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Sep 19 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
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
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
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
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 25 Comic Book I-Con
Presented by the Iowa Comic Book Club
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 26-27 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 & 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
Annual Conference for Iowa Farm Bureau Members
Dec 27-30 Faithwalkers Midwest Conference
At Faithwalkers 2014 we will focus on God’s heroes. We will study the lives of these individuals who, just like all of us, were ordinary people - men and women who despite their sins, their weaknesses and their failures became heroes for the cause of Christ.
Jan 11 Xtreme Spirit National Championship
Cheer-leading and Dance National Championship event. Teams will be competing for International Championship bids.
Jan 21-22 Iowa Onsite Waste Water Association (IOWWA) 17th Annual Conference
The conference/trade show is for IOWWA members and other professionals in the on-site waste water industry.
Jan 29 Urbandale Chamber of Commerce Celebration of Business
Presented by Van Meter, Inc.
A do not miss event! A flagship event for the Urbandale Chamber, our celebration of Business event is scheduled for January 29, 2015. This event draws more top business professionals than any other event. It is at our Celebration of Business, the Chamber honors Urbandale's Citizen of the Year, Business of the Year and Connector of the year. This event draws close to 300 prominent business professionals.
Jan 31 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!
Feb 3-5 Iowa Power Farming Show
3rd Largest Indoor Farm Show in the U.S.
1840 Booths Spanning 7.0 Acres
790 Companies From 29 States and 4 Canadian Provinces
Mar 6-8 Iowa Deer Classic
March 6-8, 2015
"Truly the greatest show in the country for trophy Whitetails"
Mar 31 Iowa Jazz Championships
The Iowa Jazz Championships showcases 60 of the state's finest high school jazz ensembles. It is held in Des Moines every April and and features 15 groups from each of the four Iowa high school classifications. All ensembles perform in the daytime competition, and the top two bands from each classification perform in the evening finals competition. The event was founded by Iowa jazz educators over thirty years ago and continues to be an important event on the Iowa high school music landscape each spring.