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Daily planner, Sept. 1, 2013
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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Dragons
Rock Island County Republicans Annual Ronald Reagan BBQ will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, at the Milan Community Center, 2701 1st St. E. Milan. BBQ pulled pork sandwich, potato salad and baked beans served by Viet Nam Veterans Chapter 299 from 4:30-6:30. Los Mocambos will provide music, 4-6. There will be a $1 auction for pies and a quilt. Speakers will begin at 6:30 and include gubernatorial candidates Bruce Rauner Senator Kirk Dillard, keynote speaker, Ill. Treasurer Dan Rutherford; candidates for Illinois Rep. 71st District, Jeff McKinley and Jim Wozniak; candidates for Illinois 17th Congressional District Eric Reyes and former congressman Bobby Schilling; guest speakers, Patrick Hughes and Dan Proft, Ill. Policy Institute; Representative John Cabello, Ill. House 68th District. Cost in advance is $20 per adult or $30 per family; $25/$35 at the door. Reservations are required by calling 764-6262 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Mail checks payable to RICOGOP, 1721-5th Ave. Suite 100, Moline, IL 61265 by Sept 7. From left are Mike Steffen, Rock Island County Republicans Chair, and Karen English, RICO BBQ Chair.
1 p.m. and 5 p.m. today; 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
Backwater Gamblers water-ski show
6:30 p.m., 44th Street and the Rock River, Rock Island. Free. 309-786-8987.
Rock Island Grand Prix
8 a.m.-5 p.m.; 8 p.m. music, The District, Rock Island. Free. 309-788-6311.
"Detroit" Larry Davison and Chris Avey
6-9 p.m., The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. 563-355-0655.
"How Science is Bridging Spirituality," Dr. Curt Rexroth
10:30 a.m., Unity Church of Christianity, 5102 47th Ave., Moline. Free. 309-762-1066.
Family Fun Days
2 p.m.-midnight, Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, 630 Martin Luther King Drive, Rock Island. Free. 309-732-2999.
Red Rage Afterparty (Rage Against the Machine and The Red Hot Chili Peppers Tribute Band)
9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Bent River Brewing Station, 512 24th St., Rock Island. $4. 309-283-4811.
2-5 p.m., Wide River Winery Tasting Room, 106 N. Cody Road, LeClaire. Free with wine purchase. 563-289-2509.
5:30 p.m., Quad City Speedway, 4200 Archer Drive, East Moline. 309-792-5030.
Dirt Road Rockers
8 p.m.-midnight, Stooge's Saloon, 906 3rd St., Orion. Free. 309-526-3050.
Architectural walking tour of downtown Davenport
1:30 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission. 563-326-7804.
Travoltas, Terry and The Loan Sharks
8 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $10; $12 ages 20 and younger; $15 inside (if rain). 309-793-1999.
Milan Indian Summer Festival
Dickson Park, 315 E. 4th Ave., Milan. Free. 309-787-8500.
6-10 p.m., Sportsman Park, Donahue. Free. 563-282-4544.
North of 40
8 p.m.-1 a.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. $3. 563-386-1900.
Orion Fall Festival
Central Park, 4th Street and 12th Avenue, Orion. Free. 309-526-8320.
Village Fall Festival
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 younger. 563-328-3283.
3-6 p.m., Ducky's Lagoon, 13515 78th Ave. W., Taylor Ridge. Free. 309-798-2423.
Kewanee Hog Days
Main Street, Kewanee. Free.
Sunday brunch with music by The Manny Lopez Trio
10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Brady Street Chop House, Radisson Quad City Plaza Hotel, 111 E. 2nd St., Davenport. 563-322-2200.
Country dance and jam session (Midnight Riders)
5-9 p.m., American Legion Post 227, 829 16th Ave., East Moline. $3. 309-755-5622.
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.
Miss Iowa Nicole Kelly send-off selebration
2 p.m., Modern Woodman Park, 209 S. Gaines St., Davenport. $10; $5 ages 5-12; free ages 4 and younger.
Labor Day Weekend pow wow
10 a.m. grounds open, noon grand entry, Black Hawk State Historic Site, 1510 46th Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-631-0124, 309-738-4222.
Caught in the Act
7:30-11:30 p.m., Stooge's Saloon, 908 3rd St., Orion. Free. 309-526-3050.