• 4th Of July Fireworks
    Holidays,  Quad Cities

    4th of July in the Quad Cities

    Summer is in full swing, which means that the 4th of July is right around the corner. Around Moline and the Quad Cities, there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate the holiday and show your patriotic pride. Here are a few events we recommend to celebrate Independence Day in the Quad Cities. East Moline’s Independence Day: On the evening of July 3, head to The Quarter on the Riverfront to view a spectacular fireworks display and enjoy live music, a children’s carnival, and more. The following day, East Moline will host its 61st Annual AMVETS 4th of July Parade, which begins at 1 pm. Quad Cities River Bandits Home Game:…

  • Memorial Day Celebration
    Holidays,  Quad Cities

    Memorial Day Celebrations Around the Quad Cities

    Memorial Day is approaching fast. That means it’s time to start planning your celebrations. This year’s celebration occurs on May 27, to honor those who have died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Check out these Memorial Day Celebrations around the Quad Cities. Backwater Gamblers Waterskiing The first Backwater Gamblers waterski show takes place on Sunday, May 26. Another show takes place the following day on Memorial Day. If you miss these first two shows, you can also catch these free waterski shows every Sunday and Wednesday through Labor Day. Country Performances If you’re looking to get a jump on the Memorial Day weekend, Chief’s Eric Church Tribute…

  • Ice Fishing
    Fishing,  Quad Cities,  Sports,  Winter

    Ice Fishing Near the Quad Cities

    If you like exploring rugged places in your pickup, then ice fishing is the perfect winter activity for you. Here are some great places for ice fishing around the Quad Cities area. Mississippi River While Tom Sawyer floated on the Mississippi in warmer weather, you can take advantage of the cold backwaters of the Mississippi. In Illinois, Pools 12, 13, and 14 provide great ice fishing because they are typically quick to freeze and take longer to thaw at the end of the season. Lake George While Lake George relies on colder temperatures to freeze, it’s great for fishing when the temperatures are cold enough. Channel catfish, bluegill, and walleye…

  • Winter Activities
    Quad Cities,  Sports

    Winter Activities In The Quad Cities

    Winter is nigh, and as the cold weather comes into Illinois and Iowa, residents will be spending more time in the cozy indoors. But even in the snowy, icy, frozen winter months, there are plenty of activities in the QuadCities. Take a look at some of the ways you can stay active this winter! Birdwatching You might think that warmer seasons are the best time to spot exciting birds. However, during the winter bald eagles migrate to places like the Quad Cities from Canada. Spend an afternoon along the Mississippi River spotting bald eagles between December and February. Snow Sports at Ski Snowstar Winter Sports Park Bundle up and spend…

  • 2018 Ford Fusion Titanium
    History,  Quad Cities

    History of the Quad Cities

    The Quad Cities area is booming with cities on both sides of the Mississippi River offering great opportunities for its residents. The history of the Quad Cities is rich. In its earliest days, it was inhabited by a variety of Native American tribes included the Sauk and Fox. Native American Inhabitants One Sauk man, named Black Hawk, left his mark on the area by gathering a group of about 1,000 followers and planned an attack on the American troops. There were a few skirmishes, but Black Hawk was eventually captured. This event would become known as the Black Hawk War. Eventually, in 1832, the Sauk and Fox ceded their land…

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    Welcome To The Reynolds Ford Dealership Blog!

    Welcome to our brand new dealership blog! You’ll be able to find Quad City news, Ford News, driving tips, and information about Reynolds Ford including events, specials, and new arrivals. We will be doing our best to keep you updated on all the latest Reynolds Ford news. For now, visit our website for more information or stop by Reynolds Ford at 1900 Avenue of the Cities East Moline, IL 61244. Make sure to check back regularly to find our latest news on your favorite Ford vehicles.