Kick off your holiday shopping this Friday evening in Moline. It's Moline Center's Second Annual Holiday Hop Friday November 9 starting at 4PM CT. The festivities feature over 40 unique businesses, restaurants and activities.

Some of the activities include live music, refreshments, kids crafts, Christmas movies, games, free trolley transportation and more! Some participating businesses are offering specials for the evening. Here's a sampling of some of the activities and free deals going on at Holiday Hop:

  • Santa will be at the Black Box theater giving children books while kid's Christmas movies play.
  • Play reindeer games at the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Valley. They're also offering free hot chocolate, pop corn and kid's crafts.
  • Cup A Joe will have free coffee, a chocolate fountain and other treats.
  • View the ice sculptures at Riverhouse Landing.
  • The Planning Center will have beautiful decorations you can look at in their windows.
  • Two Rivers Massage is offering a free chair massage, gift bag, cider and cookies.

That's just some of the free stuff. Many other businesses are offering deals and specials on haircuts, food, drink, fashion, home decor and more. For the complete list of activities and deals check out the Moline Centre website here.