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Since 2007, foodies have flocked to Iowa's Premier Beer, Wine & Food Expopresented by Hy-Vee each year to check out food and drink booths, watch cooking demonstrations, and meet chefs and wine makers. Guests explore more than 100 booths filled with samples of wines, craft beer, food, and cheeses they may purchase and store at a complimentary drop-off location until they’re ready to leave. Expo-goers may also enjoy cooking demonstrations and meet-and-greet sessions with local and regional chefs and brewmasters, including Dick Leinenkugal, Bruce Nissen of Crispin Cider, and more. Not to be outdone, local chefs share the secret techniques, ingredients, and facial expressions they use to make popular regional dishes.

730 3rd St
Des Moines,
IA
US

At Nova Cinema, cinephiles and casual moviegoers alike nosh on popcorn while watching first-run movies projected on full-size silver screens. Nova Cinema’s selection of talkies changes weekly, with current high-octane thrillers, family flicks, and love stories showing seven days of the week. Recent selections include The Hunger Games, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, _ and _Dr. Seuss' The Lorax, as well as 21 Jump Street, a coming of age story about street signs learning to conquer their fear of heights.

4353 Merle Hay Rd
Des Moines,
IA
US

Sunday, December 12, 2010 against Boise State, at 2:05 p.m. Tuesday, December 21, 2010 against Dartmouth, at 7:05 p.m. Friday, January 7, 2011 against Bradley, at 7:05 p.m.

1421 27th Street
Des Moines,
IA
US

Des Moines Dance teaches ballroom dance lessons both as group or private lessons. We teach in an academic style and provide a fun learning experience.

2745 Douglas Ave
Des Moines,
IA
US

Mars Café has been featured on the Des Moines Register's blog. desmoinesalive reviewers give Mars Café an average of 4.5 stars and Yelpers give it a five star-average with 81% of Urbanspooners recommend it.

2318 University Ave
Des Moines,
IA
US

The Des Moines Community Playhouse offers exciting entertainment on stage, volunteer opportunities both on stage and backstage, and theatrical education programs for students ages 4 to adult. Founded in 1919, the Playhouse is one of the largest and oldest community theatres in the US.

831 42nd St
Des Moines,
IA
US