Time Out Calendar for August 15-21, 2013


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Aug. 15-18, 21: "Southern Crossroads" (musical revue)
7:45 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 5:45 p.m. Sunday, 1:30 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, preceded by meal. Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $48 except Thursday preview, $34; matinee, $42; seniors, $2 off; 18 and younger, $29; show-only, $29.50; show-only 18 and younger, $22. Through Sept. 21. 309-786-7733, ext. 2.

Aug. 15: "Biking Through Germany," Scot Heisdorffer
1:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free, 563-344-4175.

Aug. 15-18: "9 to 5: The Musical," Quad City Music Guild
7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, Prospect Park Theater, 1584 34th Ave., Moline. $16; $11 ages 11 and younger, 309-762-6610.

Aug. 15: YMCA Christian Concert
5:30 p.m., Central Park Bandshell, SE 3rd Street and SE 2nd Avenue, Aledo. 309-582-2751.

Aug. 15: Johnny Don't!
10 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. $4, 309-793-1999.

Aug. 15: Author Alex B. Stone
6:30 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free, 309-524-2470.

Aug. 15: David G Smith (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333.

Aug. 15: The Black Lillies, Milltown
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $8, 309-200-0978.

Aug. 15-18, 21: "Love Thy Neighbor" (comedy)
7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, $10. Also Aug. 22-25. 309-944-2244. Wednesday benefit for the Hammond-Henry Hospital Auxiliary:6:30 p.m. sundaes; 7:30 p.m. show, $12, 309-944-6522. Richmond Hill Barn Theatre, HK Robinson Drive and S. Stewart Street, Geneseo.

Aug. 15: Dinner and a Movie
5 to 8 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. $10 dinner; free movie, 563-326-7804.

Aug. 15: Teacher Appreciation Night (Thursdays at the Figge)
5 to 7:30 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-7804.

Aug. 15, 19: Tours of Locks and Dam 15
11 a.m., Mississippi River Visitor Center, Arsenal Island. Free, reservations recommended, 309-794-5338.

Aug. 15: "Vicksburg, 1863" (Civil War Book Discussion Group)
6:30 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free, registration required, 309-524-2470.

Aug. 15: Crazy Bad (Summer Concert Series)
7 to 8:30 p.m., Bass Street Landing Plaza, 17th Street and River Drive, Moline. Free, 309-524-2054.

Aug. 15-17: International Softball Congress Men's Fastpitch World Tournament
Green Valley Sports Complex, 5920 52nd Ave., Moline. adults: $6 daily; $4 after 5 p.m.; $35 tournament. Ages 11-18: $4 daily; $3 after 5 p.m.; $20 tournament. Free ages 10 and younger. 800-747-7800.

Aug. 15: "The Shy Writer Reborn: An Introverted Writer's Wake-up Call," C. Hope Clark
7 to 8:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free, 563-344-4175.

Aug. 15: Ivory Plus (Concert in the Park Series)
5 p.m. food; 6:30 p.m. concert, Veterans' Park, E. 2nd Street, Kewanee. Free, 309-852-2175.

Aug. 15: "First Railroad Bridge Across the Mississippi,"Larry McHenry (Channel Cat Talk)
9 to 10:45 a.m., Celebration Belle Landing, 2501 E. River Drive, Moline. $12, preregistration required, 563-322-2969.

Aug. 15-17: New Windsor Fair, Rodeo and Horse Show
5 p.m. Thursday parade; rodeos 7 p.m. each cay, Rodeo Park, 802 Washington St. (N. 8th Avenue and Ill. 17.), New Windsor. $10 per day; $20 season ticket; free ages 12 and younger, 309-667-2613, nwrodeo.org.

Aug. 15-17: Whiteside County Fair
Whiteside County Fairgrounds, 201 W. Winfield St., Morrison. $7 daily; $15 week; $1 daily ages 6-11; $3 week ages 6-11; free ages 5 and younger, 815-772-7329, whitesidecountyfair.org.

Aug. 15: Jam session with John O'Meara and Friends
9 p.m. to midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free, 563-355-0655.

Aug. 16, 17: River Roots Live
11 a.m. open; 5 p.m. music, LeClaire Park, 400 W. Beiderbecke Drive, Davenport. Free before 5 p.m.; $5 after; free ages 10 and younger, 563-322-1706.

Aug. 16, 17: Scott County Wrestling 10-Year Anniversary featuring Raven
7 p.m. Friday, Walcott Coliseum, 116 E. Bryant St. $7, 563-284-5165.8:30 p.m. Saturday, Bier Stube, 415 15th St., Moline. $7, 309-797-3049.

Aug. 16, 17: ComedySportz Quad Cities (improv)
7 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $14; $12 advance, 309-786-1111.

Aug. 16: Jerry Armstrong
8 p.m. to midnight, Rhythm City Casino, 101 W. River Drive, Davenport. Free, 563-441-7000.

Aug. 16-18: National Ballroom and Entertainment Association Big Band Weekend
7 to 10:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, The Col Ballroom, 1012 W. 4th St., Davenport. $15 each dance, 563-322-4431.

Aug. 16: The Mississippi Misfits
9 p.m. to midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free, 563-355-0655.

Aug. 16: The Phamily Berzerker, Have Your Cake
8 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. $5, 309-793-1999.

Aug. 16, 17: The Tailfins
8 p.m. to midnight, Edje Nightclub, Jumer's Casino & Hotel, Interstate 280 and lllinois 92, Rock Island. Free, 309-756-4600.

Aug. 16: Ratt, Sebastian Bach, Dokken, Lita Ford
6 p.m., iWireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. $25, $35, $50 (VIP), 800-745-3000.

Aug. 16: Larry Bo Boyd
6 to 9 p.m., Cool Beanz Coffeehouse, 1325 30th St., Rock Island. Free, 309-558-0909.

Aug. 16: The Dirt Road Rockers
Martini's on the Rock, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. Free, 309-732-1631.

Aug. 16: Pieces of Candy
5 to 8 p.m., Wide River Winery Tasting Room, 106 N. Cody Road, LeClaire. Free with wine purchase, 563-289-2509.

Aug. 16: Machine Gun Willie
9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Generations Bar & Grill, 4100 4th Ave., Moline. Free, 309-757-1331.

Aug. 16: Minus Six
8 p.m. to midnight, River House Bar & Grill, 1510 River Drive, Moline. 309-797-1234.

Aug. 16: "Laugh Hard" (stand-up comedy showcase)
8 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $3, 309-786-7733, ext. 2.

Aug. 16: Stock-car racing
7 p.m., Davenport Speedway, Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St. $10; $9 teens and seniors; $5 ages 7-12; free ages 6 and younger, 563-249-1387, davenportspeedway.com.

Aug. 16: Rhinnon Wilson (Live Lunch)
Noon to 1 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333.

Aug. 16: Holly's Buddies
5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free, 563-386-1900.

Aug. 16: Powell
7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Rustic Ridge Golf Course, Grille & Pub, 1151 E. Iowa St., Eldridge. Free, 563-285-8119.

Aug. 16: River Roots Live Late Night Show featuring Joy Avenue Media Society
11:30 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $7; $5 with River Roots Live stamp or wristband, 563-326-1333.

Aug. 16: Terry and The Loan Sharks
9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free, 563-386-1900.

Aug. 16: "Detroit" Larry Davison and Rob Dahms
7:30 to 10 p.m., Pepperjack's American Food & Spirits, 1225 E. Kimberly Road, Davenport. Free, 563-324-9525.

Aug. 16: Golf and a Movie (Family Friday)
6 to 9 p.m., Red Hawk Golf and Learning Center, 6364 Northwest Boulevard, Davenport. $4; $2.50 advance (includes pizza and lemonade), 563-328-7275.

Aug. 16: "Brer Bucktown's Travelin' Show"
8 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5, 563-326-1333.

Aug. 16: Friday Fun Night -- Test, Trophy and Gamblers and High School Points Race No. 8
Cordova Dragway Park, 19425 Illinois Route 84 N. 309-654-2110, cordovadrag.com.

Aug. 16: Vernissage for "Music Along the Mississippi River"
6 to 10 p.m., Phoenix Art Gallery, 1530 5th Ave., Moline. Free, 309-762-9202.

Aug. 16: "Rise of the Guardians" (film)
Dusk, Bill Bowe Memorial Bandshell, Veterans' Memorial Park, 1645 23rd St., Bettendorf. Free, 563-344-4113.

Aug. 17: The Dave Chastain Band
9 p.m. to midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free, 563-355-0655.

Aug. 17: Collection Highlights tour
1:30 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission, 563-326-7804.

Aug. 17: Rollin' in the Oldies Classic Car Cruise-in
5 p.m., NorthPark Mall, 320 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. $2, 563-340-5957.

Aug. 17: Cambridge Fest and Car Show
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. street dance, Prospect Street, Cambridge. Free, 309-937-2633.

Aug. 17: The Flying Eyeball car show
9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St., Davenport. 563-326-5338.

Aug. 17: "Shots 'n' Giggles" (The Blacklist, improv comedy) and two comedians (ages 21 and older)
9 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $10, 309-786-7733, ext. 2.

Aug. 17: East Moline Main Drag car show
5 to 9 p.m., 15th Avenue, East Moline. Free, 309-314-7402.

Aug. 17: M. L. Hardy book-signing ("Death Line")
1 p.m., Barnes & Noble, NorthPark Mall, 320 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. Free, 563-445-8760.

Aug. 17: Fran and The Country Gentlemen
6:30 to 10:30 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free, 563-386-1900.

Aug. 17: Colonel's Croquet Party
2 to 7 p.m., Arsenal Island Golf Course and Clubhouse, 1838 Gillespie St., Rock Island Arsenal. $25; $10 ages 11 and younger, 309-737-4280.

Aug. 17: Peggy Crawford as Emily Dickinson and Richard Leddy as Walt Whitman
11 a.m., Dead Poet's Espresso, 1525 3rd Ave. A, Moline. Free, 309-736-7606.

Aug. 17: Wild Oatz
8 p.m. to midnight, Depot Bar & Grill, 110 S. 5th Ave., New Windsor. Free, 309-667-2801.

Aug. 17: "Quad Cities Railroad History," Roald Tweet (Riverine Walk)
9 to 10:30 a.m., River Heritage Park, River Drive, Davenport. $5; free River Action members, preregistration required, 563-322-2969.

Aug. 17: Music on the Lawn (Andy Harris, Them featuring Steven Ernst, The Westbrook Singers)
5 to 8 p.m., Park View Lutheran Church, 14 Grove Road, Park View. Free, 563-285-9035.

Aug. 17: Cheese Pizza
Martini's on the Rock, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. 309-732-1631.

Aug. 17: River Roots Live Late Night Show featuring Patio
11:30 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $6; $4 with River Roots Live stamp or wristband, 563-326-1333.

Aug. 17: Machine Gun Willie
9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Crabby's Bar and Grill, 826 W. 1st Ave., Coal Valley. Free, 309-799-3300.

Aug. 17: The Tangents
7 to 9 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333.

Aug. 17: Rehab, AsBigAsAMouse, 1380
8 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. $15; $12 advance, 309-793-1999.

Aug. 17: North of 40
8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Mulligan's Valley Pub, 310 W. 1st Ave., Coal Valley. Free, 309-799-7515.

Aug. 17: Night sky observing
Dusk to 11:30 p.m., parking lot, Niabi Zoo, 13010 Niabi Zoo Road, Coal Valley. Free, 309-797-3120.

Aug. 17: Old-Fashioned Hoedown
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. activities; 2 to 3 p.m. dance demonstration, Family Museum, 2900 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf. Free with admission, 563-344-4106.

Aug. 17: Floatzilla
8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Lake Potter, Sunset Marina, 1309 Mill St., Rock Island. $25, 563-322-2969, floatzilla.org.

Aug. 17: Quad Cities Irish Festival (The Don't Be Brothers, The Beggarmen)
1 to 8 p.m., 17th Street and 2nd Avenue, Rock Island. $6; free ages 11 and younger.

Aug. 17: Crossroads
9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., Mound Street Landing, 1029 Mound St., Davenport. Free, 563-323-1200.

Aug. 17, 19, 20: Quad Cities River Bandits vs. Burlington Bees
7 p.m., Modern Woodmen Park, 209 S. Gaines St., Davenport. 563-322-6348.

Aug. 17: Furry Friends Traveling Petting Zoo
2 to 4 p.m., Geneseo Library, 805 N. Chicago St. Free, 309-852-0197.

Aug. 17: Bracket Points Race No. 10 and the Junior Dragster Challenge
Cordova Dragway Park, 19425 Illinois Route 84 N. 309-654-2110.

Aug. 17: The Funnies
8 p.m. to midnight, River House Bar & Grill, 1510 River Drive, Moline. Free, 309-797-1234.

Aug. 17: Caught in the Act
9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., Generations Bar & Grill, 4100 4th Ave., Moline. Free, 309-757-1331.

Aug. 17: "Sketchville" (Studio Series Saturday, ComedySportz Quad Cities) (ages 18 and older)
9:30 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $5; free comedysportz attendees, 309-786-1111.

Aug. 17: The Knockoffs
9 p.m., Office Bar & Grill, 305 3rd St., Sherrard. Free, 309-721-7000.

Aug. 17: Retro Ron
8 p.m. to midnight, Rhythm City Casino, 101 W. River Drive, Davenport. Free, 563-441-7000.

Aug. 17: Lee Blackmon
2 to 5 p.m., Creekside Vineyards Winery & Inn, 7505 120th Ave., Coal Valley. Free, 309-787-9463.

Aug. 18: Sunday brunch with music by The Terry Hanson Ensemble
10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Brady Street Chop House, Radisson Quad City Plaza Hotel, 111 E. 2nd St., Davenport. 563-322-2200.

Aug. 18: BK Davis (Third Sunday Jazz matinee)
6 to 8 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $10; $15 reserved seats, 309-764-9300.

Aug. 18: Stock-car racing
5:30 p.m., Quad City Speedway, 4200 Archer Drive, East Moline. 309-792-5030.

Aug. 18, 21: Backwater Gamblers water-ski show
6:30 p.m., 44th Street and the Rock River, Rock Island. Free, 309-786-8987.

Aug. 18: Buddy Olson
3 to 6 p.m., Ducky's Lagoon, 13515 78th Ave. W., Taylor Ridge. Free, 309-798-2423.

Aug. 18: Tour of the "Questionable Architecture" exhibit
1:30 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission, 563-326-7804.

Aug. 18: Quad Cities River Bandits vs. Burlington Bees
5 p.m., Modern Woodmen Park, 209 S. Gaines St., Davenport. 563-322-6348.

Aug. 18: Two Reasons Why
Martini's on the Rock, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. 309-732-1631.

Aug. 18: Dave Ellis (Funday Sunday)
6 to 9 p.m., The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free, 563-355-0655.

Aug. 18: Jim Ryan
3 to 7 p.m., Len Brown's North Shore Inn, 700 North Shore Drive, Moline. 309-764-6823.

Aug. 18: The Acoustic Project (Sip, Savor and Sing Concert Series)
1 to 4 p.m., Lavender Crest Winery, 5409 US Highway 6, Colona. Free, 309-949-2565.

Aug. 18: Quad Cities Skyraiders Float Fly (radio control planes and boats)
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Campbells Island, East Moline. Free, 309-737-8342.

Aug. 18: Sunday jazz brunch with music by The Josh Duffee Quartet
10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. seatings, reservations required, Bix Bistro, Hotel Blackhawk, 200 E. 3rd St., Davenport. 563-484-5900.

Aug. 18: Jewish Feast-Ival
11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tri-City Jewish Center, 2715 30th St., Rock Island. $2; free ages 11 and younger, 309-788-3426.

Aug. 18: Sundae Sunday 93rd Birthday Party (The Quad City Ukulele Club)
2 to 4 p.m., American Legion Post 569, 515 W. 1st Ave., Milan. Free-will donations requested, 309-787-4149.

Aug. 19: Mississippi Valley Country and Western Music Association jam session
6 to 10 p.m., American Legion Post 227, 829 16th Ave., East Moline. $2 nonmembers, 309-755-7908.

Aug. 19: Ranch Ghost, Chrome Pony, Idpyramid
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5, 309-200-0978.

Aug. 19: "Norwegian Arctic Explorer Fridtjof Nansen," Dudley and Melanie Hanson
7 p.m., Viking Club, 1450 41st St., Moline. Free, 563-355-7778.

Aug. 20: "Creative Collaborations," Kathy Wine
Noon to 1 p.m., Surrey Heights Fire Station, 5002 Crow Creek Road, Bettendorf. Free; $5 for optional lunch (RSVP), 563-391-1403, ext. 3.

Aug. 20: Doug Deming and Dennis Gruenling with The Jewel Tones
7 p.m., Martini's on the Rock, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. 309-732-1631.

Aug. 20: "2001: A Space Odyssey" (Classic Film Series)
1 p.m. and 7 p.m., National Geographic Giant Screen Theater, Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. $8.50; $7.50 seniors, students and military; $6.50 youth; $1 off members, 563-324-1933.

Aug. 20: "Mississippi River Photography," Ange Glade (Channel Cat Talk)
9 to 10:45 a.m., Celebration Belle Landing, 2501 E. River Drive, Moline. $12, preregistration required, 563-322-2969.

Aug. 20: Glenn Hickson
5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Jake O's Grille, 2900 Blackhawk Road, Rock Island. Free, 309-788-5635.

Aug. 20: Andrew Crowe
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5, 309-200-0978.

Aug. 20: "Reverse Mortgages," Mike Ducey
10 to 11 a.m., Center for Active Seniors Inc., 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. $2; free members, 563-386-7477.

Aug. 20: "Five Steps to Getting Organized," Mona Brantley
6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free, 309-732-7323.

Aug. 20: The Quad-City KIX Orchestra
7 to 9 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333.

Aug. 21: Quad Cities River Bandits vs. Cedar Rapids Kernels
7 p.m., Modern Woodmen Park, 209 S. Gaines St., Davenport. 563-322-6348.

Aug. 21: Josh Duffee and His Graystone Monarchs (Music in the Park)
7 p.m., The Quarter Welcome Center, 7th Street at the Riverfront, East Moline. Free, 309-796-0170.

Aug. 21: "Macrophotography," Mik Holgersson (Riverine Walk)
6:30 to 8 p.m., Nahant Marsh Educational Field Station, 4220 Wapello Ave., Davenport. $5; free River Action members, preregistration required, 563-322-2969.

Aug. 21: "The Sex Lives of African Girls" (Summer Shorts Story Discussion)
1 to 2:30 p.m. and 7 to 8:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free, 563-344-4179.

Aug. 21:MidnightRiders
6 to 9 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free, 563-386-1900.

Aug. 21: Acoustic jam with Steve McFate
8 p.m. to midnight, McManus Pub, 1401 7th Ave., Moline. Free, 309-517-1040.



















 



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  Today is Monday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2014. There are 72 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The store of Devoe and Crampton was entered and robbed of about $500 worth of gold pens and pocket cutlery last night.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Michael Malloy was named president of the Tri-City Stone Cutters Union.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Dewitte C. Poole, former Moline newspaperman serving as vice consul general for the United States government in Paris, declared in a letter to friends that the once gay Paris is a city of sadness and desolation.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for the construction of an $80,000 wholesale bakery at 2011 4th Ave. were announced by Harry and Nick Coin, of Rock Island. It is to be known as the Banquet Bakery.
1964 -- 50 years ago: An application has been filed for a state permit to organize a savings and loan association in Moline, it was announced. The applicants are Ben Butterworth, A.B. Lundahl, C. Richard Evans, John Harris, George Crampton and William Getz, all of Moline, Charles Roberts, Rock Island, and Charles Johnson, of Hampton.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Indian summer is quickly disappearing as temperatures slide into the 40s and 50s this week. Last week, highs were in the 80s.


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