Family friendly fests

With warmer weather ahead, now is the time to get outdoors before summer sets in and the rising temps are …

Friday recipe: spring asparagus angel hair pasta

Tomorrow is opening day for one of my favorite Des Moines events: the Downtown Farmers’ Market! Held every Saturday through …

Git yer cowboy hat out!

For the Big Country Bash! It’s not ’til June 26 but if you want to see Trace Adkins and Dierks …

Tunes on the river

Tomorrow kicks off the annual Nitefall on the River concert series. They’re held at Simon Estes Amphitheater (Yep, named after …

Grandstanding at the fair

I can’t wait for the corn dogs, butter cow sculpture and people watching, but many others head to the Iowa State …

Easter fun!

On Saturday, 9-12, there’s a free Easter egg hunt downtown in Gateway Park with inflatables, face painting and other fun! …

Earth Day every day

Earth day is coming up this Friday, April 22 – how do you plan on celebrating? Here are a few …

Art that’s good for you

Art can be fun, beautiful, shocking, educational and enlightening. According to the Society for the Arts in Health Care, art …

Bring on the popcorn & peanuts!

Tomorrow is opening day for the Iowa Cubs! YAY! Bring on the ballpark eats and sunshine, I’m ready for some …