Global Greens Farmers Market

July 12, 2014 - September 27, 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. The market also features activities and crafts for children, as well as various cultural entertainment throughout the season. EBT, WIC and senior vouchers accepted.

Live Quarter Horse Racing

August 16, 2014 - October 11, 2014 - All Day at The Meadows at Prairie Meadows Racetrack Casino Hotel
1 Prairie Meadows Dr

No admission fee

2014 Midwest Football Classic

August 30, 2014 - September 1, 2014 - All Day at Valley Stadium (Des Moines Menace)
4440 Mills Civic Parkway

Get ready for the 2014 Midwest Football Classic on August 30 thru September 1! There will be 2 divisions: Select & League Divisions in each grade. 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th Grade Divisions

Des Moines Mini Maker Faire

September 1, 2014 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm at Science Center of Iowa
401 W MLK Jr Parkway

For more information on tickets, visit

Iowa Cubs vs OKC

September 1, 2014 - 12:00 pm at Principal Park
1 Line Dr.

Catch Des Moines Release Party!

September 3, 2014 - 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm at Des Moines Art Center
4700 Grand Avenue

Networking. Cocktails. Live artistry. The cover unveil. Catch a first glimpse of the NEW Fall/Winter 2014 edition of Catch Des Moines: the Guide to Greater Des Moines! Appetizers/drinks will be served. A brief program will be held at 5:45 p.m. And don’t miss live artist demonstrations provided by the Des Moines Art Center!

Free Flicks: Maltese Falcon

September 4, 2014 - 9:00 am at Des Moines Art Center
4700 Grand Avenue

Music in the Junction

September 4, 2014 - 5:30 pm at Railroad Park
Valley Junction

Music in the Junction (part of the Valley Junction Farmers Market) will feature North of Grand this week.

Free Flicks – Outdoor Movies

September 4, 2014 - 9:00 pm at

Thursday nights – with some exceptions…check website. Movie locations are in partnership with neighborhood associations & Des Moines Art Center, Full schedule on website.

The MAT Games – by CrossFit 8035

September 5, 2014 - September 7, 2014 - All Day at Iowa Events Center
730 3rd Street

$5 per person, per day

The MAT Games is Iowa’s largest individual athlete CrossFit competition!

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