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Family Fun for Oct 9-14

Posted by on Oct. 9, 2012 at 12:00 AM
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Book lovers rejoice! This weekend features the HUGE Planned Parenthood used book sale that I know some people wait all year for. Cheap books and a good cause? I'm there!

 

Here's the scoop on the rest of the fun for the state this week:

 

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland Book Sale
Planned Parenthood of the Heartland
Iowa State Fairgrounds, 4H Building,
3000 E. Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50317
Website: http://www.desmoinesbooksale.com
Date: Friday Oct 12, 2012 - Saturday Oct 13, 2012
Time: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Admission: Free

 

Friday Funday: Chicken Little (interactive play for 4-6 year olds)
Des Moines Playhouse
831 42md Street
Des Moines, IA 50312
Website: http://www.dmplayhouse.com
Date: Friday Oct 12, 2012
Time: 9:30 a.m.; 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.
Admission: $8 each Adults and Children of any age


Fall Gallery Night
Historic Valley Junction
217 - 5th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50265
Website: http://www.valleyjunction.com
Date: Friday Oct 12, 2012
Time: 5 - 9 p.m.
Admission: Free

 

Kellogg's Tour of Gymnastics Champions
Website: http://www.iowaeventscenter.com
Date: Friday Oct 12, 2012, Wells Fargo Arena
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $37 - $127

 

The Pumpkin Express
Website: http://www.scenic-valleyrr.com/pumpkin.html
Date: Saturday Oct 6, 2012 - Saturday Oct 13, 2012
Time: Select Days - See description Sat - 10 a.m.; Tues - Wed 6 p.m.
Admission: $15 (Age 2 and up)

Boone, IA

 

Anamosa Pumpkinfest and Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off

Phone: 319-462-4879
Email: director@anamosachamber.org
Website: www.anamosachamber.org/pumpkinfest
When: Oct 06, 2012 - Oct 07, 2012

Where: Anamosa, IA

 

Dubuque Symphony: Show-Stopping Favorites

The Dubuque Symphony Orchestra 2012 - 2013 Classics Season opens with show-stopping orchestral favorites by Sibelius, Smetana, Liszt and Stravinsky. Sensational violinist Gareth Johnson is the featured soloist. Performances are Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:00 p.m.

Where: 405 Main Street, Dubuque
Phone: 563-557-1677
Email: info@dubuquesymphony.org
Website: www.DubuqueSymphony.org
When: Oct 06, 2012 - Oct 07, 2012

 

Harvest Fest

Family festival with crafts, kettle corn, tractor wagon rides, quilt show and an apple pie contest. At the historic Rock Island Depot.

Where: Rock Island Depot
Phone: 712-243-3017
Website: www.atlanticiowa.com
When: 10/13/2012

Atlantic, IA

Titanic

On the 100th anniversary of its tragic journey, Titanic - The Musical recounts the dreams, hopes and aspirations of those aboard the fateful ship.

Where: 200 N. Main Street, Fairfield
Phone: 641-472-2787
Website: www.fairfieldacc.com
Email: info@fairfieldacc.comw
When: 10/14/2012

 

 

Heritage Days in Elkador

Heritage Days recreates some of the crafts, skills and lifestyles of the early pioneers. More than 50 demonstrations, including blacksmithing, woodcrafts, spinning, basketry, soap making, printing press, flint knapping and many others.

Phone: 563-245-1516
Website: www.claytoncountyconservation.org
When: Oct 13, 2012 - Oct 14, 2012

 

What will your family do this weekend?

by on Oct. 9, 2012 at 12:00 AM
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meam4444
by Representative on Oct. 9, 2012 at 11:17 AM
Lots of fall activities!
annaica
by Bronze Member on Oct. 9, 2012 at 11:57 AM
I used to go to the one in elkader it is nice, love small town people :)
the giant pumpkins at anamosa is really cool to see!
I wouldn't mind going to the one in rock island! thanks for sharing :)
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elle31106
by on Oct. 11, 2012 at 3:44 PM

Great!  I think we might have to hit up the book sale.

Dannille33
by Bronze Member on Oct. 12, 2012 at 10:27 AM
Thanks for the list!
.OnTheRoadAgain
by Member on Oct. 12, 2012 at 12:38 PM

I love Fall Gallery Night.

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