Daily planner, July 7,2013


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Majestic (Sip, Savor and Sing Concert Series)
1-4 p.m., Lavender Crest Winery, 5409 US Highway 6, Colona. Free. 309-949-2565.

Quad City Eagles Women's Football Club vs. Fort Wayne FC (Semi-Pro Soccer)
1 p.m., Pleasant Valley High School, 604 Belmont Road, Bettendorf. $7; $5 ages 10-14; free ages 9 and younger with purchase.

"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.

Backwater Gamblers Water-Ski Show
6:30 p.m., 44th Street and the Rock River, Free. 309-786-8987.

"Detroit" Larry Davison and Chris Avey
6-9 p.m., The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. 563-355-0655.

(Open [Mike) Interruption] comedy open-mic (ages 17 and older)
8-11 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-200-0978.

Quad City Eagles Men's Football Club vs. Madison 56ers (Semi-Pro Soccer)
4 p.m., Pleasant Valley High School, 604 Belmont Road, Bettendorf. $7; $5 ages 10-14; free ages 9 and younger with purchase.

"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 older Thursday and Sunday. 563-285-6228.

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

All-you-can-eat breakfast (The Freddie Steenbock Duo)
7-11 a.m., American Legion Post 26, 702 W. 35th St., Davenport. $7. 563-322-4971.

Stock-car racing
5:30 p.m., Quad City Speedway, 4200 Archer Drive, East Moline. 309-792-5030.

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

Joe and Vicki Price
2-5 p.m., Wide River Winery Tasting Room, 106 N. Cody Road, LeClaire. Free with wine purchase. 563-289-2509.

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

"Alcestis" (tragedy), Genesius Guild
8 p.m., Lincoln Park Classic Theater, 11th Avenue and 40th Street, Rock Island. Free.

Buddy Olson
3-6 p.m., Ducky's Lagoon, 13515 78th Ave. W., Taylor Ridge. Free. 309-798-2423.

Benefit for Zach Garton
Noon-5 p.m., The Clubhouse, 2501 53rd Ave., Bettendorf. $25; $10 ages 13 and younger. 309-948-1024.

Claude Monet's Later Life: An Artist's Obsession with Gardening, Carol Ehlers
1 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. Free with admission. 309-794-0991.

Galva Freedom Fest
Church service 10 a.m. Sunday, Galva. Free. 309-932-2555.

Nature's Art
1 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. Free with admission. 309-794-0991, ext. 203.

Mercer County Fair
Mercer County Fairgrounds, SW 12th Avenue and Illinois 17, Aledo. 309-582-2350.

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

Country dance and jam session (Midnight Riders)
5-9 p.m., American Legion Post 227, 829 16th Ave., East Moline. $3. 309-755-5622.

















 



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  Today is Wednesday, July 30, the 211th day of 2014. There are 154 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: After Sept. 1, every small box of matches will be required to have a 3 cent duty Lincoln stamp on it, and every large box will be one cent for every 100 matches.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Rock Island residents had contributed a total of $1,293 to the American Red Cross for the Johnstown flood relief fund.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Capt. Clark Means, new darkhorse twirler for the ARGUS staff, was in great form in his initial contest as a mound laborer. The result was that THE ARGUS trimmed the Union 6-5.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Hunter and Humprey Moody, young Decatur, Ill, brothers, lack only a few hours of establishing a new world light plane endurance record.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Gates of the 110th annual Mercer County Fair swing open tonight at Aledo for a full week of day and night activity. More that $36,000 will be paid in premiums and race purses.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The baseball field carved out of the cornfield near Dyersville, Iowa, continues to keep dreams alive for hundreds of visitors. Tourists from 26 state and France have visited Dan Lansing's farm to see the baseball diamond seen in the hit movie "Field of Dreams."






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