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Festival of Trees & Lights 2017

The Festival of Trees & Lights is a five-day public event that is the main fundraiser for Blank Children’s Hospital. The event features beautifully decorated trees, entertainment, children’s activities, food, shopping and more.
There were definitely a TON of extremely uniquely decorated trees! Here are some pictures of the event. 
Awaiting the winners of the People’s Choice Awards!
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Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes, & Fall Fun

Des Moines Area pumpkin patches, corn mazes, and other fall fun activities to check out in 2017!
Geisler Farms
5251 NE 94th Avenue, Bondurant
Maze, Pumpkins, & Fall Fun
The corn maze and pumpkin patch are open on the weekends during September and October.  Our promotional partners are DEKALB, Casey’s General Store and Van-Wall Group Inc. The 13th corn maze season is Sept. 2 through Oct. 29.
 
Center Grove Orchard
32835 610th Avenue, Cambridge
Pick apples, get lost in a corn maze, befriend animals, enjoy a great meal, and more at Center Grove Orchard. No matter what you want to do during your day on the farm, you’ll leave with priceless memories.
 
North River Adventures
2768 US-65, Carlisle, IA 50047
North River Corn Maze is a family fun farm adventure for all ages. We have corn mazes for all ages, with many miles of mazes to keep the family on its feet all day. While wandering through the maze, play [ ]

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