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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  Today is Sunday, July 27, the 208th day of 2014. There are 157 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The Rock Island Paper Mill is now operating. It is an establishment which our people ought to encourage by saving all rags for the mill, where you can get cash and the highest prices for them.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market Square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Henry Kramer was elected president of the Tri-City Typothetae Franklin Club, which took the place of the Tri-City Ben Franklin Club.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mrs. Floyd Furh, Illinois City, was first-place winner in the second annual Gov. Horner Farm floral contest.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Nearly 4,000 people are expected to attend weekend sessions of the Jehovah's Witnesses Assembly being held at the Masonic Temple.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The B-29 Super-Fortress bomber is impressive looking, and it did the job during World War II. Its claim to fame is dropping the atomic bombs in Japan to end the war. Only one B-29 is operational in the world today. It is on display at the Quad City Airport in Moline until Friday.






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