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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Do your holiday shopping and have a little extra fun for yourself at Jasper Winery! Each day through December 24 we'll give you a special gift to thank you for a great year and to help you celebrate a little extra this holiday season. Cheers!
-Synopsis: Set in a small New England town, George, a history professor at the local college, and his wife, Martha, have just returned home from a Saturday night party when Martha announces that she has invited a young couple--an opportunistic new professor at the college and his shatteringly naive new bride--to stop by for a nightcap. When they arrive, the charade begins. Th...
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For every pair of Adidas purchased at Fleet Feet Des Moines during the month of December, Fleet Feet Des Moines will donate 15% of each sale to the American Lung Association to help support the cure for lung cancer.
Join Deb Jennings and Judy Olson of Celestial Sounds for a one-of-a-kind Healing Concert. Deb will play crystal singing bowls and Judy will tone vocally, all with the intention of creating a healing environment for those who attend. Bring a friend-it would be a wonderful Christmas gift to them. Very unique!
Enjoy music fireside with Bryan Baker at the Hotel Pattee. David’s Milwaukee Diner and Inter-Urban lounge are open for service. http://www.reverbnation.com/bryanbaker.
Tickets/more information: http://www.funnybonedm.com/.
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...
The NBA D-League continues to be a springboard for NBA talent as the official minor league of the NBA.There were 149 players with NBA D-League experience on 2013-14 NBA end of season rosters; that represented 33% of all NBA players, an all-time high. Join the Iowa Energy as they enter their new single affiliation with the Memphis Grizzlies. New Energy Head Coach B...
Kristin Larson directs this talented cast of actors in a limited run of Macbeth. Get your tickets now! Sponsored by the Royal Mile and Tim & Rachel Scheib of CENTURY 21 Signature Real Estate.
MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS by Chip Davis has been America's favorite holiday tradition and this year marks the 30th Anniversary of the group's annual tour. Grammy Award winner Chip Davis has created a show that features the beloved Christmas music of Mannheim Steamroller along with dazzling multimedia effects performed in an intimate setting. The spirit of the season come...
Enjoy a one hour plus round trip ride from the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad's Boone Depot to the North Pole. Enroute, you will be served hot chocolate and a cookie, and receive a special gift from Santa himself. Arrive in your pajamas, and enjoy a great adventure! Tickets on sale November 1st - online or by calling 1- (weekdays between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm) Fares (per pers...
Santa will be in Center Court visiting with boys and girls from Saturday, November 15th through Wednesday, December 24.
Celebrate the holiday season at this popular holiday show. Greg, Mark, Jared, and Shaun have arranged a fantastic a cappella show, fun for any age!
A BROADWAY STYLE CHRISTMAS MUSICAL
Join us for Wine & Wood Fired Oven Pizza Night. Begin with a House salad made with Romaine, Garbanzo Beans, Black Olives, and Italian Dressing. Then, Chef Frank and his team will prepare an 11-inch individual pizza just for you. Choose a Margherita Pizza, made with Tomato Sauce, Mozzarella, and Fresh Basil; a Pepperoni, Black Olive, and Shredded Mozzarella Pizza; a Prosci...
MAKE THE YULETIDE GAY!
We love our veterans and military service members! Every year, Bass Pro Shops nationwide collect monetary donations for these two groups. 100% of the donations go to these groups. Customers choose the group they wish to donate to and the amount - $1, $3, or $5. No purchase is necessary - stop in and help us support these two great organizations!
Art Exhibit at Simpson College
We're proud to team up with the SE Polk School district to collect NEW hats, gloves, and boots for children ages 4-12. Please bring your donations to the Bass Pro Shop Altoona lobby by December 31. All donated items will be distributed at Southeast Polk School District elementary schools so kids can stay warm during our frosty winter!
Looking for a super fantastic one of a kind holiday gift? Come create your own BLOWN GLASS ORNAMENT at Studio Fuzzishu! Each ornament takes about 10 minutes to make & then 20-30 minutes to cool down. Ornaments cost $14 a piece. Want to make oodles of ornaments? There is a price break at 3 ornaments & 5 ornaments per person. Come on your own or with a group of fr...
Opening reception: December 5, 7 - 10p.m. all ages welcome! More information on the exhibit: www.desmoinessocialclub.org.
New work by five contemporary abstract painters will be on display at the Anderson Gallery at Drake University Nov. 7 through Jan. 23rd. The exhibition includes work by Jered Sprecher, Brian Porray, Megan Kathol Bersett, Andrea Ferrigno and Margaret Crowley.
The State Historical Museum of Iowa is "Fresh for Fall" with the addition of three new displays & an educational program that engage audiences in Iowa's history. The State Historical Museum is administered by the State Historical Society of Iowa (SHSI), a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA). In the past month, the Museum installed thre...