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Aug 23 515 Get Down Car Show

515 Get Down Car Show

5th 515 Get Down car show, open to all ages. Live DJ and special guest Trysha Lynn.

Aug 24 Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines 100th Anniversary Gala

Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines 100th Anniversary Gala

100th anniversary gala that will honor the Federation and its partners throughout its history.

Aug 29-30 Hy-Vee Triathlon

Hy-Vee Triathlon

This event is offered to all registered athletes to receive important information about the race, pick up packets and visit vendors

Sep 2 Psychic Medium & Author John Edward

Psychic Medium & Author John Edward

John Edward will begin the evening with an interactive question and answer session. He will then connect with the other side and give messages to the audience from friends and family who have crossed over.

Sep 5-7 The MAT Games

Hosted by CrossFit 8035

The MAT Games

The annual MAT Games, hosted by CrossFit 8035, brings together all athletic abilities for an exciting weekend of camaraderie and competition.

Sep 19 MCC 55: Champions

MCC 55: Champions

In just over one month, the Midwest’s most popular promotion will return to Hy-Vee Hall with another explosive mixed martial arts event. MCC 55: “Champions” features five title bouts with some of the most exciting up and coming and veteran fighters in the game today.

Sep 27 Des Moines Women's Expo

Des Moines Women's Expo

Iowa's Largest Women's Expo!

220 Vendors, Fashion, Beauty, Health and Wellness

Tickets: $6 (Adult), Kids under 12 FREE

September 27, 2014 9a-6p

Sep 28 An Evening with Marcus Luttrell

Lone Survivor: A Tribute to Courage, Honor and Patriotism

An Evening with Marcus Luttrell

Marcus Luttrell is a decorated Navy SEAL and best-selling author of Lone Survivor. Marcus Luttrell takes us from the rigors of SEAL training and what it takes to join America's elite fighting force,

Sep 28 Golden Circle College Fair

Golden Circle College Fair

The Golden Circle College Fair is the largest college fair in Iowa attracting 150 colleges, universities and career access exhibitors.

Oct 1-4 AQS QuiltWeek™ - Des Moines

AQS QuiltWeek™ - Des Moines

Join us in Des Moines, Iowa, as AQS QuiltWeek® rounds out our 30th anniversary year! Grab a celebration cupcake and raise it in a toast to the extraordinary benchmark of 30 years. Be there to experience the world-class exhibits, phenomenal workshops, lectures, and special events found only at AQS QuiltWeek. Learn from instructors who travel the world sharing their one-of-a-kind experiences, and surround yourself with vendors of every quilting supply you can imagine!

Oct 5-8 2014 LCMC Annual Gathering

2014 LCMC Annual Gathering

LCMC Annual Gathering and Busniess Meeting.

Oct 7-9 IHA Annual Meeting

IHA Annual Meeting

The 85th IHA Annual Meeting and Trade Show.

Oct 25 Comic Book I-Con

Presented by the Iowa Comic Book Club

Comic Book I-Con

Family fun for all. Thousands of comic books and related merchandise from vendors. Sketches and prints from creators of comic books. Fans in costume and characters for photos.

Oct 25-26 IBCA Fall Clinic

IBCA Fall Clinic

Annual Fall Basketball Clinic

October 25 9am-9pm

October 26 9am-2pm

Oct 26-27 Iowa Association of Student Councils Leadership Conference

Iowa Association of Student Councils Leadership Conference

Student leaders and their advisors and chaperones network and learn leadership skills at this two-day conference. Judson Larpply, the Evolution of Dance, is this year's Key Note Speaker.

Nov 7-8 Iowa's Premier Beer, Wine and Food Expo

presented by Hy-Vee

Iowa's Premier Beer, Wine and Food Expo

Iowa’s Premier Beer, Wine & Food Expo, presented by Hy-Vee will be a melting pot for culinary enthusiasts throughout the Midwest, offering the opportunity to discover the latest cooking techniques from local and regional culinary experts.

Dec 2-3 2014 Iowa Farm Bureau Federation Annual Meeting

For Iowa Farm Bureau Members Only

2014 Iowa Farm Bureau Federation Annual Meeting

Annual Conference for Iowa Farm Bureau Members

Jan 11 Xtreme Spirit National Championship

Xtreme Spirit National Championship

Cheer-leading and Dance National Championship event. Teams will be competing for International Championship bids.

Jan 31 Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival

Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival

The Iowa Bacon Board, organizers of the Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival, have officially announced the 8thAnnual Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival will take place at the Iowa Events Center on January 31, 2015. The move from the Iowa State Fairgrounds to the Iowa Events Center will allow for more bacon-lovers, more unique bacon experiences, more restaurants and more bacon – ALL UNDER ONE ROOF!

Mar 6-8 Iowa Deer Classic

Iowa Deer Classic

March 6-8, 2015

"Truly the greatest show in the country for trophy Whitetails"