12th Annual Fish and Fire friendraiser and Eddy Awards coming April 25

Fish & Fire – River Action's annual friendraiser and fundraiser – will be held Friday, April 25 at Black Hawk State Historic Site, Watchtower Lodge, 1510 46th Ave, Rock Island, IL.

Celebrate Arbor Day with River Action. Receive a FREE tree, wildflower seed mix and fertilizer to jump-start your spring garden.

Adult tickets are $40 each. Tickets for River Action members are $32 each. Tickets for children ages 8 to 16 are $12. A table for 8 is $300.

Spend a day fishing with the Last River Rat, Kenny Salwey, author and narrator of the Emmy Award winning film - Mississippi: Tales of the Last River Rat, in the Whitman Swamp near Alma, WI. The day includes a trip with 3 canoes through the backwaters of the Mississippi and a campfire by his famous Big Lake Shack. Timing of the trip will be worked out directly with Kenny.

Quad City Local Event T-shirt Quilt This quilt was hand-made and donated by River Action member, Maggie Paulos

Hot air balloon rides will be auctioned for one, two, and four people!

Lunch with movie reviewer Linda Cook talk cinema and enjoy a complimentary lunch. Cook has written movie reviews for the Quad City Times since 1987 and has appeared regularly on local television since 1992 to provide her movie ratings and critiques.

Chestnut Mountain Resort Summer Midweek Sneakaway Package for Two. Includes 2 nights lodging, breakfast, dinner, miniature golf, alpine slide rides and a Galena trolley tour.

And much, much more!

The Fish & Fire schedule:

  • 5:30 p.m. - Social, live music by "to be announced"silent auction and cash bar.
  • 7 p.m. - Dinner
  • After dinner - 15th Annual Eddy Awards