1. Record Store Day

The 10th annual Record Store Day — the official national holiday honoring local record stores and their products — is this Saturday. Join in the musical celebrating at Quad-City record stores. Along with record releases and all-day deals, live music is planned from acts such as Speaking of Secrets, Dead Forms, The Right Now, Bill MacKay, Archeress and Haunter from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Ragged Records, 418 E. 2nd St., Davenport. Additionally, check out Co-Op Records, 3737 Avenue of the Cities, Moline. For more information, recordstoreday.com.

9 a.m. Saturday, Ragged Records. Free 

2. Putnam photo shoot

The Putnam Museum & Science Center, 1717 W 12th St., Davenport, is hosting a second free community-wide photo event this weekend, a project celebrating the museum's 150th anniversary. During the first event, more than 1,200 people participated by having black-and-white portraits taken. All the portraits will be displayed in the Putnam’s Grand Lobby through the year and will then be part of the museum's permanent collection. For more information, visit putnam.org. 

Noon to 3 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Putnam Museum. Free 

3. Baked's grand opening festival

The Quad-City's newest brewery is officially opening this week. Baked Beer & Bread Co., 1113 Mound St., Davenport, is unveiling its restaurant and brewery with a four-day festival. The event, billed as 420 Fest, kicks off Thursday with a dinner in the theme of "The Great Gatsby," plus live music from Liz Moen and Harsh Times. Shows are set for Friday and Saturday with a brunch planned on Sunday morning. For a full lineup and tickets, visit bakedbeerandbreadco.com.

Thursday-Sunday, Baked, $15-$80

4. Layers of Maquoketa 

The inaugural Layers of Maquoketa, a five-day celebration of the city's people, history, places, art, businesses and more, kicks off Tuesday and wraps up Saturday with a downtown festival, including performances by school jazz bands, a grand opening of the renovated downtown, a pancake breakfast at Maquoketa Caves, Hurstville Interpretive Center Earth Day activities in the Green Space, food vendors, a show by the Coronado Car Club and retailers open until 8 p.m. For more information, visit layersofmaquoketa.com.

Tuesday-Saturday, venues in Maquoketa, Iowa, prices vary

5. Tale of a tin woman 

The Black Box Theatre opens its latest show, "The Tin Woman," this weekend. "The Tin Woman" tells the story of a woman who receives a heart transplant and her meeting with the family of the donor. Along with performances this weekend, you can see "The Tin Woman" April 27-29 at the Black Box Theatre, 1623 5th Ave., Moline. For tickets, call 563-284-2350 or visit theblackboxtheatre.com.

7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Black Box Theatre, $16 

6. St. Ambrose Shakespeare project

The St. Ambrose Theatre Department is taking on one of William Shakespeare's most well-known tragedies this weekend. You have three chances to see the student production of "Richard III" as part of the college's ongoing Shakespeare Project, at the Galvin Fine Arts Center, 518 Locust St., Davenport. Tickets: $13 for adults, $11 for faculty/staff/alumni/senior citizens, $9 for non-St. Ambrose students and $8 for groups. Admission is free for St. Ambrose students. To buy tickets, call 563-333-6251 or visit sau.edu.

7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, Galvin Fine Arts Center, $8-$13

7. Rock at RIBCO 

The Obsessed, a hard rock group from Maryland, returns to town with openers Karma To Burn and Fatso Jetson this weekend at Rock Island Brewing Company, or RIBCO, 1815 2nd Ave., Rock Island. For tickets, visit ribco.com. 

9 p.m. Friday, RIBCO, $18

8. Scavenger hunt on wheels

Grab your bike and join the Spring Scrabble Social Ride for an on-wheels scavenger hunt around the Quad-Cities. The ride, which falls on Earth Day, kicks off at Happy Joe's Pizza Grille, 2900 River Drive, Moline, and follows a route with stops at surprise locations leading to clues. Proceeds go to the Children's Therapy Center of the Quad-Cities. To register, visit scrabblesocialride.com.

Noon Saturday, Happy Joe's Pizza Grille, $25 

9. Let's get musical

Looking for an upbeat night of tunes? See Calliope Musicals, billed as a psychedelic party folk band from Austin, Texas, this weekend. The show, with opener Paper Bird, is set for Friday at the Redstone Room, 129 N. Main St., Davenport. For tickets, visit rivermusicexperience.org. 

8 p.m. Friday, Redstone Room, $10 


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