Dan Konen of JoustEvolution Co. rides on Jericho in 2011. Juice file photo.
Saturday YP essentials
Published on August 31st, 2013 | by Ameena Rasheed
- Your Mom vs. Sioux City. Saturday: The Your Mom Men’s Roller Derby team closes out its 2013 season with a match against the Sioux City Kornstalkers at 6:30 p.m. at Skate West, 2019 Grand Ave., West Des Moines. Women’s derby has been popular in Des Moines for years, but for the last two seasons the men of Your Mom have been proving they’re as tough as the ladies. $7 or two for $10. Go to yourmommensderby.com.
- Ren Faire. Saturday-Monday: The Des Moines Renaissance Faire returns for three weekends of jousting, games, music and more 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday through Monday, plus Sept. 7-8 and Sept. 14-15 in Festival Park at Sleepy Hollow Sports Park, 4051 Dean Ave. More than 50 shops will be set up selling everything from jewelry to giant turkey legs and colorful characters will wander the grounds. $16 per day, $25 for a weekend or $35 for a season pass. Go to dmrenfaire.com.