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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