It's Eric Church day in Des Moines. Here's a look at everything you need to know about the country star's show at Wells Fargo Arena tonight. But wait, there's more than a concert going on in Des Moines this weekend ... 

Time for a new brew. 

Bottom's up, craft beer fans. The taproom for Ankeny's New American Brewery plans to open Friday. The New American brewers founded the company in 2013 (you may have seen the beer on Hy-Vee shelves) and are now ready to open the doors of a taproom in the District at Prairie Trail. Read the full Juice story to get a look at the Iowa brewery's success.

Are we famous yet? 

The Megyn Kelly-produced political comedy "Embeds" premiered earlier this week exclusively on Verizon-owned streaming platform Go90. Why does this matter? The show was filmed in Iowa. Get the full details, including a look at the show's trailer, here.

Happy Hour highlight: 

There's even more ...

  • Running through Sunday: The ABBA-inspired musical "Mamma Mia" continues its run at the Des Moines Civic Center through the weekend. More information at
  • Saturday: Fans of Iowa's cross-state bike ride RAGBRAI will find out where the route plans to go in 2017 with the annual route announcement party. More details at
  • Saturday: If a RAGBRAI party isn't enough to fill your cycling needs, stop by the Iowa Bike Expo, where trail, event and equipment exhibitors from across the country will be in attendance. More information at  
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