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Festival of Trees at The Pella Opera House Nov. 18-Dec. 2

Pella Opera House 611 Franklin St., Pella

The Festival of Trees is the Pella Opera House's biggest fundraiser for their Youth Programming! The Festival of Trees runs from November 18, 2023 - December 2, 2023 Come & [...]


Merry Martini Huis, Pella Opera House

Pella Opera House 611 Franklin St., Pella

November 30-December 2...Come enjoy one of four delicious Merry Martini flavors on our 2nd floor balcony bar during our last 3 days of our Festival of Trees at The Pella [...]

Story Sprouts

Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden 909 Robert D Ray Drive, Des Moines

Join us for this fun, interactive story time tailored toward children ages two to five that explores nature and plants. During each program, participants enjoy stories and an activity based [...]

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2023 Holiday Promenade

historic east village Des Moines

For five Fridays in 2023, attend the Holiday Promenade to celebrate the season with holiday-themed activities, entertainment, shopping and more. Retailers, restaurants and attractions will be encouraged to remain open [...]

Sounds of the Season Concert: Handel’s Messiah

Plymouth United Church of Christ 8301 NW Aurora Ave, Des Moines

On Friday, December 1, at 7:00 pm and again on Saturday, December 2 at 2:00 pm. Concerts at Plymouth presents G.F. Handel’s beloved work Messiah part one (the Christmas portion) [...]


All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914

The Des Moines Playhouse 831 42nd St, Des Moines

Through new arrangements of European carols and war songs, All Is Calm recalls the remarkable World War I truce between Allied Forces and German soldiers in No Man’s Land on [...]