Celtic Thunder Holiday Symphony

November 29, 2014 - 7:30 pm at Des Moines Civic Center’s Stoner Theater
221 Walnut St

Santa Express

November 30, 2014 - 1:00 pm at Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad
225 10th Street

Basic Coach $18; First Class Coach $45

Tree Of Life Display

December 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014 - All Day at Animal Rescue League
all locations

The Animal Rescue League’s annual Tree of Life display runs December 1-31 each year. Visit any ARL location or any of the businesses on the list below to place your donation under the tree & enjoy 10% off your Animal House retail store purchase at ARL Main or ARL South!Don’t have the time to run around town with all of your holiday errands?

Motown the Musical: Willis Broadway Series

December 2, 2014 - December 7, 2014 - All Day at Des Moines Civic Center’s Stoner Theater
221 Walnut St

Funny Bone presents Mark Viera

December 3, 2014 - December 6, 2014 - All Day at Funny Bone Comedy Club
560 S Prairie View Drive

Time varies – see website


December 3, 2014 - 7:00 pm at Drake University Knapp Center
2601 Forest Avenue


Iowa State Dance Team Championships

December 4, 2014 - 8:00 am at Wells Fargo Arena at Iowa Events Center
730 3rd Street

State Dance Team Championships for both the High School and College Dance Teams. 275 High school dance teams in competition and 23 college teams.

Jingle in the Junction

December 4, 2014 - 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Historic Valley Junction
217 - 5th Street

Join us for “Jingle in the Junction” on Thursday, December 4 & December 11 from 5-9 pm. The businesses in Historic Valley Junction and the streets will be lined with over 150,000 twinkling lights. Along with your old favorites, such as FREE horse drawn carriage rides, Santa, and caroling, many new activities will be offered this year.

Winter Wreath Class

December 4, 2014 - 5:30 pm at Plaza Florist & Gifts
6656 Douglas Avenue

$50 – fall materials are included. Please RSVP by Dec 2 at 5 p.m.

Lorie Line – 25th Anniversary Christmas Special

December 4, 2014 - 7:30 pm at Hoyt Sherman Place
1501 Woodlawn Avenue

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