Des Moines Symphony’s 2014 Viewing Party for Yankee Doodle Pops


Bankers Trust

Kemin Industries

MidAmerican Energy Company


NCMIC Group/Professional Solutions

The Principal Financial Group

Wells Fargo Commercial Banking


Baratta’s Restaurant

Boesen the Florist

HD on the Go

Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs & Iowa Arts Council

Step Into Swing

Thursday, Jul 3, 2014 6:30pm Buy Tickets

State Historical Building

Celebrate our nation’s independence in style at the Des Moines Symphony’s premier fundraising event!

Proceeds from the event benefit the Des Moines Symphony & Academy.

6:30 PM
Cocktails & Silent Auction
Cash bar

7:30 PM
Gourmet picnic meal catered by Baratta’s

8:30 PM
Our Greatest Generation – Honoring America’s Heroes
Symphony concert telecast live on the Grand Terrace
Featuring a new and improved video wall provided by HD on the Go!

10:00 PM
Fireworks display over the West Terrace


Please note that the event has reached its seating capacity and reservations are no longer being accepted. If you would like to be placed on the waiting list for tickets, please email your name, number of people in your group, and contact information to Elaine Fogdall at You will be contacted in the order your request is received if seats become available.

INFORMATION FOR GUESTS WITH RESERVATIONS: The Viewing Party for Yankee Doodle Pops will take place on the Grand Terrace of the State Historical Building beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 3, 2014. Please enter the event at the southeast corner of Locust Street and Pennsylvania/E. 7th Street. Parking in the East Grand and Pennsylvania Avenue Ramp will be available to Viewing Party guests beginning at 6:00 p.m., one half hour before the start of the event. Please enter the ramp on Grand Avenue. Please note there will not be printed parking passes or tickets for this year’s event. Guests will share their names with the parking attendants to gain access to the ramp. Guests will also share their names at event check-in to receive their table assignments.

For additional event information, please contact Elaine Fogdall at 515.280.4000, ext. 4017 or


Jennifer Joos and Calla Whipp


Emily Abbas
Betsy Boesen
Jonathan Brendemuehl
Kate Bruns
Allyn Dixon
Mary Edrington
Becky Gibson
Susan Hatten
Kathryn Kunert
Julie McKillip
Jennifer Vicente
Bethany Wilcoxon

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