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May 30 An Amazon Adventure with the Kratt Brothers

support for the Wild Kratts has been provided by Blank Children's Hospital Unity Point Health

An Amazon Adventure with the Kratt Brothers

Friends of IPTV is hosting a fun-filled day with the Kratt Brothers! On May 30 at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines, Wild Kratts’ Martin and Chris Kratt will host two 30-minute shows, one at 10 a.m. and one at 2 p.m. This event is SOLD OUT.

May 30 Iowa Barnstormers vs. Wichita Nighthawks

Iowa Barnstormers vs. Wichita Nighthawks

Season tickets for the 2015 Iowa Barnstormers season are on sale now for as little as $77.00 per seat. Don’t miss a minute of the action this season!

Jun 6 Iowa Barnstormers vs. Bemidji Axemen

Iowa Barnstormers vs. Bemidji Axemen

Season tickets for the 2015 Iowa Barnstormers season are on sale now for as little as $77.00 per seat. Don’t miss a minute of the action this season!

Jun 9 Ed Sheeran

with Special Guests Rixton

Ed Sheeran

The tour announcement comes on the heels of the acclaimed singer-songwriter’s triumphant night at the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards, where Sheeran was nominated for 3 awards, including the prestigious “Album of the Year” for his RIAA platinum-certified album “x” (pronounced multiply).  Sheeran’s other nominations came in the categories for “Best Pop Vocal Album” and “Best Song Written For Visual Media” for his song “I See Fire” from the feature film The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Jun 10-11 2015 NAHCA Conference

This two-day conference and "Key to Quality" Awards Banquet are second to none and NAHCA will celebrate it's 20th anniversary with the best conference yet. This years theme is, "CNAs, The Warriors of Long Term Care".

Jun 12-14 Wizard World Comic Con Des Moines

Wizard World Comic Con Des Moines

Friday, June 12, 2015 – 3pm - 8pm
Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 10am - 7pm
Sunday, June 14, 2015 - 11am - 5pm

Jun 19-21 Jurassic Quest

Jurassic Quest

Jurassic Quest brings you a dinosaur adventure for the whole family. Features realistic scenes, enormous dinosaurs and lots of fun activities.

Jun 19 MCC59: O'Brien vs Howser

MCC59: O'Brien vs Howser

ERIC HOWSER vs TJ O’BRIEN – Featherweight Championship
Featuring Timmy Gorman at Flyweight (125 lbs)

Jun 20 Iowa Barnstormers vs. Green Bay Blizzard

Iowa Barnstormers vs. Green Bay Blizzard

Season tickets for the 2015 Iowa Barnstormers season are on sale now for as little as $77.00 per seat. Don’t miss a minute of the action this season!

Jun 22-23 Iowa ASCD: Ensure Learning for Each and All

Iowa ASCD: Ensure Learning for Each and All

Join educators from across Iowa as they learn from Dr. Bob Marzano and other national and state wide experts to increase success of Iowa kids.

Jun 25-28 Lutheran Women's Missionary League Convention

Lutheran Women's Missionary League Convention

Lutheran Women's Missionary League Convention.

Jun 30 A Very Special Evening with Dave Matthews Band

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A Very Special Evening with Dave Matthews Band

Dave Matthews Band will be performing two full sets each evening on its 2015 summer tour. The move to a two-set format last year drew praise from fans and reviewers alike.Rolling Stone named Dave Matthews Band’s 2014 run as one of the hottest summer tours, observing how the change “resulted in plenty of surprises,” and The Atlanta Journal noted, “the stage is where DMB built its empire and where the band remains master of its domain…DMB deserves kudos for always bringing their A-game to the stage.”

Jul 14 Nickelback

No Fixed Address Tour

Nickelback

Since first landing on the scene in 1996, NICKELBACK have cemented themselves as one of the most commercially viable and important acts of the past two decades.  The group’s worldwide sales exceed 50 million units, solidifying their status as the “eleventh best-selling music act” and second best-selling foreign act in the U.S. of the 21st century—behind only The Beatles.

Aug 6 Shania "Rock This Country" Tour

with special guest Gavin DeGraw

Shania "Rock This Country" Tour

“This is a celebration tour. It’s party time!  The ROCK THIS COUNTRY tour will have a different spirit than my past tours,” said Twain. “It’s a Shania they’ve never seen before.  A lot of years have gone by and I’ve got a lot more to share.”

Aug 28-30 Iowa Yoga Festival

Iowa Yoga Festival

The Iowa Yoga Festival is a three-day event designed to bring the Iowa yoga community together. The immersive event will unite new, intermediate, and advanced practitioners through immersion in the origins of yoga and the celebration of its festive spirit. 
*Special Ticket Pricing Before July 15

Sep 19 Des Moines Women's Expo

Des Moines Women's Expo

Returning again is Iowa's premier expo for women. Enjoy a day of pampering, shopping, fashions, and food.

Oct 7-9 2015 Iowa SHRM State Conference / HR HeRoes

2015 Iowa SHRM State Conference / HR HeRoes

Attendees will benefit from the insight and knowledge of breakout HR and business speakers, networking opportunities with other HR professionals and the chance to meet vendors to learn about various products and services that will help make your job as an HR professional a bit easier!

Oct 8 March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction

March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction

October 8, 2015
6:00-9:00pm

Oct 8 Taylor Swift - The 1989 World Tour

with special guest Vance Joy

Taylor Swift - The 1989 World Tour

GRAMMY Award for Album of the Year. Taylor is the only artist in music history to have an album (2010's Speak Now, 2012's RED and 2014's 1989) hit the 1 million plus first-week sales figure three times. She is the first artist since the Beatles (and the only female artist in history) to log six or more weeks at #1 in the U.S. with three consecutive studio albums.

Oct 16-18 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

Built To Amaze

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Built To Amaze! is a comedic, high-energy production featuring horsepower and spark with amazing acts you can only see this year, like a one-of-a-kind trick riding performance on horseback that includes  handstands, jumps and flips on top of galloping horses and an electrifying single trapeze routine.

Groups of 10+ receive special pricing, please contact Carrie Fick at 515-564-8146 for more information.

Nov 5 2015 IGIA Hall Of Fame Dinner

2015 IGIA Hall Of Fame Dinner

Nov 6-7 Freedom 2015 National Religious Liberties Conference

Freedom 2015 National Religious Liberties Conference

The 2016 Elections will be a definitive time for Christians, and the question of religious liberties is front and center in the minds of many families, pastors, and leaders.  America is no longer the Christian Bulwark it once was, and the tide is turning.  Will you join the historic battle for Liberty?  Will you get ready for the coming storm?  Freedom: find out what it is, why it matters, and how we fight for it!

Nov 7 16th National Annual Fall Gala

16th National Annual Fall Gala

16th Annual Fall Gala benefiting the Ronald McDonald House Charities.

Dec 5 UCA Hawkeye Championship

UCA Hawkeye Championship

This is a regional qualifying event! Teams who qualify will compete at the 2016 NHSCC.

Dec 31-Jan 3 Faithwalkers Midwest Conference

Faithwalkers Midwest Conference

Faithwalkers is a yearly conference, hosted by Great Commission Churches, for young and old followers of Christ to be motivated and encouraged in their walk of faith. The conference features passionate worship, practical Biblical teaching, and fellowship with believers from throughout the US and the world.

Jan 1-2 Monster Jam 2016

Monster Jam 2016

Monster Jam 2016 January 1 & 2

Mar 11-13 Nexstar National Talent Competition

Nexstar National Talent Competition

Dance Competition.

Mar 17, Mar 19 2016 NCAA® Division I Men’s Basketball Championship First/Second Rounds

2016 NCAA® Division I Men’s Basketball Championship First/Second Rounds

Experience It Live at the 2016 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship First/Second Rounds, March 17 & 19, 2016, at Wells Fargo Arena, hosted by Iowa State University. 

Mar 24 Iowa Prayer Breakfast

Iowa Prayer Breakfast

Dr. Alveda King, niece of the late Martin Luther King, is our guest speaker.

Mar 30-Apr 3 Talent On Parade

Des Moines Regional Competition

Join us for the Talent On Parade 19th season of competition! A fun, family-oriented competition that runs on time!

Jul 13-15 Anime Iowa

Anime Iowa