AQS QuiltWeek(R) 2014

October 1, 2014 - October 4, 2014 - All Day at Iowa Events Center
730 3rd st

Single Day: Members $11; General $14; 2-day: Members $20; General $25; Multi-Day: Members $25; General $35

Local Hero Month

October 1, 2014 - October 31, 2014 - All Day at Bass Pro Shops
1000 Bass Pro Drive Northwest

We thank those who risk their lives to protect us! October is our Local Hero Discount month! Members of law enforcement, fire, and emergency response receive a 10% discount on regular priced merchandise purchased in the store. Some exclusions apply. Must show ID to receive discount!

A Historic Quilt & Clothing Exhibition

October 1, 2014 - October 5, 2014 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm at Living History Farms
11121 Hickman Rd

Enjoy a look at rarely seen historic quilts from the nationally recognized Living History Farms quilt collection and explore the artistry of keeping warm! The Flynn Mansion hosts this display of quilts, covers, historic clothing, and household textiles. Be inspired for chilly weather with this peek at the beautiful items our grandparents made to keep warm. Children’s hands-on activities include quilt block coloring and sewing cards. The show is free with regular admission to the Farms.

Hat Day

October 1, 2014 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm at Living History Farms
11121 Hickman Rd

Celebrate the opening of the LHF’s annual fall clothing and quilt exhibition! Wear your favorite hat while touring and receive a special treat at the Visitor Center. Explore the Flynn Mansion where corsets, quilts, and other historic textiles will be on special exhibition. Visit the 1875 Millinery shop for a close up look at Victorian hat stylings and a chat with our milliner.

Clavinova Club at West Music Piano Gallery

October 1, 2014 - October 2, 2014 - 4:00 pm at West Music Piano Gallery
3304 100th Street

Want to learn more about your Yamaha CVP series Clavinova? We are now offering free monthly sessions utilizing the CVP User Friendly approach! Clav Club will meet on the 1st Thursday of every month at 4pm.

Valley Junction Farmers Market – LAST DAY!

October 2, 2014 - 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Historic Valley Junction
217 - 5th Street

Join us for our signature event in Historic Valley Junction – our weekly Farmers Market – last one of the season! Free parking & free shuttle service available 4-9 p.m. at Hillside Elementary School, 713 8th Street, West Des Moines. The West Des Moines Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants/flowers, arts & crafts and prepared foods.

Music in the Junction

October 2, 2014 - 5:30 pm at Railroad Park
Valley Junction

Music in the Junction (part of the Valley Junction Farmers Market) will feature Tony Valdez Large Band this week.

Weight Loss Seminar – Michael Johns Seminars

October 2, 2014 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Quality Inn & Suites Starlite Village Conference Center
2601 E 13th St

Ready to Lose That Extra Weight?  Let’s be honest. Carrying around extra weight is not only unhealthy for our bodies, it can be unhealthy for our minds. It can affect our confidence, our sense of value and our self-esteem.  Michael Johns Seminars wants to help. After almost 20 years in the self-improvement field, we’ve developed a streamlined, natural and very effective approach.

Register for your event today! Space is limited! or 888.376.7474

Des Moines University Kick-Off w/Tony Bohnenkamp & More

October 3, 2014 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm at East Village Outdoor Piano
E. 4th & E. Grand

City Sounds, which installed pianos two locations in downtown Des Moines in July, is organizing a few end-of-season concerts. The Gateway Piano is located in front of the Des Moines Central Library, 1000 Grand Ave. The East Village Piano is at East Fourth Street & East Grand, diagonal from Zombie Burger. Des Moines Music University Kick-Off w/ Tony Bohnenkamp and more TBA, 6-7:30 p.m., Oct. 3, East Village Piano. The end of the season will be Oct. 31, said co-organizer Larry James.


October 3, 2014 - 7:00 pm at Yellow Banks Park, Shelter #1,
6801 SE 32nd Avenue

Turn your eyes to the sky to view the autumn constellations. Local astronomers will provide telescopes.

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