Catch the vibe of Greater Des Moines. Festivals and endless foods-on-a-stick. Art shows and the Downtown Farmers’ Market. Live music at the Iowa Events Center. Racing at Prairie Meadows and the Iowa Speedway. Stage theater at the Des Moines Playhouse and the Civic Center. Catch sports action. Iowa Wild, Cubs and Energy. Family-friendly and free events. Catch it all in a city that thrives and thrills. Experience more in Greater Des Moines.
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Learn about staying healthy at the Senior Health Fair! Free screenings for those 50 & older. For more information: www.dmu.edu/seniorhealthfair or call 515-271-1041.
If you've ever wanted to try fencing, this is a great opportunity for you! During this 2-hour session, students will learn the basics of Olympic-style epee and saber fencing and get to fence each other. All equipment is provided, but please wear athletic clothes, specifically pants and close-toed shoes. Class size is limited, so sign up today!
Halloween Costume Contest and 80's Rock Band
"Cabaret" takes over the Des Moines Social Club's Basement Bar beginning Friday, October 24, turning the newly opened space into a den of booze, sex & all the other things your parents warned you against. The Des Moines Onstage production starts at 10 p.m. Friday & Saturday (October 24-25); 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 30, Nov. 1 and Nov. 2. $18, p...
2014 Dallas County Veterans Fair & Benefits Open House will be held on Saturday, November 1, from 10am - 2pm at the American Legion Post 403/Veterans Reception Center, 910 Main Street in Van Meter. Note: Open house forum - no formal presentations.
TRANSYLVANIAN TIARAS: AN EVENING WITH THE COUNT! ?All Tickets include lavish Intermission Desserts festively served up fireside, PLUS optional Interactive Edgar Allan Poe during Intermission AND a complimentary punchbowl of Bubbly during post-show reception with the Cast. ?All tickets at tonight's special Gala show receive a complimentary fun party favor as the evening's ...
Live music fireside at the Hotel Pattee 7-10pm. No covers. tips appreciated.
Contact Information: Dave Sigmund at 515-210-5224.
Tickets/more information: http://www.funnybonedm.com/.
That's right all you ghost and goblins; the Halloween Pub Crawl is happening on Halloween night, Friday, October 31st! This year we will be starting at Cabaret West Glen where you will enjoy FREE BEER & PIZZA while it lasts. We will be visiting the following bars throughout the night: ?Start @ Cabaret West Glen 5:30-7:30PM ?Walking to Wellmans Pub & Rooftop, load buses ...
Enter this Grimes garage if you dare to fall into the realm of the unknown. The Haunted Garage takes 150 visitors each night so prepare to come early.
Have a fun, unique and memorable evening at a Living History Farms Historic Dinner! Join us for a dining experience that will take you back in time to Iowa's golden farming years of 1875 or 1900. Served family-style, historic recipes are prepared from scratch on a wood-burning stove. Our meals are prepared in the style of the historic period and served family style. Most of o...
Men's Schedule: Semifinals - Saturday, November 1, 2014 @ Cownie Soccer Complex, 2pm - Winner of 1 vs. 8 plays Winner of 4 vs. 5. 2pm - Winner of 3 vs. 6 plays Winner of 2 vs. 7. Championship - Sunday, November 2, Noon & 2pm (TBD). Women's Schedule: Semifinals - Saturday, November 1, 2014 @ Cownie Soccer Complex, Noon - (1) Iowa We...
Iowa High School cheerleading teams compete for state. Championships in nine divisions.
Do you love LEGO? The Iowa LEGO User Group (LUG) is building a large scale winter build for SCI and are and inviting you to help! Join us at SCI November 1 to see these builders and participate yourself! Visitors will be able to assemble and take home a micro-train (while supplies last). During the Spirit of the Season Kick-Off Event on November 29, the LEGO model will return t...
As a recording and touring artist, James Taylor has touched people with his warm baritone voice and distinctive style of guitar-playing for more than 40 years, while setting a precedent to which countless young musicians have aspired. Over the course of his celebrated song-writing and performing career, Taylor has sold more than 100 million albums, earning gold, platinum ...
Come out and enjoy a night of Halloween fun. Trick or Treating, Face painting, a “haunted” hike, hay rack rides, costumed pony rides, and games for the whole family. Costumes are encouraged and loved!
Parking enforced at Cownie
If you're a kid between the ages of 7 and 12 that wants to try fencing, this is a great opportunity for you! During this 2-hour session, students will learn the basics of Olympic-style epee and saber fencing and get to fence each other. All equipment is provided, but please wear athletic clothes, specifically pants and close-toed shoes. Class size is limited, so sign up today!
Full bar, good food, big laughs