Daily planner, July 5, 2013


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"Green River" (drama)
7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, QC Theatre Workshop, 1730 Wilkes Ave., Davenport. Pay what it's worth afterward.

Funktastic 5
8 p.m.-midnight, River House Bar & Grill, 1510 River Drive, Moline. Free, 309-797-1234.

Grand opening
10 a.m.-6 p.m., Who's That Lady Breast Cancer Support Center, 1718 10th St., Moline. Free, 309-517-6111.

EverGreen Grass Band, Milltown
8:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5, 563-326-1333.

Fish and chicken fry
5-7 p.m., American Legion Post 246, 1623 15th St., Moline. 309-762-1126 ext. 1.

Midnight Riders
6-9 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free, 563-386-1900.

"Les Miserables" (musical), Countryside Community Theatre
7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, North Scott High School, 200 S. 1st St., Eldridge. $14; $12 grades k-12; $12 ages 60 and older Friday-Saturday, $7 ages 60 and old Thursday and Sunday.

Midnight Mayhem Street Drags
11 p.m.-3 a.m., Cordova Dragway Park, 19425 Ill. Rte. 84 N., Cordova. (309) 654-2110.

Good Dose
8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., Mulligan's Valley Pub, 310 W. 1st Ave., Coal Valley. Free, 309-799-7515.

"Reasons to be Pretty" (drama)
8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, The District Theatre, 1611 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $20; 309-235-1654.

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.

Justin Morrissey and Drunken Angels
Martini's on the Rock, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. 309-732-1631.

"Menopause, The Musical"
Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. 309-786-7733 ext. 2, circa21.com.

Jimmy Valentine Quintet
7-10 p.m.; 5 p.m. Dinner Service Starts, Lavender Crest Winery, 5409 US Highway 6, Colona. $5 cover; $10 food or drink minimum, 309-949-2565.

Danika Holmes
5-8 p.m., Wide River Winery Tasting Room, 106 N. Cody Road, LeClaire. Free with wine purchase, 563-289-2509.

Young Pioneers Day Camp
8 a.m. - 4p.m., Walnut Grove Pioneer Village at Scott County Park, 18817 290th Street, Long Grove. 563-328-3283.

Bonne Finken and The Collective
8 p.m.-midnight, Edje Nightclub, Jumer's Casino & Hotel, I-280 and Illinois 92, Rock Island. Free, 309-756-4600.

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.

Classic car display
5:30-8 p.m., Advance Auto Parts, 3813 18th Ave., Rock Island. 309-786-8751.

Friday Fun Night -- Test, Trophy, and Gamblers
Cordova Dragway Park, 19425 Ill. Rte. 84 N., Cordova. 309-654-2110.

Myers Brothers, Elise Castro (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333.

Krank Daddies, The Afterdarks, 3 On the Tree
9 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $6, 309-793-1999.

Eastern Iowa Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association's Star-Spangled Shootout
Schone's Friendship Farm, 15711 13th St., Milan. Free, 309-787-9422.

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

Mississippi Valley Blues Festival
2nd Street And River Music Experience, Davenport. $20 per day; free ages 14 and younger with ticketed adult, 563-322-5837.

Circus Band
7:30 p.m., Bill Bowe Memorial Bandshell, Veterans' Memorial Park, 1645 23rd St., Bettendorf. Free, 563-344-4113.

Quad-City KIX Orchestra
8-11 p.m., Rhythm City Casino, 101 W. River Drive, Davenport. Free, 563-441-7000.

Friday fish fry
5-8 p.m., Croatian Crest Club, 3600 N. Shore Drive, Moline. 309-797-9248.

Pet Symmetry, Sundials, Comfort, Straight Up!, Ice Hockey
7:30 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $8, 309-200-0978.

Stock-car racing
7 p.m., Davenport Speedway, Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St., Davenport. $10; $9 teens and seniors; $5 ages 7-12; free ages 6 and under, 563-249-1387.

Fish fry
4:30-7:45 p.m., VFW Post 2153, 1721 7th St., Moline. 309-764-3344.

Country-Western dance
7-11 p.m., Silver Spur Dance Hall, 1230 15th Ave., East Moline. $7, 309-281-1409.

















 



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  Today is Tuesday, July 29, the 210th day of 2014. There are 155 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Col. H.F. Sickless informs us that there will be new organization of troops in this state under the call for more men.
1889 -- 125 years ago: James Normoyle arrived home after graduating from West Point with honors in the class of 1889. He was to report to Fort Brady, Mich., as second lieutenant in the 23rd Infantry.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Austria Hungary declared war on Serbia. Germany and Austria refused an invitation of Sir Edward Grey to join Great Britain at a mediation conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Dr. William Mayo, the last of the three famous Mayo brother surgeons, died at the age of 78.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the biggest horse shows of the season was held yesterday at Hillandale Arena on Knoxville Road under the sponsorship of the Illowa Horsemen's Club.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Davenport is like a gigantic carnival this weekend with the Bix Arts Fest taking over 12 square blocks of the downtown area. A festive atmosphere prevailed Friday as thousands of people turned out to sample what the Arts Fest has to offer.








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