Daily planner, Nov. 23, 2012


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Crossroads
8 p.m.-midnight, Greenbriar Pub, Restaurant and Lounge, 4506 27th St., Moline. Free. (309) 764-2043.

Paul Waters and The Lonesome Tears, The Old 57's
9 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $4. (309) 793-1999.

"Miracle on 34th Street: The Musical"
Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com.

Family Friday Night (games)
6-9 p.m., Roosevelt Community Center, 1220 Minnie Ave., Davenport. $4; $2.50 advance; $10 family maximum (includes pizza and lemonade). (563) 328-7275.

Grazin' District
9 p.m.-1 a.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free. (563) 386-1900.

Frat House Massacre, The Dorm That Dripped Blood, College Horror Film Night (ages 17 and older)
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 200-0978.

Quad City Christmas Arts and Craft Fair
10 a.m.-5 p.m. today and Saturday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, QCCA Expo Center, 2621 4th Ave., Rock Island.. $4; free with a new unwrapped toy for toys for tots; free ages 12 and younger (admission good all three days). (309) 647-0400.

Festival of Trees
RiverCenter, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $8; $6 ages 60 and older; $3 ages 2-10. (563) 324-3378.

Charley Hayes
Skinny Legs BBQ, 2020 W. 1st St., Milan. Free. (309) 787-1117.

Matt Nanke
9 p.m., Kilkenny's Pub, 300 W. 3rd St., Davenport. (563) 322-8584.

Julmarknad Christmas Market
10 a.m.-5 p.m., Bishop Hill. Free. (309) 927-3345.

Tom Christopher Band
8 p.m., Rhythm City Casino, 101 W. River Drive, Davenport. (563) 441-7000.

Holiday Skate
11 a.m.-1 p.m., 2-4 p.m., 7-9 p.m. today; 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 7-9 p.m., 9:15-11:15 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.-noon, 2:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday, The River's Edge, 700 W. River Drive, Davenport. $5 admission; $3 skate rental. (563) 326-7812.

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

Night People
8 p.m.-midnight, Edje Nightclub, Jumer's Casino & Hotel, I-280 and Illinois 92, Rock Island. Free. (309) 756-4600.

Steve "Rod Stewart" Bobbitt
5:30-8:30 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free. (563) 386-1900.

ComedySportz Quad Cities (improv)
7 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $12; $10 advance. (309) 786-1111.

Kids' activities
9 a.m.-5 p.m., John Deere Pavilion, 1400 River Drive, Moline. Free. (309) 765-1000.

Adventures of The Curtis Hawkins Band
8 p.m., Heated Tent, The Doc's Inn, 985 Avenue Of The Cities, Silvis. Free. (309) 281-1008.

Country-Western dance
7-11 p.m., Silver Spur Dance Hall, 1230 15th Ave., East Moline. $7. (309) 269-4235.

Candymakers
9 p.m.-midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. (563) 355-0655.

"Freckleface Strawberry: The Musical" (children's show)
Noon (preceded by buffet), Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $20; $18 students and groups of 12 and up. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com.

Justin Morrissey and Drunken Angels
Martini's On The Rock, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. (309) 732-1631.

100 Laughs (The Blacklist, improv) And Two Comedians (for adults)
9 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $10. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com/speakeasy.asp.

Lynn Allen
9 p.m., Rascals, 1414 15th St., Moline. $15; $20 reserved seats. (309) 797-9457.



















 



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  Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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