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Halloween costume party 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...
The Des Moines Social Club will be having a Dark Dinner on Halloween night, which DMSC executive director, Zach Mannheimer, hopes will become annual event. If you're looking for a brand new, crazy & delicious thing to do that evening, this is right up your alley. Guests will arrive between 6:30 & 7:30 p.m. for a little pre-dark noshing & sipping. At 7:30, the...
(Doors open 6:45 pm for a light Fireside Soup Supper) Sheuerman House Victorian Mansion, 1605 Woodland Avenue in Downtown Des Moines' historic Sherman Hill. All Tickets include a light "Soup-sip" supper; festively served by the fire, a lavish Intermission Dessert Buffet, PLUS optional Interactive Edgar Allan Poe during Intermission AND a complimentary punchbowl of Bub...
Join us for this fall's HUG Event featuring Maggie Georgieva, HubSpot's Product Manager, who will be joining us to talk about the NEW branching logic in workflows. In addition, we will be giving away copies of Brian Halligan and Dharmesh Shah's newly revised book, "Inbound Marketing: Attract, Engage and Delight Customers Online" to the first 20 attendees!!
Fall Shopping Event at Minerals by Bee! Fun, games, refreshments and more...come check us out!
October 18, 19, & 23-26 & 30, 31 Horse-drawn wagon rides, marshmallow roast, storytellers, scarecrow and jack-o-lantern displays delight all during this non-scary family event. Children aged 12 and under trick or treat through town, and we'll have free pop and popcorn for all. www.LivingHistoryFarms.org
Tickets/more information: http://www.funnybonedm.com/.
Get Off My Lawn includes six amazing musicians, five of whom are in the Iowa Rock & Roll Hall of Fame! The music they cover features tight vocal harmonies, hot guitar licks and smokin' keyboards. Get Off My Lawn plays music from The Beatles, The Byrds, Buffalo Springfield, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Van Morrison, Spirit, Tom Petty, Traveling Wilburys, The Band, The D...
Mickey's Waukee Huge Halloween Monster Bash - costume prizes
Donate non-perishable food items at The Kathedral at 19th and Crocker where maps are located. Then drive or walk (if you dare!) through the historic Sherman Hill neighborhood on this haunted night. Watch out for spooky characters lurking amongst the spooktacular décor! This is NOT a trick-or-treating event, it’s all tricks no treats!
Halloween Party and Costume Contest Wear your best costume and show it off for a chance to win! $150 for first Place, $50 for second place and $25 for staff favorite Bring your friends as the person with the most votes wins! Throwing Toast playing from 9pm-1am NO COVER!
Oct 31 Halloween Party at the Hotel Pattee $25 Join us at the Hotel Pattee for some spooky fun. Appetizers, cash bar, costume contest, live music with Exit 113 and more. 7-11 pm
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. See website for cost, crawl stops!
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.
This year's Historic Court District Halloween Party will be a street party featuring the musical stylings of DJ Rack City, DJ Brett B, and Coach G; as well as everybody's favorite costume contest! $2500 in prizes for Best Male, Best Female, Best Group, and the District Prize. Contest entries must be judged by 10 PM, and the prizes will be announced at 11 PM. You must be present...
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...
Ian McLagan is a genuine, dyed-in-the-wool rock'n'roller. In fact, his smiling visage - he was, after all, a member of Small Faces and Faces- would serve as an ideal illustration in the proverbial Dictionary of What Is Truly Cool. The man known to his many mates and even more fans and admirers as 'Mac' is the sort who shrugs off such puffery. And then he just carries on creatin...
Two great Punk/Ska bands getting together for a fun night of musci
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!
Full bar, good food, big laughs
Don't miss this free holiday movie featuring a hotel full of vacationing monsters! Join us after school at East Side Library.