• This week through Saturday, October 4: Expressions in Threads has the festive Kimberbell Christmas Trunk show! Come in and see the large variety of fun projects you can make using Kimberbell CDs and books.

  • Thursday, October 1, 9:30am: Ribbon Cutting at Riverbend Retro, 106 S. Cody Road. They sell Mid-Century Modern and Danish-Modern furniture, home décor, vintage clothing and accessories, vinyl records and electronics. Facebook.com/RiverbendRetro  563-579-2615. Everyone is welcome!

  • October 2 First Friday, 5:30-8pm. Fun food and cocktail sampling at the Mississippi River Distilling Co., wine tasting at Wide River Winery with live music by Pieces of Candy from 5-8pm, restaurant specials, and many shops open late.

    • Antique Archaeology is open until 6pm.
    • Aunt Hattie’s is open late and will be sampling a specialty drink.
    • Faithful Pilot has Live Music by Lewis Knudsen 7-10pm.
    • Grasshoppers will be open until 6:30pm.
    • Isabel Bloom is open until 7pm. Come see their new Halloween & Fall décor!
    • LeClaire Olive Oil Co. will be open late and is offering a special of 3 for $45 on oils and vinegars excluding white truffle and sesame oils. They also have apple cider donuts from Boggio’s Apple Orchard - $5 half dozen and $8 dozen starting Friday evening and throughout weekend while supplies last.
    • Mississippi River Distilling Co. is releasing Annie's Apple Pie Liqueur and a new batch of Barrel Aged Boetje's Mustard. Enjoy food and cocktail samples and get a free rocks glass with spirit purchase.
    • Razzleberries is open late with a special on Pumpkin Spiced Latte Coffee Beans, while supplies last.
    • The Shameless Chocoholic is open until 7pm.
    • Unique Recycled Creations & Gifts will be open late. Check out their new paint products by American Paint Co.
    • Urban Classic Home will be open late.
    • Wide River Winery Tasting Room – back by popular demand – Live Music by Pieces of Candy from 5-8pm in the courtyard!

  • Thursday, October 8, 6-8pm: Extreme Couponing with Sheena Hunter at the LeClaire Community Library, 323 Wisconsin Street. Speaker Sheena Hunter will give tips on how to maximize your buying power! Learn to combine coupons with the best sales at local stores to drastically cut your monthly spending. Attendees are asked to bring a calculator. Click on this link for more information and a complete list of activities at the LeClaire Community Library for everyone from toddlers to adults! http://www.leclaire.lib.ia.us/events


  • Saturday, October 10, 9-11am: Cars & Coffee in LeClaire. Last gathering of the season! 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.


  • Sunday, October 11, 11am-4pm: Apple Fest on the River. Fun, family event that features apples, apple cider and a variety of homemade food items including pie, strudel, scones, and cupcakes. There will be a huge truckload of pumpkins and gourds. Other vendors include kettle corn and a wide variety of unique craft and gift items. The LeClaire Lions Club will be selling Chili, Brats, Hot Dogs, Chili Dogs, and Pork Chop Sandwiches. The QC Antique Car Club will be displaying their cars, and there will be a “Kids Only” area for a small fee that includes face painting, beanbag toss, other children’s games, and a jump house. Specialty items related to Apple Fest will be available at downtown businesses along with wonderful fall shopping, dining, and touring. For more information, contact boehlb@hotmail.com. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LeClaire-Apple-Fest-211855425656611/timeline/


  • Sunday, October 11, 2-5:30pm: Dogtoberfest at Bierstube. Free doggy bags to the first 150 dogs. Meet “Earl the Grumpy Puppy”! Raffle items, auction, and food and beverages will be available for purchase. Proceeds go to Crow Creek Dog Park. Free admission. 563-289-2121.


  • Saturday, October 17: Trivia Night in LeClaire at the LeClaire Civic Center (127 S. Cody Road) benefits the Buffalo Bill Museum. Tables of 8; $10 per person. Mulligans and refreshments are available for purchase. Participants may bring snacks, wine, beer and soft drinks. Doors open at 6:30pm; Trivia starts at 7pm. Door prizes; 50-50 raffle. For reservations, call: 563-349-4403 or email smith5grand@gmail.com


  • Friday & Saturday, October 23-24: Friends of the Library Book Sale - Friday, October 23, 10am-5pm & Saturday, October 24, 10am-2pm. *If you have a Friends of the Library (FOL) membership, you are invited to a preview sale on Thursday, October 22, 6-8pm. Not an FOL member? Sign-up during the preview sale and start shopping! www.leclairelibrary.org


  • Saturday, October 24, Witches’ Walk and Costume Parade. Free Family Fun on the Levee! Meet “Earl the Grumpy Puppy”! Rain date is October 31. For more information, contact April, 920-287-8851 or Jenna, 717-580-1101. Pre-register Now

    Witches' Walk & Costume Parade, October 24, 11:30am-2pm
    for Humans & Dogs at the Pavilion on the LeClaire Levee

    • In-Person Registration opens at 11:30am; Pre-register Now
    • The Costume judging will be at 12:30pm
    • The parade is from 1-2pm
    • Awards will be given out at 2pm
    Don't want to be in the parade? Join the "Trunk or Treat" in the parking lot behind the Riverside Foursquare Church at 302 N. Cody Road.
    A prize will be awarded for the best decorated car!

    Pre-register Now
    Waiver will need to be signed and turned in at the Registration Table on October 24.


  • November 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 at The Faithful Pilot Café & Spirits, restaurant specials, and many shops open late.

  • November 28 Small Business Saturday

  • December 4-5 First Friday & Saturday, 5:30-8pm. Fun food and cocktail sampling at the Mississippi River Distilling Co., wine tasting at Wide River Winery, Live Music at 7:30pm at The Faithful Pilot Café & Spirits with Bobby Ray Bunch, restaurant specials, and many shops open late.

  • December 4-6 Christmas in LeClaire

  On-Going Events

Steventon’s is serving Prime Rib on the first Saturday of each month.

Fridays and Saturdays: Late night menu available 9pm-1am at the LeClaire Bierstube

Saturdays, May 2 – October 31
LeClaire Riverfront Farmer’s Market every Saturday 11am-4pm in MindFire parking lot. 126 S. Cody Road.

Fridays, May 22 – September 25
Live Music every Friday 5-8pm at Wide River Winery Tasting Room

Join Crane & Pelican Café every Thursday evening from 5-9pm for Sliders & Suds. For $10, you get three gourmet sliders with their house made chips, and for $5 you get three 8 oz. sample pours of beer! www.craneandpelican.com

LeClaire Community Library Teen Advisory Group (TAG): Join our Youth Services Coordinator every 3rd Thursday of the month from 4-5pm for TAG. Help make the library improve their services and programs for teens AND earn service learning credits for school. Email Emily Arnold at eaarnold@leclaireiowa.gov  for more 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  

The Faithful Pilot Café & Spirits weekly events:

  • Mondays - Half Priced Martinis

  • Tuesdays - $5 House Made Margaritas, $3 Guacamole, and $3 Street Tacos

  • Wednesday – Half Priced Bottle of Wine Night with Chef prepared feature share plates and Live music from 6-8pm.

  • Saturday - Saturday Brunch 11am-2pm

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

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 

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.

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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