The crowd at a past Farmers Market. Juice file photo.
Saturday YP essentials
Published on October 26th, 2013 | by Ameena Rasheed
- Here Come the Mummies: Rock like an Egyptian as Here Come the Mummies headline the Halloween party at Prairie Meadows, 1 Prairie Meadows Drive, Altoona, at 8 p.m. The band dresses as mummies when they perform their high-voltage funk, disguising their identity from the world due to an ancient curse/contractual reasons. The party has a costume contest with a $1,000 prize. $25 through Ticketmaster.
- A New York minute: Grammy-winning vocal group New York Voices performs at 7:30 p.m. at Drake University’s Sheslow Auditorium, 2507 University Ave. 7:30 p.m. $20-$48.
- Final Downtown Farmers Market: All good things must come to an end, at least for the season. The final Downtown Farmers Market of the year will be held 8 a.m.-noon in the Court District downtown. Scheduled entertainers include B. John Burns, DesNamix, Mikiel Williams and others, and members of the Iowa Wild will be on hand. It’s the last time you’ll be able to walk your dog through a crowd this big until next May. Free. Go to desmoinesfarmersmarket.com.