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    WEDNESDAY11/26

    Ultimate Dinosaurs – 10am-5pm – Science Center

    http://www.sciowa.org/

    Festival of Trees & Lights – 11an-7pm – Civic Center

    https://www.unitypoint.org/blankchildrens/festival-of-trees-attend.aspx

    Festival of Trees & Lights After Dark for 21 & Older – 6:30-8:30pm – Convention Center

    https://www.unitypoint.org/blankchildrens/festival-of-trees-attend.aspx

    Jolly Holiday Lights – 5:30-10pm – Water Works Park

    http://iowa.wish.org/news-and-events/calendar-of-events/november/event-detail-page

    Tony Valdez Duo – 6pm-9pm – Raul’s Mexican Restaurant

    http://www.raulsmexicanrestaurant.com/

    Yelawolf – 7pm – Wooly’s

    http://www.woolysdm.com/

    Disney on Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy – 7pm – Wells Fargo Arena

    http://www.iowaeventscenter.com/calendar/wells-fargo-arena/472-disney-on-ice-presents-worlds-of-fantasy/

    Bob Pace & The Dangerous Band – 7-10pm – Zimm’s

    https://www.facebook.com/pages/Zimms-Food-Spirits/201437230766?rf=176287469077803

    MCC 56: Thanksgiving Throwdown – 7:30pm – Wells Fargo Arena

    http://www.iowaeventscenter.com/calendar/convention/518-mcc-56-thanksgiving-throw-down/

    Comedian Hypnotist Doug Thompson – 7:30pm – Funny Bone

    http://funnybone.com/Venues/DesMoines/

    The High Crest – 9pm – Greenwood Lounge

    http://www.thegreenwood.org/

    THURSDAY 11/27 – THANKSGIVING

    Festival of Trees & Lights – 1pm-7pm – Civic Center

    https://www.unitypoint.org/blankchildrens/festival-of-trees-attend.aspx

    Jolly Holiday Lights – 5:30-10pm – Water Works Park

    http://iowa.wish.org/news-and-events/calendar-of-events/november/event-detail-page

    Disney on Ice Presents Worlds of Fantasy – 7pm – Wells Fargo Arena

    http://www.iowaeventscenter.com/calendar/wells-fargo-arena/472-disney-on-ice-presents-worlds-of-fantasy/

    FRIDAY 11/28 – BLACK FRIDAY

    Festival of Trees & Lights – 11am-7pm – Convention Center

    https://www.unitypoint.org/blankchildrens/festival-of-trees-attend.aspx

    Festival Family Flick: “Elf” – 6pm – Covention Center

    https://www.unitypoint.org/blankchildrens/festival-of-trees-attend.aspx

    Disney on Ice Presents Worlds of Fantasy – 3pm & 7pm – Wells Fargo Arena

    http://www.iowaeventscenter.com/calendar/wells-fargo-arena/472-disney-on-ice-presents-worlds-of-fantasy/

    The Greatest Christmas Pageant Ever – 4pm & 7pm – Des Moines Playhouse

    https://desmoinescommunityplayhouse.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0SU0000001lwcBMAQ

    Work Release with Bob Pace & The Dangerous Band – 4:30pm – Gas Lamp

    http://www.gaslampdsm.com/events.php

    Lamplighters w/Josh Davis & Jerry Lorenson– 9pm – Gas Lamp

    http://www.gaslampdsm.com/events.php

    515 – 5pm – Vaudeville Mews

    http://www.vaudevillemews.com/index.php?p=calendar

    Coolzey – 9:30pm – Vaudeville Mews

    http://www.vaudevillemews.com/index.php?p=calendar

    Jolly Holiday Lights – 5:30-10pm – Water Works Park

    http://iowa.wish.org/news-and-events/calendar-of-events/november/event-detail-page

    The McKenzie’s – 7pm – Wooly’s

    http://www.woolysdm.com/

    The Game’s Afoot or Holmes For The Holidays – 7:30pm – Ames Community Theater

    http://www.actorsinc.org/

    Comedian Hypnotist Doug Thompson – 7:30pm & 9:45pm – Funny Bone

    http://funnybone.com/Venues/DesMoines/

    The Oak Ridge Boys Christmas Show – 7:30pm – Civic Center

    http://www.desmoinesperformingarts.org/events/other/370-the-oak-ridge-boys-hits-christm/

    Fame Jr. – 7:30pm – Des Moines Social Club Kum & Go Theater

    http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/fame-jr-dm-young-artists-theatre-2014-11-21/

    SATURDAY 11/29

    Festival of Trees & Lights – 11am-7pm – Civic Center

    https://www.unitypoint.org/blankchildrens/festival-of-trees-attend.aspx

    The Greatest Christmas Pageant Ever – 1pm, 4pm & 7pm – Des Moines Playhouse

    https://desmoinescommunityplayhouse.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0SU0000001lwcBMAQ

    Disney on Ice Presents Worlds of Fantasy – 1pm & 5pm – Wells Fargo Arena

    http://www.iowaeventscenter.com/calendar/wells-fargo-arena/472-disney-on-ice-presents-worlds-of-fantasy/

    Spirit of the Season Kick Off Event – 5-8pm – Science Center

    https://www.sciowa.org/engage/spirit-of-the-season/

    Jolly Holiday Lights – 5:30-10pm – Water Works Park

    http://iowa.wish.org/news-and-events/calendar-of-events/november/event-detail-page

    LT – 6pm – Vaudeville Mews

    http://www.vaudevillemews.com/index.php?p=calendar

    Dark Mirror – 9:30pm – Vaudeville Mews

    http://www.vaudevillemews.com/index.php?p=calendar

    Lazer 103.3 Rock Girl Pageant – In This Moment – 6pm – 7 Flags Event Center

    http://www.sevenflagseventcenter.com/

    Celtic Thunder Holiday Symphony – 7:30pm – Civic Center

    http://www.desmoinesperformingarts.org/events/other/334-celtic-thunder/

    The Game’s Afoot or Holmes For The Holidays – 7:30pm – Ames Community Theater

    http://www.actorsinc.org/

    Fame Jr. – 7:30pm – Des Moines Social Club Kum & Go Theater

    http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/fame-jr-dm-young-artists-theatre-2014-11-21/

    Comedian Hypnotist Doug Thompson – 7:30pm & 9:45pm – Funny Bone

    http://funnybone.com/Venues/DesMoines/

    The Barrelhouse Rockts – 9pm – Gas Lamp

    http://www.gaslampdsm.com/events.php

    Filthy Wilma – 9:30pm – Wooly’s

    http://www.woolysdm.com/

    SUNDAY 11/30

    Festival of Trees & Lights – 11am-5pm – Civic Center

    https://www.unitypoint.org/blankchildrens/festival-of-trees-attend.aspx

    Disney on Ice Presents Worlds of Fantasy – 1pm & 5pm – Wells Fargo Arena

    http://www.iowaeventscenter.com/calendar/wells-fargo-arena/472-disney-on-ice-presents-worlds-of-fantasy/

    The Game’s Afoot or Holmes For The Holidays – 2pm – Ames Community Theater

    http://www.actorsinc.org/

    Fame Jr. – 2pm – Des Moines Social Club Kum & Go Theater

    http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/fame-jr-dm-young-artists-theatre-2014-11-21/

    Get Off My Lawn – 2-5pm – Summerset Winery

    http://www.summersetwine.com/sunday-tunes/

    Person Whale – 5pm – Vaudeville Mews

    http://www.vaudevillemews.com/index.php?p=calendar

    Jolly Holiday Lights – 5:30-10pm – Water Works Park

    http://iowa.wish.org/news-and-events/calendar-of-events/november/event-detail-page

    MONDAY 12/1

    Jolly Holiday Lights – 5:30-10pm – Water Works Park

    http://iowa.wish.org/news-and-events/calendar-of-events/november/event-detail-page

    Sleeping With Sirens and Pierce The Veil – 7pm – 7 Flags Event Center

    http://www.sevenflagseventcenter.com/

    Nicholas Roth and Drake Piano Students in Concert – 7:30pm – Sheslow Auditorium, Drake University

    http://www.drake.edu/friends/calendar/

    Jazz In A Funky Place – 8pm – Greenwood Lounge

    http://www.thegreenwood.org/

    The Tighten Up -First Monday Ritual – 8-10:30pm – Ritual Cafe

    http://www.ritualcafedsmiowa.com/

    TUESDAY 12/2

    Marbin – 5pm – Vaudeville Mews

    http://www.vaudevillemews.com/index.php?p=calendar

    Jolly Holiday Lights – 5:30-10pm – Water Works Park

    http://iowa.wish.org/news-and-events/calendar-of-events/november/event-detail-page

    Motown The Musical – 7:30pm – Civic Center

    http://www.desmoinesperformingarts.org/events/willis-broadway-series/346-motown/

    Party! Party! – The Ultimate Karaoke Band – 8pm – Gas Lamp

    http://www.gaslampdsm.com/events.php

    The Highroller Express – 9pm – Greenwood Lounge

    http://www.thegreenwood.org/

    WEDNESDAY 12/3

    Jolly Holiday Lights – 5:30-10pm – Water Works Park

    http://iowa.wish.org/news-and-events/calendar-of-events/november/event-detail-page

    NHL Rivals Night: Blues vs. Blackhawks – 6pm – Gas Lamp

    http://www.gaslampdsm.com/events.php

    Mike Aceto – 6-9pm – Angelo’s on 8th

    http://www.angeloson8th.net/

    Cage The Elephant – 7pm – 7 Flags Event Center

    http://www.sevenflagseventcenter.com/

    Kelly’s Clan – 7-9pm – Sully’s Irish Pub

    http://sullysdesmoines.com/

    Bob Pace & The Dangerous Band – 7-10pm – Zimm’s

    https://www.facebook.com/pages/Zimms-Food-Spirits/201437230766?rf=176287469077803

    Motown The Musical – 7:30pm – Civic Center

    http://www.desmoinesperformingarts.org/events/willis-broadway-series/346-motown/

    Randy Burk & The Prisoners – 9pm – Greenwood Lounge

    http://www.thegreenwood.org/

    THURSDAY 12/4

    Jingle In The Junction – 5-9pm – Valley Junction

    http://www.valleyjunction.com/event/jingle-junction/

    Left is West – 5:30pm – Vaudeville Mews

    http://www.vaudevillemews.com/index.php?p=calendar

    Jolly Holiday Lights – 5:30-10pm – Water Works Park

    http://iowa.wish.org/news-and-events/calendar-of-events/november/event-detail-page

    Tony Valdez Duo – 6pm-9pm – Raul’s Mexican Restaurant

    http://www.raulsmexicanrestaurant.com/

    Motown The Musical – 7:30pm – Civic Center

    http://www.desmoinesperformingarts.org/events/willis-broadway-series/346-motown/

    Lori Line 25th Anniversary Christmas Special – 7:30pm – Hoyt Sherman Place

    http://www.hoytsherman.org/

    A Christmas Carol – 7:30pm – Terrace Hill

    http://www.eventbrite.com/o/terrace-hill-2645830066

    Mike Aceto – 8pm – The Longest Yard

    http://thelongestyardsportsgrill.com/

    FRIDAY 12/5

    Holly & Ivy Tours – 10am-5pm – Salisbury House & Gardens

    http://salisburyhouse.org/

    Work Release with Bob Pace & The Dangerous Band – 4:30pm – Gas Lamp

    http://www.gaslampdsm.com/events.php

    Doctor Murdock w/ Electric Jury & Secret Freedom – 9pm – Gas Lamp

    http://www.gaslampdsm.com/events.php

    Ashes Armada – 5pm – Vaudeville Mews

    http://www.vaudevillemews.com/index.php?p=calendar

    River Glen – 9:30pm – Vaudeville Mews

    http://www.vaudevillemews.com/index.php?p=calendar

    Jolly Holiday Lights – 5:30-10pm – Water Works Park

    http://iowa.wish.org/news-and-events/calendar-of-events/november/event-detail-page

    SNOT – 6:30pm – Wooly’s

    http://www.woolysdm.com/

    Mary Poppins – 7pm – Des Moines Playhouse

    https://www.dmplayhouse.com/main-stage/mary-poppins.php

    Motown The Musical – 7:30pm – Civic Center

    http://www.desmoinesperformingarts.org/events/willis-broadway-series/346-motown/

    A Christmas Carol – 7:30pm – Terrace Hill

    http://www.eventbrite.com/o/terrace-hill-2645830066

    Three Decembers/Baltimore Waltz  – 7:30pm – Temple Theater

    http://www.desmoinesperformingarts.org/events/other/386-three-decembersbaltimore-waltz/

    Uh Oh, Here Comes Christmas – 7:30pm – Ankeny Community Theater

    http://www.ankenycommunitytheatre.com/

    A Christmas Carol – 7:30pm – Fisher Theater, Ames

    http://www.center.iastate.edu/about/fisher-theater/

    SATURDAY 12/6

    Holly & Ivy Tours – 10am-5pm – Salisbury House & Gardens

    http://salisburyhouse.org/

    Ugly Sweater Run 5K – 11am – Pricipal Park

    http://theuglysweaterrun.com/locations/des-moines-iowa/#.VHNewWchNyw

    Mary Poppins – 1pm & 5pm – Des Moines Playhouse

    https://www.dmplayhouse.com/main-stage/mary-poppins.php

    A Christmas Carol – 1:30pm & 7:30pm – Terrace Hill

    http://www.eventbrite.com/o/terrace-hill-2645830066

    Motown The Musical – 2pm & 7:30pm – Civic Center

    http://www.desmoinesperformingarts.org/events/willis-broadway-series/346-motown/

    Family Christmas – 4-8pm – Living History Farms

    http://www.lhf.org/index.cfm/30925/52035/family_christmas_event

    Jolly Holiday Lights – 5:30-10pm – Water Works Park

    http://iowa.wish.org/news-and-events/calendar-of-events/november/event-detail-page

    Vinyl Theater – 6pm – Vaudeville Mews

    http://www.vaudevillemews.com/index.php?p=calendar

    Baby Savage – 9:30pm – Vaudeville Mews

    http://www.vaudevillemews.com/index.php?p=calendar

    Hamilton Loomis – 7pm – Gas Lamp

    http://www.gaslampdsm.com/events.php

    Dan Tedesco w/Host Country – 9pm – Gas Lamp

    http://www.gaslampdsm.com/events.php

    Three Decembers/Baltimore Waltz – 7:30pm – Temple Theater

    http://www.desmoinesperformingarts.org/events/other/386-three-decembersbaltimore-waltz/

    Uh Oh, Here Comes Christmas – 7:30pm – Ankeny Community Theater

    http://www.ankenycommunitytheatre.com/

    A Christmas Carol – 7:30pm – Fisher Theater, Ames

    http://www.center.iastate.edu/about/fisher-theater/

    The Lew and Brad Band/Rock Out Hunger III – 8pm – The Den, 4369 Merle Hay Road

    https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Den/87674043866

    Gimikk – 9pm – Mickey’s Irish Pub, Waukee

    http://www.mickeyswaukee.com/

    SUNDAY 12/7

    SCI’s Jingle Bell Rock n’ Run 5K – 9am – Science Center

    https://www.sciowa.org/engage/spirit-of-the-season/

    Holly & Ivy Tours – 10am-5pm – Salisbury House & Gardens

    http://salisburyhouse.org/

    A Christmas Carol – 1pm – Fisher Theater, Ames

    http://www.center.iastate.edu/about/fisher-theater/

    Mary Poppins – 1pm & 5pm – Des Moines Playhouse

    https://www.dmplayhouse.com/main-stage/mary-poppins.php

    Motown The Musical – 1pm & 6:30pm – Civic Center

    http://www.desmoinesperformingarts.org/events/willis-broadway-series/346-motown/

    Three Decembers/Baltimore Waltz– 2pm – Temple Theater

    http://www.desmoinesperformingarts.org/events/other/386-three-decembersbaltimore-waltz/

    Uh Oh, Here Comes Christmas – 2pm – Ankeny Community Theater

    http://www.ankenycommunitytheatre.com/

    Bob Pace & The Dangerous Band – 2pm – Summerset Winery

    http://www.summersetwine.com/

    A Better Reality – 5pm – Vaudeville Mews

    http://www.vaudevillemews.com/index.php?p=calendar

    Jolly Holiday Lights – 5:30-10pm – Water Works Park

    http://iowa.wish.org/news-and-events/calendar-of-events/november/event-detail-page

    Jim McDonough “Holiday Grande Tour” – 2:30pm – Hoyt Sherman Place

    http://www.hoytsherman.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=158:jim-mcdonough&catid=32:new-events&Itemid=45

    Shakey Graves – 7:30pm – Wooly’s

    http://www.woolysdm.com/

    MONDAY 12/8

    Jolly Holiday Lights – 5:30-10pm – Water Works Park

    http://iowa.wish.org/news-and-events/calendar-of-events/november/event-detail-page

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    Urbandale Adult Community Band Holiday Concert – 7pm – Urbandale Senior Center

    http://www.angelfire.com/ia/urbandaleband/schedule.html

    Neon Trees and O.A.R. – 7pm – Convention Center

    http://www.iowaeventscenter.com/about-us/news/star-102-5-s-ho-ho-ho-show-with-neon-trees-and-o-a-r/

    Barry Rothbart – 8:30pm – Vaudeville Mews

    http://www.vaudevillemews.com/index.php?p=calendar