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Poverty Bay Wine Festival will be Mar. 1-2 at Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium

Poverty Bay Wine Festival will be Mar. 1-2 at Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium

The 15th Annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival is fast approaching – coming Friday, Mar. 1 and Saturday, Mar. 2 at Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium! Join the Rotary Club of Des Moines/Normandy Park along... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Good Bootlegger’ Smith Tower event postponed 1 month due to weather

UPDATE: ‘Good Bootlegger’ Smith Tower event postponed 1 month due to weather

Due to inclement weather, Monday’s ‘The Good Bootlegger’ presentation at the Smith Tower has been postponed one month, and will instead begin its three-part series on Monday, March... [Read more]

‘Songs & Spirituals from America’ at Des Moines United Methodist this Saturday

‘Songs & Spirituals from America’ at Des Moines United Methodist this Saturday

Enjoy Songs & Spirituals from America and Des Moines United Methodist Church this Saturday, Jan. 26, starting at 7 p.m. Mezzo-Soprano Cheryse McLeod Lewis joins pianist Steven Luksan. Des Moines... [Read more]

Local Filmmakers presenting 3-part ‘Good Bootlegger’ series at Smith Tower

Local Filmmakers presenting 3-part ‘Good Bootlegger’ series at Smith Tower

Seattle has its fair share of stories to add to Prohibition lore, having given rise to one of the most successful bootleggers in Pacific Northwest history – Roy Olmstead – and local filmmakers will... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATES: Poverty Bay Wine Festival will be Mar. 1 & 2!

SAVE THE DATES: Poverty Bay Wine Festival will be Mar. 1 & 2!

The 15th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival is returning to Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium the weekend of March 1-2, 2019, and Destination Des Moines and the Des Moines/Normandy Park Rotary Club invite... [Read more]

Learn about 4Culture funding for your project at Des Moines Library Jan. 30

Learn about 4Culture funding for your project at Des Moines Library Jan. 30

How to get 4Culture funding for your creative project Project Grant Deadlines are March 6, 2019 4Culture, King County’s cultural funding agency, is excited to announce our annual grant program that supports... [Read more]

Highline College will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 22-25

Highline College will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 22-25

The public is invited to free events between Jan. 22–25, 2019 as Highline College hosts its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Week celebration. Marking what would have been King’s 90th birthday, the week... [Read more]

<I>Marinascope</i> sculpture installed at south end of Des Moines Marina

Marinascope sculpture installed at south end of Des Moines Marina

Artist George C. Scott demonstrates the size of the sculpture. The sculpture body is lifted into place with a forklift by the Des Moines Marina crew. Des Moines Marina crew member Pat Wolfram applies adhesive... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church Christmas services are Fri. & Mon. night

Des Moines United Methodist Church Christmas services are Fri. & Mon. night

Des Moines United Methodist Church will be holding two Christmas services: Friday, Dec. 21, 7 p.m.: Longest night service. For some, Christmas is not a wonderful time, it is filled with sadness &... [Read more]

UPDATE: City now handling tonight’s Redondo bonfire for Christmas Ship

UPDATE: City now handling tonight’s Redondo bonfire for Christmas Ship

UPDATE: The City of Des Moines has taken over tonight’s Redondo bonfire for the Christmas Ship viewing from the Des Moines Legacy Foundation, The Waterland Blog learned at around 2:30 p.m. Thursday: “After... [Read more]

Three new sculptures installed at Des Moines City Hall Courtyard

Three new sculptures installed at Des Moines City Hall Courtyard

Three new sculptures were installed Wednesday morning (Dec. 12) in the newly-redesigned Courtyard at the Des Moines City Hall. They are part of the Arts Commission’s Art on Poverty Bay Project, and... [Read more]

UPDATE: Des Moines Gospel Chapel’s ‘Foolish Wiseman’ moved to Sun., Dec. 23

UPDATE: Des Moines Gospel Chapel’s ‘Foolish Wiseman’ moved to Sun., Dec. 23

UPDATE: Des Moines Gospel Chapel’s Taproot Theatre Christmas Play – Foolish Wiseman by Sean Gaffney – has been MOVED to Sunday, Dec. 23, starting at 11 a.m. Family, friends and neighbors... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding two Holiday events this Saturday

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding two Holiday events this Saturday

Des Moines United Methodist Church is presenting two Holiday events this weekend: Saturday, Dec. 8, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Children’s Fun Day – crafts, games, stories, movie, lunch. FREE for... [Read more]

REMINDER: Destination Des Moines’ annual Tree Lighting is this Friday!

REMINDER: Destination Des Moines’ annual Tree Lighting is this Friday!

REMINDER: Destination Des Moines will be kicking off the holidays with its annual Tree Lighting this FRIDAY, Dec. 7, 2018, from 6 – 7 p.m. at Big Catch Plaza. This year’s theme is “Winter... [Read more]

Community Choir Christmas Concert this Sunday at Grace Lutheran Church

Community Choir Christmas Concert this Sunday at Grace Lutheran Church

The 43rd annual FREE Community Choir Christmas Concert will be held this Sunday, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church. You will have a chance to hear the St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, St. Luke’s... [Read more]

Man In Black Friday special: Watch ‘The Maury Island Incident’ for 50% off!

Man In Black Friday special: Watch ‘The Maury Island Incident’ for 50% off!

Why brave all the kooky, crazy crowds when you can stay warm and cozy inside and watch the locally-produced, award-winning film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ at an out-of-this-world 50% OFF... [Read more]