Events

Music at the Winery

June 7, 2015 - September 27, 2015 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm at Two Saints Winery
15170 20th Avenue

Schedule of performers:
June 7, 2015 Tony Valdez Duo
June 14, 2015 Brother Trucker
June 21, 2015 Flipside
June 28, 2015 Boomerang
July 5, 2015 Freestyle
July 12, 2015 Infuzion
July 19, 2015 Soul Searchers
July 26, 2015 Millstreet Band
Aug. 2, 2015 Soul Searchers
Aug. 9, 2015 Hot Tamale and Red Hots
Aug. 16, 2015 Abby Normal Band
Aug. 23, 2015 Brother Trucker
Aug. 30, 2015 Infuzion
Sept. 6, 2015 Flipside
Sept. 13, 2015 Millstreet Band
Sept. 20, 2015 Soul Searchers
Sept. 27, 2015 Freestyle

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Wheel of Winning

July 26, 2015 - September 6, 2015 - 7:00 pm at Prairie Meadows Casino & Racetrack
1 Prairie Meadows Drive

WHEEL OF WINNING — $250,000
Ten lucky people each Sunday will be eligible for a chance at $3,000.
3 X SLOT POINTS Sundays 6 – 9 p.m.

Grand Prize Drawings —
September 11; 5 – 9 p.m.
September 12, 1 – 6 p.m.
September 13, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Each house, 15 lucky contestants will spin the wheel for their chance at $250,000!

Buy tickets here!

Huey Lewis and the News

September 5, 2015 - 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm at Mystic Lake Casino
2400 Mystic Lake Blvd

Buy Tickets HERE

Doggie Dive

September 7, 2015 - 4:30 am at Nahas Aquatic Center
1101 Porter Ave

This is an opportunity for dogs and their owners to celebrate the last day of the pool season. Dogs must be accompanied by their owners at all times.
Fee: $4.00/dog – regular admission fees apply for dog owners and family members.

Billy Idol

September 10, 2015 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Harrah’s Stir Cove Concert Series
One Harrah's Boulevard

Buy Tickets HERE

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2015 World Food & Music Festival

September 18, 2015 - September 20, 2015 - 11:00 am at Walnut Street Bridge
Walnut Street

In its 11th year, the World Food & Music Festival has grown steadily as Iowa’s top celebration of diverse food traditions and rich cultural network. The event is FREE to the public, with reasonably-priced food options from more than 40 food vendors for all to enjoy! More than 75,000 attend the event annually, to enjoy international flavors, free live cultural entertainment, on-site cultural cooking demonstrations by local chefs and much more.  More information coming soon at: www.worldfoodfestival.org.

UB40

September 22, 2015 - 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm at Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland
1228 Main Street

Buy Tickets HERE

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Zooktoberfest

September 24, 2015 - 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm at Blank Park Zoo
7401 SW 9th Street

Fertig machen! Zoo Brew is back with an Oktoberfest twist! Be part of Zooktoberfest – a mash-up of the popular Zoo Brew and the ever famous Oktoberfest! Come out and enjoy live music, best seasonal beers, Oktoberfest-style food, pretzel necklaces and of course a handful of your Zoo animal friends.

ZZ Top

September 25, 2015 - 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm at Pinewood Bowl Theater
3201 South Coddington Avenue

Buy Tickets HERE

Iowa Author Fest

September 26, 2015 - 9:00 am - 2:00 pm at Brenton Skating Plaza
Robert Ray Drive

Iowa Author Fest supports the creativity of our local Iowa authors/artist/musicians in their endeavor to bring their work to reality and promote their written word/art/music to their patrons.
The purpose of holding the Iowa Author Fest is to promote Iowa Authors and to start or continue the networking of Iowa Authors and other associated fields of creativity.

Also we are holding an Essay Writing Contest.

Iowa Author Fest Essay Writing Contest
Open to all Des Moines High School Students tenth through the twelfth grade. The essay will be judged by six local Indie authors and a copy editor. The winners will be awarded their prize at the Iowa Author Fest September 26th, 2015 at Brenton Skating Plaza, Robert Ray Drive in downtown Des Moines at 1:00 pm. by organizer Larry Stumbo during the Iowa Author Fest. Essays will be judged on originality, grammar, and spelling.
Winners will be notified by September 1st, 2015. Prizes awarded will be 1st place: $100 2nd place: $75 and 3rd place: $50.

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