Oct 14, 2022 - Things to Do

Des Moines weekend planner: Oct. 14-16

A photo of Annie Jr.

"Annie Jr.", a production at the Des Moines Playhouse, runs Friday -Sunday ($10). The production is put on by The Penguin Project and all roles are filled by young artists with developmental disabilities. Photo: Brent Isenberger via DSM Playhouse

Friday

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦ The Sunflower Gala: A fundraiser in support of Ukrainian families.

  • 6pm at West48 conference center in WDM. Tickets start at $100.

πŸ•Ί Silent Disco: Headphone dancing at downtown DSM's Western Gateway Park.

  • 7-11pm, free headset rental with photo ID.
Saturday

πŸ—‘ DSM SCRUB day: Residents can get rid of bulk items, yard waste and tires for free, 7am-2pm.

πŸ₯§ Taste of Norway: A Scandinavian baked goods and crafts sale.

  • 9am-3pm, Valley High School in WDM.

🍻 Born here. Brewed here: Iowa Agriculture Water Alliance and Exile Brewing showcase beers made with cover crops that prevent farmland erosion.

  • 3-6pm at Exile, downtown DSM.
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