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Take an Outdoor Guided Historic House Tour

August 8th, 2020

Don’t have time for an indoor Historic Tour of Deere-Wiman House and Butterworth Center? Then join the Outdoor Guided Historic Tours! Outdoor Guided Tours take a fresh look at the architecture of both remarkable homes while pointing out some remaining historic landscape features. Learn why Charles Deere chose a hilltop location to construct his home Overlook. Hear the story behind building Hillcrest, the home of William and Katherine Butterworth. Tours take place every Sunday throughout the month of August, from 3 – 4 p.m., beginning at the Deere-Wiman House (817 11th Avenue Moline). Each tour... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of August 2nd: Monster Trucks, Sausages, Tours and MORE!

August 2nd, 2020

QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we’ll drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. As the current health situation in our country continues to force the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities, we are once again... Read More

Historic House Tours Offering Look At Local Treasures

July 13th, 2020

It’s no secret that the Quad Cities have a rich history filled with beautiful homes and even more stylish stories. Your opportunity to not only view two local historic homes but also to learn how those who resided in those homes helped create the community we now enjoy is back! Starting this week, Guided Tours of Deere-Wiman House (817 11th Avenue Moline) and Butterworth Center (1105 8th Street Moline) are in full swing. Historic House Tours will take place today and every Sunday. Or you can enjoy a Weekday Guided Tour on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday. All tours begin at 2:30 p.m. and run through... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of July 12th: Divas, Drums, Fights and MORE!

July 12th, 2020

QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we’ll drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. As the current health situation in our country continues to force the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities, we are once again... Read More

Music on the Lawn Goes Virtual

June 14th, 2020

Summer at Deere-Wiman House always means great performances at their Music on the Lawn concerts series. This year, they’re still inviting Quad Cities daycare providers and local families to enjoy high energy, family-oriented concerts, but with a fresh twist to accommodate social distancing guidelines. We’re launching the Deere Family Homes YouTube Channel. Use this link to view the concert:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCh_fE8Yu73pde2VPtzJ8tUQ. On June 10th, the Butterworth Center and Deere-Wiman House welcome their first featured musical guest, Amy Lowe. For an entire month, you can watch... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of June 14th: Paint Parties, Live Music, Craft Fairs and MORE!

June 14th, 2020

QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we’ll drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. As the current health situation in our country continues to force the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities, we are once again... Read More

Embrace the Elegance at Mother Daughter Tea

November 12th, 2019

Are you regularly invited to tea parties by your little one? Well, here is your opportunity to that that magical bonding time to the next level! Registration for the popular Mother Daughter Tea is officially open! This elegant occasion takes place at the Butterworth Center (1105 8th Street Moline) on the following dates: Friday Feb 28                   5 – 6:30 p.m. Saturday Feb 29              11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Saturday Feb 29              2:30 – 4 p.m. Sunday Mar 1                   2 – 3:30 p.m. Feel free to dress up for... Read More

Twisted Tales of the Quad Cities

January 14th, 2019

Learn about some of the most Twisted Tales of the Quad Cities in the library at the Butterworth Center & Deere-Wiman House (1105 8th St. Moline) this Thursday Jan 17 from 7 – 8 p.m. Jeff Adamson of ComedySportz will take guests through a photo buffet of weird but true QC facts. From a misplaced river, to our local connection to the JFK assassination, these are stories you have probably never heard. And what better place to expand your knowledge of the Quad Cities than in one of the most historical homes in the area? Both built by the family of John Deere, the Butterworth Center and Deere-Wiman... Read More

Take a Historic Tour of Deere-Wiman House and Butterworth Center

October 13th, 2018

It’s no secret that the QCA has a rich history filled with beautiful homes and even more stylish stories. Here is your opportunity to not only view two local historic homes but also to learn how those who resided in those homes helped create the community we now enjoy. On Wednesday, Thursdays and Fridays, the Butterworth Center and Deere-Wiman House in Moline are offering free tours! The tours will begin at 2:30 p.m. in the Deere-Wiman House (817 11th Ave Moline) and then proceed to the Butterworth Center (1105 8th St Moline) at 3:30 p.m. Come and learn the secrets of the first owners, the homes’... Read More

Enjoy Tesla Music Quartet At Butterworth

March 8th, 2018

What a better way to end the work week than a relaxed Friday afternoon in an aesthetically beautiful setting accompanied with lovely live music. Music at Butterworth, a tranquil event that showcases renowned performers from all over the world, is happening this Friday Mar 10 at the Butterworth Center (1105 8th Street Moline) at 3 p.m. This free concert to the public will be featuring The Tesla Quartet, this month. The Tesla Quartet is a Julliard-trained ensemble which brings refinement and prowess to both new and established repertoire. The quartet includes Ross Snyder (violin), Michelle Lie (violin),... Read More

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