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CALENDAR OF EVENTS
  • March 2-8: Celebrate Restaurant Week at the following LeClaire restaurants!

    • Bierstube: Two for $15 lunch specials and two for $25 dinner specials.

    • El Rio Spa & Wellness Café: Lunch for two for $15. Choose from 1) Blueberry Grilled Cheese and Kale Salad, or 2) Turkey Sandwich and Chipotle Salad. www.elriospa.com

    • Sneaky Pete’s Woodfire Grille: Lunch for two for $15. Try their new burger baskets! Each guest chooses one.

    • Crane & Pelican Café (March 2-7): Great lunch and dinner specials. Find their special menu here: www.craneandpelican.com/menu/restaurantweek2015.pdf

       

  • Wednesday, March 4: Creative Club at Expressions in Threads. The cost is $5 and they have two sessions for this fun get-together: 10:30am-Noon and 2-4pm. Every month Jane presents fresh ideas, unique projects, and the latest techniques that you can use with your sewing machine or your embroidery machine. This is a great time for receiving new patterns and getting questions answered, as well as sharing your projects. 563-289-1447.

     

  • Friday, March 6: First Friday, 5:30-8pm. Fun food and cocktail sampling at the Mississippi River Distilling Co., wine tasting at Wide River Winery, live music, restaurant specials, and many shops open late.

    • From Mississippi River Distilling Co.: New release – Farmer Brown Whiskey. In conjunction with our friends at Great River Brewery, we are excited for the newest member of our "Still Crazy" family. We took over 3,000 gallons of Farmer Brown Ale wash and distilled the alcohol out of it. We put that spirit into used Cody Road Bourbon barrels and let it soak for over two years. The result is a wonderfully unique exploration of the brew. During First Friday, buy a bottle, get a free beer can shaped pint glass with the Great River Brewery, MRDC, and Farmer Brown Whiskey logos on it. Barrel Aged Boetje's Mustard - One of the quintessential flavors of the Quad Cities hits the whiskey with Boetje's new Cody Road Bourbon Barrel Aged Mustard. The mustard aged in used whiskey barrels brings a unique sweetness with the signature Boetje's bite. Available exclusively at MRDC’s retail location and at the Boetje's gift shop. Try it at First Friday! In the kitchen, Chef Steph will have Cody Road Bourbon blondies and an Iowish Whiskey shrimp and sweet chowder. In the bar they will have two great ways for you to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with their new Iowish Whiskey: try a sample of the "Luck O' The Iowish" or a "Leprechaun Kiss".

    • Wide River Winery is featuring samples of their popular Spicy Sausage Dip along with wine sampling.

    • 129 will be open until midnight.

    • Artswork will be open until 7pm.

    • Aunt Hattie’s will be open late.
      Blue Iguana
      is offering a Springy Raspberry Peach Margarita for $4 - small; $7 - large. It will be made with MRDC Peach liquor!

    • Faithful Pilot Café & Spirits will have live music by Bobby Ray Bunch starting at 7:30pm.

    • Grasshoppers will be open late.

    • Isabel Bloom will be open until 7pm. Be “wearin’ the green” and receive 10% off one sculpture!

    • Razzleberries will be open late.

    • Unique Recycled Creations will be open till 7pm serving free hot chocolate and brownie bites.

    • Urban Classic Home will be open late.
       

  • Friday, March 6, 6:30pm: Meet, eat and greet networking night with Quad Cities Creative Re-users. Reusable Usables will provide appetizers and NA drinks. You are welcome to BYOB. Adults only. Join their group: www.meetup.com/Quad-Cities-Creative-Reuse
     

  • March 9-14: Bierstube is celebrating 6 YEARS in LeClaire! Join them for their Anniversary week with 6 days of beer and food specials and awesome daily giveaways. Stop in and sign up – LeClaire location only.
     

  • Wednesday, March 11: 129 has Martini Flights every Wednesday evening starting at 5pm; 4 Mini Martinis for $10.
     

  • Thursday, March 12, 6-9pm: Tip a Quad City Mallard Night at Bierstube. Come meet the players! Donations will go to the Wounded Warrior Project and Bierstube will match donations.
     

  • March 14-17: Blue Iguana will have Green Beer and Irish Redhead as features in honor of St. Paddy’s day.
     

  • Saturday, March 21: Blue Iguana is celebrating the first “Tweet” that took place in 2006. If you Tweet a picture of your food while dining with #awesomefood #blueiguana, you can get $5 off your bill.
     

  • Saturday, March 21: Trivia Night at the LeClaire Civic Center, 127 S. Cody Road. Doors open at 6:30pm; Trivia starts at 7pm. 8-person teams; $10 per person. Everyone will be entered into a drawing for door prizes. Mulligans are 10 for $10. Each team may bring its own snacks, beer, wine, and soft drinks. Call Debbie at 563-349-4403 or email Smith5Grand@gmail.com to reserve a table.
     

  • Sunday, March 22, 3-5pm: The Faithful Pilot Café & Spirits is having a Blind Wine Tasting. $15 for 15 wines; you guess the varietals and win Faithful Pilot Prizes. Call 563-289-4156 for reservations.
     

  • Wednesday, March 25, 6:30-9pm: Vino Van Gogh at The Crane & Pelican Café, 127 S. 2nd Street. They are painting Dancing Daisies; price is $38. Crane and Pelican offers an easy-going dining experience with homemade soups, salads, sandwiches and suppers. To sign up for Vino Van Gogh: http://www.vinogogh.com/QuadCities/EventOrder.aspx?id=3116
     

  • Friday, March 27: 129 has live music by Bobby Ray Bunch starting at 8pm.
     

  • Sunday, March 29, 3:30pm: YOGART - Family Yoga & Art at Reusable Usables. Taught by Jennifer Vondracek. $5 donation per family. For families with children ages 2 & up. No experience necessary. Bring a water bottle and a yoga mat for each family member. Mats available to rent for $2 each. Family Yoga teaches simple routines, games and partner poses the whole family will love. Simple art project using recycled or reusable materials will follow Yoga.
     

  • Tuesday, March 31: 129 is Wine tasting on "tasting Tuesday" 5-7pm; $15 per glass!
     

  • Friday, April 3: First Friday, 5:30-8pm. Fun food and cocktail sampling at the Mississippi River Distilling Co., wine tasting at Wide River Winery, live music, restaurant specials, and many shops open late.
     

  • Sunday, April 5: The Faithful Pilot Café & Spirits Easter Brunch – 10am & 12pm seating. $35 per person. Call 563-289-4156 for reservations.
     

  • Wednesday, April 15: The Friends of the Library will have their Annual Spelling Bee at 6pm. This year's event will be taking place at City Hall (325 Wisconsin Street) to make more room for participants and their families. www.leclairelibrary.org
     

  • Saturday, April 18, 9-11am: Cars & Coffee in LeClaire. Bring your favorite ride and join them on the beautiful riverfront in LeClaire for an “all are welcome” social gathering. Be sure to grab coffee & donuts before heading down! Weather permitting. Are you a car aficionado? Join their Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/groups/CarsandcoffeeLeClaire/  and keep up on all future Cars & Coffee events.
     

  • Saturday, April 18, 4-6pm: “SAVE THE DATE” for a "Wine Hop" in downtown LeClaire. Enjoy samples of wine at participating businesses. Proceeds to benefit Christmas in LeClaire. More information to follow.
     

  • Friday & Saturday, April 24-25: Make your reservation now for the popular LeClaire Girls’ Getaway Weekend! Seating is limited, so sign up right away! More information at www.leclairegirlsgetaway.com
     

  • Friday, May 1: First Friday, 5:30-8pm. Fun food and cocktail sampling at the Mississippi River Distilling Co., wine tasting at Wide River Winery, live music, restaurant specials, and many shops open late.
     

  • Friday, May 1 and Saturday, May 2: Annual book sale will take place in the LeClaire Community Library’s Community Room. www.leclairelibrary.org
     

  • Sunday, May 10: The Faithful Pilot Café & Spirits is serving Mother’s Day Brunch – 10am & 12:30pm seating. Three courses for $35 per person. Call 563-289-4156 for reservations. www.faithfulpilot.com
     

  • Saturday, May 16: Registration is open for the 2015 LIVEFIT WITH LUPUS Race & Festival http://www.livefitwithlupus.org / . Click on 'Register Now' and select between the 1/2 Marathon, the new 10k race, the 5k or the Kids 1 Mile Fun Run! Sign up now to get the early bird rates.

  On-Going Events

The Crane & Pelican will be featuring a special Sliders & Suds menu on Thursday nights from 5-9pm. Every Thursday night you can come get three gourmet sliders and our hand-cut chips for $10 and three 8 oz. sample pours of our delicious beers for $5. The menu will change monthly with new burgers & beers to try and will be posted on their website at www.craneandpelican.com  563-289-8774.

Bierstube is now offering breakfast Saturday and Sundays from 7:00-11:00am. www.bier-stube.com

LeClaire Rec Center Events See www.leclairereccenter.com  for details

LeClaire Community Library events and programming for all ages and live-long learning! Exercise Groups Meet Monday - Friday AM and PM www.leclairelibrary.org  

Re-purposed Sundays from 1:30-3:30 with a different craft each Sunday at Reusable Usables, 322 N. Cody Road. For more information, you can visit their website at www.reusableusables.org  or their Facebook page or call (563) 289-3946.

Meals for Seniors at the First Presbyterian Church, LeClaire every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 12pm. Good food and a time to visit with others. Please call (563) 289-3646 and make a reservation 2 days in advance.

Hungry Hobo: Don't forget about our family night special! Get a Baby Bo Meal for $.99 with the purchase of any menu item & a combo pack every Wednesday after 5pm. No coupon required. Not valid with any other offer or promotion. www.hungryhobo.com 

Every Wednesday 1/2 Price Wine Night at the Faithful Pilot Cafe featuring Small Bites Menu. www.faithfulpilot.com

Monday and Tuesday is Family Night at Happy Joe's Pizza - get the Family Meal for under $20. www.happyjoes.com

The Buffalo Bill Museum is a great place to take visiting family and friends and “free admission” is a benefit of your membership! The gift shop is also a great place to
pick up unique items as well as books about local history, “Buffalo Bill” sweatshirts and t-shirts, and other items you can’t find elsewhere! The museum winter hours are Monday - Saturday 9am-4pm and Sunday noon-4pm. www.buffalobillmuseumleclaire.com

First Friday of each Month:
First Friday 5:30-8:00pm Downtown LeClaire - beverage and food samples, live music, shops open late, and more!

Monthly Trivia Nights at the LeClaire Civic Center benefiting Local Non-Profits. Usually 3rd Saturday of the month: See calendar for details.
www.leclairecivicclub.org

Every Friday Night Karaoke at Sneaky Pete's from 9:00pm-1:00am 207 North Cody Road Le Claire, IA - (563) 289-4277

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