Gingerbread Grandeur Silent Auction
During the month of December, Salisbury House will showcase the clever creations of local bakers, architects and chefs with its 4th Gingerbread Grandeur silent auction. Salisbury House will display the gingerbread creations from November 26th - December 19th. The creations will be available for purchase through a silent auction benefitting the Salisbury House Foundation. Bidding ends at noon on December 19th. The 2013 Gingerbread G
This December, central Iowans can experience a one-of-a-kind display of nativity sets at the No Room at the Inn event held at Valley United Methodist Church in West Des Moines. Visitors will see a collection of more than 400 nativity scenes in a breathtaking, candlelit setting to mark the Advent season. While entry to this three-day event, Dec. 6-8, is free, donations are accepted and will be directed to Habitat for Humanity.
This year, No Room at the Inn will be open Friday, Dec. 6,
Faith Baptist Bible College in Ankeny will present its annual Festival of Carols Christmas concert on Friday and Saturday, December 6 and 7, at 7:00 p.m. in the college’s Nettleton Center. This concert will feature a variety of sacred Christmas selections presented by Faith’s choral and instrumental ensembles along with opportunities for congregational singing.
The college is located at 1900 NW Fourth Street in Ankeny. For directions or for more information, contact
Celebrate the season with a holiday open house at Living History Farms filled with Christmas cheer! Enjoy a horse-drawn wagon ride up the hill to the Flynn Mansion. Decorate a greeting card, make a Victorian holiday ornament, frost cookies in the kitchen, and help trim the tree while music fills the parlor. Then take a ride to the Church of the Land for an old fashioned holiday social with dancing and music by the Barn Owl Band from 6-8 pm. Enjoy a festive open house in the Visitor Cent
Saturday, December 7th, 10AM-3PM
Silent auction of beautifully decorated 3' Christmas trees. A great gift for someone in the hospital, small apartment, nursing home, bedroom or office.
All proceeds go to our local mission projects. Soup and cookies available - free will offering.
9020 160th Avenue, Indianola - 4 miles NE of Indianola at the corner of G36 Hwy. & 160th Avenue