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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Come to a special Bomb Shelter Stand Up Comedy Showcase at 8pm! Featuring the hilarious Sireono Sheley, plus touring comedians, Danny Vega (New York), Charlie Speez (Phoenix), and Richie Tolway (Phoenix). Plus, your hosts, Ryan Solomon and Toll McGrane!
Wedding planning can be a zoo in itself! Let us help with the process - Blank Park zoo invites all soon-to-be brides to get a sneak peak of the Zoo as a wedding venue. Already have a venue? No problem! All the zoo's preferred vendors will be at the event offering amazing discounts & prizes. Call 515-974-2506 to sign up to reserve a spot!
The Blank Park Zoo is proud to present our Bridal Sneak Peek event. Enjoy appetizers and cocktails as you meet with the on-site coordinator, catering manager, and the zoo's preferred vendors. Our Bridal Sneak Peek event allows you to catch a glimpse of what it would be like to have your wedding at the zoo! Meet with the Zoo's Prefered Vendors. Sign up now to reserve a spot fo...
Coloring books, crafts, spin art, mascots, Heartland Greyhound Adoption, Animal Rescue League, Des Moines Mounted Police, Avenue of Horses. Sunday brunch special $11.95/adults; $5.95/children; Free/children under age 5.
Tickets can be purchased at http://www.funnybonedm.com.
This event is offered to all registered athletes to receive important information about the race, pick up packets and visit vendors
For further information: www.goldstarfuturity.com.
Just imagine star gazing on your private yacht in Rainbow Cove... well, we can all dream! In the meantime, grab your friends, your favorite beverage, and celebrate the colors of the rainbow with colorful drips and a night sky filled with stars. Sign up today at www.pinotspalette.com/DesMoines.
Local painter Jerri Ross presents a series of plant paintings from a unique point of view as executed in watercolor and gouache media. The exhibit celebrates Jerri's excitement and fascination with plants and their diversity of colors, patterns, anatomical symmetry and chaotic growth. Jerri's art is influenced by her experiences as an architectural designer and travels abroad. ...
Exhibit at Ankeny Art Center
Meals from the Heartland is excited to announce the dates for the 2014 Annual Hunger Fight at Hy-Vee Hall in downtown Des Moines. The dates are Wednesday August 27 to Saturday August 30, 2014. This year's event will be the seventh annual and will involve 15,000 volunteers packaging 5 million meals. This event is the largest volunteer meal packaging event of its type in the Un...
Open Mic Poetry Night!
Opening for the season! The Garden Barn will reopen on Apr 17th! Our new hours will be Thurs. Fri. and Sat. from 10am – 5pm. April through Dec. Our store is filled with new spring merchandise for your home and outdoor space! Including: home décor, wreaths, floral accents, body and bath products, unique gifts, garden art, and antiques. Also visit our display garden ...
Art show featuring works inspired by the fun and surreal cartoon Adventure Time.
Get ready for the 2014 Midwest Football Classic on August 30 thru September 1, 2014! There will be 2 divisions: Select & League Divisions in each grade. 4th - 5th - 6th - 7th - 8th Grade Divisions: $400 Entry Fee, 2 Game Guarantee. ALL TROPHY TOURNAMENT in Each Division - First 8 Teams that Complete Fees in Each Grade & Divis...
Ford Mustang all 50 year car show
Experience a sneak peek of Perry's annual fall event--Art on the Prairie. At this "sneak peek" event get a preview of the artwork of several of the artists who will be attending Art on the Prairie Nov. 8-9 in Perry, Iowa.
Performances by:Green Death - Winner of Lazer 103.3′s "Battle of the Bands" and one of the few bands to have a burger named in their honor. The Maw, Rumble Seat, Riotmore. and more bands to be announced! Visual Art by Kelly Doty, Tanane Whitfield, Scotty Munster, Quyen Dinh, and others. Costume contest - Dress in your best Burton attire; prizes for first and s...