Planning ahead for Homecoming
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.
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
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 https://www.littleblackdressqc.com/
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.
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 https://qccelebrate.business.site/
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 https://www.facebook.com/lechicpromandpageant/
Places for Pictures
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.
Behind Trinity Hospital 4500 Utica Ridge Rd., Bettendorf
Black Hawk State Park 1510 46th Ave., Rock Island
Crow Valley Country Club 4315 E. 60th St., Davenport
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)
Biaggi's Ristorante Italiano 5195 Utica Ridge Rd., Davenport
Johnny's Italian Steakhouse 1300 River Dr., Moline
The J Bar 4215 Elmore Ave., Davenport
Thunder Bay Grille 6511 N. Brady St., Davenport
Osaka Steak House 4901 Utica Ridge Rd., Davenport
Steventon’s 1399 Eagle Ridge Rd., Le Claire
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.
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.
Rent some movies, buy snacks, and have a movie night or go to the movie theater
Play night games
Make breakfast for dinner
Have a bonfire, make s’mores, and drink apple cider or hot chocolate