Stroll through a self-guided tour of the developing Butler Cultural District with friends and family to enjoy art, performances and culture.

Enjoy banner art displayed throughout the district and vote for your favorite banner. Take in some of Butler’s most beautiful churches and stained glass, tour asian art, musical performances, poetry readings, and reminisce about school days in the Butler Junior High Courtyard. You may even enjoy a church service or mass.

Then finish your evening with one of two incredible performances:

 (tickets must be purchased separately on their websites). 

Visions of CommUnity

A Glimpse of the Past and What is to Come

Butler Cultural District Launch Party
Locations and Schedule

1. Covenant UP Church – 230 East Jefferson Street
Registration; Associated Artists Member Show
2 -3 PM Underground Railroad Tours
Amy Baker and Lars Morrison/Bassoon and Flute
Don Rasely and Lars Morrison/Piano and Flute

2. St. Peter’s Anglican Church – 218 East Jefferson Street
Open at 3:30 PM for visitors to view stained glass
3. St. Andrew’s UP Church   –  201 East Jefferson Street
Performances by Deanna Golden and Kathy Sawyer
4. St. All Saints Parish/St. Peter –  127 Franklin Street
Open 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. for visitors to view stained glass
5. Butler Middle School Courtyard – 225 East North Street
Banner Art Contest; Popcorn; Seating available;
Performances by Need for Reeds; Butler Center for Performing Arts; Guitarist Jake Glath; Facepainting by Alina Glath
6. First Church – 200 E. North Street
Banner Art Contest; Popcorn; Seating available;
Art Show by Artist Sue Burtner

7. Butler Public Library – 218 North McKean Street
Poetry Walk; 1-3 PM Washboard Tony in the Courtyard;
3:30 PM Poetry Slam in the Courtyard

8. First English Lutheran Church – 241 North Main Street
Open 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. for visitors to view stained glass.
Performances by Jim Cunningham and Signe Mitchell
9. Maridon Museum – 322 North McKean Street
Asian Art Exhibit; performances by Butler Symphony artists

10. Butler Little Theatre – One Howard Street
3:30 PM to 7:30 PM Wine and Cheese Reception in the Alley featuring Long Run Winery; 8:00 PM Performance of “Social Security”.
Tickets sold separately.

11. Cedar Street Alley
ART TABLES -Rest your feet; enjoy a snack; visit with friends