Arts & Culture in The District
The District is brimming with arts & culture. Take in a great play, do some shopping, or browse an art gallery. Enjoy some of the finer things in life. Take a look below to make your plan and find that special one-of-a-kind item that will make your day. This list includes 2012 District members only.
CBS4 / WHBF - TV
231 18th Street, Rock Island, Illinois. 61201
For more than 60 years, CBS4/WHBF-TV has been proud to serve the Quad City area with quality programming, news and information, weather and sports coverage. As a community partner, we also believe strongly in supporting area projects that promote the positive things going on in our community.
Business Hours: M - F, 8:30AM - 5:30PM
ComedySportz / The Establishment Theatre
220 19th Street, Rock Island, Illinois. 61201
Award winning improv comedy played as a sport! Four-Time WCL Champions and the longest running show in the Quad Cities - Celebrating over 20 years in The District. All matches are rated "E" for everyone.
The Establishment Theatre is a newly renovated, multi-use venue and the home of ComedySportz. Featuring a full bar, expanded menu, adjustable seating capacity, and a full size movie screen. Call for rental availability.
6:15PM - 9:30PM
2227 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL. 61201
dphilms is a multi-media production company with exclusive experience in producing award winning media products for the broadcast, corporate and entertainment industry world wide.
8AM - 5PM
Quad City Arts
1715 Second Avenue, Rock Island, IL. 61201
Quad City Arts is a nonprofit regional arts organization that facilitates and presents performing and visual arts for people of all ages, in the extended Quad City region. Programming is supported by Quad City Arts’ Festival of Trees, a ten day event that kicks off the Christmas season for the Quad Cities.
Tues. - Fri. 10AM - 5PM, Sat. 11AM - 5PM (extended hours for special events)
Quad City Botanical Center
2525 4th Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois. 61201
Located adjacent to the Mississippi River in Rock Island, IL, the Quad City Botanical Center features a beautiful tropical atrium with a 14' waterfall, koi ponds, a physically enabling flower garden, a G-scale railroad garden exhibit, a cottage herb garden and the "Secret" garden. You will find daylillies, irises, rare conifers, blooming perennials and more in our thriving outdoor gardens.
Visit our educational greenhouse, resource library and gift shop. Host your wedding, reception or next special event at the Botanical Center. Private full facility rental is available after hours and includes the tropical Sun Garden, our spacious banquet room, all outdoor gardens and our three season event canopy. Daytime rental is available during regular business hours for meetings, luncheons, showers and wedding ceremonies.
April 1 – October 31 10am – 5pm Monday through Saturday 12pm – 5pm Sundays November 1 – March 31 10am – 4pm Monday through Saturday 12pm – 4pm Sunday