The Magical History Tour A Beatles Exhibition

As part of the Putnam Museum's latest exhibit, "The Magical History Tour: A Beatles Exhibition," a rooftop tribute concert is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Saturday. 

1. Fab four on the roof

Have you checked out "The Magical History Tour: A Beatles Exhibition" at the Putnam Museum yet? This weekend offers a good opportunity to see the museum's latest blockbuster exhibit, on display through June 4. A free rooftop tribute concert, featuring musicians from the River Music Experience taking on The Beatles' tunes, is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Saturday outside the Putnam, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Go to the concert, and you'll get $3 off admission to the exhibit on Saturday. For more information, visit

2. Beaux Arts Fair is back

Need something artsy to do this Mother's Day weekend? The Spring Beaux Arts Fair returns Saturday and Sunday with 200 artisans flooding Bechtel Plaza in front of the Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport, and nearby streets. The free fair is set for 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission to the Figge also is free both days. 

3. Art show opening

Star Dog Gallery, the art venue underneath Boozie's Bar and Grille, is hosting an art opening for artists Brandon Nees and Nancy Calzada. The free event, featuring 30 original pieces to peruse, food, drinks and live music, is set for 7 p.m. Friday at the gallery, 114 W. 3rd St., Davenport. For more information, visit

4. Jazz show 

Najee, the saxophonist and flautist who has collaborated with musicians such as Prince, Quincy Jones, Stevie Wonder and Herbie Hancock, is performing at 8 p.m. Thursday at Redstone Room, 129 N. Main St., Davenport. Tickets are $45 in advance and $50 at the door. For more information, visit 

5. For Fleetwood Mac fans

Here's your chance to hear songs such as "Landslide," "Dreams" and "The Chain" live. Fleetwood Mac Mania, a tribute band, will take on the best of Fleetwood Mac this weekend. Music starts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Quad-Cities Waterfront Convention Center, 2021 State St., Bettendorf. Tickets, $15-25, are available at

6. Comedy series

"All You Care to Eat," a monthly sketch comedy series, opens at The Black Box Theatre this weekend. Presented by Comedy Thingys, the show is performed in the style of a radio play with live readings by actors with scripts in hand. "All You Care to Eat" starts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the theater, 1623 5th Ave., Moline. Tickets, $10, are available by calling 563-284-2350 or visiting


Amanda Hancock is a reporter covering food, arts and entertainment in the Quad-Cities (and beyond).