• Through Saturday, December 19: Several LeClaire businesses are open until 6pm on Friday & Saturday evenings for your shopping convenience! Antique Archaeology, Aunt Hattie’s, Artswork, Mississippi Cottage Antiques, Mississippi River Distilling Co., The Shameless Chocoholic, and Wide River Winery.

  • Thursday, December 3, 6:30pm: Local Photographer Burt Gearhart will present "Seasonal Scenery of LeClaire" at the LeClaire Community Library. It is an “all-ages” slide presentation and lecture that will inform and entertain. Burt's prints will also be on display showing Bald Eagles, rural scenery, the Mississippi River, and the historic beauty of LeClaire. There is no admission fee, but seating is limited.


  • Friday & Saturday, December 4-5: First Friday & First 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 on Friday at The Faithful Pilot Café & Spirits with Bobby Ray Bunch, restaurant specials, and many shops open late.

  • Friday-Saturday, December 4-6: Friday 5-8pm, Saturday 11am-8pm, and Sunday 11am-4pm, Unique Recycled Creations & Gifts will be helping kids make reindeer food. The girl “Elf on the Shelf” will be there all weekend helping; the boy “Elf on the Shelf” will be there Saturday from 12-5pm for pictures and to pass out goodies to each child!

  • Friday, Saturday & Sunday, December 4-6: Get in the spirit with Christmas in LeClaire brought to you by WQAD.
    You'll find strolling Santas from around the world, as well as Mr. and Mrs. Claus. Have breakfast with Santa at Happy Joe's on Sat. from 8-10am. Mrs. Claus will be at Antique Archeology from 11am-2pm handing out candy canes. Stop at Best Days Photography and the kids can have their picture taken with one of the Strolling Santas. (There will be a free download so you can print their pictures). Kids will receive Christmas in LeClaire Dollars to buy gifts for their family at Santa's Gift Shop (Civic Center parking lot) from 11am-4pm Sat. and Sun. They can experience "The Miracle of Jesus" Sat. from 10am-3pm at the Masonic Lodge (2nd floor). Free trolley rides throughout the town on Sat. 11am-7pm and Sun. 11am-4pm. Author Blake Ross will be at the Civic Center all three days, selling and signing his books and prints. Wooden Shoe maker Luke Travers will also be there Sat. and Sun. and Chainsaw Carver Pat Doyle will be back creating his awesome carvings Sat. from 10 to 4. (Carvings will be sold in the Silent Auction). There will be face painting and a balloon artist at GraniteXact Sat. from 2-4pm. WQAD will have their "Selfie Set" on the patio at Mississippi River Distilling Co. Sat. from 12-3pm. Don't miss Mississippi River Distilling Company's First Friday and First Saturday events from 5:30-8pm. Did you enjoy the Yule Log in front of Mississippi Cottage Antiques last year? Come to the Lighting Ceremony Fri. at 4:30pm. The Log will be burning again on Sat. evening. With crafts, Silent Auction, baked goods, cookie decorating and great shopping at all our unique shops (and good food at the restaurants) you're sure to find the perfect gift for those special people in your lives. There's something for everyone at Christmas in LeClaire brought to you by WQAD. For more information, call Joyce at 563-289-4205 or Diane at 563-370-3509.



  On-Going Events

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

Blue Iguana has new weekly specials!
Monday: $5 Half Order of Cheese Nachos
Tuesday: $6 Taco Basket (chicken or steak)
Wednesday: $5 Diablo Chicken Salad
Thursday: $7 Poblano Burgers

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. http://www.leclaire.lib.ia.us/

LeClaire Community Library events and programming for all ages and live-long learning! Exercise Groups Meet Monday - Friday AM and PM http://www.leclaire.lib.ia.us/ 

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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