Planning ahead for Homecoming

September 20, 2019

With homecoming week approaching, students may be wondering what events are going on, where to get a dress, where to take pictures, where to go for dinner, and what to do after. Here are a few ideas to make your homecoming week a success.


Homecoming Events


Float Decorating - Sept. 29 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the bus barn

Powder Puff - Oct. 2 at 6:30 p.m. at Touvelle Stadium

Parade - Oct. 3 at 6 p.m., Starting at Splash Landing and ending at Bettendorf High School

Coronation - Oct. 3 after parade at Touvelle Stadium

Assembly - Oct. 4 from 2:40 to 3:20 p.m. 

Football Game - Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. at Touvelle Stadium

Dance - Oct. 5 from 8:30 to 11 p.m. 


Spirit Week Dress Up


Monday -  Class Color

Freshmen - Gold

Sophomores - White

Juniors - Black

Seniors - PJ’s


Tuesday - Country (freshmen/sophomores) vs Country Club (juniors/seniors)


Wednesday - USA Day


Thursday - Decade Day

Freshmen - ‘60s

Sophomores - ‘70s

Juniors - ‘80s

Seniors - ‘90s


Friday - Black and Gold


Dress Shops

  1. Little Black Dress is located on 1524 River Dr., Moline and is open on Monday, Thursday, and Friday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Some of their dresses can be seen on their website

  2. Special Effects Fashion Boutique is located on 3126 Avenue of the Cities, Moline and is open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

  3. Celebrate, a consignment dress shop is located on 323 18th St., Rock Island  and is open Monday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Their website is

  4. Le Chic Prom and Pageant Boutique is located on 331 E 2nd St., Muscatine, and is open on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Their website is


Places for Pictures

  1. Downtown Davenport near the Sky Bridge and Figge Art Museum 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Try going near the fountain or down by the river.

  2. Behind Trinity Hospital 4500 Utica Ridge Rd., Bettendorf

  3. Black Hawk State Park 1510 46th Ave., Rock Island

  4. Crow Valley Country Club 4315 E. 60th St., Davenport

  5. Crow Creek Park 4800 N. Devils Glen Rd., Bettendorf. Try going by the quarry or the gazebo. 


Places for Dinner (Make sure to call and make a reservation)

  1. Biaggi's Ristorante Italiano 5195 Utica Ridge Rd., Davenport

  2. Johnny's Italian Steakhouse 1300 River Dr., Moline

  3. The J Bar  4215 Elmore Ave., Davenport

  4. Thunder Bay Grille 6511 N. Brady St., Davenport

  5. Osaka Steak House 4901 Utica Ridge Rd., Davenport

  6. Steventon’s 1399 Eagle Ridge Rd., Le Claire


After Party

  1. Go bowling, play laser tag, play arcade games, or do an escape room at the BettPlex located on 4850 Competition Dr., Bettendorf. The BettPlex is open until 10:30 p.m. on Saturday.

  2. Go get ice cream. Try out N7 Nitrogen Ice Cream located on 5117 Competition Dr., Bettendorf, and is open until 10 p.m. on Saturday or try Here’s the Scoop located on 1104 Mound St., Davenport, and is open until 10 p.m. on Saturday.

  3. Rent some movies, buy snacks, and have a movie night or go to the movie theater

  4. Play night games

  5. Make breakfast for dinner

  6. Have a bonfire, make s’mores, and drink apple cider or hot chocolate

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