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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1864 — 150 years ago: A large pair of elk, captured in Iowa, were exhibited in Market Square today.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Rock Island Arsenal dam was being constructed under the supervision of Charles Frances, of Lowell, Mass.
1914 — 100 years ago: Mrs. Frank Mixer, of Rock Island, was the winner of the final preliminary for the women's handicap golf cup at Rock Island arsenal links.
1939 — 75 years ago: Sixteen hundred persons — many from war-fearful Europe — arrived in New York aboard the German liner Bremen. For two days on the trip, passengers were cut off from the world with both incoming and outgoing radio messages banned.
1964 — 50 years ago: Police reported five youths have been involved in the theft of about seven cars in recent weeks. Three of the youths were arrested Saturday afternoon, one was in custody as the result of a previous arrest, and the fifth is expected to be arrested today.
1989 — 25 years ago: The Rock Island/Milan School Board is asking the city to tear down Franklin School and allow the school district to pay back the estimated $100,00 cost during 10 years.






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