Des Moines’ German inspired Christmas market is held December 1 – 3 at Cowles Commons, across from the Civic Center. Enjoy European-inspired food and drink, cultural experiences, as well as diverse holiday entertainment. The Central Iowa Wind Ensemble, one of many other groups, will provide small ensembles performing at two different times on Saturday. Admission to the market and entertainment are FREE! Visit www.christkindlmarketdsm.com for more info.