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, Dec. 9, the 343rd day of 2013. There are 22 days left in the year. 1863 — 150 years ago: All last week were favored with the most delightful Indian summer weather. The mercury ranged from 40 to 65 degrees and the ice is entirely gone out of the river. 1888 — 125 years ago: W.D. Reimers was given charge of the Weyerhaeuser-Denkmann mill in Davenport. 1913 — 100 years ago: Eight hundred or more tons of earth in six landslides, covered 38th Street for a distance of 200 feet near 7th Avenue and destroyed much property. 1938 — 75 years ago: Patrolman Joseph H. Schnelder, of Moline, has been awarded four medals for proficiency in marksmanship. He is the crack pistol shot of the Rock Island district. 1963 — 50 years ago: For the 83rd year, George Frederic Handel's "Messiah" was performed at Augustana College ushering in the spiritual aspect of the Christmas season. 1988 — 25 years ago: A water main break Thursday night, the fourth this week, affected 35 homes near the 2200 block of 39th Street, Rock Island, city officials said today.