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The 3rd annual Sweetgrass Flute and Nature Festival will be held Sept. 29 through Oct. 1 at Prairiewoods Franciscan Center, 120 E Boyson Rd, Hiawatha.
The festival is the culmination of a passion for the soothing sounds of the Native American style flute and the spiritual connection to nature, mind, body and spirit.
Several talented artists from around the country will perform with their indigenous and exotic instruments.
There will also be vendors selling Native-style flutes, handmade treasures, holistic wares and more. Don't miss out on Vendor Village!
Among the many performances will also be workshops ranging from musical & artistic to indigenous and holistic.
For more information, visit the event page.
Located south of Des Moines, the Pumpkin Ranch has everything you need for a day of fun and adventure.
Admission is $9 Saturday and Sunday, with a $2 discount for Friday's admission.
Here’s what you can expect to find at The Pumpkin Ranch this season. All of these activities are included with General Admission.
In My Father's Footsteps
My Father's Life, in His Words
My father was a great teacher. He taught me how to tie my shoes and how to climb a tree. He taught me the words to some of his favorite songs, and how to savor the last bite of ice cream in my bowl. He taught me many things, but the one thing I value most is the legacy he left behind.
My father made a few mistakes during his lifetime, but he was honest, sincere, and genuine. And when he said he was going to do something, you could be certain he’d do it. He was a true friend to anyone who needed one. He did his best to be a good person, a great example of someone I want to be.