The Crucible

Thursday, April 17th 2014 - All Day
at Des Moines Social Club Kum & Go Theater
900 Mulberry St

$22-$25 Adults; $19 Seniors; $12 Students; Group Rates also Available


Tuesday, April 22nd 2014 - All Day
at Des Moines Civic Center
221 Walnut Street

$55 – $90

World Food Prize Building Tours

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014 - 9:00 am
at The World Food Prize Hall of Laureates – East entrance
100 Locust Street


Grand Blue Mile

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014 - 6:00 pm
at Western Gateway Park
10th & Grand Avenue

Adult (18 and over) $15 – $35; Youth (17 and under) $10 – $25

The Minimalists: Everything That Remains Tour

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014 - 7:00 pm
at Plain Talk Books & Coffee
602 East Grand Ave

Drake Relays

Wednesday, April 23rd 2014 - 8:00 pm
at Wooly’s
504 East Locust Street

$20 advance

History Series

Thursday, May 1st 2014 - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
at Salisbury House & Gardens
4025 Tonawanda Drive

Join us for the final 2013-2014 History Series at Salisbury House with author Michael Neiberg.  Enjoy a lecture about his most recent work, Dance of the Furies, and learn about his reexamination of the Europeans and their perspective regarding the outbreak of World War I.

Doors will open at 6:45 pm for a complimentary wine reception preceding the lecture. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased by visiting or calling 515-274-1777.

Tea at the Castle

Sunday, May 4th 2014 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
at Salisbury House & Gardens
4025 Tonawanda Drive

Enjoy a delightful afternoon at Salisbury House at our Tea at the Castle event.  The May tea features beloved guest, Jane Cox, who will perform a characterization of a historic female.  Jane Cox is a Theater Professor at Iowa State University.  She has been involved as an actress, designer and director in over 250 theater productions.  Her one woman shows have been performed in twenty states and in notable venues including the Kennedy Center and the Smithsonian.

Following the performance tea, finger sandwiches and pastries will be served. – Tickets are $25 for Standard Admission, $22.50 for Members and can be purchased by visiting or calling 515-274-1777.

In the Words of Shakespeare

Thursday, May 8th 2014 - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
at Salisbury House & Gardens
4025 Tonawanda Drive

Repertory Theater of Iowa will perform some of the most notable scenes from Shakespeare staged throughout the Salisbury House.  All proceeds from this performance will benefit the 2014 production of Shakespeare on the Lawn at Salisbury House.  Doors will open at 6:45 pm for a complimentary wine reception.  The performance will begin at 7:30 pm.  Tickets are $25 Standard Admission, $22.50 for Members and $15 for Students.  To purchase tickets, please call 515-274-1777 or visit

Market to Market® Relay Iowa | One Day Team Running Relay

Saturday, May 10th 2014 - All Day

The Market to Market® Relay is what Iowa runners are talking about! A team running relay from Jefferson to Des Moines, the Market to Market® Relay Iowa covers 75 miles over 17 stages on a scenic and varied course. Join 6 of your closest pals, hop in a van, run, rest and repeat. The course follows the Raccoon River Valley Trail System, paved streets, and gravel back roads through a diverse and scenic slice of west central Iowa. Capacity is limited to only 250 teams

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