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    Help finding Entertainment in Des Moines

    Hey just wanted to throw this question out to everyone in Des Moines and the surrounding area.

    What is there to do in Des Moines for general entertainment in the winter??

    I know the simple anwers like bowling, going to bars, or seeing one of our few sports teams either in Ames or here in town. But what else is there? I loved Sprockets when it was open and if it wasn't for the high gas prices I'm sure the Nascar simulator would still be running at Jordan Creek.

    So anyone got ideas??



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    Re: Help finding Entertainment in Des Moines

    Check out the civic center or Iowa Energy basketball at Wells Fargo Arena!



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    Re: Help finding Entertainment in Des Moines

    The Botanical Center is beautiful this time of the year. Also tours at the state capitol.


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    Re: Help finding Entertainment in Des Moines

    Yup... wife just saw this... I think she is banning me from CF.. Geat knowing you.



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    Re: Help finding Entertainment in Des Moines

    Quote Originally Posted by bellzisu View Post
    Yup... wife just saw this... I think she is banning me from CF.. Geat knowing you.
    At least you'll know where to go to find an escort...



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    Yup... wife just saw this... I think she is banning me from CF.. Geat knowing you.
    Just delete your browsing history. Or your wife. It's your choice.


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    Re: Help finding Entertainment in Des Moines

    DM Bucs. Cheap beer, lots of blood on the ice, blue collar crowd. Ya can't go wrong!



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    Re: Help finding Entertainment in Des Moines

    I miss sprockets as well. They didn't advertise enough.



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    Re: Help finding Entertainment in Des Moines

    Anyone been to the "Battle at the Barn"?

    This event is open to the public.
    Go-Karts, Four Wheelers, Three Wheelers, Motorcycles, and Racing on Coke Syrup.



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    Re: Help finding Entertainment in Des Moines

    Prairie Meadows. $5 Blackjack



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    Re: Help finding Entertainment in Des Moines

    Science Center of Iowa is great if you have kids I guess.


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    Re: Help finding Entertainment in Des Moines

    I had fun at an Iowa Chops game. My wife got tickets to Triple Espresso (from her mom) for Christmas... It was actually really funny.

    I am waiting for a decent weekend day when I can take my 4 year old to the skating plaza... it sounds fun...



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    Re: Help finding Entertainment in Des Moines

    The girlfriend and I went to Spamalot! the other night at the Civic Center. That was a lot of fun.


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    Re: Help finding Entertainment in Des Moines

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone62 View Post
    Just delete your browsing history. Or your wife. It's your choice.
    I'd delete both, just to be safe....



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