Iowa’s Latino Heritage Festival

September 6, 2014 - September 7, 2014 - All Day at Walnut and Court Avenue Bridges

Once again children activities will feature workshops; making crafts, breaking piñatas every hour, free inflatable rides, and the ever popular “Lucha Libre”!

Vintage & Made Fair

September 6, 2014 - September 7, 2014 - All Day at Jordan Park Camp
2251 Fuller Avenue

Nestled under the old oak trees of Jordan Camp, Vintage & Made Fair is an outdoor market. Featuring antique and vintage home décor, jewelry, handcrafted goods, outdoor accents, seasonal flora, local eats, live music & everything you need to create a vintage & handmade lifestyle.

Trough Gardening

September 6, 2014 - 10:30 am - 11:30 am at Greater Des Moines Botanical Gardens
909 Robert D. Ray Drive

What is hypertufa? How is it made & used to construct a trough? Learn the answers to these questions & explore a miniature world of plants as you see renowned conifer expert Gary Whittenbaugh demonstrate building a trough garden.

Military Flag Disposal Exercise/Service

September 6, 2014 - 11:00 am at Woodland Cemetery
2019 Woodland Avenue

Des Moines Parks & Recreation, Company “A” 49th Regiment, Iowa Veteran Volunteer Infantry/SVR, Honor Guard unit for the Dept. of Iowa & Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War will conduct this Military Flag Disposal Exercise.

Rockin’ the Ridge featuring Jason Brown

September 6, 2014 - 3:00 pm at Southridge Mall,Northeast parking lot
1111 East Army Post Road

Join us for a Jason Brown concert benefiting Children & Families of Iowa. This family-friendly event will kick off with kids activities and raffle prizes.

Harvest Wagon Rides

September 6, 2014 - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Living History Farms
11121 Hickman Road

Bring your blanket and enjoy an evening horse and wagon ride this fall at Living History Farms.  Munch on popcorn as you take a ride through the fields and country roads of Living History Farms with autumn in the air!

Crash Test Dolls vs TBA

September 6, 2014 - 6:00 pm at 7 Flags Event Center
2100 NW 100th Street

$10 advance; $14 day of show; Ages 10 & Under Free

Drake University vs Truman State

September 6, 2014 - 6:00 pm at Drake University – Drake Stadium
28th Street and Forest Avenue

$12 Adult; $6 (ages 3-18)

Gatsby Gala

September 6, 2014 - 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Salisbury House & Gardens
4025 Tonawanda Drive

Enjoy the 10th Annual Gatsby Gala, a 1920s era celebration staged atop the picturesque gardens of Salisbury House.


The Eagles

September 6, 2014 - 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
730 3rd Street

Tickets on sale March 28 via and Iowa Events Center box office.

photo courtesy of James Glader

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