Santa Express

November 28, 2014 - 6:00 pm at Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad
225 10th Street

Oak Ridge Boys Hits & Christmas Show

November 28, 2014 - 7:30 pm at Des Moines Civic Center
221 Walnut Street

The Oak Ridge Boys kick off this huge show with over 40 years of award winning music. The hits are endless, but they will be packed in! Including “Elvira” and “Bobbie Sue” along with your other favorites!

Santa Express

November 29, 2014 - All Day at Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad
225 10th Street

Small Business Saturday

November 29, 2014 - All Day at Historic Valley Junction
217 - 5th Street

Saturday was started in 2010 as a counterpart to Black Friday and Cyber Monday as a way to encourage shoppers to patronize local businesses. What better way to celebrate this holiday than by shopping in Historic Valley Junction Home to over 150 specialty shops, restaurants, and services and the single largest collection of independent businesses in Greater Des Moines, there’s a gift for everyone in Historic Valley Junction.

Toys for Tots @ Bass Pro Shops Altoona

November 29, 2014 - November 30, 2014 - All Day at Bass Pro Shop
1000 Bass Pro Drive Northwest

Donate in the store to Toys for Tots and receive a coupon for a FREE Santa’s Wonderland photo package! One coupon per family, no matter how many toys are donated. Coupons are redeemable for seven days – November 29-December 5.

Roland-Story PTO Craft Fair

November 29, 2014 - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm at Roland-Story Middle School
206 S. Main St.

Discover a wide variety of unique creations. A $1 donation for admission includes a raffle ticket for special items donated by the crafters, including Christmas decor, a stained glass panel, and a Norse yard sign. A concession stand will be serving delicious lunch and snack items. Proceeds will benefit field trips for elementary and middle school students.

The Nutcracker Dolly & Me Tea

November 29, 2014 - November 30, 2014 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm at Ballet Des Moines
712 E. 2nd Street

$25/person; $200 for Table of 8

Spirit of the Season Kick-Off Event

November 29, 2014 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater
401 W Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway

Free & Open to the Public

Wine & Burger Night

November 29, 2014 - 6:00 pm at Tassel Ridge Winery
1681 220th Street

$20 per person, plus tax-Harvest Club Member & 1 Guest Price: $15 per person, plus tax (includes dinner, 1 glass of wine, recipe card, and gratuity).

Thanksgiving for Christmas

November 29, 2014 - 7:00 pm at First Baptist Church
8250 NW 62nd Street

A musical celebration of the holidays featuring Christmas classics and popular holiday music.

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