Can’t Miss Happenings of Bix7 weekend 2017
Kickoff to BIX Weekend Party!
Join the team at Coworkqc for an early bird Bix party! Tonight, from 5-8pm, stop in for a happy hour or full night of cocktails, apps, swag, music and more!
CINEMA AT THE FIGGE Vol 6 – Bronson
Ford Photography is hosting a film program focused on identity via cinema and exploring violence at the Figge Art Museum. Cocktail hour starts at 5pm, while a trio of short films begins at 6pm. The feature film of the evening – Bronson – will begin promptly at 7:15pm!
2017 Running Wild Sports and Fitness Expo
All runners, walkers, sprinters, volunteers, families, people in general are encouraged to stop into the RiverCenter over the weekend to check out all things health and fitness. The expo runs from 5-9pm tonight and 9am-9pm on Friday. This two day show will include running apparel, gear, nutritional products and injury prevention.
2017 Brady Street Sprints
Starting at 7pm, watch men and women compete in the quarter mile climb! Two men’s and women’s open races (29 and under and 39 and under for each), two Masters’ races (40 and over, men’s and women’s), High School relays (boys’ and girls’) and the Bix 7 Sponsors Race (Bix sponsors only) will take place starting at 7pm!
STREETFEST Presented by Cobham
Grab the family and head down to 2nd St. for the Quad Cities biggest homecoming party! Come prepared with your stretch-iest party pants for all the food your heart could desire and some seriously dance worthy tunes! Music starts at 11:30a.m. on Friday and 10a.m. on Saturday, just after the Bix7 race!
*RIBFEST AT STREETFEST
It’s safe to say we’ve taken over Arby’s current marketing slogan, we in fact do “Have the Meats.” Check out our meat lovers row on 2nd St between Ripley and Harrison St. and try out BBQ from 6 vendors, including last year’s RibFest triple crown winner, Smokin’ Butt BBQ! Don’t forget to vote for your favorite vendor for the people’s choice award!
Head to Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel Friday night, for tunes by Liza Anne and Chris Coleslaw! The Curls are opening the set at 7pm!
43rd Annual Bix7!
This year Bix will host the USA Track and Field 7 mile American national Championships. You and your friends and neighbors can run alongside the best American athletes including our own Bill Rodgers, Olympic Gold Medalist Joan Samuelson and Olympic Silver Medalist Meb Keflezighi. Join the mass of runners and walkers as you brave the hills and experience the thrills of Bix 7.
Freight House Farmers Market
Davenport’s weekly farmers market will still be in full swing Saturday and Sunday! You can expect your favorite kombucha makers and the freshest of locally sourced produce ready for the taking! At 10 a.m. the River Music Experience’s EK Winter Blues All-Stars will be taking stage!
Bixfest Community Event
Bring your whole family to the City Church Saturday morning at 7 a.m. for cold coffee and special Bix7 energy drinks. Live music will start at 11 a.m. and go on until 8 p.m.
Continue the party down 2nd St. at Barrel House! The drink specials start at 8 a.m.!
Celebrate Bix weekend with Me & Billy, starting at 10 a.m.! Throughout the day hear live music from We Two Fools, Doug Collins and the Receptionist and Rude Punch! Bask in the glory of air conditioning, cold beer and great food!
Bix: Raising the Roof – Music & Brews
Make a pit stop before heading down to Streetfest at Great River Brewery! Live music starts at 10:30 with The Velies and continues until 4 p.m. with Winterland and Ty Webb & the Swingers!
Too White Crew @ the Best DAM Bix Party!
Bust a move to your favorite 80’s – early 2000’s tribute band, Too White Crew. This entertaining group will hit the stage at 8 p.m. behind the Dam View Inn!
Daytrotter is hosting the sassy punk group, The Coathangers, Saturday night. The show starts at 8 p.m with opening acts Residuels and Archeress!
We’re sure your body will need a little TLC after this weekend! Don’t forget that the Freight House Farmer’s Market is still open on Sunday!
Sooth those aching muscles with some yoga…and a little hair of the dog! Front Street Brewery Taproom is prepped for all you beer drinking/yoga loving people! The $10 class starts at noon, and don’t forget to bring your own mat!
Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel is supplying your Sunday night jams! Grab a drink and relax with Dagmar, Subatlantic, and Travis Linville starting at 7pm!