It's All There...In LeClaire!

Join us for First Friday, Citywide Garage Sales, the Food Truck Fight, special wine tastings, live music, fun events at the Library, and more! Enjoy shopping, touring, wining, and dining, too. Be sure and browse the "save the date" section at the end of this e-news and start making plans to #VisitLeClaire all year! More information about LeClaire, Iowa, can be found on our website at: www.visitleclaire.com  It's all there in LeClaire! 
 
June
Friday, June 2, 5-8pm: First Friday in downtown LeClaire, IA.
Celebrate First Friday every month of the year! Enjoy fun, food, live music, and shopping in downtown LeClaire! Some shops open late and food and drink specials at bars and restaurants.
  • Bela will be open late with food samples.
  • Blue Iguana has Salsa Night with DJ Flacko and $2 Cans of Miller Light & Coors Light. 
  • The Faithful Pilot has live music by Kevin Presbrey from 8-11pm.
  • Mississippi River Distilling Co. has food and cocktail sampling with the release of their Big Peach Liqueur and special pricing on some of their spirits. See their remodeling in progress to get ready for July First Friday and help them celebrate the new Iowa law that allows them to sell cocktails made with their spirits starting July 1, 2017!
  • The Shameless Chocoholic will be open until 8pm with samples of some of their most popular confections.
  •  Wide River Winery Tasting Room is open 5-8pm and has live music by The Ripplers.
Friday, June 2, 6-9pm: Sunset Concerts begin at Steventon's! Bobby Ray Bunch will kick off the season out on the deck. There'll be live entertainment from 6-9pm on Friday evenings all summer long. See you at Sunset!
 
Friday-Saturday, June 2-3, 8am-4pm: Citywide Garage Sales in LeClaire, Iowa. Great sales all over town! Find the garage sale list / map at HERE  or pick it up at LeClaire City Hall, the LeClaire Community Library, or the LeClaire Information Center (117 South Cody Road).
 
Saturday, June 3: Steventon's Prime Rib Saturday. Make your reservation by calling 563-289-3600.
 
Wednesday, June 7, 4-8pm: Wine Women Wednesday Vendor Event - Let's Go Girls w/Rhonda. This Wine Women Wednesday Vendor Event will be held at LeClaire Holiday Inn Express (1201 Canal Shore Dr. SW) on the 1st Wednesday of each month. Vendors: Gliz & Glam, Mary Kay, Tupperware, and more. A wine night along with a little shopping for that ladies' night out. Contact Rhonda at 309-945-3621 for more information.
 
Friday, June 9, 5:30-6:30pm: Join us at the NEW LeClaire Information Center, 117 South Cody Road, for the LeClaire Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting & Open House. Everyone is welcome!
 
Friday, June 9, 5-8pm: Wide River Winery Tasting Room has live music by the Whoozdads.
 
Friday, June 9, 6-9pm. Sunset Concert at Steventon's with live music by Daniel Stratman.
  
Wednesday, June 14, 4-8pm: Wine Women Wednesday Vendor Event. This Wine Women Wednesday Vendor Event will be held at LeClaire Holiday Inn Express (1201 Canal Shore Dr. SW). This is a monthly event for LuLaRoe; they will have several vendors for LLR, Glitz & Glam, Tupperware, Mary Kay, plus Wine. What a great night out - Wine and Shopping with Direct Sales. Contact Rhonda at 309-945-3621 for more information.
 
Friday, June 16, 5-8pm: Wide River Winery Tasting Room has live music by Tapestry.
 
Saturday, June 17, 8am: Tour de LeClaire Big Wheel Races and Pancake Breakfast. River Valley Optimist Club is sponsoring Big Wheel Races for all children 3-6 years old. Children will be divided into two age brackets - 3-4 year old age division and 5-6 year old age division. All Big Wheels needed for the race will be provided. The race is FREE for all participating children. All participant names will be placed in a drawing to win one of the big wheels. 5 names will be drawn! Open Registration will begin at 8am. Races begin at 9am. Speed up the check in process by registering in advance. For registration form, please private message the River Valley Optimist Club's Facebook page. Pancake Breakfast begins at 8am. Come join them for some fuel before the races! Donations will be accepted
 
Saturday, June 17, 8-11am: Cars and Coffee on the Levee. Bring your favorite ride (any make, model, and year) and join other vehicle enthusiasts on the beautiful riverfront in LeClaire for an "all are welcome" social gathering. Be sure to grab coffee & donuts when you get to town. Weather permitting, first in, first parked; no pre-registration. For more information: http://bit.ly/2ronJQk
 
Saturday, June 17: Twilight Riverboat Sightseeing Cruises | 11am 1pm 3pm
$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 1-½ hour sightseeing cruise aboard the Riverboat Twilight. These cruises will depart and return from the Port of LeClaire, Iowa. 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 
 
Sunday, June 18, 10am-2pm: Steventon's Father's Day Brunch! Call for reservations -
563-289-3600.
 
Monday, June 19: Above the Barre is moving to 1297 Eagle Ridge Road in LeClaire. Summer classes will begin June 19! 
 
Friday, June 23, 5-8pm: Wide River Winery Tasting Room has live music by Bobby Ray Bunch.
 
Friday, June 23, 6-9pm. Sunset Concert at Steventon's with live music by Kerry Tucker.
  
Friday, June 30, 5-8pm: Wide River Winery Tasting Room has live music by the Danny Whitson Band.
 
Friday, June 30, 6-9pm. Sunset Concert at Steventon's with live music by Bobby Ray Bunch.
  
2017 Save the Date!
June
2          First Friday
2          Live music at the Wide River Winery Tasting Room
2-3      City-wide Garage Sales
10        Food Truck Fight on the Levee
17        Cars & Coffee
17         10th Annual John Boesch Memorial Golf Outing for Museum
17        Twilight Sightseeing Cruises | 11am 1pm 3pm

July
7          First Friday
TBD    Cars & Coffee
15        Twilight Sightseeing Cruises | 11am 1pm 3pm

August
4          First Friday
5          Heartland British Auto Fest
10-12  Tug Fest
TBD    Cars & Coffee
19        Twilight Sightseeing Cruises | 11am 1pm 3pm
26        Vettes on the River

September
1          First Friday
16        Trivia at Civic Center
TBD    Cars & Coffee
TBD    Dogtoberfest
16        Twilight Sightseeing Cruises | 11am 1pm
16        Twilight Dinner Cruise with Chamber

October
6          First Friday
8          Apple Fest
21        Trivia at Civic Center
21        Twilight Sightseeing Cruises | 11am 1pm 3pm
28        Witches' Walk & Costume Parade

November
3          First Friday
18        Trivia at Civic Center
25        Small Business Saturday

December
1          First Friday
1-3      Christmas in LeClaire          
2          Ugly Christmas Sweater 5K Run/Walk
2          First Saturday
 

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LeClaire, Iowa is located at the intersection of Highway 67/Great River Road and Interstate 80 at exit 306. This charming town is just a scenic 2 minute drive to Lock & Dam 14, just off of highway 67, along the Mississippi River. Lock and Dam 14 is only a few miles from all the LeClaire hotels and is known for some of the BEST eagle watching & photography in the country. 
 
LeClaire is a quaint river town full of historic surprises. LeClaire offers the Twilight Riverboat 2 day Adventures, Mississippi River Distilling Company, The Buffalo Bill Museum, unique shopping and wonderful restaurants, which make LeClaire the must visit town in the Quad Cities area. 
 
LeClaire is only 30 minutes from the Quad Cities International Airport and is also the home base location for Mike Wolfe, owner of "Antique Archaeology" and the host of "American Pickers," a cable TV show on the History Channel. 
 
LeClaire has award winning hotels, guest houses, and bed and breakfasts with views of the Mississippi River. 
 
If you're looking for charming and friendly, the downtown shops in LeClaire will delight you. 
 
Also, If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact our Tourism Manager at 563-289-4242 x 61135 or email: info@visitleclaire.com  
 
Free Wireless Internet Access is available to visitors downtown at Happy Joe's Pizza, the LeClaire Information Center, or the LeClaire Community Library (3rd and Wisconsin), which has 7 public access computers.
 
If you have any questions or need more information, visit  www.visitleclaire.com or contact us at info@visitleclaire.com.   


 
NEW! LeClaire Information Center
now open at 117 South Cody Road
HOURS:
Open 7 days a week
Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm
Sunday Noon-3pm

Voted Best Place to Take an Out-of-Town Guest in the 2016 Quad City Times Reader's Choice Poll for the 5th year in a row!
 
Go to 
www.visitleclaire.com/index2.html  for details on everything that is going on in LeClaire, Iowa throughout the year.
 
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On-Going Events:


LeClaire Rec Center Events See www.leclairereccenter.com   for details
 
NEW Blue Iguana Specials!
  • Monday - Cheese Quesadilla $5
  • Tuesday 2 Campechano Tacos $6
  • Wednesday - Diablo Chicken Salad $5
  • Thursday - 2 Chicken Enchiladas $6
  • Friday - 1/2 Torta Ahogada $6
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

LeClaire Community Library Programming and Activities for All Ages!  www.leclaire.lib.ia.us 

LeClaire Community Library Teen Advisory Group (TAG) meets on the third Thursday of each month from 6:30-7:30pm. All teens are welcome, and don't forget - your attendance earns you Service Learning Hours! Email Bailey Keimig at bkeimig@leclaireiowa.gov for more details.


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 

Faithful Pilot Cafe On-Going Events:
Happy Hour Monday-Saturday 3-6pm in the bar area only
  • Monday: Half Price martinis
  • Tuesday: 45 House Made Margaritas, $3 Street Tacos, $3 Chips and Guac
  • Wednesday: Half Price Wine Night and Live Music from 6:30-8:30pm
  • First Fridays: Live Music 8-11pm
  • Saturday: Open at 11am 

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! HOURS: open Monday - Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm, and Sundays 12:00-5:00pm. 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 LeCl aire 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 9pm-1am, 207 North Cody Road, 563-289-4277