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Friday Night!

It’s already Wednesday and I’m sure you’re anxiously awaiting Friday, or maybe more specifically Friday night. There’s so much going on this Friday night that I thought I’d write a quick summary of 5 events that look like a lot of fun.

main1. The Iowa School of Burlesque presents: Underbusted: Attack of the Boob Tube!

Friday March 28th & Saturday March 29th, doors at 8, show at 9

Kum and Go Theater, The Des Moines Social Club, 900 Mulberry St., Downtown, Des Moines, IA 50309

With performances by Leo LaFlash, Foxy the Wolf, Eva Nyx, Maddie Moiselle, Gin Appropriate, Mae the Force and The Godking. Featuring Pepper Dupree of Sexcadelic Sideshow and starring Chicago’s Red Hot Annie!

Tickets are $15 online and $18 at the door


2.  Girls Night Out with Secret Sky Jewelry at Sticks East Village Gallery

5-8pm with wine, cheese, and dozens of jewelry strands to try on!

520 E. Locus St., Des Moines, IA 50309


3. Flapjack Day Feast celebrating the 5th Anniversary of Saturday Mfg.

A Traditional Flapjack Day Feast celebrating the 5th Anniversary of Saturday Mfg. Watch the Flapjack Day Parade, enjoy the Beer Buffet, and enter the Mini-Sap Run and gather ‘round the giant fork for the recitation of the Legend of the Flapjackalope.

5pm, 1717 Ingersoll Ave., Bay #121, Des Moines, IA 50309



4. Central Iowa Friends of Planned Parenthood Present: Sex Trivia: What they didn’t teach you in school

Round up a few friends, form a team of two to six people, and test your knowledge of all things anatomy, sex, relationships and reproductive health at the 4th Annual Sex Trivia Night.

The Des Moines Social Club, 900 Mulberry St., Downtown, Des Moines, IA 50309

Tickets are $10


 5. Junior League Follies: Capital City Celebrities

I wrote about this event last week but I don’t want you to forget about this amazing option for Friday night

The Follies will include performances by Max Wellman, Ballet Des Moines, the Synchro Studs, dsm social blogger Wicker Van Orsdel, and Junior League members Liz Lidgett, Lauren Burt, Liz Proctor, Lindsey Mollenhauer, Emily Toribio and Erin Bailey. The event will be MC’d by Nick Renkoski. This event will benefit the Lighthouse Host Home for Women in Des Moines.

Hoyt Sherman Place, 1591 Woodland Ave., Des Moines, IA 50309

Tickets are $33 or $78 for VIP tickets which include a post-show reception and preferred parking. Tickets can be purchased at Hoyt Sherman Box Office or through Ticketmaster for additional fees.