Events (Juice file photo) Des Moines Arts Festival

(Juice file photo) Des Moines Arts Festival

Sunday YP Essentials

Published on June 30th, 2013 | by Sarah Day Owen

Happening today:

  • The Des Moines Metro Concert Band and the Metro Big Band perform “An American Spectacular,” featuring Scott Smith, as part of Music Under the Stars, 7 p.m. at the Iowa state Capitol, East Ninth Street and Grand Avenue. Free.
  • Des Moines Arts Festival: Check out some of the country’s best visual, performing and interactive arts at the Des Moines Arts Festival in Western Gateway Park. In addition to the art, there’s live music, short films at the Interrobang Film Festival, food, drinks and more. Free.
  • ArtFest Midwest: The Other Art Show (Saturday-Sunday): Annual juried fine art show, featuring 240 artists with works in paper, painting, drawing, sculpture, wood, metal sculpture, wood, metal printmaking, fiber and more. Free KidzduArt family art activities. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., William C. Knapp Varied Industries Building, Iowa State Fairgrounds, 3000 E. Grand Ave. 278-6200, Free admission, parking and shuttle to and from the Des Moines Art Festival.


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