Daily planner, Jan. 11, 2013


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Dress like "The King" and rock the night away
6:30 p.m., Isle Casino Convention Center Ballroom, 1777 Isle Parkway, Bettendorf. $20. (800) 843-4753.

Bald Eagle Days
4-8 p.m. today; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, QCCA Expo Center, 2621 4th Ave., Rock Island. $5; $1 ages 6-16; free ages 5 and younger; free ages 17 and younger today. (309) 788-5912.

"Hank Williams: Lost Highway" (musical)
Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com.

Rascal Flatts, The Band Perry, Kristen Kelly
7:30 p.m., i wireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. $27.75, $52.75, $62.75. (800) 745-3000.

Ed Franks' Frank Sinatra Tribute
8:30 p.m., Icons Martini, 124 18th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 788-4266.

Kent Burnside and The New Generation
9 p.m.-midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. (563) 355-0655.

Opening Reception for The Davies and Livingston Exhibit
6-9 p.m., MidCoast Gallery West, 1629 2nd Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 786-2430.

Bertual Reality Experience benefit for Rob Cimmarusti (Tripmaster Monkey, Einstein's Sister, The Dawn, 3 Years Hollow)
8 p.m.-1 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $7. (309) 793-1999.

Dortha DeWit, Susan Schwaegler, Mary Neil (faculty recital)
8 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7306.

"Ghost of a Chance" (comedy)
7:30 p.m. today and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, Playcrafters Barn Theatre, 4950 35th Ave., Moline. $10. (309) 762-0330.

Town hall meeting with local state legislators
3-5 p.m., Genesis Heart Institute, 1236 E. Rusholme St., Davenport. Free. (563) 421-9276.

Quad City Boat and Vacation Show
2-9 p.m. today; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, RiverCenter, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $6 ($4 2-5 p.m. Friday); free ages 12 and younger. (563) 326-8500.

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

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

Manny Lopez Big Band
6 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $15; $12 advance. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2.

Reception for the Figure it Out Exhibit
7-9 p.m., Quad City Arts Center, 1715 2nd Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 793-1213.

Davina and the Vagabonds, Busted Chandeliers
8 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $10. (563) 326-1333.

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

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

Comfort, Haddonfield, Razors
9 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5. (309) 200-0978.

Jurassic Park (family movie night)
6 p.m., Mary Fluhrer Nighswander Theatre, Annie Wittenmyer Complex, 2822 Eastern Ave., Davenport. $4; $2.50 advance (includes pizza and lemonade). (563) 888-2227.

Larry Bo Boyd
6-9 p.m., Cool Beanz Coffeehouse, 1325 30th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 558-0909.

Tony Hamilton Orchestra
7-10 p.m., Walcott Coliseum, 116 E. Bryant St., Walcott. $10. (563) 284-5165.

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

Tony Hoeppner (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

Professional Fisherman Mike DelVisco
6-8 p.m., Texas Roadhouse, 4005 E. 53rd St., Davenport. (563) 355-2373.

Open-mic coffeehouse
7-10 p.m., First Lutheran Church, 1600 20th St., Rock Island. Donations accepted. (309) 788-3776.

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

RiverCity 6
7-10 p.m., Rhythm City Casino, 101 W. River Drive, Davenport. Free. (563) 441-7000.

Justin Morrissey and Band
8 p.m.-midnight, Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free. (563) 386-1900.

Friday fish fry
4-8 p.m., Croatian Crest Club, 3600 N. Shore Drive, Moline. (309) 797-9248.

Tangent
8 p.m.-midnight, Martini's on The Rock, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. (309) 732-1631.



















 



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  Today is Wednesday, July 30, the 211th day of 2014. There are 154 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: After Sept. 1, every small box of matches will be required to have a 3 cent duty Lincoln stamp on it, and every large box will be one cent for every 100 matches.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Rock Island residents had contributed a total of $1,293 to the American Red Cross for the Johnstown flood relief fund.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Capt. Clark Means, new darkhorse twirler for the ARGUS staff, was in great form in his initial contest as a mound laborer. The result was that THE ARGUS trimmed the Union 6-5.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Hunter and Humprey Moody, young Decatur, Ill, brothers, lack only a few hours of establishing a new world light plane endurance record.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Gates of the 110th annual Mercer County Fair swing open tonight at Aledo for a full week of day and night activity. More that $36,000 will be paid in premiums and race purses.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The baseball field carved out of the cornfield near Dyersville, Iowa, continues to keep dreams alive for hundreds of visitors. Tourists from 26 state and France have visited Dan Lansing's farm to see the baseball diamond seen in the hit movie "Field of Dreams."






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