Events

Fall Craft and Vendor Fair

November 15, 2014 - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm at Ankeny Christian Academy
1604 West 1st Street

Ankeny Christian Academy is hosting its annual Fall Craft & Vendor show on Saturday November 15th from 9AM to 3PM.  There will be over 50 unique crafters, so come out and enjoy a day of shopping!  This event has FREE ADMISSION and concessions are available throughout the day.

Elf the Musical

November 15, 2014 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 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.

Hunter Hayes

November 15, 2014 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Sprint Center
1407 Grand Boulevard

Buy Tickets HERE

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.

Craig Ferguson of Late Late Show

November 18, 2014 - 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm at Hoyt Sherman Place
1501 Woodland Avenue

Tickets on sale Friday 10/3 HERE

China National Acrobats

November 19, 2014 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Stephens Auditoirum
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.

Better Than Ezra

November 20, 2014 - 12:00 am at Varsity Theater
1308 4th Street SE

Buy Tickets HERE

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.

Eric Hutchinson with Tristan Prettyman

November 21, 2014 - 7:00 pm at Myth Nightclub
3090 Southlawn Drive

Buy Tickets HERE

Fitz and the Tantrums

November 21, 2014 - 7:00 pm at First Avenue
701 n 1st street

Buy Tickets HERE

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