Bear Necessities coming up in Des Moines

DES MOINES — The Capital Bears of Des Moines are holding their annual Bear Necessities bear run on May 17. There is still time to register at the Capital Bears website. The schedule;
Friday
3:00 – 6:00PM – Welcome to Des Moines – Comfort Inn Host Hotel
​6:30 – 8:00PM – Salad Tossing Contest – AllSpice – Locust St – East Village – Free Event – Limited Tickets – See Event/Salad Tossing Contest
​8:00-10:00PM – BEARTENDERS Bear Social & bear Grill Out (suggested Donation) – The Blazing Saddle
​10:00PM – Saddle Gurls  Show – The Blazing Saddle
7:oo – 9:00AM – Tour the Famous Des Moines Farmers market 

Saturday
8:00 – 10:00AM – Bear Coffee with Paul – Ritual Cafe
​9:00 – 10:00AM – Papa Gene’s Downtown Walking Tour
​10:30 – 12:30PM – LUNCH – On Your OWN or with Some Capital Bears showing you Around
^12:00PM – 6:00PM – The Bear Cave – PRivate Event Space 
– Beach Bear – Theme^ (This Night, Wear your best beach Gear. You can get down to your jocks or as comfortable as you feel)
​^5:00PM – Included Dinner from Smokey D’s Award Winning BBQ^
​7:00-10:00PM – Beach BEAR Happy Hour – The Garden NightClub  ​** No Cover b4 8pm for Bear Variety Show**
​8:30PM – Bear Variety Show – The Garden Night Club**
​Dance The Night Away atThe Garden Nightclub If you Like Or… ​^11:30 – 1:30AM – Bear Pool Party – Host Hotel -Comfort Inn Des MoinesDowntown POOL^
​HOSPITALITY ROOM OPEN