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The Q-C band Milltown will be among performers of bluegrass from regional and national acts at Saturday's Heritage Bluegrass Festival, starting 1 p.m. at Heritage Canyon, 515 N. 4th St., Fulton, Ill. Including music from Flash in a Pan, Gone Fishin' and Joe Hott, there will be food, beverages and snacks available for purchase as well as a craft and vendor fair and the opportunity to explore the canyon and historic village. Proceeds will benefit the Early American Crafters, Heritage Canyon and other local charities. Tickets are $15 per person and $40 per family, available at facebook.com/FultonHeritageBluegrassFestival.

Thursday, June 6

Ice Cream Social: 5 p.m., Geneseo City Park, 140 W. Pearl St. Donations accepted.

Ten of Soul: 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. Free.

Avon Dale: 7-9 p.m., Bass Street Landing, 107 17th St., Moline. Part of the summer concert series presented by Moline Centre. Free.

Ghost Hunting Event: 7 p.m. to 1 a.m., Renwick Mansion, 901 Treamont Ave., Davenport. Featuring Aaron G Thompson and Nick Simons. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit GhostCrier.com. $60.

Friday, June 7

Breakfast Nature Club: 8-9 a.m., Fairmount Cemetery, 3902 Rockingham Road, Davenport. $10, $5 members.

Greg and Rich: 1-3 p.m., Central Park, SE 2nd Avenue, Aledo. Part of the Rhubarb Festival. Free with charge for some activities.

Tony Hoeppner and Friends: 6-9 p.m., Abides Bar and Grill, 2020 1st St. W., Milan. Free.

Car, Motorcycle and Tractor Show: 6-9 p.m., Lumber Complex, 235 N. Oak Lane, Blue Grass. Free.

Open Mic Coffeehouse: 7 p.m., First Lutheran Church, 1600 20th St., Rock Island. Donations benefit St. Joe's evening meal at Rock Island Township.

Flood Fest: 7:30 p.m., RiverCenter, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport . The RiverCenter, in collaboration with the Downtown Davenport Partnership, Moeller Nights, the River Music Experience and Rexroat Sound RS, LLC, will host this flood relief benefit concert with all proceeds supporting downtown Davenport recovery efforts. $25.

Bettendorf Park Band: 7:30 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park, 1645 23rd St., Bettendorf. Part of the 51st Bettendorf Park Band concert series. Free.

Barrelhouse Rockets: 8:30 p.m. to midnight, Rhythm City Casino Resort, 7077 Elmore Ave., Davenport. For 21 years and older. Free.

Saturday, June 8

Clowning Basics Class: Rock Island Parks and Recreation Center, 4303 24th St., Rock Island. Participants can explore the art of clowning with the Quad-City Clown Troupe. $25.

Youth Fishing Challenge: 8 a.m. to noon, Riverside Park Pond, 3300 5th Ave., Moline. Children 5-12 years can participate in this fun fishing challenge for prizes. For more information or to register (required), call 309-524-2424 or visit molineparks.com. $3 per child.

Riverine Walk: Understanding Flood Plains and Floodplain Management: 9-10:30 a.m., River Heritage Park, Davenport. $6.

Family Scavenger Hunt: 10-11 a.m., Fairmount Cemetery, 3902 Rockingham Road, Davenport. Participants can learn about the animals that live at the marsh while searching along the trails for hidden clues. For more information or to register, visit nahantmarsh.org. $6 child, $3 child member, free for accompanying adults.

Heritage Bluegrass Festival: 1 p.m., Heritage Canyon, 515 N. 4th St., Fulton. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit facebook.com/FultonHeritageBluegrassFestival. $40 per family, $15 per person.

Eighth annual Laura's Legacy Concert: 2:30 p.m., Schwiebert Riverfront Park, Rock Island. Proceeds will benefit the ALS Association of Greater Chicago and ALS Research at the University of North Carolina. $10 adults (cash only), free for children 12 years and younger with a paid adult.

Quad-Cities Cruisers 37th annual Car Show: 3-8 p.m., Isle of Capri, 1777 Isle Pkwy, Bettendorf. Free for spectators.

Old-Fashioned Fish Fry: 4-9 p.m., Snowstar Sports Park, 9500 126th St. W, Andalusia. For more information or to reserve a spot, call 309-798-2673. $10.

Father of the Bride: 6:30 p.m., Upham Hall Auditorium, Marycrest Senior Campus, Davenport. Presented by the Classic Film Society. Featuring Spencer Tracy, Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Bennett, Don Taylor, Billie Burke. (1950) $10 season, $3 per film recommended donation.

USA Dance: 7-10:30 p.m., Silver Spur Dance Hall, 1230 15th Ave., East Moline. Enjoy DJ music and dance the night away at this dance. There will be foxtrot dance lessons 7-8 p.m. $10 non-members, $7 members.

How to Train your Dragon: The Hidden World: 7:30-10 p.m., Lincoln Park, DeWitt. Featuring movies in the park. Free.

Carlisle Evans Peck and the Lady's Slippers: 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $10.

Bugeye Sprite: 8 p.m. to midnight, Sergeant Major's Bar and Grill, 213 6th Ave. W, Andalusia. Free.

Crooked Cactus: 8:30 p.m. to midnight, Rhythm City Casino Resort, 7077 Elmore Ave., Davenport. For 21 years and older. Free.

Code 415: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Harley Corin's, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free.

Sunday, June 9

Elks Car Show with Crafts and Vendors: 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Elks Lodge 298, 4400 W. Central Park Ave., Davenport. For more information, call 563-370-0086 or email elkslodge298@mediacombb.net. Free with charge for some activities.

5th annual Garden Party and Garden Walk: 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 1140 E. High St., Davenport. Free.

2019 Rock Island Artists' Market: noon to 4 p.m., Skeleton Key Art and Antiques, 520 18th St., Rock Island. Free.

Eddie Korosa Jr. Band: 1:30-5:30 p.m., the Coliseum, 116 Bryant St., Walcott. The Polka Club of Iowa, Inc., Eastern Chapter will sponsor this dance featuring polkas, waltzes, fox trots and more. $10, free for 21 years and younger.

Sensory-Friendly Film: Robots: 2-2:45 p.m., Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. For more information, call 563-324-1933. $5 with promo code ASQC.

2019 Bishop Hill Honor Flight Benefit: 3-6 p.m., Village Park, Bishop Hill. This benefit will feature a barbecue rib dinner and a short program honoring veterans with patriotic music and speakers. All proceeds from the day's events will be donated to Honor Flight of the Quad-Cities. For more information, call 309-927-3355. Free with charge for some activities.

Hanging Hearts and Ages and Ages: 6-9 p.m., Wiley Park, NW 4th Street and NW 4th Avenue, Galva. Part of the Levitt AMP Galva Music series. Free.

Monday, June 10

Summer Reading Kick-Off with David Casas: 1-2 p.m., Sherrard Public Library District, 207 5th Ave. Magician David Casas will celebrate summer fun with a magic show. Free.

Crooked Cactus: 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. There also will be dance lessons at 6 p.m. ($3 per person). Free.

Tuesday, June 11

Nahant Marsh Toddler Tales: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nahant Marsh Education Center, 4220 Wapello Ave., Davenport. 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.

The Tailfins: 5 p.m., Lincoln Park, 11th Avenue and 38th Street, Rock Island. Part of the 63rd annual Starlight Revue concert series. There also will be swing dance lessons taught by QC SoDA at 6:30 p.m. with the concert at 7 p.m. Free.

The Gift of Money: 7:30-9 p.m., The Hyatt, 111 Bend Boulevard, East Moline. Author and leading financial services expert, Deanna Marchionda, will speak and sign copies of the book, "The Gift of Money." Free.

Wednesday, June 12

Mister G: 5 p.m., Deere-Wiman House, 817 11th Ave., Moline. Part of the Music on the Lawn 2019 series. There also will be family activities including old fashioned games, face painting, and more. Free.

Riverine Walk: The Center of Black Hawk's Universe, History and Archaeology at the Mouth of the Rock River: 6:30-8 p.m., Watchtower Lodge, 1800 46th Ave., Rock Island. Featuring a car tour and visit of historical and archaeological sites near Black Hawk State Historic site. $6.

Read Local: 7-8:30 p.m., Bettendorf Public Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Part of the Read Local series that highlights six local authors throughout the year this evening will feature Rock Island author, Paul-Thomas Ferguson. Following the presentation there will be a question and answer opportunity. Free.

Thursday, June 13

Swords and Roses: 11 a.m. to noon, Colona Public Library , 911 1st St. Free.

Flowers on the River: 5-6 p.m., Jetty Park, 1777 Isle Parkway, Bettendorf. The Family Resources' Engaging Males program and the Elephant Club will honor local victims who have lost their lives to domestic violence. For more information, call 563-468-2390 or email avombaut@famres.org. Free.

Vandoliers: 6 p.m., Triple Crown Whiskey Bar and Raccoon Motel, 304 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $12.

Patsy O'Brien and Dick Hensold: 6-9 p.m., Creative Commons, 309 Bishop Hill Road, Bishop Hill. Featuring a potluck beginning at 6 p.m. with music at 7 p.m. $10-$20 suggested donation.

Joe and Vicki Price: 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. Free.

As Far As the Eye Can See: 6:30-9 p.m., Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. Participants can enjoy a showing of the film as well as cocktails, mingling and a Q&A with director David Franklin. For more information, call 563-529-0382 or email mdarland@putnam.org. $9 adults, $8 senior citizens (older than 60 years)/college students/military with ID/members.

Minus Six: 7-9 p.m., Bass Street Landing, 107 17th St., Moline. Part of the summer concert series presented by Moline Centre. Free.

Multi-date Events

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. 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.

The art of Karen Austin and Maureen Healy Mossman: Through June 21. Quad-City Arts Center Gallery, 1715 2nd Ave., Rock Island. This exhibit will feature a series of photographs by Austin titled, "Abandoned," as well as paintings by Mossman. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Free.

Vanessa German: Miracles and Glory Abound: Through Sept. 1. Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. 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.

Art Nouveau Amphora: Through June 16. Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport.

The art of Jan Friedman, Tim Kowalczyk and Kelly Schrader: Through July 1. Quad-City International Airport, 2200 69th Ave., Moline. Free with $1 an hour parking.

RACE: Are We So Different?: Through June 23. Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission: $9 adults, $8 youth 3-18 years, free for Putnam members. Senior citizens, college students and military save $1 on admission.

Collaborating Collectors: Herbert and Lou Hoover: Through Oct. 27. Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum, 210 Parkside Drive, West Branch. This exhibit will feature pieces from the different collections of Herbert and Lou Hoover. Museum hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission: $10 adults (16-61 years), $5 senior citizens (62 years and older/active and retired military with ID/college students with ID, $3 youth 6-15 years, free for children 5 years and younger/members of the Hoover Presidential Library Association.

Blithe Spirit: Thursday-Friday, June 6-7; Saturday, June 8, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, June 9, 3 p.m., Richmond Hill Players Barn Theatre, 600 H K Robinson Drive, Geneseo. Through June 9. The Richmond Hill Players will present this comedy by Noel Coward. $12.

Disney's The Little Mermaid: Thursday-Saturday, June 6-8, 7:30 p.m.; Sundays, June 9 and 16, 2 p.m.; Wednesday-Thursday, June 12-13, 2 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, June 14-15, 7:30 p.m., Timber Lake Playhouse, 8215 Black Oak Road, Mount Carroll. Through June 16. $30 adults, $25 senior citizens (60 years and older), $20 students/military.

Andover Days: Friday-Saturday, June 7-8, Andover Lake Park, Andover. Through June 8. For more information, visit andovertourism.com. Free with charge for some activities.

Blue Grass Homecoming Days: Friday-Saturday, June 7-8, Blue Grass Community Club Park. Free with charge for some activities.

City Wide Garage Sales: Friday-Saturday, June 7-8, LeClaire. Free.

Spring Garage Sale: Friday-Saturday, June 7-8, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saint Mark's Church, 1550 7th Ave., Silvis. Free.

Mercado on Fifth: Fridays, June 7 and 14, 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.

Shrek the Musical: Friday-Saturday, June 7-8, 6 p.m., New Era Community Building, 3455 New Era Road, Muscatine. Through June 8. This will be the 26th annual production of the New Era Dinner Theater with dinner followed by the show. For more information or reservations (required for dinner shows). Dinner shows: $25 adults, $15 youth 5-10 years.

Ballet Under the Stars: Friday-Sunday, June 7-9,8 p.m., Lincoln Park Classical Theater, 39th Street and 11th Avenue, Rock Island. Through June 9. Featuring Ballet Quad-Cities and guests D4Dance Academy, Quad-Cities Ballet Folklorico, Imani Tandazo, Mayer School of Irish Dance and Ballet Quad-Cities School of Dance. At 7 p.m. each evening, Ballet Quad-Cities will present the popular outreach program, Dance Me a Story, where children of all ages can be a part of creating an original dance to the children's book, "I Got the Rhythm." No experience or registration required. Free.

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.

Textiles to Tools: Their Impact on 19th Century Bishop Hill: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Steeple Building, 103 North Bishop Hill Street,, Bishop Hill. Through Oct. 31. This BHHA-created exhibit features 19th century tools, textiles and the Bishop Hill Colonists who used them. Free.

Pioneer Days: Saturday-Sunday, June 8-9, noon to 5 p.m., Colonel Davenport House, Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island. $10 adults, $8 senior citizens (65 years and older), free for youth 12 years and younger.

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