Summer 2013. All events, unless otherwise noted, are Wednesdays at 7:00pm in Orange City’s Windmill Park, with free admission.
May 29 – Festival Latino
The fun begins at 5:00pm in the ORANGE CITY TOWN HALL (because of threatening weather), with activities: face painting, bingo, soccer challenge, cooking class, dance, Zumba, music, piñata design contest & more! Mexican food will be sold. At 7:00pm, Mariachi Luna y Sol of Omaha takes the stage. For more info, click here.
June 5 – Orange City Area Community Band
Outstanding musicians from the region, directed by Carla Van Beek.
June 12 – Lionel Young Band
CHANGE! Lil’ Brian & the Zydeco Travelers are unable to appear, so we’re privileged to bring back the fantastic Lionel Young Band!! First ever double winner, International Blues Challenge, ’08 & ’11. Distinctive brand of blues on the electric violin.
June 19 – Orange City’s Got Talent!
Impressive local talent, w/ OC Customer Appreciation Picnic. Interested in competing? Click here by June 6 for a sign-up form.
Sponsors: Orange City Area Health System & Four Way Roofing of Alton
June 28 – Terry Evans
With roots in Vicksburg MS, Terry Evans brings his dynamic soul & blues band from Los Angeles to OC.
Sponsors: Joe’s TV & Appliance and Fareway
July 4 – Old-fashioned 4th of July
Kids’ mini-carnival begins Thursday at 3:00: bouncy castle, face painting, dunk tank, an old-fashioned parade, & supper. At 6:00, Steve Russell & Kobi Shaw, In Capable Hands, present a fun comedy & juggling show. No program July 3.
Quatro Composites™ & Van Engelenhoven Agency
July 10 – Orange City Area Community Band
Another great community band concert.
July 17 – Malek’s Fishermen Band
One of the finest polka bands in the Midwest. Learn to polka with experts! www.maleksfishermen.com
July 24 – Orange City Area Community Band
Final show of 2013 for the popular area band.
July 31 – Funk Trek
Revival’s pet costume contest, followed by Funk Trek from Omaha, with their insuppressible groove & smooth blend of funk, jazz & experimental music.
August 7 – Co’Motion Dance Theatre
Professional contemporary dance company from Ames – fun for everyone.
August 14 – Riverblenders Chorus.
A 35-voice barbershop chorus from Mankato. Early eve: motorcycle show & food. Dusk: OC Rec’s family film Wreck-It Ralph. www.singmankato.com
August 21 – The SchoolHouse Company.
A family-friendly show performed by the outstanding, oft-requested theatre troupe that brought you The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. www.facebook.com/SHCTheater
Sponsors: CIVCO Medical Solutions & Quatro Composites™
AND THERE’S MORE…
June 6: Summer Suites. Music, theatre & sweet in three backyard gardens, featuring violinist Erika Hoogeveen, Andy Juhl & the Bluestem Players and more.
Beyond Onstage 2013-14: Doreen’s Jazz September 27, Ames Children’s Choir October 26, Le Vent du Nord November 10-16, Second City’s improv All-Stars February 13, Baladino March 23-29 and Cashore Marionettes April 8.
Onstage Orange City 2013.
Bring lawn chairs or blankets; refreshments will be available for purchase. Rain location: Orange City town hall or TBA. For rain info, check orangecityarts.net, Facebook or local radio. More info: Orange City Arts Council at 712.707.6514 or ocArts@orangecityiowa.com. Schedule is subject to change.
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THANKS to our Onstage Orange City 2013 Contributors: Ag Partners, LLC; Big Brothers, Big Sisters; The Bike Store; Boonstra Kirby Co.; Pam Boonstra, Creative Memories Consultant; Casualty Insurance; Culligan of Sioux County; Curves; D & L Plumbing & Heating; De Zoete Winkel; Don’s Food Center; Art & Doris De Hoogh; Dove Christian Bookstore; Dutch Mill Corporation; David L. Gohman, OD; Hair Clinic; Headquarters for Hair; Joiner Family Dentistry; Kraai Furniture Carpet One; Motor Inn of Orange City; Neal Chase Lumber Co.; Fran & Bev Nieman; Leona Noteboom; Oolman Funeral Homes; Orange City Chiropractic; Rensink, Pluim & Vogel, Attorneys at Law; Mark & Lynnette Schuller; Brian & Kimberly Seligman; Siouxland Travel & Tours; Weber Law Office; Jan Wilbeck; Woudstra Meat Market, Amy & Dustin Vanden Hull; CASA, Hands Around the World, Bar-K Cattle, Natural Food Holdings, Bird House Rentals, Center Fresh Eggs, Fareway, Western Iowa Dairy Alliance, Al & Carol Kramer and the Orange City Arts Council.