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SCW Pro Wrestling

Date: 8/24/19    Time: 1:30 PM & 3:30

Venue: River Center Lawn

Address: 211 E 2nd St, Davenport, IA  (2nd Street – across from Barrel House)

WEB: scw-pro.com

Watch SCWPros and Black and Brave Wrestling Academy dominate the streets of Downtown Davenport!

For fifteen years, SCWPro has entertained the people of the Quad Cities with hard hitting, high flying, family friendly professional wrestling action. Through, body slams, suplexes, sleeper holds and various other maneuvers, our performers craft intricate stories of good versus evil guaranteed to send the audience home happy and wanting to see more. On August 24th, we're excited to bring our unique brand of entertainment to the Alternating Currents Festival in downtown Davenport, IA.

 

https://www.scw-pro.com

Paradigm & analog arcade: The deal of the summer

Date: August 22-25th        Time: 12PM

Venue: Paradigm & Analog 

Address: 320 E 2nd St, Davenport, IA (Paradigm)

302 Brady St, Davenport, IA (Analog Arcade)

Analog and Paradigm are partnering up for Alternating Currents!

Visit either location for the deal of the summer - For $15 dollars, get $10 in Analog Tokens, and a half hour of VR at Paradigm!

AC Record Sale and Swap Meet: Ellis Kell's Birthday Bash

Date: 8/23/19    Time: 4-8pm

Venue: River Center (north building, Mississippi Hall)

Address: 136 East 3rd St. Davenport, IA

Date: 8/24/19    Time: 10am-4pm

Venue: River Center (north building, Mississippi Hall)

Address: 136 East 3rd Street, Davenport, IA

Peace, Love, and the Joy of Music: Ellis Kell's Birthday Bash will feature a swap meet, record sale, live music and more at the RiverCenter!

Come celebrate the Birthday and life of Ellis Kell with a two-day vinyl record sale and musical swap meet! Multiple vendors will be selling vinyl albums, amps, instruments, and other musical wares, all while being serenaded by sets from local musicians and guest DJ’s that knew and loved Ellis. 

 

A portion of all proceeds will benefit The Karli Rose Kell Music Scholarship Fund, River Music Experience, and the Davenport Noon Optimists Club.

Friday, August 23 - RIverCenter, Mississippi Hall

Gate proceeds to River Center to help cover expenses
4:00 – 5:30pm // $20 or $10 with weekend AC Pass
5:30 – 8:00pm // $10 or $5 with weekend AC Pass

 

-Guest DJs Spinning Vinyl: 4:00 – 5:30pm
-Mo Carter: 5:30 – 6:30pm
-Tony Hoeppner & Friends: 7:00 – 8:00pm

Saturday, August 24 - RiverCenter, Mississippi Hall
Free Admission

10am – 4pm 
-Guest DJs Spinning Vinyl: 10-11am
-Vinyl the Band: 11am – 12pm
-Guest DJs: 12-12:30pm
-Andy Landers: 1:00 – 2:30pm
-Guest DJs: 2:30 – 3:00pm
-Hal Reed & Mississippi Journey: 2:30 – 4:00pm

Kid's Activites

Date: 8/24/19    Time: 10 AM

Venue: River Music Experience Courtyard

Address: 129 Main St, Davenport, IA

Not only is it fun for adults but we also have a great spot dedicated to our young attendees that allows them to have all the fun they want!!

 

10-11:30 – Instrument making

11:30-12:30 – Drum Circle

12:30-1:30 – Farr Out 283

Over The Edge for Kids Sake

Date: 8/24/19  Time: 11:00 AM

Venue: Hotel Blackhawk

Address: 200 E 3rd St, Davenport, IA

WEB: overtheedgeqc.org

Over The Edge for Kids’ Sake is a once in a lifetime opportunity to do something fun while raising important dollars in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters one-to-one mentoring program.

Participants who achieve a minimum fundraising goal will have the opportunity to Go Over The Edge of the historic Hotel Blackhawk, an 11 story building located in downtown Davenport.

Rappelling will take place on Saturday, August 24th.

WB: http://www.bbbsmv.org/overtheedge/

Idea Factory After dark: exploring the culture of drag

Date: 8/24/19  Time: 10:00 PM

Venue: Exit Realty Garage

Address: 221 E 2nd St, Davenport, IA 

Gaudy outfits sparkling brightly under lights, outlandishly colored eyeliner wings, voluminous hair and upbeat pop tracks: these are only a few of the images conjured when one thinks of drag performances. In reality, however, drag can be a vibrant expanse of performance types, with multitudes of participants that range in style, appearance, age and background. 

The Idea Factory’s After Dark Series, presents an exploration of the drag culture, featuring a facilitated panel discussion with drag professionals, amateurs and more, followed by a full drag performance! An interactive Q&A will answer many of the questions you’ve been curious about but afraid to ask about the culture of drag.

FB: @ideafactoryqc

TW: @ideafactory19

Idea Factory forum: Why Craft Brewers Collaborate vs. Compete

Date: 8/23/19   Time: 8:00 PM 

Venue: Great River Brewery

Address: 332 E 2nd St, Davenport, IA

Craft brewers have a community that is unlike many in the corporate world – instead of competition it is collaboration. Craft beer is still very much a “little guy” standing up to “the man” culture. The Idea Factory Forum Series presents an interactive discussion with area brewers on the culture of craft, examining the unique way these businesses work with their competitors to grow the industry. 

Alternating Current’s only panel about craft beer, this unabashed and candid discussion will dive into all aspects of brewing, from perceptions of craft “elitism” to the impact of big beer companies buying up small brewers. Panelists include regional craft brewers - get ready for a booze-filled interactive discussion!

FB: @ideafactoryqc

TW: @ideafactory19