Concerts & Events

QCSO Family Music Carnival

May 31, 2017 at 10:00 AM
RiverCenter, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport, IA


Congratulations to the Raffle Winners!

1st Prize - Set of 48 Dr. Seuss children's books
313497 (Landon Quinn)

2nd Prize - Scholastic Book Fair Gift Basket

3rd Prize - 2017-18 QCSO Pops Packet
313590 (Lori Reys)

4th Prize - Compilation of 13 Dr. Seuss stories
313783 (Micah Brermer)

5th Prize - Compilation of 13 Dr. Seuss stories
313673 (Andy Olson)

Please bring the winning raffle ticket with you to claim your prize. You may pick up your prize from the QCSO office (327 Brady St. Davenport, IA) open from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Join the Quad City Symphony Orchestra for a fun day full of music and arts for the whole family featuring “Palooza" Performance Stage with local performances all day and an open stage hour. See below for performance stage times, the Dr. Seuss Children's Book Reading Marathon, fun zone activity updates, and our sponsors!

Dr. Seuss Children's Book Reading Marathon

All day at the Family Music Carnival, we will be reading ALL 49 children's books written by Dr. Seuss. YOU can be a part of the fun by sponsoring your favorite Dr. Seuss book to read to the children at the carnival. The event will be livestreamed on Facebook. Book sponsorships are only $100. CLICK HERE TO SPONSOR!

Fun Zone activities include musical and "seuss"-ical activities:

  • Scholastic Book Fair
  • Livestream Marathon Reading of Dr. Seuss children's books
    • Sponsor a children's book today!
    • All proceeds go to the QCSO Private Lesson Program
    • Book sets were donated by Community Health Inc. and Rotary Davenport
  • Musical Instrument Petting Zoo from Grigg's Music and West Music
  • Monster Piano from the Family Museum
  • Musical Plants with the Quad City Botanical Center
  • Other fun musical and literary activites!

'Palooza Stage Schedule:
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Dr. Marian Lee Piano Studio (Dr. Marian Lee, director) 
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Moline High School Chamber Orchestra/Jazz Band (Zack Morton, director)
1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. - Ballet Quad Cities (Joedy Cook, director)
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Blackhawk College Concert Choir/Chamber Choir (John Palomaki, director) 

This is a great, affordable opportunity for quality family time while enjoying the wonderful world of music.

Saturday, April 29, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. in the Great River Hall.  Free admission.

Parking information.

Booth activities sponsored by: Carperntier, Mitchell, Goddard & Co., Family Museum, Figge Art Museum, Griggs Music, Quad City Botanical Center, River Music Experience, and West Music.

Silver Event Sponsor: BITCO Insurance Companies