February 2, 2018: Art at the Café

barattas, cafe barattas, art in the cafe, art reception, open house, local artist showcase, jennifer drinkwater, chad elliott, live music, des moines venue, des moines lunchJennifer Drinkwater is an artist after our own pop culture-loving hearts, as she offers her own interpretation of Time and People magazine covers using cross-stitching in an effort to break down the melodrama and mediate the severity of their charade. Beer sampling will be available thanks to Peace Tree Brewing Company and local musician, Chad Elliott, will be performing live. RSVP to the Facebook event here. We can’t wait to see you!

Where: Café Baratta’s, 600 E. Locust St., Des Moines, Iowa 50319

Time: 5pm – 7pm


Valentine’s Day at Baratta’s

Bring your sweetheart to lunch at Baratta’s the week of Monday, February 12th-Friday, February 16th and get two free pieces of cake when you spend over $20 as a couple! On Valentine’s Day (February 14th), we’ll have specials on drinks, appetizers, entrees, and dessert. Call (515)243-4516 for reservations and we’ll see you here!

Where: Baratta’s Restaurant, 2320 S. Union St., Des Moines, Iowa 50315

Time: Monday, February 12th-Friday, February 16th



Hacksaw Jim Duggan Comedy Show: Thursday, March 1, 2018

barattas des moines iowa restaurant forte conference banquet center event venue jim duggan wwe comedyWrestling with Comedy is bringing Hacksaw Jim Duggan to Forté Banquet and Conference Center on March 1st! One of the best storytellers in professional wrestling will be telling his life story the only way he can—by pulling no punches! General admission tickets are just $20, but if you want the VIP package, which includes getting your picture taken with Duggan, you can get VIP tickets for $35. Learn more on our Facebook event page.

Where: Forté Banquet and Conference Center, 615 3rd St., Des Moines, Iowa 50309

Time: 7pm-9pm