The Indianola-based Des Moines Metro Opera is preparing for the grand opening of their renovated and expanded Lauridson Opera Center headquarters this week, after construction has been completed during the spring. General and Artistic Director of the DSM Metro Opera Michael Egel tells KNIA News self-guided tours will be available, and he hopes the updated building will be a showcase of the opera here in Indianola. The grand opening celebration will take place on Saturday from 5-7:30pm. For more information on tickets to the event, click below.