Time Out Calendar for Aug. 28-Sept. 3, 2014


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Events
Aug. 28-30: Studio open house

4-6 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; noon-2 p.m. Saturday, Leslie and Sara Bell's Art Studio, 505 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free, 563-324-3405, BellLeslieB@sau.edu.

Aug. 28: All-you-can-eat tacos for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
6 p.m., Jim's Knoxville Tap, 8716 Knoxville Road, Milan. $4, 309-787-9844.

Aug. 28, 29: Quad Cities River Bandits vs. Clinton LumberKings
7 p.m., Modern Woodmen Park, 209 S. Gaines St., Davenport. 563-322-6348.

Aug. 28: "The History of Iowa Baseball," John Liepa (Senior Day)
1:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free, 563-344-4175, info@bettendorflibrary.com, bettendorflibrary.com.

Aug. 28: Historic Tax Credit workshop, Frank Butterfield and Michael R. Allen
3-5 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. Free, RSVP requested, 217-836-2524, ButterfieldF@lpci.org, establishmenttheatre.com.

Aug. 28-30: Chief Blackhawk Antique Motorcycle Club of America swap meet
8 a.m.-5 p.m., Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free, 563-381-4015, admin@chiefblackhawk.org, mvfair.com.

Aug. 28: Billy Peiffer and Collin Keemle Jam Night
7-10 p.m., On the Rock Grille & Bar, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. Free, 309-732-1631, facebook.com/ontherockgrilleandbar.

Aug. 28: PechaKucha Night (informal hobby sharing)
5 p.m. food available; 6:30 p.m. program, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-7804, figgeart.org.

Aug. 28: Teen gaming night (ages 12-18)
6-7:30 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free, 309-732-7323, rockislandlibrary.org.

Aug. 28: Opening reception for the Heather Baker exhibit
5-7 p.m., Morrissey Gallery, Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, W. High Street and N. Gaines Street, Davenport. Free, 563-333-6444, morrisseygallery@sau.edu, sau.edu/Morrissey_Gallery.html.

Aug. 28: Reception for the David Murray exhibit
4-6 p.m., ArtSpace Gallery, Building 4, Black Hawk College, 6600 34th Ave., Moline. Free, 309-796-5469, thorsonz@bhc.edu, bhc.edu/academics/departments/communication-and-fine-arts/art-space.

Aug. 28: Annual meeting and tours
5:30 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. RSVP required, 309-794-0991 ext. 206, jenkins@qcgardens.com, qcgardens.com.

Aug. 28: "Music of the Mississippi River," Ellis Kell (Channel Cat Talk)
9-10:45 a.m., Celebration Belle Landing, 2501 E. River Drive, Moline. $12, preregister at riveraction.org; walk-ins welcome, 563-322-2969, abandman@riveraction.org.

Aug. 29: Teen gaming night
5-7:30 p.m., River Valley Library, 214 S. Main St., Port Byron. Free, 309-523-3440, rivervalley5@mchsi.com, rivervalleylibrary.org.

Aug. 29: Final Friday
6-9 p.m., Bucktown Center for the Arts, 225 E. 2nd St., Davenport. Free, 309-230-1594, bucktownarts.com.

Aug. 29-31: Milan Indian Summer Festival
5 p.m.-midnight Friday; noon-midnight Saturday-Sunday; 10:30 a.m. Saturday parade; 7:30 p.m. bands nightly, Dickson Park, 315 E. 4th Ave., Milan. Free, 309-787-8500.

Aug. 29: The Lost Country Dancers' dance
7:30-11 p.m., Viking Club, 1450 41st St., Moline. $5, 309-764-9357, molinevikings.org.

Aug. 29: Midnight Mayhem Street Drags
11 p.m.-3 a.m., Cordova Dragway Park, 19425 Illinois Route 84 N. 309-654-2110, cordovadrag.com.

Aug. 29: Bake sale for the KISS Hope Creek Referendum Committee
8 a.m.-4 p.m., training room, Hope Creek Care Center, 4343 Kennedy Drive, East Moline. Free, 309-716-5556, hopecreekcare.com.

Aug. 29, 30: City-wide yard sales
Aledo. 309-582-7241.

Aug. 29-Sept. 1: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Built to Amaze!
7 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m., 3 p.m., and 7 p.m. Saturday; 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday; 1 p.m. Monday, iWireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. $15, $20, $33 (VIP), $66 (Circus Celebrity), 800-745-3000, iwirelesscenter.com, ringling.com.

Aug. 29-31: Orion Fall Festival
5 p.m. Friday-6 p.m. Sunday; 1 p.m. Saturday Parade, Central Park, 4th Street and 12th Avenue, Orion. Free, 309-526-8320, orionfallfestival@ymail.com.

Aug. 29: Friday Fun Night -- Test, Trophy, and Gamblers
6-10 p.m., Cordova Dragway Park, 19425 Illinois Route 84 N. 309-654-2110, cordovadrag.com.

Aug. 29: Friday fish fry
5-8 p.m., Croatian Crest Club, 3600 North Shore Drive, Moline. 309-797-9248.

Aug. 29: Friday night fish fry
4:30-7:45 p.m., VFW Post 2153, 1721 7th St., Moline. 309-764-3344, loded1000@sbcglobal.net.

Aug. 30: Ken Cox Tractor Ride
7 a.m. registration; 8 a.m. ride, Mercer County Fairgrounds, SW 12th Avenue and Illinois 17, Aledo. 309-371-7721 563-260-5905, mercercountyfair.org.

Aug. 30: Car wash for the Quad City Shockers softball team
11 a.m.-3 p.m., Dairy Queen Grill and Chill, 2263 7th St,, Silvis. By donation, 309-314-1415, mrmclean@mchsi.com, dairyqueen.com/us-en/Locator/Detail/?localechange=1&store-id=11519.

Aug. 30: Trivia Night for UT football cheerleaders
5 p.m., Fargo Dance and Sports, 4204 Avenue of the Cities, Moline. $10, 309-373-2782, UTCHEER12@gmail.com.

Aug. 30, 31: Rock Island Grand Prix
8 a.m.-5 p.m.; 8 p.m. music, The District, Rock Island. Free, 309-788-6311, grandprix@qconline.com, ridistrict.com.

Aug. 30-Sept. 1: Labor Day Weekend Pow Wow
10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday-Sunday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday grounds open; 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday and 1 p.m. Monday Grand Entry performances, Black Hawk State Historic Site, 1510 46th Ave., Rock Island. Free, 309-644-1666, blackhawkpark.org.

Aug. 30: Bags for Hope (Creek) tournament for the Keep it Supported for Seniors Committee
Noon, Kavanaugh's Hilltop, 1228 30th St., Rock Island. $40 two-person team, 309-738-1521, facebook.com/pages/Kavanaughs-Hilltop/71781528497.

Aug. 30: Labor Day Fish Fest
Riverside Campground, 400 S. 3rd St., Keithsburg. 309-374-9070.

Aug. 30: Tours of Locks and Dam 15
11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Mississippi River Visitor Center, Arsenal Island. Free, reservations recommended, 309-794-5338, mvr.usace.army.mil/Missions/Recreation/MississippiRiverProject/Recreation/MississippiRiverVisitorCenter.aspx.

Aug. 30: Battle of Credit Island Bicentennial Commemoration
8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Credit Island, 2200 W. River Drive, Davenport. 563-326-7812.

Aug. 30: Teen tie-dye (ages 12-18)
10 a.m.-2 p.m., Rock Island Library, 3059 30th St. 309-732-7369, rockislandlibrary.org.

Aug. 31: Originals forum and verse-writing workshop with Frankie Joe Willderman
Noon-3 p.m., Mama Compton's, 1725 2nd Ave., Rock Island. Free, 309-786-6262, mamacomptons.com.

Aug. 31: Stock-car racing
5:30 p.m., Quad City Speedway, 4200 Archer Drive, East Moline. $10; $25 pit pass; higher special events, 309-792-5030, qcspeedwayracing.com.

Aug. 31, Sept. 1: Labor Day Celebration
11 a.m.-5 p.m., Dan Nagle Walnut Grove Pioneer Village, 18817 290th St., Long Grove. $2; $1 ages 5-12; free ages 4 and under, 563-328-3283, scottcountyiowa.com/conservation/walnut.php.

Aug. 31: Birthday party and benefit for a missionary to southeast Asia (Descendant)
5:30 p.m. party; 7 p.m. music, RME Hall, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. By donation, Descendant@reborn.com, rivermusicexperience.org.

Aug. 31, Sept. 1: Backwater Gamblers water-ski show
6:30 p.m., 44th Street and the Rock River, Rock Island. Free, 309-786-8987, backwatergamblers.com.

Sept. 1: Labor Day parade
9:30 a.m., Washington Junior High School, 3300 18th Ave., Rock Island. Free, 309-732-2923, rockislandschools.org/riec/washington.

Sept. 1: Labor Day parade
11 a.m.-1 p.m., 15th Avenue and 13th Street, East Moline. Free, 309-738-6536, quadcityfed@netexpress.net.

Sept. 1: Salute to Labor chicken dinner for the Rock Island County Democratic Party
11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Illiniwek Park, Hampton. $10; $6 ages 11 and younger, 309-786-8337.

Sept. 1: Labor Day breakfast
7-10 a.m., Illinois City/Pine Bluff United Methodist Church, 12507 238th St. W., Illinois City. By donation, 309-791-0024, illinoiscitypinebluff.org.

Sept. 1: Run With Carl
7:30 a.m., Life Fitness Center, 2222 Middle Road, Bettendorf. 563-332-2200, jschillig@att.net, archive.bettendorf.org/lfc, runwithcarl.com.

Sept. 1: Red, White & Boom!
6 p.m. activities; 8:30 p.m. fireworks, Rock Island and Davenport. sites.google.com/site/redwhiteboom/labor-day-schedule-of-events.

Sept. 3: Library card sign-up month party
3-7 p.m., Silvis Library, 105 8th St. Free, 309-755-3393, silvislibrary.org.

Stage and film
Aug. 28: Out Loud (poetry/prose open mic)
7-9 p.m., Downtown Central Perk, 226 W. 3rd St., Davenport. Free, 563-324-1410, mwc@midwestwritingcenter.org, facebook.com/downtowncentralperk.

Aug. 28: "Dancing Outside the Box" (video)
7 p.m., Lifetree Cafe, Grace Evangelical Free Church, 606 SE 3rd St., Aledo. Free, 309-236-2911, khhines@hotmail.com, facebook.com/LifetreeCafeAledo.

Aug. 28: "Blame it on the Movies!" (Bootleggers revue)
7:15 p.m. (preceded by buffet), Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $49.12, 309-786-7733 ext. 2, circa21.com.

Aug. 29-31, Sept. 3: "Love, Lies, and the Lottery" (comedy)
7:45 p.m. Friday-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. $49 except matinee, $43; seniors, $2 off; 18 and younger, $29; show-only, $30; show-only 18 and younger, $22. Through Sept. 6. 309-786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com.

Aug. 29, 30: "Art" (comedy)
7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, QC Theatre Workshop, 1730 Wilkes Ave., Davenport. Pay what it's worth afterward, info@QCTheatreWorkshop.org, qctheatreworkshop.org.

Aug. 29, 30: ComedySportz Quad Cities (improv)
7 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $14; $12 advance, 309-786-1111, info@establishmenttheatre.com, establishmenttheatre.com.

Aug. 30: "Penton: The John Penton Story" (documentary)
12:30 p.m., National Geographic Giant Screen Theater, Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. $8.50, 563-324-1933, museum@putnam.org, putnam.org/GiantScreen.

Aug. 30: The Second City's 55th Anniversary Tour (comedy)
8 p.m., Centennial Hall, Augustana College, 3703 7th Ave., Rock Island. $10; free Augustana students, faculty, and staff, 309-794-7306, augustana.edu.

Aug. 30: "Don't Try This at Home" (improv) (ages 18 and older)
9:30 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $5, 309-786-1111, info@establishmenttheatre.com, establishmenttheatre.com.

Aug. 30: The Blacklist (improv comedy, ages 21 and older)
9 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $10, 309-786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com/speakeasy.asp.

Aug. 30: Comedy Late Night
11 p.m.-2:30 a.m., East Village Cafe & Pizza, 1104 Jersey Ridge Road, Davenport. Free, 563-424-5506, events.tom@eastvillagecoffee.com, facebook.com/EastVillageCoffee.

Sept. 3: Oscar in the Afternoon (Academy Award-winning film)
2 p.m., Davenport Library, 6000 Eastern Ave. Free, 563-326-7832, davenportlibrary.com.

Music
Aug. 28: Music open mic
7 p.m., East Village Cafe & Pizza, 1104 Jersey Ridge Road, Davenport. Free, 563-424-5506, events.tom@eastvillagecoffee.com, https://facebook.com/EastVillageCoffee.

Aug. 29: Barstool Boogaloo
9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Broken Saddle, 1417 5th Ave., Moline. 309-517-1944, broken-saddle.com.

Aug. 29: Jason Carl and the Whole Damn Band (Friday Live at 5)
5-7 p.m., River Music Experience Courtyard, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333, rivermusicexperience.org.

Aug. 29: The Dale Thomas Band
7-10 p.m., Walcott Coliseum, 116 E. Bryant St. $10, 563-284-5165, walcottcoliseum.com.

Aug. 29: The Dirt Road Rockers
8 p.m.-midnight, On the Rock Grille & Bar, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. Free, 309-732-1631, facebook.com/ontherockgrilleandbar.

Aug. 29: Wild Oatz
8 p.m.-midnight, Stooge's Saloon, 906 3rd St., Orion. Free, 309-737-4501, https://facebook.com/stoogessaloonorion.

Aug. 29: Whoozdads?
5-8 p.m., Wide River Winery Tasting Room, 106 N. Cody Road, LeClaire. Free with wine purchase, 563-289-2509, wideriverevents@gmail.com, wideriverwinery.com/leclaire.

Aug. 29: The Zach Harris Band
9 p.m.-midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free, 563-355-0655, info@muddys.info, themuddywaters.com.

Aug. 29: Eleven Fifty Two, Aterra Tale, Molehill, AsBigAsAMouse
9 p.m., Rascals Live, 1414 15th St., Moline. 309-797-9457, rascalslive.com.

Aug. 29, 30: Parkypalooza (20 bands)
7 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $10 per day; $10 advance both days, 309-200-0978, info@rozztox.com, rozztox.com.

Aug. 29: Karaoke meet-up for the Children's Therapy Center of the Quad Cities
8 p.m.-midnight, Mulligan's Valley Pub, 310 W. 1st Ave., Coal Valley. 309-799-7515, mulligansvalleypub.com.

Aug. 29: The Gray Wolf Band
8 p.m.-midnight, Len Brown's North Shore Inn, 700 North Shore Drive, Moline. Free, 309-764-6823.

Aug. 29: Darlene Breuwet
5:30-8:30 p.m., Oak View Country Club, 1601 SW 3rd Ave., Aledo. 309-582-7916, oakviewcountryclub.com.

Aug. 29: Cheese Pizza, American Dog
8 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. $10, 309-793-1999, ribco@ribco.com, ribco.com.

Aug. 29, 30: The Night People
7 p.m., Rhythm City Casino, 101 W. River Drive, Davenport. Free, 563-328-8000, rhythmcitycasino.com.

Aug. 30: Community drum circle with Terry Hanson
10:30 a.m.-noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5; $2.50 ages 12 and younger, 563-326-1333, feedback@rivermusicexperience.org, rivermusicexperience.org.

Aug. 30: Damon Johnson, Halo of Flies
9 p.m., Rascals Live, 1414 15th St., Moline. $25 reserved seat; $15 general admission, 309-797-9457, rascals@rascalsmoline.com, rascalslive.com.

Aug. 30: Acoustic jam session with Steve McFate and friends
8:30 p.m.-midnight, Tim's Corner Tap, 4018 14th Ave., Rock Island. Free, 309-788-8830, jamaxe1@yahoo.com.

Aug. 30: Village People, ABBAFab (Rock the Levee)
7:30 p.m., Isle Casino Hotel, 1777 Isle Parkway, Bettendorf. Bring chairs. $55; $75 VIP (includes chair seating); discounts for tiered cardholders, 800-843-4753, bettendorf.isleofcapricasinos.com.

Aug. 30: The Travoltas, Meet the Press
8 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. $12, 309-793-1999, ribco@ribco.com, ribco.com.

Aug. 30: The Funktastic 5
8 p.m.-midnight, On the Rock Grille & Bar, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. Free, 309-732-1631, facebook.com/ontherockgrilleandbar.

Aug. 30: Hard Ball
9 p.m.-1 a.m., Generations Bar & Grill, 4100 4th Ave., Moline. Free, 309-757-1331, generationsbar.com.

Aug. 30: Downtown Rockin' Daddy's
9 p.m.-midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free, 563-355-0655, info@muddys.info, themuddywaters.com.

Aug. 30: Smooth Groove
8 p.m.-midnight, River House Bar & Grill, 1510 River Drive, Moline. Free, 309-797-1234, riverhouseqc.com.

Aug. 30: Red Gallagher
7-9 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333, feedback@rivermusicexperience.org, rivermusicexperience.org.

Aug. 30: Saturday jam session with Dan Fenessy and friends
8-11 p.m., East Village Cafe & Pizza, 1104 Jersey Ridge Road, Davenport. Free, 563-424-5506, info@eastvillagecoffee.com, facebook.com/EastVillageCoffee.

Aug. 30: Russ Reyman
7-11 p.m., The Phoenix Restaurant, 111 W. 2nd St., Davenport. 563-323-2345, thephoenixofdavenport.com.

Aug. 31: Alan Sweet and friends
6-9 p.m., The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free, 563-355-0655, info@muddys.info, themuddywaters.com.

Aug. 31: Fran and The Country Gentlemen
6-10 p.m., Jimbo's Knucklehead Saloon, 902 16th Ave., East Moline. Free, 309-912-9311.

Aug. 31: Buddy Olson
3-6 p.m., Ducky's Lagoon, 13515 78th Ave. W., Taylor Ridge. Free, 309-798-2423, contact@duckyslagoon.com, duckyslagoon.com.

Aug. 31: Greg and Rich Acoustic Duo
2-6 p.m., Len Brown's North Shore Inn, 700 North Shore Drive, Moline. Free, 309-764-6823, rich.fricke2@att.net, facebook.com/pages/Len-Browns-North-Shore-Inn/173278092745668.

Aug. 31: The Travoltas, Johnny Don't!
8 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. $12, 309-793-1999, ribco@ribco.com, ribco.com.

Aug. 31: Open-mic night
5-8 p.m., Rustic Ridge Golf Course, Grille & Pub, 1151 E. Iowa St., Eldridge. Free, 563-285-8119, Sandy@GolfRusticRidge.com, golfrusticridge.com.

Aug. 31: Sunday jazz brunch with music by The Josh Duffee Jazz Quartet
8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 12:30 p.m. seatings, Bix Bistro, Hotel Blackhawk, 200 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $19.95; $5.50 ages 6-12; free ages 5 and younger, reservations required, 563-484-5900, bixbistro.com.

Sept. 1: The Please and Thank Yous, Cool off, Subject to Change
7 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $3, 309-200-0978, info@rozztox.com, rozztox.com.

Sept. 2: Glenn Hickson
5-8 p.m., Jake O's Grille, 2900 Blackhawk Road, Rock Island. Free, 309-788-5635, facebook.com/jakeosfood.

Sept. 2: The Cantare Duo
8 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free, 309-794-7306, augustana.edu.

Sept. 2: Driftwood Soldier
Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5, 309-200-0978, info@rozztox.com, rozztox.com.

Sept. 2: Open-mic night
6:30-9 p.m., Cool Beanz Coffeehouse, 1325 30th St., Rock Island. Free, 309-558-0909, contact@coolbeanzcoffeehouse.com, coolbeanzcoffeehouse.com.

Sept. 3: Acoustic jam with Steve McFate
7:30-11 p.m., McManus Pub, 1401 7th Ave., Moline. Free, 309-517-1040, jamaxe1@yahoo.com.




















 



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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.
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