Daily planner, Dec. 7, 2012


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

Lucia Nights
6-9 p.m., Bishop Hill. (309) 927-3345.

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

"Altar Call" (drama)
8 p.m. today and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, The District Theatre, 1611 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $15. (309) 235-1654.

"Freckleface Strawberry: The Musical" (children's show)
10 a.m. (show only), Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $10.50; $9.50 groups of 12 and more; $9 Girl Scouts Saturday only. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2.

"Miracle on 34th Street: The Musical"
Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com.

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

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

"Christmas Carol" (play)
6:30 p.m., Washington Junior High School, 3300 18th Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 793-5915.

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

Wheel 'n' Steppers Square Dance
7:30 p.m., Square & Round Dance Hall, 323 1/2 17th St., Bettendorf. $9 couple; $8 couple members. (563) 445-6625.

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

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., Walcott. $8; free ages 21 and younger. (563) 285-5989.

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

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

QC Weird Up (Northern Midwest Hip-Hop Showcase)
9 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5. (309) 200-0978.

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.

Davenport Vineyard Church Concert
7-9 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333, feedback@rivermusicexperience.org, rivermusicexperience.org.

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

Night of Illusions (female impersonators)
8 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $10. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2.

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

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

"13 The Musical"
7 p.m. today; 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, info@center4living.com, center4living.com.

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

Christmas in LeClaire
10 a.m.-8 p.m. today and Saturday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, downtown. Free. (563) 289-4880, info@visitleclaire.com.

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
















 




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