June 27, 2013 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at El Bait Shop
200 SW 2nd Street
The Jimmy Carter Happy Hour features free samples from local and award winning brewers from 6-8:30pm every Thursday at el Bait Shop!
June 27, 2013 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Jasper Winery
2400 George Flagg Pkwy
Held every Thursday from 6-9pm, enjoy free live music on the lawn. We’ll be serving wine, sangria & Madhouse beer by the glass ($5) as well as grilling up burgers & brats ($6). We’ll have regular appearances by the Chocolaterie Stam gelato cart – yes, you can even have a wine or beer gelato float – as well as the Gusto Pizza truck. We will have some chairs/tables, but it’s not a bad idea to bring some chairs or blankets as well. As a reminder, all ages are welcome but please leave the pets at home. And since it’s a free event, please celebrate the evenings enjoying our wine and beer (other alcoholic beverages will need to stay at home). Yay for summer!
June 28, 2013 - All Day at Terrace Hills Golf Course
8700 Northeast 46th Avenue
Join Children & Families of Iowa as we celebrate our 125th anniversary with an inter-generational golf tournament. Flights are determined by the age of the youngest player. Visit www.cfiowa.org for additional information or to register.
June 28, 2013 - 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm at Harrah’s Casino
One Harrah's Boulevard
Stir Cove Concert Series
Buy Tickets HERE
June 28, 2013 - 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm at Western Gateway Park
1500 Locust St.
Free performance live on the Aviva Main Stage at the Des Moines Arts Festival.
June 29, 2013 - 7:00 am - 12:00 pm at Court Avenue
Support local agriculture and buy direct from Iowa farmers while shopping the Downtown Farmers’ Market. The Downtown Farmers’ Market presents Iowa producers from 51 counties across Iowa, offering fresh fruit, vegetables and so much more. You’ll find fresh herbs, beautiful flowers, farm fresh eggs, local wineries, a delicious assortment of goat cheese, an endless selection of baked goods, and many varieties of Iowa raised meat such as beef, pork, chicken, lamb, buffalo, ostrich, and tilapia.
June 29, 2013 - 8:30 am - 10:00 am at Western Gateway Park
1500 Locust St.
Performing live from the Aviva Main Stage at the Des Moines Arts Festival.
June 29, 2013 - 9:00 am - 10:00 am at Gray’s Lake
2100 Fleur Drive
Des Moines Park & Recreation Department invites you to enjoy your Saturday morning by participating in a free weekly yoga session at Grays Lake this summer. Maximize your stress relief by practicing yoga next to the water’s edge at the southeast shore. The class will be from 9 – 10 a.m. & will be held every Saturday beginning May 25 through September 28. Classes will not take place if raining. Local volunteer teachers lead each session, which means you’ll have a different yoga experience each week! You are encouraged to bring a mat/towel as well as some water & clothes you can move in. No registration for the class required……..just show up at 9am ready to relax, release & enjoy the experience of Yoga on the shores of beautiful Gray’s Lake.
June 29, 2013 - 11:00 am - 5:00 pm at Steven Vail Fine Arts
500 East Locust Street
An exhibition based on the fundamental shape, Vicious Circles brings together artists from around the world in an exploration of this all-encompassing symbol. Artists include Tara Donovan, James Siena, John Armleder, Terry Winters & many others.
June 29, 2013 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm at
We will have speakers from the Iowa adoption community. A search angel who will make suggestions for search and r…eunion,(Denise–Emergency Medical Locator volunteer) a wife of an adoptee who searched and found her husband’s parents, and she is also a birth sister who has met her mother’s first born, and a birth sister still looking for her 1/2 brother to give him much needed medical information. If you are interested in attending you will need to RSVP soon at http://facebook.com/AdoptionAwarenessGetTogether we hope to see you there.