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 1. A night of laughs

Jim Gaffigan is a full-time jokester. His resume includes Comedy Central specials, high-ranked albums on iTunes, two books called "Dad is Fat" and "Food: A Love Story." He's also KFC's newest Colonel Sanders. This week, Gaffigan brings all of that to Davenport in his “Fully Dressed” stand-up tour  but, don't worry about anything too "edgy." Gaffigan has pledged to keep it clean. 

7 p.m. Sunday, Adler Theatre, $44.75-$54.75. 

2. Traditional tunes

Honky-tonker Mark Chesnutt is as traditional country as they come. He released his first album, "Doing My Country Thing," in the late 1980s, and is still touring like crazy today. With career hits like "Almost Goodbye," "Too Cold at Home" and "Bubba Shot the Jukebox," Chesnutt has played several Quad-City spots in the past — adding the Quad-Cities Waterfront Convention Center and Mississippi Valley Fair to his list, even dating back to a 1991 stop at Clinton's Riverboat Days. Now, with his latest album, Tradition Lives, the Texas native returns to Clinton. 

8 p.m. Saturday, Wild Rose Casino and Resort, $20-$40

3. Pokemon party people

The Pokemon Go phenom is popping up everywhere — even your Saturday-night party plans. A Pokemon-themed pub crawl is planned for Saturday night, with a mix of drinking and digital-creature chasing. Those interested can meet at the bandshell in LeClaire Park before taking off through downtown Davenport. A few bars to hit include Front Street Brewery, Dam View, Barrel House 2011, The Starting Line, Me & Billy and Analog Arcade Bar. And you won't be alone — the event has already garnered 1,000 "interested" people on Facebook. 

9 p.m. Saturday, LeClaire Park, Free

4. Go 'Grease' 

The Clinton Area Showboat is back with another American classic show — "Grease." Go back in time to shiny hair, leather jackets and catch up with the Pink Ladies. "Grease" kicks off Thursday and runs through July 31 at 303 Riverview Road, Clinton. For more information, visit Show times: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Wednesdays and Sundays.

Thursday-Sunday, Clinton Area Showboat Theatre, $16-$23 

5. Rock on

What's in store for the future of rock? Get one answer from these five bands. The Future of Rock Fest, presented by the Daiquiri Factory and the Rock Island Brewing Company, features tunes from Red Sun Rising, 3 Years Hollow, Another Lost Year, Remember My Name and Bigger on the Inside. Feel free to rock on.

7 p.m. Saturday, Outside The District in Rock Island, Free

6. Hollywood, the Holocaust and film

When Deborah Fletcher Blum started digging up her uncle's life, she knew it was only fit for the movies. Her uncle, Carl Laemmle saved more than 300 Jews from Nazi Germany. Another snippet of his life? He founded Universal Studios. Hear the whole story, as Blum visits the Figge Art Musuem this week. This is in connection with the exhibit "100 Years of Hollywood: The Laemmle Effect" at the German-American Heritage Center in Davenport.

2 p.m. Sunday, Figge Art Museum, Free

7. It's not summer without...

Looking to gorge on funnel cakes while watching monster trucks? Yes, it's not summer without the Rock Island County Fair, which kicks off Tuesday and runs through Saturday at the Rock Island County Fairgrounds in East Moline. Grandstand acts include the the Lil’ Monster Truck Show, Little Miss, Jr. Miss, and Queen contests on Tuesday, the Night of Destruction on Wednesday, a truck and tractor pull on Thursday and the demolition derby on Friday. 

Tuesday-Saturday, 4200 Archer Drive, East Moline, $2 

8. Collectively eclectic

What does it mean to be a "progressive string swing band?" While Appleseed Collective, a group from Ann Arbor, Michigan, isn't sure how else to describe their sound, it tends to be a mix of Americana and upbeat roots, plus a blend of old and new. In short, lead guitarist Andrew Brown likes to call it eclectic. The Appleseed Collective returns to Davenport for the River Music Experience's Live at 5 concert that's sure to end your week well. 

5 p.m. Friday, River Music Experience, Free

9. 20 years later

When Miracle Legion parted ways in 1996, guitarist Ray Neal never expected the band to get back together. So, a 20-year reunion tour was a surprise to Neal. "We have a bit of a cult following," Neal said during a phone interview last week. "We weren't sure if anybody would care or would want to listen to us again." Turns out, Miracle Legion still has an audience. Among a limited summer tour, with 13 cities on the list, the rock group is set to play at Codfish Hollow Barn in Maquoketa on Saturday. 

5 p.m. Saturday, Codfish Hollow Barn, $25-$35 


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