Mississippi Valley Fair

Mississippi Valley Fair

  QUAD CITIES – IT IS ALMOST TIME!  Who is going to the great Mississippi Valley Fair? The fair runs from July 31st through August 5th  in Davenport and the Machine Shed will be there all week long. If you enjoyed our Maple Frosted Candied Bacon Donuts last...
We are headed to EAA AirVenture!

We are headed to EAA AirVenture!

It’s that time of the year again! The Machine Shed is getting ready to take flight to the EAA’s AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. For over 60 years, this event is the World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration which has unique aircraft’s and performances by the...
A Little Corny

A Little Corny

We don’t know about all of you but here at the Machine Shed we think corn is aMAIZing! Some of the corn we serve at the Shed comes directly from our Machine Shed garden. Corn is a mealtime favorite and we use plenty of it, so we can’t grow it all in our garden –...
Happy Birthday, Machine Shed!

Happy Birthday, Machine Shed!

It has been 40 years since the first Machine Shed opened their doors in July of 1978 and it is time to celebrate! Over the years we have had the privilege of getting to know our patrons – and now we consider each one of them family.   We want to say a BIG THANK...
Stars, Stripes and…Paint!

Stars, Stripes and…Paint!

If you’re looking for a fun activity to do with your kids this 4th of July than look no further! Here is a simple craft you can do together and all it takes is a piece of paper, cotton balls, clothespins and paint. To begin, pinch a cotton ball in a clothespin and dip...