August 1, 2013 - 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Valley Junction
137 5th St
Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4 – 8 pm.
August 1, 2013 - 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
233 Center Street
Tickets $86.50, $71.50, $31.50. Buy Tickets
August 3, 2013 - 7:00 am - 12:00 pm at Court Avenue
Support local agriculture and buy direct from Iowa farmers while shopping the Downtown Farmers’ Market. The Downtown Farmers’ Market presents Iowa producers from 51 counties across Iowa, offering fresh fruit, vegetables and so much more. You’ll find fresh herbs, beautiful flowers, farm fresh eggs, local wineries, a delicious assortment of goat cheese, an endless selection of baked goods, and many varieties of Iowa raised meat such as beef, pork, chicken, lamb, buffalo, ostrich, and tilapia.
August 3, 2013 - 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Hawkeye Antique Acres
3322 Ute Avenue
On Saturday, August 3, 2013 at 2:00 pm, Link Associates will host the 4th Annual Barley PAR-TEE at the Hawkeye Antique Acres, 3322 Ute Ave., Waukee, to benefit individuals with intellectual disabilities. The event combines the sampling of beers from local micro-breweries with an amusing twist on the game of golf involving golf clubs and tennis balls. The Barley PAR-TEE features a BBQ meal provided by Iowa Barbeque Society and live local bands. All proceeds and donations will benefit the Link Associates Foundation. More information contact www.barleypartee.com.
August 4, 2013 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm at Living History Farms
11121 Hickman Rd
Experience the many methods used to harvest oats and wheat from 1850 to the present and help bring in the harvest that will feed our animals throughout the winter. From hand power to horsepower, witness it all as you hear the smash of the flail, the roar of the steam-powered thresher. Demonstrations will be weather dependent. In the town of Walnut Hill from 11-4, enjoy children’s crafts, free popcorn and lemonade. www.LivingHistoryFarms.org
August 5, 2013 - 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Des Moines Library
1000 Grand Avenue
Join us on the first Monday of each month (with the exception of holidays) to share samples of your work & receive feedback from other writers in the group. Preregister online or call Laura at 515-283-4957.
August 6, 2013 - August 7, 2013 - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm at Forest Avenue Library
1326 Forest Avenue
The Forest Avenue Library offers a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) program for 6th to 12th graders created by the Technology Association of Iowa (TAI). Enjoy real-world interaction and project-based learning through hands-on projects and competitions.
August 6, 2013 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Des Moines Social Club
400 Walnut Street
Open play from 7PM-8:30PM. The league tournament starts at (or right around) 8:30PM. You don’t have to be a member of the league to play in the tournament! Open play resumes after the tournament is over.
August 6, 2013 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Doc’s Lounge
8805 Chambery Blvd
Try your luck at trivia with us every Tuesday! No entry fee for your chance to win prizes! Like us on facebook & find us on the web at www.docsinjohnston.com for daily drink specials & events.
August 6, 2013 - 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm at Gas Lamp
1501 Grand Avenue
Bring a team of 2–6 people for great drinks and eight rounds of trivia!
Rounds contain five questions with links hinting at each previous question’s answer. Also, occasional theme rounds to spice things up!
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