Hoppy Hour

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

We’re hosting a monthly “Hoppy Hour” every third Thursday of the month with free samples of your favorite IPA beers.  Visit us for April’s event featuring Peace Tree Brewing Company’s No Coast IPA.


Hoppy Hour

Sound Rover: H.D. Harmsen

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

Saturday, March 30 @7pm


Sound Rover: Antique Fog Cafe

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

Friday, March 29 @7pm


Christmas Hours

Sunday, December 23rd, 2012

We are closing at 2pm on Christmas Eve, and will be closed on all day on Christmas.  Open for business at 6:30am on December 26th though!

Have a Merry Christmas, or a Merry Day-off-work (whichever you celebrate)!



Thursday, November 8th, 2012

11/8/12 – Technology Association of Iowa monthly networking event. 5pm – 7pm.

Kickapoo Welcome Event

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

11/14/12 – We welcome our friends from Kickapoo Coffee to Mars for an evening of Coffee, Beer, Music, and Fun. 6pm – 9pm.

The Art of Daron Richardson

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

Come check out Daron Richardson’s art opening Friday, July 20th from 7-9pm. Rumor has it, there will be a DJs, spoken word, and free Summer Shandy!

Bluegrass Jam Sessions

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

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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Clean Cause Concert 2012

Monday, March 5th, 2012

Drake_U ONE & water.org present Clean Cause Concert 2012 at Mars Cafe on Thursday, March 8th at 7p.

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.


Solid Ground – The Work of Van Holmgren

Monday, March 5th, 2012

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!