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Fall Festivals in Des Moines

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Fall is one of the best times to get out and check out some of the local festivals in Des Moines! Take in the beautiful weather before the winter weather keeps us indoors by getting out and enjoying the Des Moines fall festivals. These events offer a great opportunity to get out and check out the local area... Plus they provide plenty of lookers that will swoon over your gorgeous classic ride when you pull up! Farm Boy Garage is sharing with you some of the upcoming festivals that you can check out this fall.


FALL FESTIVALS IN DES MOINES

FALL FAMILY FUN FEST
725 Thompson Avenue | Des Moines, IA 50316
Dates: October 13, 2018
Location: Union Park
Phone: (515) 248-6330
Start/End Time: 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Event Times: Noon - 9 pm
Price: Free!

Head down to the Union Park area for the first ever “Fall Family Fun Fest” on Saturday, October 13, which will feature a full slate of free activities. Jam out with some of the best young local musicians at the Youth Music Showcase, bring your pre-carved pump…

5 Nearly Forgotten Vintage Cars

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At Farm Boy Garage, we're fanatics about all things classic car related. We love finding those hidden gems that aren't very well known, or nearly forgotten. In looking back into the automotive industry history, we stumbled across a few classic cars that in some way or another played a major role in the history of classic cars. These cars are rarely mentioned and are pretty hard to find. With that said, let's take a look at 5 nearly forgotten vintage cars.


Sunbeam Tiger
The Sunbeam is a classic English brand, which is long gone from the market. The Sunbeam Tiger is a high-performance V8 version of the British Rootes Group's Sunbeam Alpine roadster, designed in part by American car designer and racing driver Carroll Shelby and produced from 1964 until 1967, debuting for the first time at the New York Auto Show in the spring of 1964.


Studebaker Lark
Due to growing demand for smaller cars in late 1958, Studebaker introduced an all-new compact line called the Lark, a project …