Daily planner, Jan. 27, 2013


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

(Open [Mike) interruption] comedy open-mic night (ages 17 and older)
8-11 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 200-0978.

Clock tower and eagle watch tours
9-10:30 a.m. and 12:30-2 p.m., Mississippi River Visitor Center, Lock and Dam 15, Arsenal Island. Free. (309) 794-5338. Reservations recommended.

Auditions for "Death of a Salesman"
2-4 p.m., Richmond Hill Barn Theatre, HK Robinson Drive and South Stewart Street, Geneseo. Free. (309) 944-2244.

Starbucks Coffee Tasting
1-2 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. Free with admission. (309) 794-0991.

Bottle-Cap Art Community Build
1-5 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf. Free. (563) 344-4178.

Doc Anderson's Back in the (Sun)Day Party
6-9 p.m., The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. (563) 355-0655.

"Private Eyes" (comedy)
3 p.m., The QC Theatre Workshop, 1730 Wilkes Ave., Davenport. Pay what it's worth afterward. (563) 650-2396.

IceStravaganza (music, family activites)
Noon-6 p.m., 2nd Street between Main Street and Brady Street, Davenport.

Winterfest Food Competition
1-5 p.m., Isle Casino Convention Center Ballroom, 1777 Isle Parkway, Bettendorf. Free. (563) 441-7000, bettendorf.isleofcapricasinos.com/index.aspx. Reserve free tickets online.

Picturing Identity Tour
1:30 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission. (563) 326-7804.

All-you-can-eat breakfast
8-11 a.m., Moose Lodge 990, 1025 S. State St., Geneseo. $7; $3.50 ages 9 and younger. (309) 944-2025.

Pastors on Parade (music, comedy, poetry)
2-4 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 1702 Iowa St., Davenport. $10; $25 family. (309) 738-9564.

"Bock-Eye" (drama)
1:30 p.m., Potter Theatre, Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts, Augustana College, 3701 7th Ave., Rock Island. $11; $9 seniors, students, faculty and staff. (309) 794-7306.

"Schindler's List" (film)
3 p.m., Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. Free with admission ($7; $6 ages 60 and older, military and students; $5 ages 3-12), (563) 324-1933, ext. 242. Advance ticket purchase recommended.

Rod and Custom Show
10 a.m.-3 p.m., QCCA Expo Center, 2621 4th Ave., Rock Island. $7; free ages 6 and younger. (309) 799-7469.

Community Sunday Dinner
12:15 p.m., Riverside United Methodist Church, 712 16th St., Moline. Free. (309) 764-6721.



















 



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  Today is Tuesday, July 29, the 210th day of 2014. There are 155 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Col. H.F. Sickless informs us that there will be new organization of troops in this state under the call for more men.
1889 -- 125 years ago: James Normoyle arrived home after graduating from West Point with honors in the class of 1889. He was to report to Fort Brady, Mich., as second lieutenant in the 23rd Infantry.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Austria Hungary declared war on Serbia. Germany and Austria refused an invitation of Sir Edward Grey to join Great Britain at a mediation conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Dr. William Mayo, the last of the three famous Mayo brother surgeons, died at the age of 78.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the biggest horse shows of the season was held yesterday at Hillandale Arena on Knoxville Road under the sponsorship of the Illowa Horsemen's Club.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Davenport is like a gigantic carnival this weekend with the Bix Arts Fest taking over 12 square blocks of the downtown area. A festive atmosphere prevailed Friday as thousands of people turned out to sample what the Arts Fest has to offer.








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