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Things To Do In Des Moines, IA This Weekend


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Hy-Vee Big Four Basketball Classic Des Moines
Hy-Vee Big Four Basketball Classic
Dec 20 4:00 PM at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines


Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis
Dec 19 7:30 PM on various days at Des Moines Civic Center in Des Moines

Friday is TOYS FOR TOTS Night at the Civic Center!The U.S. Marines and KCCI will be accepting donations for Toys For Tots in both Civic Center lobbies before the start of your Mannheim Steamroller Christmas performance!MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS by Chip D...


Mary Poppins
Dec 5 at The Des Moines Playhouse in Des Moines

Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, this is the story of the Banks family and how their lives change when the practically perfect nanny, Mary Poppins, arrives at their home at 17 Cherry Tree Lane. Enjoy a "Jolly Holiday" with...


Bunny Spa and Piggy Pampering Retreat Des Moines
Bunny Spa and Piggy Pampering Retreat
Dec 20 12:00 PM at Animal Rescue League in Des Moines

Bring your bunny and guinea pig to The Animal Rescue League of Iowa, Bunny Spa & Piggy Pampering Retreat at the ARL Main location at 5452 NE 22nd Street in Des Moines, in the Animal Activity Center. Rabbits and guinea pigs will have the opportunity for a groom...



Mannheim Steamroller Des Moines
Mannheim Steamroller
Dec 20 7:30 PM at Des Moines Civic Center in Des Moines

Mannheim Steamroller: Music


Tonic Sol-fa Holiday Show
Dec 19 7:30 PM daily until December 20, 2014 at HOYT SHERMAN PLACE in Des Moines

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!...


Lead with Moxie Monthly Meeting - Give Yourself the Gift of Time Des Moines
Lead with Moxie Monthly Meeting - Give Yourself the Gift of Time
Oct 21 4:00 PM at HOYT SHERMAN PLACE in Des Moines

by attending this month's Moxie meeting. It's not too late to wrap up your yearly goals with action or to set some goals for the coming holiday season. Or just commit to making time for yourself. Looking for a group to share ideas and opportunities?...


Halston and Warhol Drop-In Tour Des Moines
Halston and Warhol Drop-In Tour
Dec 20 1:00 PM on various days at Des Moines Art Center in Des Moines

FREE, drop-in tours of Halston and Warhol: Silver and Suede are offered Saturdaysand Sundays at 1 pm, meeting in the lobby of the museum through January 18, 2015(with the exception of Sundays November 2 and December 7).Guided and self-guided tours are also a...



5th Annual 'Home for the Holidays' Des Moines
5th Annual 'Home for the Holidays'
Dec 20 8:00 PM at Turner Jazz Center at Drake University in Des Moines

I’m proud to announce a new series of concerts taking place at the renowned Turner Jazz Center at Drake University. Tickets will go on sale for ALL CONCERTS next Wednesday, October 15th at 9AMat http://maxwellmanmusic.com. Tickets can also be reserved by ca...


5th Annual 'Home for the Holidays' Des Moines
5th Annual 'Home for the Holidays'
Dec 21 3:00 PM at Turner Jazz Center at Drake University in Des Moines

I’m proud to announce a new series of concerts taking place at the renowned Turner Jazz Center at Drake University. Tickets will go on sale for ALL CONCERTS next Wednesday, October 15th at 9AMat http://maxwellmanmusic.com. Tickets can also be reserved by ca...


Houston Aeros vs. Chicago Wolves
Dec 21 3:00 PM at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines

AHL Hockey...


The Zula Patrol: Under the Weather Des Moines
The Zula Patrol: Under the Weather
Dec 20 10:30 AM on various days at Science Center of Iowa (SCI) & Blank IMAX Dome Theater in Des Moines

When weather is stolen from the solar system planets, the Zula Patrol comes to the rescue! Sponsored by NASA and Variety Club. Program and location subject to change.Category: ProgramBack to top...



Born A Child Community Christmas Event Des Moines
Born A Child Community Christmas Event
Dec 20 4:30 PM at Mount Olive Lutheran Church & School in Des Moines

Experience the joy of Jesus’ birth through this wonderful program which weaves together the Christmas story from scripture with music (adult and children’s choirs, handbells and orchestra). No charge. Two shows, 4:30 or 6:30 on Saturday, Dec. 20th. Mt. Oli...


Iowa Homeless Memorial Des Moines
Iowa Homeless Memorial
Dec 21 5:30 PM at Iowa Capitol in Des Moines

Join us on the first day of winter and the longest night of the year to remember those who have died homeless in Iowa. Dress warmly for a candlelight vigil of music, poetry and prayer outdoors by the Christmas tree in front of the state capitol....


Sleepy Hollow Sports Park - Saturday, December 20th Des Moines
Sleepy Hollow Sports Park - Saturday, December 20th
Dec 20 10:00 AM at Sleepy Hollow Sports Park in Des Moines

Please note:  Discounted tickets and packages are not available for every day we are open. Discounted tickets and packages available online may or may not be available at the Sleepy Hollow ticket office. Additional, non-discounted ala carte tickets and pack...


Tonic Sol-Fa Holiday Show
Dec 19 7:30 PM at HOYT SHERMAN PLACE in Des Moines



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