Largest events drawing visitors to the metro area, week of September 30

  • 17,000 are expected at the American Quilter's Society AQS QuiltWeek - Des Moines Oct. 2-5 at the Iowa Events Center.

  • 4,000 are expected at the Johnston/Urbandale Soccer Club Girls Fall Cup Oct. 4-6 at James Cownie Soccer Park in Des Moines.

  • 3,000 are expected at the Drake University football game with Jacksonville University Oct. 5 at Drake Stadium in Des Moines.

  • 2,000 are expected at the GBS Motorsports Blue Ridge Run Race Oct. 5-6 in Carlisle.

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