Happy Thanksgiving, Des Moines! Celebrate a day off from work with this guide to all of the holiday happenings around central Iowa.
SHOP. SHOP. SHOP.
For those with weak wallets and a burning need to make dents in credit cards, here's a Juice guide to Thanksgiving weekend shopping in central Iowa. The guide features information on Merle Hay, Valley West, Southridge and Jordan Creek malls, as well as a look at what will not be open on Thanksgiving.
This is the best meal in Des Moines.
Scorching hot take right? Take a journey with one Juice writer as she breaks down what she believes is the best meal in the city. It's not a pizza buffet, so I'm out. Food nerds, feel free to leave your thoughts on the best Des Moines meal in the story comments.
Happy hour highlight:
- Skip the booze and go straight for food with this list of restaurants open on Thanksgiving.
Don't let the holiday slow down your weekend. Here's a few more things to do:
- Stating Friday: The 20th anniversary of "Rent" hits the Civic Center stage. Read the Juice guide to "Rent" in Des Moines to get ready for the show.
- Friday: Catch a double-dose of homegrown music with The Maytags and Candy at Wooly's. Full show information at woolysdm.com.
- Now until Jan. 1: Jolly Holiday Lights kicked off in Altoona this week. Here's what you need to know about the area holiday light tradition.