Local Video - Clips

4-H Artist

4-H Artist

August 15, 2016 | 4 min

4-H artist Hannah Feilmeier is featured.

Ladies Chicken Calling Contest

Ladies Chicken Calling Contest

August 15, 2016 | 3 min

Women assemble at Pioneer Hall to see who can create the best chicken call.

Ice Carving

Ice Carving

August 15, 2016 | 4 min

In the August heat, these sculptures only last so long. Watch hunks of ice take on new shapes and forms.

State Fair Parade

State Fair Parade

August 15, 2016 | 4 min

Every year, the State Fair kicks off the celebration with a parade through downtown Des Moines. Enjoy some highlights from this year's parade.

Youth Fiddlers' Contest

Youth Fiddlers' Contest

August 15, 2016 | 4 min

Talented youth gather at Pioneer Hall to perform during the Youth Fiddler's Contest.

Backgammon Tournament

Backgammon Tournament

August 15, 2016 | 4 min

Watch some of the top backgammon players from the area during the Iowa State Fair Backgammon Tournament.

Blue Ribbon Quilts

Blue Ribbon Quilts

August 15, 2016 | 4 min

To display a quilt at the state fair and win a ribbon is a truly prestigious goal for quilters.

Artist Rose Frantzen

Artist Rose Frantzen

August 15, 2016 | 2 min

Charity Nebbe interviews artist Rose Frantzen, and sits for a portrait.

Henna Tattoo Art

Henna Tattoo Art

August 15, 2016 | 4 min

Beautiful, intricate, and best of all…temporary.

Animal I Spy with Dan Wardell

Animal I Spy with Dan Wardell

August 15, 2016 | 3 min

Dan Wardell tries to figure out what animals kids can find at the Iowa State Fair.

FFA Sheep Show

FFA Sheep Show

August 15, 2016 | 4 min

Through hard work and dedication, these young Iowans showcase their sheep during the FFA Sheep Contest.

Opening Day Stroll

Opening Day Stroll

August 15, 2016 | 3 min

Take a highlight tour of the Iowa State Fairgrounds.

Decorated Cakes Competition

Decorated Cakes Competition

August 15, 2016 | 4 min

Bakers are only limited to their imagination for this competition. Discover some of the amazing things you can do with frosting and cake during the Decorated Cakes Competition.

max becomes a puppet

Max's Diary: Max Becomes a Puppet

August 5, 2016 | 2:00

Max accidentally becomes a puppet for a day and shares his adventure.

what are puppets

What are Puppets

August 5, 2016 | 1:42

Abby Brown teaches us how puppets come to life.

meet a puppeteer

Meet a Puppeteer

August 5, 2016 | 2:53

Meet a Puppeteer who helps kids build their own puppet creations

finger puppets

Finger Puppets

August 5, 2016 | 1:40

Learn how to make your own finger puppet and do your own puppet show.

pupppet accessories

Puppet Accessories

August 5, 2016 | 3:54

Dan helps the Kids Clubhouse puppets build their own unique puppet accessories.

leaf puppets

Leaf Puppets

August 5, 2016 | 2:08

Abby Brown teaches some kids how to make their own leaf puppet.

caveman meets a mascot

Caveman Meets a Mascot

August 5, 2016 | 2:03

Caveman visits a local mascot to learn what it takes to stay healthy and strong.