What: Christkindlmarket Des Moines (A German-Inspired Outdoor Christmas Market)
When: Dec. 2 to 4 (11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Fri.; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sat.; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun.)
Where: Cowles Commons in Downtown Des Moines, Iowa
Des Moines European Heritage Association connects Iowans with European traditions, language education and cultural experiences; and it provides resources and tools to other cultural heritage organizations.