Weekend Central Iowa! Mainframe Open Studios | Dream Fountain | dog boyz

With a long weekend ahead, there’s plenty of time to rest, relax AND get out into town for some entertainment! The traditional Christmas festivities in December kick off this weekend, so use Small Business Saturday for your last chance to say you got your Christmas shopping done early. First choice? Visit Mainframe on Saturday for open studios, pop-up shopping, music, goodies and more. You can cross a few names off your shopping list and add a few items to your own wish list while you’re at it!

Des Moines Civic Center

come from away

25 November – 2:00 p.m

COME FROM AWAY from Broadway is a winner for Best Musical in All of North America!

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Des Moines Botanical Garden

Dome after dark

25 November – 6pm-10pm

Experience the botanical garden in a new light!

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Historic East Village

holiday promenade

November 25 – 5:00 p.m

The Holiday Promenade returns to the historic East Village for five Fridays of holiday cheer in 2022.

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Some friends

25 November – 6:00 p.m

Some friends with Leradee & The Positives & Strang Dang Doodle

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Hoyt Sherman Square

Karen Allyson

25 November – 7:00 p.m

5-time Grammy nominee Karrin Allyson

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mainframe studios

Small Business Saturday: Holiday Market

26 November – 1:00 p.m

You’ll find more small businesses at Mainframe Studios than anywhere else on the Metro.

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xBk Live

Dream Fountain with Coronation

November 26 – 7:00 p.m

Dream Fountain with Coronation

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Des Moines gas lamp

Other brothers, dipsos, Heidi hates it, 10 watt robots

26 November – 7:30 p.m

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Stoner Studio Theater

Dog Boyz Sketch comedy

26 November – 7:30 p.m

Come see the world through the eyes of Dog Boyz.

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Teehee’s Comedy Club

Comedy Kickback: Laughter on Black Saturday

26 November – 9:30 p.m

Come for a chill experience where you can socialize and enjoy a great night of comedy.

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Hoyt Sherman Square

portrait photography

28 November – 5:30 p.m

teenage adults
This is a fun and educational course for photographers who want to learn more about capturing professional-looking portraits.

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