Posted Online: Aug. 30, 2013, 6:11 pm
Daily planner, Aug. 31, 2013
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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Dragons
Susan Youngstrom, a long-time Galva-area resident who taught art in Cambridge for many years, is the featured artist for September at the Geneseo Art League Gallery, 113 North State St. An opening reception will be 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 6, at the gallery, and the public is invited. The exhibit is open to the during regular hours of the Geneseo Art League, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. The exhibit, “Infatuations by an Art Teacher,” features a display of a variety of media including acrylic, watercolor, mixed media, photography and jewelry.
11 a.m., 3 p.m., 7 p.m. today; 1 p.m., 5 p.m. Sunday; 1 p.m. Monday. iWireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. $13, $14, $19, $33 (VIP), $66 (circus celebrity); free ages 1 and younger on lap, 800-745-3000.
Citywide yard sales
Rock Island Grand Prix
8 a.m.-5 p.m.; 8 p.m. music, The District, Rock Island. Free. 309-788-6311.
Caught in the Act
9 p.m.-1 a.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free. 563-386-1900.
Family Fun Days
9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. today, parade at 9:30 a.m.; 2 p.m.-midnight Sunday. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, 630 Martin Luther King Drive, Rock Island. Free. 309-732-2999.
Quad Cities Festival of Praise (Lincoln Brewster, Dave Meumann and The High Praise Band)
6 p.m., LeClaire Park, 400 W. Beiderbecke Drive, Davenport. $10; free ages 12 and younger.
KC and the Sunshine Band, Smooth Groove
6:15 p.m., Isle Casino, 1777 Isle Parkway, Bettendorf. $35; $55 VIP; $65 dance pit. 800-843-4753.
Jim Pransky book-signing ("Playoff Run")
1-3 p.m., Readmore Book World & Rock Shop, 1518 15th St., Moline. Free. 309-764-2653.
Damn Good Time Vol. 5 (Variety Show)
8 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $10. 563-326-1333.
Iowa/Illinois Chapter Women In Defense Fashion Show
11 a.m. social, 11:30 a.m. lunch, 11:45 a.m. show, Isle Casino Hotel, 1777 Isle Parkway, Bettendorf. $35, $65 pair, $240 table of eight. 563-271-5903.
Bags tournament for Haiti
1 p.m., Len Brown's North Shore Inn, 700 N. Shore Drive, Moline. $30 team of two. 309-558-5045.
ComedySportz Quad Cities (Improv)
7 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $14; $12 advance. 309-786-1111.
Milan Indian Summer Festival
10:30 a.m. parade, Dickson Park, 315 E. 4th Ave., Milan. Free. 309-787-8500.
Orion Fall Festival
Through Sunday, parade at 1 p.m. today, Central Park, 4th Street and 12th Avenue, Orion. Free. 309-526-8320.
Kewanee Hog Days
Parade 2 p.m. today, Main Street, Kewanee. Free.
8 p.m.-midnight, Stooge's Saloon, 906 3rd St., Orion. Free. 309-526-3050.
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.
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.
"Don't Try This at Home" (improv)
9:30 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $5; free ComedySportz attendees. 309-786-1111.
Quad City Rollers vs Chicago Outfit Shade Brigade
7 p.m., RiverCenter, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $12; $10 advance.
2-5 p.m., Creekside Vineyards Winery & Inn, 7505 120th Ave., Coal Valley. Free. 309-787-9463.
Chief Blackhawk Antique Motorcycle Club of America swap meet
8 a.m., Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free. 563-381-4015.
"Southern Crossroads" (musical revue)
Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. 309-786-7733.
Magician Mat Franco
8 p.m., Center for Student Life, Augustana College, 3435 9 1/2 Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-794-2695.
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.
Labor Day Weekend Pow Wow
10 a.m. grounds open, grand entries at noon and 6 p.m. today and noon Sunday. Black Hawk State Historic Site, 1510 46th Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-631-0124, 309-738-4222.
8 p.m.-midnight, Edje Nightclub, Jumer's Casino & Hotel, Interstate 280 and Illinois 92, Rock Island. Free. 309-756-4600.