Butterworth Center – 1105 8 Street, Moline
At the 1892 home of Katherine and William Butterworth, enjoy cookies and punch, tour three floors decorated for the holidays, and enjoy singers and musicians from local high schools. New this year, visitors can view Partners in Preservation, a 10-minute film documentary about restoring an historic leaded window at Butterworth Center.
Butterworth Education Center – Corner of 12 Avenue & 7 Street, Moline
Tour the Butterworths’ former garage, built in 1910. Meet Santa, who’ll pass out treats to all and free books to the first 400 youngsters. Drink hot chocolate and spiced cider and make a take-home craft, sponsored by WQPT Quad Cities Public Television.
Deere-Wiman House – 817 11 Avenue, Moline
Tour the 1872 home of Charles Deere and soak up the holiday sounds of accomplished pianist Eric Newton and the Slide Trombone Quartet.
Deere-Wiman Carriage House – 817 11 Avenue, Moline (east of the Deere-Wiman House)
Sip hot chocolate, munch a Christmas cookie, and make a holiday craft. Get a face painting by talented Xochi Pannell and a portrait by expert caricature artist Josh Wright.