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Spirited: Prohibition in America, Exhibit      7/13/2014 12:00:00 AM
(515)278-5286
11121 Hickman Road, Urbandale
Explore the history of Prohibition, from the dawn of the temperance movement to the unprecedented repeal of a constitutional amendment in 1933. This traveling exhibition from NEH on the Road brings visitors back to the period of flappers and suffragists, bootleggers and temperance lobbyists, and real-life legends, such as Al Capone and Carry Nation. Through strong visual and interactive elements, Spirited draws on histories from both sides of the issue. Experience the inventive and ingenious ways lawmakers and the America public responded to Prohibition. Open during normal hours. www.LivingHistoryFarms.org
Shrek      7/13/2014 12:00:00 AM
831 42nd St, Des Moines
In a kingdom far, far away, things get ugly when an ogre, not a handsome prince, shows up to rescue a feisty Princess. Throw in a wisecracking Donkey, a villain with a short temper, a Gingerbread Man with attitude, and other fairy tale misfits, and you've got a mess that calls for a real hero. Luckily there’s one on hand, and his name is Shrek. Shrek is part romance, part twisted fairy tale, and all irreverent fun. Wednesday-Saturday shows are at 7:30 PM. Sunday shows are at 2:00 PM.

2014 HomeShowExpo      7/13/2014 10:00:00 AM
515-270-8500
Norwalk
2014 HOmeShowExpo will be hosted at The Ridges at Echo Valley in Norwalk. At HomeShowExpo 2014, imagination is the key to the front door. It is where home dreams become reality. Where no idea is to big, no detail is too small. When you attend HomeShowExpo 2014, you will visit fully furnished homes featuring the latest in home innovation, techonology and architectural design, by some of the leading home builders in the Des Moines Metro July 12-13, 17-20, 24-27.
Exhibit: New work by Chris Vance      7/13/2014 10:00:00 AM
5152799191
2921 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines
New work by Chris Vance
515.280.4004
foodbankiowa.org, Des Moines
Join us for our sixth annual Yankee Doodle Drive Against Hunger! Donate non-perishable food items at any Des Moines metro-area Bank of the West and Hy-Vee locations June 2-July 6, 2014. Or, drop off your items at the Des Moines Symphony’s 21st annual Yankee Doodle Pops on Thu July 3 and receive a 30 percent off coupon for any 2014-2015 Masterworks concert! You can also donate online at foodbankiowa.org. For more information, please visit dmsymphony.org or call 515.280.4004.

Rossini's Le Comte Ory      7/13/2014 2:00:00 PM
515-961-6221
513 N D St, Indianola
Des Moines Metro Opera presents Le Comte Ory, a sparkling comedic farce about disguises and intrigue and double crosses, all to some of the best music that Rossini, the master of operatic comedy, ever wrote. Tickets from $42 - $92, call 515-961-6221 or visit www.desmoinesmetroopera.org.
Promiseland Fest      7/13/2014 5:00:00 PM
641-980-5493
Highway 34 & South Wapello Street, Ottumwa
Promiseland Fest is a two day concert FREE to the public. Starting July 11, 2014 from 5PM to 11:30 PM again starting Noon until 11:30 PM July 12, 2014. There will be food venders available, as well as giveaways and prizes. Headliners include: Scott Stapp, a Grammy Award winning music artist, we are also hosting Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, and Dawna Johnson, also nationally known music artists, as well as up to as many as 30 emerging music bands and artists. One group right here in Ottumwa, Piercing The Darkness, gets recordings played on the radio as far away as Australia. This is a Christian sponsored and centered event that will include Rock Gospel, Traditional Gospel, Contemporary Gospel, Gospel Rap and Bluegrass Gospel performers. On TWO separate stages. Activities included are games and rides for children for a family oriented event. Contact the park for possible camping availability. Don't miss this opportunity to join our newest Southeastern Iowa Annual Music event. We are making local history in a positive exciting, life changing way!
Exhibit: New work by Chris Vance      7/14/2014 10:00:00 AM
5152799191
2921 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines
New work by Chris Vance
515.280.4004
foodbankiowa.org, Des Moines
Join us for our sixth annual Yankee Doodle Drive Against Hunger! Donate non-perishable food items at any Des Moines metro-area Bank of the West and Hy-Vee locations June 2-July 6, 2014. Or, drop off your items at the Des Moines Symphony’s 21st annual Yankee Doodle Pops on Thu July 3 and receive a 30 percent off coupon for any 2014-2015 Masterworks concert! You can also donate online at foodbankiowa.org. For more information, please visit dmsymphony.org or call 515.280.4004.
Promiseland Fest      7/14/2014 5:00:00 PM
641-980-5493
Highway 34 & South Wapello Street, Ottumwa
Promiseland Fest is a two day concert FREE to the public. Starting July 11, 2014 from 5PM to 11:30 PM again starting Noon until 11:30 PM July 12, 2014. There will be food venders available, as well as giveaways and prizes. Headliners include: Scott Stapp, a Grammy Award winning music artist, we are also hosting Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, and Dawna Johnson, also nationally known music artists, as well as up to as many as 30 emerging music bands and artists. One group right here in Ottumwa, Piercing The Darkness, gets recordings played on the radio as far away as Australia. This is a Christian sponsored and centered event that will include Rock Gospel, Traditional Gospel, Contemporary Gospel, Gospel Rap and Bluegrass Gospel performers. On TWO separate stages. Activities included are games and rides for children for a family oriented event. Contact the park for possible camping availability. Don't miss this opportunity to join our newest Southeastern Iowa Annual Music event. We are making local history in a positive exciting, life changing way!

Influence: How To Achieve Winning Outcomes      7/15/2014 8:30:00 AM
515-221-2318x214
1840 NW 118th St. Suite 107, Des Moines
Influence: How To Achieve Winning Outcomes is a two-day workshop on building skills that lead to winning outcomes. Research reveals that most attempts at collaborative communications fail and/or lead to conflict. In Tero's interactive Influence workshop, participants learn and apply the steps and skills used by the most successful communicators that lead to winning outcomes.
Exhibit: New work by Chris Vance      7/15/2014 10:00:00 AM
5152799191
2921 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines
New work by Chris Vance
515.280.4004
foodbankiowa.org, Des Moines
Join us for our sixth annual Yankee Doodle Drive Against Hunger! Donate non-perishable food items at any Des Moines metro-area Bank of the West and Hy-Vee locations June 2-July 6, 2014. Or, drop off your items at the Des Moines Symphony’s 21st annual Yankee Doodle Pops on Thu July 3 and receive a 30 percent off coupon for any 2014-2015 Masterworks concert! You can also donate online at foodbankiowa.org. For more information, please visit dmsymphony.org or call 515.280.4004.
Promiseland Fest      7/15/2014 5:00:00 PM
641-980-5493
Highway 34 & South Wapello Street, Ottumwa
Promiseland Fest is a two day concert FREE to the public. Starting July 11, 2014 from 5PM to 11:30 PM again starting Noon until 11:30 PM July 12, 2014. There will be food venders available, as well as giveaways and prizes. Headliners include: Scott Stapp, a Grammy Award winning music artist, we are also hosting Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, and Dawna Johnson, also nationally known music artists, as well as up to as many as 30 emerging music bands and artists. One group right here in Ottumwa, Piercing The Darkness, gets recordings played on the radio as far away as Australia. This is a Christian sponsored and centered event that will include Rock Gospel, Traditional Gospel, Contemporary Gospel, Gospel Rap and Bluegrass Gospel performers. On TWO separate stages. Activities included are games and rides for children for a family oriented event. Contact the park for possible camping availability. Don't miss this opportunity to join our newest Southeastern Iowa Annual Music event. We are making local history in a positive exciting, life changing way!
King Pong - Table Tennis League      7/15/2014 7:00:00 PM
Des Moines Social Club, Des Moines
Tuesday’s from 7-10PM. Open play from 7PM-8:30PM. The league tournament starts at (or right around) 8:30PM. You don’t have to be a member of the league to play in the tournament! Open play resume’s after the tournament is over. We try our best to keep one table open for walk-in’s.
Team Trivia      7/15/2014 7:30:00 PM
515-288-3672
Gas Lamp, Des Moines
Every Tuesday Night at 7:30pm at Gas Lamp - 1501 Grand Avenue Bring a team of 2-6 people for great drinks and 8 rounds of trivia! Rounds contain 5 questions with links hinting at each previous question's answer. Also, occasional theme rounds to spice things up!
Rossini's Le Comte Ory      7/15/2014 7:30:00 PM
515-961-6221
513 N D St, Indianola
Des Moines Metro Opera presents Le Comte Ory, a sparkling comedic farce about disguises and intrigue and double crosses, all to some of the best music that Rossini, the master of operatic comedy, ever wrote. Tickets from $42 - $92, call 515-961-6221 or visit www.desmoinesmetroopera.org.
Exhibit: New work by Chris Vance      7/16/2014 10:00:00 AM
5152799191
2921 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines
New work by Chris Vance
515.280.4004
foodbankiowa.org, Des Moines
Join us for our sixth annual Yankee Doodle Drive Against Hunger! Donate non-perishable food items at any Des Moines metro-area Bank of the West and Hy-Vee locations June 2-July 6, 2014. Or, drop off your items at the Des Moines Symphony’s 21st annual Yankee Doodle Pops on Thu July 3 and receive a 30 percent off coupon for any 2014-2015 Masterworks concert! You can also donate online at foodbankiowa.org. For more information, please visit dmsymphony.org or call 515.280.4004.
Promiseland Fest      7/16/2014 5:00:00 PM
641-980-5493
Highway 34 & South Wapello Street, Ottumwa
Promiseland Fest is a two day concert FREE to the public. Starting July 11, 2014 from 5PM to 11:30 PM again starting Noon until 11:30 PM July 12, 2014. There will be food venders available, as well as giveaways and prizes. Headliners include: Scott Stapp, a Grammy Award winning music artist, we are also hosting Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, and Dawna Johnson, also nationally known music artists, as well as up to as many as 30 emerging music bands and artists. One group right here in Ottumwa, Piercing The Darkness, gets recordings played on the radio as far away as Australia. This is a Christian sponsored and centered event that will include Rock Gospel, Traditional Gospel, Contemporary Gospel, Gospel Rap and Bluegrass Gospel performers. On TWO separate stages. Activities included are games and rides for children for a family oriented event. Contact the park for possible camping availability. Don't miss this opportunity to join our newest Southeastern Iowa Annual Music event. We are making local history in a positive exciting, life changing way!
Zoo Brew      7/16/2014 5:30:00 PM
515-974-2523
Blank Park Zoo , Des Moines
Zoo Brew is back! For those 21 & over, Blank Park Zoo comes to life after hours every Wednesday in the summer. This popular event features a variety of live music, themes and brews while guests enjoy the animals on the Zoo. The middle of the week is now something to look forward to!

515-961-6221
2507 University Ave, Des Moines
Join DMMO's 'rising stars' as members of the Apprentice Artist Program take the stage singing some of opera's most exciting, dramatic and beautiful ensembles. Accompanied by our resident orchestra, this concert is one not to miss! Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for students. Call 515-961-6221 or visit www.desmoinesmetroopera.org today.
Exhibit: New work by Chris Vance      7/17/2014 10:00:00 AM
5152799191
2921 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines
New work by Chris Vance
515.280.4004
foodbankiowa.org, Des Moines
Join us for our sixth annual Yankee Doodle Drive Against Hunger! Donate non-perishable food items at any Des Moines metro-area Bank of the West and Hy-Vee locations June 2-July 6, 2014. Or, drop off your items at the Des Moines Symphony’s 21st annual Yankee Doodle Pops on Thu July 3 and receive a 30 percent off coupon for any 2014-2015 Masterworks concert! You can also donate online at foodbankiowa.org. For more information, please visit dmsymphony.org or call 515.280.4004.
Sunnyside Regatta      7/17/2014 1:30:00 PM
515-289-1933
401 NE 66th Ave. , Des Moines
The Sunnyside Regatta raises funds to support Camp Sunnyside and Easter Seals Iowa program. This annual, corporate fundraising event challenges teams of paddleboat racers to compete at Lake Cheerio.
Promiseland Fest      7/17/2014 5:00:00 PM
641-980-5493
Highway 34 & South Wapello Street, Ottumwa
Promiseland Fest is a two day concert FREE to the public. Starting July 11, 2014 from 5PM to 11:30 PM again starting Noon until 11:30 PM July 12, 2014. There will be food venders available, as well as giveaways and prizes. Headliners include: Scott Stapp, a Grammy Award winning music artist, we are also hosting Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, and Dawna Johnson, also nationally known music artists, as well as up to as many as 30 emerging music bands and artists. One group right here in Ottumwa, Piercing The Darkness, gets recordings played on the radio as far away as Australia. This is a Christian sponsored and centered event that will include Rock Gospel, Traditional Gospel, Contemporary Gospel, Gospel Rap and Bluegrass Gospel performers. On TWO separate stages. Activities included are games and rides for children for a family oriented event. Contact the park for possible camping availability. Don't miss this opportunity to join our newest Southeastern Iowa Annual Music event. We are making local history in a positive exciting, life changing way!
Summer Sounds - Abby Normal      7/17/2014 7:00:00 PM
Ankeny Bandshell 410 W 1st Street, Ankeny
The Summer Sounds Concert Series is held on Thursday nights at the 'Shell in Wagner Park. Live music will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The concerts are free and open to the public; bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Abby Normal has a song selection that is aimed to delight. Timeless rock songs and current hits that strike a chord for a wide age group make this band a true crowd pleaser.

Verdi's La Traviata      7/17/2014 7:30:00 PM
515-961-6221
513 N D St, Indianola
Des Moines Metro Opera presents one of the greatest classics of all time, Verdi's La Traviata--the immortal story of love and loss. Tickets from $42 - $92, call 515-961-6221 or visit www.desmoinesmetroopera.org.
Meditation Around Town      7/17/2014 11:14:00 PM
515-321-8987
PO BOX 3598, Urbandale
Free Community Meditation the 3rd Thursday of the month at different locations. Register at www.meditationaroundtown.com
Exhibit: New work by Chris Vance      7/18/2014 10:00:00 AM
5152799191
2921 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines
New work by Chris Vance
515.280.4004
foodbankiowa.org, Des Moines
Join us for our sixth annual Yankee Doodle Drive Against Hunger! Donate non-perishable food items at any Des Moines metro-area Bank of the West and Hy-Vee locations June 2-July 6, 2014. Or, drop off your items at the Des Moines Symphony’s 21st annual Yankee Doodle Pops on Thu July 3 and receive a 30 percent off coupon for any 2014-2015 Masterworks concert! You can also donate online at foodbankiowa.org. For more information, please visit dmsymphony.org or call 515.280.4004.

Belin Quartet Free Summer Concert Series      7/18/2014 12:15:00 PM
5152804020
900 Mulberry St, Des Moines
The Belin Quartet will play Grieg's String Quartet in G minor, Op. 27 at their free, noon-time, summer concert series.

2014 HomeShowExpo      7/18/2014 1:00:00 PM
515-270-8500
Norwalk
2014 HOmeShowExpo will be hosted at The Ridges at Echo Valley in Norwalk. At HomeShowExpo 2014, imagination is the key to the front door. It is where home dreams become reality. Where no idea is to big, no detail is too small. When you attend HomeShowExpo 2014, you will visit fully furnished homes featuring the latest in home innovation, techonology and architectural design, by some of the leading home builders in the Des Moines Metro July 12-13, 17-20, 24-27.
Promiseland Fest      7/18/2014 5:00:00 PM
641-980-5493
Highway 34 & South Wapello Street, Ottumwa
Promiseland Fest is a two day concert FREE to the public. Starting July 11, 2014 from 5PM to 11:30 PM again starting Noon until 11:30 PM July 12, 2014. There will be food venders available, as well as giveaways and prizes. Headliners include: Scott Stapp, a Grammy Award winning music artist, we are also hosting Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, and Dawna Johnson, also nationally known music artists, as well as up to as many as 30 emerging music bands and artists. One group right here in Ottumwa, Piercing The Darkness, gets recordings played on the radio as far away as Australia. This is a Christian sponsored and centered event that will include Rock Gospel, Traditional Gospel, Contemporary Gospel, Gospel Rap and Bluegrass Gospel performers. On TWO separate stages. Activities included are games and rides for children for a family oriented event. Contact the park for possible camping availability. Don't miss this opportunity to join our newest Southeastern Iowa Annual Music event. We are making local history in a positive exciting, life changing way!
Mixology Night      7/18/2014 5:30:00 PM
515-274-6868 x222
401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Des Moines
Mix. Mingle. Music. Science. Mix your Friday night up with drinks, mingling, science and entertainment! 21+ crowd: This night is exclusively for you! The first Friday of every month, experience all that SCI has to offer – minus the kids. Grab a cocktail and enjoy live music from local bands and adult-themed presentations and programming! Admission: General admission is $5; free for SCI Members A valid driver’s license is required for admission and must be presented at the SCI Box Office.
Rossini's Le Comte Ory      7/18/2014 7:30:00 PM
515-961-6221
513 N D St, Indianola
Des Moines Metro Opera presents Le Comte Ory, a sparkling comedic farce about disguises and intrigue and double crosses, all to some of the best music that Rossini, the master of operatic comedy, ever wrote. Tickets from $42 - $92, call 515-961-6221 or visit www.desmoinesmetroopera.org.
Movies Under the Stars - Back to the Future      7/18/2014 8:30:00 PM
Ankeny Bandshell 410 W 1st Street, Ankeny
The City of Ankeny invited you to bring lawn chairs and blankets to the Ankeny Bandshell for a special showing of Back to the Future.

History Snapshot: Election Day      7/19/2014 9:00:00 AM
(515)278-5286
11121 Hickman Road, Urbandale
Will there be a town temperance law or not? Will the new mayor run on a dry ticket? The 1875 town of Walnut Hill makes a decision at the polls and you’re invited to help get out the vote! At noon, join candidates for an 1875 style mayoral debate! Try your own hand at swaying votes by delivering an election stump speech! At 1:30, have tea in the millinery and chat with frustrated 1875 women suffragists. Print a ballot in the Advocate Newspaper Office. Museum guests may cast their own fictional vote for mayor and share in the fun of past political processes! Visit the traveling exhibition Spirited: Prohibition in America to discover what happened to the temperance cause after 1875.

2014 HomeShowExpo      7/19/2014 10:00:00 AM
515-270-8500
Norwalk
2014 HOmeShowExpo will be hosted at The Ridges at Echo Valley in Norwalk. At HomeShowExpo 2014, imagination is the key to the front door. It is where home dreams become reality. Where no idea is to big, no detail is too small. When you attend HomeShowExpo 2014, you will visit fully furnished homes featuring the latest in home innovation, techonology and architectural design, by some of the leading home builders in the Des Moines Metro July 12-13, 17-20, 24-27.
Exhibit: New work by Chris Vance      7/19/2014 10:00:00 AM
5152799191
2921 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines
New work by Chris Vance
515.280.4004
foodbankiowa.org, Des Moines
Join us for our sixth annual Yankee Doodle Drive Against Hunger! Donate non-perishable food items at any Des Moines metro-area Bank of the West and Hy-Vee locations June 2-July 6, 2014. Or, drop off your items at the Des Moines Symphony’s 21st annual Yankee Doodle Pops on Thu July 3 and receive a 30 percent off coupon for any 2014-2015 Masterworks concert! You can also donate online at foodbankiowa.org. For more information, please visit dmsymphony.org or call 515.280.4004.

Bizet/Brook's The Tragedy of Carmen      7/19/2014 1:00:00 PM
515-961-6221
900 Mulberry St., Des Moines
Des Moines Metro Opera presents Bizet and Brook's The Tragedy of Carmen, a reduced version of one of the world's favorite operas at the Des Moines Social Club. Tickets are $40, call 515-961-6221 or visit www.desmoinesmetroopera.org.
Variety Club Polo On The Green      7/19/2014 3:33:00 PM
Polo On The Green is an elegant outdoor event that includes a polo match, dinner, auction and live band at Powder River Ranch.  
Date: Saturday, July 19, 2014
Promiseland Fest      7/19/2014 5:00:00 PM
641-980-5493
Highway 34 & South Wapello Street, Ottumwa
Promiseland Fest is a two day concert FREE to the public. Starting July 11, 2014 from 5PM to 11:30 PM again starting Noon until 11:30 PM July 12, 2014. There will be food venders available, as well as giveaways and prizes. Headliners include: Scott Stapp, a Grammy Award winning music artist, we are also hosting Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, and Dawna Johnson, also nationally known music artists, as well as up to as many as 30 emerging music bands and artists. One group right here in Ottumwa, Piercing The Darkness, gets recordings played on the radio as far away as Australia. This is a Christian sponsored and centered event that will include Rock Gospel, Traditional Gospel, Contemporary Gospel, Gospel Rap and Bluegrass Gospel performers. On TWO separate stages. Activities included are games and rides for children for a family oriented event. Contact the park for possible camping availability. Don't miss this opportunity to join our newest Southeastern Iowa Annual Music event. We are making local history in a positive exciting, life changing way!

Heggie's Dead Man Walking      7/19/2014 7:30:00 PM
515-961-6221
513 N D St, Indianola
Des Moines Metro Opera presents the most powerful American opera of the last 50 years--the riveting Dead Man Walking by Jake Heggie, the 21st Century's preeminent opera composer. Tickets from $42 - $92, call 515-961-6221 or visit www.desmoinesmetroopera.org.

 

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