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Mom’s Night Out “Shop Hop” 10.23.14: Tickets on Sale Now

Who needs a Mom’s Night Out? I think we all do. We are thrilled to announce that our Fall Mom’s Night Out will be a “Shop Hop” style event at the Roosevelt Cultural District (otherwise known as The Shops of Roosevelt) in Des Moines.

Mark your calendar for Thursday, October 23 from 6-9 p.m. Join us to Shop. Sip. Savor. And make a difference in our community!

MNO shop hop postcard

This is an event you DO NOT WANT TO MISS! Five stores from the RCD will be hosting this event, and there is something for everyone. Swell Shop for Baby, The WORN Store, Elements LTD, Pinot’s Palette, and VomFass will pack their stores for this event with discounts, tons of delectable food, and drinks.

Y’all know that no event put on by DMMB would be complete without a chance to win amazing giveaways, a great opportunity to meet new friends, and, of course, a SWAG BAG filled with all kinds of goodies from local and national businesses! So, grab your besties and join us! All are welcome!

Tickets on Sale Now

Buy your tickets at our EARLY BIRD RATE of $15 below. This rate is good until 10/14 at midnight, and then the rate will increase to $20. No tickets will be sold at the door. Please bring a printed confirmation or have it available on your phone for the night of the event.

Buy tickets here:
Eventbrite - Mom's Night Out 2014 Shop Hop

The night will start out at the beautiful Des Moines Playhouse, Kate Goldman Children’s Theatre for registration, donations table, and exciting live charitable contribution to Children & Families of Iowa Domestic Violence Center (more information below). Then we will break into groups and the SHOP HOP will begin. At the end of the evening, we will all meet back at the Playhouse for giveaways and swag bags.

Learn about Our Amazing Sponsors Who Are Making This Event Possible:

Silver Sponsors

Swell Shop for Baby

swell logo crop and resizeSwell is a trendy shop for babies, born out of the need to provide unique and innovative products to brilliant parents of the finest babies in the world.

We offer beautiful things for playing, growing, learning, and caring for little ones. We have a passion for providing new moms and families with affordable, unique, and amazing products that we (as moms) LOVE! Our shop is locally owned and operated by moms who have been looking for a great place to find products that are not offered in Des Moines. Check out their favorites on their blog, as well as their helpful Gift Guide.

Swell is located in the Roosevelt Cultural District, so if you haven’t checked them out yet, Moms Night Out is a perfect time to do that! Swell is not only a financial sponsor but also an event host for the evening, and we’ll be shopping and sipping over said swell stuff.

Get social with Swell on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter.

The WORN Store

MNO social media gameThe WORN Store is A Modern Resale Boutique located in three metro locations! We specialize in all things designer! WORN has become the “it” destination for getting used designer denim and authentic designer handbags. You never know what you will find as our inventory changes daily. It’s like shopping the best closets in Des Moines. We are making it cool to be in a generation of savvy, price conscious shoppers who appreciate the style and quality that comes with high-end goods. Burberry? Check. Louis Vuitton. Check! We have it all!

Have you changed sizes, tastes, or just want a wardrobe makeover? WORN can turn your cluttered closet into cash by consigning.

Shop with Worn in one of three locations: Shops at Roosevelt, at West Glen, and our new location in Ankeny.

Get social with WORN on Facebook and follow the blog to keep up with what’s new in store.

Bronze Sponsors

vomfass logo resizedVom Fass

Vom Fass Des Moines is locally owned and managed by Melissa Bartholomew and offers exclusive cask-aged vinegars, exquisite oils, unique spirits and liqueurs direct from the cask, as well as select wines. The shop opened March 2012 and is centrally located in The Shops at Roosevelt at 833 42nd Street, with easy access off I-235. Ample parking available in the front and rear of the shopping center with convenient front and rear access into the store.

Check out our Virtual Tour, then stop in and take a the real tour – sampling included! Be sure to check out our Events and Recipies pages.

Get social with Vom Fass on Facebook and Twitter.

whole health converted to jpgWhole Health Chiropractic

Whole Health Chiropractic

Located in the heart of Des Moines at The Shops at Roosevelt, the leading health professionals at Whole Health Chiropractic Wellness Center are dedicated to helping you achieve your wellness objectives, combining skill and expertise that spans the entire chiropractic wellness spectrum. Dr. Laura Rehmer and Dr. Whitney Fandel are committed to bringing you better health and a better way of life by teaching and practicing the true principles of chiropractic wellness care.

If you are new to our website, please feel free to discover and learn about chiropractic wellness. If you are interested in starting your journey towards wellness, please subscribe to our award-winning newsletter.

Get social with Whole Health on Facebook and Twitter.

Thanks to Our 5 Event Hosts:

hosts image-updatedWith gratitude to these amazing shops that are opening their doors to us that evening! We’ll travel from store to store checking out all they have to offer. We’ll Shop. Sip. and Savor at each store while enjoying generous discounts and giveaways!

If you are looking for that one-of-a-kind baby gift, Swell is your store. If you are wanting a unique gift for the foodie on your list, Vom Fass is the place for you. What about those jewelry lovers – Elements, LTD has what they want! Looking for a fun spot to bring your out of town guests or know someone who loves art? Pinot’s Palette is perfect. Do you or someone you know have a clothing fetish or love to consign? WORN is the place to be for all things upscale consignment.

Join Us in Giving Back to Children & Families of Iowa:

Our Community Service Emphasis for this event is Domestic Violence. A more extensive post about the amazing things going on through Children & Families of Iowa and how Verizon Wireless Midwest is aiding their initiatives will be available later, but when you buy your ticket to our event be sure to make a shopping list of things you can buy to donate to the domestic violence shelter. Read more about HopeLine® from Verizon here.

How You Can Help:

The following is the list of items the shelter needs, and we hope you’ll bring these items with you the night of the event.

For individuals in CFI’s Domestic Violence Services:

  • New or gently used pillows, twin sized sheet sets, bath towels and wash cloths
  • New personal care items
  • New underwear (variety of sizes, for children and adults)
  • New or gently used children’s coats (variety of sizes)
  • New or gently used snow boots (variety of sizes)

For children enrolled in CFI’s Teddy Bear Town:

  • Diapers (newborn up to size 2)
  • Wipes

rachel marie photographyThanks to our Photography Sponsor

Thanks to Photography by Rachel Marie for capturing our moments from the evening!

Rachel Chambers is a local Des Moines Photographer specializing in families, children, maternity, seniors, weddings and more!

You can connect with Rachel via Facebook, and via her website here.

We are grateful for her time and talents celebrating with us and can’t wait to share her work with you.

Thanks to Our Swag Bag and Giveaway Sponsors:

Nick’s Sticks-Wallace Farms

Scarves Handmade

Bannor Toys

A Kneaded Escape

Bella Salon & Spa

Valley Community Center

Yost Chiropractic

Des Moines Playhouse

Brown’s Shoe Fit

Freshly Picked

Haley Jai

Whole Health Chiropractic

Anani Salon & Spa

Babies R’ Us – Clive

Hotel Pattee

Thirty-one Gifts,  Sarah Farnsworth 

Rodan + Fields, Erica Schnedler

Younique, Ally Van Iten

Jamberry, Anna Horvath

Bailey Magneson


Baby DeeDee

Em’s 4 Kids

Itzy Ritzy

Life Factory





The SiliCo



Boogy Wipes

Papa’s Pizza

Fit4Mom Des Moines

Perfectly Posh, Christina Meissner

Louie’s Wine Dive

This list reflects commitments as of Thursday, October 23.

If you are a business who would like to participate in an event through a giveaway or swag bag contribution, please email [email protected]

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