Mix and mingle
Friday: The Science Center of Iowa presents Mixology, an opportunity for Des Moines’ 21-and-older crowd to socialize and enjoy science all with a drink in hand. The Snacks will play at 6 and 8 p.m. Attendees can also listen to “The Science of Sound,” a new live program. The cash bar opens at 5:30 p.m., and the Science Center closes at 9 p.m. 401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway. $5, or free for SCI members.
Double-headliner show at Wooly’s
Monday: The Dirty Heads and Shiny Toy Guns (pictured) will co-headline a show at Wooly’s. Midi Matilda and Oh No Fiasco will play, also. Concert-goers will hear a blend of reggae and hip-hop from The Dirty Heads and electronic, synth-pop from the Shiny Toy Guns. Midi Matilda will contribute its take on electro pop, and Oh No Fiasco will do a dance-rock set. The doors open at 6 p.m. The all-ages show begins at 7 p.m. at 504 E. Locust St. Tickets are $23 in advance through ticketfly.com and $25 the day of the show.
Prepare to be haunted
Tuesday-March 10: “Jekyll & Hyde the Musical” opens 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Civic Center, 221 Walnut St. Former American Idol contestant Constantine Maroulis and R&B singer Deborah Cox star in the musical. The production has spent four years on Broadway and completed several international tours. Don’t miss this re-interpretation of the haunting classic. Tuesday through March 7 shows at 7:30 p.m., March 9 shows at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., March 10 shows at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Find more information at desmoinesperformingarts.org. Prices will vary based on demand and seating.
That ’70s Art Show
Saturday: Need a dose of the disco era? Stop by “That ’70s Art Show” at The Fremont, 1030 E. Ninth St., to view the works of more than two dozen artists presenting pieces inspired by the decade. The event runs 7 p.m.-midnight. Free.