Belle Du Chene, of the Des Moines Arts Festival, joined us in the studio this morning just after the 8:30 news. The Festival will run June 23rd thru the 25th in Western Gateway Park. This is the 20th anniversary. There will be 180 artists as well as lots of entertainment including a performance aerial team. They are still in need of volunteers. Volunteers get free Dart rides to and from the event and a free t-shirt. The hours of the Festival are this Friday and Saturday from 11AM-10PM and Sunday 11AM-5PM. For more information or to be a volunteer, go to www.desmoinesartsfestival.org. They are expecting 250,000 people over this weekend!
Matt Swim of the Iowa Barnstormers joined us by phone this morning just after the 6:30 news to give us the details on the "Fan Bus" to the Iowa Barnstormers playoff game in Sioux Falls this Saturday. The bus will leave downtown Des Moines at 9:30AM and $55 gets you a seat on the bus as well as your game ticket. Tickets are already going fast, so to reserve your seat(s), call 515-633-2255 right away! I've got mine...I hope to see you on the bus!!!
Scott Mayher of the Liberty Foundation joined us by phone just after the 7:30 news this morning. The World War II B17 Bomber is located at Signature Flight Support at 5600 Fleur Drive. On Sunday from 10AM-2PM, they will be offering 1/2 hour flights and from 2:30 til sunset, they will be offering ground tours of the plane. For more information or to set up a time to rdie in the plane, call 918-340-0243.
Tomorrow on Van and Bonnie, we will have an expert in the studio with us to tune the Van & Bonnie Piano. Also, representatives of the Boys & Girls Clubs will join us just after the 8:30 news.
Have a wonderful day!