Heat up your winter with “Jammin’ in the Jungle”

On Friday, January 14, 2011 it’s your turn to enjoy the tropics – Des Moines style – by taking part in “Jammin’ in the Jungle” from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Des Moines Botanical Center. As you enjoy the music of Final Mix, a local band that serves up R&B, jazz fusion, blues, hip hop and even some rock ‘n roll, your memories of the snow and winter will melt away.

Enjoy the drink specials of the night – $2.50 Bud Light draws and $5.00 sangrias (one of my favorite drinks) – along with an array of finger foods such as popcorn, quesadillas, and grilled cheese, which will be available for purchase.

This event is a great way to get out of the cold weather, to enjoy some entertaining musicians, and to attend a local event in the Des Moines community.

“When we stay local, we personally invest in your community, our neighbors, and in ourselves,” said Pam Kline, Event/Gift Shop Coordinator at the Des Moines Botanical Center. “Community patronage does big things to help re-energize and enhance the growth of the Des Moines Botanical Center and tourism in Des Moines.”

Tickets are $7.00 in advance or $10.00 at the door. To get tickets in advance (like I did!), call the Des Moines Botanical Center at (515) 323-6290.

Other upcoming events at the Des Moines Botanical Center to look for:

Botanical Blues – Enjoy local musicians as they share their music in the comfort of the Botanical Center’s Dome on Sunday’s in January and February.

Valentine’s Tropical Dinner – Treat your hunny to a unique, tropical dinner for Valentine’s Day on either February 13 or 14.

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    1. Emily Beckmann

      Thanks, Angela. Final Mix is soo much fun to watch and they are full of energy when they perform. Plus, I haven’t been to the Des Moines Botanical Center in a while, so I figured that this will be the perfect excuse to escape the winter weather!

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