Another great weekend of fun and frolic awaits in the Quad Cities on August 25, 26th & 27th. Here are the Top 10 Things to Do...

 

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    Alternating Currents Festival

    The replacement for River Roots Live bills itself as a mish-mash of music, comedy, film and art with nearly 100 activities going on over 16 venues all weekend, giving you the freedom to choose the activities that appeal to you.

    Check out the complete list of events Friday and Saturday at AlternatingCurrentsQC

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    World Series of Drag Racing

    Top Fuel Dragsters, Nitro Funny Cars, and wheelstander Richard Richard Hutchins will be at Cordova International Raceway this weekend to amaze you Friday through Sunday.

    Get more info at Cordova Raceway website

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    Mercado on 5th

    Mercado on Fifth is an outdoor night market in Moline where you can enjoy a bite to eat from QC food trucks and free live music and entertainment while shopping from small local businesses. It is a family friendly space with many activities for kids, including face painting and bounce houses.

    Friday evening 5-9pm

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    Vettes on the River

    Vettes On The River is an all-Corvette car show with judging done by our Veterans. All proceeds from this annual event are donated to Quad Cities Vietnam Veterans Chapters 776, 669 & 299.

    More details at VettesOnTheRiver.com

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    Music 4 Mutts 2017

    Music 4 Mutts is an event to raise money and supplies for the Quad City Animal Welfare Center in Milan. The event runs from 1:00-6:00pm on Saturday in Camden Park in Milan. The Dirt Road Rockers, Neon Orange and DD and the RR3 will perform. Enjoy an afternoon of food, raffles and music for a good cause.

    Visit their Facebook page for details.

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    Farm Days In The Village

    Enjoy a Petting Zoo, Rope Making, Gator Raffle, Pedal Tractors, Tractor Ride Around, Wagon Rides, Entertainment, Dynamometer, and a Magician making Balloon Animals.

    Saturday and Sunday in the Village of East Davenport.

    Learn more here.

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    Silvis Moonlight Parade & Festival

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    Aledo Main Street's Annual Antique Days

    Activites include: fireman's pancake breakfast 6-10 a.m.; antique appraisals; food; entertainment; antique market on the courthouse lawn; downtown mural project; pioneer demonstrations; antique tractor & engine show; huge car show; Knuckle Busters Car Club; great downtown shopping in Aledo.

    Details at AledoMainStreet.com

     

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  • 9

    The Stand Up Showcase

    The area's best stand up comedy perform at the Q.C.'s best venue - The Establishment Theatre in The District of Rock Island on Saturday night.

    Learn more at The Establishment Theatre website

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    Pints for Preservation

    Discover new beers and wines at our drink stations, enjoy appetizers and listen to music all while exploring the zoo at night. This Friday night at Niabi Zoo. Must be 21 or older to attend.

    Ticket info and more is here.

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