Thursday, July 4
4th annual Wiffle Ball Tournament: 8 a.m., Clinton, Iowa, Riverfront. This year will feature two fields with open and novice divisions for participants 7 years and older. For more information or to register a team, call 563-249-6462 or 563-219-5405. $75 per team.
Dixon (Ill.) Petunia Festival Bags Tournament: noon to 4 p.m., Dixon Riverfront, 100 W River Road. Featuring pool play prior to bracket play with every team guaranteed to play a minimum of five games. For more information, call 815-440-4096. $80 competitive division team fee, $40 social division team fee.
Northeast Park Concert: 5 p.m., Veterans Park, E. 2nd Street, Kewanee. Part of the 2019 Concert in the Park Series. Featuring food concessions at 5 p.m. and a concert at 6:30 p.m. Free.
Been There Done That: 7-9 p.m., Bass Street Landing, 107 17th St., Moline. Part of the summer concert series presented by Moline Centre. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Free.
Bettendorf Park Band: 7:30 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park, 1645 23rd St., Bettendorf. Part of the 51st Bettendorf Park Band concert series. In case of rain, concerts will move to the Herbert D. Goettsch Community Center. Free.
Friday, July 5
Breakfast Nature Club: 8-9 a.m., Nahant Marsh Education Center, 4220 Wapello Ave., Davenport. Participants can learn about the secret life of Iowa's wildlife. A continental breakfast is included in the fee. July will feature Aquatic Macroinvertebrates. $10, $5 members.
2019 Craig Curless Memorial Chicken Fry: 5-11 p.m., Doc's Inn, 985 Avenue of the Cities, Silvis. This memorial chicken fry will benefit suicide awareness. $10.
Bix Youth Jazz Band: 7:30 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park, 1645 23rd St., Bettendorf. Part of the 51st Bettendorf Park Band concert series. In case of rain, concerts will move to the Herbert D. Goettsch Community Center. Free.
Saturday, July 6
Pancake Breakfast: 7-10:30 a.m., Coal Valley Fire Station, 103 W. 18th Ave. The Coal Valley Firefighters Organization will host this pancake breakfast. Free-will donation.
Center for Belgian Culture Waffle Breakfast: 8-11 a.m., Friend Circle Club, 701 18th Ave., Moline. Featuring Belgian waffles. The museum will be open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the Lace Makers will there 1-4 p.m.
5th annual Dawn and On Music Festival: 11 a.m. to midnight, Schwiebert Riverfront Park, 101 17th St., Rock Island. Featuring music, family and fun. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. A portion of every ticket sold will be donated to Family Resources. $10 at the gate, free for children 12 years and younger.
Acoustic Project: 7-10 p.m., Treehouse Pub and Eatery, 2239 E. Kimberly Road, Bettendorf. Free.
Code 415: 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., The Gypsy Highway Bar and Grill, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free.
Sunday, July 7
The Wildwoods and C.J. Chenier: 6-8 p.m., Wiley Park, NW 4th Street and NW 4th Avenue, Galva. Part of the Levitt AMP Galva Music series. Free.
Monday, July 8
Famous Native American Animal Tales: 11 a.m., Colona Public Library, 911 1st St. Elsenpeter Marionettes will present this collection of stories featuring B'rer Rabbit and other native American tales. Free.
Night People: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Moline Township Activity Center, 620 18th St. Part of the Monday Summer Concert Series presented by the Moline Township Activity Center. Food will be available for purchase from 5 p.m. until sold out. There also will be dance lessons at 6 p.m. ($3 per person). Free.
Phil Vassar: 7 p.m., Rust Belt, 1201 7th St., East Moline. All proceeds will go to the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Valley to support after-school and summer programs. $40.
Tuesday, July 9
Nahant Marsh Toddler Tales: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nahant Marsh Education Center, 4220 Wapello Ave., Davenport. For children 3-5 years. Nahant Marsh educators will lead a nature-themed story, craft and outdoor adventure. Children should be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. This program will be presented at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. For more information or to register (appreciated) call 563-336-3370. $5 child, $3 member, free for accompanying adults.
Generations Band: 5 p.m., Lincoln Park, 11th Avenue and 38th Street, Rock Island. Part of the 63rd annual Starlight Revue concert series. Food and desserts will be available for purchase starting at 5 p.m., followed by swing dance lessons taught by QC SoDA at 6:30 p.m. with the concert at 7 p.m. Free.
Wednesday, July 10
YouthFest 2019: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fejervary Park, 1800 W. 12th St., Davenport. Featuring a petting zoo, family activities, bounce houses, local youth vendor booths and a stroll through Fejervary Park. Free.
Channel Cat Talk: Photography On and Near the River: 9 a.m., Riverbend Commons, 2951 River Drive, Moline. Participants can explore the beauty of the river while learning about photography and the resources to make lasting memories on the water. $14.
Music on the Lawn: 5 p.m., Deere Wiman House, 817 11th Ave., Moline. Featuring beach-party themed, interactive music including hula hoops, a conga line and more by Dave Rudolpf. Family activities begin at 5 p.m. with games, a face painter, balloon, ice cream, lemonade and bottled water. Participants can bring a picnic supper. Free with charge for some activities.
Riverine Walk: Barge Fleeting: 6:30-8 p.m., Upper Mississippi Fleeting, 128 Front St., Buffalo. Participants can learn about Mississippi River barges and transportation with a possible barge ride and floating tour on the Mississippi. $6.
Rain Man: 6:30 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2136 Brady St., Davenport. St. Paul Lutheran Church's Mental Health Awareness Team will host this midsummer mental health movie series. Participants can come and watch a movie and join in the discussion afterwards. Popcorn included. This week features the 1988 American comedy-drama about an abrasive, selfish young wheeler dealer, Charlie Babbitt, who discovers that his estranged father has died and bequeathed all of his multimillion-dollar estate to his other son, Raymond, an autistic savant, of whose existence Charlie was unaware. Free.
Thursday, July 11
The Aristocrats: 5 p.m., Veterans Park, E. 2nd Street, Kewanee. Part of the 2019 Concert in the Park Series. Featuring food concessions at 5 p.m. and a concert at 6:30 p.m. Free.
Mo and Co: 6:30-8 p.m., Faye's Field, 2850 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf. Part of the Bettendorf Public Library's 8th annual Outdoor Summer Concert series. Participants can bring blankets, lawn chairs, food and drinks with food and drinks also available for purchase. In case of bad weather, the concert will be inside the Library located at 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free.
Crooked Cactus Band: 7-9 p.m., Bass Street Landing, 107 17th St., Moline. Part of the summer concert series presented by Moline Centre. Participants should bring a lawn chair. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Free.
The art of Sara Peak Convery: Through July 31. Smith Studio and Gallery, 124 S. State St., Geneseo. Featuring the paintings of Convery. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Free.
Parkopoly: Through Sept. 2. Vander Veer Botanical Park Conservatory, 215 W. Central Park Ave., Davenport. Vander Veer Botanical Park and Conservatory has been transformed into a life-size version of the gameboard classic, Monopoly. Participants can collect a gameboard and move around the board by exploring the park. For more information and updates, call 563-328-7275 or visit cityofdavenportiowa.com/parks. Conservatory hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays. Free.
Vanessa German: Miracles and Glory Abound: Through Sept. 1. Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. This exhibit explores the power of stories through an assemblage of sculptures or Power Figures as German refers to them. Museum hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, Thursday evenings until 9 p.m. and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission: $10 adults, $6 senior citizens/students with IDs, $4 children ages 4-12 years, free for museum members and everyone on Thursdays 5-9 p.m.
Run! Jump! Fly! Adventures in Action: Through Sept. 9. Family Museum, 2900 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf. This exhibit invites children and adults to explore activities such as kung fu, surfing, snowboarding, yoga and horizontal climbing. Hours: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission: $9 for 1-59 years, $5 for 60 years and older/active military and immediate family, free for children younger than one year/members.
I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Virtual Reality Experience: Through Sept. 27. Rock Island Public Library, 401 19th St. Inspired by cutting-edge virtual reality technology this features a fully immersive experience of the new I-74 Bridge and the history of bridges in the Quad-Cities. Library hours: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Free.
Mississippi Valley Quilters Guild: Through Nov. 11. River Arts Center, 229 5th Ave. S, Clinton. Featuring a quilt exhibit by nineteen members of the Mississippi Valley Quilters Guild. Hours: 1-4 p.m.
Big Sky: Through July 25. Beréskin Gallery and Art Academy, 2967 State St. , Bettendorf. Featuring the works of Hans Olson. There will be an opening reception during First Friday 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, July 5. For more information, visit bereskinartgallery.com. Summer gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays. Free.
The art of Christopher Reno and Rene Meyer Ernst: Through Aug. 16. Quad-City Arts Center Gallery, 1715 2nd Ave., Rock Island. This exhibit will feature paintings by Reno and digital collages by Ernst. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Free.
Holiday Inn: Through July20. Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Performances at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesdays; 7:45 p.m. on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 5:45 p.m. on Sundays. $46.73 to $53.55.
Into the Woods: Friday, July 5, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, July 6-7, 2 and 7:30 p.m.; Tuesday, July 9, 7:30 p.m.; Wednesday, July 10, 2 and 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, July 11, 7:30 p.m., Timber Lake Playhouse, 8215 Black Oak Road, Mount Carroll. Through July 14. $30 adults, $25 senior citizens (60 years and older), $20 students/military.
Buffalo Days 2019: Friday, July 5, 5-11 p.m.; Saturday, July 6, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sunday, July 7, Buffalo. Through July 7. Featuring live music, rides, food, parade and fireworks. Free with charge for some activities.
Mercado on Fifth: Fridays, July 5 and 12, 5-10 p.m., 12th Street and 5th Avenue, Moline. This weekly outdoor nighttime market will feature food trucks, live music, produce, craft and retail vendors, kids activities and more. Free.
Channel Cat Talk: Raptors along the River: Tuesday, July 9 and Thursday, July 11, 9-10:45 a.m., Riverbend Commons, 2951 River Drive, Moline. Participants can learn from the Scott County Conservation Naturalist about birds of prey in the area including habitats, ecology and human impacts on these awesome predators. $14.
Missing Link: Thursday-Saturday, July 11-13, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, July 14, 3 p.m., Richmond Hill Players Barn Theatre, 600 H K Robinson Drive, Geneseo. Through July 21. The Richmond Hill Players will present this comedy by Jack Sharkey. $12.