Explore handmade, hard-to-find products and meet the people who make them at the Midwest Local Vendor Market, a regular gathering of artisans at the Outlets of Des Moines in Altoona.
On May 20th-23rd, the world’s best skateboarders will roll, flip, grind, switch, slide and ollie their way into Des Moines, along with thousands of spectators, for Dew Tour 2021. If you plan on heading to Des Moines, you’ll need to find a place to stay—and you’ll want to hurry. Hotel rooms are going faster than Tony Hawk on a halfpipe. Fortunately for you, we already found the best place to stay in the Des Moines area: Altoona!
While some have always preferred to stay home for Valentine’s Day, many more of us will be joining their ranks this year. The good news? Celebrating at home can be just as much fun as going out—or even more. There’s less stress, it’s more intimate, and planning the evening yourself is part of the fun!
Fabrics & Fun in Altoona has a little bit of everything for the sewist or crafter in your life. Visit the shop today, and you’ll find an extensive variety of fabrics, ranging from quilting cotton (in numerous colors and prints) to apparel and utility fabrics.
‘Twas the week before Christmas… and you still hadn’t done your holiday shopping? No judgment here. In fact, more than 50% of Americans report some form of holiday shopping procrastination, so you’re in good company.
There’s no magic involved in curating the Gift Shop at Prairie Meadows—just good taste and an eye for fashion. But there’s something about stepping into the Shop that instantly puts you in the holiday spirit.
From giant pumpkins and toasty deals, to live horseracing and seafood feasts, these are the top things to do this weekend in Altoona, Iowa.
There are good things about the summer and the spring – even winter has its perks – but fall is, without a doubt, the best-looking season of the year.
Is it just us, or did going anywhere and doing pretty much anything get really complicated?