Daily planner, Jan. 11, 2013


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Dress like "The King" and rock the night away
6:30 p.m., Isle Casino Convention Center Ballroom, 1777 Isle Parkway, Bettendorf. $20. (800) 843-4753.

Bald Eagle Days
4-8 p.m. today; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, QCCA Expo Center, 2621 4th Ave., Rock Island. $5; $1 ages 6-16; free ages 5 and younger; free ages 17 and younger today. (309) 788-5912.

"Hank Williams: Lost Highway" (musical)
Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com.

Rascal Flatts, The Band Perry, Kristen Kelly
7:30 p.m., i wireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. $27.75, $52.75, $62.75. (800) 745-3000.

Ed Franks' Frank Sinatra Tribute
8:30 p.m., Icons Martini, 124 18th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 788-4266.

Kent Burnside and The New Generation
9 p.m.-midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. (563) 355-0655.

Opening Reception for The Davies and Livingston Exhibit
6-9 p.m., MidCoast Gallery West, 1629 2nd Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 786-2430.

Bertual Reality Experience benefit for Rob Cimmarusti (Tripmaster Monkey, Einstein's Sister, The Dawn, 3 Years Hollow)
8 p.m.-1 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $7. (309) 793-1999.

Dortha DeWit, Susan Schwaegler, Mary Neil (faculty recital)
8 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7306.

"Ghost of a Chance" (comedy)
7:30 p.m. today and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, Playcrafters Barn Theatre, 4950 35th Ave., Moline. $10. (309) 762-0330.

Town hall meeting with local state legislators
3-5 p.m., Genesis Heart Institute, 1236 E. Rusholme St., Davenport. Free. (563) 421-9276.

Quad City Boat and Vacation Show
2-9 p.m. today; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, RiverCenter, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $6 ($4 2-5 p.m. Friday); free ages 12 and younger. (563) 326-8500.

Hard Ball
9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Generations Bar & Grill, 4100 4th Ave., Moline. Free. (309) 757-1331.

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

Manny Lopez Big Band
6 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $15; $12 advance. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2.

Reception for the Figure it Out Exhibit
7-9 p.m., Quad City Arts Center, 1715 2nd Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 793-1213.

Davina and the Vagabonds, Busted Chandeliers
8 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $10. (563) 326-1333.

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. $14; $12 advance. (309) 786-1111.

Comfort, Haddonfield, Razors
9 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5. (309) 200-0978.

Jurassic Park (family movie night)
6 p.m., Mary Fluhrer Nighswander Theatre, Annie Wittenmyer Complex, 2822 Eastern Ave., Davenport. $4; $2.50 advance (includes pizza and lemonade). (563) 888-2227.

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

Tony Hamilton Orchestra
7-10 p.m., Walcott Coliseum, 116 E. Bryant St., Walcott. $10. (563) 284-5165.

Smooth Groove
8 p.m.-midnight, Edje Nightclub, Jumer's Casino & Hotel, I-280 And Illinois 92, Rock Island. Free. (309) 756-4600.

Tony Hoeppner (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

Professional Fisherman Mike DelVisco
6-8 p.m., Texas Roadhouse, 4005 E. 53rd St., Davenport. (563) 355-2373.

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.

RiverCity 6
7-10 p.m., Rhythm City Casino, 101 W. River Drive, Davenport. Free. (563) 441-7000.

Justin Morrissey and Band
8 p.m.-midnight, Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free. (563) 386-1900.

Friday fish fry
4-8 p.m., Croatian Crest Club, 3600 N. Shore Drive, Moline. (309) 797-9248.

Tangent
8 p.m.-midnight, Martini's on The Rock, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. (309) 732-1631.



















 



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  Today is Friday, July 25, the 206th day of 2014. There are 159 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Walter Jones, of Co, F 23rd Ky, volunteers, lost a satchel on the Camden road, yesterday, containing his papers of discharge from the army.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from Mrs. J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: A municipal; bathing beach was advocated at the weekly meeting of the city commission by commissioner Rudgren, who suggested the foot of Seventh Street as an excellent location.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Floyd Shetter, Rock Island county superintendent schools, announced teachers hired for nearly all of the 95 rural and village grade schools in the county.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The mercury officially reached the season's previous high of 95 about noon today and continued upward toward an expected mark of 97.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Fort Armstrong hotel once the wining and dining chambers of Rock Island's elite is under repair. Progress is being made though at a seeming snail's pace to return the building to a semblance of its past glory for senior citizen's homes.








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