Dixon (Iowa) Fire Department Car Show

Downtown Dixon, Iowa. Featuring a top 50 show with breakfast at the fire station. Registration: $15 day of the show, $10 i advance. Free for spectators.


8 a.m. Modern Woodmen Park, 209 S. Gaines St., Davenport. This event will celebrate NAMIWalks' 14th Anniversary as well as promote mental health awareness and fundraising. The event will include children's activities, a dog station, music and Jim O'Hara from WLLR. Special events start at 8 a.m. with step off at 9:30 a.m. Donations accepted.

Our Savior Presbyterian Church: Church and Neighbor Parking Lot Sale

8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Our Savior Presbyterian Church, 22530 240th Ave., LeClaire. Many items will be available for purchase.

2016 Great River Quilt Show

9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Through Sept. 24. Mississippi Valley Fair Grounds, 2815 W. Locust St., Davenport. Featuring over 400 traditional and art quilts made by members of the Mississippi Valley Quilters Guild. This judged show also includes a merchants mall, raffle quilt, raffle baskets, small quilts auction with proceeds going to charity, Quilters Boutique with handmade items, Secondhand Treasures, a garage sale of sewing related items and quilt appraisals (call for an appointment). Quilter Jane Becker will present Bed Turning/Quilt demonstrations. For more information, call 563-381-3605 or visit mvqg.org. $6 adults, free for youth 10 years and younger.

New Hope Presbyterian Church: Rummage Sale

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Through Sept. 24. New Hope Presbyterian Church, 4209 W. Locust St., Davenport. Featuring furniture, clothes (all sizes), jwelery, knick knacks and more. All proceeds will benefit the Deacon's Fund.

49th annual Tour of Historic Homes in Galena

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Through Sept. 25. Galena and U.S. Grant Museum, 211 S. Bench St., Galena. To commemorate Elihu B. Washburne, Galena's incredible architecture and one of the most famous citizens, 200th birthday, this year's tour will feature several homes in the Washburne neighborhood. Held rain or shine. $20.

Agriculture Days: Jordbruksdagarna

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Through Sept. 25. Bishop Hill Village Park. Participants can enjoy 19th century agricultural and artisan demonstrations, food, music, children's activities, Old Settler Colony Stew, Swedish hot dog lunch and baked goods. Free with charge for some activities.

The Art of Percussion Family Workshop

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. This annual collaboration between the River Music Experience and the Figge Art Museum will start at the Figge with live music and a maker space for creating imaginative musical instruments out of recycled materials. Participants will then break for a quick lunch before continuing the workshop with a percussion circle at RME. For mnore information or to register, call 563-345-6635 or email lgtaylor@figgeartmuseum.org. $15 family of 4, $3 for each additional child.

Food Truck Frenzy

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. Participants can explore taste buds as local food trucks gather in the Putnam parking lot for this afternoon food frenzy. Donations for the River Bend Foodbank also will be collected. Free.

100,000 Poets for Change

Noon to 8 p.m. Western Illinois University, 3300 River Drive, Moline. The Quad-Cities will host a poetry crawl in conjunction with an international day of poetry and art. The crawl will begin with an open mic at Western Illinois University Q-C Riverfront from noon to 2 p.m. followed by a featured reading with Lucas Gindell, Kevin Mitola and Anthony Flanagan and an open mic from 3-5 p.m. at Connect Coffee House in NorthPark Mall, Davenport. The last event of the day will be an open mic from 5:30-8 p.m. at Theo’s Java Club, 213 17th St. in the Rock Island District. Free.

Voyage to Vietnam: Celebrating the Tet Festival

Noon to 5 p.m. Family Museum, 2900 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf. Participants can delight in the opportunity to discover the beauty, sights and sounds of Vietnam while being immersed in Vietnamese culture and traditions through a giant lion dance mask, interactive family photos or by creating a fireworks display. 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: $7 for ages 2-59 years, $4 for ages 60 years and older/children 1-year-old/active military and immediate family, free for children ages 1 year and younger/members.

Echoes from Riverside

1-3 p.m. Riverside Cemetery, 3400 5th Ave., Moline. Moline Parks and Recreation will host this leisurely stroll back in time to visit with Moline's early citizens, portrayed by local, costumed thespians. Walking tours last approximately 1-1.5 hours. Refreshments will be available. First tour leaves at 1 p.m. with groups leaving every 15 minutes. The rain date will be Sept. 25. For more information, call 309-524-2435. $4 per person, free for youth 12 years and younger.

Wizard of Oz Party

2 p.m. Davenport Public Library, 321 Main St., Davenport. Participants can celebrate the classic film, "The Wizard of Oz," with crafts, games and fun. Costumes are encouraged. Free.

Ghost Tales

5:30-8:30 p.m. Colonel Davenport House, 2284 Davenport Drive N, Rock Island Arsenal. The Colonel Davenport Histroical Foundation will kick off the Halloween season with this event featuring spooky stories told by local storytellers on the grounds of the Colonel Davenport House. There will be refreshments available for purchase and complimentary guided tours of the Colonel Davenport House beginning at 5:30 p.m. Participants should bring lawn chairs or blankets. $6 adults, $4 senior citizens, free for youth 12 years and younger/active military.

Smooth Groove

7-11 p.m. Jumers Casino, 777 Jumer Drive, Rock Island. Free.

Million Dollar Quartet

Through Nov. 5. Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Performances at 7:45 p.m. $44.41 to $50.16.

An Evening with Paradise Waits

8 p.m. Redstone Room, 129 Main St., Davenport. $10.

Foxing with Mountain Swallower and Archeress

8 p.m. Daytrotter, 324 Brady St., Davenport. $15 at the door, $10 in advance.

Douglas and Tucker

8-11 p.m. The Grape Life, 3402 Elmore Ave., Davenport. $10 minimum purchase per person.

Wild Oatz

8 p.m. to midnight Len Brown's North Shore Inn, 700 N. Shore Drive, Moline. Free.


Sept. 24, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Generations Bar and Grill, 4100 4th Ave., Moline. Free.