Home Show Expo 2014

July 26, 2014 - July 27, 2014 - 10:00 am at

Tour 11 new, fully decorated homes brought to you by members of the Home Builders Association of Greater Des Moines. Each home is filled with new ideas you can use in your current home or your next one.

LOCATION: The Ridge at Echo Valley in Norwalk (Developer: VISTA Real Estate and Investment Corporation)  ADMISSION: Adults, $10; Children (5-12), $5; Children (under 5), Free HOSTS: Home Builders Association of Greater Des Moines and The Ridge at Echo Valley in Norwalk  SPONSORS: Coppola Enterprises, Overall Sponsor; City of Norwalk, Community Sponsor. City State Bank, KCCI and James Hardie Building Products, Gold Sponsors

Check Website for dates and times: (includes a description of each home)

Global Greens Farmers Market

July 26, 2014 - 10:30 am - 2:00 pm at LSI (Lutheran Services in Iowa)
3200 University Ave

Global Greens Farmers Market features fruits and vegetables grown by displaced farmers who have resettled in Iowa. This market is the latest development in LSI’s (Lutheran Services in Iowa) Global Greens program, which connects individuals with refugee status to community gardens and provides intensive training for those who seek to become small business farmers. Most of the farmers participating originally hail from Burma (Myanmar), Bhutan and Burundi. The market also features activities and crafts for children, as well as various cultural entertainment throughout the season. EBT, WIC and senior vouchers accepted. For more information, contact Minah Yang at 515.271.7351 or visit

Crafternoon at Confluence with Barleys Angels

July 26, 2014 - 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm at Confluence Brewery
1235 Thomas Beck Road

Join us Saturday, July 26 at Confluence Brewing Co. for a fun and educational women’s “Crafternoon!”

$20 in advance; $25 at event


Farm to Table Dinner

July 26, 2014 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Wallace House
756 16th Street

Chef Katie Porter will create a four course menu for the upscale dining experience that features fresh organic fruits & vegetables grown at the Henry A. Wallace Country Life Center near Orient & locally produced meats, cheeses, grains & eggs from Iowa family farms.

$70 per person


Jazz in July – Paige Harpin & Gruve

July 26, 2014 - 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm at West Glen Town Center
5465 Mills Civic Parkway

5 – 11 p.m. Jazz in July 6:30 – 8 p.m.


Lucas Oil Knoxville Championship Cup Series #16 – 410′s & 360′s

July 26, 2014 - 6:45 pm at Knoxville Raceway
1000 N Lincoln Street

Hot Laps 6:45 p.m.; Time Trials 7:15 p.m.

$15 – $25

Citrus Series – Lemon: Painting Class @ Pinot’s Palette

July 26, 2014 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Pinot’s Palette
900 42nd Street


Perfect kitchen art! Paint the first of our three-part citrus series. Join us next month for the limes!

Counting Crows with Toad the Wet Sprocket

July 26, 2014 - 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm at Harrah’s Casino
One Harrah's Boulevard

Buy Tickets HERE

Iowa Barnstormers vs San Jose Saber Cats

July 26, 2014 - 7:00 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
730 Third Street

Iowa Barnstormers vs San Jose Saber Cats

July 26, 2014 - 7:00 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
730 Third Street

Tickets may be purchased at Wells Fargo Arena Box Office, online at, call 866-55-DAHLS or stop by any Dahls Food Stores

$12 – $80


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