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2022 Quarterdeck Story Pub – The Crisis
May 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmTickets will go on sale later in January at https://www.quarterdeckdm.com/events. Net proceeds to benefit the Des Moines Historical Society. Tickets are $10 per person per event, and the price includes one drink (any beer, cider, or $8 wine).
Quarterdeck at the Des Moines Marina will host this second program in a series of storytelling events, drawn from local history. Hosted by Des Moines attorney, filmmaker, and public speaker Steve Edmiston, each evening will feature true stories – some famous, some infamous, and some simply “lost to history.”
May 11, 2022 – The Crisis
On the final day of the Cuban Missile Crisis, missile officers are exhausted, shaken, and fighting paranoia. Inspired by the remnants of the Nike Ajax Missile Site buried beneath the Kent Grandview Dog Park.