We're blessed with a bevy of choices of things to do every summer in the Quad Cities. This weekend is no different. Here are the Top 10 Things to Do This Weekend - August 18-20, 2017:


  • 1


    Imagine hundreds of kayaks and canoes linked together and you have Floatzilla - the biggest paddle festival on the Mississippi River, this Saturday, August 19th at Sunset Marina in Rock Island.

    Get signed up for Floatzilla at http://www.riveraction.org/floatzilla

    River Action on Facebook
  • 2

    Riverfront Pops

    Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band by experiencing the entire album like never before during Riverfront Pops on Saturday, August 19th in LeClaire Park in Davenport.

    Get your tickets here.

    Quad City Symphony Orchestra
  • 3

    Seven Brides for Seven Brothers @ Circa 21

    Bursting with the rambunctious energy of the original MGM film, 7 Brides for 7 Brothers is all boisterous fun and romance that harkens back to the glory days of the movie musical.

    Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening at Circa 21 Dinner Playhouse.   Get tickets here

    Circa 21 Dinner Playhouse on Facebook
  • 4

    AACA Central National Antique Car Show

    The Antique Automobile Club of the Mississippi Valley Region hosts the Central National Meet at the Isle Casino Hotel and Quad-Cities Waterfront Convention Center on Friday through Sunday, August 17-19.

    Come view over 250 antique vehicles that will be on display. The main car show & judging happens on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 9am-5pm.

    Mississippi Valley Antique Automobile Club of America.
  • 5

    Movie at the Ballpark

    Pack up the family, grab your blankets and chairs (or sit in the bleachers), get some popcorn from the concession stand and enjoy Angels in the Outfield on the big screen at Greenvalley Sports Complex. The movie will start at approximately 8:30pm on Friday, August 18th.

    Admission is free and concessions will be available (no outside food or beverage allowed).

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  • 6

    New Windsor Fair, Rodeo & Horse Show

    Enjoy rides, exhibits, great food and of course the excitement of the rodeo and horse show.

    Visit the website for a schedule of events and times.

    Rodeo Bull and Rider
  • 7

    Rock of Ages @ Black Box Theatre

    The rock/jukebox musical, features songs from Styx, Journey, Bon Jovi, Pat Benatar, Twisted Sister, and Europe as well as many other bands known for their hair.

    Friday & Saturday shows start at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2:30 pm.

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  • 8

    Big Band Weekend @ The Col Ballroom

    Enjoy swingin' big band sounds at the historic Col Ballroom in Davenport.

    • Friday, August 18   Ken Paulsen Orchestra    7:00-10:00 pm
    • Saturday, August 19   Lonny Lynn Orchestra  7:00-10:00 pm
    • Sunday, August 20  Ken Kilian's Classic Big Band  1:00-4:00 pm

    Tickets may be purchased at the door.

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  • 9

    Monarch Butterfly Workshop @ Putnam Museum

    Learn all about these special pollinators. With butterfly care workshops, crafts and activities and a movie scheduled for throughout the day, you’re sure to walk away in awe of these amazing insects. You’ll even get to take a caterpillar home for yourself.

    Registration forms are due by August 17th

    Learn more at Putnam.org

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  • 10

    Village of East Davenport Wine Walk

    Start at one of the Gilda's Club tents to make your donation, receive a commemorative wine glass, and get a wristband. Visit participating businesses throughout the Village to enjoy a 1 oz. sample of wine.  Local, domestic and imported wines will be offered as well as samples from the local home brew community. Multiple bands will be located throughout the area and the Quad-City Trolley will be running to help you get from place to place.

    Learn more here