Events

140th Running of Kentucky Oaks – Live Simulcast

May 2, 2014 - 4:45 pm at Prairie Meadows Race Track & Casino
1 Prairie Meadows Drive

http://www.prairiemeadows.com

Pizza, Wine and Springtime-Sherman Hills

May 2, 2014 - 5:00 pm at Hoyt Sherman Place – Guests will meet at Hoyt Sherman Place
1501 Woodland Avenue

https://bookwhen.com/andiamoculinarytours

Mixology Night – Mr. Baber’s Neighbors; The Solar String Band

May 2, 2014 - 5:30 pm at Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater
401 W Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway,

http://www.sciowa.org

2014 YESS Duck Derby

May 3, 2014 - 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm at Jordan Creek Town Center
101 Jordan Creek Pkwy

Join us at Jordan Creek Town Center on Saturday, May 6, 2013 for the 6th Annual YESS Duck Derby presented by the Healthy Skin & Laser Center at Des Moines Plastic Surgery . Sponsor a yellow rubber duck for just $5 and watch it race against thousands of others in an effort to win spectacular prizes, including the chance at $1 million. All proceeds benefit the youth and families who turn to YESS.

For more information, visit www.YESSDuckDerby.org

YESS Duck Derby

May 3, 2014 - 12:00 pm at Jordan Creek Town Center
101 Jordan Creek Pkwy

http://www.YESSduckderby.org

Mamma Mia!

May 4, 2014 - 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm at Stephens Auditorium
Scheman Building, Suite 102

Over 45 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make MAMMA MIA! the ultimate feel-good show! Writer Catherine Johnson’s sunny, funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings 3 men from her mother’s past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. The story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, and every night everyone’s having the time of their lives! With more productions playing internationally than any other musical, MAMMA MIA! is the World’s No.1 Show!

Red Green “How to Do Everything” Tour

May 6, 2014 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Stephens Auditorium
Scheman Building, Suite 102

Red Green, Canada’s foremost handyman, who became famous for such things as duct tape, Possum Lodge, and his own unique style of humour and wisdom now shares his thoughts on “How to do everything”.  After establishing himself in fifteen seasons of his enormously popular TV show as one of the world’s handiest men, he now shows there is no limit to his specialized knowledge and advice. An evening with Red Green is always an evening of advice and laughter. Be there to experience it in person.

Music in the Junction

May 8, 2014 - 5:30 pm at Railroad Park
Valley Junction

Music in the Junction (part of the Valley Junction Farmers Market) will feature Bella Soul this week.

www.valleyjunction.com

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Market to Market® Relay

May 10, 2014 - All Day at Bell Tower of Jefferson
220 North Chestnut

The Market to Market® Relay is what Iowa runners are talking about! A team running relay from Jefferson to Des Moines, the Market to Market® Relay Iowa covers 75 miles over 17 stages on a scenic and varied course. Join 6 of your closest pals, hop in a van, run, rest and repeat. The course follows the Raccoon River Valley Trail System, paved streets, and gravel back roads through a diverse and scenic slice of west central Iowa. Combine the running with outrageous costumes, memorable van rides, and a lively Post-Race Shindig & Expo in downtown Des Moines and it all adds up to 1 unforgettable day. This is one running event you won’t want to miss.

Christina Perri

May 10, 2014 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Granada Theatre
1020 Massachusetts Street

Buy tickets HERE

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