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Your Morning Juice, Aug. 31: Are you ready for Des Moines' newest block party?

As fall arrives, so does an onslaught of fall festivals and music events. Not sure what you want to see? Give Juice's guide of 70+ music events across Iowa a try. Now, for all things entertainment in Des Moines ... 

Are you ready for Street Heat? 

Downtown Des Moines' newest block party takes over 4th Street on Sunday, bringing music lovers 20-plus bands for $20. Three stages of music, craft beer and local food trucks are all slated to be part of the event. Get everything you need to know on the new event now via Juice

Saying goodbye. 

A long-time staple in the Iowa music scene is saying "farewell" to the stage ... maybe for good. Learn why in the Juice interview

Meet Juice IRL: 

  • Join YPC at the John and Mary Pappajohn Education Center for "NEXT: Your Community" next Thursday from 4-6:30 p.m. as we mingle with nonprofit organizations to learn about volunteer opportunities and hear inspiring stories. Bonus: it's free! Find out more here

Happy hour highlight: 

More things for your Labor Day weekend ... 

  • Friday and Saturday: Des Moines Jazz Festival returns to the Des Moines Social Club. More information at  
  • Saturday: Iowa's own Elizabeth Moen performs at Wooly's. More information at
  • Sunday: WWE Live returns to Wells Fargo Arena. More information at