It's All There...In LeClaire!

Join us for First Friday, Riverboat Twilight Cruises, and much more. Also find Rock Star Bingo, live music, wine tastings, and fresh merchandise at the shops! There are plenty of great spots to wine, dine, tour and shop every day in LeClaire. Be sure to browse the whole newsletter and start making plans to #VisitLeClaire today! More information about LeClaire, Iowa, can be found on our website at: www.visitleclaire.com

July
Happy 4th of July! Many businesses are open today including some that aren't listed here. Be sure and check with your favorite shop:  www.visitleclaire.com
Antique Archaeology 10am-4pm
Bela 10am-2pm
Blue Iguana 11am-5pm
Buffalo Bill Museum 9am-5pm
Faithful Pilot 3-7pm
Grasshoppers Noon-5pm
Green Tree Brewery Noon-10pm
Happy Joe's Pizza 11am-7pm
Isabel Bloom 10am-2pm
LeClaire Olive Oil Co. 10am-5pm
Mississippi River Distilling Co. 10am-10pm
Wide River Winery Tasting Room 11am-6pm

July 4-7: Celebrate the holiday with Wide River Winery Tasting Room - Buy 2 Bottles To Go, Get 1 Bottle of So Sue Me Sue or Jury Duty FREE. 106 N. Cody Rd.
 
July 5-7: Black Crow Salvages is having a 20% off sale on all furniture.  Closed on July 4th but open regular hours Friday - Sunday. Also, check out their newly opened Crow's Nest in the basement. 127 N. Cody Rd.

Friday, July 5, 5-11pm: First Friday Celebration. Enjoy live music, shops open late, food and drink specials and more!
Antique Archaeology is open until 6pm.
Bela has food and drink samples until 7pm.
Blue Iguana has Salsa Night with DJ Flacko.
Daffodil Row is open late.
The Faithful Pilot, 8-11pm: Live music by Molly Durnin.
Grasshoppers is open late.
Green Tree Brewery: The Crane & Pelican Cafe will be at Green Tree Brewery serving samples of a delicious corn dip from 5:30-8pm. Stay to hear Doug Brundies live on the patio from 8-11 pm! 
LeClaire Olive Oil Co. will be open late at their NEW location: 123 South Cody Road.
Mississippi River Distilling Company:
  • 5-8pm: Free food samples with Chef Steph.
  • 5-8pm: Free cocktail sample of the month.
  • 7-10pm: Live music by Lewis Knudsen.
Razzleberries is open late.
The Shameless Chocoholic is open until 7pm.
Steventon's has live music from 6-9pm by Daniel Stratman.
Wide River Winery Tasting Room, 5-8pm: Live music by Mo Carter & Company. Mo Carter & Company features Mo Carter on vocals/guitar/ukulele, Amy Foley on keys, Melinda Leasman on violin, and Andrew Ross on percussion. Together they create a beautiful blend of unique originals and creative covers. Like a freight train of energy, Mo Carter is known for her bold, soulful voice and charismatic live stage presence. This St. Louis native turned Quad Cities' staple has a dynamic stable of unique acoustic originals as well as a wide range of creative covers.

Saturday, July 6, 8-11pm: Green Tree Brewery has live music by Sean Kistler. 309 N. Cody Rd.

Saturday, July 6, 5-8pm: Mississippi River Distilling Company & Cody Road Cocktail House has live music on the patio by Frankie Jo & the Kinfolk. 303 N. Cody Rd.

Thursday, July 11: Blue Iguana is celebrating National Mojito Day. Enjoy a Raspberry Mojito! 201 N. Cody Rd.

Thursday, July 11, 6:30-8pm: Natural Stone Charm Bracelet Class at Drift Away Studio , 430 N. Cody Road. Create a custom natural stone charm bracelet. If you are curious about natural stones and their meanings, this class is for you. We will review stone meanings and benefits and you will also receive a packet with individual stone information. You will choose from a variety of natural stones for your stretch bracelet and finish with a charm of your choice. There is an option to create more than one bracelet to create a stackable set. All materials and step-by-step instruction will be provided. Registration is required at www.driftawaystudio.com  . You are welcome to bring snacks and drinks to enjoy during class.

Friday, July 12, 8pm: Green Tree Brewery has Rock Star Bingo. It's free to play for a chance to win beer!

Saturday, July 13, 5-8pm: Mississippi River Distilling Company & Cody Road Cocktail House Cocktail Cookout. Barley & Rye Bistro is the Quad Cities' first farm-to-table restaurant. MRDC is * THE * Quad Cities' grain-to-glass distillery. Sounds like a perfect match! Enjoy a locally-sourced menu from Chef/Owner Jared Linn and the staff at Barley & Rye Bistro and river views on the Mississippi River Distilling Company Patio.

Saturday, July 13, 5-8pm: Mississippi River Distilling Company & Cody Road Cocktail House has live music on the patio by Laura Rodriguez.


SAVE THE DATE:

July
LeClaire is open!
First Friday
20  Riverboat Twilight Sightseeing Cruises
27  Cars & Coffee

August
First Friday
Heartland British Auto Fest
8-10  Tug Fest
17  Cars & Coffee
17  Riverboat Twilight Sightseeing Cruises
24  Riverboat Twilight Sightseeing Cruises

September
First Friday
21  Cars & Coffee
21  Trivia at Civic Center
21  Riverboat Twilight Sightseeing Cruises, 11am & 1pm
21  LeClaire Chamber of Commerce Riverboat Twilight Dinner Cruise

October
First Friday
Shoptoberfest
13  Apple Fest
19  Cars & Coffee
19  Riverboat Twilight Sightseeing Cruises
19  Trivia at Civic Center
26  Witches' Walk

November
First Friday
16  Trivia at Civic Center
23  Shop Small Saturday

December
First Friday
6-8  Christmas in LeClaire
Ugly Christmas Sweater 5k


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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: Noon -3pm daily
Weather Permitting 

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
 
NEW Blue Iguana Specials!
  • Tuesday: $7.50 - Any 2 Tacos any way you want them with your choice of rice, refried beans, or soup.
  • Wednesday: $6 - Queso Quesadilla. Your choice of chicken or steak with Chihuahua and cheddar cheese, sour cream, and chipotle mayo with your choice of rice, refried beans, or soup.
  • Thursday: $5 - Diablo Chicken Salad. Seared chicken in tomatillo sauce, jalapenos and cilantro mixed on a bed of lettuce, Chihuahua cheese, tomatoes, and avocado slices with a side of avocado ranch.
     
  • Friday: $8 - Torta. Full torta on pambazo bread with your choice of meat, queso, lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream, jalapenos, avocado slices and beans with your choice of rice, refried beans, or soup.
Steventon's Recurring events!
First Saturday Each Month - Prime Rib.
Every Tuesday - Half off Martinis.
Every Thursday - Half price bottles of wine.

Hungry Hobo: Don't forget about our family night special! Get a Baby Bo Meal for $1.99 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.