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Martha Redbone Performing Tonight At Moline’s Butterworth Center

May 9th, 2023
Martha Redbone Performing Tonight At Moline's Butterworth Center

Martha Redbone, Native American and African-American vocalist/songwriter, is performing tonight, May 9, at 7:00 p.m. at Butterworth Center, 1105 8th St., Moline. The event is free and open to the public. Native and African-American vocalist/songwriter/composer/educator, Martha Redbone, is known for her unique gumbo of folk, blues, and gospel from her childhood in Harlan County, Kentucky infused with the eclectic grit of pre-gentrified Brooklyn. Inheriting the powerful vocal range of her gospel-singing African American father and the resilient spirit of her mother’s Cherokee/Shawnee/Choctaw culture.... Read More

American Artists virtual event series returns with Time for Art event via the Bettendorf Public Library

April 8th, 2021
American Artists virtual event series returns with Time for Art event via the Bettendorf Public Library

The Bettendorf Public Library and Butterworth Center & Deere-Wiman House are offering another installment of its popular series, Time for Art. On Saturday, April 10th, Carol Ehlers will give a virtual art talk at 3:00 PM via GoToMeeting. This live presentation will focus on the Figge Art Museum’s current exhibit, “For America: Paintings from the National Academy of Design” and will specifically feature the work of John Singer Sargent and Henry Ossawa Tanner. Registration is required to attend this free event and can be made by visiting http://events.bettendorflibrary.com/event/4837466... Read More

Learn About Moline Businesswoman Mattie Poole

August 25th, 2020
Learn About Moline Businesswoman Mattie Poole

Join the Butterworth Center & Deere-Wiman House for a digital presentation of ‘Mattie Poole: Moline Businesswoman’ this Thursday Aug 27 from 2 – 5 p.m. Learn about entrepreneur Mattie Poole who demonstrated progressive marketing skills and considerable business acumen well ahead of her time. The Poole building she built on Moline’s 5th Avenue still stands today, evidence of the achievements of a woman in what was then a man’s world. Gretchen Small, Director of Programs and Collections of Butterworth Center & Deere-Wiman House, will lead this virtual program, and will also show... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of August 23rd: Comedy, Concerts, Corn Dogs and MORE!

August 23rd, 2020
10 Fun Things To Do Week of August 23rd: Comedy, Concerts, Corn Dogs and MORE!

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

Take an Outdoor Guided Historic House Tour

August 8th, 2020
Take an Outdoor Guided Historic House Tour

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

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
Historic House Tours Offering Look At Local Treasures

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

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
Music on the Lawn Goes Virtual

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

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