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1. Christmas meets country

Want a little country sprinkled in your Christmas music? Cue Home Free. This five-man group, performing with only their voices, promises a show fit for holiday-lovers and country music fans. They'll make a mid-week stop at the Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport, while on their "Country Christmas Tour.” Tickets are available at, the Adler Theatre Box Office and by phone at 800-745-3000.

7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Adler Theatre, $27.50 and $35

2. Outlaw country 

If you're a fan of newly minted Grammy award nominee Sturgill Simpson, you might enjoy seeing Cody Jinks, who, like Simpson, presents an alternative country sound. Jinks, a Texas-native known for his outlaw style, brings a sample of album "I'm Not the Devil" and more to the Rock Island Brewing Company, or RIBCO, 1815 2nd Ave., Rock Island, this week. For advance tickets, visit

7 p.m. Tuesday, RIBCO, $20 

3. Holiday grande 

Step into this all-new stage production featuring International Steinway Artist Jim McDonough, a 14-piece professional orchestra and cast of singers and dancers all performing classic Christmas tunes. It's the “Holiday Grande 2016” and proceeds are set to benefit Camp Courageous of Iowa, a year-round recreational and respite care facility for individuals with disabilities. Tickets are available at, the Adler Theatre Box Office (136 E. 3rd St.) or by phone at 800-745-3000. 

2:30 p.m. Saturday, Adler Theatre, $37-45

4. Monday pop show

Brighten your Monday mood with a show, presented by Moeller Nights, from Flint Eastwood and Austin Plaine at the Village Theatre, 2113 E. 11th St., Davenport. Performing under the moniker Flint Eastwood, Detroit-native Jax Anderson brings a sample of her pop tunes as heard on her recent album, "Small Victories." 

7 p.m. Monday, Village Theatre, $10 

5. Holiday stroll and sip

Join the artists of Bucktown Center for the Arts, 225 E. 2nd St., Davenport, for a wine-infused stroll. Sample wine while checking out art exhibits, a holiday display featring a retro train set and passing by carolers. Plus, a portion of wine glass sales will support the National Alliance on Mental Illness, or NAMI, of the Greater Mississippi Valley. The organization provides free education and support programs locally to individuals and families living with a serious mental condition. 

6-9 p.m. Saturday, Bucktown Center for the Arts, $20 for wine glass

6. Putnam pajama party 

It's a pajama party fit for the whole family. The Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport is hosting a series of parties, including sleigh bell decorating, face painting, a scavenger hunt and holiday games. Grab a cup of hot chocolate while watching "The Polar Express" on the Putnam's big screen. For tickets and movie show times, visit

5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m. Sunday, Putnam Museum, $10 for adults, $13 for kids 

7. Films at the Figge

If you haven't checked out this new film series at the Figge Arts Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport, try it out Thursday. LeClaire native Danny Wilcox Frazier will presents a series of short films and stills to a Quad-City audience for the first time. The free monthly series, called Cinema at the Figge, typically includes a variety of films, free food and drinks and a program discussion. 

5 p.m. Thursday, Figge Art Museum. Free

8. Latin combo

The Parranderos Latin Combo, a Latin music group based in Des Moines, are coming to Davenport. The group’s self-titled debut album. a mix of salsa, cumbia and samba, includes nine original songs written in Iowa and recorded in San Juan, Puerto Rico. This collaboration between the 14 musicians was funded in part by the Iowa Arts Council and the National Endowment for The Arts. 

9 p.m. Friday, Redstone Room, $10 

9. Just for laughs

A new-ish monthly comedy special, called "The After Hour," returns to Daytrotter, 324 Brady St., Davenport for its second installment. Tied to Downtown Davenport's Third Thursday festivities, this event, hosted by Quad-City comedian Andrew King, features comedy, live music and special guests. 

6 p.m. Thursday, Dayrotter. Free


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