Arts Section

Volunteers needed to help awesome local art project this Saturday in Des Moines!

Volunteers needed to help awesome local art project this Saturday in Des Moines!

Don’t miss your chance to learn from a Master Artist while collaborating to create a work of art that will be permanently displayed along Des Moines’ beautiful waterfront: World-renown artist... [Read more]

‘Fear on the Pier’ at the MaST Center will be Saturday, Oct. 27

‘Fear on the Pier’ at the MaST Center will be Saturday, Oct. 27

The Marine Science and Technology (MaST) Center will host a free Halloween festival, “Fear on the Pier,” from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27. Help put together marine mammal skeletons... [Read more]

Waterland Wine & Art Walk will be this Saturday, Oct. 6

Waterland Wine & Art Walk will be this Saturday, Oct. 6

Fall is upon us and it’s time for Des Moines’ October Waterland Wine & Art Walk this Saturday, Oct. 6! This fun event will take place from Noon – 4 p.m. in the Marina District, on Marine... [Read more]

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of closing of Spanish Castle this coming weekend

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of closing of Spanish Castle this coming weekend

‘Spanish Castle Magic’ is a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the closing of the Spanish Castle Ballroom, and it’ll be held this coming weekend – Friday, Oct. 5 through Sunday,... [Read more]

See George C Scott’s new sculpture ‘Kaleidoscope’ on Saturday, Oct. 6

See George C Scott’s new sculpture ‘Kaleidoscope’ on Saturday, Oct. 6

The Des Moines Legacy Foundation and renowned Artist George C Scott are collaborating to create a new sculpture – “Kaleidoscope” – funded by the Port of Seattle’s ACE grant program... [Read more]

Enjoy a Night of Hymns at Des Moines United Methodist Church this Saturday

Enjoy a Night of Hymns at Des Moines United Methodist Church this Saturday

Enjoy a night of your favorite Hymns at Des Moines United Methodist Church this Saturday, Sept. 29, starting at 7 p.m. Admission is FREE, and all are welcome. Sing along with “Harvest Music,”... [Read more]

Celebrate the Spanish Castle at the Oddfellows Hall on Friday, Oct. 5

Celebrate the Spanish Castle at the Oddfellows Hall on Friday, Oct. 5

As part of the weekend celebrating the historic Spanish Castle, the Oddfellows Hall in Des Moines is sponsoring a Swing Night on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. This will be a FREE event,... [Read more]

SoCo Culture’s ‘Engaging Trees’ Speaker Series kicks off tonight in Des Moines

SoCo Culture’s ‘Engaging Trees’ Speaker Series kicks off tonight in Des Moines

SoCo Culture’s Engaging Trees Speaker Series, which explores the vital role of trees in our lives begins TONIGHT – Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 – in Des Moines. This free event will include a panel... [Read more]

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Zombie Fest Northwest was fun, educational & scary

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Zombie Fest Northwest was fun, educational & scary

The 7th annual Zombie Fest Northwest was held at the Normandy Park Towne Center on Saturday, Sept. 15, and who knew that learning about disaster preparedness could be so fun…or scary? Zombies... [Read more]

VIDEO: Edmiston to Port: ‘What Did You Know and When Did You Know It?’

VIDEO: Edmiston to Port: ‘What Did You Know and When Did You Know It?’

Here’s episode #10 of local activist/filmmaker Steve Edmiston’s ‘The Briefing’ project, where he takes on the Port of Seattle, one Public Comment at a time. Episode #10 is entitled... [Read more]

REMINDER: Zombie Fest Northwest is this SATURDAY, Sept. 15!

REMINDER: Zombie Fest Northwest is this SATURDAY, Sept. 15!

REMINDER: Hundreds of Zombies of all ages will gather for the 7th annual Zombie Fest Northwest, to celebrate the beginning of the haunting and holiday season this SATURDAY, Sept. 15, 2018! This FREE,... [Read more]

Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s Arts Gala will be Friday, Sept. 21

Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s Arts Gala will be Friday, Sept. 21

The Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s 4th Annual Arts Gala will be Friday, Sept. 21 at the Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium, starting at 6:30 p.m. Come support your local arts programs! Meet more... [Read more]

County Council will likely cut funding for local tourism, give $135M to Safeco Field

County Council will likely cut funding for local tourism, give $135M to Safeco Field

By Scott Schaefer On Monday, Sept. 17, the King County Council will likely vote to cut funding for tourism in the south end, yet allocate $135 million in taxpayer money to subsidize the upkeep of Safeco... [Read more]

It’s ‘Kids Day’ at Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

It’s ‘Kids Day’ at Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

The Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market is celebrating Back to School with Kid’s Day at the Market this Saturday, Sept. 8. You can still get your produce, flowers, crafts, wine, smoked cheese and... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority: Working to bring Visitors to Southwest King County

Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority: Working to bring Visitors to Southwest King County

The Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority is the destination marketing organization for Southwest King County. The region referred to as “Seattle Southside” is comprised of the cities of SeaTac,... [Read more]

Festive English Fête returns Saturday, Sept. 8

Festive English Fête returns Saturday, Sept. 8

The festive English Fête returns Saturday, Sept. 8, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Renton. Festive village fêtes are fairs, a perennial tradition in the UK, complete with... [Read more]

‘Old Roy’ monument dedicated to local Bootlegging history unveiled

‘Old Roy’ monument dedicated to local Bootlegging history unveiled

Hosted in Des Moines by the Woodmont Country Club on the shores of Puget Sound, The Good Bootlegger’s Guild recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to reveal a new bronze and stone monument overlooking... [Read more]

REMINDER: Brews, blues & more at Blues & Brews Fest this SATURDAY!

REMINDER: Brews, blues & more at Blues & Brews Fest this SATURDAY!

REMINDER: Join the Rotary Club of Des Moines/Normandy Park this SATURDAY, Aug. 25 for the biggest bash of the summer – the 9th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Fest! Dozens of craft beer makers,... [Read more]

Enjoy an evening of Nordic music at Des Moines United Methodist Church this Sat.

Enjoy an evening of Nordic music at Des Moines United Methodist Church this Sat.

Des Moines United Methodist Church will be presenting ‘Nordic Voyages,’ an evening of music by Nordic composers, this Saturday, Aug. 25, starting at 7 p.m. Soprano Laura Loge and Pianist/composer... [Read more]

The FINAL 2018 ‘Music in the Park’ will feature The Beatniks Wednesday night

The FINAL 2018 ‘Music in the Park’ will feature The Beatniks Wednesday night

The final ‘Music in the Park’ FREE concert for Summer 2018 will feature The Beatniks performing at Des Moines Beach Park this Wednesday night, Aug. 22, from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Hosted by Destination... [Read more]