Events

The Phantom of the Opera

September 10, 2014 - September 21, 2014 - All Day at Des Moines Civic Center
221 Walnut Street

www.desmoinesperformingarts.org

Following an acclaimed sell-out tour of the United Kingdom, Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s phenomenal musical success, The Phantom of the Opera, will return to Des Moines as part of a brand new US National Tour.

Day out with Thomas

September 13, 2014 - September 21, 2014 - All Day at Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad
225 10th st.

www.scenic-valleyrr.com

Day Out With ThomasTM is a family event that offers aspiring engineers and their families the unique opportunity to take a ride with the classic storybook engine, Thomas the Tank EngineTM at regional heritage railroads across the country. Thomas trains depart every hour on the hour.

Pop-Up Boutique General Shopping

September 16, 2014 - September 21, 2014 - All Day at Des Moines Art Center Lobby
4700 Grand Avenue

www.desmoinesartcenter.org

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf

September 18, 2014 - September 21, 2014 - All Day at Kum & Go Theater @ DMSC
9th and Cherry Streets

$15 – $30

www.RTIowa.com

Beaverdale Fall Festival

September 19, 2014 - September 20, 2014 - All Day at Downtown Beaverdale
Beaver & Urbandale Avenue

Parade 10 a.m. Saturday – more information can be found at: www.fallfestival.org!

World Food & Music Festival

September 19, 2014 - September 21, 2014 - All Day at Walnut Street Bridge
Walnut Street

www.worldfoodfestival.org

The 2014 World Food & Music Festival will take place Friday through Sunday, Sept. 19-21 at a new location: the Walnut Street Bridge, downtown! Now in its 10th year, the World Food & Music Festival has grown steadily as Iowa’s top celebration of diverse food traditions and rich cultural network.

Accordia Life and United Way Campaign

September 19, 2014 - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm at Des Moines Social Club
900 Mulberry Street

Accordia Life and United Way Campagin:
A ‘Tailgating’ event and will be at the Des Moines Social Club on September 19th, 2014, from 11:30-1:30. We have a lot of fun activities, prizes, events, awards and games to encourage our employees to participate and have fun while giving back to the community that has supported us for so many years.

Central Iowa are teaming up to make a
difference in the Des Moines metro area.
Your business is an integral part of our
community, and we would like to invite
you to donate your products or services
as employee rewards during our United
Way campaign. We sincerely appreciate
your gift of any amount.
If you have any questions, please contact
Angela Becker:
Phone: 515-393-3559
Email: angela.becker@gafg.com

24-Hour Sew-A-Thon

September 19, 2014 - September 20, 2014 - 3:00 pm at Meredith Corporation
1716 Locust Street

www.allpeoplequilt.com/sewathon

You’re invited to join American Patchwork & Quilting in the first ever One Million Pillowcase Challenge 24 Hour Sew-a-thon. Join us for 24 hours of sewing, door prizes & fun! Pillowcases will be donated to local charities.

Martini Fest

September 19, 2014 - 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm at West Glen Town Center
5465 Mills Civic Parkway

www.dmcityview.com

Cityview, UV Vodka and West Glen are pleased to bring Martini Fest back to West Glen Town Center on Sept. 19 from 5-9 p.m. For a ticket price of $20, attendees will receive 10 tickets that can be redeemed at each participating martini stop for a sample size martini. Locations include nightclubs/restaurants at West Glen Town Center. Jump on complementary golf carts for easy access to each location.

Art in the Barn

September 19, 2014 - 5:30 pm at Simpson Barn
6169 Northglenn Drive

www.johnstonlibrary.com

Local artists feature in art show at historic Simpson Barn in Johnston. Annual fundraiser with live jazz, appetizers, wines and boutique beers – and showcasing outstanding local artists. Proceeds benefit Friends of the Johnston Public Library.

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