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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Now through May 30: 20% off all stems and flowers at A Simpler Time. They will be open on Memorial Day, 10am-3pm.

Thursday, May 26: Blind Kitchen at The Faithful Pilot Café & Spirits. It's back and better than ever. Watch Chef Aaron McMahon throw down against Chef Doug Lear! 3 secret Ingredients | 2 Chefs | 1 hour to prepare at least 2 dishes. This is a battle you will not want to miss. This Blind Kitchen also kicks off their Fudraiser to March of Dimes Signature Chef auction. The Faithful Pilot will be donating proceeds to The March of Dimes Foundation and they encourage you to do the same. Come see what everyone is talking about. Doors lock at 8pm. www.faithfulpilot.com

Friday, May 27, 5-8pm: Summer Series live music Fridays starting at Wide River Winery Tasting Room by the Whoozdads.

Friday, May 27, 6-9pm: Sunset Concert at Steventon’s with Steve Ernst & Ryan Sloan on the deck.

Saturday, May 28, 1pm: The City of Baton Rouge, the Twilight’s dock boat, is turning 100 this year and they are having a party! Come celebrate with the captain and crew at their port in LeClaire, Iowa. They will have a presentation with individuals from the City of LeClaire, Captain Kevin and other honorable guests to provide history, blessings and remarks in regards to this timeless vessel. Light refreshments, guided tours and commemorative gifts will be available. Historical photos and artifacts will also be on display. This is a FREE event! Please RSVP to info@riverboattwilght.com.

Saturday, May 28:  Blue Iguana is celebrating National Wine Day. They've got a New Sangria recipe for you to try! 

Monday, May 30, Memorial Day: The American Legion Buffalo Bill Post #347, with the American Legion Buffalo Bill Post #347 Auxiliary, and the Pleasant Valley Community School District invites all to attend the Memorial Day Services. Events commence at LeClaire’s Glendale Cemetery from 10:15-10:30am. The placing of a wreath at the Glendale Cemetery’s Flag Memorial will be followed by services conducted at Bridgeview Elementary School gymnasium, commencing at 11am. Speakers include William Albracht, decorated Army Captain (Vietnam) recipient of 3 Silver Stars and 5 Bronze Stars; and Pastor Ralph Otteson. Music provided by P.V.’s award winning band. Come join us as we honor those who have served. If you would like to purchase a new flag – Buffalo Bill Post #347 has new flags for sale. Contact Ron Leiby at (563) 289-5259 for more information or to place an order.

Monday, May 30, Memorial Day: LeClaire is open!

  • A Simpler Time 10am-3pm.

  • Antique Archaeology 10am-6pm.

  • Artswork 10am-5pm.

  • Bierstube 10:30am-10pm for the kitchen, until midnight for the bar.

  • Green Tree Brewery hours: May 29 open at 11am; May 30 open at 2pm.

  • Isabel Bloom 10am-2pm.

  • Mississippi River Distilling Company 10am-5pm.

Tuesday, May 31, 5-7pm: Join 129 for wine tasting. $15 for 10 wines. Call 563-729-1035 to reserve your glass!

June

June 2-4: The Bandit Run ends in LeClaire; www.thebanditrun.com. See 125 Trans Ams and replicas of the police cars and semi from the popular movie, Smokey and the Bandit.

Friday - Saturday, June 3-4: City-wide Garage Sales.
8-4pm both days (unless otherwise noted)
If you are having a garage sale in LeClaire on June 3-4 and didn’t get your information submitted in time, post your info. on our Facebook event page called LeClaire Citywide Garage Sales at
https://www.facebook.com/events/498330807032088/

DOWNLOAD Garage Sale Guide NOW

You can also pick it up in print at the LeClaire Information Center (122 N. Cody Road),
LeClaire Community Library, and LeClaire City Hall.
Questions? Email: info@visitleclaire.com


Friday, June 3, 5pm: Divine Dezigns by LauraLee – Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting. Everyone Welcome!

Friday, June 3, 5:30-8pm: First Friday in downtown LeClaire, IA! Fun, food, and cocktail sampling at the Mississippi River Distilling Co.! Enjoy wine tasting at Wide River Winery Tasting Room and live music in their courtyard by The Blackstone Acoustic Trio, 5-8pm. There is live music at The Faithful Pilot Café & Spirits from 8-11pm. Restaurant specials and other shops open late, too!

Saturday, June 4, 8am: River Valley Optimist Club is having the 4th Annual Tour de LeClaire at the First Presbyterian Church, 200 S. 12th St, LeClaire. The Tour is a Big Wheel race for children 3-6yrs old. It is always a fun time! This year there will be a pancake breakfast as well that begins at 8am. $3 for children/$5 for adults. Registration for race begins at 8:30 with races starting at 9. For forms to register early, email josselyn.e.smith@gmail.com

Friday, June 10, 5-8pm: Live music at the Wide River Winery Tasting Room in their courtyard by Pieces of Candy.

Saturday, June 11, 11am & 1pm: Second Saturday – Twilight Sightseeing Cruises. $16 adults, $8 children (4-12), Free 3 & under. What better way to see the river than from the deck of an old-
fashioned riverboat! Treat yourself to a 1-˝ hour sightseeing cruise aboard the Riverboat Twilight. These cruises will depart and return from the Port of LeClaire IA. Trip includes captivating Captain’s narration and commanding views of the river, its wildlife, and quaint river towns. Cash bar and Gift Shop available. For online cruise reservations, go to:
https://riverboattwilight.starboardsuite.com/choose-date  Restaurants will have box lunches available for purchase. Other sightseeing cruise dates include July 9, September 10, and October 8.

Tuesday, June 14, 10am or 2pm: Expressions in Threads. Join them for this exciting opportunity to learn more about the fabrics and the history of Little House on the Prairie! With special guest speaker Dennis Bevins from Andover Fabrics (from last year's Downton Abbey Event), you will be able to hear the stories, history and inspiration behind this beautiful line of fabrics and quilts. The price for this event is $10 and you have option of the morning, 10am, session or the afternoon session beginning at 2pm. Please call the shop at 563-289- 1447 to make your reservation.

Friday, June 17, 5-8pm: Live music at the Wide River Winery Tasting Room in their courtyard by Black Velvet Band.

June 18-26: Quad Cities’ Museum Week - Discover the Mysteries. Over 20 museums from across the Quad Cities region including LeClaire’s own Buffalo Bill Museum will come together for the second annual Quad Cities Museum Week. Enjoy this celebration of our region’s museums and participate in special activities, exhibits, and promotions during this fun-filled week. New this year, each museum will feature a little known mystery about something at their museum. It could be part of their collection or even something about their building. You are encouraged to tweet and post on your Facebook page about your Museum Week experiences using QCMUSEUMS. To find out more about Museum Week, please visit www.qcmuseumweek.com

Friday, June 24, 5-8pm: Live music at the Wide River Winery Tasting Room in their courtyard by The Ripplers.
 

July

1 First Friday, 5:30-8pm

9 Second Saturday – Twilight Sightseeing Cruises
 

August

5 First Friday, 5:30-8pm

6 Heartland British Auto Fest

11-13 Tug Fest

20 129’s 5th Anniversary Party

27 Vettes on the River
 

September

2 First Friday, 5:30-8pm

10 Second Saturday – Twilight Sightseeing Cruises

17 Twilight Dinner Cruise with LeClaire Chamber of Commerce
 

October

7 First Friday, 5:30-8pm

8 Second Saturday – Twilight Sightseeing Cruises

9 Apple Fest


November

4 First Friday, 5:30-8pm

19 Trivia at Civic Center

26 Small Business Saturday


December

2 First Friday, 5:30-8pm

3 First Saturday

2-4 Christmas in LeClaire


 
  On-Going Events

NEW Blue Iguana Daily Meal Deals!

  • Monday - $7 Shrimp Tostadas (2/order)

  • Tuesday - $8 Campechano Tacos (3/order)

  • Wednesday -  $5 Diablo Chicken Salads

  • Thursday - $6 Torta Ahogada

  • Sundays - Free Kids Meal with Adult Entree

NEW Blue Iguana Drink Specials!

  • Monday - Margaritas 16oz $3 / 24oz $5

  • Tuesday - Titos & Tonic $4

  • Wednesday - Wells $4 or MRDC Whiskey $5

  • Thursday - Beans & Rice $5

  • Friday - Bartenders Choice $4

  • Saturday - Sangria $4 Pints | $14 Pitchers

  • Sunday - LeClaire Iceberg $3.50 

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

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:
www.faithfulpilot.com
Daily Happy Hour every day 3-6pm in the bar area only.

  • 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

Please check out all the great classes at Reusable Usables Play Café in LeClaire. There is something for everyone! Sign-up Online

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 summer  hours are Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm and Sunday noon-pm. 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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