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Gardening Apps, Canning, Floral Arrangements: Des Moines Botanical Garden Summer Classes

Gardening Apps, Canning, Floral Arrangements: Des Moines Botanical Garden Summer Classes

The Des Moines Botanical Garden is making gardening cool again. From gardening apps to edible flowers – the new line up of summer classes at the Des Moines Botanical Garden will interest all gardeners. Heck, they might even give you a good excuse to hang out with your mom, brother or even grandma! I acquired my green thumb from my mother, who is a master gardener, and I’ve been digging in the dirt, growing veggie gardens and trying to perfect the planters on my deck for years ...

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“Hot Piece of Brass” to Jazz Up the Salisbury House

“Hot Piece of Brass” to Jazz Up the Salisbury House

Birthday cake, live jazz music, 1920’s attire and throwback cocktails. Dang, I love themed party! And what could be better than a jazz-era speakeasy-themed party? Answer: nothing. Dare I say…it could be the bee’s knees? Salisbury House & Gardens is honoring jazz legend Louis Armstrong by celebrating his 113th birthday in the historic house. The birthday celebration “Hot Piece of Brass” (awesome name, right?) will be held on Saturday, August 2, from 8:00 to ...

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Nine Reasons to Visit the 2014 Des Moines Arts Festival

Nine Reasons to Visit the 2014 Des Moines Arts Festival

Sweeping brush strokes, swanky music, locally crafted beverages and interactive art experiences. It’s time for the 2014 Des Moines Arts Festival! Art lovers from near and far will gather at Western Gateway Park in downtown Des Moines for a weekend full of visual, music, performing, interactive and film arts. Plan a date night, round up your kids or get a group of girlfriends together because this Festival is a “must attend event” in Des Moines during the summertime. Nine ...

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Des Moines Social Club Grand Opening Tomorrow (May 10)

Des Moines Social Club Grand Opening Tomorrow (May 10)

“We’ve been waiting seven years for this moment that marks a change for Des Moines,” said Zachary Mannheimer, Des Moines Social Club executive director. “We now have a space to create whatever we want, play however we wish, and push the envelope.” The Des Moines Social Club will celebrate its grand opening on Saturday, May 10 from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. at their new permanent location – the downtown Firehouse – 900 Mulberry Street in Des Moines. The event ...

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