Time Out Calendar for Dec. 6-12, 2012


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Events
Dec. 6: Canadian Pacific Holiday Train (The Claytones, Tracey Brown)
2 p.m., Modern Woodmen Park, 209 S. Gaines St., Davenport. Five nonperishable food items or cash donation, (563) 332-5002.

Dec. 6: "Christmas in the Mail," Bill Hannon
2 p.m., Geneseo Library, 805 N. Chicago St. Free, (309) 944-6452.

Dec. 6: "Building the American Dream: A Swedish Immigrant Carpenter, Contractor, and Family in Moline Illinois," Dr. Curtis Roseman
7 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free, (309) 524-2440.

Dec. 6: Emily Dickinson's Birthday poetry discussion, Bea Jacobson
7 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free, (563) 344-5705.

Dec. 6: "Winter Bird Feeding"
4:30 p.m., Eldridge Library, 200 N. 6th Ave. Free, (563) 285-4794.

Dec. 6: Holiday Walk
4-8 p.m., College Hill, 14th Avenue at 30th Street and 38th Street, Rock Island. Free, (309) 788-0771, collegehilldistrict.com.

Dec. 6: "Entrepreneurship and the Global Marketplace," Michael Krull
6:30 p.m., Room 304, Hanson Hall of Science, Augustana College, 726 35th St., Rock Island. Free, (309) 794-7721.

Dec. 7: Quad City Mallards vs. Missouri Mavericks
7 p.m., i wireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. (800) 745-3000.

Dec. 7, 8: Hometown Christmas Walk
5-7:30 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, downtown Fulton. Free, (815) 589-4545.

Dec. 7: Swingle Ball
6-10 p.m., QC SoDa, 1502 6th Ave., Moline. $10; $4 students, (309) 798-0279.

Dec. 7: Gallery Hop!
5-9 p.m., The District, Rock Island. Free, (309) 788-6311.

Dec. 7-9: Christmas in LeClaire
10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, downtown LeClaire. Free, (563) 289-4880, visitleclaire.com.

Dec. 7, 8: Lucia Nights
6-9 p.m., Bishop Hill. (309) 927-3345, bishophill.com.

Dec. 7: Lost Country Dancers' dance
7:30-11 p.m., American Legion Post 246, 1623 15th St., Moline. $5, (309) 764-9357.

Dec. 7, 8: Village of East Davenport Christmas Walk
6-9 p.m.; 9 p.m. Saturday fireworks, Mound Street and 11th Street, Davenport. (563) 323-8868, villageofeastdavenport.com.

Dec. 7, 8: Holly Days
5:30-8 p.m. Friday (5:30 p.m. parade); 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Aledo. Free, (309) 582-2751.

Dec. 8: Geneseo Christmas Walk
Noon-8 p.m.; 5 p.m. parade, downtown Geneseo. Free, (309) 944-2686, geneseo.org.

Dec. 8: Visit with Santa
1-3 p.m., Mansur Wood Club House, 900 Crampton Ave., Carbon Cliff. Nonperishable food item or cash donation.

Dec. 8: Christmas on the Canal
3-5 p.m., Hennepin Canal Pavilion, Colona.

Dec. 8-12: Season of Light planetarium show (ages 8 and older)
7 p.m. Monday-Friday; 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, John Deere Planetarium, Augustana College, 820 38th St., Rock Island. Free, reservations requested. Also Dec. 13, 14. (309) 794-7327, helios.augustana.edu/astronomy.

Dec. 8: Miss Iowa 2012 Mariah Cary
1-4 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $10, (563) 326-1333.

Dec. 8: VanDerGinst Holiday Bash for American Spirit Charities (The Shagadelics)
7 p.m.-1 a.m., Stern Center, 1713 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $65; $50 advance, (309) 793-1234.

Dec. 8: Holiday carnival for children with disabilities and their siblings
11 a.m.-3 p.m., Illinois/Iowa Center for Independent Living, 3708 11th St., Rock Island. (309) 793-0090.

Dec. 8: Ballroom dancing (USA Dance)
7-8 p.m. salsa lesson; 8-11 p.m. dance, Knights of Columbus Hall, 1111 W. 35th St., Davenport. $10; $5 members, (309) 755-2275.

Dec. 8: "Imagination and Leadership," Anthony Paustian
2 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. (563) 344-4179.

Dec. 8: "A Night in Bethlehem" (live nativity, caroling, dinner)
4-7 p.m., All Saints Lutheran Church, 5002 Jersey Ridge Road, Davenport. Free, (563) 359-9516.

Dec. 9: Geneseo Tour of Homes
12:30-4 p.m., Geneseo. $10, (309) 944-6403.

Dec. 9: "Why Quilts Matter: History, Art and Politics" (tour and documentaries)
1:30 p.m. tour; 2:30 p.m. film, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission, (563) 326-7804.

Dec. 9: Chanukah program
4-6 p.m., between Ultimate Chocolates and Yankee Candle, NorthPark Mall, 320 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. Free, (563) 355-1065.

Dec. 10: "Demographic Trends in the Middle East: Which Nations are Dying?," Dr. Art Pitz (The Modern Middle East)
6:30 p.m., Davenport Library, 6000 Eastern Ave. (309) 793-1300.

Dec. 11: "Logging Days," Jill Schmidt
7 p.m., Wapsi River Environmental Center, 31555 52nd Ave., Dixon, Iowa. Free, (563) 328-3286.

Dec. 11: Celebration of the Festival of Sankta Lucia
7 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free, (309) 794-7721.

Dec. 12: Chanukah Celebration
5:30 p.m., Chabad Lubavitch of the Quad Cities, 1880 E. 54th St., Davenport. $8; $5 children; $30 family, (563) 355-1065.

Dec. 12: A Tribute to Our Lady of Guadalupe
7-9 p.m., Centennial Hall, Augustana College, 3703 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free, (309) 794-8257.

Stage and Film
Dec. 6: "The Story of Change" film and gift swap
6:30-8:30 p.m., Humility of Mary Center, 820 W. Central Park Ave., Davenport. Free, (563) 336-8404.

Dec. 6-9: "Altar Call" (drama)
8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, The District Theatre, 1611 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $15, (309) 235-1654, districttheatre.com.

Dec. 6: "Vasermil" (Independent Movie Night)
6 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free, (309) 732-7323.

Dec. 6: "Christmas at the Speakeasy" (cabaret)
7 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $15; $13 advance, (309) 786-7733 ext. 2, circa21.com/speakeasy.asp.

Dec. 6: Screwy Cinema (film)
6 p.m., Davenport Library, 3000 N. Fairmount St. Free, (563) 326-7832.

Dec. 6: "Joyeux Noel" (Independent and International Film Series)
7 p.m., Olin Auditorium, Augustana College, 733 35th St., Rock Island. Free, (309) 794-7721.

Dec. 7-9: "God With Us" (musical drama)
7 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 4 p.m. Sunday, Wildwood Church, 18717 Hubbard Road, East Moline. Free, (309) 496-9397.

Dec. 7, 8: ComedySportz Quad Cities (improv)
7 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $12; $10 advance, (309) 786-1111.

Dec. 7-9: "13 The Musical"
7 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, Center for Living Arts, 2008 4th Ave., Rock Island. $10, (309) 788-5433, center4living.com.

Dec. 7: "A Night of Illusions" (female impersonators)
8 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $10, (309) 786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com/speakeasy.asp.

Dec. 7: "Fairway to Murder" (interactive mystery dinner theater), It's a Mystery
6:30 p.m., Skellington Manor, 420 18th St., Rock Island. $39.95, reservations required, (563) 344-9187, skellingtonmanor.com.

Dec. 7-9, 11: "Freckleface Strawberry: The Musical" (children's show)
10 a.m. Friday, Saturday, Tuesday (show only), $10.50; $9.50 groups of 12 and more; $9 Girl Scouts Dec. 8 only. Noon Sunday (preceded by buffet), $20; $18 students and groups of 12 and more. Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com.

Dec. 7-9, 12: "Miracle on 34th Street: The Musical"
7:45 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 5:45 p.m. Sunday, 1:30 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, preceded by meal. Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $48 except matinee, $42; seniors, $2 off; 18 and younger, $29; show-only, $29.50; show-only 18 and younger, $22. Through Dec. 30. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com.

Dec. 8, 9: "The Nutcracker" (Ballet Quad Cities)
1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 1 p.m. Sunday, Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $12, $17, $27, $35, (800) 745-3000, adlertheatre.com.

Dec. 8: "A Magical Night of Comedy" (David Casas, Chris Schlichting)
6-8 p.m., Skellington Manor, 420 18th St., Rock Island. $10, (563) 344-9187, skellingtonmanor.com.

Dec. 8: Live broadcast of "Un Ballo in Maschera" (Metropolitan Opera)
11:55 a.m., Rave Motion Pictures 53, 3601 E. 53rd St., Davenport. $24; $22 students; $20 seniors; $16 children, (563) 441-0242.

Dec. 8: "100 Laughs" (The Blacklist, improv) and two comedians (for adults)
9 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $10, (309) 786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com/speakeasy.asp.

Dec. 11: "It's a Wonderful Life" (Classic Film Series)
3 p.m. and 7 p.m., National Geographic Giant Screen Theater, Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. $8.50; $7.50 seniors, students, and military; $6.50 youth; $1 off members, (563) 324-1933.

Dec. 11: The Prenzie Players drink-through of "King Edward III" for Habitat for Humanity Quad Cities
6:30-9 p.m., Midwest Writing Center, 225 E. 2nd St., Davenport. $5 suggested donation, (563) 324-1410.

Dec. 12: "Wisenheimer" (uncensored long-form improv) (ages 18 and older)
8-9:30 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $5, (309) 786-1111, establishmenttheatre.com.

Music
Dec. 6: Orchestra concert with 8th Grade

7 p.m., Moline High School, 3600 Avenue of the Cities. (309) 743-1624.

Dec. 6: Candlelight Christmas Concert
7 p.m. Performers include Jeffrey Cohan, Mary Kae Waytenick, Walter Haedrich. Church of Peace, 1114 12th St., Rock Island. Free-will offerings; free children, (309) 788-6357.

Dec. 6: Black Hawk College Holiday Choral Concert
7:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, 2201 7th Ave., Moline. Free, (309) 796-5478.

Dec. 6: The Avey Brothers
9:30 p.m., Rascals, 1414 15th St., Moline. Free, (309) 797-9457.

Dec. 6: The Rock Island High School Jazz Band
6-8 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, (563) 326-1333.

Dec. 6: Songwriters @ the Renwick: A Benefit for Winnie's Place
6:30 p.m. Performers include Adam Schmidt, Mark Ridolfi, Jenny Ferrell, David G Smith. Renwick Mansion, 901 Tremont Ave., Davenport. $10, (563) 343-1008.

Dec. 6: Lojo Russo (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, (563) 326-1333.

Dec. 7: The Night People
5:30-8:30 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free, (563) 386-1900.

Dec. 7, 8: Double D and The Sensations
8 p.m.-midnight, Edje Nightclub, Jumer's Casino & Hotel, I-280 and Ill.-92, Rock Island. (309) 756-4600.

Dec. 7, 8: Dennis Florine
Kilkenny's Pub, 300 W. 3rd St., Davenport. Free, (563) 322-8584.

Dec. 7: Larry Bo Boyd
6-9 p.m., Cool Beanz Coffeehouse, 1325 30th St., Rock Island. Free, (309) 558-0909.

Dec. 7: North of 40
7-11 p.m., Rhythm City Casino, 101 W. River Drive, Davenport. Free, (563) 441-7000.

Dec. 7: Grand Larsony
10 p.m.-2 a.m., Shannon's Bar & Grill, 252 S. State Ave., Hampton. Free, (309) 755-4140.

Dec. 7: Terry and The Loan Sharks
9 p.m., Rascals, 1414 15th St., Moline. $3, (309) 797-9457.

Dec. 7: Christmas Showcase Concert
7 p.m. Performers include University Chorale, Chamber Singers, Symphonic Band, SAU-Community Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, STAMVOJA, Bee Sharp. Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, W. High Street and N. Gaines Street, Davenport. Free, (563) 333-6251.

Dec. 7: Charley Hayes
Skinny Legs BBQ, 2020 W. 1st St., Milan. Free, (309) 787-1117.

Dec. 7: Eddie Shaw and The Wolf Gang
9 p.m.-midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. $5, (563) 355-0655.

Dec. 7: The Funktastic 5
Martini's on the Rock, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. (309) 732-1631.

Dec. 7: The Hooks
9 p.m.-1 a.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free, (563) 386-1900.

Dec. 7: Open-mic coffeehouse
7-10 p.m., First Lutheran Church, 1600 20th St., Rock Island. Donations accepted, (309) 788-3776.

Dec. 7: QC Weird up (northern Midwest hip-hop showcase)
9 p.m. Performers include Professor Fresh, Two Peace, J-Blizzle, P.S.A., B-Kryptik. Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5, (309) 200-0978.

Dec. 7: The Karry Outz
9 p.m.-1 a.m., 11th Street Precinct Bar & Grill, 2108 E. 11th St., Davenport. Free, (563) 324-9545.

Dec. 7: Melanie Devaney (Live Lunch)
Noon-1 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, (563) 326-1333.

Dec. 7: Karl and The Country Dutchmen (Eastern Chapter Polka Club of Iowa Christmas dance)
7:30-11:30 p.m., Walcott Coliseum, 116 E. Bryant St. $8; free ages 21 and under, (563) 285-5989.

Dec. 7: Rachel Schuldt (Musical Happy Hour)
4-6 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, (563) 326-1333.

Dec. 7: Horde, Lefwitch, A Hill to Die Upon, Angelust
9 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. $5, (309) 793-1999.

Dec. 7: Darlene Breuwet
5:30-8:30 p.m., Oak View Country Club, 1601 SW 3rd Ave., Aledo. (309) 582-7916.

Dec. 7: Davenport Vineyard Church concert
7-9 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, (563) 326-1333.

Dec. 7: Yet to be Named (Illowa Community Folk Dance)
7:30-10:30 p.m., Singing Bird Nature Center, Black Hawk State Historic Site, 1510 46th Ave., Rock Island. Donations accepted, (309) 788-8986, (309) 788-5143.

Dec. 8: Machine Gun Willie
9 p.m.-1 a.m., Crabby's Bar and Grill, 826 W. 1st Ave., Coal Valley. Free, (309) 799-3300.

Dec. 8: Keith Soko (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, (563) 326-1333.

Dec. 8: Crossroads
9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Mound Street Landing, 1029 Mound St., Davenport. Free, (563) 323-1200.

Dec. 8: The Dirt Road Rockers
9 p.m., Rascals, 1414 15th St., Moline. $3, (309) 797-9457.

Dec. 8, 9: "Messiah" (Handel Oratorio Society and Chamber Orchestra)
8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, Centennial Hall, Augustana College, 3703 7th Ave., Rock Island. $20; $16 seniors; $10 students, children, and Augustana faculty and staff; free junior high and high school students and their families, (309) 794-7306.

Dec. 8: Gray Wolf
Martini's on the Rock, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. (309) 732-1631.

Dec. 8: The TJ Cracker Duo
8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., The Doc's Inn, 985 Avenue of the Cities, Silvis. Free, (309) 281-1008.

Dec. 8: The Throw Backs
9 p.m.-1 a.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free, (563) 386-1900.

Dec. 8: North of 40
9 p.m.-1 a.m., Mulligan's Valley Pub, 310 W. 1st Ave., Coal Valley. Free, (309) 799-7515.

Dec. 8: The Night People
9 p.m.-1 a.m., Tommy's, 1302 4th Ave., Moline. Free, (309) 797-4303.

Dec. 8: Dumptruck Butterlips, Texas Fire Juice
8:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5, (563) 326-1333.

Dec. 8: The Charley Hayes Trio
6-9 p.m., Skinny Legs BBQ, 2020 W. 1st St., Milan. Free, (309) 787-1117.

Dec. 8: Alex Body, Idpyramid, Seth Knappen
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5, (309) 200-0978.

Dec. 8: Crazy Bad
7-11 p.m., Rhythm City Casino, 101 W. River Drive, Davenport. Free, (563) 441-7000.

Dec. 8: Hard Ball
9 p.m.-1 a.m., Hawkeye Tap, 4646 Cheyenne Ave., Davenport. Free, (563) 391-3096.

Dec. 8: Squid's Beard
9 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. (309) 793-1999.

Dec. 8: Cobalt Blue
9 p.m.-midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free, (563) 355-0655.

Dec. 9: Sunday jazz brunch with music by The Josh Duffee Quartet
10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. seatings, Bix Bistro, Hotel Blackhawk, 200 E. 3rd St., Davenport. Reservations required, (563) 484-5900.

Dec. 9: Sunday brunch with music by The Five Bridges Jazz Band
10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Brady Street Chop House, Radisson Quad City Plaza Hotel, 111 E. 2nd St., Davenport. (563) 322-2200.

Dec. 9: Jason Carl
6-9 p.m., The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free, (563) 355-0655.

Dec. 9: The Quad City Wind Ensemble and The Big River Brass Band holiday concert
3 p.m., Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, W. High Street and N. Gaines Street, Davenport. (563) 333-6251.

Dec. 9: Khandu, Anergrams, Woglake
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5, (309) 200-0978.

Dec. 9: Catfish Jazz Society jam party
3-7 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 1111 W. 35th St., Davenport. Free, (563) 391-1532.

Dec. 10: Flutes Unlimited, Mary Kay Waytenick and Janet Stodd (Friends of the Rock Island Library meeting)
11:30 a.m., First Baptist Church, 3020 30th St., Rock Island. $6.50 (includes lunch), reservations required, (309) 781-1210.

Dec. 11: Holiday concert
7 p.m., United Township High School, 1275 Avenue of the Cities, East Moline. Free, (309) 752-1633.

Dec. 11: St. Ambrose University Jazz Ensemble, STAMVOJA
7-9 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, (563) 326-1333.

Dec. 12: Nitecrawlers (Christmas show)
6-9 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free, (563) 386-1900.

















 



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