Des Moines Bluegrass open jam sessions every first and third Sunday night from 7 to 8p. Come listen, sing, and play along for a night of acoustic home-spun buegrass. For more information, and Songs of the
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884 million people do not have access to clean water, basic sanitation facilities could transform the lives of millions. Come learn about clean water initiatives while enjoying live music and raffle prizes.
New show of completely awesome work at the best coffee shop in Des Moines. Stencils, sculptures, paintings….enough to blow your mind but leave you wanting more!!! The show will run from the beginning of March until the end of April!
Pour over coffee is a great way to experience the many subtleties from one roast to the next. Stop in and share a Chemex for two, or enjoy the slightly bolder flavor of brewing a cup of coffee with the Hario V60.
Paintings by, Mars Cafe’s own, Curtis Poortinga
Showing from January 1st through February 2012
Opening Reception Friday, January 13th from 7-9 pm
Join us for the second annual Conquered Family Thanksgiving. We’ll provide some instruments…you provide the songs. Come out, play, and be heard! No judgement; no criticism; no matter. The way music should be enjoyed.
Tuesday Nov 22, 7pm-10pm
Cranksgiving this Sunday, Nov. 20th, come ride and race for donations for The Food Bank of Iowa.
You bring a fun attitude and your bike (road, cross, hybrid, or mountain) and we’ll provide you with a map of local stores and a list of 12 items to buy around the Des Moines area (one item per store).
Bike registration opens at 12 p.m.
Bike race starts at 1 p.m. from Mars Cafe
Sunday, November 20, 2011.
We’ll start and finish at Mars Cafe.
Come enjoy some coffee, tea, beer or food before and after the race!
It’s November already! For the next two months we are excited to have I Dreamt I Was A Postcard display their art on our walls. IDIWAP is a Des Moines-based photography collaborative aiming to bring back the postcard for communication and as an artform.