The Des Moines Art Center’s annual gala Sept. 22 will celebrate the 76 works of art bequeathed by David and Liz Kruidenier. Guests will view select works of the Kruidenier collection, followed by dinner near the rose garden in Greenwood Park. Dancing to Final Mix Band featuring Del “Saxman” Jones will finish out the evening. Festivities get underway at 6:30 p.m.; tickets are $250 per person. Black tie optional. For more information, contact Debra Kurtz, 271-0336 or email@example.com.