Events

Passion for Fashion

May 1, 2015 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Olmsted
2875 University Avenue

Passion for Fashion is a benefit fashion show that will showcase signature looks from local and national retailers. Presented by Christopher’s Fine Jewelry, it is the signature fundraising event for Dress for Success Des Moines, a local non-profit organization that helps disadvantaged women obtain and retain employment. New this year are the INSPIRE Awards given to two local businesswomen who go above and beyond to contribute to the Des Moines community. In addition to the fashion show, there will be a silent auction, unlimited desserts, and drinks. Grab a friend and join us in raising money for Dress for Success Des Moines! Purchase your tickets today at https://tikly.co/events/502.

Beaverdale Superhero 5K

Beaverdale Superhero 5K

May 2, 2015 - 8:00 am - 10:30 am at First Federated Church
4801 Franklin Avenue

Racers are encouraged to dress up as superheroes by wearing t-shirts all the way to full costumes (optional obviously but encouraged).  Iowa League of Heroes is bringing BATMAN and WONDER WOMAN for a meet and greet. (Also meet The Green Lantern and Optimus Prime)  Bounce House and face painting available as well for the kids

Medals for age bracket winners (1st, 2nd and 3rd for each sex) – Ribbons for EVERY child that enters the 1K fun run.  WEBSITE: www.beaverdalesuperhero5k.com; Cost $25 (5K) or $10 for Kids fun Run – INCLUDES A DRI-FIT Superman themed race shirt!!!

2015 YESS Duck Derby

2015 YESS Duck Derby

May 2, 2015 - 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm at Jordan Creek Town Center
101 Jordan Creek Pkwy

You won’t want to miss the quack-tacular 8th Annual YESS Duck Derby! The fun starts at Noon, when you and your friends and family can enjoy FREE entertainment, kids’ activities, and food samples from Jordan Creek-area restaurants.  At 2:00pm, thousands of yellow rubber ducks will race through the lake at Jordan Creek Town Center, all vying to cross the finish line first and be named Top Duck. You can adopt a duck (or a whole flock!) and cheer it on to victory and the chance to win fantastic prizes, including $10,000 cash!

Adopt your ducks here!

www.duckrace.com/desmoines

  • Adopt a Duck (1) – $5.00
  • Adopt a “Six Quack” (6) – $25.00
  • Adopt a “Quackers Dozen” (12) – $50.00
  • Adopt a “Flock” (25) – $100.00

All event proceeds benefit the hundreds of children and teens who find safety and shelter at YESS – Iowa’s largest (and still growing) youth shelter and family crisis center. You can learn more about the children and families that YESS serves by visiting www.yessiowa.org.

Barnstormers VS Sioux Falls Storm

May 2, 2015 - 7:00 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
730 Third Street

Barnstormers VS Sioux Falls Storm

The Who with Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

The Who with Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

May 5, 2015 - 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm at Sprint Center
1407 Grand Boulevard

Buy Tickets HERE

Kenny Chesney

Kenny Chesney

May 7, 2015 - 12:00 am at Wells Fargo Arena
730 Third Street

Buy Tickets HERE

Rush

Rush

May 12, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm at Xcel Energy Center
199 Kellogg Blvd

Gourmet Gala (fundraiser)

May 16, 2015 - 6:00 pm at Seasons Marketplace Iowa State University
1215 Friley Rd

The Gourmet Gala is a cooking contest consisting of tops chefs who are employed by ISU Dining who each prepare a meal for guests who are invited to taste and judge. At the end of the night a winner will be awarded the silver spoon. This event is held as a fundraiser for guest to donate and support Special Olympics.

Barnstormers VS Cedar Rapids Titans

May 16, 2015 - 7:00 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
730 Third Street

Barnstormers VS Cedar Rapids Titans

New Kids on the Block with TLC and Nelly

New Kids on the Block with TLC and Nelly

May 19, 2015 - 7:00 pm at Sprint Center
1407 Grand Boulevard

American Express card members can get advance tickets beginning Friday, Jan. 23 at 10:00 a.m. (local time). Fans will have additional opportunities to purchase tickets starting Wednesday, Jan. 28 by signing up for a Facebook RSVP at http://smarturl.it/NKOTB_RSVP. Tickets can be purchased starting Jan. 31 on www.livenation.com.

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