Events

$5 Family Night

November 14, 2014 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Science Center of Iowa
401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway

The second Friday of each month, explore SCI with your family with $5 general admission, documentary IMAX films and Food Chain Cafe specials! Kick off your weekend by building a rocket, traveling through outer space in one of SCI’s dynamic experience platforms or experiencing a larger-than-life IMAX film with extended hours until 8:00 pm!

DRAKE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL VS South Dakota

November 14, 2014 - 7:00 pm at Drake University Knapp Center
2601 Forest Ave

DRAKE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL VS South Dakota

Iowa Wild vs Oklahoma City

November 14, 2014 - November 15, 2014 - 7:00 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
730 3rd st

Garlands of Gifts

November 15, 2014 - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm at New Hope United Methodist Church
4525 Beaver

Join us for a holiday craft and vendor fair.  We will have around 50 vendors and free coffee.  Free admission!

Des Moines Bucs VS Green Bay

November 15, 2014 - 7:00 pm at Buccaneer Arena
7201 Hickman Rd

Des Moines Bucs VS Green Bay

Elf the Musical

November 15, 2014 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Stephens Auditorium
Lincoln way & University Blvd

One of Hollywood’s most beloved holiday hits is born again-on stage! Elf is the hilarious tale of Buddy, an orphan who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. Unaware that he is is actually human, Buddy’s enormous size and poor toy-making abilities ultimately cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his true identity.

Iowa LEGO Users Group Meet-Up

November 16, 2014 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm at Science Center of Iowa
401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway

Join the Iowa LEGO Users Group (IowaLUG) from 2:00-4:00 pm on third Sunday of every month for some free building and LEGO discussion!

What is LUG? A LEGO Users Group is simply a community of LEGO enthusiasts who meet up regularly to be social, share ideas, trade parts, build on collaborative projects, plan awesome events and generally share in the hobby. The Iowa LEGO Users Group (IowaLUG) aims to create such a community locally and to act as a resource for people who are interested in LEGO as a hobby at any level.

China National Acrobats

November 19, 2014 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Stephens Auditorium
Lincoln way & University Blvd

With superhuman flexibility and stunning showmanship, the China National Acrobats perform spine-tingling tricks of athleticism with remarkable discipline. Trained at the prestigious Fu Hsing Dramatic Arts Academy, these elite performers showcase consummate dexterity and concentration in each awe-inspiring act.

Little Big Fest 2014

November 21, 2014 - November 22, 2014 - All Day at

Little Big Fest is an annual festival, featuring roots, singer-songwriter, bluegrass, jam, world, blues, jazz, and soul music. As with all DMMC events, local bands are heavily featured, though bands from around the U.S. also perform at the event.  Little Big Fest 2014 will take place on Nov. 21 – 22 at venues such as Wooly’s, House of Bricks, and Beechwood Lounge. It will feature William Elliott Whitmore, Charlie Parr, Kevin Gordon, Patrick Hazell and Joe Price (Mother Blues Band), Dave Moore, and many more.  Check out  http://www.desmoinesmc.com/events/little-big-fest/ for more information.

DRAKE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL VS Wisconsin

November 23, 2014 - 2:00 pm at Drake University Knapp Center
2601 Forest Ave

DRAKE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL VS Wisconsin

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