Festive fun this weekend

December 20, 2012 —

BrentonSkatingPlazaThis upcoming weekend is the last before Christmas and if you aren’t spending them shopping for those last minute gifts, check out these great events going on in Des Moines:

Do a triple axel, or just try to stay on your feet, at the Brenton Skating Plaza. Open all weekend, Friday, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. – 11 p.m., Sunday, 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Listen to the sounds of the season by Mannheim Steamroller at the Civic Center, Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Rediscover the magic of believing that wishes can come true and miracles still happen inMiracle on 34th Street: The Musical at Hoyt Sherman Place, Saturday, 7:30 p.m.

Free your soul in the imaginary world of Cirque du Soleil’s Quidam at the Iowa Events Center this Saturday and Sunday.

Enjoy the sparkling lights (maybe with a cup of hot chocolate in hand) from the warmth of your own car at Jolly Holiday Lights in Waterworks Park. Every day from 5:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.