October 10-11, 2014. Enjoy kinks, drinks and sexy Midwestern leatherfolk. Friday Smoke-Out/Grill-Out; Saturday Mr and Ms Iowa Leather contests at Blazing Saddle, Sunday noon Victory Brunch. Host hotel: the Fort Des Moines Hotel for the weekend; use the group name "Iowa Leather Weekend.”
November 8, 2014 - April 11, 2015, World-class companies perform brilliant modern, contemporary dance, ballet and more. Nov 8th -pioneers of American modern dance, The Paul Taylor Dance Company; Jan 24th -Diavolo, abstract/recognized structures explore relationships between environment and body; Apr 11th Complexions, new/ exciting visions of human movement.
Early June, 2015, annual Pride celebration, street party, parade, and show with community exhibitors and musical performances.