa Jobs for America's Graduates

10 a.m., Modern Woodman Park, 209 S. Gaines St., Davenport.

Feargrounds Haunted House

7 p.m.-midnight today-Saturday; 7-10 p.m. Sunday and Oct. 31, Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St., Davenport. $10. (563) 326-5338.

John Heasly (Brown Bag Lunch Concert)

Noon-1 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf. Free. (563) 344-4175.

Midnight Mayhem street drags

11 p.m.-3 a.m., Cordova Dragway Park, 19425 Illinois Route 84 N. (309) 654-2110.

Rachel Schuldt (Live Lunch)

Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

Race Still Matters, Cornel West

7:30 p.m., Rogalski Center, St. Ambrose University, West Lombard Street and North Ripley Street, Davenport. Free. (563) 333-6121.

Coleman Harris Trio

6-7:30 p.m., Hawk's Nest, Second Floor, Building 4, Black Hawk College, 6600 34th Ave., Moline. Free.

John Common, Tres Beautimys

8 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $10. (563) 326-1333.

Final Friday

6-9 p.m., Bucktown Center for the Arts, 225 E. 2nd St., Davenport. Free. (309) 230-1594.

Quad Cities Haunted Woods

7 p.m.-midnight, Hillcrest Event Center, 16260 E. 350th St., Orion. $10. (309) 755-6550, ext. 3.

Variety Show and Poetry Reading

7:45-9 p.m., Room 306, Building 1, Black Hawk College, 6600 34th Ave., Moline. Free.

Cash: Man in Black (Johnny Cash Tribute)

8 p.m., The District Theatre, 1611 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $15. (309) 235-1654.

Tony Hamilton Orchestra

7-10 p.m., Walcott Coliseum, 116 E. Bryant St. $10. (309) 787-0645.

Factory of Fear

7 p.m.-midnight today-Saturday; 7-10 p.m. Oct. 7, 28, 31; "Lights-On" after parade Oct. 21, 5027 4th Ave., Moline. $12; $10 with canned good; $5 on Oct. 7.

Smokey Joe's Cafe (musical revue)

Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com.

Friday Fun Night -- Test, Trophy and Gamblers

6-10 p.m., Cordova Dragway Park, 19425 Illinois Route 84 N. (309) 654-2110.

Great River Quilt Show

9 a.m.-6 p.m. today; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St., Davenport. $5; free ages 11 and younger. (563) 391-8685.

Rummage sale

9 a.m.-3 p.m., Riverside United Methodist Church Life Center, 2420 41st St., Moline. Free, (309) 764-6721.

Quad Cities Balloon Festival

1-7 p.m. today; 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday; 7 a.m. Sunday, Kennedy Square, 107 Avenue of the Cities, East Moline. Free. (309) 737-3154.

Fish fry

5-8 p.m., American Legion Post 569, 515 W. 1st Ave., Milan. (309) 787-4149.

Craft fair

9 a.m.-3 p.m.; 11 a.m.-1 p.m. lunch a vvailable, Moline Township Activity Center, 620 18th St. Free. (309) 797-0789.

Country-Western Dance

7-11 p.m., Silver Spur Dance Hall, 1230 15th Ave., East Moline. $7. (309) 269-4235.




















 




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1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
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