Top Five Places to See Christmas Lights in Des Moines

Make fond memories of driving slowly through different neighborhoods or going to Jolly Holiday Lights with the following options in Des Moines. Everyone in your family will leave the trip feeling a little more in the Christmas spirit or at least maybe a few of them will nod off and give everyone else a few…

Quirky Des Moines – #11 The Cow War of 1931

In September of 1929, the stock market crashed dramatically and caused a worldwide great depression.  Banks closed, thousands of people were plunged into poverty. Some people even ended their own lives, distraught over the loss of their livelihood.  Iowa and the Midwest were not immune to the decline in living conditions with many farmers losing…

Top Ten Christmas Events in and around Des Moines

You’ll have plenty of options of events to help you and your family celebrate the holiday season in and around Des Moines. The following are the best family friendly events to make a point of attending this year. Jolly Holiday Lights-November 22-January 01- Jolly Holiday lights was forced to move to Adventureland due to flooding…