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Holiday Festivals in Des Moines and Cedar Rapids

Just AARP for these fun holiday festivals in the Des Moines and Cedar Rapids areas.

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Cedar Rapids:

Nature’s Noel!
Saturday, December 1
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Indian Creek Nature Center
5300 Otis Road SE, Cedar Rapids

When it’s time to deck the halls, it’s time for Nature’s Noel. AARP is a proud sponsor and we hope you come out for fresh green decor and the artisan gifts you’ve always loved. Then stay for a day of family fun with festive children’s crafts,
naturalist-guided activities, and magical winter nature walks. Visit the AARP table
and show us your membership card to get your free holiday gift, while supplies last.

Des Moines:

Christkindlmarket!
Sunday, December 2
2 – 4 p.m.
Cowles Commons
221 Walnut St., Des Moines

This German-inspired holiday market is filled with food, artisan gifts, and fun for the whole family. The market is open starting at 11 a.m., and we hope you’ll join AARP on Sunday for folk dancing in the Yuletide Hall. Stop by our table and show us your membership card to receive a free gift, while supplies last.

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