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Sep 4 MCC60: Moreno vs Stoddard
With Mark Stoddard (11-7) stepping up to the plate, the headlining bout is essentially a champion versus champion fight, and will be hotly contested after the Midwest’s most exciting promotion had tried to schedule this bout in vein, on a few occasions, before Stoddard opted to turn in his champion status and attempt to reclaim it at a later date.
Sep 18-20 LEGO® Creativity Tour Powered by LEGO® KidsFest
The LEGO® Creativity Tour comes to the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines Sept. 18-20. The LEGO Creativity Tour will offer children of all ages an opportunity to build, create and enjoy an immersive LEGO experience through engaging play areas, family-oriented building activities and more.
Sep 19 Des Moines Women's Expo
Returning again is Iowa's premier expo for women. Enjoy a day of pampering, shopping, fashions, and food.
Sep 30-Oct 3 AQS QuiltWeek™ - Des Moines, Iowa 2015
The American Quilter’s Society is the largest quilting membership organization in the world. For 30 years, AQS has been the leading voice in quilting inspiration and advice through a broad suite of products: magazines, books, live events, contests, workshops, online networks, patterns, fabric, and catalogs
Oct 7-9 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 15-16 AIA Iowa / Central States Region Convention 2015
2015 AIA Iowa / Central States Region Convention: Design Central. Come and experience Architecture in the Square State.
Nov 6-7 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 Annual Fall Gala benefiting the Ronald McDonald House Charities.
Nov 7-8 The Midwest Comicon
Meet members of the The 501st Legion Star Wars group, Droids and characters, Special celebrities, artists, writers, former UFC fighter Joe Brammer, Iowa League of Heroes! Enjoy stage shows, discussion panels, workshops and costume contests! See you in November!!
Nov 13-14 Iowa's Premier Beer, Wine & Food Expo
presented by Hy-Vee
This weekend event will be a melting pot for culinary enthusiasts throughout the Midwest, offering the opportunity to discover the latest cooking techniques from celebrity chefs, as well as those at the local and regional level.
Groups of 10+ receive special pricing, please contact Carrie Fick at 515-564-8146 for more information.
Dec 5 UCA Hawkeye Championship
This is a regional qualifying event! Teams who qualify will compete at the 2016 NHSCC.
Dec 19 Hawkeye Huddle
Before the Big Four Classic in Des Moines, join fellow Hawkeye Fans and the Hawkeye Huddle. Hosted by the National I-Club and University of Iowa Alumni Association, which features cash refreshments, snack, door prizes, Herky and the Iowa Spirit Squad.
Dec 31-Jan 3 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.
Mar 24 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!
Apr 2 ChildServe’s Bubble Ball 2016
ChildServe’s Bubble Ball is a fun and innovative event unlike anything in our community! Cocktails and dinner are a prelude to the main event: a runway show and gallery of stationary designs and sculptures – all of which are created by talented local designers with bubble wrap as their core element!