You'll always find fun things to do in LeClaire - First Friday, live music, wine tastings, Riverboat Twilight cruises, even adult Big Wheel races and a Cody Roadeo! 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:
Wednesday, September 5, 3-11pm: Faithful Pilot
has half-price wine night and Live Music from 6:30-8:30pm by Lewis Knudsen.
Friday, September 7, 5-11pm:
FIRST FRIDAY fun in LeClaire!
* Antique Archaeology
is open until 6pm.
is open late with food and drink samples.
* Blue Iguana
is celebrating with drink specials and DJ Flacko.
* Faithful Pilot
has live music from 8-11pm.
* Green Tree Brewery
has live music by Doug Brundies from 8-11pm.
* LeClaire Olive Oil Co.
is open late.
Mississippi River Distilling Co. and Cody Road Cocktail House
- celebrate First Friday with samples of cherry fudge and cherry upside down cake from Chef Steph from 5-8pm, 15% off a bottle with cocktail purchase, and live music by Avey/Grouws Duo 7-10pm.
is open late.
is open until 6pm.
* The Shameless Chocoholic
is open until 7pm.
has live music by Jef Spradley from 6-9pm.
* Ulmie's Nest
is open until 6pm with 15% off all GroVia products, as well as some giveaways.
* Wide River Winery Tasting Room
has live music on their patio by Corey Wallace from 5-8pm. They are open until 9pm.
Friday, September 7, 6-9pm: Steventon's
has live music by Jef Spradley on their patio with a river view.
Saturday, September 8, 8-11pm: Green Tree Brewery
has live music by Molly Durnin.
Sunday, September 9, 4-7pm: Blue Iguana
is having a Tardeada (afternoon party). Enjoy live music from 4-7pm!
Monday, September 10, 6-8pm: Mini Macrame Plant Holder event at the Crane & Pelican Café,
127 S. 2
Street. Join Jeanie of Driftwood Family Studios and learn how to make a mini macrame plant hanger! Perfect for beginners! You'll learn how to create your very own darling plant holder in the color of your choice. We'll even give you a 2½ inch cement pot with artificial succulent in it! This is very small. The entire piece is about 10 inches long. All materials included. Grab a bite to eat and a beverage while you work! Call Mary for more information at 563-323-1985 or find the event online:
or on Facebook:
Wednesday, September 12, 3-11pm: Faithful Pilot
has half-price wine night and Live Music from 6:30-8:30pm by Jordan Danielsen.
Friday, September 14, 4-8pm: Youth Evening at Royal Tea.
Youth-centered night of music and community. Join Royal-Tea for a night of live music, relaxing and socializing as they bring together young people from youth groups all around the Quad City area and any other teens for a night under the stars in the beautiful town of LeClaire.
4-6pm Live Music. * 6-8pm Bonfire
Free Hot dogs and S'mores. * Tea, Coffee, Frappes and Hot Chocolate - New Fall drinks available!
Message from pastor Anthony Flanigan
Friday, September 14, 5-8pm:Wide River Winery Tasting Room
has live music on their patio by Joie Booth & Tony Brown.
Friday, September 14, 6-9pm: Steventon's
has live music by Jordan Danielsen on their patio with a river view.
Friday, September 14, 8-11pm: Green Tree Brewery
has Rock Star BINGO. Play for a chance to win prizes!
Saturday, September 15, 8-11am: Cars & Coffee -
Bring your favorite ride to the beautiful riverfront Levee in LeClaire for an "all are welcome" social gathering. Weather permitting, first in, first parked. Find "Cars and Coffee LeClaire" on Facebook for updates.
Saturday, September 15, 11am and 1pm: Riverboat Twilight Sightseeing Cruises
. $20 adults, $12 children 14 and 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 IA. Trip includes captivating Captain's narration and commanding views of the river, its wildlife, and quaint river towns. Cash bar and Gift Shop available. Complimentary coffee, tea, lemonade and water are available. There will be no food or snacks available, however, passengers are welcome to bring a sack lunch aboard. Sorry no coolers allowed. For online cruise reservations, go to:
Saturday, September 15, 1pm: LeClaire Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting at Buffalo Bill Museum
NEW Replica Schoolroom Addition.
Saturday, September 15, 5pm: Riverboat Twilight Dinner Cruise sponsored by the LeClaire Chamber of Commerce.
Enjoy a 3-hour cruise out of LeClaire and dinner with your friends and family! Dinner is beef brisket, potato, vegetable, salad and dessert. Complimentary coffee, iced tea, and lemonade. Cash bar is available on the third deck. Seating for dinner is open and first come first serve.
Boarding begins at 4pm, cruise leaves promptly at 5pm. Get your tickets today; this is a once-a-year, very popular cruise!
or call 800-331-1467 for advance tickets; $45 per person.
Saturday, September 15, 6-8pm: Riverside Foursquare Church on Purpose Movie Night.
The first movie night of the season with Alvin and the Chipmunks! Interactive movies have tasks, actions, and snacks! Free Fun!
Saturday, September 15, 8-11pm: Green Tree Brewery
has live music by Bobby Ray Bunch and Brad Love.
Sunday, September 16, Noon-5pm: Buffalo Bill Museum - Open House to Celebrate the Replica Schoolroom Addition.
Admission is FREE to the museum that day and there will be light refreshments!
Wednesday, September 19, 3-11pm: Faithful Pilot
has half-price wine night and Live Music from 6:30-8:30pm by Bobby Ray Bunch.
Thursday, September 20: Bamboo Baby - Bring a friend or two and have fun blending essential oils for Baby, Kids and Moms!
They'll provide all of the "recipes" and ingredients for common health and well-being roller balls. These will include teething relief, tummy, sleep, and mood boosters for Babies and Kids as well as Lactation support and Mood boosters for Moms and Moms-to-be! While blending, enjoy a glass of wine or a mock-tail, girl talk and shopping for yourself and littles! Hand massages offered, too! Each roller ball made is $6 (normal retail $10). Please be sure to reserve your spot so we have enough supplies! Go to
Friday, September 21, 5-8pm:Wide River Winery Tasting Room
has live music on their patio by Dry.
Friday, September 21, 6-9pm: Steventon's
has live music by Lewis Knudsen on their patio with a river view.
Friday, September 21, 8-11pm: Green Tree Brewery
has live music by Angela Meyer.
Saturday, September 22, 6pm/7pm: Trivia Night at the LeClaire Civic Center.
The first trivia benefits LeClaire Youth Baseball and Softball. Doors open at 6pm to serve food with Trivia starting at 7pm. $10 per person / 8 people (maximum) at a table. 10 mulligans for $10 and also a double down for $10 which doubles your points on one game. To reserve tables, call Debbie at 563-349-4403 or e-mail
Saturday, September 22, 8-11pm: 129
has live music by Dave Ellis.
Tuesday, September 25, 5-7pm: 129
Tuesday Tasting. Call 563-729-1035 to reserve a glass!
Friday, September 28, 5-8pm:Wide River Winery Tasting Room
has live music on their patio by Milltown.
Friday, September 28, 6-9pm: Steventon's
has live music by Douglas & Tucker on their patio with a river view.
Saturday, September 29, 2-5pm: Big Wheels Keep on Turnin' -
adult* Big Wheel races hosted by the River Valley Optimist Club. Want to bring back childhood memories for a good cause? Come out to the adult big wheel races and enjoy the afternoon with friends! Teams of 4 will compete in a relay style course for top prize. There will be a team costume contest and much more. More information to follow with event registration! Mark your calendars now and get 3 of your closest (and most fun) friends to join you in helping make a positive impact on the children in Pleasant Valley & LeClaire. *Teams have a minimum age requirement of 21 for this event.
Saturday, September 29, 2-6pm: Come ride with the Mississippi River Distilling Company at the CODY ROADEO!
They'll have whiskey, delicious cocktails, a mechanical bull, old westerns on the big screen in the distillery, music, and fun. Get your picture with Buffalo Bill and have a blast overlooking the Mississippi River. They'll release their special seasonal "Stone Fence" apple cider whiskey. Just like Buffalo Bill used to love - real apple cider and rye whiskey for the perfect cocktail in a bottle.
Prizes for best hat and best western attire! Get a special advance VIP package and save!
Saturday, September 29, 8-11pm: 129
has live music by Scott Stowe.
Friday, October 5, 5:30pm: Ulmie's Nest
LeClaire Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting at 316 N. Cody Road. Ulmie's Nest strives to provide safe, nurturing and eco-friendly products, so families can nurture those in their nest. They specialize in products made with safe materials that also assist in engaging little minds.
Divine Dezigns by LauraLee
has sales! 30% off all in-stock wood monograms. Remaining stock of birdhouses and bird feeders are $20 each! Everything in the lower level, except furniture, is 30% off. They have a huge clearance section - everything is priced as marked.
Mississippi Cottage Antiques'
has original art from local artists and unique antique items from delicate glass to mission furniture. Their store is a journey worth taking, and the coffee is always hot! Check out their July sale - 11% off all furniture!
The Little Deli
is open now at 204 Jones Street; 10am to 4pm daily and closed on Monday. They will take "call ahead" orders, and get them out quickly for people with a short lunchtime. Call 563-289-1905.
Save the Date!
Cars & Coffee
Riverboat Twilight Sightseeing Cruises, 11am, 1pm
Riverboat Twilight Dinner Cruise, 5pm
Trivia at the Civic Center
Adult Big Wheel Races