It's All There...In LeClaire!

Join us this month for fall fun in LeClaire - First Friday, live music, wine tastings, holiday open houses, Black Friday, Shop Small Saturday, and much more! Enjoy shopping, touring, wining, and dining every day! 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  

November

Now thru December 31: bela is having a sale on select items 20%-50% off!

November 1-4: Holiday Open House at Bamboo Baby Boutique. Get ready for a fun, holiday event! Each day they'll have a special giveaway. Every purchase gets your name in drawing for that day.
THURSDAY: Mom's Night. Make and take essential oil roller bottles. Open until 8pm. Any purchase gets entry into daily gift drawing!
FRIDAY: Along with "First Friday" in LeClaire, they'll be open until 6pm and you'll get 15% off 1 item! PLUS, they'll have an awesome make and take craft for kids. Any purchase gets entry into daily gift drawing!
SATURDAY: They'll have refreshments and cookies while you shop. From 9am-Noon Holiday Mini Photo Sessions (Sessions are full). Any purchase gets entry into daily gift drawing!
SUNDAY: 15% off Toys (limit 1 per customer). Any purchase gets entry into daily gift drawing!

Friday, November 2, 10am: Dwellings will re-open with a shop FULL of Holiday Wonder! They will be closed thru Thursday, November 1 to change over to holiday merchandise.

Friday, November 2, 5-11pm:FIRST FRIDAY fun in LeClaire!
* Antique Archaeology is open until 6pm.
* Bela is open late with food and drink samples.
* Blue Iguana is celebrating with drink specials.
* Daffodil Row is open late.
* Dwellings is open until 8pm with all their NEW holiday d├ęcor!
* Faithful Pilot has live music from 8-11pm.
* Grasshoppers is open late.
* Green Tree Brewery has live music from 8-11pm by Doug Brundies.
* LeClaire Olive Oil Co. is open late.
* Mississippi River Distilling Co. and Cody Road Cocktail House:
Iowa Coffee Company Liqueur Release.
Food samples are available from 5-8pm. Chef Steph will have free samples of pumpkin tiramisu with coffee liqueur and rye whiskey fondue.
There are free samples of their special cocktail - coffee martini.
Live music is playing from 7-10pm in the distillery by Frankie Joe & the Kinfolk.
* Razzleberries is open late.
* The Shameless Chocoholic is open until 7pm.
* Wide River Winery Tasting Room is open until 8pm with Flatbread samples. Enjoy "Flatbread Friday's" - stop in and have a bottle of wine and flatbread for under $30!

Saturday, November 3, 8-11pm: Green Tree Brewery has live music by Greg & Rich acoustic duo.

November 5-10: Black Crow Salvages will be having their holiday open house during the week of November 5. Stop in to see their new holiday decor and repurposed items and sign up for the Christmas bucket giveaway. Cookies and punch will be served on Saturday, November 10. 

November 8 - 18:  Isabel Bloom is having their annual Great Gift Givers Event. Earn a free Poinsettia ornament for every $50 you spend. Shop for new holiday releases and sign up for their drawing. Call or stop into one of their showrooms for details.

Friday, November 9, 8pm: Rock Star Bingo at Green Tree Brewery. Do you know your music? Play Rock Star Bingo - no cost, Bingo cards provided, and you can win free beer!

Saturday, November 10: Black Crow Salvages will be having their holiday open house. Stop in to see the new holiday decor and repurposed items and sign up for the Christmas bucket giveaway. Cookies and punch will be served.

Saturday, November 10, 8-11pm: Green Tree Brewery has live music by Bobby Ray Bunch and Brad Love.

Friday, November 16, 8pm: Rock Star Bingo at Green Tree Brewery. Do you know your music? Play Rock Star Bingo - no cost, Bingo cards provided, and you can win free beer!

Saturday, November 17, 11am-6pm: Wide River Winery is hosting "Cheers to the Holidays," their own wine trail event. At each of their 3 locations, guests will be treated to holiday small plates paired with two wines. Tickets are $20 per person or $30 for two and are available on Eventbrite.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wide-river-wine-trail-tickets-51823299885?aff=ebdssbdestsearch 

Saturday, November 17, 6pm/7pm: Trivia Night at the LeClaire Civic Center to benefit Christmas in LeClaire. Doors open at 6pm; Trivia starts at 7pm. $10 per person / 8 people (maximum) at a table. 10 mulligans for $10 and a double down for $10 which doubles your points on one round. To reserve tables, call Debbie at 563-349-4403 or e-mail smith5grand@gmail.com

Saturday, November 17, 8-11pm: Green Tree Brewery has live music by Doug Brundies.

Friday, November 23, 10am-10pm: Mississippi River Distilling Company is releasing their Cody Road Uncommon Double Barrel Whiskey. Black Friday is the big day! They'll have 600 bottles of this delicious whiskey. Come on out for Black Friday drink specials and get your hands on this bourbon whiskey finished in uncommon stout barrels!

Friday, November 23, 8pm: Rock Star Bingo at Green Tree Brewery. Do you know your music? Play Rock Star Bingo - no cost, Bingo cards provided, and you can win free beer!

Sunday, November 25, 3-5pm: Faithful Pilot has 15 wines to taste for $15. The restaurant will be open until 8pm for regular dining. Call 563-289-4156 to reserve a glass for the wine tasting.

Tuesday, November 27, 5-7pm: 129 is hosting  Tuesday Tasting. Call 563-729-1035 to reserve a glass!

Tuesday, November 27, 7pm: Play "Survey Says: A Friendly Feud Bar Game" at Green Tree Brewery. There are 2 rounds of 10 questions. Each round ends with a multiplier question, where point values are doubled and tripled, respectively. Compete for house cash & free beer flights! $25 Gift Card for 1st Place, $10 for 2nd Place, and FREE beer flights for the Best Team Name and for the 1st & 2nd Round Winner! Play solo or as a team (up to 4 people). FREE to play!

Friday, November 30, 8pm: Rock Star Bingo at Green Tree Brewery. Do you know your music? Play Rock Star Bingo - no cost, Bingo cards provided, and you can win free beer!

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Other news:

Have someone on your shopping list that loves LeClaire, but you don't know what to get them? LeClaire Chamber Bucks are a great gift! They are a gift certificate program sponsored by the LeClaire Chamber of Commerce that promotes spending at participating local LeClaire Chamber businesses who support our community. They are available in increments of $10 and have an expiration date of five years from the date of purchase. LeClaire Chamber Bucks are redeemable for purchases at participating LeClaire Chamber businesses and businesses deposit them as checks. Visit our Member Directory page at www.LeClaireChamber.com   for an updated list of all LeClaire Chamber of Commerce businesses. Purchase LeClaire Chamber Bucks in LeClaire at: Blackhawk Bank & Trust - 323 South 2nd Street, First Central State Bank - 1291 Eagle Ridge Road, and Ascentra Credit Union - 949 Mississippi View Court. Also, can be purchased online through PayPal at www.LeClaireChamber.com    Great for Holiday Gifts!

 

Great deals at Wide River Winery Tasting Room!
* Harvest Hurrah Wine Slushies - Their delicious spiced wine is reminiscent of pumpkin pie turned into a slushie, and topped with whipped cream and caramel drizzle. Served in a pitcher.
* Wednesdays are "Double Punch Day". With each bottle of wine purchased, receive 2 punches on your frequent buyer card. Valid at all 3 locations.
* Thursday's they are offering complimentary savory bites to sample with our wines from 5-8 pm.
* Enjoy Flatbread Fridays. A delicious flatbread plus a bottle of wine is a great way to start your weekend!

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Save the Date!


November
  • First Friday
  • 17  Trivia at the Civic Center
  • 24  Shop Small Saturday
December
  • First Friday
  • First Saturday
  • 7-9  Christmas in LeClaire
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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.   


 
LeClaire Information Center
117 South Cody Road
OPEN
Monday - Saturday: 10am-4pm
Sunday: Noon- 12-3pm

Voted "Best Place to Take Out-of-Town Guests"  in the 2018 Quad City Times Reader's Choice Poll for the 7th year in a row!
 
Go to 
www.visitleclaire.com for details on everything that is going on in LeClaire, Iowa throughout the year.
 
  

On-Going Events:


LeClaire Rec Center Events See www.leclairereccenter.com   for details

129  has $6 burger baskets on Tuesday evenings from 5-9pm.

 
NEW Blue Iguana Specials!

Daily soups are back at Blue Iguana and you can have them with the daily special.  Specials come with your choice of beans, papas fritas, rice, or the soup of the day.
  • Monday - $5 Cheese Quesadilla (add Chicken $2 / Steak $3); Soup - Creme de Poblano
  • Tuesday - $6 Campechano Tacos (2); Soup - Enchilada Tortilla
  • Wednesday - $5 Diablo Chicken Salad; Soup - Roasted Veggie Fiesta
  • Thursday - $6 Chicken Enchiladas (2); Soup - Chipotle Chicken
  • Friday - $6 Half Torta Ahogada; Soup - Mexican Style Chili

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.leclairelibrary.org 


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 Hours:
Monday-Friday 3-10pm;
Saturday 11am -11pm;
Sunday closed 

Weekly Specials:
- Happy Hour: - Monday-Saturday 3-6pm; 1/2 off shareables; $2 domestics; $5 wine 
- Tuesday: Taco Tuesday - $5 Margaritas, $3 Tacos
- Wednesday: 1/2 Price wine night; Live Music 6:30-9pm
- Last Thursday of the Month: Wine Class; 4 Flights $35
- First Friday: Live Music 8-11pm


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! WINTER HOURS: open Monday - Saturday 9:00am-4:00pm, and Sundays 12:00-4:00pm. 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.