The "Disney Junior Live On Tour! Pirate and Princess Adventure" will stop at Moline's i Wireless Center on Friday, Oct. 18 at 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Featuring characters from the Disney Junior TV hits "Sofia the First" and "Jake and the Never Land Pirates," this new production launches a 90-city national tour in July.
Tickets for the Moline performances ($15, $20, $33, $47) go on sale May 28 at the arena box office, 800-745-3000, and ticketmaster.com.
Characters include Mickey and Minnie, Jake the pirate, Sofia the little princess and Doc McStuffins.
In 2012, "Doc McStuffins" and "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" ranked as cable TV's Top 2 series for kids ages 2-5, reaching 46.7 million and 36.5 million unique total viewers, respectively, throughout the year.
"Sofia the First" is cable TV's number-one series year to date among kids 2 to 5, and the top preschool cable TV series in total viewers and women 18-49.
Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured. 1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000. 1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France. 1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid. 1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter. 1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.