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Best Bets Sept. 26-Sept. 1

Iowa Cubs home finale

Wednesday-Sunday: The Iowa Cubs play the final home games of the 2015 season Wednesday through Sunday at Principal Park, One Line Drive. The Cubbies take on Fresno at 6:30 Sunday, then face Sacramento at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday. Fireworks follow Friday's game. Tickets start at $7. Go to

David Koechner

Friday: "Anchorman" actor and former "Saturday Night Live" star David Koechner performs stand-up comedy in the Great Hall of the ISU Memorial Union, 2229 Lincoln Way, Ames, at 11 p.m. Koechner has also appeared in "The Office," "Talladega Nights," "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" and this year's "Krampus." Free. Go to

Impact Pro Wrestling

Thursday: Impact Pro Wrestling returns to the Forte Conference Center, 615 Third St., at 7 p.m. James Jeffries will face Justin Decent for the IPW Heavyweight Title, with Ryan Slade, Malice, JJ Garret and others filling out the bill. $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Go to

Yappy Hour

Thursday: The Animal Rescue League hosts a Yappy Hour from 4-7 p.m. at the Des Moines Social Club's rooftop bar, 900 Mulberry St. Dogs are welcome as owners get together for a drink, with a dollar from each beer sold going to the ARL. Free. Go to

State Mixology Championships

Wednesday: Bartenders from around the state will show off their drink-making skills at the Iowa Restaurant Association's Mixology Championships, 6-8 p.m. at Americana, 1312 Locust St. Attendees will get to taste 24 drinks and vote for their favorite. $30. Go to